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Tuesday 31 May
Our full story to mark No Smoking day has details of helplines which can help you give up.
Monday 30 May
English wine week
We reported on the English vineyards which are throwing open their gates to mark English wine week. The special events last until Sunday 5 June
Saturday May 28 and Sunday May 29
Lost pets website
We talked to Jane Hayes about her website to trace lost and stolen dogs. It's called DogLost
Friday 27 May
Find out more about barbeque safety from Breakfast's simple guide.
Read BBC News Online's story about the EU Constitution and the referendum in France.
Was Breakfast's guest on Friday.
Thursday 26 May
Beau Nash and the city of Bath
We're talking to the author of a new book about the 18th century "Beau" Nash - who was a contemporary of Beau Brummel and helped shape Regency Bath. "The Imaginary Autocrat: Beau Nash and the Invention of Bath" is published by Profile Books: ISBN: 1861973020
Wednesday 25 May
Caring for the elderly/Esther Rantzen
We talked to Esther Rantzen about the issues involved in caring for elderly terminally ill patients. She asked for viewers to contact her with their experiences. Please write directly to:
c/o Billy Marsh Associates
76a Grove End Road
London NW8 9ND
We spoke to the Radiohead frontman about a new climate change campaign.
We talked to the best-selliing author about a new non-fiction book, written with his brother, about how to handle bereavement. "Three Weeks with my Brother" is published by Time Warner. ISBN: 0316727458
We talked to the actress about her book on post-natal depression. "Down Came the Rain" is published by Penguin.
Tuesday 24 May
We talked to the director of Trainspotting, Danny Boyle about his new film. It's called Millions and it's aimed at children. The film is on general release across the UK from this Friday.
To Courtney with Love
The moving video diary compiled by the family of a teenage mother with cancer can be seen tonight on BBC One, just after 10.30pm.
The exhibition of glass art by the American artist Dale Chihuly can be seen at Kew Gardens in South West London from May 28 to January 2006
We talked to the BBC young musician of the year, 17 year old Nicola Benedetti about the Classical Brit Awards
Friday 20 May
We spoke to Ivan's widow, and the editor of BBC News Interactive about the Ivan Noble bursary and the book about his Like A Hole In The Head: Living With A Brain Tumour is published by Hodder on 23 May. The BBC's proceeds will go to Medecins Sans Frontieres UK, the charity chosen by Ivan. More details about the bursary will become available:
We looked ahead to Saturday's Eurovision Song Contest which you can see live at 2000 on BBC One, on Saturday 21 May
Celebrating 50 years in show business. He's about to go on tour - called "An Exceedingly Entertaining Evening".
New book: "Swimming to Antarctica" Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Thursday 19 May
Author and mother Katie Mayne was on Breakfast talking about baby signing book. The primary school teacher and signer has written a book called "The Baby Signing Book" and is published by Amazing Baby.
Wednesday 18 May
The way care homes for the elderly charge their residents, will be analysed in a comprehensive report today. The 8-billion pound a year industry has been investigated by the Office of Fair Trading, after a call for greater transparency by the consumer organisation WHICH? It says the families of residents should be told clearly - how much services are going to cost, and what they're paying for.
Fiennes on Mount Everest
Explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes is making final preparations ahead of his attempt to scale Mount Everest.
His team is acclimatising at seven thousand meters, and the four day ascent to the summit will begin when there's a suitable gap in the weather. Sir Ranulph, who is 61, had a heart bypass operation two years ago and is raising money for the British Heart Foundation.
The organisation which wants more toys to be recycled is called Envirowise. It can offer advice on how to design products to make them easier to repair and re-cycle
Tuesday 17 May
Was our guest on Tuesday's programme, she was talking about her new book called "It's different for Girls", published by Review, ISBN: 075532594X
We also heard from Guardian journalist Leo Hickman about his new book about a year living a 'green' life. He's now publishing a book 'A Life Stripped Bare: Tiptoeing Through the Ethical Minefield' all about his experiences. Publisher: Eden Books,Transworld, ISBN: 1903919606
Golden Globe and BAFTA award winning actor comes on to tell us about his transformation into the character "Fosco" in Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Woman In White, at the Palace Theatre in London. He's on now. There is a special signed performance on 19 May.
Monday 16 May
At the start of National Allergy week, we're talking to two people from Allergy UK. The organisation has helpline:
Grumpy old men on holiday
We talked to the author of a new book which pokes fun at the horrors of holidays. He's called David Quantick and his book - called Grumpy old Men on Holiday - is published by Harper Collins.
Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 May
To find out about stories featured in our special weekend supplement, click online, go to their website
We're reporting on the 40th anniversary of the Landmark Trust - an organisation which was setup to save historic houses and allow members of the public to stay in them.
Westminster Licensees Association
In one of our news reports we're reporting on new licensing regulations. Owners of bars, pubs and clubs can go to the website for more information.
Friday 13th May
Film: A Good Woman
We talked to the actor Tom Wilkinson about his role in the Hollywood screen version of Oscar Wilde's play Lady Windermere's Fan.
You can see the next part of Amanda Redman's comedy drama series New Tricks on Monday night at 9pm
Thursday 12 May
VE Day: Burma
In today's VE Day film featuring Major Gordon Graham, there was a reference to The Burma War memorial - a collection of library books. You can find out more from SOAS - the school for Oriental and African Studies in Russell Square, London WC1.
VE Day: People's War
Find out more about the People's War website where you can add your VE Day stories.
We spoke to animator Nick Park about the Cannes Film Festival.
Children involved in road accidents in the countryside are much more likely to be killed or seriously injured than those hurt in towns, according to a report by RoSPA
Wednesday 11 May
Our full story on cot death has links to the downloadable leaflet from the Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths.
The exhibition of ordinary British folk art, from Women's Institute Flower arrangements to Trades Union Banners, is being held at The Barbican in London, from May 12
VE Day: the nation of film
You can watch a special programme collecting amateur footage of VE Day this Friday May 13 at 10pm on BBC Two.
Alan Yentob's series on Skycrapers is called Imagine: a short history of the tall building. It starts tonight on BBC One at 10.40pm
The book written by our guest Clare Byam Cook is called:
What to Expect When You're Breastfeeding and What If You Can't? How to Feed and Settle Your Baby and Have a Life of Your Own
Tuesday 10 May
We're reporting on the call by doctors for all children to be vaccinated against the highly infectious liver disease Hepatitis B. We'll debate the issues at 7.10am
Homophobic bullying in schools
We talked to the gay rights campaign group Stonewall which says that many talented gay pupils end up dropping out of education because of bullying. It's running an anti-bullying campaign called Education for All. You can download more material from its website
The ancient pine tree which was once thought to be extinct is called the Wollemi Pine. You can see it at Kew Gardens in South West London, Wakehurst Place in Sussex - and from the end of this month in Edinburgh.
We're talking to Sally Magnusson about her week long series of daytime TV programmes about people who go missing.
You can ring the Missing Persons Helpline:
0500 700 700 - or send a message home to say you're safe and well: - 0800 700 740 (24 hour free message home helpline)
Cooder's new album is called Chavez Ravine.
The monastery featured in the BBC's new reality TV programme has a website You can watch the first episode of The Monastery tonight on BBC Two at 9pm
Monday 9 May
The BBC has more about getting into debt in The Real Story documentary this evening at 7.30pm on BBC One. The guest we spoke to is from the debt advice organisation Payplan (freephone 0800 085 4298).
You can get help from many specialist advice centres - or the Citizen's Advice Bureau National Debtline:
Tel: 0808 808 4000
If you'd like to find out more about fostering children, you can contact the Fostering Network - or the British Association for Adoption and Fostering
The latest novel from the author of Fever Pitch and About a Boy is called A Long Way down. It's published by Penguin in hardback: ISBN: 0670888249
How to Complain
By Mel Stein is published by Southbank:
How Art Made the World
The TV series presented by Dr Nigel Spivey begins tonight at 9pm on BBC Two. There's a book to go with the series: ISBN: 0563522054, published by BBC Books
VE Day memories
Breakfast has a special series this week on your memories of VE Day.
You can also send your memories to the BBC's special project, The People's War:
Friday 6 May
General Election results
Friday's programme brought you full coverage of the General Election results.
Thursday 5 May
We reported on the final warning from Ofcom to a telemarketing company which is responsible for thousands of silent calls. You can stop most silent calls and telephone cold calling, by registering with the Telephone Preference Service or ring the TPS Registration line - 0845 070 0707
Immigration to Australia
We reported on changes to the "points" system which will allow "blue collar" workers to get a work permit for Australia. You can find the full rules - and details of the changes - on the Australian Government's Department of Immigration website
A new magazine which encourages people to keep scrapbooks. Scrapbook Inspirations. Launch Issue June 2005. Price £3.35.
David Croft and Bill Pertwee on the release of Dad's Army on DVD.
DVD out May 9th - released by BBC DVD. List price £15.99
Wednesday 4 May
A study in which 200 children in County Durham were given Omega 3 fats (found in fish and nuts and available in commerically produced supplements) has produced improvements in behaviour and performance. The results of the Oxford University study are published in this month's issue of the American journal Pediatrics. The children age 5-12 were all of normal ability but underachieving. After 3 months on supplements, half of them were no longer classified as having problems. In some cases children improved their reading age by up to 4 years.
Janet Lee Carey : Wenny has Wings
Janet Lee Carey, the American author was talking on the programme today about her new Children's book, Wenny Has Wings.
Publisher: Aladdin Paperbacks ISBN: 068986759X. Out June 1st 2005.
Declan's election rally competitions
The viewer who came closest to estimating the distance covered by Declan Curry over the past three weeks was Stella Rogers, from West Sussex. We'll be sending her a bucket and spade
The winners of our final caption competition are: Matt Wilcock, Lincoln; Vaughan Johnson, Biggleswade;
Sue Woollard, Westcliff-on-Sea. They will be notified by e-mail and each will receive a small souvenir of Declan's round-Britain rally.
Tuesday 3 May
We talked to the National Geographic's Explorer in Residence, Dr Spencer Wells. He's using people's DNA profiles to provide a better picture of where mankind originated. He mentioned that anyone can volunteer to give DNA samples, using a cheek swab. You need to go to the National Geographic's website. It has been pointed out to us by viewers that it costs $99.95 plus postage, to take part using the cheek swab kit
We talked to our resident GP Dr Rosemary Leonard about World Asthma Day
Asthma UK also runs a helpline: 08457 01 02 03