BBC World News facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBBC World News
|Launched||11 March 1991|
|Picture format||16:9 (1080i, HDTV)/(576i), SDTV|
|Country||United Kingdom (for external consumption only)|
|Broadcast area||Worldwide (except UK)|
|Formerly called||BBC World Service Television (1991–1995)
BBC World (1995–2008)
|Sister channel(s)||BBC News
BBC World News is an international news channel. Unlike other BBC channels, it is not available in the UK and is not funded by a licence fee. Instead it has advertisements. BBC world news employs more correspondents and reporters than any other news channel. The channel was launched in 1991.
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