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09/02/2016

The big stories of the day, plus the latest news and sport. German officials are investigating how two commuter trains collided in Bavaria, killing ten people.

German officials are investigating how two commuter trains - fitted with automatic braking systems to prevent accidents - came to collide head-on in the southern state of Bavaria. Ten people are dead and more than a hundred have been injured after the high speed crash during the morning rush hour.

Phil speaks to the owner of a chain of British comedy clubs, who has won out against the makers of the hit US television series, Glee, over naming rights.

Tonight's big interview is with Ann Cleeves, the creator of the Vera Stanhope novels, which have been dramatised on ITV as Vera; and the Jimmy Perez novels, which form the basis for the BBC TV series Shetland.

Our midnight expert is Kate Faulkner, answering all your questions about property and the housing market.

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Tue 9 Feb 2016 22:30

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