A rundown of stories from Thursday 25 July including programme highlights and comment.
- 'Mobile phones wouldn't stop ringing' Duration: 08:18
- Muslim attacks 'very serious matter' Duration: 03:51
- Are young people bad at commitment? Duration: 06:31
- International community 'being cowardly' on Syria intervention Duration: 06:11
- Demand for food 'rapidly increasing' Duration: 06:32
- Train expert: 'I'm baffled by how it happened' Duration: 06:35
Insight, analysis and expert debate as key policy makers are challenged on the latest news stories.
In today's programme
At least 77 people have died and more than 100 injured in a train crash in Spain. A UN team has arrived in Syria to find out whether chemical weapons are being used there. And have young people become worse at committing to relationships?
0900Our editors this morning were Monica Soriano and Sareen Bains. Next on Radio 4, Peter Hennessy talks to Lord Tebbit in Reflections. Thanks for listening.
0855The announcement of the royal baby's delivery, and the subsequent appearance of the proud parents and their new son has been impeccably stage-managed. What kind of PR machine is running behind the scenes? Mark Borkowski, publicist and author, and Dickie Arbiter, former assistant press officer at Buckingham Palace, debate the issue.
Since May when British soldier Lee Rigby was killed in south east London, there's been a growing number of attacks against Muslims in the UK. Farooq Murad, secretary general of the Muslim Council of Britain, explains his view that politicians are not engaging with this issue on a national level.
Reforms to coroners in England and Wales that come into effect today mean that coroners will be required to complete inquests within six months of the date they became aware of death, and will be able to release bodies earlier. Bernie McLaughlin, father of John McLaughlin who died in psychiatric detention in 2008, outlines his situation, and Judge Peter Thornton, the chief coroner of England and Wales, explains why the reforms are being brought in.