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Monday, 13 November, 2006

  • Newsnight
  • 13 Nov 06, 06:17 PM

US helicopter over BaghdadTony Blair wants Iran and Syria to be included in talks on Iraq and the Middle East. Mark Urban examines if we are about to see an about turn on US and British foreign policy.

Julian Pettifer, who reported on the Vietnam conflict, has returned to the country with a veteran - are there parallels between the Iraq and Vietnam?

Are the government's anti-terrorism policies are just playing to a tabloid agenda?

And sexism and football - we debate women's role in male dominated sports.

Join Jeremy at 2230GMT on BBC Two and live and on demand on the Newsnight website.

Forage with care

  • Justin Rowlatt -
  • 13 Nov 06, 01:57 PM

gin203.jpgI am very glad to see that the response to my blog and Urban foraging film has been very positive. So far not a whiff of that writ…

Indeed many of my ethical correspondents seem to have particular fruit trees and bushes that they remember fondly. One favourite of mine is an almond tree my daughters and I came across as we walked through a North London street a couple of Sundays ago. The nuts were still on the branches and though it took a bit of battle to crack them, the almonds were the finest I have ever tasted.

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