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Latest news and sport from Peter Allen and Aasmah Mir.

Prime Minister George Papandreou says a referendum should now be held on whether to accept the Greek bailout.Two Athens residents discuss the whether they support their prime minister's call. Peter also speaks to the advisor to the Greek finance minister.

Pakistan cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif are found guilty of spot fixing. Matt Drake, former News of the World journalist who worked on the sting operation with Mazher Mahmood, also known as the Fake Sheikh, describes his part.

Reporter Lesley Ashmall speaks to a squatter in Hackney about government plans to make squatting a criminal offence in England and Wales.

JK Rowling has revealed that she seriously considered killing off Ron Weasley while she was writing the Harry Potter series. Andrew Lynch who was scriptwriter for Hollyoaks, Brookside and Emmerdale explains how to get rid of popular characters.

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Tue 1 Nov 2011 16:00

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