Two Newsnight journalists, interviewed for a special Panorama programme tonight, have challenged the BBC's explanation for dropping an investigation into Sir Jimmy Savile. David Cameron will deliver a speech on criminal justice today and is expected to promise that the government will be "tough but intelligent." And also on the programme, why do certain songs stay in your head, playing endlessly on repeat?
Business news with Simon Jack on news that the latest set of results from Google disappointed the markets.
0626 Sports news with Rob Bonnet.
The BBC will broadcast a Panorama special on Monday examining why Newsnight dropped an investigation into Jimmy Savile's abuse of children. Steve Hewlett of the Media Show on Radio 4 explains his view on how the BBC has handled this.
0714 Business news with Simon Jack.
New information has emerged about the possible responsibility of the United Nations for thousands of deaths from a cholera epidemic in Haiti. The BBC's international development correspondent Mark Doyle reports from Haiti.
Two widely-used pesticides have a harmful effect on bumblebees and threaten the survival of their colony, scientists have found. Dr Nigel Raine of Royal Holloway, University of London, and co-author of the report, explains the threat to the bees.
0726 Sports new with Rob Bonnet.
Lebanon is bracing itself this morning for more trouble, after the violence that followed the funeral of the assassinated intelligence chief General Wissam al-Hassan. The BBC's Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen examines the situation from Beirut and Karim Makdisi, associate professor of political studies at the American University explains that this has been coming for some time.
0740 The paper review.
0742 The founder of the National Trust Octavia Hill is to have a memorial service celebrating her life and work in Westminster Abbey. Gillian Darley, her biographer, outlines Mrs Hill's contribution to the abbey.
0746 Thought for the Day with Clifford Longley, religious commentator.
David Cameron will deliver a speech on criminal justice today and is expected to promise that the government will be "tough but intelligent." The Justice Secretary Chris Grayling outlines what is new about the plans.
The BBC will broadcast a Panorama special on Monday examining why Newsnight dropped an investigation into Jimmy Savile's abuse of children. John Whittingdale, Chair of Culture, Media & Sport Select Committee, explains the extent to which this has damaged the BBC's reputation.
Despite the efforts of government to cap housing benefit and control its spiralling cost, the total bill is set to rise over the coming years. Housing Minister Mark Prisk MP explains that lack of supply of new housing is the underlying problem.
0822 It is the third and final of the US presidential debates tonight and candidates are currently level in the polls. Candy Crowley, CNN anchor who moderated the second debate and host of State of the Union, outlines what we can expect to hear from the candidates.
0827 Sports news with Rob Bonnet.
The uncle of the woman murdered with her husband in a car in Annecy has spoken to the Today Programme's Zubeida Malik about the effect the murder has had on the family and their frustrations at the French investigators handling of the case. And the BBC's Paris correspondent Christian Fraser gives the latest on the case in France.
0843 Business news with Simon Jack.
Psychologists at Goldsmiths have come up with a scientific formula which describes why certain songs are catchier than others. Dr Lauren Stewart, leader of the study and Terry Dobson, founder of the band Black Lace and famous for hits such as Do the Conga, Superman, and Agadoo, explain why some songs stay in your head.
0849 The inquiry into the deadly Marikana mine shootings begins, with families of the 44 deceased in attendance. The BBC's Milton Nkosi reports.
0852 A Survey from Carnegie UK Trust reveals that 63% of people believe the public should have a role in press regulation. Martin Evans Chief Executive of the Carnegie UK Trust and Baroness Wheatcroft, former editor-in-chief of The Wall Street Journal Europe and the former editor of the Sunday Telegraph, discuss what the public want from the press.
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