Today: Monday 28th January
Ministers are setting out the route of the controversial high speed rail line through the North of England today. Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has declared a state of emergency in the cities of Port Said, Suez and Ismalia after days of unrest. Lost and found - Holly the cat's incredible 200-mile journey home across Florida. And also on the programme, PD James on Pride and Prejudice - the book is 200 years old today.
This is the running order for the Today programme on BBC Radio 4, as broadcast on Monday 28 January.
0615 Business news with Simon Jack with more details about a multi-billion pound investment in UK transport.
0626 Sports news with Rob Bonnet.
0709 Patrick McLoughlin, Transport Secretary, explains the government plans released today on the extension of High Speed 2 rail - the section north of Birmingham.
0715 Business news with Simon Jack.
0718 The BBC's Poonam Taneja reports on the thousands of Britons fighting for millions of pounds-worth of ancestral property and land in India.
0723 Dr Julian Allwood, from Cambridge University, explains a report that he authored that says industries must radically cut the amount of materials they use to combat resource shortages and climate change.
0726 Sports news with Rob Bonnet.
0733 Mark Bayley, chief executive officer of The Green Deal Finance Company, and Richard Lloyd, executive director of Which?, debate The Green Deal, a new scheme launched today to provide cheap, long-term loans to householders for spending on improvements to cut home energy use.
0740 The Paper review.
0742 Colin Butcher from Pet Detectives, comments on news that a house cat who was lost on a holiday, travelled nearly 200 miles back down the Florida peninsula to reach its old neighbourhood.
0747 Thought for the Day with the Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks.
0750 Ambassador Kadre Desire Ouedraogo, president of the West Africa regional grouping of countries, reflects on news that French and Malian troops are trying to retake the desert city of Timbuktu.
0810 Professor John Tomaney, from the School of Planning at UCL, and leader of Manchester City Council Sir Richard Leese, discuss how the proposed route for the high-speed train network linking Birmingham to Manchester and Leeds will impact life in the UK.
0822 Today marks the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen's acclaimed novel Pride and Prejudice. Professor Janet Todd, president of Lucy Cavendish college and a scholar of early women writers, and P D James, who wrote a sequel involving a murder called Death Comes to Pemberley, discuss the legacy of the novel.
0826 Sports news with Rob Bonnet.
0832 General Sameh Seif el Yazal, chairman of the Al-Gomhuria think tank on security and political studies, and Dr Maha Azzam, associate fellow in the Middle East and North Africa programme at Chatham House in London, analyse news that three people have been killed and 400 injured at the funerals of those who died in Saturday's violence, in the Egyptian city of Port Said.
0838 Business news with Simon Jack.
0842 Today presenter Evan Davis goes on a coffee bar crawl with Harry Wallop, author of "Consumed: How Shopping Fed the Class System", who explains why coffee sales have been surprisingly robust throughout the economic slump.
0846 Two China-based journalists, Juan Pablo Cardenal, and Prof Arne Westad, professor of international history at the LSE, discuss the extent of China's global power.
0852 Danny Dorling, Professor of Geography at University of Sheffield, comments on Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg claiming that the announcement about HS2 would heal the north-south divide.