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  • The impact of being held hostage

    Tue, 16 Sep 14

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    11 mins

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    Ingrid Betancourt speaks to Today presenter John Humphrys about her experience being held captive for 6 years.

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  • Networks accused of "assassination" of Phones4U

    Tue, 16 Sep 14

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    Phones4U founder John Caudwell and former OFT chief executive John Fingleton discuss what led to the demise of Phones4U.

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  • Is the guitar easier to learn than the violin?

    Tue, 16 Sep 14

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    Violinist Tamsin Little and guitarist John Etheridge discuss the challenges of their instruments.

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  • Business news with Joe Lynam

    Tue, 16 Sep 14

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    Joe Lynam on news that oil prices are at a 2 year low.

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  • Scottish referendum polling 'remarkably narrow'

    Mon, 15 Sep 14

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    John Curtice, professor at Strathclyde University, examines polling in the Scottish referendum.

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  • Boots on the ground against IS 'feasible'

    Mon, 15 Sep 14

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    Philip Hammond joins John Kerry, and other foreign ministers at a conference in Paris today to discuss action against the militant group, Islamic State. Frank Gardener outlines the ongoing crisis, and Bob Stewart and Ann Clwyd MPs discuss what action can be taken to combat the threat posed by IS.

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  • Is television 'stuck in 1970s'?

    Mon, 15 Sep 14

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    Cate Sevilla, managing editor at BuzzfeedUK, and Lindsey Clay, CEO of Thinkbox, discuss Apple CEO Tim Cook's comments that television is 'stuck in the 70s'.

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  • Business news with Justin Rowlatt

    Mon, 15 Sep 14

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    Today programme business presenter Justin Rowlatt with today's business news stories.

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  • Hitzlsperger: Life's been brilliant since I came out

    Sat, 13 Sep 14

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    Former Aston Villa and Germany player on coming out, and the Rainbow Laces campaign.

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  • Sillars: I used 'day of reckoning' line for publicity

    Sat, 13 Sep 14

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    Former SNP deputy leader Jim Sillars on the Scottish Referendum vote.

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