BP is expected to announce one of the biggest losses in British corporate history because of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. And most broadband customers are getting less than half the download speed they are paying for.
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BP is heading towards the biggest loss in British corporate history. And are most broadband customers are getting internet connections of less than half the speed they were promised.
The Forestry Commission has managed to
successfully reintroduce one of the UK's most threatened butterfly species, Curwen:
the Pearl Bordered Fritillary. Correspondent Jeremy Cook reports from Abbots Woods in East Sussex.
BP has finally revealed the
full financial impact of the Gulf of Mexico disaster.
Business presenter Lesley Curwen analyses the £20.8bn losses and the resignation of CEO Tony Hayward.
There has been a large increase in the number of voters who have
lost confidence in the conduct of elections,
according to the Electoral Commission. Jenny Watson, who chairs the Commission, considers what can be done to restore trust in the system.
David Cameron has called for a
new special relationship with India
ahead of his arrival in the country. South Asia Correspondent Chris Morris reports from Bangalore.
The veterinary charity, People's Dispensary for Sick Animals, have warned that
more than a third of the nation's dogs are overweight.
Senior vet Elaine Pendlebury discusses the country's hidden canine obesity epidemic.
Sports news with Rob Bonnet.
BP have announced record losses and the resignation of its chief executive.
BP chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg
gives his assessment of recent events in the Gulf of Mexico.
The paper review.
Ofcom have warned that many
broadband customers in the UK
are now getting less than half the speeds they have signed up for. Ofcom chief executive Ed Richards details a new code of practice, which will tighten advertising rules.
Thought for the day with the Canon Chancellor of St Paul's Cathedral, Reverend Dr Giles Fraser.
It is exactly two years until the start of the Olympics. Elected Mayor of Newham Sir Robin Wales and Major Boris Johnson discuss whether the
Olympic Games' legacy
can survive cuts in public funding.
BP chief executive Tony Hayward is to leave the firm in October after sustained criticism of his handling of the Gulf of Mexico oil leak. Business editor Robert Peston and former president of Shell John Hofmeister
analyse the company's current troubles and Mr Hayward's severance pay.
David Cameron has said that Britain's shared history with India will help forge a new special relationship. Dr Robert Bradnock, of King's College London, and Rahul Roy-Chaudhury, senior fellow for South Asia at the International Institute for Strategic Studies, examine
whether Britain's colonial past with India will help or hinder with future relations.
Sports news with Rob Bonnet.
Pakistan has strongly rejected accusations that its intelligence agencies have actively supported Taliban militants in Afghanistan following the
leak of US war logs.
Journalist Zahid Hussain discusses the relationship between the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and the Afghan Taliban
Business news with Lesley Curwen
David Cameron is expected to hold talks today with the Turkish leader,
Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in Ankara. Europe correspondent Jonny Dymond reviews Cameron's case for Turkey's entry to the European Union.
Parliament's summer recess will soon begin. New MPs Rachel Reeves from Labour, Nadhim Zahawi from the Conservatives and Duncan Hames from the Liberal Democrats discuss their experience so far.