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2 hours
First broadcast:
Wednesday 17 February 2010

Jeremy discusses the 2.8 million people underemployed in the UK, ID theft, a war artist who draws portraits of the fallen soldiers and finally we discuss dimming street lights.

Music and featured items

16 items
  • Underemployment

    Job statistics are showing that there are 2.8 million people underemployed in the UK. Would you like to work more but can’t because there is no work available?

  • ID Theft

    With the alleged killers of a Hamas official in Dubai said to be travelling on false passports, we ask if you're worried about having your identity stolen.

  • War Artist

    Michael Reagan draws portraits of fallen soldiers for their families. We speak to him and the mother of British Army medic Private Eleanor Dlugosz, one of his subjects.

  • Street Lighting

    Coventry is introducing a 'dimmer switch' for its streetlights in an effort to save money - is this a good idea?

  • Image for Joe Jackson

    Joe Jackson It's Different For Girls

    Joe Jackson - I'm The Man, A&M

  • Image for Raul Malo

    Raul Malo Moonlight Kiss

    (CD Single), Fantasy, 1

  • Image for Elvis Presley

    Elvis Presley Always On My Mind

    Presley - The All Time Greatest Hits, RCA

  • Image for The Marvelettes

    The Marvelettes Please Mr Postman

    Marvelettes-Compact Command Performan, Motown, 3

  • Image for Owl City

    Owl City Fireflies

    (CD Single), Island Records, 1

  • Image for Red Hot Chili Peppers

    Red Hot Chili Peppers Under The Bridge

    The All Time Greatest Rock Songs ..., Columbia

  • Image for Queen

    Queen Crazy Little Thing Called Love

    The Game, Island, 5

  • Image for R.E.M.

    R.E.M. Losing My Religion

    R.E.M. - Out Of Time, Warner Bros

  • Image for The Beatles

    The Beatles Something

    The Beatles - 1, Apple, 2

  • Image for Simply Red

    Simply Red A New Flame

    Simply Red Greatest Hits, East West Records

  • Image for The Magic Numbers

    The Magic Numbers Forever Lost

    (CD Single), Heavenly

  • Image for Biffy Clyro

    Biffy Clyro Many Of Horror (When We Collide)

    (CD Single), 14th Floor, 1

  • Underemployed


    Job statistics are showing that there are 2.8 million people underemployed in the UK. Would you like to work more but can’t because there is no work available?

    Find out more here.
  • ID Theft

    ID Theft

    Following the story of the false passports belonging to the alleged killers of a top Hamas official we ask: Have you had your ID stolen?

  • War Artist

    War Artist

    We hear from the war artist Michael Reagan who draws portraits of soldiers who have fallen in the Iraq and Afghanistan

    Find out more here.
  • Street Lights

    Street Lights

    A "dimmer switch" that will control an entire city's streetlamps is being introduced in Coventry in an attempt to allow lighting to respond to the needs of the public.


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