Julia Hartley-Brewer

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

LISTEN: Lib Dem leader Tim Farron and Julia Hartley-Brewer clash over the EU

LISTEN: Lib Dem leader Tim Farron angrily rejects Julia Hartley-Brewer's claim of 'Brexit denial'

Lib Dem leader Tim Farron and Julia Hartley-Brewer clash over 'Brexit denial'

The Liberal Democrat leader also spoke about Jeremy Corbyn and his 'ineffective' party

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Armed police can 'very often it can have the wrong effect', says leading professor as patrols are planned in Kent

Armed anti-terror police could do more than good, says academic

Armed anti-terror police could do more than good, says academic

Armed police are set to start routine patrols in Kent, but one of the county's leading sociologists has said this might not be a good idea

UN Summit: 'Moderate resettlement programs are a very good idea', says migration correspondent

UN Summit: 'Moderate resettlement programs are a very good idea', says migration correspondent

Migration correspondant urges leaders to use moderate resettlement programs

The United Nations summit for refugees and migrants continues today in New York

Expert dismisses lone wolf idea in Manhattan and New Jersey bombings

Manhattan and New Jersey suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami didn't act alone, says anti-terror expert

Manhattan and New Jersey suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami 'didn't act alone'

Former counter-terror detective David Videcette explained why he thought the lone wolf theory wasn't true

Paul Gascoigne: 'We should salute ourselves' for legislating against casual racism, says presenter Bob Mills

Britain should salute itself for punishing Paul Gascoigne, says presenter Bob Mills

Paul Gascoigne's fine for racism was absolutely justified, says Bob Mills

Former England footballer Gascoigne was fined £1,000 for racially aggravated abuse, after a joke he made at his show in Wolverhampton

Monday, September 19, 2016

Monday, September 19, 2016

'The shadow cabinet should be chosen by their peer group', says former advisor to Tony Blair

Jeremy Corbyn Shadow Cabinet comments ridiculed by former advisor to Tony Blair

Jeremy Corbyn Shadow Cabinet comments ridiculed by former advisor to Tony Blair

John McTernan said Labour party members 'don't know what they're doing' and Corbyn is simply making a power grab by including them in Shadow Cabinet selection

Manhattan Bombing: "These attacks are difficult to stop but they were relatively unsuccessful', says expert

Manhattan Bombing: 'Even the dumbest terrorist wouldn't have picked that spot in Chelsea'

'These attacks are difficult to stop but they were relatively unsuccessful'

Security expert Will Geddes says bombing in Manhattan was planned very badly

Friday, September 16, 2016

Friday, September 16, 2016

Airport expansion: Boris Johnson "right for all the wrong reasons" to dismiss Heathrow

Airport expansion: Boris Johnson 'right for all the wrong reasons' to dismiss Heathrow

Boris Johnson 'right for all the wrong reasons' to dismiss Heathrow expansion

Aviation expert Julian Bray highlighted the reasons why Gatwick airport needs to be expanded

Ukip: 'There are people in that party who are in it for themselves', says Alexandra Phillips who has defected to the Conservatives

Ukip election: Defector Alex Phillips say 'you couldn't run a corner shop the way those bickering amateurs work'

Ukip defector says 'you couldn't run a corner shop the way they run that party'

Former aide to Nigel Farage has hit out at Ukip's 'self-cannibalising' members on day Diane James was elected in succession to Nigel Farage

Derek Hatton praises Liverpool City Council's support of The Sun boycott

Hillsborough: Derek Hatton praises Liverpool City Council's official Sun boycott

Derek Hatton praises Liverpool City Council's support of Sun boycott

The Sun's coverage of the Hillsborough disaster has lead to an emnity against the newspaper which has lasted decades.

Brexit: 'We're in a vicious cycle where Europeans think we're shooting ourselves in the head', says leading European journalist

Brexit, the European view: 'They think we're shooting ourselves in the head and want to punish us'

Brexit, the European view: 'They think we're shooting ourselves in the head'

Telegraph journalist Peter Foster says those in mainland Europe 'think we've failed to appreciate how marvellous the EU is'

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Expert explains how Clinton's campaign mistakes could result in Donald Trump's election

'Donald Trump is the fountain of youth which is spewing testosterone everywhere'

Donald Trump is the fountain of youth which is spewing testosterone everywhere

Commentator Charlie Wolf thinks Hillary Clinton's health scare has given her rival a major advantage

Hinkley Power Plant divides opinion

'Indefensible' or 'desperately needed'? The Hinkley debate rages on

'Indefensible' or 'desperately needed'? The Hinkley debate rages on

Julia Hartley-Brewer heard the pros and cons of a new power plant in heated exchanges this morning

Labour abuse list: 'The question is why on earth were they keeping a list in the first place', says former Labour MP

Jeremy Corbyn enemies list ridiculed as 'student politics' by former Labour MP Tom Harris

Jeremy Corbyn enemies list ridiculed as 'student politics' by former Labour MP

Harris says the list overshadowed Corbyn's success in PMQs and suggests Corbyn 'is from a tradition of left-wing politics which sees the Labour Party as an obstacle to true socialism'

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

'Priti Patel should be looking at why we said we're ending the aid relationship with India', says shadow secretary for international trade

'Priti Patel should ask why we're ending foreign aid to India', says her Labour counterpart

'Priti Patel should be looking at why we're ending aid relationship with India'

Shadow International Trade Secretary Barry Gardiner criticises Patel's plans for foreign aid shake-up

Former Metropolitan Police Detective reveals history of racism in the service

Bullying, false evidence, wrongful imprisonment: Former detective lifts lid on 'compulsory' 1980s police racism

Former detective speaks out about 'compulsory' 1980s police racism

Peter Bleksley also said he was 'disheartened' at news the Metropolitan Police continues to 'routinely discriminate' against black people in stop-and-search operations

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

'There are no guarantees' presenters and judges will stay with the Great British Bake Off

Bake Off Presenters Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc leave, future of other stars 'not guaranteed'

Future of Bake Off stars 'not guaranteed' when show leaves BBC

TV critic Mike Ward also says people are outraged by the move as 'it seems such a BBC-type of show'

Monday, September 12, 2016

Monday, September 12, 2016

'People won't learn the correct techniques', says former England prop Jeff Probyn on banning rugby tackles at school

Banning rugby tackling in school would make things worse, says former England star Jeff Probyn

Banning rugby tackling in school would make things worse, says ex-England star

Researchers from the Sport Collision Injury Collective have called to ban rugby tackling in schools, over fears that they are at risk of serious injury

'There is this culture of non-accountability', as ministers discuss cracking down on white collar crime

New plans to tackle white-collar crime 'are a good first step'

New plans to tackle white-collar crime 'are a good first step'

Investment manager Ben Kumar laments 'culture of non-accountability' in interview with talkRADIO

'Everything Theresa May has done so far as a Prime Minister has been right', says MP Jacob Rees-Mogg

It's better to have a Remainer negotiating Brexit, says MP Jacob Rees-Mogg

It's better to have a Remainer negotiating Brexit, says MP Jacob Rees-Mogg

Politician and Leave campaigner Jacob Rees-Mogg says he was wrong about Theresa May and that he'd vote for Donald Trump if he were American

Hillary Clinton pneumonia: Doctor explains impact of candidate's disease on election

Hillary Clinton pneumonia 'certainly cause for concern' says doctor

Hillary Clinton pneumonia 'certainly cause for concern' says doctor

Dr. Laurence Gerlis explained how the Democratic Party candidate's diagnosis is 'highly significant'

David Miliband warns Syrian president Bashar Assad is key to ceasefire plans

David Miliband says Syrian president Bashar Assad is key to ceasefire plans

David Miliband warns Syrian president Bashar Assad is key to ceasefire plans

The former Foreign Secretary has expressed cautious optimism about the ceasefire

Friday, September 9, 2016

Friday, September 9, 2016

'Donald Trump likes this idea of complete control, power and being a dictator', says Republicans Overseas UK

'Donald Trump likes being a dictator, that's why he respects Vladimir Putin' says UK Republican

'Trump likes being a dictator, that's why he respects Putin' says UK Republican

Kate Andrews, of Republicans Overseas UK, made the comments after Trump claimed Vladamir Putin is a better leader than Barack Obama

North Korea nuclear tests: 'There's always the risk that conflict might break out by accident', says Chatham House

North Korea nuclear tests: 'There's always the risk conflict might break out by accident', says Chatham House

'Accidental conflict could break out after nuclear tests by North Korea'

The rogue state has conducted its fifth nuclear test, which South Korea believes to be the biggest they have ever carried out

Statins: 'We have an epidemic of misinformed doctors and misinformed patients' says leading cardiologist

Statins: 'We have an epidemic of misinformed doctors and patients' says leading cardiologist

Leading cardiologist claims patients and doctors are misinformed on Statins

A new report claims benefits of statins are underestimated and harmful side effects exaggerated, but not all doctors agree

'Theresa May is now dithering on Brexit for her own political reasons', says The New European

Theresa May is playing party politics with Brexit, says Pro-EU British newspaper

Theresa May is 'playing party politics with Brexit'

New European editor Matthew Kelly says Theresa May is 'dithering to unify the Tory party'

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Thursday, September 8, 2016

The London Mayor 'should pick up the baton and run with it and talk to the Chinese people', says former advisor after Air China magazine row

Former Boris Johnson advisor wades into Air China racism row

Former Boris Johnson advisor wades into Air China racism row

In-flight magazine caused outrage by suggesting passengers should take precautions in areas of London with high populations of 'Indians, Pakistanis and black people'

Controversy around Sports Direct is having 'a damaging affect on British business right across the board', says Institute of Directors

Sports Direct controversy is hurting UK Plc, says Institute of Directors

Sports Direct controversy is hurting UK Plc, says Institute of Directors

Shareholders have been angered over the controversy on how Sports Direct is run, and are opposed to reelecting the company chairman

Family of 10 who turned down a five bedroom council house are 'outrageous', says property expert

French family who turned down five-bed council house branded 'outrageous' by TV property expert Luke Doonan

French family branded 'outrageous' for turning down five-bed council house

The family of 10 people are asking for at least six double bedrooms and say their current three-bed house is terrible

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

'We'll never get to a place where we have a rational debate about body image', says journalist

Models BMI minimum: 'We'll never get to a place where we have a rational debate about body image', says journalist

Rational body image debate is impossible, says journalist

The Women's Equality Party want all models to have a minimum BMI and will make an official call during London Fashion Week on the matter

Paralympics: 'It will be harder for disabled people to get into sport in the future', says Disability Rights UK

Paralympics: 'It will be harder for disabled people to get into sport in the future', says Disability Rights UK

Disability Rights UK warns it's becoming harder for disabled people in sport

The Paralympics begins tonight with the opening ceremony, but Disability Rights UK has concerns over cuts

Anjem Choudary: 'This offence shows there is a limit to the freedom on speech', says barrister

Anjem Choudary will face further punishment after jail sentence ends, says barrister

Anjem Choudary will face further restrictions after jail term ends - barrister

Anjem Choudary was sentenced to five and a half years in prison for pledging his allegiance to Isis

Anjem Choudary: 'The most important thing is he's not in the media', says the Muslim Association of Britain

Anjem Choudary: 'The media gave him oxygen', says Muslim Association of Britain

The media gave Anjem Choudary oxygen, says Muslim Association of Britain

Choudary has been sentenced to five and a half years in prison after pleding allegiance to Isis online

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Chocolate tasting is 'a valuable asset, it takes a long time to learn', says chocolatier

Chocolate tester Hayleigh Curtis 'was right to insure her taste buds for £1 million'

Chocolate tester Hayleigh Curtis 'was right to insure taste buds for £1 million'

After Cadbury's chocolate taster got her taste buds covered for a seven-figure sum, talkRADIO hears just how valuable those tongue receptors are

Philae lander found 'lying on its back with two of its legs stuck in the air so they can't communicate with it', says science journalist

Philae lander found 'lying on its back with its legs in the air', says science journalist

Science journalist Sarah Cruddas explains how the Philae lander got lost

The Philae lander has been found by the Rosetta probe, two years after going missing

Junior Doctors strikes: 'This is all about Jeremy Hunt being able to say people should vote Conservative', says junior doctor

Junior Doctors strikes: 'Jeremy Hunt is only interested in Conservative votes', says junior doctor

Junior doctors happy that next weeks strikes have been called off

Next weeks junior doctor strikes have now been called off over fears for patient safety, as NHS England said there was not enough notice

Revenge porn prosecutions: 'People have got the confidence about coming forward', says UK Council on Child Internet Safety

Revenge porn prosecutions: 'People have got confidence about coming forward', says UK Council on Child Internet Safety

'Revenge porn prosecution figures send clear message: don't even think about it'

Figures show more than 200 prosecutions since creation of law making it an offence to publish private sexual photographs or films without subject's consent

Black Lives Matter protest: 'They've used this disruption to say look, we need to have a conversation', says director of Operation Black Vote

Black Lives Matter protest: 'They've used London City Airport demo to demand a conversation'

Operation Black Vote says the Black Lives Matter protest is beneficial

Black Lives Matter staged protest on the runway of London City Airport about the UK's environmental impact on black people

Monday, September 5, 2016

Monday, September 5, 2016

Keith Vaz: 'The Sunday Mirror must come clean', says human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell

Keith Vaz: 'The Sunday Mirror must come clean', says human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell

Pater Tatchell demands the Sunday Mirror come clean on Keith Vaz sting

Keith Vaz has resigned from the Commons Home Affairs Committee after reports claimed he hired two male escorts

'Everybody who voted for Brexit, voted effectively for controlling our borders [through] a sensible points based system', says Nigel Farage

'Everybody who voted Brexit wants a points-based immigration system', says Nigel Farage

'Everybody who voted Brexit wants points-based immigration system', says Farage

Former Ukip leader backs points-based control despite Theresa May saying the system is unlikely

Friday, September 2, 2016

Friday, September 2, 2016

SpaceX explosion: 'This has failed on a ground test which is quite remarkable', says UK Planetary Society

SpaceX explosion: 'It failed on a ground test, which is remarkable', says UK Planetary Society

The UK Planetary Society says it's remarkable the SpaceX rocket launch failed

A Falcon 9 rocket exploded at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in a prelaunch test, destroying an Amos-6 communications satellite

Gold medalist rower Matt Gotrel on competing in the Olympics and career

Gold medalist rower Matt Gotrel on competing in the Olympics and career

Gold medalist rower Matt Gotrel on competing in the Olympics and career

The olympian joined Julia Hartley-Brewer in the studio

Junior Doctors Strike: 'We need to detach the running of the NHS from politics and politicians entirely', says BMA council member

Junior Doctors Strike: 'We need to detach the NHS from politics', says BMA council member

BMA council member calls for the NHS to be detached from politics

Doctor Hamed Khan tells talkRADIO how the NHS should be improved and why junior doctors are striking

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Researcher explains study results which suggest working-class kids might miss out on certain jobs

Why working-class kids really miss out on certain jobs

Why working-class kids really miss out on certain jobs

The study found working-class kids might not know cultural rules routinely taught to children from more privileged backgrounds

Marriage, religion and voting - Author Philip Cowley reveals what he learnt from writing 'More Sex, Lies and the Ballot Box'

Marriage, religion and voting: Author Philip Cowley on what he learnt writing 'More Sex, Lies and the Ballot Box'

Political author Philip Cowley reveals what he's learnt about voting habits

The book features a number of political experts who reveal how voting habits influence elections

Donald Trump's Mexico visit: 'He took the hardline approach', says journalist

Donald Trump's Mexico visit: 'He took the hardline approach', says journalist

Donald Trump 'took the hardline approach' on Mexico visit

The presidential candidate recently took a trip south of the border to Mexico

Junior Doctors Strike: 'Theresa May should sack Jeremy Hunt', says GP

Junior Doctors Strike: 'Theresa May should sack Jeremy Hunt', says GP

Junior Doctors Strike: 'Theresa May should sack Jeremy Hunt', says GP

Junior doctors will hold five days of industrial action later in September, which is thought to endanger 00,000 operations

'The BBC is being left behind with the licence fee', says former Sky director

After iPlayer decision, former Sky director urges BBC licence fee to be scrapped

After iPlayer decision, former Sky director urges BBC licence fee to be scrapped

Martin Le Jeune, who was written a report on the BBC, says decision to force iPlayer readers to pay licence fee only shows how far Corporation has fallen.

Migration: 'You could get numbers down by about 100,000 with EU migrants alone', with a work permit system, says Migration Watch

Post-Brexit Britain should curb immigration with work permit system, says Migration Watch

Post-Brexit Britain should curb immigration with work permits - Migration Watch

As Theresa May maps out the Brexit strategy, a former migrant maps out a strategy to 'get numbers down by about 100,000 with EU migrants alone'

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Pregnancy discrimination: 'We don't have teeth that can really bite and make employers think twice', says MP

Pregnancy discrimination: Maria Miller demands tougher measures 'to make employers think twice'

Maria Miller demands tougher measures on pregnancy discrimination

Miller, chair of Parliament's Women and Equalities Committee, conducted a report which showed huge amounts of discrimination towards pregnant women and new mothers

Donald Trump visits Mexico: 'Maybe it's a plan to show moderate people he's not as right wing as he seems', says political commentator

Donald Trump visits Mexico: 'Maybe it's a plan to show moderate people he's not that right-wing'

Donald Trump may be visiting Mexico to show his moderate side, says commentator

Jack Graham says Trump's visit to Mexico may be a sop to moderate America - but suggests his own supporters are convinced of his hard-line stance on Mexico

Dr. Jacqueline Harding says she and fellow PACEY advisors 'aren't pleased' to be releasing new figures

Doctor saddened by report showing three-year-olds with body image issues

Doctor saddened by report showing three-year-olds with body image issues

A study by the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years shows 24% of childcare professionals have seen body confidence issues in children aged between three and five

Abu Mohamed al-Adnani death: ISIL leader is 'replaceable', says terrorism expert

Abu Mohamed al-Adnani death: Isis leader is 'replaceable', says terrorism expert

Dead Isis leader Abu Mohamed al-Adnani is 'replaceable', says terror expert

Dr. Afzal Ashraf said there is a 'nothing particularly talented about him which can't be replaced or improved on by his successors'

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Police visible tattoo ban: 'We're missing out on some really good people', says Chief Inspector

Police visible tattoo ban: 'We're missing out on some really good people', says head of Police Federation

Tattoo ban: 'We're missing out on really good people', says police union chief

Inspector Victoria Martin said interpretation of the guidelines on visible tattoos differs across the country

Apple €13bn tax bill: economist explains impacts of European Commission's ruling

Apple €13bn tax bill: The ruling explained by leading economist

Apple €13bn tax bill will create challenges for Ireland, says leading economist

Panmure Gordon analyst Simon French says Apple's response could 'add strength to other countries'

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