We try to ensure that all of our content is as accessible as possible to anyone regardless of disability or impairment and geographical location.

If you need extra help browsing the web or using assistive technology, we recommend BBC My Web, My Way. Which has plenty of videos and information to help you use the accessibility features of your computer.

Below are a number of ways you can make the content on this site more accessible.

Text Sizing

You should be able to increase or decreased the size of text in your browser. In most browsers this is done by using the CTRL and + or – keys.


Although we have tried to ensure that the colour used on this site should be easy to read, we understand that some visitors may have issues reading or seeing some colours on our site.

You may be able to change the colours display through your browser, or by enabling high contrast mode.

Alternative Formats

If you are having issue reading any of the articles on our site in HTML format, we would be more than happy to provide with a copy in another format such as PDF or Open Office.

Please contact us to request an alternative format.


To ensure our images are accessible to those using screen readers, all of our images where possible will use descriptive alternative text.

However in some cases we are unable to add alternative text.


This site uses cascading style sheets for visual layout. If your browser or browsing device does not support style sheets, the content of each page is designed to be still readable.


If you have any issues with accessibility on this site, or would like to find out more, please contact us for further information.