NewsPod

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Daily programme highlights from BBC Radio News. Interviews and reports from BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 5 live, the BBC Asian Network and the BBC World Service.

New mass killing alleged in Syria / BP to offload Russian stake / UK prepares for Jubilee events.
Text to Murdoch defended by Hunt / Israel hands over Palestinian remains / Touchless technology put to test by surgeons.
The former President of Liberia, Charles Taylor, is jailed for fifty years for war crimes / UK doctors to take industrial action / Mass Observation, 75 years on.
Western powers expel Syrian ambassadors / Parents arrested over fire deaths in England / 'Pirate inspiration' for Jubilee flotilla music.
Annan in Damascus at "critical moment" / Blair calls press-politics relationship "unhealthy" / Harry Belafonte on the power of song.
Scottish independence campaign is launched / What do international summits do ? / Tough times for Russia's opposition / Tensions among Anglicans over leadership issue / How an exam-question offended British Jews / Plan B on class and poverty / A very rare musical instrument.
Intensifying battle for the White House / UN Security Council criticised by Amnesty International / Trying to stop sex-trafficking in New York / 40 years of Spaghetti Junction.
What can latest Eurozone talks achieve ? / Mood in Egypt on election-day / Rise in racist incidents reported in UK schools / What makes Eurovision Song Contest culturally significant ? / An opera about the afterlife.
Trial of couple accused of mudering daughter / Egyptians prepare to vote to choose president / Could robot fish help tackle water-pollution ? / Paul Simon on his "Graceland" album / The secret skills of plants.
Controversy over new report on UK employment-practices / Funeral of man convicted of Lockerbie bombing / Could women play key role in Egypt's election ? / Did British spies help Japan to attack Pearl Harbour ? /Remembering Robin Gibb / Writing a novel at the Chelsea Flower Show.
Markets react to Greece and Spain woes / Free parenting classes / Queen's Diamond Jubilee lunch / Sacha Baron Cohen's Dictator / Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Cameron defends his euro warning / Mladic trial hit by legal hitch / Statins 'benefit healthy people'
General Ratko Mladic, the Bosnian Serb on trial / Greece Euro crisis / Insults / Cannes Film Festival.
Police charge Brooks in hacking probe / Greece heading for new elections / Broadcasting House at 80.
Crisis talks in Greece to continue / NATO: we tried avoid killing Libyan civilians / A global photo project: Aday.org
Grim forecast for Spanish economy / Victim of eye-gouging rebuilds her life / Rethinking international aid / Are reality TV shows distorting girls' ambitions ? / The pros and cons of French cars.
Huge car-bomb attack in Damascus / Public-sector workers strike in UK / Is US losing enthusiasm for "green energy" ? / The plane that flies into the heart of storms / Why people lie about the books they've read.
9 men jailed in grooming case / Delay in funding for renovating English schools / Investigation into CIA videos of waterboarding / Designing radios for use by people with disabilities.
Will Germany change attitude towards austerity-measures ? / Aviva boss stands down / Did "underpants bomb" originate in Yemen ? / Warning over UK politics / Why 2 petrol-stations are now listed buildings.
Hollande sets France on new path / greece told to stick to bailout / European Space Agency in Antarctica.