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Insight, analysis and expert debate as key policy makers are challenged on the latest news stories.

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  • Today 18/04/14: The long lasting effects of childhood bullying

    Fri, 18 Apr 14

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    According to a study by the Institute of Psychiatry at King's College, children who are bullied can still suffer damaging effects as much as forty years later. Dr Louise Arsenault the senior author discusses the study.

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  • Today 17/04/14: Aakash Chopra

    Thu, 17 Apr 14

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    Speaking to the Today programme's Alison Mitchell is Aakash Chopra, a former India and IPL cricketer, who discusses Kevin Pietersen's start to the IPL season.

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  • Today 17/04/14: Stephanie Houghton

    Thu, 17 Apr 14

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    Speaking to the Today programme's Alison Mitchell is Manchester City and England women's captain Stephanie Houghton, who discusses City's new partnership with the Women's Sport & Fitness Foundation.

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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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