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Friday, 8 July, 2005

Gavin Esler
FROM GAVIN ESLER
Hello,

Our quote for the day comes from the mayor of Paris Bertrand Delanoe in the immediate aftermath of yesterday's attacks:

"We're all Londoners."

In tonight's programme:

We'll spend much of a specially extended edition of Newsnight dissecting yesterday's bomb attacks.

What kind of people would do this? How did they do it? What do they hope to achieve? How can they be stopped?

I'll be talking to the former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar who was voted out of office immediately after the Madrid bombings. He is most emphatic that - despite negotiations between British governments and the IRA and Spanish governments with ETA - there should be no negotiations with the kind of people who murdered Londoners yesterday.

And Martha Kearney reports from the concluding day of the G8 summit in Gleneagles where it looks as if they have struck a deal on both Africa and climate change - but is it enough to satisfy Bob Geldof and the other Live8 campaigners? We hope to be speaking to the South African President Thabo Mbeki.

That's Newsnight tonight at 10.30pm on BBC 2.

Gavin



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