Managing cookies

How can I control cookies?

Cookies settings

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If you don't want to receive certain categories of cookies on and, you can use this tool to opt-out of them. We will need to set a cookie so that we can remember your choices when you next visit the website from the same browser. At the present time it is not technically possible for us to allow you to carry your settings with you between your browsers on different devices so you will need to change these settings from each browser you use.

Please also be aware that we make every effort to respect your choices, however, there is the possibility that not all cookies will be captured. If this is a concern then we would recommend that you change your cookie settings via your browser; your browser help function will tell you how.

Note: most pages on the BBC website do work without cookies, but you will lose some features and functionality if you choose to disable cookies. For example, you won't be able to set the weather to your chosen location. The cookie settings below only apply to the and websites. For everything else, please see How can I control cookies?

Non-UK users: If you are viewing the BBC website from outside of the UK, you will have been directed to the international version at Some of the content available on is served by the UK version of the website, Therefore, in order to ensure that your cookie settings are carried across, you may wish to ensure that you also set your cookie choices on

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 1. Strictly necessary cookies

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These cookies enhance the functionality of website by storing your preferences. For example, you can set your location on the BBC weather websiteFind out more.

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These cookies help to improve the performance of BBC Online, providing a better user experience. When you are signed-in, data collected via performance cookies will be used to provide you with personalised services. Find out more.

Your choice above will affect the performance cookies set by the BBC. To change your settings for cookies set by our third party suppliers, please click here 

If you are outside the UK, please see Ad choices for non-UK users for your online behavioural advertising settings.

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