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20th May 2004
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0607
Michael Howard says Tony Blair should be open about any disagreements he has with President Bush.

0610
The new Prime Minister of India starts the process of forming a new government.

0615
The business news with Greg Wood.

0625
The sports news with Steve May.

0632
U.S coalition forces have denied killing 40 people at a wedding in North East Iraq.

0636
Israel has been condemned around the world for attacking a Palestinian demonstration.

0639
Fire-fighters and their employers are hoping to reach an agreement before balloting for strike action.

0641
A review of today's papers both in Britain and Iran.

0646
Protesters throwing flour-filled condoms from the Commons gallery cut short Prime Minister's Question Time. 

0652
Will it be good news from the Rail Regulator Tom Winsor when he delivers his fifth and final report?

0708
Fire-fighters are to be balloted on possible strike action and some crews have decided to only take 999 calls.

0715
More photos showing U.S soldiers grinning over Iraqi corpses have been shown on American T.V.

0720
Leader of the Commons, Peter Hain, on whether security will be changed in Parliament after yesterday's attack.

0724
Will Britain win the battle to have the Charter of Fundamental Rights removed from the second part of the E.U constitution?

0733
Should more be done to improve the welfare of animals in British laboratories?

0743
How will residents in Washington cope with a huge invasion of the red-eyed bug that will emerge from the ground later this month?

0750
Gideon Meir, Deputy General of the Israeli Foreign Ministry on Israel's attack on Gaza.

0810
Former British Ambassador to the U.N Sir Jeremy Greenstock on whether the Bush Administration was prepared for a long war in Iraq.

0824
Will tonight's opening performance of Mozart's: The Magic Flute at Glyndebourne be as 'memorable' as the 1990 production?

0828
The sports news with Steve May.

0832
Michael Howard responds to accusations that his attacks on the Prime Minister are a case of political opportunism.

0841
A business update with Greg Wood.

0842
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0843
Iain Dale, owner of an online book store and historian Andy Wood look back at some memorable incidents that have occurred in the Houses of Parliament.

0854
George Galloway the leader of 
Respect - the Unity Coalition on the launch of their campaign for the European elections.
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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!

Paul Burrell sings opera?
Sarah cues in a very odd sounding Paul Burrell clip.
 - 25th October 2003
Is that Alec Stewart?
Garry Richardson interviews an Australian cricket fan masquerading as England star Alec Stewart.
- 7 January 2003
Interruption
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
Unforthcoming
Jim attempts to interview Gruff Rhys of 'Super Furry Animals'.
Greg?
John gets a little confused as to which Greg he has on the programme
Waiting
Garry Richardson waits and waits and waits for Brendan Foster.
Laughing matter
What is Charlotte Green giggling about?
Weathermen
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.

Jim Naughtie interviews the Nigerian High Commissioner in Britain, Dr Christopher Kolade, about the recent increase of religious violence in Nigeria.
(19/05/04)
John Humphrys interviews Prince Hassan of Jordan on the critical situation in Iraq.
(03/05/04).
Jim Naughtie interviews Bob Woodward. First Watergate, now a controversial book into events in the White House pre-Iraq war.
(20/04/04).
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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