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Thursday, 26 October, 2006

  • Newsnight
  • 26 Oct 06, 06:24 PM

qe203100.jpgPrince Charles wants a multi-faith coronation - but is it time to separate the church and state for good? Liam Fox calls Newsnight's Taleban film (watch it here) "obscene" - the head of BBC News responds;a new book makes fresh allegations over CIA rendition flights; how much does your MP spend; and Electric Proms and new horizons with musician Damon Albarn.

Newsnight is at 10.30, BBC2 in the UK (live on the Newsnight website too) then it's over to you - comments below please.

Ghost Plane by Stephen Grey

  • Newsnight
  • 26 Oct 06, 11:51 AM

ghostplane203logo.jpgBritish journalist Stephen Grey's Ghost Plane documents his investigation into the secret CIA practice of transporting terror suspects to third countries - known as "extraordinary rendition".

The book claims many of those prisoners subsequently suffered torture at the hands of regimes such as Syria - publicly pilloried by the Bush administration but, it says, privately colluded with the name of defending the US.

Read an extract here and post your comments and reviews below.

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