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

Trump criticises China over trade with North Korea

US President berates Beijing following North Korea's test of a long-range missile, prosecutions over attack on Malaysian airliner will take place in the Netherlands, Zadie Smith on lessons of the Grenfell Tower disaster, will 'Panda diplomacy' improve China-Germany relations ?

European Commission releases new plan on migrants

The European Commission has released a new action plan on migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea; Around 50 migrants are feared to have drowned off the Moroccan coast; US-backed Syrian forces have breached the wall at Raqqa's Old City during the fight against so-called Islamic State; Ugandan civil servants face strict dress code; Pop star Ed Sheeran says he has quit Twitter after receiving a stream of abuse.

Macron outlines "radical new path" for France

The French President Emmanuel Macron proposes a radical overhaul of the government, Iran signs a contract worth nearly 5 billion dollars with the French energy giant Total, 18 die in German bus crash, Dr Seuss' The Cat and the Hat turns sixty.

Iran signs huge new gas deal with French energy giant

Tehran says French energy company Total is to sign gas contract worth nearly $5bn, Qatar given extended deadline on Gulf demands, investigation into alleged extra-judicial killings in Indian state of Manipur, are smartphones changing the way we walk ?