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Monday, July 10, 2017

Monday, July 10, 2017

The picture sparked outrage when it emerged

Manchester United signing Romelu Lukaku confused with Stormzy by Irish newspaper

Manchester United signing Romelu Lukaku confused with Stormzy by Irish newspaper

Irish Herald makes unfortunate photo error as Lukaku prepares for move to Old Trafford.

Vote for your favourite in the Wireless Academy shortlist

Vote for your favourite young radio star in the Wireless Academy shortlist

Vote for your favourite young radio star in the Wireless Academy shortlist

The News Academy's partnership with Wireless group has produced three candidates for you to vote for

Anti-KKK protestors arrested following clash with police

Police use tear gas to break up KKK protests in Virginia

Police use tear gas to break up KKK protests in Virginia

Police used tear gas against the protestors to try and disperse the crowd

Former Manchester United player Philip Mulryne is ordained as a Roman Catholic priest

Former Manchester United player Philip Mulryne is ordained as a Roman Catholic priest

Former Man United player Philip Mulryne is ordained as a Roman Catholic priest

Mulryne originally made his debut for the Manchester team in 1997 under Sir Alex Ferguson

Palestinian baby dies two months after Israeli authorities shoot tear gas near his home

Palestinian baby dies two months after Israeli troops shoot tear gas near his home

Palestinian baby dies two months after Israeli tear gas attack

18-month-old Abdul Rahman Barghouti died from asphyxiation brought on by tear gas inhalation during a clash between Palestinians and Israeli authorities

Turkish economy minister banned from Democracy and National Unity Day celebrations in Austria

Turkish economy minister banned from coup anniversary rally in Austria

Turkish economy minister banned from coup anniversary rally in Austria

Last year a failed coup took place in Turkey, now the anniversary is marked by Democracy and National Unity Day and some will be celebrating in Austria

After reports of gay torture, Chechnya has been accused of summary executions

After reports of gay torture, now Chechnya has been accused of summary executions

Chechnya accused of summary executions after gay torture claims

Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta accused the Chechen authorities of killing 27 people in response to the murder of a police officer

Major deployment of emergency service workers to battle forest fires in California

Major deployment of emergency service workers to battle forest fires in California

Major deployment of emergency services to battle forest fires in California

Roughly 5,000 firefighters have been sent out to quell 14 major forest fires raging across the state

Cancer diagnosis now more common than getting married

Cancer diagnosis now more common than getting married, figures show

Cancer diagnosis now more common than getting married, figures show

Macmillan Cancer Support has also found that having a baby for the first time is less common than being diagnosed with the disease

TfL update sparks speculation of Donald Trump London visit

TfL update sparks speculation of Donald Trump London visit

TfL has warned of major disruption in central London on Wednesday - and prompted a flurry of rumour and gossip

EU national 'settled status' offer is a 'dialogue of death', says EU law professor

Britain's EU nationals offer is descending into a dialogue of death, says EU law expert

Britain's EU nationals offer is becoming a dialogue of death, says professor

Catherine Barnard, a professor of European Union law at the University of Cambridge, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the latest in the Brexit negotiations

Theresa May to ask Labour for support as Brexit policies move forward

Theresa May critics rip into Prime Minister for requesting help from Jeremy Corbyn

May critics rip into Prime Minister for requesting help from Corbyn

Critics were quick to point out May's previous comments about Corbyn

Hebron has witnessed fierce protests in recent years, such as this one from September 2015

Reports of car-ramming near Hebron as tension grows in flashpoint West Bank city

Reports of car-ramming near Hebron as tension grows in West Bank city

Incident comes just days after incendiary Unesco resolution

'The Tories don't want a leadership election as it would be a Brexit fight', says Guido Fawkes blogger

Guido Fawkes blogger plays down Theresa May challenge: 'It'd be like Turkeys voting for Christmas'

'Tories won't force May out - it'd be like Turkeys voting for Christmas'

Political blogger Paul Staines tells Julia Hartley-Brewer the Cabinet wants to keep Theresa May as leader until 2019

Tory Leadership election is 'agitated media talk', says Kwasi Kwarteng MP

Tory leadership election is just 'agitated media talk', says Kwasi Kwarteng MP

Tory leadership election is just 'agitated media talk', says Kwasi Kwarteng MP

The Conservative MP for Spelthorne defended Theresa May in an interview with Julia Hartley-Brewer

Iain Duncan Smith says Theresa May will remain in charge

Iain Duncan Smith says Theresa May won't be ousted: 'We can't let personal ambitions stop Brexit'

Iain Duncan Smith says Theresa May won't be ousted

Tory grandee said 'nobody wants a leadership contest. We haven't got time to indulge in petty games'

Brexit: 'To carry the whole country with us, this can’t be the Brexit of one political party', says Labour Leave

Labour Leave boss says Theresa May is 'sensible' to seek cross-party support on Brexit

Labour Leave boss says Theresa May 'sensible' to seek cross-party Brexit backing

Theresa May is to ask Jeremy Corbyn for support over Brexit as she wants opposition parties to contribute

Swimmer injured after shark attack in Miami

Swimmer injured in shark attack in Miami

Swimmer injured in shark attack in Miami

Authorities in Florida were called to the scene after a suspected bull shark bit a swimmer on Haulover Beach

Camden Market fire: outbreak under control following overnight firefighter efforts

Camden Market fire: Outbreak under control following overnight firefighter efforts

Camden Market fire under control following overnight firefighter efforts

70 firefighters and a fleet of 10 fire engines were deployed to the scene after the blaze broke out in a building within the market on Sunday night

Vince Cable believes the public are sick of elections

Lib Dem leader-in-waiting Vince Cable says he doesn't want another general election

Vince Cable says he doesn't want another general election

Cable, the only man challenging for the Lib Dem leadership, suggests he will support Theresa May on Brexit.

Podcast: The Radio Hustle with Alexis Conran - Saturday July 8

Podcast: The Radio Hustle with Alexis Conran - Saturday July 8

Podcast: The Radio Hustle with Alexis Conran - Saturday July 8

Check out the latest from Alexis Conran

Friday, July 7, 2017

Friday, July 7, 2017

Man arrested at Liverpool Airport over Manchester terror attack

Man arrested at Liverpool Airport over Manchester terror attack

Man arrested at Liverpool Airport over Manchester terror attack

Man reportedly arrested at Liverpool John Lennon Airport

Pizzeria employs three robot waitresses in Pakistan

Pizzeria employs three robot waiters in Pakistan

Pizzeria employs three robot waiters in Pakistan

Osama Jafari created robot waitresses after being inspired by videos of them online

Report claims Saudi Arabia is biggest promoter of Islamist extremism in UK

Saudi Arabia is biggest promoter of Islamist extremism in UK, report finds

Saudi Arabia is biggest promoter of Islamist extremism in UK, report finds

A report by The Henry Jackson Society has said that during 30 years Saudi Arabia spent more than $70 billion on exporting Wahhabi Islam

 Police officers patrol the Champs-Elysees avenue on June 19, 2017 in Paris, after a car crashed into a police van before bursting into flames. Police have now arrested an alleged Isis sympathiser in their own ranks

'Isis mole' in French police force charged

'Isis mole' in French police force charged

Officer arrested on suspicion of abetting jihadist brother as hundreds of migrants rounded up in Paris

BREAKING: Teenage girl dies after minibus collides with lorry in Birmingham

Teenage girl dies after minibus collides with lorry in Birmingham

Teenage girl dies after minibus collides with lorry in Birmingham

John Taylor High School said many of their year nine and year 12 pupils were on the minibus at the time of the crash

Grenfell Tower: 'Sir Martin Moore-Bick has tarred us all with the same brush', says local resident

Grenfell Tower evacuee: 'People will withhold evidence if they don't trust Sir Martin Moore-Bick'

Grenfell evacuee: 'People will withhold evidence if they don't trust the chair'

Local resident Joe Delaney says the Grenfell Tower inquiry chair 'couldn't talk himself out of a pair on underpants at a sex party'

'We must never forget them' - Tributes are paid to victims of London Bombings 12 years on

'We must never forget them' - Tributes paid to victims of London Bombings 12 years on

'We must never forget them' - Tributes paid to victims of London Bombings

Today marks 12 years since 7/7 where 52 people were killed in London by suicide bombers

Melania Trump was reportedly stuck in her hotel today

Melania Trump stuck at G20 residence as rioters smash shops and set cars ablaze

Melania Trump stuck at G20 residence as rioters go on rampage

Residents tweet of 'hell' as protests escalate

Grenfell Tower: 'The inquiry must move at a pace the survivors can cope with', says Labour councillor

Grenfell Tower: 'The inquiry must move at a pace the survivors can cope with', says Labour councillor

Grenfell Tower: 'The inquiry must move at a pace the survivors can cope with'

Labour councillor Robert Atkinson says there is a lot of misinformation about the nature of people who lived in the tower

Corbyn has enjoyed a meteoric rise in recent weeks

Jeremy Corbyn success will lead to skirmishes within Labour, says party's former advisor

Corbyn success will lead to skirmishes within Labour, says party's former aide

Kevin Meagher says Corbynistas will now try to seize control of the party

'Let's stop self-harming by obsessing over guilt and listen to Donald Trump'

Let's stop self-harming by obsessing over guilt and listen to Donald Trump, says Douglas Murray

Let's stop self-harming and start listening to Trump, says Douglas Murray

Controversial author says we should be focusing on what matters instead of being childish

'The Tories are waiting for Labour to make a mistake to truly test Theresa May's popularity', says leading pollster

The Tories are waiting for Labour to make a mistake now, says YouGov pollster

The Tories are waiting for Labour to make a mistake now, says YouGov pollster

Head of Political and Social Research at YouGov Joe Twyman says the Conservatives will do whatever needs to be done to stay in power

Mexican prison riot leaves 28 inmates dead and three wounded

Mexican prison riot leaves 28 inmates dead and three wounded

Mexican prison riot leaves 28 inmates dead and three wounded

The riot is the deadliest in Mexico since 49 inmates were killed during violence at Topo Chico prison in Monterrey last year

Donald Trump is 'remarkably unprepared for meeting with Vladimir Putin'

Donald Trump is 'remarkably unprepared for meeting with Vladimir Putin'

Donald Trump is 'remarkably unprepared for meeting with Vladimir Putin'

A political reporter claims Donald Trump probably has no agenda for the meeting and will just say what he thinks

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Residents gave Sir Martin Moore-Bick a passionate interrogation tonight

Furious Grenfell Tower resident tells inquiry judge 'you're going to repeat the mistakes of Hillsborough'

Watch furious Grenfell Tower resident attack inquiry judge

Sir Martin Moore-Bick faced an angry public meeting tonight

The Late Night Alternative with Iain Lee: Bonus Podcast - Jeff Zausch

The Late Night Alternative with Iain Lee: Bonus Podcast - Jeff Zausch

The Late Night Alternative with Iain Lee: Bonus Podcast - Jeff Zausch

'You are so smelly that no kind of romance could ever develop' (Jeff Zausch)

The Late Night Alternative with Iain Lee: You Don't Wanna Know

The Late Night Alternative with Iain Lee: You Don't Wanna Know - Wednesday, July 5

The Late Night Alternative with Iain Lee: You Don't Wanna Know

'We should stop asking people how there are if we don't want to know' (Iain)

Hanscom Air Base, seen here in an aerial photo, was evacuated this afternoon

Hanscom Air Base in Massachussetts partially evacuated as bomb squad called in

Hanscom Air Base in Massachussetts partially evacuated as bomb squad called in

Reports that vehicle tested positive for explosives

Grenfell Tower: 'The community must stick together and stay away from aggression', says local resident

Grenfell Tower: 'The community must not resort to aggression', says local resident

Grenfell Tower community must not stoop to aggression, says local resident

Local resident Tdjan says the community needs to channel peace and love

A British tourist is seen being restrained following an incident in Magaluf in 2014

British tourists in Magaluf face booze restrictions under tough new laws

British tourists in Magaluf face booze restrictions under tough new laws

Regional government holds crisis meeting to clamp down on 'drunk tourism'

'The impact of Jeremy Corbyn in the election has made people turn away from Thatcherite and Blairite nonsense', says Ken Livingstone

Thatcher and Blair sowed the seeds of Grenfell Tower tragedy, says Ken Livingstone

Thatched sowed the seeds of Grenfell, says Ken Livingstone

Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone believes the last 40 years have been ludicrous as the idea of deregulating businesses does not leave people better off

23 people died in the Manchester Arena attack on May 23

Manchester bomber Salman Abedi may have had accomplices: Police

Manchester bomber Salman Abedi may have had accomplices: Police

Senior anti-terror officer says further arrests are 'possible'

Pride is as vital as it's ever been, says Pliny Soocoormanee

Do we still need Pride? Just look at Chechnya if you want an answer

Do we still need Pride? Just look at Chechnya if you want an answer

We've come so far over the last 50 years, but recent events show Pride is as necessary as ever

The tragedy took place before a friendly match between two local sides (stock photo)

Eight people killed in football stadium stampede in Malawi

Eight people killed in football stadium stampede in Malawi

Tragedy occurred before friendly at national stadium in Lilongwe

First all-female racing team created in the West Bank

All-female Palestinian racing team wows audiences in the West Bank

All-female Palestinian racing team wows audiences in the West Bank

The Speed Sisters compete against male racing drivers and often compete for a title or bragging rights

Giraldo's lawyer says the footage predates her joining the NYPD (stock photo)

NYPD officer Delina Giraldo suspended after urging toddler niece to use N-word

NYPD officer suspended after urging toddler niece to use N-word

Giraldo suspended without pay and ordered to attend drug test over video from 2014

'Jeremy Corbyn needs to show leadership and end the intimidation of Labour MPs', says centrist group Progress

Jeremy Corbyn needs to end the intimidation of Labour MPs, says director of centrist pro-Labour group

'Jeremy Corbyn needs to show leadership and end the intimidation of Labour MPs'

Richard Angell says the Labour Party should be focusing on getting Theresa May out of Downing Street

American craft store Hobby Lobby ordered to forfeit thousands of ancient Iraqi artifacts

American craft store Hobby Lobby ordered to forfeit thousands of ancient Iraqi artefacts

American craft store ordered to forfeit thousands of ancient Iraqi artefacts

Federal prosectors say the artifacts were smuggled in from the Middle East and were intentionally mislabelled

Female-only music festival: 'Separating men and women is virtually barbaric and not empowering', says Julia Hartley-Brewer

Female-only music festival: 'Separating men and women is barbaric and not empowering', says Julia Hartley-Brewer

'Separating men and women at festivals is barbaric', says Julia

A female-only music festival is being organised in Sweden - but Julia believes it is a retrograde step

European Commissioner for Enlargement Johannes Hahn (L) and Turkish EU Affairs Minister Omer Celik (R) attend a meeting to discuss Turkey's European Union membership bid on July 6, 2017, in Ankara

European Parliament votes to stop Turkey accession talks

European Parliament votes to stop Turkey accession talks

European Parliament has consistently tried to stop membership discussions

Chilcot: 'The Iraq war was really about tying British foreign policy to George Bush', says Stop the War Coalition

Chilcot: 'The Iraq war was really about tying British foreign policy to George Bush', says Stop the War Coalition

'The Iraq war was really about tying British foreign policy to George Bush'

Founder member of the Stop the War Coalition Chris Nineham says protestors were right about George Bush not caring about liberal values around the word

Chilcot: 'Tony Blair was right to stand by the Americans', says former army officer

Tony Blair didn't lie to us about Iraq, says key Chilcot inquiry witness

Tony Blair didn't lie to us about Iraq, says key Chilcot inquiry witness

Major General Tim Cross says the world would have been up in arms if Saddam Hussein had decided to use chemical weapons and we hadn't intervened

Michel Barnier had some tough words for Theresa May and her UK negotiating team

EU's top Brexit negotiator tells UK that 'frictionless trade' won't happen

EU's top Brexit negotiator tells UK that 'frictionless trade' won't happen

Barnier sounds tough warning ahead of fresh round of talks

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