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

UN: 'Mosul civilians being used as human shields'

The United Nations warns that more than one-hundred-thousand civilians may be held by Islamic State militants in the Iraqi city of Mosul as human shields; Police in Britain say at least thirty people are now confirmed to have died in the fire that engulfed a London tower block; Family row in Singapore over the will of Lee Kuan Yew; Archaeologists in Ethiopia say they've uncovered a lost city a thousand years old.

London fire: search to 'take weeks'

The British Prime Minister has ordered a full public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire; President Donald Trump denies reports that he is under investigation for obstruction of justice; Could coffee waste replace diesel?

Twelve dead in tower block fire

Twelve people have died in the west London fire and the figure is expected to rise, Egypt's lawmakers approve a controversial deal giving islands to Saudi Arabia, Hydroelectric dams could 'permanently damage Amazon'

London tower block inferno

Fire engulfs 24 storey residential block killing and injuring many, US Republican Steve Scalise wounded by gunman, UN says staggering loss of civilian life in US led coalition air strikes in Syria