Monday 14 January

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Part 1: Hellos & Menu

Parts 2 & 3: War Games Off The Falklands?
First up: As tensions between this country and old foe Argentina continue to grow I’m wondering if you support plans for the UK to play some sabre-rattling war games off the coast of the Falklands or Malvinas as the Argies insist on calling them, at the same time as islanders take part in a referendum on their future. Is such a show of force a responsible thing to do?

We take plenty of calls on this before it’s over to Sam for the rest of today’s headlines.

Part 4: Today’s Papers

Part 5: Sell E In Chemists To Curb Legal Highs?
And then we’re going to hear who thinks the best way to combat the dramatic rise in so called legal highs is to sell popular illegal drugs in chemists? A cross-party group of MPs and peers thinks it might be. If wasters could get hold of quality controlled pills from an official source then why would they risk life and limb playing Russian roulette with untested legal highs? I can see their point. I think. Can you?

Part 6: Do Only The Boring Get Bored?
Moving on: Do only boring people get bored? Sam’s complained how he was bored inside the Big Brother house and so I thought we’d wrestle with why some people craves stimulation. Some blame parents for over stimulating their kids as tots. Maybe you were stimulated enough? Where does boredom come from?

Part 7: How To End A Friendship?
And finally: what’s the best way to call time on a friendship? Studies show we find it harder to ditch a friend than a lover, perhaps because we expect friendship to last forever while lovers come and go? Whatever how do you dump a mate? Tell them straight up? Give em the cold shoulder? Move house and change your phone number?

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