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Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

The wearing of hijabs in schools is subject to an ongoing debate (stock photo)

Hijabs in schools: James Whale says 'we're in danger of going back to the stone age'

Hijab in schools: James Whale says 'we're going back to the stone age'

James spoke to Muslim campaigners Gina Khan and Zehra Zaidi, both of whom oppose the permission of the hijab in schools

'Theresa May is likely to lift the public sector pay cap, but not as a result of Nicola Sturgeon'

'Theresa May is likely to lift the public sector pay cap, but not as a result of Nicola Sturgeon'

'Theresa May is likely to lift the pay cap, but because of Nicola Sturgeon'

News editor of Politics Home John Ashmore says Nicola Sturgeon's programme announcement was the right thing for her to do

Terrorism: 'Many outside London don't mix with communities and gather toxic views from others'

Terrorism: Muslim community leader reveals he was once part of embarrassing security breach

Terrorism: Muslim community leader reveals embarrassing security breach

Muslim campaigner Mohammed Khaliel says the way to defeat terrorism is through united communities

TOWIE star Bobby Norris reveals his greatest dating fear

TOWIE star Bobby Norris reveals his greatest dating fear

TOWIE star Bobby Norris reveals his greatest dating fear

Bobby Norris has also spoken out about his struggles with dating

Piers Morgan slams doctor as 'stupid old bigot' for suggesting he can convert gay people

Piers Morgan slams 'ex-gay' doctor on Good Morning Britain: 'You're a stupid old bigot'

Piers Morgan slams 'ex-gay' doctor as a 'stupid old bigot'

Doctor Michael Davidson claims that he made himself straight through prayer and has been married for 35 years

Amnesty has revealed the amount of abuse suffered by Diane Abbott in the first six months of this year

Diane Abbott received 10 times as much abuse as any other female MP during election campaign

Diane Abbott far and away the most-abused female MP, figures show

Figures from Amnesty International reveal Abbott 45% of all abuse aimed at female MPs during six weeks prior to 2017 election

Teenager calls police on his own mother for growing cannabis in garden

Teenager calls police on his own mother for growing cannabis in garden

Teenager calls police on his own mother for growing cannabis in garden

The teenager was also taken to the police station for his own safety as his mother was angry

Charity says at least 20 survivors of Grenfell Tower have attempted suicide

At least 20 Grenfell Tower survivors have attempted suicide, claims charity

At least 20 Grenfell Tower survivors have attempted suicide, claims charity

The group Silence of Suicide claims the survivors have been struggling to cope in the wake of the disaster which killed at least 80 people

More than 100 people evacuated after plane skids off runway in India

More than 100 people evacuated after plane skids off runway in India

More than 100 people evacuated after plane skids off runway in India

It is thought the plane skidded off the runway due to turning too early

State of emergency in Florida as Hurricane Irma barrels through the Caribbean

State of emergency in Florida as Hurricane Irma barrels through the Caribbean

State of emergency in Florida as Hurricane Irma barrels through the Caribbean

The storm has strengthened to become a category five hurricane with winds of 175 miles per hour

Kate Middleton topless photos: French court hands out maximum fines

French court hands out maximum fines over Kate Middleton topless photos

Closer and La Provence both published images

National Action - the banned neo-Nazi group who claim 'Hitler was right'

National Action - the banned neo-Nazi group which holds 'Miss Hitler' pageants

National Action - the banned neo-Nazi group which holds 'Miss Hitler' pageants

Four men who are allegedly members of National Action have been arrested on terror offences

Reddit users provoke discussion by sharing images of 'accidental racism'

Reddit users provoke discussion by sharing images of 'accidental racism'

Reddit users provoke discussion by sharing images of 'accidental racism'

The thread is active on the social network site

Schoolboy speaks out about transitioning to female and then back to male

Schoolboy speaks out about transitioning to female and then back to male

Schoolboy speaks out about transitioning to female and then back to male

Patrick Mitchell revealed that he started transitioning to a girl at the age of 12 but is now transitioning back to a boy

Four alleged members of neo-Nazi group National Action arrested on suspicion of terror offences

Four alleged members of neo-Nazi group National Action arrested on suspicion of terror offences

Alleged neo-Nazi group members arrested on suspicion of terror offences

West Midlands Police said the four men are suspected of being a part of banned group National Action

Evangelical leaders blame LGBT community for Storm Harvey

Evangelical leaders blame LGBT community for Storm Harvey

Evangelical leaders blame LGBT community for Storm Harvey

Despite evidence suggesting the storm was caused by climate change and adverse weather, some are claiming it was a punishment from God

Nicola Sturgeon: 'If this is her most ambitious plan why didn't she do it earlier?'

Nicola Sturgeon: 'If this is her most ambitious plan why didn't she do it earlier?'

'If Nicola Sturgeon's plan is the most ambitious why didn't she do it earlier?'

Journalist Alex Massie says Nicola Sturgeon has a real opportunity at Holyrood today after a disappointing year

The Grenfell Tower disaster has prompted a number of fraudulent claims

Surrey woman Joyce Msokeri charged with fraud for posing as Grenfell Tower survivor

Surrey woman charged with Grenfell Tower fraud

Joyce Msokeri charged with six counts of fraud and will appear in court today (September 5)

Police in Russia were called to a school this morning

Student launches axe and grenade attack in Moscow school

Student opens fire in Moscow school

At least four reportedly injured.

Chinese tourist charged with manslaughter over breast surgery in Australia

Chinese tourist charged with manslaughter over breast surgery in Australia

Chinese tourist charged with manslaughter over breast surgery in Australia

Jean Huang suffered a cardiac arrest last week and later died in hospital

Kate Middleton: Hyperemesis Gravidarum 'a hugely distressing predicament', says GP

Royal baby: Kate Middleton's morning sickness 'a hugely distressing predicament', says GP

Kate Middleton's morning sickness 'a hugely distressing predicament', says GP

Dr Ellie Cannon spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the condition the Duchess of Cambridge is currently suffering from

he wants to be attacked to deflect all of the problems away from himself and get the people behind him

North Korea: 'Kim Jong-un wants to be attacked to deflect problems away from himself' claims former MoD director

'Kim Jong-un wants to be attacked to deflect problems away from himself'

Chris Parry spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the ongoing crisis with North Korea

Minister claims Germany should pay $1 trillion to Poland in WW2 reparations

Minister claims Germany should pay $1 trillion to Poland in WW2 reparations

Minister claims Germany should pay $1 trillion to Poland in WW2 reparations

Witold Waszczykowski has said 'serious talks' should take place with Germany over the issue

John Redwood says Theresa May and ministers would be breaking the law by paying 'Brexit bill'

John Redwood says Theresa May would be breaking the law by paying Brexit 'divorce bill'

John Redwood says Theresa May would be breaking the law by paying 'Brexit bill'

The MP for Wokingham and prominent leave campaigner said there's no law authorising such a payment, other than regular EU contributions

Brexit: EU official calls decision 'stupid', says it could still be reversed

Brexit: Jean-Claude Juncker's right-hand man calls decision 'stupid', says it could still be reversed

Juncker's right-hand man calls Brexit 'stupid', says it could still be reversed

Martin Selmayr, Jean-Claude Juncker's chief of staff, said it was 'legally' possible that the UK could turn back from negotiations

Couple's chatroom gender experiment receives 'horrible' results

Man creates a chatroom profile for his wife - with 'horrible' results

Man creates a chatroom profile for his wife - with 'horrible' results

Jessica Eaton asked her husband Alex to log onto a chatroom with a male and a female profile, and the difference was immediately apparent

William Haque warns "fire and fury" won't solve North Korea problem

William Hague warns 'fire and fury' won't solve North Korea problem

William Hague warns "fire and fury" won't solve North Korea problem

The former foreign secretary made the comments in the Telegraph

Monday, September 4, 2017

Monday, September 4, 2017

North Korea: 'The ball is in China's court and it needs to deal with the situation', says journalist

China must stop propping up North Korea's tin-pot economy, says defence expert

'China needs to deal with North Korea and show its hand', says journalist

The Sun's defence editor David Willetts wonders whether China is using North Korea as a proxy to test America’s resolve in the region

'Tony Blair's moving into openly treasonous territory with Jean-Claude Juncker meeting', says George Galloway

'Tony Blair's moving into openly treasonous territory with Jean-Claude Juncker meeting', says George Galloway

'Tony Blair's moving into openly treasonous territory with Juncker meeting'

George Galloway didn't hold back on the former Prime Minister for meeting with Jean-Claude Juncker

North Korea: 'Diplomatic route out isn't hard, but is Donald Trump interested?' asks George Galloway

North Korea: 'Diplomatic route out isn't hard, but is Donald Trump interested?' asks George Galloway

'Diplomatic route for North Korea isn't hard, but is Donald Trump interested?'

Our host was speaking to a caller about the ongoing tension in the Korean Peninsula over the illegal weapons tests

'Muslims should question why no one is defending their community in Myanmar', says George Galloway

'Muslims should question why no-one is defending their community in Myanmar', says George Galloway

'Muslims should question why no-one is defending their community in Myanmar'

George Galloway says he's shocked that no-one cares about people being murdered in Myanmar

Republican representative blasts Donald Trump's delay in ending DACA program, calls it 'suicide'

Republican Representative blasts Donald Trump's delay in ending DACA program, calls it 'suicide'

Republican Representative blasts Donald Trump's delay in ending DACA program

Steve King called for the US President to end the program immediately

The Class of '92 emerged from the United youth ranks to form the spine of one of the club's best-ever teams

Manchester United Class of '92 stars 'will buy the club one day'

Manchester United's Class of 92 stars 'will buy the club one day'

FC United founder John-Paul O'Neill reckons David Beckham, Ryan Giggs and the rest will want to come back and take over from the Glazers

LGBT equality is a tide that can't be turned back, says Peter Tatchell

To all homophobes: Queer freedom is an unstoppable global trend. You can't beat us

'To all homophobes: Queer freedom is an unstoppable global trend. You can't win'

Peter Tatchell celebrates recent global advances in LGBT rights

Pungyye-Ri - into the nuclear facility behind North Korea's illegal tests

North Korea's Los Alamos: Inside the Pungyye-Ri nuclear testing site

North Korea's Los Alamos: Inside the Pungyye-Ri nuclear testing site

A recent device was tested at the site, which created an earthquake able to be felt in Russia and China

Neymar was prised away from PSG for a huge amount this summer

La Liga demands investigation into Manchester City as well as PSG over transfers

La Liga demands investigation into PSG and Manchester City over transfers

Spanish football boss Javier Tebas says wealthy state-backed clubs are doing 'irreparable harm' to the game

John Lewis: 'Some clothes shops treat boys and girls like they're different species', say Julia Hartley-Brewer

John Lewis: 'Some clothes shops treat boys and girls like they're different species', say Julia Hartley-Brewer

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'Girls and boy are treated as different species by shops'

Julia Hartley-Brewer has warned parents that they should never buy t-shirts saying princess on them for their daughters

Brexit: 'EU elite are worried their European super state will collapse when we come out' says Peter Bone MP

Brexit: 'EU elite are worried their European super state will collapse when we come out' says Peter Bone MP

'EU elite are worried their European super state will collapse when we come out'

Peter Bone MP claimed the elite members of the European Union were doing what they could to protect their institution in an interview with Julia Hartley-Brewer

Piers Morgan tells former L'Oreal model her comments are 'very offensive' in heated row

Piers Morgan tells former L'Oreal model her comments are 'very offensive' in heated row

Piers Morgan tells former L'Oreal model her comments are 'very offensive'

L'Oreal transgender model Munroe Bergdorf was fired for saying 'all white people' are racist on Facebook

North Korea: 'Donald Trump's tweets can't be taken at face value', says Channel 4's Krishnan Guru-Murthy

North Korea: We need to kind of ignore Donald Trump's tweets, says Channel 4's Krishnan Guru-Murthy

'Donald Trump's tweets can't be taken at face value', says Krishnan Guru-Murthy

Channel 4 news anchor Krishnan Guru-Murthy says we must rely on the US system against North Korea and not worry about what the President is saying

Royal Baby: 'People love the idea of a baby so soon after Diana's commemoration', says royal commentator

Royal baby is welcome relief from Diana anniversary sadness, says former Buckingham Palace spokesman

Royal baby is welcome relief from Diana sadness, says former Palace spokesperson

Kensington Palace announced today the Duchess of Cambridge was expecting her third child

Alice, Victoria and Elizabeth top baby name odds for William and Kate's third child

New royal baby: Alice, Victoria and Elizabeth top baby name odds for William and Kate's third child

New royal baby: Alice, Victoria and Elizabeth top name odds

Kensington Palace has announced that Kate Middleton is pregnant with the royal couple's third child

BREAKING: Prince William and Kate Middleton expecting third child

Prince William and Kate Middleton expecting third child

Prince William and Kate Middleton expecting third child

Royal couple 'delighted with the news'

North Korea: Donald Trump is losing the plot and Kim Jong-un is a shrewd poker player, says expert

Trump is losing the plot and Kim Jong-un is a shrewd poker player - expert

Dr John Nilson-Wright spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the escalating tension following a major nuclear test in North Korea

'People who make false sex abuse claims keep taxpayer-funded compensation'

People who make false sex abuse claims are keeping taxpayer-funded compensation, report claims

'People who make false sex abuse claims are keeping compensation - report

The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority has been criticised for allegedly not taking money back from people who made false claims

Donald Trump to scrap DACA 'Dreamers' program despite tech giants' plea

Donald Trump to scrap DACA 'Dreamers' program despite tech giants' plea

Donald Trump to scrap DACA 'Dreamers' program despite tech giants' plea

Apple, Facebook, and a number of other corporations had urged the president not to discard the program, which protects around 800,000 workers from deportation

BBC claims Isis agent tried to get undercover reporter to stage attack on London Bridge in 2016

Isis agent 'tried to get undercover reporter to stage London Bridge attack in 2016'

Isis 'tried to get undercover reporter to stage London Bridge attack in 2016'

The reporter was reportedly encouraged by an Isis operative to attack London Bridge

Southern Rail, Merseyrail, and Arriva Rail North affected by RMT strike

Southern Rail, Merseyrail, and Arriva Rail North affected by RMT strike

Southern Rail, Merseyrail, and Arriva Rail North affected by RMT strike

Workers have walked out in an ongoing dispute over the role of guards on driver-only trains

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting in response to North Korea nuclear test

North Korea nuclear test prompts UN Security Council emergency meeting

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting in response to North Korea

The test took place on Monday, and the artificial earthquake caused by it reportedly affected Russia and China

Friday, September 1, 2017

Friday, September 1, 2017

Room-mates find two-foot python in laundry room, but decide to keep it and name it T Swift

Room-mates find two-foot python in laundry room - so they keep it and name it after Taylor Swift

Room-mates find two-foot python, keep it and name it after Taylor Swift

Peter Quebec-Stacey explained when he and his room-mate first saw the snake under a washing machine they were terrified

Eid: Muslims take part in final rite of the hajj - the stoning of the devil

Eid: Muslims take part in final rite of the hajj - the stoning of the devil

As Eid begins, Muslims take part in the stoning of the devil ritual

The ritual has proved deadly in the past with thousands dying due to stampedes

Transgender L'Oreal model sacked after reports on comments calling white people "racist"

Transgender L'Oreal model Monroe Bergdorf sacked after reports she called all white people racist

Transgender L'Oreal model sacked after reports she called all white people racis

Munroe Bergdorf is thought to have made the comments on Facebook shortly after the incident in Charlottesville

Actress Cleo Rocos on smuggling Princess Diana into gay bar with Freddie Mercury and Kenny Everett

Actress Cleo Rocos on smuggling Princess Diana into gay bar with Freddie Mercury and Kenny Everett

Actress Cleo Rocos on smuggling Princess Diana into the Royal Vauxhall Tavern

Actress Cleo Rocos says Princess Diana loved to laugh and was extremely witty and funny

James Mattis denies reports he contradicted Donald Trump

James Mattis denies reports he contradicted Donald Trump

James Mattis denies reports he contradicted Donald Trump

The US Secretary of Defense called the reports 'ludicrous'

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