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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Jon Holmes confronts Russian correspondent over Ministry of Defence video game picture

Jon Holmes confronts Russian correspondent over Defence Ministry video game picture

Jon Holmes confronts Russian correspondent over Defence Ministry game picture

Our host asked key questions about the Russian Defence Ministry using a video game picture as 'proof' the US was helping Isis

'Hundreds of Russian Twitter accounts tweeted about Brexit', researchers claim

'Hundreds of Russian Twitter accounts tweeted about Brexit', researchers claim

'Hundreds of Russian Twitter accounts tweeted about Brexit', researchers claim

Researchers from the University of Edinburgh looked at 2,752 Twitter accounts which have been suspended in the US

Donald Trump accused of coping and pasting tweet after naming wrong shooting in message of support

Rancho Tehama: Donald Trump accused of copying and pasting tweet after naming wrong shooting in message of support

Donald Trump accused of copying and pasting tweet after naming wrong shooting

The president posted a support message for the people of Sutherland Springs, mere hours after a shooting in northern California

North Korea sentences Donald Trump to death for remarks about Kim Jong-un

North Korea sentences Donald Trump to death for remarks about Kim Jong-un

North Korea sentences Donald Trump to death for remarks about Kim Jong-un

North Korean media blasted the US President for insulting remarks he made about the country's leader

Four people dead after shooting in northern California

California: Four people dead after shooting in Rancho Tehama

Four people dead after shooting in northern California

At least one child is believed to have been injured after an incident in Rancho Tehama, three hours north of San Francisco

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Donald Trump teases major statement on return to Washington DC

Donald Trump teases major statement on return to Washington DC

Donald Trump teases major statement on return to Washington DC

The US President finished up his Asia tour on Monday

Initiations, tattoos and a ban on women - Who are the Proud Boys?

The Proud Boys: The gay-friendly pro-Trump fight club which wants to ban women

The Proud Boys: The gay-friendly pro-Trump fight club which wants to ban women

The Proud Boys is apparently 'a men’s club that meets about once a month to drink beer' and much more

Rufus Hound compares Donald Trump to Darth Vader during chat with caller

Rufus Hound compares Donald Trump to Darth Vader during chat with caller

Rufus Hound compares Donald Trump to Darth Vader during chat with caller

Our host, covering Iain Lee, spoke to a man named Jonathan about the US President after he called into the show

Donald Trump Jr releases communications with Wikileaks during 2016 campaign

Donald Trump Jr releases communications with Wikileaks during 2016 campaign

Donald Trump Jr releases communications with Wikileaks during 2016 campaign

In response to a report about the correspondence, the firstborn son of Donald Trump posted screenshots of the exchange on Twitter

Monday, November 13, 2017

Monday, November 13, 2017

'Jaw-droppingly shocking' Prince Charles letter on 'foreign European Jews' discovered

'Jaw-droppingly shocking' Prince Charles letter on 'foreign European Jews' discovered

'Shocking' Prince Charles letter on 'foreign European Jews' discovered

The letter was written in 1986 following his trip to Saudi Arabia with Princess Diana

Friday, November 10, 2017

Friday, November 10, 2017

Republican Party doubles down in response to Roy Moore allegations

Republican Party doubles down in response to Roy Moore allegations

Republican Party doubles down in response to Roy Moore allegations

The candidate for Alabama's senatorial race is alleged to have had inappropriate sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl when he was 32

American escort allegedly shot man in the head because he wasn't good at oral sex

American escort allegedly shot man in the head because he wasn't good at oral sex

American escort allegedly shot man because he wasn't good at oral sex

21-year-old Marissa Wallen is accused of attacking the man in Washington, before stealing his wallet and leaving him for dead

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Racist graffiti at Air Force Academy was written by black cadet as hoax

Racist graffiti at Air Force Academy was written by black cadet as hoax

Racist graffiti at Air Force Academy was written by black cadet as hoax

The Air Force Academy Preparatory School in Colorado has said the student has been punished and is no longer attending the school

Woman angered by politician's sexist meme beats him in local election

Woman angered by politician's sexist meme beats him in local election

Woman angered by politician's sexist meme beats him in local election

It is claimed Ashley Bennett decided to run for the Atlantic County freeholder seat because she was so infuriated by John Carman

Self-driving shuttle bus crashes on first day of use in Las Vegas

Self-driving shuttle bus crashes on first day of use in Las Vegas

Self-driving shuttle bus crashes on first day of use in Las Vegas

Officials say the fault of the crash lies with the driver of a lorry which hit the bus

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

'Don't try us' - Donald Trump warns North Korea over nuclear weapons programme

'Don't try us' - Donald Trump warns North Korea over nuclear weapons programme

'Don't try us' - Donald Trump warns North Korea over nuclear weapons programme

The US President made a new statement against Pyongyang while on his tour of Asia

Democrats make gains across America one year after 2016 election loss

Democrats make gains across America one year after 2016 election loss

Democrats make gains across America one year after 2016 election loss

The party made a series of victories in local votes across a number of states

Boris Johnson to meet US politicians to convince them to maintain Iran deal amid firestorm over Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe comments

Boris Johnson to meet US politicians in attempt to maintain Iran deal

Boris Johnson to meet US politicians in attempt to maintain Iran deal

The Foreign Secretary's meetings in Washington come amid ongoing firestorm over comments made about a woman imprisoned in the country

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Democrats outraged after US Air Force admits failure to report Texas shooter's conviction

Democrats outraged after US Air Force admits failure to report Texas shooter's conviction

Democrats outraged as US Air Force failed to report Texas shooter's conviction

The force announced on Monday it had not entered a court-martial for domestic violence given to Devin Kelley into federal databases

Donald Trump calls on North Koreans to make a deal over nuclear program

Donald Trump calls on North Koreans to make a deal over nuclear program

Donald Trump calls on North Koreans to make a deal over nuclear program

There has been heavy tension between North Korea and the US president over the regime's ongoing drive to build nuclear weapons

Black man admits writing racist graffiti on his car in Halloween prank gone wrong

Black man admits writing racist graffiti on his car in Halloween prank gone wrong

Black man admits writing racist graffiti on his car in Halloween prank

The graffiti on the car caused tensions in the local area to rise and the FBI started an investigation

Forget burgers, Donald Trump's meal in Seoul includes 360-year-old soy sauce

Forget burgers, Donald Trump's meal in Seoul includes 360-year-old soy sauce

Forget burgers, Donald Trump's meal in Seoul includes 360-year-old soy sauce

The meal will also include grilled sole and a prawn caught near a disputed island

Gun debate stalls in Congress following Texas gun rampage after Republicans back Donald Trump's blaming of mental health

Gun debate stalls in Congress following Texas gun rampage

Gun debate stalls in Congress following Texas gun rampage

Many representatives agreed with Donald Trump that the shooting was the result of a mental health problem, not gun laws

Users left confused after Snapchat temporarily goes down

Users left confused after Snapchat temporarily goes down

Users left confused after Snapchat temporarily goes down

The app went down in some areas of the world on Monday, leaving users venting their frustration on Twitter

Monday, November 6, 2017

Monday, November 6, 2017

Donald Trump says Texas shooting is a 'mental health' issue over gun law problem

Donald Trump says Texas shooting is due to a 'mental health' issue

Donald Trump says Texas shooting is due to a 'mental health' issue

The US President gave a statement on the shooting which killed at least 26 on his tour of Japan

Sutherland Springs: Who is the suspected gunman who attacked a church in Texas?

Sutherland Springs: Who is the suspected gunman who attacked a church in Texas?

Sutherland Springs: Who is the suspected gunman who attacked a church in Texas?

US media claims the gunman who has died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound was Devin Kelley

Teacher suspended after teaching children about LGBT issues

Teacher suspended after teaching children about LGBT issues

Teacher suspended after teaching children about LGBT issues

The teacher had asked a guest speaker to come into the school and had given out information on sexual orientation and gender identity

Sutherland Springs: 'There's a depressing repetitiveness' to US mass shooting events, says RUSI representative

Sutherland Springs: 'There's a depressing repetitiveness' to US mass shootings, says expert

'There's a depressing repetitiveness' to US mass shooting events, says expert

Raffaello Pantucci, the Director of International Security Studies at the Royal United Services Institute, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the shooting in Texas

Dozens dead after shooting rampage in Texas church

Dozens dead after shooting rampage in Texas church

Dozens dead after shooting rampage in Texas church

A gunman opened fire at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs on Sunday, and at least 26 are dead

Friday, November 3, 2017

Friday, November 3, 2017

Donald Trump reportedly angry with son-in-law Jared Kushner as probe into alleged Russian interference continues

Donald Trump reportedly angry with son-in-law Jared Kushner as probe into alleged Russian interference continues

Donald Trump 'angry' on son-in-law Jared Kushner as Russia probe continues

Some media reports have said the US President blames decisions made by his senior advisor over the ongoing probe

Iran's Foreign Minister claims America isn't telling full truth on 9/11

Iran's Foreign Minister claims America isn't telling full truth on 9/11

Iran's Foreign Minister claims America isn't telling full truth on 9/11

Iran's foreign minister Javad Zarif claims Washington is attempting to 'whitewash' the role of US allies

Literary figures sign letter calling for release of widow of Nobel Peace Prize winner

Literary figures sign letter calling for release of widow of Nobel Peace Prize winner

Literary figures call for release of widow of Nobel Peace Prize winner

Liu Xia has never been charged with a crime and yet has been under house arrest for seven years, following the death of her husband

Donald Trump responds after Twitter accidentally takes down account

Donald Trump responds after Twitter accidentally takes down account

Donald Trump responds after Twitter accidentally takes down account

The tech company has said 'human error' was to blame for the incident

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

New York attack: 'It was just a matter of time', says journalist

New York attack: 'It was just a matter of time', says journalist

'The New York terror attack was just a matter of time', says journalist

Journalist Jane Mulkerrins says terror attacks should not be 'manipulated into some sort of ethnic crackdown on certain immigrant groups or ethnic minorities'

Russian Facebook accounts 'were able to organise real marches in America'

Russian Facebook accounts 'were able to organise real marches in America'

Russian Facebook accounts 'were able to organise real marches in America'

It is claimed at least 22 events in America were actually organised by Russian operatives

'Travel ban, increased background checks would not have stopped New York City attacker', says commentator

'Travel ban, increased background checks would not have stopped New York City attacker', says commentator

'Travel ban, increased background checks would not have stopped NYC attacker'

Kate Andrews, a US political commentator, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the attack in New York City and Donald Trump's reaction

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Who is George Papadopoulos? - The former Trump advisor who plead guilty to misleading FBI

Who is George Papadopoulos? - The former Trump advisor who plead guilty to misleading FBI

George Papadopoulos - Former Trump advisor who plead guilty to misleading FBI

The wrong George Papadopoulos has been bombarded with tweets following his name being in the news, so who is the real George Papadopoulos?

Schools release statements after 'racist Halloween costumes' are shared online

Schools release statements after 'racist Halloween costumes' are shared online

Schools release statements after 'racist Halloween costumes' are shared online

Two schools in Baltimore and a college are thought to be connected with the images

'Let's not twist this to make out Trump didn't have good judgement' - Republican's staunch defence of US President in wake of Manafort indictment

'Let's not twist this to make out Trump didn't have good judgement' - Republican defends President in wake of Manafort indictment

Republican defends Trump in wake of Manafort indictment

Jan Halper Hayes passionately defended the US President in the wake of the charges against Paul Manafort, his former campaign manager

Monday, October 30, 2017

Monday, October 30, 2017

Man arrested after 'assaulting plain clothes police officer on New York subway'

Man arrested after 'assaulting plain clothes police officer on New York subway'

Man arrested after 'assaulting plain clothes police officer on New York subway'

The man has been arrested and charged with sexual abuse and forcible touching

Charges faced by Donald Trump's campaign manager relating to Russia inquiry include conspiracy against the US

Charges faced by Donald Trump's campaign manager relating to Russia inquiry include conspiracy against the US

Donald Trump's campaign manager to face charges relating to Russia inquiry

US media is reporting Paul Manafort turned himself into the FBI on Monday

Friday, October 27, 2017

Friday, October 27, 2017

'Maybe it was a vast llama conspiracy' - Twitter reacts to JFK papers release

'Maybe it was a vast llama conspiracy' - Twitter reacts to JFK papers release

'Maybe it was a vast llama conspiracy' - Twitter reacts to JFK papers release

Thousands of previously classified documents have been made public by Donald Trump. Twitter weighs in

Russian senator claims Twitter manifests weakness after it bans RT and Sputnik adverts

Russian senator claims Twitter manifests weakness after it bans RT and Sputnik adverts

Russian senator says Twitter 'manifests weakness' for ban on RT and Sputnik ads

Russian senato Igor Chernyshenko has said 'censorship and bans' are not democratic

JFK files reveal Russia feared missile strike in the wake of president's assassination

JFK files reveal Russia feared missile strike in the wake of president's assassination

JFK files reveal Russia feared missile strike in the wake of president's death

Thousands of files which had previously been classified were released on Thursday

Donald Trump Jr fires broadside at Hillary Clinton over 2016 birthday tweet

Donald Trump Jr fires broadside at Hillary Clinton over 2016 birthday tweet

Donald Trump Jr fires broadside at Hillary Clinton over 2016 birthday tweet

The son of the US president attacked the former Democratic presidential candidate over a tweet where she wished herself a happy birthday

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Woman bill White House for their birth control in protest of Donald Trump mandate

Woman bill White House for their birth control in protest at Donald Trump Obamacare mandate

Woman bill White House for birth control in protest at Donald Trump mandate

The US President decided to roll back the mandate for contraception under Obamacare

Kellogg's to redesign cereal box after being accused of racism

Kellogg's to redesign cereal box after being accused of racism by Marvel author

Kellogg's to redesign cereal box after being accused of racism by Marvel author

The Corn Pops box featured just one brown corn pop which was cleaning instead of playing with other characters

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

JFK assassination: 'Deep state of US is implicated in atrocious murder', says George Galloway

JFK assassination: 'Deep state of US is implicated in atrocious murder', says George Galloway

'Deep state of US is implicated in JFK assassination', says George Galloway

George Galloway says he's never believed the 'official story' about the JFK assassination

Former Attorney General lambasts Donald Trump's public blasting of Jeff Sessions

Former Attorney General calls Donald Trump's public blasting of Jeff Sessions 'unprecedented'

Former Attorney General lambasts Donald Trump's public blasting of Jeff Sessions

Eric Holder called the reaction of the US president to the current Attorney General recusing himself from the Russia investigation 'unprecendented'

American man suing prison after 91-hour erection was allegedly mocked by guards

American man suing prison after 91-hour erection was allegedly mocked by guards

American man suing prison after 91-hour erection was allegedly mocked by guards

Dustin Lance was left with damage to his penis after taking a pill he'd received from a fellow prisoner

Monday, October 23, 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017

Fans of Harry Styles condemn on-stage 'grope' at gig in Los Angeles

Harry Styles: Fans of former One Direction star condemn on-stage 'grope' at gig in Los Angeles

Fans of Harry Styles condemn on-stage 'grope' at gig in Los Angeles

A video has been circulating on Twitter - with a corresponding trend of #RespectHarry - which shows an fan appearing to grab at the singer's crotch when he kneels on the stage

Friday, October 20, 2017

Friday, October 20, 2017

Man convicted of Isis-inspired plot to behead conservative American blogger

US jihadist David Wright convicted of Isis-inspired plot to behead conservative blogger Pamela Geller over Prophet Mohammed joke

Man convicted of Isis-inspired plot to behead conservative blogger Pamela Geller

It is thought the man wanted to kill Pamela Geller because she previously held a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest

Massachusetts school apologises for photo which appears to show black girl on a leash

Massachusetts school apologises for photo which appears to show black girl on a leash

US school apologises for photo which appears to show black girl on a leash

A teacher from the Mitchell Elementary School shared the photo online, which provoked controversy

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017

City council members take a knee during pledge of allegiance following NFL protests

Michigan councillors take a knee during pledge of allegiance following NFL protests

Michigan councillors take a knee during pledge of allegiance after NFL protests

Council member Sumi Kailasapathy suggested the protests as she has experienced people telling her to go back to her country

White House defends Trump decision to mention chief-of-staff's son in Niger soldier statement

White House defends Trump decision to mention chief-of-staff's son in Niger soldier statement

White House defends Trump decision to name chief-of-staff's son in Niger defence

The decision by the President to mention John Kelly's son in defending his actions in regard to the deaths of soldiers in Niger provoked criticism

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