BBC Newshour

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Recent Episodes

Chinese President's First Visit to Hong Kong

Chinese President Xi Jinping has arrived in Hong Kong to mark 20 years since the territory was handed back to China by Britain. The highly symbolic visit comes amid an increasingly tense political climate.

Also in the programme; The White House has set new criteria for visa applicants from six mainly Muslim countries and all refugees and; we hear from residents on one of the most remote islands in the world that has just become even more isolated.

(Photo: Pro-China supporters gather along a road during a visit by China's President Xi Jinping in Hong Kong. Credit: Dale De La Rey/AFP/Getty Images)

Is Cyprus Within Reach of a Lasting Peace Deal?

Talks to resolve the stalemate that has divided Cyprus since 1974 showing signs of promise, according to UN envoy.

Also in the programme: The metro station in India offering housing to transgender employees facing discrimination; the police constable who took on three London Bridge attackers armed only with a baton.

Picture: The memorial to those killed in the 1974 Turkish invasion of Cyprus, Credit: Getty Images

'Helicopter Attack' on Venezuelan Supreme Court

Venezuela's Supreme Court has been attacked by grenades dropped from a helicopter in what President Nicolás Maduro called a "terrorist attack".

Also in the programme: How yesterday's global cyber attack affected Chernobyl; Former senator and vice-presidential candidate Joe Lieberman on how the US should negotiate with Iran.

(Image: A mobile phone still of the helicopter that dropped grenades and fire gunshots at Venezuela's Supreme Court building in Caracas, Venezuela on 27th June 2017. Credit: Screengrab from Venezuelan television)

Huge Cyber-Attack on Ukraine Goes Global

A major cyber-attack has struck around the world hitting multi-national companies, transport hubs and even the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. It was in Ukraine, home to Chernobyl, that the news of the malicious software first broke.

Also in the programme: Fifa releases 'corruption' bid report, and The Philippine House of Representatives has approved a bill making enthusiastic singing of the national anthem compulsory.

Picture: Ransomware infects a computer. Credit: Damien Meyer/AFP/Getty Images.

Europe Imposes Record Fine on Google

The European Commission has imposed a US$2.7 billion fine on the search engine for what it called anti-competitive practices. Google said it was considering an appeal.

Also in the programme: The US accuses the Syrian government of preparing a chemical weapons attack and the founder of the Nouvelle Cuisine movement, chef Alain Senderens remembered.

(Photo: Google logo, Credit: Press Association)

Top US Court Partially Unblocks Donald Trump's Travel Ban

US President Donald Trump has called a Supreme Court ruling allowing his travel ban to be partly reinstated a "victory for our national security". The Justices said they would consider in October whether the president's policy should be upheld or struck down.

Also in the programme: leading members of the Jewish community are angry over the stalled plans for a mixed-gender prayer area at the Western Wall, and Salvador Dali is to be exhumed for a paternity test.

Picture: People protest President Trump's original travel ban. Credit: Zach Gibson/Getty Images