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14/09/2015

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

3 hours

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Mon 14 Sep 2015 06:00

Today's running order

0650

Accountancy firm Deloitte has warned that robots and artificial intelligence are going to pose a big threat to lower skilled jobs. Rory Cellan-Jones reports.

0710

Jeremy Corbyn has announced his shadow cabinet, giving the top jobs to Andy Burnham and John McDonnell. We speak to UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis and Gisela Stuart, a Labour MP who supported Liz Kendall for leadership.

0715

Today EU Justice and Home Affairs Ministers meet to discuss the migration crisis and the plan for quotas. Elmar Brok is a member of Angela Merkel's CDU party.

0720

Accountancy firm Deloitte has warned that robots and artificial intelligence are going to pose a big threat to lower skilled jobs. Rohan Silva is former senior policy adviser to the Prime Minister.

0730

Today EU Justice and Home Affairs Ministers meet to discuss the migration crisis and the plan for quotas. David Miliband is CEO of the International Rescue Committee.

0740

What can Jeremy Corbyn do to try to change Labour’s decline in Scotland? James Naughtie reports.

0750

Will humans ever live on Mars?  Nasa is aiming to send humans to the Red Planet in the 2030s, and the legendary astronaut Buzz Aldrin has a “master plan” for colonizing the red planet within 25 years. We speak to Mr Aldrin today.

0810

What next for Labour under Jeremy Corbyn? We speak to former Home Secretary Charles Clarke and Shadow Foreign Secretary Hilary Benn.

0820

Our Middle East Editor Jeremy Bowen has just left Syria. Before his departure, he went to the front line in Damascus to see whether calls for negotiations to end the war seem likely to succeed.

0830

Later this week parliament will debate the case of a Royal Marine jailed for life for killing a Taliban militant. Professor Michael Clarke is director general of the Royal United Services Institute. Claire Blackman is Sergeant Blackman’s wife.

0840

Research by the Met Office suggests the years 2014-16 are likely to be among the warmest on record. Professor Dame Julia Slingo is chief scientist at the Met Office.

0845

Ending the conflict in Syria and Iraq is key to solving the migrant crisis facing Europe, a senior US official has told the BBC. General John Allen, special presidential envoy for the US-led coalition countering the so called Islamic State, has been speaking to Quentin Sommerville.

0850

Will there be a return to the old socialism v capitalism ideological battles of the 80s with Jeremy Corbyn leading the Labour Party? We speak to Kate Pickett, co-author of Spirit Level, and Ben Southwood, head of Research at the Adam Smith Institute.

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