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30/11/2015

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

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Mon 30 Nov 2015 06:00

Today's running order

 

0650

World leaders meet today in Paris to set the scene for a global deal on cutting carbon emissions. Our environment analyst Roger Harrabin reports from Paris on whether a climate deal is more likely than before.

0655

Children in care lag significantly behind their peers in their educational achievement – and it is sometimes assumed that it is the fact that the child is in care that causes this. Professor Judy Sebba is director of the Rees Centre for Research in Fostering and Education, Oxford University.

0710

World leaders are arriving in Paris to pledge their commitment to take action to prevent dangerous climate change. Speaking on the programme is Dr Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank.

0715

A report from an influential committee of MPs has backed the introduction of a tax on sugary soft drinks. Dr Sarah Wollaston MP is chair of the Health Select Committee. 

0720

The long-list has been announced for the BBC Music Sound of 2016 poll. Speaking on the programme is MistaJam, Radio 1Xtra DJ and member of the panel who decided the list.

0730

The people who run the Conservative party will meet this afternoon to discuss allegations that a youth organiser bullied a young activist who apparently took his own life. The BBC’s Ross Hawkins reports.

0740

The last time Great Britain won the Davis Cup was almost eighty years ago, so it was quite a moment yesterday when Andy Murray wrapped himself in the union flag having clinched the title for Great Britain.  Speaking on the programme is John Lloyd, who was Davis Cup finalist in 1978.

0750

The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is expected to tell his Shadow Cabinet today whether they, and the rest of the parliamentary party, will be whipped to vote against strikes on Syria, amidst deep splits in the party. The BBC’s Sanchia Berg is reporting and we speak live to Diane Abbott MP, Shadow Secretary of State for International Development.

0810

World leaders are arriving in Paris to pledge their commitment to take action to prevent dangerous climate change. Speaking on the programme is David Shukman, the BBC’s Science editor, and Sir David Attenborough.

0820

Britain's Tyson Fury pulled off one of the great boxing upsets as he outpointed Wladimir Klitschko on Saturday night to become heavyweight champion of the world. Speaking on the programme is Peter Fury, Tyson Fury’s trainer and his uncle.

0830

The BBC has learnt of a landmark legal case in which the first ever award of damages has been made in the civil courts for so called 'sexting'. Clive Coleman is the BBC’s legal correspondent and David Mcclenaghan is a lawyer at Bolt Burden Kemp who specialises in child sex abuse.

0835

The Peanuts comic strip ran until the year 2000 having started fifty years before – now Snoopy is back in The Peanuts Movie. Speaking on the programme is Steve Martino, director of The Peanuts Movie.

0840

World leaders are converging on Paris to pledge their commitment to take action to prevent climate change. Our China editor Carrie Gracie has been to the Qinghai Tibet plateau where climate change is wreaking havoc.

0850

The falling rates of infant mortality have been one of the big but little-recognised good news stories of recent years. Speaking on the programme is Justin Forsyth, chief executive of Save the Children.

 

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