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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Brexit activist Darren Grimes crowdfunding to fight 'biased' Electoral Commission fine

Brexit activist Darren Grimes crowdfunding to fight 'biased' Electoral Commission ruling

Brexit activist Darren Grimes crowdfunding to fight Electoral Commission ruling

Darren Grimes, who formed pro-Brexit youth group BeLeave, was fined £20,000 by the Electoral Commission

Afghan man whose deportation was stopped by activist 'will still be deported'

Afghan man whose deportation was stopped by activist 'will still be deported'

Afghan man whose deportation was stopped by activist 'will still be deported'

Swedish police say the 52-year-old Afghan man, who has not been identified, will be removed from the country at a later date after a student protester interrupted his deportation

No-deal Brexit could make it illegal to pay pensioners living in the EU

No-deal Brexit could make it illegal to pay pensioners living in the EU

The Association of British Insurers have warned MPs of the complications of a no-deal Brexit.

No break for KitKat in four-finger trademark status row

No break for KitKat in four-finger trademark status row

The shape of Nestle's four-finger KitKat bar has lost its EU-wide protected trademark status after the European Court of Justice (ECJ) dismissed an appeal by the confectionery giant.

Tini Owens loses Supreme Court fight for divorce

Tini Owens loses Supreme Court fight for divorce

Five Supreme Court justices have ruled that Tini Owens must stay married to Hugh Owens until at least 2020.

Greece wildfire: Rescue crews search for the missing

Greece wildfire: Rescue crews search for the missing

The death toll is expected to increase as crews search more of the areas affected by the fires.

Five men charged over 'acid attack' on 3-year-old boy

Five men charged over 'acid attack' on 3-year-old boy

The toddler was discharged from hospital on Sunday.

Demi Lovato 'awake' after suffering suspected overdose

Demi Lovato 'awake' after suffering suspected overdose

Representatives for the singer said she's awake and with her family.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

New Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab will "deputise" for May in talks

PM May says she will take personal control of Brexit

PM May says she will take personal control of Brexit

Theresa May has informed Parliament she will oversee withdrawal negotiations, with new Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab "deputising" for her in talks

Electoral authorities in Northern Ireland are to begin drawing up measures which could see him face a by-election if enough constituents demand it

Ian Paisley suspended by the DUP

Ian Paisley suspended by the DUP

The North Antrim MP will also be excluded from the House of Commons for 30 sitting days after failure to declare holidays

Khalid Safi was stabbed to death in North Acton

'Snapchat queen' who posted a video of boyfriend dying found guilty of ordering killing

'Snapchat queen' who posted video of dying boyfriend guilty of ordering killing

Fatima Khan, 20, plotted with a love rival to kill Afghan asylum seeker Khalid Safi

Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab described it as "another key milestone in the UK's path to leaving the EU"

Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab unveils legislation for on-time EU withdrawal

Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab unveils legislation for on-time EU withdrawal

Unveiling the plans in a white paper in the House of Commons, Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab described it as "another key milestone in the UK's path to leaving the EU"

John Westland is accused of killing Liam Deane (pictured) in Leeds prison

Prisoner: I killed cell mate 'because he's a sex offender'

Prisoner: I killed cell mate 'because he's a sex offender'

John Westland, 29, supposedly made the comments a day after the body of Liam Deane was found by officers at HMP Leeds

2018 is set to be a vintage year thanks to a wet spring followed by the heatwave

Heatwave will lead to best British wine for years

Heatwave will lead to best British wine for years

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association said 2018 was set to be a vintage year thanks to a wet spring followed by the heatwave

Christopher Snowden tells Jamie East that childhood obesity figures are ‘made up’

Christopher Snowden tells Jamie East that child obesity figures are ‘made up’

The comments come after Public Health England posted figures on Monday that one in 25 10 to 11 year olds were leaving primary school acutely or severely obese.

"I know we saved a lot of people, but I know we lost a lot of people," said the Hammersmith fire station watch manager

Grenfell fire chief: 'the building didn't do its job... the building beat us'

Grenfell fire chief: 'the building didn't do its job... the building beat us'

Paul Watson, watch manager at Hammersmith fire station, felt like he had "lost the battle" against the building at the end of his shift

RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire is being axed as part of a move to provide more "modern and efficient" military bases

Red Arrows base will be sold to save taxpayer cash

Red Arrows base will be sold to save taxpayer cash

RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire, which is home to the much-admired aerobatics display team, is being axed as part of wider move to provide more "modern and efficient" military bases

The singer said more work is needed to bring young men "into the fold" as a solution to end the scourge of the HIV virus

Sir Elton John launches ambitious global Aids project

Sir Elton John launches ambitious global Aids project

The singer said more work is needed to bring young men "into the fold" as a solution to end the scourge of the HIV virus

Around one million public sector workers will benefit from the biggest pay rise in almost 10 years

Pay rise for teachers, military and prison officers announced

Pay rise for teachers, military and prison officers announced

Around one million public sector workers will benefit from the biggest pay rise in almost 10 years

Dozens of Irish-based pilots are staging a 24-hour strike in an ongoing dispute

Thousands grounded as Ryanair pilots call third strike

Thousands grounded as Ryanair pilots call third strike

Dozens of Irish-based pilots are staging a 24-hour strike in an ongoing dispute over working arrangements

Picture: Attapeu Today

Hundreds missing after dam collapses in Laos

Hundreds missing after dam collapses in Laos

The Xepian-Xe Nam Noy hydropower dam in Attapeu province collapsed on Monday evening, releasing large amounts of water and sweeping away houses

UK heatwave: Temperatures set to rise

UK heatwave: Temperatures set to rise

Parts of Britain could see temperatures rise to 35C (95F) towards the end of the week

Vince Cable tells Mike Graham that Sajid Javid has got the jihadi Beatles case ‘wrong’

Cable tells Mike Graham that Sajid Javid has got the jihadi Beatles case ‘wrong'

It was reported on Monday that Sajid Javid said the UK would not demand a death penalty assurance in this particular case.

Greece wildfires: At least 50 dead near Athens

Greece wildfires: At least 50 dead near Athens

A state of emergency has been declared as the nation asks for help from EU countries.

Monday, July 23, 2018

Monday, July 23, 2018

Harry, who is in Amsterdam attending a world conference on Aids, told young delegates supported by his charity Sentebale they were the key

Prince Harry urges young people to tackle Aids epidemic

Prince Harry urges young people to tackle Aids epidemic

Harry, who is in Amsterdam attending a world conference on Aids, told young delegates supported by his charity Sentebale they were the key

Mrs May also referred to her love of walking when asked how she copes with the stresses of life in Number 10

PM May: NCIS and cookbooks help me unwind

PM May: NCIS and cookbooks help me unwind

An extensive library of more than 150 cookbooks and episodes of crime show NCIS help Theresa May unwind, the Prime Minister has revealed

Dan Hodges to George Galloway: ‘The politicians have blown Brexit’

Dan Hodges to George Galloway: ‘The politicians have blown Brexit’

The Mail On Sunday commentator has called for a second referendum on he final Brexit deal.

Firefighter Martin Gillam told the public inquiry how his team had rescued a woman trapped near the top of Grenfell Tower

'My head was burning': firefighter tells tale of miraculous Grenfell escape

'My head was burning': firefighter tells tale of miraculous Grenfell escape

Firefighter Martin Gillam told the public inquiry how his team had rescued a woman trapped near the top of Grenfell Tower

Five arrested after woman's throat slashed in Manchester

Five arrested after woman's throat slashed in Manchester

Armed officers were sent to the Hilton on Deansgate in the city centre after police were flagged down by the victim

The bus will be used without a driver in depots for manoeuvres such as parking, fuelling and washing (stock image)

Stagecoach to trial driverless bus

Stagecoach to trial driverless bus

The bus will be used without a driver in depots for manoeuvres such as parking, fuelling and washing

A no-deal Brexit would damage British relations with Europe for a generation, warns Hunt

Jeremy Hunt: real risk of 'accidental' no-deal Brexit

Jeremy Hunt: real risk of 'accidental' no-deal Brexit

A no-deal Brexit would damage British relations with Europe for a generation, Jeremy Hunt warned as he pleaded for Brussels to show more flexibility in negotiations

Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh, are said to have been members of the brutal four-man Beatles cell of IS executioners in Syria and Iraq

Members of British 'Beatles' jihadi cell could face death penalty in USA

Members of British 'Beatles' jihadi cell could face death penalty in USA

Two captured Britons accused of being members of IS cell could be sent to the US for trial after the UK dropped its usual demand for a guarantee of no death penalty

Mr Corbyn faces fresh pressure from Labour's MPs and peers over the party's policy on dealing with prejudice against Jews

Lawyer: Labour has made 'veiled attempt to silence' Jewish MP

Lawyer: Labour has made 'veiled attempt to silence' Jewish MP

Labour has made a "veiled attempt to silence" a Jewish MP after a confrontation with Jeremy Corbyn over anti-Semitism, lawyers have suggested

Heatwave: Met Office urges people to stay out of the sun

Heatwave: Met Office urges people to stay out of the sun

The weather agency has advised people to stay out the sun as temperatures set to soar to 30 degrees.

Trump and Rouhani clash with angry threats

Trump and Rouhani clash with angry threats

The comments from the US and Iranian presidents come amid increased tensions between the nations.

One dead and several injured in Toronto shooting

One dead and several injured in Toronto shooting

The incident occurred in the Greektown neighbourhood after a gunman shot into a shop and restaurant.

Three men arrested over suspected acid attack on 3-year-old boy

Three men arrested over suspected acid attack on 3-year-old boy

The suspects, aged 22, 25 and 26, were detained in London on suspicion of conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm.

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Saturday, July 21, 2018

The right side of the pond: What the liberal UK media won't tell You about Trump and Russia

The right side of the pond: What liberals won't tell you about Trump and Russia

In his column, talkRADIO presenter Michael Graham gives the US conservative viewpoint on current issues.

Friday, July 20, 2018

Friday, July 20, 2018

The vessel was escorted into Newlyn harbour (stock image)

Suspected drug boat intercepted off Cornish coast

Suspected drug boat intercepted off Cornish coast

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking after a boat was seized in the English Channel

The boys received 12 and 10-year sentences respectively (stock image)

15 year-olds who plotted Columbine style massacre in Yorkshire jailed

15 year-olds who plotted Columbine style massacre in Yorkshire jailed

The would-be murderers were said to have "hero-worshipped" Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris

Stephanie Todd used cashpoints to withdraw money over a prolonged period

Former Ukip councillor jailed for swindling pensioner

Former Ukip councillor jailed for swindling pensioner

Stephanie Todd used ATM machines to withdraw money over a prolonged period

Ms O'Neill was injured when thieves stole her Audi in Birmingham with four-week-old Eliza inside (picture West Midlands Police)

Police release picture of carjacking mum and baby

Police release picture of carjacking mum and baby

Clare O'Neill was injured when thieves stole her Audi in Acocks Green, Birmingham, on Thursday, with four-week-old Eliza inside

Hancock's sister was in a coma after a riding accident in 2017

New Health Secretary: 'I really love the NHS'

New Health Secretary: 'I really love the NHS'

In his first speech since being appointed to the role, Matt Hancock said his commitment to the health service was not just professional but "deeply personal"

Vince Cable tells James Whale it was 'the wrong call' to miss Brexit vote

Vince Cable tells James Whale it was 'the wrong call' to miss Brexit vote

The The Liberal Democrat leader, along with fellow MP Tim Farron, were criticised for not showing up to vote on the Prime Minister's new Brexit White Paper.

The Bristol research found that people who emigrate tend to be more aspirational and take risks

Immigrant children have more positive attitude towards education, says study

Immigrant children have more positive attitude towards education, says study

Researchers suggested that people who emigrate tend to be more aspirational and take risks, and pass their "grit and determination" on to their children

South West trains could be disrupted by the walk outs

More South Western Railway and London underground strikes expected

More South Western Railway and London underground strikes expected

Pay and disputes over guards will threaten services over the summer

The singer and rapper will face trial after his arrest in East London

Rapper J Hus to face trial over lock knife possession

Rapper J Hus to face trial over lock knife possession

The Mobo-award winning star, who denies the charge, will be in court in December

Leo Varadkar 'wrong' to suggest British aircrafts would be banned over Ireland

Leo Varadkar 'wrong' to suggest British aircrafts would be banned over Ireland

So-called "overflight rights" are guaranteed by international treaties rather than EU membership, a Number 10 spokeswoman said

May believes the EU suggestions will go against the Good Friday Agreement

PM to tell EU to evolve its 'unworkable' stance on Brexit

PM to tell EU to evolve its 'unworkable' stance on Brexit

Theresa May will use a speech in Belfast to reiterate her refusal to contemplate any backstop deal that treats Northern Ireland differently from the rest of the UK

XXXTentacion: Four men charged with rapper's murder

XXXTentacion: Four men charged with rapper's murder

The rapper was fatally shot last month after exiting a motorcycle shop in Florida.

Jodie Kidd to Eamonn Holmes: ‘Three pubs close a day’

Jodie Kidd to Eamonn Holmes: ‘Three pubs close a day'

The model turned pub landlord has started a campaign to save British pubs.

David Attenborough backs world's biggest butterfly count

David Attenborough backs world's biggest butterfly count

The public are being encouraged to take part in the Big Butterfly Count over the next three weeks to help experts see how butterflies are faring.

11 dead after duck boat sinks in Missouri

11 dead after duck boat sinks in Missouri

Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader said five people remain missing and seven others were taken to hospital after a Ride the Ducks boat sank on Table Rock Lake in Branson.

The Salaam Project spokesperson to Julia Hartley-Brewer: ‘I’ve seen someone pull out a big blade knife on the street’

Salaam Project spokesperson: ‘I’ve seen someone with a big blade on the street'

Ishmael Lee South joined the talkRADIO breakfast show to talk about the recent rise in crime figures published on Thursday.

Donald Trump invites Vladimir Putin to Washington

Donald Trump invites Vladimir Putin to Washington

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said John Bolton would be making the invitation following Mr Trump's meeting with the Russian president earlier this week in Finland.

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