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Recent Episodes

Venezuelans Vote in Unofficial Referendum

Venezuelans vote in an unofficial referendum on government plans for a new assembly to change the constitution.

Also in the programme: Roger Federer wins a record 8th Wimbledon men's title; and the South Pacific raft of plastic debris that is a third of the size of Australia.

Picture: Voters queue to cast votes in Venezuela's unofficial referendum. Credit: EPA

Polish Opposition to Stage Mass Rally

Protests are expected in Warsaw following the introduction of a new law giving Poland's government direct control over the body that nominates judges. Opposition figures say that this decision is a threat to the independence of the judiciary and could undermine democracy in Poland. We hear from one of the country's supreme court judges.

Also on the programme we hear about today's unauthorized referendum in Venezuela on President Maduro's attempts to change the constitution. And what is driving the current spate of acid attacks in the UK?

(Image: Protesters outside a government building in Warsaw Credit: EPA)

Turkey Coup Attempt Commemorated

Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan warns plotters to expect harsh treatment as thousands of people commemorate the anniversary of a failed coup in Istanbul.

Also in the programme, Jupiter's shrinking red spot, and mathematics genius Maryam Mirzakhani dies aged 40.

(PHOTO: Crowds in Istanbul. CREDIT: EPA)

Turkey One Year After Failed Coup

Turkey is holding mass rallies to mark the first anniversary of the failed military coup. The Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has rejected criticism of the mass arrests and purges that have followed the coup and said its defeat was a turning point in the history of democracy. We hear from Turkey, Europe and the US to assess the state of the country.

Also in the programme: The funeral of the Chinese Nobel Peace laureate and political prisoner Liu Xiaobo; And the new frontier for fake news: computer-generated audio.

(Image: A memorial in central Turkey with the names of people killed last year during the failed coup attempt. Credit: Ozan Kose/AFP/Getty Images)

Russia Lobbyist Attended Trump Jr Meeting

A former Soviet counter-intelligence official attended a meeting last year with senior aides to President Donald Trump and his son. Donald Trump Jr's email show he was promised damaging material on Hillary Clinton at the meeting.

Also in the programme; two deadly attacks in Egypt and; a personal testimony of the seemingly impossible decisions a firefighter had to grapple with during the recent Grenfell Tower fire in which more than 80 people were killed.

(Picture: Donald Trump Jr. delivers a speech during a ceremony for the official opening of the Trump International Tower & Hotel. Credit: Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images)

President Trump Attends France's Bastille Day Parade

American troops march on Paris's Champs Elysee as part of the 14th July celebrations and to mark the centenary of the US's entry into World War One.

Also in the programme: Norwegian Nobel Committee chair calls for release of Liu Xiaobo's widow; and actor Simon Russell Beale on celebrating Bach at the Proms.

(Photo: French President Emmanuel Macron talks to US President Donald Trump while attending the traditional military parade as part of the Bastille Day celebrations. Credit: EPA/IAN LANGSDON.)