Nine men are to be sentenced for sexually exploiting underage girls in Greater Manchester. A self-defence expert says he's been banned from Britain by the Home Office. And also on today's programme, why sports stars find retirement their greatest challenge.
0744 John Humphrys speaks to Tim Larkin, the American who wanted to come to the UK to conduct a series of seminars on self defence but has been excluded from the country because, according to the UK Border Agency, his presence is not conducive to the public good.
0747 Thought for the day with Abdal Hakim Murad, Muslim Chaplain at the University of Cambridge.
0848 The Today programme is asking listeners to come up with designs for a radio to celebrate the programme's return to Broadcasting House and raise money for Children in Need. Nicola Stanbridge has been to a testing lab to find out more about "inclusive design".
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