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

Dutch election: voters go to the polls

Dutch voters take part in the first of three crucial Eurozone elections this year, helping Syrian refugee children will be "a 5 to 10 year challenge" says head of global aid-agency, the boss of world cricket's governing-body resigns for 'personal reasons', Malaysian censors object to 'gay moment' in new Disney film

US media leaks Trump tax return

White House condemns publication of the 2005 documents as illegal, Ikea drivers living in trucks 'for months', key Dutch election vote, how much do spiders eat?

Dutch voters head to the polls

Dutch voters head to the polls after televised debate, French candidate Francois Fillon placed under investigation, and doctors in Kenya end 100-day strike.

Huge snowstorm strikes Northeastern US

Schools closed and flights cancelled due to heavy snow across several states, Europe's top court rules that ban on hijabs in workplace 'can be legal', dementia researchers more optimistic about possible cure, why the world's oldest golfing club has voted to allow women members

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