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Today: Tuesday 3 June 2008

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Gordon Brown was threatened with a backbench rebellion over plans to hold terrorist suspects for longer without being charged. Now it seems Mr Brown has avoided that. We talk to political correspondent Iain Watson and get the view of David Winnick, the MP for Walsall North.

There is a digital divide in the UK: you are likely to have much faster access to broadband if you live in London. Technology correspondent Rory Cellan Jones reports from Arnisdale in the west of Scotland - where residents can't get broadband at all.

Business with Adam Shaw.

The UN food summit comes amid international concern about the causes of rising food prices. Is one of those causes the European system of agricultural subsidies? Our Europe editor Mark Mardell reports.

Sports news with Kevin Howells.

More than 400,000 people around the UK live in a care home. Around two-thirds of them have dementia. In the latest of Jon Manel's series on care of the elderly, we report from inside a care home, as one 70-year-old woman goes undercover into a nursing home for a few days.

Today's papers.

The last of the Democratic primaries in the United States are being held: while Hillary Clinton has not conceded defeat, the Obama team are turning their minds to the presidential election itself in November. Our North America editor Justin Webb reports on the race.

Thought for the Day with the Right Reverend Tom Butler, the Bishop of Southwark.

A survey of broadband speeds carried out by BBC News concludes that if you live in London your broadband is likely to work twice as fast as it would if you lived in more rural parts of Britain. It also says that this country does rather badly in compared to many of our economic competitors. Ed Richards, the chief executive of Ofcom, explains.

The government wants to make it possible for the police to hold terrorist suspects for as long as 42 days without charging them. Many people - and MPs - oppose that. If Labour backbenchers vote against the government's proposal, it could weaken Gordon Brown's authority as prime minister. Over the past few weeks, the government has been applying pressure to Labour backbenchers - and it appears to have worked. Home Secretary Jacqui Smith explains the government's position.

Jimmy Cliff was reggae music's first international star, with hits including Many Rivers To Cross and a starring role in the film The Harder They Come. As as stage adaptation opens in London, our arts correspondent Rebecca Jones has been talking to Jimmy Cliff.

Sport news with Kevin Howells.

As the UN Food Summit opens in Rome, there is talk about the need for a second Green Revolution - a reference to the rapid expansion of agriculture in the developing world. So how was the first Green Revolution achieved, and could the same approach work now? Our South Asia Correspondent Chris Morris reports.

Business news with Adam Shaw.

A report for the think tank Reform says there is a "lost generation" of half a million mathematicians and it's cost the country 9bn. Marcus du Sautoy is the professor of Mathematics at Wadham College Oxford and we ask him why maths matters.

Publishers Faber and Faber are launching a new imprint called Faber Finds which is designed to bring books that have gone out of print back onto the market. Their first selection of books has been chosen by a number of authors, includingthe poet Wendy Cope.

Two of the key figures of the punk movement were Johnny Rotten and Sid Vicious from the Sex Pistols. An exhibition of photographs in London looks at the life of Sid Vicious - and it includes a clip from a film being made by Alan Parker about the death of his girlfriend Nancy Spungen. Alan Parker and Peter Gravelle talk about the exhibition.


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