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The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4, followed by Weather.

The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4, followed by Weather.
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London, United Kingdom

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The latest national and international news from BBC Radio 4, followed by Weather.

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English


Episodes

21/08/2018 Charges dropped against a former senior police officer accused of lying about the Hillsborough disaster

8/21/2018
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The CPS drops all charges against Sir Norman Bettison; victims' families seek review

Duration:00:31:14

20/08/2018 Birmingham Prison taken over by government from G4S

8/20/2018
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Inspectors say it's the worst prison they've ever been to

Duration:00:30:50

19/08/2018 - Brazil sends troops to border as Venezuelan migrant crisis grows

8/19/2018
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Brazilian residents have clashed with migrants as millions flee the economic crisis in Venezuela

Duration:00:15:37

18/08/2018 Kofi Annan dies aged 80

8/18/2018
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World leaders pay tribute to the first black African to be the United Nations Secretary-General. State funeral held for some victims of Genoa bridge collapse.

Duration:00:15:41

17/08/2018 Minister vows to make prisons safer

8/17/2018
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Rory Stewart says he'll resign if he fails to tackle violence and drugs in ten of the most challenging jails in England. Monsoon rains kill more than 900 people in India.

Duration:00:30:54

16/08/2018 Aretha Franklin dies

8/16/2018
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The Queen of Soul sold more than 75 million records during a career spanning 7 decades. Imam called for violent jihad at the mosque where the Manchester bomber, Abedi, worshipped.

Duration:00:29:29

15/08/2018 State of emergency in Genoa after bridge collapse

8/15/2018
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An English couple have described how they were forced to flee on foot.

Duration:00:31:40

14/08/2018 30 die in Italy bridge collapse

8/14/2018
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Motorway bridge collapses in Genoa; police investigate suspected terror attack in London

Duration:00:30:44

13/08/2018 Turkey tries to end financial crisis

8/13/2018
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Turkey's central bank has announced new measures to try to end the financial crisis which has seen the lira plunge in value.

Duration:00:30:42

13/08/2018 Turkey tries to end financial crisis

8/13/2018
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Turkey's central bank has announced new measures to try to end the financial crisis which has seen the lira plunge in value.

Duration:00:30:34

12/08/2018 NASA launches solar probe

8/12/2018
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The US space agency NASA has launched its mission to send a craft closer to the Sun than ever before.

Duration:00:15:45

11/08/2018 Roundup 'safe to use', says Monsanto

8/11/2018
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The maker of the world's most popular weedkiller -- Roundup -- has insisted it's safe to use, after an American court ruled it caused a man's cancer.

Duration:00:15:45

10/08/2018 House of Fraser bought by Sports Direct

8/10/2018
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The department store chain House of Fraser has been bought by the owner of Sports Direct, Mike Ashley, for £90 million.

Duration:00:31:17

09/08/2018 Catholic schools accused of allowing decades of abuse

8/9/2018
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A report has found that two leading Roman Catholic schools tried to cover up abuse of pupils by staff over four decades.

Duration:00:30:49

08/08/18 A former Attorney General strongly criticises Boris Johnson over burka comments

8/8/2018
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Dominic Grieve said he'd resign from the Conservative Party if Mr Johnson became leader

Duration:00:30:35

07/08/2018 Trump warning on Iran

8/7/2018
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President Trump tells companies that do business with Iran they won't trade with the US.

Duration:00:30:34

06/08/2018 US to impose new sanctions on Iran

8/6/2018
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The US has confirmed it is re-imposing sanctions against Iran from tonight.

Duration:00:30:38

05/08/2018 Venezuelan President accuses right-wing opponents of assassination attempt

8/5/2018
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Venezuelan President accuses right-wing opponents of assassination attempt. Critics dismiss Jeremy Corbyn's attempt to draw a line under anti-Semitism row.

Duration:00:15:59

04/08/2018 Cuts cause concern for children's services

8/4/2018
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The Government is being urged to ensure vulnerable children are protected, despite cuts. "Toxic" rivalries between surgeons are blamed for a hospital's poor performance.

Duration:00:15:38

03/08/2018 The Governor of the Bank of England has warned that the risk of a no-deal Brexit is "uncomfortably high"

8/3/2018
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Mark Carney has issued a Brexit warning. Critics claim he's promoting "Project Fear"

Duration:00:30:14