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BBC - can anyone reach the news website

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BBC - can anyone reach the news website

They seem to have launched a total new version of the website and now I can't reach the news main page. Sad
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Re: BBC - can anyone reach the news website

http://news.bbc.co.uk/
Does not look any different to me  Huh
Hmm... I see what you mean now - the main BBC website.
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Re: BBC - can anyone reach the news website

I was reading news.bbc.co.uk without problem earlier today, but just now Firefox is telling me that: "the server is redirecting the request for this address in a way that will never complete."
But I do routinely run Firefox with Javascript disabled, Adblock running, and Redirect remover active. Seems to upset some websites, I'll just have to find a more customer friendly news site now.
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Peter: Does www.bbc.co.uk still look the same? Edit: Just seen your edit.
Fred: That's the same as I am getting
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Re: BBC - can anyone reach the news website

No. I edited my post when I realised what you meant.
I can still access the unchanged news website via the news link at the bottom of the page under Explore The BBC. Using FF2 and IE7 and both showing the news website fine.
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Re: BBC - can anyone reach the news website

A retry on the earlier "redirect fail" display from Firefox now connects for me. But I agree, there was a problem
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I've finally got back to it - have you got a big gap at the top with space for an advertisement?
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... and now it's broken again. Sad
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Re: BBC - can anyone reach the news website

ten minutes ago I had a rss feed of the BBC News, now I dont Undecided Undecided Undecided Undecided Undecided Undecided Undecided Undecided Undecided
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Re: BBC - can anyone reach the news website

If you mean the news site, no, its no different for me; grey top band then the red with the BBC news logo
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Re: BBC - can anyone reach the news website

I'm using OpenDNS and not seeing any delays.
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I had to resubscribe using news services top right of the news pages Tongue Roll eyes
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It seems to be working OK this morning where I found:
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A man's body has been discovered in a cemetery on the Isle of Wight.

Linky
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A man's body has been discovered in a cemetery on the Isle of Wight.

that`s unusual ?
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I'm glad it's not just me that thought that! Roll eyes
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