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Britain's newspapers will discover their fate today after the Leveson report is published. A report says thousands of foreign students may have stayed in the UK illegally because the Border Agency did not carry out proper checks. Cricketer Basil D'Oliveira, an émigré from his native South Africa and one of the country's most significant sporting figures of the 20th century, gets a statue in his honour. And also on the programme, the famous Barbary Macaques monkeys of Gibraltar get the heave-ho for bad behaviour.

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

Business news with Simon Jack on news that the government will be publishing the Energy Bill today.

Sports news with Garry Richardson.


Lord Justice Leveson will publish his report today. Clive Coleman, the BBC's legal affairs correspondent outlines what the suggested statutory legislation would mean, and Torin Douglas, the BBC's media correspondent, explains what Leveson will report on other than press regulation.

Elderly people who use the internet are less isolated, lonely and more in control of their lives than non-users, according to a report from the International Longevity Centre UK. Baroness Sally Greengross, chief executive of the International Longevity Centre UK, explains why they are calling for a series of nudges to persuade older people to go online.


Cheese is unnecessarily salty, with cheddar, Britain's most popular cheese, containing more salt than a packet of crisps per portion, according to new research from the Consensus Action on Salt and Health. Katharine Jenner, from the Consensus Action on Salt and Health group, and Dr Judith Bryans, director of the Dairy Council, discuss how much salt should be used in the manufacture of cheese.

Business news with Simon Jack.

Sports news with Garry Richardson.

The government announces its plans for regulating the energy market today. John Moylan, the BBC's industry correspondent, explains the details of the changes expected to be outlined and Lord Oxburgh, former chairman of Shell, describes how the move will affect the energy industry.

The Paper review.

Basil D'Oliveira was one of the most significant sporting figures of the 20th century. Unable to play first class cricket in his native South Africa because of his colour; he emigrated and qualified for England. The BBC's Phil Mackie reports.

Thought for the Day with the writer Rhidian Brook.


Foreign Secretary William Hague has suggested the UK is likely to abstain in a key vote on upgraded diplomatic status at the UN for Palestinians. Leila Shahid, the representative of the Palestinian Authority to the European Union, and Dore Gold, a former Israeli ambassador to the UN, discuss Palestine's diplomatic ambitions.


Lord Justice Leveson will publish his report today. Chris Jefferies, who was wrongly arrested for the murder of Joanna Yates, and won damages from a number of newspapers calls for a stronger, independent press regulator with investigative powers. George Eustice, a Conservative MP and one of the 40 MPs who have signed a letter urging the prime minister to implement all the Leveson recommendations, and David Blunkett, the former Labour home secretary who is part of a cross-party group arguing against any kind of statutory regulation, analyse what will come of the publication of the report.


The famous Barbary Macaque monkeys of Gibraltar are starting to bite people and get cross when they do not get enough chocolate. Dr John Cortes, Gibraltar's minister for the environment, explains how the monkeys are being returned to nature.

Germany is a country which is changing, with many tensions as its composition morphs through immigration. Khue Pham was born in Berlin in 1982, the daughter of immigrants from Vietnam who fled the war there. She has written a book called Us New Germans. She explains how many Germans still do not believe she is one of them.

Sports news with Garry Richardson.

There are fears that the Egyptian revolution is being hijacked. The BBC's Cairo correspondent, Jon Leyne, reports from Tahrir Square on whether Egypt is heading in the same post-revolution direction as Iran.

Business news with Simon Jack.

An increasing number of pro-eating disorder websites are cropping up online offering vulnerable young people forums to encourage unhealthy behaviour. The BBC's Nicola Stanbridge examines research released this week by University Campus Suffolk that looked into forums attempting to normalise ultra-thin and emaciated bodies.

The BBC has learned the Royal British Legion is spending more than £9m on the biggest restructuring in its history. BBC reporter Angus Crawford outlines why the Legion says it must change.

Lord Justice Leveson will publish his report today we will learn what his recommendations are for regulating newspapers in the future. Nick Robinson, the BBC's political editor, gives analysis of the political changes that may result from the publication of the report.

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