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Today: Saturday 15th October

Labour is calling for the inquiry into Liam Fox's conduct to carry on, despite his resignation as defence secretary. Also in the programme, Wales on the verge of glory, we'll be following the build-up to THAT rugby world cup semi-final in New Zealand.

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Liam Fox has resigned as defence secretary. Chief political correspondent Gary O'Donoghue explains why his position became untenable.

Wales play France in the Rugby World Cup later, with a place in the final for the winner. The BBC's Mark Hutchings reports from the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff where more than 60,000 people are gathering to watch the game on large screens.

A review of the papers.

G20 finance ministers are meeting in Paris to grapple with the eurozone crisis, whilst in the City of London protests are organised in opposition to the working of the global financial system. Naomi Colvin, supporter of the Occupy the London Stock Exchange Movement, explains their grievances, and Gavin Hewitt, the BBC's Europe editor, looks ahead to the meeting in France.

All 66 books of the Bible are being brought to life in a marathon 24-hour performance of plays, poems and songs, at a London theatre. Our religious affairs correspondent Robert Pigott had a preview of some of the performances.

Sport news with Rob Bonnet.

There have been gun battles in the Libya's capital Tripoli for the first time since August, as Gaddafi loyalists refuse to accept the almost-complete victory of his opponents. BBC correspondent Wyre Davis reports from the city.

Sir Michael Wilshaw, one of the country's best known and most successful head teachers, is the man the government wants to be the next chief inspector of schools in England, but what do head teachers want of him? Russell Hobby, general secretary of the National Association of Head Teachers, outlines what his members want from the new chief.

A review of the papers.

The American economist Jeffrey Sachs has added his own work to the growing collection of books on the financial crisis. He told Today presenter Evan Davis about "the tectonics of globalisation".

Thought for The Day with Brian Draper, associate lecturer at the London Institute for Contemporary Christianity.

Wales play France in the Rugby World Cup semi final later, the first time they've got this far in the tournament since it started in 1987. Rugby supporter, writer and broadcaster Carolyn Hitt and Professor Dai Smith reflect on the impact on the nation of the team's success.

Dr Fox has concluded he couldn't carry on in his cabinet role and handed his resignation to the prime minister yesterday. Peter Bone, Conservative MP for Wellingborough and supporter of Dr Fox, gives his views on the defence secretary's resignation.

Arab foreign ministers are to hold an emergency meeting in Cairo to discuss what they can do about Syria. Jeremy Bowen is our Middle East editor and outlines their options.

In the fourth instalment of our series of Man Booker Prize interviews, arts correspondent Rebecca Jones speaks to Patrick deWitt, whose novel The Sisters Brothers is the first Western to be nominated in the prize's 43-year history.

Sport news with Rob Bonnet.

The government has chosen Sir Michael Wilshaw to be the next chief inspector of schools. He outlines how he will tackle the new role heading up Ofsted.

A review of the papers.

It has been a week of torment for the Conservative Party, losing its first minister since the election 17 months ago as well as the loss of a standard bearer of the right from one of the Cabinet's most powerful positions. Janet Daley, columnist on the Sunday Telegraph and Tim Montgomerie, editor of the ConservativeHome website, examine the implications for the party.

Will the Leveson Inquiry into phone hacking and media standards succeed? Former Sun editor Kelvin MacKenzie, who questioned the need for the inquiry, and editor of the Financial Times Lionel Barber discuss the task ahead for Lord Justice Leveson.

Welsh fans around the world are gearing up for the biggest rugby game in a generation. The BBC's Collette Hume is in the Millennium Stadium where thousands will be watching on big screens, and also from Alistair Eykyn live from Eden Park in Auckland, minutes before kick off.



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