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.”
Stewart White has left BBC Look East after 37 years. He said goodbye and thanked viewers at the end of tonight’s programme. In total, he has presented more than 10,000 programmes and covered the biggest stories in the East of… Read more
The BBC today confirmed Katie Razzall as Culture Editor at BBC News. Katie replaces Arts Editor Will Gompertz in the new post of Culture Editor; a role with a broader scope in covering arts, entertainment and embracing culture in all… Read more
Katty Kay Leaves BBC News – Best Bits