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Listen to the internet radio of BBC World Service live, launched on December 19, 1932, this radio station has more than 80 years of broadcasting experience, making it the number one global source for radio news. It boasts a weekly listenership of over 1.5 million in the UK, but its reach extends far beyond, with a weekly estimated global audience of over 200 million in 40 languages, in addition to English. BBC World Service is the home of BBC News, reflecting the core values that BBC is renowned for worldwide: being politically unbiased, news-focused, impartial, and delivering independent reports and objective analyses on both the UK and global affairs.

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BBC World Service Presents to hold events showcasing global journalism
The BBC World Service Presents is to showcase its journalism and global storytelling across three days of events.More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 10.04.2024
New presenters for BBC World Service series, The Conversation
Ella Al-Shamahi and Datshiane Navanayagam are the new hosts of the BBC World Service’s The Conversation.More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 02.04.2024
Scotland and Northern Ireland to create more BBC network radio content
The BBC is moving more Radio 3, Radio 4 and World Service radio shows out of London with new network hubs in Scotland and Northern Ireland.More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 06.12.2023
Samantha Moy appointed 6 Music Head of Station
BBC Radio 6 Music’s Head of Content Commissioning Samantha Moy has been appointed as the new Head of Station. Sam was previously the station’s Network Editor having originally joining 6 Music and latterly Radio 2 as Executive Producer, overseeing shows like Steve Lamacq and Steve Wright In The Afternoon. She started her career in radio at Kiss 100 in London, joining independent production company Somethin’ Else to produce programmes for Radio 1, Radio 2 and the BBC World Service. Sam then joined..More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 08.07.2020
talkSPORT and BBC win at Sports Journalism Awards
BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC World Service, talkSPORT and a number of BBC local radio stations picked up awards at the Sports Journalism Awards in London this week. talkSPORT won the blue ribbon Network of the Year award with Jim White and Natalie Sawyer’s mid-morning show, White & Sawyer winning Best Radio Show/ Audio of the Year. The station’s Bloodgate documentary was highly commended with a silver accolade for its investigation into the rugby fake blood scandal following talkSPORT’s move into specialist documentaries this year...More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 25.02.2020
Record listening figures for Greg James and Dotty on Radio 1 and Radio 1Xtra
Latest Rajar data (Q2 2019, 1 April - 23 June 2019) shows Radio 1 and Radio 1Xtra have drawn in more listeners each week. BBC Radio 1 had a weekly reach of 10.56 million listeners aged 10+, an increase from 10.18m last quarter and 10.25m last year. BBC Radio 1Xtra also saw increases this quarter, with 1.17 million weekly listeners (10+) up on 1.13m last quarter and 1.11m last year. Highest number of listeners for Radio 1 Breakfast with Greg James as he adds a quarter of a million new listeners since he started last year...More >>
www.bbc.co.uk - 01.08.2019
Zoe Ball joins top earners list at the BBC
New BBC Radio 2 breakfast show host Zoe Ball has joined the BBC big earners top 10 list whilst Jeremy Vine took at £110k pay cut. Vanessa Feltz also makes it inside the top 10 list, which this year includes three women for the first time, along with Claudia Winkleman. Chris Evans is still in the list, as it covers the period from April 2018 to March 2019, so will only represent nine months of work. He got £1.25m for 150 editions of the Breakfast Show (or £8.3k per programme).More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 02.07.2019
BBC World Service The Food Chain Global Champion Award goes to School Meals Project in India
At the BBC Food and Farming Awards in Bristol, the BBC World Service Global Champion Award was presented to Akshaya Patra - the world’s largest charity-run school meals project. This is the third year The Food Chain has presented its Global Champion Award. It looks for a person or project who is changing the way we produce, process, consume or even think about food for the better. Head judge, Iranian-American writer, chef and Netflix star Samin Nosrat, says: "There is nothing more important to me than getting children fed."...More >>
www.bbc.co.uk - 13.06.2019
RAJAR Q1 2019 – Zoe & Chris plus national and London radio round-up
Chris Evans and Virgin Radio both reached over a million listeners in the first quarter of 2019. The digital station’s audience has almost trebled compared with the last period of 2018 thanks to the arrival of Evans from Radio 2. In Q1/2019 it posts a weekly reach of 1.3m and total hours of 7.765m. A year ago those figures were 427,000 and 1.632m. Last quarter they were 447,000 and 1.686m.More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 16.05.2019

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02:06 - The Newsroom
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03:00 - BBC News
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04:00 - BBC News
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04:06 - The Newsroom
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04:30 - BBC News Summary
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04:32 - The Conversation
Women saving lives at sea
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05:00 - BBC News
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05:06 - Newsday
15/04/2024 04:06 GMT
Live news, business and sport from around the world.
06:00 - BBC News
15/04/2024 05:01 GMT
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06:06 - Newsday
15/04/2024 05:06 GMT
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07:00 - BBC News
15/04/2024 06:01 GMT
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07:06 - Newsday
15/04/2024 06:06 GMT
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08:00 - BBC News
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08:06 - HARDtalk
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08:30 - BBC News Summary
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08:32 - Business Daily
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09:00 - BBC News
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09:06 - The Newsroom
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09:30 - BBC News Summary
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10:00 - BBC News
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10:06 - The History Hour
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11:00 - BBC News
15/04/2024 10:01 GMT
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11:06 - The Newsroom
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11:30 - BBC News Summary
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11:32 - The Global Story
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12:00 - BBC News
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12:06 - Outlook
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13:00 - BBC News
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13:06 - The Newsroom
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13:30 - BBC News Summary
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13:32 - The Conversation
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14:00 - BBC News
15/04/2024 13:01 GMT
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14:06 - Newshour
15/04/2024 13:06 GMT
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15:00 - BBC News
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15:06 - HARDtalk
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15:30 - BBC News Summary
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15:32 - World Business Report
First broadcast 15/04/2024 14:32 GMT
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16:00 - BBC News
15/04/2024 15:01 GMT
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16:06 - BBC OS
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17:00 - BBC News
15/04/2024 16:01 GMT
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17:06 - BBC OS
2024/04/15 16:06 GMT
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18:00 - BBC News
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18:06 - Outlook
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18:50 - Witness History
Egypt and the ‘Cairo 52’
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19:00 - BBC News
15/04/2024 18:01 GMT
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
19:06 - The Newsroom
15/04/2024 18:06 GMT
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19:30 - BBC News Summary
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19:32 - Sport Today
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20:00 - BBC News
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20:06 - From Our Own Correspondent
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20:30 - BBC News Summary
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20:32 - Discovery
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21:00 - BBC News
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21:06 - Newshour
15/04/2024 20:06 GMT
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22:00 - BBC News
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22:06 - HARDtalk
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22:30 - BBC News Summary
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22:32 - The Conversation
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23:00 - BBC News
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23:06 - The Newsroom
15/04/2024 22:06 GMT
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23:30 - BBC News Summary
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23:32 - World Business Report
First broadcast 15/04/2024 21:32 GMT
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