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"Made in France" promises Marine Le Pen

Marine Le Pen, the leader of France's National Front, opens her presidential campaign; What do current US refugee screening procedures involve?; Cameroon beat the favourites Egypt with a last minute goal in the African Cup of Nations

(Photo: Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen acknowledges applauses at a conference in Lyon. Photo credit: AP Photo/Michel Euler)

Marine Le Pen Launches French Presidential Campaign

The Front National leader's campaign platform includes a plan to hold a referendum on France's membership of the European Union. Marine Le Pen also plans to reduce immigration and pull France out of the euro.

Also in the programme: Deadly avalanches in Afghanistan and Pakistan and lost Bob Marley tapes restored.

(Photo: Marine Le Pen of the Front National at a political rally to kick off her presidential campaign in Lyon; Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Donald Trump Furious Over Court Ruling

The State Department says it is reversing the cancellation of visas, 60,000 of which were revoked after President Donald Trump's order. But Mr Trump reacted furiously, calling Judge Robart's ruling "ridiculous" and vowing to restore his ban. We ask an expert what are the implications of this collision between the White House and the judiciary.

Also in the programme: Romania to withdraw corruption decree after mass protests and are Kenya ranch invasions driven by drought or politics?

(Photo: Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson Holds News Conference On State's Lawsuit Against Trump's Immigration Ban. Credit: Getty Images)

US Muslim Travel Ban Blocked

US President Donald Trump says he will appeal against a federal judgement which overturns his temporary travel ban against passengers from seven mainly-Muslim countries. Mr Trump tweeted that the judgement was 'ridiculous and will be overturned.'

Also in the programme: United Nations sanctions are dropped against former Afghan warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar and Ridley Scott to be honoured by the Directors Guild of America.

(Photo: Members of Islamic community at a protest against President Trump's new executive order on Muslim refugees in Los Angeles Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

03/02/2017 GMT

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Lockdown at the Louvre After Attacker Shot

In Paris, a French soldier has shot a man attempting to attack a security patrol at the Louvre museum. Police say the machete-wielding attacker shouted the Arabic for "God is great", "Allahu Akbar".

Also in the programme, could Republicans decide to repair rather than replace Obamacare? Plus the mysterious condition that makes some people highly intolerant of repetitive sounds.

(Photo: The Louvre museum after its evacuation. Credit: Getty Images)