Looking at the lives of women around the world
The background to global news stories, every day.
The world's stories as told from the point of view of those most affected by them
If it matters to Africa, we shall debate it in Africa
BBC correspondents forecast the leading news stories for the year ahead.
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
The latest two minute news summary from BBC World Service.
How the world is changing America
Music requests and special messages for the staff at the British Antarctic Survey
Opening up the World Service's daily morning editorial news meeting to our listeners.
The daily drama of money and work from the BBC.
Global business news, with live guests and contributions from Asia and the USA.
On the ground reporting from around the world
Reports and analysis of the day's political, economic and sports news from across Africa.
Insight, wit and analysis from BBC correspondents around the world.
Hardtalk interviews newsmakers and personalities from across the globe.
The biggest financial stories and why they matter to us all.
Ideas of Identity at the Oxford Literary Festival.
Tim Harford explains the numbers and statistics in the news and in life.
An indepth look at the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela
Live news, business and sport from around the world.
Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.
Owen Bennett Jones and guests take an in-depth look at a topic in the week's news
True life stories
The world is our newsroom - find out what is happening around the world
BBC sports correspondents tell the story behind today's top sporting news, with interviews and reports from across the world.
The inside and personal story of the key moments from sporting history
BBC Sport brings you all the latest stories and results from around the world.
Set in a market, Story Story reflects the lives of ordinary people in good and bad times
The essential take on big ideas, issues and trends from the 21st century
The Cultural Frontline: where arts and news collide.
Telling the stories that matter about the world we live in.
A chance to hear extracts from some of our most thought provoking broadcasts.
A fresh look at the stories of the week with journalists from our 27 language sections
A world of ideas
One pressing question from the news. Four expert witnesses. Challenging answers.
The world's Newsroom brings you global events as they happen
The programme that puts the important questions to those in the spotlight
What’s been happening around the world and why it matters
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All the action from the courts and interviews with the personalities behind the scenes
A review of the week with the latest news
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 BBC news programme where you set the agenda.
News and issues making the headlines each day.