BBC News presenter George Alagiah is taking time off TV for cancer treatment.
In a statement on Monday, his agent said: “George Alagiah, presenter of BBC News at Six, Britain’s most watched news programme, is to take a break from studio duties to deal with a further spread of cancer.”
He is due to undergo a combination of chemotherapy and radiotherapy over the next few months.
A BBC spokesperson said: “We are all wishing George well and look forward to seeing him back in the newsroom.”
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