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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Storm Harvey makes landfall again in Louisiana

Storm Harvey makes landfall again in Louisiana

Storm Harvey makes landfall again in Louisiana

The storm has already caused severe flooding in the neighbouring state of Texas

'Donald Trump's Texas speech was vulgar but this won't matter to his supporters', says US political commentator

'Donald Trump Storm Harvey visit was vulgar but this won't matter to his supporters', says US political commentator

'Donald Trump's Texas visit was vulgar but this won't matter to his supporters'

American journalist and author Alan Friedman says Donald Trump has blown his chance at proving he can talk about something other than himself

'Moderate MPs won't criticise Corbyn now because he's in a strong position' says former Scottish Labour MP

Kezia Dugdale departure could shift Labour balance of power in favour of Jeremy Corbyn, says former Scottish Labour MP

'Moderate MPs won't criticise Corbyn now because he's in a strong position'

Tom Harris, a former Scottish Labour MP, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the party in the wake of Kezia Dugdale's resignation

Jeremy Corbyn thanks Kezia Dugdale for her 'tireless service' to Labour

Jeremy Corbyn thanks Kezia Dugdale for her 'tireless service' to Labour

Jeremy Corbyn thanks Kezia Dugdale as she steps down as Scottish Labour leader

Jeremy Corbyn has praised Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale for playing an 'important role' in the party

'You come from bad stock as a journalist' - former Kremlin advisor challenges John Nicolson over Ukraine and BBC journalism credits

Former Kremlin advisor launches frenzied 'fake news' attack on BBC and accuses John Nicolson of 'spreading propaganda'

Former Kremlin advisor challenges John Nicolson over Ukraine and BBC journalism

Alexander Nekrassov had been on with our host to speak about Operation Zapad, but the conversation devolved into an argument

T-Shirts apparently referencing Nazi invasion of Soviet Union go on sale ahead of 2018 world cup

'Nazi invasion T-shirts' on sale ahead of Russia 2018 World Cup

'Nazi invasion T-shirts' on sale ahead of Russia 2018 World Cup

Shirtzshop.de is selling the shirts which depict male profiles in helmets resembling those of the Wehrmacht

Brexit negotiations to continue after UK position is criticised by EU officials

Brexit: Theresa May says she wants to move on from Jean-Claude Juncker criticism

Theresa May says she wants to move on from Jean-Claude Juncker criticism

Jean-Claude Juncker and Michel Barnier lambasted papers outlining the UK position on key issues

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Boris Johnson has been widely ridiculed in recent months - but Katie Perrior reckons he gets an unfair press

Theresa May's former comms director defends Boris Johnson: 'He's a character'

Theresa May's former comms director defends Boris Johnson: 'He's a character'

Katie Perrior defends Boris in interview with former Tory MP Jerry Hayes, who said the foreign secretary has been set up to fail and is doing so spectacularly

Man handed two-year prison sentence for assaulting woman on street at night

Former pastor Stephen Jay jailed for late-night assault in Brighton

Former pastor Stephen Jay jailed for late-night assault in Brighton

The woman had asked Stephen Jay what he was doing before he hit her in the face several times

Floyd Mayweather overcame the challenge of a brave Conor McGregor on Saturday night

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor deserve every penny they got in Vegas - so stop moaning

'Mayweather and McGregor deserve every penny they got in Vegas. So stop moaning'

Mayweather and McGregor have scaled heights beyond the reach of ordinary people, and we should respect them for that rather than moaning about their pay packets

John McTernan believes the Government hasn't got a clue on key issues

Brexit: Tony Blair's former advisor blasts Theresa May and David Davis for 'keystone cops' tactics

Tony Blair's former advisor blasts David Davis for 'keystone cops' tacti

John McTernan says the EU knows it is holding all the cards

'I feel like I'm betraying Mary' - Bake Off fans can't decide whether to watch the show

'I feel like I'm betraying Mary' - Bake Off fans can't decide whether to watch the show

'I feel like I'm betraying Mary' - Bake Off fans can't decide whether to watch

Some fans of The Great British Bake Off are worried that Mary Berry might judge them for watching Channel 4

Residents in Houston told to flee after dam bursts after Storm Harvey onslaught

Residents in Houston told to flee as dam bursts after Storm Harvey onslaught

Residents in Houston told to flee as dam bursts after Storm Harvey onslaught

The Brazoria County Office of Emergency Management said the levee at Colombia Lakes had been breached

The Big Debate on eating: 'The cows are calling for more stomachs, they say four isn't enough'

The Big Debate on eating: 'The cows are calling for more stomachs, they say four isn't enough'

'The cows are calling for more stomachs, they say four isn't enough'

The Big Debate was on eating today

The man was found near Sevilla

British fugitive arrested for stealing huge trove of ancient artefacts

British fugitive arrested for stealing huge trove of ancient artefacts

Man identified by initials W.T.V. arrested near Sevilla with stash of Roman coins and other ancient objects

'Donald Trump's presidency is a demented disaster', says George Galloway

'Donald Trump's presidency is a demented disaster', says George Galloway

'Donald Trump's presidency is a demented disaster', says George Galloway

Our host made the comments to a caller on his show

'Donald Trump is using the doomed Afghanistan war to save his political skin', says George Galloway

'Donald Trump is using the doomed Afghanistan war to save his political skin', says George Galloway

'Donald Trump is using the doomed Afghanistan war to save his political skin'

George Galloway claims Donald Trump is being held like a hostage in the White House by generals

'Donald Trump's presidency is effectively dead', says George Galloway

'Donald Trump's presidency is effectively dead', says George Galloway

'Donald Trump's presidency is effectively dead', says George Galloway

Our host said the US President was 'in office, but not in power'

The Lib Dems have been heavily criticised for Jo Swinson's campaign

Swinson farce shines spotlight on short-sighted Lib Dem tactic in Scotland

'Swinson farce shines spotlight on short-sighted Lib Dem tactic in Scotland'

Party which was once strong in Scotland sold its soul for a non-aggression pact with the Tories

'Who the hell does he think he is?' - Twitter slams Jean-Claude Juncker after he deems UK Brexit position 'unsatisfactory'

'Who the hell does he think he is?' - Brexiteers round on Jean-Claude Juncker after his criticism of Britain

Brexiteers round on Jean-Claude Juncker after he blasts UK position

The European Commission President was not impressed by the papers outlining the direction the country wanted to take for Brexit

Donald Trump reportedly unhappy after prominent aides speak out over Charlottesville response

Donald Trump 'fuming' at senior cabinet members for Charlottesville response

Donald Trump 'fuming' at senior cabinet members for Charlottesville response

The President has not commented on remarks made by National Economic Council director Gary Cohn and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

Mass brawl breaks out at Mayweather-McGregor cinema screening

WATCH Fans of Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor brawl in cinema during Vegas showdown

Mass brawl breaks out at Mayweather-McGregor cinema screening

Footage has emerged of a group of people fighting at a cinema in Bury

Two Turku knife attack suspects released from custody

Two Turku knife attack suspects released from custody

Two Turku knife attack suspects released from custody

A total of seven people were arrested in relation to the incident but now there are only two left in custody

Family members die after being swept away by Storm Harvey floodwaters

Storm Harvey: Six family members feared dead after being swept away in van

Six family members feared dead after being swept away by Storm Harvey

The bodies of several members of the Saldivar family have not been recovered after their van was swept away

Two arrested on suspicion of murder after alleged attack at Leeds railway station

Two arrested on suspicion of murder after fatal attack at Leeds railway station

Two arrested on suspicion of murder after fatal attack at Leeds railway station

The emergency services were called to the scene in the early hours of the morning

Tower Hamlets foster family: 'We should tell these people to integrate or ship out', says Imam

Tower Hamlets foster family: 'We should tell these people to integrate or ship out', says Imam

'We should tell Tower Hamlets foster family to integrate or ship out', says Imam

Dr Taj Hargey spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer of the incident where a five-year-old Christian girl was reportedly placed with muslim families who told her to remove her crucifix

First G20 riot jail sentence handed to 21-year-old for throwing bottles at police

First G20 riot jail sentence handed to 21-year-old for throwing bottles at police

First G20 riot jail sentence handed to 21-year-old

Those watching court proceedings were shocked by the severity of the sentence

French court rules schools must provide pork-free meals for pupils

French court rules schools must provide pork-free meals for pupils

French court rules schools must provide pork-free meals for pupils

The judge said the decision was not based on the religious views of Muslims and Jews but it was based on the children's interests

Notting Hill Carnival: 300 arrests including 12 for assaulting police officers

300 arrests at Notting Hill Carnival including 12 for assaulting police officers

Met reveals that 28 officers sustained injuries while police also recovered CS gas canisters, batons and a hammer

'Brexit needs to be negotiated by sensible women, not butch macho males', says Labour MP

'Brexit needs to be negotiated by sensible women, not butch macho males', says Labour MP

'Brexit needs to be negotiated by sensible women, not butch macho males'

Labour MP Paul Flynn says he hates to be sexist, yet admits his comments on Brexit negotiations are sexist

EU warnings on clarity are like 'the haka before a rugby game', says Daniel Hannan MEP

EU Brexit warnings 'like the haka before a rugby game', says Daniel Hannan MEP

'This is like the Haka before a rugby game' says pro-Brexit MEP

The MEP and prominent leave campaigner spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the EU's call for clarity on the UK's Brexit position

Brexit: Negotiations to continue after EU warns UK must 'get serious'

Brexit: Negotiations to continue after EU warns UK must 'get serious'

Brexit negotiations to continue after EU warns UK must 'get serious'

Michael Barnier called for the UK to clarify its position

Boris Johnson condemns North Korea latest missile test

Boris Johnson condemns North Korea for 'reckless and illegal' missile test

Boris Johnson condemns North Korea for 'illegal' missile test

The missile flew over the island of Hokkaido, prompting panic

Jake Yapp's Sunday Best Podcast - August 27

Jake Yapp's Sunday Best Podcast - August 27

Jake Yapp's Sunday Best Podcast - August 27

Our host returns with his newest podcast

North Korea causes panic with missile launch over Japan

North Korea causes panic with missile launch over Japan

North Korea causes panic with missile launch over Japan

The test prompted the Japanese government to tell residents in the area the missile traveled over to take cover

last-minute issue in engineering project creates travel disruption at London Waterloo

London Waterloo commuters face travel chaos over last-minute engineering issue

London Waterloo commuters face travel chaos over last-minute engineering issue

The station has already endured heavily disrupted services throughout the month of August

Friday, August 25, 2017

Friday, August 25, 2017

Australian authorities discover packages filled with 94 native reptiles

Australian authorities discover packages filled with 94 native reptiles

Australian authorities discover packages filled with 94 native reptiles

Some of the reptiles were venomous such as the death adder and king brown snakes

Porky's Quiz - how did Mike Parry do in his special test on Belgium?

Porky's Quiz - how did Mike Parry do in his special test on Belgium?

Porky's Quiz - how did Mike Parry do in his special test on Belgium?

The Formula One championship taking place in Belgium prompted the topic of the quiz

The Two Mikes evaluate Taylor Swift's new song - MG thinks it sounds like Right Said Fred

The Two Mikes evaluate Taylor Swift's new song - MG thinks it sounds like Right Said Fred

The Two Mikes evaluate Taylor Swift's new song 'Look What You Made Me Do'

MG thinks it sounds like Right Said Fred's 'I'm Too Sexy'

Germany shuts down 'most influential militant left' website as properties are searched

Germany shuts down 'most influential militant left' website as properties are searched

Germany shuts down 'most influential militant left' website

It is thought that this decision was made in relation to violence that broke out at the G20 summit

Attack at mosque in Afghanistan leaves 'at least 14 dead'

Attack at mosque in Afghanistan leaves 'at least 14 dead'

Attack at mosque in Afghanistan leaves 'at least 14 dead'

The attack allegedly took place as Friday prayers were beginning

Boris Johnson says Donald Trump's response to Charlottesville was 'totally wrong'

Boris Johnson says Donald Trump's response to Charlottesville was 'totally wrong'

Boris Johnson says Trump's response to Charlottesville was 'totally wrong'

The Foreign Secretary was speaking to BBC Radio 4 about the incident which left one woman dead in Virginia

Former CIA officer sets up crowdfunding page in attempt to ban Donald Trump from Twitter

Former CIA officer sets up crowdfunding page in attempt to ban Donald Trump from Twitter

Former CIA officer attempts to ban Donald Trump from Twitter

Valerie Plame says she wants to buy a major stake in Twitter so she can persuade the company to ban Donald Trump

Boris Johnson: UK will not pay 'a penny more or less" to EU post Brexit

Boris Johnson: UK will not pay 'a penny more or less" to EU post-Brexit

Boris Johnson says UK will not pay 'a penny more or less" to EU post-Brexit

The Foreign Secretary made the comments in an interview with Radio 4

'Advantages of driverless lorries can't be gained at the cost of safety', says Road Haulage Association

'Advantages of driverless lorries can't be gained at the cost of safety', says Road Haulage Association

'Advantages of driverless lorries can't be gained at the cost of safety'

The Road Haulage Association says it wants to be a part of the consultation about so-called driverless lorries

New purge in Turkey sees hundreds of officials sacked in ongoing coup fallout

New purge in Turkey sees hundreds of officials sacked in ongoing coup fallout

New purge in Turkey sees hundreds of officials sacked in ongoing coup fallout

The military coup of 2016 has seen thousands of people arrested or sacked in its wake

Militants attack Myanmar security forces leaving 25 people dead

Militants attack Myanmar security forces leaving 25 people dead

Militants attack Myanmar security forces leaving 25 people dead

Attacks started after the Rakhine Advisory Commission released a report about how to resolve violent clashes between Buddhists and the Rohingya Muslim minority

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Grenfell Tower: 'We want to reorganise the TMO and effectively talk to residents', says deputy council leader

Grenfell Tower: 'We want to reorganise the TMO and effectively talk to residents', says deputy council leader

Grenfell council 'wants to reorganise TMO and effectively talk to residents'

Deputy leader of Kensington and Chelsea Borough Council Kim Taylor-Smith says the council wants to take back control of the Tenant Management Organisation

The Big Debate on colour: 'This is more than just a black and white issue'

The Big Debate on colour: 'This is more than just a black and white issue'

Big Debate on colour: 'This is more than just a black and white issue'

The Big Debate today was about colour

White House to issue Pentagon with guidelines on transgender military ban

White House to issue Pentagon with guidelines on transgender military ban

White House to issue Pentagon with guidelines on transgender military ban

American media outlets are reporting a memo from the White House is to be dispatched to the Defense Department

Russian fighter jet to fitted with artificial intelligence

Russian fighter jet to be fitted with artificial intelligence

Russian fighter jet to be fitted with artificial intelligence

Russia's sixth-generation fighter jet should be able to make decisions without being instructed by the pilot

Mike Parry wasn't impressed with Mike Graham's holiday gift

Mike Parry wasn't impressed with Mike Graham's holiday gift

Mike Parry wasn't impressed with Mike Graham's holiday gift

Fresh from his holiday in Rhodes, MG brought Porky back something which he didn't particularly like

Eight still missing after Switzerland mudslide

Eight still missing after Switzerland mudslide

Eight still missing after Switzerland mudslide

Those missing are said to be Austrian, German and Swiss

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