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Today: Monday 7th November

The main political parties in Greece have agreed to form a coalition and will be appointing a new prime minister. And also on today's programme, the former investment banker charged with building an ethical bridge between St Paul's Cathedral and the City of London.

Business news with Simon Jack on the future of the euro as a new government is being formed in Greece.

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the first lobotomy in the US, a practice which - thanks to the film and book of One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest - is often associated with the country. Hugh Levinson reports on how there were actually proportionately more lobotomies in Britain.

Oil companies had their first chance last week to win Libya's multi-billion dollar deals. Daniel Yergin, chairman of IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates, assesses the new players in the global oil business.

This week inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Authority will release their latest judgement on Iran's nuclear programme, the outcome of which is critical for Israel. Kevin Connolly reports from Jerusalem as the Israeli media speculates whether the country should launch a pre-emptive strike.

Greek leaders agree on a unity government, with a new PM replacing beleaguered George Papandreou, as part of a deal to tackle the country's debt crisis. Constantine Mikolos, head of the Athens Chamber of Commerce, details the challenges facing the new government.

Business news with Simon Jack.

The body of Christopher Alder, a former soldier who died in police custody in 1998, has been found in a mortuary where it had been thought the body of Grace Kamara had been lying. Dr John Troyer, Deputy Director of the Centre for Death and Society at the University of Bath, explains how such mix-ups can occur.

The new Greek government of national unity, currently being formed, has many difficulties lying ahead. Simos Kedikoglou, MP for the opposition New Democracy party, outlines the next steps for the coalition.

Sport news with Rob Bonnet.

A report into the standard of morals and ethics in the financial sector, carried out by St Paul's Cathedral's Institute and due to be published on the day after Canon Giles Fraser resigned, has been delayed because of the protest camp. The former Chairman of Lazard International, Ken Costa, is the man who was asked by the Bishop of London to "start a dialogue" on how ethical capitalism might work.

A review of the papers.

Even before their current crisis, Greece has gone through difficult times throughout the last century. Manolis Glezos, the man who daringly removed the Nazi flag from the Acropolis in 1941, explains why he is now campaigning against the current bailout deals.

Thought for The Day with Canon Dr Alan Billings, an Anglican priest.

The home secretary is to face questions today from MPs after Hundreds of thousands of people are thought to have entered Britain over the summer without being checked by the UK Border Agency. Lucy Moreton, deputy secretary general of the Immigration Service Union, assesses the causes behind the alleged blunders at our borders.

The politicians may have had their say in Greece as a new government is being formed, but the people have not and their anger is real as the price for the bail-out deal is yet more austerity measures. John Humphrys has spent the weekend in Athens talking to those who are paying the price of their government's massive spending spree.

The BBC's Mark Lowen examines the mood in the Greek capital, Athens, as negotiations continue about a new government of national unity.

Sixty-five years after it was first released, one the few surviving actors from classic film It's a Wonderful Life, Karolyn Grimes who played little girl Zuzu, describes making the film with Frank Capra and James Stewart.

Sport news with Rob Bonnet.

European commissioner and Greek politician Maria Damanaki has said that there is still a danger that Greece will be forced out of the euro. The agreement to form a coalition government had "opened a small window" she told John Humphrys, but she could not "be sure about the final result".

A new book War in the Wilderness: The Chindits in Burma, 1943-1944 tells the remarkable story of the Chindits, an Allied Special Force that suffered heavy losses and faced extreme physical and psychological pressures in Asia during the Second World War. The author Tony Redding and John Hutchin, a veteran of the campaign, discuss how the experience profoundly affected those involved.

Business news with Simon Jack.

Police have begun a criminal investigation into the accident on the M5 in Somerset on Friday which killed seven people and injured more than 50. Edmund King, president of AA, and Richard Owen, director at Road Safety Analysis Ltd, debate the role semantics can play in preventing accidents.

As Greece prepares to bring in a new coalition government, how optimistic is the country's future? Stefanos Kassimatis and Phivos Karsis, two leading Greek political commentators, are not very confident that the new government will be effective. They believe the parties will constantly accuse each other over the country's problems.



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