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Paddy O'Connell sits in

Duration:
2 hours
First broadcast:
Friday 04 May 2012

Paddy discusses the outcomes of yesterday's local elections, the advert featuring an Argentinian Olympic athlete on 'Argentine soil', the future of Weetabix and synaesthesia.

Music Played

12 items
  • Image for The Detroit Spinners

    The Detroit Spinners Working My Way Back To You

    Heart Full Of Soul 2 (Various Artist, Global Television

  • Image for Paloma Faith

    Paloma Faith Picking Up The Pieces

    (CD Single), Universal, 1

  • Image for Will Young

    Will Young Changes

    (CD Single), 19 Recordings, 1

  • Image for Four Tops

    Four Tops It's The Same Old Song

    The Four Tops - The Ultimate Collecti, Motown

  • Image for Juan Zelada

    Juan Zelada Barman

    (CD Single), Decca, 1

  • Image for Irene Cara

    Irene Cara Flashdance (What A Feeling)

    Flashdance, Casablanca

  • Image for Train

    Train Drive By

    (CD Single), Columbia, 12

  • Image for Madness

    Madness My Girl

    Madness - Complete Madness, Virgin, 2

  • Image for Cat Stevens

    Cat Stevens Oh Very Young

    The Very Best Of Cat Stevens, Island

  • Image for The Who

    The Who My Generation

    The Who - Who's Better, Who's Next, Polydor

  • Image for Elvis Costello

    Elvis Costello The Angels Wanna Wear My Red Shoes

    My Aim Is True, Edsel, 3

  • Image for Sam Cooke

    Sam Cooke Another Saturday Night

    Sam Cooke - The Man & His Music, RCA

  • LOCAL ELECTIONS

    LOCAL ELECTIONS

    Following yesterday’s local elections, Labour delivers a bloody nose to the Conservative/Liberal Democrat coalition. But could Boris Johnson still win London?

    Find out more on BBC News online.
  • 'ARGENTINE SOIL'

    'ARGENTINE SOIL'

    An Argentinian Olympic athlete has filmed a TV advert on the Falkland Islands and boasted that he’s done his training on ‘Argentine soil’. The Sun says it’s outraged – has it lost its sense of humour?

    Find out more on BBC News online.
  • WEETABIX

    WEETABIX

    Weetabix – one of Britain’s favourite breakfast cereals – has been sold to a Chinese company. We go to Kettering where it’s made. Are the people there worried or confident about the future?

    Find out more on BBC News online.
  • SYNESTHESIA

    SYNESTHESIA

    Synesthesia is the condition which means people see or smell or taste a colour. Do you have it?

    Find out more about the University of Sussex's synesthesia research.
  • SEND US YOUR COMMENTS

    SEND US YOUR COMMENTS

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  • SEND US YOUR COMMENTS

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

    Email - vine@bbc.co.uk

    Call: 0500 288 291
    (Lines are open between 11.30am and 2pm. Calls are free from most landlines. Some networks and mobile operators will charge for these calls)

    SMS Text: 88291
    (Texts will be charged at your standard message rate. Check with your network provider for exact costs.)

    Message Jeremy on Twitter - @thejeremyvine

    Contact the programme team

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