World at One: BBC Radio 4 News
Forty five minutes of news, analysis and comment with Martha Kearney and Mark Mardell.
Forced marriage jail first as Cardiff man sentenced
The first person to be convicted under forced marriage legislation has been jailed for 16 years today. We ask what this means for future cases and just how widespread this problem is. We hear how backbench Tory MPs are trying to exert their influence to get the Government to change tack on two important issues - school funding and the spare room subsidy or bedroom tax.
Dátum: 2015-06-10 Idő: 15:38:00
HSBC, the Children's Laureate and giant rats
Europe's biggest bank, HSBC, is to cut 8,000 jobs in the UK. A Conservative MP tells us it would be a huge blow if the bank were to move its head office to the Far East; We hear from the new Children's Laureate, Chris Riddell; And we report from Mozambique on the giant rats - their bodies are a foot long - being used to detect TB.
Dátum: 2015-06-09 Idő: 13:00:00
No 10 denies referendum ultimatum
Downing Street has dismissed reports that David Cameron would sack ministers who campaigned to leave the EU in the upcoming referendum. We hear from a new MP who believes all Conservatives should be free to express their principles. Turkey's president has urged all politicians to act responsibly after an election which saw the main Kurdish party make significant gains. We assess the likely consequences of this surprising result. And an unlikely spin-off to a Charlote Bronte drama. Why the chair of the Bronte Society has quit.
Dátum: 2015-06-08 Idő: 15:12:00
MPs' pay, PIPs delay & the future of local newspapers
Two Conservative MPs tell us why they are in favour of the 10 per cent pay rise recommended by the independent body that sets MPs' pay. The High Court has ruled that the government acted unlawfully in delaying the payment of a new welfare benefit to two disabled claimants by at least nine months. We speak to the lawyer involved in bringing the case. Should local newspapers put their content behind a pay wall to halt their decline?
Dátum: 2015-06-05 Idő: 15:53:00
FIFA, Ali Smith & Doping
The Culture Secretary, John Whittingdale, says there's a "very strong" case for re-running the bidding process for the next two football World Cups if there's evidence of corruption. We get reaction from Russia which is due to host the 2018 competition The Chancellor has setg out plans to cut Whitehall spending from non-protected departments this year. We speak to a senior Tory backbencher and Chair of the Local Government Association. The novelist Ali Smith has won the Bailey Prize for Women's Literature. She joins us live An investigation by the BBC has uncovered allegations that the coach to Mo Farah was involved in banned doping practices. So should the Olympic runner cut those ties? We speak to athlete Diane Modahl.
Dátum: 2015-06-04 Idő: 15:20:00
First PMQs of Parliament
At the first PMQs of the new Parliament, David Cameron and Harriet Harman have clashed over welfare reform. The former News of the World editor Andy Coulson has been cleared of perjury after the case against him collapsed. And author Kazuo Ishiguro talks to Martha Kearney about the joy of tea rooms for Wato@50.
Dátum: 2015-06-03 Idő: 15:12:00
Former Lib Dem leader Charles Kennedy dies
Tributes have been paid to the former leader of the Liberal Democrats, Charles Kennedy, whose death was announced this morning. We reflect on a successful political career and the private struggles that went with it. An investigation into the prosecution of rape cases in London has concluded that the police need more resources to deal with an unprecedented rise in the number of rape allegations. The report's author tells us a simple change in the law would cut the number of rapes.
Dátum: 2015-06-02 Idő: 15:28:00
Government will spend 2% GDP on defence
The Defence Secretary, Michael Fallon, tells us that the government will spend two per cent of GDP on defence this financial year but won't confirm if the commitment will be met in following years. We hear about advances in the use of immunotherapy in the treatment of cancer. And we report from a raid on a restaurant as a smoking ban comes into force in Beijing.
Dátum: 2015-06-01 Idő: 15:10:00
As FIFA members decide on the next President of FIFA, what next for those who oppose him?
We examine the danger that UKIP poses to the Labour vote, and leadership contender Andy Burnham tells Shaun he would take on the xenophobic perspective of UKIP. And as an orthodox Jewish sect tells women who drive that their children may be excluded from school, Conservative MP Nicola Blackwood says that the government should look at the issue.
Dátum: 2015-05-29 Idő: 15:32:00
FIFA's Sepp Blatter asked to stand down
David Cameron has joined the calls for FIFA's President Sepp Blatter to resign. Pressure is mounting on football's governing body after sponsors voiced their concerns over the arrest of seven top officials on corruption charges. We spoke to the former sports minister Hugh Robertson, who expects Blatter to survive the row. And as David Cameron travels around Europe to build allies in EU re-negotiations, a French MP warns the prime minister not to use his referendum as a threat.
Dátum: 2015-05-28 Idő: 16:12:00