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Thursday, January 26, 2017

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Brexit: MP fury as withdrawal bill to be rushed through the House of Commons

Theresa May accused of 'gagging' MPs as Article 50 bill unveiled

Theresa May accused of 'gagging' MPs as Article 50 bill unveiled

The European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill will allow the Government to trigger Article 50, once it becomes an act

Austria accused of 'lacking political will' to prosecute Nazis

Austria accused of 'lacking political will' to prosecute Holocaust criminals

Austria accused of 'lacking political will' to prosecute Nazis

The Simon Wiesenthal Center has published a report claiming investigations launched in Austria into war criminals have not yielded concrete results

'Torture doesn't work, the baby is dead either way' - Twitter users hit back at comedian Lee Hurst

Comedian Lee Hurst blasted on Twitter over Donald Trump waterboarding tweet

Comedian Lee Hurst blasted on Twitter over Donald Trump waterboarding tweet

Comedian Lee Hurst has received backlash on Twitter, after posing a question about torture

EastEnders actor Jamie Borthwick says the bus crash storyline is 'not referring to anything specific'

EastEnders actor Jamie Borthwick says bus crash 'terror' storyline isn't referring to anything specific

EastEnders' Jamie Borthwick says bus storyline is 'not referring to anything'

In Monday night's episode a bus crashed into the busy market as the driver appeared to have a heart attack at the wheel, in a scenario some likened to terror attacks

'Water and toast with marmite' - Mary Berry reveals her hangover cure

Bake Off's Mary Berry reveals her hangover cure: 'Water and toast with marmite'

Mary Berry reveals her ace hangover cure

Last night at the National Television Awards, talkRADIO reporter Johnny Seifert spoke to the Mary Berry about how to handle a hangover

'The BBC won't rush a new TV show with Mary Berry, Mel and Sue because it would be a cheap move against Channel 4', says TV critic

Bakeoff: 'BBC won't rush new TV show with Mary Berry, Mel and Sue because it'd look bitter'

'The BBC won't rush a new TV show with Mary Berry, Mel and Sue'

The Great British Bake Off is set to return to our TV screens this year, after the BBC have waived the right to force Channel 4 to wait until 2018 to broadcast the show

Eight people arrested in Austria after police conduct anti-terror raids

Eight people arrested in Austria after Isis-linked terror raids

Eight people arrested in Austria after Isis-linked terror raids

Eight people have been detained in Austria after anti-terrorist raids were conducted in Vienna and Graz, according to the country’s APA news agency

Shia LaBeouf arrested after alleged assault during anti-Trump protest in NYC

Shia LaBeouf arrested after alleged assault during anti-Trump protest in New York City

Shia LaBeouf arrested after alleged assault during anti-Trump protest in NYC

The actor has been confirmed to have been arrested by the New York Police Department

Jewish students believe there has been a rise in anti-semitism on student campuses over recent months

Jewish students furious at Zionist slur during London university debate

Jewish students furious at Zionist slur during London university debate

Jewish students' union claims Zionist comment received thunderous applause during debate at SOAS student union

'There's no evidence that torture works and governments should adhere to humane standards', says Amnesty International UK

Donald Trump should realise waterboarding doesn't work, says Amnesty International UK

Trump should realise waterboarding doesn't work - Amnesty

Donald Trump has said that he believes waterboarding works, this is considered a form of torture and many have been shocked at his comments

Police defuse explosive device at refugee centre in Sweden

Police defuse explosive device at refugee centre in Sweden

Police defuse explosive device at refugee centre in Sweden

Police in Sweden have defused an explosive device, which was discovered at a refugee centre in Sweden where 140 people were living

Southern Rail has witnessed repeated strikes over the past year

Southern Rail nationalisation is pointless - it won't solve anything, says rail journalist

'Southern Rail nationalisation is pointless'

Sim Harris says core issue underpinning recent wave of strikes would not be resolved with change of ownership

'Donald Trump is attending to the needs of his supporters rather than the needs of the country', says political commentator

Donald Trump is working for his supporters rather than the country, says political commentator

'Trump is attending to the needs of his supporters instead of the country'

As Trump sets plans out for his wall and waterboarding, Theresa May is set to meet him on Friday in the White House

Two dead in Australia after Perth seaplane crash

Two dead in Australia after Perth seaplane crash

Crash took place on Australia Day, forcing cancellation of local celebrations

'The media made Donald Trump look racist, but there isn't a racist bone in his body', says pastor

Donald Trump is the least racist person you'll ever meet, says his pastor

Donald Trump is the least racist person you'll ever meet, says his pastor

Pastor Mark Burns first met Donald Trump around a year and a half ago, and has been a huge supporter ever since

Brexit White Paper: 'transparency puts Theresa May in a straight jacket', says professor Catherine Barnard

Brexit White Paper puts Theresa May in a straitjacket, says professor Catherine Barnard

Brexit White Paper 'puts Theresa May in a straitjacket'

Professor Catherine Barnard spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about Theresa May's promise to publish a White Paper on the Government's plan for Brexit

Donald Trump's administration 'hugely supportive of England', says New York Observer columnist

Donald Trump loves England and talks with Theresa May will go smoothly, says New York journalist

Donald Trump's administration 'hugely supportive of England', says columnist

Andre Walker, who works for the New York Observer, said that the UK's standing with the United States was strong ahead of the Prime Minister meeting the new president in Washington

James Whale argues with barrister over workplace dress codes

Nicola Thorpe high heels row: James Whale blasts barrister who took part in inquiry

James Whale blasts dress code inquiry barrister

Our host spoke to barrister Harini Iyenger following the publication of the Commons report which found that equality laws on dress codes weren't being enforced

Donald Trump calls for fighting fire with fire, says waterboarding works

Donald Trump says waterboarding torture works: 'We need to fight fire with fire'

Trump says waterboarding torture works: 'We need to fight fire with fire'

The President was speaking to ABC News about how to keep America safe

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

New app offers young drivers coffee, pizza and days out in return for safe driving

New app offers young drivers coffee, pizza and days out in return for safe driving

New app offers young drivers coffee, pizza and days out for driving safely

Shotgun has been launched by Direct Line and uses GPS to track the routes taken by the driver, as well as monitoring braking and speed on each journey

RBI claims a number of options are being explored

Southern Rail franchise will not be scrapped, says Government

Southern Rail franchise will not be scrapped, says Government

Rail Business Intelligence says Department for Transport could take direct control

'If a job requires you to wear high heels, either wear them or don't take the job' says Karen Danczuk

'If a job requires you to wear high heels, either wear them or don't take the job' says Karen Danczuk

'If a job requires you to wear high heels, wear them or don't take the job'

MPs are calling on the Government to ban sexist dress rules at work, after receptionist Nicola Thorpe was sent home from work for not wearing high heels

Actor Bill Milner joins Jon Holmes to discuss his new film iBoy

Actor Bill Milner joins Jon Holmes to discuss his new film iBoy

Actor Bill Milner joins Jon Holmes to discuss his new film iBoy

Actor Bill Milner joined Jon Holmes in the studio to discuss new film iBoy, which will be released on Netflix this month

Jeremy Corbyn offers condolences to family of police officer, who is actually still alive

Jeremy Corbyn blasted for 'appalling gaffe' after wrongfully claiming police officer has died

Jeremy Corbyn offers condolences to family of police officer, who is still alive

Jeremy Corbyn has offered his condolences to the family of a 'dead' policeman, when speaking at PMQs, only it turns out the tribute is slightly premature

Brexit White Paper - What does it actually mean?

Brexit White Paper - What exactly will it contain?

Brexit White Paper - What does it actually mean?

Theresa May has promised there will be a White Paper outlining the Government's Brexit plans. But what sort of detail - and how much - will he included in the document?

Whistleblower lifts the lid on 'Scientology knock-off cult' Access Consciousness

Whistleblower lifts the lid on 'Scientology knock-off cult' where children are called 'sexy'

Whistleblower exposes 'Scientology knock-off cult' which calls children 'sexy'

A woman, known only as Jane, told Russia Today about the group, which has been around since the 1990s

National Park Twitter account deletes their tweets about climate science

US national park deletes climate change tweets as Donald Trump crackdown begins

US national park deletes climate change tweets as Donald Trump crackdown begins

A National Park Twitter account has deleted its tweets about climate science, which it claims they were made by a former employee who should not have accessed the account

One of the UK's most wanted paedophiles has now been jailed, after an international manhunt

'Most wanted' UK paedophile Matthew Sammon jailed after international manhunt

'Most wanted' UK paedophile jailed after international manhunt

Matthew Sammon was jailed for two-and-a-half years after an international manhunt took place last year

Theresa May tells MPs that a White Paper outlining Brexit plans will be published

Theresa May tells MPs that Brexit White Paper will be published

Theresa May tells MPs that Brexit White Paper will be published

Theresa May has told MPs that the Government will publish a White Paper outlining priorities in Brexit negotiations

Man arrested after allegedly threatening Brexit court campaigner Gina Miller

Brexit: Gina Miller 'racist abuser' arrested by police

Gina Miller 'racist abuser' arrested by police

A man who allegedly threatened Gina Miller, who was behind the Brexit legal case, has been arrested today

Germany Imams alert Turkish authorities to alleged supporters of Fethullah Gulen in schools

Turkish Imams 'spying on schools in Germany'

Turkish Imams 'spying on schools in Germany'

Local media are reporting that imams in Germany gathered intelligence for Turkey's official religious authorities on alleged supporters of the exiled cleric, several of whom are reportedly teachers in state schools

Barcelona footballer Arda Turan backs campaign to grant President Erdoğan more power

Barcelona football star Arda Turan backs campaign to grant President Erdoğan 'one-man' powers

Football star Arda Turan backs campaign to give more power to President Erdoğan

The Barcelona midfielder has thrown his support behind a campaign to grant the Turkish president more power in a referendum vote

Julia Hartley-Brewer argues against women having to show modesty in a heated debate on the hijab (stock photo)

'Forcing a 4-year-old to wear the hijab is like forcing her to wear hot pants' says Muslim campaigner

'Forcing a 4-year-old to wear the hijab is like forcing her to wear hot pants'

Roman Catholic school St Clare’s in Birmingham has told the parents of a four-year-old girl that she should not wear a hijab to school, due to their uniform policy

Mr Trump's 'extreme vetting' policy has attracted huge criticism

Republican supporter asks Julia: 'How on earth can the left oppose Donald Trump's extreme vetting?'

Republican supporter asks: 'How on earth can the left oppose extreme vetting?'

Alex Sundstrom, of Republicans Overseas, says Americans have a right to keep practices such as honour killing out of the country

'Dress codes will always be subjective, but if it doesn't cross the line, it's okay', says lawyer Philip Landau

Nicola Thorpe high heels row: Dress codes are ok as long as they don't cross sexist line, says lawyer

Dress codes are ok as long as they don't cross sexist line, says lawyer

Philip Landau spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer after a Commons report on workplace dress codes found there had been worrying experience

NHS out-of-hours charges: 'Rules protect people who can't pay and ensure equality', says London GP

NHS out-of-hours charges are wrong - richer people shouldn't get better care, says London GP

'NHS out-of-hours charges are wrong - richer people shouldn't get better care'

London GP Dr Laurence Buckman dismissed GP leader proposals to allow doctors to charge patients they don't regularly serve for out-of-hours treatment

'Theresa May is trying to delay Brexit so that she doesn't have to sign the deal', says UKIP's Gerard Batten

Theresa May is trying to delay Brexit because she doesn't want to go through with it, says UKIP's Gerard Batten

'Theresa May is trying to delay Brexit so that she won't have to complete it'

Yesterday the Supreme Court verdict was given, ruling that Parliament must vote on triggering Article 50, to start the Brexit process

'We must ensure that we have the option to reverse the triggering of Article 50', says lawyer

We must ensure we have the option to reverse Brexit, says court case donor

We must ensure we have the option to reverse Brexit, says court case donor

A court case is set to begin in Dublin's High Court on Friday, which will determine whether the process of triggering Article 50 is reversible or not

Julia Hartley-Brewer challenges Barry Gardiner over the Labour Party Brexit plans

Julia Hartley-Brewer suggests Labour is trying to 'delay and thwart' Brexit in heated debate with MP Barry Gardiner

Julia Hartley-Brewer challenges Barry Gardiner MP to reveal Labour's Brexit plan

The MP for Brent North and the Shadow Secretary for International Trade spoke to our host about how the Labour Party wants to hold the Government accountable ahead of the trigger of Article 50

Boko Haram believed to be 'using babies' in suicide bombings

Boko Haram 'using babies in suicide bombings'

Boko Haram 'using babies in suicide bombings'

Female suicide bombers in Nigeria are now carrying babies in Nigeria to avoid detection, a report has claimed

Wikihow issues apology for portraying Jay-Z, Beyonce, and Barack Obama as white

WikiHow says sorry for portraying Jay-Z, Beyonce, and Barack Obama as white

WikiHow says sorry for portraying Jay-Z, Beyonce, and Barack Obama as white

The website had published an article entitled 'How to become a congressman' which took a picture of the couple with the former president and shaded their skin white

Michael Jackson's daughter claims he was murdered in sensational interview

Michael Jackson's daughter claims he was murdered in sensational interview

Michael Jackson's daughter claims he was murdered in sensational interview

Paris Jackson made the claims in an interview with Rolling Stone

Donald Trump to sign executive orders on Mexico wall today

Donald Trump to begin building Mexico wall today

Donald Trump to begin building Mexico wall today

The President hinted on Twitter he was going to take the first steps towards building the controversial wall today

Brexit: Labour threatens 'hand-to-hand combat' with Government to have final say

Brexit: Labour threatens 'hand-to-hand combat' with Government over Article 50

Labour promises 'hand-to-hand combat' over Article 50

Shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry issued the warning during an interview on BBC Newsnight

George Galloway: 'Trump's promised big things. If he doesn't deliver, it'll get ugly'

George Galloway: 'Trump's promised big things. If he doesn't deliver, it'll get ugly'

'Trump's promised big things. If he doesn't deliver, it'll get ugly'

Our host was speaking to American broadcaster Heidi Harris in the hours following Donald Trump's inauguration

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

'Restaurant manager throws customer out, claiming they can say anything now Donald Trump is President'

US restaurateur 'called black customer a n****r and said he can eject him now Donald Trump is in power'

'Donald Trump supporter throws customer out in a racist attack'

A woman has claimed her brother was thrown out of a restaurant after being told that the manager can say what they want because Donald Trump is President

Supreme Court verdict: 'The Brexit bill will pass with a fairly sizeable majority', says Charlie Elphicke MP

MP Charlie Elphicke warns Remainers 'Brexit is happening - stop hoping it all goes wrong'

'The Brexit bill will pass with a fairly sizeable majority'

The Supreme Court ruled today that Article 50 can only be triggered after Parliament have taken a vote on the matter

Ken reckons Israel has always been a Jewish city

George Galloway calls pro-Israel caller 'radical fundamentalist nutcase' in row over Jerusalem

George Galloway calls pro-Israel caller 'radical fundamentalist nutcase'

Ken drew George's ire by claiming Jerusalem has always been a Jewish city and the Arabs have no claim to it

Supreme Court verdict: 'If Labour MPs don't vote in favour of Brexit then the media will have a field day', says Labour Leave

Supreme Court verdict: Labour Leave boss urges Jeremy Corbyn to drag party out of Brexit 'mess'

Labour Leave boss urges Jeremy Corbyn to drag party out of Brexit 'mess'

Brendan Chilton says party must vote for Brexit - or media will have a field day

The wrong Gina Miller is bombarded with Brexit tweets

Pro-Brexit trolls bombard the wrong Gina Miller with abuse after Supreme Court verdict

Brexiteers bombard the wrong Gina Miller with abuse after Article 50 verdict

Gina Miller has been bombarded with tweets about the Supreme Court Brexit decision today, except people aren't tweeting the right Gina Miller

Kellyanne Conway - a look deeper into Donald Trump's trusted advisor

Kellyanne Conway punching claims just another controversy for Donald Trump's iron lady

Kellyanne Conway punching claims just another controversy for Trump's iron lady

The Senior White House advisor was reportedly involved in an altercation at the inaugural ball - but the headlines are nothing new for her

Britney Spears doesn't give 'her blessing' to new film about her life

There's a new movie about Britney Spears... and she's not happy about it

Britney Spears angry about new movie profiling her life

Britney Spears' life will be reflected on in a new TV movie entitled Britney Ever After, however the singer herself is said to have not given the film her blessing

Obama administration gave Palestinian Authority $222 million (£178mn) ahead of Trump inauguration

Barack Obama gave Palestinians $200 million before handing over to Donald Trump, say officials

Barack Obama 'gave Palestinians $200 million before leaving office'

Unnamed officials revealed the transaction, which reportedly took place ahead of Donald Trump taking power last Friday

More than 1,000kg of marijuana disguised as watermelons is found in Texas

More than 1,000kg of marijuana disguised as watermelons found in Texas

More than 1,000kg of marijuana disguised as watermelons found in Texas

The customs and border patrol unit discovered that marijuana had been disguised as watermelons in a commercial shipment

'Naturists should have the same opportunities as those who wear clothes', says nude exercise class leader

'Naturists should have the same opportunities as those who wear clothes', says nude exercise class leader

'Naturists should have the same opportunities as those who wear clothes'

Personal trainer and naturist Helen Smith, has launched the first nude exercise classes in Britain

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