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Today: Wednesday 16th May

The new French President and the German Chancellor have agreed to find a joint approach to resolve the eurozone crisis - Justin Webb reports from Brussels. One of the key figures in the Bosnian war, Ratko Mladic, is going on trial in The Hague. And also on today's programme, is it right that "insulting" someone is against the law?

We are no longer providing clips of every part of the programme but you will be able to listen via the BBC iPlayer .

Business news with Simon Jack, on the news that yields on UK bonds hit record lows this week

Former Greek foreign minister Dimitrios Droutsas gives his view on what needs to happen for Greece to stay in the Euro.

After Rebekah Brooks and her husband were charged yesterday, she broke the news to the press and the couple came out and spoke to the media. Criminal barrister Claire Dowse gives her analysis of the case.

The trial is to begins in The Hague of the former Bosnian Serb army commander Ratko Mladic, who is facing 11 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity.

The BBC's Allan Little, who covered the Bosnia war for the BBC, reflects on the beginning of the trial.

Business news with Simon Jack.

The number of people over 65 receiving care that is paid for by their local council in England has dropped by 11% over the past two years. Richard Humphries, an expert in social care and local government at the Kings Fund, gives his view on the issue.

Sport news with Rob Bonnet.

What are the economic implications of the decision to leave or stay in the eurozone that Greece has to make?

Andrew Balls, of Pimco, a global investment firm, and Carsten Brzeski from ING bank in Brussels, debate the question.

The paper review.

Environment correspondent Daniel Boettcher reports from Woodwalton Fen, as the conservation movement that led to the Wildlife Trusts celebrates its hundredth anniversary.

Thought for the day with the Reverend Dr Michael Banner, Dean and Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge.

A campaign is being launched calling on the Home Secretary Theresa May to change the law criminalising "insulting behaviour".

Gay rights campaigner Peter Tatchell, who is part of the campaign, explains what it is all about.

Germany's foreign minister Guido Westerwelle has set out his nation's view of the gravity of the euro crisis and the decision facing the Greek people when they return to the polls next month.

Guy Verhofstadt, former prime minister of Belgium, and Richard Corbett, adviser to the president of the European Council, debate Greece and the future of the Eurozone.


Research for the Royal Institute of British Architects (Riba) indicates that one of the most significant issues for homeowners and renters is storage - many people don't even have enough storage space for basic day-to-day items.

Riba's chief executive Harry Rich and Lesley Spellman, whose company the Clutter Fairy advises people on how to use their storage space to the best effect, discuss how to improve the situation.

Sport news with Garry Richardson.

Figures from the Labour party show a significant reduction in the number of older people in England having care fully funded by their local council. Liz Kendall MP, shadow care minister, gives her view on the issue.

Conservative MPs are electing the executive of the 1922 committee of backbenchers. Ben Wright reports on growing tensions between older members and those in the most recent intake.

Business news with Simon Jack.

If Greece is thrown out of the euro, what are the historical precedents it can look to to help it handle the crisis? Dr Eurydice Georganteli is a lecturer at the institute of archaeology at the University of Birmingham.

A vast array of documents tracing the history of genetics are being gathered together to be put online by the Wellcome Library.

Fergus Walsh has been sifting through some of them.

Matina Stevis, from the Wall Street Journal in Brussels, and Peter Spiegel, the Brussels bureau chief of the Financial Times, discuss all things Europe and euro.


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