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Presented by Peter Allen and Aasmah Mir.

Birmingham City Council's plan to cut some adult services is ruled unlawful - a decision that has implications across England and Wales.

Also, Sir Fred Goodwin's anonymity is lifted from an injunction blocking details of a sexual relationship, and President Obama sets out a new chapter for US relations in the Middle East - promising two billion dollars to Egypt in loans and debt relief.

Plus in the first half hour, fireman Virgil Turner explains how he rugby tackled a runaway wallaby in Lyme Regis.

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3 hours

Last on

Thu 19 May 2011 16:00

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