World Update Episode guide

  1. 25/04/2014

    News and issues making the headlines each day.

    First broadcast: 25 Apr 2014

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  2. 24/04/2014

    News and issues making the headlines each day.

    First broadcast: 24 Apr 2014

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  3. 23/04/2014

    News and issues making the headlines each day.

    First broadcast: 23 Apr 2014

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  4. 22/04/2014

    News and issues making the headlines each day.

    First broadcast: 22 Apr 2014

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  5. 21/04/2014

    News and issues making the headlines each day.

    First broadcast: 21 Apr 2014

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  6. Hopes fade for survivors in ferry disaster

    Divers enter the sunken ship in South Korean waters

    First broadcast: 18 Apr 2014

  7. President Putin admits to Crimea troop deployment

    Russian leader talks of "right" to go into Ukraine in annual phone-in.

    First broadcast: 17 Apr 2014

  8. Korean ferry disaster: hundreds missing at sea

    US warship joins in the search for missing passengers

    First broadcast: 16 Apr 2014

  9. Ukrainian Operation to 'Restore Order' Underway

    Ukraine's acting president plans to restore order 'stage by stage' and 'responsible'

    First broadcast: 15 Apr 2014

  10. Tense stand off in Eastern Ukraine

    Pro-Russian demonstrators ignore deadline to leave official buildings

    First broadcast: 14 Apr 2014

  11. Ukraine 'Committed' to Devolving More Power to Regions

    Acting prime minister visits eastern Ukraine as pro-Russian activists demand changes

    First broadcast: 11 Apr 2014

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  12. UK scientists: "billions wasted" by stockpiling Tamiflu

    Greece's landmark bond sale; campaign for unisex gender; Pistorius faces 'bull-terrier'

    First broadcast: 10 Apr 2014

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  13. More Signals Detected in Search for Missing Plane

    Two more signals detected which could have come from flight recorders of flight MH370

    First broadcast: 09 Apr 2014

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  14. Russia Warns of 'Civil War' in Ukraine

    The Russian Foreign Ministry warns Ukraine to stop military preparations

    First broadcast: 08 Apr 2014

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  15. More protests in east Ukraine

    Officials sent to Donetsk after pro-Russian groups occupy government buildings there.

    First broadcast: 07 Apr 2014

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  16. Classical music in India

    News and issues making the headlines each day.

    First broadcast: 04 Apr 2014

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  17. Fort Hood Mayor on murder-suicide: "It's like a kick in the gut for the community".

    President Obama vows to find out exactly what happened at Fort Hood.

    First broadcast: 03 Apr 2014

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  18. 02/04/2014

    News and issues making the headlines each day.

    First broadcast: 02 Apr 2014

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  19. Freedom From Addiction

    As part of the BBC's Freedom 2014 season, we look at what addiction does to the mind

    First broadcast: 01 Apr 2014

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  20. Climate Change Impact 'overwhelming' says IPCC

    Humans are increasingly feeling the severe effects of global warming, says the IPCC

    First broadcast: 31 Mar 2014

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  21. Missing Plane Search Shifts

    New information on MH370 prompts location change

    First broadcast: 28 Mar 2014

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  22. Pope Francis and Obama to Discuss Inequality

    Pontiff and US President meet at the Vatican for the first time

    First broadcast: 27 Mar 2014

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  23. More objects spotted in search area for flight MH370

    Malaysia says 120 objects could be from the missing airliner

    First broadcast: 26 Mar 2014

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  24. Malaysian Airlines CEO 'not holding anything back'

    Chief executive defends his company's handling of the missing jet mystery.

    First broadcast: 25 Mar 2014

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  25. Russian Forces at Ukrainian Border 'Very Ready'

    NATO's military commander in Europe warns about the build-up

    First broadcast: 24 Mar 2014

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  26. Concerns about "tit for tat" sanctions over Crimea

    Finnish Minister tells us a trade war is not in the interests of Russia or the EU

    First broadcast: 21 Mar 2014

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  27. New ocean search for missing jet

    The latest from Australia on the whereabouts of flight MH370

    First broadcast: 20 Mar 2014

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  28. Ukraine's Navy HQ stormed

    We hear from a reporter in Sevastopol where armed pro-Russia protestors stormed the base

    First broadcast: 19 Mar 2014

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  29. Do some children's books promote "limiting gender stereotypes"?

    "Let books be books" campaign aims to pressure retailers over issue

    First broadcast: 18 Mar 2014

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  30. Crimea votes to join Russia

    Majority of referendum voters support succession from Ukraine.

    First broadcast: 17 Mar 2014

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