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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Thursday, February 23, 2017

George Galloway: 'Correspondents at Donald Trump's press conferences are like actors from the establishment'

George Galloway: 'Correspondents at Donald Trump's press conferences are like actors from the establishment'

'Correspondents at Donald Trump's press conferences are like actors'

Correspondents at Donald Trump's press conferences are like actors who embrace establishment furore over Trump's Presidency, according to George Galloway

George Galloway: 'Will the liberal classes fall for the toxicity of Tony Blair?'

George Galloway: 'Will the liberal classes fall for the toxicity of Tony Blair?'

George Galloway: 'Will the liberal classes fall for the toxicity of Tony Blair?'

Our host was responding to a listener's question on his show

Woman dies after being hit by debris in Storm Doris

Woman dies after being hit by debris in Storm Doris

Woman dies after being hit by debris in Storm Doris

A woman has died in Wolverhampton after being hit by debris caused by Storm Doris

'Perfect weather for flying a kite' - Twitter shares Storm Doris devastation

'Perfect weather for flying a kite' - Twitter shares Storm Doris devastation

'Perfect weather for flying a kite' - Twitter shares Storm Doris devastation

Storm Doris has been raging in the UK today, bringing gale-force winds and snow and many on Twitter have been sharing their experiences of the storm

Six arrested after large cannabis factory is discovered in former nuclear bunker

Six arrested after large cannabis factory is discovered in former nuclear bunker

Six arrested after large cannabis factory discovered in former nuclear bunker

A large cannabis factory has been discovered by police in a former nuclear bunker, this had led to the arrest of six men

Helen Bailey: 'idea of a predator on a bereavement site would never crossed my mind', says criminologist

Helen Bailey: 'idea of a predator on a bereavement site would never crossed my mind', says criminologist

Helen Bailey: 'a predator on a bereavement site would never crossed my mind'

Criminologist Harry Fletcher spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer in the wake of Ian Stewart being sentence for the murder of the children's author

'We probably can't visit the newly discovered planets, but they are an amazing discovery', says Planetary Society

'We probably can't visit the newly discovered planets, but they are an amazing discovery', says Planetary Society

'We probably can't visit the newly discovered planets, but they are amazing'

Seven planets which are close to the size of earth have been discovered around a small star 39 light years away, three of them could possibly sustain life

Police blunder as seven people killed in Croydon tram crash are invited to survivors event

Police blunder as seven people killed in Croydon tram crash are invited to survivors event

Seven people killed in Croydon tram crash are invited to survivors event

The seven people killed in the Croydon tram crash have accidentally been invited to an event for survivors due after a police blunder

"Trump administration’s is implementing chaos"

'Trump administration's creating confusion' by revoking transgender guidelines, says commentator Karin Robinson

'Trump administration's creating confusion' by revoking transgender guidelines

Karin Robinson, a political commentator and former UK vice-chair of Democrats Abroad, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about Donald Trump's move to rescind transgender guidelines

Call centre worker accused of owning Isis manuals to stand trial

Call centre worker accused of owning Isis manuals to stand trial

Call centre worker accused of owning Isis manuals to stand trial

A call centre worker accused of downloading Islamic State manuals has been ordered by a senior judge to stand trial this summer

Metropolitan Police commissioner: 'Cressida Dick is a good appointment because she's popular in policing', says Police Foundation

Metropolitan Police commissioner: 'Cressida Dick is a good appointment because she's popular in policing', says Police Foundation

'Cressida Dick is a good appointment because she's popular in policing'

Cressida Dick has been appointed as the new Metropolitan Police commissioner, succeeding Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe

Central Line tube services back to normal following strike action

Central Line tube services back to normal following strike action

Central Line tube services back to normal following strike action

A strike by drivers caused heavy disruption on the Central line on Thursday

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Woman arrested after doing cartwheels

Woman arrested after doing cartwheels

Woman arrested after doing cartwheels

A woman in New Mexico was arrested for doing cartwheels instead of walking in a straight line during a test for driving while intoxicated

Leave Means Leave co-chairman accuses Sam Delaney of 'media mischief-making' after asking about abuse of immigrants

Leave Means Leave co-chairman accuses Sam Delaney of 'media mischief-making' after asking about abuse of immigrants

Leave Means Leave co-chairman accuses Sam Delaney of 'media mischief-making'

Richard Tice, the co-chairman of Leaves Means Leave, accused Sam Delaney of stirring up trouble after he mentioned reports of attacks on immigrants

Probe into death of Ian Stewart's first wife to be opened after Helen Bailey murder conviction

Probe into death of Ian Stewart's first wife to be opened after Helen Bailey murder conviction

Death of Ian Stewart's first wife to be probed after murder conviction

The 56-year-old was convicted of the murder of author Helen Bailey today

Missing boy found after police officer commandeers a gritter lorry

Missing boy found after police officer commandeers a gritter lorry

Missing boy found after police officer commandeers a gritter lorry

A lost boy has been found after a police officer decided to use a gritter lorry to track him down in Devon

George Galloway: 'Intelligence community hates Donald Trump because he's a threat to their fiefdom'

George Galloway: 'Intelligence community hates Donald Trump because he's a threat to their fiefdom'

'Intelligence community hates Donald Trump as he's a threat to their fiefdom'

George Galloway was responding to an email about the US president's safety

Man lies about child kidnapping to make police search for stolen car quicker

Man lies about child kidnapping to make police search for stolen car quicker

Man lies about child kidnapping to make police search for stolen car quicker

A Philadelphia pizza delivery man told cops his car had been stolen while a child was inside, because he wanted police to find his car quicker

George Galloway: 'Donald Trump is right about fake news media'

George Galloway: 'Donald Trump is right about fake news media'

George Galloway: 'Donald Trump is right about fake news media'

Our presenter was speaking to a caller on his show about the president's claims of fake news in the mainstream media

George Galloway: 'The media are easily able to make Donald Trump look ridiculous because of his bumbling press conferences'

George Galloway: 'The media are easily able to make Donald Trump look ridiculous because of his bumbling press conferences'

Donald Trump needs to stop making 'bumbling statements' in press conferences

George Galloway believes Donald Trump sometimes makes valid points, but his 'ridiculously inarticulate' statements play into the hands of his media enemies

Sologamy is 'about loving yourself' against society's 'stigma for single people', explains woman who married herself

Sologamy is 'about loving yourself' against society's 'stigma for single people', explains woman who married herself

Sologamy is 'about loving yourself' against society's 'stigma for single people'

Sologamy is the act of marrying yourself, and Sophie Tanner explained to Julia Hartley-Brewer why she tied the knot

SpaceX cargo ship aborts mission to International Space Station

SpaceX cargo capsule aborts mission to International Space Station

SpaceX cargo capsule aborts mission to International Space Station

A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship has aborted its mission to the International Space Station, after a software glitch

Killer jailed for 20 years after murdering girlfriend in 'narcissistic rage'

Killer jailed for 20 years after murdering girlfriend in 'narcissistic rage'

Killer jailed for 20 years after murdering girlfriend in 'narcissistic rage'

Alin Apopei killed 25-year-old sex worker Denisa Silmen, after she said she was leaving him

Workman's catcalls provoke female cyclist to rip van mirror off in Go-Pro road rage footage in London

Workman's catcalls provoke female cyclist to rip van mirror off in Go-Pro road rage footage in London

Workman causes female cyclist to rip van mirror off in Go-Pro road rage footage

A motorcyclist captured the astonishing moment in London when a man in a van caused a woman cyclist to rip off his wing mirror in a rage

Civil partnerships: 'The law must catch up with the development of modern families,' says campaigner Rebecca Steinfeld

Civil partnerships: 'The law must catch up with the development of modern families,' says campaigner Rebecca Steinfeld

Civil partnerships: 'The law must catch up with modern life,' says campaigner

A couple went to the Court of Appeal in a bid to allow heterosexual couples to enter a civil partnership, rather than get married, but they lost the case

'Donald Trump's immigration guidelines potentially violate international laws,' says politics professor Scott Lucas

'Donald Trump's immigration guidelines potentially violate international laws,' says politics professor Scott Lucas

'Donald Trump's immigration guidelines potentially violate international laws'

Scott Lucas, a professor of International politics at the University of Birmingham, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the president's new guidelines to crack down on illegal and undocumented immigrants

'Security services didn't watch Brit suicide bomber closely as he didn't plan a UK attack,' says terrorism expert

'Security services didn't watch Brit suicide bomber closely as he didn't plan a UK attack,' says terrorism expert

'Security services didn't watch suicide bomber Ronald Fiddler closely'

A British Islamic State fighter who died in Mosul during a suicide bomb attack on Iraqi forces is believed to be a former Guantanamo Bay detainee

World War Two bomb found at Portsmouth Harbour

World War Two bomb found in Portsmouth Harbour

World War Two bomb found in Portsmouth Harbour

An unexploded bomb from the Second World War has been discovered in Portsmouth Harbour, causing disruption to ferries and trains

Wayne Shaw pie incident: 'everyone's getting a bit carried away,' says Paddy Power

Wayne Shaw pie incident: 'everyone's getting a bit carried away,' says Paddy Power

Wayne Shaw pie incident: 'everyone's getting a bit carried away,' says bookmaker

Paul Ross spoke to a representative from Paddy Power about the reserve goalkeeper's resignation

Wayne Shaw pie stunt 'overshadows Sutton United achievements,' says mayor Richard Clifton

Wayne Shaw pie stunt 'overshadows Sutton United achievements,' says mayor Richard Clifton

Wayne Shaw pie stunt 'overshadows Sutton United achievements,' says mayor

After eating a pie during team's FA Cup fifth round tie against Arsenal, Wayne Shaw resigned from the club pending an investigation into alleged breach of betting rules

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

'If you disagree with Milo Yiannopoulos then ignore him or challenge him', says free speech campaigner

'If you disagree with Milo Yiannopoulos then ignore him or challenge him,' says free speech campaigner

'If you disagree with Milo Yiannopoulos then ignore him or challenge him'

Book publisher Simon amd Schuster have cancelled the release of memoirs written by Milo Yiannopoulos, after he appeared to endorse paedophilia in recent remarks

'The House of Lords is a disgrace, but I'd still join if asked,' says Ken Livingstone

'The House of Lords is a disgrace, but I'd still join if asked,' says Ken Livingstone

'The House of Lords is a disgrace,' says Ken Livingstone

A new BBC documentary entitled Meet the Lords provided a look into the House of Lords, sparking controversy about its organisation and whether it is needed

James Whale argues that prison officers are no good at their jobs as contraband gets into prisons

James Whale argues that prison officers are no good at their jobs as contraband gets into prisons

James Whale argues that prison officers are no good at their job

James Whale has criticised prison officers for presiding over 'out of control' jails, but the Prison Officers Association has hit back at this

Nine arrested after arson attacks on police officers' homes

Nine arrested after arson attacks on police officers' homes

Nine arrested after arson attacks on police officers' homes

Nine people have been arrested in connection with life-threatening fires at police officers' homes in Northern Ireland

'Animal cruelty sentences must be tougher as those who offend could go on to abuse people,' says MP Anna Turley

'Animal cruelty sentences must be tougher as those who offend could go on to abuse people,' says MP Anna Turley

'Animal cruelty prison sentences must be tougher,' says MP Anna Turley

On Friday Labour MP Anna Turley will bring forward a bill in Parliament, demanding tougher sentences on animal cruelty

Pub chef jailed for life after beating girlfriend to death

Pub chef jailed for life after beating girlfriend to death

Pub chef jailed for life after beating girlfriend to death

A pub chef has been jailed for life for murdering his partner in the mistaken belief she was cheating on him

'We are discriminating against heterosexual couples if we don't allow them to have civil partnerships,' says Peter Tatchell

'We are discriminating against heterosexual couples if we don't allow them to have civil partnerships,' says Peter Tatchell

'Civil partnerships should be available to everyone,' says Peter Tatchell

The Court of Appeal has ruled that heterosexual couple Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan cannot enter a civil partnership

MP Caroline Flint tells the moving story of living with her alcoholic mother as a child

MP Caroline Flint tells the moving story of living with her alcoholic mother as a child

MP Caroline Flint tells the moving story of living with her alcoholic mother

MPs and peers have launched a manifesto in support of children with alcoholic parents, calling on the government to help the situation, which they call a 'secret scandal'

Teenage student denies manslaughter of 13-year-old boy

Teenage student denies manslaughter of 13-year-old boy

Teenage student denies manslaughter of 13-year-old boy

A teenage student has pleaded not guilty to the manslaughter of a 13-year-old boy, who died after a playground incident at school

'MPs can't stop Donald Trump's state visit to the UK and they can't stop him coming to Parliament,' says MP Nigel Evans

'MPs can't stop Donald Trump's state visit to the UK and they can't stop him coming to Parliament,' says MP Nigel Evans

'MPs can't stop Donald Trump's state visit to the UK,' says MP Nigel Evans

MPs have debated Donald Trump’s state visit to the UK, after two petitions about his visit gained thousands of signatures

'Most people would agree to pay more tax to help solve NHS problems,' says Patients Association

Hospital cuts: 'Most people would agree to pay more tax to help solve NHS problems,' says Patients Association

'Most people would agree to pay more tax to help solve NHS problems'

Hospital services in almost two-thirds of England could be cut or scaled down in a bid to save money in the NHS

Sutton's pie-eating goalkeeper explains his stunt was 'just a bit of fun'

Sutton's pie-eating goalkeeper explains his stunt was 'just a bit of fun'

Sutton's pie-eating goalkeeper explains his stunt was 'just a bit of fun'

During the FA Cup match between Sutton United and Arsenal, a goalkeeper was seen doing something rather unusual at the side of the pitch, so he joined Paul Ross to explain why

Libya’s Migrant Hell: 'Europe has migration fatigue, but we need to understand the migrant crisis,' says Ross Kemp

Libya’s Migrant Hell: 'Europe has migration fatigue, but we need to understand the migrant crisis,' says Ross Kemp

Ross Kemp joins Paul Ross to discuss his latest documentary on Libya

Ross Kemp spoke to Paul Ross about the issues behind his documentary Ross Kemp: Libya’s Migrant Hell

Monday, February 20, 2017

Monday, February 20, 2017

Adolf Hitler's telephone sold at auction for £194,000

Adolf Hitler's telephone sold at auction for £194,000

Adolf Hitler's telephone sold at auction for £194,000

A telephone that once belonged to Adolf Hitler has sold at an auction in Maryland for £194,000 – it is said he used it to give orders during the last two years of World War II

Plane crashes in New Jersey neighbourhood leaving pilot injured

Plane crashes in New Jersey neighbourhood leaving pilot injured

Plane crashes in New Jersey neighbourhood leaving pilot injured

A single-engine Piper crashed on Sunday damaging power lines and nearby vehicles – the pilot was taken to hospital to be treated

Race car crashes through fence into crowd injuring three people

Race car crashes through fence into crowd injuring three people

Race car crashes through fence into crowd injuring three people

A race car flipped upside down and crashed into a crowd of people on Sunday at Volusia Speedway Park, Florida, with three people hospitalised including one Brit

'All Tony Blair will succeed in doing is entrenching Leave views deeper,' says Jonny Gould

'All Tony Blair will succeed in doing is entrenching Leave views deeper,' says Jonny Gould

'All Tony Blair will succeed in doing is entrenching Leave views deeper'

Jonny Gould disseminated the former Prime Minister's speech on his show

'Blood on his hands' – George Galloway savages Tony Blair after Brexit speech

'Blood on his hands' – George Galloway savages Tony Blair after Brexit speech

George Galloway savages Tony Blair after anti-Brexit speech

The former Prime Minister called it a 'mission' for pro-EU voters to change the minds of Leavers, and our presenter let him have it

George Galloway clashes with 'caveman' caller over Tony Blair's Brexit speech

George Galloway clashes with 'caveman' caller over Tony Blair's Brexit speech

George Galloway clashes with 'caveman' caller over Tony Blair's Brexit speech

Our host locked horns with a disgruntled Remain voter about the speech Tony Blair gave on Brexit

Trump told: 'International press has exaggerated Sweden's immigration problems'

Trump told: 'International press has exaggerated Sweden's immigration problems'

'International press has previously exaggerated Sweden's immigration problems'

Donald Trump said an attack took place in Sweden on Friday night after they took in too many immigrants, yet there have been no reports of an attack in Sweden

At least 14 people die in Philippines bus crash

At least 14 people die in Philippines bus crash

At least 14 people die in Philippines bus crash

Over a dozen students have been killed after a bus carrying college students crashed in the Philippines today

Sweden gives Donald Trump a chance to learn about the country's immigration policy

Sweden gives Donald Trump a chance to learn about the country's immigration policy

Sweden gives Donald Trump a chance to learn the country's immigration policy

The US president falsely suggested the country had been affected by a recent terror attack linked to the number of refugees across Europe

Sheffield shooting: Man arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder

Sheffield shooting: Man arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder

Man arrested for conspiracy to murder after Sheffield shooting

A man has been arrested on suspicion of plotting to kill a 23-year-old, who was shot in the street on Saturday in Sheffield

Brexit: 'Problem facing the House of Lords is most of them were put there by Tony Blair', says Tory MP Kwasi Kwarteng

Brexit: 'Problem facing the House of Lords is most of them were put there by Tony Blair', says Tory MP Kwasi Kwarteng

'Problem facing the House of Lords is most of them were put there by Tony Blair'

Kwasi Kwarteng, Tory MP for Spelthorne, told Julia Hartley-Brewer the former Prime Minister's speech will raise issues for the Lords

Brexit bill: 'Members of the House of Lords shouldn't have to reveal their pensions, this is a sideshow', says Baroness Dianne Hayter

Brexit bill: 'Members of the House of Lords shouldn't have to reveal their EU pensions, this is a sideshow,' says Baroness Dianne Hayter

'Members of the House of Lords shouldn't have to reveal their EU pensions'

The House of Lords will begin debating the Brexit bill today, however some have claimed members have financial ties that are too close to the EU

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