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

Aleppo Hospital Attack

The United Nations says the situation in the Syrian city of Aleppo has become catastrophic; Newshour’s Tim Franks is in Indiana ahead of the primary; and is there a problem of anti-Semitism in British politics?

Picture: A man carries a child after airstrikes in Aleppo, Syria (Credit: AP video)

Fighting in Aleppo

Violence flares as the ceasefire breaks down in Aleppo; Russia launches a rocket from its new cosmodrome; Tackling demand in the ivory trade.

(Photo: Casualties are feared buried under the rubble of buildings in Aleppo. Credit: AFP)

Trump's Foreign Policy Speech

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump sets out an 'America First' plan in his first major foreign policy speech; Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam extradited from Belgium and placed under formal investigation in France; The philanthropic interests of the rock star Prince, who died last week.

(Picture: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump; Photographer: Chip Somodevilla; Credit: Getty Images)

Papua New Guinea to Close Manus Detention Centre

Australia's controversial offshore asylum processing centre to close; Riek Machar returns to South Sudan; Energy crisis results in two day working week for public sector staff in Venezuela.

(Photo: Asylum seekers staring at the media from behind a fence at the Oscar compound in the Manus Island detention centre. Credit: Eoin Blackwell/EPA)

30 Years After Chernobyl, Is Nuclear Safe?

Ukraine marks 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster; Inquest rules Hillsborough football fans were unlawfully killed; In the midst of a political crisis and an economic slow-down, is Brazil ready for The Olympics?

(Photo: The former Chernobyl nuclear power plant, including destroyed reactor four, as well as the New Safe Confinement structure that will one day enclose the remains of reactor four, stand behind the abandoned city of Pripyat. Credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Damning Hillsborough Verdict

Inquest finds 96 Liverpool football fans 'unlawfully killed' in 1989 crush; 30 years since the Chernobyl nuclear disaster; Space probe to test Albert Einstein's 'equivalence principle', which is a bedrock of the general theory of relativity.

(Photo: Mary Corrigan shows a photograph of her son Keith McGrath, who was 17-year-old when he died in the Hillsborough disaster, as she emerges from court after hearing the unlawful killing verdict at the Hillsborough inquest. Credit: EPA / Peter Powell)