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Today: Wednesday 2nd November

The Greek cabinet has backed its prime minister over his decision to put the eurozone's rescue deal to a referendum. The Archbishop of Canterbury has called for a tax on financial transactions. And also on today's programme, playing Winston Churchill on stage or screen.

Business news with Simon Jack on the sharp fall of the financial markets and the euro after news of the potential unravelling of the EU bailout package agreed only last week.

A new charity is asking all those over 60 who do not need their winter fuel allowance to donate it to disadvantaged young people. Howard Zetter, founder of Fuel Our Youth, explains the charity's aim.

Talks are being held to try and prevent what could be the biggest strike in decades on 30 November. Brian Strutton, national secretary of the GMB union and one of the TUC's main pension negotiators, outlines what could halt the proposed industrial action.

St Paul's Cathedral in London and the City of London have both dropped their planned legal action to evict protesters camped outside the cathedral. Stuart Fraser, chairman of the policy and resources committee of the City's corporation, explains the decision.

Business news with Simon Jack.

Latest figures show that that there are nearly a million young people without a job, more than at any time for nearly 20 years, with a quarter living in London. In the second of her reports on youth unemployment, Zubeida Malik meets Lauren, a 19-year-old mother from Streatham, South London.

Sport news with Garry Richardson.

Patience in the financial markets expired yesterday as news of a Greek referendum on the eurozone bailout package led to big falls in stock markets. Elena Panaritis, an MP from the Greek Pasok party, explains if Greece will accept the deal.

A review of the papers.

Lewis Carroll's novels about Alice and her adventures are among the most widely translated and quoted books in the world and have inspired writers and musicians from James Joyce to John Lennon. Arts correspondent Rebecca Jones has been to a new exhibition at Tate Liverpool which aims to show for the first time the influence the Alice books have also had on the visual arts.

Thought for The Day with Anne Atkins - novelist and columnist.

After days of criticism from the public and the press, St Paul's Cathedral has now made it clear it will not be trying to evict anti-capitalist protesters from its grounds, while acknowledging the protestors demands that "something must be done". The Bishop of London, Dr Richard Chartres, outline his view of the protest and the church's attitude to finance.

What will happen if the Greek public says no to the eurozone rescue deal in a referendum? Richard Corbett, member of the cabinet of the European Council president, explains his concerns.

Joanna Yeates' landlord Christopher Jefferies received damages payments from eight newspapers who branded him a "freak" and "a peeping tom" after being arrested by police investigating her murder. Mr Jefferies, who was released without charge, describes how his life changed after the police knocked on his door.

There have been more than 100 stage and screen portrayals of Winston Churchill. So how do actors approach that iconic role when it has been done so many times before? Nicola Stanbridge met actor Warren Clarke, who is playing the former prime minister in the West End play Three Days in May.

Sport news with Garry Richardson.

With US presidential elections one year away, most opinion polls show a majority of Americans are unhappy with Barack Obama's performance and do not think he deserves to be re-elected, although a Republican contender is yet to be decided. North America editor Mark Mardell reports from the key swing state of Ohio on how the electoral race is shaping up.

Business news with Simon Jack.

Health and safety figures are expected to show that accidents on farms account for around a fifth of Britain's workplace deaths - even though farmers make up less than 2% of the working population. Dave Howard investigates what the agricultural industry is doing to improve its health and safety record.

One of the notable features of European policy-making is that for anything to get done, it is the French and Germans who make it happen. Gideon Rachman, the FT's chief foreign affairs correspondent, gives his view on the Merkozy - Sarkozy/Merkel - double act.

It is 75 years ago that the BBC first broadcast a continuous high definition television service - the TV we recognise today. John Trenouth, a television historian, and Adrian Mars, a technology journalist and futurologist, discuss the long-term significance of television.



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