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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Hillsborough verdict: Leading journalist John Keith expects families of the victims to welcome criminal charges

Hillsborough verdict: Leading journalist John Keith expects families of the victims to welcome criminal charges

Hillsborough: Merseyside journalist expects families to welcome criminal charges

John Keith says what people want is 'absolute justice'

It’s a real life ‘Homeward Bound’ story: Sheepdog finds its way home from 240 miles away

It’s a real life ‘Homeward Bound’ story: Sheepdog finds its way home from 240 miles away

‘Homeward Bound’: Sheepdog finds its way home from 240 miles away

The true life story of Pero, the remarkable pooch

Junior Doctors' Strike: Jeremy Hunt 'isn't interested in finding a settlement'

Junior Doctors' Strike: Jeremy Hunt 'isn't interested in finding a settlement'

Junior Doctors' Strike: Jeremy Hunt 'isn't interested in finding a settlement'

Dr. Jeeves Wijesuriya explains why the first all-out doctors' strike in the history of the NHS had to happen

 Hillsborough inquest verdict: 'Historic and momentous, something we've waited a long time for', says Liverpool Echo deputy head of sport

Hillsborough inquest verdict: 'Historic and momentous', says Liverpool Echo deputy head of sport

Hillsborough verdict: 'Historic and momentous', says David Prentice

Liverpool Echo deputy head of sport hails the outcome of the Warrington inquest

Brexit - Children's TV presenter Dave Benson Philips explains the EU referendum to the youngsters

Brexit - Children's TV presenter Dave Benson Phillips explains the EU referendum to the kids

Brexit: Dave Benson Philips explains the EU referendum to the kids

The children's TV presenter helped our young listeners to understand the upcoming vote

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Windypops, Stolen Listeners and Emma Pollock

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Windypops, Stolen Listeners and Emma Pollock

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Monday, April 25

'As you know, I haven't got a sphincter...so I can't burp'. Iain soldiers on despite a severe attack of the windypops

Monday, April 25, 2016

Monday, April 25, 2016

Late Nights with Iain Lee: The Jake and Iain Show

Late Nights with Iain Lee: The Jake and Iain Show - Friday, April 22

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Friday, April 22

'Management have decided I need a co-host...say hello to Jake'

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Hip! Hip! Hip!

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Hip! Hip! Hip!

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Thursday, April 21

"Prince Charles can't do Hip! Hip!"

LISTEN! George Galloway v Julia Hartley-Brewer - let battle commence!

LISTEN! George Galloway v Julia Hartley-Brewer - let battle commence!

LISTEN! George Galloway v Julia Hartley-Brewer - let battle commence!

The pair went head-to-head on a number of issues

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation - Could we get rid of horizons?

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation - Could we get rid of horizons?

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation - Could we get rid of horizons?

Another very important question we should all be discussing

'The Queen is an impressive woman. And she'd be an impressive man. If she was a man...!' It's Alco Vox Pops

'The Queen is an impressive woman. And she'd be an impressive man. If she was a man...!' It's Alco Vox Pops

Alco Vox Pops: 'The Queen would be an impressive man, if she was a man!'

Take the week's news headlines, add some drunk people, and this is what you get

'I was beside myself, it was a dream come true' - Eric Bana relives a call from Ricky Gervais

'I was beside myself, it was a dream come true' - Eric Bana relives a call from Ricky Gervais

'I was beside myself' - Eric Bana relives a call from Ricky Gervais

The Australian stars new Netflix original 'Special Correspondents'

London Mayoral Race - George Galloway: 'The city needs a big figure to lead it'

London Mayoral Race - George Galloway: 'The city needs a big figure to lead it'

George Galloway: 'London needs a big figure to lead it'

The Respect Party's candidate for mayor chats to Julia Hartley-Brewer ahead of the election

'You did it as a provocation to me' - It's George Galloway v Julia Hartley-Brewer

'You did it as a provocation to me' - It's George Galloway v Julia Hartley-Brewer

'You did it as provocation to me' - It's George Galloway v Julia Hartley-Brewer

The pair's twitter argument was replayed on air on Monday morning

Dr Hamed Khan claims NHS care will be better during the junior doctors' strike

Quality of care provided during strike action 'will be no less than when junior doctors are working', claims Dr Hamed Khan

Dr Hamed Khan claims NHS care will be better during the junior doctors' strike

More senior and better qualified staff will cover gaps during industrial action

Chloe Madeley: 'If a woman chooses to make money from the way she looks, who are you to tell them they are wrong?'

Chloe Madeley: 'If a woman chooses to make money from the way she looks, who are you to tell them they are wrong?'

Who are you to tell me I'm 'disgusting?' Madeley hits out at online 'trolls'

Personal trainer and nutritionist reacts angrily to negative social media comments

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 5

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 5

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

Friday, April 22, 2016

Friday, April 22, 2016

Sir Ian McKellen: ‘If you can do Shakespeare, you’re a proper actor’

Sir Ian McKellen: ‘If you can do Shakespeare, you’re a proper actor’

Sir Ian McKellen: ‘If you can do Shakespeare, you’re a proper actor’

The legendary British actor gave glowing reviews of the famous playwright to Yasmeen Khan

London Mayoral Race: Peter Whittle: 'I want to preserve all the things that make London great'

London Mayoral Race - Peter Whittle: 'I want to preserve all the things that make London great'

Peter Whittle: 'I want to preserve all the things that make London great'

UKIP Mayoral candidate joined Julia Hartley-Brewer in the studio

The Queen at 90: Sam Delaney v Andrew Rosindell - MUST LISTEN!

The Queen at 90: Sam Delaney v Andrew Rosindell - MUST LISTEN!

The Queen at 90: Sam Delaney v Andrew Rosindell - MUST LISTEN!

Our Drive host enjoyed a heated debate with the MP for Romford

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Today’s big debate comes after the Prime Minister praises the Queen as a 'rock of strength for our nation' on her 90th birthday (21st April).

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation – Should we ban rocks?

The Big Debate: Jon Holmes asks the nation – Should we ban rocks?

Our mid-afternoon host brings us another hard-hitting debate

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

Prosecco

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

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