Best of Today

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Insight, analysis and expert debate as key policy makers are challenged on the latest news stories. From BBC Radio 4's Today programme.

Commuters face misery as strikes hit services – but might cheaper fares be on the way?
South Western Railway workers are due to strike for nearly the whole of December. Why?
How scientists plunge through ice holes to collect samples
How glaciers are retreating and the West Antarctic Ice Sheet is becoming more unstable
Can the two main parties deliver the spending and tax promises in their manifestos?
Martha finds out how scientists prepare to gather data in remote and snowy conditions
Should businesses have a purpose beyond making money for their owners?
Uber faces losing its London licence - what will this mean for the company as a whole?
The Conservatives pledge no big new taxes – so has austerity really ended?
Shadow chancellor says 95% earners will be unaffected by manifesto pledges
Would Labour’s windfall tax kill North Sea oil?
The Tories on tax and Labour on housing; how much will the spending pledges really cost?
From accusations of greenwashing to Carillion - how can trust in business be restored?
Facebook claims to have 2.5bn users. But how many of those users are fake?
The County Durham miner turned painter gets his first major retrospective.
Party leaders set out their stall at the CBI conference
Starter home scheme has delivered no houses, according to the public spending watchdog
NHS bosses have warned politicians against using the health service as "vote bait"
The main political parties are promising spending splurges - who's going to pay the bill?
100,000 Asda workers have to sign new contracts. Why has this led to a dispute?