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Walt Disney has agreed to buy 21st Century Fox's entertainment assets for a total $52.4bn. The deal includes Fox's 39% stake in satellite broadcaster Sky, and the 20th Century Fox film studio.
Also on the programme, Medecins Sans Frontieres say at least 6,700 Rohingya were killed within a month after violence broke out in Myanmar in August.
Image: Chief executive officer and chairman of The Walt Disney Company Bob Iger and Mickey Mouse. Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images.
Donald Trump had supported Roy Moore who suffered a historic defeat for the party in conservative Alabama. The victory for Democrat Doug Jones narrows the Republican majority in the Senate to 51-49.
Also in the programme; the Rwandan government publishes a report accusing the French government of complicity in the 1994 genocide and; an interview with the mother of a baby who was born with her heart on the outside of her body and the surgeon who saved her life.
Image: A supporter of Democratic U.S. Senatorial candidate Doug Jones holds a sign as he watches election returns during an election night gathering the Sheraton Hotel on December 12, 2017 in Birmingham, Alabama. Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
President Trump is facing further obstacles to his legislative programme with the election to the US Senate of a Democrat, Doug Jones, in Alabama. What impact will the result have on the Republican Party? We hear from a veteran Republican pollster.
Also in the programme: The psychological impact of the Grenfell Tower tragedy; and we speak to the mother of the baby born with her heart outside the body.
(Image: Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones and his wife Louise at the election night party in Birmingham, Alabama. Credit: REUTERS/Marvin Gentry)
Alabama voters are choosing between a Republican accused of child abuse and a Democrat seeking an upset win in the Deep South after an ugly Senate race. While much of the Republican establishment has distanced itself from the 70-year-old former Alabama judge who denies the accusations, President Donald Trump has backed him.
Also in the programme; French President Emmanuel Macron has told world leaders and heads of companies that "we are losing the battle" against climate change and; how children and teenagers are getting hooked on 'skin betting'.
Image: Republican Senatorial candidate Roy Moore exits after casting his vote at the polling location setup in the Fire Department on December 11, 2017 in Gallant, Alabama. Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images.
Bankers, businessmen and world leaders meet to discuss the financing of the climate change deal commitments made two years ago. French President, Emmanuel Macron has hinted that the US could return to the Paris Agreement.
Also on the programme: the US soldier who defected to North Korea dies; and the secret behind the extinction of the Tasmanian tiger.
(Photo: Around 50 senior ministers and prime ministers are attending the climate summit in Paris Credit:AFP/Getty Images)