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Recent Episodes

Francois Fillon Will Not Step Down

France's conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon tells French television he will not pull out of the race, despite an impending criminal investigation into payments he made to members of his family for alleged fake jobs.

Also on the programme: street protests in Belarus over a so-called "social parasite tax". And international cricketers return to Pakistan after almost a decade.

(Photo: Francois Fillon delivering a speech on stage during a rally at the place du Trocadero in Paris. Credit: Geoffroy van der Hasselt/AFP/Getty Images)

Fillon Support Rally in Paris

Supporters of the French conservative Francois Fillon gather in a last ditch attempt to rescue his bid for the presidency. Will the rally be enough for his party to believe in him?

Also in the programme: Mexico City's Mayor tells us why President Trump isn't being a good neighbour. Chinese Premier warns of slower economic growth

(Photo shows: People take part in a rally to support French presidential election candidate for the right-wing Les Republicains party Francois Fillon on the Trocadero plaza, opposite the Eiffel Tower. Photo Credit: GEOFFROY VAN DER HASSELT/AFP/Getty Images)

China Announces Increase in Defence Spending

China says it will increase military spending by about 7% this year in order to "preserve peace and security" in the region. Also, President Trump accuses former US President Barack Obama of tapping his phones, and does Uber use secretive software?

(Photo: A member of the Chinese military. Credit AP)

Trump Accuses Obama of Wiretapping Him

In a series of tweets, President Trump has accused his predecessor of bugging Trump Tower prior to the election while providing no evidence.

Also on the programme: Malaysia expels North Korean ambassador; and Alexei Navalny claims that Russian PM Medvedev - despite his modest salary - enjoys a lavish lifestyle managed by a web of companies and charities.

(Photo: President-elect Donald Trump and President Barack Obama arrive for Trump's inauguration ceremony at the Capitol in Washington, Friday 20 January 2017. Credit: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

China Announces 7% Increase in Defence Spending

China says it will increase military spending by about 7% this year in order to "preserve peace and security" in the region.

Also on the programme: President Trump accuses former US President Barack Obama of tapping his phones; and does Uber use secretive software?

(Picture: A member of the Chinese military. Credit AP)

Mosul Chemical Weapons

Several people injured in a chemical weapons attack in Mosul. So what was used and who used it?

Also on the programme: experimental home internet in Cuba and a BBC team is roughed up in China.

(Picture: Iraqi families fleeing Mosul. Credit: AFP/AP/ARIS MESSINISARIS MESSINIS/Getty Images)