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Global News Podcast

Updated 28 days ago

Rank #30 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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2812 Ratings
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2026
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Great podcast

By sitoth1st - Jun 14 2019
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Unbiased and comprehensive news cast.... love this podcast!!!

Great podcast

By sitoth1st - Jun 14 2019
Read more
Unbiased and comprehensive news cast.... love this podcast!!!

iTunes Ratings

2812 Ratings
Average Ratings
2026
399
158
102
127

Great podcast

By sitoth1st - Jun 14 2019
Read more
Unbiased and comprehensive news cast.... love this podcast!!!

Great podcast

By sitoth1st - Jun 14 2019
Read more
Unbiased and comprehensive news cast.... love this podcast!!!
Cover image of Global News Podcast

Global News Podcast

Updated 28 days ago

Rank #30 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

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Rank #1: South Africa: Ex-president Zuma responds to corruption allegations

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Jacob Zuma, who stepped down last year amid claims of illegal financial gain, has begun testifying at a judicial inquiry. Also: Hong Kong’s chief of police condemns pro-democracy protesters as “thugs”. And the family of Neil Armstrong look back at the life of the first man to set foot on the moon.
Jul 15 2019
24 mins
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Rank #2: Trump accused of racism over tweets against congresswomen

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President Trump claimed the women "originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe". Also: Champs-Elysees clashes after Bastille Day parade, and Djokovic beats Federer in Wimbledon tennis epic.
Jul 14 2019
30 mins
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Rank #3: Storm Barry begins to batter Louisiana

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Storm Barry has made landfall in Louisiana, where officials have warned of potentially life-threatening floods. Also: UK says Iran tanker could be released 'with guarantees', and a powerful X-ray telescope is launched to map the cosmos.
Jul 13 2019
31 mins
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Rank #4: Facebook facing '$5 billion' fine

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The US Federal Trade Commission is said to have approved a penalty for Facebook over its handling of users personal data. President Trump's Labor Secretary resigns amid accusations he helped a billionaire sex offender secure a lenient sentence, and the trader in Togo who has an answer to the global fast fashion crisis
Jul 12 2019
27 mins
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Rank #5: Turkey: Arrival of Russian missile-defence system causes anxiety for US

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Turkey receives first parts of S-400 missile defence system despite opposition from US. Washington says Ankara cannot have both the S-400 and US F-35 fighter-jets.

Also, BBC investigation shows that Sudan's brutal crackdown on protestors was ordered from 'top level' of military, and should the world learn lessons from water-crisis in one of India's largest cities ?
Jul 12 2019
31 mins
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Rank #6: Trump retreats on census citizenship question

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President Donald Trump will no longer pursue adding a question on citizenship to the 2020 US census questionnaire. Also: The UK has raised the threat to British shipping in Iranian waters to the highest level, and New Orleans braces for Tropical Storm Barry.
Jul 11 2019
27 mins
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Rank #7: Strait of Hormuz: Iranian gunboats 'tried to intercept British ship'

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UK says one of its warships preventing Iranian vessels stopping a British oil-tanker.

Also, a BBC investigation into sex-scandal at heart of Afghan government, and scientists warn that even small amounts of sugary drinks may cause cancer.
Jul 11 2019
30 mins
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Rank #8: Resignation of UK Ambassador to US is “black day for British diplomacy”

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Politicians and civil servants have been reacting to the news that Sir Kim Darroch has stepped down. They’ve said the row over leaked memos is unprecedented. Also: the US women’s football team celebrates their World Cup win with a victory parade, and a school in the Netherlands faces a large fine because the children are too noisy.
Jul 10 2019
29 mins
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Rank #9: UK ambassador to Washington resigns after leak of memos critical of Trump

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Sir Kim Darroch had described the Trump administration as inept and dysfunctional. Mr Trump responded by saying he'd no longer deal with him. Also: seagulls in Australia are found to be carrying several antibiotic resistant superbugs, and Spanish language hits now dominate the most watched music video chart on YouTube.
Jul 10 2019
29 mins
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Rank #10: UK foreign minister rebukes Trump

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Donald Trump has been “disrespectful” towards the prime minister and the UK, says Jeremy Hunt. Also: Tory leadership rivals clash in TV debate, a Saudi Arabian princess goes on trial in France, and the end of the road for the VW Beetle.
Jul 09 2019
28 mins
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