Police race BBC news presenters to back-up studio after IT glitch

BBC News presenter Fiona Bruce and BBC News at 6 Editor are escorted by police through a demonstration

The issue affected OpenMedia, a new computer system rolled out across BBC News outlets over the past six months.

Earlier in the day, the BBC has been forced to run previously recorded content on its live news channel due to the technical issue. "Traffic terrible. Aagghhh", he wrote. @bbcnews is at stake!' Mr Easton tweeted at 5.35pm.

And later he added: 'Policeman Josh has saved the day!

In a rush to make it to Millbank the pair accidentally stumbled into the middle of a protest - grinding the traffic to a halt.

Viewers were left baffled when BBC News's Afternoon Live programme showed repeated programming from an hour beforehand, along with a small "recorded" banner visible on the top left of the screen.

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The software's supplier, Annova, has been helping to investigate the fault's cause. "BBC News should be on air!"

News broadcaster Ben Brown said that the problem had been as a result of "just a few computer glitches which we're trying to sort out, so do bear with us".

The BBC News channel has played repeats of old news after a technical issue meant that the service went down for an hour. "The BBC News website is operating normally".

'However, the live programming had returned in time for the 4 o'clock headlines'.

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