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The main opposition candidate in Venezuela's presidential elections, Henri Falcon, claims there have been some irregularities during voting. He says officials close to polling stations had been scanning voters' state-issued benefits cards with the aim of scaring people into sticking with the government. Most of the opposition is boycotting the election.
Also in the programme: Saudi women's rights activist, Manal al-Sharif, who led the successful campaign to allow Saudi women to drive in the Kingdom says she's received death threats; and the United States and China have agreed not to impose new tariffs on each others goods, easing fears of an expensive trade war.
(Photo: Venezuelans queue inside a polling station as they wait to cast their vote during the presidential elections in Caracas on May 20, 2018. Credit: Getty Images)
After years of turmoil which at one point saw almost daily street protests, President Nicolas Maduro is looking to consolidate his power. Most of the opposition is boycotting the vote.
Also on the programme: Female Saudi driving activist Manal al-Sharif speaks of an alarming new defamation campaign following the arrests of fellow activists; and the Middle Eastern scholar Bernard Lewis has died at the age of 101.
(Picture: Venezuelans look for their names moments before casting their vote at a polling station during presidential elections in Caracas. Credit: Getty Images)
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have become husband and wife in a ceremony at Windsor. Hear the sounds of the day and reaction from royal watchers.
Also in the programme: women's rights activists arrested in Saudi Arabia; China begins flying long-rage bombers from artificial islands in the South China Sea; and is New Zealand a safe haven from the planet's woes?
Picture: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex after their wedding in Windsor. Credit: Getty Images.
The couple exchanged their vows in front of 600 guests at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle. The newlyweds will be known as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
Also in the programme: The coalition led by the nationalist cleric Moqtada al Sadr has won Iraq’s parliamentary elections; and Italy’s anti-establishment Five Star Movement and anti-immigration League party agree to form a coalition government.
Picture: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle leave St George’s Chapel through the west door after their wedding on May 19, 2018. Credit: Getty Images
How will Pope Francis resolve the sex abuse scandals in the Catholic Church? We hear from an abuse survivor who met the Pope.
Also in the programme: a deadly school shooting in Texas; a plane crash in Cuba; and a look ahead at the royal wedding.
(Photo: Pope Francis. Credit: European Photopress Agency)
Chile’s Catholic bishops have been accused in a Vatican report of negligence in child sex abuse cases. Pope Francis initially dismissed the allegations, but later admitted to “grave errors in judgement”.
Also in the programme: why is the US government so worried about Europe’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline? And we hear from Newshour’s James Menendez about the almost-total collapse of Venezuela’s economy.
Picture: the Pope meets with bishops during a visit to Chile in January 2018. Credit: Getty Images.