BBC anchor Jane Hill comes out

BBC newsreader Jane Hill has made the headlines herself - after revealing she is a lesbian.

Jane, 40, has disclosed to the BBC's in-house magazine Ariel that she was living with her partner Sara, a TV camerawoman, and their dog Mavis. The couple have been together for about a year.

'Everyone has known for years that Jane is gay,' a colleague said. 'She hasn't made a secret of it at the BBC and although she has had other girlfriends over the years, this one seems to be the one.'

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