Mike Smith, former Radio 1 DJ, dies aged 59
Former BBC Radio 1 Breakfast show DJ Mike Smith has died aged 59.
He died on Friday after complications from major heart surgery, his aerial filming company, Flying TV, said.
Smith spent six years at Radio 1 between 1982 and 1988, and was also a presenter on Top of the Pops and hosted the BBC's coverage of Live Aid.
His wife of 25 years, the TV presenter Sarah Greene, thanked hospital staff who had treated hi...