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Today: Wednesday 13th July

MPs of the main parties are uniting at Westminster in a call for Rupert Murdoch to abandon his takeover of BSkyB. There has been further sectarian violence in Northern Ireland. Also on today's programme, we ask whether your garden makes a political statement.

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As well as being a place for a barbeque or a quiet nap, is a garden also a political statement? Garden historian Tim Richardson explains how "anger, malevolence and political in-fighting of the lowest or highest order" can be found among the foxgloves.

A spokesman for the campaign group Hacked Off, set up in response to the phone hacking affair, will meet David Cameron today to press him over the planned judicial inquiries into the scandal. Former Liberal Democrat MP Evan Harris and inquiry expert Richard Lissack QC debate what should happen next.

Proposals to reform European fishing policy will be published today. The European Fisheries Commissioner Maria Damanaki explains why current system is proving ineffective.

Business news with Adam Shaw.

Police in Belfast came under attack for more than five hours last night, as nationalists in the Ardoyne area rioted in protest to annual 12 July celebrations by the Orange parade. Andy Martin reports.

Sports news with Rob Bonnet.

There are fears that Italy's economy, nearly ten times the size of Greece, may be in crisis. Paul Henley reports from Milan, home to the world's third largest bond market. And Romano Prodi, former Italian prime minister and former president of the European Commission, looks at why political in-fighting may be hindering a solution.

Paper review.

New research published today in the Royal Society journal seems to put the question of the extinction of the dinosaurs to rest. Dr Paul Barrett, dinosaur researcher at the Natural History Museum in London, explains the findings.

Thought for the day with Akhandadhi Das, a Vaishnav Hindu teacher and theologian.

A report revealing how allegations of abuse were handled by the Catholic church in County Cork, Ireland from the mid-nineties onwards is published today. Michael Kelly, deputy editor of the Irish Catholic Newspaper, looks at public reaction to the report.

Are the police being treated unfairly over phone hacking? Sir Hugh Orde, president of the Association of Chief Police Officers, gives his reaction to the grilling of senior officers in Westminster.

Launching on Saturday and running for a fortnight, the Big Butterfly Count will urge people to spend 15 minutes looking for and counting butterflies. Sir David Attenborough, president of Butterfly Conservation, explains why it is vital that thousands of people participate.

Sports news with Rob Bonnet.

Rupert Murdoch will feel the full force of the will of Parliament today, when MPs from all three main parties back a call for him to abandon his takeover of BSkyB. Business editor Robert Peston reports on why Britain is "in unchartered territory".

Are we approaching a perfect financial storm in the eurozone? Martin Wolf of the Financial Times and Zanny Minton Beddoes of The Economist look ahead to a potentially eventful August.

A new arts project is celebrating the lives of Yorkshiremen in the twilight of their cricketing careers. Bob Walker reports from the Runs on the Board exhibition at Barnsley Civic Centre.

Business news with Adam Shaw.

The recorded diaries of the MP Tony Benn amount to something approaching 15 million words. Tony Benn and Jad Adams, whose 1991 biography of Benn has just been revised and updated, explains how they tackled such a mass of material.

It is said by political commentators that Ed Miliband has had a good phone hacking crisis. The Independent's chief political commentator Steve Richards and the Spectator's political editor James Forsyth debate whether David Cameron has had a bad one.



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