Gary Lineker to return to Match of the Day after BBC suspension

Football coverage on BBC was hit across weekend after presenter was stood down over comment on asylum policy language

Gary Lineker is to return to the BBC after the corporation announced a review of its guidance on social media.

Lineker, who was suspended by the BBC after refusing to back down over controversial tweets about the government’s asylum policy, said in a statement issued by the BBC: “I am glad that we have found a way forward. I support this review and look forward to getting back on air.”

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