Date of first transmission: 2008-08-13T15:16:00-00:00 (audio available for approximately 1 week)
Meet the Presenter
Every morning, from Monday to Friday, World Update provides a comprehensive briefing on the stories that are making the news.
Presented by Dan Damon, the programme speaks to the people at the centre of events to hear first hand accounts, gets detailed analysis from experts and showcases the extensive network of BBC correspondents around the world.
As a programme, we have a particular focus on business and technology stories, making sense of trends in the global markets, and sorting the wheat from the chaff in the digital age.
Broadcasting to over 200 FM stations across the USA, as well as key audiences in East Africa and the Middle East, World Update brings you the stories and people that are setting the agenda around the world.
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