BBC World Service is rolling out a new schedule, moving Outside Source to afternoons and merging it with World Have Your Say.
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The new arrangement is an agreement with Broadcast Digital Networks and Mobiele TV Nederland.
The famous Icelandic commentator Gudmundur Benediktsson helps celebrate 90 years of sports commentary.
The World Service's funding boost of £289m from the UK Government will fund an additional 11 different language services.
The BBC World Service is launching on DAB radio in Brussels this month, as the station launches a new series called World Questions.
BBC World Service is boosting its music, arts and factual programming this autumn, and linking up with BBC Music for new shows.
The BBC Proms will return to the BBC World Service this year, with six programmes showcasing some of the highlights of 2015.
The BBC World Service's 90.3FM service in Abu Dhabi is to fall silent on Tuesday 30th June this year.
Mobile phone users in Nigeria can now tune in to BBC World Service radio in English and Hausa by dialling a local phone number.
To mark the occasion, the station has created a selection of 10 ‘must listen’ programmes for podcast enthusiasts around the world.
New figures from the BBC Global Audience Measure show that the BBC's international output reaches 133 million people every week in 29 different languages.
Entries have opened for this year's AIBs, the awards run by the Association for International Broadcasting.
BBC Radio 4 Extra is now the UK's biggest digital-only radio station after adding more than half a million weekly listeners in the last 12 months.
BBC World Service is now broadcasting additional programming on shortwave in both Nepalese and in English.
Three BBC radio programmes have been shortlisted in the One World Media Awards, going up against each other for the radio award.
Made in Manchester has produced a documentary for the BBC World Service about the crash that nearly ended motorcyclist Barry Sheene’s career.
The BBC World Service English is to end medium wave radio services to Eastern Mediterranean on 1323kHz in April.
BBC World Service Group gets its first female director in its 82 year history.
Mary Hockaday will take up a new role of Controller, World Service English, following a restructure of BBC News and Current Affairs.
English broadcasts from the BBC World Service are being jammed in China, the BBC has claimed, suggesting the Chinese authorities are to blame. (more…)