Best of TodayAuthor: BBC Radio 4
23 Nov 2017

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

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    David Cassidy: 70s teen idol

    Actor and singer David Cassidy has died aged 67. He was admitted to hospital last week after suffering multiple organ failure. We speak to singer-songwriter Leo Sayer and singer-songwriter Allison Pearson, author of a novel that looks at a teenager's passion for the singer. (Image: David Cassidy on Radio 1 in 1973, Credit: BBC)

  • Posted on 22 Nov 2017

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    Budget day: The editors' view

    Much has changed since Philip Hammond first held up the red box on the doorstep of Number 11. Many are saying this is the trickiest budget in a generation, and one that could make or break the Chancellor's political career. Nick Robinson, Laura Kuenssberg, Kamal Ahmed and Simon Jack look ahead to Philip Hammond's budget. (Image: Philip Hammond holds the red case, Credit: Getty Images)

  • Posted on 22 Nov 2017

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    The musician who took on Robert Mugabe

    Thomas Mapfumo is a music legend in Zimbabwe, and has in the past been openly critical about the government. He wrote an album focused on Mugabe called Corruption. He now lives in the United States. We speak to him in the wake of countrywide celebration following the resignation of Mr Mugabe. (Image: Thomas Mapfumo performs on stage, Credit:Getty Images)

  • Posted on 22 Nov 2017

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    Wednesday's business with Dominic O'Connell

    With the Chancellor giving his budget speech today, what room for manoeuvre does he have?

  • Posted on 22 Nov 2017

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    Angela Merkel's crisis

    Germany is facing its biggest political mess since the second world war, a mess which could impact the Brexit process. CSU member Christian Schmidt, former German Ambassador to the UK Thomas Matussek and former Labour MP Gisela Stewart discuss what this all could mean for Germany and Britain's EU talks. (Image: Angela Merkel at the Bundestag Credit: ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Posted on 21 Nov 2017

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