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BBC to Slim down news channel to save £89 million

BBC, the British Broadcasting Corporation, which is the major public service broadcaster in the UK has plans to Slimming down its news channel to save  £89 million between 2013 to 2017, says boss Mark Thompson says, Bosses may chop its annual £46million budget by “offering a slimmed-down channel focusing on developing news and headlines”.

Yet it would also focus on improving its reputation for “delivering breaking news”.

Other proposals include making BBC Parliament online only and making more money from overseas sales.

A spokeswoman said: “No decisions have been taken.”

But BBC News channel controller Kevin Bakhurst emailed staff: “The channel will be looked at closely.”

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