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17/11/2012

Morning news and current affairs, with Sarah Montague and Justin Webb, including:

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The French prosecutor investigating the Annecy shooting that killed members of the al-Hilli family has announced that a motive for the killings has not been found. He spoke to the BBC's Christian Fraser on the revelation.

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Is the Middle East is on the brink of another war? The BBC's world affairs correspondent Richard Galpin is on the line from Jerusalem.

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This weekend the case for "slow-learning" will be made at the London Festival of Education. Professor of Education Maurice Holt shared why it might be important for children.

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It is more than 50 years since the film Saturday Night and Sunday Morning was released. The BBC's Rebecca Jones reports from Nottingham, where a new exhibition inspired by the film is opening today.

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The low turn-out at the recent Police and Crime Commissioners elections, and the number of independents voted in, suggests some concern about politics in policing. Kent's newly elected Police Commissioner Ann Barnes discusses the issue.

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Sat 17 Nov 2012 07:00
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