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INTRO – TOPIC OF THE DAY
We have a dating expert on today and with one in four of us admitting to snogging a workmate at a Christmas bash, we want to know your best chat-up lines.
Book Choices
Jedward – John – Twilight – Stephanie Meyer
Edward – Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows – JK Rowling

Matthew Hussey – A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens
Ruch Fulcher - A Confederacy of Dunces - John Kennedy Toole
PART 1: CELEB CHAT – JEDWARD
2010 was the year that Jedward took over planet pop. Known for their huge quiffs and unique performances they’ve been pretty busy since they were discovered on The X Factor. They finished third in Celebrity Big Brother, gave Ireland it’s best result in eleven years at the Eurovision song contest, they’re touring, have a new single out and have even been dressing up as their favourite Disney characters.

PART 2: EXPERT – MATTHEW HUSSEY – DATING EXPERT

STORY 1: PARTY TIME...AND A GOOD CHANCE OF A FESTIVE KISS
23% of staff admit to snogging a workmate at a festive bash. As millions of workers look forward to letting their hair down at the Christmas office party, nearly one in four will end up kissing a colleague.

*TOP TIPS IF YOU HAVE YOUR EYE ON SOMEBODY AT WORK

STORY 2: WHY PIZZA IS A BAD IDEA ON A FIRST DATE
Single Britons are unadventurous when it comes to wooing a potential partner. 55% of first dates take place in a high street pizza chain on a Thursday evening where the couple start off by sharing a plate of antipasto.

STORY 3: CORNY BRITISH CHAT-UP BEATS FRENCH L'AMOUR
British men are officially better than their Gallic counterparts at chatting up women. Nearly a quarter of women believed men in the UK used the best ice-breakers, com- pared to 19% of French men.

PART 3 – CELEB – RICH FULCHER - COMEDIAN
Rich Fulcher is best known for his role as Bob Fossil - the zookeeper in The Mighty Boosh who has little experience with animals and can never remember any of their names. A fan of surreal comedy, he’s now hosting a new no frills music show and is a big advocate of rebelling in your every day life.

PART 4
“SANTA PAWS”

Jo Good and Anna Webb are literally barking about their pampered pooches. They indulge them with the best food, accessories and even acupuncture. With 70% of dog owners buying their pet a present for Christmas, they’re here to give us the lowdown on the best canine Christmas gifts with their dogs Matilda and Molly.

PRODUCT ONE: AN EQUAFLEECE JUMPER

Where to buy: equafleece.co.uk

Price: From £15 (depending on size)

PRODUCT TWO: THE TELULA TURKEY TUFFY DOG TOY

Where to buy: merrydogs.co.uk

Price: £29.99

PRODUCT THREE: KONG WOBBLER

Where to buy: petnecessities.co.uk

Price: £10.99 (for the large)

PRODUCT FOUR: A NEW FESTIVE COLLAR

Where to buy: hollyandlil.co.uk

Price: From £70.00

MATILDA

PRODUCT FIVE: SNOWMAN / FATHER CHRISTMAS OUTFIT

Where to buy: Harrods

Price: From £30 (TBC)

PRODUCT SIX: SLIDER EDUCATIONAL TOY

Where to buy: puzzle-itfordogs.co.uk

Price: £28 (plus P&P)

PRODUCT SEVEN: TWIZ TOY

Where to buy: planetpaws.co.uk

Price: £15

PRODUCT EIGHT: SANTA PAWS DOGERATIONS

Where to buy: caninecookiecompany.co.uk

Price: £10.96

DOG LOVERS

PRODUCT NINE: SCARF

Where to buy: lovemydog.com

Price: From £69

PRODUCT TEN: DOG ID TAG

Where to buy: wolfwhistlejewellery.com

Price: From £45

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