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Today: Thursday 12th May

The long-running industrial dispute at British Airways may be about to end. And also on today's programme, Stephen Fry tells us why classical music is relevant to today's youth, and Radio 1 DJ Kissy Sell Out begs to differ.

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Business news with Adam Shaw: A deal is finally on the table to end the long-running dispute between British Airways executives and cabin crew. Dr Alf Crossman, lecturer in industrial relations at Surrey University, comments on the row. And New York business reporter, Michelle Fleury, talks about the case of Raj Rajaratnam, the latest insider trader to be sentenced in the US. Download the podcast.

Police Officers in Kent are launching a local ad campaign against cuts to their services, branding them as criminal. Chairman of the Kent Police Federation Ian Pointon gives the reasons behind the campaign.

The government has announced plans to spend £60m more on apprenticeships, training and work placements, in a bid to slash youth unemployment. Shadow employment minister Stephen Timms outlines Labour's reaction to the proposals.

An earthquake in southern Spain, measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale, has left at least ten people dead. Eyewitness Angel Dominguez describes the moment the quake hit.

Adult social care provided by councils across England is racked with inequality, according to a survey commissioned by the BBC. Home editor Mark Easton explains the findings.

Business news with Adam Shaw.

A new BBC website called Domesday Reloaded provides a rare window into Britain 25 years ago, when a group of volunteers recorded life in their area for a project marking the 900th anniversary of the Domesday book. Technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones looks back at the original project.

Sports news with Rob Bonnet.

The Sentencing Council for England and Wales is consulting on how long burglars should spend in prison. The council's chairman, Lord Justice Leveson, and burglary victim Gurmit Sidhu discuss the need to make changes.

Paper review.

The opening of a new stadium in the capital of Chechnya has been celebrated with a high-profile celebrity football match. In a country which has been accused of totalitarianism, Moscow correspondent Daniel Sandford explains the politics of the pitch.

Thought for the day with the Reverend Angela Tilby, Vicar of St Bene't's Church in Cambridge.

With youth unemployment across the UK at record levels, Nick Clegg and David Cameron will today set out proposals to get more young people into work. The BBC's Tom Bateman continues his series of reports tracking the progress of several young people who started 2011 jobless. And Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith outlines his strategy.

US Attorney General Eric Holder tells presenter Evan Davis about the legality of the killing of Osama Bin Laden and the continuing detention of terror suspects at Guantanamo Bay.

The Commons Transport Select Committee is recommending investing £10m more in the Met Office to improve seasonal weather forecasting. Phil Evans, government services director at the Met Office, explains how the money would be spent.

Is classical music irrelevant to the youth of today? In a dress rehearsal of a debate at the Cambridge Union this evening, author and broadcaster Stephen Fry and Radio 1 DJ Kissy Sell Out go head-to-head on whether classical music is only a reserve of the older generation.

Sports news with Rob Bonnet.

Tanks have been shelling Syria's third largest city, Homs, as security forces continue their crackdown on nationwide anti-government protests. Jim Muir, our correspondent in Beirut, and Professor Michael Clarke, of the Royal United Services Institute, assess the latest developments in the region.

In the first example of what has been coined "muscular liberalism", Lib Dems in the Lords yesterday voted down the coalition policy of elected police commissioners. Baroness Sally Hamwee, co-chair of the Lib Dem Home Affairs and Justice Parliamentary Committee, heralds what she says is the next phase of the coalition.

Business news with Adam Shaw.

A verdict is expected to be reached in the trial of John Demjanjuk, the 91-year-old accused of helping to murder around 27,000 people at the Sobibor death camp during WWII. The BBC's Steve Evans has been in court in Munich for the final stages of the case.

The race to become the Republican presidential candidate for the 2012 US election is finally heating up after Newt Gingrich became the first big player to officially throw his hat in the ring. North America Editor Mark Mardell reports.

Today is the anniversary of the 1937 Mass Observation project, the biggest participatory record exercise in British history. Dr Kate Williams, Royal and Social Historian, and the University of Sussex's Dr Margaretta Jolly debate the value of mass participatory recordings of "living history".



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