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2 hours
First broadcast:
Saturday 05 March 2011

Chris Warburton is joined by Helen Zaltzman and Olly Mann, with news of web reaction to a broadcast interview with Charlie Sheen about his drug-taking, and the newsreader who was on air when she was struck down with hiccups.

In books with Helen Brown, they review The 33, the first book about the Chilean Miners. Rory Reid takes a look at the iPad 2, and in cars, Steve Fowler looks at the Mini Rocketman and a micro campervan called the VW Bulli.

  • The week on the web: Charlie Sheen

    Charlie Sheen's breakdown was all over the web last week. An interview with Good Morning America,in which he said he ‘was not bi-polar but bi-winning’, attracted more than 2 million hits

    Sheen denies having psychological problems
  • The week on the web: Royal wedding site goes live

    The week on the web: Royal wedding site goes live

    Like just about every happy couple in 2011, Wills and Kate have put up their own wedding website. Unlike everyone else, theirs has been achieving 2 million page views in two days. It looks like this will be the first big royal event of the internet generation.

    The official royal wedding website
  • The week on the web: When your body lets you down

    The week on the web: When your body lets you down

    Late night newscaster Kate Wilson was hit with a bout of 19 hiccups whilst delivering the 3am bulletin for Melbourne talk station 3AW this week.

    She continues reading without any reference to the hiccups. The clip has gone viral, including an entry on Britain’s Radiofail blog.

    Hiccupping newscaster soldiers on



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