BBC News

The BBC News channel
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BBC News, also known as the BBC News channel is the BBC's 24-hour domestic rolling news television network for the United Kingdom.

The channel airs rolling news, topical debate, documentaries, interviews and sports bulletins.

The channel also simulcasts Breakfast from BBC One, Victoria Derbyshire from BBC Two, along with bulletins between midnight and 0600 from BBC World News. Beyond 100 Days (Mon-Fri), Outside Source (Mon-Thurs) and World News Today (Fri-Sun) are also simulcast from BBC World News.

Editorial areaUK
Launched9 November 1997
Former namesBBC News 24
Viewing figures:Weekly top 10BARB

Contact BBC News

Postal addressBBC Broadcasting House
Telephone+44 20 8743 8000
Official website

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Abi Smitton Journalist BBC Breakfast
Alex Homer Journalist
Alice Baxter Presenter
Alistair Burnett Senior News Editor
Amol Rajan Media Editor
Anisa Kadri Journalist
Anna Collinson Journalist
Annita McVeigh Presenter
Azi Farni Sports Presenter
Babita Sharma Presenter
Ben Brown Presenter
Ben Thompson Journalist
Carol Kirkwood Presenter
Catharina Moh BBC Click Reporter
Catrin Nye Journalist
Chloe Tilley Presenter
Chris Rogers Presenter
Clive Myrie Presenter
Dan Johnson Journalist
Dan Walker Presenter
Divya Talwar Journalist
Emily Maitlis Presenter
Emma Vardy Correspondent
Gary O'Donoghue Journalist
Gavin Esler Presenter
George Alagiah Presenter
Hannah Bayman Journalist
Holly Jones Journalist
Holly Hamilton Journalist
Hugh Woozencroft Sports Presenter
Huw Edwards Presenter
Jane Dougall Sport Presenter
Jane Hill Presenter
Jean Mackenzie Journalist
Jim Reed Journalist
Joanna Gosling Presenter
John Pienaar Deputy Political Editor
Jon Sopel Presenter
Jonty Osborne Producer and Media Technologist
Julian Worricker Presenter
Kasia Madera Presenter
Kate Kinsella Weather forecaster
Katherine Downes Sports Presenter
Katie Alston Senior Producer Victoria Derbyshire
Katie Alston Journalist
Laura Kuenssberg Political Editor
Leila Nathoo Journalist
Louisa Pilbeam Journalist
Lucy Manning Special Correspondent
Lukwesa Burak Presenter
Maria McCann Journalist BBC Newsline NI
Mark Easton Journalist
Marta Newman Journalist
Maryam Moshiri Journalist
Matt Harris Producer BBC Newsnight
Mike Embley Presenter
Monika Plaha Journalist BBC Breakfast
Naga Munchetty Presenter
Nicholas Owen Presenter
Nick Higham Journalist
Nick Sutton Editor BBC News Website
Nick Miller Presenter
Nicola Beckford Journalist
Nina Warhurst Business Presenter, Breakfast
Noel Phillips Journalist
Rachel Schofield Presenter
Rebecca Morelle Science Correspondent
Rebecca Jones Presenter
Rhaya Barton Journalist - BBC Breakfast
Richard Frediani Editor, Breakfast
Rico Hizon Presenter
Rory Cellan-Jones Journalist
Ros Atkins Presenter
Ross Hawkins Journalist
Sally Bundock Presenter
Sally Nugent Presenter
Sam Singh Journalist
Sam Taylor Programme Director
Sarah Stone Presenter
Sarah Campbell Journalist
Sarah Corker Business Correspondent
Saskia Edwards Journalist
Sean Johnson Journalist
Sharanjit Leyl Presenter
Smitha Mundasad Journalist
Sonja Jessup Journalist BBC London
Sophie Raworth Presenter
Sophie Long Presenter
Tanya Beckett Presenter
Tim Willcox Presenter
Tom Hourigan Journalist
Torin Douglas Journalist
Victoria Derbyshire Presenter
Victoria Fritz Presenter
Vishala Sri-Pathma Business Journalist

…at BBC

Alistair Tyne Engineer
Amol Rajan Media Editor
Chris Roberts Project Engineer
Fran Unsworth Director - BBC News
Helen Boaden Director of BBC Radio
James Harding Director of News and Current Affairs
James Purnell Director of radio education arts music learning and children
James Purnell Director of Strategy
Richard Sharp Chairman
Tim Davie Director General

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