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Friday 6th June 2008
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0700-0730

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The Conservative party chairman Caroline Spelman is facing allegations that she used her MP's allowance to pay her former nanny.

0711 Zimbabwe's authorities have blocked Morgan Tsvangirai from holding rallies in his campaign for the presidency in the run-off election. 

0714 Euro 2008 kicks off - but none of the teams are British. 

0719 Israel's prime minister Ehud Olmert has recently announced new, mediated talks with Syria
 
0725 The sports news with Garry Richardson

0730-0800

0730
Has Zimbabwe conducted a "military coup by stealth"?

0735 Today's papers 0740 There's a new job at Northern Rock

0745 Thought for the day with Canon David Winter 0

0750Ireland votes on the EU's Lisbon Treaty next week

0800-0830

0810
 George Osborne speaks about the economy and credit crisis and Caroline Spelman

0815 It's the start of Euro 2008 today. But there's no home team playing.

0820
Northern Ireland MP causes row over gay rights

0825 The sports news with Garry Richardson


0830-0900

0830
 John Major talks about the proposal to detain terror suspects for up to 42 days 

0835 London based ambassadors help us pick the Euro 2008 teams we should support

0840 Today's papers

0845 The Atlantic Hurricane season has started

0850 A new book says the credit crunch has caused us to lose faith
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Thought for the Day

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The Blunder Clips

Some of Our Less Memorable Moments
These infamous sound clips have risen from the Today vaults again to haunt our newsreaders and presenters. Enjoy!

Charlotte gets the giggles.
Newsreader Charlotte Green gets the giggles after listening to the oldest recorded human voice. And here's some she had earlier.
- 28th March 2008
Jim crashes the pips
James Naughtie keeps going on and on and on until Continuity cuts him off.
- 9th January 2008
Can of what John?
John gets confused over the expression, 'opened a can of worms.'
- 18th March 2005
What is our website and email address John?
John gets confused about all this modern technology and it's David Blunkett Jim!
- 22 December 2004
Who's reading the news Sarah?
Sarah introduces a guest newsreader. And it's catching, as Nick Clarke of the World at One demonstrates
- 4/5th October 2004
The boy who likes to say YES!
Sports presenter Steve May is left trying desperately to get his seven year old guest to say something other than yes!
- 23rd September 2004
When the technology fails John and Jim have to Ad-Lib...
Jim introduces a very strange sounding 
'Yesterday in Parliament' package.
 - 23th July 2004
Paul Burrell sings opera?
Sarah cues in a very odd sounding Paul Burrell clip.
 - 25th October 2003
Interruption
Sarah decides it's her turn - and interrupts Allan's discussion
-7 June 2002
Waiting
Garry Richardson waits and waits and waits for Brendan Foster.
The Extended Interview

We don’t always have time to play the whole interview on air. Listen to the extended interview here, exclusive to the Today website.

Gil Scott-Heron (04/03/2008)
Life hasn't been easy for the 'god-father of rap', but as US politics gets interesting again, he's making a  comeback.
Zbigniew Brzezinski (01/02/08)
He used to be Jimmy Carter's national security adviser, and now he's advising presidential candidate Senator Obama. We hear his vision for US Foreign policy.
Sonny Rollins (26/11/07)
The legendary Jazz saxophonist talks about his time in prison, phone calls with John Coltrane, 9/11 and the ambitions of a Jazz survivor.
President Pervez Musharraf (17/11/07)
James Naughtie asks the President of Pakistan when he will lift his country's state of emergency and what he is doing to tackle Islamist Terrorism.
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