BBC newsreader Jane Hill, 42, announces on Twitter she is to marry her girlfriend in civil partnership ceremony

Here comes the brides: BBC newsreader Jane Hill and her girlfriend Sara Shepherd are to marry in a civil partnership ceremony

Here comes the brides: BBC newsreader Jane Hill and her girlfriend Sara Shepherd are to marry in a civil partnership ceremony

Shock: The news host announced the happy news on Twitter

Shock: The news host announced the happy news on Twitter

Jane Hill: The BBC star is already starting to plan her nuptials to her girlfriend of three years

Jane Hill: The BBC star is already starting to plan her nuptials to her girlfriend of three years

Respected: Miss Hill on the BBC News set with co-presenter Matthew Amroliwala.

Respected: Miss Hill on the BBC News set with co-presenter Matthew Amroliwala. Described by one male TV critic as “severe but sexy,” Miss Hill is much admired for her presentational and reporting skills