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Today: Monday 20th June

A report into home care provided to elderly people in England suggests that there is widespread suffering because the system is overstretched. The government says it intends to stick to its timetable for raising the state pension age, despite opposition from MPs. Also on today's programme, he was the face of modern day protest - but was Brian Haw's ten-year vigil outside Parliament really worth it?

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Business news with Adam Shaw: The first signs of agreement on a second package of measures to support debt-ridden Greece appeared early this morning. Dimitri Vayanos, professor of finance at the London School of Economics, considers how it will be pushed through. Justin Urquhart-Stewart of Seven Investment Management looks at the markets. And Mark Elbourne of GE UK talks about how to improve the state of manufacturing in the Britain. Download the podcast

A public consultation on plans for a huge expansion of wind farms in mid Wales ends today. Environment analyst Roger Harrabin reports on why increasing onshore wind may be a challenge. Clarification: The Welsh government says it supports increased wind power but has asked us to make clear that it also wants a top limit on the amount generated from mid Wales. In particular, it wants to keep large pylons out of the region.

Libya's opposition leadership says it has no money left to pay salaries and that none of the bilateral financial assistance promised by foreign governments, including Britain, has been received. Diplomatic correspondent Bridget Kendall reports from Benghazi.

MPs will today debate whether the age at which men and women receive the state pension should be equalised to 65 by 2018, before raising it to 66 two years later. Sarah Harper, professor of gerontology at Oxford University and director of the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, explains why she believes the retirement age should be abolished.

Business news with Adam Shaw.

Clarence Clemons, the saxophone player in Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, has died at the age of 69. Veteran Radio 2 DJ Johnnie Walker talks about the joys of sax and why it has been so important to pop music through the decades.

Sports news with Garry Richardson.

Thousands of people protested against austerity measures outside the Greek parliament last night, as more Greeks are said to be considering whether to simply refuse to pay their debts. From Athens, Europe correspondent Chris Morris reports on the impact this could have. And Peter Hahn of the Cass Business School assesses how European finance ministers meeting in Luxembourg will tackle the situation.

Paper review.

Why does the Wimbledon tennis championship, which starts today, tend to be the one event enjoyed by women who do not like sport? The author Lynne Truss explains her theory.

Thought for the day with the Reverend Professor David Wilkinson, Principal of St John's College, Durham University.

Nato has said it deeply regrets the civilian deaths it appears to have caused in Tripoli over the weekend, where two babies were among those killed. Wing Commander Mike Bracken, the military spokesman for the operation, describes why something "went amiss". And Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen analyses what the alliance says seems to have been a weapons systems failure.

Older people's basic human rights are being overlooked when they are cared for at home in England, according to an interim report by the Equality and Human rights commission. Peter Hay, president of the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services, explains why their findings make grim reading.

The Syrian president Bashar al-Assad will reportedly speak to the public today, following mass arrests by the military which has been combing through villages near the Turkish border. The BBC's Matthew Price reports from northern Syria.

Sports news with Garry Richardson.

Tributes are being paid to Brian Haw who died of lung cancer yesterday, the man who set up camp outside parliament in 2001 in protest against UK foreign policy. David Tredinnick, one of the MPs who has campaigned to clear the square, and Bruce Kent, vice president of Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, look back at his tenacity and what it achieved.

Burma's democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi celebrated her 66th birthday on Sunday, her first as a free woman for almost a decade. The BBC's John Simpson has been to see her.

Tonight's memorial concert to John Barry at the Royal Albert Hall will celebrate one of the most noted film composers of his generation. Lyricist Don Black, who worked with John Barry for 50 years, and Jason Solomons, film critic at the observer, discuss why "there just isn't room in today's films to write a score... or establish a melody".

Business news with Adam Shaw.

Is Afghanistan a war without end? John Ware, reporter for the BBC series on the conflict which starts on Wednesday, questions the point of the fighting. And Colonel Richard Kemp, who commanded British forces in Afghanistan, looks at how the war might one day end.



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