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Features: International Mother Language Day – Lillie Rosenblatt
East London Bangladeshi action – Helen-Ann Smith
Parliamentary recessions – Fern Tomlinson
MOD appearing in the UK Supreme Court – Anja
Other features include: The news round-up
The interactive round-up
An exclusive interview with Emeli Sande (Brit Award 2013 winner)
Amy Westgarth is tinkering with the website, making it look bigger and better!
Maxwell Ward is heading into the local area to get you the best and most up-to-date package
Helen-Ann is working on one of the most controversial topics of the year… watch this space.
And Fern Tomlinson has just finished with Meg Hillier (MP for Hackney South and Shoreditch) who says that “half term recesses help Parliament be more family friendly.” Glenda Jackson MP said “it is a misconception that MPs use recess as holiday time.”
So what are our reporters getting up to? You can keep up-to-date here…
Amy Westgarth: 5th February 2013 – 3 and a half hours talking to the Islington police about tasers
6th February 2013 – speaking to Amnesty International…
5pm: Helen-Ann is working on her Guantanamo package after having spoken to the protest organiser and security expert.
Jessica Savage is working on the gay marriage bill, and reports lots of “positive feelings” about the bill being passed through Commons.
Maxwell Ward is putting together the newspaper review, and promises fun in the morning!
7th February: We are now live!
Helen-Ann is at the Borough Market re-opening, Anja is all over the news and our amazing guests have just arrived in the studio.
We are also excited about the round-table EU summit debate that we will be having…
Travel is also looking tricky with the tube delays – but Lillie Rosenblatt is all over it.