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Today: Tuesday 5th July

Senior executives from the News of the World will meet police to discuss claims that a private investigator hired by the paper listened to the voicemail of the murdered schoolgirl, Milly Dowler. MPs say the Ministry of Defence does not know where military equipment worth £6bn has gone. Also on today's programme, we go for a jog with America's top ultra-marathon runner.

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Business news with Dominic Laurie: The UK's last rolling stock manufacturer is expected to announce up to 2,000 job losses this morning. Philip Haigh, business editor of Rail Magazine, explains why the Canadian train maker Bombardier has been reviewing its UK operations. Mark Bisset of Clyde & Co examines Europe's effort to impose an emissions charge on the world's airlines. And Matt Watts, of the website Industrial Minerals, looks at the impact of Japan's discovery of rare earth metals in the Pacific Ocean seabed. Download the podcast

Aid agencies are warning that drought in the Horn of Africa could quickly turn to famine unless more help arrives soon. Mike Thomson reports on the worsening situation, and whether enough is being done to prevent crises like this happening in the first place.

A lawyer acting for Milly Dowler's parents, the young girl who disappeared in March 2002, has alleged that her search was seriously hampered by the News of the World accessing the voicemail on her phone. Paul Connew, former deputy editor of the paper in the 1990s, and Professor Stewart Purvis of City University, former ITN boss and member of the media regulator Ofcom, discuss whether these reports will damage NoW's owner News Corporation, and its controversial takeover of BSkyB.

Business news with Dominic Laurie.

Widespread corruption is damaging the economies of countries that used to be part of the Soviet Union. In the second of a series of reports, Edward Stourton looks at the impact of this legacy on Russia's oil industry.

One faulty part in one brand of fridge freezer appears to have caused 20 fires in London in the last three years. Steve Turek of the London Fire Brigade and Andrew Mullen from the fridge company Beko discuss what could be the cause of the problem.

Sports news with Russell Fuller.

The Canadian train maker Bombardier has announced it will cut up to 2,000 jobs at its Derby plant, after it lost a contract to make new trains for the Thameslink service to the German company Siemens. Anthony Bartram reports from Derby. And Transport Secretary Philip Hammond reacts to criticisms that Britain simply picks the lowest price for manufacturing, regardless of local industry.

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America's most famous ultra-marathon runner has just run 3,000 miles from Los Angeles to New York, and now says his next challenge is to run a marathon in every country of the world in the space of a year. Today's Evan Davis went to meet Dean Karnazes for a jog, and asked him why he feels the need to push his body so far.

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

Hundreds of thousands of refugees are arriving in a camp in the Horn of Africa, hoping to find food and water as a severe drought continues. Ben Brown reports on what could soon become a major famine. And Jamie Drummond, co-founder of One, a global advocacy organisation which lobbies governments on development issues, looks at the long term future of the area, and whether it is a viable place for human beings to live.

An investigator working for the News of the World allegedly hacked into the mobile phone of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler, according to the Dowler family lawyer, Mark Lewis. Media commentator Steve Hewlett looks at the wider use of phone hacking by newspapers. And Conservative chairman of the culture committee, John Whittingdale, who was responsible for examining the phone tapping scandal in 2006, considers the significance of fresh allegations.

Hampton Court Palace Flower Show opens today with a poetic theme, featuring six gardens based on poems by some of Britain's best known poets, including Keats, Byron, Wordsworth and Lewis Carroll. Arts correspondent Rebecca Jones has been to see the gardens.

Up to 2000 jobs are set to be axed at the Bombardier train factory in Derby. Transport correspondent Richard Scott reports on the announcement.

Sports news with Russell Fuller.

The president of the Royal Society will today call for science to be placed at the heart of British culture and business. Sir Paul Nurse, who will make the announcement to mark the opening of the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition, and Michael Brooks, physicist and author of Free Radicals: The Secret Anarchy of Science, debate why science is so important.

The Sun and the Daily Mirror are to go on trial at the High Court, facing a charge of contempt of court for coverage of the Joanna Yeates killing, charges that both papers deny. Clive Coleman reports on the case. And Sir Ken Macdonald, former director of public prosecutions, looks at whether the press have become less responsible in their reporting.

Business news with Dominic Laurie.

The Ministry of Defence has lost track of £6bn worth of equipment, according to a committee of MPs. James Arbuthnot, chairman of the Defence Select Committee outlines their surprise and concern.

The phone hacking scandal took an unexpected turn yesterday with the news that the murdered school girl Milly Dowler's phone had been hacked after she went missing. Brian Paddick, former deputy assistant commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, whose own phone was hacked, considers why News of the World is once more in the spotlight.


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