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Last Updated: Friday, 12 May 2006, 16:09 GMT 17:09 UK
Friday, 12 May, 2006
By Kirsty Wark
Presenter, BBC Newsnight

Pensioners protest
Did Gordon and Tony engage in a dance of the seven veils?
Presented by Kirsty Wark

Pension peace

What does the pension deal tell us about the way the government is operating? With Tony Blair and Gordon Brown engaged in a dance of the seven veils (I know, a bizarre sight it would be) is the pensions plan good for the country or simply good for keeping a fragile peace between two men who have a country to run?

Gordaq

And how have the dramatics of the past week impacted on Newsnight's Gordaq index?

One Korea?

North and South Korea face each other across a closed border as they have for the past fifty years, but now the two countries have begun an experiment in economic co-operation.

The south is invested billions in a huge indistrial complex in the north which it hopes will eventually employ 700,000 workers. Is this the first step towards reunification?

Black power

What's the most memeorable front page of a newspaper in the past one hundred years? Newsnight's teamed up with The British Library to hold a poll to find out.

Tonight for the third of our shortlisted candidates, we ask Linford Christie to highlight the 1968 Mexico Olympics and the Black Power salute.



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