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

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

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3918 Ratings
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These reviews are wild

By Ollysmom - Feb 14 2020
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I’ve listened to this podcast for years and learned a ton. Jackie Leonard, Martin Patience, and Emilio San Pedro are delights ♥️

Great news source

By anbeje - Jan 06 2020
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Very good news source. I like how unbiased it is!

iTunes Ratings

3918 Ratings
Average Ratings
2762
543
237
177
199

These reviews are wild

By Ollysmom - Feb 14 2020
Read more
I’ve listened to this podcast for years and learned a ton. Jackie Leonard, Martin Patience, and Emilio San Pedro are delights ♥️

Great news source

By anbeje - Jan 06 2020
Read more
Very good news source. I like how unbiased it is!
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Global News Podcast

Latest release on Feb 24, 2020

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Rank #1: Global News Brexitcast

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We team up with the award-winning Brexitcast team to bring you a special update on what Britain leaving the EU means for you. You’ve sent us questions from around the world and Jackie Leonard puts them to the experts from the podcast that’s all about Brexit. There’s also cake, phew.
Spread the word! #GlobalNewsPod #Brexitcast
Find the Brexitcast podcast here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/brexitcast

Oct 25 2019

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Rank #2: Americans from virus cruise ship leave Japan

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Hundreds will be quarantined in the US, while 40 confirmed cases will be treated in Japan. Also: Elton John halts concert due to pneumonia, and turning human corpses into compost for green burials.

Feb 17 2020

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Rank #3: Coronavirus: First death confirmed in Europe

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The victim was an 80-year-old man from China's Hubei province. Chinese officials say the coronavirus outbreak is generally under control but the World Health Organisation insists it's too early to predict whether it will become a global epidemic. Also, Europeans and Americans hold different views on the health of the Western alliance at the annual Munich Security Conference. And, how an overnight trans-European sleeper train could be part of the solution for climate change.

Feb 16 2020

29mins

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Rank #4: Coronavirus threatens to push Japan into recession

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Analysts are concerned travel restrictions, which have led to a sharp drop in tourism from China, will cause Japan's economy to contract further. General Motors scraps the historic Holden car brand in Australia. A Spanish actor is being tried for insulting God.

Feb 17 2020

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Rank #5: 1,700 Chinese health care workers infected with Coronavirus

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China's National Health Commission says there's high pressure on doctors and nurses, also a short truce could be in sight in Afghanistan and some different Valentine's Day events

Feb 15 2020

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Rank #6: Millions in China due to return to work despite coronavirus outbreak

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Many factories and offices in China have been ordered to stagger their working hours to limit the number of people in public places. Also: Sinn Fein to try to form governing coalition after Irish election success, and the renowned opera singer Mirella Freni has died at the age of eighty-four.

Feb 09 2020

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Rank #7: Coronavirus: Extreme caution urged by experts

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Measures include the provision of straightforward diagnostic kits in all countries, implementing robust infection prevention measures, and accelerated research into treatments and possible vaccines. Also: A major shake up in the Italian parliament as right-wing politician Matteo Salvini faces a trial for illegally detaining migrants, and how a Russian man shot himself dead in the middle of a packed courtroom

Feb 13 2020

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Rank #8: Thousands of Syrians camp in freezing conditions

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The UN says 800,000 have been displaced since December in the government offensive in northwestern Syria. Also: The row over whether music festivals book enough female performers, and what one Russian grandmother thinks of President Putin.

Feb 14 2020

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Rank #9: Iowa Caucus: Pete Buttigieg leads US Democratic hopefuls as partial results are released

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With 62 per cent of the votes counted, Pete Buttigieg leads this first leg of the race to be the Democrats’ presidential candidate, while Bernie Sanders is a close second. Also, the WHO praises China for containing the new strain of coronavirus, but patients in the city of Wuhan struggle to get treatment. And, in southern Africa, the wife of Lesotho’s prime minister is charged with the murder of his previous wife.

Feb 05 2020

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Rank #10: Thai soldier kills many people in shooting rampage

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Thai security forces rescued hundreds of people from a shopping centre while searching for the gunman. Also: WHO says the number of new coronavirus cases has stabilised in Hubei province, and "lightning strike" kills rare mountain gorillas in Uganda.

Feb 09 2020

27mins

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Rank #11: Kobe Bryant: Basketball legend dies in helicopter crash

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The five-time NBA champion was widely considered one of the greatest players in the game's history. Also: China is extending its Lunar New Year holiday to help control the coronavirus outbreak, and the sheep that only eat seaweed foraged from beaches and are apparently more environmentally friendly because of it.

Jan 27 2020

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Rank #12: President Trump releases his Middle East peace plan.

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It's been applauded by Israel, but condemned by the Palestinians. President Xi Jinping says China is sure to beat the new coronavirus; and, #Girldad - inspired by Kobe Bryant.

Jan 28 2020

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Rank #13: Coronavirus kills Chinese whistleblower doctor

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The hospital in Wuhan treating Li Wenliang confirms his death after a day of conflicting reports. Also: Trump celebrates acquittal and blasts rivals, and climate change could push bumblebees to extinction.

Feb 06 2020

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Rank #14: WHO says world 'must be alert' over China virus

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The World Health Organization will hold a further emergency meeting on the coronavirus on Thursday. Also: White House warns former advisor, John Bolton, not to publish book, and scientists say lungs "magically" heal damage from smoking.

Jan 30 2020

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Rank #15: President Trump acquitted of all impeachment charges

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The Senate, run by the president's fellow Republicans, voted to acquit him 52-48 on charges of abuse of power and 53-47 on obstruction of Congress. Also, the World Health Organisation asks for nearly seven hundred million dollars to help developing countries prepare for the coronavirus which has killed nearly 500 people. And, Finland's new government has announced plans to give all parents the same parental leave.

Feb 06 2020

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Rank #16: President Trump presents election year budget

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The President asks for increases in military spending and cuts to social programmes. Also,Turkey says Syrian government shellfire has killed Turkish soldiers in Idlib and the US has charged four Chinese military officers over a cyber attack on a credit rating agency.

Feb 10 2020

29mins

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Rank #17: Sudan agrees ex-president must face ICC

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Omar al-Bashir will answer genocide and war crimes charges. Also: Spain's high court upholds a company's right to deduct break times from employees' working day, and music fans pay tribute to Joseph Shabalala, the founder of Ladysmith Black Mambazo - who's died at the age of seventy-eight.

Feb 12 2020

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Rank #18: Hong Kong imposes new quarantine rules over virus

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Travellers from mainland China will be isolated for 14 days in new efforts to stem the coronavirus. Also: Impeachment witness escorted from the White House, and unseen Charles Dickens letters open a window into the life of a genius.

Feb 07 2020

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