R4Report: Right to Buy 20 Nov 201411/20/14
Right to Buy was one of the landmark successes of Margaret Thatcher's government, enabling over 2 million tenants to buy council homes at a discounted price. Since coming to power, David Cameron has reinvigorated the policy by introducing discounts of...
The Report: Right to Buy
Can the UK afford to continue selling off valuable social housing stock on the cheap?
R4Report: Tesco: Trouble at the Top 13 Nov 14
Tesco is under investigation by the Serious Fraud Office over an alleged black hole in its accounts. Simon Cox tells the story of Tesco's biggest crisis to date.
R4Report: Paramedics Under Pressure 09 Oct 2014
A rising number of paramedics are quitting ambulance services across the UK. Adrian Goldberg reveals how unprecedented levels of 999 calls combined with a growing culture of target-chasing has increased pressure on the remaining front-line staff,...
R4Report: Francis: The Pope's Calling 02 Oct 2014
As the leaders of the Catholic Church gather to debate teaching on the family, is Pope Francis really the "revolutionary" Pope that his admirers hope for and his critics fear?
R4Report: Stirling Decides 25 Sept 2014
Sharmini Selvarajah spends the week in the run up to the vote on Scottish independence in Stirling following local people as they decided which way to cast their ballots.
R4Report: The Right to be Forgotten 18 Sept 2014
Simon Cox asks why people want to have some results wiped from Google searches and if the new EU law is just the start of more privacy for EU citizens.
R4Report: Racism in Northern Ireland 11 Sep 14
In Belfast, racist crimes are being recorded more and more frequently. But who is behind them? Helen Grady investigates.
R4Report: Afghan Sikhs 04 Sep 14
After 35 Afghan Sikhs were found in a container at Tilbury docks, Melanie Abbott asks why they were so desperate to get to the UK, and meets the community they were to join.
R4Report: Publishing Wars 28 Aug 14
Amazon, the online retailer, and large publishers are fighting over prices again. Adam Fleming reports on why this latest book war is so serious and who will be the winners and losers.
R4Report: Surrogacy 21 Aug 14
Surrogacy in the UK is based on trust rather than a legally enforceable contract between surrogate and intended parents. Catrin Nye asks if the system is sustainable.
R4Report: The Big Society 14 Aug 14
Part of the Conservatives' vision of a more socially active Britain: Children's fitness classes; a website to encourage volunteers and an Olympics legacy programme were three projects given millions of pounds of public money - yet they failed to...
R4Report: Litvinenko - The miniature nuclear attack 07 Aug 14
Alexander Litvinenko was killed painfully and publicly by radioactive poisoning in London in November 2006. Nearly eight years later, after a protracted battle by his widow, a public inquiry has finally been established to find out why the ex-Russian...
R4Report: Diabetes: A Surgical Solution? 31 JUL 2014
Is surgery an effective treatment for people with Type 2 diabetes? A recent announcement by NICE to expand access to bariatric surgery to diabetes patients was met with some fierce criticism, with claims that overweight people don't 'deserve'...
R4Report: Trojan Horse Schools Plot 24 Jul 14
The "Trojan horse letter" - an anonymous document claiming to reveal a Muslim activist conspiracy to Islamise secular schools – might have been fake, but a government investigation decided this week that there had, in fact, been a campaign to...
R4Report: Internet Jihadi: Babar Ahmad 17 Jul 14
British Muslim Babar Ahmad has been convicted in the US of providing support to terrorists. He founded the first English language jihadi website in the 90s. Two years after 9/11, he was arrested and fought extradition to the US where authorities said...
R4Report: Why are people voting UKIP? 10 Jul 14
Thurrock voters have been turning to UKIP and deserting Labour and the Tories. Wesley Stephenson visits the Essex district and tries to find out why. In the European and local council elections the UKIP vote jumped 163 percent in Thurrock. The council...
R4Report: E-cigarettes 03 Jul 14
E-cigarettes are thought to have been used by more than two million people in Britain. Whitehall civil servants think that electronic cigarettes are one of the most significant public health success stories of our generation. In Wales however, the...
R4Report: The unsolved murder of Daniel Morgan 22 May 14
Daniel Morgan, a private investigator, was murdered 27 years ago, found with an axe in his skull in a south London car park. No-one has ever been convicted of the murder. Police corruption is thought to have impeded the investigation and to have been...
R4Report: Constance Briscoe 15 May 14
Constance Briscoe, one of England's highest profile legal figures, was jailed for lying to police probing ex-cabinet minister Chris Huhne's speeding points case. Clive Coleman investigates the part-time judge, barrister, and author of the memoir...
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