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Newsnight, Tuesday 10 February, 2009

Watch highlights from Newsnight, presented by John Sopel.

The whistleblower

Former banking bosses apologised to MPs at the Treasury Select Committee who grilled them about their role in the financial crisis. But their defence was undermined by the disclosure that HBOS's former head of risk, Paul Moore, tried to forewarn his bosses.

The whistleblower

Jon Sopel is joined by Philip Hammond, Conservative Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury and John McFall, Labour Chairman of the Treasury Select Committee to discuss the questioning of the four men who presided over the rise and fall of two of Britain's biggest banks.

Elections in Israel

Election day draws to a close in Israel as commentators evaluate the first results from the exit polls. Mark Urban reports from Jerusalem on the electorate's appetite for a stable government and clear-cut choices.

Elections in Israel

Torture allegations

The lawyer for Guantanamo detainee Binyam Mohamed, is lobbying British MPs about his case. Peter Marshall has been following the story for Newsnight and accompanied her to Westminster.

Binyam Mohamed

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