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Jet away at a fraction of the price

As temperatures drop and bank balances dry up, a sunny getaway is all too appealing. But what kind of holiday can you expect to get with more than a week till payday?

Simon Calder shows us which idyllic destinations you can jet off to at a fraction of the price, where you can book with a minimal deposit, and how to get it with all the extras!

He’ll also discuss how to avoid being caught out by ‘bad’ deals, before revealing how you can go somewhere truly adventurous without breaking the bank.

Should we teach primary school children about masturbation?

With young people having more access to the internet, pornography is a big worry for parents.

Irish academic and sex educator on The Wiser Programme Kate Dawson believes this isn’t just a talking point but porn and masturbation should be taught to children as young as eight.

Kate says studies show the younger you teach children about this, the less likely they will be to lose their virginity and regret it later in life.

She joins us on the sofa to discuss her teaching methods and why it’s important to break the taboo.

Tuck into Martin Lewis' Veganuary restaurant deals

Urgent self-assessment tax deadline, free £900 for some married couples, ‘Veganuary’ restaurant deals, and driving licence renewal warning. These are our Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis’ Quick Deals.

Remember, deals can change quickly, even while I’m on the programme. So always double-check the terms and conditions before spending. Plus, while I hope these deals will save you cash, don’t spend if you can’t afford it, don’t need it, or won’t use it.

Saoirse Ronan, star of Mary Queen of Scots

She was first nominated for an Oscar at just 13, and just over 10 years later Saoirse Ronan has cemented her place as one of Hollywood’s biggest actresses.

But as she takes on the role of Mary Queen of Scots, could this finally be Saoirse’s year at the Academy Awards?

Ahead of the film’s release, Saoirse joins us to talk working alongside co-star Margot Robbie, her convincing Scottish accent - and why she swapped the Golden Globes for a pizza takeaway.