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

US spy chiefs warn of threat from Russian hacking

US Intelligence Director says Democrat email hacking ordered by Putin / Turkey car bomb / Scientists discover rare fossilised fruit dating back more than fifty million years

Republicans vow to abolish Obamacare

Battle lines drawn over the future of Obama's health care reforms; German police question second Tunisian man over Berlin market attack; How the overuse of antibiotics in India is helping fuel disease

2017: The Predictions Podcast

What is going to happen in 2017? President Marine Le Pen of France? The end of the Iran nuclear deal? Some of the BBC’s most senior correspondents forecast what might or might not happen during the next 12 months. Make your own predictions and join the discussion on the World Service Facebook page.

Israeli soldier convicted over Hebron shooting

Israeli soldier is convicted of manslaughter for shooting dead a wounded Palestinian, Turkish president issues a defiant message to extremists, over 150 inmates escape from Philippines prison, will 2017 be "The Year of the Wall" ?

US delight at choice of carmaker Ford

Ford chooses to invest in Michigan over Mexico; hunt for gunman continues in Turkey; call for Nigerian harmony ends in disharmony