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Thursday, January 19, 2017

Thursday, January 19, 2017

30 firefighters die after high-rise building collapses in Tehran

Iranian media says 30 firefighters have died after high-rise building collapses in Tehran

Iranian media says 30 firefighters are dead after high-rise building collapses

Iran's state-run Press TV said the workers were attempting to extinguish fires at the Plasco building in central Tehran when the building went down

Jeremy Corbyn's shadow cabinet look set to vote against Article 50

Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn's Labour shadow cabinet set for mutiny on Article 50

Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn's shadow cabinet look set for mutiny on Article 50

A number of Jeremy Corbyn's shadow cabinet could be set to vote against triggering Article 50 next week

A number of people dead in Abruzzo hotel after earthquakes trigger avalanche in Italy

Dozens dead in Abruzzo hotel after earthquake triggers avalanche in Italy

Dozens dead in avalanche after earthquake triggers avalanche in Italy

Up to 30 people were staying in the Rigopiano hotel at the time of the avalanche

NHS crisis: 'People could die while waiting for treatments', says Dr. Hilary Jones

NHS crisis: 'People could die while waiting for treatments', says Dr. Hilary Jones

NHS crisis: 'People could die waiting for treatments', says Dr. Hilary Jones

The GP and TV presenter spoke to Paul Ross about the ongoing situation within the National Health Service

British tourists endured 'chaotic scramble' for flights out of Gambia as political crisis escalates

British tourists endured 'chaotic scramble' for flights out of Gambia as political crisis escalates

British tourists endured 'chaotic scramble' for flights out of Gambia in crisis

The threat of military action hands over the country after its unseated president, Yahya Jammeh, continues to refuse to hand over power to his successor

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

'The mental health stigma campaign cannot become a replacement for services', says Alastair Campbell

Theresa May needs to walk the walk on mental health, says Alastair Campbell

Theresa May needs to walk the walk on mental health, says Alastair Campbell

Alastair Campbell has published a piece in entitled On mental health, the Tories need to put their money where their mouths are

A Russian company is minting Donald Trump coins

A Russian company is minting Donald Trump coins

A Russian company is minting Donald Trump coins

A Russian metal company has minted a sterling silver coin to commemorate Donald Trump's inauguration, with the slogan 'in Trump we trust'

'Politics in the UK and America is at its lowest because of lies being told', says talkRADIO's Natalie Campbell

Donald Trump has helped drag politics to an all-time low, says talkRADIO's Natalie Campbell

'Politics in the UK and America is at its lowest because of lies being told'

Donald Trump held his first press conference since winning the presidency last week, however it was overshadowed by allegations made towards him

'Women in media are still few and far between, we’re still scratching around in the rubble', says co-host Natalie Campbell

Women in the media are still scratching around in the rubble for equality, says talkRADIO star Natalie Campbell

'Women in media are still few and far between', says panellist Natalie Campbell

The Badass Women's Hour reflected on Clare Hollingworth's life, as they named her this week's 'backdated badass'

British Airways flight from Los Angeles to London declares midair emergency

British Airways flight BA268 from Los Angeles to London declares midair emergency

British Airways flight from Los Angeles to London declares midair emergency

British Airways flight 268 has declared a general emergency on the approach to the UK

Alternative for Germany party leader blasts Björn Höcke for Holocaust 'monument of shame' comments

German far-right politician Bjorn Hocke blasted for saying country should forget the Holocaust

German far-right politician blasted for 'forget the Holocaust' comments

Björn Höcke called for Germany to stop atoning for Nazi crimes and labelled a key tribute to the genocide's victims as a 'monument of shame'

Supreme Court Brexit ruling to be revealed on Tuesday

Supreme Court Brexit ruling to be revealed on Tuesday

Supreme Court Brexit ruling to be revealed on Tuesday

Theresa May appears to have pre-empted ruling by promising MPs a vote on Brexit deal

Twitter divided over Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn in PMQs

Twitter divided over Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn in PMQs

Twitter divided over Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn in PMQs

Today's Prime Minister's Questions was especially key, coming one day after Theresa May unveiled her priorities for Brexit

Egypt puts former footballer Mohamed Aboutrika on terror list

Egypt puts former African Footballer of the Year Mohamed Aboutrika on terror list

Egypt puts former footballer Mohamed Aboutrika on terror list

Aboutrika has been accused of providing financial support to the Brotherhood, which Egypt considers a terrorist organisation

Scientists trigger predatory gene in mice, leading them to act like 'zombies'

Scientists trigger predatory gene in mice, leading them to act like 'zombie killers'

Scientists trigger predatory gene in mice, leading them to act like 'zombies'

Scientists have managed to trigger a predatory gene in mice, leading them to attack anything nearby

David Davis claims Brexit will happen even if MPs vote against it

David Davis claims Brexit will happen even if MPs vote against it

David Davis claims Brexit will happen even if MPs vote against it

Davis said we're leaving Europe whether lawmakers and the general public like it or not

Donald Trump: President-elect apparently doesn't like tweeting

Donald Trump makes his most outrageous claim yet: He doesn't like tweeting

Donald Trump: President-elect apparently doesn't like tweeting

Could have fooled us

'It's surprising that Tunisia didn't have top security plans in place to protect tourists', says former detective

Why didn't Tunisia have plans in place to stop Isis beach massacre, asks terror expert

Why didn't Tunisia have plans in place to stop Isis beach massacre, asks expert

An inquest into what happened when 30 British tourists were killed after a gunman opened fire at a hotel and beach in Tunisia is taking place

'The government is likely to get a bad Brexit deal', says MP Owen Smith

Theresa May Brexit speech: Remainer Owen Smith says UK could get a good deal - but it's unlikely

'The government is likely to get a bad Brexit deal', says MP Owen Smith

Yesterday Theresa May gave a speech on her Brexit plan, stating she wants to leave the single market and give MPs and peers a vote on the final Brexit deal

'Brexit will deliver miracle of Scottish Independence', says Angus MacNeil MP

Brexit: SNP MP Angus MacNeil thanks Theresa May for guaranteeing Scottish independence

'Brexit will deliver miracle of Scottish Independence', says Angus MacNeil MP

The Scottish National Party MP for Na h-Eileanan an Iar told Julia Hartley-Brewer that Theresa May had handed Nicola Sturgeon the 'political justification and moral right' to hold a second referendum

Tinder jihad: Hamas militants snaring Israeli soldiers by posing as women on dating sites

Tinder jihad: Hamas militants snaring Israeli soldiers by posing as women on dating sites

Tinder jihad: Hamas militants snaring Israeli soldiers by posing on dating sites

New reports says dozens of soldiers' smartphones have been hacked after online honey traps

Brexit Speech: Theresa May 'got the tone spot-on', says MEP Daniel Hannan

Brexit Speech: Theresa May 'got the tone spot-on', says MEP Daniel Hannan

Brexit Speech: Theresa May 'got the tone spot-on', says MEP Daniel Hannan

Theresa May outlined her priorities for the Brexit negotiations in a keynote speech on Tuesday

'We seem to be having a slow motion Brexit', says UKIP's Suzanne Evans

Theresa May Brexit speech 'was exactly what UKIP wanted to hear', says Suzanne Evans

'We seem to be having a slow motion Brexit', says UKIP's Suzanne Evans

Yesterday Theresa May gave a speech on Brexit, saying that we'll be leaving the single market and that MPs and peers will vote on the deal she negotiates with the EU

Southern Rail says it will restore 'full train service' from next Tuesday after Aslef climdown

Southern Rail says it will restore 'full train service' from next Tuesday after Aslef climdown

Southern Rail says it will restore 'full train service' from next Tuesday

Aslef has promised to suspend the industrial action planned for next week

Lindsay Lohan rumoured Islam conversion: journalist Yvonne Ridley gives advice to Hollywood starlet

Female journalist converted to Islam tells Lindsay Lohan: The Quran is a blueprint for women's rights

Journalist converted to Islam by the Taliban tells Lindsay Lohan to relax

There's been speculation the actress is going through a conversion after she deleted all of her Instagram pictures and replaced her description with an Arab greeting

EU figures distance themselves from idea of 'punitive' Brexit deal

Czech minister says Amber Rudd migrant speech makes him 'worried' about Brexit

Czech minister says his country is "worried" by Brexit and Amber Rudd speech

Theresa May said it would an act of 'calamitous self-harm' if the EU aimed to punish the UK for leaving the union

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

'If I knew we'd lose the protection of the European Court of Human Rights, I'd have voted remain', says caller

Brexit could create a French revolution in the UK, says Sam Delaney caller

Brexit could create a French revolution in the UK, says Sam Delaney caller

Today Sam Delaney asked his listeners what they thought they were voting for in the EU referendum, after Theresa May made a speech on her Brexit plans

'The only thing Theresa May's speech told us was the she'll stick to a two year time frame', says political editor

The only thing Theresa May's Brexit speech told us was that she'll stick to two-year timeframe, says political editor

'All Theresa May's speech told us was that she'll stick to two-year timeframe'

Today the Prime Minister made a speech about her plans for Brexit, claiming she does not want the UK to stay within the single market

George Galloway disagrees with Corbynista Aaron Bastani on Brexit

George Galloway disagrees with Corbynista on Brexit

George and Aaron Bastani put forward sharply contrasting views on Jeremy Corbyn and freedom of movement

'Hillsborough families are not happy with the small amount of people who could be charged', says journalist

Hillsborough disaster inquest: More police officers should face charges, says Liverpool journalist

'Hillsborough families think more people should face charges'

Evidence on 23 suspects in relation to the Hillsborough disaster has been handed to prosecutors by investigators

Al Jazeera investigation finds Israeli embassy in London has funded Union for Jewish Students in UK

Al Jazeera claims Israeli embassy conspired with students to oust NUS president Malia Bouattia

Al-Jazeera claims Israeli embassy tried to oust NUS president Malia Bouattia

The UK branch of the Union for Jewish Students has received funding from the Israeli state, according to the news organisation

'The SNP are trying to blame Westminster for their own NHS problems', says George Galloway

The SNP are colluding with the Tories to destroy the NHS, says George Galloway

The SNP are colluding with the Tories to destroy the NHS, says George Galloway

George Galloway claims the SNP are trying to blame Westminster for problems within the NHS, rather than solve the problems themselves

Theresa May's speech has changed little, says journalist Sean Dilley

Theresa May's speech is nothing more than playground politics, journalist tells Jon Holmes

Theresa May's speech is just playground politics, journalist tells Jon Holmes

Sean Dilley says Mrs May's speech doesn't really change anything, despite the hype

Huge 600-year-old Buddha is discovered in China

Huge 600-year-old Buddha discovered in China

Huge 600-year-old Buddha discovered in China

The statue sits in a reservoir and was first spotted by a local resident as water levels dropped

'Can't wait for the government to vote against Brexit' - Remainers urge MPs to vote against Brexit

'Can't wait for the government to vote against Brexit' - Remainers urge MPs to vote against Brexit

Remainers urge MPs to vote against Brexit

Remainers have been calling for MPs to vote against Brexit, after Theresa May's speech today

Brexit: Theresa May confirms UK will leave single market after EU departure

Brexit: Theresa May confirms UK will leave single market after EU departure

Brexit: Theresa May confirms UK will leave single market after EU departure

After months of speculation, the Prime Minister confirmed the country would leave the market in her speech today

Facebook 'takes two weeks' to remove 12-year-old girl's suicide video

Facebook 'takes two weeks to remove 12-year-old girl's suicide video'

Facebook 'takes two weeks to remove 12-year-old girl's suicide video'

A 12-year-old girl live-streamed her suicide online, however reports claim it took Facebook two weeks to remove the video from their site

'Pressures on middle-aged women are increasing at home and in the workplace' says professor

Middle-aged women are being pressured into eating disorders, says academic

Middle-aged women are being pressured into eating disorders, says academic

Research from University College London has suggested that 3% of women in their 40s and 50s have an eating problem

Mrs May is likely to signal a hard Brexit

Theresa May delivers Brexit speech - as it happened

Theresa May delivers Brexit speech - as it happened

Relive or catch up on Theresa May's hugely anticipated speech with our live updates

'If you tell police that crime is reducing, they will laugh', says former police officer

Police will laugh at you if you tell them crime is falling, says former officer

Police will laugh at you if you tell them crime is falling, says former officer

Sadiq Khan has warned that if the Government cuts the funding of the Metropolitan Police then the safety of Londoners will be at risk

Lindsay Lohan could be converting to Islam, but which other celebrities have already converted?

Lindsay Lohan 'converts to Islam': Which other stars have embraced the Muslim faith?

Which other celebrities have already converted to Islam?

Lindsay Lohan has deleted all posts form her Instagram account, replacing them with an Arabic message, prompting rumours that the star may have converted to Islam

The last man to walk on the moon Gene Cernan, dies aged 82

The last man to walk on the moon Gene Cernan, dies aged 82

The last man to walk on the moon, Gene Cernan, dies aged 82

Former astronaut Gene Cernan has died, aged 82, he was the last man to walk on the moon in December 1972

A Southern Rail employee stands on an empty platform during a recent strike

Southern Rail crisis: Aslef union offers to suspend strikes if Southern agrees to TUC mediation

Southern Rail union offers to suspend strikes if company agrees to TUC mediation

Aslef says it is willing to suspend industrial action after repeated walk-outs

'If we go to the two year wire in Brexit negotiations, it will be a strategic error, says MP Gisela Stuart

Brexit: We need a deal with EU as quickly as possible, says MP Gisela Stuart

We need Brexit deal as quickly as possible, says MP Gisela Stuart

Theresa May will lay out her plans for upcoming negotiations with the EU in a speech today, and is expected to say that she wants a clean break from the European Union

Blackley House explosion: man arrested on suspicion of endangering life

Blackley house explosion: man arrested on suspicion of causing blast near Manchester City stadium

Blackley House explosion: man arrested on suspicion of endangering life

A suspected gas explosion ripped through the house on Cecil Road in north Manchester on Monday

Stormont crisis: "Return to Westminster rule likely", says journalist

Stormont crisis: Return to Westminster rule likely for Northern Ireland, says journalist

'Northern Ireland likely to return to Westminster rule'

The power-sharing executive in Northern Ireland collapse after a deadline to find a resolution on a controversial green energy scheme collapsed

Sousse: Inquest hears hears how Tunisian law enforcement 'delayed arrival' to terrorist attack

Tunisia Sousse beach massacre: Inquest hears officers deliberately slowed their arrival at scene of attack

Tunisia massacre inquest hears officers 'delayed arrival' at scene of attack

The inquest into the deaths of 30 British tourists at the hands of Seifeddine Rezgui Yacoubi in June 2015 opened yesterday

Brexit: Prime Minister Theresa May to lay out plan in key speech

Brexit: Prime Minister Theresa May to lay out plan in key speech

Brexit: Theresa May to lay out plan in key speech

Following months of pressure, the Prime Minister is to give a speech which will clarify her plans for the upcoming negotiations

Monday, January 16, 2017

Monday, January 16, 2017

Trump has promised the UK will be front of the queue for a trade deal with America

US Congress is already working on UK trade deal, says Iain Duncan Smith

US Congress is already working on UK trade deal, says Iain Duncan Smith

Duncan Smith told Sam Delaney that several pieces of legislation are already going through Congress to facilitate the trade deal

Mateen pledged allegiance to Isis in the aftermath of his rampage

Wife of Orlando Pulse nightclub gunman Omar Mateen arrested

Wife of Orlando Pulse nightclub gunman Omar Mateen arrested

Mateen shot and killed 49 people at the LGBT nightclub last year

'Governments must step in and ensure economic growth works for everyone', says Oxfam

'Governments must step in and ensure economic growth works for everyone', says Oxfam

'Governments must step in and ensure economic growth works for everyone'

A report by Oxfam has claimed that just eight men have the same amount of wealth as 3.6 billion people

The plane was travelling from Oman to Germany

Plane forced to land in Kuwait due to bomb threat

Plane forced to land in Kuwait due to bomb threat

Plane was travelling from Oman to Germany when it was forced to land

George Galloway claims Labour will lose its seat in Stoke, unless he stands for the party

George Galloway: I'm the only person who can win Stoke by-election for Labour

George Galloway: I'm the only person who can win Stoke by-election for Labour

George Galloway has claimed that Labour won't be able to keep its seat in the Stoke-on-Trent by-election unless he stands himself

Galloway said Corbyn is being repeatedly stabbed in the back

George Galloway: Jeremy Corbyn relaunch was sabotaged by Blairite traitors

George Galloway: Jeremy Corbyn relaunch was sabotaged by Blairite traitors

Galloway says saboteurs are preventing Corbyn from sticking to his principles and governing effectively

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