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    Drivetime Tuesday 12 February 2013



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

    Rome prepares for a new pope

    Fiona Mitchell reports on the mood in Rome, 24 hours after Pope Benedict's surprise resignation announcement

    What now for former INBS mortgage holders?

    Philip Boucher-Hayes investigates the fall-out for customers of the liquidation of IBRC - the former Anglo and Irish Nationwide

    What's happened to the EU's long-prized food regulation system?

    Food lawyer Raymond O'Rourke and Dr David Jukes, a lecturer in Food and Nutritional Sciences at the University of Reading, assess the impact of the horsemeat contamination scandal

    Olivia O'Leary column

    Olivia says the prom note is gone... but asks what has it left behind?

    The Papal Succession

    Elena Curti looks at who the next pope might be - and the challenges facing him

    Britain in Europe

    Karen Coleman reports from Strasbourg on Britain's relationship with EU - and the rise of UKIP

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