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Monday, November 13, 2017

Monday, November 13, 2017

One of Petgrave's victims was paralysed after spending five months in hospital

Pascoe Petgrave: London motorist who mounted pavement and left woman paralysed jailed

London motorist who mounted pavement and left woman paralysed jailed

Petgrave crashed into two women outside nightclub in South London

Police officer suspended after 'car towed with woman inside breastfeeding baby'

Police officer suspended after 'car towed with woman inside breastfeeding baby'

Police officer suspended after 'car towed with woman inside breastfeeding baby'

The incident happened in Mumbai and someone passing by filmed a video of the scene

'Jaw-droppingly shocking' Prince Charles letter on 'foreign European Jews' discovered

'Jaw-droppingly shocking' Prince Charles letter on 'foreign European Jews' discovered

'Shocking' Prince Charles letter on 'foreign European Jews' discovered

The letter was written in 1986 following his trip to Saudi Arabia with Princess Diana

Police have released this photo of the victim (Met Police handout)

Southall shooting: Man gunned down in West London named as Khalid Abdi Farah

Southall murder victim named as Khalid Abdi Farah

Farah, 26, was found in the early hours of Saturday morning suffering from gunshot wounds

Oyoty app: 'Millions of children are sending explicit images which often end up with paedophiles'

Julia Hartley-Brewer says issue of child sexting is a 'terrifying' problem

Julia Hartley-Brewer says issue of child sexting is a 'terrifying' problem

Our presenter spoke to a government advisor on internet safety about the problem of children sending explicit images to one another

Drag queens sent to nurseries to teach toddlers about LGBT issues

Drag queens going to London nurseries to teach toddlers about LGBT issues

Drag queens going to London nurseries to teach toddlers about LGBT issues

Drag Queen Story Time is being trialled in seven nurseries run by the London Early Years Foundation

Nikhil Shah has been savaged over this picture

Harry Winks 'grass' Nikhil Shah quits Twitter after being bombarded with abuse over photo with Tottenham Hotspur star

Harry Winks 'grass' quits Twitter after being abused over nightclub photo

Nikhil Shah published a photo with Winks and directed it to The Sun

Church of England transgender guidelines: Columnist concerned over idea of harming children by not validating how children feel about themselves

Gender identity row: Columnist claims 'we're being emotionally blackmailed over transgender children'

Columnist claims 'we're being emotionally blackmailed over transgender children'

Caroline Farrow, a columnist and broadcaster, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Church of England

'Theresa May is too weak to deal with blundering fool Boris Johnson', says Labour MP

'Theresa May is too weak to deal with blundering fool Boris Johnson', says Labour MP

'Theresa May is too weak to deal with blundering fool Boris Johnson'

Former foreign office minister Chris Bryant says ministers need to keep their mouths shut about the Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe case

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: 'Michael Gove should have known Government position' says former ambassador

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Former ambassador blasts Michael Gove for 'making situation worse'

'Michael Gove should know Government position' on Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

The Environment Secretary is weathering criticism in the wake of a BBC interview on Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Sports coach resigns after posting racist tweets about black Nascar driver

Sports coach resigns after posting racist tweets about black Nascar driver

Sports coach resigns after posting racist tweets about black Nascar driver

Brent Nottestad now says his tweets were 'a horrible mistake' and 'went way over the line and it became racist'

Hundreds dead after powerful earthquake strikes Iran-Iraq border region

Hundreds dead after powerful earthquake strikes Iran-Iraq border region

Hundreds dead after powerful earthquake strikes Iran-Iraq border region

More than 300 people have been killed and thousands injured in the powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake

Richard Ratcliffe calls on Boris Johnson to bring him to Iran on diplomatic mission

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe row: Husband Richard Ratcliffe calls on Boris Johnson to bring him to Iran on diplomatic mission

Richard Ratcliffe implores Boris Johnson to bring him to Iran on visit

Ratcliffe's wife, Nazanin, has been imprisoned in the country on accusations of plotting to overthrow the Iranian regime

Brexit: Theresa May to meet European business leaders to discuss trade

Brexit: Theresa May to meet European business leaders to discuss trade

Theresa May to meet European business leaders to discuss post-Brexit trade

The Prime Minister is to play to advance the status of the departure negotiations in Brussels from their current stage

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Saturday, November 11, 2017

George Galloway Weekly Podcast: Koi, Jim Davidson and Colin!

George Galloway Weekly Podcast

Listen to the University of the Airwaves with George Galloway

Friday, November 10, 2017

Friday, November 10, 2017

Suspected Borussia Dortmund bomber to go on trial in December

Suspected Borussia Dortmund bomber to go on trial in December

Suspected Borussia Dortmund bomber to go on trial in December

The prosecution claims the suspect conducted the attack in an attempt to cause the team's shares to drop

White supremacist asks 'what race is Islam' but lawmaker hits back with brilliant response

White supremacist asks 'what race is Islam' but lawmaker hits back with brilliant response

White supremacist asks 'what race is Islam' but lawmaker hits back

Senator Sam Dastyari was called a 'monkey' and 'terrorist' by white supremacist group Patriot Blue

Republican Party doubles down in response to Roy Moore allegations

Republican Party doubles down in response to Roy Moore allegations

Republican Party doubles down in response to Roy Moore allegations

The candidate for Alabama's senatorial race is alleged to have had inappropriate sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl when he was 32

John Lewis advert - what are the top five best characters?

John Lewis advert - what are the top five best characters?

John Lewis advert - what are the top five best characters?

The company released their latest heart-stirring Christmas advert on Thursday

Man jumps out of car seconds before it bursts into flames

Man jumps out of car seconds before it bursts into flames

Man jumps out of car seconds before it bursts into flames

Six fire engine were sent to the scene on a road in Hong Kong

London Bus filmed crashing into several cars on camera in Hackney

London Bus filmed crashing into several cars on camera in Hackney

London Bus filmed crashing into several cars on camera in Hackney

The incident took place around 4:30pm on Lower Clapton Road

Woman sentenced for faking her own kidnapping to have affair

Woman sentenced for faking her own kidnapping to have affair

Woman sentenced for faking her own kidnapping to have affair

A huge search was sparked for the woman after she texted her boyfriend to say she'd been thrown into a car boot

American escort allegedly shot man in the head because he wasn't good at oral sex

American escort allegedly shot man in the head because he wasn't good at oral sex

American escort allegedly shot man because he wasn't good at oral sex

21-year-old Marissa Wallen is accused of attacking the man in Washington, before stealing his wallet and leaving him for dead

Pictures of German man who got his penis stuck in a gym weight leaks onto social media

Pictures of German man who got his penis stuck in a gym weight leaks onto social media

Pictures of German man who got his penis stuck in a gym weight leaks online

We're not quite sure why he put it there in the first place...

'Terrorism will be with us for generations, the Prevent strategy needs more resources'

'Terrorism will be with us for generations, the Prevent strategy needs more resources'

'Terrorism will be with us for years, the Prevent strategy needs more resources'

Security expert Christ Phillips says if we avert one terrorist attack with the Prevent strategy then the scheme has paid for itself many times over

Palestinian arrested for 'carrying meat cleaver, knife and Quran intended for terror attack'

Palestinian arrested 'carrying meat cleaver, knife and Quran intended for terror attack'

Palestinian arrested 'carrying meat cleaver, knife and Quran'

The man is said to have claimed the bag the items were allegedly in was not his, but were for use in a terror attack

'Bitterly disappointing' - John Lewis Christmas advert featuring Moz the Monster criticised by viewers

'Bitterly disappointing' - John Lewis Christmas advert featuring Moz the Monster criticised by viewers

'Bitterly disappointing' - John Lewis Christmas advert criticised by viewers

This year the advert features a child who makes friends with a monster under his bed, though many do not like its ending

'Feminism was not about men earning more' - Julia Hartley-Brewer debates gender pay gap with Badass Women's Hour's Harriet Minter

'Feminism was not about men earning more' - Julia Hartley-Brewer debates gender pay gap with Badass Women's Hour's Harriet Minter

Julia Hartley-Brewer debates gender pay with Badass Women's Hour's host

A lively argument erupted between our two hosts over the latest figures which say the gender pay gap might take 100 years to close

Battle of Passchendaele: 'If you visit now you won't believe horrors went on 100 years ago', says Tony Robinson

Battle of Passchendaele: 'If you visit now, you won't believe the horrors of 100 years ago', says Tony Robinson

Battle of Passchendaele: 'Now the area is the epitome of the little village'

Actor and presenter Tony Robinson has spoken about the horrific scenes at the Battle of Passchendaele 100 years ago

Richard Ratcliffe on his Wife's plight in Iran and Boris Johnson's comments

Richard Ratcliffe on his wife's plight in Iran and Boris Johnson's comments

Richard Ratcliffe On His wife's plight in Iran and Boris Johnson's comments

The husband of the woman imprisoned in Iraq spoke to Paul Ross and Carole Malone about her situation and how the Foreign Secretary may have impacted it

Uber to hear ruling on appeal over employment rights

Uber to hear ruling on appeal over employment rights

Uber to hear ruling on appeal over employment rights

The company will hear the result of the appeal lodged after two drivers won a landmark ruling last year

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn's TV career widens as he's set to appear on comedian John Bishop's show

Jeremy Corbyn's TV career widens as he lines up John Bishop interview

Jeremy Corbyn's TV career widens as he lines up John Bishop interview

John Bishop has said 'it's very exciting to have the opportunity to interview' Jeremy Corbyn

Hong Kong football supporters boo and swear during national anthem

Hong Kong football supporters boo and swear during national anthem

Hong Kong football supporters boo and swear during national anthem

The National People’s Congress Standing Committee has implemented China's National Anthem law into the Basic Law of Hong Kong

Five naked people arrested in Canada on suspicion of kidnapping a family

Five naked people arrested in Canada on suspicion of kidnapping a family

Five naked people arrested on suspicion of kidnapping a family

It's not quite clear why the five were naked...

Van ends up parked on steps of Paris Metro station

Van ends up parked on steps of Paris Metro station

Van ends up parked on steps of Paris Metro station

Reports claim the van was not intentionally parked on the steps and police say the incident was 'not malevolent'

Plague death toll in Madagascar rises to more than 140 people

Plague death toll in Madagascar rises to more than 140 people

Plague death toll in Madagascar rises to more than 140 people

More than 1,900 people have been infected by the worst outbreak of the disease in 50 years

Family of imprisoned British woman demands action from Boris Johnson after Iranian TV claims comments on Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe were an admission of guilt

Family of imprisoned British woman demands action from Boris Johnson after Iranian TV claims his comments on Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe were an admission of guilt

Family of imprisoned British woman demands action from Boris Johnson

The Foreign Secretary suggested Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe had been training journalists at the time of her arrest, which Iranian TV claims was an admission of guilt

Priti Patel replaced by Penny Mordaunt

BREAKING: Priti Patel replaced by Penny Mordaunt

BREAKING: Priti Patel replaced by Penny Mordaunt

Penny Mordaunt is the new International Development Secretary

Priti Patel: What happened leading up to her resignation?

Priti Patel: What happened leading up to her resignation?

Priti Patel: What happened leading up to her resignation?

Priti Patel has come under scrutiny this week for the way she handled her role as International Development Secretary

'I've never seen a government as dead on its feet as this one', says George Galloway over Priti Patel scandal

'I've never seen a government as dead on its feet as this one', says George Galloway over Priti Patel scandal

'I've never seen a government as dead on its feet as this one'

George Galloway delivered blistering criticism of the government ahead of the resignation of the former International Development Secretary

Racist graffiti at Air Force Academy was written by black cadet as hoax

Racist graffiti at Air Force Academy was written by black cadet as hoax

Racist graffiti at Air Force Academy was written by black cadet as hoax

The Air Force Academy Preparatory School in Colorado has said the student has been punished and is no longer attending the school

Gender-neutral changing rooms: 'Paedophiles could access vulnerable young women', warns Julia Hartley-Brewer

Gender-neutral changing rooms: 'Paedophiles could access vulnerable young women', warns Julia Hartley-Brewer

'Paedophiles could access young women in gender-neutral changing rooms'

Julia Hartley-Brewer spoke to transgender woman and boxing promoter Kellie Maloney about the matter

Woman angered by politician's sexist meme beats him in local election

Woman angered by politician's sexist meme beats him in local election

Woman angered by politician's sexist meme beats him in local election

It is claimed Ashley Bennett decided to run for the Atlantic County freeholder seat because she was so infuriated by John Carman

Carl Sargeant: 'If procedures were followed, something's wrong with them because someone died here,' says Mark Tami MP

Carl Sargeant: 'If procedures were followed, something's wrong with them because someone died here', says Mark Tami MP

'If procedures were followed for Carl Sargeant, something's wrong'

The MP for Alyn and Deeside, who was Sargeant's colleague, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the former minister's death

Priti Patel resignation: 'This is more cock-up than conspiracy' says Iain Duncan Smith

Priti Patel resignation: 'This is more cock-up than conspiracy', says Iain Duncan Smith

Priti Patel resignation 'more cock-up than conspiracy', says Iain Duncan Smith

The MP for Chingford and Woodfood Green spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the former International Development Secretary

'Aslef accepted Southern Rail deal based on safety concerns, not pay', says general secretary

'Aslef accepted Southern Rail deal based on safety concerns, not pay', says general secretary

'Aslef accepted Southern Rail deal based on safety concerns, not pay'

General Secretary of Aslef Mick Whelan says the deal is a compromise from the original position

Self-driving shuttle bus crashes on first day of use in Las Vegas

Self-driving shuttle bus crashes on first day of use in Las Vegas

Self-driving shuttle bus crashes on first day of use in Las Vegas

Officials say the fault of the crash lies with the driver of a lorry which hit the bus

Brexit: Negotiators gather in Brussels to resume talks

Brexit: Negotiators gather in Brussels to resume talks

Brexit: Negotiators gather in Brussels to resume talks

The ongoing negotiations will open for the latest round on Thursday

Theresa May facing challenge of Cabinet reshuffle in wake of Priti Patel resignation

Theresa May facing challenge of Cabinet reshuffle in wake of Priti Patel resignation

Theresa May facing challenge of Cabinet reshuffle in wake of Priti Patel leaving

The Prime Minister has to fill a vacancy after the former International Development Secretary resigned in the wake of holding unauthorised meetings with Israeli politicians

Kevin Spacey reportedly cut from upcoming Ridley Scott film

Kevin Spacey reportedly cut from upcoming Ridley Scott film

Kevin Spacey reportedly cut from upcoming Ridley Scott film

The actor was due to star in 'All The Money In The World' alongside Mark Wahlberg and Michelle Williams

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Landlord forced to drop ban on 'Indian and Pakistani tenants who leave behind curry smell'

Landlord forced to drop ban on 'Indian and Pakistani tenants who leave behind curry smell'

Landlord forced to drop 'abhorrent' ban on Indian and Pakistani tenants

Fergus Wilson claims he is not racist and the ruling will cause problems in the housing market

Grenfell Tower: New political party Advance claims institutional politics is failing

Grenfell Tower: New political party Advance claims institutional politics is failing

New political party Advance claims institutional politics is failing

Former Liberal Democrat Annabel Mullin has launched a new party to focus on social justice and a strong economy

'It’s too much pressure' - Twitter users have mixed reaction to being given 280 characters

'It’s too much pressure' - Twitter users have mixed reaction to being given 280 characters

Twitter users have mixed reaction to being given 280 characters

As some are celebrating being able to post longer tweets, others are complaining about the new function

Southern Rail: Aslef members vote to accept deal to end long-running dispute

Southern Rail: Aslef members vote to accept deal to end long-running dispute

Aslef members vote to accept deal to end long-running Southern Rail dispute

The news comes as the RMT conducts a major strike on Southern and four other operators

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