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Unspun World with John Simpson

Unspun World provides an unvarnished version of the week's major global news stories.

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Series 4: 26/06/2024

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 4: 26/06/2024

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, examines the key issues for voters in the UK’s imminent general election, explor ...

26-06-2024

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Series 4: 19/06/2024

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 4: 19/06/2024

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, examines whether Ukraine is now preparing for a deal, assesses what’s at stake a ...

19-06-2024

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Series 4: 12/06/2024

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 4: 12/06/2024

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, examines whether the Israeli government will survive the resignations of two leading c ...

12-06-2024

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Series 4: 05/06/2024

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 4: 05/06/2024

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, examines the new threats to peace and security on the 80th anniversary of the Allies' ...

05-06-2024

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Series 4: 29/05/2024

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 4: 29/05/2024

Unspun World provides an unvarnished version of the week's major global news stories - reliable, honest and essential viewing. The BBC's world affairs editor, John Simpson, brin ...

29-05-2024

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Series 4: 22/05/2024

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 4: 22/05/2024

Unspun World provides an unvarnished version of the week's major global news stories - reliable, honest and essential viewing. The BBC's world affairs editor, John Simpson, brin ...

22-05-2024

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Series 4: 15/05/2024

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 4: 15/05/2024

Unspun World provides an unvarnished version of the week's major global news stories - reliable, honest and essential viewing. The BBC's world affairs editor, John Simpson, brin ...

15-05-2024

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Series 4: 08/05/2024

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 4: 08/05/2024

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, examines what Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan for Gaza is now, looks at the mood on th ...

08-05-2024

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Series 3: 20/03/2024

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 3: 20/03/2024

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, examines what’s next for Vladimir Putin after winning re-election, analyses the ...

20-03-2024

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Series 3: 13/03/2024

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 3: 13/03/2024

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, analyses whether Russia has turned the tide in its war in Ukraine, looks at the situat ...

13-03-2024

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Series 3: 06/03/2024

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 3: 06/03/2024

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, looks at the humanitarian situation in Gaza, analyses what it would take to bring peac ...

06-03-2024

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Series 3: 28/02/2024

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 3: 28/02/2024

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, analyses the possibility of a ceasefire in Gaza, examines Donald Trump’s legal p ...

29-02-2024

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Series 3: 21/02/2024

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 3: 21/02/2024

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, looks at Vladimir Putin’s position after the death of Alexei Navalny, examines t ...

21-02-2024

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Series 3: 14/02/2024

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 3: 14/02/2024

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, analyses whether Israel can win its war in Gaza, examines what’s really happenin ...

14-02-2024

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Series 3: 07/02/2024

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 3: 07/02/2024

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, analyses how the Russian economy has thrived despite western sanctions, examines the A ...

07-02-2024

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Series 3: 31/01/2024

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 3: 31/01/2024

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, analyses whether Ukraine can win its war with Russia without the wholehearted support ...

31-01-2024

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Series 3: 24/01/2024

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 3: 24/01/2024

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, examines whether the war in Gaza is beginning to slip away from Israel, analyses the i ...

24-01-2024

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Series 3: 17/01/2024

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 3: 17/01/2024

Unspun World provides an unvarnished version of the week's major global news stories - reliable, honest and essential viewing. The BBC's world affairs editor John Simpson brings ...

17-01-2024

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Series 3: 22/11/2023

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 3: 22/11/2023

Unspun World provides an unvarnished version of the week's major global news stories - reliable, honest and essential viewing. The BBC's world affairs editor, John Simpson, brin ...

22-11-2023

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Series 3: 15/11/2023

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 3: 15/11/2023

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, analyses whether Israel can continue to count on the West’s support in the confl ...

15-11-2023

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Series 3: 08/11/2023

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 3: 08/11/2023

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, analyses how the conflict in Gaza might shape the future of the region, examines how J ...

08-11-2023

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Series 3: 01/11/2023

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 3: 01/11/2023

John Simpson is in the Lebanese capital, Beirut. From there, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, he analyses the chances of the war in G ...

01-11-2023

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Series 3: 25/10/2023

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 3: 25/10/2023

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, analyses what the consequences of Israel's expected invasion of Gaza might be, examine ...

25-10-2023

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Series 3: 18/10/2023

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 3: 18/10/2023

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, analyses whether the crisis in Israel and Gaza is in danger of escalating into a wider ...

18-10-2023

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Series 3: 11/10/2023

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 3: 11/10/2023

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, analyses what the consequences of the attacks on Israel might be, examines how Europea ...

11-10-2023

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Series 3: 04/10/2023

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 3: 04/10/2023

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, analyses whether European support for Ukraine in their war against Russia is starting ...

04-10-2023

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Series 2: 05/07/2023

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 2: 05/07/2023

Unspun World provides an unvarnished version of the week's major global news stories - reliable, honest and essential viewing. The BBC's world affairs editor, John Simpson, brin ...

05-07-2023

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Series 2: 28/06/2023

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 2: 28/06/2023

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, analyses the consequences for Vladimir Putin of the aborted mutiny by the Wagner group ...

28-06-2023

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Series 2: 21/06/2023

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 2: 21/06/2023

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, examines the true Russian death toll in the war against Ukraine, analyses the tense re ...

21-06-2023

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Series 2: 14/06/2023

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 2: 14/06/2023

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, analyses Russia’s defence against Ukraine’s counter-offensive, examines th ...

14-06-2023

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Series 2: 07/06/2023

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 2: 07/06/2023

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, looks at the challenges of reporting the war in Ukraine from Moscow, analyses the esca ...

07-06-2023

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Series 2: 31/05/2023

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 2: 31/05/2023

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, examines the extraordinary way that the US is trying to transform its economy, analyse ...

31-05-2023

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Series 2: 24/05/2023

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 2: 24/05/2023

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, looks at what it’s like to report from the front line in Ukraine, analyses how J ...

24-05-2023

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Series 2: 17/05/2023

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 2: 17/05/2023

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, looks at Ukraine’s counter-offensive in their war with Russia, examines what mig ...

17-05-2023

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President Zelensky: Unspun World Special

Unspun World With John Simpson - President Zelensky: Unspun World Special

In a wide-ranging interview to mark a year since Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine, President Zelensky sits down with the BBC's John Simpson in Kyiv. President Zelensky sa ...

23-02-2023

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Series 1: 14/12/2022

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 1: 14/12/2022

John Simpson looks back at 2022's highlights from his discussions with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, from analysing the war in Ukraine to looking at ...

14-12-2022

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Series 1: 07/12/2022

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 1: 07/12/2022

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, analyses if there is a way out of the war in Ukraine for Vladimir Putin, examines whet ...

07-12-2022

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Series 1: 30/11/2022

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 1: 30/11/2022

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, analyses the demonstrations in China, examines whether Nato countries would support an ...

30-11-2022

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Series 1: 23/11/2022

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 1: 23/11/2022

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, examines whether there is growing fatigue in Europe with the war in Ukraine, analyses ...

23-11-2022

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Series 1: 09/11/2022

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 1: 09/11/2022

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, examines whether there is anything world leaders can do at the climate change summit i ...

09-11-2022

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Series 1: 02/11/2022

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 1: 02/11/2022

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, looks at what life is like for Ukrainians under Russian occupation. Ahead of the next ...

02-11-2022

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Series 1: 26/10/2022

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 1: 26/10/2022

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, analyses the challenges facing the UK’s new prime minister, Rishi Sunak, looks a ...

26-10-2022

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Series 1: 19/10/2022

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 1: 19/10/2022

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, looks at the political and economic turmoil in the UK, examines the changes in Russian ...

19-10-2022

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Series 1: 12/10/2022

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 1: 12/10/2022

John Simpson reports from the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv. In discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, he looks at how Ukrainians are reacting to a ...

12-10-2022

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Series 1: 05/10/2022

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 1: 05/10/2022

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, reports from the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv. He looks at how concerned people there are a ...

05-10-2022

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Series 1: 21/09/2022

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 1: 21/09/2022

Unspun World provides an unvarnished version of the week's major global news stories - reliable, honest and essential viewing. The BBC's world affairs editor, John Simpson, brin ...

28-09-2022

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Series 1: 21/09/2022

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 1: 21/09/2022

Unspun World provides an unvarnished version of the week's major global news stories - reliable, honest and essential viewing. The BBC's world affairs editor, John Simpson, brin ...

21-09-2022

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Series 1: 07/09/2022

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 1: 07/09/2022

Unspun World provides an unvarnished version of the week's major global news stories - reliable, honest and essential viewing. The BBC's world affairs editor, John Simpson, brin ...

07-09-2022

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Series 1: 13/07/2022

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 1: 13/07/2022

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, looks at the shocking details of war crimes committed by Russian soldiers in the war i ...

13-07-2022

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Series 1: 06/07/2022

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 1: 06/07/2022

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, looks at the depth of the political divides in the United States, examines the Russian ...

06-07-2022

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Series 1: 29/06/2022

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 1: 29/06/2022

This week John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, looks at what Russians make of the dangers of a wider war with the west, exa ...

29-06-2022

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Series 1: 22/06/2022

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 1: 22/06/2022

Unspun World provides an unvarnished version of the week's major global news stories - reliable, honest and essential viewing. The BBC's world affairs editor, John Simpson, brin ...

22-06-2022

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Series 1: 15/06/2022

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 1: 15/06/2022

Unspun World provides an unvarnished version of the week's major global news stories - reliable, honest and essential viewing. The BBC's world affairs editor, John Simpson, brin ...

15-06-2022

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Series 1: 08/06/2022

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 1: 08/06/2022

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, explores the impact of Western arms supplies to Ukraine, analyses the state of South A ...

08-06-2022

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Series 1: 01/06/2022

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 1: 01/06/2022

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, looks at whether a change is imminent at the top of Chinese politics, analyses the pro ...

01-06-2022

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Series 1: 25/05/2022

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 1: 25/05/2022

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, analyses how the war in Ukraine has changed Europe and Germany’s place in it. Th ...

25-05-2022

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Series 1: 18/05/2022

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 1: 18/05/2022

Unspun World provides an unvarnished version of the week's major global news stories - reliable, honest and essential viewing. The BBC's world affairs editor, John Simpson, brin ...

18-05-2022

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Series 1: 11/05/2022

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 1: 11/05/2022

Unspun World provides an unvarnished version of the week's major global news stories - reliable, honest and essential viewing. The BBC's world affairs editor, John Simpson, brin ...

11-05-2022

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Series 1: 04/05/2022

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 1: 04/05/2022

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, looks at the long-term strategic picture of the war in Ukraine, how the war is reshapi ...

04-05-2022

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Series 1: 13/04/2022

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 1: 13/04/2022

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, gets the latest on reporting on the front line of the war in Ukraine from the BBC&rsqu ...

13-04-2022

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Series 1: 06/04/2022

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 1: 06/04/2022

John Simpson is in Ukraine, speaking to BBC correspondents on the ground about what it’s been like to cover the conflict there. He examines the impact of the conflict on c ...

06-04-2022

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Series 1: 30/03/2022

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 1: 30/03/2022

Unspun World provides an unvarnished version of the week's major global news stories - reliable, honest and essential viewing. The BBC's world affairs editor John Simpson brings ...

30-03-2022

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Series 1: 23/03/2022

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 1: 23/03/2022

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC’s unparalleled range of experts across the world, examines what repercussions the war in Ukraine might have on the Iran nuclear de ...

23-03-2022

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Series 1: 16/03/2022

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 1: 16/03/2022

Unspun World provides an unvarnished version of the week's major global news stories - reliable, honest and essential viewing. The BBC's world affairs editor, John Simpson, brin ...

16-03-2022

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Series 1: 09/03/2022

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 1: 09/03/2022

John Simpson, in discussion with the BBC's unparalleled range of experts across the world, examines how Russian military strategy in Ukraine has fared, how the war has transform ...

09-03-2022

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Series 1: 02/03/2022

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 1: 02/03/2022

Unspun World provides an unvarnished version of the week's major global news stories - reliable, honest and essential viewing. The BBC's world affairs editor, John Simpson, brin ...

02-03-2022

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Series 1: 23/02/2022

Unspun World With John Simpson - Series 1: 23/02/2022

Unspun World provides an unvarnished version of the week's major global news stories - reliable, honest and essential viewing. The BBC's world affairs editor John Simpson brings ...

23-02-2022

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