Interview with Sir Bruce Forsyth – Newsnight archives (2009)

Sir Bruce Forsyth, the veteran entertainer and presenter of many successful TV shows, has died aged 89. In 2009, Gavin Esler interviewed him for BBC Newsnight about the BBC, Strictly and showbusiness. Newsnight is the BBC’s flagship news and current affairs TV programme – with analysis, debate, exclusives, and robust interviews. Website: www.bbc.co.uk/newsnight YouTube: Twitter: …

Is higher education worth the money students pay? Our panel discuss – BBC Newsnight

Each August, A-level results day sparks scenes of joy and disappointment for teenagers across the UK before the scramble for university places begins. But this year, debate is growing over tuition fees and the decline in university placements. Larger questions are also being asked about whether mass access to higher education is really best thing …

Is Germany becoming more right-wing? – BBC Newsnight

The German election is a little over a month away and Angela Merkel is on course to win her fourth term as chancellor. But her CDU party is under mounting pressure from the populist right-wing Alternative for Germany party. Gabriel Gatehouse visited Hamburg to ask what’s motivating its supporters. Newsnight is the BBC’s flagship news …

SPAIN ATTACKS: ‘Looking into reports of missing British child’ UK Prime Minister- BBC News

Theresa May has said UK authorities are “urgently” looking into reports of a missing British child. The Prime Minister said she believed a number of British people have been caught up in the attack. She said the missing boy had dual-nationality, but did not name him. Earlier, appeals were launced to find a seven-year-old Australian …