When faced with anti-capitalist demonstrators, where should the Church of England stand? Welfare claimants convicted of a crime could lose almost half their benefits under plans designed to help prevent a repetition of this summer's riots in England. And also on today's programme, a look back at 25 years of ChildLine.
A review of the papers.
Mahran Agil is one of 50 wounded Libyans David Cameron agreed last month could be brought to the UK for treatment and he is now recovering from an operation to amputate his right leg.
Andrew Hosken has been speaking to Mr Agil and his surgeon at the Charing Cross Hospital in west London.
Sports news with Rob Bonnet.
Twenty-five years after it was set up, ChildLine is still dealing with thousands of calls or emails every day from children suffering abuse or neglect. Esther Rantzen, the founder of the organisation and Corinne May-Chahal of the College of Social Work,
examine what has been learned about the plight of abused or neglected children.
A review of the papers.
Commonwealth leaders will be debating the suggestion that a commissioner be appointed to monitor human rights violations in Commonwealth countries, and that laws prohibiting homosexuality should be repealed. Lord Boateng, former high commissioner to South Africa,
explains the thinking behind the idea.
Scientists at UCL are putting the finishing touches to the Dark Energy Camera, the largest and highest resolution camera ever built which will scan deep space
looking for evidence of dark energy, the mysterious force thought to be driving the expansion of the universe.
The BBC's science reporter Tom Feilden reports.
Thought for the day with Catherine Pepinster, editor of the Tablet.
Credit Default Swaps, which protect investors from a Greek default, are redundant in the event of a voluntary default. John Kay, a leading economist,
explains why authorities are so keen to prevent CDS's from being triggered
even though Greece has already been asked to voluntarily have 50%.
When faced with anti-corporatist demonstrators, where should the Church of England stand?
John Reynolds, who chairs the Church's Ethical Investment Advisory Group and Professor Marina Warner, cultural historian at the University of East Anglia, discuss the division apparent within St Paul's Cathedral after the decision to take legal action to try to evict the protestors camped outside its doors.
Women in Saudi Arabia are not allowed to make certain decisions such as travelling or having medical treatment without the agreement of their male guardian. In the last of his reports from Saudi Arabia, Edward Stourton meets Samar Badawi whose father abused her for over 15 years, but because of the guardianship system
ended up in prison for seven months after trying to stop it.
Sports news with Rob Bonnet
In the light of the eurozone crisis, a treaty change is likely and Britain has a veto over that and therefore a strong bargaining power. Dr Dionyssis Dimitra-Kopoulos, from Birkbeck College, Mark Littlewood, former head of media for the Lib Dems and Ming Campbell, former Lib Dem leader, discuss
whether Britain should repatriate powers from Brussels.
A review of the papers
Leaked government documents
suggest that subsidies to homeowners who install solar panels may be cut,
greatly increasing the time it takes to make the investment worthwhile. Energy minister Greg Barker reacts to claims that this change will create great uncertainty within the industry.
This week saw the 25th anniversary of the Big Bang in the City of London, a slew of deregulation that set off huge changes and expansion of the City. Evan Davis met up with historian David Kynaston
for a quick tour of the City, its history and Big Bang.
In the course of the week's summitry in Brussels, there have been reminders of the troublesome history between the EU countries. The historian Laurence Rees and Thomas Klau, from the European Council on Foreign Relations discuss
how the relationships between the countries of the EU cannot be separated from their own histories.