The NHS must provide more flexible working options and encourage women into senior roles, Health Secretary Matt Hancock tells Today. He says a "macho culture which is not supportive enough" is hindering the progression of female NHS staff.
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North Korea's Kim Jong-un and Russia's Vladimir Putin have pledged to boost ties at their first ever summit. The former UK ambassador to North Korea however, says the meeting is "posturing" and "smoke and mirrors".
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Emma Thompson on child poverty
Child poverty in the UK is "Dickensian" says British actress Dame Emma Thompson. She will be co-hosting the launch of an inquiry into the issue and says one child described how she pushes down her stomach to stop it rumbling in class. The actress also answers questions about her climate change activism.
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Thursday's business with Dominic O'Connell
The Sainsbury/Asda merger now seems unlikely to get the go-ahead from the Competition and Markets Authority. Why? Plus Boeing and the markets. (Photo: Getty Images)
Is Huawei a security risk?
The government has approved the supply of equipment by Chinese telecoms firm Huawei for the UK's new 5G data network despite warnings of a security risk. CEO of the National Cyber Security Centre, Ciaran Martin says the security of 5G networks is bigger than one company. We also hear from the chair of the foreign affairs select committee, Tom Tugendhat.
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