MPs are preparing to question Bob Diamond about rate-fixing by Barclays and whether the Bank of England knew about it. Scientists searching for the Higgs boson, the missing link in particle physics, believe they are close to confirming its existence. And also on today's programme, should we all be using seaweed to clean our teeth?
0615 Business news with Simon Jack, on former Barclays' chief executive Bob Diamond appearance in front of MPs later today.
0709 It has been suggested yesterday that Barclays had been encouraged to rig the borrowing rate by the Bank of England and by government officials. Hugo Dixon, founder and editor of the financial news website Reuters Breaking Views, shares his thoughts on the issue.
0713 A group of religious leaders who are in favour of gay marriage will be meeting today to consider how those who want to offer same sex wedding ceremonies might do so. Canon Chris Sugden, executive secretary of the group Anglican Mainstream, explains why he is attending the meeting.
0718 Business news with Simon Jack.
0721 Tony Harrison, one of the most renowned British poets, explains to arts correspondent Rebecca Jones why he agreed to make a rare appearance at the Southbank Centre as part of the London Literature Festival.
0747 Thought for the Day with Akhandadhi Das - a Vishnav Hindu teacher and theologian.
0751 Scientists at Cern are to deliver the latest results in the search for the Higgs boson. Professor Jim Virdee, head of physics at Imperial College, and Professor Jon Butterworth, head of astronomy and physics at UCL, discuss how the Higgs boson compares to scientific achievements like the discovery of DNA.
0843 Tom Paley, one of the great survivors of the American folk scene, has been living for the past 40 years in a small flat above a London tube station, and now aged 84 has a new album coming out. The BBC's Mark Coles went to the launch party.
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