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Israel launches airstrikes on Gaza, saying it was targeting Hamas weapons factories and arms dumps.
Also in the programme: tens of thousands of people pay tribute to the singer Johnny Hallyday at his funeral in Paris; and Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson holds talks in Iran, including on the fate of the detained British-Iranian woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe.
Picture: A Palestinian woman inspects a damaged building after Israeli air strikes hit Beit Lahia in Gaza. Credit: Mustafa Hassona/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
Rebels of the Allied Democratic Forces are suspected of killing 14 Tanzanian UN peacekeepers and wounding more than 50 others in North Kivu province in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Also in the programme: the United Nations Security Council meets to discuss Jerusalem following President Trump's decision to recognise the city as the capital of Israel; and the end of the beginning of the Brexit talks - but was that the easy part?
(Photo: Peacekeepers serving in the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) stand guard in a formation following demonstrations in North Kivu province, DRC. Credit: Reuters/Kenny Katombe)
PM Theresa May has struck a last-minute deal with the EU in a bid to move Brexit talks on to the next phase.
There will be no "hard border" with Ireland and EU citizens in the UK, and UK citizens in the EU, will see their rights protected.
Also in the programme; Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas under pressure to boycott talks with US Vice President Mike Pence scheduled for next month and; how a drought in Cape Town has brought a torrent of work for some.
Photo: A Union Flag, an EU Flag and a 'One Way' street sign are seen in London on December 8, 2017. Credit: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images
One of the US Democrats' best known and most outspoken senators, Al Franken, has announced he is resigning following allegations of sexual misconduct.
Also in the programme: what impact will the have the US recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel have on peace efforts? And UNESCO adds Neapolitan pizza twirling to its cultural heritage list.
(Image: US Senator Al Franken. Credit: Senate TV/Reuters)
President Trump has overturned decades of US policy and recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital. He also announced plans to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. There's been widespread condemnation of the announcement.
Picture: President Trump delivers a statement recognising the disputed city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Credit: Getty Images
As world leaders and the Palestinians express concern over President Trump's plan to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a senior right-wing Israeli minister has described it as a drastic move to peace.
Also in the programme; Russia responds to the decision by the International Olympic Committee's decision to ban Russia from next year's Winter Games and; France bids adieu to rock and roll legend Johnny Hallyday.
Photo: People stand at Mount of Olives and look at the Old City of Jerusalem and its Dome of the Rock mosque in the centre, on December 6, 2017. Credit: Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty Images)