The BBC News desktop alert is now also in Arabic. Breaking news e-mail services let you find out about all the latest news as it happens. Please note: This service is only available for PCs using Windows. The download is quick and simple and does not require any personal information from you. Once installed, an alert box will appear on your PC whenever an important story breaks. The box will include a link to give you swift access to the BBC News Web site.
What's new in version 1
ReleaseNovember 7, 2008
Date AddedDecember 29, 2005
Operating SystemsWindows 2000, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows, Windows XP, Windows NT