The business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation is known as BBC News. The department has about 120 hours of radio and television output each day and online news coverage. The service has more than 250 correspondents around the globe. The department’s budget is over half a billion dollars. It has 3,500 staff, 2,000 of whom are journalists. . There are regional centres in England and national news centres in Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. The English regions produce their local news programs. China banned the British Broadcasting Corporation from covering all national parks and sanctuaries for five years.