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BBC Two 2018: Idents

On 27 September 2018, the 2 idents were retired and BBC Two introduced a new set of idents, based on scenes incorporating a curve motif resembling the number 2.


E4 is a British-Irish terrestrial digital television channel, funded by advertising.


Newyddion (Welsh for News) is a Welsh-language news programme consisting of Welsh, UK, and international news, produced daily by BBC Cymru Wales and broadcast on S4C.

Westcountry News

Westcountry Live was the flagship regional news programme of ITV Westcountry, serving South West England.

Westcountry Live: 2007-2009

ITV News went widescreen on 2 December 2007. Most ITV regional news programmes made slight alterations to the graphics used on their programmes, although ITV Westcountry’s news optput remained cropped 4:3.

TSW News

TSW Today was the news programme on Television South West, the ITV licensee for South West England.

TVS News

Coast to Coast was the flagship regional news programme produced by Television South, covering the south and southeast of England with separate news services for both parts of the dual-region between January 1982 and December 1992.

Thames News

Thames News was the flagship regional news programme of Thames Television, serving the Thames ITV region and broadcast on weekdays from 12 September 1977 to 31 December 1992.

UTV Live

UTV Live is a regional television news programme, produced by UTV, serving Northern Ireland.

ITV News Calendar

Calendar (branded on-screen as ITV News Calendar) is a regional television news and current affairs programme, produced by ITV Yorkshire and serving Lincolnshire, most of Yorkshire and parts of Lancashire, the North Midlands and north western Norfolk areas of England.

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