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#5LiveYourCall : ➡️ Almost all of the UK’s biggest employers spoken to by the BBC say they don’t plan on bringing their workers back to the office full-time. Is it time for you to go back in? Tell us how you've found working from home ⬇️ 🎧 Listen o @BBCSounds 

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🎙️"You can have a plan!" 🗣️"The government is in power now and it’s for them to bring forward those reforms" Shadow Minister for Social Care Liz Kendall tells @rachelburden  it’s too early for Labour to have a detailed plan to reform social care 📲

🎙️"Boris Johnson, do you think he has brought honesty to politics?" 🗣️"I think he has brought honesty and commitment" Vaccines minister @nadhimzahawi  talks to @NickyAACampbell  about his boss in the light of the flat expenses story. 📲

It's due to be a busy bank holiday for attractions - but how do you make heritage sites Covid-safe without ruining the ambience? Rhiannon Hiles from Beamish museum in County Durham told @FelicityHannah  staff will still be in costume #WakeUpToMoney 

‘It was like being alone in this paradise island’ 🏖️ Leda Giordano runs a Lanzarote hotel – she told @seanfarrington  she’s looking forward to British tourists returning, following news some foreign travel will restart on 17 May 🎧Listen: #WakeUpToMoney 

“We are following extraordinary, ordinary people who are about to embark on some sort of fresh chapter, fresh start” 💜🙌 Join Stacey Dooley for her BRAND NEW podcast series! Subscribe and listen to #staceydooleypodcast  exclusively on @BBCSounds  📱✨

Is the testing industry ready to handle a surge in demand once foreign travel restarts and will the cost of tests fall? Earlier@seanfarrington  spoke to Professor Frank Joseph from DAM Health, a Covid test provider for travellers 🎧Listen #WakeUpToMoney 

'The novelty factor of working from home had worn off' Justine Thomas is co-founder of Simrush, an internet service provider - she told @seanfarrington  her team wants to return to the office 📲 Read about this: 🎧 @BBCSounds  @bbc5live  #WakeUpToMoney 

🎉 10 YEARS 🎉 @NickyAACampbell  and @rachelburden  are celebrating a decade on #5LiveBreakfast  together this week 🎙 📻 You can listen to them on weekdays from 6am on @BBCSounds  📻

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Laura Whitmore pays emotional tribute to friend #CarolineFlack  Read more tributes here: Listen to the full programme via : @BBCSounds 

Lou Macari runs a homeless shelter in Stoke-on-Trent, but when Covid-19 came along the former footballer was forced to shut it down. With 46 residents with nowhere to go, he came up with this solution. Read more from his interview with @StephenNolan 

🗣️ "It was minimally affecting children in the first wave... we now have a whole ward of children here." Laura Duffel, a matron in a London Hospital, tells Adrian Chiles about the Covid situation in hospitals. 📻 @BBCSounds 

"It is time, perhaps, for an uncomfortable conversation" @tonylivesey , a huge @BurnleyOfficial  fan, talks about the anger he felt seeing a 'White Lives Matter Burnley' banner being towed over his teams match vs Man City at the Etihad stadium. 📲 More:

‘I put up a wall and locked it away’ forward opens up about the death of his mother when he was just 11-years-old Full interview:

Mother to Freddie. Wife to Steve. Our treasured colleague Rachael Bland has died. She inspired so many with her blogs, the chart-topping podcast #YouMeBigC  and certainly put the can in cancer. We will miss her dearly.

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Meet ‘Blaze’… the sprinting sensation who could be the fastest seven-year-old in the world! ???

“It was my duty to step up as a high profile Muslim” New Zealand rugby star @SonnyBWilliams  tells @tonylivesey  he wanted to “preach positivity” and “represent the Muslim community” after the Christchurch mosques attack. @TOwolfpack  #SBWTO  ?Listen via @BBCSounds 

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