World at One: BBC Radio 4 News

World at One: BBC Radio 4 News

Forty five minutes of news, analysis and comment with Martha Kearney and Shaun Ley

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  • Nato accuses Russia over Ukraine

    Fri, 29 Aug 14

    Duration:
    38 mins

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    As Nato accuses Russia of direct military action, the UN says the conflict has killed nearly 2,600. We talk to the UN Assistant Secretary General for Human Rights and Lithuania's Foreign Minister about the threat of Russian aggression. We hear how UKIP wooed Douglas Carswell, and is talking to Labour MPs too. And London dominates the UK, but does it matter? We debate.

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  • Eurosceptic Tory Carswell defects to UKIP

    Thu, 28 Aug 14

    Duration:
    46 mins

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    MP also resigns seat to fight by-election; big rise in net migration; more calls for South Yorkshire Police Commissioner to quit.

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  • Police/Crime Commissioner refuses to quit

    Wed, 27 Aug 14

    Duration:
    46 mins

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    Shaun Wright defiant over Rotherham scandal; Ed Balls on attack over exports; Amerli update.

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  • Should e-cigarettes be banned?

    Tue, 26 Aug 14

    Duration:
    45 mins

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    The World Health Organisation explains its call for e-cigarettes to be completely banned in all indoor public spaces. But a Professor of Epidemiology tells us the move would set-back the anti-smoking cause and be entirely counter-productive. In the second in our series of post-cards to London, we hear from the Welsh writer Niall Griffiths. And Toyah Wilcox tells us why her old friend, Kate Bush, has decided to return to live performance after a break of thirty-five years.

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  • Former Attorney-General diasgrees with seeing those who go to Syria as instantly guilty.

    Mon, 25 Aug 14

    Duration:
    46 mins

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    On today's World at One, a friend of the British nurse infected with the Ebola virus, says William Pooley always put others' needs before his own. The former Attorney-General, Dominic Grieve, gives short-shrift to Boris Johnson's idea of presuming people who've travelled to Syria are guilty before proving themselves innocent. Richard Attenborough's producing partner, Anthony Haas, tells us about a memorable encounter with himself, Dickie and with Martin Scorsese in an elevator at the Dorchester Hotel.

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