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    Drivetime Friday 8 February 2013



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

    Demonstrations in Tunisia

    Wednesday's assassination of left wing politician Chokri Belaid has thrown the country into turmoil. Protesters are gathering in the streets as an increasingly shaky government struggles to maintain order. Journalist Mischa Benoit Lavelle reports from Tunis.

    Regional Newspaper Review

    Dave O'Connell's pick of the week's regional and local newspapers

    Paddy Duffy's radio column

    ...and this week, Paddy's feeling a little sorry for Strabane

    This Week in History

    Pauric Dempsey marks 30 years since the disappearance of Shergar

    Fracking in the USA Part 1

    In the first of two reports, Carole Coleman hears from both sides of the debate on shale drilling or fracking

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    The Fennelly Report

    Extensive analysis of the contents of the Fennelly Report - the questions that remain unanswered, the reputations that have suffered and the impact it will have.

    The Refugee Crisis

    On Thursday, after the photograph of 3-year-old Aylan Kurdi washed up on a beach caused an international outcry, we spoke to a number of reporters travelling on packed trains with refugees and also to Shams Shanin who had been speaking to Aylan's father.

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