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Please recommend a good non-BBC news radio station?

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wasty
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I have stopped paying my TV licence and would like to know anyone’s recommendations for a good news radio station?  I am currently interested in the Diana-BBC debacle and so I don’t want to listen to the BBC.
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  • EssexExile
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    Times Radio. I haven't tried it so more a suggestion than a recommendation.
    Tall, dark & handsome. Well two out of three ain't bad.
  • JJ_Egan
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    Russia Today ??
  • pbartlett
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    edited 22 May 2021 at 3:50PM
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    one of these maybe?

    List of Internet radio stations - Wikipedia

    Also (and I know it is the BBC), you may get on with the World Service
  • pphillips
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    Talk Radio 
  • Chino
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    JJ_Egan said:
    Russia Today ??
    Seriously?
  • Zinger549
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    LBC is good.
    Come on you Irons
  • FluffityBunny
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    LBC, it's all I listen to now
  • wasty
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    Chino said:
    JJ_Egan said:
    Russia Today ??
    Seriously?
    Funnily enough, on occasions when I got fed up with the same old clap trap on bbc1 and Sky, I used to switch to RT and sometimes it was quite interesting because it had more international reports, although I did find it annoying when they put the text of what they were saying on the screen as well, it seems a bit childish.
  • wasty
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    Times Radio. I haven't tried it so more a suggestion than a recommendation.
    Listened lunchtime and it was good, thanks.

    I didn’t think much of Talk Radio except that they also play music, but perhaps I need to look at their schedule.

    My main problem is that my iPad gets hot when listening to internet radio, so I am reluctant to listen for more than an hour!
  • poppasmurf_bewdley
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    Times Radio, Talk Radio and LBC are all good, and seem far less biased than the BBC, but one or two presenters may get your hackles up, depending on whether you favour the left or right wing.  

    Overall, I find a mixture of the three to be far more refreshing than the stale format that has become the BBC.  
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