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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

The Daily Mail has caused yet more controversy with its latest headline

Legs-it: Baroness Jenny Jones blasts 'outrageously sexist' Daily Mail over headline

Baroness Jenny Jones blasts 'outrageously sexist' Daily Mail over 'Legs-it'

Jones, the former Deputy Mayor of London, spoke about the incendiary headline with James Max

'I'd boycott them if I didn't think they were already scum' - Twitter furious over Daily Mail 'Legs-it' headline

'I'd boycott them if I didn't already think they were scum' - Twitter furious over Daily Mail 'Legs-it' headline

Daily Mail accused of sexism and misogyny over 'Legs-it' headline

The Mail ran a picture of Theresa May and Nicola Sturgeon at their Monday meeting in Glasgow, with the caption asking 'who won legs-it?'

David Davis firmly states UK won't pay £50 billion EU divorce bill

David Davis firmly states UK won't pay £50 billion EU 'divorce bill'

David Davis firmly states UK won't pay £50 billion EU 'divorce bill'

The Brexit Secretary made his stance clear in an appearance on BBC Question Time

Monday, March 27, 2017

Monday, March 27, 2017

'If security services can access encrypted messages, hackers can too', says former counter-terrorism officer

WhatsApp terror row: 'If security services can access encrypted messages, hackers can too'

'If security services can access encrypted messages, hackers can too'

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has said intelligence services must be able to access relevant information on encrypted messaging services such as WhatsApp, but some believe this would not be safe

WATCH: Employee slaps customer for 'pointing out cockroaches in coffee shop'

WATCH: Employee slaps customer for 'pointing out cockroaches in coffee shop'

WATCH: Employee slaps customer for 'pointing out cockroaches in coffee shop'

A video shows an employee at Cafe Coffee Day in New Delhi who slaps a customer after he points out cockroaches

'Willy Wonka and the planning application' - Twitter comes up with film prequels

'Willy Wonka and the planning application': Twitter starts dreaming up prequels

'Willy Wonka and the planning application': Twitter starts dreaming up prequels

Twitter users have been busy discussing films today, particularly what it would be like if they all had prequels

Hugh Lanning says he was deported by Israeli officials

I was the first victim of Israel's new deportation law - but they won't silence me

'I was kicked out of Israel - but they won't stop me demanding justice'

Hugh Lanning, chair of the Palestinian Solidarity Campaign, recounts his humiliating ordeal at Ben Gurion Airport

Donald Trump's election victory ignited fierce protests in California

Calexit: If Nigel Farage thinks California wants his brand of independence, he may be sorely mistaken

Nigel Farage could be walking into disaster by backing Californian independence

Many people in California want independence - but for reasons diametrically opposed to those of Farage and Arron Banks

Two arrested for 'smuggling cocaine in fake bananas'

Two arrested for 'smuggling cocaine in fake bananas'

Two arrested for 'smuggling cocaine in fake bananas'

In amongst real bananas in a banana shipment, police discovered 57 fake bananas made of resin filled with 7 kilograms of cocaine in total, cocaine was also stored in the flaps of cardboard boxes

Kerensa Jennings reveals details on her debut novel 'Seas Of Snow'

Kerensa Jennings reveals details of her debut novel 'Seas Of Snow'

Kerensa Jennings reveals details of her debut novel 'Seas Of Snow'

The writer and TV producer swung by the studio to discuss her new book with Penny Smith

BBC presenter Simon Reeve on his new TV series about Turkey

BBC presenter Simon Reeve on his new TV series about Turkey

BBC presenter Simon Reeve on his new TV series about Turkey

The BBC presenter's new BBC Two series, 'Turkey with Simon Reeve', explores the country in a series of instalments

'We are at war', Tommy Robinson tells Jonny Gould after Westminster attack

'We are at war', says right-wing firebrand Tommy Robinson after Westminster attack

'We are at war', says right-wing firebrand Tommy Robinson after Westminster

Our host spoke to the founder of the English Defence League in the wake of the attack on Westminster

Alexei Navalny is arrested again - but what else has he been previously arrested for?

Putin's enemy number 1: The many arrests of Alexei Navalny

Putin's enemy number 1: The many arrests of Alexei Navalny

Alexei Navalny was arrested again this week for taking part in a demonstration, but this is nothing new to the Russian opposition leader

UK to get EU support over WhatsApp debate in the wake of Westminster

Amber Rudd likely to get EU backing over WhatsApp terror row

Amber Rudd likely to get EU backing over WhatsApp terror row

The UK Government has been fighting to see Khalid Masood's final WhatsApp message, sent minutes before he committed the atrocity

'The Tories will fail on immigration and UKIP will become more popular', says UKIP's Neil Hamilton

'UKIP isn't dying - we're still doing better than Labour' says Neil Hamilton

'UKIP isn't dying - we're still doing better than Labour' says Neil Hamilton

UKIP's only MP Douglas Carswell has announced that he will be leaving the party to become an independent, but Neil Hamilton isn't worried about the future of the party

Isis claims key Raqqa dam on brink of collapse, tweets picture of wrecked control room

Isis claims key Raqqa dam on brink of collapse, tweets picture of wrecked control room

Isis claims key Raqqa dam on brink of collapse

Terror group has reportedly told local residents to evacuate their homes due to damage sustained by the dam

Hundreds flocked to support the UAF in its counter-demonstration on Saturday

White Pride March: Anti-fascists claim victory over 'pathetic Nazi rump' in Edinburgh

White Pride March: Anti-fascists claim victory over 'Nazi rump' in Edinburgh

Unite Against Fascism claims 400 people came to support its counter-demo - while only 29 'pathetic Nazis' joined the actual march

Hamas reopen sections of Gaza border after assassination of leader

Hamas reopens sections of Gaza border after assassination of leader Mazen Faqha

Hamas reopens sections of Gaza border after assassination of leader

Mazen Faqha was killed on Friday, resulting in the Erez crossing being completely closed on Sunday

United Airlines criticised for not allowing girls to wear leggings on flight

United Airlines accused of 'sexualising young girls' in leggings row

United Airlines accused of 'sexualising young girls' in leggings row

Two girls were forbidden from travelling on a flight from Denver to Minneapolis because they did not comply with the dress code

Terrorism fears caused visitor numbers to drop in London last year

London tourism plunges on terrorism fears

London tourism plunges on terrorism fears

In 2016 one million fewer people visited the Natural History Museum, the British Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum than in 2015

'Amber Rudd doesn't seem to understand risks of opening up encryption', says tech specialist Tom Cheesewright

Whatsapp Terror Row: 'Amber Rudd doesn't seem to realise risk of opening up encryption'

'Amber Rudd doesn't seem to realise risk of opening up encryption'

Tech specialist Tom Cheesewright spoke to James Max about the risks the Home Secretary is creating if security services are able to bypass WhatsApp encryption

Restaurant owner speaks to Paul Ross about his efforts to help emergency services after Westminster attack

Westminster attacks: Restaurant owner Ibrahim Dogus explains why he fed hundreds of workers for free

Restaurateur explains why he fed scores of workers for free after London attacks

Ibrahim Dogus and his staff fed huge numbers of emergency service personnel working in the aftermath of the terror attack, without charge

Jeremy Corbyn's Brexit ultimatum to Theresa May leads to accusations of sabotaging the upcoming negotiations

Jeremy Corbyn accused of sabotaging Brexit with 'unrealistic' ultimatum

Jeremy Corbyn accused of sabotaging Brexit with 'unrealistic' ultimatum

Mr Corbyn said Labour MPs would only vote for a deal which grants unfettered access to the single market

Theresa May to halt Nicola Sturgeon's plans for Indyref 2 ahead of Article 50 triggering

Theresa May to tell Nicola Sturgeon once and for all: No new independence referendum before Brexit

May to tell Sturgeon once and for all: No new referendum before Brexit

The Prime Minister and Scottish First Minister are to meet two days ahead of the formal triggering of Article 50

Arron Banks 'has said incredibly unfortunate things on social media', says UKIP Chairman Paul Oakden

UKIP chair dismisses Nigel Farage return and blasts Arron Banks for Douglas Carswell 'mentally ill' slur

UKIP chair dismisses Nigel Farage return and blasts Arron Banks

UKIP chairman Paul Oakden said Banks' social media posts were 'unfortunate' and 'our relationship with him is under review'

Podcast: The Radio Hustle with Alexis Conran - Saturday March 25

Podcast: The Radio Hustle with Alexis Conran - Saturday March 25

Podcast: The Radio Hustle with Alexis Conran - Saturday March 25

Check out the latest highlights from Alexis Conran

Brexit campaigner Gina Miller says she's always thought of herself as super woman

Brexit crusader Gina Miller: 'I always saw myself as Super Woman'

Brexit crusader Gina Miller: 'I always saw myself as Super Woman'

Brexit campaigner Gina Miller has called on the public to 'keep an eye' on the Government as the take us out of the European Union

Friday, March 24, 2017

Friday, March 24, 2017

Westminster attack: Asian presenter Yasmeen Khan says 'I always pray it's not a Muslim'

Westminster attack: Asian presenter Yasmeen Khan says 'I always pray it's not a Muslim'

Westminster attack: Yasmeen Khan says 'I always pray it's not a Muslim'

Our British Asian presenter delivered a passionate monologue about this week's atrocities on her talkRADIO show

Savannah cat tranquilised after residents spot it roaming around New Jersey

Savannah cat tranquilised after residents spot it roaming around New Jersey

Savannah cat tranquilised after residents spot it roaming around New Jersey

Savannah cat is a cross between a domestic cat and the serval, a large wild African cat

The Kardashians may be about to get their own cartoon series

The Kardashians may be about to get their own kartoon series

The Kardashians may be about to get their own kartoon series

Kris Jenner is reportedly pitching an animated television series which will feature the Kardashian family, and Kim Kardashian has also been in talks

#rednoseday starts trending on Twitter ahead of Comic Relief

#rednoseday: Britain's dogs dress up for the occasion

#rednoseday: Britain's dogs dress up for the occasion

It's been a rough week for the UK, so a little comic relief is very welcome

Nicola Sturgeon is determined to force another referendum on Scottish independence

Can Nicola Sturgeon legally hold an independence referendum?

Can Nicola Sturgeon legally hold an independence referendum?

As debate continues to rage in Scotland, we weigh up whether the Scottish Parliament has the legal right to call a new vote without Westminster's consent

Police have made a string of arrests since Wednesday's attacks

Westminster attack: Man arrested just yards from former Factory Records HQ in Manchester

Westminster attack: Man arrested just yards from former Factory Records HQ

Arrest took place overnight in leafy Manchester suburb of West Didsbury, it has emerged

Marine Le Pen has a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow

Marine Le Pen meets Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow

Marine Le Pen meets Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow

Russian media is reporting the Russian government reserves the right to meet with any politician

Belgian prosecutors charge Antwerp driver with attempted terrorism

Belgian prosecutors charge Antwerp driver with attempted terrorism

Belgian prosecutors charge Antwerp driver with attempted terrorism

Police in Belgium arrested a man who was driving at a crowd one day after a high-profile terror attack in London

Fancy a flight to North Korea? Well, here's your chance

Fancy going to North Korea? Well now there's a twice-weekly flight

Fancy going to North Korea? Well now there's a twice-weekly flight

Air Koryo is to start operating flights from Dandong International Airport in China

Anti-fascists plan to halt white pride march in Edinburgh

Neo-Nazis holding 'White Pride' march in Edinburgh - and anti-fascists vow to stop it

Anti-fascists plan to halt white pride march in Edinburgh

White nationalists are planning walk through Edinburgh in what they call 'white pride world wide day,' but Unite Against Fascism say they will try to stop the march

FBI agents pose as filmmakers to gain statements from armed militants

FBI agents 'posed as filmmakers to bust Bundy ranch militia'

FBI agents 'posed as filmmakers to bust Bundy ranch militia'

FBI agents told militants that they were creating a documentary called America Reloaded, using fake production company name Longbow Productions

Melania Trump doesn't share a bed with Donald and doesn't hide her misery, family source claims

'Miserable' Melania Trump refuses to share a bed with Donald, claims gossip title

'Miserable' Melania Trump refuses to share bed with Donald, claims gossip title

A family source has claimed Melania Trump wants little to do with the President and is not interested in him at all

Indian street dogs help chase down and catch criminal

Indian street dogs help chase down and catch stabbing suspect

Indian street dogs help chase down and catch stabbing suspect

Police said a man stabbed a woman as it is believed that she accused him of sexual harassment which caused him to lose his job

Brexit: 'The European Investment Bank could owe us money,' says MEP Syed Kamall in response to Jean-Claude Juncker's claims

London MEP hits back at Juncker on Brexit: 'EU could actually owe us money'

London MEP hits back at Juncker: 'EU could actually owe us money'

The MEP for London spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the European Commission President's claims of a fee owed to the EU

Westminster Attack: 'Criminals convert to extremism because it gives meaning to their already sad life'

Westminster Attack: 'Criminal low-lives are an ideal fit for terror recruiters'

'Criminal low-lives are an ideal fit for terror recruiters'

Khalid Masood has been identified as the man who carried out the attack on Westminster and it is believed that he converted to Islam in prison

Swedish doctors denounce medical films created by the White Helmets

'Baby snuff films' created by Syria's White Helmets denounced by doctors

'Baby snuff films' created by Syria's White Helmets denounced by doctors

The White Helmets, who operate in parts of rebel-controlled Syria, have created videos which claim to show life-saving procedures being carried out on children

Body found in river could be missing Hamburg football boss

Body found in river could be missing Hamburg football boss

Body found in river could be missing Hamburg football boss

Hamburg SV's marketing boss Timo Kraus has been missing for 11 weeks after last being seen meeting with colleagues at a riverside bar

Westminster attack: 'To make this out as though 9/11 had just happened in London is silly and beneath us', says Simon Jenkins

Westminster attack: 'To pretend 9/11 has just happened in London is silly and beneath us' says Simon Jenkins

'To pretend 9/11 has just happened in London is silly'

Guardian columnist spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about his column in which he called for the media to not play into the hands of terrorists

Anti-Brexit groups in turmoil over status of weekend March for Europe protest

Anti-Brexit groups in turmoil over status of weekend March for Europe protest

Anti-Brexit groups in turmoil over status of weekend protest

Pro-EU campaigners have received mixed messages as to whether the march has been cancelled or not in the wake of the Westminster terror attack

Charity page set up by British Muslim for Westminster attack victims' families raises almost £18,000 in two days

Westminster attack: British Muslims raise almost £18,000 for victims' families in two days through charity page

British Muslims raise almost £18,000 for families of London attack victims

The Muslims United for London page was set up in response to the terror attack in London to raise money for the families of those who lost their lives in the disaster

Westminster: Scotland Yard say two 'significant arrests' have been made in connection with the terror attack

Westminster terror attacks: Scotland Yard claim two 'significant arrests'

Scotland Yard say two 'significant arrests' made over Westminster attacks

Top anti-terror officer Mark Rowley confirmed two suspects have been held overnight in the West Midlands and the north west.

Investigation into Westminster attacker continues as Scotland Yard reveal birth name

Westminster attacker Khalid Masood was born Adrian Russell Ajao, police reveal

Westminster attacker was born Adrian Russell Ajao, police reveal

Mark Rowley, who is heading the investigation, confirmed the birth name of the man who killed five people on Wednesday

Brexit is 'a tragedy and failure', says European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker

Brexit is 'a tragedy and failure', says European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker

Brexit is 'a tragedy and failure', says president Jean-Claude Juncker

The European Commission President was speaking to the BBC ahead of the negotiations being triggered by Article 50

talkRADIO news team scoops up gong at the IRN Awards

talkRADIO news team scoops gong at the IRN Awards

talkRADIO news team scoops gong at the IRN Awards

We picked up the Best News Special or Feature award for our US election special at the awards on Thursday

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Piers Morgan vs Katie Hopkins - GMB host insists columnist is wrong after Fox news interview

Piers Morgan vs Katie Hopkins: Mail columnists clash over Westminster attacks

GMB host Piers Morgan insists Katie Hopkins is wrong after Fox news interview

The presenter wrote a defiant column in the Daily Mail after the columnist claimed to Fox News London was 'afraid and disunited'

Westminster: 'Attacks on innocent Muslims are now likely to increase', says the Ramadhan Foundation

Westminster: 'Attacks on innocent Muslims are now likely to increase', says the Ramadhan Foundation

'Attacks on innocent Muslims are now likely to increase'

Chief executive of the Ramadhan Foundation Mohammed Shafiq says Muslims are standing up and speaking out about terrorism, but more needs to be done

FA chief condemns England fans' Germany chants as 'inappropriate, disrespectful and disappointing'

FA chief blasts England fans' Germany chants

England supporters booed German national anthem and sang songs about bombing Germans in World War Two

Nicola Sturgeon backs environment secretary Roseanna Cunningham over Westminster attack comments

Nicola Sturgeon backs SNP colleague Roseanna Cunningham over Westminster terror attack comments

Nicola Sturgeon backs Roseanna Cunningham over Westminster comments

One of Nicola Sturgeon's advisors attempted to hide Roseanna Cunningham from the press at Holyrood, but it did not work

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