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Morning news and current affairs. Including Sports Desk; Weather; Thought for the Day.

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New Year's Day 2014 06:00

Paddington creator Michael Bond talks to Today

The Today guest editors 2014

Guest editors

Find out who is taking the helm at Today over the festive period

Today's running order

With Sarah Montague and Evan Davis.

  • 1 Jan 2014 10:28:25

    Today's running order

    Subject to change
  • 1 Jan 2014 06:53:14

    Today's running order

    Subject to change


    Business news with Simon Jack.

    -          A look at the Prudential Regulation Authority, with its executive director Andrew Bailey.

    -          The BBC’s business correspondent Emma Simpson analyses how women’s fashion chain Bonmarche is making a comeback.


    From 1 January, Romanians and Bulgarians can work anywhere without restriction in the European Union. The BBC’s Mark Lowen reports.



    Louise Rouse, director of engagement at Share Action, discusses the Church of England’s continued investment in payday loan provider Wonga.



    Business news with Simon Jack. Sarah Byrt, a partner at international law firm Mayer Brown, discuss the legal issues likely to arise as the popularity of 3D printing grows.



    Three journalists from Al Jazeera English are being held in Cairo, being accused of belonging to the Muslim Brotherhood. Bernard Smith, one of their colleagues, discusses.



    Both the government and rebels in South Sudan have publicly committed to taking part in peace talks. The BBC’s South Sudan correspondent, James Copnall, reports.



    The paper review.



    Edward Parker, leader of the Walking with the Wounded expedition, and Michelle Paver, author of a book called Dark Matter, discuss the psychological effect of life spent on a ship in Antarctic ice over the festive period.



    Thought for the Day with the Right Reverend Nick Baines.



    The streaming of music online doubled in the UK during 2013. Gennaro Castaldo - a spokesman for the BPI, the music industry’s trade body – and record producer Pete Waterman examine.



    From 1 January, Romanians and Bulgarians can work anywhere without restriction in the European Union. The Today programme’s Mike Thomson reports; plus Sir Andrew Green, chairman of Migration Watch UK.



    Bill de Blasio, the new mayor of New York, has spoken of the challenges ahead as he takes office on 1 January. Labour MP Dianne Abbott and Peter Kellner, president of YouGov, analyse.



    A look ahead to 2014, with the BBC’s political editor Nick Robinson, home editor Mark Easton and business editor Robert Peston.



    As the year turns, Europe is preparing to mark the 100th anniversary of World War I. The BBC’s Robert Hall reports.



    The BBC’s chief international correspondent Lyse Doucet discusses events in Syria in 2013.



    Business news with Simon Jack. Andrew Bailey, executive director of the Prudential Regulation Authority, analyses what happened at the Co-op Bank in 2013 following events surrounding its former chairman Paul Flowers.



    John Fortune, the British comedian and satirist who found fame through his TV collaborations with John Bird and Rory Bremner, has died, aged 74. Mr Bird plays tribute, speaking to Evan Davis.

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