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Tue 10 Sep 2013 06:00

Life Inside ‘Islamic State’: Diaries

Life Inside ‘Islamic State’: Five diaries

An activist based in Raqqa, Syria describes the horror of everyday life in the city.

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With John Humphrys and Justin Webb.

  • 10 Sep 2013 08:57:14


    Our editors today were Andrew Bryson and Adam Cumiskey. Coming up next on Radio 4, The Life Scientific with Mike Benton. Good morning.

  • 10 Sep 2013 08:56:53


    One of the most comprehensive insights into what people in the UK think about society, politics and morality is released by NatCen Social Research today. The 30th British Social Attitudes Report reveals a shift in public attitudes to welfare. Dr Helen McCarthy, senior lecturer in the School of History at Queen Mary University London, and Professor Patrick O'Donnell, social psychologist at Glasgow University, discuss the possible reasons for the social changes.

  • 10 Sep 2013 08:09:44


    Thank you for tweeting us your photos of bandstands which are still standing in your local area. Here are a few we've received so far:

  • 10 Sep 2013 10:06:50


    A report published today reveals that British Pakistani girls are being sexually exploited and that the authorities are failing to pick up it. Muslim Women's Network UK, who carried out the research, says Asian Muslim girls are being groomed but do not report the abuse to the authorities or even their families because of cultural restraints. The Today programme's Zubeida Malik reports.

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