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3 hours
First broadcast:
Thursday 28 August 2008

Presented by John Humphrys and Evan Davis.


Bill Clinton has told delegates at the Democrat convention that Barack Obama is the man for the job, while Hillary has formally proposed Obama as the party's presidential candidate. Justin Webb and James Naughtie report from Denver.

Ukraine's deputy Prime Minister Hryhoriy Nemyria says that his country is eager to work with the EU and Nato.

Film-maker and criminologist Roger Graef claims that the government has not taken the threat from replica guns seriously enough.

Shadow Health Secretary Andrew Lansley discusses the widening gap in the health of the richest and poorest in society. Sir Michael Marmot, chair of the World Health Organisation, discusses the problem.

Two galleries are appealing for funds to buy two paintings by Italian Renaissance artist Titian. Art critic Richard Cork reports.

Thought for the Day with Elaine Storkey, president of the Tearfund.

Mike Thomson reports from a health clinic in the remote Sudanese border village of Tieraliet.

Foreign Secretary David Miliband says that the UK will support Ukraine's democratic choices.

Home Office minister Tony McNulty explains how the police want the government to act over their promise to ban all deactivated guns.

Housing expert Henry Pryor discusses how many estate agents are closing each week and what this means for the property market.

Professor Michael Foot and Lord Selborne discuss Britain's wartime Special Operations Executive.


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Benedict Cumberbatch, Patrick Stewart and Toby Jones read the BBC's D-Day news reports.

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