News presented by Rhod Sharp. MPs have voted by a majority of 384 to allow Theresa May to get Brexit negotiations under way. A Dutch zoo is developing 'Tinder for Orangutans'.
The United Kingdom took a decisive step today towards leaving the European Union, as MPs voted overwhelmingly to allow Theresa May to invoke Article 50: we speak to voters on both sides. The Jewish community in a small Texas city gave Muslim worshippers the keys to their synagogue after the local mosque burnt down. Titbits from the heavens with our new resident astronomer; a Dutch zoo develops 'Tinder for Orangutans'; Jeremy Vine pays tribute to Desmond Carrington, who's died at 90; and it's Dr Karl and Dr Rhod on our weekly science phone-in.