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Axle Whitehead - Friday 17 May

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Part 1: Hellos & Menu

Parts 2 & 3: Why Are So Many Of Us Abusing Booze?
For the first time, alcohol-related hospital admissions in England have topped a million in a single year. So why, despite the millions spent on campaigns telling us to be careful, can we still not get our heads round how much is too much to drink? Can us Brits just not handle booze?

After that it’s over to Axle for the rest of the headlines

Part 4: Today’s Papers

Part 5: Fairest Way To Hand Out School Places?
Education secretary Michael Gove has announced an end to school place lotteries, as well as trying to stop schools from picking pupils based simply on how nearby they live. It’ll give poorer kids a greater chance of getting into the best schools - but it’ll still leave many parents hopping mad. So if your child missed out on a place at their first choice school this year, do you think this new system will help? If not, do you know a fairer way of allocating places?

Part 6: Welcome Cheryl Back To Uk X Factor?
And then our last phone-in of the week: would you welcome Cheryl Cole back to the UK version of the X Factor, now the Geordie lass has been dumped by the American show? She didn’t need us when she thought she was going to make it big stateside, did she? So should we take her back now?

Part 7: Talking Telly With Kevin O'sullivan
And finally: We’re going to be talking telly with the Sunday Mirror’s Kevin O'Sullivan. We’ll be looking at Geordie Shore; Channel 5’s Pawn Stars; Diagnosis: Live From The Clinic - and looking forward to yet more detective drama In Scott And Bailey; plus new comedy with Alexander Armstrong In The Big Ask.

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