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Loneliness; Nylon stockings; BBC Sports Personality of the Year

December 12th, 2014

Episode 83 of 722 episodes

Sheila McLennon discusses surprising new research into loneliness and older people. She also celebrates the 75th Birthday of the nylon stocking and talks about the sportswomen shortlisted for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year. There is a discussion on the Back-Off campaign which is calling for buffer zones around abortion clinics and comment on how changes to legal aid are affecting victims of domestic violence.