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

Protestors target Saudi embassy in Tehran

Iran calls for calm after Saudi embassy in Tehran is attacked by protestors; Georgia's disputed churches; Snowboarding in North Korea.

Picture: protestors outside a Saudi Arabia mission in Iran; Credit: Reuters

Saudi Arabia Executes Top Shia Cleric

Saudi execution sparks regional outrage; India airforce base attack; the first spacewalk.

(Photo: A Saudi anti-government protester carries a poster with the image of jailed Shiite cleric Sheik Nimr al-Nimr. Credit: AP)

Dubai Skyscraper Fire

Gunmen attack Kabul restaurant; Archbishop of Canterbury says welcome the refugees; Munich terror threat.

Photo: Smoke billows from the Address Downtown Hotel in Dubai on 1 January 2016, in the aftermath of a huge fire that engulfed several floors of the building. Credit: MARWAN NAAMANI/AFP/Getty Images

Security Concerns as Paris Prepares for 2016

President praises French 'resolve'; Dubai hotel fire; Israeli author's school book ban.

Picture: Two little French national flags are seen outside the cafe "Bonne biere" in Paris on New Year"s Eve, December 31, 2015, six weeks after gunmen and suicide bombers killed 130 people at this and other sites in the city.


Muted Celebrations for New Year's Eve in Europe

No celebrations in Brussels, no fireworks in Paris; Nobel Prize winner for Literature, Svetlana Alexievich, on how we remain Barbarians in the 21st Century; Turbulence in flight, what is it and can it cause a plane crash?

(Picture credit: PA/Peter Jordan)