THE beauty of the Internet is that you can listen to radio stations from around the world, keeping up to date with news, current affairs and music.

There are thousands out on the net but they are not like your traditional radio, for one there's no DJ talking.

Instead, music is streamed continuously and you may even be able to take control and skip tracks.

Stations like this range from well-known brands such as NME ( to the collection of hobbyist broadcasters at

There's a huge list of services at and a good search engine at