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  • Today 25/07/14: One-shot cancer therapy gets NHS nod

    Fri, 25 Jul 14

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    A pioneering breast cancer treatment that replaces weeks of radiotherapy with a single, targeted shot is set to be offered on the NHS. Professor Jeffrey Tobias, lead radiation oncologist at University College London Hospital, discusses

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  • Today 25/07/14: Shift work 'increases diabetes risk'

    Fri, 25 Jul 14

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    IOSH's Jane White and London Business School's Lynda Gratton discuss new research suggesting Type 2 diabetes is more common in people who work shifts.

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  • Today 25/07/14: Role of art in social movements

    Fri, 6 Jun 14

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    The V&A museum's Catherine Flood discusses a new exhibit on 'disobedient objects'.

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  • Today 25/07/14: Business with Justin Rowlatt

    Fri, 25 Jul 14

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    Business news with Justin Rowlatt, looking at whether the British economy is finally back to where it was before the financial crisis.

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  • Today 24/07/14: Red Cross facing problems in Gaza

    Thu, 24 Jul 14

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    Israel has killed more than 160 children in Gaza in the past fortnight. The charity Save the Children believes one Palestinian child is now being killed every hour. Many more of the nearly 700 killed are women. And of course for every death, many more are injured. 1300 children are being treated for injuries.

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  • Today 24/07/14: MH17 grieving process

    Thu, 24 Jul 14

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    Dr Jim Swire, whose daughter Flora was 23 when the plane she and 270 other people were flying on was blown out of the skies over Lockerbie by a terrorist bomb, discusses how relatives of the passengers aboard flight MH17 could be helped to grieve.

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  • Today 24/07/14: Letters to newspapers

    Thu, 24 Jul 14

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    Iain Hollingshead formerly of The Telegraph and Yvonne Roberts from The Observer discuss why men write more letters to newspapers than women.

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  • Today 24/07/14: Business news with Justin Rowlatt

    Thu, 24 Jul 14

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    Business news with Justin Rowlatt - The sanctions placed on Russia by the EU and America are meant to hit trade and damage its economy but by one key measure they are not working.

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  • Today 23/07/14: Business news with Justin Rowlatt

    Wed, 23 Jul 14

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    Today: Business news with Justin Rowlatt.Tougher sanctions against Russia in the wake of the downing of the Malaysian Airlines MH17

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  • 22/07/14 Trojan Horse

    Tue, 22 Jul 14

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    Sarah Hewitt-Clarkson, head teacher at Anderton Park School in Birmingham, and Liam Byrne, Labour MP for Bimringham Hodge Hill, discuss the latest report on so-called "Trojan Horse" schools.

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