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Today: Monday 26th July

The White House has condemned the publication of thousands of leaked US military documents, which have revealed hidden details of the Afghan war. And BP's chief executive Tony Hayward is expected to stand down following widespread criticism of his handling of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

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Business News with Lesley Curwen: What is the cost of the Gulf of Mexico disaster? And are banks lending enough to small businesses?

Researchers from Cambridge University say they have discovered why people who stay in education longer have a lower risk of showing signs of dementia. Professor Carol Brayne, who led the study, explains the findings.

More than 90,000 US military logs from Afghanistan have been published by the New York Times, Guardian and Der Spiegel. Guardian journalist David Leigh discusses the leak.

Home Secretary Theresa May is to outline the coalition's proposals to shake up the police force. Richard Garside, of King's College London, discusses the scope of the new plans.

BP is expected to announce the departure of chief executive Tony Hayward. David Cumming, head of UK equities at Standard Life Investments, discusses whether his departure is good news for BP's shareholders.

Business news with Lesley Curwen.

Research for the Sutton Trust suggests the richest and most prestigious private schools in England are more likely to spend less money on providing places for poor children. Professor Peter Davies, of Birmingham University, and Rudolf Eliott Lockhart, head of research at Independent Schools Council, discuss the findings.

Sports news with Rob Bonnet.

How should we pay for the care of our ageing population? Broadcaster Joan Bakewell, who has been investigating the issue for Panorama, discusses the urgent need for a plan to pay for the growing numbers of elderly people.

The paper review.

The car park in Gateshead that was immortalised in the 1970s film Get Carter is to be demolished today. Architect Owen Luder considers whether it is right to destroy the iconic brutalist car park, which he designed.

Large-scale joint US-South Korean naval training exercises are taking place off the coast of Korea. Correspondent John Sudworth reports from on board the aircraft carrier, The George Washington.

Thought for the day with Rabbi Lionel Blue.

Details of the Treasury's proposals for the banks are being published. The Green Paper is expected to focus on credit for small and medium-sized businesses. Banking analyst Ralph Silva and John Redwood MP debate whether the plan will work.

More than 90,000 US military logs highlighting some very uncomfortable truths about the war in Afghanistan have been obtained by web-leaking service, Wikileaks. Rachel Reid, of Human Rights Watch, Colonel Richard Kemp and Colonel Stuart Tootal examine what new has been learned about the war.

BP chief executive Tony Hayward, is expected to to be replaced by his US colleague Bob Dudley. Business editor Robert Peston discusses the change of management at the company.

Sports news with Rob Bonnet.

Former Khmer Rouge prison chief Comrade Duch has been found guilty of crimes against humanity by Cambodia's UN-backed war crimes tribunal. Asia Correspondent Alastair Leithead reports on the case.

Business news with Lesley Curwen

Literary agent Andrew Wylie has announced that he and his authors are to cut out publishing houses and team up with Amazon to sell their own electronic editions. Solicitor Leigh Ellis and Ali Gunn, managing director of Gunn Media, discusses the implications of the move.

Are we about to say farewell to speed cameras? The government is set to slash its funding for road safety. Oxford Councillor Keith Mitchell discusses why Oxfordshire county council is switching off all its cameras.

A campaign is under way to stop a planned statue of explorer HM Stanley in his home town of Denbigh. Local councillor Gwyneth Kensler and Bangor University's Selwyn Williams debate the other acts of the man who famously said "Dr Livingstone, I presume".



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