Radio 4's daily evening news and current affairs programme bringing you global news and analysis with David Eades
Thirty six thousand people in Northern Ireland are still without mains water while the province's water company says poor infrastructure is to blame.
Tensions in Ivory Coast rise as a group of West African leaders promise to return to the country to try to end the impasse over last month's disputed presidential election - we talk to an adviser to Laurent Gbagbo.
We report from Iowa on whether the shock of the financial crisis had any impact on way the United States sees itself and its place in the global pecking order and discuss America's influence in the world.
And as part of our series on future developments in science we hear from a leading expert in stem cell technology.