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BBC World Service announces Emergency Radio Service for Gaza

The programme will provide the latest information as well as safety advice on where to access shelter, food and water supplies.

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BBC World Service launches emergency radio service for Sudan

The programme, which will be broadcast live in London with input from teams in Amman and Cairo, will air on short wave in Sudan and be available on radio, online and across social media

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BBC Chairman on the role of the World Service

BBC Chairman examines the continuing role of the BBC World Service in providing impartial and trustworthy news to global audiences. 

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Insight | Let’s unleash the BBC’s potential to combat fake news and help Global Britain

BBC Director Tony Hall writes about the importance of the BBC in combatting misinformation and ensuring fair and free news worldwide.

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Fran Unsworth appointed BBC Director of News and Current Affairs

Congratulations to PMA board member Fran Unsworth on her new role.

World Service comes under BBC funding and control

Today is a historic moment in the 82-year history of the BBC World Service, it will no longer be funded by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, but from the BBC licence fee

BBC’s global news audience hits record figures

Figures show the broadcaster’s international audience has grown by seven per cent in past year, with the Arab uprising playing an important part