Russia admits the Syrian government could lose and listeners tell us about the Geminids.
A round-up of the day's news, sport and business stories, and a look at the papers.
News and insight from the business world.
Nicky Campbell and Rachel Burden with news and sport from the UK and around the world.
Should you be employed in public sector jobs if you can't speak English properly?
Last Brit to be held at Guantanamo has been beaten 260 times in a year, claims his lawyer.
A special programme looking back at a year of turmoil in Syria.
Director Peter Jackson talks about The Hobbit.
Breaking news of a shooting in a US school in Connecticut.
Stephen Nolan with the latest news from the US, following a school shooting in Connecticut
Colin Murray previews the weekend's sporting action with Pat Nevin and Perry Groves.
Further updates from the US, following a school shooting in Connecticut.
Colin Murray hosts the cycling magazine show, with Victoria Pendleton and Jon Snow.
A mass shooting at a primary school in Connecticut kills 27, including 20 children.
Twenty children and six adults are killed by a gunman in Connecticut, USA.
A round-up of the day's news, sport and business stories, and a look at the morning papers
Saturday 15 December 2012