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Recent Episodes

France's Legislative Elections

Exit polls in France's parliamentary election suggest President Emmanuel Macron's brand new centrist party has won a landslide victory. Also in the programme: Ireland's Prime Minister warns Theresa May over Tory-DUP deal; US man who spent 17 years in jail freed after his lookalike is found.

(Photograph shows French President Emmanuel Macron and wife Brigitte voting in parliamentary elections in Le Touquet. Credit: Reuters)

Can British PM survive?

There's renewed pressure on the British prime minister, Theresa May, after she lost her parliamentary majority in a snap election; one former colleague described her as a dead woman walking. We speak to Lord Heseltine, a former Conservative deputy prime minister.

Also in the programme: there are reports from Libya that Saif-al Islam Gaddafi, the son of the country's deposed leader, Muammar Gaddafi, has been freed by the armed group that's been holding him; and the BBC man who got a rare interview with Chuck Berry.

(Photo: Britain's Prime Minister and leader of the Conservative Party Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street after she failed to return a clear overall majority win for her party. Credit: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

UK Prime Minister's Top Advisers Resign

Theresa May's top advisers quit as small Northern Irieland party agrees to help British government get its programme through parliament.

Also: Catwoman on Batman - we hear from Julie Newmar on the death of her friend Adam West. And is President Trump about to change US policy towards Cuba?

(Photo: Theresa May. Credit: BBC)

Theresa May's DUP Deal

What's the impact of a Tory-DUP deal in Northern Ireland as Theresa May tries to form a minority government after stunning election defeat. Also in the programme: Turkey releases French photographer Mathias Depardon; and US forces to aid Philippine army in Marawi

(Photograph shows a protester holding up a placard as they protesting in Parliament Square in front of the Houses of Parliament in central London. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

UK Conservatives Form Minority Government

British Prime Minister Theresa May says she will go into Brexit negotiations at the head of a minority government after an indecisive general election. Her Conservative party will rely on the support of the Northern Ireland Democratic Unionist Party, which supports a hard Brexit. Meanwhile the opposition Labour party leader, Jeremy Corbyn has called on the Prime Minister to resign.

(PHOTO: Theresa May outside 10 Downing Street. CREDIT: BBC)

Defiant May Vows to Form New Government

The British Prime Minister, Theresa May, has announced her intention to form a government to ‘provide certainty’, despite her ruling Conservative Party failing to secure a majority in Thursday’s general election. She announced her intention to ‘lead Britain forward’, and said she would work in particular with the DUP, a unionist party from Northern Ireland.

(Photo: Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a statement to the media outside No. 10 Downing Street after meeting the Queen in Buckingham Palace in London. Credit: EPA/Andy Rain)