The main suspect in the mosque shootings that killed 49 people in New Zealand on Friday has appeared in court on a single murder charge. Australian Brenton Tarrant, 28, appeared in the dock in a white prison shirt and handcuffs. Further charges are expected to be made against him. We get reaction from Wellington and hear how the media in New Zealand are reacting to one of the darkest days in the country's history.
There has been a major change in China's laws on foreign investment. The National People's Congress, the highest legislative body, passed the new bill addressing concerns about dealing fairly with foreign companies and joint ventures. We get the view of international lawyer Mark Schaub and ask what effect the new rules will have on trade with the US.
Also in the programme, there have been climate change protests involving school children across the world. Protester Maryam Zaringhalam tells us why she was involved.
Roger Hearing is joined throughout the programme by Meghan Woods, broadcaster at ABC South West in Australia and Colin Peacock from Radio New Zealand, in Wellington.
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UK seeks Brexit delay
British politicians have voted overwhelmingly to delay the UK's departure from the EU. But with no clear strategy, what's next? Also in the programme, are customer service standards slipping? Author and expert Martin Newman thinks so. And the BBC's Steffan Powell walks us through the titles vying for best video game at the Bafta awards.
Presenter Roger Hearing is joined throughout the programme by Jyoti Malhotra, editor, national and strategic affairs at the Print website in Delhi. And NPR writer and contributing editor Paddy Hirsch in Los Angeles.
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Boeing Grounds 737 Max Fleet
Boeing has grounded its entire global fleet of 737 Max aircraft after investigators uncovered new evidence at the scene of the fatal Ethiopian Airlines crash; we hear from Dr Todd Curtis, an aviation risk assessment expert at AirSafe.com.
Also in the programme, MPs have rejected the UK leaving the EU without a deal. We get analysis from our economics correspondent.
Nigerian online retailer Jumia is set to become the first African startup to list on the New York Stock Exchange, Irwin Stelzer of the Hudson Institute discusses the White House's 2020 budget plan, plus it's a secretive industry that impacts on the lives of millions of people every day but few of us ever consider where painkilling drugs come from.The Australian island of Tasmania is actually responsible for growing around half of the world's legal opium supply but as Hywel Griffith has been finding out, it is an industry feeling pain of its own.
The BBC's Fergus Nicoll is joined throughout the programme from Washington DC by Dante Disparte, founder and CEO of Risk Cooperative, and from Singapore by Eleanor Jones, tech consultant and founder of Dogwood Advisory Services. They'll also be joined from Sydney by the BBC's Phil Mercer.
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British PM suffers new Brexit defeat
British lawmakers have voted by a majority of 149 against Theresa May's EU withdrawal deal. We get reaction from John Longworth, chairman of pro-Brexit group Leave Means Leave and Allie Renison, from the Institute of Directors. We also hear from Clemens Fuest, who heads the Institute for Economic Research in Munich; and what is the reaction amongst businesses in Northern Ireland? John Campbell is the BBC's business editor in Belfast. Professor Raghuram Rajan who has recently been linked to the upcoming vacancy at the Bank of England, has just written a book warning about the shortcomings of capitalism; the BBC's Rob Young asked him if capitalism is broken. And in Canada, the province of Alberta is making a drive to increase oil production, we hear from Kat Eschner who's been covering the story for CNBC.com. Also on the programme, makers of traditional camembert cheese are upset with French lawmakers amid a labelling row; we hear from Veronique Richez-Lerouge, president of the Association of Terroir Cheese. And joining us throughout the programme are Sushma Ramachandran, the former Business Editor of The Hindu - she's with us from Delhi, Ralph Silva of the Silva Research Network is with us from Toronto and the economics commentator Dr Stephanie Hare is in the London studio.
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'Legally-Binding' Changes to Brexit Deal Agreed
Theresa May and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker reveal "legally-binding" changes to the Brexit deal. Theresa May said the deal means the UK regains control of its laws and enables the UK to make an independent trade policy. She acknowledged that there was a clear concern in Parliament over the Northern Ireland backstop. We hear from George Parker, political editor of the Financial Times. British engineer Sir Tim Berners Lee, the man credited with inventing the World Wide Web 30 years ago has warned that it has become a space for 'those who spread hatred'. BBC technology correspondent Rory Cellan Jones tell us more. We get an update on Sunday's Ethiopian Airlines crash, in which 157 people lost their lives en route to the Kenyan capital Nairobi; Paul Charles is a former communications director for Virgin Atlantic and airline analyst at the PC Agency. President Trump has put in a record four and three quarter trillion dollar budget request to Congress. We hear from Samira Hussain, our US business correspondent. And is technology helping us work more flexibility or making things more complicated? We hear from Heather McGregor, our regular workplace contributor. Plus, throughout the programme we'll be hearing from Lucille Liu, a financial specialist from Bloomberg in Beijing and in Houston, Tony Nash chief economist at Complete Intelligence.
Photo description: British Prime Minster Theresa May and President of European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker attend a press conference at the European Commission on March 11, 2019 in Strasbourg, France.
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