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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

'She destroyed Britain' - George Galloway tears into Margaret Thatcher in opening rant

'She destroyed Britain' - George Galloway tears into Margaret Thatcher in opening rant

George Galloway tears into Margaret Thatcher in opening rant

Our host said the former Prime Minister had 'systematically dismantled Britain'

Zimbabwe: 'UK will work with Mnangagwa if he delivers reform,' says Boris Johnson

Zimbabwe: 'UK will work with Mnangagwa if he delivers reform,' says Boris Johnson

'UK will work with Mnangagwa if he delivers Zimbabwe reform'

Emmerson Mnangagwa was sworn in as president in the wake of Robert Mugabe's resignation

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Chennai Six: The story of the former soldiers detained in India for four years

Chennai Six: The story of the former soldiers detained in India for four years

Chennai Six: The story of the former soldiers detained in India for four years

The six British men were working on an anti-piracy vessel in 2013 when they were arrested

Monday, November 27, 2017

Monday, November 27, 2017

Investigations into 'complete carnage' car crash which killed five in Leeds continue

Investigations into 'complete carnage' car crash which killed five in Leeds continue

Investigation into car crash which killed five in Leeds continues

The police described the incident on Stonegate Road as 'complete carnage' after a stolen car crashed into a tree

Irish government denies threatening Brexit as Northern Ireland border row continues

Irish government denies threatening to derail Brexit as Northern Ireland border row continues

Irish government denies threatening Brexit as border row continues

Simon Coveney, the Irish Foreign Affairs Minister, has said the Irish government will stay 'resolute' over ensuring a 'guarantee' over the border

Friday, November 24, 2017

Friday, November 24, 2017

Volunteer who fought against Isis says UK must stop British jihadis from returning

Volunteer who fought Isis says UK must stop British jihadis from returning

Man who fought Isis says UK must stop British jihadis from returning

Macer Gifford left his job as a banker to join the Kurdish People's Protection Units

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Peter Dowd dismisses Philip Hammond following unveiling of the Budget

Corbyn ally Peter Dowd hammers Philip Hammond following unveiling of the Budget

Corbynista Peter Dowd hammers Philip Hammond following unveiling of the Budget

The shadow chief secretary to the Treasury said the Chancellor didn't have a high bar to live up to

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Philip Hammond to promise investment in official Budget unveiling

Philip Hammond to promise investment in official Budget unveiling

Philip Hammond to promise investment in official Budget unveiling

The Chancellor will vow to create a brighter future for Britain when the budget is officially unveiled on Wednesday

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Brexit: EU-UK trade discussions could take years, warns Michel Barnier after Theresa May's speech

Brexit: EU-UK trade discussions could take years, Michel Barnier warns Theresa May

EU-UK Brexit trade discussions could take years, Barnier warns May

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator gave an interview to a French newspaper in the wake of a House of Commons statement by Theresa May

Monday, October 23, 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017

'I’ll be happy if every last organisation like Isis and Al-Qaida are left lying dead on the ground in Syria and Iraq', says George Galloway

George Galloway: 'I’ll be happy if every last Isis and Al-Qaeda terrorist was left lying dead on the ground in Syria and Iraq'

Galloway: 'I’ll be happy if Isis and Al-Qaida are left lying dead on the ground'

George Galloway made his opinion known in the wake of Rory Stewart's BBC Interview about Islamic State

Minister says only way to deal with IS fighters is to kill them in 'almost every case'

Rory Stewart on Islamic State: Minister says only way to deal with Isis fighters is to kill them in 'almost every case'

Minister says only way to fight Isis is to kill them in 'almost every case'

Rory Stewart made the comments in an interview with the BBC

Monday, October 16, 2017

Monday, October 16, 2017

'Donald Trump is clearly insane' - George Galloway blasts US President for Iran nuclear agreement decision

'Donald Trump is clearly insane' - George Galloway blasts US President for Iran nuclear agreement decision

George Galloway blasts Donald Trump for Iran nuclear agreement decision

The US President threatened to terminate the agreement if it is not amended satisfactorily

UK alerts issued and Ireland in 'status red' lockdown ahead of Storm Ophelia

UK alerts issued and Ireland in 'status red' lockdown ahead of Storm Ophelia

UK alerts issued and Ireland in 'status red' lockdown ahead of Storm Ophelia

A yellow warning is in place across potentially affected areas of the UK, while Irish authorities have issued a 'status red' alert

Friday, October 13, 2017

Friday, October 13, 2017

Brexit: EU document suggests prep talks on trade could take place internally

Brexit: EU document suggests prep talks on trade could take place internally

EU document suggests prep Brexit talks on trade could take place internally

The document comes ahead of the European Council Summit next week

Monday, October 9, 2017

Monday, October 9, 2017

Britain 'preparing battle plan' for a possibility of war with North Korea

Britain 'preparing battle plan' for possibility of war with North Korea

Britain 'preparing battle plan' for possibility of war with North Korea

The tension between the United States and the secretive country has been escalating in recent months

Monday, September 4, 2017

Monday, September 4, 2017

'Tony Blair's moving into openly treasonous territory with Jean-Claude Juncker meeting', says George Galloway

'Tony Blair's moving into openly treasonous territory with Jean-Claude Juncker meeting', says George Galloway

'Tony Blair's moving into openly treasonous territory with Juncker meeting'

George Galloway didn't hold back on the former Prime Minister for meeting with Jean-Claude Juncker

Brexit: 'EU elite are worried their European super state will collapse when we come out' says Peter Bone MP

Brexit: 'EU elite are worried their European super state will collapse when we come out' says Peter Bone MP

'EU elite are worried their European super state will collapse when we come out'

Peter Bone MP claimed the elite members of the European Union were doing what they could to protect their institution in an interview with Julia Hartley-Brewer

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Thursday, August 31, 2017

'Theresa May won't be a candiate in 2022 election, but she won't quit overnight', says former comms director

'Theresa May won't be a candiate in 2022 election, but she won't quit overnight', says her former comms director

'Theresa May won't be in 2022 election, but she won't quit overnight'

Katie Perrior spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Prime Minister's declaration to stay on as leader in the next election

'I'm no quitter' - Theresa May vows to lead the Conservative Party in 2022 general election

'I'm no quitter' - Theresa May vows to lead the Conservative Party in 2022 general election

'I'm no quitter' - Theresa May vows to lead Conservative party in 2022 election

The Prime Minister made the declaration while on her current trip to Japan

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

'Donald Trump's presidency is a demented disaster', says George Galloway

'Donald Trump's presidency is a demented disaster', says George Galloway

'Donald Trump's presidency is a demented disaster', says George Galloway

Our host made the comments to a caller on his show

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

'Only in Britain would you get rainfall and flood warnings in August' - Twitter users react to #Britishsummertime

'Only in Britain would you get rainfall and flood warnings in August' - Twitter users react to #Britishsummertime

'Only in Britain would you get rainfall and flood warnings in August'

Twitter users react to #Britishsummertime

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Violence has become a routine feature of summer life in Palma and Magaluf

British and German diplomats join forces in war against drunken tourists

British and German diplomats join forces in war against drunken tourists

Representatives of two countries agree to create united front against violence

Monday, July 17, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

David Davis to return to Brexit negotiations amid public rows with EU and cabinet woes

David Davis to return to Brexit negotiations amid public rows with EU and cabinet woes

David Davis returns to Brexit negotiations amid public rows with EU and cabinet

The Brexit Secretary is entering the second round of negotiations amid reports of rows in the Cabinet and public disputes with EU officials

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

George Galloway: 'A Tory deal with the DUP will only lead to trouble and tarnished reputations'

George Galloway: 'A Tory deal with the DUP will only lead to trouble and tarnished reputations'

George Galloway: 'A Tory deal with the DUP will only lead to trouble'

George Galloway believes those who voted for the DUP will become victims of Conservative policies

Monday, June 19, 2017

Monday, June 19, 2017

Twitter reacts to the heatwave in the only way it knows how - with funny memes and gifs

Twitter reacts to the heatwave in the only way it knows how - with funny memes and gifs

Twitter reacts to the heatwave in the only way it knows how, with memes and gifs

Many people in the UK simply can't take the heat

Friday, May 26, 2017

Friday, May 26, 2017

Twitter divided over Jeremy Corbyn's foreign policy comments

Manchester Attack: Jeremy Corbyn savaged by critics for 'excusing terrorism'

Jeremy Corbyn savaged by critics for 'excusing terrorism'

The Labour Leader is expected to declare UK foreign policy must change because he claims the involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan has led to an increased risk of terrorism

Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

A military exercise in the Pacific Ocean was cancelled after a French landing craft became stranded.   The incident came during a joint exercise between Japanese, British, French, and American forces.   The exercise came as the craft attempted to land on the American island of Guam in the Mariana Archipelago.  It had been meant to be a demonstration of strength to counter the growing Chinese presence in the region.   However, the landing damaged the propellor of the vehicle, which led to the exercise being

Military exercise in the Pacific postponed after French craft gets stranded

Military exercise in the Pacific postponed after French craft gets stranded

The incident came during a joint exercise between the French, Japanese, British and American forces

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

British man suspected of Islamic State membership convicted of terrorism offence

Aine Davis: Briton suspected of Isis membership convicted of terror offence

British 'Isis leader' convicted of terror offence

33-year-old Aine Davis had been arrested in 2015 in Turkey, and is understood to be part of the cell which included 'Jihadi John'

Monday, May 8, 2017

Monday, May 8, 2017

Emmanuel Macron - what does the En Marche leader's election mean for Brexit?

Why are Nigel Farage and the Brexit gang so scared of Emmanuel Macron?

Why are Nigel Farage and the Brexit gang so scared of Emmanuel Macron?

Macron could prove to be a sizeable roadblock for Theresa May's Brexit vision

Banksy EU mural in Dover provokes online debate

Banksy Brexit mural in Dover provokes heated online debate

Banksy EU mural in Dover provokes online debate

The illustration which appeared near the A20 showed a man cracking a star off an EU flag

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Article 50: Should no deal for the UK be acquired, could it be reversed?

Brexit: Could Article 50 actually be reversed?

Brexit: Could Article 50 actually be reversed?

The formal process for the United Kingdom to leave the EU was triggered in March, and the two-year negotiation period has begun

Six to go on trial in France over topless photos of the Duchess of Cambridge

Kate Middleton topless photos: Six to go on trial in France

Six to go on trial in France over Kate Middleton topless photos

The pictures were published in French magazine Closer and regional paper La Provence in September 2012

Friday, April 28, 2017

Friday, April 28, 2017

Donald Tusk warns Britain it must honour EU financial commitments before trade talks begin

Donald Tusk warns Britain it must pay 'divorce bill' before Brexit trade talks can begin

Donald Tusk warns UK must pay 'divorce bill' before Brexit trade talks can begin

The president of the European Council has said that the UK must sort out its history with the EU, before it sorts out its future

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Sunday, April 16, 2017

The remaining EU member-states are unanimous that Britain must settle its 'divorce bill' before Brexit negotiations can begin

Brexit: EU to strip Britain of its banking agency and open 'beauty contest' to give it new home

Brexit: EU to strip Britain of its banking and medicine agencies

Banking and medicine agencies to leave Britain at a cost of around 1,000 jobs

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Gibraltar has been the subject of bellicose rhetoric from a number of high-profile British figures this past week

Gibraltar, the Spanish view: People hear Michael Howard and think ‘what the hell are you smoking?’

Gibraltar, the Spanish view: 'People ask 'what are those Brits smoking?''

Spain-based journalist Matthew Bennett gives us the view of the Spanish people on Gibraltar

Monday, March 6, 2017

Monday, March 6, 2017

George Galloway: 'English people among the least nationalised in politics - and that's one of the best things about them'

George Galloway: 'English people's great strength is their lack of nationalism'

George Galloway: 'English people's great strength is their lack of nationalism'

Our host was speaking to a caller called Mark on his show about the differences between English and Irish elections

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Brexit: Prime Minister Theresa May to lay out plan in key speech

Brexit: Prime Minister Theresa May to lay out plan in key speech

Brexit: Theresa May to lay out plan in key speech

Following months of pressure, the Prime Minister is to give a speech which will clarify her plans for the upcoming negotiations

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Several countries in Europe, including the UK, would vote remain in an EU Referendum

Britain would vote against Brexit in another referendum, new figures suggest

Britain would vote against Brexit in another referendum, new figures suggest

All 13 countries sampled in new survey would vote to remain in the EU - including the UK

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Saturday, December 24, 2016

The Brexit result has proved hugely divisive

Brussels politicians believe Brexit talks will collapse, Remainer Peter Wilding tells George Galloway

Brussels leader think Brexit talks will collapse, Remainer tells George Galloway

Peter Wilding says he accepts referendum result but UK must not be 'arsonist of Europe'

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

'SNP has declared a policy which implies rebuilding of Hadrian's wall with machine guns' - George Galloway challenges Nicola Sturgeon over second Scottish Indyref

'The SNP wants to rebuild Hadrian's Wall with machine guns' - George Galloway calls out Nicola Sturgeon

George Galloway challenges Nicola Sturgeon over second Scottish referendum

Our presenter called out the Scottish First Minister over the SNP declaring 'a policy which implies rebuilding of Hadrian's wall with machine guns'

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

James Whale grills Bob Blackman MP over the future of Britain after Brexit

Brexit: Leaver Bob Blackman can't name single EU law imposed on UK when pressed by James Whale

Brexit: Leaver Bob Blackman can't name a single EU law imposed on UK

Our host gave the MP for Harrow East a tough questioning about the UK's future prospects and the status of EU nationals

Monday, December 5, 2016

Monday, December 5, 2016

Brexit High Court Ruling: Government's appeal opens today in the Supreme Court

Brexit High Court Ruling: Government's Supreme Court appeal begins today

Brexit High Court Ruling: Government's Supreme Court appeal begins today

Last month, the High Court ruled Article 50 couldn't be triggered by Theresa May without Parliament's approval

Friday, December 2, 2016

Friday, December 2, 2016

Muslim survey reflects 'combination of British and Muslim norms', says Policy Exchange's David Goodhart

British Muslim's sense of 'victimhood' must be addressed, says Policy Exchange author

British Muslim's 'victimhood' must be addressed, says Policy Exchange author

David Goodhart, the researcher who wrote the Policy Exchange report, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the recent survey they published on Muslim life views

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Brexit: Nicola Sturgeon to release blueprint of Scotland's options

Brexit: Nicola Sturgeon to release blueprint of Scotland's options

Brexit: Nicola Sturgeon to release blueprint of Scotland's options

The Scottish First Minister is set to lay out Scotland's options in a Brexit blueprint, as revealed in an address to the Irish Parliament

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Britain's 'deeply corrosive' social mobility problem 'getting worse and not better', says Alan Milburn

Britain's 'deeply corrosive' social mobility problem 'getting worse and not better', says Alan Milburn

Britain's social mobility 'getting worse and not better', says Alan Milburn

The chair of the Social Mobility Commission spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer after the State Of The Nation report was released

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Thursday, November 10, 2016

US Presidential Election: Europe reacts to Donald Trump's victory

'American Psycho': Europe reacts to Trump's victory

'American Psycho': Europe reacts to Trump's victory

Trump was elected in a shocking turn of events yesterday, and the world is still dealing with the fallout

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Twitter outraged after BBC Newsbeat posts a video asking if black people liked fried chicken more than others

Twitter outraged after BBC Newsbeat asks if black people like fried chicken more than others

Twitter outraged after BBC black people fried chicken video

BBC Newsbeat kicked off a firestorm after posting a video on Twitter asking: 'Black people and fried chicken - is there any truth in it?'

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Islam's non-believers - 'The narrative villifies apostates', reveals human rights activist

LISTEN An ex-Muslim reveals the brutal reality of life as an 'apostate'

LISTEN An ex-Muslim reveals the brutal reality of life as an 'apostate'

Maryam Namazie told Julia Hartley-Brewer how non-believers can be treated, even in places like Britain which don't have apostate laws.

Brexit: 'religious and racially-motivated offences' increased after the EU referendum, says Home Office

Brexit: 'religious and racially-motivated offences' spiked after EU referendum, says Home Office

Home Office: 'religious and racially-motivated offences' soared after Brexit

Police officers have recorded a 41% year-on-year increase in crime since the EU referendum

Brexit: Britain's 'divorce' bill could cost up to £20bn

Brexit: Britain's 'divorce' bill could cost €20bn

Brexit: Britain's 'divorce' bill could cost €20bn

Britain's Brexit bill could prove to be quite costly, according to new analysis

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Kylie Minogue won't marry until same-sex marriage is legal in Australia

Kylie Minogue won't marry until same-sex marriage is legal in Australia

Kylie Minogue won't marry until same-sex marriage is legal in Australia

The pop superstar and her fiance have been engaged since February

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Donald Trump supporters troll James Whale after explosive argument

Donald Trump supporters attack talkRADIO's James Whale after explosive argument

Donald Trump supporters attack talkRADIO's James Whale after explosive argument

Our guest Drivetime host got into a heated exchange with American radio host Chris Plante, and Plante's supporters were quick to air their disgust on Facebook

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Francois Hollande: 'We're doing our bit' for Calais migrants, says Charlie Elphicke MP

'Britain isn't responsible for migrant crisis': MP Charlie Elphicke responds to Francois Hollande's Calais Jungle comments

MP Charlie Elphicke rebukes Francois Hollande for Calais Jungle comments

French president had called for Britain to step up and 'play its part' in humanitarian efforts within Calais Jungle

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Thursday, September 22, 2016

'They pounce on them, decapitate them, and drag them off' - Killer Asian Hornets arrive in the UK

'They decapitate their pray and feed corpses to their young' - killer Asian Hornets arrive in the UK

'They pounce on them and decapitate them' - killer Asian Hornets are here

Tim Lovett, of the Beekeeping Association, reveals more about the Asian hornets which have arrived in the UK and the risk they pose to British bees

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Polish fighters are remembered on the anniversary of the Battle of Britain

Battle of Britain anniversary: Twitter users thank Polish pilots and say post-Brexit attacks must stop

Battle of Britain anniversary: 'End the post-Brexit abuse towards Polish people'

Many Twitter users have heralded the role played by Polish airmen and suggested we should remember this before criticising their migration to the UK

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