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"The world has confidence in us" - according to the Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne after this week's Autumn Statement. But is it true? And how do we compare to other Western economies? As we got the mini-budget, we learnt that homelessness in England has risen by almost a quarter. What does homelessness mean in a time of austerity? The Labour MP Ann Clwyd says her husband died "like a battery hen" in hospital. We hear from the hospital who cared for him. NASA announces the possibility of a manned missions to Mars, comedian Ben Miller explains the value in sending humans to space? And - Paiges and Bradleys are naughty while Benjamins and Elizabeths are angels. Can your name influence your personality?

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1 hour, 30 minutes

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Sun 9 Dec 2012 09:30