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1 hour, 27 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 07 November 2013

Breaking news and hard-hitting talk as Stephen Nolan gets you talking about the big stories of the day.

  • A 76 year old woman with broken knees, hearing and sight problems, and dementia is left in the rain outside a hospital

    Hospital Bed

    An elderly woman with 2 broken knees and early onset Alzhiemers is woken from her sleep in her bed in the Royal Victoria Hospital - and moved in the dead of the night - to a different hospital.

    You're about to hear the story of 76 year old Josie. Josie and her family contacted the show about what had happened.

    Her son-in-law Mark and her husband John contacted the show and told Stephen about what happened to Josie.

    Doctor Tony Stephens - Medical Director with the Belfast Health Trust responds to the family's criticism

  • Martin McGuinness criticised after saying the IRA never deliberately targeted civilians

    Martin McGuinness

    Martin McGuinness has been criticised after saying the IRA could have "killed thousands on the streets of London and in Northern Ireland" during the Troubles.

    The deputy First Minister made the remark during a debate at the Oxford Union on Tuesday night. Mr McGuinness also insisted that civilians died where the IRA made "huge mistakes" in operations that went wrong, but they had not been deliberately targeted.

    The debate was part of an event hosted by al-Jazeera TV. The debate had three parts. Those included a look at Mr McGuinness' past, a session on why he did what he did and a look at his work in conflict resolution.

    There was also a question and answer session with a panel which included an Israeli negotiator and a Hamas supporter and the audience.

    Victor Barker, whose 12 year old son James was killed in the Omagh attack, was at the event.  He says although McGuinness has played a key role in ending the violence here, he still needs to face up to his past and admit his involvement.

  • Stephen and Hector relive their Irish adventure

    Stephen and Hector

    Did anybody watch "Hector and Stephen Break for the Border" last night? If you didn't see it Stephen  and Hector Ó Eochagáin,  his RTE counterpart, traded places. He came up here to learn all about Northern Ireland and Stephen sneaked over the border to get a taste of life down south.

    On this morning's show they relived some of the most memorable moments of their Irish adventure.

  • Is Big Brother watching you pee?

    Toilet sign
    CCTV cameras are part of our everyday life now - they're everywhere - shops, streets and now even in toilets. That's right - toilets!!! One of you contacted me to ask why there was a camera in the mens toilets of the Europa bus station.

    Belfast councillor Jim Rodgers reacts.




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