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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 1.5 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 objective analyses about the UK and about the World.

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

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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 >>
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
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
BBC Radio has today announced its on-air highlights for the festive period. Bob Shennan, BBC Director of Radio & Music, says: “This Christmas BBC Radio will offer an unrivalled collection of programmes featuring the finest DJs, musicians and actors. Across our stations, teams have curated brilliant schedules with world-class talent - all of which are available on BBC Sounds.”More >>
www.bbc.co.uk - 22.11.2018
RAJAR Q3 2018: London and national brands update
Nick Grimshaw left the BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Show with half a million more listeners than a year ago – handing them to Greg James who took over the show halfway through the last quarter. The show now attracts 5.75m listeners (Mon – Fri) and is up 465,000 Year on Year. In London, Capital is back on top with almost 2,100,000 listeners according to Reach in the London commercial radio battle, as Kiss slips back under the 2m listener mark (1,958,000). Magic is in third place (1.5m) whilst Heart comes in 4th (1.4m). But BBC Radio 4 continues to lead the London Reach with 2.4m listeners.More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 25.10.2018

BBC World Service's programmes05

00:00 - BBC News
05/12/2022 00:01 GMT
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
00:06 - From Our Own Correspondent
China’s zero covid protests
The pent-up frustrations released in protests; stories from Ukraine, the USA and Zimbabwe (R)
00:30 - BBC News Summary
05/12/2022 00:30 GMT
The latest two minute news summary from BBC World Service.
00:32 - Heart and Soul
Arizona’s Desert Crosses
The artist planting crosses in the desert in Arizona to memorialise dead migrants. (R)
01:00 - BBC News
05/12/2022 01:01 GMT
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
01:06 - The Newsroom
05/12/2022 01:06 GMT
The world's Newsroom brings you global events as they happen
01:30 - BBC News Summary
05/12/2022 01:30 GMT
The latest two minute news summary from BBC World Service.
01:32 - Discovery
Wild inside: Great Grey Owl
Explorations in the world of science. (R)
02:00 - BBC News
05/12/2022 02:01 GMT
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
02:06 - The Newsroom
05/12/2022 02:06 GMT
The world's Newsroom brings you global events as they happen
02:30 - BBC News Summary
05/12/2022 02:30 GMT
The latest two minute news summary from BBC World Service.
02:32 - The Climate Question
Are meat substitutes as green as we think?
Globally there’s big growth in meat alternatives, but are they climate friendly?
03:00 - BBC News
05/12/2022 03:01 GMT
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
03:06 - Tech Tent
China's Great Firewall fails
How are protests happening in the world's most high tech surveillance state? (R)
03:30 - BBC News Summary
05/12/2022 03:30 GMT
The latest two minute news summary from BBC World Service.
03:32 - Pick of the World
Which part of history would you change?
If you could rewrite one part of history, what would you change - and why? (R)
03:50 - Over to You
Reporting all aspects of the football World Cup
We hear your views on coverage of the World Cup and speak with the WS’s sports editor. (R)
04:00 - BBC News
05/12/2022 04:01 GMT
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
04:06 - The Newsroom
05/12/2022 04:06 GMT
The world's Newsroom brings you global events as they happen
04:30 - BBC News Summary
05/12/2022 04:30 GMT
The latest two minute news summary from BBC World Service.
04:32 - The Conversation
How we help women in hunger crises
Women in Somalia and Pakistan are starving. What is being done to help them?
05:00 - BBC News
05/12/2022 05:01 GMT
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
05:06 - Newsday
Europe caps the price of Russian oil at $60 a barrel
The West is hoping to squeeze Moscow's ability to wage war in Ukraine
06:00 - BBC News
05/12/2022 06:01 GMT
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
06:06 - Newsday
Haiti: ‘Gangs in control of Port au Prince’
Aid groups say roads leading in and out of Port au Prince are under the control of gangs
07:00 - BBC News
05/12/2022 07:01 GMT
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
07:06 - Newsday
05/12/2022 07:06 GMT
Live news, business and sport from around the world.
08:00 - BBC News
05/12/2022 08:01 GMT
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
08:06 - HARDtalk
Daniel Ellsberg: Does the US military have too much power?
Stephen Sackur meets the Pentagon Papers whistleblower who exposed US lies about Vietnam
08:30 - BBC News Summary
05/12/2022 08:30 GMT
The latest two minute news summary from BBC World Service.
08:32 - Business Daily
Regulating online gambling
Why moving gambling online means regulators are rethinking the rules.
08:50 - Witness History
Quebec’s 1995 referendum
In 1995, the people of Quebec voted on whether to become independent from Canada.
09:00 - BBC News
05/12/2022 09:01 GMT
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
09:06 - The Newsroom
05/12/2022 09:06 GMT
The world's Newsroom brings you global events as they happen
09:30 - BBC News Summary
05/12/2022 09:30 GMT
The latest two minute news summary from BBC World Service.
09:32 - The Climate Question
Are meat substitutes as green as we think?
Globally there’s big growth in meat alternatives, but are they climate friendly? (R)
10:00 - BBC News
05/12/2022 10:01 GMT
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
10:06 - The Cultural Frontline
Joyland: Why the Pakistani Film caused controversy
How a banned film became Pakistan’s entry for the Oscars (R)
10:30 - BBC News Summary
05/12/2022 10:30 GMT
The latest two minute news summary from BBC World Service.
10:32 - Kalki Presents: My Indian Life
03/12/2022 GMT
Kalki Koechlin presents tales of being young and Indian in the 21st Century. (R)
10:50 - More or Less
The World Cup: how many migrant workers have died?
Examining the wildly varying estimates of deaths in the run-up to the tournament in Qatar (R)
11:00 - BBC News
05/12/2022 11:01 GMT
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
11:06 - The Newsroom
05/12/2022 11:06 GMT
The world's Newsroom brings you global events as they happen
11:30 - BBC News Summary
05/12/2022 11:30 GMT
The latest two minute news summary from BBC World Service.
11:32 - The Conversation
How we help women in hunger crises
Women in Somalia and Pakistan are starving. What is being done to help them? (R)
12:00 - BBC News
05/12/2022 12:01 GMT
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
12:06 - Outlook
05/12/2022 GMT
True stories of ordinary people and the extraordinary events that have shaped their lives.
12:50 - Witness History
Quebec’s 1995 referendum
In 1995, the people of Quebec voted on whether to become independent from Canada. (R)
13:00 - BBC News
05/12/2022 13:01 GMT
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
13:06 - The Newsroom
05/12/2022 13:06 GMT
The world's Newsroom brings you global events as they happen
13:30 - BBC News Summary
05/12/2022 13:30 GMT
The latest two minute news summary from BBC World Service.
13:32 - CrowdScience
What gives clouds their shapes?
Marnie turns to the skies to figure out how clouds form and how they get their shapes. (R)
14:00 - BBC News
05/12/2022 14:01 GMT
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
14:06 - Newshour
05/12/2022 14:06 GMT
Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.
15:00 - BBC News
05/12/2022 15:01 GMT
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
15:06 - HARDtalk
Daniel Ellsberg: Does the US military have too much power?
Stephen Sackur meets the Pentagon Papers whistleblower who exposed US lies about Vietnam (R)
15:30 - BBC News Summary
05/12/2022 15:30 GMT
The latest two minute news summary from BBC World Service.
15:32 - World Business Report
First broadcast 05/12/2022 15:32 GMT
The latest business and finance news from around the world, on the BBC.
16:00 - BBC News
05/12/2022 16:01 GMT
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
16:06 - BBC OS
2022/12/05 16:06 GMT
BBC OS gives a vibrant account of the day’s events with explanation and reaction from those involved.
17:00 - BBC News
05/12/2022 17:01 GMT
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
17:06 - BBC OS
2022/12/05 17:06 GMT
BBC OS gives a vibrant account of the day’s events with explanation and reaction from those involved.
18:00 - BBC News
05/12/2022 18:01 GMT
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
18:06 - Outlook
05/12/2022 GMT
True stories of ordinary people and the extraordinary events that have shaped their lives. (R)
18:50 - Witness History
Quebec’s 1995 referendum
In 1995, the people of Quebec voted on whether to become independent from Canada. (R)
19:00 - BBC News
05/12/2022 19:01 GMT
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
19:06 - The Newsroom
05/12/2022 19:06 GMT
The world's Newsroom brings you global events as they happen
19:30 - BBC News Summary
05/12/2022 19:30 GMT
The latest two minute news summary from BBC World Service.
19:32 - Sport Today
2022/12/05 GMT
BBC sports correspondents tell the story behind today's top sporting news, with interviews and reports from across the world.
20:00 - BBC News
05/12/2022 20:01 GMT
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
20:06 - The Climate Question
Are meat substitutes as green as we think?
Globally there’s big growth in meat alternatives, but are they climate friendly? (R)
20:30 - BBC News Summary
05/12/2022 20:30 GMT
The latest two minute news summary from BBC World Service.
20:32 - Discovery
Wild Inside: The Harbour Porpoise
Ben Garrod and Jess French get under the skin of the enigmatic harbour porpoise.
21:00 - BBC News
05/12/2022 21:01 GMT
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
21:06 - Newshour
05/12/2022 21:06 GMT
Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.
22:00 - BBC News
05/12/2022 22:01 GMT
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
22:06 - The Newsroom
05/12/2022 22:06 GMT
The world's Newsroom brings you global events as they happen
22:20 - Sports News
05/12/2022 GMT
BBC Sport brings you all the latest stories and results from around the world.
22:30 - BBC News Summary
05/12/2022 22:30 GMT
The latest two minute news summary from BBC World Service.
22:32 - World Business Report
First broadcast 05/12/2022 22:32 GMT
The latest business and finance news from around the world, on the BBC.
23:00 - BBC News
05/12/2022 23:01 GMT
The latest five minute news bulletin from BBC World Service.
23:06 - HARDtalk
Daniel Ellsberg: Does the US military have too much power?
Stephen Sackur meets the Pentagon Papers whistleblower who exposed US lies about Vietnam (R)
23:30 - BBC News Summary
05/12/2022 23:30 GMT
The latest two minute news summary from BBC World Service.
23:32 - The Conversation
How we help women in hunger crises
Women in Somalia and Pakistan are starving. What is being done to help them? (R)