Global News Podcast

Global News Podcast



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


Boeing 737 Max: 'new safety concerns'

A whistle-blower has raised fresh concerns about the safety of Boeing's 737 Max aircraft. Also: President Putin condemns protesters demanding the release of the jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny, and the international appeal of Scotland's National Bard.


US passes 25m Covid-19 cases

President Biden has implored Americans to wear masks, warning that the death toll could get worse. Also: clashes erupt during Dutch Covid curfew demo, and SpaceX sets a world record for the number of satellites launched.


'Thousands detained' at Navalny protests in Russia

Tens of thousands joined some of the largest rallies against President Vladimir Putin in recent years. Also: Italian PM brands Covid-19 vaccine delay "unacceptable", and the veteran talk show host Larry King dies aged eighty-seven.

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