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08/04/2013

Duration:
3 hours
First broadcast:
Monday 08 April 2013

Morning news and current affairs with Evan Davis and Justin Webb. Including Sports Desk; Weather; Thought for the Day.

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Critics fear support for disabled people will be reduced as a new benefits system begins in the north of England. Local councils are to begin charging a late night levy on licensed businesses open at night. And the latest on talks with Iran about its desire to enrich uranium.

  • 8 Apr 2013 08:57:11

    0900

    Our editors this morning were Andrew Bryson and Terry O'Neill. Thanks for all your comments and feedback this morning, we're back tomorrow from 0600. Coming up next on Radio 4, Start The Week with Stephanie Flanders. Good morning.
  • 8 Apr 2013 08:55:07

    0855

    The Huguenots came to this country in the 16th century, they were protestants and they had been persecuted in France. There is a festival starting today to mark their contribution to the east London area of Spitalfields. Tessa Murdoch, head of the metal works collection at the Victoria and Albert Museum and a consultant to the festival, and Stan Rondeau, a 12th generation Huguenot, explain the impact that the family had on the East London.


  • 8 Apr 2013 08:50:06

    0850

    Disability Living Allowance will be replaced with the Personal Independence Payment for some new claimants. Stephen Duckworth, the founder and chief executive of Disability Matters Limited, outlines his view in the changes that are coming in today.


  • 8 Apr 2013 08:47:53

    0847

    The South Korean government says there are signs that North Korea may be preparing a fourth nuclear test. This weekend there were unusually blunt comments from China's President Xi Jinping warning that no one should be allowed to throw the region or the world into chaos for its selfish gains. We speak to Martin Patience, our Beijing Correspondent.

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