BBC London News (referred to onscreen as BBC London) is the BBC’s regional television news programme for the English region encompassing London and surrounding suburbs. The programme launched on 1 October 2001 after a major reorganisation of the BBC’s South East region, with the London area splitting away to form its own separate region.
On 3 September 2001, the creation of the BBC South East region divorced Kent and Sussex from Greater London, and 'Newsroom South East' continued to cover London news items only as its editorial area for its final four weeks. The new BBC London region w...
Although represented on-screen as BBC LDN since 2001, the programme had always been verbally referred to as 'BBC London News'. On 1 March 2004, the titles endboard and other on-screen graphics were changed to 'BBC LONDON'.
BBC London News introduced a new set and new graphics on 12 December 2005.
BBC London changed its titles and graphics on 21 April 2008, coinciding with the relaunch of BBC News.
A refresh for BBC London News on 10 June 2013, as the programme moved to a new studio and updated its titles.