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

Saudi King's son Mohammed bin Salman is new Crown Prince

King Salman replaces previous heir to the throne - his nephew - with his son, UN says South Sudan no longer in famine, Queen's Speech gives strong emphasis to Brexit, controversy over Israel's 'stolen' Yemenite children

Suicide bomb suspect shot in Brussels

Hong Kong's Carrie Lam says she is 'no puppet of Beijing', US 'downs Iranian-made drone' over Syria, Qatari camels caught up in Gulf crisis

Barclays Bank and four former executives charged with fraud

Charges against Barclays over actions taken during the 2008 financial crisis, Catholic church says "thousands of civilians killed" in DR Congo conflict, scientists study tropical fish in effort to tackle heart disease in humans, Hugh Masekela on the future of African music

US student sent home from North Korea dies

Otto Warmbier's family blames his death on treatment he received in North Korea; the UK and the EU formally begin Brexit negotiations; the must-watch films for children

France's President Macron wins clear parliamentary majority

Emmanuel Macron heads for a big majority in parliament -- and a strong mandate to pursue his reforms; Portugal in mourning as fire kills more than sixty; lessons from history as Brexit talks begin in Brussels; Pakistan beat regional rivals India to win cricket's Champions' Trophy; and an elegy for the community shattered by London's high rise inferno.