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's Tax Pledge

US presidential candidate promises biggest revolution since Ronald Reagan, Australian inquiry into mistreatment of young offenders, horse gait traced to single mutation, life-saving car

Dozens killed by Pakistan hospital bomb

Quetta blast victims had gathered to mourn colleague, Perseid meteor shower, Rio's polluted water, Britons under-report calorie intake

Russians banned from Rio Paralympics

Erdogan backs return of death penalty, Thai vote backs military's constitution, Celebrated Brazilian plastic surgeon dies at 93

Rio set for the Olympic opening ceremony

Organisers keep details of ceremony secret as the world prepares for Olympics to start, at least 13 people killed in attack on Assam marketplace, why some Russians revere Ivan the Terrible