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BBC research reveals increased concern about world events

Seven out of 10 people are more concerned about world events than ever before according to a BBC World News global survey into changing attitudes towards international affairs.

Some 69% of people surveyed said they are more concerned about world events now than they have ever been before.

Nearly two thirds said that news stories from other parts of the world feel more relevant to them than they have in the past.

Chief concerns were terrorism (70%), war and conflict (59%), health (55%) and the environment (52%).

Watch the video for a summary of the findings.

Full results of the survey can be found here.

  • 09 Jun 2015