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    Silly question perhaps but when you access BBC news whilst overseas are you served up a different page to the one you would see if you were online within the UK?

    I've noticed that on the main page there is rarely or never any story at all relating specifically to the uk - recently they've been leading with Gaza, DR Congo, Zimbabwe etc - worthy stories in themselves but I'm sure they never used to be this world centric. I'd have thought that the turmoil in the banking sector/ stock markets might be worth a mention from time to time. Today is no exception - the only uk related story is last nights football. What are the leading stories today as viewed from within the uk?

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    On the version you're viewing is there a "UK Version" option towards the bottom left of the page?
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    You can set your regional preferences.

    I keep mine on UK when in the UK but world when I travel.

    For those not getting the gist of todays important UK news, the main headline is Stockport getting a draw at Leicester....

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    Yup.



    Doesn't exactly leap out at you though!

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    They have been doing this for many years. Hit the UK menu item on the left hand side and all should be well. I've a feeling they use cookies to remember your preferences.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thelace View Post
    For those not getting the gist of todays important UK news, the main headline is Stockport getting a draw at Leicester....
    And in more breaking news: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/7922825.stm
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