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The Global Story

The one big story. Making sense of the news with our experts around the world. Insights you can trust, Monday to Friday, from the BBC. With Katya Adler.

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From ghostly phantoms to UFOs, The Battersea Poltergeist’s Danny Robins investigates real-life stories of paranormal encounters.

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I’m Not a Monster

The divisive story of Shamima Begum, one of three girls who joined the Islamic State group.

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Nazis: The Road To Power

How Hitler’s outlandish ideas took over German politics in only 13 years.

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Powerplay: The House of Sepp Blatter

David Morrissey tells the story of the man who ran world football, and led FIFA in an era of endemic corruption and controversy.

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Dua Lipa: At Your Service

Dua Lipa speaks to guests including BLACKPINK’s Jennie Kim, Penn Badgley, Sasha Velour and Billie Eilish.

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Just One Thing

If time is tight, what’s the one thing that you should be doing to improve your health and wellbeing?

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History’s Secret Heroes

Helena Bonham Carter shines a light on extraordinary stories from World War Two. Join her for tales of deception, acts of resistance and courage.

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People Who Knew Me

Starring Rosamund Pike and Hugh Laurie, Kyle Soller, Isabella Sermon and Alfred Enoch. The first audio drama from the makers of Bad Sisters, People Who Knew Me is a 10-part series, written and directed by Daniella Isaacs, adapted from the book by Kim Hooper.

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The disappearance of Vishal Mehrotra is a case that haunts our age

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Killing Victoria

During the 63-year-long reign of Queen Victoria, seven men took the fateful decision to try to kill her.

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Believe In Magic

Charity, celebrity, illness and control. The extraordinary story of a teenage girl and her charity Believe in Magic, which ends up challenging the very nature of sickness itself.

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The Lazarus Heist

Season 2 begins at an ATM, possibly near you.

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A US politics podcast from BBC News that delves into the cultural and social issues that define America today.

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Lost at Sea

The mysterious story of Keith Davis, who disappeared 500 miles from shore

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Football Daily

Daily football podcast for the latest from the Premier League and beyond

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My Moment In History

Personal stories of lives linked to history.

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The Infinite Monkey Cage

A witty, irreverent look at the world through scientists’ eyes

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The People vs J. Edgar Hoover

How he built and ran the FBI and helped create today’s fears of a “deep state”.

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The latest from the Russian invasion of Ukraine by BBC News.

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Business Daily

The daily drama of money and work from the BBC.

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Lady Killers with Lucy Worsley

Lucy Worsley investigates the crimes of Victorian women from a contemporary, feminist perspective.

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Things Fell Apart by Jon Ronson

The extraordinary human stories behind America’s culture wars.

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Just One Thing with Michael Mosley

If time is tight, what’s the one thing that you should be doing to improve your health and well-being? Michael Mosley reveals scientifically proven top tips to change your life.

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You’re Dead to Me

The podcast for history buffs and comedy buffs alike. Host Greg Jenner teams up with a rotating roster of comedians and historians to learn (and have a laugh) about the past.

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Global News Podcast

Get the top stories of the day straight from the world’s most trusted source: BBC News. Stay in the know with twice-daily news updates during the week and daily episodes on the weekends.

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Good Bad Billionaire

How have the richest people on the planet made their billions?

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The Conflict

What’s happening now and what could happen next?

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Influential With Katty Kay

The 9-episode season will air weekly on Thursdays for in-depth conversations with guests.

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Planet Premier League

Weekly insight and stories from the Premier League with Mark Chapman, Cesc Fabregas and Nedum Onuoha

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World of Secrets Season 2 – The Disciples

Follow a woman’s journey through the cult of Nigerian prophet TB Joshua, a powerful religious figures of the 21st century.

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Amazing Sports Stories

Sports tales from around the world, all told in mini-seasons and one-off episodes.

Where To Be A Woman

Where To Be A Woman

The quest to discover the places where women can live their best lives.

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