Stephen Nolan's no nonsense approach to confronting the biggest issues of the day has made it the biggest show in the country. An unmissable mixture of news, phone ins and entertainment.
Tue, 11 Mar 14
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The Royal Children’s Hospital is the only specialist hospital in the UK without a dedicated MRI scanner. At least two scanners are hired in by the Belfast Trust from the private sector but they won’t tell you how much they cost.
Mon, 10 Mar 14
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Feminist speaker, Cara Parks, sparked outrage at Stormont over the weekend when she spoke at an event with her breasts exposed. The 32 year was taking part in the 'Alternative Miss Ulster' event marking International Women’s Day
Fri, 7 Mar 14
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We've covered mental health issues on this programme before - and when we do - you call to share your stories and experiences. Elaine Fogarty has battled with the highs and lows of bi-polar for years. She started by telling Stephen about when she was first diagnosed...
Thu, 6 Mar 14
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A 29 year old Belfast woman with a disability has been languishing in a hospital bed in her Mum's living room for 9 months while waiting for a Housing Association to carry out adaptions to her home. It then emerged the planned adaptions couldn't take place on Health and safety grounds. Our reporter Lisa McAlister meets the family. Peter Brant, head of policy at the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission, says: "Working class children must be taught to think and act like the middle classes if they are to get into the best universities and top professions". What do you think? Does it matter how you act dress and speak? Model agent Anthony Miller and trade union leader Bumper Graham debate
Wed, 5 Mar 14
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Who are we in this society? How do we treat other people? What about those whose origins might be different from ours? We pride ourselves on our welcome but is there a different nasty reality? How big an issue is racism in Northern Ireland?
Tue, 4 Mar 14
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A row broke out at Belfast City Council last night after DUP councillor Ruth Patterson wore a Linfield scarf in the chamber. She was speaking in favour of a motion calling on the Council to honour outgoing Linfield manager David Jeffrey. Sinn Fein said it would support the motion but objected to the scarf. The meeting was held up by ten minutes because of complaints from Sinn Fein councillor Jim McVeigh. Also on the podcast... would you gamble on the outcome of a murder trial? Bookies Paddy Power are taking bets on the result of the Oscar Pistorius trial in South Africa. Is this a fair bet or is gambling on a case that resulted in the death of a young woman wrong regardless of the circumstances?
Mon, 3 Mar 14
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Hands off our free parking. That's the message from workers in the Northern Health Trust. Officials there have launched a 12 week public consultation on introducing staff car parking charges. But hospital staff say they shouldn't have to pay. Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed that he kept a belt used by a teacher to beat him at school. He says the teacher responsible was an inspiration who gave him drive and determination. Is he right? Can physically disciplining a child be a good thing? Also on the podcast... legal highs back in the news again. Belfast City Council have been granted powers to confiscate and destroy substances they believe to be so-called 'legal highs'. It comes after a 'forfeiture order' was granted against the owner of a headshop at Belfast Magistrates Court.
Fri, 28 Feb 14
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Peter Robinson was really angry on Wednesday, threatening to resign as First Minister. His fury followed revelations about Government letters sent to 187 republican on the runs - telling them they weren't wanted by police. But yesterday Peter Robinson was happy again. He's going nowhere. So the central question this morning is - has the First Minister got what he wanted?
Thu, 27 Feb 14
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Could the growing crisis over republican "On The Runs" bring down Stormont? Yesterday Peter Robinson said he was incandescent with rage and threatened to quit as First Minister. He's now set a Friday deadline for the Government to respond to his demands. Justice Minister and Alliance MLA David Ford, NI 21 leader Basil McCrea, Denis Bradley, Northern Ireland UKIP Leader David McNarry and callers react.
Wed, 26 Feb 14
17 days remaining
The secret letters to IRA fugitives. The secret Government letters telling them them they weren't on the wanted list, they wouldn't face court. A grubby deal, an amnesty by another name? Or a necessary part of the peace process? Peter Hain, DUP's Gregory Campbell SF's Gerry Kelly, Mike Nesbitt, Danny Morrison Terry Spence and callers discuss.
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