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Stephen Nolan's no nonsense approach to confronting the biggest issues of the day: an unmissable mixture of news, phone ins and entertainment. From BBC Radio Ulster

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Stephen Nolan's no nonsense approach to confronting the biggest issues of the day: an unmissable mixture of news, phone ins and entertainment. From BBC Radio Ulster

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English


Episodes

Police Federation repeat call for every officer to be given a taser

2/3/2023
Chair of Police Federation Liam Kelly speaks to Nolan

Duration:01:18:42

Policing Board more interested in health and safety of perpetrators than health and safety of officers – Police Federation

2/2/2023
Also, Belfast city council vote overwhelmingly to put up household rates by just under 8%

Duration:01:18:40

DUP core demand - remove EU law in NI. Is a Protocol deal as far away as ever?

2/1/2023
The DUP are insistent that no deal has been done.

Duration:01:19:00

Fire Brigade Union set to strike - will it see the army called in to Northern Ireland?

1/31/2023
Fire service boss Andy Hearn says he is considering requesting help from the MOD.

Duration:01:20:07

25th Anniversary of Good Friday Agreement this year - is it time to celebrate it? Or replace it?

1/30/2023
Do need a whole new agreement if the country is going months without a government?

Duration:01:19:50

Could budget cuts lead to crisis in the PSNI?

1/27/2023
Police Federation for NI call for "campaign" to fight PSNI cuts.

Duration:01:17:01

NI Protocol – warnings over medicines and food labelling as post-Brexit trade talks continue

1/26/2023
Also, 25,000+ healthcare staff in NI begin a one-day strike as part of a pay dispute.

Duration:01:19:31

Rumours of government split over plans to increase pension age to 68 - could millions of us be set to work longer?

1/25/2023
Newspapers claim the UK gov is split over plans to increase the pension age to 68!

Duration:01:18:55

New campaign to get action over delays to A5 upgrade

1/24/2023
Plans to upgrade the A5 were announced in 2007 but delayed amid funding/legal challenges.

Duration:01:19:20

Rates hike for Belfast as council set to increase household rates by nearly 8%

1/23/2023
Also, Sajid Javid has proposed charging patients to see their GPs or attend A&E.

Duration:01:18:46

Teachers in the largest teaching union in Catholic schools here set to strike next month

1/20/2023
Also, local parties unite for Daithi's law - writing to Secretary of state to legislate.

Duration:01:16:10

Letter to Secretary of State urging him to intervene over organ donation legislation

1/19/2023
It would change our our process for organ donation to an opt-out system.

Duration:01:19:29

Should the PSNI stop arming all their officers?

1/18/2023
Policing Board report questions need for all officers to be armed

Duration:01:20:49

Audit Office meets political reps after concerns over Belfast City Council fuel support fund

1/17/2023
The fund provided a one off payment of £100 to help with heating costs

Duration:01:18:58

NI homes start to receive energy payments months after UK government support was announced

1/16/2023
Northern Ireland households have start to receive their energy payment vouchers today.

Duration:01:19:23

The Charity Commission tells an IRA victim's family that it is considering a statutory inquiry into Feile and Phobail

1/13/2023
Also on the programme, Belfast in the top 50 most congested cities in the world.

Duration:01:15:59

Protocols collide - Sinn Féin pull out of Brexit talks accusing UK government of 'excluding' party leader

1/12/2023
Sinn Fein say, Mary Lou McDonald was snubbed and told she could not attend the meeting.

Duration:01:20:19

Foreign Secretary in Belfast for talks as another deadline looms to form an Executive

1/11/2023
Also on the programme, still no opening date for the A6 Dungiven bypass.

Duration:01:19:30

UK and EU protocol progress. But how will it affect the return of the NI Executive?

1/10/2023
A joint statement said the break through would help "build trust" and "provide assurances"

Duration:01:20:32

Shocked, confused and bereaved - that's how a family say they feel after their mother died in the Ulster Hospital

1/9/2023
It happened after a prolonged stay in A and E for the 69 year old lady

Duration:01:19:10