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Monday, September 12, 2016

Monday, September 12, 2016

Explosion rips through the Turkish city of Van

Explosion rips through Turkish city of Van near President Erdogan's party headquarters

Explosion rips through Turkish city of Van near President Erdogan's party HQ

'Many' reported injured and ambulances have been dispatched

David Miliband warns Syrian president Bashar Assad is key to ceasefire plans

David Miliband says Syrian president Bashar Assad is key to ceasefire plans

David Miliband warns Syrian president Bashar Assad is key to ceasefire plans

The former Foreign Secretary has expressed cautious optimism about the ceasefire

Review finds schools are delivering poor sex education

UK sex education 'portrays men as predators', report finds

UK sex education 'portrays men as predators', report finds

A review of studies from 55 global publications found that UK sex education is often overly scientific and 'out of touch'

Hillary Clinton collapse: 'It raises questions about health', says expert

Hillary Clinton collapse 'raises questions about her fitness for presidential race'

Hillary Clinton collapse 'raises questions about fitness for presidential race'

California journalist Ryan Harris was speaking after Clinton collapsed on camera in New York City yesterday

Friday, September 9, 2016

Friday, September 9, 2016

George Galloway on... the divisiveness of grammar schools

George Galloway on the return of grammar schools

"We won't stand for it, Mrs May"

Nemo Submersible Approaches the submarine

Pictures: Nazi ghost submarine discovered 74 years after it sank

Pictures: Nazi ghost submarine discovered 74 years after it sank

The German submarine had not been seen since its sinking in 1942

Tourists are rescued after spending a night in cable cars over the French Alps

Tourists rescued after spending night suspended over French Alps in cable cars

Tourists rescued after spending night suspended over French Alps in cable cars

The tourists became stuck in the cable cars when wires were crossed and it became too dark and dangerous to rescue everybody overnight

'Donald Trump likes this idea of complete control, power and being a dictator', says Republicans Overseas UK

'Donald Trump likes being a dictator, that's why he respects Vladimir Putin' says UK Republican

'Trump likes being a dictator, that's why he respects Putin' says UK Republican

Kate Andrews, of Republicans Overseas UK, made the comments after Trump claimed Vladamir Putin is a better leader than Barack Obama

Crown Prosecution Service receives second challenge against decision not to charge Cliff Richard

Crown Prosecution Service receives new challenge on Cliff Richard sex abuse verdict

Crown Prosecution Service challenged again on Cliff Richard sex abuse verdict

The decision not to charge Cliff Richard for historic sex abuse has been challenged a second time

Jeremy Clarkson has blown up his own home

Jeremy Clarkson blows up his own house, neighbours annoyed

Jeremy Clarkson blows up his own house, neighbours annoyed

The former Top Gear presenter decided the best way to demolish his home was to eviscerate it

North Korea nuclear tests: 'There's always the risk that conflict might break out by accident', says Chatham House

North Korea nuclear tests: 'There's always the risk conflict might break out by accident', says Chatham House

'Accidental conflict could break out after nuclear tests by North Korea'

The rogue state has conducted its fifth nuclear test, which South Korea believes to be the biggest they have ever carried out

Statins: 'We have an epidemic of misinformed doctors and misinformed patients' says leading cardiologist

Statins: 'We have an epidemic of misinformed doctors and patients' says leading cardiologist

Leading cardiologist claims patients and doctors are misinformed on Statins

A new report claims benefits of statins are underestimated and harmful side effects exaggerated, but not all doctors agree

'Theresa May is now dithering on Brexit for her own political reasons', says The New European

Theresa May is playing party politics with Brexit, says Pro-EU British newspaper

Theresa May is 'playing party politics with Brexit'

New European editor Matthew Kelly says Theresa May is 'dithering to unify the Tory party'

Labour leadership: 'Jeremy Corbyn will win', claims Labour List

'Jeremy Corbyn had more support but no-one landed killer blow' - Labour List editor on leadership debate

'Corbyn had more support in leadership debate but no-one landed killer blow'

Peter Edwards believes Jeremy Corbyn will see off his challenger but 'the really dramatic question' is what happens then

Man denies murdering a policeman in his London flat after meeting on dating app Grindr

Stefano Brizzi denies murdering policeman Gordon Semple at London flat after Grindr meeting

Man denies murdering policeman at London flat after Grindr meeting

Stefano Brizzi is accused of strangling and dismembering Gordon Semple in April, but has denied murder in court

North Korea continue to defy UN resolutions and claim success in a fifth nuclear test

North Korea continue to defy UN resolutions and claim success in a fifth nuclear test

North Korea claim success in a fifth nuclear test

South Korea fears this could be their biggest test yet, as a 5.3 magnitude tremor was detected near the test site

20 day old baby smuggled into Britain in the back of a lorry

20-day-old baby 'smuggled into Britain in back of lorry'

20 day old baby smuggled into Britain in the back of a lorry

The baby girl is said to have travelled with a group of migrants from The Jungle camp in Calais, they were discovered at Watford Gap services on Tuesday

At least three reported dead after train crash in O Porriño, Galicia

'Three dead' after train crash in O Porriño, Galicia

Two carriages overturned in crash at municipal terminal

Labour leadership candidates Jeremy Corbyn and Owen Smith are heckled during a live TV debate

Jeremy Corbyn and Owen Smith heckled during live TV debate

Jeremy Corbyn and Owen Smith are heckled during live TV debate

The two Labour leadership candidates were booed and jeered at in the first few minutes of a live TV debate

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Sam Delaney debates the ethics of sex robots with the Campaign Against Sex Robots

Sam Delaney debates ethics with anti-sex robot campaigner

Sex robots have made significant advances, but are they morally sound?

Twitter reacts to Ryan Lochte's 10 month ban from 'swimming'

BBC makes Ryan Lochte gaffe, internet punishment is swift

BBC makes Ryan Lochte gaffe, internet punishment is swift

The BBC tweeted that Ryan Lochte had been banned from swimming for 10 months, which was never likely to escape the eyes of Twitter.

The family of a cyclist killed by a texting driver calls for a campaign on driving with mobile phones

Family of cyclist killed by texting motorist demands campaign on driving with mobile phones

Family of cyclist killed by texting driver demands new campaign

Lee Martin was killed when he was hit by a Ford Transit, as the driver was texting at the time, he already had eight previous convictions

Real life Robot Hunger Games are coming to Japan

Japanese robots to battle it out in Hunger Games-style forest

Japanese robots to battle it out in Hunger Games-style setting

But instead of battling for survival, the robots will be challenged to show their detection and rescue capabilities

Jake Yapp's Sunday Best Podcast - September 4th

Jake Yapp's Sunday Best Podcast - September 4th

Jake Yapp's Sunday Best Podcast - September 4th

Check out the latest highlights from Jake Yapp

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

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