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28/01/2013

Morning news and current affairs. Including Sports Desk; Weather; Thought for the Day.

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Mon 28 Jan 2013 06:00

100 seats in 100 days

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Today visits 100 constituencies before the General Election polling day on May 7.

The Listeners’ Election

The Listeners’ Election

Tell us what you think politicians should be focusing on in this election.

Monday 28 January

Good morning. Today, at 0810, the government’s plans for the new high-speed rail network in England. At 0750, concerns over human rights as French and Malian troops try to retake Timbuktu. And at 0840, what does your daily cup of coffee say about you? With Evan Davis and James Naughtie.

  • 28 Jan 2013 08:42:39

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    Danny Dorling, Professor of Geography at University of Sheffield and Sheila Lawlor, director of the think tank Politeia, comment on Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg's claim that the announcement about HS2 would heal the north-south divide.

  • 28 Jan 2013 08:42:07

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    Two China-based journalists, Juan Pablo Cardenal, and Prof Arne Westad, professor of international history at the LSE, discuss the extent of China's global power.
  • 28 Jan 2013 08:41:23

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    Today presenter Evan Davis goes on a coffee bar crawl with Harry Wallop, author of "Consumed: How Shopping Fed the Class System", who explains why coffee sales have been surprisingly robust throughout the economic slump. Listen to the report.
  • 28 Jan 2013 08:25:27

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    General Sameh Seif el-Yazal, chairman of the Al-Gomhuria think tank on security and political studies, and Dr Maha Azzam, associate fellow in the Middle East and North Africa programme at Chatham House, analyse news that three people have been killed and 400 injured at the funerals of those who died in Saturday's violence, in the Egyptian city of Port Said. Listen to the discussion.
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