BBC World Service

The BBC World Service provides international news and analysis from around the globe in 28 languages. Their global network of correspondents provides impartial news and reports on location.

Recent Episodes

Former IRA leader turned peacemaker, Martin McGuinness, dies

Northern Ireland's former deputy first minister, Martin McGuinness, has died aged 66, South Korean ousted president reports to prosecutors for questioning,

US to ban laptops and tablets on flights from eight countries

FBI confirms Trump Russia investigation

FBI chief confirms criminal probe into alleged Russian interference in 2016 US election and denies President Trump's wiretap claim, French election candidates battle for public support in TV debate, Brazil's rotten meat scandal prompts major import bans, Sesame Street welcomes autistic muppet

US spy chiefs to assess Russia claims

FBI director to testify in Congress, the secret to successful sperm, Vodafone deal creates India mobile giant, doping in sport "fast becoming a crisis", why do birds sing at dawn? Face recognition used to prevent loo roll theft in China

Rio 2016 Olympics legacy

Several athletes and officials say the country has failed to fulfil its promises, freak Ghana waterfall accident, New Zealand expels US diplomat, Uber president resigns

Trump-Russia claims: no evidence of collusion - Nunes

US House Intelligence Committee Chair sees no Trump team campaign link to Russia, Syrian government forces 'repel' a surprise rebel advance in the eastern suburbs of Damascus, New technology allows deaf students to enjoy the music of whales, A woman from a small remote community in the Canadian Arctic has won the Global Teacher prize.

G20 ministers drop free trade pledge

G20 finance ministers drop free trade pledge after US opposition, American rock and roll legend Chuck Berry has died aged 90, Man in US arrested over seizure-inducing tweet, A controversial Hindu priest has been chosen as the chief minister of India's most populous state