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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

The government has promised to end austerity in the autumn Budget
Dominic O'Connell at East Midlands Airport - looking at the future of retail
Employment Minister Alok Sharma defends the new benefits system.
The UK is "breaking rules" with arms sales to Saudi Arabia, says Brigadier John Deverell.
Does Parliamentary privilege undermine the law?
How can our economy - dominated by the service sector - become more productive?
Opioids in America Oct. 25, 2018
One of the most urgent issues confronting the US today are drugs known as opioids
Budget 2018 Oct. 25, 2018
What will the chancellor announce in the Budget?
A new exhibition will celebrate the Peanuts comic and its creator Charles M Schultz
Debenhams set to close 50 stores after reporting biggest loss in 240-year history
Global powers continue to respond to Saudi Arabia over Jamal Khashoggi's death
Jane Fonda and Me Too Oct. 24, 2018
Hollywood actress Jane Fonda on #MeToo, Donald Trump and Brett Kavanaugh
China's Uighur Muslims Oct. 24, 2018
Up to a million Uighur Muslims could be being detained in Xinjiang, China
Italy's budget plans are rejected by Brussels as the European Commission demands changes.
Nobel prize-winner, Sir Paul Nurse, warns that a hard Brexit could "cripple" UK science
Tackling harassment Oct. 23, 2018
A report by MPs says more needs to be done to protect women from "relentless" harassment
A Greek merchant ship over 2,400 years old has been found off the Bulgarian coast
Leaders are shunning Saudi Arabia's Future Investment Initiative, but are investors?
Jimmy Page and art Oct. 22, 2018
Legendary Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page has loaned tapestries to Tate Britain
UK-Saudi relations Oct. 22, 2018
How should the UK respond to Saudi Arabia after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi?