The World This Week

What's been happening around the world and why it matters


Trump triumphant

The president was acquitted, while the Democrats' Iowa caucuses ended in chaos. He also delivered a barnstorming State of the Union address. Also in the programme: locusts in Africa; the dead doctor who's shaken the Chinese leadership; the price of the battle between logging and butterflies in Mexico; and how do liberal democracies cope with terror prisoners determined to attack after their release. (Picture: President Trump holding a newspaper with the headline Trump acquitted. Credit: Reuters)


 2020-02-08  24m