Archive for August, 2008



22
Aug
08

on air: What’s wrong with cosmetic surgery ?

Morning / afternoon / evening, Peter (Dobbie) here with news of todays World Have Your Say.

Today, what’s wrong with cosmetic surgery ?

Now, we’ve got two reasons for asking this question today. Continue reading ‘on air: What’s wrong with cosmetic surgery ?’

21
Aug
08

Talking Points for 22 August

Hello, Kate with you again today. Thanks to Steve for his moderating skills and to all of you who contributed to the blog overnight. Here are some topics to think about today…  Continue reading ‘Talking Points for 22 August’

21
Aug
08

What’s the most memorable motor you’ve ever driven?

One of the world’s most iconic cars, the Citroen 2CV turns 60 this week. The Deux Cheveaux is an absolute classic but what has been your most memorable motor. Mini Cooper, Fiat Cinquecento, Cadillac, Morris Minor, Mustang…..

21
Aug
08

What do we do with the Olympic feel-good factor?

The Beijing Olympics end on Sunday and the final medal tally is nearly complete. China is the obvious winner – not just in terms of gold medals, but also given the huge boost to its national pride and prestige.
Continue reading ‘What do we do with the Olympic feel-good factor?’

21
Aug
08

On air: Is there a bad way to win?

I was working over at BBC World News yesterday in an office full of people I don’t know. That didn’t stop me involuntarily shouting ‘oh my God, he’s got it’ as Usain Bolt’s time flashed up for the 200m. By any sporting measure, it was astonishing. But was his sprint double celebrated in the right way? No is the answer of the Olympic boss. Do you agree with him?
Continue reading ‘On air: Is there a bad way to win?’

21
Aug
08

What’s the big deal with cosmetic surgery?

We noticed how popular this topic was when Brett introduced it on the blog last night and thought it deserved a separate post, so here it is….

Continue reading ‘What’s the big deal with cosmetic surgery?’

20
Aug
08

Talking points 21st Aug

Good morning WHYSers, Kate here with you again today.

Thanks very much to Brett for moderating last night. Please get in touch if you’d like to have a go at moderating the blog yourself.

Continue reading ‘Talking points 21st Aug’

20
Aug
08

On air: Can paedophiles ever be released safely into society?

The Thai authorities say they’re preparing to expel the former pop star and convicted paedophile, Gary Glitter. He’s been at Bangkok airport since refusing to board a flight to London, last night, following his release from a Vietnamese jail.

It comes as the British Home Secretary, Jacqui Smith, says restrictions on convicted child sex offenders are to be tightened— to make it harder for them to travel abroad. Continue reading ‘On air: Can paedophiles ever be released safely into society?’

20
Aug
08

Do you have a webcam?…

…And a strong interest in Barrack Obama? And a willingness to help us out on two consecutive Sundays? If you’ve answered yes three times over, then you may want to get involved in the WHYS TV pilot.
Continue reading ‘Do you have a webcam?…’

19
Aug
08

Talking points 20 August.

Hello, Kate with you again this morning. Thanks to Will for moderating last night.

Both Nelson and Will suggested topics relating to homosexuality that have got you all talking on the blog. Continue reading ‘Talking points 20 August.’