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

Ceasefire agreed in Syrian conflict

Iraqi forces launch new attacks in Mosul, Stars pay tribute to Debbie Reynolds, Artists' brushstrokes reveal signs of disease

US and Israel in War of Words

John Kerry defends US policy over Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian land; German police arrest Tunisian suspect over Berlin lorry attack; Nigerian government removes tens of thousands of 'ghost workers' from country's payroll.

US & Israel in war of words

John Kerry, defends US policy over Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian land; German police arrest Tunisian suspect over Berlin lorry attack ; Nigerian government removes tens of thousands of 'ghost workers' from country's payroll.

Actress Carrie Fisher dies

Carrie Fisher, who played Princess Leia in the Star Wars films, has died days after suffering a cardiac arrest on a flight from London to California; A judge in Argentina has indicted the former President, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, on corruption charges; 2016 has been a 'rubbish' year - how do comedians stay funny?