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Sam Delaney drives you home Monday to Thursday with laughs, big interviews and topics that will get you talking.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Political director of the TaxPayers' Alliance Dia Chakravarty and journalist Polly Toynbee argue over raising council tax in Surrey

Polly Toynbee in furious row with TaxPayers' Alliance director Dia Chakravarty over Surrey council tax hike

Dia Chakravarty and Polly Toynbee argue over raising council tax in Surrey

Political Director of the TaxPayers' Alliance Dia Chakravarty and journalist Polly Toynbee severely clashed when discussing the raising of council tax

Tatchell had some strong words to say about Brexit and Trump

Brexit isn't a done deal until we're actually out, says Peter Tatchell

Brexit isn't a done deal until we're actually out, says Peter Tatchell

Human rights campaigner also says Donald Trump could be bad news for Britain

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

'The mental health stigma campaign cannot become a replacement for services', says Alastair Campbell

Theresa May needs to walk the walk on mental health, says Alastair Campbell

Government needs to walk the walk on mental health, says Alastair Campbell

Alastair Campbell has published a piece in entitled On mental health, the Tories need to put their money where their mouths are

Lindsay Lohan rumoured Islam conversion: journalist Yvonne Ridley gives advice to Hollywood starlet

Female journalist converted to Islam tells Lindsay Lohan: The Quran is a blueprint for women's rights

Journalist converted to Islam by the Taliban tells Lindsay Lohan to relax

There's been speculation the actress is going through a conversion after she deleted all of her Instagram pictures and replaced her description with an Arab greeting

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

'If I knew we'd lose the protection of the European Court of Human Rights, I'd have voted remain', says caller

Brexit could create a French revolution in the UK, says Sam Delaney caller

Brexit could create a French revolution in the UK, says Sam Delaney caller

Today Sam Delaney asked his listeners what they thought they were voting for in the EU referendum, after Theresa May made a speech on her Brexit plans

'The only thing Theresa May's speech told us was the she'll stick to a two year time frame', says political editor

The only thing Theresa May's Brexit speech told us was that she'll stick to two-year timeframe, says political editor

'All Theresa May's speech told us was that she'll stick to two-year timeframe'

Today the Prime Minister made a speech about her plans for Brexit, claiming she does not want the UK to stay within the single market

Monday, January 16, 2017

Monday, January 16, 2017

'Governments must step in and ensure economic growth works for everyone', says Oxfam

'Governments must step in and ensure economic growth works for everyone', says Oxfam

'Governments must step in and ensure economic growth works for everyone'

A report by Oxfam has claimed that just eight men have the same amount of wealth as 3.6 billion people

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Thursday, January 12, 2017

'We need to find out whether politicians are using hate speech in order to gain support', says professor

'We must find out whether politicians are using hate speech to gain support for Brexit', says professor

'We need to find out whether politicians are using hate speech'

West Midlands Police have said they are treating a speech made by Amber Rudd last year at the Conservative Party conference as a “hate incident,” after a complaint was made by Professor Joshua Silver

'Watford was a very big part of Graham Taylor's life and he believed in honest, good hard work', says former goalkeeper

Graham Taylor was a brilliant man-manager and a great man, says former goalkeeper Alec Chamberlain

'Graham Taylor was a brilliant man-manager and a great man'

Former England manager Graham Taylor has died at the age of 72, he was also the manager of Watford, leading them to the final of the 1984 FA Cup

'Donald Trump truly is Barack Obama’s legacy', says Washington media director

Donald Trump truly is Barack Obama’s legacy, says Washington media director

Donald Trump truly is Barack Obama’s legacy, says Washington media director

Yesterday Donald Trump held a press conference, after a dossier including allegations about him was posted online

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Donald Trump: 'Now any politician can say claims about them are fake news', says media professor

'Donald Trump dossier will allow any politician to dismiss claims against them as fake news'

'Trump dossier will allow any politician to dismiss claims as fake news'

Buzzfeed has posted unverified documents online about the alleged behaviour of Donald Trump, and has been heavily criticised

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

'The highest earners are bright, but they aren't transforming our economy', says Ken Livingstone

Ken Livingstone backs Jeremy Corbyn wage plans: 'We need to stop the mega-rich buying yachts'

Ken Livingstone backs Corbyn plans for wage caps on highest earners

Jeremy Corbyn has called for a maximum wage limit, for the UK’s highest earners in order to address inequality

Monday, January 9, 2017

Monday, January 9, 2017

'People accept armed officers on holiday, so they shouldn't be concerned in the UK', says former chief constable

'People accept armed officers on holiday - why not in the UK?' asks former chief constable

'People accept armed officers on holiday, they shouldn't be concerned in the UK'

The Metropolitan Police Federation has launched a new survey asking police officers whether they believe they should be routinely armed with guns or tasers

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Thursday, January 5, 2017

'We must reduce rent, childcare costs and house prices', says the Institute of Economic Affairs

'Inheritance tax must increase, this country is going backwards', says Corbyn supporter Aaron Bastani

'Inheritance tax must be increased', says Corbynista Aaron Bastani

A study by the Institute for Fiscal Studies has found that the current inheritance laws favour the rich and powerful

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

'Sir Ivan Rogers cannot differentiate between the truth and his own opinion', says Iain Duncan-Smith

Ivan Rogers cannot differentiate between the truth and his own opinion, says Iain Duncan Smith

'Ivan Rogers cannot differentiate between the truth and his own opinion'

The UK's ambassador to the EU Sir Ivan Rogers has stepped down and criticised the Government's 'muddled thinking' over Brexit

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

'The streets haven't emptied because of the Berlin truck attack', says journalist

'Germany's Nazi past might make it difficult to beef up security after Berlin attack'

'The streets haven't emptied because of the Berlin truck attack'

German police are searching for the perpetrator of the attack on a Christmas market in Berlin, which killed 12 people

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

'Accusing Brendan Cox of supporting extremism is a low blow from Nigel Farage', says Peter Tatchell - unfinished

Peter Tatchell rips into Nigel Farage for 'low blow' in row with Jo Cox's husband

Peter Tatchell rips into Nigel Farage for 'low blow' over Jo Cox's husband

Nigel Farage referred to anti-fascist campaign group Hope Not Hate as 'extremists' after the husband of Jo Cox said he supported the group

'Some have been quick to point the finger at Angela Merkel after the Berlin truck attack', says foreign correspondent

It remains to be seen whether Berlin truck attack will topple Merkel, says foreign correspondent

'It remains to be seen whether Berlin truck attack will topple Merkel'

Yesterday an as-yet unidentified assailant drove a lorry into a Christmas market in Berlin, killing 12 people and injuring 48

Friday, December 16, 2016

Friday, December 16, 2016

Jo Cox charity single: 'We want to get rid of all the bad memories of what happened to her', says producer

Jo Cox charity single: 'We want to get rid of all the bad memories', says producer

'We want to get rid of all the bad memories of what happened to Jo Cox'

The Jo Cox charity single has been released today, and all proceeds will go towards starting The Jo Cox Foundation

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Thursday, December 15, 2016

'You can't blame everyone else for the fact you're not where you want to be in life', says Mike Graham

Simon Jenkins 'pale, stale male' article rubbished by talkSPORT's Mike Graham

Simon Jenkins 'pale, stale male' article rubbished by talkSPORT's Mike Graham

Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins has written a column about problems of political correctness - but Mike Graham thinks he's wrong

James Whale walks the red carpet at The Sun's Military Awards

James Whale patrols the red carpet at The Sun Military Awards

James Whale patrols the red carpet at The Sun Military Awards

Our presenter was the first one on the carpet at yesterday's star-studded event

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

'Raising council tax to fund social care is an inadequate response, social care needs to be brought into the NHS', says MP Andy Burnham

Theresa May's PMQs hammering on social care is just deserts for dishonest Government, says Andy Burnham

'Raising council tax to fund social care is an inadequate response'

The Government are set to allow local authorities to increase council tax to fund social care, but Andy Burnham does not think this is enough

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Southern Rail: 'We won't get British Rail back, but having one body in charge would be efficient', says Christian Wolmar

Southern Rail: Unions' safety concerns are genuine, says Christian Wolmar

Southern Rail: Unions' safety concerns are genuine, says Christian Wolmar

Rail author and politician also says 'we'll never return to days of British Rail'

Monday, December 12, 2016

Monday, December 12, 2016

'Politicians and the media label everyone who highlights any negative aspect of Islam at the same level', says political activist Tommy Robinson

Hardline Islam is much bigger theat to Britain than neo-Nazis, says former EDL leader

Former EDL leader hits out at media for treatment of Islam critics

The far-right group National Action is to be banned under UK terrorism laws, after an order was made in Parliament to proscribe the group

'Brexit could be a problem for those who want to move to the UK', says chef Aldo Zilli

Brexit: 'There's no need to kick out EU migrants - the country works fine' says chef Aldo Zilli

'There's no need to kick out EU migrants - the country's fine as it is'

Aldo Zilli has backed British Future's recommendation that EU nationals who lived here before Brexit vote be allowed to stay in the UK permanently

Friday, December 9, 2016

Friday, December 9, 2016

George Galloway, James Whale and Russ Kane - Sam Delaney asks talkRADIO who should have been Person of the Year

George Galloway, James Whale and Russ Kane - Sam Delaney asks talkRADIO who should have been Person of the Year

Sam Delaney asks talkRADIO who should have been Person of the Year

Sam Delaney asked those at talkRADIO to give their view on their man or woman of 2016

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Mike Parry and journalist Alex Proud have a fierce debate over banning online food adverts

Mike Parry blasts 'army of do-gooders' in fierce junk food debate

Mike Parry blasts 'army of do-gooders' in fierce junk food debate

Parry and Alex Proud took starkly opposing views on Sam Delaney's show after news that online junk food ads will be banned

Boris Johnson mocked by Sam Delaney caller: 'Somewhere there’s a village minus it’s idiot, and it’s him'

Boris Johnson mocked by Sam Delaney caller: 'Somewhere there’s a village minus its idiot, and it’s him'

Boris Johnson mocked as 'village idiot' by Sam Delaney caller

Boris Johnson's accused Saudi Arabia of orchestrating proxy wars in the Middle East, but the Government has distanced itself from his comments

'Boris Johnson might have decided it would be more fun being outside the government', says London commentator

'Maybe Boris Johnson is trying to get sacked': Journalist Dave Hill discusses Saudi Arabia debacle

'Boris Johnson may have decided it would be more fun outside of the government'

Boris Johnson has accused Saudi Arabia of abusing Islam and being a puppeteer in the Middle East, however the Government has distanced itself from these comments

LISTEN: Sam Delaney's little marathon in Richmond Park

LISTEN to Sam Delaney complete his very own 'little marathon' in Richmond Park

LISTEN to Sam Delaney complete a 'little marathon' in Richmond Park

Our presenter completed the task in Richmond Park last Sunday

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

'Politics will become obsessed with nationalism if we're not careful', says Kezia Dugdale

Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale explains new 'Act of Union' proposal and attacks 'nationalist obsession'

Scottish Labour leader explains new 'Act of Union' proposal

Kezia Dugdale has called for a 'new Act of Union' and a 'federal solution' for the UK, when power returns from the European Union

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Supreme court case: 'The Brexit trade deal cannot be done in time', says political editor Ian Dunt

Brexit trade deal cannot be done by end of March, says political editor Ian Dunt

'Brexit trade deal cannot be done by end of March'

The Government has agreed to publish a plan for Brexit before triggering Article 50, as the Supreme Court case drags on

Peter Vaughan: 'He was the man you had to watch because he was so good', says Christopher Biggins

Peter Vaughan: 'He was the man you had to watch because he was so good', says Christopher Biggins

Peter Vaughan: 'He was the man you had to watch because he was so good'

Christopher Biggins joined Sam Delaney to pay tribute to Peter Vaughan, who died this morning aged 93

Monday, December 5, 2016

Monday, December 5, 2016

Supreme Court case: 'This is all about a lack of respect for British democracy and an attempt to prolong Brexit', says Peter Whittle

Brexit delay is incredibly condescending towards ordinary Britons, says UKIP deputy leader Peter Whittle

Brexit challenge shows lack of respect for democracy, says UKIP deputy

The Supreme Court Brexit case began today, after the Government challenged the High Court ruling that Parliament must be consulted before Article 50 is triggered

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Thursday, December 1, 2016

'We're creating an illegal subclass and our immigration policy is at fault', says Joint Council For The Welfare Of Immigrants

Brexit 'is a chance to fix our broken immigration system'

Brexit 'is a chance to fix our broken immigration system'

Campaigner Saira Grant says existing system has created 'an illegal sub-class of immigrants'

Music journalist Mick Wall on 'Last of the Giants' and his long history with Guns N' Roses

Music journalist Mick Wall on 'Last of the Giants' and his long history with Guns N' Roses

Mick Wall on 'Last of the Giants' and his long history with Guns N' Roses

The leading music journalist and author popped by the studio for a chat with Sam Delaney about his latest book

Monday, November 28, 2016

Monday, November 28, 2016

'The result of the UKIP leadership election was the one the party always should have had', says Peter Whittle

Paul Nuttall was the leader UKIP should have had all along, says deputy Peter Whittle

Paul Nuttall was the leader UKIP should have had all along, says deputy

Paul Nuttall has won the UKIP leadership election, meaning he will take over from Nigel Farage

Friday, November 25, 2016

Friday, November 25, 2016

MP panic rooms: 'It's frightening times we live in', says former MP on increased security measures

MP panic rooms: 'It's frightening times we live in', says former MP on increased security measures

MP panic rooms: 'It's frightening times we live in', says former MP

Lee Scott, the former MP for Ilford North, spoke to Sam Delaney about the increased security measures MPs are implementing to protect their safety

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Thursday, November 24, 2016

'We need to protect ourselves online, but we shouldn't make users and websites responsible for crime', says helpline assistant

Stephen Port: 'There is a lack of communication between dating apps and local law enforcement', says helpline assistant

'There is a lack of communication between dating apps and local law enforcement'

The National Police Chiefs' Council has called for dating apps to take responibility for protecting their users' safety, after Stephen Port was found guilty of murder

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

'Thomas Mair was expressionless when his sentence was passed', says talkRADIO reporter

'Thomas Mair was expressionless when his sentence was passed', says talkRADIO reporter

'Thomas Mair was expressionless when his sentence was passed'

Thomas Mair has been found guilty of murdering MP Jo Cox and jailed for life

'The Home Secretary's desperately reaching for answers' with NHS passport scheme, says Caroline Flint MP

'The Home Secretary is desperately reaching for answers' with NHS passport scheme, says Caroline Flint MP

NHS: 'Home Secretary's desperately reaching for answers' with passport scheme

The MP for Don Valley claimed she wasn't sure if showing passports to receive NHS treatment was the best idea

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Donald Trump: 'Extremists are dominating the conversation', says creative director

Trump: 'Extremists are dominating the conversation', says creative director

Trump: 'Extremists are dominating the conversation'

A video has been released showing people chanting "hail Trump" – with some making Hitler salutes at a conference in Washington

Monday, November 21, 2016

Monday, November 21, 2016

'A Labour party led by Tony Blair today, would be leading in the polls against Theresa May', says political strategist

'A Labour party led by Tony Blair today, would be leading in the polls against Theresa May,' says political strategist

'A Labour party led by Tony Blair today, would be leading in the polls'

Tony Blair is getting ready to return to politics, according to The Sunday Times – does the Labour party need him?

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

'There are issues beyond just the judges in the criminal justice system', says MP David Lammy

Racial inequality in the justice system goes far beyond judges, says MP David Lammy

Racial inequality in the justice system goes beyond judges, says MP David Lammy

A review into race and the criminal justice system ordered by David Cameron has suggested BME defendants are more likely to be jailed for some crimes than white defendants

'Everyone’s got a role to play in tackling the social mobility problem', says Social Mobility Commission

'Everyone’s got a role to play in tackling the social mobility problem'

'Everyone’s got a role to play in tackling the social mobility problem'

The Social Mobility Commission has warned that many families on low incomes are being held back by a deep social mobility problem

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

'The leaked Brexit memo is not untrue, but we will trigger Article 50 by the end of March', says leading journalist

'The leaked Brexit memo is not untrue, but we will trigger Article 50 by the end of March', says leading journalist

'The leaked Brexit memo is not untrue, but we will trigger Article 50'

A leaked memo about Brexit has suggested that the Government has no overall plan for leaving the European Union

'Stephen Bannon has been demonised by the media', says political commentator

Democrats should stop attacking Stephen Bannon and suck it up, says political commentator

Democrats 'should stop blasting Stephen Bannon and suck it up'

Stephen Bannon, a former Breitbart executive, has been appointed as Donald Trump's chief strategist

Monday, November 14, 2016

Monday, November 14, 2016

'People in Europe need to calm down about Donald Trump', says former British ambassador

Nigel Farage-Donald Trump meeting is nothing new, says former British ambassador

Farage-Trump meeting is nothing new, says former British ambassador

Downing Street has been criticised for not using Nigel Farage to build links with Donald Trump

Monday, November 7, 2016

Monday, November 7, 2016

US Election: 'There's a bit of trepidation', says Sam Delaney live from Washington D.C

US Election: 'There's a bit of trepidation', says Sam Delaney live from Washington DC

US Election: 'There's a bit of trepidation', says Sam Delaney

Our Drivetime presenter will be presenting his show live from the American capital during the presidential election

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Thursday, November 3, 2016

'When we have negotiated our position post-Brexit, we should vote on that', says MP Bob Blackman

Article 50 High Court verdict: MPs should only be allowed to vote on Brexit deal terms, says Pro-Leave MP

'When we have negotiated our position post-Brexit, we should vote on that'

The High Court ruled earlier today that Theresa May cannot trigger Article 50 without the consent of Parliament, but the Government has announced a challenge

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

West Ham London Stadium row: Taxpayers may have to accept the cost, says leading sports reporter

'We may have to accept the cost of the London Stadium'

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has ordered an investigation into why there has been a £50 million increase in the cost of converting the London Stadium

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

'Suspending Louis Smith is an overreaction, because he has apologised', says key Muslim cleric

Muslims don't want to see Louis Smith suspended, says London Imam Ajmal Masroor

Muslims don't want to see Louis Smith suspended, says London Imam

Louis Smith has been suspended by British Gymnastics for appearing to mock Islam, however key Muslim cleric Ajmal Masroor believes the punishment is uncalled for

'The innocence of children is being compressed downwards and we need to deal with it', says Martin Daubney

Omnipresent tsunami of porn must be tackled with early education, says Martin Daubney

Omnipresent tsunami of porn must be tackled, says Martin Daubney

Shadow minister Sarah Champion has called for children as young as five to be educated about pornography and relationships

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Thursday, October 27, 2016

'The language Lily Allen has used is foolish and rightly criticised', says former newspaper editor

Lily Allen Hitler row: Star was foolish in Calais Jungle protest, says former newspaper editor

'The language Lily Allen has used is foolish and rightly criticised'

Lily Allen has voiced her opinions on the migrant crisis in an article published in Vice, which she has faced plenty of criticism for

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

'No one listens when bullying is raised in the NHS, and it's wasting money', says NHS whistleblower

'No one listens when bullying is raised in the NHS', says whistleblower

'No one listens when bullying is raised in the NHS', says whistleblower

A survey conducted by The Guardian has revealed four-fifths of staff in the survey have been bullied

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