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A full edition of the BBC News at Six.
[00:00:00] PROGRAMME: a full edition of the BBC News at Six, providing a representative example of the programme from this period.
- The BBC announces that it’s to move the 9pm weekday BBC One news programme to 10pm, two weeks from now. Greg Wood reports.
- Lord Archer is charged with perverting the course of justice and perjury. Rory Maclean reports.
- Their leaders agree to talks but the killing goes on between Israelis and Palestinians. Paul Adams reports.
- The Conservatives have promised to match the Labour party’s spending on health pound for pound. At the party conference, the shadow chancellor Michael Portillo pledged to increase spending on the NHS. Mark Mardell reports.
- Steve Redgrave leads a rapturous return for Britain’s Olympic heroes. Daniela Relph reports.
- Steve Redgrave is being hailed as Britain’s greatest Olympian. His five rowing gold medals in consecutive games is unlikely to be equaled. Robert Hall had exclusive access to him, and his family and friends, to celebrate his homecoming.
- Another legal challenge on fertility, as a woman claims she’s being prevented from having a child. Fergus Walsh reports.
- In Yugoslavia there’s been a second day of protest again president Slobodan Milošević. John Simpson reports.
- The vacuum cleaner maker Dyson Appliances has won its High Court battle to prove that its rival Hoover had infringed its patent on vacuum cleaners without bags.
- 4 million endowment mortgage payers may face shortfalls if plans for a review are dropped. Andrew Verity reports.
- Tens of millions of Americans will tune into a TV show tonight which could decide the outcome of the US Presidential Election. Al Gore and George W. Bush are the latest presidential hopefuls to take part in live TV debates. Philippa Thomas reports.
- The England coach Kevin Keegan says he’s not afraid to give youth a chance when his side play Germany in their opening World Cup qualifier this weekend. It’ll be the last competitive game at Wembley before the old stadium is demolished. Kevin Gearey reports.
Helen Young brings us the national weather forecast.
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