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Listen online to the internet radio of BBC Radio 5 Live, the most prominent news source in the UK among the radio listeners' community, specializing 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. 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 5Live 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 Five 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.

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News about BBC Radio 5 Live

BBC to create four new commissioning roles in Network Radio
Four new roles are being created across BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio 5 Live in Commissioning.More >> - 12.09.2023
Helen Skelton leaves BBC Radio 5 Live for family reasons
Helen Skelton told her BBC Radio 5 Live listeners this morning that she is leaving the station to spend more time with her children.More >> - 13.08.2023
Rick Edwards to host Fighting Talk following Colin Murray departure
BBC Radio 5 Live breakfast co-host Rick Edwards is the new presenter of Fighting Talk. Rick will take over the show when it returns in September following Colin Murray’s decision to leave the show at the end of the last season.More >> - 08.08.2023
Gordon Smart returns with weekly show on BBC Radio 5 Live
Journalist and broadcaster Gordon Smart is joining BBC 5 Live with a brand new Sunday evening show which will broadcast from Glasgow. Gordon will be on-air every Sunday from 8pm – 10pm starting on July 16th with an insider’s take on the biggest news and sport stories of the week...More >> - 29.06.2023
How Do You Cope? … With Elis and John returns to BBC Radio 5 Live
Mental health podcast How Do You Cope?… With Elis and John is heading back to BBC Radio 5 Live for a fourth season. Elis James and John Robins will be back on Tuesday 6th June with a host of new celebrity guests...More >> - 01.06.2023
BBC secures exclusive audio rights for Rugby World Cup 2023
The BBC has secured exclusive audio rights to broadcast the Rugby World Cup 2023 in France, which begins on Friday 8 September. All of the matches, including all home nations matches, will be available on BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC Radio 5 Sports Extra via BBC Sounds...More >> - 26.05.2023
Mornings on BBC Radio 5 Live are about to change
From Monday 8 November, Rick Edwards will start as 5 Live Breakfast host alongside current presenter Rachel Burden. The new show, on-air weekdays 6-9am, will also include additional changes with its new presenter. Every day, Rachel and Rick will take a big question and attempt to break it down...More >> - 28.10.2021
BBC confirm four-year audio rights deal for men’s Six Nations
BBC Radio will continue to broadcast the men’s Six Nations Championship between 2022-2025, following an agreement between the BBC and tournament organisers. As per previous years, every home nation game throughout the competition will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 5 Live or 5 Live Sports Extra, with all commentaries also available on BBC Sounds and across BBC radio...More >> - 21.10.2021
BBC wins Broadcaster of the Year at New York Festivals Awards
The BBC has won Broadcaster of the Year at the New York Festivals Radio Awards. Most of the Gold Awards went to the BBC or to independent producers working on BBC programmes. Across its radio networks, the BBC collected 14 Gold awards, 7 Silver and 10 Bronze with podcast series’ including I’m Not A Monster, Where Is George Gibney and Fight Of The Century all picking up several each...More >> - 13.10.2021

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BBC Radio 5 Live's programmes28

01:00 - Dotun Adebayo
Dotun Adebayo with your calls and discussion through the night.
05:00 - Wake Up to Money
Winter lights set to stay on
Winter lights set to stay on
06:00 - 5 Live Breakfast
Rachel Burden and Rick Edwards with unique stories, and the biggest news and sport.
09:00 - Nicky Campbell
Nicky Campbell takes your calls on the day's talking points.
11:00 - Adrian Chiles
Adrian Chiles with original journalism and surprising news stories.
13:00 - Nihal Arthanayake
Michael Palin and Ross Kemp
Nihal Arthanayake chats to Michael Palin and Ross Kemp, plus Music Review.
16:00 - 5 Live Drive
A round-up of the day's top news and sport with Tony Livesey and Clare McDonnell.
19:00 - 5 Live Sport
5 Live Golf, Ryder Cup Preview
Mark Chapman and guests preview this year's Ryder Cup.
20:30 - 5 Live Sport
Women's Super League Preview
Eleanor Oldroyd and guests preview the 2023-2024 Women's Super League season.
21:30 - 5 Live Sport
Euro Leagues, 28/09/2023
Steve Crossman and guests discuss the latest news from the world of European football.
22:00 - Colin Murray
Colin Murray with late night conversation and in-depth interviews.