Vardy v Rooney
Friday, 13 May
Half-time analysis of the “Wagatha Christie” trial. Abi Clarke, host of 5 Live’s Wagatha Christie podcast, dissects the latest developments in Rebekah Vardy’s libel case against Coleen Rooney, with BBC football correspondent John Murray commentating on the most dramatic moments so far.
Legendary pop master Ken Bruce joins us from Turin, where he previews the final of the Eurovision Song Contest, along with Russia editor (and Eurovision superfan) Steve Rosenberg.
And BBC political correspondent Ione Wells chats about nuclear power, gridlock in the Northern Ireland Assembly, and potential job cuts in the civil service.
Today’s Newscast was made by Daniel Wittenberg with Alix Pickles, Cordelia Hemming and Miranda Slade. The technical producer was Emma Crowe. The assistant editor was Alison Gee.