David Cameron has openly disagreed with his deputy, Nick Clegg, over one of the key parts of the government's social mobility policy. And, as Scotland agonises about sectarian hatred, we will talk to Paul McBride QC who was sent a bomb in the post along with the manager of Celtic.
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The Rangers-Celtic match in Glasgow tomorrow has turned into an event that is the talking point of all Scotland. It began with the bombs sent in the post last week to three people, including the Celtic manager Neil Lennon. Our Scottish reporter Colin Blane
has been investigating.
Two weeks ago, Nick Clegg highlighted the injustice of the well-connected getting a start in life through work-experience and internships. Now, David Cameron has appeared to dismiss such concerns. Our political correspondent Louise Stewart
analyses a divergence of opinion within the coalition.
The Libyan government says three people have been killed in
a Nato air-strike on central Tripoli.
The ammunition hit a car park in Colonel Gaddafi's compound in Bab-al-Azizia. Our middle east editor Jeremy Bowen has the latest from Tripoli.
What do supporters of First Past the Post have to fear if AV is adopted? Tom Harris, Labour MP for Glasgow South is from the No to AV campaign and
explains why he is against the Alternative Vote.
Sports news with Rob Bonnet.
Labour in Scotland are planning a campaign re-launch on Easter Monday, interpreted by its opponents as an admission that the SNP has recovered lost ground in the last few weeks, and may be ahead in the race for the Scottish parliamentary elections. Today presenter James Naughtie
reports on an increasingly hard-fought campaign.
The UK's 60,000 amateur radio enthusiasts are being given
special permission to change their call signs in celebration of the royal wedding.
Our reporter Tom Bateman went to meet some of the people involved in the tribute.
Thought for the Day with Catherine Pepinster, Editor of the Tablet.
Yesterday was the
bloodiest day so far in the latest wave of public discontent
with the Syrian regime. Protesters say that 60 people were killed during the unrest. The BBC's Owen Bennett-Jones gives us the latest from Beirut. Oxford University's Dr Alan George examine who is in charge in Syria. And Haytham Al-Maleh, a Syrian lawyer and human rights activist, gives his view from Damascus.
As campaigning for the Scottish Parliament elections gets into full swing, Alex Salmond, the leader of the SNP,
outlines his party's policies.
Nick Clegg recently said that people should get internships based on their talents and not through connections. Conversely, David Cameron says he feels "very relaxed" about handing out internships to children of friends. What does this mean for the coalition's ambitions on social mobility? Gus Baker, student and co-founder of pressure group Intern Aware, discusses
the difficulties faced by young people who are not well-connected.
Last night, detectives investigating dissident republican activity in south Armagh arrested three men they stopped in a car near the Irish border. As a result, Police in Northern Ireland
have warned the public to be vigilant over the Easter weekend
because of what they say is the "severe threat posed by terrorists". The BBC's Chris Page outlines concerns over possible security threats in the area.
Sports news with Rob Bonnet.
As Scotland agonises about a new spate of sectarian hatred, we hear from
Paul McBride QC, who was sent a bomb in the post
along with the manager of Celtic FC and a former MSP.
In his speech earlier this week, Vladimir Putin promised to spend about £33 billion to boost Russia's birth rate by nearly a third. George Magnus, Senior Economic Adviser at UBS and Andrew Simms, Fellow at New Economics Foundation
debate whether the president's promises might work.
In Zimbabwe the
Movement for Democratic Change
(MDC), will try to patch up divisions in its own ranks when its membership meet for the party's congress next week. The party, led by Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangarai, will be under pressure to stand together as one in the face of increasing regional irritation directed towards President Robert Mugabe and his party Zanu PF. Our southern Africa correspondent Karen Allen reports.
The Daily Mail is the world's second largest English-language newspaper site. It recorded 39m hits in March, second only to the NY Times which got 61m. What is it about the Mail's website
that is drawing in record numbers?
Stephen Glover, media columnist for The Independent and for the Daily Mail, and John Burns, London Bureau Chief for the NY Times try to provide some answers.