14 episodes

Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.

Newshour BBC

    • News

Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.

    75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz

    75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz

    Auschwitz survivors warn of the dangers of forgetting the lessons of the Nazi horrors, as they marked the 75th anniversary of the liberation by Soviet troops of the concentration camp.

    Also in the programme: a preview of the Trump peace plan; inside China's healthcare system.

    (Picture: Germany Commemorates The Victims Of The Holocaust On The 75th Anniversary Of The Liberation Of Auschwitz. Credit Getty Images)

    • 50 min
    Remembering Auschwitz: 75 years since death camp's liberation

    Remembering Auschwitz: 75 years since death camp's liberation

    Auschwitz survivors have gathered alongside world leaders at the camp in southern Poland, where ceremonies are taking place to remember the more than a million prisoners who were murdered there.

    Also in the programme: China scrambles to deal with the Coronavirus outbreak, and remembering the life and career of basketball legend Kobe Bryant.

    (Picture: Survivors and family members place candles on the Auschwitz monument to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Auschwitz liberation. Credit: Patrick van Katwijk/Getty Images)

    • 48 min
    China: Scientists search for coronavirus vaccine

    China: Scientists search for coronavirus vaccine

    Scientists in China say they are trying to a create a vaccine for the new strain of coronavirus that has so far left 56 people dead. The authorities have stepped up travel restrictions in an effort to contain the spread of the virus, which can be transmitted by infected people before they show any symptoms.

    Also in the programme: Basketball star Kobe Bryant dies in a helicopter crash; and the UK introduces a new coin commemorating Britain's exit from the European Union.

    Photo: A health worker checks the temperature of a man entering the subway in Beijing. Credit: Getty Images.

    • 44 min
    China coronavirus 'spreads before symptoms show'

    China coronavirus 'spreads before symptoms show'

    A new coronavirus that has spread to almost 2,000 people is infectious in its incubation period - before symptoms show - making it harder to contain, Chinese officials say.

    Also in the programme: Brexit day 50p coin unveiled by UK Chancellor; and is planting trees the solution to climate change?

    Picture: Security personnel wearing protective clothing to help stop the spread of a deadly virus which began in Wuhan, stand at a subway station in Beijing on January 26, 2020. Credit: Getty Images.

    • 49 min
    Impeachment: Trump's lawyers open defence case

    Impeachment: Trump's lawyers open defence case

    Donald Trump's legal team has opened the President's defence case in his impeachment trial in the US Senate. He is charged with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. The White House lawyer, Pat Cipollone, said the Democrats had failed to make their case and Mr Trump would be proved innocent.

    Also in the programme: Rescuers continue to search for survivors in the Turkish province of Elazig, where an earthquake has killed at least 29 people; and the Chinese authorities ratchet up their response to a deadly outbreak of coronavirus.

    Photo: US President, Donald Trump. Credit: AFP.

    • 49 min
    China coronavirus dampens New Year celebrations

    China coronavirus dampens New Year celebrations

    China is marking the Lunar New Year, one of the most important dates in its calendar amid growing concerns over the coronavirus outbreak. We hear from a Bangladeshi student quarantined in a university hostel in Wuhan.

    Also on the programme: We take a look at facial recognition technology that is coming to London; and to mark Holocaust Memorial Day we hear from Michael Bornstein, an Auschwitz survivor.

    (Photo: Concern In China As Mystery Virus Spreads, Credit: Getty Wires)

    • 47 min

Top Podcasts In News

Listeners Also Subscribed To

More by BBC