Andy Murray has become the first British man for 76 years to win a Grand Slam tennis singles title, with a five-set victory over Novak Djokovic in the US Open in New York. Leaked letters show the exams regulator, Ofqual, urged an examination board to make its grading system for GCSE English tougher. Also on the programme, the young British man freed after being held captive for five months in the Central African Republic.
0615 Business news with Simon Jack: The Business Secretary will unveil, later today, the details of the government's industrial policy.
The Business Secretary Vince Cable is laying out his ideas in a speech today on how to shape the UK's industrial landscape for the next 20 years. Mike Lynch, founder of Autonomy, and economist Frances Cairncross, discuss what sort of industrial landscape is needed in the UK.
Over the past five years members of the public have been helping out scientists by "spotting" galaxies, identifying them by their shape, part of a project called Galaxy Zoo. The principle investigator of the project, Dr Chris Lintott of Oxford University, explains how it has been such a success.
0718 Business news with Simon Jack.
0722 Sport news with Rob Bonnet.
0730 Leaked letters show the exams regulator, Ofqual, urged an examination board to make its grading system for GCSE English tougher. Gerard Kelly, editor of the Times Education Supplement, gives his thoughts.
0739 The paper review.
The latest list of species close to extinction, a hundred of them, has been drawn up by the Zoological Society of London and the International Union for Conservation of Nature. Prof Jonathan Baillie, director of conservation at the London Zoological Society and co-author of the report, and Dr Sarah Chan, deputy director of the Institute for Science, Ethics and Innovation at Manchester University, debate the importance of the loss of these species.
0748 Thought for the day with Canon Angela Tilby.
A 24-year-old British man from north Yorkshire, David Simpson, is back in the UK after a terrifying experience in the Central African Republic, where he was held there for five months after being falsely accused of involvement in a violent incident involving illegal gold miners and the notorious Lords Resistance Army in which many people were killed. He tells his story to James Naughtie.
Andy Murray has become the first British man for 76 years to win a Grand Slam tennis singles title, with a five-set victory over Novak Djokovic in the US Open in New York. Roger Draper, of the Lawn Tennis Association, gives his reaction.
0815 What sort of industrial landscape do we want to see in the UK in twenty years time? Tom Feilden reports on how the special support already in place for the pharamceutical industry has fared. Vince Cable, the Business Secretary, explains the industrial strategy he will set out in a speech later today.
0826 Sport news with Rob Bonnet.
0830 Climate change may increase the number of heat-related deaths in the UK from the current average of 2,000 to 11,000 by 2080, a report by the Health Protection Agency has predicted. Prof Sir Andy Haines, climate change chief at the HPA, explains what needs to be done.
0836 Business news with Simon Jack.
0839 It is not often a musician dropped by his record label returns after a 40 year silence with a hit record, but that is what happened to neglected 1970s singer-songwriter Bill Fay, as his new album Life Is People has just come out to rave reviews on both sides of the Atlantic. He speaks to the BBC's Mark Coles and explains why he is not comfortable with being back in the limelight.
0845 An exhibition which spans works made out of bronze over 5,000 years is opening on 15 September at the Royal Academy of Arts. Prof David Ekserdjian, professor of History of Art and Film at Leicester University and curator of the exhibition, explains why bronze is so universal as an arts medium.
0850 Is there a risk that the euro crisis is turning citizens who are usually sympathetic to the EU against the project? Europe correspondent Matthew Price reports from Rotterdam where on Wednesday Dutch voters choose their next government.
0854 The Mayor of London has appointed a volunteering adviser to make the most of the post Olympics glow. Kashmira Sunni, who volunteered and danced in the opening ceremonies for the Olympics and the Paralympics, and Anna Wheeler one of the volunteers who gave the games so much of their atmosphere, discuss how to build on the legacy of the volunteers.
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