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

Somali 'pirates' in first hijacking since 2012

An oil tanker is hijacked by suspected pirates off Somalia coast, British PM says 'no' to second Scottish referendum, the vlogging school, study shows parents live longer, stolen Stradivarius returns to stage

British parliament approves Brexit law

Millions in US could lose health insurance, China: rage over S Korean anti-missile system, Intel takes huge bet on driverless cars

Sturgeon to seek referendum on Scottish independence

Scotland's First Minister will ask permission for second independence referendum, Dutch voters prepare for election amid worsening row with Turkey, Carlos the Jackal on trial over 1974 attack in Paris, concerns over security at 2018 World Cup in Russia

Syria war: 2016 'deadliest' for children

UN says more children killed than in any other year of six-year civil war, the British PM faces one last parliamentary hurdle before she can trigger Article 50, documenting the art and culture of Africa in a massive cultural encyclopaedia

Growing tensions between Turkey and the EU

Turkish president demands sanctions after Netherlands bans two ministers from campaigning in Rotterdam, Landslide at a rubbish dump in Ethiopia kills dozens of people, Christian woman in Chicago wearing headscarf in solidarity with American Muslims

Row Between Netherlands and Turkey Escalates

Party of Indian Prime Minister wins elections in the country's biggest state, Two bomb explosions in Syria's capital, Damascus, kill around forty people, Drag: men dressing up as women becomes more popular in Britain