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Today: Friday 1st July

A review of end of life care in England has called for funding changes to enable more people to die at home rather than in hospital. Labour have won the Inverclyde by-election, but their majority was more than halved by the SNP. Also on today's programme, as Andy Murray prepares to face Rafael Nadal in his Wimbledon semi-final, what is it really like in the Royal Box on Centre Court?

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Business news with Dominic Laurie: The new UK Bribery Act comes into force today. Eoin O'Shea, head of anti-corruption at the law firm Lawrence Graham and author of The Bribery Act 2010, runs through the changes. And Jonathan Flint, head of Oxford Instruments and Today's Friday boss, explains how to turn academic excellence into commercial value, as universities search for new sources of income. Download the podcast

The newly wed royal couple have set off on their visit to Canada. Peter Hunt reports on the reception to Kate and Will.

The government is putting cost cutting ahead of the importance of forensic science, according to a review by MPs. Science correspondent Tom Feilden has been to see the biggest private provider of forensic services in the UK, LGC. And Andrew Miller MP, who chairs the Commons Science and Technology Committee, outlines his concern.

Medics say there are "stunning inequities" in the palliative care system in England, with many people missing out on the special care they need as they approach death. Tom Hughes-Hallett, chief executive of Marie Curie Cancer Care, which lead the research, sets out the importance of looking after people during their last days.

Labour have seen off the SNP challenge in the Inverclyde by-election, while the big losers of the night appear to have been the Liberal Democrats, who saw a collapse in their vote. Chief political correspondent Norman Smith reports on the impact of the results.

Business news with Dominic Laurie.

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, former head of the IMF, will appear in a New York court this morning in the latest hearing on the charges of sexual assault, which he denies. Laura Trevelyan examines reports that the case is close to collapse.

How do you stop anti-social behaviour? Tom Bateman reports from one estate in Liverpool where community contracts and what police call a "unique form of low-level intelligence-gathering" has dramatically reduced the problems that blight so many neighbourhoods.

Sports news with Jonathan Legard.

The new Bribery Act has come into force, creating corporate offences for offering or receiving bribes, and a tough new law for failing to prevent bribery. Vivian Robinson of the Serious Fraud Office describes the biggest overhaul of bribery law since 1889.

Paper review.

A new BBC Two series beginning this weekend will track the progress of the song writer Guy Chambers, best known for his work with Robbie Williams, as he takes three artists, Rufus Wainwright, Mark Ronson and the Noisettes, from first idea to performance. The BBC's Adam Shaw went with them in an attempt to write the perfect pop song.

Thought for the day with the Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks.

The Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith is expected to say today that, unless immigration is more tightly controlled, a generation of young British workers will be condemned to the dole. Political correspondent Iain Watson examines his "exhortation to British employers". And David Frost, director general of the British Chambers of Commerce, reacts to the statement.

An independent review has concluded there are "stunning inequities" in end-of-life care in England, and has called for funding changes to enable more people to die at home. Neil Bonser died of cancer when he was only 35. His father Tony describes his care. Rob George, palliative care consultant at Guys and St Thomas, outlines how things could be improved. And Paul Burstow, care services minister, responds to the criticisms.

A new book argues that it has found the "real" Robinson Crusoe. Katherine Frank, author of Crusoe: Daniel Defoe, Robert Knox and the Creation of a Myth, and Defoe scholar Professor Bob Owens of the Open University, discuss where the story really came from.

Sports news with Jonathan Legard.

The government says it will legislate in response to the confusion caused over police bail in the case of the murder suspect Paul Hookway. Joseph Kotrie-Monson, who speaks for Paul Hookway's solicitors Mary Monson Solicitors, said there was "no confusion" in the case.

An increasingly bloody struggle for power is taking place in Yemen, as the ruling elite fights over the country's spoils, leaving a desperate situation for the people. The BBC's Lina Sinjab reports from the capital Sanaa where extremist groups such as al-Qaeda are taking advantage of the chaos.

Business news with Dominic Laurie.

Has the Royal Box at Wimbledon gone down market? Jo Durie, former Wimbledon champion, and Ben Hunt-Davis, former Olympic rower, describe their "most fabulous" experiences.

In recent days, authorities in Bahrain have released some detainees, announced a commission to scrutinise government reaction to the protests, and launched a National Dialogue day. Jane Kinninmont, senior research fellow on the Middle East and North Africa at Chatham House, and Dr Jasim Husain, of the main Shia opposition party in Bahrain, al-Wefaq, debate whether a genuine effort at reconciliation is actually being made.



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