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Recent Episodes

Jeff Sessions Faces Senate Hearing

US Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, is testifying in public to the Senate Intelligence Committee on his role in the Russia investigation.

Also in the programme: the Democratic Unionist Party leader says she hopes to seal a deal on supporting Theresa May's minority government "sooner rather than later"; and the parents of an American student held prisoner in North Korea for more than a year say he has been medically evacuated in a coma.

(Photo: Attorney General Jeff Sessions is sworn-in prior to testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee.Credit: Getty Images)

Panama Cuts Ties With Taiwan

Panama has cut long-standing diplomatic ties with Taiwan in favour of China. It's being seen as a major diplomatic victory for Beijing. Also in the programme: Jeff Sessions to testify before Congress; and the Museum of Failed Innovation.

(Photograph shows Panama's Foreign Minister Isabel de Saint Malo and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi shaking hands. Credit: Getty Images)

May Apologises to Tory MPs for Election ‘Mess’

The British Prime Minister, Theresa May, has apologised to members of the ruling Conservative Party, after it lost seats in last Thursday’s general election. She told a meeting of MPs in Westminster: “I got us into this mess, and I’m going to get us out of it.”

Also in the programme: Appeals court in San Fransisco upholds block of Trump’s “travel ban”; Hundreds arrested at anti-corruption rallies in Russia.

(Photo: British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves Downing Street on the way to a meeting of the Conservative Party"s 1922 Committee, in Central London. Credit: EPA/Facundo Arrizabalaga)

Hard Brexit v Soft Brexit

What's next for the Brexit negotiations as UK Prime Minister Theresa May tries to form a minority government with Northern Ireland's DUP. Also in the programme: What are Emmanuel Macron's economic policies? Saudi Arabia introduces new 'sin tax'

(Photograph shows a demonstrator wearing a mask depicting Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May while posing with a mock gravestone bearing the words 'Hard Brexit, RIP'. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

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)