Update: President Trump Ends Policy of Family Separation
US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order promising to keep families together in migrant detention. We speak with Marketplace reporter Andy Uhler in the US border town of Brownsville, Texas on the reaction among border communities. Then, Susan Schmidt of Westwood Holdings in Dallas joins for a round-up of US financial markets.
Zambia's Economic Challenges
We report from Zambia on the country's economic challenges and opportunities. We hear how Zambia's debt pile has become a big burden on the economy. And we meet Zambian musician B-Flow, who discusses how music can be a force for social change. Joining the BBC's Will Bain throughout the programme are Trevor Simumba, senior researcher at the Centre for Trade Policy and Development, and Namakau Siyanga, president of the Livingstone Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Update: Trump Threatens More Tariffs on China
The US is escalating a trade row with Beijing over US tariffs on Chinese goods. Qian Liu is head of the Economist publishing group in China, and explains how China views the situation. Plus, a paper published by Canadian think tank the CD Howe Institute suggests that Mr Trump is using that uncertainty as a weapon, we hear from the co-author of the paper Dan Ciuriak. Also the latest in US Market news from Mark Kepner from Themis Trading in New Jersey.
Trump Threatens More Tariffs on China
The US is escalating a trade row with Beijing over US tariffs on Chinese goods. Qian Liu is head of the Economist publishing group in China, and explains how China views the situation. Meanwhile, our regular economic commentator Roger Bootle of Capital Economics tells us if the dispute has the makings of a fully-fledged trade war. Also in the programme, we get a sense of how businesses in the UK are adapting to the prospect of Britain's exit from the European Union. Black businesswoman Sherry Collins is founder and editor of Pitch magazine, and explains why she has taken out an advert to stand up against racism, after she and others were mistaken as sex workers at a global advertising conference. Plus, John Travolta's latest movie 'Gotti' has received a 0% score on the movie review aggregation site Rotten Tomatoes. Ashley Rodriguez is media reporter for Quartz, and tells us how influential the site actually is.
Update: Canadian MP's Vote to Legalise Cannabis
The lower house of parliament in Canada has voted to legalise cannabis for recreational use. The Liberal government's bill was passed by 205 votes to 82. The legislation must now be passed by the upper house and receive royal assent by the governor general, to become law. We hear from Laura Lynch, a correspondent for CBC News.
Also an insight to the US markets with Peter Jankovskis is from Oakbrook Investments in Chicago in Illinois.