France Angered by US BNP Paribas Fine

France's biggest bank faces a $10bn fine from the US for sanctions busting. The French foreign minister says that figure is unreasonable, and we ask whether it could threaten a proposed Transatlantic trade pact.

There's a plan to track junk in space, as the US Air Force awards a billion dollar contract for its first phase. But would it really prevent a Sandra Bullock and George Clooney 'Gravity'-style disaster?

Also in the programme, the European Commission says Britain should make property taxes higher for those owning pricier homes. We hear from Brits who think Brussels may have a point.

And we revisit the Tian'anmen Square tragedy, 25 years after the massacre which killed hundreds, if not thousands of unarmed protesters. Find out about the economic background to the protests.

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