Times foreign correspondent, 34, was run over and killed by drunk driver

A foreign correspondent at The Times was run over and killed in a ‘horrific’ crash by a drunk motorcyclist travelling at up to three times the speed limit, a court heard today.   Melissa van der Klugt, 34 – who covered south Asia and Africa – was tragically killed in the fatal collision in London on … Read more

BBC’s long-serving China correspondent flees Beijing ‘in a hurry’

The BBC’s long-serving China correspondent has fled to Taiwan after facing threats of legal action, obstruction and intimidation from Chinese authorities. John Sudworth said he and his family ‘left in a hurry’ on March 23 after being under surveillance – and were ‘followed by plainclothes police all the way to the airport’. China’s foreign ministry said … Read more

New couple alert! Extra correspondent Jennifer Lahmers is seen with new beau Dr Jarod Keller

New couple alert! Extra correspondent Jennifer Lahmers is seen with new beau Dr Jarod Keller for the first time as they enjoy a coffee date in the park By Heidi Parker For Dailymail.com Published: 19:11 GMT, 9 November 2020 | Updated: 19:11 GMT, 9 November 2020 Extra TV co-host Jennifer Lahmers was seen with her … Read more

Robert Fisk, veteran Middle East correspondent, dies aged 74

Veteran foreign correspondent Robert Fisk, who famously interviewed Osama Bin Laden but cast doubt on war crimes in Syria, has died at the age of 74. The British journalist Robert Fisk, who was one of the best-known Middle East correspondents after spending his career reporting from the troubled region, died after a short illness, his employer … Read more

BBC security correspondent FRANK GARDNER says he still dreams of being able to run and jump

On a warm, starlit night, the helicopter touches down on the roof of the hospital with a swirl of rotor blades. Doors slide open, medics rush forward.  A supine, motionless body is transferred from the aircraft as the crew shout out his vital stats above the whine of the engine and a nurse runs alongside … Read more

Ex BBC war correspondent Martin Bell reveals he never asked for pay rise in 33 year career

Ex BBC war correspondent Martin Bell says newsreaders at corporation are paid ‘far too much’ for reading ‘words off an autocue’ as he reveals he never asked for pay rise in 33 year career  Martin Bell, 82, disclosed he was only earning £60,000 at time of leaving BBC  BBC newsreader Huw Edwards is paid £465K, … Read more

Kelly Dodd weds Fox News correspondent Rick Leventhal in ‘intimate’ ceremony

RHOC’s Kelly Dodd weds Fox News correspondent Rick Leventhal in ‘intimate’ Northern California ceremony amid coronavirus pandemic By Dan Heching For Dailymail.com Published: 05:25 BST, 11 October 2020 | Updated: 05:25 BST, 11 October 2020 She recently faced backlash for wearing an insensitive hat and flouting social distancing rules at her bridal shower. But Real Housewives … Read more

BBC correspondent rushed to tie the knot to widow before the 15-person rule is introduced today

A couple who moved their wedding forward with four days notice to avoid uninviting half their guests have unexpectedly gone viral after livestreaming the nuptials.   BBC Entertainment Correspondent Colin Paterson, 45, tied the knot to Louise Blyth, 37, in Nottingham on Saturday, with 30 guests present. From today, new restrictions will mean weddings can only have … Read more

News producer sues BBC for £150,000 after claiming war correspondent bullied her into Syria trip

A war journalist who narrowly escaped being blown up in Syria is now suing the BBC for up to £150,000, claiming she was bullied into risking her life for no good reason.  News producer Natalie Morton, 44, was with the news outlet’s chief war correspondent Lyse Doucet in Homs, Syria, in April 2014 when a bomb … Read more

Ex-BBC correspondent John Sergeant says failing to pay the licence fee should not be a crime

Ex-BBC correspondent John Sergeant says failing to pay the licence fee should not be a crime as he calls for annual £157.50 payment to be frozen Veteran broadcaster said current annual £157.50 licence fee should be frozen Sergeant suggested the BBC should be ‘forced’ to earn more by other means   Government will respond to consultation … Read more