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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Thursday, May 11, 2017

FA boss defends Manchester United over Paul Pogba transfer

FA boss defends Manchester United over Paul Pogba transfer

Greg Clarke says United are within their rights to pay huge agent fees - but says debate is needed

Kato Harris: 'If you become a male teacher you're buying a lottery ticket for false allegations'

Kato Harris: 'If you become a male teacher you're buying a lottery ticket for false allegations'

Kato Harris: 'All male teachers have a lottery ticket for false allegations'

Former teacher Kato Harris was falsely accused of rape in 2013, he now claims that all male teachers are at risk of being accused of acts they didn't commit

'Purpose of Labour manifesto leak was to knock Theresa May off the front pages', says editor Peter Edwards

'Labour leaked manifesto to knock Theresa May off the front pages', says Labour List editor Peter Edwards

'Purpose of Labour manifesto leak was to knock Theresa May off the front pages'

Peter Edwards, editor of Labour List, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the 43-page leaked document

Donald Trump and Rex Tillerson meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov amid James Comey controversy

Donald Trump and Rex Tillerson meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov amid James Comey controversy

Trump and Tillerson meet Sergey Lavrov amid James Comey controversy

The meeting came at a sensitive time after the US president fired the FBI director earlier in the week

Kato Harris: 'My survival instinct told me, prepare to go to prison'

Kato Harris on packing for prison before rape trial verdict: 'It's like digging your own grave'

Kato Harris on packing for prison: 'It's like digging your own grave'

Former teacher Kato Harris was accused of repeatedly raping a 14-year-old girl in 2013. Last year he was found not guilty after just a 15-minute deliberation from jurors

US radio station sparks outrage with advice to conceal child pornography

US radio station sparks outrage with advice to conceal child pornography

US radio station sparks outrage with advice to conceal child pornography

Cave 97.7 FM issued on-air statements over a two-year period which gave tips on how to hide illicit material

Election 2017: UKIP candidate confronts Paul Nuttall and refuses to stand for party in general election

UKIP candidate confronts Paul Nuttall and refuses to stand for party in election

Antony Raymond Madge confronts UKIP leader in fiery clash on Paul Ross

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Kato Harris: 'The hell that I woke up to everyday has passed, but I have terrifying flashbacks'

Kato Harris: 'The hell has passed, but the flashbacks are terrifying'

Kato Harris on his rape claim ordeal: 'The flashbacks are terrifying'

Former teacher Kato Harris, falsely accused of rape in 2013, tells Julia-Hartley-Brewer he's grateful he now only suffers everyday problems

The drug is usually used on elephants

Grey Death: The drug that can kill humans with just one dose

Grey Death: The drug that can kill humans with just one dose

A drug which can harm humans by just touching it has been discovered in Alabama, Ohio and Georgia

WATCH: Down Syndrome student's joyous reaction when he discovers he's going to university

WATCH: Down Syndrome student's joyous reaction when he discovers he's going to university

WATCH: Down Syndrome student's joyous reaction at going to university

Keith Griffith's mum filmed the moment he discovered that he'd be attending the University of South Alabama

'Donald Trump was stupid to fire James Comey now as it looks suspicious', says US political commentator

'Donald Trump was stupid to fire James Comey now as it looks suspicious', says US political commentator

'Donald Trump was stupid to fire James Comey now as it looks suspicious'

US political commentator Michael Graham tells Sam Delaney that he thinks Donald Trump is too stupid to have come up with a well thought out plot alongside the Russians

Nasa unveils video of incredible spacewalk on the International Space Station

Nasa unveils video of incredible spacewalk on International Space Station

Nasa unveils video of incredible spacewalk on International Space Station

The footage was taken by ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet in March and posted to YouTube in May

Soldier Chelsea Manning to be released from prison next week

Soldier Chelsea Manning to be released from prison next week

Soldier Chelsea Manning to be released from prison next week

Former US Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning leaked classified documents to WikiLeaks during the Iraq war

Vladimir Putin's spokesman says Russia is not concerned about sacking of James Comey

Vladimir Putin's spokesman says Russia is not concerned about sacking of James Comey

Vladimir Putin's spokesman says Russia is not concerned over James Comey sacking

Dmitry Peskov has said Russia hopes the fact James Comey has been fired will not affect links between the US and Russia in any way

'Brexit is starting to resemble a coup d'etat', claims leading academic

'Brexit is starting to resemble a coup d'etat', claims leading British academic

'Brexit is starting to resemble a coup d'etat', claims leading British academic

Professor Anthony Clifford Grayling gave an interview which was published in 'La Tribune' in France

Electronic device ban could be extended to include flights from UK to America

US laptop ban could be extended to flights from UK - reports

US laptop ban could be extended to flights from UK - reports

Reports claim that a decision will be made in the next few weeks about whether to extend the electronic device ban

Parasite-like robots control where turtles roam by rewarding them with food

Parasite-like robots control turtures by rewarding them with food - and other animals could be next

Parasite-like robots control where turtles roam by rewarding them with food

Researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology have created a robot which sits on turtles' backs and controls them

Tunnel collapses at American site which has made nuclear weapons for decades

Tunnel collapses at American nuclear weapons site

Tunnel collapses at American nuclear weapons site

Officials said no-one was hurt when the tunnel fell in at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation site

Donald Trump hopes the decision to arm Syria's Kurds will help bring the fight against Isis to a conclusion

Kurdish supporters hail Donald Trump after key arms decision

Kurdish supporters hail Donald Trump after key arms decision

Supporters claim Trump has 'finally got something right' after deciding to arm Kurds with weapons and training

Two metre python found on a street in France

Two-metre python found on a street in France

Two-metre python found on a street in France

The female snake was found on a street in Courchelettes in the north of the country

James Whale calls for dog owners to be severely punished for dog attacks on people

James Whale believes dog owners should face sterner punishment for attacks

James Whale believes dog owners should face sterner punishment for attacks

James Whale believes it should be more difficult for people to acquire pets

Albanian journalist arrested for 'calling EU diplomat a terrorist'

Journalist arrested for 'calling EU diplomat a terrorist'

Journalist arrested for 'calling EU diplomat a terrorist'

A journalist has been arrested in Albania for allegedly calling for violence to be used against EU ambassador to Tirana Romana Vlahutin

Pakistan hits back at International Court of Justice over stayed execution of Indian national

Pakistan hits back at International Court of Justice over stayed execution of Indian national

Pakistan hits back at International Court of Justice over stayed execution

Kulbhushan Jadhav was sentenced to death over alleged espionage charges against Pakistan, but the ICJ intervened to stop his execution

'Electoral expenses rules must be reviewed to avoid confusion', says barrister

Election expenses rules must be clarified after Tory CPS ruling, says barrister

Election expenses rules must be clarified after Tory CPS ruling, says barrister

The CPS has ruled that no charges will be brought against Conservatives who were being investigated over electoral expenses

White House endangers Turkish ties by authorising arms deployment to kurdish forces

White House authorises arms deployment to Kurdish forces

White House authorises arms deployment to Kurdish forces

Donald Trump has authorised the weapons and military support of Kurdish forces fighting Isis in Syria

The brawl took place on the runway at Burbank

WATCH Vicious brawl breaks out on Southwest Airlines flight in Burbank, California

WATCH Vicious brawl on Southwest Airlines flight in Burbank, California

One many arrested for misdemeanour battery after brawl as passengers disembarked

James Whale argues with campaigner over people making a spectacle of fox hunting

James Whale argues with anti-fox hunting campaigner

James Whale argues with anti-fox hunting campaigner

Our host debated with Keep the Ban on Fox Hunting's Robert Pownall about people dressing up to kill foxes

'Theresa May didn't tell people how to do chores, she only explained what she does', says former communications director

Former Downing Street comms director defends Theresa May One Show interview

Former Downing Street comms director defends Theresa May One Show interview

Katie Perrior tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that Philip and Theresa May's appearance on the One Show was a good move and not at all patronising

'The electoral commission is partisan and politically motivated', says Karl McCartney

Tory candidate cleared by CPS attacks 'partisan and politically motivated' Electoral Commission

Tory candidate cleared by CPS attacks 'partisan' Electoral Commission

Karl McCartney tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that the commission did not treat parties fairly

Crown Prosecution Service says no criminal charges for 14 police enquires in Tory 2015 election spending

BREAKING Tory election spending: Crown Prosecution Service says no criminal charges for 14 police enquires

CPS says no criminal charges in Tory spending investigation

There remains one file under consideration by the Crown Prosecution Service

James Comey: 'The decision is sensible, legitimate and a benefit to Donald Trump', says Republicans Overseas

James Comey decision 'is sensible, legitimate and a benefit to Donald Trump', say Republicans Overseas

Julia accuses Trump voter of peddling 'fake news' in James Comey discussion

Donald Trump has fired FBI director James Comey over the investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails

Tommy Robinson seen recently filming for his new venture, The Rebel Media

Former EDL leader Tommy Robinson films his own arrest at 4.30am

Former EDL leader Tommy Robinson films his own arrest at 4.30am

Robinson claims he was arrested for 'filming Muslim paedophiles'

Jeremy Corbyn pledges to fund schools by ending Tory plan for corporation tax

Jeremy Corbyn pledges to fund schools by ending Tory plan for corporation tax

Jeremy Corbyn pledges to fund schools by ending Tory plan for corporation tax

The Labour leader will reverse a Tory scheme to cut corporation tax to 17% and increase its level to 26% to provide schools with cash

Bake Off's Ruby Tandoh hits out at Nigella Lawson calling her a 'dull snob'

Bake Off's Ruby Tandoh hits out at Nigella Lawson, calling her a 'dull snob'

Bake Off's Ruby Tandoh hits out at Nigella Lawson, calling her a 'dull snob'

The Great British Bake Off's Ruby Tandoh claimed the food world is boring as it's full of 'horsey-maned rich girls' and 'pompous real food guys'

FIFA opens inquiry into Manchester United's signing of Paul Pogba

FIFA opens inquiry into Manchester United Paul Pogba transfer

FIFA opens inquiry into Manchester United Paul Pogba transfer

The world's football governing body has sought clarification on the deal acquired to sign the midfielder

Donald Trump has dismissed FBI director James Comey because of his handling of the investigation pertaining to Hillary Clinton's emails.   The surprise move came from the White House overnight, making Comey the second FBI director to be fired from his position.   The former director was reported to have been addressing FBI agents in Los Angeles when the news was announced on television.   The 56-year-old is believed to have thought the news was a joke or prank at first, but then received an official letter

Donald Trump fires James Comey over his handling of Hillary Clinton email investigation

Donald Trump fires James Comey over his handling of Clinton email probe

This former FBI director is believed to have thought it was a prank when he saw it announced on TV

'Drayton Manor has a consistent safety record', says Staffordshire councillor

Drayton Manor owners defended by local politician after Splash Canyon tragedy

Drayton Manor safety record defended by local politician after tragedy

Alan White spoke to Paul Ross about the tragic death of an 11-year-old girl at the park on Tuesday

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

'If Labour does better in the election than Ed Miliband did, Jeremy Corbyn will have the right to stay', says Novara Media

'If Jeremy Corbyn does better than Ed Miliband did, he'll have every right to stay', says supporter Aaron Bastani

'If Jeremy Corbyn does better than Ed Miliband, he'll have every right to stay'

Aaron Bastani tells Sam Delaney he believes young people will come out and vote for Labour in the general election

Caller claims 'a black pope controls the government and takes our taxes'

James Whale caller claims 'an evil pope controls the government and takes our taxes'

Caller claims 'an evil pope controls us and takes our taxes'

A caller told James Whale there is a white man in black clothing that controls the government, yet we never see him

'Calling a general election now is a smart move, as it will allow for calm, sensible Brexit negotiations'

Brexiteer James Cleverly struggles when grilled on EU migrants by James Whale

Brexiteer struggles when grilled on EU migrants by James Whale

Our presenter gets frustrated as Cleverly tries to explain his position

Drayton Manor theme park closes ride after reports of person 'in the water'

Girl who fell in the water at Drayton Manor theme park has died - police

Girl who fell in the water at Drayton Manor theme park has died - police

Police say 11-year-old girl fell off ride at theme park in Staffordshire

British man suspected of Islamic State membership convicted of terrorism offence

Aine Davis: Briton suspected of Isis membership convicted of terror offence

British 'Isis leader' convicted of terror offence

33-year-old Aine Davis had been arrested in 2015 in Turkey, and is understood to be part of the cell which included 'Jihadi John'

Far-right in France - What happens now, after Emmanuel Macron's election win?

Marine Le Pen may be beaten - but her far-right movement is still growing

Marine Le Pen may be beaten - but her far-right movement is still growing

France voted to reject far-right values and policies with the defeat of Marine Le Pen on Monday

Green Party claims BBC breached impartiality guidelines in local elections

Green Party claims BBC breached impartiality guidelines in local elections

Green Party claims BBC breached impartiality guidelines in local elections

The Green Party has claimed UKIP was disproportionately covered in the local elections, whilst they were overlooked

Germany orders search for Nazi material in military bases

Germany orders nationwide hunt for Nazi material in military bases

Germany orders nationwide hunt for Nazi material in military bases

A search will take place in all army barracks, due to suspicions of extremism within the military

14 dead in huge fireworks explosion in Mexico

14 dead in huge fireworks explosion in Mexico

Incident took place when a stray rocket landed in firework storage area

Rikers Island prison officers accused of shattering inmates arm when removing him from cell

Prison officers on New York's 'torture island' accused of shattering inmate's arm

Officers on New York's 'torture island' accused of shattering inmate's arm

Marc Lazarre claims that he was starved for two days before prison officers forcibly removed him from his cell, breaking his arm

Scientists claim to have discovered the cause of grey hair and baldness

Have scientists finally found the cure for baldness? New study offers hope

Have scientists finally found the cure for baldness? New study offers hope

Scientists were studying a genetic disease which causes tumours to grow on nerves, when they stumbled across cells linked to hair

'Proudly European' - Twitter users show their support for #EuropeDay

British Remainers show defiance against Brexit on #EuropeDay

British Remainers show defiance against Brexit on #EuropeDay

Today marks the day designated to celebrate peace and prosperity in Europe by the European Union

'Young people need a life raft in the Brexit storm', says former Green Party leader

'Young people need a liferaft in the Brexit storm', says former Green Party leader

'Young people need a liferaft in the Brexit storm', says Green Party

Former Green Party leader Natalie Bennett tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that the Green Party are focusing on winning young people's votes

Woman steals one million yuan from her friend in 'online boyfriend' scam

Woman steals one million yuan from her friend in 'online boyfriend' scam

Woman steals one million yuan from her friend in 'online boyfriend' scam

Ma Ping duped a divorced single woman into giving up money over the course of three years

Indian women left permanently scarred by her own father after acid is thrown in her face

Indian woman left permanently scarred after father throws acid in her face

Indian woman left permanently scarred after father throws acid in her face

Khushboo Devi had reported her father for allegedly selling young women for sex

Jeremy Corbyn addressed a large audience in Manchester

Jeremy Corbyn calls in Coronation Street's Hayley Cropper to launch Labour election campaign

Coronation Street star Julie Hesmondhalgh launches Labour's election campaign

Julie Hesmondhalgh addressed a packed crowd in Manchester

'If Government imposes an energy price cap, people will change suppliers even less', says energy expert

'If Government imposes an energy price cap, people will change suppliers even less', says energy expert

'If Government imposes energy price cap, people will change suppliers even less'

Energy expert Malcolm Grimston tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that the UK is desperately short of power and needs more investment

11 children - several from South Korea - perish in east China bus crash

11 children - several from South Korea - perish in east China bus crash

11 children - several from South Korea - perish in east China bus crash

The bus crashed and caught fire in a tunnel, killing 11 children

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