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Arts, Culture & Media

Epiphany on Plato and music

The writings of the ancient Greek philosopher Plato are cryptic, and often end in riddles. Now a professor at Britain's University of Manchester claims to have cracked a code hidden in Plato's writing. He tells host David Barron how he had an epiphany.

Conflict & Justice

British hacker case

The World's Clark Boyd reports on the latest in the case of Gary McKinnon. He's accused by US authorities of 'the biggest military hack of all time.' He's been fighting extradition for four years. Now, Britain's new Prime Minister has raised the issue.

Global Politics

UK austerity budget

The British government has detailed a package of deep spending cuts aimed at cutting the country's deficit. Nearly half a million public sector jobs will be cut, as will welfare payments. Laura Lynch reports on Britain's new age of austerity.