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Today: Thursday 3rd November

France and Germany say Greece will have to decide whether it wants to stay in the eurozone when it votes on the bailout deal. And also on today's programme, Leslie Caron, the French ballet dancer chosen by Gene Kelly to make her screen debut in the film An American in Paris, talks about her long-standing Hollywood career.

Business news with Simon Jack, on the announcement at the G20 that Greece will have to decide whether it wants to stay in the eurozone when it votes on the bailout deal.

The earliest evidence of modern humans in Europe, dated to 41,000 years ago, has been found in Torquay. One of the authors of the findings published in Nature, Professor Chris Stringer, explains how new techniques have allowed the remains to be dated more accurately.

Latest figures show that that there are nearly a million people aged 16 to 24 are without a job, more than at any time for nearly 20 years. In the third of her reports Zubeida Malik meets Deanna, a 16-year-old school leaver in Rugby, dubbed a Neet - a young person not in education, employment or training.

Twenty of the world's most powerful leaders have been arriving in Cannes for the G20 summit, where the eurozone crisis and Greece will dominate the agenda. BGC Partners' David Buik analyses the implications if an agreement is not reached.

The Corporation of London has been in touch with protesters outside St Paul's, saying it wants to avoid legal action but limit the size and duration of the camp protest. Naomi Colvin, member of the protesters' policy committee, outlines how they might respond to the offer.

Business news with Simon Jack.

Subsidised regeneration of deprived areas is being cut back and MPs have raised concerns that a decent alternative strategy has been put in place. Chris Brown, chief executive of the private urban regeneration property development fund, igloo, shares his views on how the private sector should move in as the government moves out.

David Norgrove, who has been given the job of reviewing the way family law works in England and Wales, wants to reduce delays in the courts to a legal limit of six months by asking judges to no longer scrutinise detailed plans for children in care, but instead give local authorities more responsibility. Sanchia Berg reports on the concerns these plans are causing within the courts.

Sport news with Garry Richardson.

Research published in the journal BMJ Open claims that 4,000 deaths a year could be prevented if the people of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland eat the same diet as the English. Peter Scarborough, from the department of public health at Oxford University, and Mike Lean, professor of human nutrition at Glasgow University, discuss the findings.

A review of the papers.

A new film - Anyone Can Play Guitar - aims to put Oxford back on the music scene, highlighting the global success of both Radiohead and Supergrass, but also celebrating the influence of many lesser-known bands. Entertainment reporter Colin Paterson has seen the film and discusses it with director Jon Spira and Ed O'Brien from the band Radiohead.

Thought for The Day with the writer Rhidian Brook.

A survey by Barnardo's has found that nearly half of people in the UK think children are angry, violent and abusive, with a quarter thinking they are beyond help by the age of 10. Mark Hutchings went to meet some teenagers from Glyn Derw in a deprived part of Cardiff. Anne Marie Carrie of Barnardo's and Nirpal Bhogal, writer and director of film Sket about girl gangs in London, debate the problem.

The French and Germans have told Greece that if they vote no in the referendum they will not get any bailout money and should leave the euro. The BBC's Mark Lowen takes the temperature in Athens and economics editor Stephanie Flanders is at the G20 summit in Cannes.  And Harvard economics professor Ken Rogoff analyses what could happen to the eurozone if the referendum goes ahead.

Sixty years ago, the classic Hollywood musical An American in Paris was released, marking the screen debut of a young French ballet dancer called Leslie Caron. Now aged 80 and still working, she has been talking to arts correspondent Rebecca Jones about her long Hollywood career and her work with legends Fred Astaire and Cary Grant.

Sport news with Garry Richardson.

The man given the job of reviewing the way family law works in England and Wales says delays in the courts are shocking, recommending a legal limit for family cases of six months, unless there are exceptional circumstances. David Norgrove explains why it is vital to shorten the time it takes to adopt a child.

A year before the US presidential elections, opinion polls suggest it is unclear if President Obama - who is undoubtedly not helped by the poor state of the US economy - will be re-elected. However, North America editor Mark Mardell asks if his leadership style is also to blame.

Business news with Simon Jack.

Pakistan's former cricket captain Salman Butt, along with his teammates Mohammed Asif and Mohammed Amir are expected to be sentenced today after being found guilty of conspiracy to cheat and conspiracy to accept corrupt payments. Aleem Maqbool is outside Mr Butt's house and Ed Smith, former England cricketer and writer for The Times, explains why the outcome of the trial is so important for the sport.

Greece, as one MP told this programme yesterday, is in "a mess". Raoul Ruparel, from the sceptical think tank Open Europe, and Petros Fassoulas from the pro-European think tank the European Movement, debate where Greece stands on democracy and the struggle to maintain the dream of the single currency.



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