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Friday, October 27, 2017

Friday, October 27, 2017

English translation of Paris Metro map slammed for being 'overtly racist'

English translation of Paris Metro map which includes stations called 'Auschwitz' and 'Richard the N****r' slammed for racism

English translation of Paris Metro map slammed for being 'overtly racist'

Station translations included Richard Lenoir to Richard the N****r and Villejuif which literally means Jewish Town simply being named Auschwitz

French jihadists in Syria 'still receiving benefits from France used to fund Isis'

French jihadists in Syria 'still receiving benefits and using money to fund Isis'

French jihadists in Syria 'still claiming benefits and using money to fund Isis'

It is claimed relatives of the jihadists are going to employment centres in France to pick up the benefits each month

Spanish Government set to strip Catalan Parliament of its powers

Catalan independence crisis: President Mariano Rajoy requests authority to fire Carles Puidgemont

Spanish President Mariano Rajoy declares intention to fire Carles Puidgemont

The Spanish Senate is set to back Mariano Rajoy's motion to impose Article 155

Harvey Weinstein launches lawsuit against The Weinstein Company

Harvey Weinstein launches lawsuit against The Weinstein Company

Harvey Weinstein launches lawsuit against The Weinstein Company

The disgraced producer is trying to gain access to emails he believes contain information which will exonerate him

Boris Johnson blasts Russia after UN report finds Syrian regime culpable

Boris Johnson blasts Russia after UN report finds Syrian regime culpable for Khan Sheikhun attack

Johnson blasts Russia after report says Syrian regime culpable for gas attack

The Foreign Secretary was responding to a UN report which pointed to the Syrian government as the ones responsible for the gas attack in Khan Sheikhun

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017

The Two Mikes discussed a veritable cornucopia of topics on Ask Porky

WATCH The Two Mikes discuss Brexit, Ryan Giggs and Halloween on Ask Porky

WATCH The Two Mikes discuss Brexit, Bitcoin and Halloween on Ask Porky

Mike Parry was typically forthright in his views

Football Lads Alliance urges boycott of Wetherspoons after being duped by spoof Remembrance Sunday message

Football Lads Alliance urges Wetherspoons boycott after being duped by fake site

Tommy Robinson-backed group falls for fake message about poppies on Remembrance Sunday

Stand Up To Cancer: Ann Widdecombe warns Jeremy Corbyn against losing his dignity on Gogglebox

Stand Up To Cancer: Ann Widdecombe warns Jeremy Corbyn against losing his dignity on Gogglebox

Ann Widdecombe tells Jeremy Corbyn to maintain his dignity on Gogglebox

The Labour leader will be appearing on the show to raise money for Stand Up To Cancer

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont says Parliament will decide whether to trigger independence declaration

Catalan leader says Parliament will decide whether to trigger independence

Puigdemont made the comments this afternoon

Lionel Messi appeared in a prison jumpsuit in a mocked-up image published by Isis

Lionel Messi Isis threat: Argentine officials meet Russian ambassador to discuss World Cup terror risk

Argentine officials demand reassurance after Lionel Messi terror threat

Head of Argentine football association has met Russian diplomats to discuss security for Messi and his teammates

WATCH: Voluntary soldier plays Ariana Grande song after forces liberate Raqqa in Syria

WATCH: Fighter from Manchester plays Ariana Grande song in Raqqa after forces drive Isis out

WATCH: Voluntary soldier plays Ariana Grande song in Raqqa

The soldier was previously an actor who had appeared in CSI and Pirates of the Caribbean

The attack took place in February

Lewis Morgan and Christopher Stephens: Thieves armed with hammer and fake firearm thwarted by police after their orange getaway car is spotted

Thieves who tried to mount getaway in orange BMW jailed

Bristol thieves chose a rather conspicuous colour for their getaway vehicle

The shadow home secretary believes the UK police force remains racist

Diane Abbott blasts Tory government for presiding over racist police force

Diane Abbott blasts Tory government for presiding over racist police force

Abbott was speaking in light of Home Office data

Woman bill White House for their birth control in protest of Donald Trump mandate

Woman bill White House for their birth control in protest at Donald Trump Obamacare mandate

Woman bill White House for birth control in protest at Donald Trump mandate

The US President decided to roll back the mandate for contraception under Obamacare

Swiss tourists suffer injuries after attack by gang near to the Taj Mahal

Swiss tourists suffer injuries after attack by gang near the Taj Mahal

Swiss tourists suffer injuries after attack by gang near the Taj Mahal

Quentin Jeremy Clerc and Marie Droz were attacked reportedly after the men forced the latter to take selfies with them

Woman who fantasised about beheading Katie Hopkins guilty of terror offences

Woman who fantasised about beheading Katie Hopkins guilty of terror offences

Woman who fantasised about beheading Katie Hopkins guilty of terror offences

Madihah Taheer spoke about people she would like to behead in a WhatsApp chat with her husband

Jared O'Mara: From I'm A Celebrity to shocking language - MPs suspended from their parties

Jared O'Mara: From I'm A Celebrity to shocking language - MPs suspended from their parties

From I'm A Celebrity to shocking language - MPs suspended from their parties

Labour has suspended Jared O'Mara over alleged offensive comments but he's certainly not the first to be cautioned over something shocking

'Jared O'Mara can't be forced to resign by Labour and we must give him a chance', says journalist

'Jared O'Mara can't be forced to resign by Labour and we must give him a chance', says journalist

'Jared O'Mara can't be forced to resign by Labour and we must give him a chance'

Journalist Christian Wolmar says we have to look at historical allegations against Jared O'Mara separately to more recent ones

FA chairman admits it 'has lost trust of the public' over Eni Aluko-Mark Sampson affair

FA chairman admits it 'has lost trust of the public' over Eni Aluko-Mark Sampson affair

FA chairman admits it 'has lost trust of the public'

Greg Clarke also announces review of FA's operations

Ismaeel has been charged over the rape in the vehicle

Birmingham double rape: Local man Mohammed Ismaeel charged after girl assaulted twice on same day

Local man charged over 'double rape' of 14-year-old girl in Birmingham

A 14-year-old girl was raped in a vehicle - just hours after she had suffered the same ordeal at Witton railway statio

Australian same-sex marriage voting envelopes sent back with razor blades inside

Australian same-sex marriage survey: Voting envelopes sent back with razor blades inside

Razor blades found in same-sex marriage voting envelopes in Australia

The Australian Bureau of Statistics has also said some envelopes have been sent back with dirt inside

Carles Puigdemont is ready to row back from his independence demand, according to Spanish sources

Catalan independence: Carles Puigdemont speech suspended without explanation

Catalan independence: Carles Puigdemont speech suspended without explanation

Puigdemont had been expected to announce fresh elections rather than independence in headline speech

Israel's Holocaust memorial to honour first Arab with Righteous Among the Nations medal

Israel's Holocaust memorial to honour first Arab with Righteous Among the Nations medal

Israel's Holocaust memorial to honour first Arab for helping Jews

Mohammed Helmy hid Jewish Anna Boros and her grandmother during the Second World War

The event was introduced in Northumbria, North-East England

Northumbria police host 'speed-faithing' session for student officers

Northumbria police host 'speed-faithing' session for student officers

Leaders of several different faiths present to teach student officers about their religion

Mexican drug cartels may be armed with weaponised drones

Mexican drug cartels may be armed with weaponised drones

Mexican drug cartels may be armed with weaponised drones

Reports say some cartels may also be carrying hand grenade-sized IEDs known as potato bombs

Jeremy Corbyn reportedly tried to get Jared O'Mara to stay on equalities committee despite comments

Jared O'Mara: Jeremy Corbyn reportedly tried to get Sheffield Hallam MP to stay on equalities committee despite comments

Jeremy Corbyn reportedly tried to get Jared O'Mara to stay on committee

The Sun and Daily Mail are reporting the Labour leader told MPs O'Mara shouldn't have resigned from the select committee

Kellogg's to redesign cereal box after being accused of racism

Kellogg's to redesign cereal box after being accused of racism by Marvel author

Kellogg's to redesign cereal box after being accused of racism by Marvel author

The Corn Pops box featured just one brown corn pop which was cleaning instead of playing with other characters

Campaign Against Arms Trade member blasts Sir Micheal Fallon for lamenting MP criticism of Saudi Arabia arms sales

Campaign Against Arms Trade member blasts Sir Michael Fallon for lamenting MP criticism of Saudi Arabia arms sales

Arms trade campaigner condemns Sir Michael Fallon over Saudi Arabia

Andrew Smith spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the comments made by the Defence Secretary

'Jared O'Mara was a last-minute choice against Nick Clegg', says Ken Livingstone

Jared O'Mara: Ken Livingstone blames Tony Blair's changes for candidate selection

Labour never thought Jared O'Mara could win his seat, says Ken Livingstone

The former London Mayor spoke to Paul Ross about the MP following his suspension

14-year-old arrested following fatal shooting in Lancashire

14-year-old arrested following fatal shooting in Accrington, Lancashire

14-year-old arrested following fatal shooting in Lancashire

A man died in hospital last night after being shot in the chest

Report finds around 300,000 workers lose their jobs due to mental health issues

Report finds around 300,000 workers lose their jobs every year due to mental health issues

300,000 workers lose their jobs every year due to mental health issues

A review commissioned by Theresa May found one in six struggle with mental health issues in the workplace

Actress claims Harvey Weinstein raped her after 2008 BAFTAs in London

Actress Natassia Malthe claims Harvey Weinstein raped her after 2008 Baftas in London

Actress claims Harvey Weinstein raped her after 2008 Baftas in London

Natassia Malthe came forward with her allegation against the disgraced producer in a New York press conference

Major disruption for Euston Station commuters after train hits individual in Wednesday rush hour

Major disruption for Euston Station commuters after train hit individual in Wednesday rush hour

Major disruption for Euston Station commuters after train hit individual

The incident took place during the Wednesday rush hour

Durham town residents describe power of 'explosive attack' on cash machine

Durham ATM raid: Darlington residents describe power of 'explosive attack' on cash machine

Durham town residents describe power of 'explosive attack' on cash machine

Darlington locals were woken up around 1am after a suspected explosion hit an ATM device

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Police have launched an appeal to find the man

Woman suffers late-night sexual assault on South Ealing tube platform

Woman suffers late-night sexual assault on South Ealing tube platform

Police appealing for anyone with information to come forward

George Galloway had plenty to say about Jared O'Mara

George Galloway says Jared O'Mara scandal is part of a wider 'problem with men'

George Galloway says Jared O'Mara scandal is part of a wider 'problem with men'

Galloway says O'Mara's behaviour is 'repugnant' but politicians have been getting away with controversial behaviour since time began

TRAC's latest report maps the key targets for Isis - or, at least, its propagandists

Britain tops list of new Isis propaganda targets, research shows

Isis attack claims up 900% in just two years, research shows

New research from TRAC Terrorism charts all terror attacks claimed by Islamic State

Rene Richardson was murdered in April

London man Lennox Appiah jailed for life for murdering friend Renee Richardson in front of his young daughter

London man jailed for life for murdering friend in front of his daughter

Lennox Appiah lay in wait for Rene Richardson before launching into stabbing frenzy

The Big Debate on objects: 'I bet you're only saying that because you were bullied by an object at school'

The Big Debate on objects: 'I bet you're only saying that because you were bullied by an object at school'

'I bet you're only saying that because you were bullied by an object at school'

The Big Debate was on objects today

Winner is one of the most famous film directors in British cinematic history

Michael Winner sex abuse claims: Former assistant says 'he forced me to take my top off'

Michael Winner's former assistant says 'he forced me to take my top off'

Sophie Bickerdike made the comments to James Whale and his studio guest Debbie Arnold, who has also made allegations against Winner

Man accused of deliberately infecting people with HIV allegedly told 'victim he was being paranoid'

Gay man accused of deliberately infecting people with HIV 'told victim he was being paranoid'

Gay man accused of deliberately passing HIV 'told victim he was being paranoid'

Daryll Rowe is accused of telling his lovers he was not infected by the virus and tampered with condoms

Ukrainian oligarch begs for forgiveness following his daughter killing five after jumping red light

Ukrainian oligarch begs for forgiveness after his daughter jumped red light and killed five people

Ukrainian oligarch begs for forgiveness after his daughter killed five people

Vasily Zaitseva and his wife Tatiana begged the families of the victims to forgive them after their daughter Alyona jumped a red light in Kharkiv

'Someone's turned Jeremy Corbyn into a liar a la Donald Trump' - Sir Alan Sugar on why he'd fire Jeremy Corbyn

'Someone's turned Jeremy Corbyn into a liar a la Donald Trump' - Sir Alan Sugar on why he'd fire Jeremy Corbyn

'Someone's turned Jeremy Corbyn into a liar a la Donald Trump', says Lord Sugar

The multimillionaire spoke to Paul Ross and Carole Malone on the Full Set Breakfast about the Labour Leader

Israeli police arrest 15 suspected Jewish extremists including leader of far-right group Lehava

Israeli police arrest 15 suspected Jewish extremists including leader of far-right group Lehava

Israeli police arrest 15 'Jewish extremists' including leader of far-right group

Lehava group leader Benzi Gopstein is now under house arrest following an undercover investigation

Isis has threatened attacks on the 2018 World Cup

Isis release picture of Lionel Messi in jail as they threaten 2018 World Cup

Isis release picture of Lionel Messi in jail as they threaten 2018 World Cup

Terror group also releases poster apparently showing World Cup stadium

Police hunting rapist who attacked woman during young farmers' party in Essex

Police hunting rapist who attacked woman during young farmers' party in Essex

Incident took place in a barn in Manningtree on July 8

Gadhia held senior roles at RBS between 2001 and 2007

Jayne-Anne Gadhia: I was told I was expected to sleep with my boss, says former RBS banker

Former RBS banker claims she was told she was expected to sleep with boss

Gadhia made the comments to the Commons Treasury Committee

'The Prime Minister is a joke' - Twitter users blast Theresa May after PMQs performance over Universal Credit and Brexit

'Why didn't Theresa May hammer Jeremy Corbyn on Jared O'Mara?': Prime Minister criticised for limp PMQs display

Theresa May criticised for limp PMQs display

The Prime Minister faced Jeremy Corbyn across the chamber in the latest round of Prime Minister's Questions

Chris Heaton-Harris letter sent a chill down my spine, says university vice-chancellor David Green

Chris Heaton-Harris letter sent chill down my spine, says university head

David Green was one of several people sent letters by pro-Brexit Tory MP Chris Heaton-Harris

Jared O'Mara: 'Labour Party should have spotted reports when they selected him', says Guido Fawkes founder

Jared O'Mara: 'Labour Party should have spotted reports when they selected him', says Guido Fawkes founder

'Labour should have spotted reports when they selected Jared O'Mara'

Paul Staines spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer just prior to the MP for Sheffield Hallam's suspension

Jared O'Mara has lost the Labour Party whip

Labour MP Jared O'Mara suspended by Jeremy Corbyn

Labour MP Jared O'Mara suspended by Jeremy Corbyn

O'Mara has whip withdrawn following string of accusations

Sian Coles will appear on bail at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on October 26

Serving police officer Sian Coles charged with assault

Serving police officer charged with assault

Coles charged with two counts of assault by battery

'We have a right to know if there was interference from fake news in EU referendum and election' says Damian Collins MP

'Britain has a right to know if fake news influenced the Brexit referendum' says Damian Collins MP

'Britain has a right to know if fake news influenced the Brexit referendum'

The Chair of the Culture, Media and Sport Committee spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the decision to write to Facebook's founder asking for evidence Russia had interfered in UK democratic process

'It’s too late for him to apologise' - Woman who claims Jared O'Mara MP verbally abused her in a Sheffield nightclub speaks out

Jared O'Mara 'ugly bitch' accuser Sophie Evans claims 'it's too late to apologise'

Jared O'Mara accuser Sophie Evans claims 'it's too late to apologise'

Sophie Evans says the MP for Sheffield Hallam needs to acknowledge his alleged conduct from just prior to his election

BBC appeals to United Nations over alleged campaign of harassment in Iran

BBC appeals to United Nations over alleged campaign of harassment in Iran

BBC appeals to United Nations over alleged campaign of harassment in Iran

The corporation claims employees of BBC Persian have endured "collective punishment" at the hands of the Iranian government since 2009

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