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Ruth Wilson's family secret

11/21/2018
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The actress, Ruth Wilson, on playing her grandmother in a new drama revealing her grandfather's extraordinary secret life as a spy and serial bigamist. The three-part series Mrs Wilson, which starts on BBC One on 27th November, is based on her grandmother's unpublished memoir. (Image: Ruth Wilson in Mrs Wilson, credit: BBC)

Duration:00:04:17

A miscarriage of justice?

11/21/2018
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A funeral will take place tomorrow for Edith Thompson, who was hanged for murdering her husband with her lover Frederick Bywaters in 1922, as her body has been exhumed and will be laid to rest with her parents. Professor René Weis tells Today why he thinks her death was a miscarriage of justice. (Image:Edith Thompson and her husband Percy Thompson, credit: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Duration:00:05:48

Amber Rudd on universal credit

11/21/2018
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The new Work and Pensions Secretary, Amber Rudd, says there is "tremendous good" to universal credit, but acknowledges there are still issues with the system. (Image: Amber Rudd, credit: Jack Taylor/Getty Images)

Duration:00:18:26

Wednesday's business with Katie Prescott

11/21/2018
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What's behind the fall in US stock markets? And the latest on the arrest of Carlos Ghosn (Image: the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Credit: Getty Images)

Duration:00:11:14

Prince Andrew, business and Saudis

11/20/2018
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Prince Andrew stood down some years ago now as an official trade envoy for the UK - there had been controversies over some of his friends, their histories and interests. Since then the prince has been reinventing himself - using his pull to put companies in touch with potential investors and clients. Today business presenter Dominic O'Connell has been talking to him about his Pitch@Palace scheme - and about doing business with Saudi Arabia in the wake of Jamal Khashoggi's murder. (Image:...

Duration:00:06:10

John Worboys' Victims

11/20/2018
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The Parole Board has ruled that the "black cab rapist" John Worboys must stay in prison, after the original decision to free him was challenged by his victims. One of his victims, known in court as DSD, says even 16 years after the attack she's "unable to leave the house" and her "marriage has broken down". (Image: John Worboys, credit: Metropolitan Police/PA Wire)

Duration:00:05:56

Is this the end of DUP support?

11/20/2018
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The Democratic Unionist Party has abstained from a vote on the Budget as a warning to Theresa May and her Brexit draft agreement, over concerns about separating Northern Ireland from the rest of the UK. Justice Secretary David Gauke tells Today the draft deal is "right for the country as a whole and it's right for NI." (Image: Theresa May and Arlene Foster, leader of the DUP, credit: Clodagh Kilcoyne/WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Duration:00:25:36

Tuesday's business with Dominic O'Connell

11/20/2018
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Carlos Ghosn was a car industry superstar – but is now under arrest, accused of misusing company money (Image: Nissan"s Chairman Carlos Ghosn Under Arrest In Tokyo. Credit: Getty Images)

Duration:00:12:18

Peanut allergy treatment

11/19/2018
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A trial for a peanut allergy treatment has "changed" the life of 6-year-old Emily Pratt, whose tolerance has gone from a fragment to seven peanuts. She spoke to Today alongside her mother Sophie and the study's UK chief investigator Professor George Du Toit. (Image: Emily Pratt in the Today studio, credit: BBC)

Duration:00:07:12

What's next for Theresa May's deal?

11/19/2018
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It's the start of a crucial week for Theresa May as she seeks to ratify a deal with the EU on Sunday. However, she faces the prospect of a vote of no confidence within her own party as Tory rebels hope to gather the 48 letters needed to force a leadership contest. (Image: Theresa May, credit: Leon Neal/Getty Images)

Duration:00:32:00

Monday's business with Dominic O'Connell

11/19/2018
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Business leaders gather at the CBI annual conference in London today where Brexit will be high on the agenda and Dominic O'Connell is there (Image: Dominic O'Connell, business presenter of BBC Radio 4 Today programme. Credit: BBC)

Duration:00:12:16

Lords sexual harassment

11/16/2018
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Lord Lester was accused of groping a woman and offering her a peerage 12 years ago, in return for sleeping with him. An inquiry recommended a three and and a half year suspension but the House of Lords voted against his immediate suspension. He denies the allegations. The woman who accused him Jasvinder Sanghera, says she felt felt "re-victimised". (Image: Jasvinder Sanghera, credit: PA)

Duration:00:06:44

Friday's business with Katie Prescott

11/16/2018
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How have businesses reacted to the fallout from the draft Brexit agreement? (Image: campaigners with EU and Union Flags are seen near the Houses of Parliament. Image: AFP/Getty Images)

Duration:00:11:20

Brexit special

11/15/2018
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The EU has said there has been 'decisive progress' on Brexit and a summit is likely to be called to seal a deal. But the prime minister still has the task of convincing MPs that her draft withdrawal agreement is the best option. (Image: UK and EU flags, credit: Getty Images)

Duration:00:59:48

John Kerry and 2020

11/15/2018
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The American presidential election campaign of 2020 has begun. John Kerry was US secretary of state under President Obama in his second term, and the presidential nominee in 2004 when he lost to George W Bush. He's in London talking about his autobiography, 'Every Day is Extra'. (Image: John Kerry, credit: Getty Images)

Duration:00:10:45

Autism seclusion

11/15/2018
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Bethany, 17, who has autism and extreme anxiety, has been in seclusion at St Andrew's Hospital in Northampton for the past two years. Her father is meeting with Health Secretary Matt Hancock to discuss what he says is the appalling treatment of people with autism at these centres. (Image: St Andrew's Hospital in Northampton, credit: Google)

Duration:00:04:37

Thursday's business with Dominic O'Connell

11/15/2018
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What do business leaders think about the draft Brexit withdrawal agreement? (Image: Michel Barnier and draft Brexit withdrawal agreement. Credit: European Photopress Agency)

Duration:00:12:03

Could Spitting Image return?

11/14/2018
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The artist Roger Law, who co-created Spitting Image, says there's a real desire to revive the satirical puppet series in the current political situation. He spoke to Sanchia Berg at Cambridge University Library, where he is donating his archives of the show including the famous Margaret Thatcher puppet. (Image: Margaret Thatcher puppet, credit: BBC)

Duration:00:04:52

NHS 'settlement agreements'

11/14/2018
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NHS England’s independent whistleblowing body, the National Guardian’s Office, has announced a taskforce to look into settlement agreements - contracts signed by staff leaving an organisation which contain confidentiality clauses. Today reporter Cristina Criddle has been investigating how they are currently being used. (Image: NHS staff member, credit: BBC)

Duration:00:14:50

Brexit draft agreement

11/14/2018
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Theresa May will face her cabinet today in a crunch meeting to try and garner support for her Brexit deal. The prime minister and EU negotiators have agreed on a 500-page draft withdrawal agreement. (Image: Brexit secretary Dominic Raab arrives at 10 Downing Street, credit: Leon Neal/Getty Images)

Duration:00:46:24