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26th February 2004
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The inquiry into how Ian Huntley got a job as a school caretaker despite a list of sexual allegations against him opens today.

The UN Security Council calls for a meeting on the crisis in Haiti.

The Business News with Greg Wood.

Questions are raised in Westminster over why the case against former GCHQ worker Katherine Gun was dropped.

The first British citizenship test for immigrants takes place today. Danny Shaw is our Home Affairs Correspondent.

The Government proposes to hand-over the running of some rural train services to local groups.

A review of today's papers both in Britain and Beijing.

Yesterday in Parliament Tony Blair found himself debating something other than the rising council tax.

Seven British men held captive in a Saudi jail are claiming compensation as they say they were tortured.

The Conservative MP Ann Winterton has been disciplined for telling a joke about the Chinese cockle pickers who died in Morecambe Bay.

Do local people really know what's best for local train lines and be able to maintain them?

What will happen to 200 residents of flats owned by the Country Houses Association after the charity went into liquidation? 

The former Foreign Secretary Sir Michael Rifkind is the new Kensington and Chelsea candidate for the next election. Hear what he has to say.

Abbey National announces it has suffered big losses. Greg wood has the details.

Where has the dream (or nightmare) of Britain joining the Euro gone?

Why has Mel Gibson's new film 'The Passion of the Christ' caused such a stir?

Prosecutors in the trail of Slobodan Milosevic have decided to rest their case early.

Hear Clare Short's controversial comments on Britain spying on the UN.

A new magazine called 'Stag and Groom' launches today. The founder and publisher spoke to us.

The first ceremony for immigrants granted British citizenship takes place later. Fraidon Sharifi tells us what today's ceremony means to him.

With an update on the latest Abbey National situation, Greg Wood.

After Libya backtracks on the controversial comments made on the Today programme, will holidaymakers return to the country?

Will destroying a 'cursed' baseball return good fortunes to the Chicago Cubs baseball team?

Was Britain involved in spying operations on the UN Secretary General Kofi Annan in the run up to the Iraq war?

Hear what a former spy who did go to jail for breaking the official secrets act and Philip Knightley, who writes about spying have to say on the latest situation.
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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!

Programme Trail?
Melvyn Bragg gets carried away with Today and forgets his lines...
5 February 2004

- There was an incorrect clip played (someone singing opera) when sarah cued in a Paul Burrell clip. V. funny. Sat. 25th October 2003 at 0830
Is that Alec Stewart?
Garry Richardson interviews an Australian cricket fan masquerading as England star Alec Stewart.
- 7 January 2003
Sarah decides it's her turn - and interrupts Allan's discussion
-7 June 2002
Where am I?
It's not always easy to remember ... Sarah forgets where she is
- 20 May 2002
Studio invasion
Jim is besieged by his friends in the studio
- 15 December 2001
Jim attempts to interview Gruff Rhys of 'Super Furry Animals'.
John gets a little confused as to which Greg he has on the programme
Garry Richardson waits and waits and waits for Brendan Foster.
Laughing matter
What is Charlotte Green giggling about?
John and Jim share a joke about the weather?
Wrong guest
Sue and the wrong guest
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.

Sarah Montague interviews Paul Burrell.
The former royal butler denies betraying Diana, Princess of Wales, insisting his controversial new book was "a loving tribute".
General James L. Jones
During his visit to  London - the Supreme Commander of Nato talks to James Naughtie about the threat posed to NATO by a stronger EU military force.
Hillary Clinton talks to James Naughtie
Her questions surrounding the White House handling of the Iraq war, plus her years with Bill in that stately building.
Mark Coles interviews Damien Hirst
......about his new exhibition in the small Slovenian capital Ljubljana, including drawings from his teenage years.
James Naughtie interviews Hans Blix:
Hans Blix says allies had motivations other than WMDs for going to war - 6th June 2003.
Michael Jackson complaint
Los Angeles based psychiatrist, Dr Carol Lieberman, tells us why she’s complained to child protection authorities about Michael Jackson.
Saudi ambassador on war
Zubeida Malik talked to Prince Turki Al Faisal - the new Saudi Ambassador to Britain before the war in Iraq
Jackie Elliott
Robin Aitken's interview with Jackie Elliott before he was executed
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