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9th June 2004
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The three day state funeral of Ronald Reagan begins. David Willis explains what happens.

Britain's state schools are not meeting the needs of Muslims according to a report out today.

The business news with Greg Wood.

The sports news with Steve May.

The U.N Security Council unanimously agrees a new resolution on Iraq.

Conservative leader, Michael Howard, says Britain would cease to be a nation state under Labour. Norman Smith.

Leading scientists say reports that a three year old girl died from obesity were wrong - her death was due to a genetic condition.

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

Richard Thomas, the Information Commissioner has told the government he is alarmed by the identity cards proposals.

What can we expect from the G8 summit of world leaders?

The world has started paying attention to the crisis in Sudan - but is this practically helping?

The Prime Minister, Tony Blair, claims "the world community is now united" after the U.N unanimously passes the Iraq resolution. Britain's ambassador to the UN, Sir Emyr Jones-Parry.

Some Muslim organisations are calling for their children to attend Islamic schools instead of state schools. Andrew Bennett MP (Lab) and Baroness Uddin.

Dutch Foreign Minister Bernard Bot on European integration.

Former U.S Defence Secretary Robert McNamara reflects on the Ronald Reagan era.

A British soldier who died nearly 60 years ago is being buried today with full military honours. His niece is Judith Williams.

Leading scientists have criticised a parliamentary committee for using the death of a three year old girl as an example in a recent obesity report, when she had a genetic abnormality. Angus Stickler.

Conservative leader Michael Howard on his policies for the forthcoming elections.

Andrea Levy is the winner of the Orange Prize for fiction - but do we have a good current array of women authors?

A business update with Greg Wood.

The former Conservative Defence Secretary Sir John Nott on his travels around Britain on his free bus pass.

French Defence Minister Michele Alliot-Marie on whether it is practical to have a European defence force.
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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
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.

Tony Blair speaks to Jim at the British Embassy in Washington, following his controversial Rose Garden press conference with Bush. The Iraq war, the Middle East and the first hints of an EU constitution referendum u-turn. (17/04/04).
Jim Naughtie interviews the Nigerian High Commissioner in Britain, Dr Christopher Kolade, about the recent increase of religious violence in Nigeria.
John Humphrys interviews Prince Hassan of Jordan on the critical situation in Iraq.
Jim Naughtie interviews Bob Woodward. First Watergate, now a controversial book into events in the White House pre-Iraq war.
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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