Julian Keane dead – Long-serving BBC Newsday presenter dies after long illness

BBC Newsday presenter Julian Keane has died after a long illness.

He worked for the BBC for more than 30 years, with the corporation celebrating his life with a tribute programme on the World Service.


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In the tribue the BBC wrote: “Our dear colleague and Newsday presenter Julian Keane has died after a long illness.

“Many listeners will have been familiar with his voice on the World Service for more than a quarter of a century, initially on the BBC’s French Service, then on Europe Today, The World Today and The Newsroom.

“Most recently, Julian presented Newsday, since the programme’s launch in 2012.”

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