Sky News

Sky News is a 24-hour international, multi-media news operation based in Britain. It provides non-stop rolling news on television, online, and on a range of mobile devices – as well as delivering a service of national and international radio news to commercial radio stations in the UK. The news service places emphasis on rolling news, including the latest breaking news. Having launched as a 24-hour television news channel in 1989, Sky News has also grown into a digital operation through its website and mobile apps. It is also a content provider for news services in the UK and around the world. John Ryley is the Head of Sky News, being in the role since June 2006.

Sky News: 1989-1993

Sky News launched on Sunday, February 5th 1989 at 6pm.

Sky News: 1993-1995

A new look for Sky News was unveiled on 1st September 1993.

Sky News: 1995-1997

Another corporate look was launched for Sky on 1st September 1995.

Sky News: 1997-1998

Sky News underwent a new look in 1997.

Sky News: 1998-2001

A new look for Sky News was unveiled on Thursday, October 1st 1998, the day that Sky Digital was launched.

Sky News: 2001-2005

On 1 October 2001 Sky News introduced a new look.

Sky News: 2005-2007

On 24 October 2005, Sky News moved to a new studio with revised music and on screen graphics all in Widescreen (16:9) format and a new schedule.

Sky News: 2007-2008

Sky News updated its presentation on 31 October 2007.

Sky News: 2008-2009

Sky News was relaunched at 6am on 3 April 2008. The look, which appears to be inspired by CNN International, has fewer on screen graphics and a more minimalist style.

Sky News: 2009-2010

Refreshed presentation in 2009.

Sky News: 2010

Sky News received a graphics refresh to coincide with the launch of the new HD channel in 2010.

Sky News: 2012-2013

Refreshed Sky News presentation from 26 June 2012.

Sky News: 2013-2015

Sky News' refreshed graphics now online.

Sky News: 2015

A refreshed look for Sky News.

Sky News: 2016

In October 2016, Sky News will be launching a refreshed schedule with new programmes and new presenters.

Sky News Ireland: 2004-2005

Sky News launched its Irish service on 24 May 2004.

Sky News Ireland: 2005-2006

Sky News refreshed its presentation on 24 October 2005. The final Irish bulletin was broadcast on 3 November 2006.

Sky News Arabia: 2012-

Sky News Arabia is an Arabic news and current affairs channel broadcast mainly in the Middle East and North Africa.

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