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

Trump Returns to Texas

President Trump visits the Harvey disaster zone in Houston. The mayor of Rockport gives the federal help his city received during the aftermath of storm Harvey an A+.

Also in the programme: violence in Rakhine state, Myanmar and the future of diesel in India.

(Picture: U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump load emergency supplies into the bed of a pickup truck for residents impacted by Hurricane Harvey while visiting the First Church of Pearland September 2, 2017 in Pearland, Texas. Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Thousands More Rohingya Muslims Flee Into Bangladesh

Thousands of Rohingya Muslims continue to flee across the border into Bangladesh to escape an offensive by the Burmese army. Also: how Texans are dealing with the aftermath of Storm Harvey, and the composer of the music on the TV series, The Simpsons, has been sacked after nearly thirty years.

(Photo: A newborn child among Rohingya refugees, in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. Credit Reuters)

Kenyan Opposition Leader Hails Election Re-Run

The Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga has hailed a Supreme Court decision to annul last month's presidential election result as "a triumph for the people of Kenya". He also criticised international election observers who said the polls were free and fair.

Also in the programme: President Trump is to decide on status of young undocumented immigrants who arrived in the US as children; and new EU rules for vehicle emissions testing.

(Image: A supporter of Raila Odinga celebrates the Supreme Court ruling. Credit: Getty Images)

Kenya's Presidential Election Annulled

The Kenyan president, Uhuru Kenyatta, says he disagrees with a Supreme Court ruling that declared the recent presidential poll null and void because of irregularities, but says he will respect the decision. The leader of the main opposition alliance, Raila Odinga, said members of the electoral commission had committed "a monstrous crime" against the people of Kenya and should be jailed.

Also on the programme: Migrants in Germany two years on; and Indian novelist Amitav Ghosh on flooding and climate change.

(Image: Kenya's Supreme Court judges delivers their ruling to annul the country's presidential election results. Credit: epa/Dai Kurokawa)

Macron Unveils Labour Law Reforms

French President Emmanuel Macron has unveiled reforms he says will "free up the energy of the workforce". They include making it easier to hire and fire staff. But are France's labour laws really holding its economy back?

Also in the programme: The United States orders Russia to close its consulate in San Francisco; and Princess Diana is remembered 20 years after her death.

Picture: Emmanuel Macron. Credit: EPA.

French Government Unveils Controversial Labour Reforms

An overhaul of France's complex labour laws is set to be one of the key tests of Emmanuel Macron's presidency. The French government has set out its policy proposals and - while previous attempts to change the labour code faced strikes and street protests - so far only one major union has said it will call a strike over the plans. We discuss the proposals with supporters and opponents.

Also on the programme: US judge temporarily halts Texan immigration bill; And how to protect Africa's indigenous cultures?

(Photo: French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe (L) and French Labour Minister Muriel Penicaud (R). Credit: Alain Jocard/AFP/Getty Images)