The 2015 general election was meant to be the last led by Dimbleby, who presented his first election results programme in 1979 when Margaret Thatcher became prime minister. A BBC statement at the time said: “After 2015, Edwards will take over as the lead presenter of the BBC’s general election coverage.” … [Read more...] about David Dimbleby to present his 10th general election for BBC
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The Question Time episode, to air on 15 June and which the BBC hope to convince prime minister David Cameron to appear on, will be followed on 21 June by a huge event at London’s Wembley Arena. Dimbleby will be joined at this event by Today presenter Mishal Husain and Newsnight’s Emily Maitlis ready to question representatives from the leave and remain camps. … [Read more...] about Huw Edwards to take over BBC general election role from David Dimbleby
Najib was even accused of pocketing $700m. Importantly, he has always denied this and has been cleared of wrongdoing at home, but he and the fund are still being investigated by several countries, including the US, so it's been damaging for Malaysia's reputation. … [Read more...] about Malaysia election: What just happened?
Germany’s centre-left parties consolidated their governing majority in state elections in the northern city of Hamburg on Sunday, while support for Angela Merkel’s conservatives dropped to a historic low and the far right crossed the threshold for entering parliament only by the narrowest of margins. … [Read more...] about German centre-left victorious in Hamburg state elections