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Listen to the internet radio of BBC World Service live, which launched in 19 December 1932, so more than 80 years in broadcasting made the radio the number one radio news source worldwide. The weekly listeners number, in the UK is above 1.3 million, but as the broadcast is available all over the world in 40 languages besides the English, the weekly audience is estimated above 200 million worldwide.
BBC WorldService is the home of BBC News, so the station offers in its programme structure, what BBC name means in the world of news - Political bias free, news oriented, impartial and independent reports and analyses about the UK and about the World.

BBC World Service 's slogan: “The World’s Radio Station”

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Postal address: Audience Relations, Zone C, 7th Floor, Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London, W1A 1AA, United Kingdom

Website: https://www.bbc.co.uk/worldserviceradio
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BBC World Service frequencies

The radio is available only partly on the traditional analogue way, as from 1:00am to 5:20am BBC Radio 4 broadcasts a selection from World Service's programmes on 92-95 FM and on 198 LW. But the all-day broadcast is available on the digital ways like DAB Digital Radio and Digital TV, we recomment the worldwide available online radio stream.
DigitalTV: Freeview: Channel 710, Freesat: Channel 711, Sky: Channel 0115, Virgin: Channel 906
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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 >>
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Record listening figures for Greg James and Dotty on Radio 1 and Radio 1Xtra
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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 >>
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www.bbc.co.uk - 13.06.2019
RAJAR Q1 2019 – Zoe & Chris plus national and London radio round-up
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radiotoday.co.uk - 16.05.2019
Radio 1 Breakfast Show with Greg James increases listeners by more than 300,000
The Radio 1 Breakfast Show with Greg James has increased listeners by more than 300,000 in his first full quarter. Latest Rajar data shows since Greg James started on the Radio 1 Breakfast Show, there has been an increase of listeners aged 10+ to 5.59m (Monday-Thursday), from 5.28m last quarter. The same period (17 September-16 December 2018) has also seen a record for digital listening, with the proportion of digital listening now at 52.6%...More >>
www.bbc.co.uk - 07.02.2019
Festive Highlights for 2018 on BBC Radio
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www.bbc.co.uk - 22.11.2018
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00:00 - BBC News
09/05/2021 00:01 GMT
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
00:06 - The Science Hour
08/05/2021 GMT
Science news and highlights of the week
01:00 - BBC News
09/05/2021 01:01 GMT
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
01:06 - The Newsroom
09/05/2021 01:06 GMT
The world's Newsroom brings you global events as they happen
01:30 - BBC News Summary
09/05/2021 01:30 GMT
The latest two minute news summary from BBC World Service.
01:32 - Health Check
2021/05/05 GMT
Health issues and medical breakthroughs from around the world. (R)
02:00 - BBC News
09/05/2021 02:01 GMT
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
02:06 - The Documentary
Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
Kirsty Wark looks at the off-shore oil spill after the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded. (R)
03:00 - BBC News
09/05/2021 03:01 GMT
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
03:06 - From Our Own Correspondent
08/05/2021 GMT
Insight, wit and analysis from BBC correspondents, journalists and writers from around the world.
03:30 - BBC News Summary
09/05/2021 03:30 GMT
The latest two minute news summary from BBC World Service.
03:32 - The Cultural Frontline
08/05/2021 GMT
The Cultural Frontline: where arts and news collide. (R)
04:00 - BBC News
09/05/2021 04:01 GMT
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
04:06 - The Newsroom
09/05/2021 04:06 GMT
The world's Newsroom brings you global events as they happen
04:30 - BBC News Summary
09/05/2021 04:30 GMT
The latest two minute news summary from BBC World Service.
04:32 - The Documentary
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05:00 - BBC News
09/05/2021 05:01 GMT
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
05:06 - Weekend
09/05/2021 GMT
A review of the week with the latest news.
06:00 - BBC News
09/05/2021 06:01 GMT
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
06:06 - Weekend
09/05/2021 GMT
A review of the week with the latest news.
07:00 - BBC News
09/05/2021 07:01 GMT
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
07:06 - Weekend
09/05/2021 GMT
A review of the week with the latest news.
07:30 - BBC News Summary
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07:32 - The Food Chain
06/05/2021 GMT
The Food Chain examines the business, science and cultural significance of food, and what it takes to put food on your plate. (R)
08:00 - BBC News
09/05/2021 08:01 GMT
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08:06 - From Our Own Correspondent
08/05/2021 GMT
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08:30 - BBC News Summary
09/05/2021 08:30 GMT
The latest two minute news summary from BBC World Service.
08:32 - Outlook
08/05/2021 GMT
True stories of ordinary people and the extraordinary events that have shaped their lives.
09:00 - BBC News
09/05/2021 09:01 GMT
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
09:06 - Deeply Human
Deeply Human, The Teenage Brain
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09:30 - BBC News Summary
09/05/2021 09:30 GMT
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09:32 - Heart and Soul
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Amie Liebowitz looks at stories of black Jewish American activists and their lives. (R)
10:00 - BBC News
09/05/2021 10:01 GMT
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10:06 - The Newsroom
09/05/2021 10:06 GMT
The world's Newsroom brings you global events as they happen
10:30 - BBC News Summary
09/05/2021 10:30 GMT
The latest two minute news summary from BBC World Service.
10:32 - The Compass
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As online gambling’s popularity grows, we investigate who wins, and who loses. (R)
11:00 - BBC News
09/05/2021 11:01 GMT
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
11:06 - The Documentary
Our Story
An insight into the experiences of parents raising transgender children around the world. (R)
12:00 - BBC News
09/05/2021 12:01 GMT
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
12:06 - Newshour
09/05/2021 12:06 GMT
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13:00 - BBC News
09/05/2021 13:01 GMT
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13:06 - The Forum
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13:50 - More or Less
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14:00 - BBC News
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14:06 - Music Life
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15:00 - BBC News
09/05/2021 15:01 GMT
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15:06 - Sportsworld
09/05/2021 GMT
Live sport from around the world with news, interviews and analysis.
18:00 - BBC News
09/05/2021 18:01 GMT
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
18:06 - The Newsroom
09/05/2021 18:06 GMT
The world's Newsroom brings you global events as they happen
18:30 - BBC News Summary
09/05/2021 18:30 GMT
The latest two minute news summary from BBC World Service.
18:32 - Heart and Soul
Black Jewish Lives Matter
Amie Liebowitz looks at stories of black Jewish American activists and their lives. (R)
19:00 - BBC News
09/05/2021 19:01 GMT
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
19:06 - Business Weekly
08/05/2021 GMT
The most compelling reports from BBC business programmes over the past week
20:00 - BBC News
09/05/2021 20:01 GMT
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
20:06 - Newshour
09/05/2021 20:06 GMT
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21:00 - BBC News
09/05/2021 21:01 GMT
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21:06 - Deeply Human
Deeply Human, The Teenage Brain
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21:30 - BBC News Summary
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21:32 - The Lazarus Heist
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21:50 - More or Less
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22:00 - BBC News
09/05/2021 22:01 GMT
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22:06 - The Newsroom
09/05/2021 22:06 GMT
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22:20 - Sports News
09/05/2021 GMT
BBC Sport brings you all the latest stories and results from around the world.
22:30 - BBC News Summary
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22:32 - Outlook
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23:00 - BBC News
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23:06 - From Our Own Correspondent
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23:30 - BBC News Summary
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