Big news. We finally launched the thing.
If you have an Amazon Alexa device, I hope you have a go at saying hello to BBC Interactive News - the UK’s (and, possibly, the world’s) first interactive audio news bulletin.
To make it come to life all you have to do is say:
Alexa, give me BBC News
Once you’re in (and you’ve had an introduction from one of the BBC’s big names) you’ll be hearing me, or one of the people I work with, telling you all about the day’s top stories.
If you’ve heard enough about Brexit, you can say:
If you change your mind, and decide you really do want to hear about Brexit say:
On certain stories, we give you a little bit extra. It could be a longer interview that you wouldn’t otherwise hear, an extract from one of our podcasts or even a gem dug out of the archives. To hear those say:
Alexa, more from the BBC
Give it a try - it’s updated 24⁄7.
Saw Self Esteem at Electric Brixton and, well, swoon.
Stage presence, choreography, banging choooons. It had it all.