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Analysis of news, including the NHS financial crisis, Nobel Peace Prize winners, Syrian refugees and reaction to the new RNIB adverts. Presented by Mark Mardell.

We hear how the NHS is in the worst financial position for a generation. As the Nobel Peace Prize is awarded to four organisations in Tunisia, we find out what they've done to deserve it. Manveen Rana reports on the journey of a family of Syrian refugees across Europe. And a Professor of Disability tells us why new adverts for the Royal Institute for the Blind featuring Dame Shirley Bassey make him shudder. Presented by Mark Mardell.

45 minutes

Last on

Fri 9 Oct 2015 13:00


Role Contributor
Presenter Mark Mardell
Editor-of-the-Day Amanda Lewis


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