BBC News Channel & BBC World forced off-air due to software problem

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BBC News Channel & BBC World forced off-air due to software problem
Updated on Wednesday 10 October 2018 by @TVNewsroom

The BBC News Channel and BBC World are showing repeats of their 2pm hours following a glitch with the BBC’s output software.

The News Channel is currently showing the first hour of today’s Afternoon Live with Ben Brown, while BBC World is airing a repeat of Impact with Tim Willcox.

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“Due to a technical issue we’re currently running recorded programming on our live news channels,” said the BBC.

“We’re working hard to resolve this as quickly as possible. The BBC News website is operating normally.

Update: 4.00pm BBC News Channel returns to air..

Update: 5.25pm BBC News at Six to come from Millbank!

Update: 5.40pm Fiona Bruce, the presenter of BBC News at Six, is being escorted in a police car to Millbank to make the 6pm broadcast.

Update: 6.00pm

News at Six openers from Millbank:

Update: 9.35pm BBC News at Ten will also come from the Millbank studio.

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