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Banks and conmen; gambling; Costa Coffee and the way we speak

55 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 07 February 2013

Winifred Robinson talks about how to change hospital culture. Should the banks stop you if they know you're sending money to conmen? How should we be speaking - with an accent or dialect? We'll have THE english language expert on that. And the debate about a new generation of gaming machines - are they really any more addictive than other kinds of gambling?


7 items
  • Spanish Lottery Fraud

    Should banks do more to prevent ‘victims’ from sending their own money to criminals?

  • Stafford Hospital: Frank Dobson

    Stafford Hospital – what can be done to change culture in the NHS?

  • Bakewell

    The Derbyshire town has launched a campaign to stop Costa Coffee taking over an empty shop

  • Floods

    Today the government has approved more than ninety new flood defences in England.

  • Gambling

    Should the amount people can bet and win on gambling machines be changed?

  • Standard English

    The Middlesbrough headteacher who has asked parents to correct their children’s English.

  • Stafford Hospital: Further Inquiries

    Other hospitals are being investigated in the wake of the Stafford crisis.



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