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Sky News is an unrivalled, world class breaking news service with a spirit of innovation and a fresh approach to news broadcasting. As the UK's first dedicated 24-hour news channel, Sky News has built a deserved reputation for being the first to break major news as well as offering insight and analysis on the latest stories. It is renowned for the speed of its coverage and flexibility of reporting news live across all its platforms - TV, mobile, online, radio and iPad.

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How to Watch: Sky News

Below is a list of all the television and radio channels that you can watch in the UK using one of the free services: DAB (for radio), Freeview, Sky No Card - Sky without a viewing card (Freesat from Sky (or fSfS)) and Freesat.. Where a channel can be watched for free, the channel number is listed below. In addition, if you can watch (or listen) immediately online, press the button in the "web" column.

As some channels are exclusive to one service alone, you may need to get receive more than one service to get all the channels you want. The coverage for Freeview differs too - those channels not provided by the public service "Freeview Light" transmitters the current coverage shown thus (54%), taken from Connected Nations Report 2017: Data analysis'

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Sky News live_tv   233 (90%)   202

Regional content: National channel with no regional content or variations. For full details of broadcaster contacts, see the link icon Sky News page.

Official site: See the link icon Sky News website.

From Wikipedia: The service places emphasis on rolling news, including the latest breaking news. Sky News provides an hourly news radio service to multiple radio networks in the UK and Ireland. Sky News has built its schedule around the main anchors with appointment to view broadcasts regularly being supplemented by landmark broadcasts. - link icon read more about Sky News on wikipedia (summary by Clipped).

Freeview multiplex: Sky News is on multiplex COM5 in england flagscotland flagnorthernireland flagwales flag.

Wednesday, 23 December 2020

12:20 AM


Are any other channels missing? See the channel listings link and advice in the post before yours.

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Chris.SE's 4,151 posts GB flag
Sunday, 25 April 2021
keith ramsell
1:07 PM

Who were the participants in "the papers" preview Saturday 10.30 and 11.30 p.m. please?

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keith ramsell's 1 post GB flag
Monday, 26 April 2021

2:01 AM

keith ramsell:

This isn't Sky News website, you'd have to double check with Sky News for confirmation, but according to IMDb (which is one of the only sources I can readily find that has information!) they were -
Christina Patterson - Journalist & Author, and Kulveer Ranger - Boris Johnson's Former Adviser.
The presenter was Jonathan Samuels.
But you could also check by watching it on YouTube - Press Preview: A first look at Sunday's newspaper headlines - YouTube

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Chris.SE's 4,151 posts GB flag
Friday, 15 October 2021
Robert cattle
2:19 PM

No skynews after many retry settings
Any news when .? Get back

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Robert cattle's 3 posts GB flag
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Saturday, 16 October 2021

1:28 AM

Robert cattle:

Sky News is carried on the ArqA/COM5 multiplex.
Following the fire at the main Bilsdale mast, the temporary "Bilsdale Quarry" mast has now been brought into service (Oct 13th). You should do a retune and should be able to receive all multiplexes being transmitted from there (no Local mux though).
For your locale. your aerial should be pointing at a bearing of 284 degrees, slightly W of WNW with the rods horizontal.

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Chris.SE's 4,151 posts GB flag
Friday, 15 July 2022
11:20 AM

Disconnect the Aerial from the tv not just the wall, retune which will clear all previous presets and favourites, when finished retune again with aerial plugged into tv and all channels should appear against correct channel numbers, hint - worked for me but I had to unplug the aerial cable from the tv and not just the faceplate on the wall.

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Tellybelly's 1 post GB flag

1:50 PM

Tellybelly: If there is a very strong signal sometimes a short length of cable plugged in to the back of the TV is all the antenna you need.

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