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23/04/2012

Morning news and current affairs, presented by James Naughtie and John Humphrys. Including:

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John Humphrys interviews Prime Minister David Cameron ahead of the upcoming local elections.

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Scientists are developing a satellite navigation system especially for nervous elderly drivers as part of a government-funded project at Newcastle University. Professor Phil Blythe, who is leading the research, describes how it would work.

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Disabled rights campaigner Lord Ashley of Stoke died on Friday night aged 89. Louise Medus-Mansell, chair of the Thalidomide Society, reflects on his success getting compensation for the victims of Thalidomide and completely changing the legal basis for disability rights.

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Today Puzzle No. 15

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Enjoy a brainteaser from the Today team

Life Inside ‘Islamic State’: Diaries

Life Inside ‘Islamic State’: Five diaries

An activist based in Raqqa, Syria describes the horror of everyday life in the city.