BBC World Service airs final broadcast from Bush House

Broadcaster moves to new newsroom.

BBC World Service moves from Bush House. Photo: Getty Images

The BBC World Service has today bid farewell to its central London home for more than 70 years, broadcasting its final news bulletin from Bush House.

The global broadcaster has been moving its operations to a new state-of-the-art newsroom at an extended Broadcasting House in London's Oxford Circus, which will be shared with all of BBC News's London-based journalists.

The final news bulletin from Bush House was read at midday and included a report narrated by the BBC's outgoing director general Mark Thompson.

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