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Fake tan, fake eyelashes, fake, well, more or less everything. How one Essex teacher is fighting back against the reality TV show that builds on the national stereotype of Essex Girls. Parliament's end of term report - will the women in the Cabinet and on the backbenches get full marks or "could do better"? Syria's capital Damascus, is witnessing the most intense clashes since the uprising began. Syrian journalist Samar Yazbek talks about her experiences and hopes for the future of her country. And live music from the Korean pianist HJ Lim
Presenter Jane Garvey
Producer Sarah Johnson.

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