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Friday, April 28, 2017

Friday, April 28, 2017

Zidane is a symbol of French multiculturalism

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane urges France not to vote for Marine Le Pen

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane urges France not to vote for Marine Le Pen

Football legend says he is 'very far from the ideas of Front National'

Ian Paterson's victim speaks out - 'I can still feel his hand squeezing on my shoulders as he told me lies'

Ian Paterson patient speaks out - 'I can still feel his hand squeezing on my shoulders as he told me lies'

Ian Paterson patient says 'I can still feel his hand squeezing my shoulders'

Nadia underwent five operations at Paterson's hand. Here she tells her story

Facebook says fake profiles were created to influence US election

Facebook says fake news was posted to influence US election

Facebook admits fake news was posted to influence US election

Facebook has released a report which discusses how foreign governments use the platform

Pokemon Go player could face years in jail for playing in a church

Russian Pokemon Go player could face years in jail for playing in a church

Russian Pokemon Go player could face years in jail for playing in a church

A video was posted online of a blogger playing Pokemon Go in a church. One month later he was arrested and charged

Kim Kardashian loses 100,000 Instagram followers over unedited photos

Kim Kardashian loses 100,000 Instagram followers over unairbrushed bikini photos

Kim Kardashian loses 100,000 Instagram followers over unairbrushed bikini photos

Photos of Kim Kardashian taken whilst she was on holiday in Mexico have lost her many Instagram followers

'I'm really glad Boris Johnson called Jeremy Corbyn a mugwump', says Danny Kelly

Thought Boris Johnson's mugwump insult came from Harry Potter? Well you're wrong, says Danny Kelly

'I'm really glad Boris Johnson has brought mugwump back', says Danny Kelly

Danny Kelly discusses the origins of the word mugwump

Theresa May has pledged that half of NHS staff will see an average pay increase of 4%

Are NHS workers getting a 4% pay rise?

Are NHS workers getting a 4% pay rise?

Full Fact gets to the bottom of Theresa May's claim

Speculation has been rife of a formal reunification between Isis and al-Qaeda

Are Isis and al-Qaeda really about to kiss and make up?

Are Isis and al-Qaeda really about to kiss and make up?

Isis was banished by al-Qaeda in 2014 - but now a speech from the latter's leader has led to fevered speculation of a reunion

Bangladeshi toddler born with three legs now able to walk after surgery in Australia

Bangladeshi toddler born with three legs now able to walk after surgery in Australia

Bangladeshi toddler born with three legs now able to walk after surgery

Choity Khatun had body parts of her twin growing inside of her and before surgery it was thought she had little chance of surviving

Travel, Flight, German Aviation Association, Germanwings, Germany, Federal Aviation Office, Cockpit

German airlines call for two-person cockpit rule to be scrapped, two years on from Germanwings disaster

German airlines call for two-person cockpit rule to be scrapped

German Aviation Association believes the two-person rule gives more chance for unauthorised passengers to hijack the controls

Surgeon claims the first human head transplant will take place in less than a year

Surgeon vows to complete first-ever human head transplant in less than a year

Surgeon vows to complete first-ever human head transplant in less than a year

Sergio Canavero has said that if all goes to plan, the surgery will take place in China on a Chinese patient

Woman files lawsuit against Delta Air Lines claiming flight attendants did nothing to stop her being sexually assaulted

Delta Air Lines faces United-style PR headache over sexual assault on flight

Delta Air Lines faces United-style PR headache over sexual assault on flight

A woman has claimed flight attendants saw a man on the flight exposing himself, yet did nothing to stop him continuing the act

'The United Airlines passenger will have received more than £1 million in compensation', says PR agent

United Airlines victim David Dao will have received over £1 million, says PR agent

'United Airlines victim David Dao will have received over £1 million'

David Dao, the United Airlines passenger who was violently dragged from a flight, has received an undisclosed financial settlement

Jia Jia is capable of recognising humans by their face and language

Robot journalist employed by Chinese news agency Xinhua

Robot journalist employed by Chinese news agency Xinhua

Jia Jia delivered its first interview on Monday

Boris Johnson's sister 'confirms she has joined Liberal Democrats' on Twitter

Boris Johnson's sister 'confirms she has joined Liberal Democrats' on Twitter

Boris Johnson's sister 'confirms she has joined Liberal Democrats' on Twitter

Rachel Johnson retweeted her husband's tweet, which appears to suggest that she has joined the Liberal Democrats

Julia Hartley-Brewer claims Donald Trump's children are 'little rich kids who've never done anything that hasn't relied on Daddy's money'

Julia Hartley-Brewer claims Donald Trump's children are 'little rich kids who've never done anything without daddy's money'

Julia Hartley-Brewer claims Trump's children always rely on 'daddy's money'

Julia Hartley-Brewer discusses Donald Trump's first 100 days in office with a member of his transition team

'Angela Merkel's Brexit comments on UK politicians are actually beneficial for Theresa May', says political editor

Merkel's latest Brexit comments actually help Theresa May, says political editor

Merkel's latest Brexit comments actually help Theresa May, says political editor

Angela Merkel claims British politicians are living under and illusion that the UK will keep its rights after leaving the EU

North Korea's latest propaganda video might be seen as slightly derivative

North Korea blows up US Capitol in Designated Survivor-style propaganda video

North Korea blows up US Capitol in new propaganda video

Hermit kingdom's latest propaganda video also shows aircraft carrier being blown up as rousing military music blares in the background

'The choice Marine A made in combat would have taxed Aristotle, let alone an ordinary soldier', says his lawyer

'The choice Marine A made in combat would have taxed Aristotle, let alone an ordinary soldier', says his lawyer

The choice Marine A made in combat would have taxed even Aristotle, says lawyer

Jonathan Goldberg QC tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that the court system has been discredited by this case

Donald Trump says he thought being President would have been easier than his old life

Donald Trump says he thought being President would have been easier than being a businessman

Donald Trump says he thought being President would have been easier than it is

Donald Trump has said that he misses privacy and feels he has retreated from the limelight because he's under strict security

Donald Tusk warns Britain it must honour EU financial commitments before trade talks begin

Donald Tusk warns Britain it must pay 'divorce bill' before Brexit trade talks can begin

Donald Tusk warns UK must pay 'divorce bill' before Brexit trade talks can begin

The president of the European Council has said that the UK must sort out its history with the EU, before it sorts out its future

Woman shot and six arrests made as police foil active terror plot

Woman shot and six arrests made as police foil active terror plot

Woman shot and six arrests made as police foil active terror plot

Hours after a man was caught with a bag of knives in Whitehall, police raided homes as part of a terrorism investigation

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Heineken goes up against heavily criticised Pepsi advert with new Worlds Apart campaign

Pepsi, watch and learn: Heineken nails it with new Worlds Apart campaign

Pepsi, watch and learn: Heineken nails it with new Worlds Apart campaign

Heineken's Worlds Apart campaign has been praised for being far more realistic than Pepsi's Kendall Jenner advert

Nuttall has attracted controversy for his statements on Hillsborough

UKIP leader Paul Nuttall confirms he'll stand for election

UKIP leader Paul Nuttall confirms he'll stand for election

Nuttall confirms he'll stand but declines to reveal the seat

'Boris Johnson's mugwump comment was used on purpose as a Brexit distraction', says political correspondent

'Boris Johnson's mugwump comment was a deliberate Brexit distraction'

'Boris Johnson's mugwump comment was a deliberate Brexit distraction'

Political correspondent Rupert Myers believes the Conservatives will only use Boris Johnson at the start of their general election campaign

In photos: Whitehall in lockdown as knives found near Downing Street

In photos: Whitehall in lockdown as knives found near Downing Street

In photos: Whitehall in lockdown as knives found near Downing Street

Knives have been seen on the ground

Indian doctors treating world's heaviest woman resign in protest over lying allegations

Indian doctors treating world's heaviest woman resign in protest over lying allegations

Doctors treating world's heaviest woman quit in protest over lying allegations

Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty's family say the doctors took credit for helping her achieve a weight loss she supposedly hasn't achieved

London in lockdown again as 'knifeman' arrested near Downing Street

London in lockdown again as 'knifeman' arrested near Downing Street

London in lockdown again as 'knifeman' arrested near Downing Street

Armed police are at the scene

Steps on their new album Tears On The Dancefloor

Steps on their new album Tears On The Dancefloor

Steps on their new album Tears On The Dancefloor

The band stopped by to speak with Johnny Seifert about their comeback album

Former Newcastle United player Sylvain Marveaux 'arrested in tax probe'

Former Newcastle United player Sylvain Marveaux 'arrested in tax probe'

Former Newcastle player Sylvain Marveaux 'arrested in tax probe'

Marveux one of four arrested, according to sources in France

University of Manchester students begin hunger strike in solidarity with Palestinian political prisoners

University of Manchester students begin hunger strike in solidarity with Palestinian political prisoners

University students begin hunger strike in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners

Five students have started a hunger strike as they call on the University of Manchester to stop supporting companies which support the Israeli occupation

Dealer who supplied serial killer Stephen Port with drugs escapes jail sentence

Drug dealer who supplied gay serial killer Stephen Port escapes jail

Drug dealer who supplied gay serial killer Stephen Port escapes jail

23-year-old Gerald Matovu has been handed a year’s community service, 150 hours of unpaid work and 40 days of drug rehab

'The northern white rhino Tinder campaign should raise money as well as awareness', says  Ol Pejeta Conservancy

'The northern white rhino Tinder campaign should raise money as well as awareness', says conservationist

'The white rhino Tinder campaign should raise money as well as awareness'

A male northern white rhino now has a Tinder profile, in a bid to raise money to help the species reproduce

Teenager pleads guilty to plotting bomb attacks on Buckingham Palace and Elton John concert

Teenager Haroon Syed pleads guilty to plotting bomb attacks on Buckingham Palace and Elton John concert

Teen pleads guilty to bomb plots on Buckingham Palace and Elton John show

19-year-old Haroon Syed admitted to plotting to bomb targets in London

Russian warship crashes off coast of Turkey after hitting cargo freighter

Russian warship crashes off coast of Turkey after hitting cargo freighter

Russian warship crashes off coast of Turkey after hitting cargo freighter

Vessel reportedly crashed into cargo ship

BREAKING: Explosion at McDonald's restaurant in France

BREAKING: Explosion at McDonald's restaurant in France

BREAKING: Explosion at McDonald's restaurant in France

Blast thought to have been deliberate

European Parliament claims Marine Le Pen's 'fake jobs' scandal cost '€5 million'

European Parliament claims Marine Le Pen's 'fake jobs' scandal cost €5 million

Marine Le Pen's 'fake jobs' scandal cost €5 million, claims European Parliament

An ongoing probe in whether the former leader of the Front National paid her assistants with parliamentary funds for work completed in France

Green Party co-leader claims it wouldn't be undemocratic to allow public vote on Brexit deal

Green Party co-leader claims it wouldn't be undemocratic to give public a vote on Brexit deal

Green co-leader backs second Brexit vote

Caroline Lucas says people deserve a say on final Brexit deal - but Julia Hartley-Brewer accuses her of lying in her interpretation of what leaving EU really means

EU trade chief says Britain will get post-Brexit free trade deal 'for sure'

EU trade chief says Britain will get post-Brexit free trade deal 'for sure'

European Commissioner for Trade says deal will definitely happen

Far-right MEP's speech at the University of East London is cancelled

Far-right Polish MEP barred from London university 'under anti-terror laws'

Far-right Polish MEP barred from London university 'under anti-terror laws'

Janusz Korwin-Mikke had been due to give a speech organised by the Young British Heritage Society - but the group claims the speech has been cancelled due to anti-terror legislation

'People aren't confident that Donald Trump has a coherent strategy on North Korea', says research fellow

'People aren't confident that Donald Trump has a coherent strategy on North Korea'

'People aren't confident that Trump has a coherent strategy on North Korea'

Senior research fellow Aidan Foster-Carter tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that after Trump's meeting there are no military options on the table

Donald Trump to temporarily stick with NAFTA in surprising u-turn

Donald Trump to temporarily stick with Nafta in surprising u-turn

Donald Trump to temporarily stick with Nafta in surprising u-turn

One of the President's campaign pledges was to remove the trade agreement

Property expert says he'll run down Oxford street naked if Jeremy Corbyn builds new social housing

Property expert says he'll run down Oxford Street naked if Jeremy Corbyn hits social housing target

Property guru vows to run down street naked if Corbyn hits housing target

Property expert Luke Doonan tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that greed is the reason that Governments haven't built good social housing

Johnson has suggested the money will go to 'our priorities' rather than the NHS

Boris Johnson backpedals on NHS Brexit promise

Boris Johnson backpedals on NHS Brexit promise

Johnson faced a grilling over his promise that Brexit would unlock £350m a week for a health service

Zac Goldsmith selected as Tory party election candidate for Richmond Park seat

Zac Goldsmith selected as Tory party election candidate for Richmond Park seat

Zac Goldsmith selected as Tory party election candidate for Richmond Park seat

The former MP resigned from the party after Heathrow Airport was selected for expansion last year

'Islamic radical' wounds two police officers on French island of Reunion

'Islamic radical' wounds two police officers on French island of Reunion

Officers' injuries apparently not life-threatening

Foreign fighters abandon Isis and flee to Turkish border

Foreign fighters abandon Isis and flee to Turkish border

Foreign fighters abandon Isis and flee to Turkish border

At least one US citizen and two British nationals are said to be part of an exodus

Mugwump - Boris Johnson's colourful insult to Jeremy Corbyn defined

Boris Johnson on Jeremy Corbyn: What is a mugwump, and is it actually a bad thing?

What is a mugwump, and is it actually a bad thing?

What does the word mugwump actually mean?

Britain could remain bound to the European Convention on Human Rights until 2022

Britain could remain bound to European human rights law until 2022 - despite Brexit

Britain could remain bound to European human rights until 2022 - despite Brexit

Senior Government officials are claiming the Government plans to abandon its plans to leave the ECHR

Syria: 'Large explosion' hits near Damascus international airport in Syria, claims monitoring group

Syria: 'Large explosion' hits near Damascus international airport, claims monitoring group

'Large explosion' hits near Damascus international airport in Syria

Local media pinpoints the source as an Israeli airstrike

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Victims of torture in Chechnya speak out about their experiences

'Gay torture victims' in Chechnya say many people are being killed in secret prisons

'Gay torture victims' in Chechnya say many people are being killed

Victims allege that several methods of torture are used, including electrocution

Pregnant terror suspect held in custody after allegedly helping husband to conduct UK knife attack

Pregnant terror suspect in custody for 'helping husband prepare UK knife attack'

Pregnant terror suspect in custody for 'helping husband prepare UK knife attack'

A pregnant woman allegedly let her husband use her credit card in order to buy a steel combat knife

'Tim Farron's comments towards gay people matter because discrimination still takes place', says PinkNews

'Tim Farron's comments towards gay people matter because discrimination still takes place', says Pink News reporter

'Farron's comments on gay people matter due to the ordeal gay people still face'

PinkNews reporter Benjamin Butterworth tells James Whale that he finds it odd that Tim Farron took so long to clarify his views on gay people

NUS President Shakira Martin – the underdog who has overcome every challenge in her way

Shakira Martin: The new NUS President who's open to Israel and claims she's more radical than Corbyn

Meet the new NUS President who claims she's even more radical than Corbyn

The single mother from Lewisham has just been elected as the president of the National Union of Students

'Germany could return to authoritarianism if economic conditions worsen', says Nazi leader's son

Nazi leader's son warns Germany could return to Hitler-style authoritarianism if economy tanks

Nazi leader's son warns Germany could return to Hitler-style authoritarianism

The son of Hans Frank, the governor-general of Nazi occupied Poland in World War Two, has spoken out about the current situation in Germany

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