Reports emerged this week of sexual harassment and abuse in UK Politics both at Westminster and Holyrood. We speak with the 50:50 campaign and ask if equal representation could play a role in combatting sexual harassment in politics.

It’s been another tumultuous week for the Catalan independence movement, just hours after the autonomous Spanish region declared independence, high ranking elected officials were arrested or faced charges - the Catalan President travelled to Brussels seeking support from the EU.

Protests earlier this month in Australia are expected to be repeated this weekend following the Australian government’s closure of the manus island offshore detention centre, leaving over six hundred men there with no water, food, electricity or medicine.

Remember, remember, the 5th of November The Gunpowder Treason and plot… We look at the BBC mini series, starring Game of Thrones’ Kit Harrington, on the failed gunpowder plot of 1605.

All that and more, on this week's programme.

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