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Monday, October 15, 2018

Monday, October 15, 2018

Weekly news round-up

News round-up: The week's top stories (8-14 Oct)

News round-up: The week's top stories (8-14 Oct)

In the news last week, the identity of the second Skripal suspect was unveiled and the gay cake saga came to an end.

Friday, October 12, 2018

Friday, October 12, 2018

Gender Recognition Act

Your guide to the Gender Recognition Act consultation

What is the Gender Recognition Act consultation?

The government is currently holding a consultation on the Gender Recognition Act - but what is it all about?

UK talent: What will happen to live music after Brexit?

UK talent: What will happen to live music after Brexit?

UK talent: What will happen to live music after Brexit?

Last weekend, an open letter from UK musicians warned that Brexit would silence UK music in a “self-built cultural jail” and the industry would suffer from extra costs to travel to and from EU countries.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Drew Galdron

Faux BoJo: 'There were points last year where I’d burned my scalp from too much bleaching'

What is life like as a professional Boris Johnson lookalike?

Professional Boris Johnson lookalike, Drew Galdron, says resembling the high-profile politician is "both a blessing and a curse".

Monday, October 8, 2018

Monday, October 8, 2018

Working visa: Can EU citizens still come to the UK for work after Brexit?

Working visa: Can EU citizens still come to the UK for work after Brexit?

Working visa: Can EU citizens still come to the UK for work after Brexit?

The government outlined its post-Brexit immigration plans at the Conservative conference. But how easy will it be for EU citizens to move to the UK for work after Brexit?

Weekly news round-up

News round-up: The week's top stories (1-7 Oct)

News round-up: The week's top stories (1-7 Oct)

Your weekly guide to the top news stories from the last seven days.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Immigration: What's in the government's new policy?

Immigration: What's in the government's new policy?

Immigration: What's in the government's new policy?

Theresa May laid out plans for the UK's post-Brexit immigration policy

Monday, October 1, 2018

Monday, October 1, 2018

Weekly news round-up

News round-up: The week's top stories (24-30 Sep)

News round-up: The week's top stories (24-30 Sep)

Your weekly guide to the top news stories from the last seven days.

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Facebook

All you need to know about the Facebook security breach

All you need to know about the Facebook security breach

Facebook announced on Friday afternoon that 50 million Facebook accounts had been breached. Here is everything you need to know about the cyber attack.

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Bellingcat founder

Bellingcat: Inside the website that claims to have unmasked a Salisbury suspect

What is Bellingcat? Inside the website that unmasked a Salisbury suspect

After claiming to have uncovered the true identity of one of the Salisbury Novichok suspects, we take a closer look at the website Bellingcat, as well as its previous investigations.

Ten times politicians tried to be 'real' on social media, and failed

Nine times politicians tried to be 'real' on social media, and failed

Nine times politicians tried to be 'real' on social media, and failed

Earlier this year in May, it was revealed that Conservative MPs were being trained on how to use social media to show the electorate that they were "real people". 

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

What is a Canada-style trade deal?

What is a Canada-style trade deal?

What is a Canada-style trade deal?

Prime Minister Theresa May has argued that a no-deal Brexit would be better for the UK than a Canada-style deal, saying that the latter deal would risk breaking up the UK.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

White Cliffs of Dover

How post-Brexit traffic could damage the Port of Dover

How post-Brexit traffic could damage the Port of Dover

The coastal town of Dover is home to Europe's busiest ferry port, but as Brexit looms, the biggest worry for residents, Port chiefs and businesses, is traffic.

Monday, September 24, 2018

Monday, September 24, 2018

Grime4Corbyn: Why do musicians love the Labour leader?

Grime4Corbyn: Why do musicians love the Labour leader?

Grime4Corbyn: Why do musicians love the Labour leader?

Since the 2017 general election, Jeremy Corbyn has had considerable support from musicians, particularly in the grime scene

Labour Conference: What's Labour's position on Brexit and what new taxes are planned for homeowners?

Labour Conference: What's Labour's position on Brexit and what new taxes are planned for homeowners?

Labour Conference: What are the policies announced so far?

Some of the key policies Labour has covered at its annual conference so far include a second home tax, alcohol care, and a preference for a general election over a second Brexit referendum

News round-up: The week's top stories

News round-up: The week's top stories (17-23 Sep)

News round-up: The week's top stories (17-23 Sep)

In case you missed it, here's our guide to the top news stories over the last week.

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Grenfell fraudsters: Who are the people who falsely profited from the tragedy?

Grenfell fraudsters: Who are the people who falsely profited from the tragedy?

Grenfell fraudsters: Who are the people who falsely profited from the tragedy?

As an eighth person pleads guilty to fraud related to the Grenfell Tower fire, these are the others who've been exposed

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Migration: what did the Migration Advisory Committee's report say?

Migration: what did the Migration Advisory Committee's report say?

Migration: what did the Migration Advisory Committee's report say?

The Migration Advisory Committee released a report with recommendations on how to handle migration after Brexit

Monday, September 17, 2018

Monday, September 17, 2018

News round-up: The week's top stories

News round-up: The week's top stories

News round-up: The week's top stories

In case you missed it, here's our guide to the top news stories over the last week.

Friday, September 14, 2018

Friday, September 14, 2018

Why is the Church of England investing in Amazon?

Why is the Church of England investing in Amazon?

Church of England: Why is it investing in Amazon?

The Church of England invests in a wide range of areas, from residential and commercial property, to timberland and infrastructure. It also invests in big business. But why?

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Ian Bone

Ian Bone: Who is the protester who harassed Jacob Rees-Mogg?

Ian Bone: Who is the protester who harassed Jacob Rees-Mogg?

Anarchist protester Ian Bone has come under fire after confronting Jacob Rees-Mogg's children, but who is the man behind the headlines?

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Is Cannabis really easier for teenagers to buy than alcohol? We speak to one Cannabis user to find out.

Is cannabis really easier for teenagers to buy than alcohol? We speak to one cannabis user to find out

Is cannabis really easier for teenagers to buy than alcohol?

Young people find it easier to buy cannabis than alcohol, according to a report by drugs policy think tank Volte Face. The Children’s Report found that 44 per cent of young cannabis users said it was "very easy" to buy, as opposed to 22 per cent who said the same about alcohol.

Monday, September 10, 2018

Monday, September 10, 2018

Stockpiling: What will happen to our medicine after Brexit?

Stockpiling: What will happen to our medicine after Brexit?

Stockpiling: What will happen to our medicine after Brexit?

With less than 200 days until the UK leaves the European Union, pharmaceuticals has been the next industry to be added to the list for stockpiling in the eventuality of a no-deal Brexit.

Monday, September 3, 2018

Monday, September 3, 2018

 ‘Scallop wars’: What will happen to UK fishing after Brexit?

‘Scallop wars’: What will happen to UK fishing after Brexit?

‘Scallop wars’: What will happen to UK fishing after Brexit?

The UK fishing industry has been vocal about the opportunities leaving the EU could provide, and after UK fishing boats clashed with French boats in a so-called scallop war last week it is clear that tension between UK fishermen and their EU counterparts are high.

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Thursday, August 30, 2018

As Frank Field resigns, who are the other Labour MPs concerned about anti-Semitism?

As Frank Field resigns, who are the other Labour MPs concerned about anti-Semitism?

As Frank Field resigns, who are the other MPs concerned over anti-Semitism?

Frank Field, the Labour MP for Birkenhead has resigned the Labour whip over the handling of anti-semitism allegations, but he is not the only Labour MP to voice concerns amid the anti-semitism row.

Here are the Prime Minister’s worst ‘Maybot’ moments

'Maybot': Here are Theresa May's other awkward moments

'Maybot': Here are Theresa May's other awkward moments

With videos of Theresa May ‘dad-dancing’ spread across social media during her visit to South Africa, we are reminded that the Prime Minister has had her fair share of awkward moments. Here are our top five.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Grounded planes: What will happen to aviation after Brexit?

Grounded planes: What will happen to aviation after Brexit?

Grounded planes: What will happen to aviation after Brexit?

The fear of grounded flights has become synonymous with the lack of a Brexit deal as the Institute of Economic Affairs is the latest to warn planes may not fly after the UK leaves the EU without a new arrangement.

Monday, August 27, 2018

Monday, August 27, 2018

Wonga: Payday loans firm on the brink of going bust, but what are its links to the Tories?

Wonga: Payday loans firm on the brink of going bust, but what are its links to the Tories?

Wonga: Payday loans firm could go bust, but what are its links to the Tories?

Wonga, the payday loan company that charges up to 1,509% APR, is on the brink of administration, and has links to the Conservative party

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Medicines, the Irish border and the BLT sandwich: Everything you need to know about Dominic Raab's no deal Brexit speech

Medicines, the Irish border and the BLT sandwich: Everything you need to know about Dominic Raab's no deal Brexit speech

Everything you need to know about Dominic Raab's no deal Brexit speech

Brexit secretary Dominic Raab made a speech outlining how the UK is preparing for a no deal Brexit. Here are some of the key points

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn: Are terrorists buried in the Tunisian cemetery, what happened at the Munich Massacre, and who did he lay a wreath for?

Jeremy Corbyn: Are terrorists buried in the Tunisian cemetery, what happened at the Munich Massacre, and who did he lay a wreath for?

Jeremy Corbyn: Who's buried at the Tunisian cemetery at which he laid a wreath?

Jeremy Corbyn has faced criticism for attending a memorial at a ceremony in Tunisia, but who is buried there and what involvement did they have with the Munich Massacre of 1972?

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Westminster terror attack: What happened, who is the suspect, and is the UK safe?

Westminster terror attack: What happened, who is the suspect, and is the UK safe?

Westminster terror attack: What happened, who is the suspect, is the UK safe?

At 7.30am on August 14 a car was driven into the Houses of Parliament in London in a suspected terror attack. The suspect is in custody and has not been identified yet

The best complaints about Benidorm hotel being 'too Spanish'

The best complaints about Benidorm hotel being 'too Spanish'

The best complaints about Benidorm hotel being 'too Spanish'

British gran Freda Jackson complained about there being 'too many Spanish people' on her holiday to Benidorm - and she isn't the only one who thinks so

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Tommy Robinson: What is contempt of court, was his free speech threatened, and has he committed other crimes?

Tommy Robinson: What is contempt of court, was his free speech threatened, and has he got previous convictions?

Tommy Robinson: What is contempt of court and was his free speech threatened?

Former English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson's supporters said his jail time was an attack on free speech - how does the law on court reporting really work?

Friday, July 27, 2018

Friday, July 27, 2018

Stockpiling: What will happen to goods and trade after Brexit?

Stockpiling: What will happen to goods and trade after Brexit?

Professor Iain Begg, a European economics expert, looks at whether we need to be stockpiling goods and explains how a no-deal Brexit could affect trade

Monday, July 16, 2018

Monday, July 16, 2018

Chloe Ayling: I don't want to be known as 'kidnap model' forever

Chloe Ayling: I don't want to be known as 'kidnap model' forever

Chloe Ayling tells Eamonn Holmes about her kidnap ordeal and how her captor being jailed left her feeling vindicated

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

From Southgate's waistcoat to Beckham's sarong: football's most memorable looks

From Southgate's waistcoat to Beckham's sarong: football's most memorable looks

Gareth Southgate's waistcoat has sparked renewed interest in the garment, but he isn't the first football professional to have started a trend

Friday, July 6, 2018

Friday, July 6, 2018

Meet the musician who made the Matrix football meme

Meet the musician who made the Matrix football meme

Will Michael, bass player in rock band Puppy, made a viral meme that has Three Lions playing over a scene in the Matrix

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Thursday, July 5, 2018

'It's coming home': The best football tweets ahead of England v Sweden

'It's coming home': The best football tweets ahead of England v Sweden

'It's coming home': The best football tweets ahead of England v Sweden

As England prepare to face Sweden in the World Cup, football fans

Amesbury poisoning: What is Novichok?

Amesbury poisoning: What is Novichok

Amesbury poisoning: What is Novichok

Dawn Sturgess and Charlie Rowley are in a critical condition after being exposed to the Russian nerve agent

Paramedics suffer abuse 'on a weekly basis'

Paramedics suffer abuse 'on a weekly basis'

Paramedics suffer abuse 'on a weekly basis'

Paramedics are frequently verbally and physically abused at work, according to an ambulance worker

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

NHS choir member: 'I hope the NHS celebrates its 80th anniversary and more'

NHS choir member: 'I hope the NHS celebrates its 80th anniversary and more'

NHS choir member: 'I hope the NHS celebrates its 80th anniversary and more'

The Lewisham and Greenwich NHS choir will release a charity single to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the National Health Service

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan: What's the difference between marriage and a civil partnership?

Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan: What's the difference between marriage and a civil partnership?

What's the difference between marriage and a civil partnership?

Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan won the right to have a civil partnership in the Supreme Court, but some people are confused as to why they didn't just get married

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Brexit: How could it affect different industries in the UK?

Brexit: How could it affect different industries in the UK?

Brexit: How could it affect different industries in the UK?

Several businesses have warned that Brexit could mean them moving operations out of the UK, and Sadiq Khan has warned the service industries could suffer. Find out why

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Charlotte Caldwell: Legalising medical cannabis will 'save hundreds of children's lives'

Charlotte Caldwell: 'War on medical cannabis is over' as Sajid Javid promises review

Charlotte Caldwell: 'War on medical cannabis is over'

The mother of Billy Caldwell, whose severe epilepsy is kept at bay with medicinal cannabis, says the 'war' on the substance is over after Sajid Javid promised a review into its use

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

World Mental Health Day: Celebs share their experiences, and we bust some myths

World Mental Health Day: 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

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