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Today: Wednesday 30 July 2008

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The former Bosnian Serb leader, Radovan Karadzic, has been flown from the Serbian capital Belgrade to the war-crimes tribunal in The Hague. Correspondent Dominic Hughes reports.

Much of the law enforcement effort directed against drug dealers and users has been a waste, the UK Drug Policy Commission says. Professor Neil McKeganey, of the University of Glasgow, discusses the availability of illicit drugs.

Business news with Tanya Beckett.

A number of high street banks will be releasing results. Lloyds TSB will be first, stirring up a debate about the role of banks' lending policies in the credit crunch. Business editor Robert Peston and Chris Blackhurst, of the Evening Standard, discuss whether banks loaned money irresponsibly.

Former England cricket captain Mike Brearley has been announced as the new president of the Institute of Psychoanalysis. He discusses the role, and England's third and deciding test against South Africa.

Sports news with Rob Nothman.

International trade negotiators have expressed their disappointment at the failure of the latest talks in Geneva aimed at liberalising global trade. Jim O'Neill, head of global economic research at the investment bank Goldman Sachs, discusses the collapse of the talks.

Today's papers.

The musical Gigi is being revived in London for the first time in more than 20 years. Arts correspondent Rebecca Jones interviews Topol and Millicent Martin, who are both in their seventies, and are teaming up for the show.

Thought for the day with The Right Reverend James Jones, Bishop of Liverpool.

People who are innocent of any crime should not have their DNA recorded on the national database, a Citizens Inquiry reports. Sir John Sulston, of the Human Genetics Commission, discusses the findings.

The UK Drug Policy Commission says that, despite the large sums of money spent tackling drug crime, little impact on cutting supply or reducing demand has been felt. David Blakey, president of the Association of Chief Police Officers, and Brian Paddick, former deputy assistant commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, discuss whether drugs are being prioritised as a problem.

Emoti-bots, which are on display at the Science Museum in London, can relax when you hug them and flinch when you shout. Developers David McGoren and Matt Denton discuss their creations.

Sports news with Rob Nothman.

Foreign Secretary David Miliband's article in the Guardian says "let's stop feeling sorry for ourselves, enjoy a break, and then find the confidence to make our case afresh". Britain's EU Commissioner Peter Mandelson discusses the current state of the Labour Party.

Labour colleagues should stop feeling sorry for themselves and offer the electorate real change, Foreign Secretary David Miliband says. Michael White, of the Guardian, and Steve Richards, of the Independent, discuss whether this is a challenge for the party leadership.

Business news with Tanya Beckett.

Riding a bike may be fashionable for the nation's politicians but parking your bike is actually banned in selected parts of Westminster because they may be bombs. John Adams, an expert in risk management, tries to convince the council it is over-reacting.

The diaries of George Orwell will be made available online for the first time by the Orwell Prize, Britain's pre-eminent prize for political writing. The Orwell Prize website will publish Orwell's domestic and political diaries as a blog. The entries will be added daily, exactly 70 years to the day since Orwell wrote them. Richard Blair, Orwell's son, reads extracts from the diaries.


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