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2 hours
First broadcast:
Monday 11 April 2011

News from around the UK with Eleanor Oldroyd sitting in for Gabby Logan.

As it's Monday, the sports team are here - Dean Ashton, former West Ham and England striker; Paul Kelso, chief sports writer from the Telegraph; and John Cross, football writer at the Mirror discuss Arsenal's takeover by American billionaire Stan Kroenke. Can he bring success to the club?

The team also talks heartache for Rory McIlroy, as he threw away a four-shot lead in the final round at golf's Masters, allowing Charl Schwartzel to win the Green Jacket.

Elsewhere on the programme, councils stand accused of being killjoys, pushing royal wedding street party red tape. Minister for health and safety Chris Grayling explains which rules will be relaxed to make it easier to hold celebrations.

France has introduced its ban on wearing full-face veils in public, leaving some Muslim women at risk of fines for wearing the burqa or niqab on the streets. Jacques Myard from President Nicolas Sarkozy's ruling UMP party clarifies what the new law says and why he feels it is necessary.

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