The best moments from Victoria Derbyshire's morning programme, Monday - Friday on BBC Radio 5 live.…
Phil Williams sits in for Victoria Derbyshire with the latest news, sport and interviews.
Leading criminal lawyer Andrew Ashworth tells Phil why he believes those convicted of less serious crimes such as theft in England & Wales should be spared prison sentences. Justice Minister Damian Green MP explains why he disagrees with Prof Ashworth's proposals.
Eyewitness reports from the streets of Cairo, as Egyptian security forces move in to disperse supporters of the deposed former president Morsi from two protest camps in the city, amid gunfire and tear gas.
Daily Mirror journalist Chris Bucktin talks to Phil from Peru about the physical & emotional state of Melissa Reid and Michaella McCollum, the young women from the UK detained in Lima on suspicion of drug smuggling, after interviewing the pair in their police holding cells.
Reaction from Germany, Greece and Spain to the news that the 17 Eurozone economies are in growth again after eighteen months in recession, and how the picture differs from country to country.
Work & Pensions Minister Steve Webb explains what the government is doing to encourage young people into work, as figures show a slight rise in youth unemployment despite an overall fall in the number of UK unemployed.
And the scientist behind the UK's first cat DNA database explains how it's helped solve a police investigation into the death of a Hampshire man. The database is now being made more widely available for use in future crime investigations.