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2 hours
First broadcast:
Tuesday 18 September 2012

Jeremy discusses "green-on-blue" attacks, people who are bright but can't spell, what to do if someone were choking and the China/Japan dispute over uninhabited islands.

Music Played

11 items
  • Image for Julian Lennon

    Julian Lennon Too Late For Goodbyes

    The Greatest Love Vol.2 (Various), Charisma

  • Image for Kings of Leon

    Kings of Leon Use Somebody

    (CD Single), RCA, 2

  • Image for Mika

    Mika Celebrate

    (CD Single), Island, 1

  • Image for Steely Dan

    Steely Dan Peg

    A Decade Of Steely Dan, MCA

  • Image for ABC

    ABC Poison Arrow

    Abc - The Lexicon Of Love, Mercury

  • Image for Free

    Free All Right Now

    Back To The 70's (CD1) (Various), EMI, 15

  • Image for Cat Stevens

    Cat Stevens Matthew & Son

    The Very Best Of Cat Stevens, Island

  • Image for Hot Chocolate

    Hot Chocolate It Started With A Kiss

    Hot Chocolate - Their Greatest Hits, EMI

  • Image for Ren Harvieu

    Ren Harvieu Do Right By Me

    (CD Single), Universal

  • Image for Deacon Blue

    Deacon Blue The Hipsters

    (CD Single), Edsel Recordings, 1

  • Image for KC and The Sunshine Band

    KC and The Sunshine Band Boogie Shoes

    Very Best Of KC & The Sunshine Band, Chrysalis



    Following a number of so-called "green on blue" attacks, there is to be a drastic cut in joint operations between British troops and their Afghan allies. If you’re a parent with a son or daughter in Afghanistan, are you relieved?

    Find out more on BBC News online.


    Why is the English language so difficult to spell? Are you someone that says ‘I’m pretty bright, but I just can’t spell’?



    A St John Ambulance advert which shows somebody choking to death was shown on Sunday night on ITV and has been criticised for being too graphic. But would you know what to do if someone near you was choking to death?

    Find out more in this article from the Telegraph.


    In China, there are further demonstrations against Japan over who owns uninhabited islands. But we look at how this dispute has its origins in the brutal history of conflict between these two nations.

    Find out more on BBC News online.


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