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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Drug cheats: Sports science expert praises the International Olympic Committee for retesting athlete samples

Drug cheats: Sports science expert praises the International Olympic Committee for retesting athlete samples

Drug cheats: Sports science expert praises the IOC for retesting athlete samples

Professor John Brewer says it shows 'a clear intent' to stamp out doping ahead of the games in Rio De Janiero

Zero hours contracts: Union boss calls for government crackdown on controversial work practice

Zero hours contracts: Union boss calls for government crackdown on controversial work practice

Union boss calls for government crackdown on zero hours contracts

Steve Turner, the assistant general secretary at trade union Unite, claims the terms are exploitive

Steve Backshall urges people to appreciate Great British wildlife

Steve Backshall urges people to appreciate Great British wildlife

Steve Backshall urges people to appreciate Great British wildlife

The television presenter claims we underestimate the nature we have in our own country

The UK's prisons are in 'absolute crisis', talkRADIO has been told.

UK prisons are in 'absolute crisis', claims senior official

UK prisons are in 'absolute crisis', claims senior official

Prison Officers Association general secretary Steve Gillan says action must be taken

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Guns, Boots and Early Nights

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Guns, Boots and Early Nights - Tuesday, May 17

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Tuesday, May 17

'Er...a booot.' (Katia)

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Actor Tom Price on doing a set with Ricky Gervais, The Leak, and a brilliant Michael McIntyre impression

Actor Tom Price on doing a set with Ricky Gervais, The Leak, and a brilliant Michael McIntyre impression

Tom Price on doing a set with Ricky Gervais, and a Michael McIntyre impression

Jon Holmes chatted to the comedian about his recent projects

Hipsters and shoe polish! It's Jon Holmes' 'Lonely Lunch Club'

Hipsters and shoe polish! It's Jon Holmes' 'Lonely Lunch Club'

Hipsters and shoe polish! It's Jon Holmes' 'Lonely Lunch Club'

Jon Holmes meets another lonely soul at lunch

The Big Debate: Do we need chairs?

The Big Debate: Do we need chairs?

The Big Debate: Do we need chairs?

Maybe we should stand up all the time

Don't like tomatoes? Here's another reason to hate them

Danger UXT! That's unexploded tomato!

Danger UXT! That's unexploded tomato!

Military expert leads the call for tomatoes to be outlawed

Beyonce clothing range shock: Sweat shop labour is 'the injustice at the heart of the fashion industry', claims equality campaigner

Beyonce clothing range shock: Sweat shop labour is 'the injustice at the heart of the fashion industry', claims equality campaigner

Sweat shop labour: 'It's the injustice at the heart of the fashion industry'

War On Want's senior campaigns officer Owen Espley reacts to reports accusing Beyonce's clothing range

Labour MP Nic Dakin has called for the government to crack down on illegal schools

Shadow Schools Secretary Nic Dakin calls for government crackdown on illegal schools

Shadow Schools Secretary calls for government crackdown on illegal schools

Nic Dakin claims more needs to be done to address the issue

Police chief Steve White has called for tasers to be rolled out across UK police forces because they've proven to be "incredibly effective" at keeping people safe

Police chief calls for rollout of tasers for frontline officers in England and Wales

Police chief calls for rollout of tasers for frontline officers

Chairman of the Police Federation Steve White says they've been 'incredibly effective'

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Angelos, Barry and Brains

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Angelos, Barry and Brains - Monday, May 16

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Monday, May 16

'We're all screwed!' (Iain Lee)

Monday, May 16, 2016

Monday, May 16, 2016

Manchester United fake bomb scare: 'People need to be sacked', insists security expert

Manchester United fake bomb scare: 'People need to be sacked', insists security expert

Man United fake bomb scare: 'People need to be sacked', insists security expert

Roy Ramm has condemned the blunder which saw Old Trafford match postponed amid fears for public safety

Eurovision 2016: Joe and Jake on their performance and the voting system

Eurovision 2016: Joe and Jake on their performance and the voting system

Eurovision 2016: Joe and Jake on their performance and the voting system

The UK entrants tell Paul Ross about their experience and share their views on the public voting

Brexit: Yvette Cooper slams the idea of Nigel Farage being a 'champion for the little guy'

Brexit: Yvette Cooper slams the idea of Nigel Farage being a 'champion for the little guy'

Brexit: Cooper slams idea of Farage being a 'champion for the little guy'

Labour MP for Pontefract and Castleford believes no one will take his EU comments on board

Nigel Farage backs Boris Johnson to be Prime Minister if UK votes to leave EU

Brexit: Nigel Farage backs Boris Johnson to be Prime Minister if UK votes to leave EU

Farage backs Johnson to be Prime Minister if UK votes to leave EU

The leader of UKIP will support the former London Mayor if the people vote Leave

Friday, May 13, 2016

Friday, May 13, 2016

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Life, Death and Space Truckers

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Life, Death and Space Truckers - Friday, May 13

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Friday, May 13

'They fixed my mum!' (Iain Lee)

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 8

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 8

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 8

Is This Love? It's time for another busker session with Jon Holmes

Is This Love? It's time for another busker session with Jon Holmes

Is This Love? It's time for another busker session with Jon Holmes

Jeremy John performed a very special cover of one of Bob Marley's beloved classics

The Big Debate: Do we need hearing?

The Big Debate: Do we need hearing?

The Big Debate: Do we need hearing?

Jon Holmes answers the most important question of the day

Celebrity Lonely Lunch Club! Debra Stephenson talks yoga and her Night of One Hundred Voices

Celebrity Lonely Lunch Club! Debra Stephenson talks yoga and her Night of One Hundred Voices

Jon Holmes inducts actress Debra Stephenson into the Lonely Lunch Club

The actress and impressionist showed off some of her impressions

'It sends out another strong message' - Stephanie Hirst welcomes Obama order on transgender student rights

'It sends out another strong message' - Stephanie Hirst welcomes Obama order on transgender student rights

'Another strong message' - Stephanie Hirst on Obama transgender order

Stephanie Hirst believes the orders are a step in the right direction against transgender discrimination

Charity cheif Jane Powell has praised the Duke of Cambridge for his speech urging men to talk about their issues

Charity chief salutes Prince William for speech about male suicide

Charity chief salutes Prince William for speech about male suicide

Jane Powell, CEO of Campaign Against Living Miserably (C.A.L.M), hails the Duke of Cambridge

Antony Costa writes off the UK’s chances of ever again winning the Eurovision Song Contest

Antony Costa writes off the UK’s chances of ever again winning the Eurovision Song Contest

Antony Costa writes off the UK’s chances of ever again winning Eurovision

Blue band member looks ahead to this weekend's contest in Stockholm

'The government has grossly underestimated the number of EU migrants' - John Redwood MP blasts the government over migration figures

'They have grossly underestimated the numbers' - John Redwood blasts the government over migration figures

'The government has grossly underestimated numbers of migrants coming to the UK'

John Redwood, MP for Wokingham, blasts the government for failing to control migration

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Thursday, May 12, 2016

'People shouldn't be unduly concerned' about Northern Ireland-related terrorism, claims former SAS soldier Robin Horsfall

'People shouldn't be unduly concerned' about Northern Ireland-related terrorism, claims former SAS soldier Robin Horsfall

'People shouldn't be concerned' about Northern Ireland-related terrorism

Former SAS soldier Robin Horsfall reassures the public after a 'severe' warning of a terrorist attack from dissident Northern Irish republicans

Nicola Thorp, the woman at the centre of this week's 'high heels' row, is campaigning to change laws on women's dress codes at work

High heels row: Nicola Thorp asks 'what does it have to do with being accepted at work?'

High heels row: 'What does it have to do with being accepted at work?'

Receptionist Nicola Thorp hits back after she was told she couldn't wear flat shoes in the office

Donald Trump: 'The normalisation is beginning', claims political journalist Sebastian Payne

Donald Trump: 'The normalisation is beginning', claims political journalist Sebastian Payne

Donald Trump: 'The normalisation is beginning', claims political journalist

Sebastian Payne from the Financial Times explains how the businessman is changing his tactics after becoming presumptive candidate

'I think it's only fair to have transparency' - Media commentator Peter Jukes backs government plans in the BBC white paper

'It's only fair to have transparency' - Media commentator Peter Jukes backs government plans in BBC white paper

'It's only fair to have transparency' - Media commentator backs BBC white paper

Peter Jukes supports the idea of making the corporation more accountable and dynamic

'There is a corruption problem in the UK', admits Tory MP Matthew Hancock

'There is a corruption problem in the UK', admits Tory MP Matthew Hancock

'There is a corruption problem in the UK', admits Tory MP Matthew Hancock

The Minister for the Cabinet Office and Paymaster General claims there are problems in every country across the world

X Factor's Reggie N Bollie debut their new single live with Paul Ross

X Factor's Reggie N Bollie debut their new single live with Paul Ross

X Factor's Reggie N Bollie debut their new single live with Paul Ross

New Girl is released at the end of this week

Cheryl Baker on Bucks Fizz, skirt-ripping and Eurovison 2016

Cheryl Baker on Bucks Fizz, skirt-ripping and Eurovison 2016

Cheryl Baker on Bucks Fizz, skirt-ripping and Eurovison 2016

The annual singing contest takes place this weekend in Stockholm

'If you hear someone shout 'Allahu Akbar' you should run away like a whippet', claims UKIP deputy leader

'If you hear someone shout 'Allahu Akbar' you should run away like a whippet', claims UKIP deputy leader

'If you hear someone shout 'Allahu Akbar' you should run away like a whippet'

UKIP deputy leader Paul Nuttall insists Great Manchester Police should not have been forced to apologise following terror training exercise

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Hopkins Bingo and Home Alone Claire

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Hopkins Bingo and Home Alone Claire - Wednesday, May 11

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Wednesday, May 11

'Ugh...oh....ah!' (Katia)

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Andrew Wood dismisses comments made by David Cameron on corrupt countries as 'not really significant'

'David Cameron was right about Nigeria and Afghanistan and if you think the UK is corrupt, try Russia' - Former diplomat tells talkRADIO

'Think the UK is corrupt? Go to West Africa or Russia' says former Brit diplomat

The Prime Minister was caught on camera talking of 'fantastically corrupt countries'

Ibrahim Mogra has slammed Greater Manchester Police for a man who shouted 'Allahu Akbar' (God is Great) during a terrorism training exercise, saying they shouldn't "perpetuate stereotypes"

'There is no evidence Muslims are a threat' says Muslim Council of Britain official after 'unacceptable stereotyping' by police

'No evidence Muslims are a threat' says leading UK imam who slams 'stereotyping'

The Assistant Secretary General from the Muslim Council of Britain says "1.3 billion Muslims around the world are having to carry the blame for actions we totally condemn"

Peter Bone MP has labeled the European Union as the "most corrupt organisation"

'The most corrupt organisation' - Peter Bone slams the European Union

'The most corrupt organisation' - Peter Bone slams the European Union

The MP for Wellingborough weighs into the row following David Cameron's comments about Nigeria and Afghanistan

Donald Trump

US presidential election: 'Trump is Clinton’s worst nightmare' claims Piers Morgan

Piers Morgan: 'Donald Trump is Hillary Clinton’s worst nightmare'

The broadcaster shared his views on the billionaire businessman's presidential campaign

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Gay Pride and Nazi Dogs

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Gay Pride and Nazi Dogs - Tuesday, May 10

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Tuesday, May 10

'Let's do a Lo-1'

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

The Big Debate: Should we ban food?

The Big Debate: Should we ban food?

The Big Debate: Should we ban food?

Jon Holmes wants to know if we can stop eating?

When presenters attack! Jon Holmes examines what you must do when Chris Evans blows his top

When presenters attack! Jon Holmes examines what you must do when Chris Evans blows his top

Jon Holmes examines what you must do when Chris Evans blows his top

Expert David Lowe tells the listeners how they can keep safe in the event of an attack from the TV presenter

Could you be accidentally breaking the law? Litigation expert claims we need better communication with our neighbours

Could you be accidentally breaking the law? Litigation expert claims we need better communication with our neighbours

Could you be accidentally breaking the law? Neighbours need better communication

Danielle Clements claims we need to be mindful of irritating our neighbours

Britain is in 'a good place' to deal with a terror attack, claims security expert Will Geddes

Britain is in 'a good place' to deal with a terror attack, claims security expert Will Geddes

Britain is in 'a good place' to deal with terror attack, claims security expert

Will Geddes shared his insight into the terror training which took place in Manchester on Tuesday

Property expert Henry Pryor has backed possible plans to ban 'gazumping' and claims the great British public aren't knowledgeable enough to negotiate housing deals

Property expert Henry Pryor backs possible government plans to outlaw 'gazumping'

Property expert backs possible government plans to outlaw 'gazumping'

Henry Pryor believe adopting the Scottish system is the way forward

Revenge Porn: 'The public will be concerned' following Olly Whiting caution, claims internet security expert

Revenge Porn: 'The public will be concerned' following Olly Whiting caution, claims internet security expert

Revenge Porn: 'The public will be concerned' following Olly Whiting caution

Internet security consultant John Carr brands police action 'weak'

Campaigner Rose Gentle has demanded answers from the upcoming Chilcot report, saying she wants to know why armed forces were sent into Iraq in 2003

Chilcot Report: 'I want to hear why they went into Iraq', insists mother of soldier killed in the conflict

Chilcot Report: 'I want to hear why they went into Iraq', says bereaved mother

Rose Gentle demands answers from the upcoming report and expresses her anger at Tony Blair's 'lies'

Chilcot Report: 'Tony Blair will NOT be branded a war criminal', says Andrew Gilligan

Chilcot Report: 'Tony Blair will NOT be branded a war criminal', says Andrew Gilligan

Chilcot Report: 'Tony Blair will NOT be branded a war criminal'

Leading journalist Andrew Gilligan says the published findings will not do what some people want

'Heart attack aftercare needs to change' - Cardiac nurse calls for better care following results of British Heart Foundation study

'Heart attack aftercare needs to change' - Cardiac nurse calls for higher quality treatment following results of British Heart Foundation study

'Heart attack aftercare needs to change', insists senior cardiac nurse

Christopher Allen from the British Heart Foundation insists patients must receive higher quality treatment

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Hexes, Curses and Stolen Sausages

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Hexes, Curses and Stolen Sausages - Monday, May 9

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Monday, May 9

'If you can't believe Percy Pepper and Tommy Tomato, who CAN you trust?' (Iain Lee)

Monday, May 9, 2016

Monday, May 9, 2016

Broadcaster Tim Samuels on Men's Hour and his new book

Broadcaster Tim Samuels on Men's Hour and his new book

Broadcaster Tim Samuels on Men's Hour and his new book

The presenter and filmmaker spoke to Jon Holmes

The Big Debate: Should we keep light?

The Big Debate: Should we keep light?

The Big Debate: Should we keep light?

Perhaps we don't need daytime any more

Help! Danger! Maths... call the FBI!

Help! Danger! Maths... call the FBI!

Help! Danger! Maths... call the FBI!

Would you delay a plane because the person sitting next to you was doing an equation?

The Call Centre's Neville Wilshire on his rise to fame and future plans

The Call Centre's Neville Wilshire on his rise to fame and future plans

The Call Centre's Neville Wilshire on his rise to fame and future plans

The reality TV star chatted with Paul Ross about the show which brought him stardom

'It's a national health service, not an international health service' - Taxpayers' Alliance research director Alex Wild backs NHS surcharge for migrants

'It's a national health service, not an international health service' - Tax expert backs NHS charge on care for non-EU migrants

'It's a national health service, not an international health service'

Alex Wild from the Taxpayers' Alliance backs the NHS charge on care for non-EU migrants

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