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BBC Online is mostly back online now, after serious problems overnight and early this morning.

Reg readers emailed to report problems from 3am UK time until just before 9am this morning.

For most the site was either unavailable, or loading extremely slowly.

A BBC spokeswoman said: "Some people have been experiencing problems accessing BBC web based services in the past few hours. This was due to network problems, resulting in access to these services being slow and at some points inaccessible. Services are now back to normal and engineers are monitoring the situation." ®

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