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Nick Watt has been appointed Political Editor of BBC Newsnight, replacing Allegra Stratton. Nick, who is currently Chief Political Correspondent at the Guardian, has spent nearly 25 years covering UK and European politics from Westminster, Brussels and Northern Ireland. He… Read more

The BBC’s Norman Smith was told to stop filming in Central Lobby this afternoon. Broadcasters had been told they cannot film or conduct any interviews in Central Lobby while the disability protest underway. The House of Commons authorities do not… Read more

Kamal Ahmed is to become the BBC’s new Economics Editor. In replacing Robert Peston as Economics Editor, Kamal will lead the BBC’s economic coverage and will have a broad remit on finance policy stories including leading the BBC’s reporting on… Read more

The broadcaster and Strictly star Jeremy Vine is keeping a diary of his Strictly journey on his new official website Vine, who is already a prolific tweeter, and also has a large following on Vine, has launched the website as… Read more

BBC News presenter Victoria Derbyshire has announced that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer The 46-year-old announced on Twitter this evening that she would undergo a mastectomy as part of her treatment. “Hi, have been diagnosed with breast cancer… Read more

BBC Breakfast weather presenter Carol Kirkwood has revealed she is to take part as a contestant in Strictly Come Dancing 2015 “I am beyond excited to be taking part in the best programme on British telly and have been a… Read more

The BBC’s Jeremy Vine is the first celebrity contestant to be confirmed for the brand new series of BBC One’s Strictly Come Dancing “How could I say no to the biggest show in TV? Yes, yes, yes and yes again… Read more

Laura Kuenssberg has been appointed Political Editor at the BBC, replacing Nick Robinson who is joining Radio 4. “I’m completely delighted and I recognise the responsibility on my shoulders,” said Laura. “It’s an honour for me to follow Nick Robinson… Read more

Nick Robinson is to present BBC Radio 4’s Today programme from the autumn, following ten years as the BBC’s Political Editor. Nick replaces Jim Naughtie as part of the core presenting team on BBC Radio 4’s agenda-setting flagship news and… Read more

The BBC will broadcast live coverage of Trooping the Colour today. Live from Horse Guards Parade in London, Huw Edwards presents coverage of the world’s most famous military parade, where the Queen’s Colour of 1st Battalion Welsh Guards is trooped… Read more

Here’s a video of Chris Eakin’s last few moments on the BBC News Channel .. A few asking if it's true I'm leaving the BBC. Yes, on the News Channel 'til 2pm today. Then into big wide world. Ooh er… Read more

From 1st June 2015, Business Live, currently airing on BBC World, will be shown on the BBC News Channel