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This article was published on July 14, 2010

New BBC Website goes live tomorrow but you can see it now.

New BBC Website goes live tomorrow but you can see it now.
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Former CEO of The Next Web. A fan of startups, entrepreneurship, getting things done faster, penning the occasional blog post, taking photos Former CEO of The Next Web. A fan of startups, entrepreneurship, getting things done faster, penning the occasional blog post, taking photos, designing, listening to good music and making lurrrve.

I’ve been a fan of the current BBC News website for some time. When I caught news of its upcoming changes I admittedly was anxious, but thankfully they’ve made a great site even better.

What’s new:

  • a fresh, updated design, with more space for the main stories of the day.
  • Larger, bolder text.
  • Better use of video and images
  • clearer and more prominent labelling and signposting of key stories, whether you are on the front page or a story page
  • a better indication of which are the most recent headlines
  • easier ways to share stories with others, for those who wish to

Before and after shots below, but check for yourself here – before and after. Both are still live until tomorrow when the beta site replaces the current (before) one.