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22nd December 2004
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It is estimated that £20m was stolen by bank robbers in Belfast on Monday. Kevin Connolly has more.

Michael Buchanan with Washington's reaction to the deaths of 19 US soldiers in Mosul.

The business news with Greg Wood.

The sports news with Garry Richardson.

Tony Blair is in Israel having talks with the government. James Reynolds is there.

How wlecome were the findings of the Budd report? Terry Stiasny has more.

The extent of the network which Pakistan's nuclear scientist A Q Khan had built up is emerging. Gordon Corera has more.

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

The Solicitor General, Harriet Harman, cast doubt yesterday on the convictions of twenty eight parents or carers, who've been found guilty of killing babies.

Gordon Lishman of Age Concern on their study which finds that 500,000 old people do not eat enough good food to keep them healthy.

Ben Bradshaw, Fisheries Minister, on the new fishing quota which was agreed in Brussels last night.

Lord Armstrong on what impact the Budd report will have in the long run.

Herve Mariton, UMP in France, on the release of the two French hostages after four months in captivity.

A business update with Greg Wood.

Stuart Hyde, Assistant Chief Constable of West Midlands Police, on the 32 men who have committed suicide after being arrested for child pornography.

The sports news with Garry Richardson.

Does Tony Blair have any influence in the Middle East? James Reynolds reports and Dr Yikud Shteinitz, a Likud member of the Knesset, gives his thoughts.

Tony Robinson with his nomination for the Listeners' Lord.

Thought for the Day with Elaine Storkey.

Will we ever know the full extent of A Q Khan's nuclear network and can we ever stop the spread of nuclear technology? Gordon Corera reports.

Conservative leader Michael Howard and Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott on the conclusions from the Budd inquiry.

The sports news with Garry Richardson.

Former Detective Chief Superintendent Bill Lowry of the Special Branch in Belfast on the Northern Bank robbery.

A business update with Greg Wood.

John Ashton of E3G (third Generation Environmentalists) on how the group intend to bring about environmental change.

New witness statements have been submitted to the public inquiry into the murder of 19 year old Zahid Mubarek, by his racist cellmate at Feltham young offenders' institution. Nicola Stanbridge has more.

Will it snow this Christmas? If swans arriving from Artic Russia are an indication, then yes, it will. Polly Billington reports.

What does Tony Blair hope to achieve from his visit to the Middle East? Andrew Marr reports.
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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!

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
Sarah decides it's her turn - and interrupts Allan's discussion
-7 June 2002
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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