The story of twenty momentous years from 1936 - 56, through the words of BBC reporters
The effect of World War One from a global perspective
A review of the week with the latest news
BBC World Service hosts an international science festival from the heart of Africa.
A series of programmes about what the world of the future might be like.
The extraordinary and hidden histories behind everyday objects and actions.
The story of our times told by the people who were there.
World Book Club invites the globe's great authors to discuss their best known novel.
The latest business and finance news from around the world, on the BBC.
The latest business and finance news from around the world from the BBC
The programme that puts the important questions to those in the spotlight
Football's biggest stories of the week on the BBC
The BBC news programme where you set the agenda.
Members of the public put their questions about the issues impacting Europe and the EU
What’s been happening around the world and why it matters
* This programme is no longer on-air but please listen to our archive of episodes online *
News and issues making the headlines each day.
Diaspora and local communities in the UK debate issues that matter to them