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Today: Wednesday 26th September

Nick Clegg said yesterday that there was a debate to be had in the next Parliament about benefits for wealthier pensioners; Labour MP Frank Field and Conservative MP Mark Reckless share their thoughts on any possible reform. Also on today's programme, we report on David Cameron's repeated promise to deliver a bigger aid budget to the world's poorest countries, and assess what reception JK Rowling is likely to receive in her move into adult fiction.

We are no longer providing clips of every part of the programme but you will be able to listen via the BBC iPlayer .

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Business and markets news with Simon Jack.

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The World Bank's new president Jim Yong Kim speaks to the Today programme on the world's richest countries' promise to hand over 0.7% of their wealth every year to help the poorest - a target that David Cameron promises Britain will meet by 2015.

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The BBC's science correspondent Tom Feilden reports on the new Sars-like virus which has left one person dead and another in intensive care in a London hospital.

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Simon Jack with the latest business news.

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Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg would like anyone who is worth more than a million pounds not to be able receive certain state benefits . Paul Johnson from the Institute for Fiscal Studies reveals what the real impact of such a move could be.

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Rob Bonnet with the latest sports news.

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David Cameron last night repeated a promise that Britain will spend more on aid to the world's poorer countries over the next few years. Former Foreign Office minister Lord Malloch Brown and Conservative MP Sir Gerald Howarth debate the prospect.

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A look at today's newspapers.

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JK Rowling's latest book The Casual Vacancy is published tomorrow . The BBC's arts editor Will Gompertz sheds light on the adult fiction book's likely reception.

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Thought for the Day with Giles Fraser.

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Lawyer John Kirkhope and public law professor Adam Tompkins discuss the impact of the Queen's recently reported statement on Abu Hamza.

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Nick Clegg said yesterday that there was a debate to be had in the next Parliament about benefits for wealthier pensioners ; Labour MP Frank Field and Conservative MP Mark Reckless share their thoughts on possible changes to the system.

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The Today programme hears from Jacky Hyams, the author of a new book on World War II's female civilian Spitfire pilots , and one of the veterans, Joy Lofthouse.

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Rob Bonnet with the latest sports news.

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In the last of his reports from the US, Justin Webb visits Nasa's base in central Florida to hear how the superpower is facing up to a more competitive future.

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Business news with Simon Jack.

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Liberal Democrat Energy Secretary Ed Davey joins the programme live from the party's conference in Brighton .

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JK Rowling is set to make her debut into adult fiction. Dr Lucy Pearson, lecturer in children's literature at Newcastle University, and children's author Anthony McGowan discuss how the Harry Potter author might fare when her book goes on sale.


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