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Wednesday 18th July 2007
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0709: Should Police have access to all data from road pricing cameras? Liberty's Shami Chakrabati.

0712: Operations in Afghanistan are being critically undermined by a shortage of NATP troops. Rory Stewart is former Deputy governor in Iraq and now involved in rebuilding Kabul.

0715: Metronet has gone into administration and Sainsbury's has confirmed a takeover approach - Greg Wood has the business news.

0718: At what stage does dramatic editing become misleading or even a lie? Polly Billington talks to TV industry insiders.

0725: 22 Hyde Parks worth of Britain's front gardens are disappearing under concrete. Sarah Mukherjee reports.

0727: Sports news with Steve May.

0730 - 0800

0732: Ed Hussain, former member of a radical Islamic group and author of "The Islamist" has been looking into new methods being employed by radical Islamic groups to recruit university students.

0742: A review of today's papers.

0745: Thought for the Day with Professor Mona Siddiqui.

0748: Britain awaits Russia's "appropriate response" to yesterday's decision to expel 4 diplomats. Russian Ambassador to Britain Yuri Fedotov.

0800 - 0830

0810: Is NATO facing a 'strategic failure' in Afghanistan with potentially massive consequences?  Lord Ashdown and Des Browne.

0820Heart attack patients are to be treated in specialist centres following a review of services in England, but what about Scotland, Wales and people living in remote or rural areas? Angus Stickler reports.

0826: Sports news from Steve May.


0830 - 0900 

0832: How are radical Islamist groups being allowed to get away with still recruiting university students? Bill Rammell.

0838: Economic crisis in Zimbabwe is causing a steady exodus of illegal immigrants to South Africa and the US has denounced Robert Mugabe's price control policy as "reckless".

0840: Business news from Greg Wood.

0843: Tony Blair the musical.

0850: 30 senior doctors have written to the Times today stating that the current junior doctor recruitment fiasco threatens the very future of the NHS. Stephen O'Rahilly.

0855: The BBC can't seem to keep itself out of trouble at the moment, Director General Mark Thompson will have to answer to the BBC Trust today. Roger Graeff is a documentary maker and Alkarim Jivani is TV critic for Time Out magazine.
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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!

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.

Baroness Sally Morgan Interview
Tony Blair's former Director of Political and Government Relations, Baroness Sally Morgan has given a rare, interview to Today to mark the Prime Minister's departure.
Don De Lillo Interview
The American writer Don de Lillo who wrote Underworld and is one of the biggest figures in modern American literature - has become a classic. A Penguin classic. A great accolade, but usually one reserved for the dead. John interviewed him and asked what it's like to be thought of as a "classic"?
Mouloud Sihali Interview
Mouloud Sihali from Algeria, North Africa, is one of the suspected terrorists that the Home Secretary wants to deport back to Algeria. Based on secret intelligence and police investigations, the Home Secretary has deemed Sihali a threat to the Nation's security. Last year Mouloud Sihali was found not guilty of being a part of a so called released Ricin plot.
The nominations for the Oscars were announced yesterday, and The Constant Gardener is tipped for a place on the shortlist. It stars Ralph Fiennes who picked up an Evening Standard Film Award this week for his role in the film. Polly Billington spoke him and to the author, John le Carre, about the film and its chances at the Oscars. (31/01/06)
Edward Stourton interviews the President of Mexico, Vincente Fox, and Tom Shannon, the United States Under Secretary of State with responsibility for the Americas, on the Summit of the Americas in Argentina and the prospect of a free trade agreement for the region.
President Vincente Fox.
Under Secretary of State Tom Shannon.
50th anniversary of Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett.
The uncut interview with Sir Peter Hall, the first director to stage the play in 1955, with the last surviving member of the original main cast, Timothy Bateson who played 'lucky', and playwright Ronald Harwood.
Jim Naughtie speaks to the Archbishop of Kaduna, Josiah Idowu Fearon, about the Anglican Church in Africa and tensions between Christians and Muslims. (25/05/05)
Edward Stourton interviews Monsignor Charles Burns, a retired head of the Vatican's Secret Archives, in Rome about the funeral of the Pope John Paul II.
(08/04/05)
Part 1
Part 2
First BBC interview of Moazzam Begg, former Guantanamo Bay detainee. Mr Begg speaks to our reporter Zubeida Malik about his ordeal and how he continues to campaign for five Britons still there to be freed.
Justin Webb interviews Walter Cronkite who pays tribute to Dan Rather, a 73 year old news presenter in America who is retiring after 24 years.
(10/03/05)
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.
(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".
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