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Victoria Derbyshire experienced 80 seconds of pure chaos on BBC News this morning

The experienced BBC News reader Victoria Derbyshire had a little bit of a nightmare on live television this morning while she was reporting on the confidence vote against Boris Johnson.Derbyshire, who was outside Parliament on College Green, had just finished talking to the Work and Pensions minister Thérèse Coffey, who had been holding an umbrella for the journalist.Almost immediately after concluding the interview, the well known, anti-Brexit campaigner Steve Bray chimed in with a jibe at Coffey about universal credit. Derbyshire noted: "So, that's Steve who you may actually remember through the whole Brexit referendum. Steve was a regular...

Victoria Derbyshire reassures cancer sufferers of NHS ‘expertise and compassion’

Victoria Derbyshire has said it was a huge blow being diagnosed with breast cancer but wants people to know they are in “good hands” with the NHS during the most “fearful time of your life”.The BBC broadcaster, who was diagnosed with cancer in 2015, has spoken about her experience for documentary series The Waiting Room with Dr Sukh.The 53-year-old told the PA news agency: “It was a huge blow to get that diagnosis, because you never think it’s going to happen to you even though now the figures are one in two people over a lifetime will get a cancer...
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Victoria Derbyshire explains in less than a minute why Russia has invaded Ukraine

Victoria Derbyshire has succinctly explained the Ukraine-Russia war in just one minute.Posting on TikTok, the BBC journalist summed up how the crisis in the region has escalated since 2014 and explained Putin's motivations for announcing he was sending troops into the country early this morning. @vicderbyshire #news #tv #russia #ukraine With...