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2 hours
First broadcast:
Saturday 09 February 2013

Morning news and current affairs with James Naughtie and Evan Davis, including:

The Environment Secretary Owen Paterson is holding an emergency summit on the horsemeat scandal today. Trading Standards' Andy Foster joins the programme.

Stitchers working on Alderney in the Channel Islands have added the last panels to the Bayeux Tapestry which show the coronation of William the Conqueror on Christmas Day, 1066. Kate Russell, who lives on Alderney, has been coordinating the project.

Government plans for new nuclear power in the UK received more blows this week. Energy expert Malcolm Grimston and Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Davey discuss the issue.

Susan Andrade gave evidence against two sex abusers, who were convicted. As a result of being branded a fantasist and an attention seeker the gifted violinist took her own life. Her family say that the court system let her down. Her son, Oliver Andrade, Vera Baird QC, and Victim Support's Javed Khan discuss how alleged victims are treated by the courts and the police.

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Saturday 9 February

The government has called an urgent meeting with food retailers and suppliers to tackle the scandal of horsemeat found in ready meals. Prosecutors have defended their handling of a sex abuse trial during which the victim took her own life. Plus the finished Bayeux Tapestry.

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