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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Harvey Weinstein: Scotland Yard investigating seven assault allegations against producer

Harvey Weinstein: Scotland Yard investigating seven assault allegations against producer

Harvey Weinstein: Scotland Yard investigating seven assault allegations

Claims of sexual assault against the producer are being investigated by police forces in Los Angeles and New York

'Accidental tweeting GBBO winner because of time zones is the most middle class thing' - Twitter reacts to Prue Leith blunder

'Accidentally tweeting GBBO winner because of time zones is the most middle class thing' - Twitter reacts to Prue Leith blunder

'Accidentally tweeting GBBO winner due to time zones is most middle class thing'

Twitter reacts to Great British Bake Off host Prue Leith accidentally tweeting the name of the winner

Who is George Papadopoulos? - The former Trump advisor who plead guilty to misleading FBI

Who is George Papadopoulos? - The former Trump advisor who plead guilty to misleading FBI

George Papadopoulos - Former Trump advisor who plead guilty to misleading FBI

The wrong George Papadopoulos has been bombarded with tweets following his name being in the news, so who is the real George Papadopoulos?

Schools release statements after 'racist Halloween costumes' are shared online

Schools release statements after 'racist Halloween costumes' are shared online

Schools release statements after 'racist Halloween costumes' are shared online

Two schools in Baltimore and a college are thought to be connected with the images

Kevin Spacey: 'He's played into a vicious trope around gay people' with coming out statement, says journalist

Kevin Spacey: 'He's played into a vicious trope around gay people' with coming out statement, says journalist

'Kevin Spacey played into vicious trope about gay people', says journo

The actor came out as gay in the same statement in which he apologised for alleged sexual harassment of a 14-year-old in 1986, sparking fury

'Sometimes I hate myself' - Former Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain speaks out about racist abuse

'Sometimes I hate myself' - Former Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain speaks out about racist abuse

Former Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain speaks out about racist abuse

Former Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain has said she gets abuse for 'merely existing'

'Sexist' female-only parking spaces in China 'should be named novice driver spaces'

'Sexist' female-only parking spaces in China 'should be named novice driver spaces'

'Sexist' female-only parking spaces 'should be named novice driver spaces'

The spaces are usually wider than others and near the exit of the car park

'Let's not twist this to make out Trump didn't have good judgement' - Republican's staunch defence of US President in wake of Manafort indictment

'Let's not twist this to make out Trump didn't have good judgement' - Republican defends President in wake of Manafort indictment

Republican defends Trump in wake of Manafort indictment

Jan Halper Hayes passionately defended the US President in the wake of the charges against Paul Manafort, his former campaign manager

Israeli troops shoot two Palestinians for 'driving at speed towards soldiers'

Israeli troops shoot two Palestinians for 'driving at speed towards soldiers'

Israeli troops shoot two Palestinians for 'driving at speed towards soldiers'

One of the Palestinians was killed and the other is being treated in hospital

Westminster scandal: 'Women have to deal with this, small minor incidents are being blown up'

Westminster scandal: 'Women have to deal with this, small minor incidents are being blown up'

'Small minor Westminster harassment incidents are being blown up'

Former Tory MP secretary Christine Hamilton says the 'ludicrous allegations actually detract from the serious allegations'

Julia Hartley-Brewer speaks out over Sir Michael Fallon reports

'I didn't want to be a part of this witch hunt' - Julia Hartley-Brewer speaks out over Sir Michael Fallon reports

Julia Hartley-Brewer speaks out over Sir Michael Fallon reports

Our host has made a new statement in the wake of the reports of an incident with the Defence Secretary in 2002

Cabinet to discuss all Brexit possibilities, including no-deal scenario

Cabinet to discuss all Brexit possibilities, including no-deal scenario

Cabinet to discuss all Brexit possibilities, including no-deal scenario

Government Ministers are expected to meet on Tuesday at Downing Street to consider all options on the EU withdrawl

Sir Michael Fallon has apologised for touching Julia Hartley-Brewer's knee in 2002

Sir Michael Fallon has apologised for touching Julia Hartley-Brewer's knee in 2002

Sir Michael Fallon has apologised for touching Julia Hartley-Brewer's knee

The Defence Secretary has been named as the minister Julia threatened to punch if he did not stop touching her knee

Monday, October 30, 2017

Monday, October 30, 2017

Man arrested after 'assaulting plain clothes police officer on New York subway'

Man arrested after 'assaulting plain clothes police officer on New York subway'

Man arrested after 'assaulting plain clothes police officer on New York subway'

The man has been arrested and charged with sexual abuse and forcible touching

Jon Holmes has debate with NUS Scotland member of 'cultural appropriation' of Halloween costumes

Jon Holmes has debate with NUS Scotland member of 'cultural appropriation' of Halloween costumes

Jon Holmes debates 'cultural appropriation' of Halloween costumes with NUS rep

Shuwanna Aaron from NUS Scotland came on talkRADIO to discuss the debate after a parent activist's post went viral

Kevin Spacey is weathering criticism for coming out as gay in the same statement in which he apologised for alleged “inappropriate drunken behaviour” with a boy in the 1980s.  Actor Anthony Rapp accused the Oscar winner of placing him on a bed and climbing on top of him after a party at his apartment in 1986.  Spacey would have been 26 at the time, and Rapp would have been 14 years of age.  The House of Cards star said he was “horrified” at the claim, saying he owes Rapp an apology for any “inappropriate dr

Kevin Spacey blasted for coming out as gay in statement apologising for alleged sexual harassment

Kevin Spacey blasted for coming out in post apologising for sex harassment claim

The actor has been heavily criticised for conflating his coming out with an alleged claim of abuse in his statement

Munroe Bergdorf on activism, L'Oreal, and her role in the Huffington Post's New Activists series

Munroe Bergdorf on activism, L'Oreal, and her role in the Huffington Post's New Activists series

Munroe Bergdorf on activism, L'Oreal, and HuffPost's New Activists series

The transgender activist spoke candidly on the Badass Womens' Hour

Alcohol, parties and awkward questions - The shocking allegations made against MPs

Alcohol, parties and awkward questions - The shocking allegations made against MPs

Alcohol, parties and awkward questions - Shocking allegations made against MPs

A spreadsheet allegedly created by Conservative aides and staffers includes poor behaviour and sexual harassment against 36 MPs

Charges faced by Donald Trump's campaign manager relating to Russia inquiry include conspiracy against the US

Charges faced by Donald Trump's campaign manager relating to Russia inquiry include conspiracy against the US

Donald Trump's campaign manager to face charges relating to Russia inquiry

US media is reporting Paul Manafort turned himself into the FBI on Monday

'There can only be blood' in Catalan independence, says George Galloway

'There can only be blood' in Catalan independence, says George Galloway

'There can only be blood' in Catalan independence, says George Galloway

Our host delivered an impassioned monologue over the unfolding crisis in Spain

Modern slavery: Fruit pickers in Australia 'brainwashed with religion', says undercover journalist

Modern slavery: Fruit pickers in Australia 'brainwashed with religion', says undercover journalist

Undercover journalist claims fruit pickers in Australia are 'brainwashed'

Reporter Saiful Hasam also claimed many fruit workers in the country are struggling with debt

MP Barry Sheerman says those in agreement with Julia Hartley-Brewer on Brexit are 'dreary'

MP Barry Sheerman says those in agreement with Julia Hartley-Brewer on Brexit are 'dreary'

MP Barry Sheerman says Brexiteers in House of Commons are 'dreary'

MP Barry Sheerman says the Conservative Party is now the 'stupid party'

Apple engineer sacked after daughter posts video about new iPhone X

Apple engineer sacked after daughter posts video about new iPhone X

Apple engineer sacked after daughter posts video about new iPhone X

Brooke Amelia Peterson uploaded a video on YouTube which was filmed in Apple’s cafeteria

Storm Herwart kills at least three people in Germany

Storm Herwart kills at least three people in Germany

Storm Herwart kills at least three people in Germany

The storm has caused chaos as train services have been cancelled and trees have been uprooted

Westminster harassment claims: 'Why just keep it in a WhatsApp group?' asks Karen Danczuk

Westminster harassment claims: 'Why just keep it in a WhatsApp group?' asks Karen Danczuk

'Why just keep harassment claims in a WhatsApp group?' asks Karen Danczuk

Karen, who formerly worked with her husband Simon while he was an MP, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the allegations against 36 Members of Parliament

Westminster harassment: I would've told sex pests 'oh get lost buster', says Edwina Currie

Westminster harassment: I would've told sex pests 'oh get lost buster', says Edwina Currie

Edwina Currie says she would've told 'Westminster sex pests' to get lost

Former Tory MP Edwina Currie says she was not aware of a culture of sexual harassment in Parliament

Thousands of people seeking treatment for mental health issues after the fire

Grenfell Tower: Thousands of people seeking treatment for mental health issues after the fire

Thousands of people seeking treatment for mental health issues after Grenfell

The numbers of people affected by the tower fire are expected to be around roughly 11,000

Theresa May offers talks with John Bercow in face of sexual harassment allegations

Theresa May offers talks with John Bercow in face of sexual harassment allegations

Theresa May offers talks with John Bercow in face of sexual harassment claims

The Prime Minister has reached out to the speaker in order to protect staff after a list of sexual harassment allegations was made public

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Saturday, October 28, 2017

George Galloway Weekly Podcast: JFK and Catalonia

George Galloway Weekly Podcast

Listen to the University of the Airwaves with George Galloway

Friday, October 27, 2017

Friday, October 27, 2017

The Late Night Alternative with Iain Lee: What A Waste

The Late Night Alternative with Iain Lee: What A Waste - Thursday, October 26

The Late Night Alternative with Iain Lee: What A Waste

'So you've still got both your testicles? Good day to you!' Iain

Sturgeon has met to make a statement in reaction to Catalonia's independence declaration

Catalan independence: SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon urged to recognise new country

SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon urged to recognise Catalonia

Scottish separatists ask why Nicola Sturgeon hasn't yet spoken out

Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood has spoken out on Catalonia

Catalan independence: Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood urges Wales to recognise new country

Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood urges Wales to recognise new country

Wood praises Catalonia for withstanding Spanish oppression

Firefighters struggle against huge forest fire raging in Jerusalem

Firefighters struggle against huge forest fire raging in Jerusalem

Firefighters struggle against huge forest fire raging in Jerusalem

At least 15 fire crews and four planes are fighting against the side, some of which is on the side of a mountain

BBC weather presenter gets the giggles after title mishap calls her an 'ex-offender'

BBC weather presenter gets the giggles after title mishap calls her an 'ex-offender'

BBC weather presenter gets the giggles after title mishap says 'ex-offender'

Kawser Quamer could barely contain her laughter at the mistake

David Lawrence has spent months researching the alt-right and its 'manosphere'

Inside the manosphere - the woman-hating, feminist-baiting core of the Alt-Right

Inside the manosphere - the woman-hating, feminist-baiting core of the Alt-Right

From Gamergate to gutter-dwelling pick-up artists, we dive deep the misogynist alliance at the heart of the Trump-voting right

Andrew Garfield and Claire Foy on starring in new film 'Breathe'

Andrew Garfield and Claire Foy on starring in new film 'Breathe'

Andrew Garfield and Claire Foy on starring in new film 'Breathe'

The actors sat down with Johnny Seifert to chat about their roles in the film, which tells the story of how a man with polio became an advocate for the disabled

Liam Gallagher fans it's time to get excited. The musician has said he's searching for extras to appear in his next music video. It will be filmed in Glasgow and he has asked for local fans to enter his competition on his website to bag a part, according to NME. Filming is to take place on November 6, but it's not yet clear what the video will actually involve. The competition winners will be picked at random and they will have to travel to the filming location themselves.  Gallagher has also released ticke

Cosplayers celebrate the arrival of Stranger Things 2

Cosplayers celebrate the arrival of Stranger Things 2

Stranger Things 2 has been released on Netflix and the excitement is clearly at fever pitch

Andy Serkis tells more about directing his new film 'Breathe'

Andy Serkis tells more about directing his new film 'Breathe'

Andy Serkis tells more about directing his new film 'Breathe'

The actor and director spoke to Johnny Seifert about the experience of making the film

Simon Cowell rushed to hospital after accident at home

Simon Cowell 'rushed to hospital after accident at home'

Simon Cowell 'rushed to hostile after accident at home'

The X Factor judge has reportedly fallen down the stairs

'Maybe it was a vast llama conspiracy' - Twitter reacts to JFK papers release

'Maybe it was a vast llama conspiracy' - Twitter reacts to JFK papers release

'Maybe it was a vast llama conspiracy' - Twitter reacts to JFK papers release

Thousands of previously classified documents have been made public by Donald Trump. Twitter weighs in

Catalonia declares independence from Spain

Catalonia declares independence from Spain

Catalonia declares independence from Spain

Motion passed following secret vote in Parliament today

Russian senator claims Twitter manifests weakness after it bans RT and Sputnik adverts

Russian senator claims Twitter manifests weakness after it bans RT and Sputnik adverts

Russian senator says Twitter 'manifests weakness' for ban on RT and Sputnik ads

Russian senato Igor Chernyshenko has said 'censorship and bans' are not democratic

The initiative is intended to demonstrate that anyone can be hacked

Internet police train 'Scammer Nanas' to hack their grandkids

London police train 'Scammer Nanas' to hack their grandkids

New initiative from Get Safe Online has converted a group of silver surfers into a crack team of internet ninjas

60-year-old woman attacked during feminist and transgender brawl

60-year-old woman attacked during feminist and transgender brawl

60-year-old woman attacked during feminist and transgender brawl

Police are searching for three suspects who allegedly punched Maria MacLachlan's face and kicked her on the ground

'You cruelly treated us like animals' - Theresa May criticised over mental health announcement

'You cruelly treated us like animals' - Theresa May criticised over mental health announcement

'You treat us like animals' - Theresa May criticised over mental health

Theresa May said 'around 2 million public sector workers will receive unprecedented mental health support'

JFK files reveal Russia feared missile strike in the wake of president's assassination

JFK files reveal Russia feared missile strike in the wake of president's assassination

JFK files reveal Russia feared missile strike in the wake of president's death

Thousands of files which had previously been classified were released on Thursday

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

Local shop owners barricaded themselves inside to escape the carnage

Four men jailed over huge knife and bat brawl in West Drayton which saw police officer attacked

Four men jailed over huge knife brawl in West Drayton

Four combatants sentenced to a total of 11 and a half years while a fifth, who attacked a police officer, will be sentenced next month

Snapchat celebrates Stranger Things 2 release with first ever augmented reality lens

Snapchat celebrates Stranger Things 2 release with first-ever augmented reality lens

Snapchat celebrates Stranger Things 2 release with augmented reality lens

The lens lets you look around Joyce Byers' living room

Donald Trump Jr fires broadside at Hillary Clinton over 2016 birthday tweet

Donald Trump Jr fires broadside at Hillary Clinton over 2016 birthday tweet

Donald Trump Jr fires broadside at Hillary Clinton over 2016 birthday tweet

The son of the US president attacked the former Democratic presidential candidate over a tweet where she wished herself a happy birthday

Stranger Things is back - and not everyone is excited

Stranger Thing is back - and so are the haters

Stranger Thing is back - and so are the haters

Stranger Things 2 has caused a huge amount of excitement, but it seems not everyone is convinced

ONS population figures 'not as big as they appear', says charity chief executive

Don't be too concerned by ONS over-population figures, says immigrant welfare campaigner

Don't be too concerned by ONS over-population figures, says charity boss

Satbir Singh, who works for the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the statistics which show a total of 70 million people in the UK by 2029

Julia Hartley-Brewer says 'I'd only want to believe in a god who wasn’t bothered about meat I eat'

Julia Hartley-Brewer says 'I'd only want to believe in a god who wasn’t bothered about what meat I eat'

Julia Hartley-Brewer questions why god would be bothered about meat people eat

Lancashire Council has said unstunned halal meat will be banned from being used in school meals

WATCH: Car deliberately mounts pavement in terror-style assault in Lewisham

WATCH: Car deliberately mounts pavement in terror-style assault in Lewisham

Incident took place outside Mekan Bar & Restaurant on September 16

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