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Today: Thursday 27th September

A report is due this morning detailing the failings of the police and social services in protecting 50 children sexually abused by a gang of mainly Asian men; we hear from a victim and get the reaction from Simon Danczuk, Labour MP for Rochdale. Also on the programme, we report on NHS cuts set to total £25bn by 2015, and look at the effects today's emergency budget and economic reforms in Spain might bring.

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

Business and markets news with Simon Jack.

The Spanish government will today set its budget for 2013. The BBC's Chris Morris weighs up the public mood in a small town near Valencia.

Business news with Simon Jack.

A report is due this morning detailing the failings of the police and social services in protecting 50 children sexually abused by a gang of mainly Asian men. Today hears the reaction of Labour MP for Rochdale, Simon Danczuk.

Evan Davis speaks to commanding officer Brigadier Edward Chamberlain about the end of a brigade that has recently fought in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Sports news with Rob Bonnet.


The government has told NHS finance directors to find savings totalling £20bn by 2015. Health minister Dr Dan Poulter and Unison's Christina McAnea examine how the savings might impact patients .

A look at today's newspapers.


David Cameron appeared on the David Letterman show in New York last night. Guardian columnist Hadley Freeman and US journalist Karen Krizanovich share their views on whether it paid off .

Thought for the Day with Anne Atkins.

Electric supercar Nemesis will bid to break the electric car land speed record at Elvington airbase this morning. Dale Vince is the founder of Ecotricity, the company behind it.


A report will be published today on the sexual exploitation on teenagers in the Rochdale area and their treatment by the police and social services . An anonymous victim tells her story and her solicitor comments.


A Times editorial suggests all the main parties are reluctant to engage in debate about the future of the European Union . Lord Mandelson and Conservative MP Bernard Jenkin debate if a referendum is on the way.

Rob Bonnet with the latest sports news.

Jim Taylor, Chief Executive of Rochdale Borough council, shares his reaction on the publication of a report on the sexual exploitation of teenagers in the area.


Former foreign secretary and lord chancellor Jack Straw publishes his memoirs today . He joins the programme to talk about what he learnt from being in office.


The latest business news with Simon Jack .

The Oxford English Dictionary and British Council will co-host a debate on Thursday evening entitled Who Cares About English?. John Simpson, Chief Editor of the Oxford English Dictionary, will chair the debate.

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