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29/07/2013

Morning news and current affairs with Justin Webb and Evan Davis. Including:

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Israeli and Palestinian negotiators will resume peace talks in Washington on Monday, the US State Department has announced. Ghada Karmi, a doctor and journalist, and Lord Levy, president of Community Service Volunteers Jewish Care, outline what the talks will be trying to achieve.

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The energy regulator Ofgem is not doing enough to challenge the six main energy companies to be more transparent about their profits, according to a committee of MPs. John Robertson, Labour MP and a member of the Energy and Climate Change Committee, and Sarah Harrison, senior partner at Ofgem, discuss the transparency of the way that energy companies work.

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Supporters of ousted Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi have defied threats of removal from their sit-in protest in Cairo, despite scores of deaths in clashes with security forces. Ashraf Elkholy, Egypt's ambassador to London, gives his view on what action is needed.

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We are spending too much of our time on holiday capturing the moment instead of actually experiencing it, according to Sophie Grove, who wrote about the subject in Monocle Magazine. Ms Grove and Martin Parr, a high-profile photo journalist who has taken photos of holidaymakers taking photos, discuss whether people should enjoy the moment without using the lens of a camera.

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100 seats in 100 days

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Today visits 100 constituencies before the General Election polling day on May 7.

In today's programme

The energy regulator Ofgem is not doing enough to ensure that energy company profits are transparent, MPs say. The Israelis and Palestinians are meeting to explore how to resume peace talks. And the feminists on Twitter who have had enough of being bullied by men.

  • 29 Jul 2013 09:04:36

    0900...

    That's it from us today. Tune in again tomorrow from 0600. Next up Privacy Under Pressure with Steve Hewlet.
  • 29 Jul 2013 08:55:41

    0855

    Is young feminists' use of social media transforming feminism in Britain? Laura Bates, founder of the Everyday Sexism Project, and Beatrix Campbell, feminist and writer, discuss the role of social media in changing attitudes towards women.

  • 29 Jul 2013 08:55:07

    0850

    Israeli and Palestinian negotiators are to resume stalled peace talks in Washington on Monday, the US State Department has announced. Bronwen Maddox, a British-based Anglo-American journalist, and Simon Tisdall, an assistant editor at the Guardian, discuss how effective the talks will be.

  • 29 Jul 2013 08:46:14

    0845

    Authorities in Brazil say more than three million people gathered on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, where Pope Francis has been celebrating the final mass of the Roman Catholic church's World Youth Day. The BBC's Wyre Davis reports.

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