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Archive Thursday, 2 October, 2003, 15:40 GMT 16:40 UK
Click here to watch the discussion Hutton inquiry
Lord Hutton's inquiry opened with the promise of high political drama. Oliver Letwin, Menzies Campbell and Gisela Stuart debated.
Click here to read the report Longest serving Labour PM
Tony Blair's stretch in office is the longest for any Labour Prime Minister. We went back to the future to find out how he's avoided the pitfalls of the past.
Click here to watch or read the report Evidence gathered by torture
Is the government breaking its own rules on human rights in its determination to deal global terrorism a blow? Peter Marshall investigated.
Click here to watch or read the report Trafficking children
The scandal of the international traffic in children being brought to Britain for benefit fraud, under-age sex, and other crimes.
Click here to watch or read the interview President of Nigeria
The leaders of West Africa have delayed any decision to send in a peace keeping force to Liberia. We asked the President of Nigeria why he can't prevent the bloodshed in his own backyard.
Clcik here to watch or read the discussion Alastair Campbell's departure
If the man who was in at the creation of New Labour really has had enough, where does that leave Tony Blair's government?
Click here to watch or read the interview 9/11 could have been prevented
A congressional report said 9/11 could have been prevented. We interviewed Saxby Chambliss, a Republican Senator on the Senate Intelligence.
Click here to watch or read the report STD in Afro-Caribbean community
Britain's Afro-Caribbean community seeks answers to why it's facing an epidemic of sexually transmitted diseases.
Click here to watch or read the report Controversial claims about autism
We examined controversial claims that it's only our awareness of autism that is on the rise, whilst the number of new cases each year is not increasing.
Clcik here to read the discussion GM foods
Neither the risks nor the benefits of GM foods are entirely clear according to government reports. So, why bother?
Click here to watch or read the discussion What are the implications?
The Government's scientific adviser, Dr David Kelly, has been found dead. What are the implications for the Ministry of Defence, Alistair Campbell and the BBC?
Click here to watch or read the discussion Historic address
Tony Blair told America - our job is to be there with you. We discussed whether adoration in Washington is counter productive back home as doubts here increase over British support for the war?
Click here to watch or read the report US Treasury Secretary exclusive
The US Treasury Secretary is in Europe talking up the need for growth. Our economics correspondent Stephanie Flanders secured the only TV interview with Mr Snow.
Click here to watch or read the report Opera becomes political
Al-Qaeda the Opera, Mozart in combat fatigues. Opera becomes politically engaged. David Sillito reported.
Click here to watch or read the interview Did US plan properly?
Another day - another US soldier killed in Iraq. We asked Douglas Feith, one of the top planners at the Pentagon, whether they simply didn't plan properly to police the peace.
Archbishop of Canterbury Frayed nerves at Synod
What do Anglicans think of the way the Archbishop of Canterbury handled the controversy over the proposed ordination of Jeffrey John as Bishop of Reading?
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Liberian president Charles Taylor tells Newsnight that rebel forces are supported by Britain and the US.
Click here for more details Iran's students
Robin Denselow reports from Iran four years on from the student riots that rocked the country.
Click here for more details Drinking hours
Why is the Government currently pushing through parliament a law to liberalise pub opening hours? We asked the minister responsible, Richard Caborn.
Click here for more details Human cost of the war
Paul Wood reports from Iraq as the first full audit of civilian casualties is released.
Click here for more details Guantanamo Bay
Two British men are eligible for trial by an American military tribunal at Guantanamo Bay. We asked how fair this sytem will be.
Click here for more details Crime audit
Dennis Sewell audits the Labour government's performance on crime.
Click here for more details The women of Iraq
In a special report, David Loyn looked at the issues facing Iraqi women two months after the fighting was declared to be 'over'.
Click here for more details The Liberia question
We asked if the US would respond to calls by the UN secretary general to send a peacekeeping force in Liberia.
Is sentencing too tough?
Contrary to public perception, judges are giving tougher custodial sentences and the prison population has grown.
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Newsnight reports on alleged corruption within the EU, while UK Commissioner Neil Kinnock joined us in the studio.
Click here to read the report Education audit
The government promised to transform schools. Have they done so? We audit whether education, education, education has meant more than targets, tables and toil.
Click here to watch or read the discussion Alastair Campbell
Alastair Campbell admitted it would have been better if his staff hadn't produced the "dodgy dossier". Jeremy Paxman discussed whether the government spin machine has spun itself out of trouble.
Clcik here to watch or read the report Wrexham disturbances
Were the disturbances in Wrexham really the consequence of a failing immigration policy? Richard Watson reported.
Click here to read a transcript of the interview Bishop of Oxford
The Archbishop of Canterbury finally stepped into the row over the gay bishop, giving his tacit support. We spoke to the Bishop of Oxford, who nominated Dr Jeffrey John in the first place.
Click here to watch or read the interview New constitution
At their Greek summit Europe's leaders discussed the first draft of a new constitution. Jack Straw defended it as a step back from Federalism.
Click here to watch or read the interview Iran nuclear installations
Iran resists inspections of its nuclear installations - are the US preparing the way for yet another Middle East war? We spoke to the US Under Secretary for Arms Control.

Click here to read a transcript of the programme. JK Rowling
Jeremy Paxman interviewed the author of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, providing an insight into the inspiration behind the novels and the pressures of writing.
Computer user Is Spam paralyzing the web?
Spam accounts for almost half of all email traffic but it slows down networks and clogs up the internet arteries. Microsoft claims it risks paralysing global communication.
Click here to watc the discussion Blair tries to re-energise government
Tony Blair tries to re-energise his government with a promise of more reform. But can you seem fresh and visionary when every step is stalked by ghosts?
Click here to watch the report Fedayeen fighters
As US forces try to flush out Fedayeen fighters loyal to Saddam, one told Newsnight they are well organised, heavily armed and ready for a long battle.
Click here to watch or read the report Baghdad economic strategies
They are flooding the cities with money to try to kick-start everyday life. We tested America's military, and economic strategies.
Bollywood Changes
Are Western influences and steamy sex besmirching Bollywood? Adam Mynott reported.
Click here to watch or read the report Manifesto to change the world
George Monbiot has some ideas for a positive anti-globalisation agenda, including a world parliament. Newsnight gave him a camera and asked him to explain.
Click here to watch or read the interview The infamous dossier
We asked the Chair of the Intelligence and Security Committee if she's got what it takes to get to the bottom of the Iraqi weapons controversy.
Click here to watch the interview Hurry up and wait
Gordon Brown professes his devotion to the Euro. He'd like to abandon the pound. But not yet. Jeremy Paxman asked him how much longer he's going to carry on dithering.
Iain Duncan Smith Iain Duncan Smith
Kirsty Wark was in Milton Keynes for a Newsnight Special, a debate with the Leader of the Conservative Party Iain Duncan Smith.
Tony Blair and Jeremy Paxman Tony Blair
In a two-part interview with Jeremy Paxman and the public, the prime minister answered questions about military action against Iraq and public services.
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