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Industrial Action by NUJ

At 00.01am on Friday 5 November, the National Union of Journalists began industrial action over proposals to reform the BBC Pension Scheme. This action will run for 48 hours until 23.59 Saturday 6 November.

We are doing everything we can to deliver programmes and services to our audiences. However we anticipate there will be some disruption to the schedule and apologise for this.

Director-General Mark Thompson's blog on Industrial Action by the NUJ is available here

Please find below the latest information including details about changes to the schedule:

Update 06.11.10, 2.35pm
No further updates expected.

Update 06.11.10, 12.15pm
Live sports coverage throughout the day to broadcast as scheduled.

Update 06.11.10, 11.58am
BBC One – Strictly Come Dancing to broadcast tonight as normal. Full BBC One schedule available here.

Update 06.11.10, 11.13am
Radio 4 – news bulletins currently expected to run at 1pm (3 mins) and 6pm (15 mins).

Update 06.11.10, 10.57am
Today's schedule for BBC Radio 5 Live

Update 06.11.10, 10.47am
Radio 4 – From Our Own Correspondent will be replaced by an edition of Crossing Continents. Any Answers will be broadcast as normal. See today's revised schedule for BBC Radio 4 for more information

Update 06.11.10, 10.30am
BBC One News bulletins will be broadcast as follows:
12noon – 10-minute bulletin
5.20pm – 21-minute bulletin
10pm – 18-minute bulletin

There will be no national or regional opt-outs today.

Update 06.11.10, 9.41am
Radio 4 – Today programme broadcast as normal with Evan Davis and Sarah Montague.
BBC One – Breakfast broadcast with Charlie Stayt and Anne Davies.

Update 05.11.10, 6.21pm
Further information on the NUJ industrial action and updates on affected BBC services will continue tomorrow morning.

Update 05.11.10, 6.01pm
Late Review expected to broadcast on BBC Two tonight.

Update 05.11.10, 5.08pm
BBC Breakfast expected to be on air tomorrow morning on BBC One and the BBC News Channel.

Update 05.11.10, 4.30pm
BBC Two – Newsnight will not be on air tonight.

Update 05.11.10, 4.25pm
Radio 4 will broadcast a 15-minute news bulletin at 6pm and is expected to broadcast another at 12midnight.

Update 05.11.10, 4.15pm
The World Tonight on air this evening on Radio 4 at 10pm.

Update 05.11.10, 3.50pm
BBC News At Six and BBC News At Ten expected to be broadcast for normal duration tonight on BBC One.

Update 05.11.10, 2.40pm
BBC World Service – of 32 language services 28 are operating normally. English, Arabic, Chinese and Turkish language services are running bulletins, summaries and pre-records in lieu of normal operations. All BBC World Service online services are being maintained.

Update 05.11.10, 12.45pm
Limited updates on BBC Northern Ireland, BBC Wales and BBC Scotland websites.

Update 05.11.10, 12.35pm
Radio 1 schedule as normal, including Newsbeat. Full schedule available on the Radio 1 website

Update 05.11.10, 12.29pm
Radio 4 – World At One expected to be replaced by Bottom Line with Evan Davis. Front Row expected to be replaced by recorded edition. See today's revised schedule for BBC Radio 4 for more information

Update 05.11.10, 11.29am
Radio 4 will broadcast a three-minute news bulletin every hour.

Update 05.11.10, 11.17am
Daily Politics with Andrew Neil is on BBC Two at 12noon.

Update 05.11.10, 11.06am
No further schedule changes on Radio 2 expected for the rest of the day, news bulletins are happening as normal.

Update 05.11.10, 11.05am
News bulletins currently not running on 6 Music.

Update 05.11.10, 10.25am
BBC News Channel and BBC News Online are covering the day's main stories and breaking news, and the BBC News At One lunchtime bulletin is likely to run at its normal length on BBC One at 1pm.

Update 05.11.10, 10.18am
Radio 5 Live – Simon Mayo's show will be replaced by two hour-long repeats: Kermode And Mayo Film Review and Richard Bacon's most entertaining interviews.

Update 05.11.10, 10.14am
Radio 5 Live – repeat of Victoria Derbyshire interviews is currently on the air.

Update 05.11.10, 8.45am
Service update:
TV – BBC One Breakfast was continuous from 6am. No regional opt outs.
Radio – 5 Live Breakfast show as planned. Radio 4 Today programme replaced by Lord Kitchener's Image and Off The Page but with news bulletins broadcast at 6, 7 and 8am; no Thought For The Day. Radio 3 had no breakfast show. All 40 local radio stations on the air; half operating normal service; others have core bulletins and reduced service
Nations – Radio Scotland replaced by 5 Live output. Good Morning Ulster replaced by 5 Live output, but with bulletins from Belfast at 7am and 8am.

Update 05.11.10, 8.34am
Today's revised schedule for BBC Radio 5 Live

Update 05.11.10, 8.01am
BBC Press Statement: We are disappointed that the NUJ have gone ahead with today's industrial action. This is despite the other four unions accepting our revised offer, and feedback from staff that indicates the same. It is the public who lose out and we apologise to our audience for any disruption to services.

Update 05.11.10, 7.24am
Today's revised schedule for BBC Radio 4

Update 05.11.10, 6.00am
About the BBC Blog: Mark Thompson on Industrial Action by NUJ

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