BBC Newshour

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Recent Episodes

The Battle for Tal Afar

Iraqi forces launch a ground offensive to retake Tal Afar, which fell to so-called Islamic State in 2014. Also in the programme: deadly floods in Bangladesh; and remembering American comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory.

(Photo: Iraqi armoured units head for the town of Tal Afar. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Finland terror victim: "I'm not a hero"

After the first terror attack in Finnish history, we speak to a paramedic who intervened to try to defend one of the victims. Also: protecting the Irish language; and should Confederate statues stand or fall in the US?

(Photo: A police car patrolling the Market Square in Turku, Finland, 19 August 2017. Credit: EPA/MARKKU OJALA)

Steve Bannon Out

The White House chief strategist is the latest top aide of President Donald Trump to leave his post. Will he be more influential outside the White House than inside? Also in the programme: Barcelona attack update; and South Africa's diplomatic dilemma on Zimbabwe's first lady.

(Photo: Steve Bannon; Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Suspects Shot Dead After Second Spain Attack

Five suspected terrorists have been shot dead in the Spanish town of Cambrils, following a second vehicle attack on pedestrians. It follows the killing of over a dozen people on Las Ramblas in Barcelona on Thursday. We hear how the manhunt is developing.

Also in the programme: Chile considers making abortion legal; and the astronomer who's spent decades hunting the perfect solar eclipse.

Picture: The vehicle suspected of being used in the Cambrils attack. Credit: AFP.

Barcelona Attack

A van ploughed into crowds on Barcelona's famous Las Ramblas tourist area, causing deaths and injuries. Also in the programme: Lexington mayor on Confederate statue removals in the wake of the Charlottesville events; and on board NASA's Voyager 2, 40 yeas after it set off into the solar system.

(Photo: Injured people react after a van crashed into pedestrians in Las Ramblas, downtown Barcelona, Spain. Credit: European Photopress Agency)

Former IS Child Soldiers Slipping Back Into Europe

New threat from former Islamic State child soldiers unknown to European authorities.

Also in the programme: South Sudanese refugees in Uganda; and web-camming, the new face of the global sex industry.

(Picture: still from Islamic State propaganda video)