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From Our Own Correspondent Podcast

BBC Radio 4

News & Politics

Insight, wit and analysis as BBC correspondents, journalists and writers take a closer look at the stories behind the headlines. Presented by Kate Adie and Pascale Harter.

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Rio Rubbish

October 16th, 2014

Episode 605 of 818 episodes

Correspondents' tales: why they're arguing about Macchiavelli on a rubbish tip in Rio as the second round of the Brazilian election approaches, Neil Trevithick; Shaimaa Khalil investigates the upsurge in violence on the India/Pakistan border in Kashmir; Julia Macfarlane accompanies a group of British doctors who've gone to help out Palestinian medics in Gaza; has the historic city of Timbuktu recovered from a brutal period of conflict and occupation by Islamic extremists? Chris Simpson has been finding out. And the Star Wars film crew have been to the remote Irish island of Skellig Michael and so too has our man Vincent Dowd.

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