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Morning news and current affairs with Evan Davis and John Humphrys. Including Sports Desk, Weather and Thought for the Day.

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Tue 2 Apr 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.

Tuesday 2 April

Reforms to the NHS are said to be the most far-reaching since its birth in 1948. The BBC has found evidence of widespread mislabelling of fish. And we take a ride in an electric car and look at why they polarise opinion.

  • 2 Apr 2013 08:54:30


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  • 2 Apr 2013 08:54:06


    The new Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby used his Easter sermon to warn us about a "hero leader culture". Chris Bones, author of The Cult of The Leader and professor of creativity and leadership at Manchester Business School, and Jonathan Gifford, a businessman, historian and author, discuss whether we place too much trust in our leaders.

  • 2 Apr 2013 08:50:17


    Did British intelligence officers play a role in the assassination of Congo's first democratically elected Prime Minister, Patrice Lumumba, in 1959? That is allegedly what Baroness Park - who worked for MI6 in the region at the time - told her friend Lord Lea before she died three years ago, according to his letter in the London Review of Books. Gordon Corera reports.

  • 2 Apr 2013 08:38:54


    The government has cut the legal aid bill in England and wales which means it will no longer be possible to get legal aid  for divorce - unless domestic violence can be proved. The Today programme's reporter Nicola Stanbridge, looks into why this can be difficult.

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