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Today: Monday 4th April

Soldiers loyal to the elected president of Ivory Coast say they are ready for a final offensive against his political rival, who is refusing to accept that he lost the election. Also in today's programme, how the broadcaster Jacob Bronowski was considered a "security risk" by MI5 for nearly 20 years. We apologise for the delay in uploading today's audio to the website, this is due to a technical fault beyond our control.

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Business news with Lesley Curwen: Pensions minister Steve Webb responds to claims that today will see the biggest shake up of state pensions for generations. Mikhail Krutikhin, partner and analyst at RusEnergy in Moscow looks at the markets. And the BBC's Mumbai correspondent Nidhi Dutt analyses allegations of corruption as the legendary Indian tycoon Ratan Tata becomes the first big name businessman up before a parliamentary committee in Delhi today.

A documentary film released this week aims to give a true-to-life account of what it is like to fight in Afghanistan, using no narration or on-camera interviews. Its Danish director Janus Metz and Patrick Hennessy, author of the Junior Officers' Reading Club and a former platoon commander in Afghanistan, talk about the experience of troops in Afghanistan.

Part of the capital of Ivory Coast, Abidjan, is still held by forces loyal to Laurent Gbagbo, who refuses to relinquish power despite losing the election almost five months ago. Tomas Cargill of the foreign affairs think tank Chatham House considers how long fighting will continue, and if opposition leader Alassane Ouattara will successfully take power.

Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams has described the bombing that killed Constable Ronan Kerr at the weekend as "futile". Professor Richard English of St Andrews University, author of a history of the IRA, analyses its significance for the peace process in Northern Ireland.

Business news with Lesley Curwen.

The massive operation to find more than 15,000 people still missing after the Japanese disaster is to be scaled back. BBC correspondent Roland Buerk examines the reasons behind the decision.

A new exhibition opening at the Lisson Gallery in London will reveal surprising aspects of Pakistani life that are rarely captured in art. Zubeida Malik spoke to Rashid Rana, the artist who put it together, about why many artists working in Pakistan have been forced to exercise a degree of self-censorship.

Sports news with Russell Fuller.

The conflict in Libya has developed into an uncertain stalemate, but in the last few hours heavy fighting has been reported as opposition forces, under the protection of allied air strikes, desperately try to hold off Colonel Gaddafi's troops. The BBC's Wyre Davies has been to a rebel training camp in eastern Libya and analyses the situation.

Paper review.

The FBI are using the internet to get amateur codebreakers to try and crack messages found in the pocket of Ricky McCormick, a 41-year-old American who was found murdered in a cornfield in Missouri 12 years ago. The Today Programme has invited Marcus du Sautoy, professor for the public understanding of science at the University of Oxford, to have a go.

Thought for the Day with Clifford Longley, a religious commentator.

The prime minister and his deputy are expected to make a concerted drive to promote NHS changes this week, while also introducing a raft of amendments to the Health and Social Care Bill. The BBC's health correspondent Adam Brimelow looks at what changes may be made. And Conservative MP Nick De Bois and Evan Harris, former MP and vice chairman for the Liberal Democrats' National Policy Committee, debate the best way to get support for the changes.

It is thought that more than 800 people have been killed in Duekoue in Ivory Coast in the latest clashes between incumbent president Laurent Gbagbo's forces and the opposition leader Alassane Ouattara's forces. Africa correspondent Andrew Harding was one of the first journalists to arrive in Duekoue and describes the grim aftermath of the violence there. You may find some of the descriptions in the package disturbing.

Files released today show that MI5 labelled the scientist and broadcaster Jacob Bronowski a "security risk" for nearly 20 years. Though he had a successful career he was blocked from certain jobs, like some atomic research. Sanchia Berg spoke his daughter, professor Lisa Jardine, who has seen the file and says its reliance on hearsay evidence reminds her of the East German Stasi.

Sports news with Russell Fuller.

Many people have been killed or are fleeing as violence continues in Ivory Coast. Incumbent president Laurent Gbagbo's spokesperson, Abdon Bayeto, responds to claims that Mr Gbagbo lost the election and should relinquish power to its internationally-backed winner, Alassane Ouattara.

A Turkish ship carrying more than 200 injured people from the city of Misrata in western Libya has arrived in the rebel-held eastern town of Benghazi, and is one of the first humanitarian missions of its kind. Jon Leyne was at the dockside when the ship arrived. And the New Yorker's correspondent Jon Lee Anderson analyses claims that hardened Islamic fighters have joined the mix.

The prime minister is expected to make amendments this week to planned changes to the NHS. Political editor Nick Robinson questions how worried David Cameron may be about the changes proposed by the Conservative Party's own health secretary.

Business news with Lesley Curwen.

Mainstream republican leaders have condemned the killing of Constable Ronan Kerr in Omagh at the weekend, a murder which has been blamed on dissident republicans. While it is of course an individual tragedy for Mr Kerr's family, Northern Ireland's justice minister David Ford examines its wider significance.

The Good Book has just been published, a new Bible for people who do not believe in God. The atheist thinker AC Grayling, who made The Good Book, and Canon Chancellor of St Paul's Cathedral, Giles Fraser, debate its merits.



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