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About BBC Radio 5 Live

Listen online to the internet radio of BBC Radio 5 Live, the most prominent news source in the UK among radio listeners, specialising in broadcasting breaking news from BBC News. It also satisfies the news cravings of the wide and passionate sports fan community throughout the United Kingdom with live sports coverage. The Radio 5 Live schedule covers nearly all major UK-related sports events. In cases of concurrent major sports events, the broadcaster's sister station, BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, assists in providing coverage for multiple sports events simultaneously. Additional programmes in the schedule include interviews, phone-in discussions, and weather reports. BBC 5 Live offers an array of morning shows to its listeners on weekdays, with two presenters from the breakfast team selecting topics from national and international news and sports from 6am to 9am. Radio 5 Live doesn't leave its listeners without a morning programme on weekends either. On Saturdays, the breakfast show airs from 6am to 9am, and on Sundays, it runs from 7am to 10am.

BBC Radio 5 Live slogan: "The voice of the UK"

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News about BBC Radio 5 Live

BBC Radio Norfolk’s Rob Butler to move to 5 Live Sport
BBC Radio Norfolk presenter Rob Butler is moving to BBC Radio 5 Live in Salford to take up a new sports role this summer.More >> - 30.05.2024
Matt Chorley to leave Times Radio for BBC Radio 5 Live afternoons
Times Radio presenter and stand-up Matt Chorley is to present a new daytime political show on BBC Radio 5 Live as a replacement for Nihal Arthanayake.More >> - 21.05.2024
Nihal Arthanayake to leave daytimes on BBC Radio 5 Live
BBC Radio 5 Live afternoon presenter Nihal Arthanayake has just announced he’s leaving the afternoon show. The former Radio 1 and Asian Network host has been on 5 live for eight years, having joined to host afternoons with Sarah Brett in 2016.More >> - 20.05.2024
BBC Radio 5 Live at 30 – Dotun Adebayo looks back
I first arrived at Radio 5 Live at the old TV Centre in west London back in July 1998, as a guest on what was then known as Late Night Live with Nick Robinson.More >> - 28.03.2024
BBC Radio 5 Live set to mark 30 years of broadcasting
BBC Radio 5 Live has announced plans to celebrate its 30th birthday on Thursday 28 March 2024 with a day of special programming. The station launched at 5am on Monday 28 March 1994, taking over from BBC Radio 5 which ran from 1990 to 1994.More >> - 25.03.2024
Gordon Smart to host weeknight show on BBC Radio 5 Live
Award-winning journalist and broadcaster Gordon Smart is the new host of BBC Radio 5 Live’s late show, Monday to Thursday 10pm-1am.More >> - 13.12.2023
Colin Murray moves from weeknights to weekends at BBC Radio 5 Live
BBC Radio 5 Live’s Colin Murray is swapping weeknights for weekends to host two new shows. The former Fighting Talk host will be on-air Sunday 10am till 2pm and Friday afternoons 2pm till 4pm starting on January 12th 2024.More >> - 24.11.2023
Colin Murray to host Sunday morning sport show on BBC Radio 5 Live
Colin Murray is moving from his late weeknight programme to host a new show on Sunday mornings, 10am-12pm from 14 January.More >> - 24.11.2023
BBC Radio 5 Live journalist Helen Place dies after short and sudden illness
Tributes have been paid to radio journalist and newsreader Helen Place who has died after a short and sudden illness. Helen died on Saturday, just a couple of weeks after a cancer diagnosis. She worked at the BBC since 2005, most recently in the Money and Work team at Salford.More >> - 15.11.2023

BBC Radio 5 Live's programmes19

01:00 - Dotun Adebayo
Dotun Adebayo with your calls and discussion through the night.
05:00 - Wake Up to Money
Kids Cost
School holiday childcare costs are on the rise.
06:00 - 5 Live Breakfast
Chris Warburton and Nina Warhurst with unique stories, and the biggest news and sport.
09:00 - Nicky Campbell
With Clare McDonnell
Clare McDonnell takes your calls on the day's talking points.
11:00 - Golf - The Open
The Open - Day 2
Mark Chapman presents coverage of The Open Championship at the Royal Troon Golf Club.
20:00 - Rugby League
St Helens v Warrington Wolves
Live rugby league commentary of St Helens v Warrington Wolves in the Super League.
22:00 - Stephen Nolan
The day's main news stories, topical debate and interviews.