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Aasmah Mir sits in

2 hours
First broadcast:
Wednesday 21 March 2012

Aasmah discusses whether today's budget is a Robin Hood budget, Dennis Waterman hitting his ex-wife, the 'wonder drug' aspirin and reflecting on the potential impact of the budget.

Music Played

11 items
  • Image for The Bangles

    The Bangles Manic Monday

    Fantastic 80's - 3 (Various Artists), Sony Tv/Columbia

  • Image for Will Young

    Will Young Losing Myself

    Echoes, Sony

  • Image for T. Rex

    T. Rex 20th Century Boy

    Tanx + Zinc Alloy, Edsel, 009

  • Image for Harry Chapin

    Harry Chapin W.O.L.D.

    (Single), Elektra

  • Image for Lionel Richie & Shania Twain

    Lionel Richie & Shania Twain Endless Love

    Tuskegee, Mercury, 1

  • Image for Ray Charles

    Ray Charles What'd I Say

    The Very Best Of Jazz Moods (Various), Telstar

  • Image for The Human League

    The Human League Don't You Want Me

    Fantastic 80's Disc 2 (Various Artis, Columbia

  • Image for The Jags

    The Jags Back Of My Hand

    Music Of The Year: 1979 (Various), Spectrum

  • Image for Junior

    Junior Mama Used To Say

    And They Danced The Night Away, Debutante

  • Image for Dolly Parton

    Dolly Parton 9 To 5

    Dolly Parton: The Ultimate Collection, BMG/RCA

  • Image for ABBA

    ABBA Money Money Money

    Abba Gold (40th Anniversary Edition), Polar, 009



    It’s Budget Day and we ask: will it be a Robin Hood Budget? Will the Chancellor take from the rich and give to the poor or will it be the other way round?

    Find out more on BBC News online.


    Dennis Waterman has been criticised for justifying hitting his ex-wife but should we spend a bit more time listening to what he says?

    Find out more in this article from the Telegraph.


    We discuss the wonder drug that is aspirin. It’s a pain killer, it’s good for the heart and now can it really stop cancer?

    Find out more on BBC News online.


    And at 1.30, we return to the Budget - has it helped the millions or has it helped the millionaires?


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