BBC News Presenter, Julia Somerville, has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. The former ITV News presenter, who was a regular face on news bulletins for almost three decades, was commended for her work chairing the Advisory Committee on the Government Art… Read more
ITV is to broadcast a documentary on the Boston Marathon bombing tonight. Seven Days in Boston begins with the attack at the finish line of the Boston Marathon on 15 April, in which three people were killed and over 180 injured by two explosive devices…. Read more
The funeral of Baroness Margaret Thatcher will take place today with live coverage on BBC, ITV and Sky News. The ceremony takes place at St Paul’s Cathedral following a procession from the Palace of Westminster. The service will be attended by the Queen and Duke… Read more
ITV News at Ten Openers:
ITN’s former political editor John Sergeant has told ITV News that Baroness Thatcher was easily his favourite prime minister.
“You were never quite sure what she would do or say, but whatever the outcome she never failed to make headlines.
“She really was prepared to cross the road for an argument, particularly if she felt certain she could win it before the big black door at No 10 closed behind her. She made my career.”
Granada Reports will bid farewell to their famous studio this weekend as they move to a new site at MediaCityUK in Salford. Presenters, reporters, and crew will make the switch to a state-of-the-art studio on Sunday, with the first full bulletin from Salford on Monday… Read more