Cover image of Global News Podcast
(2812)

Rank #28 in News & Politics category

News & Politics

Global News Podcast

Updated 9 days ago

Rank #28 in News & Politics category

News & Politics
Read more

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

Read more

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

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!!!

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 9 days ago

Rank #28 in News & Politics category

Read more

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

Rank #1: Trump dismisses Iran tanker attack denials

Podcast cover
Read more
The president cites footage the US says shows Iranian forces taking a mine off one of the ships. Also: World Health Organization says the deadly Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is 'not a global threat', and Leonard Cohen's love letters fetch nearly nine hundred thousand dollars.
Jun 14 2019
28 mins
Play

Rank #2: Trump accuses Iran of most recent attacks on oil tankers

Podcast cover
Read more
It shows Iranian forces in a small boat taking an unexploded, magnetic mine off the hull of one of the ships after the attacks. The Iranians deny any involvement in the attacks. Doctors across India have stopped work to demand better protection from violence. And women across Switzerland hold a day of demonstrations against what they say is the country's unacceptably slow pace to equality.
Jun 14 2019
24 mins
Play

Rank #3: Trump accuses Iran of most recent attacks on oil tankers

Podcast cover
Read more
It shows Iranian forces in a small boat taking an unexploded, magnetic mine off the hull of one of the ships after the attacks. The Iranians deny any involvement in the attacks. Doctors across India have stopped work to demand better protection from violence. And women across Switzerland hold a day of demonstrations against what they say is the country's unacceptably slow pace to equality.
Jun 14 2019
24 mins
Play

Rank #4: US blames Iran for attacks on oil tankers

Podcast cover
Read more
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the United States had made its assessment based on intelligence about the type of weapons used in the attacks in the Gulf of Oman. Also: Uganda has sent the family of two people who died of Ebola back into eastern Congo, and zebra stripes work as an elaborate cooling system.
Jun 13 2019
26 mins
Play

Rank #5: Hong Kong leader criticises 'organised riots'

Podcast cover
Read more
Carrie Lam is backing a controversial bill which has provoked a wave of protest in Hong Kong. Also: US to send 1,000 troops to Poland, and the cyclist Chris Froome is out of the Tour de France after fracturing his femur in a high-speed crash.
Jun 12 2019
27 mins
Play

Rank #6: Hong Kong protesters demonstrate against extradition bill

Podcast cover
Read more
Hundreds of thousands of people marched in Hong Kong against the proposals. Police in Kazakhstan make arrests during a much criticised vote to elect the country's first new president in 30 years. Also, Sudanese security forces fire tear gas to disperse crowds in Khartoum on the first day of a campaign of civil disobedience.
Jun 09 2019
28 mins
Play

Rank #7: Accused Russian reporter is freed after outcry

Podcast cover
Read more
Drug charges against the investigative journalist Ivan Golunov are dropped after newspapers unite in defence. Also: Sudan talks 'to resume soon' as strikes halted, and Queen Elizabeth's former Malta home Villa Guardamangia is up for sale.
Jun 11 2019
28 mins
Play

Rank #8: 'Bodies pulled from Nile' after Sudan crackdown

Podcast cover
Read more
Doctors linked to the Sudanese opposition said the bodies were among scores believed killed by security forces on Monday. Also: three large meth labs dismantled in Mexico and commemorating the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings.
Jun 05 2019
26 mins
Play

Rank #9: Trump promises a 'phenomenal' trade deal for the UK after Brexit

Podcast cover
Read more
The US president said the US and UK have the "greatest alliance the world has ever known". Also: Ethiopia’s anger over US gay tour plan.
Jun 04 2019
29 mins
Play

Rank #10: Johnson & Johnson in billion-dollar opioid trial

Podcast cover
Read more
Johnson & Johnson, one of the world's largest drug manufacturers, has gone on trial in a multi-billion dollar lawsuit brought by the US state of Oklahoma. Also: 'unfolding humanitarian disaster' in north-west Syria and Canada fines man after smuggling thousands of leeches.
May 28 2019
30 mins
Play

Rank #11: Crews rescued after Gulf of Oman tanker blasts

Podcast cover
Read more
The cause of the blasts in one of the world's busiest oil routes is unclear and both vessels are still afloat. It comes a month after four oil tankers were attacked off the UAE. In Uganda health authorities are on heightened alert after a second person dies from Ebola. And archaeologists in China have uncovered the earliest known evidence of cannabis use.
Jun 13 2019
27 mins
Play

Rank #12: Sudan: Further details of violence and abuse emerge days after civilians killed by security forces

Podcast cover
Read more
The African Union tries to move forward the transfer of power by suspending Sudan and threatening sanctions. Also: Hong Kong lawyers protest against a plan to extradite criminal suspects to mainland China, and researchers say your anxiety may be putting your dog in a bad mood.
Jun 06 2019
21 mins
Play

Rank #13: Trump accuses Iran of most recent attacks on oil tankers

Podcast cover
Read more
It shows Iranian forces in a small boat taking an unexploded, magnetic mine off the hull of one of the ships after the attacks. The Iranians deny any involvement in the attacks. Doctors across India have stopped work to demand better protection from violence. And women across Switzerland hold a day of demonstrations against what they say is the country's unacceptably slow pace to equality.
Jun 14 2019
24 mins
Play

Rank #14: Trump accuses Iran of most recent attacks on oil tankers

Podcast cover
Read more
It shows Iranian forces in a small boat taking an unexploded, magnetic mine off the hull of one of the ships after the attacks. The Iranians deny any involvement in the attacks. Doctors across India have stopped work to demand better protection from violence. And women across Switzerland hold a day of demonstrations against what they say is the country's unacceptably slow pace to equality.
Jun 14 2019
24 mins
Play

Similar Podcasts