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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Court lifts ban on Indian TV shows in Pakistan

Court lifts ban on Indian TV shows in Pakistan

Court lifts ban on Indian TV shows in Pakistan

TV channels in Pakistan were banned from showing Indian TV shows last October

'BBC gender pay gap debate is distraction from real issue of licence fee and high pay', says journalist

BBC Pay: 'Why do we pay these people huge salaries to tell us we're all greedy capitalists?'

'Why do we pay these presenters huge wages to tell us we're greedy capitalists?'

Journalist Laura Perrins says the BBC gender pay gap story is elitist and skews the debate

Almost 100 names are included on the list

BBC Pay: All the key details

BBC Pay: All the key details

Here's the key data for your favourite BBC employees

BBC pay: Chris Evans and Claudia Winkleman confirmed as highest-earning man and woman

BBC pay: Chris Evans and Claudia Winkleman confirmed as highest-earning man and woman

BBC pay: Chris Evans and Claudia Winkleman confirmed as highest earners

Evans pips Gary Lineker on men's salaries list, while Winkleman named highest-paid woman

Alan Shearer has been praised in some quarters for his improvement as a pundit in recent years

BBC Pay: Alan Shearer faces backlash after big reveal

BBC Pay: Alan Shearer faces backlash after big reveal

His Match of the Day host Gary Lineker had born the brunt of the abuse earlier

Many share photos of spectacular and shocking lightning storm raging through the night

UK lightning: The craziest photos of last night's storm as it raged through the night

UK lightning: The craziest photos of last night's storm

Many were surprised at the intense lightning that ripped through the sky, with some claiming it was a 'silent storm'

Woman charged after reports of grooming at Stockport school

Woman charged after reports of grooming at Stockport school

Woman charged after reports of grooming at Stockport school

53-year-old Deborah Lowe has been charged with sexual activity with an under 16 and abusing a position of trust

George Galloway: 'I consider the BBC to be a national disgrace'

George Galloway: 'I consider the BBC to be a national disgrace'

George Galloway: 'I consider the BBC to be a national disgrace'

In his opening monologue, our host clarified his reasons for his disapproval of the BBC

Jeremy Corbyn plans to 'renationalise' NHS and ensure funding goes to patients not contractors

Jeremy Corbyn plans to 'renationalise' NHS and ensure funding goes to patients not contractors

Jeremy Corbyn plans to 'renationalise' NHS and ensure funding gets to patients

Jeremy Corbyn has said he wants private finance initiative contracts to end and nurses' bursaries to be guaranteed

Brexit: German MEP accuses Michel Barnier of ‘punishing’ Britain as negotiations continue

Brexit: German MEP accuses Michel Barnier of ‘punishing’ Britain as negotiations continue

German MEP accuses Michel Barnier of ‘punishing’ Britain in Brexit negotiations

Hans-Olaf Henkel gave an interview for The Times, where he claimed the EU chief negotiator sought to make an example of the UK

Man robs supermarket with tear gas canister in Corsica

Man robs supermarket with tear gas canister in Corsica

Man robs supermarket with tear gas canister in Corsica

The incident occurred on the French island at 8am local time on Wednesday morning

Report to reveal highest earning BBC employees

BBC Pay: Piers Morgan 'leaks' top earners' salaries and claims Chris Evans and Gary Lineker are highest paid

Report to reveal highest earning BBC employees

The report is to be published later on Wednesday

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

'Blanket ban on representation in adverts is too far, but gender roles need to be balanced', says campaigner

Sexist advert debate: Campaigner says blanket ban is excessive

Sexist advert debate: Campaigner says blanket ban is excessive

The Advertising Standards Authority has said it will ban adverts that are sexist by showing gender stereotype roles

Russia claims it has right to retaliate against America over diplomatic compound argument

Russia claims it has right to retaliate against America over diplomatic compound spat

Russia claims it has right to retaliate against America over compound argument

Russia's Foreign Ministry has said Washington also needs to address other issues

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge - a look into Disney's most daring experience yet

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge - an inside look at Disney's Westworld-style venture

An inside look at Disney's Westworld-style Star Wars resort

Over the weekend in Los Angeles, the company announced plans to build two areas centred around Star Wars in California and Florida

Ken Loach has consistently called for a boycott against Israel

In Radiohead, Ken Loach picked the wrong target for his sad anti-Israel bullying

'Sad bully Ken Loach picked wrong target in Radiohead'

Loach is a hypocrite and his attempts to stop Israelis watching a Radiohead concert won't bring about peace in Palestine any quicker

3D printed drone sends first images back to earth from International Space Station

WATCH: 3D printed drone sends first images back to earth from International Space Station

WATCH: 3D printed drone sends first images back to earth from ISS

The Int-Ball drone was created by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and has been on board the ISS since June

Bodies of Swiss couple found near popular ski resort after 75 years

Bodies of Swiss couple found near popular ski resort after 75 years

Bodies of Swiss couple found near popular ski resort after 75 years

Marcelin and Francine Dumoulin vanished on August 15 1942 after going to feed their cattle

More than 500 children in German Catholic choir 'abused between 1945 and early 1990s'

More than 500 children in German Catholic choir abused between 1945 and early 1990s - report

More than 500 children in German choir abused over five decades - report

Lawyer Ulrich Weber has completed a report on abuse which took place in the Regensburger Domspatzen choir

Migrants arrested in Calais after trying to be smuggled into Britain by plane

Migrants who tried to sneak into Britain by plane arrested in Calais

Migrants who tried to sneak into Britain by plane arrested in Calais

French police were able to prevent the plane from taking off by arresting its occupants on the tarmac at a nearby airfield

Suspicious explosion at home in Washington kills two people

Suspicious explosion in Washington kills two people

Suspicious explosion in Washington kills two people

The explosion happened in the early hours of the morning and the area is now an active crime scene

Girl provokes outrage in Saudi Arabia by wearing a miniskirt in online video

Saudi girl who wore miniskirt in online video arrested - report

Saudi girl who wore miniskirt in online video arrested - report

The video shows the girl wandering around ruins north of Riyadh, not wearing the mandatory abaya required by country law

'Celebrating the life of a legend' - Many share inspirational quotes on Mandela Day

Nelson Mandela and his most inspirational quotes

Nelson Mandela and his most inspirational quotes

Mandela Day marks the work that the equality campaigner did and also encourages people to continue his work

935 companies sever advertising deals with Breitbart

Over 900 firms severe advertising deals with pro-Trump website Breitbart

Over 900 firms severe advertising deals with pro-Trump website Breitbart

Media watchdog Sleeping Giants has compiled a database of companies who will no longer advertise with the company

Emmanuel Macron calls for clarity on murder of Jewish woman as many claim attack was anti-Semitic

Macron calls for clarity on murder of Jewish woman as many claim attack was anti-Semitic

Emmanuel Macron calls for clarity after many claim murder was anti-Semitic

Sarah Halimi was killed at her apartment and other residents claimed the attacker was shouting 'Allahu Akbar'

Cops in Alaska back their right to sexual contact with sex workers before arresting them

Police in Alaska back their right to sexual contact with sex workers before arresting them

Police in Alaska back right to sexual contact with sex workers before arrest

There is an ongoing debate over a bill looking to outlaw sexual contact between police officers and sex workers they arrest

George Galloway claims austerity is directly linked to life expectancy

George Galloway claims austerity is cutting people's life expectancy

George Galloway claims austerity is cutting people's life expectancy

George Galloway says the poorest people were affected after the financial crash, but the rich always have money

Wimbledon hero Johanna Konta faces 'disgraceful' grilling from Radio 4's John Humphrys

Wimbledon hero Johanna Konta faces 'disgraceful' grilling from Radio 4's John Humphrys

Wimbledon hero Johanna Konta faces 'disgraceful' grilling on Radio 4

Critics suggest interview was a bit 'Ukippy'

George Galloway blasts sexist reaction to female Doctor Who casting in opening monologue

George Galloway blasts sexist reaction to female Doctor Who casting in opening monologue

George Galloway blasts sexist reaction to female Doctor Who casting

Our host opened his show with a fiery condemnation of the papers' reaction to the casting of Jodie Whittaker as the new Time Lord

Caller Amy loved Trump and clearly disliked Jeremy Corbyn

George Galloway: Donald Trump is supporting Isis with his foreign policy

George Galloway: Donald Trump is supporting Isis with his foreign policy

Galloway made the comment during a feisty call with a woman who backs Trump and hates Jeremy Corbyn

Isis brides speak out about their lives after fleeing caliphate

Jihadi speed dating: Isis brides reveal how they met men in the caliphate

Jihadi speed dating: Isis brides reveal how they met men in the caliphate

Many women who have fled Raqqa are now in a concrete jail amongst a refugee camp 30 miles north of the city

The Garden Bridge project has been backed by Boris Johnson amongst others (Wikipedia)

Tory Michael Fabricant says he'd build Garden Bridge before any other public work

Tory Michael Fabricant says he'd make Garden Bridge his public works priority

Fabricant also defends David Davis over Brexit meeting

Electoral Commission investigates people voting twice in general election as fears grow over students illegally voting for Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn illegal vote claims to be probed by Electoral Commission

Jeremy Corbyn illegal vote claims to be probed by Electoral Commission

The Electoral Commission says it has received more than 1,000 complaints, with allegations that some young people voted in more than one location

R Kelly denies holding women captive following Buzzfeed report

R Kelly denies holding women captive following Buzzfeed report

R Kelly denies holding women captive following Buzzfeed report

The R&B singer has been accused of manipulating women who got close to him to further their careers

Disney to build new Star Wars hotel in Orlando and California resorts

Disney to build new Star Wars hotel in Orlando and California resorts

Disney to build new Star Wars hotel in Orlando and California resorts

The new hotel is to be a completely immersive experience, drawing on the beloved series

Amber Rudd outlines new measures to tackle knife crime

Amber Rudd outlines new measures to tackle knife crime

Amber Rudd outlines new measures to tackle knife crime

The Home Secretary announced the measures on Tuesday

Theresa May to lay down the gauntlet to the Cabinet after Philip Hammond leaks

Theresa May to lay down the gauntlet to the Cabinet after Philip Hammond leaks

Theresa May to lay down the gauntlet to the Cabinet after Philip Hammond leaks

The Chancellor has been the subject of tabloid reports of infighting among ministers

Monday, July 17, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

'If public decide they don't want Brexit, Labour may change position' Lord Michael Heseltine

'If public decide they don't want Brexit, Corbyn might change position' says Lord Michael Heseltine

'If public decide they don't want Brexit, Corbyn may change position'

Lord Michael Heseltine believes the current government will last for around 18 months to two years

Photos posted online show people in Nazi outfits and children wearing yellow stars at Orange Lodge event

'Nazi and Holocaust costumes' worn for Protestant parties in Scotland

'Nazi and Holocaust costumes' worn for Protestant parties in Scotland

It is claimed photos show a man dressed as Adolf Hitler doing a Nazi salute and another shows a man dressed as the Pope with a noose around his neck

Jodie Whittaker is to make history by becoming the first female Dr Who

Jodie Whittaker: Making Doctor Who female is a brave move at just the right time

Making Doctor Who female is a brave move at just the right time

Whittaker could inspire a new generation of young girls

Babysitter accused of breaking toddler's arm with spatula for wetting himself

Babysitter accused of breaking toddler's arm with spatula for wetting himself

Babysitter accused of breaking toddler's arm with spatula for wetting himself

The three-year-old's arm was broken in three places and hospital staff also found his ears and eyes were bruised

Pastor killed at church by masked men on motorbikes in India

Pastor killed at church by masked men on motorbikes in India

Pastor killed at church by masked men on motorbikes in India

Pastor Sultan Masih was shot and killed at the Temple of God Church in Ludhiana in Punjab

Gingers have been buried on Whatsapp for too long, says Emma Kelly (Wikipedia)

World Emoji Day: Time for gingers to get justice

World Emoji Day: Time for gingers to get justice

The ginger nation has been oppressed long enough. It's time we emerged from the shadows

South Korea to seek military talks with North Korea to ease tension after missile tests

South Korea to seek military talks with North Korea to ease tension after missile tests

South Korea to seek military talks with North Korea to ease tension

The tensions have been rising ever since the regime in Pyongyang tested its first intercontinental missile

Muslim convert known as Tartan Taliban accused of teaching bomb making and funding extremist groups

Muslim convert known as 'the tartan Taliban' accused of teaching bombmaking and funding terror groups

Muslim convert known as 'the tartan Taliban' accused of funding terror groups

Charity Action on Armed Violence has released a dossier including James McLintock, who changed his name to Yaqoob Mansoor Al-Rashidi

Firefighters battle major blaze in the south of France started by cigarette butt

French firefighters battle major blaze sparked by cigarette butt

French firefighters battle major blaze sparked by cigarette butt

The fire near to Saint-Cannat, near to Aix-en-Provence, covered 800 hectares of land

Actor John Leeson on playing Doctor Who's K9 and the new female Time Lord

Doctor Who star John Leeson on playing K9 and the choice of Jodie Whittaker

Doctor Who's 'K9' says Jodie Whittaker is a wonderful choice

The actor came onto the talkRADIO airwaves for a chat with Paul Ross

Winnie the Pooh censored in China 'after people compare character to President Xi Jinping'

Winnie the Pooh censored in China after people compared character to President Xi Jinping

Winnie the Pooh censored in China after people compared character to President

Images have been shared of President Xi Jinping alongside pictures of Winnie the Pooh where they appear to bear resemblance

Grenfell Tower fire: Corbyn asks May to include minorities in inquiry team

Corbyn asks May to include minorities in Grenfell inquiry team

Inquiry team has come under fierce criticism over the background of its members

Moped rider in Dagenham becomes victim of acid attack following incidents across London

New acid attack in Dagenham just hours after Hackney horror

New acid attack in Dagenham just hours after Hackney horror

The incident took place in Dagenham on Friday

US report claims United Arab Emirates government placed false story which started Gulf crisis by hacking Qatari government news websites

US report claims UAE government started Qatar crisis with fake news

US report claims UAE government started Qatar crisis with fake news

The Washington Post has claimed a false news story created by the UAE on a government website created the current diplomatic crisis

Emmanuel Macron blasted for condemning France's role in Vel D'Hiv raid

Emmanuel Macron blasted over Holocaust comments

Emmanuel Macron blasted over Holocaust comments

Several French Twitter users are not happy with the President for denouncing the state's role in the mass deportation of Jews in World War Two

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