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Today: Saturday 5th February

James Naughtie reports from Cairo where thousands of protesters remain in Tahrir Square and Hosni Mubarak remains in the presidential palace. And David Cameron is to use a speech on multiculturalism to call for an end to what he calls the "passive tolerance" of extremism in Britain.

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Cairo's Tahir Square was full of protestors overnight, 12 days since they began what has become an occupation of central Cairo. Rupert Wingfield-Hayes analyses the week's protests in Egypt.

The Prime Minister will today criticise "state multiculturalism" when he speaks at a security conference in Germany. The BBC's Chris Mason reports on David Cameron's call for a stronger national identity.

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MPs have been debating how the media can be stopped from identifying suspected criminals before they are charged. Mark D'Arcy looks back on the events yesterday in Parliament.

What will the Egyptian opposition party the Muslim Brotherhood do if President Mubarak steps down? Senior party member Aswan al Aryan discusses whether Egyptian opposition groups are willing to work together.

The sport news with Rob Bonnet.

Whatever comes of the events in Egypt, it is clear that they are no passing spasm. Too many people, at all levels in this society, are involved and committed to reform. Prominent critics of the Mubarak regime Dr Alaa al Aswany, author of The Yacoubian Building, and Dr Mamdouh Hamza, a prominent business figure, discuss the country's future.

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A trial is taking place to decide who owns Franz Kafka. Reporter Nicola Stanbridge talks to Judith Butler, a literature professor at Berkeley, about the literary predicament over his archives.

Thought for the day with Brian Draper, Associate lecturer at the London Institute for Contemporary Christianity.

Does sharing information about ourselves hand power to authority or put it into the hands of the people? Andrew Keen, author of The Cult of the Amateur: How the Internet is killing our culture and Jeff Jarvis author of What Would Google Do? discuss the shifting concept of privacy in the internet age.

The protests in Cairo may have reached their high water mark, with protesters expected to drift back to work tomorrow. James Naughtie reports on the political make-up of the protesters in Tahir Square and speaks to Abdel Monem Said Aly, President of the Al Ahran Centre for Political and Strategic Studies and a member of the ruling NDP party.

Prime Minister David Cameron is expected to call for a stronger national identity and less tolerance for those who reject national values in a speech later today. Dr Faisal Hanjra, assistant secretary general of the Muslim Council of Britain, and security minister Pauline Neville Jones discuss the nature of "state multiculturalism".

The sport news with Rob Bonnet.

The issue of prisoners votes will come to a head this week with a vote in the House of Commons. Human Rights Commissioner at the Council of Europe Thomas Hammarberg and Conservative MP Dominic Raab discuss the issue.

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Is British eccentricity something to be celebrated? David McKie, author of Bright Particular Stars, and Ann Widdecombe discuss the definition of eccentricity.

It has been a week of big money signings in the Premiership, but is it worth it for clubs to splash the cash. Economist Stefan Szymanski crunches the numbers and weighs up the price of a Premiership win.

How has Egypt changed following the protests? Mohamed Shaker, chairman of the Board of the Egyptian Council for Foreign Relations and former ambassador to Britain and political analyst Issandr El Amrani discuss the week's events.



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