Today's running order
Planting trees on floodplains could reduce the height of flooding in towns downstream by up to 20%, according to new research. Dr Simon Dixon is from Birmingham University's Institute for Forest Research and is lead author on the study.
Scientists have discovered that some people with high levels of 'good cholesterol' are actually more likely to get coronary heart disease. Dr Adam Butterworth is a cardiovascular researcher from the University of Cambridge and co-investigator of the study.
President Obama has criticised David Cameron for getting "distracted" after persuading him to take military action against Colonel Gaddafi back in 2011. In an interview with Atlantic magazine he says "I had more faith in the Europeans, given Libya's proximity, being invested in the follow-up." Alec Ross is former senior adviser to the State Department and Herve Mariton is an MP from Nicolas Sarkozy’s party The Republicans.
According to the polls, most young people want to stay in the EU but are much less likely to vote in the referendum than older people. Today’s Sima Kotecha has been talking to young people in Hartlepool in County Durham.
In a world first, the BBC's technology programme Click has made an entire episode in 360 video. It will contain never-before-broadcast views of CERN's Large Hadron Collider, an immersive video games review and the world’s first 360-degree conjuring trick. Spencer Kelly is presenter of Click.
Today marks five years since the earthquake and tsunami that caused a crisis at the Fukushima nuclear power station in Japan. Speaking on the programme is Professor Geraldine Thomas of Imperial College London.
How relevant are the sources we use for data today? Speaking on the programme is the former Bank of England chief economist Charlie Bean, who was tasked by the Chancellor George Osborne last year to look at how prepared the Office for National Statistics is to deal with developing technology and changing business models.
Day after day the case for Britain remaining in the European Union is being made by the Prime Minister. Today one of his predecessors joins the fray. Speaking on the programme is former Prime Minister Tony Blair.
President Obama has criticised David Cameron for getting "distracted" after persuading him to take military action against Colonel Gaddafi back in 2011. In an interview with Atlantic magazine he says "I had more faith in the Europeans, given Libya's proximity, being invested in the follow-up." Jon Sopel is the BBC’s North America editor and Sir Richard Dalton is former British ambassador to Libya and to Iran.
The BBC is reviving Til Death Do Us Part in order to remake a one-off special - complete with rampant racism, homophobia and sexism. It is part of a season to celebrate classic comedy. James Cary is writer of Miranda, My Family and Bluestone 42 and Penelope Solomon is a comedian and TV critic.
Planting trees on floodplains could reduce the height of flooding in towns downstream by up to 20%, according to new research. Sir James Bevan is chief executive of the Environment Agency.
Today is the last chance for the global science community to have its say on whether the Obama administration should lift its moratorium on gain-of-function (GOF) research into Flu, SARS and MERS viruses. Dr Filippa Lentzos is biosecurity expert from the Department of Social Science, Health and Medicine at King’s College London, and Professor John Oxford is flu expert at the University of London.
Wales travel to Twickenham this weekend for the latest round of the Six Nations rugby championships and Tom Jones' Delilah will undoubtedly ring out around the stadium. However, there have been calls for the song to be banned at sporting events because of its strong references domestic violence. One of the lyricists, Sylvan Wittingham Mason, has been speaking to Justin Webb.
With the EU referendum just months away, there is concern over whether 18 - 24-year-olds will actually get out there and vote. Kirsty Blackman is SNP MP for Aberdeen and Michael Sani is chief executive of Bite the Ballot – a party neutral movement that encourages people to get involved in politics and civil society.
All subject to change.
- Fri 11 Mar 2016 06:00