The Met Office has said that 2010 could be the hottest year on record. More than a quarter of people in the UK who live with HIV do not know that they have the virus. And Ed Miliband explains the direction Labour will take under his leadership.
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Business news with Dominic Laurie:
Friday boss Antony Jenkins, head of global banking at Barclays,
discusses banking bonuses. And Dawn Holland, of the National Institute of Economic and Social Research, explains a new project to bring the worlds finest economic minds together to predict the future of the economy.
The government says it wants banks to disclose more about how much they pay senior staff.
Business editor Robert Peston
Business Secretary Vince Cable
discuss government action on bonuses.
There are reports that
has been staging more military exercises - three days after its attack on a South Korean island. Chris Hogg reports from Seoul.
Business news with Dominic Laurie.
A campaign is being launched to change the way MPs vote. Presently MPs are summoned by bells to vote in person through the Commons division lobbies which proves to be a very time consuming and disruptive process. Chief political correspondent Norman Smith reports on calls to bring in
an electronic voting system.
Sports news with Rob Bonnet.
Despite being one of the richest oil regions in the world, many in
the Niger Delta
still live in abject poverty. Edward Stourton reports on the intense political pressures fermenting in the region.
The end the first day of the Ashes turned out to be an irresistibly more-ish piece of television. Tom Bateman reports on the part of the nation that has
stayed up all night to watch the Ashes on live TV.
Thought for the day with the writer Rhidian Brook.
The Met Office has issued a report on how this year is shaping up to be
the hottest year on record.
Dr Vicky Pope, head of climate change at the Met Office, explains how we may be underestimating the rate of global warming.
Weather by Chris Fawkes.
Following electoral defeat and a new leader, how will Labour reinvent itself.
New Labour leader Ed Miliband
discusses the direction he wants to take the party.
Sports news by Rob Bonnet.
More than a quarter of people in the UK who live with HIV do not know that they have the virus.
Valerie Delpech, head of HIV surveillance at the Health Protection Agency and Paul Ward, who is HIV positive and was diagnosed late, discuss how to improve HIV awareness.
brand new hardback book to celebrate the royal engagement
is to hit the shelves today. Dominic Laurie reports on the lightning reflexes of the publishing industry.
Can the sport of mountain climbing, in which Britain has traditionally excelled, survive and prosper in an age of extreme sports? Adventurer Will Gadd and climber Alan Hikes discusses
the future of mountain climbing.
Leading sports doctors have criticised
the way PE is being taught in schools.
Now the British Association of Sports and Exercise Medicine wants a short exercise routine, devised by an elite sports coach and called 5-in-5 to be incorporated in all PE lessons. Health correspondent Adam Brimelow reports.
What is wrong with a do-gooder? Editor of Private Eye Ian Hislop has been investigating
the virtues of do-goodery throughout the ages
in new BBC series. He discusses the issue with Dr Beth Breeze of Kent University.