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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

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

Professional MMA fighter donates his child's organs after he was hit by a drunk driver

MMA fighter Marcus Kowal donates baby's heart after drunk driver death

MMA fighter donates baby's heart after drunk driver death

Kowal's 15-month-old son was hit by a 72-year-old woman who had been drinking as he crossed the road with his aunt.

DJ Ariel seen playing at Fabric in 2012

Fabric closure blasted by London Mayor Sadiq Khan

Fabric closure blasted by London Mayor Sadiq Khan

Khan says Fabric was an 'iconic club' and 'thousands of people will lose out'

Donald Trump claims Iran will destroy Israel if he is not elected

Donald Trump claims Iran will destroy Israel if he isn't elected

Donald Trump claims Iran will destroy Israel if he isn't elected

Trump believes the nuclear deal signed by Iran and world powers last year poses a direct threat to Israel.

House of Lords: 'These people should be elected' says the Electoral Reform Society

House of Lords: 'These people should be elected' says the Electoral Reform Society

The Electoral Reform Society calls for House of Lords members to be elected

The Lords Speaker has called for a reduction in size of the House of Lords, as there are more than 800 peers, whilst the House of Commons is contracting in size

The UK is set to build the 'Great Wall of Calais'

UK is set to build 'Great Wall of Calais' to keep illegal migrants out

The UK is set to build the 'Great Wall of Calais'

The wall will replace fencing around the motorway near The Jungle camp in Calais and will cost British taxpayers £2 million

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Netflix launches Spanish lessons with language app Babbel

Want to speak Spanish like a drug lord? Well now you can, thanks to Narcos and Netflix

Want to talk Spanish like a drug lord? Now you can, thanks to Narcos and Netflix

Netflix and language service Babbel are launching a new language service based on the smashhit drama Narcos. What could possibly go wrong?

Boy in US finds a bag of meth in his new video game

Grand Theft Auto meets Breaking Bad as US kid finds bag of crystal meth in video game

Grand Theft Auto meets Breaking Bad as US kid finds bag of meth in video game

The boy discovered the package and his father then returned it to the shop

Anjem Choudary: 'There is insufficient protection against such hate preachers in our community', says Imam

Anjem Choudary: 'We need to crack down on hate preachers' says key Muslim cleric Ajmal Masroor

Key Muslim cleric demands crackdown on hate preachers after Anjem Choudary case

Ajmal Masroor also tells talkRADIO 'we're all in this together' after extremist preacher was jailed for championing Isis

End Violence Against Women says 'We've got to have better work in schools' to end domestic and sexual attacks

The fight to end violence against women 'must begin at school'

The fight to end violence against women 'must begin at school'

End Violence Against Women says education is vital to curb domestic and sexual violence

Footballer Raheem Sterling receives abuse for posting a picture of his daughter online

Raheem Sterling abused for Instagram picture of his daughter's first day of school

Raheem Sterling abused for Instagram picture of daughter's first day of school

Trolls called the Manchester City footballer's daughter 'stupid' and 'a snake' after picture was uploaded to social media

Chocolate tasting is 'a valuable asset, it takes a long time to learn', says chocolatier

Chocolate tester Hayleigh Curtis 'was right to insure her taste buds for £1 million'

Chocolate tester Hayleigh Curtis 'was right to insure taste buds for £1 million'

After Cadbury's chocolate taster got her taste buds covered for a seven-figure sum, talkRADIO hears just how valuable those tongue receptors are

Philae lander found 'lying on its back with two of its legs stuck in the air so they can't communicate with it', says science journalist

Philae lander found 'lying on its back with its legs in the air', says science journalist

Science journalist Sarah Cruddas explains how the Philae lander got lost

The Philae lander has been found by the Rosetta probe, two years after going missing

Choudary was described as calculating, dangerous and remorseless

Anjem Choudary given five and a half years in jail for supporting Isis

Anjem Choudary given five and a half years in jail for supporting Isis

Radical preacher supported Islamic State and talked of flag of Islam flying over White House

Keith Vaz steps down form his position as chairman of the House of Commons Home Affairs Select Committee

Keith Vaz steps down as Home Affairs Select Committee chairman over male escort reports

Keith Vaz quits as chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee

It was reported that the Labour MP paid for two male escorts at his North London flat last month, leading to his resignation today

Junior Doctors strikes: 'This is all about Jeremy Hunt being able to say people should vote Conservative', says junior doctor

Junior Doctors strikes: 'Jeremy Hunt is only interested in Conservative votes', says junior doctor

Junior doctors happy that next weeks strikes have been called off

Next weeks junior doctor strikes have now been called off over fears for patient safety, as NHS England said there was not enough notice

Revenge porn prosecutions: 'People have got the confidence about coming forward', says UK Council on Child Internet Safety

Revenge porn prosecutions: 'People have got confidence about coming forward', says UK Council on Child Internet Safety

'Revenge porn prosecution figures send clear message: don't even think about it'

Figures show more than 200 prosecutions since creation of law making it an offence to publish private sexual photographs or films without subject's consent

Black Lives Matter protest: 'They've used this disruption to say look, we need to have a conversation', says director of Operation Black Vote

Black Lives Matter protest: 'They've used London City Airport demo to demand a conversation'

Operation Black Vote says the Black Lives Matter protest is beneficial

Black Lives Matter staged protest on the runway of London City Airport about the UK's environmental impact on black people

Migrant crisis: 'The way forward is to have a resettlement community in North Africa', says UKIP leadership candidate

Ukip leadership candidate says migrants should be sent to North African camp to solve crisis

Ukip leadership candidate demands migrants be sent to North Africa

Elizabeth Jones believes Calais' Jungle migrant camp should be shut down and a resettlement community opened in North Africa

Woman jailed for five years after keeping an AK47 in her bedroom

London woman Lynn Ofori Tetteh jailed for five years for keeping AK47 in bedroom

Woman jailed for five years for keeping AK47 in her bedroom

Tetteh kept the firearm inside a soil pipe in her wardrobe, along will almost 500 rounds of ammunition

Australia's iconic beach is mentioned in a new article by Isis

Isis declares war on Australia and demands bloodbath on Bondi Beach

Isis declares war on Australia and demands bloodbath on Bondi Beach

Militant group also urges lone wolves to attack Sydney Opera House and the Sydney and Melbourne cricket grounds

Flights disrupted at London City Airport due to Black Lives Matter protest

'Around 7 arrested' after Black Lives Matter protest at London City Airport

'Around 7 arrested' after Black Lives Matter protest at London City Airport

Members of the campaign group chained themselves together to protest against the environmental impact on the lives of black people from airports

Monday, September 5, 2016

Monday, September 5, 2016

Would you like to move into a 7 foot wide house? It'll only cost you £1.25 million

Fancy living in a 7-foot-wide house? It'll only cost you £1.25 million

Fancy living in a 7-foot-wide house? It'll only cost you £1.25 million

We all know the price of housing in London is expensive, but is a house this small on sale for millions just a bit too far?

Des Moines city council try to ban Pokémon Go

US city wants to vanish off the map (well, the Pokémon Go map)

US city wants to vanish off the map (well, the Pokémon Go map)

Des Moines City Council voted unanimously to remove all public places from the game, but it is highly unlikely to work

Keith Vaz: 'The public has no need to know about the private lives of MPs', says Ken Livingstone

Keith Vaz: 'The public has no need to know about MPs' private lives', says Ken Livingstone

'The public has no need to know about MPs' private lives', says Ken Livingstone

Ken Livingstone give his views on reports of Keith Vaz paying for two male escorts being printed in papers

Association of British Commuters launches a crowdfunding campaign to take action on Southern Rail problems

Southern Rail commuters launch crowdfunding campaign to end 'daily catastrophe'

Southern Rail commuters launch crowdfunding campaign to end 'daily catastrophe'

They hope to raise £25,000 for a judicial review into the Department for Transport and how they have handled problems with Southern Rail

Tractors fill the road

The Calais 'Jungle' camp protest in pictures

The Calais 'Jungle' camp protest in pictures

The main motorway route into Calais is being blocked by convoys of lorries and tractors

Keith Vaz: 'The Sunday Mirror must come clean', says human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell

Keith Vaz: 'The Sunday Mirror must come clean', says human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell

Pater Tatchell demands the Sunday Mirror come clean on Keith Vaz sting

Keith Vaz has resigned from the Commons Home Affairs Committee after reports claimed he hired two male escorts

'Everybody who voted for Brexit, voted effectively for controlling our borders [through] a sensible points based system', says Nigel Farage

'Everybody who voted Brexit wants a points-based immigration system', says Nigel Farage

'Everybody who voted Brexit wants points-based immigration system', says Farage

Former Ukip leader backs points-based control despite Theresa May saying the system is unlikely

North Korea 'fire three ballistic missiles into the sea from the east coast'

North Korea 'fires three ballistic missiles into the sea'

North Korea 'fires three ballistic missiles into the sea'

Three missiles have reportedly been fired from North Korea's east coast into the sea, as world leaders meet in China for the G20 summit

Keith Vaz: 'I think we should be sympathetic', says MP Simon Danczuk

Keith Vaz: 'I think we should be sympathetic after male escort scandal', says MP Simon Danczuk

Keith Vaz should be treated with sympathy, says MP Simon Danczuk

Danczuk says publication of the reports was justified - but what Vaz has done 'isn't illegal'

Tel Aviv crane collapse leaves 'up to 30 missing'

Tel Aviv crane collapse leaves 'up to 30 missing'

Tel Aviv crane collapse leaves 'up to 30 missing'

Crane reportedly collapsed onto park lot construction site in Ramat Hachayal

A woman walks past wreckage in Kobani, one of the focal points of the Syrian conflict. Syria has witnessed almost daily violence since conflict broke out in 2011

At least 38 dead in string of bombings across Syria

At least 38 dead in string of bombings across Syria

Explosions rip into Tartous, Homs, Damascus and Hasaka

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy calls for border controls to move from Calais to Britain

Calais border controls must move to Britain to solve Jungle migrant nightmare, says Sarkozy

Calais border controls must move to Britain to solve Jungle nightmare - Sarkozy

The Presidential nominee for the right wing Les Republicains party is also calling for a new centre to open in England to process asylum applications

A young couple painted as EU flags protest outside Downing Street following the referendum on 23 June

Government rules out points-based immigration system after Brexit

Government rules out points-based immigration system after Brexit

Government says the roadmap for Brexit has yet to be determined

Friday, September 2, 2016

Friday, September 2, 2016

Donald Trump

George Galloway speaks to a Trump-supporting US radio host about the Presidential race

George Galloway speaks to Trump-supporting US radio host

George and SuperTalk Mississippi's J.T. Williamson discussed the US Presidential race

SpaceX explosion: 'This has failed on a ground test which is quite remarkable', says UK Planetary Society

SpaceX explosion: 'It failed on a ground test, which is remarkable', says UK Planetary Society

The UK Planetary Society says it's remarkable the SpaceX rocket launch failed

A Falcon 9 rocket exploded at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in a prelaunch test, destroying an Amos-6 communications satellite

The Royal Marine will appear in a London court

Royal Marine Ciaran Maxwell charged with terror offences

Royal Marine Ciaran Maxwell charged with terror offences

30-year-old set to appear in London court charged with making explosive devices and substances, and creating hideaways in England and Northern Ireland

Police officer stabbed in the throat and one dead in a Paris shootout

Police officer stabbed in the throat, attacker dead in Paris shootout

Police officer stabbed in the throat, attacker dead in Paris shootout

A police officer was stabbed by a man as she attended to the scene

Melania Trump V Daily Mail - 'There is a certain rich irony', says former editor Paul Connew

Melania Trump vs Daily Mail: Case 'is designed to whip up support for Donald Trump'

Melania Trump's Daily Mail case 'designed to whip up support for Donald Trump'

Former tabloid editor Paul Connew believes Donald Trump is trying to revive flagging campaign and suggests there's a 'rich irony' in the case

The ruling has met fierce opposition from the Irish government, which wants to avoid deterring other multinationals from investing in the country

Apple tax ruling: Irish government agrees to appeal €13bn verdict

Apple tax ruling: Irish government agrees to appeal €13bn verdict

Irish government confirms it will contest European Commission's ruling that Apple owes billions in back taxes

German neo-Nazi is convicted of Holocaust denial

'Nazi grandma' Ursula Haverbeck convicted of Holocaust denial again

'Nazi grandma' convicted of Holocaust denial again

The prominent German neo-Nazi has been convicted for a second time for saying the Auschwitz camp was a labor camp, not a death camp.

Junior Doctors Strike: 'We need to detach the running of the NHS from politics and politicians entirely', says BMA council member

Junior Doctors Strike: 'We need to detach the NHS from politics', says BMA council member

BMA council member calls for the NHS to be detached from politics

Doctor Hamed Khan tells talkRADIO how the NHS should be improved and why junior doctors are striking

New radioactive drug could be used by the NHS to treat prostate cancer, but what is it?

Radioactive 'Litvinenko drug' could be used by the NHS to fight prostate cancer - but what is it?

'Litvinenko drug' could be used to treat prostate cancer - but what is it?

The new drug behaves in the same way as a substance used to kill Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko, and could be made available from December this year on the NHS

Hurricane Hermine - America's latest deadly storm

Hurricane Hermine - inside America's latest deadly storm

Hurricane Hermine - inside America's latest deadly storm

talkRADIO looks at the the latest hurricane to batter the shores of the United States

Peter Stringfellow on his nightclub career and his long history with Mike Parry

Peter Stringfellow on his nightclub career and his long history with Mike Parry

Peter Stringfellow on his nightclub career and his long history with Mike Parry

The nightclub entrepreneur came into the talkRADIO studios to chat with The Two Mikes

Melania Trump V Daily Mail - Donald's wife suing newspaper for $150m over sex worker claims

Melania Trump vs Daily Mail - Donald's wife suing newspaper for $150m over sex worker claims

Melania Trump suing Daily Mail for $150m over sex worker claims

British newspaper published an article which alleged the wife of Donald Trump had been an escort in the 1990s

Samsung investigating the Galaxy Note 7 after it explodes when charging

Samsung investigating the Galaxy Note 7 due to battery charging explosion

Samsung investigating the Galaxy Note 7 due to battery charging explosion

The phone has been found to explode whilst charging, and an investigation is taking place into the device

Nicola Sturgeon to launch second Scottish referendum bid

Nicola Sturgeon to launch second Scottish referendum bid on back of Brexit

Nicola Sturgeon to launch second Scottish referendum bid

The First Minister will hail her proposed referendum as the "biggest ever political listening exercise"

UK Airprox Board report says passenger jets were in near-collision at Gatwick Airport

Passenger jets nearly collided at Gatwick Airport, UK Airprox Board report reveals

Passenger jets nearly collided at Gatwick Airport, says report

Two flights were involved in a near-miss earlier this year, according to a UK Airprox Board report

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Thursday, September 1, 2016

The Pokemon hunters were in the middle of a game when they stumbled on a rather unsettling find

Pokemon Go hunters catch thief wearing horror mask

Pokemon Go hunters catch thief wearing horror mask

Group of Pokemon enthusiasts made shocking discovery in Napier, New Zealand

New Alzheimer's drug could be available very soon, says Alzheimer's Research UK

New Alzheimer's drug could be available 'within four years if not sooner'

New Alzheimer's drug could be available 'within four years if not sooner'

Director of Policy at Alzheimer's Research UK says initial tests have shown good signs

Doctor found guilty of having stash of extreme pornography

'Snake sex tape' found in Streatham doctor's pornography collection

'Snake sex tape' found in Streatham doctor's pornography collection

Cyprian Okoro found guilty of possessing stash of 'extreme' material

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