Insight, analysis and expert debate as key policy makers are challenged on the latest news stories.
Presented by James Naughtie and Evan Davis.
Chairman of the Independent Police Complaints Commission Nick Hardwick discusses the difficulties posed by domestic violence cases.
The dissident Republican group the Real IRA appears to be claiming responsibility for killing two soldiers and injuring four other people outside an Army barracks in Northern Ireland. Democratic Unionist MP Jeffrey Donaldson talks about the implications of these attacks.
Manfred Nowak of the UN discusses whether a full inquiry should be launched into Guantanamo torture allegations.
Sarah Mukherjee reports from Southampton on how the council tackles litter.
Security correspondent Gordon Corera discusses why coalition forces in southern Afghanistan have failed in the region.
Economics editor Stephanie Flanders explains how governments are responding to the global economic crisis.
Jack Delvin talks about the legacy of president of the Magic Circle and famous TV magician Ali Bongo, who has died aged 79.
Thought for the Day, with Rev Joel Edwards.
Neuroscientist Russell Foster and Chris Keates of teachers' union NASUWT discuss whether timetables should be redesigned to help teenagers learn.
Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams says the killing of two soldiers in Northern Ireland was an attack on the peace process.
Nicola Stanbridge reports from the auditorium which could be the site of early Shakespeare plays.
Security correspondent Gordon Corera talks to General David McKiernan about why British troops are failing to have an affect in Southern Afghanistan.
Lord Stern discusses whether the recession provides an opportunity to progress on green issues.
Will Travers of the Born Free Foundation, and Charlie Jacoby, editor of the magazine Sporting Rifle, discuss whether a rare deer should be killed due to genetic defects.
World affairs correspondent Mike Wooldridge talks to Kenyan villagers involved in Commonwealth charity programmes.
Panorama reporter Peter Taylor and security correspondent Frank Gardner discuss whether the Real IRA poses a serious threat to security in Northern Ireland.
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