24th February 2019

BBC Scotland is launched

BBC Scotland replaced BBC Two Scotland on 24 February 2019. Although the channel still simulcast the national BBC Two service during the day, its evening line-up, including an hour-long news programme, must be at least 95% Scottish-produced.

Announcing the launch on its news website, the BBC reported that “Chvrches’ singer Lauren Mayberry was the first voice to be heard on the channel, performing the band’s song Miracle accompanied by images of Scottish people, places and landscapes.”



Other events that occured in February

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