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Radio 4's flagship news and current affairs programme; including religious reflections from Thought for the Day at 0748

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England rugby's Eddie Jones

10/19/2018
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England rugby coach, Eddie Jones, talks to Justin Webb after announcing the squad for the upcoming autumn internationals. He discusses discipline, coping with criticism, and his decision on whether family members will be able to come on tour. (Image: Eddie Jones, credit: BBC)

Duration:00:06:24

Tina Turner's trauma

10/19/2018
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The Queen of Rock and Roll, Tina Turner talks to Will Gompertz, about how trauma affects performance. She has survived an abusive first marriage, a stroke and her son's suicide. Five years ago, she married her long-term partner, as she's described in her autobiography My Love Story. (Image: Tina Turner, credit: Rob Verhorst/Redferns/Getty Images)

Duration:00:05:48

What did the EU summit achieve?

10/19/2018
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A Brexit deal has not been finalised at a crucial EU summit, which has prompted proposals to extend the transition period. Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, explains why the government is considering the extension. (Image: EU flag outside the Houses of Parliament, credit: European Photopress Agency)

Duration:00:31:09

Friday's business with Rob Young

10/19/2018
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MPs have said a ban on sales of new petrol and diesel vehicles should be brought forward to 2032 (Image: a person using a petrol pump. Credit: Press Association)

Duration:00:11:41

Sir Michael Caine's new book

10/18/2018
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Film icon Sir Michael Caine has written a new book - 'Blowing the Bloody Doors Off' - with advice for young actors. In a wide ranging conversation Justin Webb asks him about Brexit, Trump, Harvey Weinstein and of course, his new book. (Image: Sir Michael Caine, credit: Getty Images)

Duration:00:07:59

Brexit transition period

10/18/2018
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Conservative MPs have criticised plans to extend the UK's post Brexit transition period. Tory MP Nick Boles says Theresa May is "losing the confidence of colleagues". Cabinet Minister David Lidington defends the plans saying it "isn’t a detailed proposal, this is an idea”. (Image:Theresa May, credit: AFP)

Duration:00:39:04

Thursday's business with Dominic O'Connell

10/18/2018
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With more delays to the Brexit deal, what are City firms doing to prepare? (Image: general view of the financial district in London. Credit: Reuters)

Duration:00:11:44

Roger Daltrey and The Who

10/17/2018
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Legendary frontman of The Who, Roger Daltrey, on fights, drugs, Brexit and the band's final tour. He speaks to BBC Radio 4's Front Row host, John Wilson, ahead of the release of his autobiography, Thanks a Lot Mr Kibblewhite: My Story. (Image: John Wilson and Roger Daltrey, credit: BBC)

Duration:00:05:37

Yemen and Saudi Arabia

10/17/2018
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As international pressure grows on Saudi Arabia to explain the fate of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, will it affect the global view on Saudi Arabia's deadly intervention in Yemen? Sanj Srikanthan, executive director of the International Rescue Committee says the crisis should be "front and centre in the news". (Image: a man standing among graves of people killed in the war in Yemen, credit: Mohammed Hamoud/Getty Images)

Duration:00:07:01

Wednesday's business with Dominic O'Connell

10/17/2018
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Canada’s legalisation of cannabis has sparked an investor rush – will it drive out the black market? (Image: an employee waters a tray with cannabis plants at a cannabis factory in Ontario, Canada. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Duration:00:12:36

Letters to Obama

10/16/2018
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Every night President Barack Obama would read ten letters from the public, and a new book reveals the stories behind them. Jeanne Marie Laskas highlights a selection of the millions sent to him in To Obama: With Love, Joy, Hate and Despair. (Image: A reply to a letter written by Barack Obama, credit: To Obama: With Love, Joy, Hate and Despair)

Duration:00:05:50

What happened to Jamal Khashoggi?

10/16/2018
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The Saudis may admit that missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi died during an interrogation that went wrong, according to reports. The claims come as the US secretary of state prepares to meet King Salman. Democrat Congressman Gregory Meeks tells us that the idea he died during an accident is "preposterous". (Image: Jamal Khashoggi, credit: AFP/Getty)

Duration:00:15:55

Flaws of Universal Credit

10/16/2018
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The nationwide roll out of the new benefit system, Universal Credit, is to be delayed again. It has come under intense criticism and a 25-year-old single mother we spoke to said it was a "shambles" and her experience with it has been "torture".

Duration:00:09:18

Tuesday's business with Dominic O'Connell

10/16/2018
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The government wants new powers to stop takeovers – but do its plans go too far? (Image: Canary Wharf financial district seen at dusk in London. Credit: Reuters)

Duration:00:11:31

Are there too many abbreviations?

10/15/2018
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Jean Seaton, Professor of Media History at the University of Westminster, and Gyles Brandreth, writer and broadcaster, discuss how abbreviations and acronyms affect our language and relationships. (Image: Book with flying letters, credit: Getty Creative Stock)

Duration:00:06:28

Brexit backstop for Ireland?

10/15/2018
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The debate over Ireland's border and a back-up plan - known as the backstop - has caused EU negotiations to break down during an unscheduled trip by the Brexit Secretary, Dominic Raab to Brussels on Sunday. We speak to Mary Lou MacDonald, Sinn Fein's leader, and Sir Keir Starmer, Shadow Brexit Secretary. (Image: Defaced "Welcome to Northern Ireland" sign, credit: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

Duration:00:23:24

Fracking in Lancashire

10/15/2018
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Fracking at the Cuadrilla site at Preston New Road in Lancashire is due to start today, and protestors will be demonstrating against it. This will be the first time that horizontal shale fracking has taken place in the UK. We hear from Francis Egan, chief executive of Cuadrilla. (Preston New Road shale gas exploration site, credit: PA)

Duration:00:07:51

Monday's business with Dharshini David

10/15/2018
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Business leaders pull out of Saudi conference in response to the disappearance of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi (Image: A Saudi Arabia flag flies in front of the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Duration:00:12:08

Botswana's elephants

10/12/2018
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President Mokgweetsi Masisi says it's "untrue" poachers are killing Botswana's elephants, despite reports last month that nearly 90 carcasses were found apparently targeted by poachers. He says elephants are the "national treasure" of Botswana. The country is home to the largest population of elephants in Africa. (Image: African elephant, credit: BBC)

Duration:00:04:50

Are you getting enough daylight at work?

10/12/2018
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Are you getting enough daylight at work? Living out of sync with your body clock can affect your mood, mental ability, reaction time and even physical strength. But when it comes to the workplace, how could a lack of natural light and outdoor views affect our well-being? Lighting designer Afron Davies gives his thoughts on the BBC's lighting. (Image: Lamp, credit: Science Photo Library)

Duration:00:05:09