BBC The World Tonight

The World Tonight

When it comes to daily news, The World Tonight takes international events seriously and covers them in depth. Using the BBC's international network of correspondents we report on what is going on, put it in context and provide a forum for debate on the big issues facing us all. The presenter team is led by Ritula Shah. It is broadcast Monday to Friday at 10pm on BBC Radio 4 and lasts for 45 minutes.
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4 Episodes

Hundreds missing in Maui after deadly wildfires

More than 50 people have been killed on the island of Maui in the worst wildfires Hawaii has ever seen. Also: the Norwegian mountaineer whose team has been accused of clambering over a dying guide while attempting to break a world record climbing K2 ;and why teachers in Florida are…
11 Aug 6PM 37 min

US citizens released from prison in Iran

Five Americans jailed for years in Iran have been moved from prison to house arrest. Also:Hawaii latest, Disney woes, and new evidence that a big freeze in Europe over a million years ago left the continent uninhabited.... for 200,000 years. (Photo: Iranian and US flags. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic)
10 Aug 6PM 37 min


In depth reporting, intelligent analysis and breaking news from a global perspective
9 Aug 6PM 37 min