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Three essential stories to round off your working day. Explaining the big topics and news from Africa, the people behind them, plus an African perspective on global stories. Hosted by Audrey Brown. Five days a week, ready by late afternoon, Monday to Friday.
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The UK's flagship daily news podcast from the BBC, Newscast Electioncast is the best place to follow the UK General Election campaign. Newscast picks the brains of BBC News experts so you're ready if someone picks yours, covering the latest developments in politics in Westminster and beyond. Newscast will give you all the best insights from the campaign trail - so you're across all the day's top stories. Newscast is hosted by trusted journalists including Adam Fleming, BBC Political Editor C ...
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Linda McAuley champions the cause of consumers in Northern Ireland, helping them to solve their problems, make the right choices and avoid the pitfalls - contact the show with your consumer and benefits queries: Write to: OYB BBC Ormeau Avenue BELFAST BT2 8HQ
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Africa Daily

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One question to wake up to every weekday morning. One story from Africa, for Africa. Alan Kasujja takes a deep dive into the news shaping the continent. Ready by early morning, five days a week, Monday to Friday.
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The one big story. Making sense of the news with our experts around the world. Insights you can trust, Monday to Friday, from the BBC. Episodes will be ready by 10:30 GMT. Host Katya Adler and our BBC teams guide you through one major global news story each episode. From Beijing to Boston, Baghdad to Bangalore, our unrivalled reach will take you beyond the headlines to help understand and explore what’s happening. The Global News Podcast brings you the latest updates and, on The Global Story ...
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The news you know, the science you don’t. Unexpected Elements looks beyond everyday narratives to discover a goldmine of scientific stories and connections from around the globe. From Afronauts, to why we argue, to a deep dive on animal lifespans: see the world in a new way.
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The BBC’s only English language programme entirely dedicated to the war in Ukraine and its fallout, Ukrainecast is your go-to podcast which investigates the biggest issues around the conflict: Could Putin push the nuclear button? How could Donald Trump end the war in 24 hours? What is the price for peace? The podcast is hosted by Newsnight presenter Victoria Derbyshire and BBC Monitoring’s Vitaly Shevchenko. Ukrainecast covers the most important topics around the conflict and speaks to the r ...
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Joe Biden and Donald Trump will face off next week in the first presidential debate of the 2024 US election season. Questions are swirling about how prepared both candidates are before they meet each other at the podium once again. Sarah and Justin sit down with Mike Murphy, a veteran Republican strategist who has prepared many Republican candidates for debate, to break down what we can expect from the rematch. Can Biden calm concerns about the economy? Can Trump swat away attacks about his ...
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Ahead of the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris, the BBC’s Katty Kay sits down with some of the most legendary athletes from previous Olympic games for in-depth conversations about their lives, sports, and what it takes to succeed at the highest level. In this episode, Katty visits California to sit down with basketball icon Magic Johnson. They discuss …
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Lucy Porter, Alasdair Beckett-King, Athena Kugblenu and Hugo Rifkind join Andy Zaltzman to quiz the news. This week and the General Election gets closer still, Andy and the Panel will be mulling over the manifestos, inspecting political interviews, and spotlight scandals in the world of competitive eating. Written by Andy Zaltzman With additional m…
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Today Alan Kasujja sits down with Dr.Philbert Komu from the University of Dar es Salaam and Dr. Gideon Chitanga of the University of Johannesburg in South Africa. They are discussing the role of former liberation movements in Africa’s contemporary politics. Is their performance in line with the expectations of their nations? The conversation was sp…
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A shadow fleet of old and poorly maintained ships is cruising the high seas, often hiding their true identities through a series of shell companies. Their numbers have grown massively since Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Lloyd’s List estimates as many as 12% of tankers are part of the dark fleet. There’s increasing concern about the dange…
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Gunmen in Russia's North Caucasus republic of Dagestan have killed six police officers in a series of attacks, security officials say. Twelve other officers were also wounded in the attacks. A synagogue, two churches and a police checkpoint were targeted in the cities of Derbent and Makhachkala. Also in the programme: Countdown to Iran's Presidenti…
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ဒဏ်ရာရ ပါလက်စတိုင်းကို အစ္စရေးစစ်တပ်က ဂျစ်ကားရှေ့ဖုံးပေါ် ကြိုးနဲ့တုပ် တင်ခေါ်By BBC Burmese Radio
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The Israeli military says it is to investigate an incident in which an injured Palestinian was strapped to an Israeli military vehicle in the West bank. But Israeli human rights group B'Tselem is sceptical. Also on the programme: French feminists protesting against what they see as the threat to women's rights of the far right National Rally party;…
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Martin Geissler sits down with Scottish Labour leader Anas Sarwar. The polls suggest Labour are doing well just now – but of course, two weeks is a long time in politics. Can they keep up the pace they’ve set themselves? In this audio version of the BBC Scotland Sunday Show interview, Martin asks Sarwar about tax, just how Labour will get that grow…
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Martin Geissler sits down with Scottish Conservatives leader Douglas Ross. It’s fair to say it’s been a rough campaign for the Tories, but is it all doom and gloom in the camp? In this audio version of the BBC Scotland Sunday Show interview, Martin asks Ross about his policies, his plans for the future, and the ups and downs of a few weeks on the c…
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Today, Laura, Paddy and Henry discuss how the government is responding to comments from a Tory candidate made at a private event in April, describing the Rwanda policy as ‘crap’. James Sunderland, who’s also a Home Office aide, went on to say the policy will deter migrants from trying to enter the UK by crossing the Channel. Laura’s been talking to…
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The Israeli military has said its forces violated protocol by strapping a wounded Palestinian man to the front of their vehicle during a raid in the West Bank city of Jenin.The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) confirmed the incident after it was captured on video and shared on social media. An IDF statement said the man was wounded in an exchange of fir…
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Winged machines are "flying" - or at least swimming - beneath the waters of the Faroe Islands in the North Atlantic.Known as "sea dragons" or "tidal kites", they look like aircraft, but are in fact high-tech tidal turbines, generating electricity from the power of the ocean.So, how does the technology work? This video is from BBC Click, the BBC’s f…
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At least 22 Palestinians have been killed in shelling near the Gaza office of Red Cross, the agency says. We hear from William Schomburg, the head of the ICRC delegation in Gaza. Also in the programme: The lawyer for a Florida family suing Nasa for space junk that fell on their property; and why the King of the Competitive Eating circuit has been b…
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ICRC ရဲ့ ဂါဇာရုံးခန်းအနီး လက်နက်ကြီးကျည်တွေကျပြီး လူ ၂၂ ယောက် သေဆုံးBy BBC Burmese Radio
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Wild chimpanzees eat plants that have pain-relieving and anti-bacterial properties to heal themselves, according to scientists.Researchers observed the animals in the forests of Uganda over the past four years. The scientists, who published their findings in the journal PLOS One, think the chimps could even help in the search for new medicines.Subs…
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When Celia's daughter asked about regrets, she posted a message about a puffin sweater she wished she'd bought. Just days later, a man she'd never met sent her the exact same one for free - saying it felt so good to be kind.Also: The earthquakes being caused by enthusiastic fans during Taylor Swift's Eras Tour.A BBC radio programme reaches 46 peopl…
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The Red Cross says 22 people were killed in shelling near its offices in Gaza. It's called on both Hamas and the Israeli military to do more to protect civilians. We speak to William Schomburg who is the head of the ICRC delegation in Gaza. Also in the programme: Ukraine says there has been another massive Russian attack on its energy infrastructur…
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Conflict between Israel and the Lebanese armed group Hezbollah has prompted concerns from the US that it risks turning into a wider regional war. The two sides have exchanged fire across the Lebanon-Israel border in recent weeks. Hezbollah said it is fighting Israel to support Hamas in Gaza. Israel's military said that operational plans for an offe…
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Today, in this podcast recorded live on Radio 4, we’re looking at claims about betting on the election date, and Laura’s been given an internal Labour memo to candidates with warnings about undecided voters. Adam, Paddy and Laura also look at the SNP manifesto and what Nigel Farage has called Reform UK’s ‘contract with the people’. Apply to join us…
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Kate Adie reports stories from Ukraine, China, US, Canada and Senegal Ukraine is facing one of its most perilous moments since the start of the full-scale invasion. Russia. The Ukrainian army desperately needs more troops and has turned to enlistment squads to bolster numbers. This has pushed those who don’t want to fight into hiding, as our corres…
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Ukraine has said its energy facilities have come under a “massive” attack from Russia overnight, in the latest onslaught targeting the country's power grid.It is the eighth time Russia has launched an attack on energy infrastructure facilities in the past three months, Ukraine’s energy ministry said.Air defence systems shot down 12 of 16 missiles a…
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Farewell from Linda after 29 years of championing consumers. Catching up with old friends and long-time contributors. In her final programme, consumer champion Linda McAuley catches up with some old friends and long-time contributors to find out what’s changed in the world of consumer affairs and what’s stayed the same. She celebrates the listeners…
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It hasn't always been easy for Elder Scrolls Online. It has been played by 24 million people and made $2bn since it launched over 10 years ago, but Zenimax developers Matt Firor and Rich Lambert tell BBC Newsbeat about how it recovered from its rocky launch. Matt also goes into how he suggested taking a leaf from Grand Theft Auto Online's playbook …
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A Swiss court has sentenced four members of the UK's richest family to prison sentences ranging from four to four-and-a-half years. Prakash and Kamal Hinduja as well as son Ajay and his wife Namrata were found guilty of exploitation - usury in the Swiss penal code - and illegal employment. Also, in the programme, Rahul Tandon finds out how Canadian…
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A Swiss court has sentenced four members of the UK's richest family to prison sentences ranging from four to four-and-a-half years. Prakash and Kamal Hinduja as well as son Ajay and his wife Namrata were found guilty of exploitation - usury in the Swiss penal code - and illegal employment. Also, in the programme, Rahul Tandon finds out how Canadian…
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It's one of the biggest battlegrounds of the election campaign - what the parties will do about immigration. We visit what in 2016 was the UK's most enthusiastic Brexit-backing constituency to find out why this is such a signficant concern for many voters - and we have live discussion on the political offer with two business leaders. Also tonight: …
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Also on the programme, The US state of Hawaii has agreed to take action to decarbonize its transport by 2045 after a lawsuit was brought by thirteen young people – we hear from one of their representatives, and four members of the Hindujas, known as Britain’s wealthiest family, have been handed jail sentences for exploiting servants in their villa …
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