A look back at Sir Alastair Burnet's life

The veteran newsreader Sir Alastair Burnet, best known for presenting News at Ten for 21 years, has died aged 84.

Alastair Stewart looks back at his life.

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Sir Alastair Burnet dies aged 84

The veteran newsreader Sir Alastair Burnet, best known for presenting News at Ten for 21 years, has died aged 84. The chief executive of ITN has called Sir Alastair "the greatest newscaster Britain ever produced".