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Today: Monday 19th September

Bailiffs are preparing to clear the UK's biggest illegal travellers' site, where residents have threatened to chain themselves to their caravans. Dominic Strauss Kahn has apologised to people in France in his first interview since sexual assault charges against him were dropped. And Today presenter Justin Webb is at the Liberal Democrat Party Conference in Birmingham where the Business Secretary, Vince Cable, will present ideas to curb excessive pay for company executives.

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US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has reportedly warned European leaders to stop the "loose talk" about divisions over how to solve the eurozone debt crisis. Terry Smith, chief executive of inter-broker dealers Tullet Prebon explains why he thinks Greece should be allowed to default on its debts.

Today bailiffs are expected to move onto the traveller's site at Dale Farm in Essex to start clearing illegal properties. Basildon Council say 51 of the properties at the site are unauthorised which means they will be clearing as many as 400 people from there. The Gypsy Council's Candy Sheridan explains her last-minute challenge to the evictions.

Business news with Adam Shaw.

Justin Webb breaks the traditional "mood of the conference" at the Liberal Democrat Party Conference in Birmingham, by taking in A4 sized close-up photos of some senior Conservative cabinet ministers and seeing what reaction it would cause among delegates.

Berlin police have appealed for information to help them establish the identity of a teenage boy who appeared in the city saying that he had been living in the woods for five years. Simon Winder, author of Germania, outlines what is known about the "forest boy".

Sport news with Alison Mitchell.

Gaddafi loyalists are holding out in Libya. The BBC's Peter Biles reports from the front line at Bani Walid and the Red Cross's Dibeh Sakhr outlines her concerns about the humanitarian situation in parts of the country.

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A team of British doctors at Great Ormond Street Hospital have successfully separated twin girls who were born joined at the head. Simon Eccles, a consultant craniofacial surgeon who has been involved in the operation, describes the procedure.

Thought For The Day with Reverend Professor David Wilkinson, Principal of St John's College, Durham University.

The Business Secretary Vince Cable says said it is wrong that people were receiving "lavish rewards" when share prices and basic pay are not increasing at all. Mr Cable tells Today presenter Justin Webb that he wants to "reward success in business" but does not necessarily want to see executive pay go down.

Bailiffs are set to move onto Dale Farm this morning to clear buildings and travellers from the land. Basildon Council says 51 of the 100 plots on the site are illegal and will be moved - that means 400 people losing their homes. The BBC's Fergal Keane reports live from Dale Farm and Kathleen McCarthy, a resident on the illegal part of the site and Tony Ball, the leader of Basildon Council, outline their views of the situation.

Yesterday in Birmingham, the Liberal Democrats were treated to a rousing speech from the party president Tim Farron, in which he said he was "no doubt that being in coalition with the Tories has tainted us" and compared the Liberal Democrats to cockroaches capable of surviving a nuclear holocaust. Our political editor Nick Robinson analyses Mr Farron's speech.

Has the fashion industry finally caught up with the ageing process? Caryn Franklin, former BBC Clothes Show presenter and now body image campaigner and Times columnist Sarah Vine debate if grey hair can ever be considered chic.

Sport news with Alison Mitchell.

World leaders gather for the annual debate at the UN General Assembly today. Palestinian leaders are expected to make a bid for international recognition as a full member state of the UN. Our correspondent in Jerusalem, Wyre Davies, hears Israeli reactions to the move.

The Liberal Democrat leadership has been insisting at its conference this week that it is having a real influence on coalition policy. But with only eight percent of MPs in Parliament, how much influence can the Liberal Democrats really expect to wield? Our chief political correspondent Gary O'Donoghue has been walking the conference corridors trying to find out.

Business news with Adam Shaw.

The Passenger, an opera based on a novel by Auschwitz survivor Zofia Posmysz, and written more than 40 years ago, has its British premiere tonight at the English National Opera. Today reporter Sanchia Berg met Ms Posmysz, now 88 years old, in London.

Where are the Liberal Democrats heading politically this week? The Independent's political commentator Steve Richards and the director general of the Institute of Economic Affairs, Mark Littlewood, analyse the party's continuing journey.



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