- Can anyone be a wine expert? Duration: 04:46
- Choosing baby's gender 'should be legal' Duration: 05:08
- Chinese law 'orders people to spend time with parents' Duration: 05:20
- Is it rude to talk on your mobile phone? Duration: 03:21
- Hunt: Healthcare for foreign visitors is 'generous' Duration: 07:59
- Ofgem to clamp down on electricity theft Duration: 06:51
Insight, analysis and expert debate as key policy makers are challenged on the latest news stories.
In today's programme
Egypt's Mohammed Morsi has insisted he remains the country's legitimate president, as mass protests claimed more lives in Cairo. We ask Jeremy Hunt how much the NHS is being abused by "health tourists". And the energy regulator Ofgem wants suppliers to clamp down on electricity theft.
0900Our editors this morning were Andrew Bryson and Adam Cumiskey. Coming up next on Radio 4, Libby Purves presents Midweek. Thanks for listening.
Several experiments have shown that people can't tell cheap wines from their expensive counterparts. Now one US winemaker claims that even experts can't judge wine accurately. Robert Joseph, a wine expert who launched 'Wine International' and Rebecca Lamont, head of the wine school at Berry Brothers and Rudd, discuss just how possible it is for people to make quality distinctions between wines.
A group of leading medical ethicists have concluded in a report released today that there is no justification for the UK's ban on sex selection before pregnancy. Currently, in vitro techniques are used at the embryonic stage to determine the sex of a child - but this is only allowed for medical reasons such as sex linked inherited disorders. Professor Stephen Wilkinson, lead author in the report, and professor Jackie Leach Scully, co-director of Policy Ethics and Life Sciences Research Centre at Newcastle University, discuss the issue.
A Chinese court has ordered a woman to visit her mother once every two months and provide her with financial help in the first case since a new law on parental visits came into effect on Monday. Writers Katherine Whitehorn and Hardeep Singh Kohli consider whether a similar approach would be welcome here in the UK.