BBC World Service

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Recent Episodes

Iraq Forces Retake Hawija from IS

Hawija fell to IS in 2014, when the group seized control of much of northern and western Iraq. Also: Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel literature prize and Google reveals Pixel Buds.

Trump: America is a Nation in Mourning

President Trump visits first responders and the victims in Las Vegas and the secretary of State gives an unusual press conference and reiterates his support for the President. Also, allegations of attacks on men sporting a moustache in India.

King of Spain accuses Catalan authorities of disloyalty

King Felipe of Spain spoke after a day of protests against police violence during Sunday's referendum. We hear what could happen next. Also, an update on Sunday's mass shooting in Las Vegas. And a film about the South African paralympian Oscar Pistorius displeases his family.

Catalonia Gripped by Anti-police Demonstrations

Wave of strikes across Catalonia in protest over police violence during Sunday's independence referendum. Also, Nevada police investigate why Stephen Paddock opened fire on open-air concert in Las Vegas, a Myanmar beauty queen is expelled from pageant for comments about Rohingyas, and music star Tom Petty dies aged 66.

Investigations Begin into Las Vegas Shooting

President Trump described the attack as "pure evil" and later observed a minute's silence on the White House lawn. Also: Catalans "not seeking a traumatic split", and the Palestinian prime minister visits Gaza for the first time in two years.