LAURA Kuenssberg has not appeared on her BBC politics present for the previous few weeks, leaving followers with questions on her whereabouts.
The broadcaster and journalist, who often presents her flagship 60-minute morning programme Sunday with Laura Kuenssberg, is taking a break — right here we check out why.
Victoria Derbyshire has taken over internet hosting duties for the final three weeks
The place is Laura Kuenssberg as we speak?
Laura Kuenssberg has taken a break from the BBC One programme following the Get together Convention season.
At present it was revealed on BBC Breakfast that BBC Radio 5 Reside presenter Victoria Derbyshire, 55, would once more be on the helm.
She gave a preview of what viewers may anticipate at 9am, revealing a chat with Israel’s former Prime Minister in addition to Immigration Minister Robert Jenrick amongst others.
Laura was first changed on her October 8 present, the place The Solar solely revealed she was lacking for “private causes”.
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With the complete assist of BBC bosses, Kuenssberg was given break day and missed the episode because the present travelled to Liverpool for Labour’s Get together Convention.
She was additionally changed by Victoria final week, on October 15, that means was her third present lacking.
When Victoria stood in for Laura previous to this break, the Scottish presenter took to X, previously often known as Twitter, to share her apologies.
She stated: “Sorry everybody, I can’t make #bbclaurak or #newscast this weekend — however don’t miss @vicderbyshire within the chair at 9 tomorrow on @BBCOne”
Who has changed Laura Kuenssberg?
TV presenter Victoria Derbyshire has taken over Laura’s internet hosting duties for the previous few weeks.
Earlier than her first latest present on October 8, Victoria took to X and stated: “Good morning from Liverpool 🙂
“Am standing in for #BBCLauraK as we speak We’ll discuss dwell to • Labour chief Sir Keir Starmer • Transport Secretary Mark Harper”
When is Laura Kuenssberg again on BBC?
Many followers who miss Laura and her presenting type have been left asking the place the political reporter has gone.
As Victoria has stuffed in for Laura for 3 weeks now, it might be a while earlier than she is seen once more.
No concrete date has but been given for Kuenssberg’s return.
Who’s Laura Kuenssberg?
Laura Juliet Kuenssberg, born in Italy on August 8, 1976, is a British journalist and the first ever lady to carry the place of political editor on the BBC, after succeeding Nick Robinson.
Laura grew up in Glasgow along with her brother and diplomat sister Joanna, who was the Excessive Commissioner of the UK to Mozambique from 2014 till 2018.
She studied for a level in historical past at College of Edinburgh, the place she would meet her future husband.
After working for NBC within the States and Washington DC, Laura returned to Britain and went on to work on cable TV channels in Glasgow, Channel 4 and the BBC.
In September 2011, Laura left the BBC for the newly created function as enterprise editor with ITV Information, and broadcast her first Information At Ten phase in August 2013.
She returned to the BBC to current Newsnight in February 2014 — and was appointed because the political editor in July 2015.
In December 2021 she confirmed she is stepping down because the BBC’s Political Editor for a “senior presenting and reporting function” on the Company.
An announcement adopted in March 2022 that Laura can be changing Andrew Marr because the host of BBC One’s flagship Sunday morning politics present from September 2023.