Paxman says 'emotional' farewell to BBC colleagues

Jeremy Paxman said he had "no idea" what he was going to do next in an "emotional" speech at the BBC, his Newsnight colleague Mark Urban tweeted:

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Paxman is leaving Newsnight "better to go at a time of my own chosing" #legend

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A brief, emotional speech to the #Newsnight team as Paxman hangs up his hat "I have no idea what I am going to do next"

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Jeremy Paxman to quit BBC's Newsnight

One of the BBC's biggest stars Jeremy Paxman has announced he is quitting the flagship current affairs show Newsnight.