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Matthew Amroliwala is a presenter on BBC World News.

Matthew also presents the main BBC One bulletins at weekends and appears on the revamped Crimewatch alongside Kirsty Young.

Matthew joined the BBC in 1990 as a network news correspondent, including extensive work in Northern Ireland. He has also reported from Bosnia on the fall of Srebrenica and travelled throughout the Balkans during that conflict.

Matthew joined BBC News 24 at its launch in 1997 as a presenter of the channel’s evening programmes. Since 2001, he has mainly presented alongside Jane Hill.

Matthew is married and has four children.

Matthew Amroliwala presented his final BBC News Channel bulletin today ahead of his move to BBC World News. He will present ‘Global’ on World News from next month, replacing Jon Sopel, who recently became the corporation’s North America Editor. His fellow presenter, Jane Hill, tweeted…

News presenter Maxine Mawhinney will leave the BBC today after 20 years with the corporation. “Today I leave BBC News after almost 21 years it’s been an absolute privilege. Join me – last broadcast 2-5pm. Saying goodbye at 4.50pm,” said Maxine. Born in Belfast in…

After months of build-up and weeks of campaigning, the decision is finally here. Will the people of the UK choose to leave or remain in the European Union? The BBC, ITV and Sky News will air special results programmes this evening and throughout most of…

The Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne will deliver the Autumn Statement this afternoon. It is thought that Whitehall departments will be told to save an extra one per cent next year and two per cent in 2014-15, to release £5bn for new schools, science…

The world’s most wanted man Osama Bin Laden is Dead. Bin Laden was shot in the head by U.S. Navy Seals on the outskirts of Abbottabad, north-west Pakistan. America networks broke the news around 3:40am BST. National News: BBC News at 1:15-1:45pm, 6:00-6:45pm, 10pm. ITV…

On 11th March 2011, a 8.9 magnitude earthquake struck the north-east coast of Japan, triggering a 30-foot Tsunami

At 10am this morning, Derrick Bird embarked on a killing spree in Cumbria, killing 12 people and injuring 25. TV News picked up the story from around 11:30am. Here is how the news channels covered today’s appalling events. BBC News: 11:34 – Jane Hill and…

Prime Minister, Gordon Brown has today announced the date for the General Election. The British public will go to the ballot box on Thursday 6th May 2010. News Channels have sent their key presenters and reporters to prime locations around London, including Downing Street, Westminster…

Queen’s Speech – News Events ’06 On Wednesday November 15 2006, The Queen unveiled her Governments programme for the coming year. British networks produced special coverage. 1600 (Wednesday November 15) BBC News 24 Matthew Amroliwala in Westminster with Maxine Mawhinney and Jon Sopel in the…

Middle East Crisis Throughout July and August 2006, conflict raged in the Middle East between Lebanon and Israel. British news networks covered the story in-depth and teams were deployed to the region. 2200 (Monday July 17) BBC Ten O’clock News Ben Brown in Beirut and…