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Monday, March 13, 2017

Monday, March 13, 2017

France blasted for allowing Mevlut Cavusoglu to campaign in Metz for Turkish election

France blasted for allowing Turkish leader Erdogan's right-hand man to campaign in Metz

France blasted for allowing Erdogan's right-hand man to campaign in Metz

The French Government authorised Turkey's Foreign Minister to campaign in Metz amidst growing tension in Europe over the Turkish election

Man faces years in prison after kidnapping and raping 81-year-old woman

Man faces years in prison after kidnapping and raping 81-year-old woman

Man faces years in prison after kidnapping and raping 81-year-old woman

Anthony Roberts dragged a pensioner to a secluded area after she got off a bus in south-west London and kept her there for 96 minutes

Julia Hartley-Brewer and Harriet Minter have a heated debate over drunk women rape warning

Julia Hartley-Brewer and Harriet Minter have heated debate over drunk women rape warning

LISTEN: Julia Hartley-Brewer and Harriet Minter in heated feminist debate

Retiring Judge Lindsey Kushner has warned women against getting too drunk in order to protect themselves better from rapists and the two talkRADIO presenters do not see eye to eye on the matter

Several police vehicles were dispatched following the bomb threat

German train station in lockdown after bomb threat

German train station in lockdown after bomb threat

Threat was phoned in to police in Gelsenkirchen this morning

Indyref: 'Jeremy Corbyn's mandate is to destroy the Labour Party, not the UK', says columnist Tom Harris

Jeremy Corbyn will destroy the union by backing 'No' in Scottish referendum, says former Labour MP

Indyref: 'Jeremy Corbyn's mandate is to destroy the Labour Party, not the UK'

Tom Harris, Telegraph Columnist and former MP, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the comments the Labour Leader made over the weekend about Scottish independence

Article 50: 'Economics should have greater bearing on the Brexit negotiation than politics', says MP Crispin Blunt

Article 50 bill: Brexit deal can be put to a vote at any time, says pro-leave MP Crispin Blunt

Pro-leave MP ridicules Lords amendment: 'MPs can vote whenever they want'

Conservative MP Crispin Blunt ridicules the amendments introduced to the Article 50 bill by the House of Lords

Brexit: "There's no clarity on whether meaningful vote applies in the event of no EU deal', says MP Alistair Burt

Article 50 vote: Tory MP Alistair Burt hints he'll rebel if David Davis doesn't guarantee 'no deal' vote

'There's no clarity if meaningful vote applies in the event of no EU deal'

Alistair Burt, MP for North East Bedfordshire, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Brexit bill, which has returned to the House of Commons

'Decriminalising abortion shows a callous disregard for unborn children', says Life organisation

'Decriminalising abortion shows callous disregard for unborn babies', says pro-life campaigner

'Decriminalising abortion shows a callous disregard for unborn children'

The education director at Life has told Paul Ross that decriminalising abortion would put women's safety at risk

Brexit: 'There are large numbers of Tory MPs concerned about Parliament's role' if no EU deal is obtained, says Dominic Grieve MP

'Tory Brexit Rebel' Dominic Grieve says he doesn't want to defy Theresa May on Article 50 vote

'Tory Brexit Rebel' Dominic Grieve says he doesn't want to defy Theresa May

Dominic Grieve, the MP for Beaconsfield, spoke to Paul Ross he simply wants 'reassurance' before supporting the Government

The return of Boaty McBoatface - name is given to yellow mini-submarine

Boaty McBoatface transforms into yellow submarine - and prepares for maiden voyage

Boaty McBoatface transforms into submarine - and prepares for maiden voyage

The name originally topped a poll for a new polar research ship in 2016

Youngest MP elected in centuries in 2015 General Election could quit after one term, citing 'depressing' Parliament

Mhairi Black, Britain's youngest MP, could quit Parliament because it's 'depressing'

Mhairi Black, Britain's youngest MP, says Parliament is 'depressing'

Mhairi Black became the youngest elected MP for 350 at the tender age of 20 after she was elected to represent Paisley and Renfrewshire South

Turkish President Erdogan furiously vows Netherlands 'will pay price' after Rotterdam incidents

Turkey-Holland crisis: Furious Erdogan vows Netherlands 'will pay price'

Turkish President Erdogan furiously vows Netherlands 'will pay price'

The diplomatic crisis between Turkey and the Netherlands is escalating quickly after a minister was refused entry to the country's consulate in Rotterdam

RMT members to walk out across several train networks as new strikes begin

RMT members to strike on Southern, Northern and Merseyrail networks

RMT members to strike on Southern, Northern and Merseyrail networks

Southern Rail, Mersey Rail, and Arriva Trains North are expected to be heavily disrupted on Monday

Brexit: Article 50 bill faces final test in Parliament

Brexit: Article 50 bill changes overwhelmingly rejected

Article 50 bill changes overwhelmingly rejected

Both amendments introduced in the Lords defeated by comfortable margin

Podcast: The Radio Hustle with Alexis Conran - Saturday March 11

Podcast: The Radio Hustle with Alexis Conran - Saturday March 11

Podcast: The Radio Hustle with Alexis Conran - Saturday March 11

Check out the latest highlights from The Radio Hustle

Friday, March 10, 2017

Friday, March 10, 2017

Police officer praised after responding to 'kill yourself' message with letter

Police officer praised after responding to 'kill yourself' message with letter

Police officer praised after responding to 'kill yourself' message with letter

The officer explained that she will not be killing herself, but felt rude not to reply to the message

Couple charged with inducing panic after staging a murder scene with ketchup

Couple charged with inducing panic after staging murder with ketchup

Couple charged with inducing panic after staging murder with ketchup

Nataleigh Schlette and Micah Risner sent photos to their friends of a fake murder scene, however their friends reported them to police

Book filled with blank pages entitled 'Reasons to Vote For Democrats' becomes best seller

Book filled with blank pages entitled 'Reasons to Vote For Democrats' becomes best seller

Blank book entitled 'Reasons to Vote For Democrats' becomes best seller

The book includes 266 pages, however the only text included in the book is headers and a bibliography

Airline pilot jailed for boarding flight whilst over legal alcohol limit

Airline pilot jailed for boarding flight whilst over legal alcohol limit

Airline pilot jailed for boarding flight whilst over legal alcohol limit

Carlos Roberto Licona was the designated First Officer on a United Airlines flight, however when staff smelt his breath they removed him from the plane

'I laughed so hard people think I am nuts' - BBC interview is interrupted by children

'I laughed so hard people think I am nuts' - BBC interviewer is interrupted by his children

BBC interview is interrupted by two young children

Professor Robert E Kelly was attempting to give his view on South Korean politics on BBC World News, however it didn't go quite to plan

Budget 2017: 'There's massive unfairness in the tax system' says Institute for Fiscal Studies associate director

Budget NI row: Philip Hammond is right to address unfair tax system, says thinktank director

Philip Hammond is right to address unfair tax system, says thinktank director

Helen Miller, associate director at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, spoke to Paul Ross about Phillip Hammond's plans to raise National Insurance contributions for self-employed workers

Police in Toronto hunting for suspect who stole car with little girl inside

Police in Toronto hunting for suspect who stole car with little girl inside

Police in Toronto hunting for suspect who stole car with little girl inside

An amber alert has been issued after the car was left running outside the family home

Nasa discovers India's lost lunar spacecraft orbiting the moon

Nasa discovers India's lost lunar spacecraft orbiting the moon

Nasa discovers India's lost lunar spacecraft orbiting the moon

Nasa have been able to discover India's spacecraft using an interplanetary radar, and have also found Nasa's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter

87-year-old learning to read for the first time reveals knitting inspired her to go to classes

Woman who learned to read at 87: 'I was inspired by knitting'

Woman who learned to read at 87: 'I was inspired by knitting'

87-year-old Ursula Shepherd had spent her life unable to read and write, but amazingly she has now learnt

Internet amused after London commuter spots seven nuns at Seven Sisters station

Internet amused after London commuter spots seven nuns at Seven Sisters station

Internet amused after London commuter spots seven nuns at Seven Sisters station

What are the odds of that?

Archeologists discover 3,000-year-old ancient pharaoh statues in Cairo

Archeologists discover 3,000-year-old ancient pharaoh statues in Cairo

Archeologists discover 3,000-year-old ancient pharaoh statues in Cairo

German and Egyptian archeologists found the statues in a mud pit between crumbling apartment blocks on wasteland in the Mattarya district, Cairo

Twitter users air their fury over Central Line disruption during rush hour

'The Central Line is an act of treason' - Twitter users vent fury over rush hour disruption

Twitter users air their fury over Central Line disruption during rush hour

An empty train derailed at White City during the rush hour on Friday morning, causing heavy disruption on the rest of the line

Philip Hammond's plans for National Insurance were the most contentious aspect of his budget

Did Philip Hammond really break an election pledge with NI hike?

Did Hammond really break an election pledge with NI hike?

Philip Hammond has received a firestorm of criticism this week but his NI hike isn't the clear-cut promise-breaker some claim

'Terrorism will continue because immigration is a problem in society', says former security head

White terror suspects: 'Some of these people are almost autistic' says former security head

'Terrorism will continue because immigration is a problem in society'

Home Office figures show one in three people arrested on terror offences last year were white

Leading doctor rubbishes Government plan to reduce A&E waiting times by installing GPs in departments

Government's 'GPs in A&E' plan will backfire, says leading doctor

Government's 'GPs in A&E' plan will backfire, says leading doctor

Philip Hammond has pledged £100 million to install GPs in A&E, but Dr Laurence Buckman says the idea is nonsense

Vitaly Mutko applauded Russia's fans after their clash with England last summer

Russian minister who cheered hooligans after England violence 'barred from Fifa re-election'

Russian minister who cheered hooligans after England attacks 'rejected by Fifa'

Vitaly Mutko has been forbidden from standing for re-election to the Fifa Council due to a conflict of interest, sources claim

Snake hunters to be hired in Florida to cull burmese pythons

Army of python bounty hunters drafted in to fight Florida snake invasion

Army of python bounty hunters drafted in to fight Florida snake invasion

The South Florida Water Management District will hire 25 snake hunters, who will each be paid for every python they kill with a bonus for pythons with a nest of eggs

NI hike: 'The Government are becoming complacent because they're far ahead in the polls', says political editor

NI Budget crisis: 'The Government thinks it is untouchable because Jeremy Corbyn is so inept'

NI Hike: 'The Government are becoming complacent because they're ahead in polls'

Political editor Adam Bienkov believes one of the reasons the Conservatives have broken their manifesto promise on national insurance is because Labour are doing so badly.

Budget 2017: 'Unlike Tammy Wynette, Theresa May isn’t backing her man, she’s doing a strategic withdrawal', says Peter Dowd MP

Budget 2017: 'Unlike Tammy Wynette, Theresa May isn’t backing her man' says Peter Dowd MP

'Theresa May isn’t backing her man, she’s doing a strategic withdrawal', says MP

Peter Dowd spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Prime Minister's comments on Philip Hammond's National Insurance hike

Drug addict to be sentenced for killing child and aunt in car crash

Drug addict jailed for 12 years for killing child actor and aunt in car crash

Drug addict jailed for 12 years for killing child actor and aunt in car crash

The man was driving a stolen car and being chased by police at the time of the crash, with a cocktail of drugs in his system

Muslim minorities in Myanmar subjected to torture, claims UN official

Muslim minorities in Myanmar being tortured, claims UN official

Muslim minorities in Myanmar being tortured, claims UN official

The special rapporteur for human rights from the UN in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, told the BBC the police and military are guilty of committing 'crimes against humanity' against the Muslim minority

Barca snatched an amazing victory with three last-gasp goals

Barcelona fans produced 'mini-earthquakes' in celebrating goals at Camp Nou during Champions League miracle

Barcelona fans produced 'mini-earthquakes' in cheering Champions League goals

Vibrations caused be eruption of joy at Camp Nou sends seismometer off the scale

Conservative whistleblowers undermine official denials of breaking electoral law regarding 'Battlebus' expenses

Conservative whistleblowers contradict official denials over 'Battlebus' expenses

Tory whistleblowers contradict official denials over 'Battlebus' expenses

The Tories have been accused of breaking electoral law by not declaring local expenses of the 'Battlebus2015' campaign

Brexit: Theresa May urged to ignore EU divorce bill by Boris Johnson

Brexit: Theresa May urged to emulate Thatcher and ignore EU divorce bill by Boris Johnson

Brexit: Theresa May urged to ignore EU divorce bill by Boris Johnson

The Foreign Secretary has urged the Prime Minister to take a stance against the proposed fee of £50bn to leave the European Union, citing Margaret Thatcher as an example

Seven injured in Dusseldorf after assailant goes on axe rampage in train station

Seven injured in Dusseldorf after assailant goes on axe rampage in train station

Seven injured in Dusseldorf after assailant goes on axe rampage in train station

A man from the former country of Yugoslavia has been arrested in connection with the incident

Brexit: 'British citizens should be able to keep EU membership benefits', says Guy Verhofstadt

Brexit: 'British citizens should be able to keep EU membership benefits' says top Brussels negotiator

Brexit: 'British citizens should be able to keep EU membership benefits'

The European Parliament's chief negotiator, Guy Verhofstadt, spoke to BBC Radio 4 on Friday morning about citizens' rights after Brexit

Budget 2017: Theresa May accused of partial U-turn to quell potential Tory revolt over NI hike

Budget 2017: Theresa May accused of partial U-turn to quell potential Tory revolt over NI hike

Theresa May accused of partial U-turn to quell potential Tory revolt on NI hike

The Prime Minister defended the change, but insisted she'd listen to the concerns raised by MPs

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Mr Tusk's election could bring problems with Poland

Brexit hardliner Donald Tusk re-elected European Council president

Brexit hardliner Donald Tusk re-elected European Council president

Mr Tusk has previously said Britain's departure from the EU would bring 'chaos'

George Galloway says members of the SNP feel boxed in by Nicola Sturgeon over independence

George Galloway blasts the SNP: I've never met a Scot that supports free movement of labour

George Galloway: I've never met a Scot that supports free movement of labour

George Galloway says Scots would not vote to leave the UK and believes SNP lawmakers feel 'boxed in' by Nicola Sturgeon.

Donald Trump's new travel ban could prevent America from holding World Cup

Fifa boss says Donald Trump travel ban could stop America from holding World Cup again

Donald Trump's new travel ban could prevent America from holding World Cup

Rights for the 2026 World Cup are currently up for grabs and America is the favourite to win, but Fifa president Gianni Infantino has warned that they may be discounted from the race

Phillip Hammond under increasing pressure from Tories to review National Insurance hike

Phillip Hammond under increasing pressure from Tories to review National Insurance hike

Phillip Hammond under increasing pressure from Tories to review NI hike

The measure to raise National Insurance contributions from self-employed workers by 2% has proved controversial

Merseyrail confirm they are seeking an injunction to stop an upcoming strike by the RMT

Merseyrail confirm they are seeking injunction to stop upcoming RMT strike

Merseyrail confirm they're going for injunction to stop upcoming RMT strike

The company is trying to prevent a planned strike by members of the union in a row over driver-only trains

SpaceX plans to launch reused rocket for first time

SpaceX plans to launch reused rocket for first time

SpaceX plans to launch reused rocket for first time

If SpaceX can reuse rockets for space travel it could drive down costs within the industry

Budget 2017: 'Labour must start fighting for businesses to create more wealth for the UK', says Lord Digby Jones

Budget 2017: The Government must start helping wealth-creators, says Lord Digby Jones

Lord Digby Jones says Theresa May must do more for wealth-creators

In Philip Hammond's first budget he announced that small businesses and the self-employed will have to pay more taxes

Caroline Paige reflects on her book and life as a transgender woman in the military

Caroline Paige reflects on her book and life as a transgender woman in the military

Caroline Paige reflects on her book and life as a transgender woman in the RAF

In 1999, Paige became the first transgender officer to transition and serve openly in the military

Indian doctors confirm 100 kilogram weight loss of 'world's heaviest woman'

Indian doctors confirm 'world's heaviest woman' has lost 100kg

Indian doctors confirm 'world's heaviest woman' has lost 100kg

Prior to the surgery in Mumbai, Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty used to weigh around 500 kilograms

Angela Merkel blasts President Erdoğan for Nazi comparison insult in growing diplomatic spat

Merkel blasts Erdogan for Nazi slur as diplomatic tensions mount

Merkel blasts Erdogan for Nazi slur as diplomatic tensions moun

The German Chancellor fired back at the Turkish President amidst a growing diplomatic spat between the countries

Janusz Korwin-Mikke has sparked fury with his comments on women

Polish MEP blasted for claiming women are dumber than men says: 'I was shocked by Piers Morgan's tactics'

'Sexist pig' Polish MEP attacks Piers Morgan's 'shocking' interview tactics

Janusz Korwin-Mikke made the comments on Good Morning Britain - leaving Susanna Reid shocked

8,000 people evacuated after World War II bomb is found in Germany

8,000 people evacuated after World War II bomb found in Germany

8,000 people evacuated after World War II bomb found in Germany

The bomb discovered in Dusseldorf weighs 250kg and is expected to be diffused imminently

Budget 2017: 'Jeremy Corbyn's response to the National Insurance hike was hopeless', says Times Red Box Editor

Budget 2017: 'Jeremy Corbyn's response to national insurance hike was hopeless', says Times Red Box Editor

'Jeremy Corbyn's response to national insurance hike was hopeless'

Matt Chorley, who edits the Times Red Box, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about how the Labour leader reacted to the planned changes in the Budget.

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