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Protesters are calling on a million Egyptians to rally in Cairo today against President Mubarak's rule, a government-commissioned report says the child-protection system is over-burdened with bureaucracy. And also in the programme, would Charles Darwin get a job as a scientist today?

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In business, will BP announce its first dividend since the Gulf of Mexico oil spill last year? S&P Equity Research's Christine Tiscareno discusses. Jean Paul Pigat of Business Monitor International examines the effect of Egyptian unrest on the country's stock market and credit rating. Adam goes on the trading floor to examine "dark pools" ahead of a review of regulation in financial services and Julian Chillingworth looks at the markets.

From today, the communications regulator, Ofcom, is warning companies responsible for silent calls - when they ring you up but there is no one on the other end - could face fines of up to £2m. Ofcom's Lynn Parker outlines the new regulations.

Pressure is growing on Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak to stand down, as protesters call for a million people to take part in today's demonstrations in Cairo and Alexandria. Ziad Salem is a dentist who lives in Alexandria and he'll be out on the streets today just as he has been every day since it all began eight days ago.

From today, you'll be able to see what crimes have taken place in the streets where you live. New crime maps are being published in England and Wales showing which streets have experienced the most crime over the past month. The BBC's Home Editor Mark Easton reports.

Business News with Adam Shaw.

George Osborne has promised next month's Budget will be a "Budget for Growth." But could that include tax cuts? Already the Mayor of London Boris Johnson has called on the government to set out "a clear direction of travel" on reducing taxes in this Parliament. But - as our chief political correspondent Norman Smith reports - some Tories are pressing Mr Osborne to cut taxes now.

A review examining ways to improve child protection in England says the current system is focused more on bureaucracy than keeping children safe. Professor Eileen Munro has conducted the review and talks us through her interim findings.

For the first time in 20 years, BP has reported a loss. And yet it is going to start paying dividends again, which it had stopped doing last summer after the catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Our business editor Robert Peston explains the significance of this move.

Paper review.

Could today's protests in Egypt be the tipping point for the embattled President Mubarak? With the army declaring they will not use force to stop demonstrators, the regime's grip on control of the population seems to be getting weaker. Away from Cairo's main streets, our Middle East correspondent Kevin Connolly examines the Egyptian people'a appetite fro further demonstrations.

The Right Reverend Graham James, Bishop of Norwich.

The British Heart Foundation is spending £50m on stem cell research in the hope that one day it will be as easy to recover from a heart attack as it is to repair a broken bone. The BBC's Tom Feilden reports on the new approaches to regenerative medicine and the UK's Stem Cell Foundation's Professor Chris Mason shares his thoughts.

Our world affairs editor John Simpson reports from Cairo on why today is so crucial for the country's president Mubarak - who came to power in 1981 as a military commander. And Matthew Axelrod, a former Egypt and North Africa director at the Pentagon, outlines the role of Egypt's military.

If you want to know exactly what's going on in your area in terms of crime then a new map may provide the answer. And you can use it to hold your local police force to account. Policing Minister Nick Herbert and David Wilson, Professor of Criminology at Birmingham City University discuss how the interactive map might work.

Sports news with Garry Richardson.

Doctors and nurses guilty of wilful neglect of any patient should face criminal prosecution, according to medical ethicists writing in the Journal of Medical Ethics. Discussing the issue is Manchester University's Professor Margaret Brazier and Hamish Meldrum, Chairman of the British Medical Association.

The Eurozone is not yet stabilised and that a reduction in government spending in these times will adversely affect employment. That's according to Larry Summers, who until recently was director of President Obama's National Economic Council. He has been speaking to our economics editor Stephanie Flanders.

Remarkable new pictures have been published of a tribe of Indians in the Brazilian rainforest who have rarely been in contact with other people before. The photos have been made available through Survival International as part of a campaign to protect the area in which the tribes live. Survival International field director Fiona Watson outlines the photos' significance.

Business news with Adam Shaw.

What will future historians make of the current events in Egypt? Oxford professor Eugene Rogan, author of The Arabs: A history, examines the possible long-term impact of the protests.

Charles Darwin may be considered one of the most influential scientists but would he get a job in science today? That's one of the questions being debated in a discussion at University College London tonight. UCL's Dr Anjali Goswami and Professor Scott Armbruster of Portsmouth University debate the issue.



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