Today, 07/02/2014 Friday's running order

7 Feb 2014 Last updated at 10:53

Friday 7 February

With Mishal Husain and Evan Davis.
  • 7 Feb 2014 10:41:24

    Programme Highlights


    Tessa Jowell: Cameron speech 'will appeal for British pride'


  • 7 Feb 2014 10:41:48


    SNP's Sturgeon: 'Cameron has to debate head-to-head in Scotland'


  • 7 Feb 2014 10:42:30


    'We thought we'd lost everything', says Cornwall shop owner



    Other highlights include:
  • 7 Feb 2014 06:09:14


    Provisional running order

    Subject to change


    0615

    Business with Simon Jack.

    -       What are claimed to be the most expensive Games in Olympic history have got underway in the Russian resort of Sochi. Lilit Gevorgyan, senior Russia analyst at IHS Global Insight, and Sir Andrew Wood, former British Ambassador to Russia, discuss.

    -       Paul Lindley, founder of Ella's Kitchen, is this week’s Friday Boss.

     

    0625

    The chairman of the Environment Agency Lord Smith is set to visit the Somerset Levels for the first time since the floods began. Today’s Tom Feilden reports.

     

    0630

    David Cameron is to urge Scotland to vote against independence in September's referendum, saying: "We want you to stay.” Today’s James Naughtie analyses.

     

    0635

    The paper review.

     

    0638

    An apparently bugged phone conversation in which a senior US diplomat disparages the EU over the Ukraine crisis has been posted online. The BBC’s Richard Galpin keeps us up to date.

     

    0641

    Sean Curran looks at Yesterday in Parliament.

     

    0645

    The sea defences at the harbour of Porthleven in Cornwall, where Today is broadcasting from on 7 February, are struggling to combat the power of the incoming Atlantic waves. Lucy Page, owner of the shop Nauti but Ice, and local fisherman Jeremy Richards discuss.

     

    0650

    Central African Republic soldiers have lynched a man accused of being a rebel, eyewitnesses allege, as violence continues to afflict the nation. Photographer Jerome Delay from the Associated Press, who captured the events on camera, discusses.

     

    0710

    The sea defences at the harbour of Porthleven in Cornwall, where Today is broadcasting from on 7 February, are struggling to combat the power of the incoming Atlantic waves. Mark Thomas, coastguard sector manager for South Cornwall, assesses; before Shirin Wheeler, spokesperson for regional policy at the European Commission, speaks to presenter Mishal Husain.

     

    0715

    The US is dramatically increasing the pace of its military operations in the Horn of Africa in an effort to counter violent extremism, in the wake of last year's Westgate attack in Kenya. The BBC’s Frank Gardner reports.

     

    0720

    Business news with Simon Jack. European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi has claimed the euro area is not experiencing deflation. Sarah Hewin, head of research for Europe at Standard Chartered, examines.

     

    0725

    The National Gallery has acquired its first major American painting, marking a major departure from its collecting policy. The BBC’s Will Gompertz discovers more.

     

    0735

    David Cameron is to urge Scotland to vote against independence in September's referendum, saying: "We want you to stay." The BBC’s Nick Robinson assesses, before former culture secretary Tessa Jowell speaks to presenter Evan Davis.

     

    0740

    The paper review.

     

    0745

    The chairman of the Environment Agency Lord Smith is set to visit the Somerset Levels for the first time since the floods began. Today’s Tom Feilden finds out more.

     

    0750

    Thought for the Day with Bishop Richard Harries.

     

    0755

    In an open letter published in the Financial Times and Novaya Gazeta in Russia, former diplomats, politicians and business leaders have urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to open his mind to a new UN Security Council resolution on Syria. David Miliband, head of the International Rescue Committee, examines.

     

    0810

    The sea defences at the harbour of Porthleven in Cornwall, where Today is broadcasting from on 7 February, are struggling to combat the power of the incoming Atlantic waves. Mishal Husain discovers more, before speaking to Andrew Wallis, Cornwall County Council cabinet member.


    0820

    Why is genuine atheism so rare and difficult? Prof Terry Eagleton, author of Culture and the Death of God, and Elizabeth Oldfield, director of Christian think tank Theos, debate.

     

    0835

    Business with Simon Jack. Mikko Martikainen, chief executive of Snow Secure, discusses his company’s role in providing snow for the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

     

    0840

    With the role of school inspectors coming under recent criticism, the BBC’s Sanchia Berg visits one school preparing for an Ofsted visit.

     

    0845

    It's almost three months since Typhoon Haiyan devastated southern parts of the Philippines, leaving 6,000 people dead. Christian Aid's emergency manager for Asia and the Middle East Coree Steadman discusses the effect aid is having.

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