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Thursday, February 9, 2017

Thursday, February 9, 2017

SpaceX to send lethal superbug to International Space Station

SpaceX to send lethal MRSA superbug to International Space Station

SpaceX to send lethal superbug to International Space Station

SpaceX is planning on sending a dangerous bacterium to the International Space Station in order to conduct research into the treatment of MRSA

Lost hikers rescued from summit of Scottish mountain after cloud descended

Lost hikers rescued from Scottish mountain after getting lost in clouds

Lost hikers rescued from Scottish mountain after getting lost in clouds

Two hikers have been rescued unharmed from a Scottish mountain after losing their way in the mist

The bill to trigger the Brexit negotiations has passed the House of Commons, despite Remainers' best efforts

Brexit: The House of Lords has defied the Government 16 times this year - will it do so again?

The Lords has defied the Government 16 times this year. Will it do so again?

Now the bill to trigger Article 50 has passed the Commons, atttention is now turning to the upper chamber. But will it really defy Theresa May?

Woman dies after being hit by train in 'tragic accident'

Woman dies after being hit by train in 'tragic accident'

Woman dies after being hit by train in 'tragic accident'

A woman has died after she was hit by a train at Barnt Green station in Worcestershire in what has been described as a 'tragic accident'

'Debate the Brexit bill, but don't frustrate the will of the people', says Iain Duncan Smith MP

Article 50 bill: The Lords can debate but they mustn't frustrate, says Iain Duncan Smith

Iain Duncan Smith tells Lords: 'Debate, but don't frustrate'

The Tory grandee and former minister spoke to Paul Ross after the article 50 bill passed its final vote in the House of Commons

'Brexit is national suicide, if constituents asked me to vote leave I would have resigned', says Stephen Pound MP

Labour Article 50 rebel Stephen Pound says Brexit is 'national suicide' and he'd have quit rather than vote Leave

'Brexit is national suicide, to vote for it would be insane', says Stephen Pound

MPs have voted in agreement of the Article 50 bill meaning that the draft legislation will now move to the House of Lords, however not all MPs are pleased

Clive Lewis warned by Labour colleague, 'quitting isn’t the best way to set out your leadership campaign'

Clive Lewis warned by Labour colleague: 'quitting won't help your leadership campaign'

'Quitting isn’t the best way for Clive Lewis to start a leadership campaign'

Clive Lewis has resigned from Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet, to defy Labour’s three-line whip on the Brexit bill

BREAKING: French media reports of an explosion at a nuclear power plant in northern France

BREAKING: Explosion at nuclear power plant in northern France - local reports

Explosion at nuclear power plant in northern France

There are reported to be several people injured at the site of the Flamanville plant

Four Rochdale sex gang members face deportation to Pakistan after appeal fails

Four Rochdale sex gang members face deportation to Pakistan after appeal fails

Men have been stripped of British citizenship as first step to deportation

NHS: "A&E crisis was cooking for the last decade," says former BMA GP committee chair Dr. Laurence Buckman

NHS A&E crisis has been decades in the making, says the BMA's Laurence Buckman

NHS A&E crisis has been decades in the making, says the BMA's Laurence Buckman

The former chair of the British Medical Association's GP committee lamented the leaked figures showing long waiting times in A&E departments in an interview with Julia Hartley-Brewer

Snow and sleet on the way as temperatures plunge as low as -5 across UK

Snow and sleet on the way as temperatures plunge to -5 across UK

Snow and sleet on the way as temperatures plunge to -5 across UK

Forecasters have warned that temperatures over the next few days will be up to five degrees colder than usually expected at this time of year, which could bring snow and sleet

Brexit: Labour party under fire after Jeremy Corbyn's ally Clive Lewis resigns

Brexit: Labour in crisis as Jeremy Corbyn ally Clive Lewis resigns

Labour in crisis as Corbyn ally resigns ahead of Article 50 vote

The MP for Norwich South and former shadow business secretary resigned his position, claiming he was acting in the interests of his constituents

Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee laments president's attacks on travel ban judges

Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch criticises his attacks on travel ban judges

Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee laments president's attacks on judges

Neil Gorsuch called it "disheartening' that the President was attacking the judiciary branch of government

Travel ban, Ivanka Trump, and Jeff Sessions - Donald Trump's latest Twitter update

What Donald Trump tweeted last night: 'I'm more truthful than the mainstream media and Europe supports travel ban'

What Donald Trump tweeted last night: 'I'm more truthful than mainstream media'

The President was quite active on Twitter last night, and some of his claims were provocative to say the least.

Brexit: David Davis urges House of Lords not to change Article 50 bill

Brexit: David Davis urges House of Lords not to change Article 50 bill

David Davis urges House of Lords not to change Article 50 bill

The bill passed its final vote unamended on Wednesday evening

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Teenager claims huge fire at London mosque 'was accidental, despite starting it with barbecue lighter'

Teenager accused of setting fire to a mosque with a barbecue lighter claims it was accidental

Teenager claims mosque fire 'was accidental, despite starting it with lighter'

A teenager from Walton-on-Thames used a barbecue lighter to start a fire which caused £7 million of damage to a mosque in 2015

Iain did his best Freddie Mercury impression live on air

Iain Lee does a Freddie Mercury impression as he discusses his musical heroes

Iain Lee does a Freddie Mercury impression as he discusses his music heroes

Iain talks about the artists who inspired him most, and there's a clear winner

'Teaching with body cameras will ruin the relationship between teachers and pupils', says head teacher

Teaching with body cameras will ruin the relationship with pupils, says head teacher

Teaching with body cameras will ruin relationship with pupils, says headmaster

Body cameras are to be worn by teachers in an attempt to stop pupils disrupting classes, two secondary schools are taking part in the pilot scheme for three months.

Tara Palmer-Tomkinson found dead at London flat

Tara Palmer-Tomkinson found dead at London flat

Tara Palmer-Tomkinson found dead at London flat

Socialite and 'It Girl' had been diagnosed with brain tumour

George Galloway: 'The Scottish National Party don't have the courage for a second independence referendum'

George Galloway: 'The SNP isn't brave enough to fight a second independence referendum'

Galloway: The 'SNP doesn't have the courage for second indyref'

George Galloway said if they did, they'll get 'a big raspberry' from the people

George Galloway: 'Forget about walls, we should build stairs because Trump is scared of them'

George Galloway: 'Forget walls - we should build stairs because Trump is scared of them'

George Galloway: 'Forget walls, let's build stairs because Trump hates them'

Our host was speaking to a young caller who asked about Theresa May's recent meeting with the President in Washington

Huge areas have been left decimated by the Syria civil war

Assad torturers even more barbaric than Isis jihadists, says former Nato commander

Assad troops even more barbaric than Isis jihadists, says former Nato commander

Hamish de Bretton-Gordon tells Julia Hartley-Brewer Donald Trump could key to unlocking Syria crisis

George Galloway: 'America is not our 'special' friend'

George Galloway: 'America is not our special friend'

George Galloway: 'America is not our special friend'

Our presenter was responding to a tweet to 'make America sensible again'

Mother sentenced to four years in prison after pushing daughter into prostitution

Mother sentenced to four years in prison after selling daughter for sex

Mother sentenced to four years in prison after selling daughter for sex

A mother has been jailed for forcing her daughter into prostitution as well as encouraging her then- boyfriend to rape her

Austrian deputy mayor invites constituents for business meeting in the sauna

Austrian deputy mayor invites constituents for town hall meeting in the sauna

Austrian deputy mayor invites constituents for town hall meeting in the sauna

Gerhard Kroiss says the feedback to the sauna meeting was positive

Family receive compensation after school calls police over toy guns

Family gets compensation after school calls police over toy guns

Family gets compensation after school calls police over toy guns

Two boys aged five and seven were removed from school and quizzed by police over their toy guns, leaving them terrified

#LetLiz Speak - Supports grows for Elizabeth Warren after Senate silencing

#LetLiz Speak - Supports grows for Elizabeth Warren after Senate silencing

#LetLiz Speak - Supports grows for Elizabeth Warren after Senate silencing

The senator from Massachusetts was declined the floor in the debate around the nomination of Jeff Sessions, and Twitter support for her is growing

Man jailed for 16 years after stabbing neighbour to death in drunken row

Man jailed for 16 years after stabbing neighbour to death in drunken parking space row

Man jailed for 16 years after stabbing neighbour to death in drunken row

Darryn Madigan stabbed John Martin in the heart moments after getting out of a minicab in August last year

 Scotland Yard says man's been charged with fraud after Pakistan International Airlines plane is given RAF escort to Stansted Airport

Man charged with fraud after Pakistan International Airlines plane given RAF escort to Stansted Airport

Man charged with fraud after plane given RAF escort to Stansted

52-year-old Khalid Baqa was on the Pakistan International Airlines plane which was given an RAF escort to the Essex airport and arrested after landing

Jeremy Corbyn resignation claims dismissed by political editor

Jeremy Corbyn resignation claims dismissed by political editor

But David Wooding suggests Jeremy Corbyn faces huge problems ahead of tonight's final vote on Article 50

Travel ban: 'Donald Trump is almost wishing for an attack on America, to prove he is right', says political commentator

Donald Trump is almost wishing for a terror attack on America to vindicate travel ban, says political commentator

'Donald Trump is almost wishing for an attack on America, to prove he is right'

Yesterday a case was heard in the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals about Donald Trump's travel ban, three judges raised questions over the President's power to impose the ban

Brexit is 'a serious risk', says Dominic Grieve MP ahead of final Article 50 bill vote

Brexit: Remainer Dominic Grieve MP claims victory on 'take it or leave it' concession

Remain MP Dominic Grieve claims victory on 'take it or leave it' concession

The MP for Beaconsfield and former attorney general said the country needs 'good governance' ahead the negotiations

Isis-linked group hacks NHS websites and uploads graphic Syrian war images

Isis hackers attack NHS websites and uploads graphic Syrian war images

Isis hackers attack NHS websites and uploads graphic Syrian war images

A group based in North Africa posted graphic images from the war in Syria to NHS websites, stating that they were retaliating for the West’s aggression in the Middle East

London Overground train evacuated during rush hour at Dalston Kingsland

London Overground train evacuated during rush hour, causing 'sheer terror'

London Overground train evacuated during rush hour, causing 'sheer terror'

A faulty drill is reported to be the cause of smoke on an overground train

Elizabeth Warren silenced by Republicans over Jeff Sessions criticism

Trump critic Elizabeth Warren silenced by Republicans after using Martin Luther King to attack Jeff Sessions

Elizabeth Warren silenced by Republicans over Jeff Sessions criticism

The Senator was criticising Jeff Sessions, Donald Trump's nomination for attorney general

What Donald Trump tweeted last night: Vladimir Putin, National Sheriffs Association, and Democrats

What Donald Trump tweeted last night: Sheriffs are good, Democrats are bad, and Putin is a stranger

What Donald Trump tweeted last night: Sheriffs, Democrats and Vladimir Putin

The president was not as active as usual during the wee hours - but he still managed to rattle off plenty of inflammatory missives

Brexit: Article 50 bill to enter the final stages in the House of Common

Brexiteers compared to jihadis as Article 50 bill nears final Commons vote

Brexiteers compared to jihadis as Article 50 bill nears final Commons vote

The European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) bill will undergo a key vote tonight (Wednesday)

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

'John Bercow wants people to think of him as leading the charge against Donald Trump', says his biographer

John Bercow wants people to think he's leading the charge against Donald Trump, says his biographer

'John Bercow wants people to think of him as leading the charge against Trump'

House of Commons speaker John Bercow said that Donald Trump should not be allowed to speak in Parliament during his state visit

Housing White Paper: 'The Government's plans have no substance and Brexit will make the housing crisis worse'

'The Housing White Paper is pointless and Brexit will make property crisis worse'

Housing White Paper: 'The Government's plans have no substance'

The Government vowed to build more affordable houses in order to help people buy and rent homes in a White Paper

George Galloway: 'Breaking a three-line whip is petrifying for most MPs - not me'

George Galloway: 'Breaking a three-line whip is petrifying for most MPs - not me'

Labour MPs who defy Corbyn on Article 50 will be petrified, says George Galloway

Our presenter explained how the three-line whip works to a caller named Steven

Labour rebels: 'Jeremy Corbyn needs to elect a new NEC but he's running out of time', says George Galloway

George Galloway: Jeremy Corbyn must stop sitting there like Buddha and punish rebels

Jeremy Corbyn should speak out against Labour rebels, says George Galloway

George Galloway belives that Jeremy Corbyn needs to elect a new National Executive Committee (NEC) in order to save the Labour party

Jon pounced just after the 1pm news

Jon Holmes decides to tape Victoria Bourne to a chair

Jon Holmes decides to tape Victoria Bourne to a chair

Jon is never averse to a prank, as he showed by tying up his star newsreader shortly after the 1pm bulletin

Speaker John Bercow defends comments on Donald Trump, claiming he acted 'honestly and honourably'

John Bercow defends Donald Trump ban comments: 'I acted honestly and honourably'

John Bercow defends Donald Trump ban comments: 'I acted honestly and honourably'

House of Commons speaker John Bercow has defended his comments about Donald Trump's state visit

Jeremy Corbyn imposes three-line whip on Labour MPs to back Brexit bill at next vote

Jeremy Corbyn imposes three-line whip on Labour MPs to back Brexit bill at final vote

Corbyn imposes new three-line whip on Labour MPs to back Brexit bill

Jeremy Corbyn will impose a three-line whip on his MPs to back triggering Article 50 at third reading of the Bill

Couple told they 'deserved to lose their unborn baby' by cleaning company, after cancelling an appointment

Couple told they 'deserved to lose their unborn baby' by cleaning company after cancelling appointment

Couple told they 'deserved to lose their unborn baby' by cleaning company

A couple who lost their unborn baby were reportedly told that they 'deserved' it by a carpet cleaning company, because the pair cancelled the appointment and refused to pay

YouTube introduce live streaming for vloggers with more than 10,000 subscribers

YouTube introduce live streaming for vloggers with more than 10,000 subscribers

YouTube introduce live streaming for vloggers with 10,000 subscribers

YouTube is set to give mobile live streaming capabilities to any vlogger with more than 10,000 subscribers, as part of an update to their app

Doctors discover live cockroach in woman's skull

Doctors discover live cockroach in woman's skull

Doctors discover live cockroach in woman's skull

After a woman complained of discomfort in her nose, doctors discovered she had a live cockroach inside her skull

Labour MPs call for action against Diane Abbott for missing Article 50 vote

Labour MPs call for action against Diane Abbott for missing Article 50 vote

Labour MPs call for action against Diane Abbott for missing Article 50 vote

Labour MPs have demanded to know whether Diane Abbott will face consequences for missing the vote on Article 50

UK Government condemns Israeli legalisation of settlement on Palestinian land

UK Government condemns Israeli legalisation of Palestinian settlements

UK Government condemns Israeli legalisation of Palestinian settlements

Israel passed a law which legalised roughly 4,000 settlements unlawfully built on Palestinian land

SpaceX plan to send a rocket to space every two weeks

SpaceX plans to send a rocket to space every two weeks despite safety concerns

SpaceX plans to send a rocket to space every two weeks

SpaceX is aiming to send a rocket to space every two to three weeks, after a new launch pad in Florida opens

US First Lady Melania Trump refiles libel suit against the Daily Mail Online publisher in New York City

Melania Trump refiles $150m Mail Online libel suit in New York

Melania Trump refiles $150m Mail Online libel suit in New York

During the campaign, the website reported on allegations made by a Slovenian magazine around a modelling agency Mrs. Trump worked for

Government face landmark case against arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Government to face landmark legal case on Saudi Arabia arms sales

Government to face landmark legal case on Saudi Arabia arms sales

The Government is facing a landmark case against arms sales to Saudi Arabia, after campaigners accused them of being complicit in Saudi atrocities

Donald Trump Parliament ban: 'John Bercow's objective was to gain cheers and claps', says Guido Fawkes

John Bercow is playing to the gallery with Donald Trump ban, says Guido Fawkes editor

'John Bercow was playing to the gallery with Donald Trump ban comments'

The Speaker of the House of Commons has said that Trump is not welcome to address Parliament on his state visit to the UK

Donald Trump: Paul Flynn MP astonishes Julia Hartley-Brewer with 'stability' statement

John Bercow bans Donald Trump: MP Paul Flynn shocks Julia by praising Qatar and Kuwaiti leaders for their 'stability'

Donald Trump: Paul Flynn astonishes Julia Hartley-Brewer in 'stability' argument

The MP for Newport West was speaking to our presenter about John Bercow's declaration against the US president when the row broke out

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