Thursday 23 June

Michelle Gayle - Thursday 23 June

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Part 1: Hellos & Menu

Parts 2 & 3: Clegg: £1000 For Your Soul?
Can Nick Clegg buy your soul for a thousand pounds? Our deputy PM - currently on a very important trip to sun kissed brazil - wants to take some of the sting out of you and me having to bail out Britain to the tune of £18 grand each by giving us a grand’s worth of shares in two banks. A grand’s worth of shares is better than a poke in the eye, I guess, but are we supposed to be grateful? Are you?

We’ll take plenty of your calls on that before it’s over to Michelle for the rest of today’s headlines.

Part 4: Today’s Papers

Part 5: Addiction: An Excuse For Bad Behaviour?
Fashion designer John Galliano blames his dependence on booze and drugs for alleged racist outbursts. He insists he’s not a racist, though: does that wash with you? Doesn’t the truth come out when you’ve had a few? Now here’s a question are we perhaps to forgiving of those who blame bad behaviour on their demons.

Part 6: Who’d Raise A Gold-Digging Daughter?
One London mum is encouraging her 11-year-old daughter to dress up, track down millionaires and then flatter them all the way to the bedroom. And why not? Better bag a millionaire than work your lady bumps off slaving as a nurse, right?

Part 7: Is The Three Second Rule Cool?
If you drop a piece of toast on the floor will you eat if you can scoop it back up within three seconds? The principle is the bugs won’t have enough time to clamber on and make you ill. Science, though, says that’s hogwash. Is it?


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    Comedian Simon Day joins Matthew and the panellists.


  • Wed 22 Jun

    Aldo Zilli talks about his charity work.

  • Tue 21 Jun

    Loyd Grossman is Tuesday's guest.

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  • Eddie

    almost 3 years ago


    Not 50bn of aid ? Iam shocked

  • Carl, Wales

    almost 3 years ago

    Carl, Wales

    why not give the monetary value of the shares to subsidise fuel! if fuel was down to £1 or lower it means everything will be cheaper from food to luxury goods, people will start travelling about and spending money boosting the economy

  • Eddie

    almost 3 years ago


    Why change feed the world(not the english)

  • Christian

    almost 3 years ago


    Ludicrous Idea! £1000 for £18,000 - what a great deal! What is £1000 for every person? Surely the Taxpayers bailed the banks out so therefore Taxpayers should get the rewards!!!

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