BBC Newshour

BBC's most experienced correspondents bring you compelling interviews on every subject. From devastating natural disasters to inspiring triumphs of the human spirit, BBC Newshour has the world covered.

Recent Episodes

What Does Russia Think of Trump?

Just what is Russia's view on the US presidential race and why does Putin favour Trump? Just how strong is so-called Islamic State? New research says there are four separate species of Giraffe.

Picture: a woman wears a shirt reading "Trump Putin "16" while waiting for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to speak at a campaign event at Plymouth State University in Plymouth, N.H. Credit: AP Photo/David Goldman)

Rio ushers in Paralympics Games

We look at Rio's troubled Paralympic Games as the opening ceremony is set to begin; Syria's government is accused of carrying out a chlorine gas attack on a rebel area; Protests after London 'superclub' Fabric is closed down

(Image: Brazilian judo athlete Rafaela Silva holds the Olympic torch during a ceremony with the Paralympic torch at the Christ the Redeemer statue ahead of the 2016 Rio Paralympic games. Credit: REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino)

Syria Transition Plan Unveiled

Plan for Syrian peace after alleged chlorine attack; Murders spike in Chicago; The science of how to live beyond your 100th birthday.

(Photo: A boy in Aleppo is treated for breathing difficulties after an alleged chlorine attack on the city by government forces. Credit: AFP/Getty)

Will A Syrian 'Safe Zone' Work?

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan reiterates his call for a 'safe zone' in northern Syria; Estonians on their fears of Putin's Russia; Russian band 'I am the Morning' on their new album about mental illness

(Image: Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan at last week's G20 summit in China. Photo: AP/Carolyn Kaster)

Brexit Sparks Baltic Fears Over Russia

Estonia says Russia "aggressive and provocative"; Obama "son of a whore" row; Lego builds on growth.

(Photo: The EU and Estonian flags during celebrations to mark Schengen expansion into the Baltic States in 2007. Credit: Getty Images)

"We're spinning into a moral vacuum" Anthony Loyd on Syria

Anthony Loyd on the new role of the man who kidnapped him in Syria; Libertarians in Salt Lake City; Getting ice out of a glacier.

(Picture: Children inspect the debris as after Syrian army war planes staged air strikes. Credit: Getty Images)