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Last Updated: Monday, 26 March 2007, 16:41 GMT 17:41 UK
Monday, 26th March, 2007
By Simon Enright
Assistant Editor, BBC Newsnight

paisley and adams

Presented by Gavin Esler in Belfast and Emily Maitlis in London.

Northern Ireland

"We must not allow our justified loathing of the horrors and tragedies of the past to become a barrier to creating a better and more stable future." - the Reverend Ian Paisley.

In a historic moment for Northern Ireland the Reverend Ian Paisley and Gerry Adams have agreed to go into government together. The man who said "no surrender" has seen Republicans grant all his demands for an end to violence and an acceptance of the policing in Northern Ireland.

Gavin Esler is at Stormont and will be talking to some of the key players about how this agreement came about and our new political editor Michael Crick looks back on the years of troubles when such an agreement seemed unthinkable.

If there is anything you want to know about the deal then let us know and we'll make sure Gavin tries to answer it.

Match fixing

We're also on top of the days other stories. With the death of Bob Woolmer exposing the murkier side of cricket, Peter Marshall has been speaking with some of the most senior players in the Pakistan game and asking them about the world of match fixing.

British sailors

And what can Britain do to get back the 15 soldiers detained by Iran. Mark Urban studies the options.




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