Date of first transmission: 2008-08-13T15:13:00-00:00 (audio available for approximately 1 week)
Meet the Presenter
World Briefing provides a concise round-up of all the main international news of the hour, combined with clear explanation and analysis.
It brings together the best reportage from BBC correspondents around the world, with the voices of those directly involved in global events - wherever and whenever they take place.
The programme goes on air several times a day, and each edition contains the latest updates, ensuring that listeners are always informed of the main news developments.
It also includes a variety of stories on issues such as science, the arts, and cultural matters, as well as regular sections on business and sport.
Via this website you can hear the World Briefing editions which are broadcast at 0400, 1000, 1500, 1900, 2200 GMT.
Clicking the link above will take you to the latest programme.