Japan Vote: Abe Wins Convincingly

Incumbent Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wins a decisive victory in Japan's snap election. The newly-formed opposition Party of Hope performs badly.

Also in the programme: being an undercover agent inside Al Qaeda and the impact of ocean acidification.

(Photo: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a news conference following a landslide victory in the Lower House election. Credit: EPA)

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