iPlayer Radio What's New?
Image for 16/04/2009

Sorry, this episode is not currently available on BBC iPlayer Radio


2 hours
First broadcast:
Thursday 16 April 2009

Matthew Bannister sits in for Jeremy Vine. Topics covered include the government offering people subsidies to buy hybrid cars.

Music Played

12 items
  • Image for Candi Staton

    Candi Staton Young Hearts Run Free

    Disco Fever (Various Artists), Global Television

  • Image for P!nk

    P!nk Please Don't Leave Me

    (CD Single), RCA, 1

  • Image for Fleetwood Mac

    Fleetwood Mac Peacekeeper

    Fleetwood Mac - Say You Will, Reprise

  • Image for Climax Blues Band

    Climax Blues Band Couldn't Get It Right

    Top Gear 3 - Various Artists, Sony

  • Image for Yvonne Elliman

    Yvonne Elliman If I Can't Have You

    And They Danced The Night Away, Debutante

  • Image for U2

    U2 Magnificent

    (CD Single), Mercury, 1

  • Image for Chris Rea

    Chris Rea Looking For The Summer

    (CD Single), East West Records

  • Image for Scissor Sisters

    Scissor Sisters Take Your Mama

    (CD Single), Parlophone

  • Image for James Morrison

    James Morrison Please Don't Stop The Rain

    (CD Single), Polydor, 1

  • Image for KT Tunstall

    KT Tunstall Other Side Of The World

    (CD Single), Relentless Records

  • Image for Beyoncé

    Beyoncé Halo

    I Am...Sasha Fierce, Columbia, 1

  • Image for Lene Lovich

    Lene Lovich Lucky Number

    Fantastic 70's (Various Artists), Sony Tv/Columbia

  • Electric Cars

    Electric Cars

    Motorists will be offered subsidies of up to five thousand pounds to buy electric and hybrid cars under plans announced today by the government.

    Find out more here.
  • John Demjanjuk

    John Demjanjuk

    An eighty nine year old man accused of being a Nazi death camp guard during the Second World War has had his deportation from the US blocked after his family argued that he was too ill to travel.

    Find out more here.
  • Online medicine

    Online medicine

    Doctors warn of the danger of buying medicine over the internet as research suggests that one in four GPs has treated patients for the side effects of online drugs.

  • Scary rollercoaster

    Scary rollercoaster

    A fairground ride inspired by a series of horror films has been described as torture porn.

    Find out more here.


World War One on TV and Radio

WW1 season image slim

Marking the centenary of World War One across the BBC


  1. Image for Jeremy Vine’s Being Human

    Jeremy Vine’s Being Human

    Jeremy Vine explores what makes us human with leading thinkers and writers in this landmark BBC…

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss