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Today: Tuesday 3rd May

The President of Pakistan has rejected suggestions that the authorities knew Osama Bin Laden was living there before he was killed by American forces. And, campaigners for and against a change in the electoral system are holding their last big rallies today. Today will be speaking to both the Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister.

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The government says it wants to make it easier for people to build their own homes and the housing minister is announcing some of the details today. Location Location Location's Kirstie Allsopp and Robert Adam, an architect from Winchester Robert Adam, debate the proposal.

The Pakistani government and its president, Asif Ali Zardari, say they were oblivious to Osama Bin Laden's hiding place in Pakistan. In an article for the Washington Post the president denies failing to cooperate with the United States in the hunt for terrorists. Our correspondents Gordon Corera and Aleem Maqbool, gauge reaction to the death.

Aside from in Washington and New York, what do Americans in the wider nation make of the killing of Osama Bin Laden? We asked our North America correspondent Jonny Dymond to go to Shanksville in rural Pennsylvania, the crash site of the fourth plane of 9/11 United Airlines flight 93, to find out.

It appears that spring has come early and everything is blooming in the nation's gardens. Colin Crosbie, curator of the RHS garden at Wisley, analyses the knock-on effect of an early spring. Will the flowers all be dead by July?

The Afghan president, Hamid Karzai, has made it clear that he wants one of the consequences of the killing of Osama Bin Laden to be a reduced focus and blame on his country. Michael Semple, former deputy head of the EU mission in Kabul, examines how realistic President Karzai's request is.

Sports news with Garry Richardson.

This Thursday will see Wales and Northern Ireland choosing their assemblies, and Scotland its parliament, as well as local elections in much of England plus the referendum on the voting system for Westminster which everyone can take part in. This week we are hearing from the national party leaders, starting with the Liberal Democrat leader and Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg.

The paper review.

Thought for the day with the Right Reverend Graham James, Bishop of Norwich.

What are the implications of Bin Laden's killing for relations with Pakistan, the American anti-terrorism activities and the Nato operation in Afghanistan? Mike Magan, a former member of the US National Security Council, shares his thoughts.

The news of the killing of Osama Bin Laden eclipsed all other news. What does Bin Laden's death mean for the fight against terrorism and what does it tell about relations with Pakistan? Prime Minister David Cameron discusses this, the AV referendum and coalition tensions.

Sports news with Garry Richardson.

The BBC's political editor, Nick Robinson, reflects on David Cameron and Nick Clegg's appearances on this morning's programme.

A new publishing venture is to be launched this month dedicated to revitalising the essay. But given the amount of space dedicated to columnists in newspapers and specialist magazines, does the essay really matter? Lucasta Miller, editorial director of Notting Hill Editions, and Sarah Blakewell, the writer and biographer of Montaigne, debate if there is any need for the essay.

Our correspondent Aleem Maqbool gives us the latest on the situation in Pakistan following the killing of Osama Bin Laden.

Imran Khan, former Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician, gives his views on Pakistan's government and president in the light of Osama Bin Laden's death.

Historian Simon Sebag-Montefiore, whose most recent work is a biography of the city of Jerusalem, and documentary-maker Peter Taylor, the author of Talking to Terrorists - a personal journey from the IRA to Al Qaeda - reflect on the power of myth and legend in the story of Osama Bin Laden.



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