Apparently, eating chocolate is one of the best remedies around for persistent coughing.
Thought for the Day. The speaker is Martin Palmer - Director of an International Consultancy in World Religions.
When MG Rover was sold by BMW four years ago for 10 pounds to the Phoenix Consortium, its new owners predicted it would be profitable by 2003. Wrong.
The government has been in power for seven and a half years and we'll find out today what its plans are for the next parliamentary session. They will be delivered in the Queen's speech. Our political correspondent Iain Watson reports and we're joined by John Prescott.
Remember all those campaigns to protect the rain forest? We were told the government of Brazil and others were actually doing something to stop the forests being ripped apart. Hylton Murray-Philipson of Rainforest Concern and Stanley Johnson, a prospective Conservative candidate speak to us.
It's now a year since the British Society for Middle East Research warned of a crisis in the teaching of Arabic and other Middle Eastern subjects. Kate Clark reports.