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The government has set out plans for how £375 billion will be spent over the next 20 years on the country's infrastructure. The CBI, a UK...
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics) are calling for the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, to prioritise infras...
Al-Qaeda terrorists in Yemen have previously succeeded three times in smuggling explosives onto planes, including one that was recovered ...
The government plans to invest a third of a trillion pounds in infrastructure over the next 20 years, using both private investment and t...
Business news with Tanya Beckett.
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics) have shared their views on
which infrastructure projects the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne,
should prioritise. Jeremy Blackburn, head of UK policy at Rics, explains.
Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) meet on 4 December to
discuss oil production and trade sanctions with Iran. Julian Lee, senior energy
analyst at the Centre for Global Energy Studies, examines.
in Yemen are determined to develop ever harder-to-detect bombs to smuggle on
planes bound for Western countries, according to Whitehall officials. The
BBC’s Security Correspondent Frank Gardner reports from inside the Metropolitan
Police's Counter Terrorism Command.
The government is announcing a change in the subsidies for
renewable energy, which will swing the balance away from onshore wind farms to
offshore projects. The BBC’s deputy political editor, James Landale, discovers
The United Nations will vote tomorrow on whether more French
troops should be sent to the Central African Republic. The BBC’s Africa
Correspondent Andrew Harding reports.
The government is set to announce plans to invest over £375
billion in UK infrastructure up to 2030 and beyond. Richard Threlfall, UK head
of infrastructure, building and construction at KPMG, speaks to the Today
programme’s Sarah Montague.
Business news with Tanya Beckett. Discussing Tesco’s sales
figures for the third quarter of the year, with David
Gray, a retail analyst at Planet Retail.
A new report by the National
Audit Office (NAO) suggests that the Charity Commission is not an effective
regulator. Victoria Keilthy, director of the NAO and author of the report,
explains; plus Sam Young, chief executive of the Charity Commission, gives his
The Smithwick Inquiry has concluded that the murder of two Royal
Ulster Constabulary (RUC) officers in 1989 was probably the
result of collusion by some members of the Irish police, the Garda. Alan Mains,
a former RUC officer, and
Northern Ireland justice minister David Ford discuss.
The paper review.
The second Ashes test will start in Adelaide at 00:00 GMT on
4 December, meaning cricket fans in the UK will have to stay up throughout the
night to watch the action. Johnny Borrell, lead
singer of Razorlight and avid cricket fan, is in the studio.
Thought for the Day, with the writer Rhidian Brook.
A lawyer for a woman forced to undergo a Caesarean section
and give up her baby for adoption, has claimed her treatment was "brutal" and
"invasive". Sir Mark Hedley, a former high court judge in the family
division, speaks to presenter Sarah Montague.
government will announce plans to invest over £375 billion in UK
infrastructure. Hugh Pym, the BBC's chief economics correspondent, reports; and Danny
Alexander, chief secretary to the treasury, talks about the announcement.
We have been hearing a lot about China this week. The Today
programme’s Sima Kotecha finds out what the Chinese really think of the
Attorney General Dominic Grieve is
publishing guidelines to warn social media site users that airing their views may lead to contempt of court. Mr Grieve
Business news with Tanya Beckett. Mobile phone operator Three is
extending its 'Feel at Home' product which allows its customers to use their UK
phone allowances abroad at the same rate as if they were in the UK. David
Dyson, Three's chief executive, explains.
Thursday 4 December marks the launch of the Lancet's 2035 Global
Health Commission, which looks at how global investment in healthcare can be
increased. The chair, Larry Summers, speaks to presenter James Naughtie.
US secretary of state, John Kerry, is a frequent visitor to the Middle East and
he is back in the
region today, with the
continuing nuclear negotiations with Iran and peace talks between
Israelis and Palestinians,
high on his agenda. The BBC’s Middle East correspondent, Kevin Connolly, reports.
American animal rights group Non-Human Rights Project has filed a lawsuit to try to establish that
a chimpanzee is a "legal person" and so has rights. Presenter Sarah
Montague speaks to the group’s president, Steve Wise.
An activist based in Raqqa, Syria describes the horror of everyday life in the city.