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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn aide working in Parliament despite being refused security clearance

Jeremy Corbyn aide working in Parliament despite being refused security clearance

Corbyn aide working in Parliament despite being refused security clearance

One of Jeremy Corbyn's aides has not been granted a Parliamentary pass because of security concerns but has been regularly escorted into Parliament for the past nine months, HuffPost UK has reported.

Grenfell community to decide long-term future of tower site

Grenfell community to decide long-term future of tower site

Survivors, the bereaved and local residents will decide "the most fitting and appropriate way" to memorialise the tragedy's 72 victims under the Grenfell Tower Memorial Commission.

Theresa May claims MPs appearing on Kremlin-backed TV ‘risk being propaganda tools’

Theresa May claims MPs appearing on Kremlin-backed TV ‘risk being propaganda tools’

MPs appearing on Kremlin-backed TV ‘risk being propaganda tools', claims May

Politicians appearing on a Kremlin-backed broadcaster risk being used as “propaganda tools”, the Prime Minister has told the House of Commons.

Why did Jeremy Corbyn have wheat in his pocket at PMQs?

Why did Jeremy Corbyn have wheat in his pocket at PMQs?

Why did Jeremy Corbyn have wheat in his pocket at PMQs?

Jeremy Corbyn and other MPs confused some viewers by wearing wheat on their lapels at Prime Minister's Questions

Jaguar Land Rover warns of ‘horrifying’ results of hard Brexit

Jaguar Land Rover warns of ‘horrifying’ results of hard Brexit

Jaguar Land Rover warns of ‘horrifying’ results of hard Brexit

The boss of Jaguar Land Rover has said that a “hard Brexit” will destroy his company’s profits, resulting in the loss of tens of thousands of jobs.

Vladimir Putin has had 'a bit of a hair transplant', says Lizzie Cundy

Vladimir Putin has had 'a bit of a hair transplant', says personality star Lizzie Cundy

Vladimir Putin has had 'a bit of a hair transplant', says Lizzie Cundy

Lizzie Cundy has said that Russian President Vladimir Putin had “a strange face” and looked like he had “a hair transplant" when she met the Russian leader.

Tom Watson reveals his Type 2 diabetes is in 'remission' after lifestyle change

Tom Watson reveals his Type 2 diabetes is in 'remission' after lifestyle change

Labour's deputy has lost more than seven stone and reversed his condition.

Ian Bone to the Rees-Mogg children: 'Your daddy is a totally horrible person'

Ian Bone to the Rees-Mogg children: 'Your daddy is a totally horrible person'

Jacob Rees-Mogg and his family were confronted by protestors outside their London home.

Tory Brexiteers launch plan for Northern Irish border

Tory Brexiteers launch plan for Northern Irish border

Tory Brexiteers launch plan for Northern Irish border

Conservative Brexiteers have released proposals which they believe could allow the UK to leave the EU’s single market and customs union without the need for a hard border in Ireland.

Woman dies after collision with cyclist

Woman dies after collision with cyclist

Woman dies after collision with cyclist

A woman has died after colliding with a cyclist in London in August

Former friend of Anjem Choudary: 'He was a lovely guy in the 80s'

Former friend of Anjem Choudary: 'He was a lovely guy in the 80s'

Former friend of Anjem Choudary: 'He was a lovely guy in the 80s'

Anjem Choudary is expected to be freed from prison next month, says Prison Minister Rory Stewart

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Fifty MPs hold meeting on ousting Theresa May

Fifty MPs hold meeting on ousting Theresa May

Around 50 Conservative MPs are believed to have gathered to discuss ways of unseating the Prime Minister

Chequers proposal 'designed to keep us in the EU', Brexiteer economist tells Julia Hartley-Brewer

Chequers proposal 'designed to keep us in the EU', Brexiteer economist tells Julia Hartley-Brewer

Chequers proposal 'designed to keep us in the EU', says Brexiteer economist

Professor Patrick Minford, one of the authors of a report endorsed by Jacob Rees-Mogg AND Boris Johnson, says a no-deal Brexit could lead to economic growth

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Serena Williams cartoon uses 'racist iconography' says chair of Black British Business Awards

Serena Williams cartoon uses 'racist iconography' says Melanie Eusebe

The chair of the Black British Business Awards says the Serena Williams caricature features "racist iconography" that "can't be ignored"

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Putin says Russia has identified novichok suspects and denied they work for the military

Putin says Russia has identified novichok suspects

Russian president Vladimir Putin said the two men suspected of poisoning former spy Sergei Skripal have been identified and are not 'criminals'

Wetherspoons to offer more UK and non-EU drinks

JD Wetherspoon to offer more non-EU drinks

The pub chain has announced it will stop selling as many drinks from EU producers, replacing them with brands from non-EU countries and the UK.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Sanjeev Bhaskar to Matthew Wright: ‘It has to be a conscious thing’ to exaggerate someone's features amid Serena Williams cartoon controversy

Sanjeev Bhaskar to Matthew Wright: ‘It has to be a conscious thing’ to exaggerate someone's features amid Serena Williams cartoon controversy

Sanjeev Bhaskar: ‘It has to be a conscious thing’ to exaggerate features

TalkRADIO’s Matthew Wright has said he cannot “work out how you can caricature someone without exaggerating their features” but guest Sanjeev Bhaskar thinks “it has to be a conscious” decision.  

Cristo Foufas: ‘We are utter hypocrites as a nation’

Cristo Foufas: ‘We are utter hypocrites as a nation’

Cristo Foufas: ‘We are utter hypocrites as a nation’

TalkRADIO’s Cristo Foufas has said that “we are utter hypocrites as a nation” when it comes to trading with nations who have poor human rights records.

Npower ‘urgently investigating’ a personal data breach

Npower ‘urgently investigating’ a personal data breach

Npower ‘urgently investigating’ a personal data breach

Npower is “urgently investigating” how the personal details of around 5,000 customers were shared with others by post.

UK will still have to pay Brussels in a no-deal Brexit, says Philip Hammond

UK will still have to pay Brussels in a no-deal Brexit scenario, says Philip Hammond

UK will still have to pay Brussels in a no-deal Brexit, says Philip Hammond

The UK will still have to pay its outstanding financial obligations to the European Union in the event of a no-deal Brexit, Chancellor Philip Hammond has said.

Vote Leave whistleblower outed by No 10 hits out at Theresa May’s suicide prevention tweet

Vote Leave whistleblower outed by No 10 hits out at Theresa May’s suicide prevention tweet

Whistleblower outed by No 10 hits out at Theresa May’s suicide prevention tweet

Vote Leave whistleblower Shahmir Sanni hit back at Prime Minister Theresa May, after she tweeted on a message warning “17 percent of people will experience suicidal thoughts in their lifetime”, saying he “became part of the 17 percent when you outed me”.

Putin’s ex-bodyguard challenges opposition leader to a duel

Putin’s ex-bodyguard challenges opposition leader to a duel

Putin’s ex-bodyguard challenges opposition leader to a duel

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s former bodyguard and Chief of the National Guard has challenged opposition leader Alexei Navalny to a duel.

LBGTQ+ group suspended after saying 'bigots' should be sent to the gulags

LBGTQ+ group suspended after saying 'bigots' should be sent to the gulags

LBGTQ+ group suspended after saying 'bigots' should be sent to the gulags

The LGBTQ+ society at Goldsmiths university has been suspended and disassociated from the university’s Students’ Union after the group’s twitter account suggested people should be sent to a gulag.

Julia Hartley-Brewer on police push to investigate 'non-crime' hate incidents: 'If it's not a crime, it's none of your b****y business!'

Julia Hartley-Brewer on police push to investigate 'non-crime' hate incidents: 'If it's not a crime, it's none of your b****y business!'

Julia Hartley-Brewer dubs police anti-hate campaign 'hurty feelings helpline'

Julia Hartley-Brewer wrote off South Yorkshire Police's campaign to get people to report 'non-crime' hate incidents as the 'hurty feeling helpline'

Jacob Rees-Mogg: ‘Boris will not be the first or last politician to have issues with his marriage’

Jacob Rees-Mogg: ‘Boris will not be the first or last politician to have issues with his marriage’

Jacob Rees-Mogg: ‘Boris is not the first to have issues with his marriage'

Jacob Rees-Mogg has said that the controversy around Boris Johnson and his divorce will not affect the Brexit cause, after the Economists for Free Trade event at Parliament.

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Peter Bone MP: There's no alternative to Chequers deal

Peter Bone MP: No alternative to Chequers deal

Peter Bone MP tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that there is no alternative to Theresa May's Chequers deal

Boris Johnson responds to backlash over ‘suicide vest’ column

Boris Johnson responds to backlash over ‘suicide vest’ column

Boris Johnson responds to backlash over ‘suicide vest’ column

Boris Johnson has said that talkRADIO should read his Daily Mail column “to your readers” to “declaim it” after Mr Johnson received backlash for comparing Theresa May’s Brexit strategy to a “suicide vest”.

John McDonnell promises equal rights for gig economy workers

John McDonnell promises equal rights for gig economy workers

Labour pledges to give gig economy workers sick pay and parental leave.

UK unemployment falls by 55,000 as pay grows faster than inflation

UK unemployment falls by 55,000 as pay grows faster than inflation

Employment increased by 3,000 in the three months to July to 32.4 million, giving a rate of 75.5%, according to the Office for National Statistics.

Hold online forums and social media sites responsible for fake news and extremism, says Labour MP

Hold online forums and social media sites responsible for fake news and extremism, says Labour MP

Hold online forums responsible for fake news and extremism, says Labour MP

Labour MP Lucy Powell has drafted a bill proposing to hold online forums and social media sites responsible for fake news and hateful or extremist content posted by users

Donald Trump to observe September 11 anniversary in Pennsylvania

Donald Trump to observe September 11 anniversary in Pennsylvania

Donald Trump to observe September 11 anniversary in Pennsylvania

US President Donald Trump will visit a memorial ground to the September 11 terror attack in Shanksville, Pennsylvania

South Yorkshire Police criticised for asking people to report 'non-crime' hate incidents

South Yorkshire Police criticised for asking people to report 'non-crime' hate incidents

Police force criticised for asking people to report 'non-crime' hate incidents

South Yorkshire Police tweeted that instances of hate that were not a criminal offence or hate crime should still be reported

Monday, September 10, 2018

Monday, September 10, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn calls antisemitism allegations 'painful'

Jeremy Corbyn calls antisemitism allegations 'painful'

Jeremy Corbyn calls antisemitism allegations 'painful'

Jeremy Corbyn has spoken about the antisemitism allegations levelled at him, saying he found them 'very painful' and has spent his life 'opposing racism'

Mike Graham to George Galloway: 'I think Boris Johnson put the affair story out there'

Mike Graham to George Galloway: 'I think Boris Johnson put affair story out'

talkRADIO's Mike Graham and George Galloway discuss whether Boris Johnson's love life will affect his chances of Conservative leadership, and Graham speculates that he leaked the story of his alleged affair himself

Dawn Butler MP: ‘Boris Johnson has taken a leaf out of Trump’s rulebook’

Dawn Butler MP: ‘Boris Johnson has taken a leaf out of Trump’s rulebook’

Dawn Butler MP: ‘Boris Johnson has taken a leaf out of Trump’s rulebook’

Dawn Butler has said that Boris Johnson has taken a leaf out of Donald Trump’s “rulebook” and “it is dangerous”.

Fans watching England's World Cup game against Croatia in Hyde Park

World Cup and heatwave helps UK economy 'bounce back'

World Cup and heatwave helps UK economy 'bounce back'

he Office for National Statistics (ONS) said the economy expanded 0.3% in July.

Debenhams shares dropped 17 percent as emergency plans are drafted

Debenhams shares dropped 17 percent as emergency plans are drafted

Debenhams shares dropped 17 percent as emergency plans are drafted

Debenhams shares have dropped 17 percent after KMPG was called in to help draft emergency plans to save the retailer.

Jamie Oliver sprints after burglar and 'pins him down'

Jamie Oliver sprints after burglar and 'pins him down'

The TV chef reportedly pinned down a burglar trying to break into his house.

Sophia Gaston: Sweden Democrats have put immigration issues ‘front and centre’

Sophia Gaston: Sweden Democrats have put immigration issues ‘front and centre’

Sophia Gaston: Sweden Democrats have put immigration issues ‘front and centre’

Sophia Gaston from the Henry Jackson Society has said that the Sweden Democrats have “utterly shaped the agenda” of the Swedish General Election.

Andrew Bridgen: The public find Boris Johnson 'refreshing'

Andrew Bridgen: The public find Boris Johnson 'refreshing'

Andrew Bridgen: The public find Boris Johnson 'refreshing'

Andrew Bridgen came to the defence of the former Foreign Secretary after his "suicide vest" Brexit comments.

Former Brexit minister warns Tory party faces ‘catastrophic split’ over May’s Brexit proposals

Former Brexit minister warns Tory party faces ‘catastrophic split’ over May’s Brexit proposals

Former Brexit minister warns Tory party faces ‘catastrophic split’ over Brexit

Former Brexit minister Steve Baker said the Conservative Party faces a “catastrophic split” if Prime Minister Theresa May sticks with her Chequers plan on Brexit.

Swedish nationalist party gains votes in general election, as ruling party has its worst ever result

Swedish nationalist party gains votes in general election, as ruling party has its worst ever result

Swedish nationalist party gains votes in general election

Sweden’s ruling party has had its worst ever election result as the nationalist group Sweden Democrats made significant gains in the vote, preliminary results showed.

Wetherspoons bans dogs from its pubs

Wetherspoons bans dogs from its pubs

Guide and assistance dogs will be the only canines permitted.

Cladding being removed from a London tower block

Landlords told to remove Grenfell-style cladding from buildings or face fines

Landlords told to remove Grenfell-style cladding from buildings or face fines

Communities Secretary James Brokenshire has written to around 60 building owners setting out steps they must take to avoid fines.

Westminster terror attack inquest due to begin

Westminster terror attack inquest due to begin

Westminster terror attack inquest due to begin

An inquest will get under way later for the victims of the Westminster terror attack.

Two Britons injured in Paris knife attack

Two Britons injured in Paris knife attack

Two Britons injured in Paris knife attack

Two British tourists are among seven injured after they were attacked by an armed man in Paris, local media reported.

Friday, September 7, 2018

Friday, September 7, 2018

Chris Williamson tells Dan Wootton: ‘Labour has never been more united' as Tony Blair criticises Corbyn era

Chris Williamson tells Dan Wootton: ‘Labour has never been more united' as Tony Blair criticises Corbyn era

Chris Williamson tells Dan Wootton: ‘Labour has never been more united'

The MP came to the defence of Jeremy Corbyn after Tony Blair said Labour had become a 'different party'.

Exclusive: John Legend tells Dan Wootton: 'Breastfeeding is not obscene or sexual - it's natural'

Exclusive: John Legend tells Dan Wootton: 'Breastfeeding is not obscene or sexual - it's natural'

John Legend tells Dan Wootton: 'Breastfeeding is not obscene or sexual'

Singer John Legend tells Dan Wootton that women should be free to breastfeed whenever and wherever they need to

India same sex reform is the “single most significant” in world history, says LGBT campaigner

India same sex reform is the “single most significant” in world history

Peter Tatchell has said that India legalising same sex relations will have an impact “all across the region”.

A divorced Boris Johnson as Prime Minister would be like 'Celebrity Big Brother in 10 Downing Street', says Conservative Woman co-editor

A divorced Boris Johnson as Prime Minister would be like 'Celebrity Big Brother in 10 Downing Street', says Conservative Woman co-editor

Boris Johnson as PM would be like 'Celebrity Big Brother in 10 Downing Street'

As news of Boris Johnson's divorce breaks, Mike Graham speculates whether his alleged adultery will affect his chances of Conservative leadership

Vince Cable: ‘I worry about Boris Johnson’s politics’

Vince Cable: ‘I worry about Boris Johnson’s politics’

Vince Cable: ‘I worry about Boris Johnson’s politics’

Sir Vince Cable has said that he worries about Boris Johnson’s politics and him “dabbling in identity politics associated with Steve Bannon” but that “it has nothing to do with his sex life”.

The home of the Skripals will remain under a police cordon until the decontamination is complete

Decontamination work begins on the home of Sergei Skripal

Decontamination work begins on the home of Sergei Skripal

Counter-terrorism officers believe the house is where Mr Skripal and his daughter Yulia were poisoned.

Russia only has ‘a negative agenda’ after Novichok attack, says UK’s representative to the UN

Russia only has ‘a negative agenda’ after Novichok attack, says UK’s representative to the UN

Russia only has ‘a negative agenda’ after Novichok attack

Russia is an irresponsible “disruptor” on the world stage which often has only a “negative agenda”, the UK’s representative to the United Nations has said.

Waterstones buys Foyles in fight against 'Amazon's siren call'

Waterstones buys Foyles in fight against 'Amazon's siren call'

The boss of Waterstones aims to 'defend bookshops'.

Theresa May ‘confident’ in Northern Ireland Secretary despite lack of knowledge in Northern Ireland politics

Theresa May ‘confident’ in Northern Ireland Secretary despite lack of knowledge in Northern Ireland politics

Theresa May ‘confident’ in Northern Ireland Secretary despite lack of knowledge

Prime Minister Theresa May retains confidence in Karen Bradley despite her admission that she did not initially understand Northern Irish politics, Number 10 said.

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