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Friday, June 30, 2017

Friday, June 30, 2017

The Late Night Alternative with Iain Lee: Bonus Podcast, Jon Ronson - Part 2

The Late Night Alternative with Iain Lee: Bonus Podcast, Jon Ronson - Part 2

The Late Night Alternative with Iain Lee: Bonus Podcast, Jon Ronson - Part 2

'...we would be doing you a disservice to tell you to carry on because we don't think you have any hope' (BBC Submissions to a 20 year-old Jon Ronson)

Grenfell Tower: nearby resident says he lost his job due to the fire and the council has been 'absolutely rubbish'

Grenfell Tower: nearby resident says he lost his job due to the fire and the council has been 'absolutely rubbish'

Grenfell Tower: evacuated resident says he lost his job due to the fire

A man known as M claims many victims have been kicked out of hotels and have nowhere to stay

Morning Joe hosts hit back at Donald Trump, saying he's 'not mentally equipped' to watch the show

Morning Joe hosts hit back at Donald Trump, saying he's 'not mentally equipped' to watch the show

Morning Joe hosts say Donald Trump is 'not mentally equipped' to watch the show

Donald Trump claimed in a tweet that Mika Brzezinski had a face lift and was bleeding when he saw her in Mar-a-Lago

Drunk train driver misses stop in France leaving passengers eight miles away from destination

Drunk train driver misses stop in France leaving passengers eight miles from destination

Drunk train driver detained after missing stop in France

A drunk train driver stopped at Saincaize, 8 miles away from the planned stop in Nevers

'Emergency services deserve more than they get' - Twitter praises 999 workers on the service's 80th birthday

'Emergency services deserve more than they get' - Twitter praises 999 workers on the service's 80th birthday

'Emergency services deserve more' - Twitter wishes happy birthday to 999

The 999 service started in 1937 and handled more than 1,000 calls in its first week. Now it takes roughly 560,000 a week

Ex On The Beach star Kayleigh Morris tells her side of the story after leaving the Big Brother house

Ex On The Beach star Kayleigh Morris tells her side of the story after leaving the Big Brother house

Kayleigh Morris tells her side of the story after leaving the Big Brother house

Kayleigh Morris got in a fight with Chanelle McCleary over a spilt drink and was then ejected form the Big Brother house

Germany votes in favour of same-sex marriage

Germany votes in favour of same-sex marriage

Germany votes in favour of same-sex marriage

Despite Chancellor Angela Merkel voting against same-sex marriage, the majority of German MPs voted for it

'Much of the funding for Northern Ireland was already planned before the Tory-DUP deal', says Iain Duncan Smith

'Much of the funding for Northern Ireland was already planned before the Tory-DUP deal', says Iain Duncan Smith

'Funding for Northern Ireland was already planned before the Tory-DUP deal'

Iain Duncan Smith says the Tory-DUP deal has brought funding forward that was for the most part planned as Northern Ireland has always required a high level of investment

Fury as council cancels Grenfell Tower meeting after journalists were allowed in

Fury as council cancels Grenfell Tower meeting after journalists were allowed in

Fury as council cancels Grenfell Tower meeting after journalists were allowed in

Leader Nicholas Paget-Brown apologised for the authority's response to the tragedy before the meeting was cancelled

Labour rebellion: 'The only surprise is frontbenchers waited to be sacked rather than resigning', says MP John Mann

Labour rebellion: 'The only surprise is frontbenchers waited to be sacked'

Labour rebellion: 'The only surprise is frontbenchers waited to be sacked'

Jeremy Corbyn has sacked Ruth Cadbury, Catherine West and Andy Slaughter for supporting a call for the UK to stay in the single market following Brexit

'Travelling to the mainland from Northern Ireland for an abortion is bizarrely like booking a holiday'

Travelling to England from Northern Ireland for an abortion 'bizarrely, like booking a holiday'

Travelling to England for an abortion was 'bizarrely, like booking a holiday'

Paul Ross hears from a woman who travelled from Northern Ireland to have an abortion in England

Theresa May to 'lift public sector pay cap' after Conservative MPs appeal

Theresa May 'to lift public sector pay cap' after Conservative MPs appeal

Theresa May 'to lift public sector pay cap' after Conservative MPs appeal

Several Tory MPs were reportedly told by chief of staff Gavin Barwell that salary review bodies will give a recommendation

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Trams collide in Berlin, injuring at least 27

Trams collide in Berlin, injuring at least 27

Trams collide in Berlin, injuring at least 27

Local media report that 50 firefighters attended the scene

McDonald's in Germany evacuated after 'explosive device' was found by customers

McDonald's in Germany evacuated after 'explosive device' found by customers

McDonald's in Germany evacuated after 'explosive device' found by customers

Explosives experts were called to the scene and disarmed the device, say police

Funding to be allocated for women from Northern Ireland to get abortions in England

Funding to be allocated for women from Northern Ireland to get abortions in England

Funding to be allocated for women from Northern Ireland to get abortions

Chancellor Philip Hammond made the announcement just before a Commons vote on the matter was due

George Galloway: 'Western countries invading and exploiting Muslim countries has led to terrorist outrages'

George Galloway: 'Western countries invading and exploiting Muslim countries has led to terrorist outrages'

George Galloway: 'Western countries invading Muslim countries has led to terror'

George Galloway says we must defend our own country as those being murdered aren't the politicians who create unjust foreign policy

'Not knowing the full Grenfell Tower death toll is adding to grief, stress and strain of victims', says George Galloway

'Not knowing the full Grenfell Tower death toll is adding to grief, stress and strain of victims', says George Galloway

'Not knowing the full Grenfell Tower death toll is adding to victims' grief'

George Galloway says the length of time it is taking to reach a final Grenfell Tower fire death toll is also adding to anger

'You can't make this stuff up' - Nigel Farage leads hilarious reaction to George Osborne's sixth job

'You can't make this stuff up' - Nigel Farage leads hilarious reaction to George Osborne's sixth job

Nigel Farage leads hilarious reaction to George Osborne's sixth job

George Osborne is to become an honorary professor of economics at the University of Manchester

'Donald Trump's state visit was probably called off as it'd be horrid for Theresa May to be seen with him now', says former Republicans Overseas leader

Trump state visit probably called off as 'it'd be horrid for Theresa May to be seen with him now', says former Republicans Overseas leader

'It'd be horrid for Theresa May to be seen with Donald Trump right now'

Former worldwide vice president of Republicans Overseas Jan Halper-Hayes says the UK has a wounded prime minister

Woman shoots and kills boyfriend 'during YouTube stunt to boost online profile'

Woman shoots and kills boyfriend 'during YouTube stunt to boost online profile'

Woman shoots and kills boyfriend 'during YouTube stunt to boost online profile'

Monalisa Perez reportedly claims it was her boyfriend's idea to conduct the stunt

Australia's highest-ranking Catholic Cardinal George Pell denies charges of historical sex offences

Australia's highest-ranking Catholic cardinal denies charges of historical sex offences

Vatican official Cardinal George Pell charged with historical sex offences

Cardinal George Pell is expected to appear at a filing hearing at Melbourne Magistrates Court on July 18

'The public sector pay cap should be lifted, but we must work out how to pay for it first', says Tory MP

'Public sector pay cap should be lifted - but we must first work out how to pay for it', says Tory MP

'Public sector pay cap should be lifted, but we must work out how to pay for it'

MP Sarah Wollaston believes it was dishonest of Labour to pretend no one would have to pay more to fund a rise for public sector workers

'Politicians fall over themselves to praise emergency services, so it's shocking they voted against pay cap end', says Unison

'Politicians fall over themselves to praise emergency services, so it's shocking they voted against pay cap end', say Unison

'It's absolutely shocking MPs would vote against pay cap after praising workers'

Head of health at Unison, Christina McAnea, says she hopes public sector workers will tell Tory politicians what they think of them

Retired Court of Appeal judge Sir Martin Moore-Bick to lead Grenfell Tower public inquiry

Retired Court of Appeal judge Sir Martin Moore-Bick to lead Grenfell Tower public inquiry

Retired judge Sir Martin Moore-Bick to lead Grenfell Tower public inquiry

Theresa May insists residents will have a say over the direction of the investigation

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Elite counter-terrorism officers to be deployed for Tour de France

Elite counter-terrorism officers to be deployed for Tour de France

Elite counter-terrorism officers to be deployed for Tour de France

Counter-terrorism officers will be deployed on the road and in helicopters during the Tour de France

PMQs: Tory MP says people carved swastikas into her posters and urinated on her office door

PMQs: Tory MP says people carved swastikas into her posters and urinated on her office door

PMQs: Tory MP says people carved swastikas into her campaign posters

Sheryll Murray used PMQs to ask Theresa May what could be done to stop intimidation of MPs

Diane Abbott and John McDonnell expected to speak at demonstration against Theresa May

Diane Abbott and John McDonnell expected to speak at demonstration against Theresa May

Diane Abbott and John McDonnell to speak at demonstration against Theresa May

A demonstration against Theresa May's deal with the DUP has been arranged by The People's Assembly

'Jeremy Corbyn would be dangerous in Downing Street but Theresa May is smart, strong politician', says former Labour MP

'Jeremy Corbyn would be dangerous in Downing Street but Theresa May is smart, strong politician', says former Labour MP Simon Danczuk

'Jeremy Corbyn would be dangerous in Downing Street', says Simon Danczuk

Former Labour MP Simon Danczuk says Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party has peaked and he'll start having problems as leader

Social Mobility Commission, Baron John Bird, The Big Issue, Social Mobility, Paul Ross, Paul Ross Full Set Breakfast, Money, Budget, Schools, Prison

'Money should be spent on poor people before things go wrong instead of afterwards', says Big Issue founder

'Money should be spent on poor people before things go wrong instead of after'

Baron John Bird says the prison system mainly works against people and the school system has failed

Hillsborough disaster 'would've been swept under the carpet if it weren't for tenacity of campaigners', says reporter

Hillsborough disaster 'would've been swept under the carpet if it weren't for campaigners' tenacity', says reporter

Hillsborough disaster 'would've been swept under the carpet'

Six people have been charged with offences relating to the Hillsborough disaster

Helicopter drops grenades on Supreme Court in Venezuela

Helicopter drops grenades on Supreme Court in Venezuela

Helicopter drops grenades on Supreme Court in Venezuela

President Nicolás Maduro describes the incident as a 'terrorist attack' and says he will use his entire armed forces to defend peace

Hillsborough: criminal charges brought against six people

Hillsborough: criminal charges brought against six people

Hillsborough: criminal charges brought against six people

Those charged include Hillsborough match commander David Duckenfield and former chief constable Sir Norman Bettison

Ice from 'Costa Coffee, Starbucks and Caffè Nero found to contain faecal bacteria'

Ice from 'Costa Coffee, Starbucks and Caffè Nero found to contain faecal bacteria'

Ice at 'Costa Coffee, Starbucks and Caffè Nero found to contain faecal bacteria'

A BBC investigation said seven out of 10 samples at Costa contained faecal bacteria and three out of 10 contained the bacteria at Starbucks and Caffè Nero

Labour’s public sector pay plan ‘doesn’t cover the cost’

Labour’s public sector pay plan ‘doesn’t cover the cost’

Labour’s public sector pay plan ‘doesn’t cover the cost’

Jeremy Corbyn is to table an amendment to the Queen's Speech today, calling for the end of the 1 per cent public sector pay cap and cuts to the emergency services

'Company provided cladding for Grenfell Tower knowing it was a fire risk', says journalist

'Company provided cladding for Grenfell Tower knowing it was a fire risk', says journalist

'Company provided cladding for Grenfell Tower knowing it was a fire risk'

Journalist Tom Bergin says the legality of the panels used on Grenfell Tower is not clear

'No rush' to change care of Charlie Gard after parents lose legal battle over treatment

'No rush' to change care of Charlie Gard after parents lose legal battle over treatment

'No rush' to change care of Charlie Gard after parents lose legal battle

The European Court of Human Rights has refused to intervene in the case of Charlie Gard meaning he cannot be taken to the US for experimental treatment

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

'The Tory-DUP deal is normal politics and good for all in Northern Ireland', says DUP MP Sammy Wilson

'Tory-DUP deal is normal politics and good for all in Northern Ireland', says DUP MP Sammy Wilson

'Tory-DUP deal is normal politics and good for Northern Ireland', says DUP MP

DUP MP Sammy Wilson believes constituents expect politicians to use whatever influences they can to make life better for them

Hundreds evacuated from New York train after it derails and fills with smoke

Hundreds evacuated from New York train after it derails and fills with smoke

Hundreds evacuated from New York train after it derails and fills with smoke

Witnesses said the train derailed due to a power cut and lights and air conditioning went off first

Flight delayed for more than five hours after 'woman throws coins in engine for good luck'

Flight delayed for more than five hours after 'woman throws coins in engine for good luck'

Flight delayed for hours after 'woman throws coins in engine for good luck'

A plane was held at Shanghai Pudong International Airport for more than five hours after passengers said they saw a woman throwing coins at the engine

Nicola Sturgeon 'resets' second Scottish independence referendum plans

Nicola Sturgeon 'resets' second Scottish independence referendum plans

Nicola Sturgeon 'resets' second Scottish independence referendum plans

Nicola Sturgeon says she will 'not seek to introduce the legislation for an independence referendum immediately'

George Galloway calls on Muslim community to help identify people being radicalised

George Galloway calls on Muslim community to help identify people being radicalised

George Galloway calls on Muslim community to help identify extremists

George Galloway says he wants Muslims to help make sure no one else straps explosives to their backs

Berlin to pay woman nearly €7,000 for rejecting job application due to her headscarf

Berlin state ordered to pay woman nearly €7,000 for rejecting job application due to her headscarf

Berlin to pay compensation to woman for rejecting job application over headscarf

The woman was told during a job interview that she couldn't wear a headscarf at work

Google handed record fine of €2.42 billion over online shopping service

Google handed record fine of €2.42 billion over online shopping service

Google handed record fine of €2.42 billion over online shopping service

The European Commission says Google gave its comparison shopping service an illegal advantage in 13 EEA countries

Julia Hartley-Brewer clashes with Open Britain director over rights of EU nationals

Julia Hartley-Brewer clashes with Open Britain director over rights of EU nationals

Julia Hartley-Brewer clashes with Open Britain director over EU national rights

Co-executive director of Open Britain James McGrory thinks people should not be given ID cards

HMS Queen Elizabeth could be vulnerable to cyber attacks

Britain's new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth could be vulnerable to cyber attacks

HMS Queen Elizabeth could be vulnerable to cyber attacks

It is believed that HMS Queen Elizabeth is using the outdated Microsoft Windows XP

'The Tory-DUP deal is indefensible and unfair to the rest of the UK', says SNP MP

'Tory-DUP deal is indefensible and unfair to the rest of the UK', says SNP MP

'The Tory-DUP deal is indefensible and unfair to the rest of the UK'

SNP MP Angus MacNeil says the Tory-DUP deal has made the UK 'less united'

Jeremy Hunt 'delayed telling patients and Parliament about mislaid confidential medical documents'

Jeremy Hunt 'delayed telling patients and Parliament about mislaid confidential medical documents'

Jeremy Hunt 'delayed telling patients and Parliament about mislaid documents'

A report by the National Audit Office says more than 700,000 documents were found in a warehouse and at least 1,700 patients could have been harmed

'A branch of the magic money tree is falling off as UK saves EU budget contribution', says Conservative MP

'A little branch falling off a magic money tree' as UK keeps EU budget contribution, says Conservative MP

'A branch falling off a magic money tree' as UK keeps EU cash

Conservative MP Bernard Jenkin believes the Tory-DUP deal is good for the country as people voted for the Conservatives to take the UK out of the EU

US warns Syrian government against chemical attack

US warns Syrian government against chemical attack

US warns Syrian government against chemical attack

A White House statement has said if a chemical attack takes place in Syria by President Bashar al-Assad, the country will pay a heavy price

Monday, June 26, 2017

Monday, June 26, 2017

Off-duty police officer arrested for attacking woman and stabbing man with butter knife at party

Off-duty police officer arrested for attacking woman and stabbing man with butter knife at party

Off-duty police officer arrested for stabbing man with butter knife at party

The man allegedly became angry during an argument at a birthday celebration in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Man held hostage by Al-Qaeda since 2011 is released

Man held hostage by Al-Qaeda since 2011 is released

Man held hostage by Al-Qaeda since 2011 is released

Kidnapped Swede Johan Gustafsson was taken in Mali, West Africa with South African Stephen McGowan and Dutchman Sjaak Rijke

Block on Donald Trump's travel ban is partially lifted

Block on Donald Trump's travel ban is partially lifted

Block on Donald Trump's travel ban is partially lifted

The ban will apply to those without a 'bona fide relationship' with another already in the US

Brexit: Theresa May to outline 'settled status' for EU nationals

Brexit: Theresa May to outline 'settled status' for EU nationals

Brexit: Theresa May to outline 'settled status' for EU nationals

Ministers have denied the 3.2 million EU citizens resident in the UK will become second-class citizens

George Galloway: 'The quality of the UK government is as low as the 1920s and possibly worse'

George Galloway: 'The quality of the UK government is as low as the 1920s and possibly worse'

George Galloway: 'The quality of the UK government is as low as the 1920s'

George Galloway believes there will be another general election if Theresa May is pushed out as leader

'It's a lamb to the slaughter to send her into negotiations' - George Galloway blasts Theresa May in opening monologue

'It's a lamb to the slaughter to send her into negotiations' - George Galloway blasts Theresa May in opening monologue

George Galloway blasts Theresa May in opening monologue

Our host said 'it's a lamb to the slaughter to send her into negotiations' at the opening of his show

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