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Today: Tuesday 5th June

The Duke of Edinburgh remains in hospital after being taken ill on the eve of the culmination of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations. US officials have confirmed that yesterday's drone attack in north western Pakistan was aimed at the suspected deputy chief of Al-Qaeda. And also on the programme we'll be speaking to the British scientist in Antarctica who's celebrating the Jubilee with a cup of tea at - 70 degrees.

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 Lesley Curwen, on news that big voices in the finance world caution there are merely weeks remaining to save the Euro.

The Libyan authorities say they have regained control of Tripoli International Airport after militia fighters brought it to a standstill for much of the day. George Joffe, Research Fellow, Politics and International Studies at the University of Cambridge, and the BBC's Rana Jawad talks to Evan Davis about the crisis.

Drone strikes have increased hugely under the Obama administration and it has been reported that the president has carried on with a Bush era habit of counting all dead males of fighting age as militants even though they may not be. The BBC's Mark Mardell reports.

Business news with Lesley Curwen.


Victims of crime should be able to track the progress of police investigation and prosecution according to a new report published by the think tank the Institute for Public Policy Research. Rick Muir, associate director for public service reform, explains why victims deserve to be kept informed throughout the whole justice process.

Last night the Duke of Edinburgh was admitted to hospital for treatment for a bladder infection. The BBC's Michael Buchanan talks about the impact on the mood of the thousands of people who watched a special Jubilee concert outside Buckingham Palace.

Sport news with Garry Richardson.


The chief medical officer of football's governing body Fifa says that international players are using so much pain killing medication in tournaments that it constitutes "abuse". Gordon Taylor of the Professional Footballers' Association, speaks about the announcement ahead of the European Championships.

The paper review.


The number of street parties in Scotland over the Jubilee weekend is thought to be considerably fewer than elsewhere in the UK. Professor Tom Devine, Senior Research Professor in History and Director of the Scottish Centre of Diaspora Studies at the University of Edinburgh, explains the reasons behind the findings.


New research from the University of Manchester appears to show that Freud's claim that guilt plays a key role in depression is true. Dr Roland Zahn, Senior Lecturer in Psychology and Psychiatry at Manchester University speaks to Evan Davis about the study.

Thought for the Day with Reverend James Jones.


Today is the last chance for more than a hundred years to see the Transit of Venus. The Astronomer Royal, Lord Rees and Jerry Stone, amateur astronomer from the Letchworth and District Astronomy Society, explain the importance of the transit and give tips on how to view the event.


Sayeeda Warsi, co-chair of the Conservative Party, has been referred by David Cameron to Alex Allan, his adviser on ministerial interest. James Kirkup, deputy political editor for the Daily Telegraph joins Louise Mensch, Conservative MP for Corby, to discuss the implications behind the move.

The Pakistani government has strongly condemned a spike in U.S. drone strikes in the country. Elizabeth Quintana, Head of Air Power and Technology, Royal United Services Institute, and Chris Woods, Senior Reporter at the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, debate the efficacy of unmanned drones.


This weekend British expatriates across the globe will be having a cup of tea and thinking of home. Dr Alex Kumar, of the European Space Agency, thinks his is the world's remotest Jubilee tea party - he's based in Antarctica.

Sport news with Garry Richardson.

Despite investment and research into cancer treatment, there has been no real breakthrough in tackling the disease. The BBC's Tom Feilden has been to the Welcome Trust's Sanger Institute near Cambridge, where scientists say that we need to look at the very first mutations at the start of a cancer to make progress in tackling the problem.

Business news with Lesley Curwen.

Music producer Ian Brennan has made an album with a group of young Malawian roadside snack sellers, who sell the local delicacy, mice on sticks. The BBC's Mark Coles reports.

What do the weekend's celebrations tell us about our attitude to the monarchy, how and why have they changed in the last 60 years? Tessa Dunlop, historian and broadcaster joins Professor Peter Hennessy, historian and author, to discuss British views of the monarchy.

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