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Laura Trevelyan on Sky News

Look who’s shown up on Sky News… Laura Trevelyan.

She was a guest on The World with Yalda Hakim.

The former BBC News presenter announced in March 2023 that she would be leaving the corporation after “thirty incredible years” to become a full-time advocate for reparations for slavery.

John Neal appointed editor of BBC News bulletins

John Neal has been appointed editor of the BBC News at One, Six and Ten on a permanent basis.

FA Cup 2023/24 – Sixth Round Draw

The draw for the FA Cup quarter-finals took place tonight.

Seema Jaswal was joined by David Seaman who conducted the draw.

The Draw

Wolves v Coventry City

Manchester United v Liverpool

Chelsea v Leicester City

Manchester City v Newcastle United

Sky’s Alex Crawford interviewed on BBC News Channel

Sky News correspondent Alex Crawford was interviewed on the BBC News Channel this afternoon.

She was talking about the more than 50 broadcast journalists who have sent an open letter to the embassies of Israel and Egypt calling for “free and unfettered access” to Gaza for foreign media.

Alex, along with the BBC’s Jeremy Bowen, Orla Guerin and Fergal Keane, ITN’s John Ray, and CNN’s Christiane Amanpour have all signed the letter.

Rajini ended the interview by thanking Alex for the work she does and says the BBC admires her hugely.

CNN News Central moves to earlier start time from Monday

Kasie Hunt’s Early Start will run from 5am to 7am ET, before John, Kate and Sara take over at 7am ET.

Jim Acosta will host the 10am hour, while Pamela Brown anchors the 11am ET hour. Wolf will look after Pamela’s show while she’s on maternity leave.

Ben Shephard signs off at Good Morning Britain

Ben Shephard signed off at Good Morning Britain this morning.

He’s moving to the “other side of the wall” as he becomes the new face of ITV’s This Morning.

Trevor Phillips gives Sophy Ridge a half-drunken bottle of rum

Sophy Ridge fronted her final Sophy Ridge on Sunday programme this morning.

Joining her in the final segment was Sky News political correspondent Sam Coates and host of the new Sunday show from September, Trevor Phillips.

Phillips gave Sophy a bottle of rum as a parting gift, which was a lovely gesture until Sam intervened…

Sophy Ridge tests positive for COVID-19

Sky News presenter Sophy Ridge has tested positive for Coronavirus.

This week’s Sophy Ridge on Sunday show will now be hosted by Stephen Dixon. Sophy will return to the show next week – 31st Jan.

Aston Villa v Newcastle United called off due to COVID-19

Aston Villa’s Premier League clash with Newcastle United this Friday has been called off.

The match, which was scheduled to be shown live on Sky Sports, has been postponed due to a Covid-19 outbreak at the Magpies.

The game will be rescheduled for a later date.

Ravens v Steelers Thanksgiving game moved to Sunday

The late evening Thanksgiving game between AFC North rivals Raven and Steelers has been moved to Sunday following COVID-19 tests.

The game was scheduled to be shown late Thursday on NBC in the States and on Sky Sports in the UK. With just over 24-hours to go before kick-off, we’re not sure if another game will move into that slot..

UPDATE – The League has confirmed it will now be a double-header.

UPDATE – NBC will still show Ravens v Steelers but at the new time and date of Sunday 1pm ET.. NBC’s scheduled Bears v Packers will still air at 7pm ET on NBC.

Chris Myers to host NFL programming on FOX this Sunday

Chris Myers will host Fox’s NFL Kickoff and NFL Sunday pregame shows this Sunday.

“In accordance with CDC guidance, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Safety Guidelines – and out of an abundance of caution for our team – Sunday’s Fox NFL Kickoff and Fox NFL Sunday pregame shows from our Los Angeles studio will not include their regular casts, said Fox Sports.

“Filling in as host for both shows will be Chris Myers with analysts Charles Woodson and Reggie Bush in studio, while members of the Fox NFL Sunday cast will appear via remote.

“We look forward to the return of both casts to their regular posts soon.”