BBC: Frank Gardner is 'extremely sorry for the embarrassment caused'

The BBC's security correspondent Frank Gardner
The BBC have said that Frank Gardner is "extremely sorry for the embarrassment caused". Credit: PA

The BBC has said that its security correspondent Frank Gardner is "extremely sorry for the embarrassment caused and has apologised to the Palace" after he revealed details of a private conversation with the Queen.

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