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    Drivetime Wednesday 19 December 2012



    Mary Wilson presents an information packed evening news magazine with all the stories of the day


    Verdicts of accidental death quashed for 96 Hillsborough victims

    A fresh inquest has been ordered and a new inquiry announced - which is a major step forward for the families of the deceased


    Theo Dorgan's radio column

    In a seasonal column for Drivetime, poet and broadcaster Theo Dorgan waits for Herod.


    Peering over the fiscal cliff

    Carole Coleman reports on the fiscal cliff and what ordinary Americans know about looming tax rises and spending cuts


    Another difficult day at the Beeb

    Steve Hewlett reports on two reports critical of the BBC2 Newsnight programme

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    New Witness in Toscan Du Plantier case

    "The guards didn't seem to believe it was her I had seen" Philip Boucher Hayes tracked down and spoke to a witness who believes he has significant information on the Sophie Toscan Du Plantier murder case.

    The Irishman who discovered Blur

    The band we know now as Blur was actually discovered by Irish music journalist, Leo Finlay. As the super group played Electric Picnic last weekend, Leo's son, Colm made this moving piece about what the band meant to his dad, who died at the age of 32.

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