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Former BBC and Sky News presenter Alastair Yates has died at the age of 66. “Terribly sad news. Former colleague Alastair Yates has passed away at 66 years old,” said Peter Dobbie. He was a gentle gentleman of the highest order. Our industry is the…

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At 6pm this evening, Sky News will be 24 years old! The 24 hour news channel launched on Sunday 5th February 1989. Penny Smith and Alastair Yates presented the first bulletin, followed an hour later by Bob Friend and Kay Burley. Sky News has posted…

Alastair Yates was a former presenter on BBC and Sky News. Alastair had been part of the BBC News 24 schedule since the channel launched and he has presented on its sister channel BBC World since 1992. As a senior presenter, Alastair was posted to…