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Today: Monday 20th September

UK forces are marking the end of their mission in the Sangin area of Afghanistan's Helmand province and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is to try to ease doubts over the coalition in his speech to the Lib Dem conference.

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0615
Business news with Adam Shaw.

0650
Scientists are warning that a solar flare-up could cause disruption on earth at any time. Avi Schnurr, a space scientist and president of the Electric Infrastructure Security Council, explains the risks.

0709
British forces in southern Afghanistan have officially handed responsibility for security in Sangin to the US. The Army's Major General Gordon Messenger explains the reasons behind the redeployment.

0713
Nick Clegg is facing disquiet over the coalition at the Lib Dem conference. Today presenter Justin Webb reports from the Liberal Democrats' conference in Liverpool.

0718
Business news with Adam Shaw.

0720
The BBC's Natural History Unit has discovered the world's highest living tigers during an expedition to the remote Himalayas in Bhutan. Gordon Buchanan, the BBC cameraman who filmed the tigers, explains how he found the animals.

0724
The sports news with Rob Bonnet.

0732
Today presenter John Humphrys has gone back to school over the past nine months for a BBC2 documentary being shown tonight. He reports on what he found speaking to head teachers, parents, academic experts and lots of children.

0740
The paper review.

0743
Nick Clegg will make an impassioned defence of his decision to enter the coalition in his address to the party conference. Simon Hughes, deputy leader of the parliamentary party, discusses the Lib Dems' mood.

0747
Thought for the Day with Canon Dr Alan Billings, an Anglican priest.

0750
Has English cricket been tarnished by the Pakistan tour? Sports editor David Bond and England batting coach Graham Gooch examine the latest allegations in the long-running scandal.

0810
In his speech to the party conference Nick Clegg will try to reassure Lib Dems critics of the coalition. Political editor Nick Robinson assesses the party's mood and former party leader Lord Ashdown discusses the Lib Dems' mood. reflects on the first months of coalition.

0820
British forces in southern Afghanistan have officially pulled out of Sangin after four years of bloody fighting there. Ian Pannell, the last broadcaster in the province before the handover, reports on the pull-out.

0825
The sports news with Rob Bonnet.

0831
Why do rich, thick children do better from our education system than poor, clever ones? Education Secretary Michael Gove discusses what the government is doing to ensure that education aids social mobility.

0839
Business news with Adam Shaw.

0843
The Lib Dem conference appears willing to accept coalition politics, but what of Lib Dem voters around the country? Chief political correspondent Norman Smith reports on reaction to the Lib Dems' move away from left-leaning politics.

0848
Were British forces defeated in Sangin in Afghanistan? Colonel Stuart Tootal, who commanded the first battle group of 1,200 soldiers sent into Sangin four years ago, reflects on the mission.

0852
Can you teach someone to be a world leader? Professor Ngaire Woods, leader of a project at Oxford University to give future leaders the skills they need, and Blair biographer Professor Anthony Seldon, debate the issue.




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