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

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.

President Trump rolls back his predecessor's thaw on links with Cuba

Donald Trump says he's scrapping much of Barack Obama's policy of warmer relations with Communist Cuba; demonstrators march on Downing Street to protest at the failings they say led to Wednesday's tower block disaster; the death of Helmut Kohl -- the architect of German reunification; will the Spanish taxman drive Cristiano Ronaldo away from Real Madrid?

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?