Wednesday 29 July 2009
From the web team:
Wind turbine company Vestas has failed - for now - in an attempt to force workers staging a sit-in protest at its Isle of Wight factory to leave the building. About 25 workers have been holed up inside the plant for over a week after plans were announced to close the factory. Vestas says the Newport site is being cut as the wind turbine market in the UK is "not big enough". This as many wind farms are struggling to gain planning permission. What does this mean for the green new deal - and the government's strategy for a low carbon economy? Justin Rowlatt reports from Newport.
Tomorrow the Ministry of Defence will publish its latest casualty figures for wounded servicemen. But should there be a more detailed breakdown to accurately reflect the nature of the injuries - or during a war is it not in our national interest to be so transparent? We'll be debating.
President Obama is due to meet the Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates and the policeman who arrested him in his home "over a beer" at the White House tomorrow. We discuss President Obama's handling of the sensitive issue - which has ignited the race debate in the America.
Plus, Oscar-winning director James Cameron's film Avatar promises to take 3-D cinematography to an unrivalled level. Tonight Click Online's Spencer Kelly investigates why 3-D film is having a resurgence. Watch a sneak preview here.
Do join Nick Robinson at 10.30pm on BBC Two.