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15/07/2016

Morning news and current affairs. Including Sports Desk, Yesterday in Parliament, Weather and Thought for the Day.

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Fri 15 Jul 2016 06:00

Today's running order


0650

A lorry has struck a crowd during Bastille Day celebrations in the southern French city of Nice, killing over 80 people, officials say. Christophe Premat is a French socialist MP for northern Europe - he was in Nice last night.

0655

A woman diagnosed with cancer at a young age, who chose to have part of her embryo frozen before undertaking chemotherapy, has successfully given birth to a healthy baby boy. Professor Richard Anderson is Elsie Inglis chair of clinical reproductive science at the MRC Centre for Reproductive Health at the University of Edinburgh.

0710

A lorry has struck a crowd during Bastille Day celebrations in the southern French city of Nice, killing over 80 people, officials say. Will Shore was an eyewitness and Andy Pag is a BBC producer in Nice.

0720

The Prime Minister Theresa May is to meet Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon in Edinburgh later today. David Mundell is the Scottish Secretary.

0730

A lorry has struck a crowd during Bastille Day celebrations in the southern French city of Nice, killing over 80 people, officials say. Peter Neumann is from the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence, King's College London.

0740

One of the most important original documents relating to William Shakespeare will return to his hometown for the very first time since it was written 400 years ago. Dr Katy Mair is head of early modern records at the National Archive and Paul Taylor is head of collections at the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.

0750

How will Brexit impact Britain's ability to trade internationally? Chrystia Freeland is Canada’s trade minister.

0810

A lorry has struck a crowd during Bastille Day celebrations in the southern French city of Nice, killing over 80 people, officials say. We speak to eye witness Nader El-Shafei and co-director of the European Strategic Intelligence and Security Center Claude Moniquet.

0820

How prepared is the government for Brexit negotiations? Oliver Letwin is former chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and was seen as David Cameron’s ‘fixer’.

0830

The Prime Minister Theresa May is to meet Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon in Edinburgh later today. Stuart Hosie is SNP deputy leader and Sarah Smith is the BBC’s Scotland editor.

0840

Seeing the recent riots and clashes between police and black communities in the US, it’s easy to think that this couldn’t happen here. But it wasn’t that long ago that something strikingly similar was going on in the UK. George Amponsah is director of The Hard Stop and Marcus Knox-Hooke is childhood friend of Mark Duggan and one of the people who started the Tottenham riots in 2011.

0850

George Osborne is out of British government after six years as chancellor. What is his economic legacy for Britain the rest of the world? Ruchir Sharma is chief global strategist at Morgan Stanley Investment Management and Gillian Tett is US managing editor of the Financial Times.

 

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