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Today: Tuesday 11th January

Are we facing a year of union discontent? Max Mosley on his fight for the right to be warned about publication. And is Shadow Chancellor Alan Johnson a political liability or a trustworthy ordinary bloke?

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Business news with Adam Shaw: Helen Dickenson, Head of Retail at KPMG, analyses retailers' results. And Maggie Shiels reports on the Winklevoss twins' new settlement claim for Facebook profits.

The operators of one of Britain's key oil refineries, Grangemouth, has struck a deal with China's largest oil and gas producer. Tom Crotty, director of the Ineos group, explains why the company made the deal.

The EU Bill was meant to provide reassurance to Conservative eurosceptics with the promise of a referendum before any "significant" powers are transferred from Westminster to the EU. Conservative MP Peter Bone explains why he is unhappy with the bill.

People who are not in an at-risk group should be prevented from having private flu vaccinations, the chairman of the Royal College of GPs has said. Dr Claire Gerada explains her concerns.

The case of Jon Venables - one of the killers of James Bulger who is back in custody after admitting child pornography offences last year - has raised concerns over what happens to children who kill and are later released on license. One man who was in a secure unit at the same time as Venables agreed to tell his story to Radio 4's Winifred Robinson.

Sports news with Garry Richardson.

A conversation uncovered by Newsnight, between the Met policeman who infiltrated an environmental group for seven years and one of his climate change colleagues, has indicated that there are more undercover officers infiltrating protest movements. Former Assistant Commissioner for Counter Terrorism Bob Quick debates the police use of undercover tactics.

The paper review.

Medical researchers have criticised the UK's drug trial regulations. Sir Michael Rawlins, chair of the Academy of Medical Sciences, explains why he believes the system is restricting research.

A play about one of Britain's greatest landscape painters, JMW Turner, is to receive its world premiere. Arts Correspondent Rebecca Jones speaks to actor Toby Jones about playing the painter.

Thought for the day with Reverend James Jones.

Former F1 boss Max Mosley was awarded damages three years ago for newspaper stories revealing his penchant for sado-masochistic orgies. He explains why his is taking the case to the Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg to ensure public figures are warned in advance of stories about them.

As coalition austerity bites, 2011 could be the year of strikes and strife. Political editor Nick Robinson analyses the political battle lines and Len McCluskey, General Secretary designate of Unite, explains what the union has planned.

Rock and roll guitarist Sister Rosetta Tharpe is being celebrated in a documentary on BBC 4. Director Mick Csaky explains why she deserves a place among the great rock guitarists.

The sports news with Garry Richardson.

Can the government persuade the public that it has a solution to anti-social behaviour? Former Communities Secretary Hazel Blears MP and director of the think tank Policy Exchange Neil O'Brien debate how to tackle the recurring problem.

The Goonhilly Down Satellite Station looks set for a dramatic comeback. Science correspondent Tom Feilden reports on plans to convert the BT satellite station into a centre for space science.

The business news with Adam Shaw.

A massive search and rescue operation is under way after torrential rain caused flash floods, centred on the Australian town of Toowoomba. The town's mayor, Peter Taylor, describes the devastation.

Should public figures be warned in advance when stories are set to be published about them? Daniel Johnson, founding editor of Standpoint magazine, gives his analysis of the issue.

The Institute of Contemporary Arts in London is to announce the name of its new boss. Arts editor Will Gompertz reflects on a turbulent year at the ICA.

Is Alan Johnson MP a gaffe-prone political liability or an ordinary trustworthy bloke? Columnists Daniel Finkelstein and Kevin Maguire debate the battle of the narratives over the shadow chancellor.



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