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Presented by Jenni Murray. As one of Margaret Thatcher's iconic handbags goes under the hammer for charity we look at how she used her famous accessories as a secret weapon and symbol of female power. The inquest verdicts on the 7/7 London bombings are due to be announced tomorrow we look at how its effect on victims and their families. News about Europe's largest collection of contemporary women's art - the New Hall Art Collection - as it celebrates its 25th anniversary. And to mark International Day of the Midwife we hear from former American Peace Corps worker Kris Holloway who spent two years working alongside village midwife Monique Dembele. As a tribute to her she's written about her time there.

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