Thursday 19 January


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Part 1: Hellos & Menu

Parts 2 & 3: Who’s Up For Another Falklands War?
For our first phone-in: Who’s up for another Falklands war - other than David Cameron, that is. I still can’t get over the PM’s astonishing sabre-rattling moments in parliament yesterday, which the Argies slammed as totally offensive. Tensions are building out there fuelled by the discovery of Falkland oil. But a lot else has changed in the 30 years since the last war. Our navy’s got weaker, the Aargies have got stronger. So what on earth is Cameron playing at - that’s where your calls come in.

So we’ll take plenty of calls on that before it’s over to Nadia for the rest of today’s headlines.

Part 4: Today’s Papers

Part 5: Primary School Massages: Rub You Up The Wrong Way?
After that: does the notion of boys and girls aged 10 or 11 giving each other massages in class rub you up the wrong way? A Sheffield school’s had complaints from parents over just this but scores of other primaries have been doing exactly the same for years. So what’s the problem? It’s just a bit of harmless, innocent fun that can help calm youngsters down. right?

Part 6: Diet Dilemma: Did I Look Better Fat?
After that a phone-in for the 2.6m of you currently on a diet - do any of you worry that losing weight will leave you looking drawn and haggard? Maybe there comes a point as we get old where a bit of meat on your bones suits you better, fills out the wrinkles and stuff like that? Anyone else wonder if all this pressure to be slim might ultimately work against us?

Part 7: Do Boxing Babes Need Skirts?
And finally: do boxing babes need skirts? A little later today the Amateur International Boxing Association will lay down the law for this summer’s Olympics as far as female pugilists go: should contestants wear skirts to make them look more feminine? To help fans differentiate boy boxers from girls - seriously that’s what the AIB is worried about.


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