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20171030

Live news, business and sport from around the world.

The Spanish government will take control of Catalan institutions today, having sacked the regional government and the parliament.

Charges are expected to be revealed later today in the investigation into alleged Russian interference in the US elections.

Saudi Arabia has announced a dramatic change for women - for the first time they will be allowed to attend events in sports stadiums.

The former Catalan leader, Carles Puigdemont, has called for peaceful resistance to the imposition of direct rule from Spain's central government.

Hundreds of Philippine families have been returning to the southern city of Marawi, after five months of fighting.

Will Kenyans hear the outcome of their disputed election later today?

Spanish prosecutors say they're preparing criminal charges against Catalonia's deposed president, Carles Puigdemont.

The first charges are expected to be announced in the US investigation into alleged Russian interference in last year's presidential election.

It's not illegal to be gay in Indonesia - nevertheless, police are finding other ways to arrest members of the LGBT community.

20171031

Live news, business and sport from around the world.

Where now for the Russia collusion probe?

We hear from the inventor of an air filter for pushchairs which reduces toxic gases around a baby's head by up to 80 per cent.

And 500 years ago, to the day, Martin Luther walked up to the Castle church in the town of Wittenberg, and pinned his 95 theses onto the door. We hear why it still matters, even today.

20171101

Live news, business and sport from around the world.

President Trump says he's ordered border officials to step up the vetting of foreigners travelling to the United States after a terror attack in New York that's killed at least eight people.

Indigenous land owners in Australia have announced a ban on climbing one of the country's best known landmarks, Uluru - the giant red sandstone monolith, formerly known as Ayres Rock - which they view as sacred.

Scientists are racing to understand as much as possible about a mysterious projectile which appears to be the first object from another solar system to be observed and confirmed by astronomers before it leaves again for good.

President Trump has ordered checks on foreigners visiting the United States to be stepped up, after an immigrant from Uzbekistan killed eight people in a vehicle attack in New York. Five of them were a group of friends from Argentina.

The Supreme Court in Liberia has ordered the suspension of next week's presidential election run-off so that it can consider allegations of fraud by a candidate who was eliminated in the first round of voting.

Scientists are racing to understand as much as possible about a mysterious projectile which appears to be the first object from another solar system to be observed and confirmed by astronomers before it leaves again for good.

A driver in New York has deliberately run down and killed at least eight people in what officials say was an act of terrorism. The attacker has been identified as a twenty-nine year old immigrant from Uzbekistan. President Trump says he's ordered officials to step up the vetting of foreigners travelling to the US.

Russia has signed an agreement with Nigeria to build and operate nuclear power plants to boost the West African nation's electricity supply which suffers from a chronic deficit.

The Olympic flame has begun its journey around South Korea, 100 days before the opening of the winter games.

20171102

Live news, business and sport from around the world.

US President Donald Trump has intensified checks on foreign nationals entering the US after a terror attack in NYC which left eight dead.

Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi is on her first visit to violence-torn Rakhine state.

And a Liberian court halts the presidential runoff amid fraud allegations.

Sacked members of Catalonia's regional government have been ordered to appear in Spain's high court to face rebellion and sedition charges, after October's disputed independence referendum.

Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi is on her first visit to violence-torn Rakhine state.

And President Donald Trump seeks the death penalty for NYC attacker, Uzbek immigrant Sayfullo Saipov.

20171103

Live news, business and sport from around the world.

NATO General Secretary Jens Stoltenberg says the European defence force is ready to strike North Korea but seeks a peaceful resolution of the nuclear crisis.

Prosecutors seek a European arrest warrant for ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont who is now in Belgium.

We hear from the surrogate mum who having given birth to twins for a Chinese couple, finds out one is biologically hers.