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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Could you show up to your wedding on a bin lorry? This man's wife did

Could you show up to your wedding on a bin lorry? This man's wife did

Could you show up to your wedding on a bin lorry? This man's wife did

Hilli Fletcher made a very special tribute to her husband Paul, who works as a bin man

Dr. Dawn Harper about her time on The Island with Bear Grylls

Dr. Dawn Harper about her time on The Island with Bear Grylls

Dr. Dawn Harper about her time on The Island with Bear Grylls

The doctor will be on the Channel 4 reality tv show this weekend

Ministry of Defence to revise controversial malaria drug prescription

British troops' malaria drug guidelines to be revised by Ministry of Defence

British troops' malaria drug guidelines to be revised by Ministry of Defence

The drug, Lariam, has been associated with depression, hallucinations and panic attacks

Jeremy Corbyn 'unhappy' with proposed constituency changes

Jeremy Corbyn 'unhappy' with planned constituency changes which could cost him his seat

Jeremy Corbyn 'unhappy' with proposed constituency changes

Labour leader could see his seat of Islington North be abolished at the next general election

Monday, September 12, 2016

Monday, September 12, 2016

'They expected me to be so flattered that I'd fall into line', says Natasha Devon on being sacked as mental health tsar

'They expected me to be so flattered I'd fall into line', says sacked mental health tsar Natasha Devon

Sacked mental health tsar claims she was axed for speaking out

Devon's role was axed in May, and she believes her criticism of the government's education policy was a key factor

'It's undemocratic to say it's David Cameron's fault we've left the European Union', says political commentator

David Cameron can't be blamed for Brexit, says political commentator John Rentoul

'David Cameron can't be blamed for Brexit'

Political commentator John Rentoul says it would be "undemocratic" to hold Cameron responsible, after the former Prime Minister announced his resignation as an MP

Mouldy pita bread and mushroom soup - Penny enters the Lonely Lunch Club

Mouldy pita bread and mushroom soup - Penny enters the Lonely Lunch Club

Mouldy pita bread and mushroom soup - Penny enters the Lonely Lunch Club

This poor lonely luncher wasn't having her lonely lunch of choice

The Big Debate on sweat: 'I'm not a pervert, but I like a sweaty man'

The Big Debate on sweat: 'I'm not a pervert, but I like a sweaty man'

'I'm not a pervert, but I like a sweaty man'

Today's Big Debate was about perspiration

David Cameron resigns as Witney MP

David Cameron resigns as Witney MP

David Cameron resigns as Witney MP

The former Prime Minister has stepped down from his role in the Oxfordshire seat, less than three months after losing Brexit vote

Activist and actress Alexis Arquette has died at the age of 47

Alexis Arquette: Pulp Fiction and Wedding Singer star was a giant of the fight for trans rights

Alexis Arquette: Pulp Fiction star was a giant of the fight for trans rights

Alexis Arquette, who starred in several film and television roles, has died at the age of 47

Famous wishes of Eid Mubarak

Eid Mubarak: Paul Pogba, Hayley McQueen and George Galloway lead greetings

Paul Pogba, Hayley McQueen and George Galloway lead Eid Mubarak greetings

Many Muslims are celebrating Eid Ul-Adha today

British Airways Flight BA274 'declares emergency en route to London'

British Airways Flight BA274 'declares emergency en route to London'

Flight reported emergency at 1.54pm BST

'People won't learn the correct techniques', says former England prop Jeff Probyn on banning rugby tackles at school

Banning rugby tackling in school would make things worse, says former England star Jeff Probyn

Banning rugby tackling in school would make things worse, says ex-England star

Researchers from the Sport Collision Injury Collective have called to ban rugby tackling in schools, over fears that they are at risk of serious injury

'There is this culture of non-accountability', as ministers discuss cracking down on white collar crime

New plans to tackle white-collar crime 'are a good first step'

New plans to tackle white-collar crime 'are a good first step'

Investment manager Ben Kumar laments 'culture of non-accountability' in interview with talkRADIO

'Everything Theresa May has done so far as a Prime Minister has been right', says MP Jacob Rees-Mogg

It's better to have a Remainer negotiating Brexit, says MP Jacob Rees-Mogg

It's better to have a Remainer negotiating Brexit, says MP Jacob Rees-Mogg

Politician and Leave campaigner Jacob Rees-Mogg says he was wrong about Theresa May and that he'd vote for Donald Trump if he were American

JD Wetherspoon will offer staff the chance to move from zero hours to permanent contracts

JD Wetherspoon offers staff the chance to move from zero hours to permanent contracts

JD Wetherspoon invites staff to move off zero hours contracts

The pub chain is planning on offering 24,000 employees on zero hours contracts the chance to become permanent staff, after a trial earlier this year

Hillary Clinton pneumonia: Doctor explains impact of candidate's disease on election

Hillary Clinton pneumonia 'certainly cause for concern' says doctor

Hillary Clinton pneumonia 'certainly cause for concern' says doctor

Dr. Laurence Gerlis explained how the Democratic Party candidate's diagnosis is 'highly significant'

Fire at Florida mosque attended by Orlando Pulse nightclub gunman Omar Mateen

Fire at mosque attended by Orlando Pulse nightclub gunman Omar Mateen confirmed as arson

Fire at mosque attended by Orlando Pulse gunman confirmed as arson

Firefighters were able to put the fire out, after receiving emergency calls shortly after midnight

9/11 is remembered after the 15th anniversary of the attacks

9/11 15 years on: 'I couldn't believe soldiers were on the streets' says talk show host Charlie Wolf

9/11 15 years on: 'I couldn't believe soldiers were on the streets of America'

Charlie Wolf talked to Paul Ross as people round the world remembered the September 11 attacks

Australian senator names paedophiles in first Senate speech

Australian Senator outs 'vermin' paedophiles in maiden speech

Australian senator outs 'vermin' paedophiles in maiden speech

Derryn Hinch used parliamentary privilege to name convicted paedophiles in his maiden speech

National Health Service to experience 'pockets of meltdown' as pressure increases

National Health Service to experience 'pockets of meltdown' as pressure increases

National Health Service to experience 'pockets of meltdown' as pressure increase

Dr. Mark Holland said the NHS will struggle to cope this coming winter as the strain on the organisation grows

Search continues for missing people after a bridge in China collapses

Shocking pictures and video of bridge collapse in China

Shocking pictures and video of bridge collapse in China

A large road bridge in Jiangxi, China collapsed during demolition work. Five people were injured and three are still missing

EasyJet flight EZY5263: Security expert explains Home Office practice after migrant meltdown

EasyJet flight EZY5263: Security operation savaged after migrant's 'Allahu Akhbar' meltdown

Security operation savaged after migrant's 'Allahu Akhbar' easyJet meltdown

Will Geddes explained how officials should have properly assessed a man who repeatedly shouted 'allahu ackbar' on a flight from Gatwick to Venice

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

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