Tributes are paid to radio newsreader Howard Philpott
Radio 4 newsreader and announcer Howard Philpott has died after a short battle with cancer.
Listeners to the BBC station heard Philpott (63) on the Radio 4 airwaves for the last 13 years.
BBC correspondent Nick Higham tweeted: "RIP my friend Howard Philpott, Radio 4 announcer and newsreader, who died last night. A really lovely man."
Senior announcer Chris Aldridge paid tribute, saying: "Howard Philpott was a much-loved and respected Radio 4 newsreader and announcer for some 13 years.
"We have lost a great friend and standard-bearer, and the BBC a dedicated servant."