Best of TodayAuthor: BBC Radio 4
15 Aug 2018

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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    Brexit tours

    The Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt is meeting his Latvian counterpart as part of a three day trip around Europe. He will also visit Finland, Denmark and the Netherlands. Latvia's Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs says he thinks the chances of a no deal Brexit are 50/50. (Image: Riga old town, Latvia, credit: BBC)

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    Rail fares

    The Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling, suggested that annual pay rises for rail workers should be based on a lower measure of inflation. He wants future increases to regulated fares in England to be calculated using the Consumer Price Index, rather than the current, higher Retail Price Index. (Image: Commuters at Manchester Piccadilly station, credit: Transport for Greater Manchester)

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    British Identity at the V&A

    The director of the Victoria and Albert Museum, Tristram Hunt, takes us on a tour of six items that explore British history, culture and identity. (Image: Tipu's Tiger, credit: Victoria and Albert Museum)

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    Wednesday's business with Dharshini David

    Chief Executives of the UK's biggest companies are typically seeing their pay rise six times as fast as their workers (Image: people walk outside Lloyds of London's headquarters. Credit: Reuters)

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    Intelligent design in the universe?

    British astronaut Tim Peake says that his time in the heavens as an astronaut did not prompt any spiritual experiences but he did entertain the idea that the universe was the result of intelligent design. (Image: Tim Peake, credit: ESA)

  • Posted on 14 Aug 2018

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