© 2013 The BBC is the largest broadcasting organisation in the world. Its mission is to enrich people's lives with programmes that inform, educate and entertain. BBC World Service broadcasts to the world on radio, on TV and online, providing news and information in 32 languages.
24 episodes | Podcast, ±13 min episode every day
Contemporary drama in a rural setting from the world's longest running soap opera. Follow the residents of the fictional farming community of Ambridge. Original programmes broadcast 1900 hrs Sunday - Friday. Episodes added daily (except Saturdays).
BBC Xtra is the flagship daily 2 hour live magazine programme on BBC Arabic, driving social and human interest issues onto the main news agenda of the Arabic Service. In a fast, energetic and relaxed style, BBC Xtra tackles difficult and controversial social affairs, as well as arts, literature and sports. BBC Xtra has a strong interactive element, where listeners contribute with their viewpoints on all topics by phone, SMS and e-mails.
Steve Wright’s Big Guests
19 episodes | Podcast, ±17 min episode every day
World Business Report
39 episodes | Podcast, ±15 min episode every 16 hours
Analysis of the big global business and economic issues, as they affect consumers and investors. Broadcast on weekdays.
51 episodes | News, ±26 min episode every 9 hours
The best stories, interviews and on the spot reporting from around the world including highlights from News hour, The World Today and World Briefing. Up to 30 minutes compiled twice a day from the 24 hour News coverage from the BBC World Service.
The English We Speak
240 episodes | Podcast, ±2 min episode every 6 days
Make the English you speak sound more natural with The English We Speak from bbclearningenglish.com. Every week, we look at a different everyday English phrase or piece of slang in this fun three-minute programme.
26 episodes | Podcast, ±29 min episode every 2 weeks, 6 days
Josie Long’s showcase for delightful and adventurous short documentaries. Each week join Josie as she dives into a world of true stories, brief encounters, radio adventures and found sound. Originally broadcast on BBC Radio 4.
Woman's Hour: Daily Podcasts
28 episodes | Podcast, ±45 min episode every 23 hours
Woman's Hour brings you the big celebrity names and leading women in the news, with subjects ranging widely from politics to health, law, education, arts, parenting, relationships, work, fiction, food and fashion. Presented by Jenni Murray and Jane Garvey. Find out more at www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/womanshour