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The BBC News website is the internet arm of the biggest broadcasting news-gatherer in the world.

It launched in November 1997 and has since published approaching one and a half million full multi-media news pages, all but a handful of which are still available from the site's search engine (top right of almost every page).

Each page is published by the teams of online journalists based in the main newsroom in BBC TV Centre at White City, west London, at BBC World Service at Bush House in central London, in national and regional newsrooms across England, in Glasgow, Belfast and Cardiff and in an increasing number of the BBC's many international bureaux worldwide.

Much of the material is written by these journalists and the rest comes from writers in the BBC's specialist units, covering everything from business and social affairs to foreign news. Many of the BBC's correspondents operating worldwide also contribute as well as those at BBC Monitoring. Non-BBC journalists are frequently commissioned to contribute.

The BBC Sport website, produced by BBC Sport, is fully integrated with the BBC News site, using the same technology and delivery platforms and edited in partnership.

A wide variety of sources is used in the preparation of material - including BBC News, BBC World Service and a large number of internationally-recognised news agencies. They include the Press Association, Associated Press, Reuters and Agence France-Presse.

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