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The European Union has called for a compulsory system where member states would either agree to take in asylum seekers or take charge of sending back those refused asylum.
Also in the programme: One of three officers involved in the shooting dead of black woman Breonna Taylor, a black woman, is to be indicted, but not directly for her killing; and Putin critic Alexei Navalny has been discharged from the Berlin hospital where he was treated for Novichok nerve agent poisoning.
(Photo: European Home Affairs Commissioner Ylva Johansson in a conference on the 23rd of September in Brussels. Credit: Reuters).
The British prime minister, Boris Johnson, has used a national television address to call for a 'spirit of togetherness', urging people to observe the new rules he’s bringing in to combat the rapid rise in coronavirus infections. In England, rules on face coverings have been expanded and the number of people allowed at weddings has been halved.
Also on the programme: Republicans in the US now have the numbers to get President Trump's Supreme Court pick in place before the election - from a Democratic congressman, a call for wholesale reform; and NASA says it has a detailed plan to send astronauts back to the moon by 2024.
(Photo: A sign warning of rising Covid-19 cases in London after Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a range of new restrictions to combat the coronavirus outbreak. Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire)
Ren Zhiqiang called President Xi Jinping a 'clown' for how the corona virus was handled in China. He was found guilty of bribery and misappropriating millions of dollars in public funds and sentenced to 18 years in prison.
Also in the programme: the faultline dividing Republicans and Democrats as President Trump prepares to nominate a new Supreme Court judge; and are plastic face shields effective against the corona virus?
(Photo: Ren Zhiqiang; Credit: European Photopress Agency)
The UK could see 50,000 new coronavirus cases a day by mid-October without further action, the government's chief scientific adviser has warned. Sir Patrick Vallance said that would be expected to lead to about "200-plus deaths per day" a month after that.
Also on the programme: a BBC investigation finds that the Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich controls companies which have donated one hundred million dollars to an Israeli settler organisation; and the grand daughter of the late US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, tells us about her grandmother's last wishes.
(Photo: An ambulance drives past a sign displaying a Covid-19 helpline in London, UK, 15 September 2020. Credit: . EPA/FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA)
Residents of some areas of the Spanish capital face new restrictions on movement and gatherings, as Covid-19 cases rise.
Also in the programme: an exclusive interview with Ruth Bader Ginsberg's granddaughter, discussing the life and legacy of the late Supreme Court Justice; and leaked documents reveal how illegal money flows through the world's biggest banks
(Pciture: Sevilla fans take coronavirus disease (COVID-19) tests before travelling to watch the European Super Cup. Credit: Reuters)