Global News Podcast

By BBC World Service

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Lisa
 Oct 21, 2023
I used to think BBC news was a non biased source of the news & would get my world news from them, but since the Gaza-Israeli conflict they have been extremely one sided for Israel. Disappointing. Journalism should report the whole story.


 Feb 15, 2023

Sharon
 Dec 7, 2022
Better coverage of world events than US shows I've found. Usually includes a positive story at the end, which I find really helpful


 Oct 4, 2022

lars
 Aug 19, 2022
extreme left

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


Episode Date
Kamala Harris has enough support to become presidential candidate
Jul 23, 2024
Harris kicks off presidential campaign with attacks on Trump
Jul 23, 2024
Democrats back Harris after Biden ends re-election campaign
Jul 22, 2024
Biden special: President ends re-election campaign
Jul 21, 2024
Donald Trump holds first rally since shooting
Jul 21, 2024
The Happy Pod: South Korea's Samba diplomat
Jul 20, 2024
Crowdstrike CEO 'deeply sorry' for impact of global IT outage
Jul 19, 2024
A major worldwide IT outage affects airports, media organisations, banking and healthcare
Jul 19, 2024
Obama has 'concerns' about Biden running again
Jul 19, 2024
Von der Leyen re-elected as European Commission president
Jul 18, 2024
Biden suffering Covid infection
Jul 18, 2024
Paris mayor swims in Olympics river
Jul 17, 2024
US Senator Bob Menendez convicted of corruption
Jul 16, 2024
Ukraine's troop mobilisation deadline
Jul 16, 2024
Trump names Ohio senator JD Vance as running mate
Jul 15, 2024
Kenyan police say they have arrested a 'psychopathic serial killer'
Jul 15, 2024
What we know about the Trump attacker
Jul 14, 2024
Trump special: Calls for unity following attack
Jul 14, 2024
Trump special: Shots fired at former president
Jul 14, 2024
The Happy Pod: Inspiring my daughter to donate a kidney
Jul 13, 2024
'I am running and we're going to win' - Biden vows at Detroit campaign rally
Jul 13, 2024
President Biden defiant despite more gaffes
Jul 12, 2024
Biden faces media as re-election bid hangs in balance
Jul 12, 2024
China furious with Nato accusations
Jul 11, 2024
Nato confirms support for Ukraine's 'irreversible path' to membership
Jul 11, 2024
Israel orders Gaza City to evacuate
Jul 10, 2024
Nato 75th anniversary summit begins in Washington
Jul 09, 2024
Ukraine mourns dead after airstrike
Jul 09, 2024
US President Joe Biden tells Democrats he will not stand aside
Jul 08, 2024
Dozens killed in Russian missile attacks on Ukraine
Jul 08, 2024
France election: voters reject the far right
Jul 07, 2024
Iran elects reformist Masoud Pezeshkian as president
Jul 06, 2024
The Happy Pod: How kindness made a dream come true
Jul 06, 2024
Britain's new PM Keir Starmer appoints cabinet after election win
Jul 06, 2024
Labour Party wins landslide victory in UK election
Jul 05, 2024
UK Election Special
Jul 05, 2024
Exit polls suggest UK election landslide for Labour
Jul 04, 2024
Hezbollah fires rockets into Israel from Lebanon
Jul 04, 2024
Joe Biden is under pressure but says he won't quit the presidential race
Jul 04, 2024
Japan top court rules forced sterilisation unconstitutional
Jul 03, 2024
Democratic Party congressman calls for Joe Biden to withdraw from election
Jul 03, 2024
Mass evacuation order in southern Gaza
Jul 02, 2024
Donald Trump calls Supreme Court immunity ruling a 'big win' for democracy
Jul 02, 2024
President Macron urges tactical voting after far-right make election gains
Jul 01, 2024
Le Pen makes big gains in first round of French parliamentary election
Jun 30, 2024
Iran's presidential election moves to run-off
Jun 30, 2024
The Happy Pod: A teacher's life-saving gift
Jun 29, 2024
Biden addresses age concerns head on
Jun 28, 2024
US Democrats debate Biden's fitness as candidate
Jun 28, 2024
Big stakes and high tension as Biden and Trump debate on TV
Jun 28, 2024
The BBC tracks down a people smuggler
Jun 27, 2024
Bolivian leader condemns coup attempt in La Paz
Jun 27, 2024
Assange arrives in his native Australia after a 14 year long legal battle
Jun 26, 2024
Julian Assange attends court hearing on Pacific island after striking US plea deal
Jun 26, 2024
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange freed from British prison after 14-year legal fight
Jun 25, 2024
UNICEF says millions of children going hungry in Sudan
Jun 25, 2024
At least 20 dead in church and synagogue attacks in southern Russia
Jun 24, 2024
Deadly attacks on Dagestan synagogue and churches
Jun 24, 2024
Iranian rapper's death sentence overturned
Jun 23, 2024
The Happy Pod: Knitted together by an unloved sweater
Jun 22, 2024
Jail sentences for members of Hinduja family
Jun 21, 2024
Kenyan police accused of excessive force in anti-tax demos
Jun 21, 2024
US says it is working hard to avoid conflict with China
Jun 21, 2024
New clashes in Kenya over planned tax rises
Jun 20, 2024
Investigation highlights abuses of students at the height of the Syrian civil war
Jun 20, 2024
Putin and Kim sign new defence pact
Jun 19, 2024
Biden to give legal status to half a million undocumented spouses of US citizens
Jun 19, 2024
North Korea prepares for President Putin's arrival
Jun 18, 2024
Maryland pardons tens of thousands of people of cannabis convictions
Jun 18, 2024
Zelensky offers peace talks if Russia leaves Ukraine
Jun 17, 2024
Leaders discuss Ukraine peace proposals at Swiss summit
Jun 15, 2024
The Happy Pod Special: The Happiest Country in the World
Jun 15, 2024
US Supreme Court lifts ban on rapid-fire gun accessories
Jun 14, 2024
Coalition government agreed in South Africa
Jun 14, 2024
G7 agrees to loan Ukraine $50 billion based on frozen Russian funds
Jun 13, 2024
Ukraine high on agenda for G7 talks
Jun 13, 2024
Argentine police and protesters clash in Buenos Aires
Jun 13, 2024
Israel and Hamas accused of war crimes in UN report
Jun 12, 2024
US president's son found guilty in gun trial
Jun 12, 2024
Hamas is the only obstacle to Gaza ceasefire, says US
Jun 11, 2024
UN Security Council backs US Israel-Gaza ceasefire plan
Jun 11, 2024
European Elections: EU Commission chief insists "the centre is holding"
Jun 10, 2024
Macron calls snap elections in France as far-right support makes gains in European polls
Jun 10, 2024
The European Union condemns the killing of Palestinians in an Israeli operation to rescue hostages in Gaza
Jun 09, 2024
The Happy Pod: Reunited with the man who saved my life
Jun 08, 2024
Israeli anger over claims its army is on a UN list of violations against children
Jun 07, 2024
Zelensky: Russia threatens all of Europe
Jun 07, 2024
Donald Trump back on the election campaign trail
Jun 07, 2024
Western leaders and veterans mark 80th anniversary of D-Day
Jun 06, 2024
Sudan's RSF paramilitary group accused of village massacre
Jun 05, 2024
India election: Modi fails to win outright majority
Jun 04, 2024
India election: Modi expected to win third term
Jun 04, 2024
Jury selected in Hunter Biden's federal gun trial
Jun 04, 2024
Mexico elects its first female president
Jun 03, 2024
South Africa president faces up to poor poll result
Jun 03, 2024
Israeli ministers threaten to quit government if Gaza peace deal agreed
Jun 02, 2024
The Happy Pod: Seoul's 'spaced-out' contest
Jun 01, 2024
Biden unveils Israeli proposal to end Gaza War
Jun 01, 2024
Furious reaction among US Republicans to Trump guilty verdict
May 31, 2024
Trump becomes first former US president to be convicted of criminal offence
May 31, 2024
14 Hong Kong activists convicted of subversion
May 30, 2024
Trump jury deliberations under way
May 29, 2024
Israel denies killing 21 Palestinians in a Gaza 'safe zone'
May 29, 2024
Israeli tanks in the heart of Rafah
May 28, 2024
Netanyahu calls Rafah operation a 'tragic mishap'
May 27, 2024
Israel faces growing condemnation of air strike on Rafah
May 27, 2024
Fatalities in Kharkiv following Russian strike on superstore
May 26, 2024
The Happy Pod: The opera singing rescue dog
May 25, 2024
Top UN court orders Israel to stop Rafah offensive
May 25, 2024
Three more Israeli hostages' bodies found in Gaza
May 24, 2024
US sues to break up Live Nation-Ticketmaster 'monopoly'
May 24, 2024
China holds military drills around Taiwan
May 23, 2024
Rishi Sunak calls UK election
May 22, 2024
Ireland, Spain and Norway to recognise Palestinian state, Israel condemns move
May 22, 2024
Passenger dies after severe turbulence on long haul flight
May 21, 2024
Greek court throws out shipwreck trial
May 21, 2024
Netanyahu angrily rejects bid to arrest him over Gaza war
May 21, 2024
Iran confirms death of President Raisi in helicopter crash
May 20, 2024
Fate of Iran's President unclear after helicopter crash
May 19, 2024
Israel minister threatens to quit over Gaza post-war plan
May 19, 2024
The Happy Pod: Punching a crocodile to save her sister
May 18, 2024
Israel's army says the bodies of three hostages have been recovered from Gaza
May 17, 2024
Israel tells UN court claims of genocide are distortion of facts
May 17, 2024
The US again urges Israel to allow humanitarian access into Gaza
May 16, 2024
China rolls out red carpet for Putin
May 16, 2024
Slovak PM Robert Fico is in a critical condition after assassination attempt
May 16, 2024
Ukraine war: Zelensky cancels upcoming foreign trips
May 15, 2024
Protests continue after Georgia parliament approves controversial 'foreign agent' law
May 14, 2024
Blinken: US weapons funding will help Ukraine fight Russia
May 14, 2024
Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen testifies at former president's criminal trial
May 13, 2024
Riot police face off against protesters in Tbilisi
May 13, 2024
Russian reshuffle: Putin replaces defence minister
May 12, 2024
EU condemns Israel’s Rafah evacuation orders
May 12, 2024
The Happy Pod: From pollution to paradise
May 11, 2024
UN assembly urges Palestine membership after vote
May 11, 2024
Ukraine war: Russia launches 'surprise' attack
May 10, 2024
Netanyahu defiant after US threat to stop weapons
May 10, 2024
Genocide warning in Darfur
May 09, 2024
US to halt more arms supplies if Israel invades Rafah
May 09, 2024
Oceans suffer from record breaking year of heat
May 08, 2024
Tense exchanges as Trump lawyer spars with Stormy Daniels
May 08, 2024
Israel hits Rafah as Gaza ceasefire deal hangs in balance
May 06, 2024
Israel urges Gazans to leave eastern Rafah
May 06, 2024
Al Jazeera office raided as Israel shuts down channel
May 05, 2024
Landslides and massive flooding kill nearly 60 in Brazil
May 04, 2024
The Happy Pod: Puss in the post
May 04, 2024
Three people are arrested over Sikh activist's killing in Canada
May 03, 2024
UN warns of catastrophe in Darfur
May 03, 2024
Biden calls for order after police clear UCLA Gaza protest camp
May 03, 2024
US riot police break up Gaza protest at UCLA campus
May 02, 2024
Georgia rocked by clashes over 'Russian-inspired' bill
May 02, 2024
Rival protestors clash at Los Angeles university
May 01, 2024
Donald Trump facing jail if he breaks trial gagging order again
May 01, 2024
US and UK calling on Hamas to accept Israel's new ceasefire offer
Apr 30, 2024
Russian attacks force Ukrainian troops to retreat
Apr 28, 2024
South Africa marks 3 decades since end of apartheid
Apr 28, 2024
The Happy Pod: Tutus and triumph
Apr 27, 2024
US announces air defence boost for Ukraine
Apr 26, 2024
Xi Jinping says US and China should be partners, not rivals
Apr 26, 2024
US Supreme Court hears Trump immunity case
Apr 26, 2024
Burkina Faso army kills 223 villagers in revenge attack
Apr 25, 2024
Violence spreads at US universities over pro-Palestinian protests
Apr 25, 2024
The Happy Pod: Viral ballet boy back in the spotlight
Apr 20, 2024
The Happy Pod: The Centenarian Stargazer
Apr 13, 2024
The Happy Pod: Reindeer herder rescued from frozen wilderness
Apr 06, 2024
The Happy Pod: The search for a mystery gift giver
Mar 30, 2024
The Happy Pod: Finland named world's happiest country... again
Mar 23, 2024
What keeps China’s president up at night?
Mar 17, 2024
The Happy Pod: country star Jordan Davis wants more good news
Mar 16, 2024
Bonus: The Global Story
Mar 10, 2024
The Happy Pod: Sounds of the stars
Mar 09, 2024
Bonus: The Global Story
Mar 03, 2024
The Happy Pod: The billion dollar gift of education
Mar 02, 2024
Bonus: The Global Story
Feb 25, 2024
The Happy Pod: Hurtling into History
Feb 24, 2024
Ukraine Two Years On – Your Questions Answered
Feb 23, 2024
The Happy Pod: Eight-year-old steals the show at the Six Nations
Feb 17, 2024
The Happy Pod: Model Maker Outmatches Guinness World Records
Feb 11, 2024
Special episode: Eight Numbers To Understand China
Feb 10, 2024
The Happy Pod: Time's up for monkey on the run
Feb 03, 2024
The Happy Pod: Pioneering ultrasound treatment for Alzheimer's and addiction
Jan 27, 2024
The Happy Pod: Heroic teens save couple from drowning
Jan 20, 2024
The Happy Pod: Trapped tourists saved from flooded caves
Jan 13, 2024
The Happy Pod: Art student's lost work recovered thousands of kilometres away
Jan 06, 2024
The Happy Pod: Mobile coverage reaches remote Norwegian town
Dec 30, 2023
Happy News Review 2023
Dec 25, 2023
The Happy Pod: Cooking for togetherness
Dec 23, 2023
The Happy Pod: Refugees share their stories of hope
Dec 16, 2023
The Happy Pod: The giant Christmas 'tree' made of trees
Dec 09, 2023
The Happy Pod: India Tunnel Rescue Success
Dec 02, 2023
COP 28 special: Your climate questions answered
Nov 26, 2023
The Happy Pod: It's never too late to graduate
Nov 25, 2023
The Happy Pod: Kenya's tree-planting holiday
Nov 18, 2023
The Happy Pod: Protecting penguins in South America
Nov 11, 2023
The Happy Pod: The 'Bee' song creating a buzz
Nov 04, 2023
The Happy Pod: Spreading joy: Finland's most positive person
Oct 28, 2023
Israel-Gaza War: Your Questions Answered
Oct 27, 2023
The Happy Pod: Why whales wear seaweed
Oct 21, 2023
Israel-Gaza War: Your Questions Answered
Oct 20, 2023
The Happy Pod: Bill Gates: Looking on the bright side
Oct 14, 2023
Gaza Special: Your Questions Answered
Oct 13, 2023
The Happy Pod: Biles is back with a bang
Oct 07, 2023
The Happy Pod: Uncovering the wonders of the universe
Sep 30, 2023
The Happy Pod: Teamwork and pride - Saudi women's football
Sep 23, 2023
The Happy Pod: Superhero dog saves family from fire
Sep 16, 2023
Special Edition - Artificial Intelligence - who cares?
Sep 15, 2023
The Happy Pod: The little boy making a big difference
Sep 09, 2023
The Happy Pod: The gift of sight
Sep 02, 2023
The Happy Pod: Relief and joy: Pakistan cable car rescue
Aug 26, 2023
The Happy Pod: The disabled TV director pushing for change
Aug 19, 2023
The Happy Pod: Six months on, revisiting the baby born under the rubble
Aug 12, 2023
The Happy Pod : The Norwegian Nepali duo reaching new heights
Aug 05, 2023
The Happy Pod: Farmers strike truce with bears
Jul 29, 2023
Special episode: Abortion rights around the world
Jul 01, 2022
Young voices special
Mar 25, 2022
Special: Global News Ukrainecast part 2
Mar 24, 2022
Russia-Ukraine: On the brink of war?
Jan 28, 2022
Omicron versus the world: Your questions answered
Dec 21, 2021
Afghanistan Special: Your Questions Answered
Aug 30, 2021
Global News Brexitcast
Oct 25, 2019