BBC Newshour

With the world's 24-hour news cycle now more intense and unrelenting than ever, there's never been a greater need for a programme that cuts through the background noise and provides you with the definitive take on the big stories of the day, brought to you by the BBC's global network of correspondents, with all the information you need to keep up with world events.

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From BBC Newshour

  • 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)
  • Former IRA Leader McGuinness Dies
    From senior commander in the Irish Republican Army to key peacemaker and politician: Martin McGuinness has died. Also on the programme: The BBC's Steve Rosenberg travels to the Crimean capital Simferopol to gauge the mood, after three years under Moscow's rule. And the US bans passengers flying from specific airports in the Middle East and North Africa from carrying laptops in the cabin of US-bound flights. (Photo: Martin McGuinness in 2015 at Stormont Castle in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Credit: Getty Images)
  • FBI Confirms Investigation into Trump-Russia Ties
    The Director of the FBI James Comey has taken the unprecedented step of revealing that the agency is investigating possible collusion between the Trump presidential campaign and the Russian government. Also in the programme: is South Africa planning a Zimbabwe-style land reform? And France's presidential candidates debate on television ahead of the big vote in April. (Photo: FBI Director James Comey and Michael Rogers, Director of the National Security Agency, testify in Congress. Credit: Zach Gibson/Getty Images)
  • FBI to Testify on Alleged Russian Links to Trump Campaign
    The US House Intelligence committee will publicly question the FBI director, James Comey, and the director of the National Security Agency, Mike Rogers, on Russia's involvement in the 2016 Presidential election. Also in the programme, the highly charged political struggle over land reform in South Africa and proposed decriminalisation of drug use in Australia. (Photo: FBI Director James Comey leaves a closed door meeting with Senators at the U.S. Capitol on March 15, 2017 in Washington, DC. Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
  • Fierce Clashes in Damascus
    Rebels from an al-Qaeda linked faction mount a surprise attack on Syrian capital. The attack on government controlled areas of Damascus follows months of heavy losses by the rebels in other parts of the country. Also in the programme: A break-in at the offices of South Africa's top judge; The Chair of the US House Intelligence Committee says he's found no evidence linking Russia with Donald Trump's election campaign. (Photo shows: Smoke following a reported air strike in the rebel-held parts of the Jobar district, on the eastern outskirts of the Syrian capital Damascus. Photo credit: AFP PHOTO/Getty Images)
  • Rock and Roll Legend Chuck Berry Dies
    Fans and fellow musicians have been paying tribute to Chuck Berry, who's died at the age of 90. Also: North Korea announces revolution in rocket industry and the link between fire deaths and paraffin used in some skin creams. (Photo of Chuck Berry. Credit: PA)
  • Syrian Rebel Fighters Evacuate Homs
    Buses have begun transporting Syrian rebel fighters and their families out of al-Wair district of Homs, under a Russian-backed evacuation deal. Also on the programme: French prosecutor says Paris Orly airport attacker was radicalised in prison; and according to Peruvian authorities at least 72 people have died in the worst floods and mudslides in the country in the past two decades. (Photo: Syrian rebels and their families preparing to board buses ahead of their evacuation from the rebel-held al-Wair neighbourhood. Credit: AFP)
  • US Secretary of State appeals to China to confront North Korea
    Rex Tillerson in Beijing calls for a tougher Chinese stance against North Korea Also in the programme: Ian Fleming's nephew on bringing a literary journal back into family ownership and can a sitting British MP also edit a newspaper? (Photo: Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi shakes hands with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson before their meeting at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse on March 18, 2017 in Beijing, China. Tillerson is on his first visit to Asia as Secretary of State. Credit: Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

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