New French President Francois Hollande is travelling to Berlin to discuss the future of the eurozone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The government is planning to reduce the number of children in England classed as having special educational needs. Also on the programme, the Dalai Lama on Tibet, China, and the tale of a poison-carrying assassin.
Business news with Simon Jack, on credit rating agency Moody's announcement of a downgrade of 26 Italian banks.
0709 Francois Hollande is set to be sworn in as French president - and will immediately meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Europe editor Gavin Hewitt explains the importance of the meeting.
0713 Measures to overhaul provision for children with special educational needs in England are being unveiled by ministers. Children's minister Sarah Teather explains what these will entail.
0718 There are to be tougher sentences for people convicted of owning dangerous dogs. Anne Arnold, member of the council and a resident district judge at Portsmouth Magistrates Court, gives her view on the issue.
Europe editor Gavin Hewitt reports. And Dr Michael Fuchs, a close ally of Angela Merkel, and Karine Berger, parliamentary candidate for Francois Hollande's party, debate what the meeting will mean for the future of the Eurozone.
One woman describes how she witnessed a punishment shooting on her son. Chief Superintendant Stephen Martin, PSNI District Commander for the area, debates the issue.
0840 A group of MPs are warning the government that they need to act urgently to tackle a shortage of medicines. As health correspondent Branwen Jeffreys reports, distress and risk is being caused to patients by delays in getting hold of some essential medication.
0854 The BBC has spent a year at Great Ormond Street hospital, talking to children, parents and doctors. Doctor Peppy Brock, consultant in paediatric oncology, and paediatric surgeon Edward Kiely, discuss the achievements of one of the world's most famous medical institutions.
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