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Thursday, September 8, 2016

Thursday, September 8, 2016

The London Mayor 'should pick up the baton and run with it and talk to the Chinese people', says former advisor after Air China magazine row

Former Boris Johnson advisor wades into Air China racism row

Former Boris Johnson advisor wades into Air China racism row

In-flight magazine caused outrage by suggesting passengers should take precautions in areas of London with high populations of 'Indians, Pakistanis and black people'

'A deal has got to be done by the Russians and Americans' to control the Syria conflict, says head of RUSI Qatar

Russia and America 'must reach deal to stop Syria conflict and drive out Isis'

Russia and America 'must reach deal to stop Syria conflict and drive out Isis'

Researcher Michael Stephens says Moscow and Washington are the key players in ending the bloodshed

Choudary was the key figure in the al-Muhajiroun network

With Anjem Choudary in jail, will his al-Muhajiroun terror network collapse?

With Anjem Choudary in jail, will his al-Muhajiroun terror network collapse?

The group's figurehead and chief spokesman is now behind bars. Raffaello Pantucci asks if any of his fellow preachers can assume the mantle

Controversy around Sports Direct is having 'a damaging affect on British business right across the board', says Institute of Directors

Sports Direct controversy is hurting UK Plc, says Institute of Directors

Sports Direct controversy is hurting UK Plc, says Institute of Directors

Shareholders have been angered over the controversy on how Sports Direct is run, and are opposed to reelecting the company chairman

Family of 10 who turned down a five bedroom council house are 'outrageous', says property expert

French family who turned down five-bed council house branded 'outrageous' by TV property expert Luke Doonan

French family branded 'outrageous' for turning down five-bed council house

The family of 10 people are asking for at least six double bedrooms and say their current three-bed house is terrible

Apple iPhone 7: 'The excitement in the general public is certainly diminishing', says technology expert

Apple iPhone 7: Public's excitement is waning, says technology expert

Apple iPhone 7: Public's excitement is waning, says technology expert

The Apple iPhone 7 was launched yesterday, but 'people get sick of being told to pay £1000 every year' says journalist Josh White

The two men met for talks in 2010 but the hostility has increased in the last two years

Israeli, Palestinian leaders 'agree to meet in principle'

Israeli, Palestinian leaders 'agree to meet in principle'

Reported breakthrough comes after several days of talks between Russia and the two sides

Two men arrested in terror probe in west London

Two men arrested in terror probe in west London

Both men are suspected of preparing terrorist acts, while one is also suspected of funding terror

Palestinian court orders the suspension of local elections

Palestinian court suspends local elections in Gaza, West Bank

Palestinian court orders the suspension of local elections

Elections have been suspended due to disputes between rivals Fatah and Hamas movements over candidate lists

'Social networks are increasing and intensifying this feeling of inadequacy', as Childline receives record calls on suicide

Child suicide crisis 'fuelled by social networks' says Childline

Child suicide crisis 'fuelled by social networks' says Childline

The NSPCC has revealed the number of young people contacting Childline about suicidal thoughts has doubled in the last five years with 53 calls a day on the issue

North Korean defectors will allegedly appear on South Korean TV

North Korean defectors 'will appear on South Korean TV to refute abduction claims'

North Korea defectors 'to appear on South Korean TV and refute abduction claims'

A group of staff from a North Korean restaurant who travelled to Seoul in South Korea are believed to be taking part in a South Korean TV show

Benidorm is one of the most famous holiday destinations in Spain

Benidorm rocked again as woman kidnapped at gunpoint and sexually assaulted

Benidorm rocked again as woman kidnapped at gunpoint and sexually assaulted

Days after wildfires ripped through Benidorm, man kidnaps woman in front of her children and demands £4,000 ransom before being arrested

Nurse who had sex on a dead child's waterbed is told she can return to work

Nurse who had sex on a dead child's waterbed told she can return to work

Nurse who had sex on a dead child's waterbed told she can return to work

Nurse was caught on CCTV cameras while house-sitting for the parents of the child, who had gone away on holiday

Strikes continue on Southern Rail causing travel chaos

Southern Rail strikes continue, causing travel chaos

Southern Rail strikes continue, causing travel chaos

The RMT union is continuing strike action today, over a dispute about the role of conductors working for Southern Rail

Tusk and May met to discuss Britain's departure from the European Union

Brexit ball 'is in your court', European Council president tells Theresa May

Brexit ball 'is in your court', European Council president tells Theresa May

Donald Tusk says he wants the separation process to begin as soon as possible

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Virendra Sharma MP calls for an apology over racist Air China magazine

MP calls for apology over racist airline magazine

The magazine warned against tourists visiting ethnic minority areas in london

Lord David Blunket on disabilities, Labour Leadership and the Great Wall of Calais

Sam Delaney speaks to Lord David Blunkett

Lord Blunkett discussed disability, Labour Leadership and Calais

Trump is seen in Laredo, Texas, near the Mexican border

Luis Videgaray: Mexican minister 'who pushed for Donald Trump visit' resigns

Mexican minister 'who pushed for Donald Trump visit' resigns

Videgaray is widely viewed as the main cheerleader for the visit of the Republican presidential candidate

Woman claims she worked at Adolf Hitler's home in Argentina in 1956

Woman claims she worked for Adolf Hitler in Argentina in 1956

Woman claims she worked at Adolf Hitler in Argentina in 1956

The woman recalls a German-speaking man wearing long boots and 'is convinced' it was the former Nazi leader.

The Great Wall of Calais: 'Building a wall is just effectively a waste of money', says Road Haulage Association

'The Great Wall of Calais is pointless - only troops can solve migrant problem' says truckers' body

'The Great Wall of Calais is pointless - only troops will solve migrant problem'

The UK is planning on building a wall in order to try and stop migrants from boarding lorries and travelling into Britain illegally from Calais

Two police officers stabbed in Brussels

Two police officers stabbed in Brussels terror district

Two police officers stabbed in Brussels terror district

The officers were stabbed in Molenbeek this afternoon, but were unhurt as they were wearing protective clothing

'I often step in dog muck as I can't see my feet' - The Big Debate on journeys

'I often step in dog muck as I can't see my feet' - The Big Debate on journeys

'I often step in dog muck as I can't see my feet' - The Big Debate on journeys

Jon Holmes gets the answers to the biggest questions

The front of a Sports Direct warehouse

Majority of independent Sports Direct shareholders vote against Keith Hellawell's reelection as chairman

Majority of independent Sports Direct shareholders vote not to reelect chairman

Hellawell had already put forward an offer to resign, which was rejected

Climbers discover a lost dog found at the summit of Mount Elbrus

Lost dog found alive at the summit of Europe's highest mountain

Lost dog found at the summit of Mount Elbrus after surviving for two weeks

The dog was found at the summit of Mount Elbrus and remarkably had no health problems when she was rescued

Hungarian woman who kicked migrants as they tried to flee will face a trial

Hungarian journalist Petra Laszlo faces trial for kicking fleeing migrants

Hungarian journalist who kicked fleeing migrants to face trial

Petra Laszlo was filmed last year kicking migrants as they tried to flee from police, and the footage circulated widely online

'We'll never get to a place where we have a rational debate about body image', says journalist

Models BMI minimum: 'We'll never get to a place where we have a rational debate about body image', says journalist

Rational body image debate is impossible, says journalist

The Women's Equality Party want all models to have a minimum BMI and will make an official call during London Fashion Week on the matter

Paralympics: 'It will be harder for disabled people to get into sport in the future', says Disability Rights UK

Paralympics: 'It will be harder for disabled people to get into sport in the future', says Disability Rights UK

Disability Rights UK warns it's becoming harder for disabled people in sport

The Paralympics begins tonight with the opening ceremony, but Disability Rights UK has concerns over cuts

Unmarked car found with seven gas cylinders inside in Paris near the Notre Dame cathedral

Paris terror fears reignited after car full of gas cylinders found near Paris Notre Dame cathedral

Paris terror fears reignited by unmarked car full of gas canisters

Some have suggested book written in Arabic was found inside the car, which was found just yards from world-famous Notre Dame cathedral

Anjem Choudary: 'This offence shows there is a limit to the freedom on speech', says barrister

Anjem Choudary will face further punishment after jail sentence ends, says barrister

Anjem Choudary will face further restrictions after jail term ends - barrister

Anjem Choudary was sentenced to five and a half years in prison for pledging his allegiance to Isis

Anjem Choudary: 'The most important thing is he's not in the media', says the Muslim Association of Britain

Anjem Choudary: 'The media gave him oxygen', says Muslim Association of Britain

The media gave Anjem Choudary oxygen, says Muslim Association of Britain

Choudary has been sentenced to five and a half years in prison after pleding allegiance to Isis online

Professional MMA fighter donates his child's organs after he was hit by a drunk driver

MMA fighter Marcus Kowal donates baby's heart after drunk driver death

MMA fighter donates baby's heart after drunk driver death

Kowal's 15-month-old son was hit by a 72-year-old woman who had been drinking as he crossed the road with his aunt.

DJ Ariel seen playing at Fabric in 2012

Fabric closure blasted by London Mayor Sadiq Khan

Fabric closure blasted by London Mayor Sadiq Khan

Khan says Fabric was an 'iconic club' and 'thousands of people will lose out'

Donald Trump claims Iran will destroy Israel if he is not elected

Donald Trump claims Iran will destroy Israel if he isn't elected

Donald Trump claims Iran will destroy Israel if he isn't elected

Trump believes the nuclear deal signed by Iran and world powers last year poses a direct threat to Israel.

House of Lords: 'These people should be elected' says the Electoral Reform Society

House of Lords: 'These people should be elected' says the Electoral Reform Society

The Electoral Reform Society calls for House of Lords members to be elected

The Lords Speaker has called for a reduction in size of the House of Lords, as there are more than 800 peers, whilst the House of Commons is contracting in size

The UK is set to build the 'Great Wall of Calais'

UK is set to build 'Great Wall of Calais' to keep illegal migrants out

The UK is set to build the 'Great Wall of Calais'

The wall will replace fencing around the motorway near The Jungle camp in Calais and will cost British taxpayers £2 million

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Netflix launches Spanish lessons with language app Babbel

Want to speak Spanish like a drug lord? Well now you can, thanks to Narcos and Netflix

Want to talk Spanish like a drug lord? Now you can, thanks to Narcos and Netflix

Netflix and language service Babbel are launching a new language service based on the smashhit drama Narcos. What could possibly go wrong?

Boy in US finds a bag of meth in his new video game

Grand Theft Auto meets Breaking Bad as US kid finds bag of crystal meth in video game

Grand Theft Auto meets Breaking Bad as US kid finds bag of meth in video game

The boy discovered the package and his father then returned it to the shop

Anjem Choudary: 'There is insufficient protection against such hate preachers in our community', says Imam

Anjem Choudary: 'We need to crack down on hate preachers' says key Muslim cleric Ajmal Masroor

Key Muslim cleric demands crackdown on hate preachers after Anjem Choudary case

Ajmal Masroor also tells talkRADIO 'we're all in this together' after extremist preacher was jailed for championing Isis

End Violence Against Women says 'We've got to have better work in schools' to end domestic and sexual attacks

The fight to end violence against women 'must begin at school'

The fight to end violence against women 'must begin at school'

End Violence Against Women says education is vital to curb domestic and sexual violence

Footballer Raheem Sterling receives abuse for posting a picture of his daughter online

Raheem Sterling abused for Instagram picture of his daughter's first day of school

Raheem Sterling abused for Instagram picture of daughter's first day of school

Trolls called the Manchester City footballer's daughter 'stupid' and 'a snake' after picture was uploaded to social media

Chocolate tasting is 'a valuable asset, it takes a long time to learn', says chocolatier

Chocolate tester Hayleigh Curtis 'was right to insure her taste buds for £1 million'

Chocolate tester Hayleigh Curtis 'was right to insure taste buds for £1 million'

After Cadbury's chocolate taster got her taste buds covered for a seven-figure sum, talkRADIO hears just how valuable those tongue receptors are

Philae lander found 'lying on its back with two of its legs stuck in the air so they can't communicate with it', says science journalist

Philae lander found 'lying on its back with its legs in the air', says science journalist

Science journalist Sarah Cruddas explains how the Philae lander got lost

The Philae lander has been found by the Rosetta probe, two years after going missing

Choudary was described as calculating, dangerous and remorseless

Anjem Choudary given five and a half years in jail for supporting Isis

Anjem Choudary given five and a half years in jail for supporting Isis

Radical preacher supported Islamic State and talked of flag of Islam flying over White House

Keith Vaz steps down form his position as chairman of the House of Commons Home Affairs Select Committee

Keith Vaz steps down as Home Affairs Select Committee chairman over male escort reports

Keith Vaz quits as chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee

It was reported that the Labour MP paid for two male escorts at his North London flat last month, leading to his resignation today

Junior Doctors strikes: 'This is all about Jeremy Hunt being able to say people should vote Conservative', says junior doctor

Junior Doctors strikes: 'Jeremy Hunt is only interested in Conservative votes', says junior doctor

Junior doctors happy that next weeks strikes have been called off

Next weeks junior doctor strikes have now been called off over fears for patient safety, as NHS England said there was not enough notice

Revenge porn prosecutions: 'People have got the confidence about coming forward', says UK Council on Child Internet Safety

Revenge porn prosecutions: 'People have got confidence about coming forward', says UK Council on Child Internet Safety

'Revenge porn prosecution figures send clear message: don't even think about it'

Figures show more than 200 prosecutions since creation of law making it an offence to publish private sexual photographs or films without subject's consent

Black Lives Matter protest: 'They've used this disruption to say look, we need to have a conversation', says director of Operation Black Vote

Black Lives Matter protest: 'They've used London City Airport demo to demand a conversation'

Operation Black Vote says the Black Lives Matter protest is beneficial

Black Lives Matter staged protest on the runway of London City Airport about the UK's environmental impact on black people

Migrant crisis: 'The way forward is to have a resettlement community in North Africa', says UKIP leadership candidate

Ukip leadership candidate says migrants should be sent to North African camp to solve crisis

Ukip leadership candidate demands migrants be sent to North Africa

Elizabeth Jones believes Calais' Jungle migrant camp should be shut down and a resettlement community opened in North Africa

Woman jailed for five years after keeping an AK47 in her bedroom

London woman Lynn Ofori Tetteh jailed for five years for keeping AK47 in bedroom

Woman jailed for five years for keeping AK47 in her bedroom

Tetteh kept the firearm inside a soil pipe in her wardrobe, along will almost 500 rounds of ammunition

Australia's iconic beach is mentioned in a new article by Isis

Isis declares war on Australia and demands bloodbath on Bondi Beach

Isis declares war on Australia and demands bloodbath on Bondi Beach

Militant group also urges lone wolves to attack Sydney Opera House and the Sydney and Melbourne cricket grounds

Flights disrupted at London City Airport due to Black Lives Matter protest

'Around 7 arrested' after Black Lives Matter protest at London City Airport

'Around 7 arrested' after Black Lives Matter protest at London City Airport

Members of the campaign group chained themselves together to protest against the environmental impact on the lives of black people from airports

Monday, September 5, 2016

Monday, September 5, 2016

Would you like to move into a 7 foot wide house? It'll only cost you £1.25 million

Fancy living in a 7-foot-wide house? It'll only cost you £1.25 million

Fancy living in a 7-foot-wide house? It'll only cost you £1.25 million

We all know the price of housing in London is expensive, but is a house this small on sale for millions just a bit too far?

Des Moines city council try to ban Pokémon Go

US city wants to vanish off the map (well, the Pokémon Go map)

US city wants to vanish off the map (well, the Pokémon Go map)

Des Moines City Council voted unanimously to remove all public places from the game, but it is highly unlikely to work

Keith Vaz: 'The public has no need to know about the private lives of MPs', says Ken Livingstone

Keith Vaz: 'The public has no need to know about MPs' private lives', says Ken Livingstone

'The public has no need to know about MPs' private lives', says Ken Livingstone

Ken Livingstone give his views on reports of Keith Vaz paying for two male escorts being printed in papers

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