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Queen Speech

The 2017 State Opening of Parliament takes place at the Palace of Westminster today (21 June). It marks the formal start of the parliamentary year and will be Theresa May’s first Queen’s Speech as Prime Minister. The speech will set out the government’s agenda for…

Trooping the Colour 2015

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 1st Battalion Irish Guards troop their colour, to mark Her Majesty the Queen’s official…

Woman Confronts Dan Johnson BBC News

Angry scenes outside the Kensington Townhall as a woman confronts BBC News reporter Dan Johnson.

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BBC News reporter Helen Fawkes has died of Cancer. She was first diagnosed with the disease 15 years ago and had over 78 rounds of Chemotherapy. So sad to hear about the death of @helenfawkesUK – brave and inspiring BBC reporter – https://t.co/7plVMuJGvf — Martha…

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The Steve Hewlett Memorial Fund has been set-up in memory of the celebrated broadcaster who died earlier this year. The 58-year-old bravely shared his experiences of cancer through a series of remarkable interviews with Eddie Mair on Radio Four’s PM programme before passing away in…

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The polls are open in the 2017 General Election and will close at 10pm tonight, when the results of the exit poll will be revealed. The broadcasters’ exit poll, carried out by Ipsos MORI and GfK for the BBC, ITV News, and Sky News will…

Adam and Sophy preview GE programme 2017

Adam Boulton and Sophy Ridge previews Election Night programme 2017. The pair will be on air from 9pm on Thursday 8th June.

Sky Election Studio 2017

A little look at the set for tomorrow night's #Vote2017 election results programme – @skynews from 9pm #GE2017 pic.twitter.com/m3aHhaue7P — Sky News PR Team (@SkyNewsPR) June 7, 2017 Sky’s main election programme – presented by Adam Boulton and Sophy Ridge – is on air from…

Mary Nightingale in Downing Street

• Mary Nightingale will present the ITV Evening News from Downing Street tonight, the day before polling day. Ready for @ITVEveningNews from Downing Street at 6.30. Join me then. pic.twitter.com/nk1tZyOflM — Mary Nightingale (@nightingaleitv) June 7, 2017 All the broadcasters' places marked out ready for…

ITV News General Election 2017

George Osborne – Editor of The Evening Standard, former Chancellor and Conservative MP – and Ed Balls, former Labour Cabinet Minister and Shadow Chancellor, will join ITV on election night on June 8th. As the polls close, News at Ten presenter Tom Bradby will take…

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Former Sky Sports presenter David Bobin has died at the age of 71. He joined Sky in 1993 and became a familiar face to viewers using his versatility and knowledge of sport to work across a wide range of programming, including; rugby union, European golf,…

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Roger Ailes – who built Fox News into a money-making ratings powerhouse – has died at the age of 77. “I am profoundly sad and heartbroken to report that my husband, Roger Ailes, passed away this morning,” his wife, Elizabeth, said in a statement. “Roger…

Sky News All Out Politics 05-18 11-59-05

Sky News today released a statement saying it is being blocked from parts of the Conservative Party campaign due to its political coverage. In a statement, Sky News said: “Since early in the election campaign, Sky News has not been getting live interviews on election…

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The first leaders’ debate of General Election 2017 will take place this evening – live on ITV. The two-hour debate, hosted by ITV News presenter Julie Etchingham, comes from MediaCityUK in Salford, Manchester. Invited are the leaders of the seven parties that were represented in…

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