Chancellor George Osborne and shadow chancellor Ed Balls reflect on yesterdays Budget announcement amid criticism of plans to freeze or scrap tax allowances for pensioners. Anti-terrorist police have spent a second night surrounding a flat where the man suspected of shooting dead seven people in Toulouse is refusing to give himself up. And also on the programme, is there a place for superstition and spirituality on hospital wards?
0712 The first national report on liver disease in England shows that deaths have risen by a quarter during the past eight years with alcohol being shown to be a major factor. Dr Julia Verne, director, South West Public Health Observatory and author of the report, outlines the main findings.
0718 Business news with Simon Jack.
0721 In Florida tonight, civil rights activists, including the Rev Al Sharpton, are planning to hold a rally in the town of Sanford, to draw attention to the case of an unarmed black teenager whose death at the hands of a Hispanic neighbourhood watch captain has triggered widespread outrage. The BBC's Paul Adams reports from Sanford on the case which has focused on two emotive issues in America - race and gun laws.
In the early 1970s, the Essex band Dr Feelgood were hailed as the saviours of rock'n'roll. Forty years on, their former lead
guitarist and songwriter Wilko Johnson
has an autobiography coming out and the band's early records are about to be rereleased. Music broadcaster Mark Coles popped round for a chat.
0746 Thought for the day with Bear Grylls, adventurer and Chief Scout.
Pensioners have reacted angrily after the Budget included a so-called "granny tax" which will see personal allowances frozen for some and cut for others when they turn 65 after next April. Dr. Ros Altmann, director general of the Saga Group, and Juliet Samuel, chief reporter for the financial daily CityAM,
discuss whether the Budget has been unfair to pensioners.
0838 This year's Sport Relief begins tomorrow and a good example of the kind of project the charity supports is the Waterberg Welfare Society in the South African province of Limpopo which provides mobile HIV clinics, drugs and community education projects, to try to bring down the number of HIV infections. South Africa correspondent Karen Allen went to find out more about their work.
0844 As the NHS looks to find at least £20bn of savings between now and 2015, could the provision of chaplains be one area where the service could save money? Edward Presswood, a doctor of acute medicine based in North London, and Rev Debbie Hodge, chief officer of Multi Faith Group for Healthcare Chaplaincy, debate whether there is a place for spirituality on hospital wards.
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