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Could Donald Trump have really gone too far this time? London Editor Denis Staunton reports on his trip to Philadelphia, where Hillary Clinton's nomination party was overshadowed by yet more controversial remarks from Trump, this time criticising parents of a dead soldier. Has he holed his campaign under the water? Plus, what do Democrats make of Brexit - could it and Trump be two sides of one coin?

Find out everything you need to know about on-again, off-again nuclear power plant, Hinkley Point. Irish Times' resident boffin Dick Ahlstrom visits the studio to provide the backstory to this French-built, Chinese-financed, expensive, white elephant - is it any wonder Theresa May has hesitated with the green light? Or is it just another Brexit bargaining chip?

It's August and the EU is taking a badly needed holiday, as is our Europe Correspondent Suzanne Lynch. She nevertheless obliges with a report on what progress has been made in Brexit negotiations - it's a very, very short report. Suzanne also tells us about Julian King, the UK's new Commissioner, who has been handed the security brief.

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