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File on 4

A podcast offering Radio 4's award winning, flagship investigative series File on 4.

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Recent episodes (10)

  • Abused But Not Heard 16 Sep 14

    Tue, 16 Sep 14

    Duration:
    38 mins

    With national and local enquiries into historic sexual abuse, Jane Deith talks to former pupils assaulted at Knowl View School in Rochdale about the effect on their lives.

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  • Childhood Cancer 15 Jul 14

    Tue, 15 Jul 14

    Duration:
    37 mins

    A child with cancer - every parent's nightmare: Are red tape and commercial considerations standing in the way of new drugs which could mean the difference between life and death?

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  • Late Payments 08 Jul 14

    Tue, 8 Jul 14

    Duration:
    38 mins

    The Government wants to help small business by ensuring their bills are paid on time. But can it succeed when even some public sector contracts are leaving companies in trouble?

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  • A Deadly Dilemma 01 Jul 14

    Tue, 1 Jul 14

    Duration:
    37 mins

    Are international regulations designed to stop money and equipment reaching terrorist organisations curtailing vital aid programmes in some of the world's most troubled regions?

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  • Yarl's Wood 24 Jun 14

    Tue, 24 Jun 14

    Duration:
    37 mins

    Are the hundreds of women held at Yarl's Wood immigration removal centre safe? Simon Cox investigates calls for the centre to be closed amid claims of sexual abuse and poor health care.

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  • Inside the Abattoir 17 Jun 14

    Tue, 17 Jun 14

    Duration:
    37 mins

    Does the recent Halal meat controversy mask a bigger concern about the way our meat is killed and processed? Allan Urry investigates the grim realities of the slaughterhouse.

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  • Northern Ireland: A Bitter Legacy 10 Jun 14

    Tue, 10 Jun 14

    Duration:
    38 mins

    In the run-up to another marching season, how well is Nothern Ireland dealing with the legacy of 30 years of sectarian violence?

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  • Short-selling Students? 03 June 14

    Tue, 3 Jun 14

    Duration:
    38 mins

    With University fees costing as much as £9,000 per year, students are demanding more value for their money. But do they always get a fair deal? Fran Abrams investigates.

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  • Practices Under Pressure 27 May 14

    Tue, 27 May 14

    Duration:
    38 mins

    With warnings that GP services are under threat as never before, Jenny Cuffe investigates what's described as a "perfect storm" of funding cuts, retirement and growing demand.

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  • Miscarriage of Justice 20 May 14

    Tue, 20 May 14

    Duration:
    37 mins

    The Criminal Cases Review Commission is the body charged with examining potential miscarriages of justice in England and Wales. But is it up to the job? Allan Urry investigates.

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