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Mon 2 Sep 2013 06:00

'The Greatest National Anthem in the World, Ever'

'The Greatest National Anthem in the World, Ever'

The power of La Marseillaise explained in a hand drawn animation.

How will new presenter Nick Robinson cope with a 3am alarm?


How BBC breakfast show presenters cope with silly o-clock starts. Plus waking up tips.

In today's programme...

Today's provisional live running order

  • 2 Sep 2013 08:36:13


    The consequences of the Commons votes on Syria last week, and the prime minister's reaction to them is debated by the editor of Prospect, Bronwen Maddox; the former Labour minister Peter Hain and the leader of UKIP, Nigel Farage.

  • 2 Sep 2013 08:20:32


    The journalist and broadcaster, Sir David Frost, has died of a heart attack. The BBC's former director general John Birt produced the infamous Frost Nixon interviews, and shares his memories of Sir David.

  • 2 Sep 2013 08:00:47


    President Obama has confirmed that his congress will vote on whether America should go to war with Syria on September 9th. The BBC's Washington correspondent Jonny Dymond reports.

  • 2 Sep 2013 07:50:21


    Teenagers who fail to score decent grades in their English and maths GCSEs will have to continue studying these subjects, ministers have announced. Alison Wolf, professor of Public Sector Management at King's College London, and Christine Blower, general secretary of the NUT debate the proposals.

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