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5 November 2019

Episode 2084

01 hour

Why is the UK government sitting on a report into alleged Russian meddling? Plus: Donald Trump’s relationship with the GOP, what colours tell us about our political parties and whether abolishing daylight saving would improve our health.

5 November 2019

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Chapter 1

Colours to the mast

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Kassia St Clair, author of ‘The Secret Lives of Colour’, explains what different hues tell us about the political parties that use them.

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Saving time

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Dr Chris Smith from Cambridge University’s Naked Scientists tells us why we should adopt permanent summer time.

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