Best of TodayAuthor: BBC Radio 4
28 May 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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    Critical terror threat: What is being done to counter it?

    The security minister, Ben Wallace, has criticised Jeremy Corbyn's decision to make a speech on counter-terrorism calling his timing "crass". Mr Wallace said counter-terrorism is about the "whole chain" and not just "boots on the ground". He also discussed what the government is doing to counter the critical level of terror the UK faces and whether foreign wars have fuelled terrorism. Ben Wallace is the security minister. (Image: Security officer. Credit: EPA)

  • Posted on 26 May 2017

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    Friday's business with Katie Prescott

    Is the UK's problem with personal debt getting out of control?

  • Posted on 26 May 2017

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    Copley Medal winner: Sir Andrew Wiles

    The world's oldest scientific prize the Royal Society's Copley Medal has been awarded to Sir Andrew Wiles. He was awarded the medal for solving what the Guinness Book of World Records described as the most difficult mathematical problem: Fermat's Last theorem. He explains how he did it. (Image: Sir Andrew Wiles. Credit: BBC)

  • Posted on 26 May 2017

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    Thursday's business with Dominic O'Connell

    Shares in Marks and Spencer rose although its annual profits fell sharply. Investors showed confidence in a revival plan set out by the chief executive, Steve Rowe (Image: Marks and Spencer on Oxford Street, London. Credit: Press Association)

  • Posted on 25 May 2017

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    'Balenciaga was the master of haute couture'

    Cristobal Balenciaga was at the height of his fame in the 1950s and 60s with famous clients including Jackie Kennedy. An exhibition devoted to his work is about to open at London's Victoria and Albert Museum. Curator Cassie Davies-Strodder and designer Molly Goddard discuss the relevance of Mr Balenciaga's influence on women's fashion. (Image: Design on display. Credit: V&A)

  • Posted on 25 May 2017

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