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Today: Monday 17th October

David Cameron will use a meeting with energy suppliers today to tell them they must do more to reduce gas and electricity bills. Official figures show the UK Border Agency is detaining hundreds of children at ports and airports. Also on the programme, we look at new claims that Van Gogh did not commit suicide.

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Business news with Simon Jack, on news that Ernst & Young has cut its outlook for economic growth.

The future for more 2,000 disabled workers with the government-subsidised firm Remploy could be soon be decided. Wales correspondent Colette Hume reports on how the charity may have to close factories which have been employing people with disabilities since the 1940s.

The prime minister says the government needs to work "harder and faster" to bring down energy bills ahead of a summit on gas and electricity prices. Shadow energy secretary Caroline Flint comments and Malcolm Grimston, associate fellow for energy and environment at Chatham House, analyses what can be done about consumers' soaring energy bills.

Amid austerity measures and economic woe, the population of Greece is beginning to show the strain in a tragic way. Chloe Hadjimatheou reports from Athens on the surge in suicides, which have almost doubled in recent years.

Business news with Simon Jack.

The charity The Children's Society says hundreds of children are being detained for hours at ports and airports by the UK Border Agency. The Children's Society Enver Solomon explains how they have obtained documents which highlight the high number of children being stopped and held.

Sport news with Jonathan Legard.

Fighting in Libya continued over the weekend, with claims from the National Transitional Council that their forces have entered the pro-Gaddafi town of Bani Walid. The BBC's Wyre Davis reports from Sirte, the only other Libyan town yet to fall to the NTC.

A review of the papers.

A new biography is suggesting that the death of troubled artist Vincent Van Gogh may not have been suicide. Arts editor Will Gompertz and Anne Dumas, curator of the Royal Academy, explore whether it is possible that he may have died at the hands of others.

Thought for The Day with John Bell of the Iona Community.

Protests against the world's banking system continued over the weekend as G20 finance ministers thrashed out a plan to shore up to troubled eurozone. The BBC's Ben Ando reports from the protests at St Paul's in London, while Peter Hahn of the Cass Business School and Daniel Hannan MEP discuss if the latest measures will be enough to secure the economy.

The government is holding an energy summit with the big six energy companies, consumer groups and the energy regulator Ofgem to discuss high energy bills. Phil Bentley of British Gas and Energy Secretary Chris Huhne debate what can be done to keep the bills down.

The best time and place to be alive is the subject of a discussion in the latest edition of The Economist's quarterly, Intelligent Life. Historians Patrick Dillon and Kate Williams discuss their choices of where and when they would like to live.

Sport news with Jonathan Legard.

The FBI's former chief interrogator in the Middle East has published the fullest inside account to date of the US response to Al-Qaeda. Ali Soufan, author of Black Banners, says the US government lied about how information was gained through torture and describes tensions between the FBI and the CIA.

The Man Booker Prize is decided tomorrow. In the fifth in our series of shortlisted author interviews, arts correspondent Rebecca Jones speaks to Esi Edugyan, who has been nominated for her second novel, Half Blood Blues.

Business news with Simon Jack.

According to the United Nations, the highest rate of child deaths as a result of abuse in the developed world is in the United States. The BBC's Natalia Antelava reports from Texas, which has one of the worst records.

Labour have urged the government to to introduce a compulsory register of lobbyists as promised by the prime minister in the government's coalition agreement. Lobbyist and former head of press at the Ministry of Defence Hugh Colver and Matthew d'Ancona, columnist at The Sunday Telegraph, discuss the lobbying system.


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