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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Father of Ahmad Khan Rahami 'contacted FBI in 2014 to say he was a terrorist'

Father of Ahmad Khan Rahami 'contacted FBI in 2014 to say he was a terrorist'

Official cited by the Associated Press says Rahami's father subsequently retracted the claim about the Manhattan and New Jersey bomb suspect

Baby Isis executioner watches beheadings in shocking footage (photos)

Baby Isis executioner watches beheadings in shocking footage (photos)

Footage of the child executioner killing a prisoner is just part of Islamic State's latest video release. Read the shocking story below

US authorities investigating alleged bomber Ahmad Ramani's connections

Ahmad Rahami: US authorities investigating family of Manhattan and New Jersey bomb suspect

Authorities investigating family of US bomb suspect Ahmad Rahami

Authorities want to examine whether the suspect acted alone or whether he had help in planting bombs in Manhattan and Elizabeth

Brexit: 'The absence of leadership from the Prime Minister is astonishing', says leader of the Liberal Democrats

Brexit: 'The absence of leadership from Theresa May is astonishing', says Lib Dem leader Tim Farron

Lib Dem leader Tim Farron lays into Theresa May over Brexit

Leader of the Liberal Democrats Tim Farron criticised Theresa May for her handling of Brexit during the Liberal Democrats' annual conference

The Big Debate on doorways: 'My cat got killed by a terrorist'

The Big Debate on doorways: 'My cat got killed by a terrorist'

The Big Debate on doorways: 'My cat got killed by a terrorist'

Today's big debate was about doorways

Donald Trump Jr. likens Syrian refugees to poisoned skittles...and more controversial quotes

Thought Donald Trump Jr's refugee skittle remarks were bad? Check out his views on boobs, pregnancy and gas chambers

Thought Trump Jr's skittle remarks were bad? Check out some of his other remarks

Donald Trump's son managed to upstage his father with his refugee comments - but some of his other comments are even worse

Bexley Brawl: Twitter condemns mass fight in Northumberland Heath

Bexley Brawl: Red Dwarf star Danny John-Jules leads condemnation of 'Lord of the Flies' turf war

Red Dwarf star leads condemnation of 'Lord of the Flies' turf war in Bexley

Twitter users united in scorn after up to 100 people were involved in a mass brawl

Armed police can 'very often it can have the wrong effect', says leading professor as patrols are planned in Kent

Armed anti-terror police could do more than good, says academic

Armed anti-terror police could do more than good, says academic

Armed police are set to start routine patrols in Kent, but one of the county's leading sociologists has said this might not be a good idea

UN Summit: 'Moderate resettlement programs are a very good idea', says migration correspondent

UN Summit: 'Moderate resettlement programs are a very good idea', says migration correspondent

Migration correspondant urges leaders to use moderate resettlement programs

The United Nations summit for refugees and migrants continues today in New York

Expert explains the political impact of Manhattan bombing for Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton

New York explosions: 'Too early to say whether Donald Trump will gain from weekend's bombings'

'Too early to say whether Trump will gain from New York, New Jersey explosions'

Dr. Brian Klaas said the terror scare will resonate with Trump's core support, but harder to gauge impact on wider electorate

'Ghost girl' caught on CCTV camera causes terror in Mexico

'Ghost girl' caught on CCTV camera causes terror in Mexico

CCTV footage filmed in Mexico City shows what looks like a girl appearing out of nowhere, before a car passes clean through her

Expert dismisses lone wolf idea in Manhattan and New Jersey bombings

Manhattan and New Jersey suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami didn't act alone, says anti-terror expert

Manhattan and New Jersey suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami 'didn't act alone'

Former counter-terror detective David Videcette explained why he thought the lone wolf theory wasn't true

Paul Gascoigne: 'We should salute ourselves' for legislating against casual racism, says presenter Bob Mills

Britain should salute itself for punishing Paul Gascoigne, says presenter Bob Mills

Paul Gascoigne's fine for racism was absolutely justified, says Bob Mills

Former England footballer Gascoigne was fined £1,000 for racially aggravated abuse, after a joke he made at his show in Wolverhampton

Great Britain's Paralympic athletes have returned home (Getty)

In photos: GB Paralympians given hero's welcome as they arrive back in the UK

In photos: GB Paralympians given hero's welcome as they arrive back in the UK

Great Britain's Paralympic athletes have returned home, and were greeted by fans, family and friends at the airport

New Islamic State propaganda video forces blond boy to execute a prisoner

Isis forces blonde boy to execute a prisoner in new video

Isis forces blonde boy to execute a prisoner in new video

The boy, clearly of European descent, lifts gun from holster before a camouflaged man helps him aim it

Outrage as Donald Trump Jr. likens Syrian refugees to poisoned skittles

Donald Trump Jr. sparks outrage by likening Syrian refugees to poisoned skittles

Donald Trump Jr. sparks outrage by likening Syrian refugees to poisoned skittles

The son of the Republican candidate suggested America should not accept any refugees from Syria

Pirate Party of Berlin politician found dead

German Pirate Party politician found dead after far-right election defeat

German Pirate Party politician found dead after far-right election defeat

Gerwald Claus-Brunner has died in what the party is calling a suicde

Mass brawl in Bexley involves 'around 100 schoolchildren'

Bexley battle royale: 100 kids 'armed with knives and bats' brawl in south-east London (video)

100 kids 'carrying knives and bats' brawl in Bexley

The brawl took place In Northumberland Heath near Bexley, and police were called to the scene, two people were taken to hospital

India bus crash: At least five children dead after schoolbus 'falls into drain' in Amritsar

At least five children dead after schoolbus 'falls into drain' in Amritsar, Indi

The bus crashed into a lake after reportedly trying to overtake another vehicle in the eastern state of Bihar

Saudi Airlines threat in Manila was false alarm, says carrier

Saudi Airlines threat in Manila was false alarm, says carrier

Special forces are reportedly checking to verify whether or not plane has been hijacked

Alexis Conran on how you can outsmart the scammers

Alexis Conran's battleplan for outsmarting scammers

Alexis Conran's battleplan for outsmarting scammers

The presenter popped by the studio to give some crucial advice

Sports Direct to face independent review

Mike Ashley and Sports Direct to face independent review

Mike Ashley and Sports Direct to face independent review

The review on working practice was originally going to happen in-house, but Sports Direct has changed tack following shareholder feedback

Monday, September 19, 2016

Monday, September 19, 2016

'We're a small party and controversy is how we get traction through the media', says Ukip's Elizabeth Jones

Diane James Vladimir Putin headlines are great for Ukip, says exec member Elizabeth Jones

Diane James Vladimir Putin headlines are great for Ukip, says exec member

Jones was speaking after new Ukip leader Diane James revealed her political heroes include Vladimir Putin, Margaret Thatcher and Winston Churchill

'Some are saying what happened this weekend is a test run for something much worse', says American news reporter

'Many fear Manhattan and Elizabeth bombs were a test run for something worse'

'Many fear Manhattan and Elizabeth bombs were a test run for something worse'

Journalist Steve Mercyzynski told talkRADIO people fear 'that those involved were trying to see the reaction'

Chelsea bombing suspect Ahmad Rahami 'in custody after shootout in Linden'

Chelsea bombing suspect Ahmad Rahami 'in custody after shootout in Linden'

Chelsea bombing suspect Ahmad Rahami 'in custody after shootout in Linden'

At least one officer was reportedly injured in a shootout leading to Rahami's arrest

Women chased off a beach in France for wearing a burkini

Australian women in burkinis chased off beach in France

Australian woman in burkinis chased off beach in France

The mother and daughter were chased off the beach as locals were not happy with what they were wearing and threatened to call police

New York explosions: West Point Military Academy on lockdown due to suspicious vehicle

New York explosions: West Point Military Academy on lockdown due to suspicious vehicle

New York's West Point Military Academy on lockdown due to suspicious vehicle

The academy has been locked down after the car was seen entering through a security gate

New Jersey bombs: Police investigating 'suspicious package' at Rutgers University

New Jersey bombs: Police investigating 'suspicious package' at Rutgers Universit

Device was found at Douglass Parking Deck, around 20 miles from the town of Elizabeth

Lifejackets were placed at Parliament Square

'Graveyard of lifejackets' placed in Parliament Square [PHOTOS]

In photos: 'Graveyard of lifejackets' placed in Parliament Square

2,500 lifejackets have been laid out in Parliament Square to represent those migrants who have died trying to cross the Mediterranean sea

Manhattan and Elizabeth bombs were linked, says Homeland Security official

Manhattan and Elizabeth bombs were linked, says Homeland Security official

Manhattan and Elizabeth bombs were linked, says Homeland Security official

Authorities earlier suggested Manhattan suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami's last known address was Elizabeth

Turkish police detain 40 people over supposed links to Isis

Turkish police detain 40 people over supposed links to Isis

Turkish police detain 40 people over supposed links to Isis

The country has seen a number of high-profile terror attacks from the militant group over the last year.

Police release name of suspect in Manhattan bombing

Manhattan bombing suspect named as Ahmad Khan Rahami

Manhattan bombing suspect named as Ahmad Khan Rahami

The NYPD are searching for 28 year old Ahmad Khan Rahami

Calais Jungle: Rape and sexual assaults reported on a daily basis, says journalist

Calais Jungle: Rape and sexual assaults reported on a daily basis, says journalist

Calais Jungle: Rape and sexual assaults reported daily, says journalist

Enda Brady has visited the camp on the shores of Calais, where 10,000 migrants are desperately trying to reach the UK

Police raiding property near Elizabeth station following bomb discovery

Police raiding home near Elizabeth station following bomb discovery

No confirmation as yet that raid is connected to discovery of bombs at New Jersey station

Another suspicious package found in New York

'Suspicious package' in New York's Union Square found to be toolbox

'Suspicious package' in New York's Union Square found to be toolbox

The package was found near Union Square, several fire engines and ambulances were on standby whilst officials investigated the area, which is now deemed to be safe

'The shadow cabinet should be chosen by their peer group', says former advisor to Tony Blair

Jeremy Corbyn Shadow Cabinet comments ridiculed by former advisor to Tony Blair

Jeremy Corbyn Shadow Cabinet comments ridiculed by former advisor to Tony Blair

John McTernan said Labour party members 'don't know what they're doing' and Corbyn is simply making a power grab by including them in Shadow Cabinet selection

Manhattan Bombing: "These attacks are difficult to stop but they were relatively unsuccessful', says expert

Manhattan Bombing: 'Even the dumbest terrorist wouldn't have picked that spot in Chelsea'

'These attacks are difficult to stop but they were relatively unsuccessful'

Security expert Will Geddes says bombing in Manhattan was planned very badly

Paul Gascoigne pleads guilty to racially aggravated abuse during a show

Paul Gascoigne ordered to pay £1,000 fine and £1,000 compensation for racially aggravated abuse

Paul Gascoigne fined for racially aggravated abuse

The former footballer will go on trial today for a comment he made on An Evening With Gazza

Prehistoric zebra and rhinoceros remains found in Star Wars desert

Prehistoric animal remains found in Star Wars desert

Archeologists find fossils of 92,000-year-old rhinoceroses, zebras and ostriches during dig at Tunisian site

Five explosive devices found at New Jersey station hours after Manhattan blast

Five explosive devices found at New Jersey station hours after Manhattan blast

Five explosive devices found in New Jersey hours after Manhattan blast

One of the devices exploded as bomb squads attempted to disarm them. The devices were reportedly shrapnel-filled pressure cookers.

'There's a lot of similarities between Antarctica and space flight', doctor Beth Healey reveals more about space research in Antarctica

'Antarctica is the perfect place to study space'

'Antarctica is the perfect place to study space'

European Space Agency researcher Beth Healey talks us through her experience in the freezing cold of Antarctica

Manhattan Bombing: Americans have ruled out international links, says expert

Manhattan Bombing: Americans 'believe this is homegrown'

Manhattan Bombing: Americans 'believe this is homegrown'

Dr. Eric Moonman told Paul Ross that the authorities don't believe the attack in Chelsea was international

Railways reopened after torrential rain chaos

Watford Junction line reopens after torrential rain chaos

Watford Junction line reopens after torrential rain chaos

Services between London's Euston Station and Milton Keynes were halted after a train derailed near Watford Junction

Friday, September 16, 2016

Friday, September 16, 2016

George Galloway on... the health of US politicians

George Galloway on... the health of US politicians

Hillary Clinton has not been well recently

George Galloway speaks to Neil Hamilton about the new leader of UKIP, and the state of the party

George Galloway discusses the new UKIP leader with Neil Hamilton

Diane James was elected today as leader of UKIP

Nigel Farage was soft on racism - but his success put left wing to shame, says Peter Tatchell

Nigel Farage 'allowed racism to flourish but he put the left wing to shame'

Peter Tatchell, one of Britain's foremost human rights campaigners, offered a balanced view on Nigel Farage as the Ukip leader stepped down

Donald Trump 'has the same genes as Hitler' says former Mexican president

Donald Trump 'has the same genes as Hitler' says former Mexican president

Enrique Fox likens Donald Trump to an old Latin American dictator in extraordinary attack on Republican presidential candidate

'Farage's legacy is one of amateurism combined with a lack of democracy internally in the party', says Ukip founder

Ukip founder Alan Sked savages 'amateur' Nigel Farage for taking Ukip 'to the far right'

Ukip founder savages 'amateur' Nigel Farage for taking Ukip 'to the far right'

The founder of Ukip said the party should be dissolved now it has achieved its core objective

Expert praises tortoise who single-handedly saved species from extinction

100-year-old tortoise which fathered 800 babies praised for saving species single-handedly

Horny tortoise praised for single-handedly saving species from extinction

Diego, a Galapagos giant tortoise, is believed to have saved his species from extinction

New Ukip leader Diane James claims she wants Article 50 to be triggered on Christmas day

New Ukip leader Diane James wants Article 50 Brexit clause 'triggered on Christmas day'

New Ukip leader Diane James wants Article 50 'triggered on Christmas day'

Diane James is taking over from Nigel Farage as leader of the Ukip party, and has reportedly claimed she wants the government to trigger Article 50 on Christmas day

Airport expansion: Boris Johnson "right for all the wrong reasons" to dismiss Heathrow

Airport expansion: Boris Johnson 'right for all the wrong reasons' to dismiss Heathrow

Boris Johnson 'right for all the wrong reasons' to dismiss Heathrow expansion

Aviation expert Julian Bray highlighted the reasons why Gatwick airport needs to be expanded

Ukip: 'There are people in that party who are in it for themselves', says Alexandra Phillips who has defected to the Conservatives

Ukip election: Defector Alex Phillips say 'you couldn't run a corner shop the way those bickering amateurs work'

Ukip defector says 'you couldn't run a corner shop the way they run that party'

Former aide to Nigel Farage has hit out at Ukip's 'self-cannibalising' members on day Diane James was elected in succession to Nigel Farage

Ukip leadership: Who is Diane James, who has taken over from Nigel Farage as leader?

Ukip leadership: Who is Nigel Farage's successor Diane James?

The 56-year-old succeeds Nigel Farage, who has stepped down after six consecutive years in charge of the eurosceptic party

Diane James succeeds Nigel Farage as Ukip leader

Diane James succeeds Nigel Farage as Ukip leader

James takes over from Farage, who has stepped down after six years in charge of the eurosceptic party

Derek Hatton praises Liverpool City Council's support of The Sun boycott

Hillsborough: Derek Hatton praises Liverpool City Council's official Sun boycott

Derek Hatton praises Liverpool City Council's support of Sun boycott

The Sun's coverage of the Hillsborough disaster has lead to an emnity against the newspaper which has lasted decades.

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