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Find out more about the different BBC Alert features

Download the new BBC desktop ticker and stay in constant touch with the latest news and sports headlines.

Key features:

  • Choose from over 300 news and sport options
  • Find out first with breaking news alerts
  • It's free and takes seconds to install

    SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
    Operating system: Windows 2000, Windows XP
    System memory (RAM): 256MB
    4MB of hard disc space
    Internet access
    Download BBC News desktop alerts

    This new desktop service replaces the previous BBC News desktop alert, BBC Sport Mini Motty and general news alert services. These will be automatically removed when you install this new version.

    Problems using this service?
    If you experience any problems using BBC Alerts please refer to the help page.

    Download notice The desktop alert software is provided to you by Skinkers Limited ("Skinkers") and not by the BBC. Any claim you have in respect of the software must be made against Skinkers and you agree not to involve the BBC in any dispute with Skinkers in connection with the software or otherwise. Your downloading, installation and use of the software is subject to additional terms in the form of the "Skinkers Licence Agreement" which will be presented to you during installation.




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