Monday Matters for 26th October. On the evening in which the Lords debate and vote on cuts to tax credits in the House of Lords – we will bring you the latest live coverage and results. Peers have the power to block or delay the Conservative plans.
Also to mark the 600th anniversary of Agincourt, Jason speaks to the author and historian Ian Mortimer who wrote a book which covers the year 1415 including that now victory.
In our Night-Time News Report: Processed meat can cause bowel cancer – that’s according to the World Health Organisation which published a report today warning of the dangers of eating too much red & processed meat. We have a full report after 8.
Our featured group tonight is the Thompson Twins – as Peter Dodd, guitarist with the group has his birthday tomorrow.
In music news: Kyra has news on David Bowie; the MTV Europe Music Awards & Adele.
Also after 9pm – MC Jezza Fellows returns with his Downton Abbey update
On tonight’s Monday Matters Jason speaks to Affelia Wibisono who is a presenter at the Peter Harrison planetarium located in the Royal Museums Greenwich about Mars, Pluto and the new film that’s been released called The Martian.
The featured group this week is Ultravox as singer-songwriter Midge Ure celebrates his
In tonight’s music news Kyra brings us news about Glastonbury; news about Justin Biebier’s new album and why you might have heard a bit of slip not on Dr Who. this weekend.
In Not In The News – Kyra reveals which part of the UK has the biggest bra size as well as explaining to Jason the bra size system…with varying degrees of success.
In our Night-Time Report – the chancellor George Osborne has staked his political reputation on creating a Northern Powerhouse. He spoke at the conservative party conference in Manchester today – more after 8pm.
And in the final hour MC Jezza Fellows returns with his Downton Abbey update.
On Monday Matters tonight: Jason chats to the historian Chris Langdon from the #Southend museum about the 1st World War and the Battle of Loos – a battle which took place 100 years ago this month & where the British army used poisoned Gas for the first time.
In our Night-Time Report – The Prime Minister has confirmed that 2 British citizens fighting for Islamic state have been killed by an RAF drone in Syria. However, there are claims that it may not have been lawful – nor was it approved by parliament. More on this after 8pm.
Kyra has the latest music news including Kylie Minogue & Radiohead and she’ll delve into the latest new releases.
Our featured group tonight: The Pretenders. Lead singer Chrissie Hynde celebrates her birthday today.
In our Monday Matters tribute – Freddie Mercury would have celebrated his birthday on Saturday – he would have been 69 years old. We have music and interviews from him after 9pm.
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