– Today’s running order 0650 The maximum stake on gambling machines, known as fixed odd betting terminals, is £100. This makes it possible to lose a lot of money in a very short time. More than 90 councils in Britain are campaigning to have it reduced dramatically, to £2. We speak to Sir Robin Wales, Mayor of Newham, and Paul Darling QC, chairman of the Association of British Bookmakers. 0710 Andrew Mitchell claimed he had been libelled by the police and went to court to clear his name and lost.
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