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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Madeleine McCann - media lawyer points out injustice in attention devoted to case

Madeleine McCann: 'If the parents had been black and from a council estate, they might have been charged with neglect'

'Madeleine's parents might have been charged with neglect had they been black'

Mark Lewis was speaking to Julia Hartley-Brewer on the ten-year-anniversary of the little girl's disappearance

Gardiner said he is not among the UK's highest band of earners

Labour MP Barry Gardiner describes himself as a middle-ranking earner - on over £75,000 a year

Labour MP Barry describes himself as a middle-ranking earner - on £75,000 a year

Barry Gardiner made the comment despite earning three times more than the UK average

Brexit: 'Juncker regards a prosperous UK with friendly EU relationship as a threat to the Union', says MEP Daniel Hannan

'Jean-Claude Juncker regards a good Brexit as a threat to the entire EU', says MEP Daniel Hannan

Juncker regards a good Brexit as a threat to the entire EU, says Daniel Hannan

The politician spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the so-called Brexit bill, claiming the European Commission president is terrified that the EU's core doctrine of 'ever closer union' will be threatened

'I wish the Daily Mail a speedy demise' - Twitter blasts paper over Aaron Lennon tweet

Daily Mail blasted for Aaron Lennon '£55,000-a-week' tweet after player detained under mental health act

Daily Mail blasted for Aaron Lennon '£55,000-a-week' tweet

The footballer was detained under the Mental Health Act, and users aren't happy the Daily Mail mentioned his salary

Brexit: David Davis insists UK won't pay €100bn divorce bill

Brexit: David Davis insists UK won't pay €100bn EU divorce bill

Brexit: David Davis insists UK won't pay €100bn EU divorce bill

The Brexit Secretary made this clear to Good Morning Britain amid claims by the Financial Times that the bill has increased

Diane Abbott: 'If you're going to present a plan, you should be able to manage the interview', says Conservative candidate Richard Fuller

Diane Abbott: 'If you're going to present a plan, you should be able to manage the interview', says Tory Richard Fuller

Conservative candidate Richard Fuller speaks about Diane Abbott's interview

The shadow home secretary undertook a disastrous interview where she didn't appear to know how much 10,000 new police officers would cost

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Intelligence services to keep close watch on shops selling halal products in Germany

German spies targeting halal shops to root out islamists

German spies targeting halal shops to root out islamists

The head of Hesse's state intelligence agency has said shops selling halal products could become meeting points for the Salafist scene

'Labour is clear on where money will come from to fund policies, so voters are well-informed',  says MP Yasmin Qureshi

Labour MP Yasmin Qureshi defends policing plan after Diane Abbott interview

Labour MP Yasmin Qureshi defends policing plan after Diane Abbott interview

MP Yasmin Qureshi tells Sam Delaney that many people feel insecure on our streets and therefore we need more visible policing

Student accused of planting bomb on London Underground will not give evidence

Damon Smith: Student accused of planting bomb on London Underground Jubilee Lane won't give evidence

Student accused of planting bomb on London Underground won't give evidence

Damon Smith allegedly filled a bag with explosives and ball-bearing shrapnel and left it on a London Underground train

Tony Blair won the general election in 1997

In photos: 20 years on, take a look at Tony Blair's 1997 election campaign

In photos: 20 years on, take a look at Tony Blair's 1997 election campaign

Today marks the 20th anniversary of Tony Blair's landslide victory in the 1997 general election

United Airlines boss Oscar Munoz personally apologises for violent removal of passenger

United Airlines boss Oscar Munoz: We'll offer passengers up to $10,000 to avoid David Dao repeat

United Airlines CEO: We'll offer passengers up to $10,000 to give up their seats

Oscar Munoz has said the airline is reevaluating its overbooking policies and incentives

Marine Le Pen accused of plagiarising Francois Fillon at rally

Marine Le Pen accused of plagiarising Francois Fillon at May Day rally

Marine Le Pen accused of plagiarising Francois Fillon at May Day rally

French news media noted a speech given by the former Front National leader on Monday was similar to a speech given by Fillon before the first round

Armed police given new training on how to tackle terrorists in vehicles

British police told to shoot terror truck drivers after Berlin, Nice attacks

British police told to shoot terror truck drivers after Berlin, Nice attacks

The National Police Chief Council's lead on armed policing, Simon Chesterman, has said armed police have now been told to shoot drivers who pose a threat

Article 50: Should no deal for the UK be acquired, could it be reversed?

Brexit: Could Article 50 actually be reversed?

Brexit: Could Article 50 actually be reversed?

The formal process for the United Kingdom to leave the EU was triggered in March, and the two-year negotiation period has begun

WATCH Video shows Isis flag being lowered as Kurdish troops drive jihadists from Taqba

Video shows Isis flag being lowered as Kurdish troops drive jihadists from Taqba

Kurdish troops claim to have retaken 90% of crucial city

Muslim teenagers suspected of stealing cows beaten to death in India

Muslim teenagers suspected of stealing cows beaten to death by mob in India

Muslim teenagers suspected of stealing cows beaten to death by mob in India

Two teenagers were chased down by villagers after being spotted untying two cows in a pasture

Donald Trump says he'd meet with North Korea's Kim Jong-un

Donald Trump says he'd meet with North Korea's Kim Jong-un

Donald Trump says he'd meet with North Korea's Kim Jong-un

The US president made the declaration in the midst of escalating tension over the country's nuclear program

United kicked off the campaign on Sunday

Manchester United hailed by LGBT activists for new equality campaign

Manchester United hailed by LGBT activists for new equality campaign

United launched 'All Red All Equal' campaign for Swansea match

'Get rid of the biggest idiot in politics' - Twitter calls for Diane Abbott to be sacked

Jeremy Corbyn defends Diane Abbott after policing interview meltdown: 'We're not embarrassed'

Jeremy Corbyn defends Diane Abbott after policing interview meltdown

Diane Abbott failed to explain how Labour would fund an additional 10,000 more police officers on the streets

15-year-old black teenager shot by police officer as he left a party in Texas

Unarmed black teenager Jordan Edwards shot by police in Texas as he left a house party

Unarmed black teenager shot by police in Texas as he left a house party

Jordan Edwards died from injuries sustained after a police officer fired a rifle through the car's window as it was leaving a party

'Woman in purple' becomes prime suspect in Madeline McCann investigation

'Woman in purple' becomes prime suspect in Madeleine McCann investigation

'Woman in purple' becomes prime suspect in Madeleine McCann investigation

A witness claimed she saw a woman dressed in purple intently staring at the Ocean Club resort apartments on the night Madeleine McCann went missing

'Diane Abbott's interview was the most excruciating interview ever and unforgivable', says former Labour advisor

Diane Abbott's interview was the most excruciating I've ever seen, says former Labour advisor

'Diane Abbott's interview was the most excruciating interview ever'

Diane Abbott struggled to explain how Labour plans to fund its policy of putting 10,000 more police officers on the streets

'Brexit negotiations will be dirty, confrontational and not conducted secretly', says journalist

'Brexit dinner leak is Juncker's dirty attempt to divide and rule', says Telegraph journalist

'Brexit dinner leak is Juncker's dirty attempt to divide and rule'

The Telegraph's Europe Editor Peter Foster tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that Theresa May is naive if she thinks Brexit negotiations will be completed in secret

Euro 2024: Germany and Turkey told human rights are 'important' for bids to be considered

After Russia and Qatar World Cup awards, soccer tournament bidders told to focus on human rights

Germany and Turkey told human rights are 'important' for Euro 2024 bids

Specific criteria for human and labour rights, as well as anti-corruption measures, will be a deciding factor for who wins the hosting gig

'Reports of Brexit talks will show the Commission in a bad light around Europe', says trade negotiator

Jean-Claude Juncker has damaged himself by leaking Brexit dinner details to the press, says trade negotiator

'Juncker has damaged himself by leaking Brexit dinner details to the press'

Shanker Singham believes negotiation powers in Europe will be shifted from the Commission to council ministers quickly

Six to go on trial in France over topless photos of the Duchess of Cambridge

Kate Middleton topless photos: Six to go on trial in France

Six to go on trial in France over Kate Middleton topless photos

The pictures were published in French magazine Closer and regional paper La Provence in September 2012

Palestinian militant group Hamas drops calls for the destruction of Israel in new document

Hamas doesn't want to annihilate Israel any more, document shows

Hamas drops calls for the destruction of Israel in new document

Hamas has claimed it will distance itself from the Muslim Brotherhood, in what is described as an attempt to make the group look more moderate

Scottish surfer found after being missing at sea for 32 hours

Scottish surfer found after being missing at sea for 32 hours

Scottish surfer found after being missing at sea for 32 hours

22-year-old Matthew Bryce was found clinging to his surfboard off the coast of Argyll

General election: Labour promises to hire 10,000 more police officers

Election 2015: Jeremy Corbyn to hire 10,000 more police officers if he wins

Jeremy Corbyn to hire 10,000 more police officers if elected

The party said it would fund more police officers by reversing planned cuts to capital gains tax

Podcast: The Radio Hustle with Alexis Conran - Saturday April 29

Podcast: The Radio Hustle with Alexis Conran - Saturday April 29

Podcast: The Radio Hustle with Alexis Conran - Saturday April 29

Check out the latest highlights from Alexis Conran

Monday, May 1, 2017

Monday, May 1, 2017

A report of last week's meeting claims Jean-Claude Juncker was aghast at Theresa May's attitude

'Juncker is the deluded one': Brexiteers blast 'dinner party from hell' report

'Juncker is the deluded one': Brexiteers blast 'dinner party from hell' report

A report in the German media has been heavily critical of Theresa May - but Brexiteers believe it is nothing but empty propaganda

Downing Street rubbishes Jean Claude-Juncker Brexit dinner report

Downing Street rubbishes Jean Claude-Juncker Brexit dinner report

Government insists meeting was constructive

Charlotte is the younger sister of Prince George

William and Kate release photo of Princess Charlotte to mark second birthday

William and Kate release photo of Princess Charlotte to mark second birthday

Photo taken at Norfolk's Anmer Hall by Kate Middleton herself

The report has been described as a tactical leak by leaders in Brussels

EU leaders think Brexit talks will collapse after 'disastrous Downing Street dinner' details leaked

EU thinks Brexit talks will collapse after 'Downing Street dinner disaster'

Jean Claude-Juncker's dinner with Theresa May made no progress and only deepened concerns in Brussels, according to report in German media

Dubai to import its own icebergs - by towing them from Antartica

UAE firm to tow icebergs from Antarctica

Firm hopes to begin towing next year

Friday, April 28, 2017

Friday, April 28, 2017

Zidane is a symbol of French multiculturalism

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane urges France not to vote for Marine Le Pen

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane urges France not to vote for Marine Le Pen

Football legend says he is 'very far from the ideas of Front National'

Ian Paterson's victim speaks out - 'I can still feel his hand squeezing on my shoulders as he told me lies'

Ian Paterson patient speaks out - 'I can still feel his hand squeezing on my shoulders as he told me lies'

Ian Paterson patient says 'I can still feel his hand squeezing my shoulders'

Nadia underwent five operations at Paterson's hand. Here she tells her story

Facebook says fake profiles were created to influence US election

Facebook says fake news was posted to influence US election

Facebook admits fake news was posted to influence US election

Facebook has released a report which discusses how foreign governments use the platform

Pokemon Go player could face years in jail for playing in a church

Russian Pokemon Go player could face years in jail for playing in a church

Russian Pokemon Go player could face years in jail for playing in a church

A video was posted online of a blogger playing Pokemon Go in a church. One month later he was arrested and charged

Kim Kardashian loses 100,000 Instagram followers over unedited photos

Kim Kardashian loses 100,000 Instagram followers over unairbrushed bikini photos

Kim Kardashian loses 100,000 Instagram followers over unairbrushed bikini photos

Photos of Kim Kardashian taken whilst she was on holiday in Mexico have lost her many Instagram followers

'I'm really glad Boris Johnson called Jeremy Corbyn a mugwump', says Danny Kelly

Thought Boris Johnson's mugwump insult came from Harry Potter? Well you're wrong, says Danny Kelly

'I'm really glad Boris Johnson has brought mugwump back', says Danny Kelly

Danny Kelly discusses the origins of the word mugwump

Theresa May has pledged that half of NHS staff will see an average pay increase of 4%

Are NHS workers getting a 4% pay rise?

Are NHS workers getting a 4% pay rise?

Full Fact gets to the bottom of Theresa May's claim

Speculation has been rife of a formal reunification between Isis and al-Qaeda

Are Isis and al-Qaeda really about to kiss and make up?

Are Isis and al-Qaeda really about to kiss and make up?

Isis was banished by al-Qaeda in 2014 - but now a speech from the latter's leader has led to fevered speculation of a reunion

Bangladeshi toddler born with three legs now able to walk after surgery in Australia

Bangladeshi toddler born with three legs now able to walk after surgery in Australia

Bangladeshi toddler born with three legs now able to walk after surgery

Choity Khatun had body parts of her twin growing inside of her and before surgery it was thought she had little chance of surviving

Travel, Flight, German Aviation Association, Germanwings, Germany, Federal Aviation Office, Cockpit

German airlines call for two-person cockpit rule to be scrapped, two years on from Germanwings disaster

German airlines call for two-person cockpit rule to be scrapped

German Aviation Association believes the two-person rule gives more chance for unauthorised passengers to hijack the controls

Surgeon claims the first human head transplant will take place in less than a year

Surgeon vows to complete first-ever human head transplant in less than a year

Surgeon vows to complete first-ever human head transplant in less than a year

Sergio Canavero has said that if all goes to plan, the surgery will take place in China on a Chinese patient

Woman files lawsuit against Delta Air Lines claiming flight attendants did nothing to stop her being sexually assaulted

Delta Air Lines faces United-style PR headache over sexual assault on flight

Delta Air Lines faces United-style PR headache over sexual assault on flight

A woman has claimed flight attendants saw a man on the flight exposing himself, yet did nothing to stop him continuing the act

'The United Airlines passenger will have received more than £1 million in compensation', says PR agent

United Airlines victim David Dao will have received over £1 million, says PR agent

'United Airlines victim David Dao will have received over £1 million'

David Dao, the United Airlines passenger who was violently dragged from a flight, has received an undisclosed financial settlement

Jia Jia is capable of recognising humans by their face and language

Robot journalist employed by Chinese news agency Xinhua

Robot journalist employed by Chinese news agency Xinhua

Jia Jia delivered its first interview on Monday

Boris Johnson's sister 'confirms she has joined Liberal Democrats' on Twitter

Boris Johnson's sister 'confirms she has joined Liberal Democrats' on Twitter

Boris Johnson's sister 'confirms she has joined Liberal Democrats' on Twitter

Rachel Johnson retweeted her husband's tweet, which appears to suggest that she has joined the Liberal Democrats

Julia Hartley-Brewer claims Donald Trump's children are 'little rich kids who've never done anything that hasn't relied on Daddy's money'

Julia Hartley-Brewer claims Donald Trump's children are 'little rich kids who've never done anything without daddy's money'

Julia Hartley-Brewer claims Trump's children always rely on 'daddy's money'

Julia Hartley-Brewer discusses Donald Trump's first 100 days in office with a member of his transition team

'Angela Merkel's Brexit comments on UK politicians are actually beneficial for Theresa May', says political editor

Merkel's latest Brexit comments actually help Theresa May, says political editor

Merkel's latest Brexit comments actually help Theresa May, says political editor

Angela Merkel claims British politicians are living under and illusion that the UK will keep its rights after leaving the EU

North Korea's latest propaganda video might be seen as slightly derivative

North Korea blows up US Capitol in Designated Survivor-style propaganda video

North Korea blows up US Capitol in new propaganda video

Hermit kingdom's latest propaganda video also shows aircraft carrier being blown up as rousing military music blares in the background

'The choice Marine A made in combat would have taxed Aristotle, let alone an ordinary soldier', says his lawyer

'The choice Marine A made in combat would have taxed Aristotle, let alone an ordinary soldier', says his lawyer

The choice Marine A made in combat would have taxed even Aristotle, says lawyer

Jonathan Goldberg QC tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that the court system has been discredited by this case

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