BBC News is the brand name of the journalistic programs of radio and television transmitters from the BBC. It is one of its largest sections. BBC News bulletins on BBC One next to serves also other programs on other BBC channels and also has two private tv stations: BBC World News and the BBC News Channel. The bulletins on BBC One and BBC World are to receive in Netherlands and Belgium via cable. In addition, BBC News responsible for the news-output on BBC-radio stations and on the website of the BBC.


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BBC News produces a wide range of programs for radio and tv, whose "BBC News" on BBC One is probably the best known and most transparent. In addition, also Breakfast (BBC One), Newsnight (BBC Two), The Andrew Marr Show (BBC One), HARDtalk (BBC News and BBC World News) and Fastrack (BBC News 24 and BBC World) from BBC News, in addition to any other programs. The main radio program of BBC News isRadio 1 Newsbeat.

News bulletins on BBC One[Edit]Edit

Between 2 May 2006 and March 2013 came much of the broadcasts of BBC News from a major new studio in the Television Centre in London. The studio consisted of large Barco screens that showed a change of scenery for each program. Since March 2013 is home to the BBC in the Broadcasting Centre in West London.

During the day there are short news updates. That are not reflected in the tv guides, only the afternoon bulletin from 15: 20 hours (UK time) is sometimes referred to. There are longer newscasts at 13: 00, 18: 00 and 22: 00.

News at One[Edit]Edit

The éénuurjournaal of the BBC presented by Sophie Raworth from Monday to Thursday and on Friday by Kate Silverton and Sian Williams. The program takes about half an hour. The broadcast begins with the headlines and usually those are announced with "Good afternoon, the headlines this lunchtime". There is also a notice of regional news. In Netherlands and Belgium is this de facto BBC Londonnews. The regional news will follow at the end of the journal. At the end of the bulletin, there is a weather forecast from the news studio.

The then 1 O'Clock News was first broadcast on 27 October 1986 and replaced the equivalent "News after noon" (with Richard Whitmore and Moira Stuart) that always aired at 12: 30. Martyn Lewis, submitted by ITN, was the first "anchor" and was later succeeded by Michael Buerk, who then returned to South Africa as a correspondent from the presentation role. The introduction of the One O'Clock News coincided with the introduction of dagprogrammatie on BBC1 and BBC2 and then had its own identity. Since 1993 all news bulletins have a similar decor. The backdrop of News at One was for a long time a London skyline in a light blue color. Now to see the editorial in the background.

News at Six[Edit]Edit

At 18: 00 is best viewed Great Britain news bulletin broadcast. It is from Monday to Thursday presented by George Alagiah and by Fiona Bruce on Friday. Since Natasha Kaplinsky is left for Five News of Channel Five is the bulletin presented by one presenter. The purpose of this bulletin is similar to that of News at One. However, the focus is on domestic news and this is characterized by "Special Reports" from the country.Also in this bulletin is a weather forecast from the news studio. At 18: 30 the program transferred to the regions, which means that in Netherlands and Belgium than the flagship of BBC London News can be seen, presented by Riz Lateef. After the regional news is big news once more returned to the studio for a summary of the national news.

The News at Six, then still called the 6 O'Clock News, was formed in 1984 as a successor of the unpopular BBC Sixty Minutes that lasted less than a year. It wrote history by the broadcast that inspired Bob Geldof to set up Band Aid. Also the decor of the News at Six showed long a London skyline. Only the blue color was several shades darker. The bulletin is broadcast during the summer time when it was still light outside and then the blue color lighter than during the winter time. Also at this broadcast is nowadays in the background to see the editors.

News at Ten[Edit]Edit

Huw Edwards, head anchor of BBC News, presents at 22: 00 (UK time) "The Ten". This program is the flagship of BBC News and focuses on foreign news and the most important news of the day. Reporters who have worked during the day on location, are submitted by Edwards in the studio to task. Edwards is on Friday replaced by Fiona Bruce. There is no weather forecast from the news studio. Following the bulletin there is an extensive weather forecast. There is approximately a ten-minute bulletin with regional news. Outside the United Kingdom is then the BBC London News broadcast.

News at Ten is since 2002 the successor of the 9 O'Clock News, after this last program on controversial manner an hour was shifted. In this way could the BBC more drama and comedy on prime time broadcast. Also to be that ITV had raised her "ITN News at Ten", so that the BBC also on ITV viewers could count.

Weekends and holidays[Edit]Edit

Traditionally, the BBC on weekends and holidays an entirely different programming and there is less space for news. Therefore be the bulletins broadcast shortened and they are at other times. These bulletins are usually presented by Mishal Hussain or Kate Silverton, or one of the presenters of the BBC News Channel, BBC channel that broadcasts news around the clock.

Leader and musical theme[Edit]Edit

BBC News has a recognizable leader that can be heard for many years. The music was composed by David Lowe. During the great news broadcasts on BBC One broadcast the time appears in the leader, then via the editor to the studio hemmed is. During shorter nieuwuitzendingen and on BBC News Channel and BBC World News is the leader is also slightly shorter and will be shown, there is no time or not on the editor zooms. At which broadcasts there is a so-called ' Countdown ', in it is counted down to the start of the news bulletin and its correspondents from all over the world to see.

BBC World News[Edit]Edit

The programming on BBC World News (for 21 april 2008: BBC World) is completely provided by BBC News. The channel is in its current form came into being in 1996, before that the only news bulletins sent out and shared the its programming with the current BBC Prime.

News bulletins on BBC World News[Edit]Edit

Every hour there is a news bulletin on BBC World News is brought that from the BBC World News-studio. These bulletins are presented by a large carousel of presenters, each in his fixed broadcast times. They usually last a half hour, but during the broadcast once or twice paused for a commercial break. There are also bulletin but 10 minutes to complete. In the longer bulletins is sometimes a block with sports news, by a separate presenter and sometimes a block with economic news, also by a separate presenter. The music and leader are very similar to those of the BBC News on BBC One, but differ subtly from each other.

Newsreaders on the BBC News Channel[Edit]Edit

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