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Global News Podcast

Rank #28 in News & Politics category

News & Politics
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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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2477 Ratings
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106

Was great

By MattTriano - Jan 14 2019
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It's good. It was great before addition of adverts.

LOVE THIS

By Chuideus - Nov 24 2018
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I like my news simple and short ! Just like this

iTunes Ratings

2477 Ratings
Average Ratings
1792
365
130
84
106

Was great

By MattTriano - Jan 14 2019
Read more

It's good. It was great before addition of adverts.

LOVE THIS

By Chuideus - Nov 24 2018
Read more

I like my news simple and short ! Just like this

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Global News Podcast

Rank #28 in News & Politics category

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

Top Episodes

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Rank #1: Desperate Appeal to End Slaughter in Yemen

Nov 24 2018
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The UN envoy to Yemen makes an impassioned plea for a ceasefire, the prominent radio journalist shot dead in the rebel-held province of Idlib and the Chinese campaign to encourage women to have more children.

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Rank #2: Google Staff Walk Out over Discrimination and Harassment

Nov 01 2018
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A reported huge payout for a Google executive accused of sexual misconduct provokes an unprecedented protest. Also: Arron Banks faces Brexit referendum spending probe and scientists count whales from space.

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Rank #3: Brazil's new far-right leader urges unity

Jan 02 2019
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Jair Bolsonaro told Congress he wanted a "national pact" to free Brazil of corruption, crime and economic mismanagement. Also: Indian women in Kerala form a "620km human chain" protest and Nasa's New Horizons spacecraft "phones home" from six and a half billion kilometres away.

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Rank #4: Tensions high in Democratic Republic of Congo over election result

Jan 10 2019
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Tensions high in Democratic Republic of Congo over election result. Also: President Trump has walked out of a meeting with congressional leaders after being denied money for his border wall and a fresh Brexit setback for British Prime Minister Theresa May.

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Rank #5: Explosive Devices sent to Obama and Clinton

Oct 25 2018
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President Trump condemns sending explosive devices to politicians and to the CNN TV channel. Also: What's it like to be a spy? And the problem-solving skills of crows

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Rank #6: Further resignation over US troop withdrawals from Syria.

Dec 23 2018
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A top US official in the fight against the Islamic State group has quit; Standoff over spending priorities between Congress and Donald Trump; British police questioning two suspects over closure of London's Gatwick airport

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Rank #7: New Arms race between Washington and Moscow ?

Feb 06 2019
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Russia says it is planning to develop new missile systems within two years; Ten people die in a fire at an eight-storey building in Paris; And..... how do you recoup your crypto currency when the only person with the key suddenly dies ?

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Rank #8: Run-up to US Mid-term Elections

Nov 06 2018
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The vote is being seen as a referendum on President Trump's first two years in office. Also: dozens of pupils kidnapped in Cameroon and astronomers detect one of the oldest stars in the Milky Way.

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Rank #9: Venezuela civil war threat 'an invention'

Feb 04 2019
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Venezuela's political rivals trade accusations as international pressure mounts on President Maduro. Also: Pope Francis calls for a halt to wars in the Middle East, and warming threatens Himalayan glaciers.

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Rank #10: Macron Rejects Nationalism on Armistice Day

Nov 12 2018
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Events to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War have been taking place around the world. Also: huge crowds have been celebrating the centenary of Poland's independence and raising the awareness of the genetic disorder, Haemochromatosis.

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Rank #11: Saudi Arabia Calls Khashoggi Killing 'Murder'

Oct 22 2018
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Saudi Foreign Minister says Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman didn't know of Khashoggi's murder. Also: racism on Ryanair flight and the tribute to a dead opioid addict

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Rank #12: US Democrats on Course to Win House in Blow to Trump

Nov 07 2018
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Republicans have retained control of the Senate while the Democrats are on course to take the House of Representatives.

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Rank #13: The Happy News Podcast 2018

Dec 25 2018
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There’s often a lot of doom and gloom in the news but in the middle of all that, there are glimmers of hope and happiness. We’ve put together a collection of some of our favourite stories from 2018. These include: the incredible rescue of the twelve Thai boys and their football coach trapped in an underground cave; some astounding medical marvels; and even a daredevil raccoon! Photo:m Former Manchester United player Gary Pallister poses with the members of the Wild Boars football team from Thailand who were trapped in a cave Credit: John Peters via Man United / Getty Images

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Rank #14: Trump: US-China trade talks progress

Dec 30 2018
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The President made the comments on Twitter after speaking to his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping. Also: reports from Yemen say Houthi rebels have begun pulling back from the port in Hodeidah, China lifts nine-month ban on new video game releases and the lone explorer Louis Rudd describes crossing the Antarctic.

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Rank #15: US To Withdraw From Nuclear Arms Treaty With Russia

Oct 20 2018
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President Trump accuses Moscow of violating its terms. Also: despite deadly attacks Afghan voters cast ballots in large numbers in the nation's long-awaited parliamentary elections, and a chunk of the moon is sold at auction.

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Rank #16: Russian lawyer in Trump Tower meeting charged with obstruction

Jan 08 2019
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A Russian lawyer who met President Trump's son and son-in-law in 2016 is wanted in America for obstruction of justice. Also: the home of the former Russian spy who was poisoned in England is being partly dismantled, and women in Croatia launch their own MeToo movement over what is called “obstetric violence”.

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Rank #17: US mobilises aid for Venezuela

Feb 04 2019
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The United States is sending humanitarian aid following a request from the opposition leader, Juan Guaido. Also: Pope Francis arrives on historic visit to UAE and Sala plane wreckage found in the English Channel.

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Rank #18: China threatens Huawei arrest consequences

Dec 10 2018
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China summoned the US ambassador to demand that Washington withdraw an arrest warrant for Meng Wanzhou. Also: the French finance minister says the recent protests have been 'an economic catastrophe' and we hear from Harmony -- a very special Artificial Intelligence doll being manufactured in the United States.

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Rank #19: Criticism of Trump Afghanistan withdrawal plan

Dec 22 2018
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Half the US troops are reportedly to be withdrawn, also: Gatwick re-opens after latest suspension, and the first bank robbery on a Norwegian archipelago.

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Rank #20: Saudi woman 'under the care' of UN refugee agency

Jan 08 2019
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Rahaf Mohammed al Qunun leaves a Thai hotel where she took refuge, in the care of the UN refugee agency. Also: Jim Yong Kim steps down as president of the World Bank and exploring the new tech at CES 2019 in Las Vegas.

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Rank #1: Desperate Appeal to End Slaughter in Yemen

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The UN envoy to Yemen makes an impassioned plea for a ceasefire, the prominent radio journalist shot dead in the rebel-held province of Idlib and the Chinese campaign to encourage women to have more children.

Nov 24 2018
29 mins
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Rank #2: Google Staff Walk Out over Discrimination and Harassment

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A reported huge payout for a Google executive accused of sexual misconduct provokes an unprecedented protest. Also: Arron Banks faces Brexit referendum spending probe and scientists count whales from space.

Nov 01 2018
28 mins
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Rank #3: Brazil's new far-right leader urges unity

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Jair Bolsonaro told Congress he wanted a "national pact" to free Brazil of corruption, crime and economic mismanagement. Also: Indian women in Kerala form a "620km human chain" protest and Nasa's New Horizons spacecraft "phones home" from six and a half billion kilometres away.

Jan 02 2019
25 mins
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Rank #4: Tensions high in Democratic Republic of Congo over election result

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Tensions high in Democratic Republic of Congo over election result. Also: President Trump has walked out of a meeting with congressional leaders after being denied money for his border wall and a fresh Brexit setback for British Prime Minister Theresa May.

Jan 10 2019
29 mins
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Rank #5: Explosive Devices sent to Obama and Clinton

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President Trump condemns sending explosive devices to politicians and to the CNN TV channel. Also: What's it like to be a spy? And the problem-solving skills of crows

Oct 25 2018
28 mins
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Rank #6: Further resignation over US troop withdrawals from Syria.

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A top US official in the fight against the Islamic State group has quit; Standoff over spending priorities between Congress and Donald Trump; British police questioning two suspects over closure of London's Gatwick airport

Dec 23 2018
28 mins
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Rank #7: New Arms race between Washington and Moscow ?

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Russia says it is planning to develop new missile systems within two years; Ten people die in a fire at an eight-storey building in Paris; And..... how do you recoup your crypto currency when the only person with the key suddenly dies ?

Feb 06 2019
28 mins
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Rank #8: Run-up to US Mid-term Elections

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The vote is being seen as a referendum on President Trump's first two years in office. Also: dozens of pupils kidnapped in Cameroon and astronomers detect one of the oldest stars in the Milky Way.

Nov 06 2018
27 mins
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Rank #9: Venezuela civil war threat 'an invention'

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Venezuela's political rivals trade accusations as international pressure mounts on President Maduro. Also: Pope Francis calls for a halt to wars in the Middle East, and warming threatens Himalayan glaciers.

Feb 04 2019
27 mins
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Rank #10: Macron Rejects Nationalism on Armistice Day

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Events to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War have been taking place around the world. Also: huge crowds have been celebrating the centenary of Poland's independence and raising the awareness of the genetic disorder, Haemochromatosis.

Nov 12 2018
27 mins
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Rank #11: Saudi Arabia Calls Khashoggi Killing 'Murder'

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Saudi Foreign Minister says Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman didn't know of Khashoggi's murder. Also: racism on Ryanair flight and the tribute to a dead opioid addict

Oct 22 2018
29 mins
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Rank #12: US Democrats on Course to Win House in Blow to Trump

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Republicans have retained control of the Senate while the Democrats are on course to take the House of Representatives.

Nov 07 2018
12 mins
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Rank #13: The Happy News Podcast 2018

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There’s often a lot of doom and gloom in the news but in the middle of all that, there are glimmers of hope and happiness. We’ve put together a collection of some of our favourite stories from 2018. These include: the incredible rescue of the twelve Thai boys and their football coach trapped in an underground cave; some astounding medical marvels; and even a daredevil raccoon! Photo:m Former Manchester United player Gary Pallister poses with the members of the Wild Boars football team from Thailand who were trapped in a cave Credit: John Peters via Man United / Getty Images

Dec 25 2018
40 mins
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Rank #14: Trump: US-China trade talks progress

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The President made the comments on Twitter after speaking to his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping. Also: reports from Yemen say Houthi rebels have begun pulling back from the port in Hodeidah, China lifts nine-month ban on new video game releases and the lone explorer Louis Rudd describes crossing the Antarctic.

Dec 30 2018
27 mins
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Rank #15: US To Withdraw From Nuclear Arms Treaty With Russia

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President Trump accuses Moscow of violating its terms. Also: despite deadly attacks Afghan voters cast ballots in large numbers in the nation's long-awaited parliamentary elections, and a chunk of the moon is sold at auction.

Oct 20 2018
24 mins
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Rank #16: Russian lawyer in Trump Tower meeting charged with obstruction

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A Russian lawyer who met President Trump's son and son-in-law in 2016 is wanted in America for obstruction of justice. Also: the home of the former Russian spy who was poisoned in England is being partly dismantled, and women in Croatia launch their own MeToo movement over what is called “obstetric violence”.

Jan 08 2019
31 mins
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Rank #17: US mobilises aid for Venezuela

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The United States is sending humanitarian aid following a request from the opposition leader, Juan Guaido. Also: Pope Francis arrives on historic visit to UAE and Sala plane wreckage found in the English Channel.

Feb 04 2019
26 mins
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Rank #18: China threatens Huawei arrest consequences

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China summoned the US ambassador to demand that Washington withdraw an arrest warrant for Meng Wanzhou. Also: the French finance minister says the recent protests have been 'an economic catastrophe' and we hear from Harmony -- a very special Artificial Intelligence doll being manufactured in the United States.

Dec 10 2018
29 mins
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Rank #19: Criticism of Trump Afghanistan withdrawal plan

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Half the US troops are reportedly to be withdrawn, also: Gatwick re-opens after latest suspension, and the first bank robbery on a Norwegian archipelago.

Dec 22 2018
24 mins
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Rank #20: Saudi woman 'under the care' of UN refugee agency

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Rahaf Mohammed al Qunun leaves a Thai hotel where she took refuge, in the care of the UN refugee agency. Also: Jim Yong Kim steps down as president of the World Bank and exploring the new tech at CES 2019 in Las Vegas.

Jan 08 2019
23 mins
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