Why one county council wants to make it more difficult to build a wind farm. Three days of national mourning are beginning in Nigeria after a plane crashed in a crowded area of Lagos, killing more than 150 people. And also in the programme, a world without traffic wardens: what happened in Aberystwyth and why they're welcoming them back today.
0713 Malnutrition levels are rising and across west Africa and in parts of the Sahel the number of people that are facing hunger has reached critical levels. Jean-Martin Bauer, WFP Food Security analyst for the Sahel region, explains the problem.
0717 Business news with Lesley Curwen.
0719 The US government has urged China to free all those still in prison 23 years after the crackdown against protesters in Tiananmen Square. The BBC's Damian Grammaticas explains why the Chinese government considers the June 1989 events a counter-revolutionary revolt and defend their response.
0743 A passenger plane with about 150 people on board has crashed into buildings in a densely populated district of Nigeria's main city of Lagos. The BBC's Will Ross reports from Lagos.
0746 Thought for the Day with Rabbi Lionel Blue.
0750 President Assad of Syria says his country is facing not an internal crisis but an external war, waged against it because of its support for resistance to Israel. The Independent's Patrick Cockburn considers Mr Assad's first public comments on the massacre at Houla.
0816 As a new biography of novelist Michael Morpurgo, author of War Horse, hits the bookstores, Sarah Montague talks to its author Maggie Ferguson and asks Mr Morpurgo why he didn't write his own life story.
0822 It is the third day of celebrations to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. Evan Davis speaks to Bruno Peek, pageantmaster of the Diamond Jubilee Beacons, who has been organising the event for the last two years.
0824 Sport news with Rob Bonnet.
0831 The United Nations' Emergency Relief Co-ordinator Valerie Amos warned last week that up to 18 million people across eight west African countries are facing hunger and that the next three weeks will be crucial in delivering assistance. International Development Secretary Andrew Mitchell outlines the role that Britain can to play and the BBC's Mike Wooldridge explains the background to the crisis.
0837 German choreographer Pina Bausch revolutionised dance, creating an entirely new form that she called Tanztheater, or dance theatre. The BBC's arts editor Will Gompertz and Alistair Spalding, artistic director of Sadler's Wells, talk ahead of a month-long season of ten works at the Barbican Centre.
0843 Business news with Lesley Curwen.
0846 The Winner Effect, a new book from Ian Robertson, Professor of Psychology at Trinity College, Dublin says that winning changes your brain, making people more focused, smarter, more confident and more aggressive. Professor Robertson and Professor Raymond Tallis, clinical neuroscientist at Manchester University, discuss the research behind the book.
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