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Libby Purves meets sailor Matt Rutherford; Matthew Du Aime, son of writer William Wharton; Charlie and Louise Mortimer who have published...
Thatcher's ceremonial funeral is being held at St Paul's Cathedral today. The BBC's Angus
Crawford is on the streets with some of those who are not supporters of the
late Margaret Thatcher, and the Today programme's James Naughtie reports live from the funeral procession route.
The FBI yesterday evening made an appeal for
people to pass on pictures of the scene of the bomb attack on the Boston
marathon and asked people for anything else they may have seen or heard which could
help with their investigation. The BBC's security correspondent Gordon Corera
gives the mood from the US, and Sir Chris Fox, who
was president of the Association of Chief Police Officers in 2005 and helped
coordinate the police response to the 7/7 attacks, provides analysis.
Authorities in Boston are looking for those who are behind the bombings. And people from around the world are monitoring their progress. ...
Thatcher's ceremonial funeral is being held at St Paul's Cathedral today. Lord
Mandelson, former business secretary, and Lord Lawson, former chancellor of the
exchequer and member of Margaret Thatcher's Cabinet from 1981 to 1989, discuss
A security operation involving more than 4,000 police officers is getting under way for the funeral of former UK Prime Minister Baroness ...
Given that there are prizes for younger
writers, should we have special awards for authors who are over 70? Professor
John Sutherland of University College London, and the writer Fay Weldon,
professor of creative writing at Bath Spa, discuss the who they would nominate. You've already been sending us suggestions.
Given that there are prizes for younger writers, should we have special awards for authors who are over 70? Professor John Sutherland of ...
Novelist Fay Weldon's #7over70 list includes Claire Tomalin, David Lodge and Danny Abse Who are on yours? #r4today
A list of Britain's 20 brightest young writers has been unveiled by literary magazine Granta. The once-a-decade list often proves controv...
Novelist Anne Tyler reflects on her career, in conversation with Mark Lawson.
David Cameron speaks to Today presenter Evan
Davis about the funeral of Margaret Thatcher.
David Cameron speaks to Today presenter Evan Davis about the funeral of Margaret Thatcher and reflects on her live and political legacy.
Leading Italian figures write about Italy today, the dangers and the possibilities
US authorities look likely to approve the use
of the first ever genetically modified animal in food. Ron Stotish, the chief
executive of Aqua Bounty Technologies, explains that Wild Atlantic Salmon have
been given a gene from the Pacific Chinook Salmon that means they grow faster,
and Professor Helen Sang, from the Roslin Institute
at Edinburgh University, says if there are other animals that we eat that have
had their genes modified.
Biologists believe they are on the cusp of producing the first genetically modified fish fit for human consumption. But what effects migh...
Evan and Sarah take a look at this morning's newspaper headlines.
A small American boy, Martin Richard, appears on the front of many papers - and the Independent neatly sums up why. "He was eight years o...