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

Who was the London Attacker?

Police reveal that the London attacker had a violent past and spent several spells in prison. The man originally identified as 52-year-old Khalid Masood killed four people, including a police officer, in Westminster on Wednesday.

Also in the programme: US Congress prepares to vote on reforming Obamacare and Newshour's Lyse Doucet is in Palmyra.

(Photo: A man takes photos of floral tributes on Westminster Bridge after attack. Credit: RATCLIFFE/AFP/Getty Images)

Vigil Held for Westminster Attack Victims

British police have released details of the man behind Wednesday's attack. Eight people have also been arrested.

Also in the programme: US Congress postpones vote on Obamacare replacement; Israeli man arrested over threats to Jewish cultural centres in the US.

(Photo: Members of the public light candles during a candlelit vigil at Trafalgar Square on March 23, 2017. Credit:Carl Court/Getty Images)

London Attack Investigation

The British Prime Minister, Theresa May, says the man who carried out an attack on Westminster was known to security forces. Eight people have been arrested following the killing of three people on Wednesday outside the Houses of Parliament.

Also in the programme: Thousands attend the funeral of former IRA commander turned First Minister of Northern Ireland, Martin McGuinness, in Londonderry. And the Taliban take control of Sangin.

(Photo: Armed police officers near the Houses of Parliament in central London. Credit: AFP /Getty Images)

UK Suffers Attack on Parliament

The latest eyewitness reports and analysis from London where several people have been killed and injured outside the Houses of Parliament.

Also: the US State Department hosts more than 70 countries for a meeting on defeating the Islamic State group. And Syria's national football team is dreaming of World Cup qualification.

(Photo: A police officer stands guard near Westminster Bridge and the Houses of Parliament in London. Credit: Jack Taylor/Getty Images)

'Terrorist Incident' at UK Parliament

A police officer has been stabbed in the Houses of Parliament in central London, in what police are treating as a terrorist incident. There are also reports of as many as five people being "mowed down" on nearby Westminster Bridge. (Photo: An armed police officer guards inside a police cordon outside the Houses of Parliament in central London on March 22, 2017 during an emergency incident. Credit: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images)

Veteran US Peacemaker on the Legacy of Martin McGuinness

Former US senator, George Mitchell, recalls negotiating peace with Martin McGuinness. The former IRA commander died in Northern Ireland on Tuesday. Speaking to Newshour, a woman who lost her sister to an IRA bomb said Martin McGuinness failed to reach out to families who lost their loved ones in IRA attacks.

Also on the programme: UK joins US in limiting large electronic devices from certain airline flights, and a new puppet in Sesame Street.

(Picture shows Emmett and Fiachra McGuinness carry the coffin of their father Martin through Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Credit: AP Photo/Peter Morrison)