Today, 15/02/2014 Saturday's running order

15 Feb 2014 Last updated at 11:50

Saturday 15 February

With Evan Davis and John Humphrys.
  • 15 Feb 2014 07:14:34
    Today's running order:


    More high winds are battering Britain. We discuss with our reporters Simon Clemison in Plymouth and Jonathan Blake in the studio.



    Senior bishops from the Church of England have warned clergy that they will not be allowed to marry same sex partners. They are currently able to have civil partnerships, on the understanding that they remain celibate. Robert Piggott, BBC Religious Affairs Correspondent reports.



    Sir Tom Finney, one of England's greatest footballers, has died at the age of 91. The former England and Blackpool player, Jimmy Armfield, and the BBC’s Jonathan Agnew look back on his life.




    Severe flood warning remains in place in areas between Cornwall and Hampshire. Our reporter Mike Thomson has been to meet some elderly people living in supervised housing in flood-affected Berkshire.



    Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister, Faisal Mekdad, said the Assad regime would talk about a transition of power only if the opposition said it was committed to fighting terrorism. Bridget Kendall, BBC diplomatic correspondent and Louay al-Safi, the spokesperson for the Syrian opposition delegation in Geneva, discuss.



    The Great Scottish Tapestry designed by artist Andrew Crummy has been two years in the making, is 143 metres long, consists of 160 panels and it has been stitched by more than a thousand volunteers. We speak to one of those volunteers.



    Thought for the day with the Reverend Roy Jenkins.



    Assistant Chief Constable Gavin Stephens of the Surrey Police, discusses to impact of the weather and Dr Angela Connelly from Manchester University talks about small scale flood protection that house owners and local streets can employ.



    Karen Bosman, the watch manager for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency's Solent rescue and co-ordination centre describes the bizarre story of what happened to customers at a restaurant in Milford on Sea.



    It has been an important week in the Scottish independence referendum campaign. Today’s James Naughtie joins us from Edinburgh. The lawyer and economist Hamish Patrick from Tods Murray and the economist Professor Gavin McRome, former chief economist at the UK’s Scotland Office, weigh up the economics.



    The film Gravity is expected to do well at this weekend's Bafta awards. The critics loved the story and the film's 3D effects. Mishal Husain has been speaking to the film's visual effects supervisor.



    Chertsey in Surrey has been hit hard by the floods. Our reporter Chris King has been there.



    Team GB won its 10th ever gold medal in the winter Olympics yesterday. We speak to Lizzy Yarnold who took gold in the skeleton competition.



    A new book by Swedish psychiatrist David Eberhard, says children suffer later on in life if their upbringing was too liberal. He discusses his book with the psychologist Penelope Leach.

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