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Today: Saturday 23rd July

At least 80 people have died in Norway after a gunman opened fire at an island youth camp, hours after a bomb attack on the capital, Oslo, police say. We hear an eye witness account of the shooting and get reaction from politicians and the police.

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At least 80 people have died in a gun attack in Norway. Arnt Stefansen, of Norwegian broadcaster NRK, reflects on the tragedy.

Tens of thousands of Syrians have again taken to the streets for Friday protests, in defiance of the massive crackdown against them. Reem Alaf, an associate fellow of Chatham House, analyses the latest developments.

Paper review.

The ethics committee of Fifa, football's world governing body, is to report on the corruption allegations against Mohammed Bin Hammam, the man who had been standing for election as President of Fifa. The BBC has also obtained a document outlining allegations against Jack Warner, who was until recently vice-president of the organisation. BBC sports editor David Bond reports.

Should Cornwall have its own Bank Holiday? St Piran is the patron saint of tin miners. His day, the 5th of March, is marked by many Cornish people, and Cornish councillor Ann Kerridge wants to go one step further.

In Libya, Colonel Gaddafi's supporters are trying to prove that their leader is still in charge, and have unveiled what they describe as the world's largest poster- a 100 metre long picture of their leader placed in the centre of the capital - to make the point. James Reynolds reports from Tripoli.

Sports news with Jonathan Legard.

The BBC has learnt that one gunman is responsible for the bomb attack and subsequent shooting in Norway. Hans Brattesta, Secretary General of the Norwegian Parliament, says the attacks are "primarily a tragedy, whoever is behind it".

Paper review.

A new orchestra in the Pakistani city of Lahore is causing some excitement in the world of jazz. Aleem Maqbool reports from Lahore. Watch the video report.

Thought for the day with Reverend Joel Edwards, International Director of Micah Challenge.

A spokesman for the Islamist organisation al-Shabab, based in Somalia, has claimed that there is no famine in the Horn of Africa, while the European commission has pledged £141m to help with the growing crisis. EU aid commissioner Kristalina Georgieva, who is in Kenya to oversee the distribution of aid, explains whether al-Shabab have the power to stop the money being used effectively.

At least 84 people have been killed in Norway after a gunman opened fire at a youth camp on the island of Utoya. One youth leader, Lisa Marie Husby, describes her escape from the gunman.

How do you instil aspiration in young people? Louise Hubball reports from Whipton Sure Start children's centre in Exeter and Frank Field MP reflects on the aspiration divide in the UK.

Sports news with Jonathan Legard.

The scale of the killing in Norway has caused shock around the world. Security correspondent Gordon Correra and former Norwegian Prime Minister, Thorbjorn Jagland, reflect on the attacks.

Paper review.

In the week that the world said farewell to the space shuttle, Russian has launched the largest space telescope yet into orbit. Professor Paul Murdin, from the Institute of Astronomy at Cambridge University, discusses whether a new phase in space exploration is opening up.

At least 15 pilot whales have died after becoming stranded in a sea loch in the Highlands. Jamie Dyer, from British Divers Marine Life Rescue, describes the attempted rescue mission.

What causes companies to get into the situation News International has? Anthony Fitzsimmons, chairman of Reputability and Andrew Gowers, former head of media relations at BP, examine why corporate cultures go wrong.

Norway "will not close in on itself" following gun and bomb attacks, says Norwegian foreign minister Jonas Gahr Store.



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