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

Boris Johnson named new UK Foreign Secretary

Former London mayor appointed within hours of new PM Theresa May taking office, IS confirms death of one of its leaders, Donald Trump calls for US judge who criticised him to resign, how real are concerns over Zika ahead of next month's Olympic Games in Brazil?

Changing of the Guard in British politics

David Cameron prepares to step down as British Prime Minister after six years in charge; "I am NOT pregnant. But I am fed up"- a blog by Jennifer Aniston; Scientist in China in trouble for naming a newly discovered beetle in honour of the country's president.

Obama urges US to 'reject despair'

President Obama spoke at a memorial service in Dallas for five killed police officers / Bernie Sanders endorses Hillary Clinton / 20 killed in train crash in southern Italy

Tribunal rejects Beijing's claims in the South China Sea

International tribunal rejects Beijing's historic claim to much of the South China Sea; Partner of the man shot by police in Minnesota talks about her loss; How a little-known boycott fifty years ago - changed world cup football forever.

Theresa May to be British PM on Wednesday

Theresa May promises to make a success of Britain leaving the EU / More than 500 extra US troops for Iraqi operations against IS / Tools used by Brazilian monkeys centuries ago