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Polls are suggesting that the centrist Emmanuel Macron has a lead of at least twenty percentage points over his far right rival Marine Le Pen. But many voters are still undecided. Newshour's James Coomarasamy is in Lyon and has been speaking to voters there. Also, weeks ahead of a general election in Britain, the governing Conservative Party has made significant gains in local polls. And Irish photographer Richard Mosse has won the 2017 Prix Pictet for his photo series Heat Maps.
(Photo: A supporter of Presidential Candidate Marine Le Pen wears French Tricolour glasses ahead of an election rally. Credit:Getty Images)
Newshour's James Coomarasamy reports from Lyon as the French prepare to vote in presidential elections on Sunday
Also in the programme: a friend's tribute to Somalia's youngest ever minister who's been shot dead in Mogadishu, and traffic lights for smart phone users
(Photo: An electoral card next to ballots for the French presidential election candidates at a polling station in Rennes, western France Credit: AFP)
The US House of Representatives has passed a healthcare bill, bringing President Trump's pledge to repeal and replace Obamacare a stride closer.
Also on the programme: Prince Philip to step down from royal duties; and has Neymar got himself in trouble?
(Picture: Activists hold signs during a "Stop Trumpcare" rally in front of the Capitol in Washington, DC. Credit: Getty Images)
Voters react to last debate before the final round of French presidential election on May 7th.
Also in the programme: Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh and husband of Queen Elizabeth II, to retire in the autumn; Syrian opposition representatives walk out of peace talks in Kazakhstan.
(Photo: French presidential election candidate for the far-right Front National (FN) party, Marine Le Pen and French presidential election candidate for the En Marche! movement, Emmanuel Macron pose prior to the start of a live broadcast face-to-face televised debate on May 3, 2017. Credit: Eric Feferberg/AFP/Getty Images)
The European Union's Brexit chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, has warned that Britain's departure from the EU will neither be quick nor easy. He said that the UK must "settle its accounts" with the EU as part of the Brexit process.
Also in the programme: Eyewitness report of deadly attack on Nato convoy in Kabul and the social media shaping Iran's presidential election.
(Photo: EU flag flying in front of the Houses of Parliament in London. Credit: Victoria Jones/PA Wire)
As the French presidential election campaign reaches its final stages, the far-right candidate, Marine Le Pen, has accused her centrist rival, Emmanuel Macron, of being the candidate of the elite.
Also in the programme: what makes the FBI director sick, and how to rent a stranger in Japan.
(Photo: French presidential candidates Marine le Pen and Emmanuel Macron prepare for their final debate Credit: ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/Getty Images)