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How Anyone Can Watch BBC News Abroad

It’s a lot better nowadays for a traveller who wants to keep up with the BBC news abroad. As a news junkie, I remember spending hours of my holidays searching for British newspapers.  Often these cost a fortune and were invariably at least a day or so out of date – yet still I bought […]
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Listen to Cricket Outside UK

It’s not quite perfection but it comes pretty close for me , here’s my relaxtion recipe! a couple of weeks in the sun two reasonable Test matches competitive England cricket team someone to entertain my children last but not least Test Match Special Unfortunately this doesn’t happen very often for me, so when it does […]
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BBC Suffers Targeted Cyber Attack

The BBC website is normally so fast and resilient that most people will check their own internet connection first if it becomes inaccessible.  However unfortunately it appears that the BBC site is becoming increasingly a target for cyber attacks from across the world.  The BBC site is often attacked but it has a high tech […]
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EU Rule Change – Watch Iplayer Abroad with License

There’s exciting news for those of us who travel a lot and find it difficult to be parted from the BBC.   At the moment, it doesn’t matter who you are, where you are from if you’re outside the UK then you get blocked from things like the BBC iPlayer and UK Netflix.   Even […]
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How to Watch ITV or BBC iPlayer Ireland

It’s not so far away, but unfortunately when you are in Ireland, many great UK TV web sites become unavailable. Fire up the BBC home page from Dublin for instance and you won’t see the normal UK version, but the ‘International BBC home page’.  It appears that BBC iPlayer Ireland simply isn’t going to happen! There […]
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WWE Network Extends to UK TV

Wrestling fans will be pleased to hear that the WWE network has now been extended to UK television online viewers. It’s initially available on the APPle TV network which operates in the UK and Ireland. It’s been quite a while coming, the network launched in the US in February of last year (2014), with the […]
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Using the Internet to Watch UK TV From Overseas

If you’ve travelled a bit and watched a bit of TV in a variety of countries then you’ll almost certainly come to the conclusion that British TV is amongst the best in the world.   I can’t speak of non-English TV stations but out of the ones I can understand then the like of the […]
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