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A pioneering breast cancer treatment that replaces weeks of radiotherapy with a single, targeted shot is set to be offered on the NHS.

Professor Jeffrey Tobias, lead radiation oncologist at University College London Hospital, discusses
IOSH's Jane White and London Business School's Lynda Gratton discuss new research suggesting Type 2 diabetes is more common in people who work shifts.
Business news with Justin Rowlatt, looking at whether the British economy is finally back to where it was before the financial crisis.
Israel has killed more than 160 children in Gaza in the past fortnight. The charity Save the Children believes one Palestinian child is now being killed every hour. Many more of the nearly 700 killed are women. And of course for every death, many more are injured. 1300 children are being treated for injuries.
Dr Jim Swire, whose daughter Flora was 23 when the plane she and 270 other people were flying on was blown out of the skies over Lockerbie by a terrorist bomb, discusses how relatives of the passengers aboard flight MH17 could be helped to grieve.
Iain Hollingshead formerly of The Telegraph and Yvonne Roberts from The Observer discuss why men write more letters to newspapers than women.
Business news with Justin Rowlatt - The sanctions placed on Russia by the EU and America are meant to hit trade and damage its economy but by one key measure they are not working.
Today: Business news with Justin Rowlatt.Tougher sanctions against Russia in the wake of the downing of the Malaysian Airlines MH17
Sarah Hewitt-Clarkson, head teacher at Anderton Park School in Birmingham, and Liam Byrne, Labour MP for Bimringham Hodge Hill, discuss the latest report on so-called "Trojan Horse" schools.
Michael O'Donovan discusses the discovery of genetic factors in schizophrenia, that will shed new light on the biological causes of the condition.
HM Inspector of Constabulary Zoe Billingham and Police Federation chairman Steve White discuss the police's reaction to budget cuts.
Business news with Tanya Beckett. European foreign ministers are meeting in Brussels to consider further sanctions on Russia, following the Malaysia Airlines plane crash.
Crowdfunder 's Jessica Ratty and BuzzFeed's Mike Spohr debate whether parents should post baby pictures online.
Chancellor George Osborne discusses a new initiative to supply savers with free independent pensions advice.
Vivian Maier was a children's nanny from Chicago. She died 5 years ago, an 83-year-old spinster with no heirs and barely a dollar to her name. She was also a hoarder - and inside hundreds of boxes she'd stashed away were 150-thousand undeveloped negatives from a camera she carried everywhere. Now discovered ...
Vivian Maier was a children's nanny from Chicago. She died 5 years ago, an 83-year-old spinster with no heirs and barely a dollar to her name. She was also a hoarder - and inside hundreds of boxes she'd stashed away were 150-thousand undeveloped negatives from a camera she carried everywhere. Now discovered ...
Chinese Philharmonic Orchestra members look ahead to their debut BBC Proms performance
The new Competition and Markets Authority or CMA which was launched in April made up of the Office of Fair Trading and the old Monopolies and Mergers Commission will be reporting on the banking sector within the hour, and it is keenly anticipated by the retail banks and in the city.
Alex Chisholm who ...
The number of peers who have asked to speak in today's debate on Assisted Dying has broken all previous records in the House of Lords. More than 130 members of the house have indicated they want to have a say on Lord Falconer's Private Members' Bill. But then it has been a hugely controversial subject ...
The Shard is on the shortlist for British architecture's top prize - the Stirling Prize. Alongside it on the list announced today are the London Aquatics Centre at the Olympic Park and Liverpool's Everyman theatre. One of those at RIBA (the Royal Institute of British Architects) who came up with the ...
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