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 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

Sturgeon to seek referendum on Scottish independence

Scotland's First Minister will ask permission for second independence referendum, Dutch voters prepare for election amid worsening row with Turkey, Carlos the Jackal on trial over 1974 attack in Paris, concerns over security at 2018 World Cup in Russia

Syria war: 2016 'deadliest' for children

UN says more children killed than in any other year of six-year civil war, the British PM faces one last parliamentary hurdle before she can trigger Article 50, documenting the art and culture of Africa in a massive cultural encyclopaedia