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Saudi King Changes Heir to Throne

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has ousted his nephew, Mohammed bin Nayef, from his role as crown prince, appointing his son, Mohammed bin Salman, as first in line to the throne. The move consolidates the power of 31-year-old bin Salman, whose rapid ascent to power has shaken up the country’s royal family.

Also in the programme: MoDem, a party allied to the French president, Emmanuel Macron, vows to continue supporting his government after three of their ministers are sacked; UK government scales back its legislative programme after Conservative party loses its majority in parliament.

(Photo: Mohammed bin Salman (L) and Mohammed bin Nayef (R). Credit: EPA)

Trump Slams North Korea After US Student's Death

US President Donald Trump has called North Korea a "brutal regime" after the death of the US student, Otto Warmbier, who had been jailed there for more than 15 months.

Also on the programme: a dramatic eyewitness account from a survivor of the forest fires in Portugal ; and Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho is accused of tax fraud.

(Picture: US student Otto Warmbier. Credit: Reuters)

‘Hundreds’ Killed in DRC Ethnic Violence

The United Nations says hundreds of people have been killed in ethnic violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo's central Kasai province over the past three months.

Also in the programme: Barclays and four former executives charged with fraud over their actions in 2008, during the financial crisis; Far-right extremism in the UK.

(Photo: Volunteer brings daily food rations for Internally Displaced Persons at a camp for people fleeing the conflict in the Kasai Province in Kikwit. Credit: AFP)

British PM Condemns 'Sickening' London Terror Attack

At least one person has died, and ten have been injured, following a van attack on a group of Muslims outside a mosque in North London. The British Prime Minister, Theresa May, has said the attack was a terrorist incident every bit as sickening as other recent ones in the country.

Also in the programme: French President Emmanuel Macron's party wins parliamentary majority; Formal talks on Britain leaving the European Union have begun in Brussels.

(Photo: Armed Police officers attend the scene of an attack where a van was driven at Muslim worshippers in Finsbury Park in north London. Credit: Reuters)

France's Macron Set For Clear Majority In Parliamentary Elections

French President Emmanuel Macron's party is on track for a parliamentary majority, weeks after his presidential victory. What next for his fledgling party?

Also on the programme: The latest from Mali where gunmen have stormed a tourist resort popular with Westerners; Portugal declares three days of mourning as the emergency services battle to contain a forest fire which has killed more than 60 people. Plus: A piece of classical music three hours long and consisting of just one note.

( Photo; French President Emmanuel Macron. Credit: Getty)

Portugal Forest Fire Claims Scores of Lives

Portugal's Prime Minister Antonio Costa has described the forest fire that has ravaged the Pedrógão Grande area of his country as its "greatest tragedy" in recent years. Scores of people have lost their lives in the fire, according to Portuguese officials.

Also in the programme: The new military assault to push so-called Islamic State fighters out of the Iraqi city of Mosul; The Swedish company that could help you say goodbye to credit cards, electric keys and id cards...if you're willing to have a microchip implanted in your body.

(Image: A man stands on a roadside and watches the forest fire that has claimed scores of lives in central Portugal on 18th June 2017. Credit: Patricia De Melo/AFP/Getty Images)