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Recent Episodes

Tech Giants Challenge Trump Immigration Ban

Apple, Facebook, Google and other US technology companies have filed a legal challenge arguing that President Trump's travel ban inflicts significant harm on business. The statement to an appeals court in San Francisco said the currently-suspended ban on travellers from seven mainly-Muslim countries made it hard for US companies to attract talent. We hear from our correspondent in Washington and a Silicon Valley investor about his concerns.

Also in the programme: Angela Merkel's party falls to second place in German popularity poll; And the voracious caterpillar spreading across Africa.

(Image: A sign reading "Tech Has No Borders - Immigration Innovation" held up at a walkout of Comcast employees in Philadelphia. Credit: Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Australia's Catholic Church Abuse

An inquiry examining institutional sex abuse in Australia has heard 7% of the nation's Catholic priests allegedly abused children between 1950 and 2010. Also in the programme, Trump travel ban and the textile rivalry between Peru and China.

(Photograph shows a churchgoer holding rosary beads. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

'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 at a conference in Lyon. Credit: Michel Euler/AP Photo)

"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)