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Original news and exclusive interviews from across the UK with Peter Allen.

Original news and exclusive interviews from across the UK with Adrian Chiles. Including your stories and contributions, plus a round-up of the day's headlines.

Call 0500 909 693 (free from most landlines but some networks and mobile operators will charge). Text: 85058 (charged at your standard message rate). Or message us via social media @bbc5live.

Original news and exclusive interviews from across the UK with Peter Allen. Including political discussion with our Westminster panel and coverage of Prime Minister's Questions live from Parliament.

Teenagers watch a fictional scenario of a sex act - and decide if they witnessed a rape or consensual sex. We look at the experiment, and hear one man explain why he now records his partners giving consent, in order to protect himself from allegations. Also today, the government is unveiling plans to speed up the adoption process - by increasing the number of children who move in with new families before all the legal work is completed. We hear listener's experiences of the adoption process. Plus air passengers tell how they've been stranded abroad by fog. And we hear from a 95 year old woman who has been selling poppies for 80 years.

A widow talks about the 2 year sentence for the driver who killed her husband. Katy Charlton says she's forgiven him because nothing can bring her husband back. We look at why allotments are good for your mental health and Bohemian Rhapsody as you've never heard it before, 40 years on since the release of the single we look back with Queen drummer Roger Taylor.

A charity claims that around a third of aid workers report symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder after assignments overseas. Peter speaks to those who've suffered because of what they've seen and experienced abroad. Also, soldiers' families react to the news that the Iraq War inquiry report will finally be published next summer, and experts discuss why Halloween has become so popular in recent years.

We look at the decline of the local bobby on the beat and new research suggesting exercise can help people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. And an MPs panel ahead of Prime Ministers Questions. And journalist Robert Penn talks about his love of trees.

We analyse the law surrounding joint enterprise as a legal appeal starts at the Supreme Court and more reaction to the government's defeat in the Lords on tax credits. And I hear from Rio Paralympic hopeful Kadeena Cox who's won a gold medal and broken a world record in the last week.

Original news and exclusive interviews from across the UK with Peter Allen. Including listener stories and contributions, plus a round-up of the day's headlines.

Original news and exclusive interviews from across the UK with Charlie Charlton. Including your stories and contributions, plus a round-up of the day's headlines.

Original news and exclusive interviews from across the UK with Charlie Charlton. And Jonathan Overend talks to famous former players and the heads of many of the world's leading rugby unions to discuss how to build a legacy from this year's Rugby World Cup.

Journalist Jamie Pyatt, cleared of making payments to a police officer for stories, hits out at his prosecution for "doing my job." We look at a new domestic violence law banning coercive control. And a look back at the great storm of 1987 with weatherman Michael Fish.

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The latest figures from the Crime Survey for England and Wales show there were an estimated 5.1 million incidents of fraud and 2.5 million incidents of cyber crime in a year. Callers explain how they were duped. And we hear how the government's approval of a grammar school expansion in Kent might have implications for selective education across England. Plus we're live at Sunderland's Stadium of Light looking at the BBC Price of Football survey. Sunderland is the cheapest season ticket, but Kidderminster has the most expensive pies. We talk to their pie chef to find out if they're worth it.

Businesses are calling for the government to reinstate compulsory work experience for pupils in English schools. Peter Allen speaks to teachers, employers, and hears your experiences of job placements - the good and the bad. Also, lawyers on both sides of a controversial divorce ruling discuss the implications, and an amateur referee from Sheffield explains why a stray football to the head might just have saved his life.

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The father of a 7-year-old boy has told 5 live about the battle to treat his diabetic son who is allergic to insulin. Doctors have told the family that Taylor might be the only person in the UK with such a rare allergy.Taylor Banks was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of 2. He recovered from a life threatening Diabetic Ketoacidosis or DKA but when his Mum started injecting him with insulin to regulate his blood sugar it caused him extreme pain. Now Taylor is being treated by experts at Great Ormond Street Hospital, 200 miles away from his home. Also today, new research funded by the Northern Irish government suggests gaming can damage GCSE grades. We hear the arguments for and against computer games. And how can facebook pay just £ 4,327 in corporation tax? Our experts crunch the numbers. Plus Martin Lewis answers your money questions.

Original news and exclusive interviews from across the UK with Adrian Chiles. Including your stories and contributions, plus a round-up of the day's headlines.

Original news and exclusive interviews from across the UK with Nihal Arthanayake. Including your stories and contributions, plus a round-up of the day's headlines.

Call 0500 909 693 (free from most landlines but some networks and mobile operators will charge). Text: 85058 (charged at your standard message rate). Or message us via social media @bbc5live.

The owner of SSI steelworks is going into liquidation. We hear how the government intends to help North East workers. Also today, a charity says the number of people suffering from post traumatic stress disorder is being under estimated. Frank was a fireman - he rang the programme to tell us how he's haunted by PTSD after he tried to save a child trapped in a submerged car. Plus as a report shows locum doctors could have cost the NHS over £1 billion last year - an increase of nearly a third from the previous year. We speak to a locum who says there are lots of shifts to choose from, and he can make more money. Plus players at a nudist tennis club explain why they're objecting to a tower block built next to their court.

The drug that can bring overdose victims back from the brink. It's been used in Scotland and Wales, but from today naloxone is being made available right across the UK. We hear from a woman who used it to revive her friend. Also today, former Conservative chancellor Lord Lawson tells us why he's become president of a group which will campaign to leave the European Union. Sunday league footballer Stuart Parsons describes how he has lost his livelihood after suffering a horror tackle. His opponent was later jailed for assault. And we speak to a couple who had all their possession stolen by rogue removal men.

A police and crime commissioner has been to meet a garage owner who complained to 5 live that his local police were ignoring shoplifting at his stores. The message from the PCC was that shop workers need to do more to confront offenders, but shopowners disagree. Callers tell us their stories. Also today, we speak to people with autism who are benefiting from new technologies that help them make sense of the world. The investment in the scheme comes from philanthropist Dame Stephanie Shirley, whose son was autistic. She tells about her vision for future apps to enhance the lives of people with disabilities. Plus the men who are proud to say their hobbies make them the dullest blokes in Britain.

Billionaire John Caudwell is one of 5 members of his family who have been diagnosed with Lyme disease. He tells Clare McDonnell it's given his son mental problems leaving him too frightened to leave his own home. And we hear from Peter Fuller, a man who stopped a machete attack in a supermarket in North Wales.

On the day the Queen becomes the longest reigning monarch, 5 live Daily hosts its very own garden party in the shadow of Westminster Abbey, We look at her record-breaking reign examining the highs, as well as the tougher moments. We talk to people who've met her and worked with her - from a musician on one of her many Commonwealth tours, to the woman she talked to shortly after the death of Diana.

And we'll find out about her favourite afternoon snack. And we look at why some people still don't think the UK should have a royal family.

We speak to the head of IPSO, the press regulator, a year into the job amidst criticisms of its independence. We look at NHS operations in France after a Kent CCG agrees a deal with a hospital in Calais. And days before the result of the labour leadership election we hear from 4 prospective voters.

5 live is in 5 countries affected by the refugee crisis engulfing Europe. Our teams in Turkey, Serbia, Hungary, Austria and Germany will look at the scale of the problem and how to solve it.

Original news and exclusive interviews from across the UK with Peter Allen. Including listener stories and contributions, plus a round-up of the day's headlines.

Original news and exclusive interviews from across the UK with Clare McDonnell. Including listener stories and contributions, plus a round-up of the day's headlines.

Original news and exclusive interviews from across the UK with Clare McDonnell. Including your stories and contributions, plus a round-up of the day's headlines.

Original news and exclusive interviews from across the UK with Chris Warburton. Including your stories and contributions, plus a round-up of the day's headlines.

The Association of Teachers and Lecturers has told 5 live Daily that it has "serious concerns" about the amount of homework some pupils will be given as they head back to school. The teaching union says it's particularly worried about primary pupils. Listeners tell us stories of doing their children's work for them. Also today, should the NHS ban all fast food outlets from hospitals? We speak to public health experts. And a panel of MPs join us to discusss their solutions to the migrant crisis sweeping Europe.

Convicted spy Gerardo Hernandez - leader of the so-called Cuban 5 - talks about his 16 years in the US prison system. Gerardo was released last year as part of a diplomatic thaw with Cuba. A month later he became a father after US granted his request to have his wife artificially inseminated with his sperm while he was still in jail. Meanwhile Britain's national sperm bank reveals it has just nine donors - a year after it was set up. And on football's transfer deadline day, former Everton and Republic of Ireland star Kevin Kilbane shares his predictions with Adrian Chiles.

Original news and exclusive interviews from across the UK with Peter Allen. Including your stories and contributions, plus a round-up of the day's headlines.

Original news and exclusive interviews from across the UK with Peter Allen. Including political discussion with our Westminster panel and coverage of Prime Minister's Questions live from Parliament.

We look at sexism in the workplace as barrister Charlotte Proudman tells us why she named and shamed a lawyer who said her LinkedIn picture was "stunning." We look at police volunteers as the Home Office consults on giving them more powers. And as millions flee Syria we look at the country that's left behind.

A British fraud investigator jailed in China as part of a corruption investigation into the pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline tells Adrian he believes he was the victim of a 'revenge attack' and that the Chinese legal system was 'manipulated' in order to convict him. Peter Humphrey spent just under two years behind bars. Also on the programme, the first muslim woman taking part in the round-the-world Clipper sailing race, and the actor Andy Nyman pays tribute to Wes Craven.

Original news and exclusive interviews from across the UK with Sam Walker. Including your stories and contributions, plus a roundup of the day's headlines.

John Southall reveals how his partner decided to travel to Switzerland for a lethal injection because she couldn't face the prospect of old age. Gill Pharaoh, a 75-year-old retired nurse from London, suffered tinnitus and 'a few aches and pains.' But she didn't have a terminal illness and wasn't desperately ill. He describes their last meal together and telling her children that she had died.

As 3 million pounds is put forward to help victims of child sex abuse we speak to charities and Rotherham Council about where the money will be spent. We look at a new scheme to try to limit food waste. And Martin Lewis answers your consumer questions.

The head of team GB for the Rio Olympics, Mark England is joined by boxer Joe Joyce and hockey player Kate Richardson-Walsh looking ahead with a year to go. We ask if Britain is ending its love affair with tea. And our panel of MEPs talk about the migrant crisis, Kids Company and the EU referendum.

Original news and exclusive interviews from across the UK with Peter Allen.

Peter Allen presents live coverage of Prime Minister's Questions and the Chancellor's summer Budget. Including political discussion with our Westminster panel, plus reaction and analysis to the new Budget.

Peter Allen presents live from St Paul's Cathedral, where there is a service commemorating ten years since the 7 July bombings.

Original news and exclusive interviews from across the UK with Adrian Chiles.

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A studio audience discuss their finances with Martin Lewis who marks five years of his finance slot on 5 Live. We hear from those who've paid off thousands of pounds of debt and those who still have money problems. Elsewhere Lord Sewel has been suspended by Labour and urged to resign from the House of Lords after he was filmed allegedly taking drugs with prostitutes. Meanwhile Alton Towers owner Merlin Entertainments says the rollercoaster accident at the theme park in June could affect profits by up to £47m. Adrian speaks to Christopher Timothy who played James Herriot in the TV show 'All Creatures Great and Small' and was responding to claims a US TV company wants to remake the TV classic.

Peter Allen reports from Hiroshima, for a special programme 70 years since the world's first atomic bomb attack.

Recorded during from the Japanese city's commemoration events, Peter hears powerful testimonies from people who survived the bomb blast - which is estimated to have killed around 140,000 people.

Peter Allen hears stories from people commemorating the 70th anniversary of the atomic bomb which killed 140,000 in Hiroshima. Setsuko Thurlow was 13-years-old at the time. She tells 5 Live how she survived and saw other survivors with terrible injuries as she travelled across the city which had been reduced to a wasteland. She says they looked like ghosts, there was an eerie silence and no one was shouting or running.

In the fourth Ashes match at Trent Bridge, Australia are all out in the first session of the first day for just 60 runs. England bowler Stuart Broad takes eight wickets for just 15 runs in 9.3 overs.

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Original news and exclusive interviews from across the UK with Peter Allen. Including your stories and contributions, plus a roundup of the day's headlines.

Call 0500 909 693 (free from most landlines but some networks and mobile operators will charge). Text: 85058 (charged at your standard message rate). Or message us via social media @bbc5live.

Original news and exclusive interviews from across the UK with Peter Allen. Including political discussion with our Westminster panel and coverage of Prime Minister's Questions live from Parliament.

Original news and exclusive interviews from across the UK with Adrian Chiles. Including your stories and contributions, plus a round-up of the day's headlines.

Original news and exclusive interviews from across the UK with Adrian Chiles.

Original news and exclusive interviews from across the UK with Sam Walker. Including your stories and contributions, plus a roundup of the day's headlines.

Original news and exclusive interviews. Including coverage of Prime Minister's Questions.

Downing Street has denied that David Cameron has ordered his ministers to back him in the EU referendum or leave the government.

One of the victims of last week's roller-coaster crash at Alton Towers has had her leg amputated. Adrian speaks to Victor Nealon, one of two men who served long sentences before their convictions were overturned and who have lost their fight for compensation in the High Court.

Original news and exclusive interviews from across the UK with Adrian Chiles. 5 live's Heart Transplant Day continues with Chris Warburton following the early stages on a real-life transplant.

Adrian Chiles spends the morning at the London Football Academy, discussing football at all levels. From the crisis engulfing Fifa, to the lack of resources for grassroots. He takes part in some youth-training, speaks to the FA chairman Greg Dyke, and hears what Chris Waddle, David Seaman and John Hartson make of the current state of the game.

Peter Allen with further analysis of what last week's general election means for the UK. Plus original news and exclusive interviews.

More than half of British athletes currently banned for drugs violations are rugby players. Former Scotland under-20s player Sam Chalmers tells Adrian about the 'nightmare' that followed his failed test in 2013. Also on the programme, the SNP launch their election manifesto and Martin Lewis has advice on current accounts and reclaiming for mis-sold financial products.

Original news and exclusive interviews from across the UK with Clare McDonnell. Including your stories and contributions, plus a roundup of the day's headlines.

Original news and exclusive interviews from across the UK with Chris Warburton. Including your stories and contributions, plus a roundup of the day's headlines.

On World Autism Day, Peter Allen presents live with staff at a state of the art unit for those most seriously affected by the condition. He speaks to families and professionals about new approaches and therapies designed to help sufferers lead fulfilling lives.

Original news and exclusive interviews from across the UK with Adrian Chiles. Including Adrian's day training as a round-the-world sailor with Robin Knox Johnson.

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Two African American police officers look at race and policing in the wake of riots in Ferguson Missouri. Plus we speak to the mother of cancer blogger Kate Gross. Kate diee McDonnell. Including your stories and contributions, plus a roundup of the day's headlines.

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