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Today: Monday 5th September

Anti-Gaddafi forces surrounding one of his remaining strongholds in Libya say talks with troops still loyal to him have broken down. And also in today's programme, Sooty and Sweep mark 60 years on the nation's television screens.

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Paper review.

Business news with Adam Shaw. According to a report out today executive pay has shot up over the past decade, even where share prices have fallen. Deborah Hargreaves and John Cridland discuss this. Richard Dunbar looks at the markets. And Ralph Silva, banking analyst, looks at the lawsuit filed by the US against 17 banks, including three from the UK.

Sports news with Rob Bonnet.

Paper review.

The UN is to announce that famine has spread to another district in Somalia, as the crisis in East Africa continues to widen. The BBC's Will Ross reports from one of the worst affected areas in north east Kenya.

Some senior Liberal Democrats want more changes to the government's NHS reforms in England before they will support them. Dr Evan Harris, vice chair of the party's federal policy committee, sets out his criticisms of the proposals.

Business news with Adam Shaw.

Britain was complicit in a successful US plot to capture and send to Libya an islamist terror suspect who is now a senior rebel commander in the country, according to secret documents discovered in Tripoli. Phillippe Sands, international lawyer at UCL, considers the significance of the revelation.

Scientists have built the world's smallest electrical motor. Dr Charles Sykes, leader of the team who made it, describes his miniscule creation.

Scottish Conservative leadership candidate Murdo Fraser has claimed he plans to disband the party if he is elected leader. Fellow candidate Ruth Davidson explains why she would keep the Conservative brand.

Sports news with Rob Bonnet.

The head of Medecins Sans Frontieres, Dr Unni Karunakara, has said that financial aid will not save Somalia from famine and donations are not reaching those worst affected. He explains why a recent trip to the country created these fears.

Paper review.

The 9/11 attacks compelled the UK government to take sweeping new powers, including increased surveillance, intelligence gathering and controversial interrogation techniques. Security correspondent Gordon Corera has met some of those behind the changes who question whether they have gone too far.

Thought for the Day with Reverend Professor David Wilkinson.

Too many police officers in England and Wales are working in back office jobs which could be performed by civilian staff, claims the think tank the Policy Exchange. Acpo's Peter Fahy and Blair Gibb, from the Policy Exchange, discuss the cost of modern policing.

Documents found in Tripoli reveal that Britain and the US worked with Gaddafi in a rendition operation. Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen assesses the claims, and Kim Howells, former foreign office minister and former chair of the Intelligence and Security Select Committee, reacts to allegations about Britain's close relationship with the toppled dictator.

A new V&A exhibition called the Power of Making displays work by Major Alexis Casdagli, a WW2 prisoner of war who cross-stitched patriotic and subversive messages from his cell. His son Tony, whose pieces also features in the exhibition, describes some of his father's handiwork.

New York's public radio station, WNYC, has invited listeners to send in suggestions of music to commemorate the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The BBC's Matt Wells previews a special programme, to be broadcast on Sunday, which compiles their choices.

Sports news with Rob Bonnet.

Tory MP Nadine Dorries is rallying support for an amendment to the Health and Social Care Bill which would prevent abortion providers giving advice to pregnant women. She explains why she believes the change is needed, and Lord Steel, architect of the 1967 Abortion Act, sets out his opposition to the amendment.

Business news with Adam Shaw.

A mother and father in Dundee have been told that four of their children face being removed from the family home and put up for adoption because they are severely overweight. Hilton Dawson, chief executive of the British Association of Social Workers, explains why his colleagues take action in cases such as this.

The Sooty Show, one of the UK's longest running children's programmes, is returning to television screens today. Catherine Howell from the V&A Museum of Childhood joins Sooty, Sweep and new presenter Richard Caddell to consider the programme's lasting appeal.

This month, Arthur Ransome's long-lost study of Robert Louis Stevenson will be published for the first time. Its editor, Dr Kirsty Nichol Findlay, considers how the Swallows and Amazons author was influenced by the literary great.


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