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Jeremy discuss the special forces' failed rescue attempt

2 hours
First broadcast:
Friday 09 March 2012

Jeremy discusses the failed rescue attempt of the hostages in Nigeria, charity shop theft, how a sacking should be carried out and Terry is back on the allotment.

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    Althea & Donna Uptown Top Ranking

    Rhythm Of The Sun (Various Artists), Telstar

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    David Essex Hold Me Close

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    Rebecca Ferguson Too Good To Lose

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    Cliff Richard and The Shadows The Young Ones

    Cliff Richard - 40 Golden Greats, EMI

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    Natalie Imbruglia Torn

    1999 Grammy Nominees (Various Artist, Elektra

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    Marcus Collins Seven Nation Army

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  • Image for The Pretenders

    The Pretenders Brass In Pocket

    The Female Touch 2 (Various Artists), Global Television

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    The Band Perry If I Die Young

    (CD Single), Mercury, 1

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    The Police Roxanne

    The Very Best Of Sting & The Police, A&M



    Two engineers taken hostage in Nigeria die as a rescue attempt led by the British military fails. We look at the special forces operation and the risks contractors face when they work in certain parts of the world.

    Find out more on BBC News Online


    A woman steals more than two thousand pounds from the charity shop where she was a volunteer.

    Find out more in this article from the Warrington Guardian


    A special on how a sacking should be carried out. Was yours a textbook operation or did it make a bad situation even worse?



    And we catch up with Terry Walton on the programme allotment.



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