Global News PodcastAuthor: BBC World Service
10 Dec 2018

Global News Podcast

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

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    China threatens Huawei arrest consequences

    China summoned the US ambassador to demand that Washington withdraw an arrest warrant for Meng Wanzhou. Also: the French finance minister says the recent protests have been 'an economic catastrophe' and we hear from Harmony -- a very special Artificial Intelligence doll being manufactured in the United States.

  • Posted on 10 Dec 2018

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    Key Trump aide to leave job

    President Donald Trump has announced that his chief of staff John Kelly will leave his job by the end of the year. Some reports said that the relationship between the two had deteriorated. But Mr Trump described Mr Kelly as a "great guy". Also: China threatens Huawei arrest consequences, and NASA probe captures Martian winds.

  • Posted on 09 Dec 2018

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    Germany's CDU choose Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer as party leader

    Germany's governing Christian Democrats choose Merkels' protege Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer to succeed her as party leader. Also: the chief financial officer of Huawei appears in a court in Canada and why a Solzhenitsyn novel has been turned into an opera

  • Posted on 08 Dec 2018

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    France prepares for weekend protests

    The French prime minister announced that 89,000 police officers will be on duty this weekend. Also: China expresses concern at reports Japan may restrict Huawei access and is Rudolph the reindeer colour blind?

  • Posted on 07 Dec 2018

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    Stock markets tumble after Huawei arrest

    Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou was detained in Canada at the request of the US, fuelling fears of a deepening trade war between the world's largest two economies. Also: Germany's CDU party prepares to choose Angela Merkel's successor, and Cubans get 3G internet for the first time.

  • Posted on 07 Dec 2018

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