Anne Fine on Gender-Biased Books; Overcrowded Canals; Fare Wars

Four major publishers have decided to stop printing books with titles including 'for girls' and 'for boys'. The bestselling children's author Anne Fine tells Peter White why it's about time gender-biased books are taken off the shelf.

Rising property prices in London and the south-east have led some people to give up bricks and mortar, and head on to the canals. The Canal and River Trust says it's a growing concern, because "the system wasn't designed to hold so many boats". You & Yours finds out the true extent of the rise, and discovers what life is like aboard a London narrow boat.

Plus fare wars: Simon Calder tells us about the increase in flights this winter from London City Airport to Dublin.

Presenter: Peter White
Producer: Natalie Donovan.

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Fri 24 Oct 2014 12:15

Foreign Television item - correction 28/10/2014

During this discussion we incorrectly stated that Arte is a pay to view TV channel. While that is true for some European countries in France and Germany the channel is free to view.

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