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Thursday, June 9, 2016

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Texting while driving is the equivalent of being at twice the legal drink-drive limit, a road safety specialist has warned amid calls for all mobile phone usage to be banned for drivers

'Texting while driving is like being at TWICE the drink-drive limit', says road safety expert

'Texting while driving is like being at TWICE the drink-drive limit'

Dan Campsall, of Road Safety Analysis, says the practice creates "significant risk" as experts call for total mobile ban for drivers

'It looked like the titanic' - Bystander Gareth Parish reveals what it was like to rescue a man from a car trapped in London floods

'It looked like the Titanic' - Hero who rescued driver from flood

'It looked like the Titanic' - Hero who rescued driver from flood

Gareth Parish moved fast when Graham Price became trapped in his car after a month's worth of rain fell in one hour in South London

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Hillary Clinton becomes presumptive presidential candidate: 'I'm hoping this doesn't get lost in the noise around Trump', says journalist

US election: Clinton and Trump need to 'step up and act with a little more decorum', says Wall Street Journal

US election: Clinton and Trump need to 'step up and act with more decorum'

Wall Street Journal's Josh Robinson says battling pair need to act more presidentially

Better sex education is needed in order to solve harassment in schools, as girls begin to wear shorts under skirts

Harassment: 'Stop talking about boys as sex pests and educate them better'

Harassment: 'Stop talking about boys as sex pests and educate them better'

Journalist Martin Daubney and charity chief executive Susie McDonald says we need to change perceptions for young people

Brexit: Cameron 'handled the audience better', Farage was 'incredibly patronising' - Political analyst explains ITV's EU debate

EU Referendum Cameron 'handled the audience better', Farage was 'incredibly patronising' - Political analyst explains televised debate

EU Referendum: Cameron 'handled audience well', Farage 'patronising'

Political commentator Ian Dunt says UKIP leader did not perform well in ITV's showdown

'It's been an absolute blatant scaremongering campaign', Sir Bill Cash on the EU referendum

EU Referendum: 'A blatant scaremongering campaign', MP Bill Cash

EU Referendum: 'A blatant scaremongering campaign', MP Bill Cash

The Conservative member for Stone believes voting 'in' will mean "the existing Union, with all its problems"

Businesswoman Michelle Dewberry has expressed her "serious concerns" over the UK's future if the country votes to leave the European Union.

EU Referendum: 'I have serious concerns' - Apprentice winner Michelle Dewberry expresses her fears over leaving the Union

EU Referendum: 'I've serious concerns' - Apprentice's Michelle Dewberry

The reality TV star and businesswoman has 'serious concerns' about the UK leaving the European Union

Union Employment Officer calls for Mike Ashley to make changes within Sports Direct after his admissions of pay errors in Parliament

Sports Direct: 'Wholesale change' needed if Mike Ashley's appearance is to be more than a PR stunt

Sports Direct: 'Wholesale change' needed if Mike Ashley's display is no PR stunt

Employment rights specialist Hannah Reed says multi-millionaire needs to back up his words with action

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Never mind Trump, how about President Hugh Hefner? Peter Stringfellow advises Playboy founder on his next move

Never mind Trump, how about President Hugh Hefner? Peter Stringfellow advises Playboy founder on his next move

Peter Stringfellow: Never mind Trump, how about President Hugh Hefner?

The British millionaire would like to see the 90-year-old publisher move from porn to politics

US presidential election: The Clinton family have 'wiped out a lot of other people who would have been potential candidates', says political expert

US election: The Clinton family have 'wiped out a lot of potential candidates', says political expert

US election: The Clinton family have 'wiped out a lot of potential candidates'

Sebastian Payne, of the Financial Times, says the Clintons have adversely affected Democratic politics

The high-profile court case involving Chelsea Football Club, their ex-manager Jose Mourinho, now of Manchester United, and the club's former first-team doctor Eva Carneiro has left the medic unlikely to get another job in football and is in danger of "becoming a gender issue" warns prominent football writer Jim White.

Jose Mourinho tribunal: 'Clubs might think hiring women is dangerous territory', warns leading sports journalist

Jose Mourinho tribunal: 'Clubs might think hiring women is dangerous territory'

Jim White, from The Telegraph, talked through Eva Carneiro's case with Julia Hartley-Brewer

'If I could go back in time, would I have paid the £60 fine? Probably', says Jon Platt

School holiday dad: 'I WON in the High Court, but wish I'd paid £60 fine'

School holiday dad: 'I WON in the High Court, but wish I'd paid £60 fine'

Father who went to High Court after taking his daughter out of school for a holiday says he's had a lot of aggravation

Professor Karol Sikora says we don't know why NHS avoidable death rates are so high

Doctors 'don't know' why 60,000 UK patients die early, says cancer specialist

Doctors 'don't know' why 60,000 UK patients die early, says cancer specialist

A report by the European Union statistics office reveals Britain's avoidable death rate is much higher than other European nations

British heavyweight boxer Richard Dunn, who fought Muhammad Ali for the world title in 1976 has spoken of his "great love" for the US fighter and claimed that later champions like Mike Tyson could not lay a glove on the man known as 'The Greatest'.

Muhammad Ali: British heavyweight rival talks love, death and world domination

Muhammad Ali: British heavyweight rival talks love, death and world domination

Former European and Commonwealth champion Richard Dunn fought Ali for the world title in 1976

Europe is about to have a 'monumental crisis', says entrepreneur Jim Mellon

EU Referendum: Europe heading for a 'monumental crisis', says entrepreneur Jim Mellon

EU Referendum: Europe heading for 'monumental crisis', says entrepreneur

The multi-millionaire claims the continent is about to plunge into a long depression

Monday, June 6, 2016

Monday, June 6, 2016

Fashion journalist Simon Glazin claims Marks & Spencer poll results show 'men are becoming more fashionable'

Forget women, it's men that are becoming fashion victims, says style journalist Simon Glazin

Forget women, it's men that are becoming fashion victims, says style guru

Journalist Simon Glazin claims the results of a Marks & Spencer survey reflect men's growing interest in fashion

Dr. Julia Baines from the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has condemned the potential transplantation of organs from pigs into humans as "ethically corrupt".

Pig-human embryos? 'Ethically corrupt and belonging in fiction' says PETA doctor

Pig-human embryos? 'Ethically corrupt and belonging in fiction' says PETA doctor

Dr. Julia Baines labelled the practice as a "shocking and crude use of animals"

Brexit: 'A relentless onslaught of lies' - UKIP's Suzanne Evans hits back after John Major savages Leave campaign

EU Referendum: 'A relentless onslaught of lies' - UKIP's Suzanne Evans hits back after John Major savages Leave campaign

EU Referendum: John Major's 'relentless onslaught of lies' - Suzanne Evans

The UKIP Parliamentary Spokesperson slammed the former Prime Minister for comments made about Boris Johnson and the Leave Campaign

Prime Minister Debate: Theresa May 'stands out' over Boris Johnson and George Osborne, says Andy Burnham MP

Prime Minister debate: Theresa May 'stands out' above Boris Johnson or George Osborne, says Andy Burnham MP

Prime Minister debate: Theresa May 'stands out', says Andy Burnham MP

The shadow home secretary suggested to Paul Ross he would support his opposite number over 'opportunist' Boris Johnson

Boxing promoter Frank Warren paid tribute to Mohammed Ali on the Paul Ross Full Set Breakfast Show

Muhammad Ali: 'The most famous man on the planet' - Promoter Frank Warren pays tribute to boxing legend

Muhammad Ali: Promoter Frank Warren pays tribute to boxing legend

Britain's 'Mr Boxing' told Paul Ross the legendary fighter was a man 'willing to stand up for his principles'

Friday, June 3, 2016

Friday, June 3, 2016

Online dating can add 'an extra layer of security' if you use it to your advantage, claims  Tony Neate from Get Safe Online

Katie Locke murder: Online dating can add 'an extra layer of security', says Tony Neate from Get Safe Online

Katie Locke murder: Online dating can add 'an extra layer of security'

Tony Neate, CEO of Get Safe Online, says sensible precautions are essential

Pay gap starts young as survey reveals boys get more pocket money than girls

Pay gap starts young as survey reveals boys get more pocket money than girls

Pay gap starts young as survey reveals boys get more pocket money than girls

Parenting blogger Vicky Welton said disparity is a poor example to set for future generations

USA 21st, but where did Britain finish in Good Country Index?

USA 21st, but where did Britain finish in Good Country Index?

USA 21st, but where did Britain finish in Good Country Index?

League table measures nations' contributions to the good of humanity

Political expert claims David Cameron's treatment during EU debate reflects public anger

Political expert claims David Cameron's treatment during EU debate reflects public anger

Journalist claims David Cameron's treatment in EU debate reflects public anger

Editor of The Times' political website was 'struck by the lack of applause' for the PM during live TV debate

'It's beyond belief' - Drivers and cyclists unite to condemn £5,000 fine for breaking 1m safety zone

'It's beyond belief' - Drivers and cyclists unite to condemn £5,000 fine for breaking 1m safety zone

'It's beyond belief' - Drivers and cyclists unite to condemn £5,000 fine

Government plan is disproportionate and enforceable, say pressure groups

A researcher from the University of California in Los Angeles has explained the results of her study and 'reward circuitry' on talkRADIO.

Winning money, eating chocolate… using Facebook - research discovers why 'likes' matter to online teens

Winning money, eating chocolate… using Facebook - why 'likes' matter to teens

Lauren Sherman, from the University of California, has carried out a study on social media

Lifting the ban on gay blood donation in Northern Ireland is 'momentous', says The Rainbow Project

Lifting the ban on blood donation by gay men in Northern Ireland is 'momentous', says The Rainbow Project

Lifting the ban on blood donation by gay men in Northern Ireland is 'momentous'

The decision follows a similar relaxation of the rules in the rest of the UK in 2011

Heated debate rages over BBC head of religion ISIS comments

'There is no Islam in ISIS whatsoever' - Imam Ajmal Masroor hits back at comments from BBC head of religion

'There is no Islam in ISIS whatsoever', says Imam in response to BBC claims

The broadcaster said he would be ashamed to hear terrorist group called 'Islamic'

Brexit: 'Britain is not a child that cannot cope on its own' - TV presenter Carol McGiffin wades into referendum row

EU Referendum: 'Britain is not a child that cannot cope on its own' - TV presenter Carol McGiffin wades into referendum row

EU Referendum: 'Britain's not a child that can't cope' - TV's Carol McGiffin

The former Loose Women panelist says the European Union is a 'monster'

'You've got to have a gimmick', retail expert Kate Hardcastle warns of the changes to the high street

BHS collapse: 'This is not just a downturn, the High Street has changed for ever' - retail expert Kate Hardcastle

BHS collapse: 'This is not a downturn, the High Street has changed for ever'

New jobs will be hard to find, says leading business advisor

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Muslim Association of Britain spokeman slams European Court of Justice advocate-general's opinion on religious clothing ban

Muslim Association of Britain slams European Court of Justice advice on religious clothing ban

Muslim Association of Britain slams EU advocate-general advice on hijab ban

Omer El-Hamdoon insists 'it would have serious implications on wider society' to allow companies to be able to ban religious clothing

Brexit: 'Why do you have so little faith in the UK?' - MP Andrea Leadsom defends the EU Leave campaign against George Osborne and Alistair Darling

EU Referendum: 'Why do you have so little faith in the UK?' - MP Andrea Leadsom defends the EU Leave campaign

EU Referendum: 'Why do you have so little faith in the UK?'

Conservative MP Andrea Leadsom says open letter written by Alistair Darling and George Osborne is 'extraordinary'

Donald Trump: An in-depth analysis of the presumptive candidate following his UK trip announcement

Donald Trump: Spokesman for the disenfranchised, or huge international problem?

Donald Trump: Spokesman for the disenfranchised, or huge international problem?

Republicans Overseas spokeswoman Kate Andrews and author David Milne discuss the billionaire businessman

Brexit: Leaving the EU would be a 'massive unquantifiable risk', says former chancellor Alistair Darling

EU Referendum: Leaving the EU would be a 'massive unquantifiable risk', says former chancellor Alistair Darling

EU Referendum: Leaving EU a 'massive unquantifiable risk' - Alistair Darling

The former Labour MP has written an open letter with George Osborne criticising the Leave campaign

US election: 'This is the craziest election cycle I've ever seen' - Democrats Abroad representative on Donald Trump

US election: 'Trump is rude and nasty and doesn't ring true' - Democrats Abroad spokesperson

US election: 'Trump is rude and nasty and doesn't ring true'

Sharon Moletta, of Democrats Abroad, says the 2016 election cycle is the 'craziest I've ever seen'

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Eight laws you didn't even know you were breaking!

Taking off your hat, carrying an uncaged bear and impersonating a Chelsea pensioner: Eight laws you didn't even know you were breaking!

Eight laws you didn't even know you were breaking!

Solicitor Mark Stephens tells Julia Hartley-Brewer about some weird and wonderful legislation

Britain's worst paedophile: Richard Huckle is a 'monster, and nothing less', says child abuse lawyer

Britain's worst paedophile: Richard Huckle is a 'monster and nothing less', says child abuse lawyer

Britain's worst paedophile: Richard Huckle is a 'monster and nothing less'

'UK citizens who go abroad to commit offences can be prosecuted in the UK, and that's vital,' says Liz Dux

Brexit: 'It doesn't meet the needs the Leave campaign have identified' - Damian Green MP dismisses idea of points-based immigration for EU citizens

Brexit: 'It doesn't meet the needs the Leave campaign have identified' - Damian Green MP dismisses idea of points-based immigration for EU citizens

Brexit: Damian Green MP slams idea of points-based immigration for EU citizens

The former Immigration Secretary claim 'it doesn't meet the needs the Leave campaign have identified'

'The thought of having children in my 60's fills me with horror', fertility expert warns of the dangers for older fathers

'The thought of having children in my 60s fills me with horror', fertility expert warns of the dangers for older fathers like Ronnie Wood

Fertility expert warns of the dangers for older fathers like Ronnie Wood

Studies have shown once fathers are over 50 there is an increased risk of autism

Liam Fee murder: 'There is a greater fascination if the killer is female' says criminology professor

Liam Fee murder: 'There is a greater fascination if the killer is female' says criminology professor

Liam Fee murder: 'There's a greater fascination if the killer is female'

'Crime is generally a man's business,' explains criminology professor David Wilson

Doctor shortage: Too many patients and too much paperwork is driving GPs away, says industry expert Nigel Praities

Doctor shortage: Too many patients and too much paperwork is driving GPs away, says industry expert Nigel Praities

Doctor shortage: Too many patients and too much paperwork is driving GPs away

New figures reveal one in eight local practice posts are vacant

Dr. Sandra Lee, AKA Dr. Pimple Popper, chats to Jonny Gould and Ash on the cultural phenomenon her videos have inspired

'People say they need it' - Internet sensation Dr. Pimple Popper on the reaction to her explosive videos

'People say they need it', says internet sensation Dr. Pimple Popper

Dr. Sandra Lee, AKA Dr. Pimple Popper, chats to Jonny Gould and Ash on the cultural phenomenon her videos have inspired

US terror warning: France need to take strong position round Euro 2016, says security expert

US terror warning: France need to take strong position around Euro 2016, says security expert

US terror warning: France need to take strong position around Euro 2016

Will Geddes called the US state department's blanket warning 'unusual, with a lot of implications'

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Security expert Margaret Gilmore has explained why coalition forces have an enormous battle on their hands in their attempts to retake the ISIS-held city of Fallujah.

'It'll be a long and bloody battle' - Security expert highlights how difficult it will be to re-take the ISIS stronghold of Fallujah

'It'll be a long and bloody battle' - the challenge to re-take Fallujah

The Royal United Services Institute's Margaret Gilmore says the terrorist group will fight hard to maintain control of symbolic city

Children are 'picking up on something their parents are doing differently', claims research director at the Marriage Foundation

'Being married will help your child's self-esteem', says latest research

'Being married will help your child's self-esteem', says latest research

Harry Benson, from the Marriage Foundation, claims marital traditions may influence children's well-being

Sugar tax will 'hit the poorest hardest', says TaxPayers' Alliance's Jonathan Isaby

Sugar tax will 'hit the poorest hardest', says TaxPayers' Alliance

Sugar tax will 'hit the poorest hardest', says TaxPayers' Alliance

Milk-based drinks and fruit smoothies will not be affected

Government 'failing children and imposing suffering on families', says mental health charity SANE

Government 'failing children and imposing suffering on families', says mental health charity

Government 'failing children and imposing suffering on families'

Chief executive of SANE claims the treatment of children with mental health problems 'makes no sense'

People smuggling: 'This isn't going to go away. We can't just turn a blind eye' says Peter Hill of Citizens UK

People smuggling: 'This isn't going to go away. We can't just turn a blind eye'

People smuggling: 'This isn't something we can turn a blind eye to'

Peter Hill, from Citizens UK, insists Europe must cooperate more closely to help end illegal migration

Monday, May 30, 2016

Monday, May 30, 2016

Facebook, ear infections and learning to put on a bra: Before I Go To Sleep author S.J. Watson reveals his secrets

Facebook, ear infections and learning to put on a bra: Before I Go To Sleep author reveals his secrets

Facebook, ear infections and learning to put on a bra

Novelist S.J. Watson tells Penny Smith all about the challenges of being a man writing in a woman's voice

Mars Approach: Astronomer tells you how you can see the Red Planet from your home

Life on Mars: Get great views of the Red Planet on Monday night

Life on Mars: Get great views of the Red Planet on Monday night

British Astronomical Association's Dr. John Mason gave Penny Smith a lowdown on what to look out for

Why do we love superheroes so much? Behavioural Psychologist Jo Hemmings explains

Superheroes: Why do we love them? A behavioural psychologist explains…

Superheroes: Why do we love them? A behavioural psychologist explains…

TV shrink reveals why adults adore the comic-book characters

Cincinnati Zoo shooting: Gorilla 'wasn't hurting child', says expert

Cincinnati Zoo shooting: Gorilla 'wasn't hurting child', says expert

Cincinnati Zoo shooting: Gorilla 'wasn't hurting child', says expert

Death of rare animal sparks "big ethical question" says The Gorilla Organization

MP Bernard Jenkin claims calls for David Cameron to resign are just a 'distraction'

Brexit: Calls for 'profound liar' David Cameron to resign are just a distraction, says MP

Brexit: Calls for 'profound liar' Cameron to resign just a 'distraction'

Leaving the EU would not spell the end of the prime minister, insists Bernard Jenkin

Friday, May 27, 2016

Friday, May 27, 2016

'Justice delayed is justice denied' - Chairwoman of Public Accounts Committee slams criminal justice system for 'failing' witnesses and victims

'Justice delayed is often justice denied': Public Accounts Committee call for overhaul of criminal justice system

'Justice delayed is often justice denied', MPs call for system overhaul

The courts are disjointed and overstretched, says Meg Hillier MP

Pension Crisis: Tata steel pension plan sets dangerous precedent, claims industry expert

Pension Crisis: Tata steel pension plan sets dangerous precedent, claims industry expert

Pension Crisis: Tata steel pension plan sets dangerous precedent

Investment firm says other employers will aim to cut pension benefits is the government allows scheme to go ahead

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