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26/11/2010

Duration:
53 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 26 November 2010

Peter White finds out why opposition is mounting to Education Secretary Michael Gove's plan to cut the school sports budget. What impact could the cuts have on our future sporting success?

For years, people have been trying to develop robots that will help do repetitive caring tasks. Are we nearly there?

And we bring you, DIY classes for kids.

Chapters

6 items
  • School Sport

    A row is brewing as opposition mounts to education secretary Michael Gove’s plan to slash the school sports budget.

  • Energy Prices

    Ofgem is to investigate recent energy price rises, as it says they have significantly widened suppliers' profit margins.

  • Robot Care

    How might robots help ease the burden of care in the future? We hear from the Bristol Robotics Lab and Geckosystems about the technologies they are developing.

  • Jill Allen

    Jill Allen has devoted much of her life to campaigning for the rights of people with visual impairments. Now she's written her autobiography, “Just Jill.”

  • Care in the UK

    Listener reaction so far to the Care in the UK season so far.

  • Kids DIY

    We went along to a DIY class organised for kids by B&Q. They don’t learn off their dads any more because they don’t know how to do things themselves!

  • Professor Chris Melhuish and the BERT robot

    Professor Chris Melhuish and the BERT robot

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