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  • Today 17/04/14: The world's first homoerotic stamps

    Thu, 17 Apr 14

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    Estelle Lovatt and David Bailey discuss Finland's decision to produce the "world's first" homoerotic stamps

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  • Today 17/04/14: Starving Syrian children 'eating grass'

    Thu, 17 Apr 14

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    The BBC's Lyse Doucet and Chris Guinness, spokesperson for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees, discuss the inability to send food parcels to Syria.

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  • Today 17/04/14: Catholic poll 'needs transparency'

    Thu, 17 Apr 14

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    Father Marcus Stock and Jean Riordan discuss the Roman Catholic Church's decision to turn down a request for the results of a sexual ethics survey to be made public.

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  • Today 17/04/14: Business with Andy Verity

    Thu, 17 Apr 14

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    Business news with Andy Verity, looking at the Co-operative Group's expected losses.

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  • Today 16/04/14: Beards 'becoming less attractive'

    Wed, 16 Apr 14

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    The BBC’s James Morgan asks whether beards are becoming less attractive due to the sheer number of them.

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  • Today 16/04/14: Matisse's 'beautiful' cut-out artworks

    Wed, 16 Apr 14

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    Sophie Matisse, Henri Matisse's great-granddaughter, discusses the artist's famous "cut-outs"

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  • Today 16/04/14: Tesco boss defends fall in profits

    Wed, 16 Apr 14

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    Tesco boss Philip Clarke defends the supermarket's fall in profits, down 6% to £3.3bn.

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  • Today 16/04/14: Business with Andy Verity

    Wed, 16 Apr 14

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    Business news with Andy Verity, looking at Tesco's full-year results.

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  • Today 15/04/14: Army 'failing to combat sexism'

    Tue, 15 Apr 14

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    The Army is failing to combat disturbing and violent sexism, Radio 4's Today programme has heard. The MoD says it has a "zero tolerance" approach towards bullying. Sima Kotecha reports, before Justin Webb speaks to Labour Defence Select Committee member Madeleine Moon. Warning: This audio contains strong language and content that some may find disturbing.

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  • Today 15/04/14: Farage: Expenses complaint 'outrageous'

    Tue, 15 Apr 14

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    Nigel Farage reacts to a complaint about how he has used his "general expenditure allowance" from the EU.

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