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Today: Monday 4th October

The Royal College of Nursing and the biggest public sector union have questioned the pace of change in the NHS. And how could our bodily fluids be used to fight off the superbugs?

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0615
Business news with Nick Cosgrove: John Cridland of the CBI outlines why the government should change the law to make it harder for workers to strike. Chief economist at HSBC, Stephen King, analyses China's offer to buy the Greek debt.

0709
The British government has updated its travel advice, warning its nationals in France and Germany that the threat of terrorism is now high. Security correspondent Frank Gardner examines the danger of terrorist attacks in Europe.

0712
How has the Conservative party conference changed since the coalition government came into power? James Naughtie talks to party members in Birmingham.

0718
Business news with Nick Cosgrove.

0720
The government's plans to get people off welfare and into work may be undermined by the likely rise in the number of long-term unemployed, according to the think tank, the IPPR. The organisation's director, Nick Pierce, examines alternative ways of reducing the number of jobless people.

0724
Researchers have discovered that enzymes found in tears could lead to a new kind of antibiotic. Dr Joshua Weitz, of the Georgia Institute of Technology, explains the new findings.

0725
The sports news with Gary Richardson.

0733
One of the most important elements of the government's spending announcement is going to be the reform of the welfare system. Martin Narey, from the children's charity Barnardo's, analyses possible changes to child benefits.

0738
A vigil was held at Rutgers University last night in New Jersey for an 18 year-old student who committed suicide after a video of him having sex with a man was broadcast on the internet. Laura Trevelyan reports on how two students, allegedly behind the video broadcast, have been charged with invasion of privacy.

0742
The paper review.

0745
The Mayor of London is calling for new strike laws to make it harder for trade unions to take industrial action. Political correspondent Norman Smith examines the level of support in government for such legislation.

0749
Thought for the Day with Canon Dr Alan Billings, an Anglican priest.

0752
Future tuition fees could be up to five times higher for degree courses than today, according to a recent report. The president of the National Union of Students, Aaron Porter and Dr Wendy Piatt of the Russell Group discuss the cost of university education.

0810
Is the government's proposed welfare reform radical enough? James Naughtie talked to the Chancellor, George Osborne, about his decision to withdraw child benefit from higher rate taxpayers. Political editor Nick Robinson examines Mr Osborne's decision to end universal child benefit.

0821
The art works competing for the Turner Prize this year go on display at Tate Britain tomorrow. Arts editor Will Gompertz reports on how for the first time the nominations include the work of a sound artist.

0824
The Royal College of Nursing and the biggest public sector union, Unison, have questioned the pace of the change in the NHS. Dr Peter Carter, of the Royal College of Nursing, explains the potential risks to the future of the health system.

0825
The sports news with Gary Richardson.

0833
Is the British economy far too reliant on financial services? Author Billy Bragg and entrepreneur Luke Johnson debate whether City workers are heroes or villains.

0840
Business news with Nick Cosgrove.

0843
Changes to the driving test are being introduced today, to examine drivers' ability to cope with the open road. James Naughtie decided to try out the new test with the British School of Motoring. And the chief driving examiner Trevor Wedge explains the benefits of the new exam.

0848
It has been 18 months since Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe went into a power-sharing deal with Morgan Tsvangirai. Journalist Peter Godwin analyses recent developments in the country's politics.

0853
It is the first time in 14 years that the Conservatives hold a conference while in power. Columnist Mary Ann Sieghart and Fraser Nelson, editor of The Spectator, debate the changes in the party since the formation of the coalition government.




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