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Olympics Opening Ceremony

Coverage from the start of the Rio 2016 Olympic opening ceremony, Black Lives Matter protests in UK, the honours system, condoms, the Isle of Wight, plus the paper preview.

Rio Olympics opening ceremony.
John Murray & Caroline Barker join Stephen live from the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro for the colourful curtain raiser to the 2016 Olympic Games.
The Whitcombe family explain why they've made their way from the UK to Brazil in order to volunteer as helpers in Rio.
Plus advice from a time management expert on how to enjoy the best of the Olympics over the coming days & weeks without losing sleep, loved ones, or your job.
As campaigners for Black Lives Matter demonstrate in cities across the UK, what are the prospects of meaningful change? Prof Kehinde Andrews & former police detective Kevin Maxwell discuss the underlying issues.
NICE - The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence - publishes draft guidelines saying there should be a wider supply of condoms made available to the public, including to under-16s.
Is the honours system broken? Terry Noel & Angela Money, two ordinary citizens officially recognised for their work in their communities, explain what it means to be a recipient of an honour from HM the Queen.

3 hours

Last on

Fri 5 Aug 2016 22:00


  • Fri 5 Aug 2016 22:00