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Last Updated: Thursday, 31 May 2007, 10:21 GMT 11:21 UK
Today's Information: May

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May 2007

Thursday 31 May

Madeleine McCann
There's information and an appeal from The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre about the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.


  • Plastic bags

  • Guerrilla bagging is a new phenomenon that aims to reduce the use of plastic bags.

  • Mary Queen of Shops

  • Four part new series Mary Queen of Shops starts Thursday 31 May, BBC Two at 9.00pm.

  • The Apprentice
    You can get regular updates throughout the new series from the programme's website - and we meet the latest evictee - each week on Breakfast.


    Wednesday 30 May

  • Kidney transplants
    More information on organ donation:

    You can also contact the chairman of the Oxford Transplant Campaign Committee: David Mason 0207 839 7693

  • Madeleine McCann
    There's information and an appeal from The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre about the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.

  • Born Free

  • Read Kate Silverton's account of her trip to Lesotho with UNICEF to look at the born free campaign to prevent HIV being passed from mother to baby.

    And UNICEF has set up a special website with more information about its born free campaign.

    Isle of Man TT Race
    Chris Hollins has a report on the event now celebrating its centenary year, and there's also more on the BBC News Website

  • Kenneth Cranham

  • Is playing a detective in Gaslight at the Old Vic theatre in London.

  • Maxwell Caulfield

  • The Colbys and Casualty star Maxwell Caulfield, steps into the lead role in the West End's Chicago


    Tuesday 29 May

  • Madeleine McCann

    There's information and an appeal from The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre about the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.

  • Born Free

  • Read Kate Silverton's account of her trip to Lesotho with UNICEF to look at the born free campaign to prevent HIV being passed from mother to baby.

    And UNICEF has set up a special website with more information about its born free campaign.

  • Do Something Different

  • More on a new CBBC programme called 'Do Something Different' which challenges children to try their hand at something out of the ordinary.

  • Hank Marvin

  • Has released his 12th solo album: Guitar Man released on Universal.


    Friday 25 May

  • Madeleine McCann

    There's information and an appeal from The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre about the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.

  • Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

  • You can get more information and advice from these websites:

    Helpline number for NOFAS (website below)
    0870 0333 700

  • National Riding Festival

  • It's the start of the National Riding Festival which aims to encourage as many people as possible to get on a horse

  • BBC Springwatch

  • RNLI/Beachwise campaign

  • Great British Menu with Jennie Bond


  • Thursday 24 May

  • DEC Appeal

  • To donate to the Darfur and Chad Crisis Appeal you can call 0870 60 60 900 - national call rates apply. Or you can donate at any post office or high street bank, or log on to the DEC website.

  • Cauliflower recipes

  • You can find the three cauliflower recipes from Shane Osborn featured on Thursday's programme from the link below.

  • Madeleine McCann

    There's information and an appeal from The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre about the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.

  • BBC News and Sport on Tour

  • We'll be Live in Nottingham for the first event of this year's News and Sport on Tour, which is an opportunity for young people to find out how our programmes are put together.

  • Freedom of Information

  • Series of special reports on BBC News 24.

  • The Apprentice
    You can get regular updates throughout the new series from the programme's website - and we meet the latest evictee - each week on Breakfast.

  • Rosie Boycott

  • Has written a new book 'Our Farm - a year in the life of a smallholding' Published by Bloomsbury.

  • Holby City

  • Rosie Marcel who plays two timing Jac Naylor is on Thursday's programme to talk about Holby City, Thursday 24, 8.00pm BBC One.


    Wednesday 23 May

  • Declan on mobile phone roaming charges

  • Declan looks at the issue of mobile phone roaming charges as MEPs vote on legislation that could ultimately place a cap or limit on the cost of roaming, or using your mobile abroad. Phone companies including Vodafone and Orange have said though that it could mean that charges go up at home to compensate for drops in revenue from abroad

  • Madeleine McCann

    There's information and an appeal from The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre about the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.

  • Childbirth/Netmums

  • Breakfast looks at a new device that could help predict childbirth.

  • Seabirds

  • Natural World: Saving Our Seabirds is on BBC Two, tonight, 9.00pm

  • Everest

  • Doctors on Everest should reach summit today. You can read their blog on the BBC website:

  • Dickens World

  • Casualty
  • The actor Peter O'Brien, star of Neighbours and The Flying Doctors, has joined the hospital drama, which won its first BAFTA in its 21 year history at the weekend. Casualty Saturday 26 May, 9.05pm


    Tuesday 22 May

  • Madeleine McCann

    There's information and an appeal from The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre about the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.

  • Whistleblower

  • The BBC Whistleblower programme investigates how some supermarkets are flouting food hygiene rules.

  • Travel Insurance

  • People affected by cancer are being short changed when it comes to travel insurance, says leading cancer care charity Macmillan Cancer Support. Some are quoted double or triple the cost of their holiday and others face tactless and insensitive questions when enquiring about insurance.

  • Royal Observatory Greenwich

  • Andrew Marr's History of Modern Britain

  • Find out more about Andrew Marr's new series for the BBC

  • Declan's report on older employees

  • A report by HSBC says that the over 55s will account for one fifth of the population by 2050.

  • Cutty Sark

  • Find out how to donate money from the Cutty Sark website


    Monday 21 May

  • Madeleine McCann

    There's information and an appeal from The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre about the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.

  • Panorama

  • Find out more about the latest Panorama which is tonight at 8.30pm on BBC One.

  • Chelsea Flower Show

  • Breakfast is live at the Chelsea Flower Show in London.

  • National Allergy Week

  • National Allergy Week runs from Monday 21 May until Friday 25 May.


    Friday 18 May

  • Madeleine McCann
    There's information and an appeal from The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre about the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.

  • Drugs in primary care

  • The National Audit Office publishes its report into the cost of prescribing drugs in primary care.

  • Freedom of Information Act

  • History of Advertising

  • A new website has been launched to make some rare adverts available to the public for the first time.

  • Matthew Kelly

  • Is about to star in a new play called Forgotten Voices at the Riverside Studios from 30 May


    Thursday 17 May

  • Michelle Collins

  • Is making a guest appearance in this week's Doctor Who.

  • The Apprentice
    You can get regular updates throughout the new series from the programme's website - and we meet the latest evictee - each week on Breakfast.

  • Food Standards Agency


  • Wednesday 16 May

  • Mike Oldfield

  • Is telling the story of his life and career in his autobiography Changeling.

  • John Wayne

  • The Duke would have been 100 on May 26 and to mark that there's a special screening in Cannes of one of his remastered classics Hondo - and a collectors edition DVD set of some of his other movies. Breakfast meets Gretchen Wayne, widow of John's eldest son Michael.

  • Breakfast's Audience Panel


  • Tuesday 15 May

  • Madeleine McCann
    There's information and an appeal from The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre about the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.

    There is also more information from The UK Missing Kids' website via the link below

  • Breakfast's Low Carb Family

  • Dyslexia

  • Natural World

  • The Bloodhound and The Beardie looks to see if it's possible to re-train two unruly aggressive dogs. Herbie is a beardie with a taste for sheep so can he be trained up to work with, rather than eat, them? Natural World is on BBC Two, Wednesday 16 May at 9.00pm

  • Filthy Rich and Homeless

  • A new BBC Three documentary about what happened when some millionaires were sent out to spend some time living on the streets.


    Monday 14 May

  • Breastfeeding

  • Foster Care Fortnight

  • Starts Monday 14 May and runs to the 27.

  • Quadriplegic sailor Geoff Holt
    The quadriplegic sailor Geoff Holt sets off on his solo circumnavigation of Britain in his dinghy Freethinker from the Southern Yacht Club, Hamble.

  • Panorama

  • Find out more about the latest Panorama which is tonight at 8.30pm on BBC One.

  • Ian Hislop

  • As part of BBC Four's Edwardian series, Ian Hislop uncovers the story behind the book which kick-started the Scout movement.


    Friday 11 May

  • Madeleine McCann
    There's information and an appeal from The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre about the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.

  • Eurovision 2007

  • Find out more about Scooch - the UK's contender for Saturday's 2007 Eurovision Song Contest.

  • Anne Reid

  • Is appearing in Into The Woods which runs at the Linbury Studio Theatre from 14 to 30 June. The Linbury is part of London's Royal Opera House.


    Thursday 10 May

  • Madeleine McCann

  • There's information and an appeal from The Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre about the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.

  • The Apprentice
    You can get regular updates throughout the new series from the programme's website - and we meet the latest evictee - each week on Breakfast.

  • Cars

  • A new report suggests we're wasting thousands of pounds throughout our lives because of the decisions we make when buying a new car.

  • Twisted Spine
    Find out more about the treatment for scoliosis featured on the programme.


    Wednesday 9 May

  • Joanne Harris

  • Joanne wrote the smash hit Chocolat which was turned into a film starring Juliette Binoche and Johnny Depp. She has now written a sequel entitled The Lollipop Shoes published May 1

  • Breakfast live on the web

  • Find out all you need to know about watching Breakfast, streamed live on the web.

  • Stroke Association

  • Owls


  • Tuesday 8 May

  • Northern Ireland

  • Restricted Growth

  • G4

  • Holby Blue

  • Holby Blue is a new police drama, it's a spin-off of Holby City which is in turn a spin-off of Casualty. It starts Tuesday 8 May, BBC One at 8.00pm.


    Friday 4 May

  • Election special

  • Breakfast will be on-air from 0600 with a special programme devoted to the elections in England, Scotland and Wales. Dermot and Sian will be in the Breakfast studio in London - Bill Turnbull reports from Scotland while Susannah Reid is in Wales and Breakfast's Political Correspondent Reeta Chakrabarti will have live updates from Downing Street.

  • Classical Brits

  • The Classical Brits were at the Royal Albert Hall last night.

  • Roy Hudd/New tricks

  • Roy Hudd guest stars as Douglas Murray in New Tricks Monday 7 May, 9pm BBC One.


    Thursday 3 May

  • Peanut allergy

  • For information on how to take part in the research into children and peanut allergies, see our separate story which contains contact information and advice.

  • Star Wars exhibition

  • Walrus Watch

  • The BBC News Website launches walrus watch as part of its coverage of International Polar Year - there's lots of online coverage:


    Wednesday 2 May

  • Learning and Skills Network

  • Find out more about the LSN's research into the school leaving age.

  • Panorama

  • Find out more about Thursday's Panorama which investigates maternity care in the NHS.

  • Arlene Phillips/DanceX

  • Do you want to take part in a new BBC show called DanceX? The BBC is searching for talented male and female performers to be part of an exciting new dance group which could be destined for fame. Please note Breakfast is not directly involved in the audition process - everything you need to know can be found at the DanceX website.

  • Paula Radcliffe

  • Find out more about the Race for Life event which is being supported by Paula Radcliffe.

  • Property Guardians

  • You can find out more about this scheme from the company's website.


    Tuesday 1 May

  • Edinburgh Zoo/beavers


  • Michael Parkinson/Cheltenham Jazz Festival

  • Michael Parkinson is hosting part of the Cheltenham Jazz Festival, and there is coverage on Radio 2 on Friday 4 May

  • Ricky Tomlinson
  • Ricky is taking part in the City V City 10k challenge - find out more about how you can get involved too.


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