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The train manufacturer Bombardier axes more than 1,400 jobs in Derby

2 hours
First broadcast:
Tuesday 05 July 2011

Jeremy discusses the 1,400 job losses at train manufacturer Bombardier, phone hacking, Beko fridge fire risks and he talks to broadcasters Liz and Andy Kershaw.

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  • Bombardier


    The train manufacturer Bombardier axes more than 1,400 jobs in Derby after losing a contract to build carriages for a route in southern England to the German firm Siemens.

    Jeremy talks to Ian Williams; Reporter for BBC Radio Derby, John Pearson; Bombardier factory worker, Margaret Beckett; Labour MP for Derby South and Philip Haigh; Business editor for Rail magazine.

    Find out more on BBC news online
  • Phone Hacking

    Phone Hacking

    Police are meeting the News of the World to discuss allegations that a private investigator working for the paper hacked into the mobile phone of the murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler.

    Jeremy talks to Torin Douglas; BBC Media Correspondent, Geoffrey Wansell; Journalist and author,
    Mark Stephens; Media lawyer and Mark Lewis; Dowler family solicitor.

    Find out more on BBC news online
  • Andy Kershaw

    Andy Kershaw

    After 1, we're joined by broadcasters Andy and Liz Kershaw who will tell us how their strong relationship as brother and sister got them through tough times.

    Find out more in this Yorkshire Post article
  • Liz Kershaw

    Liz Kershaw

    Find out more on BBC 6 Music
  • Fridge Freezer Fires

    Fridge Freezer Fires

    And up to half a million Beko fridge freezers could be a serious fire risk in homes across the country, firefighters warn.

    Jeremy talks to Steve Turek; Assistant Commissioner, London Fire Brigade.


    Up to half a million fridge freezers, all made by the company Beko, could have a faulty defroster timer switch which can lead to the appliance catching fire. The problem affects particular models manufactured between January 2000 and October 2006 with the following serial numbers:

    CA 5411 FFS/FFW/FFX CA 7014 FFX CA 7015 FFW/FFS/FFX

    CDA 539 FS/FW/FX CDA 543 FS/FW/FX CDA 645 FW CDA 647 FS/FW CDA 648 FS/FW

    CDA 653 FS/FW/FX CDA 659 FS CDA 751 FS/FX CDA 752 FS/FW/FX


    There is a freephone helpline number open Monday to Friday from 9am – 5pm on 0800 009 4837.

    Find out more on BBC news online


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