BBC News, april 21, 2008 for known as BBC News 24, BBC is a news channel that broadcasts in the United Kingdom around the clock. The channel was launched on november 9, 1997 at 17: 30 GMT. Since it is an important part of the BBC News Department, sends the channel from the News Centre at BBC Television Centre (West London).
BBC News was part of a plan to digital channels and becoming the first competitor to Sky News, a news channel that was active since 1989 . Since May 2007 the transmitter can also be viewed on the website of the BBC.
In 2006, BBC News for the first time in five years to RTS News Channel of the Year appointed.