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Jeremy discusses government advice on parenting

2 hours
First broadcast:
Friday 18 May 2012

Jeremy discusses parenting advice, a stolen plaque commemorating two boys killed by an IRA bomb in Warrington, being embarrassed by your partner's haggling and low water pressure.

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    New parents will be given government advice by text and e-mail on changing nappies, breastfeeding and “baby talk”. Good idea or the nanny state?

    Find out more on BBC News online.


    Thieves have stolen a metal plaque commemorating two boys killed in IRA bomb attacks in Warrington.

    Find out more on BBC News online.


    After 1, we’re joined by the money saving expert Martin Lewis for “I’m embarrassed by my partner’s haggling”.



    And help has been promised for residents in Flint whose water pressure is so low that they have to take it in turns to use their taps.

    Find out more on BBC News online.


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