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    The incident reportedly happened at studios in Osterley, a district in west London. According to a tweet by James Moyse, a journalist with Sky News, there are regular fire alarm checks in the new studios.

    Sky News was forced to suspend its broadcast in the middle of an interview after a fire alarm was sounded on Monday.

    Presenter Anna Botting had to cut short her interviewee, political correspondent Jon Craig at around 11.15 pm.

    "Jon Craig, I do apologise, I have to butt in. There is a fire alarm in the area that controls our programming. We'll be back shortly," Botting said.

    The broadcaster resumed its work at midnight after airing a pre-recorded documentary about a British conman, Mark Acklom.

    Botting tweeted about the development and apologised to the guests she didn't have the chance to interview.

    ​It is unclear whether there was an actual fire in the building, or this was a false alarm.

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