BBC World Service

The World's Radio Station, The BBC's international radio station

  • BBC Xtra

    BBC Xtra is the flagship daily 2 hour live magazine programme on BBC Arabic, driving social and human interest issues onto the main news agenda of the Arabic Service.

  • Witness History

    History as told by the people who were there.

  • Tech Tent

    How the technology business is transforming the way we live and work.

  • World Business Report

    The latest business and finance news from around the world from the BBC

  • Global News Podcast

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

  • Newshour

    Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.

  • Burmese Evening Broadcast

    BBC Burmese provides up-to-date news and current affairs in Burmese covering domestic and international news stories. 2015-2100 Burmese Time (1345-1430 GMT)

  • The Fifth Floor

    A fresh look at the stories of the week with journalists from our 41 language sections, with presenter David Amanor.

  • Heart and Soul

    Personal approaches to spirituality from around the world.

  • Heart and Soul

    Personal approaches to spirituality from around the world.

  • BBC Minute

    One minute of the world's most shareable news - updated every half an hour, 24/7.

  • The Real Story

    Global experts and decision makers discuss, debate and analyse a key news story.

  • BBC Learning English Drama

    Dramas for English language learners from BBC World Service. Improve your English with retellings of stories classic and new. Each episode is between 6 and 10 minutes long.

  • Business Daily

    The daily drama of money and work from the BBC.

  • BBC Persian Radio

    برنامه چشم انداز بامدادی رادیو بی‌بی‌سی، شامل خبر، گزارش و تحلیل از وقایع ایران و جهان

  • Stumped

    The weekly cricket show from BBC Sport in association with ABC and All India Radio.

  • HARDtalk

    In-depth, hard-hitting interviews with newsworthy personalities.

  • Business Matters

    Global business news, with live guests and contributions from Asia and the USA.

  • Burmese Morning Broadcast

    Up-to-date news and current affairs in Burmese covering domestic and international news stories. Our coverage aims to reflect diverse opinions and offers in-depth analysis.

  • Brexitcast

    Laura Kuenssberg and Katya Adler join Adam Fleming and Chris Mason for some geeky gossip about Brexit from Westminster and Brussels (warning: there may be some biscuit chat).

  • BBC Indonesia

    BBC Indonesia dari BBC World Service menyiarkan berita dan informasi dari seluruh dunia, termasuk Indonesia, pada pukul 05.00 dan 06.00 WIB, Senin sampai Jumat

  • Science in Action

    The BBC brings you all the week's science news.

  • Africa Today

    News and analysis from the BBC's Focus on Africa. The Africa Today podcast is published from Monday to Friday. It contains the day's top African stories.

  • World Football

    Football's biggest stories of the week on the BBC.

  • 6 Minute English

    Learn and practise useful English language for everyday situations with the BBC. A weekly instruction manual for saying or doing something in English is published every Thursday.

  • Outlook

    Extraordinary first person stories from around the world

  • The Documentary Podcast

    Download the latest documentaries Investigating global developments, issues and affairs.

  • Sporting Witness

    The inside and personal story of the key moments from sporting history

  • The Forum

    Sharing knowledge

  • The Inquiry

    The Inquiry gets beyond the headlines to explore the trends, forces and ideas shaping the world.

  • The Food Chain

    The Food Chain examines the business, science and cultural significance of food, and what it takes to put food on your plate.

  • Health Check

    Health issues and medical breakthroughs from around the world.

  • Learning English for China

    提高英语听力水平,掌握纯正英式表达,了解英国社会和文化的方方面面。BBC英语教学播客频道播出丰富、专业、实用的英语学习节目。 Improve your English skills. This weekly podcast contains some of the best audio from BBC Learning English.

  • The Compass

    The Compass - exploring our world.

  • Digital Planet

    Technological and digital news from around the world.

  • The Cultural Frontline

    The world seen through the eyes of artists

  • صفحه ۲ (Page 2)

    A panel of experts, discussing the current political and social issues. It is run twice a week on Persian TV.

  • Learning English News Review

    News Review shows you how to use the language from the latest news stories in your everyday English. Published every Tuesday by BBC Learning English.

  • 6 Minute Grammar

    Learn English grammar in six minutes. Every Tuesday join two of our presenters and learn a new key area of grammar. Our presenters include Finn, Emma, Rob, Neil, Sophie & Alice.

  • The English We Speak

    Every week, we look at a different everyday English phrase or piece of slang in this fun three-minute programme. From BBC World Service

  • People Fixing the World

    Brilliant solutions to the world’s problems. We meet people with ideas to make the world a better place and investigate whether they work.

  • In the Studio

    In the Studio takes you into the minds of the world’s most creative people, with unprecedented access.

  • Discovery

    Explorations in the world of science.

  • The Why Factor

    The extraordinary and hidden histories behind everyday objects and actions

  • 6 Minute Vocabulary

    Build your English vocabulary in six minutes. Every Monday join two of our presenters and hear about different ways to develop your vocabulary knowledge and skills.

  • The Conversation

    A conversation between two women about their paths to success.

  • 50 Things That Made the Modern Economy

    Tim Harford tells the fascinating stories of inventions, ideas and innovations which have helped create the economic world.

  • 30 Animals That Made Us Smarter

    Amazing things humans have learnt from the animal kingdom. Inspiring, fascinating, bingeable.

  • The Science Hour

    Science news and highlights of the week

  • Newsweek (Cantonese)

    Key events of the week reviewed in this Cantonese programme. In the special features, BBC correspondents, contributors and listeners present the world from different angles.

  • Exchanges - Ideas and Argument Podcast

    The world's leading figures in science, economics, politics and architecture join an audience to discuss their ideas. From BBC World Service

  • Pargar

    Weekly roundtable in which our guests try to answer some of the challenging and controversial questions in modern society. From BBC World Service

  • Over to You

    Talk back to the BBC and challenge the programme makers.

  • The History Hour

    An hour of historical reporting told by the people who were there.

  • Sportshour

    Live Saturday morning global sports show with reports, debate and humour.

  • The World This Week

    What's been happening around the world and why it matters

  • The World of Business

    Insights into the business world - featuring content from BBC Radio 4's In Business programme, and also Global Business from the BBC World Service.

  • Boston Calling

    How the world looks through American eyes, and the myriad and unexpected ways that the world influences the United States.

  • Trending

    In-depth reporting on the world of social media

  • CrowdScience

    We take your questions about life, Earth and the universe to researchers hunting for answers at the frontiers of knowledge.

  • बीबीसी न्यूज़ मेकर्स

    चर्चा में रहे लोगों से बातचीत पर आधारित साप्ताहिक कार्यक्रम

  • Sportsworld

    Live sport from around the world with news, interviews and analysis.

  • World Book Club

    The world's great authors discuss their best-known novel.

  • 13 Minutes to the Moon

    How the first moon landing was saved. The full story of the people who made Apollo 11 happen and prevented it from going badly wrong. Theme music by Hans Zimmer.

  • Space

    Stories, opinion and debate from the final frontier – including a guide on how to live in space, 20th century legends and the stories of missions past and present.

  • Kalki Presents: My Indian Life

    Life for young Indian adults in the 21st century explored by Bollywood actor Kalki Koechlin. Real stories from India - sometimes raw, often uplifting.

  • The Hurricane Tapes

    A triple murder. 40 hours of tape recordings. Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter. Bob Dylan wrote a song about him. Hollywood made a movie. This is the full story.

  • PODRUNNER: INTERVALS -- Workout music for tempo-based exercise

    Varied-BPM workout music mixes for runners, joggers, and power walkers, from the creator of Podrunner, the world's most popular workout mix series. These professionally designed, multi-week series are your training partner for 5K, 8K, and 10K runs, and much more.

  • The Thought Show

    Brings together in a single hour The Why Factor; More or Less and Trending.

  • Tomorrow’s World

    Your big questions about the future answered. How science will influence and change our lives.

  • World Update: Daily Commute

    World Update Daily Commute is no longer available to download but you can hear the best of World Update and all our BBC World Service news coverage in our Global News Podcast.

  • BBC Africa Debate

    Current issues that matter to Africa go under discussion and are brought to the attention of a global audience.

  • "Пятый этаж" bbcrussian.com

    С понедельника по четверг в 18:30 по Москве в студии программы мы обсуждаем ключевые события дня, а по пятницам подводим итоги недели.

  • Forum - Sixty Second Idea to Improve the World

    An imaginative, quirky solution to a challenge of our age. Podcast weekly on Mondays.

  • WW2: War and Words

    The story of the 20 momentous years from 1936 to 1956 that changed the course of history, as told by Jonathan Dimbleby and through the words of remarkable BBC correspondents.

  • Anaivarkkum Ariviyal

    அனைவர்க்கும் அறிவியல் - அறிவியல், தொழில்நுட்பம், சுகாதாரம், சுற்றாடல் தொடர்பான புதிய தகவல்களை வாரந்தோறும் சுமந்துவரும் செய்திப் பெட்டகம்.

  • The Documentary: Archive 2010

    BBC World Service's wide range of documentaries from 2010.

  • The Documentary: Archive 2009

    The BBC World Service's wide range of documentaries from 2009.

  • The Documentary: Archive 2008

    The BBC World Service's wide range of documentaries from 2008.

  • The Documentary Podcast: Archive 2007

    The BBC World Service's wide range of documentaries from 2007.