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Wednesday marks exactly one year until the Scottish independence referendum. Alistair Darling, chairman of the Better Together campaign, ...
Scotland will take part in a referendum next year which will ask residents if they want to be an independent country. Speaking to the Tod...
The news that all infant pupils in England are to be offered a free school meal features prominently on the front pages. There is agreeme...
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Business news with Tanya Beckett. With one year to go until the Scottish referendum, the economy could be the key issue that influences voters.
from today voters in Scotland will take part in a referendum which will ask
them the straight question: Should Scotland be an independent country? Alistair Darling, chairman of the Better Together
campaign, debates the future governance of the country.
Health Select Committee will today give their response to the Francis report
into Mid Staffordshire hospital. Dr Anna Smajdor, lecturer in ethics at the
University of East Anglia, argues the dangers of focusing on compassion.
Business news with Tanya Beckett
from today voters in Scotland take part in a referendum to decide whether the country will be independent or not. The Today programme's James Naughtie looks back at the life of Sir Walter Scott, a
writer who more or less invented the historical novel and was fervent in his
For the first time in the history of the UK,
16-year-olds are going to have a vote, thanks to a decision by the Scottish
Parliament. The Today
programme's James Naughtie met some youngsters from Scotland who discussed their views on independence.
for the day with Akhandadhi
Das, a Vaishnav Hindu teacher and theologian.
the second and final day of the rate-setting committee of the Federal Reserve. Pippa Malmgren,
founder of Principalis Asset Management, Megan Greene, chief economist at
Maverick Intelligence, debate the future of the US economy.
The campaign that's going to gather speed in
Scotland over the next months will one day be an important part of our history.
Joining the Today programme's James Naughtie live in Edinburgh, is Nicola Sturgeon, deputy first minister in the SNP Scottish
Sir David Attenborough's new TV series will start on Friday, where he
will follow the evolution of land-based mammals through 500 million years.
Speaking to the Today programme's Evan Davis, David Attenborough explains how the
series will be his first ever to be filmed in China.
More than 30 people have been arrested as part of a major investigation
into the sexual exploitation of children and young people in Northern Ireland.
The BBC ran a documentary about this subject in 2011. Chris
Buckler, creator of that documentary, and David Ford, Northern Ireland's
Justice Minister, discuss the recent arrests.
The German election campaign is in its final
week, with opinion polls suggesting that Angela Merkel should win, although
there are still question marks about what kind of coalition she might be able
to form. The BBC's Europe correspondent Chris Morris reports.
Business with Tanya Beckett
Iranians have enjoyed direct access to
Facebook and Twitter this week, they had been blocked for four years and it's
now suddenly returned. Amir Paivar, correspondent at the BBC Persian Service,
A year from today voters in Scotland will
take part in a referendum which will ask them the straight question: Should
Scotland be an independent country? Folk singer Karine Polwart and crime writer Val
McDermid debate how independence would affect Scotland's
An activist based in Raqqa, Syria describes the horror of everyday life in the city.