Tributes pour in for 'charming twinkle-eyed man'

Tributes have poured for a TV executive who was killed along with his eight-year-old daughter, in a speedboat crash in Cornwall yesterday.

Ben Fenton wrote on Twitter: "Nick Milligan, who died with one of his kids in the Padstow speedboat accident, was one of the kindest, nicest funniest men I have ever met."

BSkyB executive Nick Milligan Credit: Sky

Stephen M said: "Incredibly sad news about Nick Milligan. An absolute tragedy, one of the truly lovely people in our business."

Stefano Hatfield tweeted: "Whenever I think of my encounters with Nick Milligan over 20 years all I can recall is laughter.Lovely, charming twinkle-eyed man.

"One of industry's best and loveliest."