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Friday, July 20, 2018

Friday, July 20, 2018

The vessel was escorted into Newlyn harbour (stock image)

Suspected drug boat intercepted off Cornish coast

Suspected drug boat intercepted off Cornish coast

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking after a boat was seized in the English Channel

The boys received 12 and 10-year sentences respectively (stock image)

15 year-olds who plotted Columbine style massacre in Yorkshire jailed

15 year-olds who plotted Columbine style massacre in Yorkshire jailed

The would-be murderers were said to have "hero-worshipped" Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris

Stephanie Todd used cashpoints to withdraw money over a prolonged period

Former Ukip councillor jailed for swindling pensioner

Former Ukip councillor jailed for swindling pensioner

Stephanie Todd used ATM machines to withdraw money over a prolonged period

Ms O'Neill was injured when thieves stole her Audi in Birmingham with four-week-old Eliza inside (picture West Midlands Police)

Police release picture of carjacking mum and baby

Police release picture of carjacking mum and baby

Clare O'Neill was injured when thieves stole her Audi in Acocks Green, Birmingham, on Thursday, with four-week-old Eliza inside

Hancock's sister was in a coma after a riding accident in 2017

New Health Secretary: 'I really love the NHS'

New Health Secretary: 'I really love the NHS'

In his first speech since being appointed to the role, Matt Hancock said his commitment to the health service was not just professional but "deeply personal"

Vince Cable tells James Whale it was 'the wrong call' to miss Brexit vote

Vince Cable tells James Whale it was 'the wrong call' to miss Brexit vote

The The Liberal Democrat leader, along with fellow MP Tim Farron, were criticised for not showing up to vote on the Prime Minister's new Brexit White Paper.

The Bristol research found that people who emigrate tend to be more aspirational and take risks

Immigrant children have more positive attitude towards education, says study

Immigrant children have more positive attitude towards education, says study

Researchers suggested that people who emigrate tend to be more aspirational and take risks, and pass their "grit and determination" on to their children

South West trains could be disrupted by the walk outs

More South Western Railway and London underground strikes expected

More South Western Railway and London underground strikes expected

Pay and disputes over guards will threaten services over the summer

The singer and rapper will face trial after his arrest in East London

Rapper J Hus to face trial over lock knife possession

Rapper J Hus to face trial over lock knife possession

The Mobo-award winning star, who denies the charge, will be in court in December

Leo Varadkar 'wrong' to suggest British aircrafts would be banned over Ireland

Leo Varadkar 'wrong' to suggest British aircrafts would be banned over Ireland

So-called "overflight rights" are guaranteed by international treaties rather than EU membership, a Number 10 spokeswoman said

May believes the EU suggestions will go against the Good Friday Agreement

PM to tell EU to evolve its 'unworkable' stance on Brexit

PM to tell EU to evolve its 'unworkable' stance on Brexit

Theresa May will use a speech in Belfast to reiterate her refusal to contemplate any backstop deal that treats Northern Ireland differently from the rest of the UK

XXXTentacion: Four men charged with rapper's murder

XXXTentacion: Four men charged with rapper's murder

The rapper was fatally shot last month after exiting a motorcycle shop in Florida.

Jodie Kidd to Eamonn Holmes: ‘Three pubs close a day’

Jodie Kidd to Eamonn Holmes: ‘Three pubs close a day'

The model turned pub landlord has started a campaign to save British pubs.

David Attenborough backs world's biggest butterfly count

David Attenborough backs world's biggest butterfly count

The public are being encouraged to take part in the Big Butterfly Count over the next three weeks to help experts see how butterflies are faring.

11 dead after duck boat sinks in Missouri

11 dead after duck boat sinks in Missouri

Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader said five people remain missing and seven others were taken to hospital after a Ride the Ducks boat sank on Table Rock Lake in Branson.

The Salaam Project spokesperson to Julia Hartley-Brewer: ‘I’ve seen someone pull out a big blade knife on the street’

Salaam Project spokesperson: ‘I’ve seen someone with a big blade on the street'

Ishmael Lee South joined the talkRADIO breakfast show to talk about the recent rise in crime figures published on Thursday.

Donald Trump invites Vladimir Putin to Washington

Donald Trump invites Vladimir Putin to Washington

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said John Bolton would be making the invitation following Mr Trump's meeting with the Russian president earlier this week in Finland.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Thursday, July 19, 2018

The plot intended to bomb the gates at No.10 before attacking Theresa May

Senior judge hails 'extraordinary' investigation that foiled ISIS plot to kill PM

Judge hails 'extraordinary' investigation that foiled ISIS plot to kill PM

Naa'imur Zakariyah Rahman, 20, could be facing life behind bars for planning to bomb the gates of 10 Downing Street

'What will the thieves do with it? Repaint it and try their luck in Clacton?' wondered one Twitter user (stock image)

Thomas the Tank Engine stolen from Lowestoft seafront

Thomas the Tank Engine stolen from Lowestoft seafront

Police are hunting burglars who stole a 30ft-long land train with a Thomas the Tank Engine face

Khan said that locals will be 'blighted by intolerable noise levels and worsening air quality'

Sadiq Khan and Greenpeace help launch challenge to Heathrow expansion

Sadiq Khan and Greenpeace help launch challenge to Heathrow expansion

A legal challenge to block expansion of Heathrow has been launched by a group of councils, London mayor Sadiq Khan and Greenpeace

Officers revealed frustration with drug laws

Police believe cannabis laws having 'little or no impact'

Police believe cannabis laws having 'little or no impact'

Many police officers feel their efforts to enforce the law on possession of cannabis have "little or no impact" on offenders' use of the drug, according to a study

Gaucho falls into administration with all 22 Cau restaurants set to close

Gaucho falls into administration with all 22 Cau restaurants set to close

The move by administrators at Deloitte will see the immediate loss of 540 jobs.

Jack Coulson's room was filled with Nazi memorabilia, the court heard (stock image)

Hitler-loving teen jailed over possession of terrorist material

Hitler-loving teen jailed over possession of terrorist material

A teenager with a previous conviction for making a pipe bomb found in his Nazi memorabilia-filled bedroom has been detained in a young offenders institution for a terror offence

Burberry burns £28.6m worth of products to stop counterfeiting

Burberry burns £28.6m worth of products to stop counterfeiting

The fashion brand describes it as a measure to protect intellectual property and prevent illegal counterfeiting.

The accused's actions were discovered by police monitoring a dark web page called "Crime Bay by Chechen Mob"

Retired GP tried to use dark web to recruit 'Chechen mob' for murder

Retired GP tried to use dark web to recruit 'Chechen mob' for murder

A retired GP ordered the contract killing of his financial adviser on the dark web as part of a "five-year vendetta" because he blamed the banker for losing £300,000 from his pension, the court heard

'He was so incredibly emotional,' says Hunniford about Sir Cliff's reaction

Gloria Hunniford tells of Cliff Richard's emotions after 'four tortuous years'

Gloria Hunniford tells of Cliff Richard's emotions after 'four tortuous years'

Hunniford, who was sat behind Sir Cliff Richard in court during the BBC legal privacy battle, has told Eamonn Holmes and Saira Khan about the singer’s mood when he won

Philip Davies says that May's plan for Brexit is 'unacceptable'

Conservative MP submits letter of no confidence in Theresa May

Conservative MP submits letter of no confidence in Theresa May

Philip Davies claims he has "lost trust" in May's ability to deliver Brexit

A firefighter inside the building claims the smoke from the blaze was very unusual

Grenfell firefighter had 'never seen smoke like that' in 30 years of service

Grenfell firefighter had 'never seen smoke like that' in 30 years of service

Richard Hippel, a firefighter of 30 years' experience, is giving evidence at the public inquiry.

UK sees increase in murders and knife crime, official figures show

UK sees increase in murders and knife crime, official figures show

Police registered 40,147 offences involving a knife or sharp instrument in the year to March, a 16% increase on 2016/17.

Lord Digby Jones: 'The remain camp has destroyed the will of the British people'

Lord Digby Jones: 'The remain camp has destroyed the will of the British people'

The former Director General of the CBI and current Lord, joined the Julia Hartley-Brewer show on talkRADIO in reaction to Boris Johnson’s resignation speech

Police urged to respond to hate crime problems, says watchdog

Police urged to respond to hate crime problems, says watchdog

A major review found victims have been let down after being targeted because of personal characteristics such as race, religion or sexual orientation.

Police identify suspected Skripal perpetrators

Police identify suspected Skripal perpetrators

Officers think several Russians were involved in the attempted murder of the former double agent and daughter Yulia in Salisbury.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Police carry out interviews as part of Grenfell criminal investigation

Police carry out interviews as part of Grenfell criminal investigation

Police carry out interviews as part of Grenfell criminal investigation

The Metropolitan Police have carried out three interviews under caution and said the investigation has moved to a "new phase"

Boris Johnson calls Chequers Brexit plan 'miserable permanent limbo'

Boris Johnson calls Chequers Brexit plan 'miserable permanent limbo'

Boris Johnson calls Chequers Brexit plan 'miserable permanent limbo'

The former Foreign Secretary addressed the House of Commons to explain his reasons for resigning as Foreign Secretary

James Whale on Brexiteers: 'You couldn't tell the truth if your life depended on it!'

James Whale: Brexiteers 'couldn't tell the truth if life depended on it!'

James Whale clashed with pro-Brexit Labour councillor Brendan Chilton and hung up on him

Trump Baby Picture: Chloe Scannapieco

Trump Baby blimp makes appearance at Pearl Jam show

Trump Baby blimp makes appearance at Pearl Jam show

The blimp was inflated outside the O2 arena on Monday night as lead singer Eddie Vedder gives his support to the anti-Trump protests.

Daisy McAndrew on Sir Cliff Richard case: ‘The bosses got carried away’

Daisy McAndrew on Sir Cliff Richard case: ‘The bosses got carried away’

McAndrew, a regular co-host and guest on Mike Graham’s show on talkRADIO, was reacting to the singer’s landmark victory at the High Court.

Sir Cliff Richard wins privacy case against the BBC

Sir Cliff Richard wins privacy case against the BBC

The singer has been awarded more than £200,000 in damages against the BBC over its coverage of a police search of his home.

Labour MP John Woodcock quits the party

Labour MP John Woodcock quits the party

In his resignation letter, Barrow and Furness MP John Woodcock said Mr Corbyn would pose a "clear risk to UK national security as prime minister".

Elon Musk apologises for calling Thai cave rescuer 'pedo guy'

Elon Musk apologises for calling Thai cave rescuer 'pedo guy'

The Twitter comment came amid a spat between Mr Musk and Vern Unsworth, a diver who had claimed the Tesla founder's offers to help save the children were a "PR stunt".

Julia Hartley-Brewer: Jewish Chronicle Editor criticises Labour's anti-semitism code

Julia Hartley-Brewer: Jewish Chronicle Editor criticises Labour's anti-semitism

Stephen Pollard joins Julia to discuss Labour's new anti-semitism code.

Teenage pregnancy decline linked to spending more time with family, report finds

Teenage pregnancy decline linked to spending more time with family, report finds

The social interactions of teenagers, including a focus on family time and keeping in touch over the internet, may have affected their likelihood of having sexual relationships, the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) said.

Republicans Overseas to Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'Trump has a habit of misspeaking'

Republicans Overseas to Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'Trump has a habit of misspeaking'

The US President now accepts that Russia had involvement in the 2016 election.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Alastair Campbell: 'EU referendum was won by criminality - there must be an investigation'

Alastair Campbell: 'EU referendum was won by criminality'

Former Downing Street press secretary Alastair Campbell tells Eamonn Holmes that Vote Leave should face a criminal probe

Darren Jones MP tells Jamie East: 'Punishment for Vote Leave isn't strong enough'

Darren Jones MP tells Jamie East: 'Punishment for Vote Leave isn't strong enough'

Darren Jones MP to Jamie East: 'Punishment for Vote Leave isn't strong enough'

Darren Jones MP told Jamie East that the penalties imposed by the Electoral Commission are not severe enough

Does Vote Leave's fine undermine Brexit? Lord Adonis and Stewart Jackson debate

Does Vote Leave's fine undermine Brexit? Lord Adonis and Stewart Jackson debate

Does Vote Leave's fine undermine Brexit? Lord Adonis and Stewart Jackson debate

Remainer Lord Adonis and Brexiteer Stewart Jackson give their views on Vote Leave being fined by the Electoral Commission

James Whale on Scottish Nationalists: 'You wanted to leave the UK so don’t tell me Trump is intolerant!'

Whale on SNP: 'You wanted to leave the UK so don’t tell me Trump is intolerant!'

Talking on his show on Monday, James was joined by SNP MP Tommy Sheppard as the two clashed about Donald Trump in a fiery debate.

MPs to vote on starting summer holiday early

MPs to vote on starting summer holiday early

But the Prime Minister, whose Government has tabled a motion calling for the current parliamentary session to be cut short, has been accused of "running scared" amid Brexit turmoil.

Trump labelled 'weak' after questioning US intelligence service during Russia summit

Trump labelled 'weak' after questioning US intelligence service during summit

The reaction in the United States was immediate and visceral among fellow Republicans and usual Trump critics.

Millions to be hit by summer hosepipe ban

Millions to be hit by summer hosepipe ban

United Utilities said the move comes after what is believed to be the longest heatwave since 1976 and will affect seven million customers in the North West of England, where the firm provides its services.

'Two thirds of net migration to the UK was non-EU', says Migration Watch

'Two thirds of net migration to the UK was non-EU', says Migration Watch

It comes as the official figures show a drop in net migration from the EU.

Brexit campaign group Vote Leave 'broke electoral law'

Brexit campaign group Vote Leave 'broke electoral law'

It means Vote Leave exceeded its legal spending limit of £7 million by almost £500,000, the statement added.

Monday, July 16, 2018

Monday, July 16, 2018

Trump and Putin deny allegations of Russian interference in 2016 US election

Trump and Putin deny allegations of Russian interference in 2016 US election

Trump and Putin deny allegations of Russian interference in 2016 US election

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin presented a united front to deny allegations of Russian collusion in the 2016 US election

Trump and Putin meet to discuss 'trade, missiles and China'

Trump and Putin meet to discuss 'trade, missiles and China'

Trump and Putin meet to discuss 'trade, missiles and China'

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin's meeting in Helsinki is expected to cover multiple issues - except the allegations of Russian interference in the US election

Peter Hitchens tells George Galloway: 'Trump reminds me of Princess Diana'

Peter Hitchens tells George Galloway: 'Trump reminds me of Princess Diana'

Peter Hitchens tells George Galloway: 'Trump reminds me of Princess Diana'

In an interview with George Galloway on the Mother of All Talk Shows, Peter Hitchens revealed his unique views on Brexit and the US president

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