BBC News is an operational business diveesion[1] o the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gatherin an broadcastin o news an current affairs. The department is the warld's lairgest broadcast news organisation an generates aboot 120 oors o radio an telly ootput ilka day, as well as online news coverage.[2][3] The service maintains 50 foreign news bureaux wi mair nor 250 correspondents aroond the warld.[4]

BBC News
Depairtment o the BBC
HeidquartersBroadcasting House,
Central Lunnon
, Unitit Kinrick
Area served
Speceefic services for Unitit Kinrick an rest o warld
Key fowk
James Harding (Director o News & Current Affairs)
Mary Hockaday (Heid o Newsroom)
Huw Edwards (Chief Presenter)
ServicesRadio, Internet an televeesion broadcasts
Nummer o employees
3,500 (2,000 are jurnalists)


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  2. Boaden, Helen (18 November 2004). "NewsWatch – About BBC News – This is BBC News". Retrieved 3 Apryle 2007.
  3. "Content". Archived frae the original on 27 Februar 2007. Retrieved 3 Apryle 2007. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help) "Archived copy". Archived frae the original on 27 Februar 2007. Retrieved 25 Julie 2016.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  4. Herbert J, John. "Practising Global Journalism: Exploring Reporting Issues Worldwide". 11 February 2011. CRC Press, Chapter 1, Page 24. Retrieved 6 Mairch 2015.