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Vendee Globe Race: All to play for

Record-setting Briton Alex Thomson is trying to catch up with long-time leader Armel Le Cleac'h in a dramatic ending to the Vendee Globe around the world yacht race.

As the first finishers close in on the French Atlantic coast Dame Ellen MacArthur explains to Today just how difficult a race round the world can be.

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