BBC World Service

Newstalgia Reference Room - TV And Politics In Britain.
Newstalgia Reference Room with a BBC World Service documentary on the evolution of TV and Politics in Great Britain. It traces the initial development of TV and the general avoidance of it as a political medium all the way until the 1970's. First broadcast on December 31, 2000. Read more...
"Kim Has Left The Shambles" Kim Jong Il - Dead At 69. . .Or 70.
News on the death of North Korean Dictator Kim Jong Il, dead at 69 or 70 (depending on who you read). Read more...
Rupertgate Weekend - Mark Lewis: Lawyer For Phone Hacking Victims.
A BBC World Service interview with Mark Lewis, lawyer for the Phone-Hacking victims in the News Of The World/Newcorp/News International phone hacking scandal. From the Hardtalk Program, December 17, 2011. Read more...
Newstalgia Backstage Weekend - Georgie Fame And The Blue Flames And The Rolling Stones - 1964
(Georgie Fame and The Blue Flames - In 1964 riding the epitome of cool) (The Rolling Stones - in 1964 - not fooling anybody with the squeaky clean act) If I haven't already screamed the praises of BBC 6 Music on an almost daily basis, Read more...
Spring Comes To Yemen - The Latest From The Region.
The latest news regarding the toppling of the government of Ali Abdullah Saleh of Yemen, along with testimony regarding use of torture on protesters in Bahrain and a ceasefire called in Egypt and continued anti-government violence in Tahrir Square - all on one day. Read more...

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August 31, 1997 - Not The Fairy Tale Ending Anyone Planned.
News regarding the death of Diana, Princess of Wales in an accident in Paris on August 31, 1997. News reports from the BBC World Service. Read more...
Libya Update - August 23, 2011
Recap of news from Libya and the latest on fighting for control of Tripoli for August 23, 2011. Read more...
Cairo: Day 5 - January 29, 2011
Latest news from BBC World Service on the fast moving developments in Egypt and the continuing protests and riots in Cairo and neighboring cities. Read more...
September 23, 1999 - Chaos Even Then
A roundup of world news via the BBC World News Update for September 23, 1999 - Riots in Jakarta, skirmishes in East Timor, death toll rising in Taiwan following the earthquake. A funeral for Raisa Gorbachev, water on Mars - no end to the intrigue. Read more...
The Floods In Pakistan - Forecast: Rain With Periods Of Grief
(Picture the entire state of New York, homeless and in a shambles) [media id=17879] The devastating floods which are hitting Pakistan, and continu Read more...