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Today: Friday 10th December

Police have begun an investigation into the violence at student demonstrations in London which included an attack on Prince Charles' car. The ceremony to present the Nobel Peace Prize will go ahead today despite the absence of the winner. And how to inspire British Olympic hopefuls with poetry.

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Business news with Dominic Laurie: Jon Terry of the professional services firm PwC examines the proposed EU rules on bonuses regulations. Correspondent David Willey analyses the compensation order to the Italian food company Parmalat that went bankrupt in 2003. And our Friday boss is Karl Heiselman of Wolff Olins, the branding consultancy behind some of Britain's best known corporate identities.

The Nobel Peace Prize will be presented in Oslo today, with 19 Countries including Afghanistan and Iraq not attending the ceremony. Correspondent Mike Woodridge and Dr Kerry Brown of Chatham House examine the international tension over the awarding of the peace prize to Liu Xiaobo.

The Prime Minister will be appointing a new family champion today who will spur long-term unemployed families to get into work for the first time. Emma Harrison outlines her plans for the job.

Business news with Dominic Laurie.

The car carrying Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall got caught up in the student demonstrations last night. Former head of royal protection Dai Davies examines whether the incident highlighted shortcomings in the attempt to protect the couple.

Nick Griffin faces calls to stand down as the leader of the British National Party during its annual conference held today. Ross Hawkins reports on party's future.

Sports news with Russell Fuller.

Police have begun an investigation into yesterday's violence at student demonstrations in London. Nicola Stanbridge reports from inside and outside parliament on the fractious vote on student fees.

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The Monteverdi Choir directed by John Eliot Gardiner has won the Gramophone magazine contest for the best choir in the world. The magazines editor James Inverne explains why the UK is so good at choral singing.

Thought for the Day with Lord Harries of Pentregarth, Gresham Professor of Divinity.

Major US finance companies are still being targeted by Wikileaks' supporters trying to take them offline. Cyber security tester Peter Wood and technology lawyer Struan Robertson discuss the legality of cyber-warfare.

Questions have been raised about police handling of tuition fee protests after a car carrying the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall was attacked. London mayor Boris Johnson and the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Sir Paul Stephenson react to yesterday's riots.

Yesterday's battle for the tuition fee vote was the biggest tests for the coalition so far. Business Secretary Vince Cable examines the impact of the vote on the Liberal Democrats.

Sports news with Russell Fuller.

A recent outbreak of violence has made it difficult for aid agencies to do their work in Haiti. Edward Stourton reports on the escalating situation over the vote for candidates to take part in January's presidential election.

Can poetry inspire British Olympic hopefuls? Former England cricketer Ed Smith and Olympic sailor Saskia Clark discuss the thinking behind the Winning Words project.

Business news with Dominic Laurie.

The Conference on Climate Change has failed to establish a stronger framework for carbon trading. James Cameron of Climate Change Capital analyses the future of the scheme.

Kenya's government has revealed that almost a third of the annual budget is lost to corruption. Will Ross reports from Nairobi on the fight to end corruption in the country.

John Pilger's latest documentary challenges the modern role of the media in war. The documentary maker and Jon Williams, BBC foreign editor, discuss whether mainstream news has become an integral part of rapacious war-making.



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