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Morning news and current affairs presented by John Humphrys and Justin Webb, featuring:
The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg talks to the Today programme's Justin Webb about Britain's position in the EU.
Troubled music and DVD retailer HMV, which began trading in 1921, has announced it is to appoint an administrator, putting about 4,350 jobs in jeopardy. The BBC business editor Robert Peston provides analysis.
The UN Security Council has backed France's intervention against Islamists in Mali, as Paris urges a quick deployment of thousands of African troops. Mark Doyle, the BBC's correspondent in Bamako, gives the mood from the city, Alexander Buchmann, Medecin Sans Frontieres emergency coordinator in Bamako, outlines that humanitarian situation in the region, and Dr Hamadoun Touré, the former information minister, explains that the Mali Government welcome support from France and Britain.
A collection of poems about the end of a marriage has won this year's TS Eliot poetry prize. The poet Sharon Olds explains that she wrote the poems decades ago but did not publish them.

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Tue 15 Jan 2013 06:00

Saving lives at sea

Saving small children at sea – MSF migrant rescue diary

The diary of MSF doctor Erna Rijnierse aboard a rescue ship in the Mediterranean.

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