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Controversial Polish Court Reforms Spark Protests

Supreme Court head arrives for work in defiance of new law requiring her to step down.

The head of Poland's Supreme Court has arrived for work surrounded by hundreds of supporters, rejecting a controversial new law forcing dozens of senior judges to retire early. The Polish government says the changes are needed to update an inefficient system.

Also in the programme: why increasing numbers of migrants are using a new route via Bosnia to try to get into the EU; and a major new discovery about the early life of the Milky Way galaxy.

Picture: People demonstrate in front of the Polish Supreme Court building in Warsaw. Credit: AFP.

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