Mexican drug lord Joaquín Guzmán is a former head of the powerful Sinaloa cartel, and was today sentenced to life in prison plus 30 years by a US judge. We’ll hear whether his imprisonment in the US has had any impact on the drug war in Mexico.
Also in the programme: what the WHO’s declaration of a public health emergency of international concern in the DRC Ebola crisis actually means; and we remember the life of the Italian novelist Andrea Camilleri and his creation, the grumpy Sicilian detective Inspector Montalbano.
(Picture: Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán as he was extradited to the United States to face charges. Credit: AFP/US Department of Justice handout)
Power sharing agreement signed in Sudan
Sudan's ruling military council has signed a deal with the opposition to form a power-sharing government. It follows months of unrest in which hundreds have died.
Also on the programme: the Norwegian pensioner jailed in Russia for spying, and the menstrual cup revolution.
(Photo: Protestors celebrate and flash the victory sign on the streets of Khartoum, Sudan, Credit:Ali Marwan /EPA)
Apollo 11: a landmark in history
Fifty years on, the Apollo Moon programme is probably still humankind's single greatest technological achievement. On 16 July 1969, astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins were strapped into their Apollo spacecraft on top of the vast Saturn V rocket and were propelled into orbit in just over 11 minutes.
Also in the programme: Ursula von der Leyen becomes president of the European Commission; BBC closes Burundi office.
(Picture: 1969, Earth rising over the Moon"s horizon taken from the Apollo 11 spacecraft.Credit: AFP PHOTO/ NASA HANDOUT)
50 years since Apollo 11 launch
Surviving astronauts from the first moon landing are taking part in events to mark the 50th anniversary of the mission launch.
Also in the programme: How London surgeons separated conjoined twins connected by their skulls, and can Germany's Defence Minister win over the European parliament to clinch the EU's top job?
(Picture: Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., Lunar Module Pilot, stands near a scientific experiment on the lunar surface. Credit: NASA/Newsmakers)
'They can leave' Trump defends tweets
President Trump defends tweets many see as racist, critical of 4 Democratic Congresswomen all of whom are non-white, saying "They can leave". On the same day the Trump administration announces that from tomorrow, Central American asylum seekers should seek refuge in the first country they travel through.
Also in the programme: the Iranian foreign minister tells the BBC that as tensions with the US and its allies in the Persian Gulf increase, "if there is a war then I do not think anyone will be safe in our region". And does the eating disorder anorexia nervosa have physiological as well as psychological roots?
(Photo: Democratic Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (L), Ayanna Pressley (C), and Rashida Tlaib (R) attend a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on 15 July 2019. Without identifying them by name, President Trump attacked the three minority lawmakers in a tweet, saying they should "go back" to their countries. The three freshman congresswomen are natural-born US citizens. Credit: EPA/Jim Lo Scalzo)