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Today the agenda reflects the changing shape of Northern Ireland - topics like anti-social behaviour, hospital cleanliness and devolution issues are now high on the agenda.

Today the agenda reflects the changing shape of Northern Ireland - topics like anti-social behaviour, hospital cleanliness and devolution issues are now high on the agenda.
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Today the agenda reflects the changing shape of Northern Ireland - topics like anti-social behaviour, hospital cleanliness and devolution issues are now high on the agenda.

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Episodes

May under pressure as ministers resign over her draft withdrawal agreement.

11/15/2018
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Today we had a special edition of Talkback as the PM faced scrutiny in the Commons..

Duration:00:44:11

What happens if Theresa May fails to get the backing of Parliament for her deal?

11/14/2018
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Are we heading towards another general election? Is it game-on for another referendum?

Duration:00:45:38

If age is just a number, why can't we change the number at will?

11/13/2018
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We talk a 69- year- Old Dutch businessman who's wants to change his age legally to 49.

Duration:00:20:42

How would you feel if your company said it wanted to implant a microchip INSIDE you!

11/12/2018
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A UK firm offering the implants, says it's already fitted 150 of them.

Duration:00:14:55

Talkback Special: The Centenary of the Armistice

11/9/2018
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We look back at WW1 to understand how it changed our world and our society.

Duration:01:26:12

Women having children when they are older, over 45, has doubled in the last 10 years. Is this a more socially accepted choice?

11/8/2018
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The number of women here becoming a mother over the age of 45 has doubled. And Northern Ireland's latest batch of pregnancy statistics shows the lowest rate of teenage pregnancies on record. Is that a sign of progress for women's rights or a new social problem in the making? We speak to Hannah Saunders, who had two children in her forties, Lynn Doak who had her first baby at fourty and is due to have her second baby any time now and commentator Fionola Meredith who had her first child at the...

Duration:00:18:57

Should the government introduce a "meat tax"?

11/7/2018
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Research says it could prevent almost 6,000 deaths a year and save the NHS £700 million

Duration:00:21:17

Is a police investigation the right way for us, as a community, to respond to the Grenfell Tower effigy?

11/6/2018
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Five men have been arrested on suspicion of a public order offence in connection with a bonfire party which featured the burning of a cardboard model of Grenfell Tower apartment building in west London where 72 people died last year. Those setting fire to the model are heard laughing and sharing jokes about cardboard cut-out figures in the model shouting Help. We ask the question - is it right to have a police investigation over this? Is it right, as a community, to do this?

Duration:00:34:44

Do you believe Brexit is being used by nationalists as a vehicle for a United Ireland?

11/5/2018
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We ask the question, do you believe Brexit is being used by nationalists as a vehicle for a United Ireland? With discussion from our panel Author, Historian and Irish News Columnist Brian Feeney and Ulster Unionist Councillor Dr Chris McGimpsey along with our callers on the programme.

Duration:00:36:32

Composer Conor Mitchell has turned comments from DUP politicians about homosexuality into an opera.

11/2/2018
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We were also joined by DUP MLA Jim Wells to talk about 'Abomination: The DUP in Concert'.

Duration:00:16:29

Do you think our politicians need the help of an independent mediator?

11/1/2018
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After more than 600 days without Stormont the SoS says a mediator could be helpful.

Duration:00:31:34

The former Chancellor George Osborne says Brexit was created by Tory mistakes.

10/31/2018
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Mr Osborne says the party made some very big mistakes that paved the way to Brexit.

Duration:00:39:53

Has the chancellor signalled an end to cuts, or is he spinning for all he's worth?

10/30/2018
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Philip Hammond says that the era of austerity "is finally coming to an end".

Duration:00:37:40

Ten thousand young people in Northern Ireland were treated for serious mental health problems last year.

10/29/2018
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Why do children as young as four need mental health services more than ever before?

Duration:00:33:46

Westminster votes to allow civil servants to govern NI, and what is the reaction here? Apparently, indifference!

10/25/2018
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Do you care if big decisions are made by unelected bureaucrats?

Duration:00:37:33

A new study reveals that one in three of us are on non-speaking terms with family following arguments after a relative's death

10/24/2018
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The study by Independent Age found that the majority of conflicts are materialistic.

Duration:00:16:15

150 Tory MPs and peers accuse the government of betraying army veterans of the NI conflict

10/23/2018
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More than 100 Conservative MPs and 50 have written to the PM

Duration:00:32:29