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October (8 posts)

  1. Storm warning for England and Wales

    Friday 25 October 2013, 17:13

    Simon King Simon King Broadcast Meteorologist

    As the clocks go back this weekend and we say goodbye to British Summer Time, the weather is going to take a rather unpleasant turn for the worst into Monday morning. With a storm approaching on Sunday night there could well be some significant impacts and disruption to your Monday morning.

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  2. Meeting the Syrian refugees trying to get to the UK

    Thursday 17 October 2013, 18:50

     BBC Radio 5 live BBC Radio 5 live

    On Friday 18th, Victoria Derbyshire will be speaking to the Syrian refugees and those helping them in Calais. Hear from the European politicians who blame Britain for the crisis in their port. The Home Office says “legal and illegal migration in France is the responsibility of the French authorities...

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  3. 5 live Investigates: Rabies in the UK: A case of not if but when?

    Thursday 17 October 2013, 13:21

    David Lewis David Lewis Producer 5 live

    5 live Investigates the changes to quarantine rules.

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  4. 5 live Investigates: The cheque's in the post

    Friday 11 October 2013, 16:02

    David Lewis David Lewis Producer 5 live

    “The cheque’s in the post…” With electronic banking, the phrase might seem outdated – but the sentiment is as relevant as ever in British business.

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  5. Tokyo Calling

    Friday 11 October 2013, 15:46

    Jennie Gow Jennie Gow

    There is something reassuringly comforting about not having a clue where you are, not being able to understand a single sign and basically, being a ‘fish out of water’.  All too often when we travel the world for Formula One it feels as if you have barely left the UK.

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  6. Korean Grand Prix: Love motels in Mokpo

    Friday 11 October 2013, 11:04

    Jennie Gow Jennie Gow

    People like to think life in F1 is glamorous. It is to a certain point…although there is very little glamour involved in the Korean Grand Prix.

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  7. 5 live Investigates: The increase in reports of historic sex abuse

    Friday 4 October 2013, 17:35

    David Lewis David Lewis Producer 5 live

    The outing of Jimmy Savile a year ago as a serial sex offender has changed the way society looks at sex abuse.

    There’s a recognition that the problem is much bigger than many people ever imagined.

    But if anything positive has emerged from the sordid antics of Savile, it is that it has given people the...

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  8. GP Debate

    Friday 4 October 2013, 16:11

    Chris Hunter Chris Hunter Assistant Editor

    What do you think of your GP? What does your GP think of you?

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