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Today: Wednesday 16th June

A group of soldiers who served in Londonderry on Bloody Sunday have objected to criticism of their commanding officer in Lord Saville's report. President Obama has stepped up his rhetoric against BP. And we get a taste of the Nigerian version of Dragons Den.

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The Prime Minister says the Saville report leaves no room for equivocation: there was no justification for the shootings on Bloody Sunday in 1972. Former Northern Ireland Secretary Shaun Woodward debates whether another legal process will begin as a result of the inquiry.

The business news with Adam Shaw.

It is 25 years since the death of the poet Philip Larkin. Arts correspondent Rebecca Jones talks to the actor Sir Tom Courtenay who is putting on a special show to commemorate the poet.

The UN Refugee Agency is launching an emergency airlift of supplies to Kyrgyzstan to help ease the crisis there. Shirin Akiner, a fellow at Cambridge University, explains the ethnic background to the conflict.

President Obama promised to make things right in the Gulf of Mexico and he accused BP of "recklessness" in last night's first televised address to the nation. North America editor Mark Mardell reviews the speech.

Sports news with Rob Bonnet.

Today presenter Evan Davis talks to Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates during a visit to Nigeria. They discuss polio eradication, development and censorship in China.

The paper review.

Should the audience have its ticket fee refunded if the tenor can not sing during an opera performance? Alice Jones of the Independent discusses what should be done when the understudy has to understudy the understudy because the main stars have been taken ill.

Thought for the day with Akhandadhi Das, a Vaishnav Hindu teacher and theologian.

The Chancellor George Osborne will deliver his first Mansion House speech tonight. Economics editor Robert Peston outlines what is expected in the speech and Peter Hahn, of the Cass Business School, examines the big decisions to be made by Mr Osborne in the coming months.

The Prime Minister has accepted the conclusions of the Saville report on Bloody Sunday. Today reporter Andrew Hosken considers the report's findings and Michael Mansfield QC, who represented the victims' families at the inquiry and the former head of the army, Gen Sir Mike Jackson debate the possible consequences.

Evan Davis explores the Nigerian version of the TV show Dragons' Den and explains what it could teach us about business life in the country.

Sports news with Rob Bonnet.

President Obama has stepped up his rhetoric against BP. Neera Tanden, former senior adviser to the Obama administration, analyses Obama's first televised address to the nation.

The business news with Adam Shaw.

An Italian court has quashed a murder conviction and dropped extradition procedures against a wrongly accused Albanian chef living in Staffordshire. The man in question, Edmond Arapi, talks of his relief after the news last night. Jago Russell, of Fair Trials International, explains the wider implications of such wrong convictions.

What are the lessons to be learnt from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill? Alex Bushill reports on a recent oil discovery in Dorset.

How will people react to the conclusions of Lord Saville's inquiry into Bloody Sunday shootings? Historian Ruth Dudley-Edwards and columnist Newton Emerson debate whether the findings will heal or reopen old wounds.


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