Gary Lineker to return to Match of the Day as BBC apologises

Match of the Day host Gary Lineker will continue as a BBC presenter after the corporation apologised for a “difficult period for staff, contributors, presenters, and most importantly, our audiences”.Lineker did not appear on the football highlights programme over the weekend after he was told to stand down from the role after comparing language used to launch a new government asylum seeker policy to 1930s Germany in a tweet.Fellow pundits, presenters and commentators walked out in "solidarity" with Lineker, seriously impacting the weekend's sporting coverage.