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05
DEC
11am

Mafia members targetted in Europe-wide police raids

At least 90 members of 'Ndrangheta network arrested in several different countries. The gang is believed to be one of the largest global crime syndicates.

Also, how an Irishwoman unearthed a huge scandal over failure to diagnose cervical cancer in hundreds of victims, and a new report says acts of terror have decreased worldwide in recent years.
04
DEC
11am

PM Edouard Philippe suspends controversial fuel tax rises

Tax rises which led to angry protests across France have been postponed for six months. Demonstrations have been held in several cities and caused widespread damage and disruption.

Also, a report on allegations that Burundi's government is torturing and killing its opponents, and we speak to the creator of a new opera all about Communist thinker Karl Marx.
03
DEC
11am

Sir David Attenborough: Climate Change is 'Our Greatest Threat'

Naturalist tells conference that humanity faces greatest threat in thousands of years. And he says climate change could lead to collapse of civilisations and extinction of 'much of the natural world.'

Also, a report from inside Iraq's secret shelters for women who've survived domestic violence, French MP's warning that hard Brexit could mean increase in illegal migrant influx to UK , and the everyday challenges faced by people with disabilities.
02
DEC
6pm

UN: Global Warming Greater Threat Than Ever Before

United Nations climate chief warns that this year will be one of the four hottest on record and everyone needed to grasp the reality of the situation. Also, a top Taleban leader is killed in Afghanistan and a conversation between a kindertransport veteran and a young Afghan refugee.
01
DEC
7pm

Riot Police Clash with Paris Protesters

Clashes with riot police continue in France for a third weekend of "yellow vest" rallies. Also: leaders of the G20 in Argentina agree a joint communique and the film 2001: A Space Odyssey helps launch the world's first super-high definition 8K television channel.
30
NOV
7pm

Rifts Laid Bare As G20 Leaders Meet

Ukraine, trade, climate change and the murder of Jamal Khashoggi on the G20 agenda for world leaders.
Also: The president of a gay dating app says he does not believe in gay marriage, a Chinese man is released after 23 years on death row and The Wizard of Oz is named the most influential film in history.
30
NOV
10am

Political and Trade Rifts Threaten G20

World leaders are meeting in Argentina for their annual G20 summit amid new tension with Russia over Ukraine and a US trade row with China. Also: the Marriott hotel chain says 500 million of its customers have been hacked, and how a home became a school for children who fled the California wildfires.
29
NOV
10am

Climate Change: Last 4 Years 'World's Hottest'

2018 on course to be 4th warmest on record, says World Meteorological Organization. If the trend continues, the WMO says temperatures may rise by 3-5C by 2100. Also: German police have raided the country's biggest lender, Deutsche Bank, in an investigation into money-laundering, and the stories of 14 children separated from their parents in the Indonesian earthquake who have now been re-united with their families.
28
NOV
7pm

US Questions Relationship With Saudi Arabia

Pompeo warns senators against downgrading relations with Saudi Arabia. The US Secretary of State says weakening US-Saudi ties could damage the chances of a ceasefire in Yemen. Also: Britain's Government admits Brexit will make the UK poorer, and why warming seas are bad news for oyster lovers.

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