Rebel groups in Syria say they believe the killing of three members of President Assad's high command in Damascus is the beginning of the end for his regime. Inspectors say about a third of sex offenders are being released from prison without having treatment to change their behaviour. And also on today's programme, the Cultural Olympiad tries to capture the sound of peace and harmony.
0713 A joint investigation by the British Medical Journal and BBC Panorama has found a "striking lack of evidence" to back up claims made by popular sports brands that sports products such as drinks, trainers and protein shakes improve performance and recovery. Dr Carl Heneghan, Director of the Oxford Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, shares his thoughts.
0743 One of the art works commissioned for the Cultural Olympiad opens tonight simultaneously at eight rugged coastal locations called "Peace camp", which the artists say will capture in sound the spirit of peace and harmony inspired by the original Olympic Truce. The BBC's Rob Broomby went to one of the installations on the Sussex cliffs.
0747 Thought for the day with Mona Siddiqui, Professor of Islamic Studies.
0750 The BBC has learned that about £100m of Syrian money has been found in the UK in various accounts and frozen. The BBC's Frank Gardner has more details.
0833 Dr Simon Abrams, a GP at Great Homer St Medical Surgery in Everton in Liverpool which is, according to the department of Health, the most deprived population in England, shares his thoughts on why so many children in the UK are not getting enough to eat, according to the charity Netmums.
0838 An auction house is about to sell a Victoria Cross which was awarded to Private Sidney Godley for holding off a German attack single-handedly for two hours, saving his comrades' lives, while badly wounded himself. The BBC's Caroline Wyatt went to see the medal and spoke to Oliver Pepys from the auction house Spinks about the story behind it.
0850 China is preparing for a major change in its political leadership, with President Hu Jintao and other senior leaders stepping down in the autumn after ten years in charge. The BBC's John Simpson reflects on the the highs and lows of the past decade in China.
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