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Thursday, April 21, 2016

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Salad and stereotypes! Another great edition of the 'Lonely Lunch Club'

Salad and stereotypes! Another great edition of the 'Lonely Lunch Club'

Salad and stereotypes! Another great edition of the 'Lonely Lunch Club'

Jon Holmes taught a foreign student everything she needed to know about the British people

Anders Behring Breivik's human rights ruling has angered the survivors, says Norwegian broadcaster

Anders Behring Breivik's human rights ruling has 'angered' the survivors of his attacks, says Norwegian broadcaster

Breivik's human rights ruling has angered the survivors of his attacks

Broadcaster Tomm Kristiansen explains the impact of the terrorist's claim after a Norwegian court ruled his prison treatment 'inhuman'

The Bunyardi is a new pop – up restaurant that is completely stripped back.

Introducing London's first naked restaurant: clothing optional

Introducing London's first naked restaurant: clothing optional

Sebastian Lyall talks Julia Hartley-Brewer through the concept of The Bunyadi

Everyone has a responsibility to help combat loneliness

We all have a responsibility to help combat loneliness, says leading health professional

We all have a responsibility to help combat loneliness, say health professionals

New research has revealed loneliness is linked to heart disease and stroke risk

 ‘The tide is finally turning’ for GP’s thanks to new NHS deal says Doctor Helen-Stokes Lampard

‘The tide is finally turning’ for GPs thanks to new NHS deal, says Dr. Helen-Stokes Lampard

‘The tide is finally turning’ for GPs thanks to new NHS deal

General Practitioners welcome new agreement by health chiefs

Interview: Mark Watson on the 'Edinburgh Olympics' and his forthcoming Dubai thriller

Interview: Mark Watson on the 'Edinburgh Olympics' and his forthcoming Dubai thriller

Interview: Mark Watson on the 'Edinburgh Olympics' and his new Dubai thriller

The comedian and novelist joined Jon Holmes for a chat

'At 11 years old, I knew I should be a woman' - Stephanie Hirst talks about her gender transition

'At 11 years old, I knew I should be a woman' - Stephanie Hirst talks about her gender transition

'At 11 years old, I knew' - Stephanie Hirst talks about her gender transition

The radio DJ formerly known as Simon Hirst spoke with the brothers Gould about her journey

Podcast: Late Nights with Iain Lee - Wednesday, April 20th

Podcast: Late Nights with Iain Lee - Wednesday, April 20th

Podcast - Late Nights with Iain Lee

Iain Lee is back on the airwaves - and he's back with a brand new podcast

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Alex Lowe: 'I have real admiration for Victoria Wood'

Alex Lowe: 'I have real admiration for Victoria Wood'

Alex Lowe: 'I have real admiration for Victoria Wood'

Comedian and actor pays a moving tribute to the much-loved performer

The Diversity Paper Review: Cheryl’s name change and an 88-year-old marathon runner

The Diversity Paper Review: Cheryl’s name change and an 88-year-old marathon runner

Diversity Paper Review: Cheryl’s name change and an 88-year-old marathon runner

Jon Holmes and guest take a sideways look at the news

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation - Could we do without afternoons?

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation - Could we do without afternoons?

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation - Could we do without afternoons?

After all, even the Spanish did away with siestas...

Simple sandwiches and expensive houses! Join Jon Holmes' 'Lonely Lunch Club'

Simple sandwiches and expensive houses! Join Jon Holmes' 'Lonely Lunch Club'

Simple sandwiches and expensive houses! Join Jon Holmes' 'Lonely Lunch Club'

Cheering lonely people up at lunchtime

Comedian Victoria Wood has died of cancer at the age of 62

Comedian Victoria Wood has died of cancer at the age of 62

Comedian Victoria Wood has died of cancer at the age of 62

The award-winning writer and actress passed away at home in London

'Make police aware of the scale of the problem' - Former Met Detective Peter Bleksley advises stalking victims of what needs to be done.

'Make police aware of the scale of the problem', says stalking consultant Peter Bleksley

'Make police aware of the scale of stalking problem', says Peter Bleksley

The former Metropolitan Police detective advises victims on what they need to do

Warning: removing 'chuggers' could upset natural balance on our streets

Warning: removing 'chuggers' could upset natural balance on our streets

Warning: removing 'chuggers' could upset natural balance on our streets

Zoologist Sasha Norris warns that removing fundraisers could cause harm to the environment

'Larry' from Watford sneaks onto the late night airwaves

'And then I kissed her...' - 'Larry' from Watford sneaks onto the late night airwaves

'Larry' from Watford sneaks onto the late night airwaves

He is nothing to do with 'Barry' from Watford. Nothing. At all

'You're more likely to be killed by a mosquito than a terrorist!' insists security expert

'You're more likely to be killed by a mosquito than a terrorist!' insists security expert

'You're more likely to be killed by a mosquito than a terrorist!'

Security expert Margaret Gilmore claims threats must be taken seriously, but not exaggerated

London Mayoral Race: Green Party's Siân Berry wants to revolutionise city's transport

London Mayoral Race: Green Party's Siân Berry aims to revolutionise the city's transport

London Mayoral Race: Siân Berry aims to revolutionise city's transport system

The Green Party's leading candidate has her say ahead of the May 5 election

The Queen at 90 - Julia Hartley-Brewer asks: 'What is the future of our monarchy?'

The Queen at 90 - Julia Hartley-Brewer asks: 'What is the future of our monarchy?'

The Queen at 90 - Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'What is the future of our monarchy?

Royal Photographer Arthur Edwards makes the case for the defence

Circumcision Debate: Charity manager dismisses health claims about the procedure

Circumcision Debate: Charity manager dismisses health claims about the procedure

Circumcision Debate: Charity manager dismisses health claims about the procedure

David Smith of 15 Square says the decision to undergo the operation should be up to individuals themselves

'Ludicrous and confusing!' - Ann Widdecombe blasts Brighton and Hove City Council over child gender identity letter

'Ludicrous and confusing!' - Ann Widdecombe blasts Brighton and Hove City Council over child gender identity letter

Ann Widdecombe blasts Brighton and Hove City Council over child gender letter

The former Shadow Home Secretary slammed the council's request ahead of youngsters starting school

Podcast: Late Nights with Iain Lee - Tuesday, April 19th

Podcast: Late Nights with Iain Lee - Tuesday, April 19th

Podcast - Late Nights with Iain Lee

Iain Lee is back on the airwaves - and he's back with a brand new podcast

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation – Are shapes essential?

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation – Are shapes essential?

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation – Are shapes essential?

We can't quite believe people have such strong views

Our Lonely Lunch caller told us about an upcoming interesting themed birthday party

Paninis and upcoming parties! Another Lonely Lunch Club with Jon Holmes

Paninis and upcoming birthday parties! Another Lonely Lunch Club with Jon Holmes

You don't have to be alone during your lunch break

'Women with diabulimia don't see 30', warns eating disorders expert

'Women with diabulimia don't see 30', warns eating disorders expert

'Women with diabulimia don't see 30', warns eating disorders expert

Jacqueline Allan, founder of charity Diabetics With Eating Disorders, on the little-known disease that's killing diabetic women

‘We demand the government phase out polluting vehicles’ – Greenpeace fights back on air pollution breach

‘We demand the government phase out polluting vehicles’ – Greenpeace fights back on air quality breach

‘The government must phase out polluting vehicles’ – Greenpeace demands action

Campaigner Areeba Hamid slams the UK government following statue protest

Hundreds of people dying is starting to be seen as 'a normal event'

Hundreds of people dying is starting to be seen as 'a normal event', claims director of Migrant Rights Network

Hundreds of people dying is starting to be seen as 'a normal event'

The director of Migrant Rights Network, Don Flynn, claims migrant lives are not being valued enough

Celebrity Injunction: Supreme Court ruling could change press freedom for ever

Celebrity Injunction: Supreme Court ruling could change press freedom for ever

Celebrity Injunction: Supreme Court ruling could change press freedom for ever

Neil Midgley on the legal decision that could have far reaching consequences

'Research suggests there is a problem with sexual violence in schools', claims Maria Miller MP

'Research suggests there is a problem with sexual violence in schools', claims Maria Miller MP

'Research suggests there is a problem with sexual violence in schools'

Maria Miller MP insists this issue has to be resolved for the safety of UK schoolchildren

Podcast: Late Nights with Iain Lee - Monday April 18th

Podcast: Late Nights with Iain Lee - Monday, April 18th

Podcast - Late Nights with Iain Lee

Iain Lee is back on the airwaves - and he's back with a brand new podcast

Monday, April 18, 2016

Monday, April 18, 2016

The Diversity Paper Review: Newspaper Polls, NHS and Katy Perry ‘gets lippy'

The Diversity Paper Review: Newspaper Polls, NHS and Katy Perry ‘gets lippy'

Newspaper Polls, Brexit and the NHS, and Katy Perry ‘gets lippy'

It's the Diversity Paper Review

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Prosecco Aid: Jon Holmes launches middle class disaster appeal as fizzy wine drought looms

Prosecco Aid: Jon Holmes launches middle class appeal amid fizzy wine fears

Middle England faces the crisis of a lifetime

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation – Do we need necks?

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation – Do we need necks?

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation – Do we need necks?

Yet another academic debate on a Monday afternoon...

'F**k Mars! F**k the moon! Let's go to Venus!' It's Alco Vox pops, where drunk people review the news

'F**k Mars! F**k the moon! Let's go to Venus!' It's Alco Vox pops, where drunk people review the news

'F**k Mars! F**k the moon! Let's go to Venus!' It's Alco Vox pops

Jon Holmes goes out to discover the views of some drunk folk

Pals and pasta! It's Jon Holmes' 'Lonely Lunch Club'

Pals and pasta! It's Jon Holmes' 'Lonely Lunch Club'

Pals and pasta! It's Jon Holmes' 'Lonely Lunch Club'

Never be alone again during your early afternoon break

The Alliance of British Drivers has hit out at the potential pavement parking ban, insisting it "doesn’t allow for common sense whatsoever.”

'It doesn't allow for common sense' - Possible pavement parking ban is attacked

'It doesn't allow for common sense' - Possible pavement parking ban is attacked

Founder of the Alliance of British Drivers, Hugh Bladen, is not in favour of proposed new legislation

Refugee Crisis: 'How many families have you put up?' Angry guest clashes with Julia Hartley-Brewer

Refugee Crisis: 'How many families have you put up?' Angry guest clashes with Julia Hartley-Brewer

Refugee Crisis: 'How many families have you put up?' angry guest asks JHB

Josephine Siedlecka cut short her interview short after a heated exchange

Parliamentary Secretary Parliamentary Secretary Chris Waterman claims central government has done nothing to stop the 'social selection' of school pupilshris Waterman claims the government have done nothing to stop schools from 'socially selecting' pupils

The government has done nothing to stop 'social selection' of school pupils, claims Parliamentary Secretary Chris Waterman

Nothing done to stop 'social selection' of school pupils, claims Chris Waterman

The Parliamentary Secretary says the government hasn't acted to equalise the admissions into schools

A former detective inspector from the Specialist Crime Directorate has told talkRADIO stalking cases are not dealt with thoroughly enough by police

Police have a 'lack of understanding' about stalking, claims former Met Detective Hamish Brown

Police have a 'lack of understanding' about stalking, claims Hamish Brown

The former Metropolitan Police Detective says officers need more training and awareness

John Whittingdale scandal is 'the hypocrisy of Fleet Street', claims John McCririck

John Whittingdale scandal is 'the hypocrisy of Fleet Street', claims John McCririck

Whittingdale scandal is 'the hypocrisy of Fleet Street', claims McCririck

John McCririck slams journalists for not printing the story

Heathrow drone collision: David Davis MP calls for 'tighter control' and 'prison sentences'

Heathrow drone collision: David Davis MP calls for 'tighter control' and 'prison sentences'

Heathrow drone: David Davis calls for 'tighter control' and 'prison sentences'

The former Shadow Home Secretary insists use of the aerial devices has to be regulated

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Podcast: Late Nights with Iain Lee - Friday, April 15th

Podcast: Late Nights with Iain Lee - Friday, April 15th

Podcast - Late Nights with Iain Lee

Iain Lee is back on the airwaves - and he's back with a brand new podcast

Friday, April 15, 2016

Friday, April 15, 2016

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 4

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 4

The least worst bits from Jon Holmes's show on talkRADIO

Jon Holmes invites Italian busker to play the flute live on air

Jon Holmes invites Italian busker to play the flute live on air

Italian busker plays the flute live on air

Mauro Uselli joins Jon Holmes playing classical flute music

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation – Do we need gaps?

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation – Do we need gaps?

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation – Do we need gaps?

...Mind the gap

Jon Holmes Lonely Lunch Club

Jon Holmes cheers up your lunchtime with lonely lunch club

Jon Holmes cheers up your lunchtime with lonely lunch club

Never eat lunch alone again

Winning the lottery: It doesn't make you happy

Winning the lottery: It doesn't make you happy

Winning the lottery: It doesn't make you happy

Professor Nattavudh Powdthavee from the Centre for Economic Performance has researched lottery winners' happiness

'There's an unraveling of everything, grief and guilt' - Tom Cullen and O.T. Fagbenle talk The Five

'There's an unraveling of everything, grief and guilt' - Tom Cullen and O.T. Fagbenle talk The Five

Tom Cullen and O.T. Fagbenle talk about The Five

The stars of Sky 1's new show give our breakfast host the lowdown on the crime drama

Online abuse 'leaves a footprint on an individual's life', says Maria Miller

Online abuse 'leaves an indelible footprint on an individual's life', warns former Culture Secretary Maria Miller

Online abuse 'leaves a footprint on an individual's life', says Maria Miller

The former Culture Secretary is pushing for a review of the laws that govern online abuse

ISIS Threat: It's not just Libya we should worry about, we have to protect our British ex-pats

ISIS Threat: It's not just Libya we should worry about, we have to protect our British expats

ISIS Threat: We must protect British expats in the Arabian Peninsula

International security expert Shashank Joshi discusses the ongoing terror threat

Lord Robathan insists SAS hero Albert Patterson's prison sentence is 'disproportionate'

Lord Robathan insists SAS hero Albert Patterson's prison sentence is 'disproportionate'

Lord Robathan insists SAS hero's prison sentence is 'disproportionate'

Falklands veteran was jailed after a gun was discovered at his home

Record Store Day: 'I don't know whether the younger generation cares', claims Paul Hardcastle

Record Store Day: 'I don't know whether the younger generation cares,' claims Paul Hardcastle

Record Store Day: 'I don't know whether the younger generation cares'

Renown composer Paul Hardcastle shares his thoughts on how the music industry has changed

Podcast: Late Nights with Iain Lee - Thursday, April 14th

Podcast: Late Nights with Iain Lee -Thursday, April 14th

Podcast - Late Nights with Iain Lee

Iain Lee is back on the airwaves - and he's back with a brand new podcast

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Thursday, April 14, 2016

'Got any Tottenham tickets?' Claude Littner on being 'prank called' by the Royal Family!

'Got any Tottenham tickets?' Claude Littner on being 'prank called' by the Royal Family!

'Got any Spurs tickets?' Claude Littner on being 'prank called' by the Royals

The former White Hart Lane chief executive reveals all...

'It’s pressurised and will keep fresh for at least two years!' - Ash pitches his business ideas to Claude Littner

'It’s pressurised and will keep fresh for at least two years!' - Ash pitches his business ideas to Claude Littner

'It will keep fresh for at least two years!' - Ash makes his big business pitch

What will Claude Littner think of 'Permamat'?!

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