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Louise Minchin makes mid-show disappearance from the BBC Breakfast sofa

Louise Minchin
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Illness forced sports journalist Sally Nugent to stand in for poorly BBC Breakfast presenter Louise Minchin this morning

BBC Breakfast viewers were left concerned for Louise Minchin when the presenter suddenly disappeared mid-broadcast.

She was presenting alongside Dan Walker when she became ill, and had to be quickly replaced by Sally Nugent.

A tweet from the BBC Breakfast account said Louise was 'not feeling very well'.

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Worried viewers were quick to send get well messages to the presenter. Many also congratulated Sally for doing such a good job at short notice.

Sally Nugent (Ian West/PA)

Sally Nugent (Ian West/PA)

 

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Some joked that Dan’s rather lively pink and purple tie might have made Louise feel a bit queasy.

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Trouper Louise made a quick comeback, tweeting she was feeling much better this afternoon:

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