The UN Security Council has condemned the Syrian government for using heavy weapons to attack the town of Houla, where more than a 100 people, including many children were killed. Tony Blair is to appear at the Leveson inquiry to answer questions about his relationship with Rupert Murdoch. And also on today's programme, Harry Belafonte reflects on a life of music and politics.
0744 At a wildlife reserve in Kent, conservationists are releasing short haired bumble bees that have been brought over from Northern Europe in the hope that the species will re-establish itself in the UK. Science reporter Rebecca Morelle reports from Dungeness.
0748 Thought for the day with Canon Dr Alan Billings, an Anglican Priest.
0835 A new report is urging NHS hospitals to do more to help homeless patients and to avoid discharging them back onto the streets. Health correspondent Jane Dreaper reports from University College Hospital in London.
0850 The United Nations says it has evidence that a rebellion in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is being fuelled by recruits and support from neighbouring Rwanda. Gabriel Gatehouse reports from eastern Congo.
0854 The British Library is tonight tracing the journey of Olympic poetry from the very beginnings of the Games to the present day. Professor Edith Hall from Kings College London and Dr Armand d'Angour, poet and lecturer in Classics at Oxford University, discuss Olympic poetry.
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