The government has scaled back plans to hold more court cases in private. Ministers have defended their decision to scrap the "pasty tax". And also on Today's programme, the composer Debbie Wiseman on her interpretation of Handel for the Queens Diamond Jubilee pageant.
0713 Middle East commentator Hazhir Teimourian gives his view on the danger of civil war in Syria.
0717 Business news with Simon Jack.
0720 Farmers are growing more oil seed rape than ever before. The BBC's Fiona Trott reports from a yellow field in Northumberland to find out why.
0723 A new report shows that charities are struggling to cope with government cuts to local councils. As political correspondent Iain Watson reports, charities are trying to cope with less money and more bureaucracy.
0842 The aim of the euro was to bring the countries of Europe closer together after the war, but it doesn't seem to be working out like that. Steve Evans reports on the tense relationship between Greece and Germany.
0851 Ahmed Shafiq, one of the presidential candidates in next month's election run-off in Egypt, has had his campaign HQ ransacked. The BBC's Jon Leyne has the details.
0854 The Guardian's security editor Richard Norton-Taylor and Professor Anthony Gleese from the University of Buckingham discuss the news that the government is dropping plans to allow some inquests to be held in secret and the impact this could have on the sharing of intelligence between the US and Britain.