A rundown of stories from Friday 7 June including programme highlights and comment
Insight, analysis and expert debate as key policy makers are challenged on the latest news stories.
In today's programme
A report suggests that by 2020 half of us will get cancer at some point in our lives. David Cameron has been forced to give a vote to MPs on whether we should supply arms to the forces opposing President Assad in Syria. And the Queen will visit the BBC today to officially open Broadcasting House.
0900That's all from us today here at Broadcasting House, where the red carpet is being laid out downstairs for the Queen's visit later today.
Why are Jane Austen's novels so often easily afflicted by mysterious ailments and illnesses? Vivienne Parry, science writer and broadcaster who is chairing a talk on the subject at the Cheltenham festival, and Clark Lawlor, professor of 18th century English literature at Northumbria University, discuss what it says about how Georgian society viewed health and science.
The education secretary Michael Gove says he wants to changes the rules to ensure that teachers convicted of viewing child pornography are barred from continuing in schools. Lydia Guthrie, a national trainer for the sex offender treatment programme for people on probation and in prison, and Roger Kennington, a director at the National Organisation for the Treatment of Abusers, discuss whether this move would be productive or effective.
0840Glasgow city council has been fined £150,000, after losing more than seventy laptop computers, including one containing the personal details of 20,000 people. Colin Blane reports.