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I just cannot seem to get into the spirit of christmas or new year here in the States. I guess I am just so used to my own traditions in the UK.

New Years Eve is approaching and for me it doesnt matter how many balls drop in times square...lol it will never quite signify the start of the New Year like the chimes of Big Ben.

I searched last year for a site where I can watch and listen to this (albeit hours early) just to try and get in the spirit of things.

Does anyone know how or where you can listen or watch the UK ringing in 2008.

Thanks folks


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I don't know if it will work over there but if you log onto

http://news.bbc.co.uk/

then "watch live" BBC News 24 near the top of the page.

Let me know if you can watch as I want to know this for when I move.

If you can then I'm 100% sure you will be able to see Big Ben strike the new year in on here.


 

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I don't know if it will work over there but if you log onto

http://news.bbc.co.uk/

then "watch live" BBC News 24 near the top of the page.

Let me know if you can watch as I want to know this for when I move.

If you can then I'm 100% sure you will be able to see Big Ben strike the new year in on here.

Unfortunately you cannot get the uk version live you have to watch the international one. Who knows maybe this year they will show big ben!


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I can't find a site that will show the chimes of Big Ben live at New Year but you might like to look at this -

http://www.camvista.com/england/london/tra...e_streaming.php

Live webcam streaming from Trafalgar square, in real time. I'm sure when it comes to new year it will show the celebrations ;)

Just a thought :)


 

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Thanks mustang-sally, I will take a look at that, as you say Trafalgar square will be good and who knows maybe the chimes will be heard in the background.


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You can now get Sky News in the USA.

I would of thought they will be showing Big Ben ringing in the New Year - live.

http://www.skynewsinternational.com/watch/jalipo.php

You have to sign up with Jalipo which is pay per view, but you do get 200 free credits when you sign up and don't have to give any credit card details unless you want to purchase more, I noticed they have BBCWorld on there too.


 

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Surely if the chimes are live then it won't really be New Year in the US though... or am I totally missing the point?! Either way - I think you can get recording software to download for free where you can record what is on your puter - if you were to record the BBC live then maybe you could re-enact it for your timezone?!

Just a thought :blush:

Never really thought about the chimes - I haven't moved yet but it is something so intrinsic to NYE that I can't imagine not having Big Ben chime... The thought had never crossed my mind that it wouldn't occur like that in the US...


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Broma, I just saw this and thought of you (L)

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Thanks Lisa do you know i found that yesterday as a myspace layout, but alas it had Happy New Year 2007. I was still gonna use it though just cos it had Big Ben on. I dont know if you have myspace but if you do check out broma25 you will see the exact same pic posted on there.

Thank you for thinking of me!!

And Happy New Year Lisa......and everyone else of course...lol


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Had another brainwave but it might not work - have you tried bbc radio online? Again, it would be UK time and I am not sure if they would play the chimes but it might be worth looking into... :)


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Thanks everyone for your help.

Tonight I discovered that UK Nova have live radio and am listening now. They may even do the chimes on the hour for those of us who live abroad.

Thats great news .


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Boooo Hoooo they never did the chimes they did the National Athem and Auld Lang Syne.

Not the Same at all.............


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