Naga Munchetty has landed a new role on the BBC. The BBC Breakfast star - who is also a BBC Radio Five Live presenter too - has landed a major new role as the host of the iconic panel show Have I Got News For You? alongside the likes of regular panelist Ian Hislop.

Naga is leaving the BBC Breakfast sofa behind and has landed another go at hosting Have I Got News For You?. Naga, 48, who typically hosts BBC Breakfast each Thursday to Saturday on BBC One and BBC iPlayer, will take the reigns as a guest presenter on Friday December 8.

With regular team captains Paul Merton and Ian, Naga take a look at the week's top news stories and current affairs. Also joining the star during her episode will be BBC presenter and House of Games star Richard Osman, who is now a bestselling author, as well as comedian Maisie Adam.

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In June, Naga hosted for the first time with Scottish Conservative Party Ruth Davidson, and comedian Hugh Dennis, in the studio. The panel show discussed the Covid inquiry, with Merton saying: "Bizarrely, the government is refusing to comply with a committee that it set up itself."

"Yes, it thought it should have an inquiry into COVID, appointed Baroness Hallett, she asked to see all the evidence, and they said 'no'," replied Hislop. "The former Prime Minister is only handing over his WhatsApp messages from 2021, from when he changed phones. So a lot of the messages we're not going to see, and the original phone he had, he was on a boat with Rebekah Vardy."

Davidson said: "I feel quite sorry for Rishi, because he's in Moldova with Zelensky and the European leaders, trying to do big boy politics. And once again he's clearing up and being asked about Boris Johnson, he's not getting to do the Prime Minister thing at all." Ian asked: "And you feel sorry for him?"

"Well I do because he's like this earnest and industrious little chinchilla that works really, really hard, and then there's this big looming gorilla behind him that just takes up all of the space and all of the light. And he can't get on his wheel!" Davidson told the Private Eye editor.