The Big Story: Scientists declare 'climate emergency'; India rejects RCEP trade deal; and Mandai wildlife bridge to reduce roadkill

SINGAPORE - Catch up with the hottest topics on The Straits Times' weekday talk show.

The Big Story, broadcast every weekday at 5.30pm on Facebook and YouTube, has reporters and senior editors discussing the top stories of the day, in the heart of the newsroom.

Helmed by multimedia journalist Dylan Ang, the episode airs live from ST's digital studio.

On Wednesday's (Nov 6) episode, environment correspondent Audrey Tan will talk about how more than 11,000 scientists around the world have declared a "climate emergency".

She will also discuss the new Mandai Wildlife Bridge, which was unveiled on Wednesday and aims to help animals cross safely across Mandai Lake Road.

Next, US bureau chief Nirmal Ghosh, and ST associate editors Vikram Khanna and Ravi Velloor will discuss India's decision to reject the RCEP trade deal, and what this means for both the country and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

In a new segment of the show called #WhatsTrending, multimedia journalist Kimberly Jow will talk about the stories that have gained traction on the Internet.

Today, she will share more about responses to the e-scooter ban on public footpaths, a viral video purportedly showing worms in a packet of sausages, and Emma Watson's describing herself as "self-partnered" instead of "single".

Topics covered in previous episodes include day one of the e-scooter ban on footpaths, and the accusations by Qatar Airways chief that Jewel Changi Airport's designs were copycat.