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05/05/2012

Morning news with John Humphrys in Athens and Evan Davis and Justin Webb in London, featuring:

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Last autumn we reported about how scientists had been able to follow five British cuckoos, flying from their breeding grounds in East Anglia to Africa for the winter. Today Phil Atkinson, head of international research at the British Trust for Ornithology, reveals that two of those cuckoos being tracked have returned to the UK.

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Boris Johnson is back in London's City Hall after a surprisingly narrow victory. Evan Davis talks to the newly elected Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, and Matthew d'Ancona, political columnist for The Sunday Telegraph, explains why it is not just a big moment for Boris Johnson, but also significant for the Conservative government.

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John Humphrys reports from Greece ahead of the country's general election.

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