Mar 30, 2017 12:30am BST
contest a warrant for her arrest for corruption. the price of ivory has fallen sharply in china. the conservation group says an anticorruption conservation group says an anticorru ption drive has conservation group says an anticorruption drive has led to a reduction in the value of gifts come from ivory given to officials. —— the charity save the elephants. and here in bbc news, it is time for all the day's events in westminster. hello and welcome to wednesday in parliament, the main news from westminster: the united kingdom has triggered article 50 of the lisbon treaty — starting the process for leaving the european union. the prime minister issues a call for unity. we can together make a success of this moment and we can together build a stronger, fairer, better britain. a britain our children and grandchildren are proud to call home. i commend this statement to the house. but as brexit talks begin, there were warnings from the opposition parties. labour will not give this government a free hand to use brexit to attack rights, protections and cut services! if she denies scotl
Apr 27, 2017 2:30am BST
programmes. it wants china to agree to do the same. a bbc investigation has revealed the scale of organ trafficking in egypt, with thousands of illegal operations taking place each year. venezuela has announced it will withdraw from the organisation of american states, accusing it of trying to meddle in the country's internal affairs. the foreign minister said she was acting against foreign intervention. tributes have been flowing for the oscar—winning film—maker jonathan demme, who's died aged 73. he was probably best known for directing the silence of the lambs but also made the ground—breaking aids drama, philadelphia. now on bbc news, it's time for a look back at the day in parliament. hello. welcome to the programme. as theresa may and jeremy corbyn face each other in the commons, one last time before the election. labour will guarantee the triple lock and treat pensioners with respect. unable to defend our country. determined to raise tax on ordinary workers, no plan to manage our economy. even his own supporters know he's not fit to run this country. peers ask what will bre
Feb 2, 2017 2:30am GMT
uk is already having talks over potential trade deals with countries including australia, china, and india. liam fox told the commons international trade committee that the new trading relationships could not be a "substitute" for the eu's single market, but hoped they would be in addition to a free trade deal with the remaining member states. a labour mp questioned him about claims made by the department. you wrote in the telegraph on the 18th of january, "embrace the brave new world of free trade," and you talked about... the headline was, "liam fox confirms brexit trade crusade, confirming talks already with 12 countries across the world." could you list those 12 countries? i won't list them all because some of them we are still in confidential discussions with. but i can say that in terms of australia, we have a trade working group. in terms of china, we have a trade working group and i'm chairing the committee in beijing in april. with the collection of gulf states, we are working with them to determine what our relationship would be, given that they are keen on our potenti
Jul 6, 2017 2:30am BST
korea's new missile test, the diplomatic fallout. russia and china say there must not be a military response. the us says it is prepared to use force. the united states is prepared to use the full range of our capabilities to defend ourselves, and our allies. violent protests in venezuela on independence day — hundreds of demonstrators storm the national assembly and attack members of congress. changing gear — volvo plans to give all its new cars an electric motor from 2019. and why more and more young people injapan are embracing celibacy.
Jun 29, 2017 2:30am BST
arrive soon to mark the twentieth anniversary of hong kong's handover from britain to china. it's his first visit as chinese leader and more protests are expected. now it's time for a look back at the day in parliament. hello and welcome to the programme. coming up, the government sees off calls for an end to cuts to public services and the public sector pay cap. the ayes to the right, 309, the noes to the left, 323. theresa may and jeremy corbyn clash at their first prime minister's questions of the new parliament over whether council cuts were a factor in the grenfell fire. when you cut local authority budgets by a0%, we all pay a price in public safety. the cladding of tower blocks began under a blair government. and the government's told to rethink its approach to trade after we have left the eu. the government's brexit policy is one of trying to fill a swimming pool with a teaspoon. but first, after a couple of months away for a general election, which produced a result few had predicted, it was time for theresa may and jeremy corbyn to face each other for the first prime ministe
Oct 12, 2017 2:30am BST
border with china isn't as secure as you might think, we visit a remote village on the edge of indian territory.