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India’s surprising election results

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4 June 2024

Episode 3311

32 minutes

The results of the world’s biggest-ever election are surprising for India’s incumbent prime minister, Narendra Modi. Also on the programme: the UK’s first TV election debate is overshadowed by the re-emergence of Nigel Farage. Plus: the possible break-up of Belgium and the latest space news. 

4 June 2024

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UK voters tune in to first TV election debate

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On Monday, hours after a poll threatened the UK’s ruling Conservatives with an existential crisis, Nigel Farage re-entered the race to make Rishi Sunak’s election prospects even more dire. Tonight the prime minister faces opposition Labour leader Keir Starmer for the first time.

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