Current Affairs Shows

World News

World News

The latest news stories from around the world, including business, sports and cultural events.
41 Episodes
Euronews
Raw Politics

Raw Politics

Provocative and unapologetically impartial. Raw Politics is the new must-see daily politics show that takes on the issues that matter. Join the debate.
9 Episodes
Euronews
Backlight

Backlight

Dutch public broadcaster VPRO offers you impressive and award-winning travel series that will help you expand your view on the world.
4 Episodes
VPRO
Unreported World

Unreported World

Unreported World’s reporters travel to some of the most dangerous and neglected parts of the globe offering the viewer an unrivalled insight into the daily reality for those whose lives are rarely glimpsed by the global news machine.
3 Episodes
Passion
Big Problems, Big Thinkers

Big Problems, Big Thinkers

Big Problems, Big Thinkers features acclaimed journalist Terre Blair interviewing an extraordinary group of leaders to find solutions to some of the most urgent challenges facing humanity.
1 Episode
Bloomberg
Game Changers

Game Changers

An original documentary series providing a compelling look at the business leaders and entrepreneurs who climbed to the top and changed our world.
1 Episode
Bloomberg

Current Affairs Episodes

Sovereign Bonds Offer Protection for Investors, Says QIC's Morris

Sovereign Bonds Offer Protection for Investors, Says QIC's Morris

Beverley Morris, head of rates and inflation, portfolio manager for fixed income funds at QIC, discusses the bond markets and what would get bond investors to worry.
3mins
Bloomberg
HK-APEC Trade Policy Group's Dodwell on Protest, U.S.-China Spat

HK-APEC Trade Policy Group's Dodwell on Protest, U.S.-China Spat

David Dodwell, executive director at think tank Hong Kong-APEC Trade Policy Group, talks about the protests rocking the city, and the trade war between the U.S. and China.
7mins
Bloomberg
Bluescope Steel's CEO Sees Asean Region as Terrific Long-Term Growth Proposition

Bluescope Steel's CEO Sees Asean Region as Terrific Long-Term Growth Proposition

Mark Vassella, managing director and chief executive officer at Bluescope Steel, discusses first-half earnings, guidance for 2H, expansion of their North Star project in Ohio, what the steel market is telling him about the health of the global eco...
6mins
Bloomberg
Newcrest Mining CEO Says the Americas Are a 'Target Zone'

Newcrest Mining CEO Says the Americas Are a 'Target Zone'

Sandeep Biswas, chief executive officer of Newcrest Mining Ltd., talks about the company's projects and business outlook. Australia's biggest gold producer reported annual earnings jumped 22% on higher output as it flagged a management shuffle and...
7mins
Bloomberg
Stay Long China Duration Near-Term, Says JPMorgan's Pang

Stay Long China Duration Near-Term, Says JPMorgan's Pang

Jason Pang, portfolio manager for Asia fixed income at JPMorgan Asset Management, discusses China's new reference rate for bank loans and what it means for the fixed income market.
4mins
Bloomberg
Hong Kong Economy Would Need a Much Bigger Stimulus: Natixis

Hong Kong Economy Would Need a Much Bigger Stimulus: Natixis

Alicia Garcia Herrero, chief economist of Asia Pacific at Natixis SA, talks about the Hong Kong economy and the stimulus package announced by the government. Hong Kong's economy contracted more than originally estimated in the second quarter as br...
2mins
Bloomberg
Singapore Must Stay Independent in U.S.-China Conflict: PM Lee

Singapore Must Stay Independent in U.S.-China Conflict: PM Lee

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is shaking things up as he prepares to pass on power to a new generation. During his annual National Day rally speech Lee said the city-state must stay independent in the conflict between its two biggest tr...
2mins
Bloomberg
China's Revamped Rate Setting

China's Revamped Rate Setting

China's central bank said it'll start releasing a new reference rate for bank loans, a further step in a long-awaited reform to interest rates that's set to bring lower borrowing costs to the country.
1min
Bloomberg
Hong Kong Resets Democracy Push With Peaceful Mass March

Hong Kong Resets Democracy Push With Peaceful Mass March

Tens of thousands of Hong Kong protesters defied heavy rain to march for an 11th straight weekend, as more moderate leaders sought to reset the pro-democracy movement after violent scenes at the airport last week threatened to sap support among th...
4mins
Bloomberg
Bond Market Is Pushing on a String, Says Arena Management's CEO

Bond Market Is Pushing on a String, Says Arena Management's CEO

Dan Zwirn, chief executive officer and chief investment officer at Arena Management, discusses which assets he thinks are poised for a correction, the bond market, falling business investment, Fed policy, where he's seeing opportunity and his outl...
5mins
Bloomberg
Trade Tensions Putting Downward Pressure on Japan Exports, Says Continuum Economics's Lu

Trade Tensions Putting Downward Pressure on Japan Exports, Says Continuum Economics's Lu

Jessie Lu, economist at Continuum Economics, discusses Japan's July trade data and what it means for the economy.
4mins
Bloomberg
Cathay Pacific's Long Term Outlook Is Pretty Bright, Says Capa Centre's Sobie

Cathay Pacific's Long Term Outlook Is Pretty Bright, Says Capa Centre's Sobie

Brendan Sobie, chief analyst at Capa Centre for Aviation, discusses the changes at the top of Cathay Pacific as a result of the protests in Hong Kong and what this means for the company moving forward.
5mins
Bloomberg
Facebook, Alibaba Favored, Antipodes Partners' Bangia Says

Facebook, Alibaba Favored, Antipodes Partners' Bangia Says

Sunny Bangia, deputy portfolio manager at Antipodes Partners, talks about Asian and U.S. stocks, corporate earnings and his investment strategy.
3mins
Bloomberg
Clear and Credible Message From Powell Is Crucial This Week, Says UBS's Anderson

Clear and Credible Message From Powell Is Crucial This Week, Says UBS's Anderson

Anne Anderson, head of fixed income at UBS Asset Management Australia, discusses negative yielding bonds and Federal Reserve communication.
3mins
Bloomberg
Trump Says U.S. `Talking' With China

Trump Says U.S. `Talking' With China

President Donald Trump said the U.S. is "doing very well with China, and talking!" in a Twitter message sent hours after Larry Kudlow, his top economic adviser, laid out a potential timeline for the resumption of substantive trade talks with Beiji...
3mins
Bloomberg
Watch: Landmark Didcot cooling towers destroyed in controlled explosion

Watch: Landmark Didcot cooling towers destroyed in controlled explosion

Landmark Didcot cooling towers destroyed in controlled explosion
1min
Euronews
Iceland unveils memorial to glacier in climate change warning

Iceland unveils memorial to glacier in climate change warning

Iceland’s prime minister Katrin Jakobsdottir was among those who attended the ceremony at the site where the Okjokull glacier once was.
1min
Euronews
Baltic Way vintage car rally celebrates 1989 human chain for independence

Baltic Way vintage car rally celebrates 1989 human chain for independence

Vintage cars set out across Baltic states to mark the 30th anniversary of a human chain of over one million people seeking freedom from the USSR.
1min
Euronews
'We survived!' Collapsing glacier soaks kayakers

'We survived!' Collapsing glacier soaks kayakers

Chunks of falling glacier caused a massive wave that came straight at a pair of kayakers in Alaska.
2mins
BBC News
'Operation Yellowhammer': Leaked UK document warns of no-deal Brexit chaos

'Operation Yellowhammer': Leaked UK document warns of no-deal Brexit chaos

The so-called operation Yellow Hammer document warns of a possible three month “melt down” in Britain’s ports.
1min
Euronews
Open Arms migrant rescue boat rejects Spanish offer of safe haven

Open Arms migrant rescue boat rejects Spanish offer of safe haven

Migrants have been jumping from Open Arms and attempting to swim ashore and scuffles have broken out as the vessel remains barred from Italy.
2mins
Euronews
Gibraltar 'unable' to detain Iranian oil tanker despite US warrant

Gibraltar 'unable' to detain Iranian oil tanker despite US warrant

An Iranian oil tanker seized on suspicion of illegally shipping oil to Syria will not be detained by Gibraltar despite a US warrant to seize it.
1min
Euronews
Gran Canaria residents moved to safety after second wildfire in a week

Gran Canaria residents moved to safety after second wildfire in a week

Around 2000 residents have been moved from their homes on Gran Canaria because of second forest fire within a week.
1min
Euronews
Michael Gove: Yellowhammer is "worst case scenario"

Michael Gove: Yellowhammer is "worst case scenario"

Michael Gove responds to Yellowhammer leak
1min
ITN
Labour: Yellowhammer leak is 'project reality'

Labour: Yellowhammer leak is 'project reality'

Labour say government is pursuing 'reckless' no deal policy
1min
ITN
Labour: Jihadi Jack should face justice in UK

Labour: Jihadi Jack should face justice in UK

Labour say Jihadi Jack should face justice in UK
1min
ITN
Fire in Bangladesh capital leaves thousands homeless

Fire in Bangladesh capital leaves thousands homeless

A fire ripped through a slum area of the Bangladesh capital Dhaka leaving thousands of people homeless
1min
Euronews
Far-right and anti-fascist groups clash at a rally in the American city of Portland

Far-right and anti-fascist groups clash at a rally in the American city of Portland

The rally on Saturday led to minor scuffles between the two groups while law enforcement arrested at least 13 people. Clashes led to six people sustaining minor injuries.
1min
Euronews
UK cyclist sets motor-paced speed world record

UK cyclist sets motor-paced speed world record

A UK cyclist has set the motor-paced speed world record.
2mins
Euronews
Bolivia: Child Labor Completely Legal

Bolivia: Child Labor Completely Legal

Bolivia has the world's lowest minimum age for child labor. Children there can work legally for themselves or their families. Once they hit 12, they can work for others. It's estimated that there are around 850,000 child laborers.
Deutsche Welle
Escape from East Berlin

Escape from East Berlin

When they began building the Berlin Wall, Hartmut Richter knew he had to escape. In the 28 years that the Berlin Wall divided the city, at least 136 people were killed trying to get to West Berlin. Richter risked his life and went on to help more ...
Deutsche Welle
EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker cuts holiday short for ‘urgent surgery’

EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker cuts holiday short for ‘urgent surgery’

EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker cuts holiday short for ‘urgent surgery to remove gallbladder’
1min
Euronews
All but 15 of the world's 195 countries attend endangered wildlife conference

All but 15 of the world's 195 countries attend endangered wildlife conference

The World Wildlife Conference on Trade in Endangered Species, known as CITES, takes place every three years.
1min
Euronews
Man found dead in underpass after Istanbul floods

Man found dead in underpass after Istanbul floods

A homeless man was found in the Unkapani district, apparently drowned, after heavy rain caused extensive damage
1min
BBC News
Brazilian government defends record on Amazon deforestation

Brazilian government defends record on Amazon deforestation

Satellite images from Brazil’s own space agency allegedly show deforestation in the Amazon has almost tripled since Bolsonaro’s government came to power.
1min
Euronews
PC killed investigating 'burglary' died of multiple injuries

PC killed investigating 'burglary' died of multiple injuries

PC Andrew Harper died of multiple injuries, Thames Valley police have confir
2mins
ITN
Sudan’s ruling military council signs power-sharing deal with opposition

Sudan’s ruling military council signs power-sharing deal with opposition

The agreement follows the overthrow of long time leader Omar Bashir.
1min
Euronews
Hongkongers stage anti-government protests in the rain marking the eleventh week of demonstrations

Hongkongers stage anti-government protests in the rain marking the eleventh week of demonstrations

Thousands attended a rally showing popular support for the pro-democracy movement has been maintained despite violent clashes at Hong Kong International Airport earlier this week.
2mins
Euronews
Corbyn: No confidence vote to stop no deal Brexit

Corbyn: No confidence vote to stop no deal Brexit

Corbyn: No confidence vote to stop no deal Brexit
1min
ITN
Corbyn's plan to reverse dying town centres

Corbyn's plan to reverse dying town centres

Corbyn's plan to reverse dying town centres
2mins
ITN
Indonesia has plans to move capital from sinking Jakarta to Borneo

Indonesia has plans to move capital from sinking Jakarta to Borneo

The move comes because the current capital Jakarta is sinking - with some 40% of its 10 million population now living below sea level.
2mins
Euronews
Tributes paid to PC Andrew Harper as police search scene

Tributes paid to PC Andrew Harper as police search scene

Tributes paid to PC Andrew Harper as police search scene
2mins
ITN
Ukraine hotel fire: Eight people killed in blaze at Tokyo Star in Odessa

Ukraine hotel fire: Eight people killed in blaze at Tokyo Star in Odessa

Eight people were killed in a fire that broke out in a hotel in Ukraine, the state emergency services authority said.
1min
Euronews
Popular baby dugong dies in Thailand after 'ingesting plastic waste'

Popular baby dugong dies in Thailand after 'ingesting plastic waste'

Popular baby dugong dies in Thailand after "ingesting plastic waste"
1min
Euronews
Peter Fonda: Easy Rider actor and writer dies aged 79

Peter Fonda: Easy Rider actor and writer dies aged 79

Actor Peter Fonda, who played a leading role in 1969 film Easy Rider, dies aged 79, his family said in a statement.
1min
Euronews
US makes last-ditch bid to seize Iranian oil tanker Grace 1

US makes last-ditch bid to seize Iranian oil tanker Grace 1

The United States has made a last-ditch attempt to stop an Iranian oil tanker from leaving Gibraltar.
1min
Euronews
Florida for $5m, anyone?

Florida for $5m, anyone?

Donald Trump isn't the first US leader to seek expansion using taxpayer dollars. But did those deals work out?
1min
BBC News
'Iran is the most beautiful country'

'Iran is the most beautiful country'

A former senior executive at a Chinese internet company is now a freelance photographer travelling around the globe. First stop - Iran.
3mins
BBC News