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Today: Monday 9th August

The charity Barnardo's says delays in family courts are leaving vulnerable children in limbo and at risk of abuse. A survey of employers suggests the labour market has stalled and a third are planning job cuts. And should the government make sure that children drink a glass of milk a day?

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Business news with Adam Shaw: As the price of a barrel of oil rose to a peak of $146 in July 2008, even relatively small companies have been tempted to spend cash searching for oil in the ground and under the sea. Andrew Ogram, of Deloitte's energy, discusses increased interest in oil exploration.

Landslides and torrential rain are hampering aid efforts in Pakistan. BBC correspondent in Pakistan Aleem Maqbool explains the situation in the country.

Family courts are taking too long to decide whether children who are thought to be at risk should be allowed to stay with their parents or be taken into care, the children's charity Barnardo's has warned. Family lawyer Christina Blacklaws discusses the impact of such delays on child safety.

Business news with Adam Shaw.

The government has been embarrassed by David Cameron's decision to to scrap the abolition of free school milk, just as one of his ministers was live on television defending it. Margaret Thatcher's biographer John Campbell explains the political history of milk.

The best known plays of Federico Garcia Lorca are being performed by a group of gypsy women in Teatro Espanol in Madrid. BBC reporter Sarah Rainsford talks to the group of uneducated women from a shanty town in Seville.

The sports news with Garry Richardson.

Energy Secretary Chris Huhne is to announce plans to allow local councils to sell energy they generate themselves through small-scale renewable projects to the National Grid. Chris Huhne and Dr Neil Bentley of the CBI debate whether the UK energy policy makes sense.

The paper review.

As part of a project to re-introduce the cranes to wetlands, 21 young birds have been taken to a secret location on the Somerset Levels. BBC reporter John Maguire gives details of the Great Crane Project.

Thought for the Day with the Reverend Dr. David Wilkinson.

The fiancé and family of Dr Karen Woo, killed in an attack on aid workers in Afghanistan, have been paying tribute to her work as a doctor. Author Linda Polman and Michael Davies, of a charity CBM UK, discuss why she was killed.

Should the government make sure that children drink a glass of milk a day? Former Health Secretary Stephen Dorrell and Professor Ian Gilmore, of the Royal College of Physicians, debate the politics and practicalities of free school milk.

Actress Mia Farrow is to follow Naomi Campbell to appear in Charles Taylor's war crimes trial in The Hague. Julia Hobsbawm, of Editorial Intelligence media networking business, discusses the influence of super-rich networking.

The sports news with Garry Richardson.

House building has fallen to its lowest level since the 1920s, but the government says that it has found a way to encourage councils in England to build more. Housing minister Grant Shapps explains the policy.

Business news with Adam Shaw.

The people of Rwanda are going to the polls to elect a new president. East Africa correspondent Will Ross reports on the build-up to the vote.

Conservationists are preparing to announce a series of worldwide expeditions for traces of amphibian species that are believed to be extinct but which may just be clinging to existence. Dr Robin Moore from Conservation International explains why amphibians are under threat.

Forty billionaires in the United States have signed a "giving pledge", committing themselves to give at least half of their wealth to good causes. Philip Beresford, who compiles the Sunday Times Rich List, discusses whether the British wealthy are as generous as the US.

Britain's most senior traffic policeman has told the government that cutting funding for speed cameras will "put lives at risk". Julie Townsend, deputy chief executive of road safety campaign group Brake and motoring journalist Quentin Wilson debate how useful speed cameras are in saving lives.



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