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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  • Theresa May Survives Confidence Vote
    The British Prime Minister Theresa May has won a vote of confidence in her leadership of the Conservative Party. We are devoting much of the programme to the outcome. We will be speaking to allies of the prime minister and to those who wanted to get rid of her. We will also be asking if it will make any difference to her attempts to get her Brexit deal approved by parliament. (Photo: Theresa May, who survived a confidence vote in her leadership on Wednesday. Credit: Getty Images)
  • UK Poised for PM Confidence Vote
    UK Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will fight a vote of confidence with everything she has. She is facing the vote because MPs are not happy about the deal she has struck with the EU. We’ll hear from politicians and analysts. Also in the programme: the latest from French city of Strasbourg after an attack late yesterday on a Christmas market and Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen is due to be sentenced. Photo: Theresa May in the UK Parliament ahead of a no confidence vote by her own party's MPs Credit: AFP PHOTO/PRU
  • Strasbourg Shooting
    A gunman has opened fire in the French city of Strasbourg, near a busy Christmas market, killing at least two people and injuring ten others. One eyewitness told the BBC that he and other passers-by spent forty minutes trying to save a tourist from Thailand, who died. People in the city centre have been told to stay inside. A French counter-terrorism prosecutor has opened an investigation. Also on the programme -- Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany has told the British prime minister, Theresa May, that the Brexit deal can not be renegotiated; and a rare interview with the president of the DRC, as he prepares to step down after seventeen years in power. (Photo: Reuters)
  • 11/12/2018 GMT
    Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.
  • UK Prime Minister Delays Brexit Vote
    The British Prime Minister Theresa May has postponed a parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal. We speak to supporters and opponents of the Prime Minister and get reaction from the EU. The President of France, Emmanuel Macron has announced an increase in the minimum wage and tax concessions in response to weeks of violent protest - we get the latest from Paris. And as the UN climate change summit in Poland continues, we hear from Germany where the Rhine has been feeling the pinch after a long summer drought. (Image: Theresa May: Credit: AFP)
  • Brexit Parliamentary Vote Postponed
    A day before a vote was scheduled, British Prime Minister Theresa May has postponed a parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal. Also in the programme: What does Emmanuel Macron have to say to soothe the anger of the French in the most important speech of his presidency, and campaigners in Britain are calling for a major re-think in sentencing policy, after a report shows that more prisoners are serving life sentences in the UK than any other country in Europe. (Photo: Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May shelters from the rain under an umbrella after attending a church service near to her Maidenhead constituency, west of London. Credit: Daniel Leal-Olivas / AFP)
  • Paris Protests: 'Catastrophic' Effect on French Economy
    The French economy minister Bruno Le Maire has called the Yellow Vest anti-government protests a catastrophe for the French economy. We hear from a hotel representative on how business has crashed since the protests began. Also: demos in London ahead of crucial Brexit Parliamentary vote. (Photo: Yellow vest protesters stand in front of French riot police during a demonstration on December 1, 2018. Credit: GUILLAUME SOUVANT / AFP)
  • Brexit: Theresa May Warns Parliament Ahead of Key Vote
    With two days to go until the crucial Brexit vote, the prime minister has warned MPs they face "uncharted waters" if they reject her deal. We talk to George Parker, the political editor for the Financial Times, about what Mrs May's options are. Also on the programme: the prominent international human rights lawyer, Philippe Sands, on the 70th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on Genocide; and we look back at the life of one of Russia's most famous human rights activist, Lyudmila Alexeyeva, who has died at the age of 91. (Photo: Theresa May. Credit: Getty Images)
  • French Protests Enter Fourth Week
    The French Interior Minister says police have managed to bring under control anti-government protests which drew more than 100,000 people across the country. We hear from a protester about their demands, and how the demonstrations have been organised via Facebook. Also on the programme: President Trump says his chief of staff, John Kelly, will leave his job at the end of the month; and the sounds of Planet Mars. (Photo: Protesters near the Arc de Triomphe on December 8, 2018 in Paris. Credit: Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
  • Fourth Week of France Anti-Government Protests
    France is into its fourth consecutive weekend of anti-government protests. Police in Paris have used tear gas to drive back demonstrators wearing the yellow high-visibility vests every driver has to own, which has come to symbolise their movement. Also in the programme: The Democratic Republic of Congo calls for ancient artefacts to be repatriated; A new approach to parenting. (Photo: Yellow vests (Gilets jaunes) protesters stand in front of French riot police. Credit: GUILLAUME SOUVANT/AFP/Getty Images)