BBC Research & Development

Help tag this collection of BBC radio programmes from the past 45 years

Find out more about this experiment, the metadata and tagging, or contact us

On This Day

Audio content relating to events that happened on this day in history, according to Wikipedia.

In the News

  • Australian Test cricketer Phillip Hughes dies after being struck in the neck by a ball.
  • Rioting breaks out in Ferguson, Missouri, and protests occur across the United States, after a grand jury returns no indictment in the case of an unarmed suspect's fatal shooting by a police officer.
  • Magnus Carlsen defeats Viswanathan Anand to retain the World Chess Championship title.
  • In motor racing, Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton wins the Formula One championship.
  • Opposition candidate Klaus Iohannis is elected President of Romania.
  • The 9th G-20 summit concludes in Brisbane, following discussions focusing primarily on economic issues.

Audio content relating to news items featured on the front page of Wikipedia today.