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Philip Hammond, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, will deliver his second ever Budget speech this afternoon. This will be the first Budget to be held in the autumn in over twenty years, and will be shown live on the BBC, ITV and Sky News. Andrew…

BBC News Channel’s staff have been accused of wasting taxpayers’ cash after workers photographed sleeping on the job. The Sun’s splash on Thursday shows BBC News journalists apparently sleeping while at work. The paper says the napping night-shifters were snapped by an angry colleague on…

BBC Newsround presenters Ricky and Leah Boleto have announced the birth of their baby boy! “Our baby boy arrived on Tuesday the 7th of November, four weeks early! Enzo Boleto is the cutest little thing and Leah and I can’t stop staring at him,” said…

SSE – the sponsors of ITV Weather – is giving one lucky viewer and a friend the chance to win a trip to ITV’s Studios in London. The winner will meet an ITV National Weather presenter and watch them present a live weather report; Have…

Sky News is moving back to Studio A from this weekend. Our friends over at TV Live says the move is to allow the glass box studio to be re-wired to the new gallery and to be given a makeover. Sky are expected to move…

The BBC News Channel is 20 years old today! The 24-hour rolling news channel launched as BBC News 24 on 9 November 1997 at 5.30pm, becoming the first competitor to Sky News, which had been running since February 1989. On 22 February 2006, the channel…

ITV weather presenter Alex Beresford has been confirmed as the eighth celebrity to compete in next year’s Dancing on Ice. The news was confirmed after Alex presented a weather segment from the Natural History Museum on Good Morning Britain today. “I literally started training on…

My 30th year as a @SkyNews presenter starts today. See you from 3pm? pic.twitter.com/Y574ahM0hu — Kay Burley (@KayBurley) November 2, 2017

The Royal Television Society has launched the RTS Television Journalism Awards 2018. The awards, for both news and current affairs, seek to recognise creative and excellent journalism by organisations whose broadcasts are transmitted on a UK based platform or who create online video content from…

Mark Austin made his Sky News debut this evening. The former ITN journalist is in Washington reporting on the latest on the North Korea Crisis and Donald Trump’s response. Mark is based in Washington for Sky where he’ll cover the latest news from The White…

Sky News is advertising for a new Moscow correspondent. John Sparks, currently based in Moscow for Sky, will be moving to their Africa Bureau in Johannesburg in a few months time. Alex Crawford – Sky News’ Special Correspondent, currently based in South Africa – will…

Good Morning Britain presenter Charlotte Hawkins will take part in Strictly Come Dancing 2017. The former Sky News presenter spent seven years on Sunrise with Eamonn Holmes and also hosted her own daily show of breaking news and interviews. “I am so thrilled to be…

Former BBC News Journalist Liz MacKean has died after suffering a stroke. She was 52. The news was announced during Friday’s BBC News at Six. She was the reporter on the expose of Sir Jimmy Savile as a paedophile which was controversially cancelled by the…

Stewart Purvis – the former Chief Executive of ITN and Ofcom regulator – is to compete in the Great North Run for the Steve Hewlett Memorial Fund. The appeal was set-up by the Royal Television and Media Societies in memory of Steve Hewlett, the broadcast…

The BBC News channel and Sky News will be relocated on the Freeview platform from Wednesday 2nd August 2017. BBC News will move from its current channel number 130 to 231, while Sky News moves from 132 to 233. BBC Parliament moves to 232 from…

Sky News is opening a bureau in Dublin to strengthen its presence in Ireland. Political correspondent Darren McCaffrey will become Dublin correspondent and will be permanently based in the capital alongside a dedicated news crew to cover the latest news from Ireland. Darren, who is…

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