60 episodes

The day’s top stories from BBC News. Delivered twice a day on weekdays, daily at weekends

Global News Podcast BBC Podcasts

    • News
    • 4.1 • 139 Ratings

The day’s top stories from BBC News. Delivered twice a day on weekdays, daily at weekends

    Investigation ordered into Thai mass nursery killings

    Investigation ordered into Thai mass nursery killings

    At least thirty-eight people died, most of them young children - the government says the whole nation is in grief. Also; Joe Biden pardons all Americans convicted of marijuana possession under federal laws, and, what does Scotland have to do with Pterodactyls?

    • 31 min
    Mass shooting at children's nursery in Thailand

    Mass shooting at children's nursery in Thailand

    Police say more than 30 people were killed in the attack in the north-east of the country. Also: record-breaking rains hit Australia's largest city, new research finds that air pollution particles can reach babies in the womb, and the Nobel Prize for literature is announced.

    • 24 min
    Biden frustrated as OPEC cuts oil production

    Biden frustrated as OPEC cuts oil production

    The US President said it was short-sighted and showed the oil cartel was aligned with Russia. Also; President Putin signs a decree taking ownership of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine, and, the WHO issues an alert for medicines potentially linked to the death of dozens of children in the Gambia.

    • 31 min
    Indonesia football crush: President visits victims of stadium tragedy

    Indonesia football crush: President visits victims of stadium tragedy

    Joko Widodo orders an audit of all the country's football stadiums. Also: Somalia is in the grip of the worst drought in 40 years; and is Russia's illegal annexation of eastern Ukraine creating a new Iron Curtain?

    • 26 min
    Ukraine recaptures southern villages from Russians

    Ukraine recaptures southern villages from Russians

    President Zelensky said Ukrainian forces had made "fast powerful movements" in the south. Also: clashes between police and protestors in the Iranian city of Zahedan have in recent days claimed scores of lives, and the country music singer Loretta Lynn has died aged ninety.

    • 27 min
    North Korea fires a ballistic missile over Japan

    North Korea fires a ballistic missile over Japan

    Sirens and text alerts woke people in the north of the country urging them to seek shelter. Also, the UN appeals for aid to control water-borne diseases in Pakistan, and Ukraine makes a breakthrough against Russia in south.

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.1 out of 5
139 Ratings

139 Ratings

musa ug ,

Info at the tips

Digs deep

Farzad_Arab ,

,???!!!

are there any monky or undertakes in spec in Erth i know is nooooooot!!!

Zaidella ,

Taliban always referred to as ‘islamists’ on BBC

Why does the BBC constantly use the the word ‘Islamist’ to describe terrorism or extreme ideologies? Then why not call far-right killers ‘Christianist? Please stop misrepresenting an entire religion for the extreme actions of a few!

Top Podcasts In News

ثمانية/thmanyah
Areeka Podcast
Financial Times
The Economist
RTL
The Economist

You Might Also Like

BBC World Service
BBC World Service
BBC World Service
BBC Radio
The Economist
BBC World Service

More by BBC

BBC Radio 5 live
BBC Radio
BBC World Service
BBC Radio
BBC World Service
BBC Radio