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WAR ON TERROR: BLAIR'S TEAM: No10 in BBC row over Adie.

Byline: PAUL GILFEATHER

VETERAN TV news reporter Kate Adie caused a row between the BBC and No 10 last night.

Tony Blair had to hastily alter his travel schedule last night after details of his movements were revealed during a live interview on BBC Breakfast with Jeremy Bowen.

Downing Street complained to BBC Director General Greg Dyke, blaming Ms Adie, 56, for the cock-up.

Mr Blair's spokesman said: "We are aware of the Kate Adie report and we are making a formal complaint at the highest level to the BBC."

The BBC admitted the mistake but insisted their chief news correspondent was not responsible.

The BBC said the mistake happened "inadvertently" on a programme which was a "collaborative effort" and no individual was to blame..

It went on: "This should not have happened and we have apologised to the Prime Minister's office.

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