Tuesday 26 June

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The Wright Stuff - Tuesday 26th June

PART 1: HELLOS & MENU

PART 2 UK & SCOTLAND: BETTER TOGETHER?
First up: Are the UK and Scotland better together? As former Labour chancellor Alistair Darling launched a cross-party anti-independence campaign yesterday, he said Scotland would be stronger socially, economically and politically if it stays part of the UK. Is he right? And even if he is, do the rest of you Brits want to keep Scotland in the union?

PART 4: TODAY’S PAPERS

PART 5: CELEBS: DUTY TO GO PUBLIC ON MENTAL ILLNESS?
After that: Do celebs have a duty to speak out about their experiences of mental illness? Earlier this month mental health charities praised four MPs who did just that, saying it would help tackle the stigma surrounding the issue. So should other well-known faces do the same? They wouldn’t think twice about admitting they’d broken their leg, or got the flu. Are they doing the one in four of us with mental problems a disservice if they don’t?

PART 6: FIFTY SHADES: NO BETTER THAN PORN?
Then: Is this book just porn by another name? Erotic trilogy Fifty Shades of Grey is now the fastest selling paperback of all time. 10m paper and digital copies have been bought worldwide - almost 3m of those in the UK. What’s the appeal? And is reading a novel gratuitously peppered with sado masochistic sex scenes any more acceptable than flicking through a porn mag on the bus to work?

PART 7: SHOULD KATE CURTSEY TO ROYAL RELLIES?
And finally: Should Kate curtsey to royal rellies? A document circulated to the Queen’s household has clarified her place in the family pecking order. When not accompanied by husband Wills, former commoner the Duchess of Cambridge must curtsey to born royals, including Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie. But in 2012, should she?

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