Thursday, 3 February 2011

UK Freeview news sources

For any of my students who have not yet discovered the various news options available to them on Freeview tv, you should have access to:

24 hour news channels

- BBC News24 (Ch.80)
- Sky News(Ch.82)
- Al Jazeera English (Ch.89, available between 6 and 11pm)
- Russia Today (Ch.85)

BBC World Service radio also broadcasts 24 hours, although not always news, and can be accessed via Freeview on channel 710.

Morning news

BBC1 and ITV both have weekday breakfast shows with regular news content. Similarly, the Today Show on Radio 4, which you can listen to via Freeview on channel 704.

Evening news

- BBC1 (Ch.1) at 6 and 10pm
- ITV (Ch.3) at 6.30 and 10pm
- Channel4(Ch.4) at 7pm.

* Photo by flashpro, used under Creative Commons, with thanks.

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