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Alan Johnston is to tell the story of his kidnap ordeal in two special BBC programmes on 25 October 2007. An hour-long Panorama special on BBC One will feature an extended Jeremy Vine interview and in From Our Own Correspondent, on BBC Radio 4 and…

The BBC issued the following statement at 3.00am on Wednesday 4 July 2007, following the release of Alan Johnston. “We are delighted and extremely relieved that our friend and colleague, Alan Johnston, has been released. “This is wonderful news for his family, friends and colleagues…

kidnapped BBC Journalist Alan Johnston, has been freed in Gaza after almost four months in captivity . Alan was freed early Wednesday after a late-night deal between the ruling Hamas Islamists and the Al Qaeda-inspired clan group that kidnapped him in March. Rallies worldwide had…

The BBC has joined forces with Al Jazeera English, Sky News and CNN to broadcast a programme to raise awareness about the kidnapping of BBC Journalist, Alan Johnston. The programme will broadcast on BBC World, BBC News 24, Al Jazeera English and Sky News with…

The BBC says it is concerned for the safety of a correspondent who has gone missing in the Gaza Strip. BBC News said it had been unable to contact Alan Johnston, but did not comment on Palestinian reports that he had been kidnapped. Johnston’s car…

There are reports this evening, that BBC correspondent Alan Johnston has been kidnapped in Gaza city. Palestinian security sources said “As he was being taken, the journalist threw a business card on the street that identified him as Alan Johnston of the BBC.” “Four gunmen…

Sky News has won News Channel of the year for the 6th time. Sky has also won the Innovation award for Sky.com News. Alex Crawford won Television Journalist of the Year. BBC won the scoop of the year award for the Northern Rock story, Specialist…

The BBC will broadcast a special programme this evening looking back at the last 50 years of Match of the Day. MOTD first broadcast on Saturday 22 August 1964, with highlights of Liverpool v Arsenal at Anfield, and quickly grew to be essential weekly viewing…