The Newsmakers

Scotland Independence Referendum | France's Church Abuse Scandal

Scottish nationalists suffer a significant setback as the UK supreme court blocks efforts to hold a second independence referendum. On the first part of our show, we discuss with our guests whether all hope is lost for Scots wanting out of Westminster. Guests: James Dornan SNP Member of Scottish Parliament Sajjad Karim Member of the European Parliament On the second part of our show, we turn to another scandal in France's catholic church. With hundreds of thousands of alleged victims of child sex abuse, we discuss whether the church can rebuild its reputation while new abuse cases emerge. Guests: Xavier Geffrier Catholic Voices Spokesperson in France Keith Porteous Wood President of the National Secular Society UK

Child sex abuse cover up in England’s Catholic Church

Child sex abuse cover up in England’s Catholic Church

Pope accuses sex abuse victims in Chile of slandering a bishop

Pope accuses sex abuse victims in Chile of slandering a bishop

Royal Commission Report: Report reveals institutions failed victims

Royal Commission Report: Report reveals institutions failed victims

Cardinal George Pell found guilty of child sexual abuse

Cardinal George Pell found guilty of child sexual abuse

How will Europe cope with the latest strikes?

How will Europe cope with the latest strikes?

What has changed in Tunisia since the Arab Spring?

What has changed in Tunisia since the Arab Spring?

Is China expanding its military influence in South America?

Is China expanding its military influence in South America?

Why is Sweden allowing fueling of hatred?

Why is Sweden allowing fueling of hatred?

Could paying families 1 million yen to move solve Tokyo's overpopulation?

Could paying families 1 million yen to move solve Tokyo's overpopulation?

Why are several countries secretly helping Myanmar's military junta despite sanctions?

Why are several countries secretly helping Myanmar's military junta despite sanctions?

Beyond Borders: From ridicule to reinvention

Beyond Borders: From ridicule to reinvention

Will an early election in Pakistan resolve the political turmoil?

Will an early election in Pakistan resolve the political turmoil?

Biden faces backlash over classified document scandal

Biden faces backlash over classified document scandal

Is Germany falling back on the promise of reducing pollution?

Is Germany falling back on the promise of reducing pollution?

Why is Greece trying to criminalise aid workers?

Why is Greece trying to criminalise aid workers?

Will the UK government's response to the civil servants strike work?

Will the UK government's response to the civil servants strike work?

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