Monday 9 July

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Part 1: Hellos & Menu

Parts 2 & 3: Murray’s Wimbledon Defeat: Your Verdict
First up: well, there is only one talking point today and that’s Andy Murray. He made history by winning a place in the Wimbledon final and for a couple of hours yesterday it seemed he might even win it. In the end Federer came through like the champion he his, but I wonder if Murray’s tearful speech later achieved more, in terms of his popularity, than all his previous matches added together?

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

Part 4: Today’s Papers

Part 5: Is Infertility As Heartbreaking For Men?
After that: Is infertility as heartbreaking for men as it is for women? Last week we heard our women often turn to drink if they can’t have kids. This prompted a viewer, Stuart from Bristol, to get in touch. He said infertility is just as devastating for men as it is for women and yet fellas get next to no support. Well, is it? Are men’s feelings given short shrift?

Part 6: Limit A-Level Retakes
Moving on, I want to know if we need to limit A-level retakes? Only the papers have outed this chap who took his A level math’s 29 times before passing. In truth he retook the various modules five times but even so. There are now calls to limit students to just one retake. Is that a fairer way of doing things?

Part 7: Trust Me - I’m A Snooper
And finally: can you claim you trust your partner when you regularly check their phone for suspicious msgs and emails? Jamie Oliver’s wife says she trusts her husband but regularly checks his dog and bone. Is that what trusting wives and husbands do?

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Comments (8)

  • Sam HH

    almost 2 years ago

    Sam HH

    Can somebody explain what the word 'spiritual' even means? It's just a fuzzy word to imply some something people aren't even sure of. Please just use words that actually carry meaning.

  • Lois Goff

    almost 2 years ago

    Lois Goff

    I don't think there should be more than one A'level retake

  • anna

    almost 2 years ago

    anna

    it's simple we could afford the pensioners perks more easily if we: 1 raised tax band for the rich as they seem to be doing in france... 2 bring the bankers to account (they got us in this recession mess) when they resign they shouldn't leave with they're pensions intact, bonuses and a hand shake 3 Stop the tax evasion loop holes....

  • sarah

    almost 2 years ago

    sarah

    the 200 pound per person winter a allowance is split if you are married £100 per person. my mum and dad get it as mum has just qulifed to get it dad already got it but because mum now qulifies dad is only allowed £100 and mum no clams the other£100.

  • Max Nottingham

    almost 2 years ago

    Max Nottingham

    Andy always was ok. Dont turn him into professional smiler.

  • max nottingham

    almost 2 years ago

    max nottingham

    Anyone for Ennis?

  • Cass

    almost 2 years ago

    Cass

    Well said George, Glasgow. Why do the public want people to be larger than life personalities? It seems these days you have to smile all the time to get a job! I've watched many sport interviews and the journalists ask such inane questions that I wouldn't blame Andy Murray and others to tell them where to get off! Apparently Bradley Wiggins (British) during the Tour de France did just that - well done Bradley.

  • George, Glasgow

    almost 2 years ago

    George, Glasgow

    I sincerely hope this changes the English publics attitude to Andy. I couldn't believe how long it took the crowd to get behind him in that match. If it were Tim (LOSER) Henman, they would have been off their seats from the start. I thought his attitude at the end was commendable, particulary the fact he left the court and allowed Roger the full moment he deserved. Like you matthew, I have always believed he could win a slam. And as of yesterday, I think Murray now does too!! I think he'll win the Olympics myself!!!

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