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BBC News 24 Episode dated 29 February 2012 (1997– ) online

BBC News 24 Episode dated 29 February 2012 (1997– ) online
Original Title :
Episode dated 29 February 2012
Genre :
TV Episode / News
Year :
1997–
Type :
TV Episode
Time :
24h
Rating :
6.2/10
BBC News 24 Episode dated 29 February 2012 (1997– ) online

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BBC News (TV channel). BBC News (TV channel). BBC News (also referred to as the BBC News Channel) is the BBC's 24-hour rolling news television network in the United Kingdom. The channel launched as BBC News 24 on 9 November 1997 at 17:30 as part of the BBC's foray into digital domestic television channels, becoming the first competitor to Sky News, which had been running since 1989. On 22 February 2006, the channel was named News Channel of the Year at the Royal Television Society Television Journalism Awards for the first time in its history.

BBC News (also known as the BBC News Channel) is a British free-to-air television news channel. It was launched as BBC News 24 on 9 November 1997 at 5:30 pm as part of the BBC's foray into digital domestic television channels, becoming the first competitor to Sky News, which had been running since 1989.

The "leap day" of 29 February exists for purely astronomical reasons, but has always prompted less scientific curiosities. Here are 10 things to consider - for one day only. 4. Why isFebruary 29, not February 31, a leap year day? All the other months have 30 or 31 days, but February suffered from the ego of Roman Emperor Caesar Augustus, says Stewart. Under Julius Caesar, February had 30 days, but when Caesar Augustus was emperor he was peeved that his month - August - had only 29 days, whereas the month named after his predecessor Julius - July - had 31. "He pinched a couple of days for August to make it the same as July. And it was poor old February that lost out," says Prof Stewart.

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Episode credited cast:
Emily Maitlis Emily Maitlis - Herself - Newsreader