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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Len McCluskey has raised the sceptre of a mass walk-out over public sector pay

GMB national secretary refuses to back Len McCluskey on illegal strikes

GMB national secretary refuses to back Len McCluskey on illegal strikes

Rehana Azam repeatedly declines to endorse McCluskey's words on Sam Delaney's show

Brexit: 'The UK gives more to the EU in defence than it gets back', says former Royal Navy officer

Brexit: Former Navy officer says EU has a 'can't fight, won't fight' policy on defence

Royal Navy officer says EU has a 'can't fight, won't fight' policy on defence

The Government has announced that it will continue to be committed to European security even after Brexit

Police use steel spikes and nets in attempt to prevent vehicle terrorist attacks

London police using mats with steel spikes to prevent new Barcelona or Westminster attack

London police using mats with steel spikes to prevent new Westminster attack

The road mats have been used for the first time at the Naval Association Parade in Whitehall

Hurricane Irma: Before-and-after pictures of major locations in the storm's path

Hurricane Irma: Before-and-after pictures of major locations in the storm's path

Hurricane Irma: Before-and-after pictures show the devastation

The storm raged through the Caribbean and off the south coast of the United States last week

The Big Debate on rivers: 'Rivers are lazy, they should get off their river beds and do some work'

The Big Debate on rivers: 'Rivers are lazy, they should get off their river beds and do some work'

'Rivers are lazy, they should get off their river beds and do some work'

The Big Debate was on rivers today

'Britain is so dramatic' - Not everyone is convinced Storm Aileen is worthy of a name

'Britain is so dramatic' - Not everyone is convinced Storm Aileen is worthy of a name

'Britain is so dramatic' - Not everyone is convinced Storm Aileen is a good name

Storm Aileen is approaching the UK but it seems many people are more concerned about the name rather than the weather

Public sector pay cap scrapped by Government

1% Public sector pay cap scrapped by Government

1% Public sector pay cap scrapped by Government

Prison officers and police officers will be the first to receive extra money

University of Rochester formally hits back at sexual harassment report

US academic accused of demanding sex for grades

US academic accused of demanding sex for grades

The report claimed a professor at the establishment, Florian Jaeger, had conducted a decade-long string of sexual harassment against students and staff

Iraqi Kurds have been pushing for full independence for several months

Kurdish independence referendum rejected by Iraqi Parliament

Kurdish independence referendum rejected by Iraqi Parliament

Iraqi lawmakers say referendum cannot take place and Iraq must remain united

12-year-old commits suicide after being punished for starting period at school

12-year-old commits suicide after being 'tortured' for starting period at school

12-year-old commits suicide after being 'tortured' for starting period at school

The girl left a suicide note behind citing the 'torture' she endured at school

Jeremy Corbyn faced a sizeable rebellion on the EU Withdrawal Bill

Labour Brexit rebel Kate Hoey plays down purge reports: 'Jeremy Corbyn understands us'

Labour Brexit rebel Kate Hoey plays down purge reports: 'Corbyn understands us'

Kate Hoey says she voted to respect the will of the people and this sort of attitude should be respected

Boxer shorts belonging to Adolf Hitler up for auction in Maryland

Adolf Hitler's underwear up for auction in Maryland

Adolf Hitler's boxer shorts go up for auction in Maryland

The boxer shorts are expected to sell for up to $5000 (£3670)

Foo Fighters open pub in London to promote new album Concrete and Gold

Foo Fighters open pub in London to promote new album Concrete and Gold

Foo Fighters open pub in London to promote new album Concrete and Gold

The band are selling a special beer as well as exclusive Foo Fighters merchandise

John McDonnell was just a 'bit excited' when he called for insurrection, says Labour activist

John McDonnell was 'just a bit excited' when he called for insurrection against Tories, says Labour activist

John McDonnell was just a 'bit excited' when he called for insurrection

Journalist Christian Wolmar slams 'Daily Mail story' says John McDonnell wasn't calling for violence during a speech

Saudi Arabia arrests members of cell plotting against national security

Saudi Arabia arrests 'foreign cell' for plotting against national security

Saudi Arabia arrests 'foreign cell' for plotting against national security

A source claims the cell was trying to 'disturb the interests, methodology, capabilities and social safety of the Kingdom'

Will Manchester United's games move onto a streaming platform? Sky's new deal offers fans hope

Sky to begin streaming Football League matches - will Manchester United and Liverpool games be next?

Sky to begin streaming Football League matches

New project paves the way for future expansion to Premier League

California sues Trump administration over illegal immigrant programme

California sues Trump administration over illegal immigrant programme

California sues Trump administration over illegal immigrant programme

The state claims removing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals programme would be unconstitutional

Brexit: 'EU withdrawal bill powers not really what people were voting for', says Jenny Chapman MP

Corbyn's shadow Brexit minister says Labour rebellion was 'expected'

Shadow Brexit minister says Labour rebellion was 'expected'

Jenny Chapman spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer after the EU Withdrawal bill moves onto its next stage

Brexit: Cabinet ministers accused of using military protection as bargaining chip

Brexit ministers accused of 'gunboat diplomacy' and David Davis branded 'a dejected bully'

Brexit ministers accused of 'gunboat diplomacy'

A negotiation paper highlighting how crucial UK military protection is to European security is being released by the Government

First man to swim across the Hoover Dam receives fine from US authorities

Welsh man fined by US authorities for swimming across Hoover Dam

First man to swim across the Hoover Dam receives fine from US authorities

28-year-old Aaron Hughes from Wales did the stunt while he was drunk on a stag do

'Only when the footage was released did I see how close she was' - Putney Bridge bus driver speaks out about jogger incident

'I didn't realise how close it was until footage was released' - Putney Bridge bus driver speaks about jogger horror

Putney Bridge bus driver speaks out about jogger incident

Olivier Salbris was driving the bus which nearly hit a woman after a jogger "pushed" her into traffic

Labour divisions over Europe exposed as Repeal Bill passes first vote

Jeremy Corbyn faces divisions in Labour Party as Repeal Bill passes first vote

Jeremy Corbyn faces divisions in Labour Party as Repeal Bill passes first vote

There were seven MPs who voted against the whip, while 13 abstained from voting

Boris Johnson to visit islands affected by Hurricane Irma

Boris Johnson to visit islands affected by Hurricane Irma

Boris Johnson to visit islands affected by Hurricane Irma

The Foreign Secretary will see the relief efforts on the British Virgin Islands and Anguilla first-hand

Monday, September 11, 2017

Monday, September 11, 2017

Michael Heseltine supported Tony Blair's comments on migration

Brexit: Michael Heseltine supports Tony Blair on border u-turn

Brexit: Michael Heseltine supports Tony Blair on border u-turn

Heseltine says Blair is 'absolutely right' to address the issue

Hurricane Irma has wreaked havoc across the Caribbean

Hurricane Irma: Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley says 'Theresa May should be there'

Green Party co-leader says 'Theresa May should head to Hurricane Irma site'

Jonathan Bartley says May should be showing sympathy with victims

Stan Kroenke has faced a difficult few months

Arsenal FC owner Stan Kroenke facing mounting pressure as fans plan protest

Arsenal FC owner Stan Kroenke facing mounting pressure as fans plan protest

Celebrity supporter 'DT' leading demands for change

Wendland has lived in the UK for four years

Polish man jailed for using his dog to attack Muslims in 'campaign of racism'

Polish man jailed for using his dog to attack Muslims in 'campaign of racism'

Manchester resident Jakub Wendland told his dog 'they kill people, so bite a Muslim' as he perpetrated two separate attacks

Floridians have been told to 'be aware' of the danger posed by giant reptiles

Hurricane Irma: Florida health department warns people to 'be alert' to pythons and alligators

Florida officials warn people to 'be alert' to pythons and alligators after Irma

Quite what people are expected to do if they actually encounter a python or gator isn't clear, however

The Met has loaned the drone from a neighbouring force (police handout)

London police using drone to hunt for weapons and cannabis factories

London police using drone to hunt for weapons and cannabis factories

Met Police has begun an eight-week trial of a UAV loaned from Sussex Police

'How come you're so concerned for the unborn over those already born?' - George Galloway issues challenge to Jacob Rees-Mogg in opening monologue

George Galloway issues challenge to Jacob Rees-Mogg in opening monologue

George Galloway issues challenge to Jacob Rees-Mogg in opening monologue

Our host opened the Mother of All Talk Shows by asking the potential Tory leadership candidate why he cares about the lives of unborn children more than those already born

Alejandro Cao de Benos says North Korea's missile launches are designed with peace in mind

North Korea ambassador tells George Galloway 'It's game over for Donald Trump'

North Korea ambassador tells George Galloway 'It's game over for Donald Trump'

Alejandro Cao de Benos also says North Korea's nuclear weapons are not meant to be used

News team filmed looters in Fort Lauderdale as Hurricane Irma bore down on Florida coast

News team filmed looters in Fort Lauderdale as Hurricane Irma bore down on Florida coast

News team filmed looters in Fort Lauderdale as Hurricane Irma raged on coast

The major storm has created major destruction and left millions either displaced or without power

The pictures appeared in The Sun

Paul Hollywood Nazi outrage: James Delingpole blasts 'totalitarian political correctness'

Journalist blames 'totalitarian political correctness' for Paul Hollywood storm

Right-wing journalist says generation snowflake is imposing an iron will on our collective freedom of expression

News outlets attack Donald Trump over climate change stance because of Hurricane Irma

Donald Trump attacked over climate change stance after Hurricane Irma

Donald Trump attacked over climate change stance after Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma - formerly the most powerful Atlantic storm on record - has killed at least four people in Florida and left widespread destruction in its wake

'Tear gas attack' at Frankfurt airport leaves six injured

'Tear gas attack' at Frankfurt airport leaves six injured

'Tear gas attack' at Frankfurt airport leaves six injured

Details of the attack still emerging

Boris said he agrees with Jean-Claude Juncker's forthcoming comments

Brexit: Boris Johnson says Jean-Claude Juncker's vision for Europe is 'fantastic'

Brexit: Boris Johnson says Jean-Claude Juncker's vision for Europe is 'fantastic

Juncker is due to map out a strategy for the 'renaissance' of the EU, and Johnson wants one for Britain as well

Strictly Come Dancing: 'same-sex couples possible if show was on different channel other than BBC', says journalist

Strictly Come Dancing: 'Same-sex couples would be possible if it wasn't a BBC show'

'Same-sex couples would be possible on Strictly if it wasn't a BBC show'

Simon Glazin, a freelance journalist, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer after the broadcaster confirmed it had no plans to introduce same-sex pairings

Hurricane Irma: 'A lot of people were thinking it was the end of the world' says journalist

Hurricane Irma: 'A lot of people were thinking it was the end of the world because of media scaremongering'

'A lot of people were thinking Hurricane Irma was the end of the world'

Dave Levene weathered the storm outside of Miami, and he spoke to Julia about his experience

DUP-Tory payment needs Parliamentary consent after Gina Miller challenges it, Government admits

DUP-Tory payment needs Parliamentary consent after Gina Miller challenge, Government admits

DUP-Tory payment needs Parliamentary consent after Gina Miller challenge

The Government promised funding of one billion pounds to secure Democratic Unionist support after the election in June

Brexit: deportation of EU nationals has increased since referendum, say figures

Brexit: Deportation of EU nationals has soared since referendum, new figures show

Deportation of EU nationals has soared since Brexit referendum, figures show

The Independent has acquired and analysed official government data which revealed the increase

Florida resident tells of 'massive destruction' left after Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma: Florida pastor tells talkRADIO 'Trees were falling down, houses were on fire... I've never seen anything so scary'

Florida pastor says 'I've never seen anything as scary as Hurricane Irma'

Chris, a pastor in Lakeland, spoke to Paul Ross as the eye passed over the city

Hurricane Irma continues to batter Florida coast despite weakening overnight

Hurricane Irma continues to batter Florida coast despite weakening overnight

Hurricane Irma continues to batter Florida coast despite weakening overnight

The storm was downgraded to a category two hurricane, but Florida continues to be affected by heavy wind, rain, and storm surge

Brexit: Voting against EU bill would be choosing a 'chaotic' exit ahead of key vote, says David Davis

Brexit: Voting against EU bill would be choosing a 'chaotic' exit ahead of key vote, says David Davis

Voting against EU bill is choosing a 'chaotic' exit, says David Davis

The bill to absolve EU law into faces its first key test in Parliament on Monday

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Jake Yapp's Sunday Best Podcast - September 10th

Jake Yapp's Sunday Best Podcast - September 10th

Check out the latest Sunday Breakfast highlights

Friday, September 8, 2017

Friday, September 8, 2017

George Galloway on Trump, the BBC and Bake Off

George Galloway on Trump, the BBC and Bake Off

Come and have a go if you think you're hard enough

Bill Haley seen performing with his band in the mid '50s

Ruck around the clock: Iain Lee argues with caller about Bill Haley

Ruck around the clock: Iain Lee argues with caller about Bill Haley

Our host took Rocky to task over the 1950s music icon

Donald Trump's residence is in Hurricane Irma's path

Hurricane Irma: Donald Trump's Mar-a-Largo retreat forced to evacuate

Hurricane Irma: Donald Trump's Mar-a-Largo forced to evacuate

Luxury resort forced to take emergency measures

'It' inspired terror 25 years ago - and it's back

Check out this terrifying advert for the new 'It' movie

Check out this terrifying advert for the new 'It' movie

Commuters in Mexico have been greeted with a rather ghoulish vision on their way to work

Man jailed for a year after being convicted for sharing terrorist material on social media

Camden man Medhi Bira jailed for a year for sharing terrorist material on social media

Camden man jailed for sharing terrorist material on social media

Mehdi Bira had been found guilty of two counts of dissemination of terrorist material

The commuter expressed support for Adolf Hitler

Spanish Nazi launches into 'Heil Hitler' rant on packed Madrid metro train

Spanish Nazi launches into 'Heil Hitler' rant on packed Madrid metro train

Man told woman in headscarf 'we don't want Arabs here' and said he wished 'the guy with the moustache' would come back

Charities you can donate to aid in Hurricane Irma and Mexico relief efforts

Hurricane Irma and Mexico earthquake: The charities you can donate to

Hurricane Irma and Mexico earthquake: The charities you can donate to

Hurricane Irma has already created devastation across the Caribbean, while Mexico was rocked by a major earthquake overnight and will be hit by Hurricane Katia this weekend

David had a rather unusual misadventure with a hoover. Thankfully Dr Lee was on hand to help him out

Iain Lee caller reveals a very private part of his anatomy is trapped in a vacuum

Iain Lee caller has a rather embarrassing problem with a hoover

Our presenter fielded a medical emergency on his talkRADIO show

Woman committing suicide after being refused C-section prompts horror on social media

Woman commits suicide after being refused C-section

Woman commits suicide after being refused C-section

The women reportedly jumped out of a fifth-storey window moments after her family denied her a caesarian

Donald Trump's administration defeated over travel ban exemptions

Donald Trump's administration defeated over travel ban exemptions

Donald Trump's administration defeated over travel ban exemptions

The government had attempted to deny family members of Americans from six majority-Muslim countries exemption from the order

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