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Today: Thursday 5 June 2008

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Head of the Youth Justice Board, Rod Morgan, on government plans to toughen up the way knife crime is dealt with.

OFCOM have announced a new code of practice to ensure internet speeds are properly advertised. Will people want to pay more to get faster speeds?

The government wants to introduce big medical centres that would include not only GPs but various services as well. Would these so-called polyclinics put the quality of patient care at risk?

Business with Adam Shaw.

Steve Winyard, Head of Public Policy at the Royal National Institute of the Blind explains why Hybrid cars such as the Prius could be a risk for blind people.

Sport with Garry Richardson.

The UN food summit has been taking place in Rome this week. Nobel laureate Mohammed Yunus, the Bangladeshi economist, on how to solve the world food crisis.

Today's papers.

James Naughtie is in Washington and reports on how Senator McCain is targeting his Democratic opponent, Barack Obama.

Today's papers.

Thought for the day with Vishvapani, a member of the Western Buddhist Order.

The prime minister is meeting police chiefs to talk about tougher action against teenagers who carry knives. Ken Jones, the president of ACPO, will discuss the problem.

The BBC has rejected claims by an MP that its coverage of immigration has led to an increase in attacks on Poles living in the UK.

An orchestral performance inspired by a BBC television news bulletin and featuring celebrated cellist Julian Lloyd-Webber is being performed at an arts festival in Birmingham.

Sports news with Garry Richardson.

Today reporter Jon Manel investigates inspection procedures for care homes and speaks to Coroner John Matthews who says the system is "worse than useless".

Business news with Adam Shaw.

Why are angry Ukrainians are writing to the BBC? Gabriel Gatehouse reports from Kiev.

Hillary Clinton will formally abandon her presidential bid on Saturday, and back Democratic rival Barack Obama. What should she say in her concession speech?


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