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

Syria Peace Talks Begin

Fresh peace talks aimed at resolving the Syrian conflict have begun in the Kazakh capital, Astana. Newshour's Lyse Doucet is at the summit, brokered by Russia, Iran and Turkey.

Also in the programme, all eyes are on the White House as Donald Trump begins his first full week as President of the United States. And could toasting your bread to a slightly lighter colour really reduce your risk of developing cancer?

(Photo: UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura meets with a delegation from Iran prior to peace talks beginning in Astana, Kazakhstan. Credit: Getty Images)

White House Will Fight "Tooth and Nail" Against Media Coverage

Debate and analysis after the White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus criticises the US media for what he calls "an obsession to de-legitimise this president". Also on the programme: a British-Iranian woman accused of security offences has had her five year prison sentence upheld. And we hear from one of the Indian sailors stranded on a merchant ship off the coast of England.

(Photo: President Donald Trump signs a confirmation with his Chief of Staff Reince Priebus (L) while Vice President Mike Pence watches. Credit: Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

Trump Team Attacks "Shameful" Inauguration Coverage

The new White House Press Secretary, Sean Spicer, has accused the press of behaving in a "shameful" manner for reporting smaller crowds at Donald Trump's inauguration compared with that of Barack Obama.

Also in the programme: The British Prime Minister will be the first foreign leader to meet Donald Trump; The arts' festival in The Gambia that went ahead amid political upheaval.

(Photo: White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer delivers a statement in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House on January 21, 2017.

Credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Celebrities Join the Women's March Against Donald Trump

Actress Scarlett Johansson and singer Alicia Keys join the women's march to protests against the new US President Donald Trump. We speak to actress Patricia Arquette who is also at the rally in Washington.

Also on the programme, ex president Yahya Jammeh leaves The Gambia; and does marching actually work?

(Picture: Actress Scarlett Johansson at a rally in Washington. Credit: Getty Images)

Thousands Attend Women's Marches Around the World

Women's rights groups gather in cities around the world following Donald Trump's inauguration.

Also on the programme: Gambian President, Yahya Jammeh, to "relinquish the mantle of leadership"; European far-right parties gather in Germany.

(Photo: Protesters make their way through the streets of London during the Women's March on January 21, 2017. Credit: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

President Trump Takes Office

Donald Trump promises to put America first as he's sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. We hear international reaction to President Trump's speech: What are people in China expecting now - and what about Iran? We also gauge the mood in Moscow.

(Photo: President Donald Trump takes the oath of office as his wife Melania Trump son Barron Trump look on. Credit: Getty Images)