BBC Newshour

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Recent Episodes

France drugs trial accident

French drugs trial leaves one brain dead, others in hospital; head of Anglican Church apologises to LGBT community; humans and woolly mammoths.

(Photo: Biotrial laboratory building in Rennes. Credit: Stephane Mahe/Reuters)

15/01/2016 GMT

Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.

Athletics doping scandal deepens

World Anti-Doping Agency issues scathing athletics report; a tribute to British actor Alan Rickman; European killer whales under threat

(Photo: urine sample being tested at a UK Drug Control Centrein 2004. Credit: Press Association)

Jakarta Deadly Bomb and Gun Attacks

Coordinated attacks in the Indonesian capital Jakarta leave at least five people dead; World Health Organisation delares Ebola epidemic offically over; record snowfall in Moscow.

Picture shows Indonesian police officers rush to the site of an attack in Jakarta. (Credit: AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)

Iran frees US sailors

The United States has thanked Iran for releasing ten American sailors, a day after they were arrested in Iranian territorial waters; The Danish government is debating plans to seize migrants' valuables to pay for their upkeep; Powerball's $1.5 billion jackpot

Reaction to Obama's Final State of the Union Address

President Obama gives his final State of the Union address: how will it affect the contenders who want to follow him to the White House? Inside the besieged Syrian town of Foua; Is the dissident Chinese artist, Ai Wei Wei too popular for his own good?

Picture shows President Obama giving his State of the Union address. (Credit: Evan Vucci/AP Photo)