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3 hours
First broadcast:
Sunday 15 March 2009

The latest news from home and abroad with Rachel Burden and Phil Williams. Plus a look at the papers and a preview of the weekend's sporting action.

  • Preparing to leave Iraq

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    As part of The Real Fighting Talk, we are looking at what the future holds for the British Armed Forces as well as the impact of their current deployments. James Shaw has just returned from Basra in Iraq where he has been reporting on the British troop withdrawl.

    You can read his report on preparations for the withdrawl from Iraq as well visiting a local school on a patrol on the BBC News website. He also recorded a video diary of some of his experiences there.


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