Channel 4 news anchor Krishnan Guru-Murthy was accidentally caught on a hot mic calling Northern Ireland minister Steve Baker a 'c***' after interviewing him last night.

The host didn't realise he was still on a live-feed after the interview had finished.

“After a robust interview with Steve Baker MP I used a very offensive word in an unguarded moment off air," Guru-Murthy later tweeted.

“While it was not broadcast that word in any context is beneath the standards I set myself and I apologise unreservedly.

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