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“If a vaccine doesn’t come along, what’s plan B?” @WHO  Chief Scientist, @doctorsoumya  tells Ashleigh in Benidorm what the World Health Organization will do if they can’t find a vaccine. #5LiveYourCall  | #5LiveBreakfast  | @NickyAACampbell  🎧 @BBCSounds 

'The idea that we live in a brilliant country where we protect people is a myth' Psychologist@emmakennytv  is campaigning against a second lockdown, she tells @NickyAACampbell  if you’re working class then the Government’s covid response is hitting you the hardest

“That is the absolute tip of the iceberg” @rickastley  tells @NickyAACampbell  many musicians will get left behind because of the impact of Covid-19 on the industry. #5LiveBreakfast 

"The breathlessness is just horrendous" Tim tells @NickyAACampbell  about the long lasting impact #Covid_19  has had on his life since catching the virus months ago 📱 | #5LiveBreakfast 

"It's just one of those rituals that you need to go through as part of the grieving process " Charlotte in Norfolk tells @NickyAACampbell  how upsetting it's been not having the opportunity to hold a memorial service for her husband who died earlier this year. #5LiveYourCall 

"You develop a relationship with the planet."🌍 Capt. Samantha Cristoforetti @AstroSamantha ) tells @TherealNihal  what it's like to go up in space🚀 🎧Listen on @BBCSounds  📲👉

🤔 What does the new job scheme mean for me? 🤔 🌟 Sean 💫 Kia ⭐️ Fran ✨+Reggie ...assemble for an emergency pod to digest the Chancellor’s latest job support measures. Download, listen and subscribe on @BBCSounds  👉 #YourWorkYourMoney 

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The new Job Support Scheme replaces furlough from November. How will it affect you? BBC Economics Editor@faisalislam  is on hand with the details. #bbcyourquestions  📱85058 📲 Read More:

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'We'll introduce mass testing for halls if we think that's necessary" David Regan, public health director for Manchester, tells @HelenSkelton  #Covid19  cases among the city’s students are a "major concern". 📱 | #5LiveBreakfast 

"It was like a prison riot" Students Phoebe and Tom tell #5Live  'it's been a wild party' since their halls of residence was locked down, due to an outbreak of #COVID19  at @ManMetUni  📱


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

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

A heated discussion between Boris Johnson backer Daniel Kawczynski MP and @Emmabarnett  over whether free trade is possible under Gatt 24 in a no deal Brexit. ?️“I don’t believe he is incorrect” ?️“Because you don’t believe facts?”

This is why won’t stop talking about the NHS… Download the whole interview with w/ ? #HeadlinersPod 

A young lad innocently kicks a ball towards @elisjames  and @nomadicrevery  as they film for #footballfocus  What happens next will bring tears to the eyes Luckily, the kid is fine. Elis, on the other hand, hasn't left the depths of his own Shame Well since Saturday #elisandjohn