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Today: Saturday 11th September

The official in charge of the tax system has said he sees no need to apologise for taking the wrong amount of tax from around six million people. And, nine years after the September 11 attacks, why American Muslims face more hatred now than then.

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Two members of the parliamentary committee that looked into the phone hacking scandal have said they backed away from pursuing a senior News International executive because they were warned their own private lives might be put under the microscope. The BBC's Colette McBeth examines allegations about just how powerful the press can be.

The country's most senior tax officer has told the BBC he has no need to apologise after nearly six million people had the wrong amount of tax taken from their pay or pension. BBC reporter Joe Lynam investigates HMRC's Dave Hartnett's claim that media stories of blunders and IT failures are wrong.

The paper review.

Plaid Cymru's annual conference is in full swing and its leader says the party has had enough of "managing Wales". Elin Jones, Minister for rural affairs, explains what her party really wants.

The fact that we live in an increasingly global economy is rarely questioned. Economist Ian Fletcher and Philippe Legrain, author of 'Aftershock: reshaping the world economy after the crisis', discuss whether globalisation really is the only option and if we have any choice in the matter.

The sports news with Rob Bonnet.

A think tank has said that ballot rules should be changed to make it tougher for unions to call strike action. Policy director of the think tank Policy Exchange Neil O'Brien and Sarah Veale, head of Equality and Employment Rights at the TUC, discuss whether unions should have their wings clipped.

0739 The paper review.

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision meets tomorrow to set rules on the minimum amount of capital banks must hold to protect against future losses. BBC business editor Robert Peston analyses what may be achieved.

Thought for the Day with Canon David Winter.

The US is preparing to mark the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on New York amid controversy over the pastor who has threatened to burn the Koran. Wajahat Ali, a Muslim American lawyer and playwright of Pakistani descent, discusses why anti-Islamic sentiments in the US are getting worse.

MPs in the House of Commons this week voted for the Standards and Privileges Committee to carry out another investigation into phone hacking. Labour MP Tom Watson and Sir Christopher Meyer, the man who chaired the Press Complaints Commission for six years, discuss the power of Britain's tabloid press and its apparent ability to make ministers quail before it.

The Ascension Parish Burial Ground is a small plot of land in Cambridge, but it could well boast the highest IQ per acre in the country. Cambridge historian Dr Mark Goldie visits the graveyard and tells BBC reporter Jozef Hall about this little-known resting place of many Cambridge academics.

The sports news with Rob Bonnet.

45,000 people, the first of six million, will have received letters this week telling them they have paid the wrong amount of tax. Paul Lewis of Moneybox talks about his interview with Dave Harnett, permanent secretary for tax at HMRC, and explains what went wrong. Conservative MP Ian Liddell Grainger, chairman of the parliamentary taxation group, comments on the affair.

The paper review.

The 16th anniversary of the first ceasefire has just passed, but both Loyalists and Republicans in Northern Ireland still have their dissidents. Ireland reporter Andy Martin talks to former members of the IRA about what they're doing now and whether the structures of that organisation have really been dismantled.

A coroner has warned that "hospitals are running into problems" because of the European working time directive and its effects on doctors. Dr Eleanor Draeger and Dr Sarah Wollaston discuss whether the restrictions stop junior doctors getting the training they need.

A United Nations summit meeting will revisit its goal of lifting developing countries out of poverty this month. BBC international development correspondent David Loyn analyses its progress so far. Lord Malloch Brown, the former head of the UN Development programme and Richard Dowden, director of the Royal African Society discuss the possibility of further development.


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