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Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Terror suspect loses human rights fight against losing UK citizenship

Terror suspect stripped of UK citizenship after losing legal fight

Terror suspect stripped of UK citizenship after losing legal fight

A terror suspect has lost a human rights fight against a decision to bar him from returning to Britain and strip him of his UK citizenship

Couple arrested on suspicion of attempting to abduct premature baby

Couple arrested on suspicion of attempting to abduct premature baby

Couple arrested on suspicion of attempting to abduct premature baby

A couple are said to have visited Great Ormond Street Hospital on Monday afternoon, trying to convince staff that their baby was in the hospital

War memorial: 'The first people invited to the ceremony should have been relatives of the dead', says Colonel

First people invited to war memorial ceremony should have been relatives of the dead, says former Afghan commander

War memorial: 'Relatives should have been the first people invited to ceremony'

Relatives of soldiers killed in Afghanistan have criticised the failure to invite the military to the unveiling of a new war memorial in central London

January was worst month on record for A&E waiting times

January was worst month on record for A&E waiting times

January was worst month on record for A&E waiting times

In January just 85.1% of patients who went to A&E were seen within four hours - well beneath targets

Budget 2017: 'Low self-employed earners will be unaffected by National Insurance hike', says analyst

Analyst says budget criticism is overblown as only 50% of self-employed people will be affected

Budget 2017: 'Low self-employed earners unaffected by National Insurance hike'

Stephen Clarke, a policy analyst for the Resolution Foundation, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the planned rise in National insurance payments for self-employed people

SNP MSP Kate Forbes claims she fully supports English people voting in Scottish referendum

SNP lawmaker Kate Forbes claims 'Theresa May is driving us towards independence'

SNP lawmaker claims 'Theresa May is driving us towards independence'

SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon has said it would be 'common sense' to have a Scottish independence referendum in autumn 2018

Barca players celebrate their incredible victory last night

Catalan leaders use Barcelona Champions League miracle to push for independence

Catalan leaders use Barcelona Champions League miracle to push for independence

Regional leader Carles Puigdemont tweets that the Catalan government will follow Barca's example by securing independence

Want to set up an Irish pub? There's a company you can go to

Ever wondered why you always see Irish pubs on holiday? Well here's the answer

Ever wondered why you always see Irish pubs on holiday? Well here's the answer

There's a firm specialising in design-and-build Irish pubs and they've installed over 500 boozers around the world since 1990

Dispute between UK and European leaders looms over potential fine by EU watchdog

Brexit: Dispute between UK and EU leaders looms over watchdog fine threat

Dispute between UK and EU leaders looms over watchdog fine threat

The Office Européen de Lutte Antifraude (OLAF) insisted Britain is liable for allowing illegal Chinese goods to flood European black markets

Man who allegedly posed as Justin Bieber online charged with more than 900 sex offences

Man who 'posed as Justin Bieber online' charged with more than 900 sex offences

Man who 'posed as Justin Bieber online' charged with more than 900 sex offences

Gordon Douglas Chalmers has been accused of more than 900 sexual offences dating back 10 years

Phillip Hammond defends National Insurance increase after Budget is unveiled

Hammond blames Brexit for 'broken election promises' on national insurance

Hammond blames Brexit for 'broken election promises' on national insurance

The Chancellor is to raise the contributions towards National Insurance made by self-employed people by 2%

Couple arrested in UAE for fornication after doctors discover woman is pregnant

Couple arrested in UAE for fornication after doctors discover woman is pregnant

Couple arrested in UAE for fornication after doctors discover woman is pregnant

South African national Emlyn Culverwell and his Ukrainian fiance Iryna Nohai were arrested for having sex outside of marriage, which is illegal in the United Arab Emirates

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Women's day, teaching and Jamaica - Caller Amanda plays 'dead or alive'

Women's day, teaching and Jamaica - Caller Amanda plays 'dead or alive'

Women's day, teaching and Jamaica - Caller Amanda plays 'dead or alive'

Jon Holmes likes to invite listeners on air to try and win some meat, so today he did exactly that

Budget 2017: 'If Labour were in power they would have invested in productivity', says MP Peter Dowd

Labour responds to Budget: 'This is another kick in the teeth for social care'

Labour responds to Budget: 'This is another kick in the teeth for social care'

Shadow treasury chief Peter Dowd says Philip Hammond's flagship policy will to nothing to plug gaps created by government cuts

Surgeon accused of carrying out unnecessary operations 'joked about paying for his holidays with patient's money'

Surgeon accused of carrying out unnecessary operations 'joked about paying for holidays with patient's money'

Surgeon 'joked about performing unnecessary operations to fund holidays'

Ian Paterson allegedly said the work was 'a good earner'

'Security for captive rhinos needs to be improved in light of the Paris rhino shooting', says TV presenter Nick Baker

Security for captive rhinos needs to be improved after Paris zoo shooting, says TV presenter Nick Baker

'Security for captive rhinos needs to be improved', says Nick Baker

Poachers have shot a rhino dead in a Paris zoo and cut its horn off with a chainsaw, having reportedly broken in at night

Kezia Dugdale 'the worst leader Labour have ever had', says George Galloway

Kezia Dugdale 'the worst leader Labour have ever had', says George Galloway

Kezia Dugdale 'the worst leader Labour have ever had', says George Galloway

Our host went in on the leader of the Scottish Labour Party while speaking to a caller on his show.

Philip Hammond made little reference to Brexit in his speech

Budget 2017: Brexit largely overlooked as social care takes centre-stage

Budget 2017: Brexit largely overlooked as social care takes centre-stage

Philip Hammond makes health and education the keynotes of his flagship policy speech

At least 30 people killed in attack on Afghanistan military hospital where gunmen were dressed as medics

Terrorists dressed as medics kill 30 at Afghan military hospital

Terrorists dressed as medics kill 30 at Afghan military hospital

At least 30 people have been killed and several others have been injured in an attack on a military hospital in Afghanistan's capital

Vault7: What the CIA information Wikileaks has published means to you

Vault7: What the Wikileaks CIA info-dump means to you

Vault7: What the Wikileaks CIA info-dump means to you

Julian Assange called this leak the 'largest-ever publication of confidential documents on the agency'. Here's why

National Geographic unveils first ever hyper-realistic animatronic leopard in London

Robot leopard roams streets of London - having been unleashed by National Geographic

National Geographic unleashes robot leopard on streets of London

National Geographic has unveiled the first ever hyper-realistic animatronic leopard to promote Big Cat Week

Piers Morgan calls Polish MEP a 'horrendous sexist pig' for gender pay gap comments

Piers Morgan calls Polish MEP a 'horrendous sexist pig' for saying women are dumber than men

Piers Morgan calls MEP a 'horrendous sexist pig' for gender pay gap comments

Piers Morgan has blasted Janusz Korwin-Mikke a 'horrendous sexist pig' for saying women are less intelligent than men

International Women's Day 2017: Survey finds millenials more than twice as likely to be feminists than their elders

International Women's Day 2017: Survey finds millenials more than twice as likely to be feminists than older generations

Millenials more than twice as likely to be feminists than older generations

The results were found by a survey commissioned by Plan International UK

International Women's Day: Donald Trump tweets 'I have tremendous respect for women'

International Women's Day: Donald Trump tweets 'I have tremendous respect for women'

Donald Trump tweets 'I have tremendous respect for women'

The US president tweeted the rather eye-catching remark this morning

Italian region proposes veil ban in hospitals and public institutions

Italian region proposes veil ban in hospitals and public institutions

Italian region proposes veil ban in hospitals and public institutions

A region in Italy has announced a plan to ban Islamic veils from public institutions and hospitals to 'defend women's freedom' however many others have criticised the plans

International Women's Day: 'Women are scared to voice their opinions on transgender issues', says writer

International Women's Day: 'Feminism should about real issues, not Beyonce or Emma Watson'

Women's Day: 'Women are scared to voice their opinions on transgender issues'

Today is International Women's Day and the campaign theme is 'be bold for change,' campaingers are calling for a more gender inclusive world

Budget 2017: 'Philip Hammond wants to be remembered as the wise man who steered us through Brexit', says political editor

Budget 2017: 'Philip Hammond wants to be remembered as the man who steered us through Brexit'

'Philip Hammond wants to be remembered for steering us through Brexit'

Chancellor Philip Hammond is set to deliver his first budget, which the Treasury has said will help prepare Britain for a 'new chapter' after Brexit

Government 'always dismissed me a funny old fart,' Lord Heseltine tells Julia Hartley-Brewer

Lord Heseltine says 'Theresa May and the Daily Mail will dismiss me as a funny old fart' over Brexit

Lord Heseltine says 'Theresa May will dismiss me as a funny old fart'

The Tory peer, who has been sacked from his advisor position to the Government, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer in the wake of his rebellion over Brexit

North Korea: Kim Jong-nam's son appears on YouTube, as concerns about the family grow

'Kim Jong-nam's son' appears on YouTube to reveal he is in hiding

'Kim Jong-nam's son' appears on YouTube to reveal he is in hiding

A man claiming to be Kim Han-sol says he is with his mother and sister and told viewers that his father has been killed.

Woman and two young girls die in Ireland apartment fire

Woman and two young girls die after Ireland apartment fire

Woman and two young girls die after Ireland apartment fire

A fire broke out at a complex in Dublin which has killed a woman and two young girls, while two others were left in a critical condition

Republicans refuse to support Donald Trump over Obama wiretap claims

Republicans refuse to support Donald Trump over Obama wiretap claims

Republicans refuse to support Donald Trump over Obama wiretap claims

The unproven allegation of Obama wiring his Trump Tower phones, which rocked the American political scene, has very little support from Trump's own party in the Senate

Team Sky deny breaking the rules, despite 'mistakes' over Bradley Wiggins package

Team Sky deny breaking the rules despite 'mistakes' over Bradley Wiggins package

Team Sky deny breaking rules despite 'mistakes' over Bradley Wiggins package

This follows the hearing of the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee in Parliament last week

Lord Heseltine removed from Government advisor position after Brexit House of Lords vote rebellion

Lord Heseltine sacked by Theresa May after House of Lords Brexit rebellion

Lord Heseltine sacked by Theresa May after House of Lords Brexit rebellion

The Tory peer backed an amendment to give Parliament a meaningful vote over the terms of the final deal

Chancellor Phillip Hammond to unveil "positive assessment" of UK economic prospects in the new Budget

Budget 2017: Phillip Hammond to unveil "positive assessment" of UK prospects after Brexit

Chancellor Phillip Hammond to unveil "positive" Budget

The Chancellor of the Exchequer's Budget is expected to come today

David Davis blasts House of Lords after Government loses Brexit bill vote

David Davis blasts House of Lords after Government loses Brexit bill vote

David Davis blasts House of Lords after Government loses Brexit bill vote

The European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill was amended to ensure Parliament gets a meaningful vote on the terms of the final deal

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Man in shark costume wanted by police after robbing New Zealand petrol station

Man in shark costume wanted by police after robbing New Zealand petrol station

Man in shark costume wanted by police after robbing New Zealand petrol station

A man in a shark costume is wanted by police in New Zealand after he stole an 'unknown amount of confectionery' from a petrol station

Nasa plans to make Mars more habitable by changing atmosphere with giant magnet

Nasa plans to make Mars more habitable by changing atmosphere with giant magnet

Nasa plans to make Mars more habitable by changing atmosphere with giant magnet

Nasa has announced a plan to use a huge magnet to change the atmosphere on Mars to make it more suitable for humans to live there

'Labour can't oppose a general election because then they would be endorsing the Government', says MP Tom Brake

Labour can't oppose a general election because they'd be endorsing the Government, says Lib Dem MP Tom Brake

'If Labour opposed a general election they would be endorsing the Government'

Political editor Andrew Woodcock says elections would become a second referendum

BREAKING: London Bridge station in lockdown over suspicious vehicle

BREAKING: London Bridge station in lockdown over suspicious vehicle

BREAKING: London Bridge station in lockdown over suspicious vehicle

The railway and underground stations have been closed off

Theresa May won't call a general election despite William Hague's urging

Theresa May won't call a general election despite William Hague's urging

Theresa May won't call a general election despite William Hague's urging

Former Foreign Secretary William Hague urged Mrs May to call an election to win a majority in the House of Commons

'If the European Union breaks up we'll be thanking our lucky stars that we weren't involved', says Labour Leave

If the EU collapses we'll thanks our lucky stars for Brexit, says Labour Leave chair John Mills

If the EU fails we'll thanks our lucky stars for Brexit, says Labour Leave chair

Chairman of Labour Leave John Mills has said we'll be happy about leaving the European Union if it breaks up

Police in London are looking for a man who is alleged to have outraged public indecency by defecated in a street several times.   The man came onto the police radar after a member of the public reported him during rush hour on February 16.   The incident took place at Eastlands Crescent in south-east London, and is believed to not be the first time the man has done this.   He's described as white, of medium build and at a height of roughly five foot and eight inches.   Police believe there are similar cases

Police in London hunting for man suspected of defecating in the street

Police in London hunting for man suspected of defecating in the street

The incident took place on February 16 during rush hour

George Galloway: 'The SNP will organise their own referendum if British Parliament refuses it'

George Galloway: Nicola Sturgeon wants Theresa May to block another referendum - so she can hold illegal one

George Galloway: 'The SNP will organise own referendum if they're refused one'

Our host was speaking to a caller about the possibility of a second Scottish independence referendum

Michael was just 53 when he died

George Michael died of natural causes, says coroner

George Michael died of natural causes, says coroner

Coroner rules that Michael died of dilated cardiomyopathy with myocarditis & fatty liver.

Far-right neo-Nazi extremist group on trial in Germany for attacks on refugees

Far-right neo-Nazi group on trial in Germany for anti-refugee 'terror attacks'

Far-right neo-Nazi group on trial in Germany for anti-refugee 'terror attacks'

Eight far-right extremists have gone on trial for bomb attacks on homes for asylum applicants in Germany

Indian minister says female students need curfews to protect them from hormonal outbursts

Indian women's minister says female students need curfews to protect them from 'hormonal outbursts'

Indian women's minister claims girls need protecting from 'hormonal outbursts'

Indian minister Manekha Gandhi has claimed that female students need protecting from their own 'hormonal outbursts' by having curfews placed upon them

MP Pauline Latham gives 'flippant and callous' response to voter about child refugees

Tory MP Pauline Latham blasted for 'flippant and callous' response to voter about child refugees

MP Pauline Latham gives 'flippant and callous' response to about child refugees

The MP claimed people should stop being sentimental about child refugees, causing voter Daniel Grimwood to write to her with his story

'Final discussion in the House Lords a last-ditch attempt to stop Brexit by Remain enthusiasts', says Lord Andrew Green

Final Article 50 debate is the last-chance saloon for Remainers, says Lord Green

Final Article 50 debate is the last-chance saloon for Remainers, says Lord Green

Lord Green, chair of Migration Watch UK, spoke to Paul Ross about the Article 50 bill on the eve of its final debate in the upper chamber

'T-Levels': 'It's quite right for Government to narrow tech qualifications down', says Sutton Trust director

'T-Levels' backed by Blair's former education guru

'T-Levels' backed by Blair's former education guru

Conor Ryan, director at the Sutton Trust, explained the policy to Paul Ross

Heelgate: 'How is a woman's grooming a company's business?' asks Nicola Thorpe

Heelgate: Petition author Nicola Thorp says companies have no business deciding how women dress

Heelgate: 'How is a woman's grooming a company's business?' asks Nicola Thorp

Thorp, who started the petition and kick-started the debate, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the debate over dress codes in Parliament on Monday

Youtuber spots UFO on Nasa's International Space Station video feed

Youtuber spots UFO on Nasa's International Space Station video feed

Youtuber spots UFO on Nasa's International Space Station video feed

A YouTuber has spotted a mysterious object on Nasa's feed from the International Space Station, with some conspiracy theorists claiming it's an alien megaship

'Donald Trump's been making the right calls to get US back in order', says transition team member Jan Halper-Hayes

'Donald Trump transition team aide hits back at criticism: 'Obama droned us on our own soil'

'Donald Trump's been making the right calls to get the US back in order'

Jan Halper-Hayes, a representative from Republicans Overseas and member of the Trump Transition team, was discussing the latest travel ban and wiretap allegations made by the president in an interview with Julia Hartley-Brewer

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