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David Dimbleby’s 25 years on Question Time

[ad_1] Image caption David Dimbleby has spent a quarter-century presenting the show After 25 years, David Dimbleby's tenure on BBC One's Question Time is coming to an end.The presenter is stepping down from the flagship political debate show, with Fiona Bruce poised to replace him. "It has been exhilarating following the twists and turns of British politics," he has said.Twists and turns is putting it mildly. His time on the

Fiona Bruce ‘in talks over taking Question Time job’

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Fiona Bruce is in discussions about taking over as presenter of the discussion programme Question Time, BBC News understands.BBC media editor Amol Rajan said negotiations with Bruce, who presents the News at Six and Ten as well as the Antiques Roadshow, were continuing.Current host David Dimbleby will leave the show in December after 24 years.If Bruce succeeds Dimbleby, she will become the first female host
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Kanye West: I wasn’t stumped by Kimmel’s Trump question

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Kanye West once said he shares "dragon energy" with the president Kanye West has denied being stumped when asked on TV about his support for President Donald Trump - saying he didn't have time to reply.The normally chatty rapper seemed lost for words when TV host Jimmy Kimmel asked him whether he thought Mr Trump cared about black people, "or any people at

Kanye West stumped by Donald Trump question

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Image caption West released Ye, his eighth studio album, in June Kanye West was stumped by TV host Jimmy Kimmel when he quizzed the rapper about his support for President Trump.The usually verbose artist seemed lost for words when Kimmel asked him why he thought Mr Trump cared about black people, "or any people at all".His silence on Thursday's show prompted Kimmel to cut to a

David Dimbleby to leave Question Time

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSome memorable moments from David Dimbleby's tenure as Question Time hostDavid Dimbleby is to leave Question Time after 25 years on the BBC's flagship political programme.The presenter, who will leave the show at the end of the year, said it was "the right moment to leave".The 79-year-old, who has chaired the show since 1994, insisted he was "not giving up broadcasting"

Carey Mulligan ‘felt too lucky’ to question pay

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Carey Mulligan did not question if she was being paid as much as male co-stars when she began making films - as she felt fortunate just to be working."I think I probably felt lucky to be there," she told an audience at the Cannes Film Festival."I felt so completely overwhelmed at the beginning of my film career, I felt like 'I should be paying you