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Peter Allen and Anita Anand discuss the unofficial start to the general election campaign with Philip Hammond, Shadow Treasury Secretary, and Liam Byrne, the Chief Secretary to the Treasury.

Poet Ian McMillan discovers that Britain's regional accents are getting stronger. It had been thought that they'd gradually disappear, but research has concluded that eight to ten of them are likely to dominate in the next forty years.

Plus, reports on bullied clergy and on the man that threatened to kill a top racehorse after he forgot to place a bet on behalf his syndicate.

In sport, Burnley confirm that Coyle has been in talks with Bolton.

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Mon 4 Jan 2010 16:00

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