World Update Episode guide

  1. 25/09/2014

    News and issues making the headlines each day.

    First broadcast: 25 Sep 2014

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  2. 24/09/2014

    News and issues making the headlines each day.

    First broadcast: 24 Sep 2014

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  3. 23/09/2014

    News and issues making the headlines each day.

    First broadcast: 23 Sep 2014

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  4. 22/09/2014

    News and issues making the headlines each day.

    First broadcast: 22 Sep 2014

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  5. 19/09/2014

    News and issues making the headlines each day.

    First broadcast: 19 Sep 2014

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  6. 19/09/2014

    News and issues making the headlines each day.

    First broadcast: 19 Sep 2014

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  7. Muslim plea for Henning release

    Open letter condemns Islamic State

    First broadcast: 18 Sep 2014

  8. Scottish Independence: Last Day of Campaigning

    Nairobi noir; a school for husbands; Northern Ireland racism; life in Luhansk

    First broadcast: 17 Sep 2014

  9. US Air Strikes on IS Militants

    Skyscrapers 'can reduce pollution'; forced conversion in Pakistan; video game sexism

    First broadcast: 16 Sep 2014

  10. World Leaders Meet in Paris to Tackle IS

    Scotland's whisky industry; US, NATO military exercises in Ukraine; MERS at the Hajj

    First broadcast: 15 Sep 2014

  11. Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide

    Judge clears athlete of murder but says he acted negligently when he used his gun

    First broadcast: 12 Sep 2014

  12. 12/09/2014

    News and issues making the headlines each day.

    First broadcast: 12 Sep 2014

  13. 11/09/2014

    News and issues making the headlines each day.

    First broadcast: 11 Sep 2014

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  14. Will Scotland break away from the UK?

    Special programme on British identity

    First broadcast: 10 Sep 2014

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  15. First Official Report into MH17 Tragedy

    China's Uighurs; South Sudan food shortages; new Dr Seuss book; Man Booker shortlist

    First broadcast: 09 Sep 2014

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  16. Turkey role in IS crisis

    Turkey's complicated position against The Islamic State

    First broadcast: 08 Sep 2014

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  17. Ukraine-Russia ceasefire hopes

    Joan Rivers and Israel; WHO Ebola decisions; Syrian Kurds vs IS; Jacobean theatre

    First broadcast: 05 Sep 2014

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  18. Islamic extremism, Ukraine top NATO agenda

    British female jihadists; green colonialism; dynamite fishing; Ebola medical shortages

    First broadcast: 04 Sep 2014

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  19. UK emergency meeting over IS threat

    Russia and the west; mapping the caliphate; maggot therapy; Ferguson's new gangs

    First broadcast: 03 Sep 2014

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  20. Report says "ethnic cleansing" in Northern Iraq

    Obama in Estonia; translators without borders; the ethical robot; Detroit water shortage

    First broadcast: 02 Sep 2014

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  21. Pakistan anti-government protests continue

    Hong Kong democracy; babies with three parents; mapping a caliphate; little Liberia

    First broadcast: 01 Sep 2014

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  22. Putin wants Ukraine to call ceasefire

    Children and guns; Iceland volcano; Lesotho's new "gold" rush; the BBC Proms look east

    First broadcast: 29 Aug 2014

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  23. US: Russian troops involved in Ukraine fighting

    California drought; footballing head injuries; Ebola conference; DRC massacre

    First broadcast: 28 Aug 2014

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  24. Tension in Afghanistan over disputed election

    Gaza ceasefire; how to age; N Korea beach party; Kate Bush returns; who are the Kurds?

    First broadcast: 27 Aug 2014

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  25. Ukraine, Russian presidents meet in Minsk

    The right age for sex ed; Kabul expats' fear; Iran's water shortage; Libya latest

    First broadcast: 26 Aug 2014

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  26. Islamic State threatens Turkmens with death

    Tributes to Lord Attenborough; DRC confirms ebola; reformed jihadist; Ferguson funeral

    First broadcast: 25 Aug 2014

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  27. US: Islamic State "beyond just a terrorist group"

    Peshmerga volunteers; Ferguson's black and white churches; Dr Who returns; Victorian loos

    First broadcast: 22 Aug 2014

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  28. Britain's jihadists

    Who's to blame for extremism in the UK?

    First broadcast: 21 Aug 2014

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  29. Tributes to US journalist beheaded by IS

    Hiroshima landslides; animals' super senses; War Horse in China; lessons for Ferguson

    First broadcast: 20 Aug 2014

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  30. Police: criminals have infiltrated crowds in Ferguson

    Egyptians living in graveyards; Iraq's displaced millions; Suarez back on the pitch

    First broadcast: 19 Aug 2014

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