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Cancer Risk and Romanian crime

Duration:
9 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 19 May 2013

As Angelina Jolie announces that an 87% cancer risk has prompted her to have a double mastectomy, Tim Harford assesses the probabilities associated with the disease and speaks to Dr Kat Arney from the charity Cancer Research.

Has the UK been hit by a Romanian crime wave? In a recent edition of a BBC radio debate programme Any Questions, political personality Christine Hamilton, claims it has. More or Less checks the numbers and speaks to the Romanian ambassador, Dr Ion Jinga.

(Image: Angelina Jolie. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

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