There is speculation that former PM, Tony Blair, has brokered an eleventh-hour deal in a bid to save Swiss mining firm Glencore's merger with London-listed Xstrata. The government will get an interim report next year on whether and how airport capacity in the south-east should be expanded. And we look back on the nation's defining moments of London 2012.
0709 The BBC's Imogen Foulkes brings us the latest developments from the Lake Annecy shootings as French police arrive in the UK.
0712 The BBC's religious affairs correspondent Robert Pigott examines the Archbishop of Canterbury's remarks that he did not do enough to head off the split in the Anglican church over homosexuality and that plans are afoot to have a presidential figure at the top of the church.
0714 The foreign ministers of India and Pakistan are meeting in Islamabad in the latest attempt at improving ties between the South Asian rivals. The BBC's Sanjoy Majumder reports.
0719 Can mass marketing campaigns stop people smoking? Robert West, professor of health psychology and director of tobacco studies at UCL, shares his view.
0723 MPs spent much of yesterday discussing a backbencher's bill to try to make young carers' lives easier. Mark D'Arcy reports from Westminster.
0726 Rob Bonnet with the latest sports news.
The government will get an
interim report next year
on whether and how airport capacity in the south-east should be expanded. The Today programme hears from John Strickland, independent aviation consultant, and political correspondent Tim Reid.
0740 A look at today's newspapers.
0743 A song by Korean artist Psy has gone viral internationally. The BBC's Seoul correspondent Lucy Williamson finds out how.
0748 Thought for the Day with Brian Draper - associate lecturer at the London Institute for Contemporary Christianity.
0840 A tribute to the late Terry Nutkins, who died this week.
0841 A look at today's newspapers.
0844 The French education minister has suggested that France should have a system of secular moral education. Birmingham University's Professor Michael Hand, and Sheffield University's Angie Hobbs, weigh up the pros and cons on whether such a system might work in Britain.
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