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Carol Kirkwood issues 'huge apologies' to BBC Breakfast viewer over forecast mishap

BBC Breakfast weather presenter Carol Kirkwood took to Twitter this morning to issue an apology to an unhappy viewer who took issue with a tweet the host posted about pollen levels.The BBC host, 60, apologised for the mishap after she gave the pollen count for England when a disgruntled social media user quickly called her out for ignoring Wales.In view of her 237,000 followers, the newly-engaged presenter detailed the pollen count of the day.Carol wrote: "Pollen levels today across England are mostly very high, high in Northwest England and moderate in Southwest England."For Scotland and Northern Ireland they are moderate @BBCBreakfast xxx," she added.However, one Twitter user quickly took issue with the tweet@DaveALaw2017 replied: "Carol, what about [Wales], I know everyone thinks we are part of England, but I thought you would have remembered us," they added with a crying emoji.Issuing an apology, Carol responded: "Noooo I AM SO SORRY."Dictated that tweet just before going on air, so did it quickly."Sending another right now. Huge apologies x," she ended her post.The social media user replied: "It's alright, I forgive you.

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Carol Kirkwood explains BBC Breakfast absence with cryptic post about 'special' event
Carol Kirkwood, 60. told her 235,600 followers that she was stepping away from her usual BBC Breakfast position for a "special reason".The news comes after the weather presenter announced live on BBC Breakfast at the end of last month that she is engaged to be married.Taking to Twitter, Carol addressed her absence with her 235,000 followers.The weather presenter wrote: "I am (obviously!) not at work today… but am heading out to see something rather special!" she announced with a winking emoji."Will share with you later.Take care xxx."@robin_knowles wrote back: "Come on Carol spill, what's happening? Missing you on BBC this morning!!Meanwhile @jackfromdevon chimed in: "Ooh! Can't wait.Sounds like a mirror as you are very special."Carol's next tweet made it clear that she hadn't set off for a special destination yet, as she was doing something a little more mundane before leaving."You can take the girl out of the country…." she joked, before disclosing: "Two loads of washing done and out on the line!!!"Meanwhile she also posted a photo a few days earlier of herself reading a copy of her latest novel, The Hotel On The Riviera.The tagline on the front cover teases: "It's the perfect place to hide a secret".Carol recently revealed that she is preparing to tie the knot with her partner.However she has not publicly announced his identity or even his first name so far.Co-star Sally Nugent outed Carol's new relationship status live on air earlier in the year, teasing: "I'm a little bit concerned about you this morning."I don't know how you're managing to stand up with that giant rock on your left hand."Playing things down, she thanked her colleague and shyly agreed: "It is rather nice.
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BBC Breakfast star Carol Kirkwood has hit back after she thought her co-star Jon Kay called her "dull" live on air.The 60-year-old weather presenter was back on our screens on Wednesday (June 8) morning to bring the latest forecast to the nation.However, things turned slightly awkward between Carol and her co-star Jon Kay as he introduced her bulletin.He said: "If you want you dull though, the weather might provide it."Jon's visibly shocked co-star Sally Nugent replied: "I thought you were talking about Carol for a minute then." "Of course, i'm not talking about Carol," he replied, before adding: "Carol, is the sunshine in our lives."Sally added: "'I wouldn't take it Kirky."Appearing on camera, a giggling Carol responded: "I was gutted there for a couple of minutes or seconds even" before going on present the latest weather news.It comes just days after Carol presented the live weather from Buckingham Palace.The TV star joked she was going to be "escorted out" of the Queen's iconic palace by royal security guards at any second during the broadcast.She'd just finished up her forecast from the idyllic palace gardens, where she stood on top of a giant water fountain to tell viewers about what conditions they can expect from the day.TV presenter Sally said it was her "favourite weather forecast of the morning" before co-host Jon joked that Her Majesty could be watching Carol from her window.Jon said: "I'm just imagining the Queen looking out of her window saying 'what is that Carol Kirkwood doing in my garden?"The weather star burst out laughing before she replied: "And I'm going to be escorted out any second now."Jon remarked: "I thought security were behind you earlier," to which Carl quipped: "They're actually behind the
BBC Breakfast's Carol Kirkwood says she's being 'escorted out' of Buckingham Palace
Carol Kirkwood said she was going to be booted out of Buckingham Palace on live TV.The Scottish BBC star presented the weather live from the Buckingham Palace grounds on Wednesday's BBC Breakfast (June 1) ahead of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations which kick off later this week.However, she joked she was going to be "escorted out" of the Queen's iconic palace by royal security guards at any second during the broadcast.Carol, 60, had just finished up her forecast from the idyllic palace gardens, where she stood on top of a giant water fountain to tell viewers about what conditions they can expect from the day.Host Sally Nugent said it was her "favourite weather forecast of the morning" before co-host Jon Clark joked that Her Majesty could be watching Carol from her window.Jon said: "I'm just imagining the Queen looking out of her window saying 'what is that Carol Kirkwood doing in my garden?"The weather star burst out laughing before she replied: "And I'm going to be escorted out any second now."Jon remarked: "I thought security were behind you earlier," to which Carl quipped: "They're actually behind the camera" before waving 'hi!"'.Jon joked: "Go and hide, go and hide. You're good at that!"Sally kept giggling during the royal weather segment as she said: "That was brilliant! I knew she was there."Jon replied: "Bonkers.
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BBC Breakfast weather presenter Carol Kirkwood delighted viewers when she revealed her engagement news live on Monday’s programme.However, she left us all intrigued by keeping mum on the identity of her new fiancé.The TV star was presenting live from the Chelsea Flower Show while noticeably sporting a new ring on her left hand, prompting her colleagues Sally Nugent and Jon Kay to probe her on the jewellery.‘I’m a bit concerned about how you’re standing up with a giant rock on that left hand,’ Sally joked.‘Thank you, Sal! It is rather nice,’ Carol said before blurting out: ‘I got engaged!’Although Carol went into detail surrounding the proposal (over a picnic), she did not reveal the name or any details of her partner.Now photos have emerged that could answer that question, taken in July last year.In the pictures, Carol is seen holding hands with a tall grey-haired man in shorts, T-shirt and a facemask as they exit a supermarket together.The pair were then seen smiling in a grey car together as they left.A source has claimed that this gentleman is Carol’s mystery fiancé, with the pair known to have been in a relationship since around 2016.To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video‘They’ve been an item for quite a while and are still together,’ the insider told MailOnline.
BBC Breakfast's Carol Kirkwood hits back at Dan Walker after engagement response
BBC Breakfast weathergirl Carol Kirkwood didn't hesitate to let her former co-star Dan Walker know her true feelings as she hit back at him over his response to her engagement.Carol announced she is engaged to her mystery man on yesterday's instalment of the morning show (May 23), when she explained her now-fiancé proposed while they were enjoying a picnic on holiday.She left her co-presenters Sally Nugent and Jon Kay swooning over the good news, and received congratulations from her loyal legion of fans.But despite that, she got a rather "cheeky" response from pal Dan Walker, who left the BBC last Tuesday (May 17) for pastures new at Channel 5.Dan wrote to Carol: "Carol Kirkwood is the best of us."Delighted she has found someone who can handle her headlock hugs. Congratulations Carol."Dan added at the time: "If you get married live on #BBCBreakfast can I come back for a one off? @carolkirkwood."Which is when Carol fired back: "Dan!!! Cheeky!!! You told me you loved these headlock hugs!!! xxx."Carol clearly saw the funny side, adding a string of cry-laughing and red love heart emojis to her post on Twitter.And Dan clearly didn't mind those tight hugs either, as he responded: "They are the best."It comes as Dan gave viewers their first glimpse at his new Channel 5 home, posting a black-and-white snap of himself in what looks to be a swish studio.Though he looked a little nervous, Dan seemed pleased with his surroundings as he wrote to his legions of fans: "I had a little look around my new TV home today.