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Scotland Yard has said it will examine the latest claims about the extent of phone-hacking involving journalists on The News Of The World. And could our elite sportsmen learn a thing or two from their female counterparts?

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Business news with Adam Shaw: Michael Ankers, of Construction Products Association, warns of tough times ahead for the construction industry. Economist Lee Hopley talks about the optimistic outlook for the manufacturing sector.

Scotland Yard has said it will examine new evidence about the extent of phone-hacking involving journalists at the News Of The World. Tamsin Allen, partner at the law firm Bindmans, says the Metropolitan Police should be held to account for failings in the investigation.

A Panorama investigation has discovered that the government body responsible for drug safety in the UK was asked two months ago to suspend the use of a popular diabetes drug, which is still available on the NHS. Panorama's correspondent Shelley Jofre has been examining the issue.

Business news with Adam Shaw.

The Today programme asked its listeners several weeks ago to send examples of people who are providing better and more cost effective public services simply by thinking differently about what they do. Correspondent Andrew Hosken went to Gloucestershire to see how one of the schemes, called LIFT, works and how it saves money.

The sports news with Rob Bonnet.

The mid-term election campaign in the US reveals a deeply divided country, which some see as representing a culture war between liberals and conservatives. James Naughtie has been talking states' rights and personal responsibility with members of the conservative Tea Party.

The paper review.

The British Library has named what it thinks are the top 15 ingenious inventions of the last decade. The library's inventor-in-residence, Mark Sheahan, and eight-year-old inventor Samuel Houghton talk about some of the original items on display.

Thought for the Day with Clifford Longley, religious commentator.

The former head of the Army General Sir Richard Dannatt has criticised Ministry of Defence civil servants, saying they are more keen to protect their vested interests than the need to succeed in the field. The general explains the thinking behind hid comments.

The Metropolitan Police stands accused of failing to do its duty in the case of phone hacking by a former News of the World's journalist. Assistant Commissioner of the Met, John Yates, defends the force's investigation of the case. Political correspondent James Landale reports on how MPs are considering asking for a parliamentary enquiry into the issue.

New Home Office research suggests that one-fifth of foreign students are still in Britain, five years after being granted their initial visas to study. Immigration minister Damian Green says this number is "unsustainable". Mr Green outlines the government's current thinking on immigration.

Tate Britain has mounted an exhibition celebrating the works of photographer Eadweard Muybridge, best known for his images of horses and other animals in motion. Sports presenter Jon Myers visited the gallery to discuss the works with the exhibition's curator Ian Warrell and the dressage rider Nikki Crisp.

The sports news with Rob Bonnet.

An investigation by the BBC's Panorama programme has found that a popular diabetes drug is still available on the NHS, two months after the body responsible for drug safety was asked to withdraw it. Professor Kent Woods, of the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency, explains why the drug still has not been suspended.

Grass-roots organizations are an easy target for budget cuts, according to a new report by the Young Foundation. Mark Easton reports on the charity's claims that social entrepreneurs lack the clout and lobbying power of larger state and commercial providers of public services.

Business news with Adam Shaw.

Should museums charge for entry? Director of the Museums Association, Mark Taylor and Ashford Price, of the National Showcaves Centre for Wales, discuss whether public money gives the museums unfair advantage in attracting the public.

England's women's rugby union team played in the final of the World Cup yesterday and England's women hockey team has just secured a place in the hockey World Cup semi-final. Sports writer Alyson Rudd and rugby reporter Brendan Gallagher debate whether the UK's elite sportsmen could learn a thing or two from their female counterparts.



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