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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Medical cannabis user: 'I could go to prison' for trying to ease pain

Medical cannabis user: 'I could go to prison' for trying to ease pain

A medical cannabis user tells talkRADIO how he fears legal repercussions from his marijuana use, despite the fact his doctor supports him using it

Friday, June 1, 2018

Friday, June 1, 2018

Communities affected by gang violence 'don't trust police to help'

Communities affected by gang violence don't trust police to help, says former gang member

Communities affected by gang violence 'don't trust police to help'

Jermaine Lawlor is the founder of Voice for Youth Against Violence, an organisation that helps young people out of crime, and a former gang member himself.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Drugs expert: 'Festivals profit from drug-taking and put people at risk

Drugs expert: 'Festivals profit from drug-taking and put people at risk'

Drugs expert: 'Festivals profit from drug-taking and put people at risk'

Steve Moore of the drug policy think-tank Volte Face says all festivals must introduce drug testing after Mutiny Festival deaths

Friday, May 25, 2018

Friday, May 25, 2018

'I'm a Yes campaigner, but my father is voting No': how the Irish referendum divides families

'I'm a Yes campaigner, but my father is voting No': how the Irish referendum divides families

'I'm a Yes campaigner, but my father is voting No'

Aimee Monroe, who voted Yes in the referendum to legalise abortion in Ireland, has clashed on the issue of abortion with her No-voting father

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Thursday, May 24, 2018

'Why one woman is flying home to vote in Ireland's abortion referendum

Why one woman is flying home to vote in Ireland's abortion referendum

Why one woman is flying home to vote in Ireland's abortion referendum

33-year-old Dara Howley, who lives in North London, will be flying back to Ireland to vote in her country's historic referendum.

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Who were the celebrity guests at the Royal Wedding?

Who were the celebrity guests at the Royal Wedding?

Who were the celebrity guests at the Royal Wedding?

As guests descend on Windsor for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding, here's a rundown of how the celebrities know Meghan and Harry

Friday, May 18, 2018

Friday, May 18, 2018

Watch talkRADIO and The Sun's Royal Debate

Watch talkRADIO and The Sun's Royal Debate

Watch talkRADIO and The Sun's Royal Debate

talkRADIO teamed up with The Sun to host a debate on all things royal in the run-up to the wedding

How 'mental health memes' on Instagram are helping sufferers

How 'mental health memes' on Instagram are helping sufferers

How 'mental health memes' on Instagram are helping sufferers

Instagram is often blamed for making users feel inadequate when they see aspirational or unattainable images, but a community of mental health sufferers are creating images others relate to

Meet the woman trying to crash the Royal Wedding

Meet the woman trying to crash the Royal Wedding

Andrea McDowell, who runs a wedding video company, started a social media campaign to get herself invited to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s big day

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Mental health myths busted with Emma Kenny

Mental Health Awareness Week: Celebs share their experiences, and we bust some myths

Mental health: Celebs share their experiences, and we bust some myths

TV psychologist Emma Kenny answers some common questions about mental health issues, and celebrities including Anna Williamson, Frank Turner and Jasmine Harman share their experiences

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Matt Fearon and his daughter Amaryllis

It's not just mums who get postnatal depression. One dad shares his story

It's not just mums who get postnatal depression. One dad shares his story

Matt Fearon thought he was just overwhelmed by parenting, but he was suffering from paternal depression, which one in 10 men could experience

Monday, May 14, 2018

Monday, May 14, 2018

One third of children with mental health issues are denied help, says NSPCC

One third of children with mental health issues are denied help, says NSPCC

One third of children with mental health issues are denied help, says NSPCC

Research by the NSPCC shows the number of children referred for mental health help has increased since 2014, but a third are being refused help

Friday, May 11, 2018

Friday, May 11, 2018

Press coverage of millenials is very 'misguided', says 42-year-old renter

Press coverage of millenials is very 'misguided', says 42-year-old renter

For the last twenty years Heidi and her husband have been renting, with the option for buying a house something they hadn’t even contemplated.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Thursday, May 10, 2018

The Eurovision Song Contest: 5 moments that shocked the world

The Eurovision Song Contest: 5 moments that shocked the world

The Eurovision Song Contest: 5 moments that shocked the world

A new study by scientists at Imperial College London found entry into the annual spectacular was linked with an increase in life satisfaction.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Giving grandparents a legal right to see grandchildren could be 'dangerous', says campaigner

Giving grandparents a legal right to see grandchildren could be 'dangerous', says campaigner

Legal right to see grandchildren could be 'dangerous', says campaigner

Becca Bland from Standalone UK, a charity for people estranged from their parents, says a law giving grandparents contact rights would not solve family issues

'Lack of services' to blame for increased gang crime, says former gang member

'Lack of services' to blame for increased gang crime, says former gang member

'Lack of services' to blame for increased gang crime, says former gang member

A former gang member from Tottenham has spoken out about the recent rise in violent crime.

Friday, May 4, 2018

Friday, May 4, 2018

Jewish Labour Movement spokesman: Labour "don't deserve to be aiming for government"

Jewish Labour Movement spokesman: Labour 'don't deserve to be aiming for government'

Jewish Labour spokesman: Labour 'don't deserve to be aiming for government'

Former Labour MP, and spokesperson for The Jewish Labour Movement, Ivor Caplin warns anti-Semitism will be the downfall of the party

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Thursday, May 3, 2018

The customs union is a key part of Brexit – but what is it?

The customs union is a key part of Brexit – but what is it?

The customs union is a key part of Brexit – but what is it?

A breakdown of what the EU customs union involves, and what knock-on effect leaving it would have on the UK

Friday, April 27, 2018

Friday, April 27, 2018

Alfie's Law campaigners 'have not liaised with experts', says medical professor

Alfie Evans: Alfie's Law campaigners 'have not liaised with experts', says medical professor

Alfie Evans: Alfie's Law campaigners 'have not liaised with experts', says medic

Steven Woolfe MEP has launched a campaign in the wake of the Alfie Evans case, but medical experts say it's uninformed