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Pressure on French Presidential Candidate to Withdraw

Prosecutors in France are reported to have widened their investigation into the financial affairs of the centre-right presidential candidate, Francois Fillon. They're already probing reports his wife earned €500,000 as her husband's parliamentary assistant, despite doubts about the work she did.

Also in the programme, anti-government protests in Romania grow. And could an acrimonious phone-call between Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull represent a souring in relations?

(Photo: Les Republicains presidential candidate Francois Fillon in January. Credit: Getty Images)

Trump Urges 'Nuclear Option' on Supreme Court Choice

Mr Trump told Senate Republicans to consider changing the rules on voting if Democrats tried to block approval of Judge Gorsuch to fill the Supreme Court vacancy. If confirmed by the Senate, Judge Gorsuch would restore the court's conservative 5-4 majority.

Also on the programme: Russia's top cyber-security experts charged with treason and a special report on the difficulties of living in Gaza.

(Photo: US President Donald Trump nominates Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court during a ceremony at the White House. Credit: Getty Images)

Donald Trump Names His Choice For US Supreme Court

But will 'judges' judge' Neil Gorsuch meet with universal approval? Or will his nomination be opposed by Democrats?

Also on the programme: The missing Chinese billionaire; fighting child prostitution in LA.

(Photo: Protesters rally outside the Supreme Court. Credit: Yuri Gripas/Reuters)

Who Will Be President Trump's Supreme Court Pick?

Donald Trump is getting ready to announce his first pick for the US Supreme Court, almost a year after the death of the conservative justice Antonin Scalia.

Also on the programme: Scientists find a way to communicate with patients suffering from Completely Locked In Syndrome; and does wearing slippers at school improve your child's performance?

(Photo: A man walks up the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court. Credit: Getty Images)

You're Fired! President Trump Replaces Acting Attorney General

Was Sally Yates wrong to oppose the executive order that imposed a travel ban? What does her exit mean for the Constitution?

Also in the programme...

Illegal trading in baby chimpanzees; Trump administration named as 'threat' to the EU; a new Doctor Who

(Photo: Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates. Credit: Pete Marovich/Getty Images)

UK Protests Against Trump's Travel Ban

Thousands of people have joined protests in London and cities across the UK against Donald Trump's controversial ban on seven mainly Muslim countries. We speak to Trump's former economic advisor, Betsy McCaughey.

Also on the programme: Settlements around Jerusalem and Quebec mosque attack.

(Photo: Demonstrators hold placards as they protest outside Downing Street in London. Credit: Getty Images)