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Last updated: 14 december, 2009 - 14:21 GMT

BBC World Service Webby Entry

BBC World Service is the BBC's biggest international radio station.

bbcworldservice.com showcases all of our 24 hour news and radio shows - all available live and on demand



bbcworldservice.com engages with our audience through rich content - using online storytelling techniques, archive and interactivity.

This page gives a snapshot of how we meet these aims and provides you - the webby judge - with a whistle stop tour of the best that our site has to offer.

Home page
Our homepage brings you the best of our most recent news, features and interviews click http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/

Direct to the items you want to listen to

Time is short - by chapterising our flagship shows, we aim to direct our listeners to the content that interests them. Newshour is a clear example of how we segment long form programmes and present them in easily accessible bite-size chunks click http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/news/2009/03/000000_newshour.shtml

32 Languages
We broadcast on radio and online in 32 languages - these programmes come from a network of journalists all over the world click http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/languages/index.shtml

Podcasts
BBC World Service offers downloads in 34 programmes in English and 16 programmes in other languages. Programmes include news, documentaries, science, human interest and learning English programmesclick http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/worldservice/

Documentary archive
One of the stars of our podcast series is our documentary archive, also available to listen online click http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/documentaries/

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