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Monday, July 17, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

Manchester mosque set alight in suspected arson attack

Manchester mosque set alight in suspected arson attack

Manchester mosque set alight in suspected arson attack

Five fire engines were on hand at Nasfat Manchester Islamic Centre, which has previously been a target for other attacks

Ashley Madison to pay huge sum in compensation to data hack victims

Ashley Madison to pay huge sum in compensation to data hack victims

Ashley Madison to pay huge sum in compensation to data hack victims

The site, which facilities the conduct of extramarital affairs, suffered a huge breach in 2015 and the details of 37 million users were published online

George Galloway: 'Tony Blair did more damage to the country than even Margaret Thatcher'

George Galloway: 'Tony Blair did more damage to the country than even Margaret Thatcher'

George Galloway: 'Blair did more damage to Britain than even Margaret Thatcher'

George Galloway believes that the work Tony Blair did means everyone in the world is now unsafe

Scientists use rats to create miniature human hearts for drug and treatment testing

Scientists use rats to create miniature human hearts for drug and treatment testing

Scientists use rats to create miniature human hearts for drug testing

Researchers replaced rat cells in the hearts with human cells and hope to now conduct more accurate research

George Galloway: 'I wont rest until Tony Blair is brought to justice, no matter how long it takes'

George Galloway: 'I wont rest until Tony Blair is brought to justice, no matter how long it takes'

George Galloway: 'I wont rest until Tony Blair is brought to justice'

Our host didn't hold back on the former Prime Minister in his opening monologue

Al-Aqsa mosque compound reopens but new security measures mean many refuse to enter

Al-Aqsa mosque reopens - but many Palestinians refuse to enter

Al-Aqsa mosque reopens - but many Palestinians refuse to enter

A shooting at the compound is Israel last week caused it to be closed, and now cameras and metal detectors have been installed

Kurdish counter-terrorism official claims Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is not dead

Kurdish counter-terror chief claims Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is not dead

Kurdish counter-terror chief claims Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is not dead

Lahur Talabany says he is 99% certain that Al-Baghdadi is alive in the south of Raqqa, Syria

Emmanuel Macron condemns France's role in the Holocaust

Emmanuel Macron condemns France's role in the Holocaust

Emmanuel Macron condemns France's role in the Holocaust

During the Second World War, the government of Vichy France organised the mass deportation of Jewish people to concentration camps

Guy Verhofstadt calls for Jeremy Corbyn to be involved in Brexit negotiations

Top EU Brexit negotiator says Jeremy Corbyn should be involved

Top EU Brexit negotiator says Jeremy Corbyn should be involved

Guy Verhofstadt called for the Labour leader to have a say because he claimed the election result was a 'rejection' of Theresa May's hard Brexit plans

'So proud of Jodie Whittaker' - Star Wars actor John Boyega leads Twitter praise of actress after she's cast as newest Doctor Who

'So proud of Jodie Whittaker' - Star Wars actor John Boyega leads Twitter praise for actress after Doctor Who casting

Star Wars actor John Boyega leads Twitter praise of Jodie Whittaker

The actress was unveiled as the 13th Doctor on Sunday

David Davis to return to Brexit negotiations amid public rows with EU and cabinet woes

David Davis to return to Brexit negotiations amid public rows with EU and cabinet woes

David Davis returns to Brexit negotiations amid public rows with EU and cabinet

The Brexit Secretary is entering the second round of negotiations amid reports of rows in the Cabinet and public disputes with EU officials

Charlie Gard to be examined by US doctor who created experimental treatment

Charlie Gard to be examined by US doctor who created experimental treatment

Dr Michio Hirano is due to visit the 11-month-old baby on Monday and Tuesday to evaluate his condition

Government awards contracts to build phase one of new HS2 railway line

Government awards contracts to build phase one of new HS2 railway line

Government awards contracts to build phase one of new HS2 railway line

The railway line construction is believed to support 16,000 jobs

Friday, July 14, 2017

Friday, July 14, 2017

'Labour members who abuse MPs should be thrown out of the party', says MP Harriet Harman

'Labour members who abuse MPs should be thrown out of the party', says MP Harriet Harman

'Labour members who abuse MPs should be thrown out of the party'

Former shadow deputy prime minister Harriet Harman has told of the abuse she's received in the past

Details of the attack are still emerging

Two killed in Egypt beach stabbing

Two killed in Egypt beach stabbing

Attack took place in Red Sea resort of Hurghada

The attacks took place in Hackney, Stoke Newington and Islington

London acid attacks: Second person arrested

London acid attacks: Second person arrested

Person was arrested earlier after spate of attacks

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Japanese IT mogul wears Hitler shirt on live TV, thinks it's fine

Japanese IT mogul wears Hitler shirt on live TV, thinks it's fine

Takafumi Horie wore the t-shirt on a talkshow on Wednesday and doesn't see anything wrong with it

Who is the Russian magnate in Trump Jr email scandal central to World Cup 2018 plans?

Who is the Russian World Cup magnate central to Trump email scandal?

Who is the Russian World Cup magnate central to Trump email scandal?

Aras Agalarov was named in the emails released by Donald Trump Jr

Rhodri Colwyn Philipps: The racist aristocrat for whom Gina Miller scandal is nothing new

Rhodri Colwyn Philipps: The racist aristocrat for whom Gina Miller scandal is nothing new

Gina Miller scandal is nothing new for racist aristocrat Rhodri Colwyn Philipps

Aristocrat Rhodri Colwyn Philipps has been jailed for writing a Facebook post calling for Gina Miller to be run over - but it's just another addition to his depressing rap sheet

Cyclist hit by bus after bike wheels become stuck in tram tracks

Cyclist hit by bus after bike wheels become stuck in tram tracks

Cyclist hit by bus after bike wheels become stuck in tram tracks

The incident happened just metres away from where a student got her bike wheels stuck and she was crushed by a bus

Donald Trump tells Emmanuel Macron's wife: 'You're in such great shape'

Donald Trump faces fresh firestorm after telling Emmanuel Macron's wife: 'You're in such great shape'

Trump faces fury after telling Macron's wife: 'You're in such great shape'

The US president is currently in Paris on a diplomatic visit

Man jailed for 17 years after asking three people to kill his partner

David John Harris: Former producer on The Bill jailed for 17 years for plotting to kill his partner

Man jailed for 17 years after asking three people to kill his partner

David John Harris has been convicted of three counts of solicitation after police were tipped off by one of the hitmen he tried to hire

Car bomb detonation near Aleppo kills four people

Car bomb detonation near Aleppo kills four people

Car bomb detonation near Aleppo kills four people

A Syrian Civil Defence official claims the bomb exploded near a school in Azaz

'Nice remembers' - Tributes flood Twitter to mark the anniversary of terror attack

'Nice remembers': Tributes flood Twitter to mark anniversary of terror attack

'Nice remembers': Tributes flood Twitter to mark anniversary of attack

86 people died after a truck was driven into crowds gathered to watch Bastille Day fireworks on the Promenade des Anglais

Two Israeli policemen killed as Palestinian gunmen open fire near mosque in Jerusalem

Two Israeli policemen killed as Palestinian gunmen open fire near mosque in Jerusalem

Two Israeli policemen killed as Palestinian gunmen open fire in Jerusalem

The gunmen were reportedly killed by police as they tried to flee towards Al Aqsa mosque

The Pope hangs up sign telling people they're not allowed to whine

The Pope hangs up sign telling people they're not allowed to moan

The Pope hangs up sign telling people they're not allowed to moan

The Pope is said to have been given the sign by Italian psychologist and self-help author Salvo Noe

Rangers shoot dead four lions who escaped South African national park

Four lions who escaped South African national park shot dead

Four lions who escaped South African national park shot dead

A spokesperson for the Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency confirmed the deaths of the lions

'People seeking to commit crime are realising the benefit of acid over knives', says Stephen Timms MP

Acid attack crisis: 'People see this is an easier alternative to knife crime, says MP Stephen Timms

'People seeking to commit crime are realising the benefit of acid over knives'

Stephen Timms MP spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer in the wake of the acid attack spree which occurred in east London on Thursday night

'It must become an offence to carry acid and those selling it must use judgement', says criminologist

'It must become an offence to carry acid and those selling it must use judgement', says criminologist

'It should be an offence to carry acid and those selling it must use judgement'

Criminologist and filmmaker Roger Graef says kids must be educated about the dangers of acid attacks

EasyJet to start new airline to ensure EU flights continue after Brexit

EasyJet to start new airline to ensure EU flights continue after Brexit

EasyJet to start new airline to ensure EU flights continue after Brexit

The new airline will be called easyJetEurope and the headquarters are set to be in Austria

Khan wrote the letter from her hospital bed

Muslim model who suffered acid attack penned moving letter just hours before Hackney horror

Read Muslim acid attack's victim moving letter about her horror

Business student Resham Khan and her cousin Jameel Muhktar were attacked with acid in their car in June

Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn and Michel Barnier's meeting barely observed in foreign press

Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn and Michel Barnier's meeting barely covered in foreign press

Jeremy Corbyn and Michel Barnier's meeting barely covered in foreign press

The meeting with the EU chief negotiator appears to have been barely noticed by the Belgian Press and almost completely ignored by mainstream French news outlets

Teenager arrested following a string of acid attacks in east London

Teenager arrested following a string of acid attacks in east London

Teenager arrested following a string of acid attacks in east London

Metropolitan Police are investigating after several people were hospitalised for acid injuries across Hackney, Stoke Newington, and Islington

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Swedish MPs file legal complaint against President Erdogan for genocide and crimes against humanity

Swedish MPs file legal complaint against President Erdogan for genocide and crimes against humanity

Swedish MPs file legal complaint against President Erdogan for genocide

Five lawmakers from Left and Green parties signed the complaint, thought to be the first of its kind in Sweden

'Grenfell Tower meeting was completely shambolic as those in charge couldn't run it', says Labour councillor

'Grenfell Tower meeting was completely shambolic as those in charge couldn't run it', says Labour councillor

'Grenfell Tower meeting was completely shambolic due to those in charge'

Labour councillor Pat Mason says Grenfell Tower residents are angry and they want straight answers

Nude women interrupt Woody Allen's recital in Hamburg, calling him a paedophile

Topless feminists attack Woody Allen's recital in Hamburg and launch paedophile allegations

Nude women interrupt Woody Allen recital and hurl paedophile accusations at him

The American actor and musician had been in Germany to perform a Woody Allen and New Orleans Jazz Band concert

'Removing the phrase ladies and gentlemen is an outrageous form of authoritarianism', says The Conservative Woman

Writer Laura Perrins blasts TfL for 'cultural Marxism' over gender-neutral announcements

TfL blasted for 'cultural Marxism' over gender-neutral announcements

Laura Perrins, co-editor of The Conservative Woman, says London Underground staff could say 'ladies and gentlemen and others' instead

Did Donald Trump actually commit treason by meeting a Russian lawyer for information in the election campaign?

Did Donald Trump Jr actually commit treason by meeting a Russian lawyer?

Did Donald Trump Jr actually commit treason by meeting a Russian lawyer?

The son of US President Donald Trump disclosed a series of emails which has sparked a major political wildfire

Swedish police chief says she feels 'great shame' as she criticises asylum policy in viral Facebook post

Swedish police chief says she feels 'great shame' as she criticises asylum policy in viral Facebook post

Swedish police chief criticises asylum policy in viral Facebook post

Alvsborg police chief Lena Matthijs felt she had to speak out after seeing a girl in tears about being deported

Boko Haram: Four suicide bombers kill 19 and injure at least 23 in Nigeria

Boko Haram: Four suicide bombers kill 19 and injure at least 23 in Nigeria

Boko Haram: Four suicide bombers kill 19 and injure at least 23 in Nigeria

One bomber targeted a group of mourners and another detonated a device when approached by a Civilian Joint Task Force member

Bomb threat prompts evacuation of University of California Los Angeles dormitories

Bomb threat prompts evacuation at UCLA

Bomb threat prompts evacuation at UCLA

A warning to the campus' Sunset Canyon Recreation Center around 10pm on Wednesday led to a major evacuation of dorm rooms

Remainers criticised for 'scaremongering' after saying Brexit could affect cancer treatment

Remainers criticised for 'scaremongering' over claims that Brexit could affect cancer treatment

Remainers criticised for 'scaremongering' over Brexit cancer fears

Deputy Prime Minister Damian Green has said cancer patients are suffering unnecessary worry about their treatment

Woman handed eight-month house arrest for in-flight molestation

US woman handed eight-month house arrest for groping female passenger on flight

US woman handed eight-month house arrest for in-flight molestation

27-year-old Heidi McKinney was sentenced in Oregon for the incident on an Alaskan Airlines flight in May 2016

Kid Rock's social media posts hint at political ambitions

Kid Rock appears to confirm a run for the US Senate

Kid Rock appears to confirm a run for the US Senate

The singer and rapper hinted at a major announcement on Twitter

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Al-Jazeera accused of anti-Semitism and inciting religious hatred by UAE minister

Al-Jazeera accused of anti-Semitism and inciting religious hatred

United Arab Emirates' foreign affairs minister Anwar Gargash claims Al-Jazeera incites hostility, violence and discrimination

Southern Rail owner handed £13.4 million fine by the Department for Transport

Southern Rail owner handed £13.4 million fine by the Department for Transport

Southern Rail owner handed £13.4 million fine by the Department for Transport

The fine to be paid by Govia Thameslink Railway will be put towards funding improvements for passengers and performance

'He did more than anyone to grow the game in the US' - Twitter pays tribute to Chuck Blazer

'He did more than anyone to grow the game in the US' - Twitter pays tribute to Chuck Blazer

Twitter pays tribute to Chuck Blazer

The former Fifa official, who became a government informant about corruption in the organised, lost his battle with cancer on Thursday morning

Vince Cable says he believes Brexit will happen

Vince Cable backtracks and says Brexit will happen

Vince Cable backtracks and says Brexit will happen

Lib Dem leader-in-waiting says he simply raised prospect of u-turn 'as a possibility'

'Government didn't resolve gay marriage pensions as it worried about other inequality claims'

John Walker says 'same-sex pensions could have been sorted years ago' after landmark victory

John Walker says 'same-sex pensions could have been sorted years ago'

John Walker has won a Supreme Court case meaning his husband will get the same pension rights as a wife would receive if he dies

Theresa May lost her majority in the election last month

Theresa May says she doesn't regret calling election

I don't regret calling the election, says May

May says it was the right decision to call snap election last month

Julia Hartley-Brewer disputes nature of Donald Trump Jr Russia meeting with former campaign advisor

Julia tells Trump campaign advisor he's talking nonsense over email scandal

Trump campaign advisor says it's 'absurd' to claim son committed treason

Dr Ted Malloch spoke to our host about the meeting Donald Trump's eldest son conducted with a lawyer believed to be associated with the Kremlin

Panel recommends gene-altering leukaemia treatment to FDA

Panel recommends gene-altering leukaemia treatment to US drug agency

Revolutionary leukaemia gene therapy recommended to US drug agency

Scientists call the gene therapy 'a living drug' as it harnesses the immune system to fight cancer

'They're playing games with Britain's future - Sir Bill Cash blasts opposition to the Great Repeal Bill

Brexiteer Bill Cash says Great Repeal Bill opponents are 'playing games with Britain's future'

Sir Bill Cash blasts opposition to the Great Repeal Bill

The MP for Stone and strident Brexiteer spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer ahead of the unveiling of the Great Repeal Bill

Man causes panic after attempting to open AirAsia plane door mid-flight

Man causes panic by attempting to open AirAsia plane door mid-flight

Man causes panic by attempting to open AirAsia plane door mid-flight

Several passengers and crew members were reportedly injured in their attempts to stop the man

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