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Putin Says He Knows Who Skripal Suspects Are

President Putin reveals that Russia has tracked down the two suspects in the Skripal poisoning and says they are "civilians".

Also in the programme: DRC asks mining companies to pay more and the Algerian musician Rachid Taha has died.

(Picture: Russian President Putin attends the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok. Credit: Reuters)

'Fear' - Bob Woodward's Book on the Trump Presidency

The veteran journalist, Bob Woodward, once part of the team which unearthed the Watergate scandal talks to the BBC about his investigations into President Trump's White House, and what officials have told him.
Also: Morocco passes a new law criminalising sexual violence and harassment; Shan Tianfang, the master of pingshu - the classic Chinese art of storytelling, has died aged 84.

(Picture: US President Donald Trump speaks during a fundraiser in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, September 2018. Credit: Getty)

Brazil’s Jailed Former President Giving Up Campaign

Popular former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva will today step aside from the presidential race, paving the way for his running mate, Fernando Haddad, to take his place. Lula had already been barred by Brazil’s top electoral court from running because he is currently serving a jail sentence. What will this mean for October’s election?

Also in the programme: the momentous re-opening of two border crossings between Ethiopia and Eritrea; and could the ‘right to be forgotten’ be extended worldwide?

Picture: former President Lula in March 2018. Credit: EPA.

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