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Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.
How is the drought affecting education?
Gallery: The Ethiopian Drought
People, places, heroes and stories
On Air Now Start Time 21:06 - End Time 22:00
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
Hearing the universe for the first time – scientists detect gravitational wave signal
Science in ActionHearing the Universe for the First Time
How are dating apps changing the way people find love around the world?
The DocumentaryModern Love
Bill Gates, entrepreneur and philanthropist, is interviewed by Kirsty Young
Desert Island DiscsBill Gates
The enduring force of the Tropicalia movement which electrified Brazilian music
The DocumentaryTropicalia - Revolution in Sound
Could Costa Rica’s green energy policy work in our utopian dream?
The CompassMy Perfect Country, My Perfect Country: Costa Rica
Assad vows to retake Syria; The Pope & the Patriach; Can smartphones predict…
NewshourAn Endgame for Syria?
Catholic and Russian Orthodox Church leaders meet for the first time since 1054
Global News PodcastHistoric Meeting in Havana
Søren Espersen on immigration and Danish values
HardtalkSøren Espersen - Deputy Chairman, Danish People’s Party
Former England coach Andy Flower, blind commentator Dean du Plessis and red card debate.
The author and former RAF pilot Frederick Forsyth has written a song for fallen soldiers.
Author Frederick Forsyth on why he wrote a song for fallen soldiers
The Netherlands museum exhibiting almost all the surviving paintings of Hieronymus Bosch
Five hundred years of Hieronymus Bosch
A couple in New York discover they're expecting a baby through their fitness tracker.
Fit Bit Baby
Find out why Valentine's Day is a key date in the romantic calendar for horses too.
Leeds' Jamie Jones-Buchanan talks to Sarah Mulkerrins as he prepares for his stage debut.
From Second Row to Centre Stage
Playing the piano in a flooded concert hall
The underwater pianist
The discovery, predicted by Einstein 100 years ago, that will allow us to listen in on the universe. Discover the momentous significance of gravitational waves.
News, sport, debate and highlights. Catch up live or after broadcast. Languages include Hausa, Kiswahili, and Somali.
How do we find, make and fall in love these days? Find out how dating apps are changing our world, why we kiss and what happens in Japan on Love Your Wife day.