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Bob Friend

20 January 1938 to 7 October 2008

A much-loved foreign correspondent who began his career in local newspapers, Friend learned his trade at the BBC before joining Sky News in 1989. Equally comfortable with fast breaking, hard news stories and lighter content, he also played cameos in the films Mission: Impossible (1996) and Independence Day (1996).

- Read Bob Friend's Telegraph Obituary
- Read Bob Friend's Guardian Obituary