Milk debate turns sour as toddler runs amok in news studio

ITV News Alastair Stewart was left in hysterics as a child climbed on his desk during a live broadcast

News anchor Alastair Stewart signs off the midday news.

When Lucy Wronka brought her two kids to Britain's ITV News for a live segment, the focus was meant to be on milk allergies, which run in their family.

The little girl's mum was being interviewed by Alastair Stewart about new guidelines on testing for milk allergies in babies.

The newsreader was in conversation with Lucy Wronka and her young son George about milk allergies during the 1pm update.

The presenter informed viewers that Iris "will do whatever she chooses to do for the next couple of minutes" before trying to continue with the interview.

ITV News A mother on the show was stunned when her daughter caused havoc in the newsroom during Alastair Stewart's broadcast
ITV News A mother on the show was stunned when her daughter caused havoc in the newsroom during Alastair Stewart's broadcast

Earlier this year, Professor Robert E Kelly became an online sensation after the hilarious clip of his BBC interview being hijacked by his children with went viral.

Iris then began jumping around and even climbed on to Alastair's desk while he presented from it.

The latest broadcaster to fall foul of the unsafe mix of small children and live TV is Alastair Stewart, who found himself completely upstaged by an sneaky toddler called Iris.

Having managed to retain his composure throughout the broadcast, the veteran newscaster joked at the end of the segment: 'Mary Nightingale, I think, will have a more peaceful time at 6.30.

"You're alright; you just carry on there", said Stewart as he tried - and failed - to keep a straight face.

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