It's emerged that senior ministers are discussing what role, if any, Britain could play in the event of a conflict between Israel and Iran. More than 80,000 racist incidents have been recorded in schools across the country in the last four years. And also on today's programme, the creators of the play Tyrannicide Brief discuss the importance of the man responsible for the beheading of King Charles I.
0716 Tory party donor and adviser Adrian Beecroft has called the Business Secretary Vince Cable a "socialist who does very little to support business". Political correspondent Chris Mason has more details.
0820 The Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution is to carry out an investigation into how we can improve public inquiries following broad criticisms of the process. The leader of the investigation, Lord Chief Justice Woolf, explains why it is needed.
0851 The BBC's Chris Morris reports from Brussels ahead of a European summit which is supposed to focus on broad economic issues, but it is being overshadowed by Greece.
0855 A play about the events surrounding the trial of King Charles I and his persecutor, the Sergeant of Law John Cooke, has been playing at Gray's Inn. The producer of the Tyrannicide Brief Colin Manning and the author and barrister Geoffrey Robertson QC discuss John Cooke's importance in history.
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