How can I listen to national and local news bulletins on my smart speaker?

You can now access BBC local news from 39 stations across England, as well as the BBC’s national services for Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales on your Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant device.

Just say 'Alexa' or 'OK Google' followed by the relevant phrase below. You can also listen and subscribe via BBC Sounds by clicking the relevant link:

BBC National News bulletins Phrase Listen in BBC Sounds
UK News Update (Play) BBC News bbc.co.uk/news/av/10318236
BBC News NI Update (Play) BBC News NI bbc.co.uk/programmes/p08gmyz6
BBC Radio Wales Update (Play) BBC News for Wales bbc.co.uk/programmes/p08bd438
Bulletin BBC Radio Cymru (Play) Bulletin BBC Radio Cymru bbc.co.uk/programmes/p08bcwwk
BBC Scotland News (Play) BBC News for Scotland bbc.co.uk/programmes/p08zsyrw
Bulletin Radio nan Gàidheal* Coming soon Coming soon

 

BBC Local News Briefings Phrase Listen in BBC Sounds
BBC CWR Update (Play) BBC News for CWR bbc.co.uk/programmes/p08dv11j
BBC Radio Berkshire Update (Play) BBC News for Berkshire bbc.co.uk/programmes/p090tqpp
BBC Radio Bristol Update (Play) BBC News for Bristol  bbc.co.uk/programmes/p08m00gv
BBC Radio Cambridgeshire Update (Play) BBC News for Cambridgeshire bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0914mwh
BBC Radio Cornwall Update (Play) BBC News for Cornwall bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0914nwz
BBC Radio Cumbria Update (Play) BBC News for Cumbria bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0914pk7
BBC Radio Derby Update (Play) BBC News for Derby bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0914q3q
BBC Radio Devon Update (Play) BBC News for Devon bbc.co.uk/programmes/p08dy02f
BBC Radio Essex Update (Play) BBC News for Essex bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0914v6y
BBC Radio Gloucestershire Update (Play) BBC News for Gloucestershire bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0914w0y
BBC Radio Guernsey Update (Play) BBC News for Guernsey bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0914wp5
BBC Radio Hereford & Worcester Update (Play) BBC News for Hereford and Worcester bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0914x4n
BBC Radio Humberside Update (Play) BBC News for Humberside bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0914xlv
BBC Radio Jersey Update (Play) BBC News for Jersey bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0915syp
BBC Radio Kent Update (Play) BBC News for Kent bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0915v2s
BBC Radio Lancashire Update (Play) BBC News for Lancashire bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0915vtp
BBC Radio Leeds Update (Play) BBC News for Leeds bbc.co.uk/programmes/p08dv1l4
BBC Radio Leicester Update (Play) BBC News for Leicester bbc.co.uk/programmes/p08jfsvl
BBC Radio Lincolnshire Update (Play) BBC News for Lincolnshire bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0915wvf
BBC Radio London Update (Play) BBC News for London bbc.co.uk/programmes/p087fdwt
BBC Radio Manchester Update (Play) BBC News for Manchester bbc.co.uk/programmes/p08dtv1q
BBC Radio Merseyside Update (Play) BBC News for Merseyside bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0915xkn
BBC Radio Newcastle Update (Play) BBC News for the North East  bbc.co.uk/programmes/p08lzz6f
BBC Radio Norfolk Update (Play) BBC News for Norfolk bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0915ydn
BBC Radio Northampton Update (Play) BBC News for Northamptonshire bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0915z3m
BBC Radio Nottingham Update (Play) BBC News for Nottingham bbc.co.uk/programmes/p08dv29y
BBC Radio Oxford Update (Play) BBC News for Oxford bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0915zvz
BBC Radio Sheffield Update (Play) BBC News for Sheffield bbc.co.uk/programmes/p08dy5k6
BBC Radio Shropshire Update (Play) BBC News for Shropshire bbc.co.uk/programmes/p091611g
BBC Radio Solent Update (Play) BBC News for the South bbc.co.uk/programmes/p09161d2
BBC Radio Somerset Update (Play) BBC News for Somerset bbc.co.uk/programmes/p08dy4zh
BBC Radio Stoke Update (Play) BBC News for Stoke bbc.co.uk/programmes/p091628x
BBC Radio Suffolk Update (Play) BBC News for Suffolk bbc.co.uk/programmes/p09163g3
BBC Radio Surrey Update (Play) BBC News for Surrey bbc.co.uk/programmes/p08m4cjz
BBC Radio Sussex (Play) BBC News for Sussex bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0916cqm
BBC Radio Tees Update (Play) BBC News for Radio Tees bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0916dhw
BBC Radio Wiltshire Update (Play) BBC News for Wiltshire  bbc.co.uk/programmes/p08lzt2d
BBC Radio WM Update (Play) BBC News for the West Midlands bbc.co.uk/programmes/p08lzsl4
BBC Radio York Update (Play) BBC News for York bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0916fts
BBC Three Counties Radio Update (Play) BBC News for Three Counties Radio  bbc.co.uk/programmes/p08lztnw