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01/09/2012

Duration:
3 hours
First broadcast:
Saturday 01 September 2012

BBC Radio 5 Live Weekend Breakfast with Phil Williams, George Riley and Frances Finn
* The pharmaceutical company which produced Thalidomide has issued its first apology to the thousands of people left disabled by the drug. The Chief Executive of Grunenthal, Harald Stock said his firm regretted the effects of the morning sickness tablet and was sorry for the company's long silence.

* Firefighters in Spain say the huge wildfire raging near the resort of Marbella on the Costa del Sol is now largely under control. At least one person has died in the fires and thousands of homes and hotels were evacuated.

* Ellie Simmonds and Oscar Pistorius are the big names appearing on day 3 of the London Paralympics.

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