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11/07/2009

Presented by Edward Stourton and John Humphrys.

Caroline Wyatt reports on the deaths of UK troops in Afghanistan.

Media correspondent Torin Douglas considers what may happen next after the News of the World denied phone-hacking allegations.

Science correspondent Tom Feilden reports on the first death from swine flu in the UK of a patient who was otherwise healthy.

Since 2001, 184 British soldiers have been killed in Afghanistan - more than those killed in the Iraq war. Foreign Secretary David Miliband reacts to news of the death of eight British soldiers in 24 hours.

Correspondent Mike Thomson talks to one organiser of covert filming in Burma now appearing in British cinemas.

Thought for the Day with Brian Draper, associate lecturer at the London Institute for Contemporary Christianity.

Sir Liam Donaldson, England's Chief Medical Officer, says further deaths from swine flu without underlying health problems cannot be ruled out but will be rare.

Correspondent Will Ross and Richard Dowden, Director of the Royal African Society, discuss President Obama's visit to Ghana.

British Airways cabin crew have offered to take pay cuts and to have no salary rise until February 2011 to help achieve millions of pounds in savings. Steve Turner, of the trade union Unite, discusses if this deal will be agreed by the airline.

Correspondent Mark Simpson watches the preparations for Orange celebrations in Belfast.

Trevor and Jane Ford, the parents of Private Ben Ford, who was killed in Afghanistan in 2007, describe their feelings about the military offensive.

Correspondent Ian Pannell and Lieutenant Colonel Nick Richardson, British Army spokesman in Helmand, discuss Operation Panchai Palang, or Panther's Claw, which is taking place in Afghanistan.

Dr Kerry Brown of Chatham House and author Jonathan Fenby discuss the ethnic unrest in China.

Donald Trelford, professor of journalism at Sheffield University, and author Chris Horrie discuss the phone-hacking allegations against the News of the World.

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Sat 11 Jul 2009 07:00

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