The World Tonight
By BBC Radio 4
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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.
||wtonight: Frosty relations between China and Russia turn warm||The BBC's China Editor, Carrie Gracie, takes a detailed look at the thaw in relations between Russia and China after decades of chilliness. With Western economic measures over the Ukraine crisis biting, China is now a lifeline for Russia as the major...||24 4 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||wtonight: Migrants crisis: EU triples funding||European Union leaders have agreed to triple the funding for their search and rescue operation for migrants crossing the Mediterranean from north Africa. They will also crack down on smugglers - but will anyof the measures work? It's two years since...||23 4 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||wtonight: A special election programme from West Yorkshire||With two weeks to go before the General Election, Ritula Shah has been meeting candidates and voters in Bradford West and Dewsbury - two constituencies with large Muslim populations. Is there such a thing as a Muslim vote? Dewsbury's still shocked...||22 4 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||wtonight: Migrant boat crashed into a rescue ship||As the migrants trying to make it to Europe across the Mediterranean tell their stories - we ask should each European country accept a quota -- the number of migrants it will accept? A former Nazi guard at Auschwitz has asked for forgiveness, as his...||21 4 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||wtonight: 20 April 15: SNP Manifesto Launch||Is Sturgeon's offer to the UK genuine ? plus John Crace's digested read. Also: The UN Commissioner for Refugees on the migrants crisis in the Med Why Norway is leading the world in switching off FM. and Paul Moss on the gay vote in GE2015. With Chris...||20 4 2015||Free||View In iTunes|