BBC cuts 10 p.m. news by 10 minutes

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BBC News has announced plans to cut 10 minutes out of its 10 p.m. newscast in favor of its BBC Three programming block.

The newscast will shrink from 31 and a half minutes to 26 and a half.

The changes also include cutting local news and weather from 11 minutes to 7.

BBC Three was originally a standalone channel before it was converted to an Internet only stream until 2016.

The name has since returned to BBC as the name of a programming block with programming geared at younger audiences.

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