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2 hours
First broadcast:
Thursday 16 May 2013

The Childrens Society reveals there are now more than 166,000 carers under the age of 18 - 20 per cent more than there were ten years ago. The charity also says the health and education of young carers is suffering. One young woman tells Victoria Derbyshire that looking after her dad has made her the person she is today.

The BBC is shown evidence that claims to reveal a chemical attack in Syria. Chemical weapons expert Hamish de Bretton-Gordon says there's mounting evidence the Syrian regime is using nerve agents on its own people.

And its reported that the UK arm of internet shopping giant Amazon paid just £2.4 million in corporation tax -- despite recording sales here of almost 2,000 times that amount of £4.2 billion.



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