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03/02/2017 GMT

Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.

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)

02/02/2017 GMT

Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.

Pressure on French Presidential Candidate to Withdraw

Prosecutors in France are reported to have widened their investigation into the financial affairs of the centre-right presidential candidate, Francois Fillon. They're already probing reports his wife earned €500,000 as her husband's parliamentary assistant, despite doubts about the work she did.

Also in the programme, anti-government protests in Romania grow. And could an acrimonious phone-call between Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull represent a souring in relations?

(Photo: Les Republicains presidential candidate Francois Fillon in January. Credit: Getty Images)

Trump Urges 'Nuclear Option' on Supreme Court Choice

Mr Trump told Senate Republicans to consider changing the rules on voting if Democrats tried to block approval of Judge Gorsuch to fill the Supreme Court vacancy. If confirmed by the Senate, Judge Gorsuch would restore the court's conservative 5-4 majority.

Also on the programme: Russia's top cyber-security experts charged with treason and a special report on the difficulties of living in Gaza.

(Photo: US President Donald Trump nominates Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court during a ceremony at the White House. Credit: Getty Images)

Donald Trump Names His Choice For US Supreme Court

But will 'judges' judge' Neil Gorsuch meet with universal approval? Or will his nomination be opposed by Democrats?

Also on the programme: The missing Chinese billionaire; fighting child prostitution in LA.

(Photo: Protesters rally outside the Supreme Court. Credit: Yuri Gripas/Reuters)