Best of TodayAuthor: BBC Radio 4
21 Jan 2017

Best of Today

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

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    What comes next for President Donald Trump?

    End the carnage, put America first, make America great again. Those were the words of President Donald Trump but can he put them into action? BBC correspondent Jim Naughtie reports from Washington DC.

  • Posted on 21 Jan 2017

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    Martin McGuinness retires from politics

    Martin McGuinness, the former IRA commander who went on to serve as deputy first minister in Stormont, is retiring from politics because of illness. Former Sinn Fein publicity director Danny Morrison and DUP MP for North Antrim Ian Paisley Junior discuss the impact of Mr McGuinness on the peace process. (Image: Martin McGuinness. Credit: PA)

  • Posted on 20 Jan 2017

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    The inauguration of Donald Trump

    Donald Trump is set to be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. The Today programme's special correspondent James Naughtie reports and we speak to former UK ambassador to the US Sir Nigel Sheinwald and adviser to Donald Trump Anthony Scaramucci. (Image: Donald and Melania Trump. Credit: Getty Images)

  • Posted on 20 Jan 2017

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    Michaela DePrince: From a Sierra Leone orphanage to the London stage

    Tonight will be the last night that ballerina Michaela DePrince will be dancing on the London stage. Born amidst Sierra Leone’s violent civil war in the mid-nineties, Michaela lived in an orphanage before being adopted and taken to the US where she started to dance. The BBC’s Siobhann Tighe has been speaking to her. (Image: Michaela DePrince. Credit: Getty Images)

  • Posted on 20 Jan 2017

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    Friday's business with Dominic O'Connell

    How did Theresa May go down at Davos and what are the business elite expecting from a Trump presidency? Dominic O'Connell is there (Image: U.S. President-elect Trump. Credit: Reuters)

  • Posted on 20 Jan 2017

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