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Morning news and current affairs. Including Sports Desk, Yesterday in Parliament, Weather and Thought for the Day.

2 hours, 31 minutes

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Tue 11 Jun 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 11 June

A major shake-up of GCSEs is to be unveiled later. The Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt says the variation in the number of early and unnecessary deaths in England is "shocking". And we speak to the leader of the EDL after six Islamic extremists were jailed yesterday for up to 19 years.

  • 11 Jun 2013 08:58:30


    Our editors this morning were Lewis James and Andrew Bryson. After the news, Ewan Birney presents The Life Scientific, which this week features Jim Al-Khalili. Good morning.

  • 11 Jun 2013 08:54:17


    There are fears of a spiral of extremist violence after the Woolwich murder. John Denham, Labour MP, and Shaista Gohir, chair Muslim women's network UK, discuss the violence and how it should be addressed.

  • 11 Jun 2013 08:48:58


    A new exhibition is opening at the Hayward Gallery in London tomorrow. It is called An Alternative Guide to the Universe and features the work of so-called Outsider Artists. The BBC's arts editor Will Gompertz examines the theory behind the show.

  • 11 Jun 2013 08:42:30


    Nelson Mandela is still seriously ill in hospital. The Members of the family of the former South African president, who's 94, are at his bedside. Andrew Harding, our Africa correspondent, has the latest.

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