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  • Published on 21 Apr 2017

    Tens of thousands of police officers and elite special forces are being deployed across France after last night’s shooting, the authorities determined not to let Sunday’s Presidential elections be disrupted.

  • The gunman who killed one police officer and wounded two was known to the authorities. His attack on the Champs Elysee suspends the last day of campaigning in Sunday’s Presidential election but not the politics of terror.

  • The attack, and security issues, have completely overshadowed the last day of campaigning, as all three frontrunners cancelled their events as a mark of respect.

  • The men are cricket fans celebrating Pakistan’s victory over Sri Lanka in a 20/20 match in 2009.

  • Published on 20 Apr 2017

    He was one of the best-known anchors on US television. Will Bill O’Reilly’s sacking by Fox News scupper the Murdoch family’s plans to buy Sky?

  • Joining us: Labour’s Shadow Health Secretary Jonathan Ashworth and the Liberal Democrat Health Spokesman, Norman Lamb. We did ask to speak to the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt or any his junior ministers, no-one was available. However, I am joined by Chris Philp, the Conservative MP for South Croydon, who has constituents who access the threatened…

  • North Korean missile tests and displays of military might have been met by US warnings that its patience is at an end and that it’s ready to “deal with” the threat from Pyongyang. President Trump’s boast of sending an “armada” has so far turned out to be empty rhetoric, but US military exercises began in…

  • The Prime Minister took time off from campaigning today to welcome the president of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, to Downing Street. I spoke to Antonio Tajani earlier and asked him whether the rights of EU citizens here would be protected come Brexit?

  • The election follows one of the toughest winters ever experienced by the NHS – with the funding shortfall and  concerns over staff shortages and social care all playing a part. And then there are the local campaigns to keep neighbourhood health services open.

  • Two leading human rights lawyers face a tribunal next week over false claims against British soldiers during the Iraq war.

  • The far-right Marine Le Pen is holding her final rally of the campaign – is she on the verge of breakthrough or about to fall?

  • Scientists working on Alzheimer’s say two drugs already in use for other conditions could stop brain cells dying off.

  • Many Labour MPs who are seeking to defend their seats in the forthcoming election are famously less than enthusiastic about Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership. But some of them – particularly in traditional Labour strongholds in the north of England – have a second problem: they campaigned in favour of Britain remaining in the EU, while the majority of their constituents voted to leave.

  • Joining us are Labour’s Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade, Barry Gardiner, and the co-leader of the Green Party, Caroline Lucas.

  • Jeremy Corbyn has come out fighting on Day Three of the pre-election campaign, with a fiercely anti-Establishment speech, promising to put power and wealth back into the hands of the people. He told a roomful of enthusiastic supporters that Labour would overturn the “rigged system”, which he said was set up to favour the “ruling elite”.