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Recent Episodes

British PM Says Election Not 'Political Opportunism'

British Prime Minister Theresa May tells the BBC why she's gone back on a promise not to call a general election before 2020.

Also in the programme, senior figures from India's governing BJP are to face charges over the demolition of the Ayodhya mosque in 1992. And why coins may soon be a thing of the past in South Korea.

(Photo: British Prime Minister Theresa May and BBC Political Editor Laura Kuenssberg. Credit: BBC)

Surprise Call For Early UK Election

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced plans to call a snap general election on 8 June. She said Britain needed certainty, stability and strong leadership following the EU referendum. We are coming live from College Green outside the Houses of Parliament speaking to an array of players at the heart of British politics.

(Picture: A poster above a newspaper stand advertises today's Evening Standard, with the front page story relating to British Prime Minister Theresa May's call for a snap general election on June 8, in central London on April 18, 2017. Credit: Daniel Sorabji/AFP/Getty Images)

British Prime Minister Calls Early Election

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced plans to call a snap general election on 8 June. She said Britain needed certainty, stability and strong leadership following the EU referendum. We have leading political voices from the UK and Europe.

Also in the programme, a rare interview with a leading figure in the North Korean government and on the ground reporting from the battle for Mosul. (Picture: British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks to the media outside 10 Downing Street in central London on April 18, 2017. Credit: Daniel Sorabji/AFP/Getty Images)

Erdogan Dismisses Criticism by International Monitors

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on opponents and observers to respect Sunday's referendum result, calling it a 'clear' victory of the people.

Also in the programme: a BBC interview with a senior North Korean minister. And the man who spends his spare time hunting down marathon cheats.

(Photo: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan gives a referendum victory speech to his supporters in Ankara Turkey. Credit: Elif Sogut/Getty Images)

Turkey's Opposition Want Referendum Annulled

Concerns have been raised over the result of a referendum in Turkey approving greater powers for the country's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Hear the conclusions of election monitors and the opposition.

Also in the programme, suggestions the United States may be sabotaging North Korea's ballistic missile programme. Plus Prince Harry opens up about the death of his mother, Princess Diana.

(Photo: Supporters of Mr Erdogan celebrate the referendum result in Istanbul. Credit: Getty Images)

Turkey Referendum Special

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hails 'clear' win in the referendum to give him sweeping new powers, amid dispute over ballots. We speak to people who voted for and against, Turkish politicians from major parties, EU observers and a former US ambassador to Turkey.

(Photograph shows supporters of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan celebrating at the AK party headquarters in Izmir. Credit: Reuters)