A robotic spacecraft, the size of a small car, is due to land on Mars this morning, to look for signs of past life on the red planet. Egypt has closed the main border crossing with Gaza after gunmen killed sixteen guards in an attempt to get into Israel. And also on today's programme, one year on from the riots in English cities, what has been done to stop the disorder from happening again?
0615 Business news with Simon Jack: Is a "psychological break-up" of Europe underway?
0709 Scientists have gathered to watch, via a link-up to the US, the landing of Nasa's rover on Mars. Science editor David Shukman reports from the Natural History Museum in London on what the scientists are saying.
0713 Chris Bartley, who collapsed after coming silver in the rowing lightweight men's four, and Dr Dominic Micklewright, a senior lecturer in sport and exercise psychology at the University of Essex, discuss how much athletes put their bodies to the extreme test to win a medal.
0717 Business news with Simon Jack.
Prison sentences totalling almost 2,000 years have been handed out to rioters following the disorder which began exactly a year ago. Correspondent Phil Mackie reports from Birmingham, a city which saw some of the worst violence in last year's riots, where he has been
speaking to some of those who were prosecuted for taking part.
0725 Sport news with Garry Richardson, live from the Olympic Park.
0739 Everything from a 9.63-second 100 metres to six Great British gold medals on one day, the weekend at the Olympics has been quite eventful. Sports editor David Bond and top sprint coach Margot Wells reflect on the past couple of days at the Olympic Games.
0747 Thought for the day with the Reverend Professor David Wilkinson, Principal of St John's College, Durham University.
There may be wider effects of fasting beyond changes in weight, specifically on brain cells, researchers in Baltimore, in partnership with the University of Manchester, have discovered. Prof Mark Mattson, a neuroscientist in Baltimore,
discusses the effects of fasting on the body and brain.
Michael Mosley, who is presenting a Horizon report on BBC Two about the subject, talks about his experiences.
0853 What will the legacy of the 2012 Olympic Games be? Moira Swinbank, chief executive of Legacy UK, and Matthew Taylor, chief executive of the Royal Society of the Arts, discuss whether the Games must go on beyond 2012.
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