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Jeremy discusses US soldiers

2 hours
First broadcast:
Monday 12 March 2012

Jeremy discusses why we ally ourselves with the US, gay marriage, a survey which suggest that 80% of rapes and sexual assaults go unreported and unexpected job interview questions.

Music Played

13 items
  • Image for Mr. Big

    Mr. Big Romeo

    20 Songs Of Love From The 70's (Va), MFP

  • Image for Bruce Springsteen

    Bruce Springsteen We Take Care Of Our Own

    (CD Single), Columbia, 25

  • Image for Ian Dury

    Ian Dury and Ian Dury and The Blockheads Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick

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

  • Image for Jason Mraz

    Jason Mraz I Won't Give Up

    Love Is A Four Letter Word, Atlantic, 4

  • Image for Lulu

    Lulu To Sir With Love

    The Don Black Songbook, Play It Again, Sam

  • Image for ABC

    ABC Poison Arrow

    Abc - The Lexicon Of Love, Mercury

  • Image for Buffalo Springfield

    Buffalo Springfield For What It's Worth

    Buffalo Springfield, Atlantic

  • Image for Dido

    Dido Thank You

    Now 49 (Various Artists), Now

  • Image for The Rubettes

    The Rubettes Juke Box Jive

    25 Years Of Rock `n' Roll - 1974, Connoisseur Collection, 12

  • Image for Adele

    Adele Chasing Pavements

    (CD Single), XL

  • Image for Madonna

    Madonna Masterpiece

    W.E. O.S.T., Polydor, 12

  • Image for Thompson Twins

    Thompson Twins We Are Detective

    25 Years Of Rock'n'Roll: 1983, Connoisseur Collection

  • Image for Labi Siffre

    Labi Siffre It Must Be Love

    Misty Blue - Love Songs Of The 70's, Old Gold

  • RAPE


    A Mumsnet survey suggest that 80% of rapes and sexual assaults are not reported. Why do so many women not report rape?

    Find out more in this artcile from the Telegraph.


    An American soldier shoots dead 16 Afghans, including 9 children. We talk to someone who asks: why do we ally ourselves to the US when they continually bring shame on themselves, and us as well?

    Find out more on BBC News online.


    If you have a comment on any of the stories on today's show, we want to hear it.

    Email - vine@bbc.co.uk

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    The Catholic Church calls on their congregation to oppose gay marriage. But did you attend a civil partnership ceremony and change your mind about gay marriage?

    Find out more on BBC News online.


    We talk about the job interview questions designed to catch you out, such as “If you were a dinosaur, which one would you be?” and “Try to sell me your biro.”


    "Lucy", who spoke on the show about being sexually assaulted, volunteers for the Amina Scheme. The scheme provides support for women who have been raped, sexually assaulted or abused at any time in their lives.

    Find out more about the Amina Scheme.


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