After a weekend of violence at a university campus in Hong Kong, China's Ambassador to London says that the protests have nothing to do with freedom or democracy. We speak to a Hong Kong lawmaker who is with the protestors.
Also on the programme we hear about the fallout from Britain's Prince Andrew's interview relating to sexual allegations against him. And a UN study on children in detention says they are among the world's most vulnerable, discriminated and excluded groups.
(Photo: Clashes outside Hong Kong Polytechnic University; Credit: REUTERS/Thomas Peter)
Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.
Sri Lanka ex defence minister wins presidency
Sri Lanka's former wartime defence chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa has won a presidential election that has split the country along ethnic lines.
Also in the programme: UK government and military accused of war crimes cover-up; and Prince Andrew 'categorically' denies sex claims.
(Photo: Gotabaya Rajapaksa is a controversial figure in Sri Lankan politics. Credit: Reuters)
Prince Andrew confronts sex allegations in BBC interview
Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, has denied having had any sexual relations with Virginia Roberts, who was one of the accusers of convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. She says she was forced to have sex with the prince three times when she was 17.
Also in the programme: leaked Chinese papers reveal extent of Uighur Muslim detention camps, and petrol protests in Iran
(Picture:Prince Andrew interviewed by Emily Maitlis. Credit: Mark Harrison/BBC)
Prince Andrew: Jeffrey Epstein stay was "wrong thing to do"
In an exclusive interview, Britain's Prince Andrew talks to the BBC about his friendship with a convicted US paedophile and an accusation that he had sex with a seventeen year old.
Also in the programme: Protests spread across Iran after President Rouhani announced a sharp increase in the price of petrol and a golden ring once given as a present by Oscar Wilde has been recovered by a Dutch "art detective" nearly twenty years after it was stolen from Oxford University.
(Picture: Prince Andrew after speaking at the ASEAN Business and Investment Summit in Bangkok Credit:Lillian SUWANRUMPHA/AFP)