Ministers are hosting a global conference in London today, aimed at generating a billion pounds of international investment in Britain. The organisers of the Olympics have apologised for mistakenly displaying the South Korean flag at a football match played by North Korea's women footballers. And also on today's programme, inside the battle for the Syrian city of Aleppo.
0721 The Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney is visiting the UK tomorrow, but what does he stand for exactly? North America Editor Mark Mardell muses on the UK leg of Romney's World tour, and Stacy Hilliard, who worked on Mitt Romney's campaign to become a Governor in Massachusetts, gives her impressions on who the Real Mitt Romney is.
0735 British Gas owner Centrica is this week expected to report a 26% leap in earnings for its household electricity and gas supply business. Mike O'Connor, chief executive of Consumer Focus gives his reaction to the news.
0740 The paper review.
0747 Thought for the day with Mona Siddiqui, Professor of Islamic Studies at New College, University of Edinburgh.
0750 Clashes have continued throughout the day in Syria's second city Aleppo, with more government and rebel forces on the way there. The BBC's Ian Pannell reports from inside Aleppo.
0830 A committee of MPs examining the impact of the Freedom of Information Act has criticised Tony Blair for failing to cooperate with its investigation. Former Labour cabinet minister Jack Straw, and Maurice Frankel, director of the Campaign for Freedom of Information, debate the issue.
0836 Business news with Lesley Curwen.
0839 Robert Zoellick, who has just left his post at the head of the World Bank, speaks to Justin Webb on the state of the US economy and its position as a global economic power.
0845 A group of students from a state school have beaten 1,000 other entries to win a Design Museum award for British innovation. Deyan Sudjic, director of the Design Museum, explains why that entry won.
0850 There have been red faces at the Westfield Stratford shopping centre in London after Arabic signs it created to welcome visitors to the Olympics turned out to be written wrongly. Teresa Tinsley, member of the Association for Language Learning's Executive Council, discusses whether the Brits are especially bad at understanding foreign languages.
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