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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Legs-it: 'The leaders deliberately made a fashion statement and are probably delighted with the fuss', says Ann Widdecombe

Legs-it: 'Theresa May and Nicola Sturgeon are probably delighted with the fuss', says Ann Widdecombe

Sturgeon and May are probably delighted with Legs-it fuss, says Anne Widdecombe

Former MP Ann Widdecombe tells Jake Yapp that if Theresa May and Nicola Sturgeon had dressed like Angela Merkel at their meeting, no one would have made a fuss about their legs

Pet parrot accidentally poisons dogs by feeding them grapes

Pet parrot accidentally poisons dogs by feeding them grapes

Pet parrot accidentally poisons dogs by feeding them grapes

The parrot mimicked the owner's voice in order to call the dogs closer and then fed them grapes, which could have potentially been fatal

'Type in Numpty and Jeremy Corbyn will pop up - Twitter blasts Labour Leader over PMQs on the day Article 50 is triggered

'Type in Numpty and Jeremy Corbyn will pop up' - Twitter blasts Labour Leader again over PMQs

Jeremy Corbyn receives yet more criticism over PMQs performance

The Twitterati are not happy with the Labour Leader over PMQs on the day Article 50 is triggered

Leaked European Parliament response to Article 50 shows tough measures on UK

Brexit day: Leaked European Parliament memo on Article 50 hints it will punish UK

European Parliament memo on Article 50 hints it will punish UK

The resolution says Britain won't receive a free trade deal in the next two years and will only get a three-year transition period

Bob Dylan to collect Nobel Prize for Literature months after receiving it

Bob Dylan to collect Nobel Prize for Literature months after receiving it

Bob Dylan to collect Nobel Prize for Literature months after receiving it

The American singer will meet privately with Swedish Academy executives and reportedly tape the required lecture to obtain the prize money

Emmanuel Macron vows not to punish UK for Brexit if he wins the French election

Emmanuel Macron vows not to punish UK for Brexit if he wins the French election

Emmanuel Macron vows not to punish UK for Brexit if he wins the French election

The election candidate made it clear he wanted a good working relationship with the UK on the day Article 50 is triggered

Three members of 'Musketeers group plotting attack on UK are known terrorists'

'Three Musketeers' group accused of plotting attack on UK were known extremists, court hears

'Three Musketeers' group accused of UK terror plot 'were known extremists'

Naweed Ali, Khobaib Hussain, Mohibur Rahman and Tahir Aziz are currently on trial for allegedly keeping a machete, Samurai sword and a pipe bomb ready for an attack on an unknown target

Man seen carrying wife's decapitated head in Israel

Man seen carrying wife's decapitated head in Israel

Man seen carrying wife's decapitated head in Israel

The man's hands were covered in blood, according to police, and the woman's body was left burnt in an apartment

Hillsborough: Andy Burnham to propose bill which could imprison 'untruthful' police officers

Andy Burnham unveils 'Hillsborough law' which could jail officers

Andy Burnham unveils 'Hillsborough law' which could jail officers

The so-called 'Hillsborough law' would lead to greater accountability from police forces

Man who led gang through Hollywood-style bank robberies jailed for 20 years

Man who led gang of 'Hollywood-style bank robbers' jailed for 20 years

Man who led gang of 'Hollywood-style bank robbers' jailed for 20 years

Alceu Johnny Andreis led a gang who cut holes in bank roofs to gain access to money with ropes, and jackhammered through concrete bank vaults

#BrexitDay - Twitter reacts to the impending triggering of Article 50

'Here's to the impending collision with reality:' Twitter reacts to #BrexitDay

'Here's to the impending collision with reality:' Twitter reacts to #BrexitDay

The reaction is mixed, to say the least

Former News of the World editor appointed as The Telegraph PR adviser

Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson appointed Telegraph PR guru

Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson appointed Telegraph PR guru

Andy Coulson's public relations business has been given a contract to improve the reputation of The Telegraph, however many journalists at the paper are said to be disappointed with the news

'Brexit is now about the quality and honesty of our politicians', says businessman Theo Paphitis

Brexit Day: Theo Paphitis blasts EU as 'a failed project' and hails the UK as 'an early adopter of everything'

Theo Paphitis says EU is 'failed project' and Britons are 'early adopters'

Former Dragon's Den panellist tells James Max the only thing that can ruin Brexit is the incompetence of our politicians

MPs leave meeting in protest of 'gloomy' post-Brexit report

Article 50: MPs leave meeting in protest at 'gloomy' post-Brexit report

MPs leave meeting in protest at 'gloomy' post-Brexit report

The Tory MPs were said to have left a private meeting of the Exiting the EU Committee over a report prepared before Article 50 was triggered

Article 50: 'After the two year negotiations, further agreements will still need to be made', says Iain Duncan Smith

Brexit Day: Iain Duncan Smith insists 'Britain has been unhappy in the EU for years'

Iain Duncan Smith insists 'Britain has been unhappy in the EU for years'

Theresa May is set to trigger Article 50 today, starting the Brexit process and two years of negotiations, but Iain Duncan Smith believes negotiations will take much longer

Brexit: James Max argues with The New European Editor Matt Kelly over the EU before formal beginning of Article 50

Article 50: James Max clashes with Remainer who believes we can still stop Brexit

Article 50: James Max clashes with Remainer who believes we can still stop Brexi

Matt Kelly said there's still time for people to change their minds - prompting a frank and passionate exchange of views

Brexit: Sir Keir Starmer lays out what he wants to hear from Theresa May ahead of Article 50 triggering

Brexit: Sir Keir Starmer lays out what he wants to hear from Theresa May ahead of Article 50 triggering

Sir Keir Starmer says what he wants to hear from Theresa May

The shadow Brexit secretary spoke to Paul Ross ahead of the beginning of the formal negotiation period

Brexit decision 'the biggest mistake UK has made in peacetime', says Lord Heseltine ahead of formal Article 50 triggering

Brexit: Lord Heseltine calls Nigel Farage 'a replica' of French far-right leader Marine Le Pen as Article 50 triggered

Brexit would be Margaret Thatcher's worst nightmare, says Lord Heseltine

The Tory grandee also said Nigel Farage was 'a replica' of Marine Le Pen in withering attack on Leave campaign

Nick Clegg: 'People like Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, and Nigel Farage have to deliver campaign promises now' ahead of formal Article 50 triggering

Article 50 day: 'Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, and Nigel Farage have to deliver on their Brexit promises now' says Nick Clegg

'Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, Nigel Farage have to deliver now' says Nick Clegg

The former leader of the Liberal Democrats spoke to Paul Ross ahead of the formal triggering of exit negotiations from the European Union.

'UKIP will be the guard dogs of Brexit on campaign goals', says Suzanne Evans

'UKIP will be the guard dogs of Brexit on campaign goals', says Suzanne Evans

Theresa May is to formally trigger Article 50 on Wednesday afternoon, marking the start of the two-year negotiation period

Westminster: Police officers to join congregation on Westminster Bridge to mark terror attack one week on

Westminster: Police officers join congregation on Westminster Bridge to mark terror attack one week on

Westminster: Police officers join congregation to mark attack one week on

Three pedestrians were killed on Westminster Bridge after Khalid Masood drove through crowds, before fatally stabbing a police officer

Brexit: Article 50 to be triggered by Theresa May today

Brexit: Article 50 triggered by Theresa May

Brexit: Article 50 triggered by Theresa May

The Prime Minister has formally notified the European Union of the beginning of the negotiation period

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Punk icon Johnny Rotten urges everyone to support Donald Trump

Punk icon Johnny Rotten blasts 'pompous left-wingers' and urges everyone to back Donald Trump

Johnny Rotten blasts 'pompous left-wingers' and urges everyone to back Trump

During an interview with Jamie East on Virgin Radio, Johnny Rotten said it is not right to say Trump is a racist and added that there's a terrible attitude in left-wing politics

White House in lockdown over bomb threat

White House in lockdown over bomb threat

Threat confirmed by US Secret Service which says it is 'investigating suspicious package near White House grounds'

Legs-it: 'The headline is not sexist and doesn't make a difference to anything', says caller

'Legs-it headline isn't sexist - what's wrong with showing pretty ladies with nice legs?'

'Legs-it headline isn't sexist - what's wrong with showing nice legs?'

A caller told Alexis Conran that women can't be sexist to other women and the internet is interfering with everyone's lives

Legs-it: 'The Daily Mail's headline was offensive, but they have the right to use it', says former editor

Legs-it: 'The Daily Mail's headline was offensive, but they have the right to use it', says former editor

'The Daily Mail's headline was offensive, but they have the right to use it'

Former editor of the Sunday Mirror believes those in charge of the Daily Mail will be happy about the publicity they have received today

Iceland hospital sets record in maternity ward nine months after win over England at Euro 2016

Iceland hospital sets baby boom record nine months after England Euro 2016 win

Iceland hospital sets baby boom record nine months after England Euro 2016 win

The maternity ward at Landspitali University Hospital used unprecedented levels of pain relief for births last weekend

Nigel Farage has gained traction in America through his friendship with Donald Trump

California independence leader says 'Nigel Farage is not welcome here'

California independence leader says 'Farage is not welcome here'

Louis Marinelli, founder of Yes California, says Farage and his ideology are inimical to California's interests

Spiders 'could eat the entire human population in a year'

Spiders could eat the entire human population in a year, says scientist

Spiders could eat the entire human population in a year, says scientist

Biologists Martin Nyffeler and Klaus Birkhofer have worked out how much food spiders eat in a year, and it's more than you might think

Heart surgeon 'thought victims wouldn't speak out due to his well-deserved renown'

Heart surgeon 'thought sexual assault victims wouldn't speak out because he was too respected'

Surgeon 'thought sex assault victims wouldn't speak because he was so respected'

One of Britain's top heart surgeons has been accused of sexual assault on four women whilst at work over a period of 13 years

Marine A sentence reduced to seven years on grounds of diminished responsibility

Marine A sentence reduced to seven years

Marine A sentence reduced to seven years

Alexander Blackman was jailed for life with a minimum tariff of 10 years for fatally shooting an injured Taliban fighter

Legs-it: Sarah Vine continues her long line of controversial articles

From legsit to feminazis: Sarah Vine's long history of controversial columns

From legsit to feminazis: Sarah Vine's long history of controversial columns

Sarah Vine is currently in the middle of a firestorm - but it's familiar ground for the outspoken Mail columnist

'Whilst Theresa May is in power there won't be a Scottish independence referendum', says political commentator

'Whilst Theresa May is in power there won't be a Scottish independence referendum', says political commentator

'Whilst Theresa May is in power there won't be a Scottish referendum'

Theresa May met with Nicola Sturgeon ahead of triggering Article 50 and has repeated her view that there should not be a second Scottish independence referendum until after Brexit

Marine Le Pen to lose French election, according to polls

Marine Le Pen to lose French election, according to polls

Marine Le Pen to lose French election, according to polls

Emmanuel Macron would appear to be set to for a win over the Front National leader in a new poll released on Tuesday

'Hi wobot' - Girl decides broken water heater is robot that needs a friend

'Hi wobot' - Girl decides broken water heater is robot that needs a friend

'Hi wobot' - Girl decides broken water heater is robot that needs a friend

An adorable video shows a small child greeting and hugging a broken water heater, as she believes it is a robot

Westminster: 'The enemy we’re fighting is a different monster altogether', says Quilliam Foundation's Adam Deen

Former Islamist says 'attacks like Westminster will become part of our day-to-day life'

Former Islamist says Westminster-style attacks 'will become part of daily life'

Adam Deen, director of the Quilliam Foundation and a former member of al-Muhajiroun, spoke to Paul Ross as the investigation into the Westminster attacks continues

Tommy Robinson reopens feud with Lily Allen

Tommy Robinson reopens feud with Lily Allen with mocking Brexit tweet

Tommy Robinson reopens feud with Lily Allen with mocking Brexit tweet

Tommy Robinson has tweeted Lily Allen with a video of a woman dressed in an EU flag dancing to her music

Teenager in serious condition after being hit by carnival float

Teenager in serious condition after being hit by carnival float

Teenager in serious condition after being hit by carnival float

A 19-year-old suffered trauma to the spine, a haemorrhage and suspected bone marrow injuries after being hit by a carnival float in northern Italy

The Daily Mail has caused yet more controversy with its latest headline

Legs-it: Baroness Jenny Jones blasts 'outrageously sexist' Daily Mail over headline

Baroness Jenny Jones blasts 'outrageously sexist' Daily Mail over 'Legs-it'

Jones, the former Deputy Mayor of London, spoke about the incendiary headline with James Max

'I'd boycott them if I didn't think they were already scum' - Twitter furious over Daily Mail 'Legs-it' headline

'I'd boycott them if I didn't already think they were scum' - Twitter furious over Daily Mail 'Legs-it' headline

Daily Mail accused of sexism and misogyny over 'Legs-it' headline

The Mail ran a picture of Theresa May and Nicola Sturgeon at their Monday meeting in Glasgow, with the caption asking 'who won legs-it?'

David Davis firmly states UK won't pay £50 billion EU divorce bill

David Davis firmly states UK won't pay £50 billion EU 'divorce bill'

David Davis firmly states UK won't pay £50 billion EU 'divorce bill'

The Brexit Secretary made his stance clear in an appearance on BBC Question Time

Monday, March 27, 2017

Monday, March 27, 2017

'If security services can access encrypted messages, hackers can too', says former counter-terrorism officer

WhatsApp terror row: 'If security services can access encrypted messages, hackers can too'

'If security services can access encrypted messages, hackers can too'

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has said intelligence services must be able to access relevant information on encrypted messaging services such as WhatsApp, but some believe this would not be safe

WATCH: Employee slaps customer for 'pointing out cockroaches in coffee shop'

WATCH: Employee slaps customer for 'pointing out cockroaches in coffee shop'

WATCH: Employee slaps customer for 'pointing out cockroaches in coffee shop'

A video shows an employee at Cafe Coffee Day in New Delhi who slaps a customer after he points out cockroaches

'Willy Wonka and the planning application' - Twitter comes up with film prequels

'Willy Wonka and the planning application': Twitter starts dreaming up prequels

'Willy Wonka and the planning application': Twitter starts dreaming up prequels

Twitter users have been busy discussing films today, particularly what it would be like if they all had prequels

Hugh Lanning says he was deported by Israeli officials

I was the first victim of Israel's new deportation law - but they won't silence me

'I was kicked out of Israel - but they won't stop me demanding justice'

Hugh Lanning, chair of the Palestinian Solidarity Campaign, recounts his humiliating ordeal at Ben Gurion Airport

Donald Trump's election victory ignited fierce protests in California

Calexit: If Nigel Farage thinks California wants his brand of independence, he may be sorely mistaken

Nigel Farage could be walking into disaster by backing Californian independence

Many people in California want independence - but for reasons diametrically opposed to those of Farage and Arron Banks

Two arrested for 'smuggling cocaine in fake bananas'

Two arrested for 'smuggling cocaine in fake bananas'

Two arrested for 'smuggling cocaine in fake bananas'

In amongst real bananas in a banana shipment, police discovered 57 fake bananas made of resin filled with 7 kilograms of cocaine in total, cocaine was also stored in the flaps of cardboard boxes

Kerensa Jennings reveals details on her debut novel 'Seas Of Snow'

Kerensa Jennings reveals details of her debut novel 'Seas Of Snow'

Kerensa Jennings reveals details of her debut novel 'Seas Of Snow'

The writer and TV producer swung by the studio to discuss her new book with Penny Smith

BBC presenter Simon Reeve on his new TV series about Turkey

BBC presenter Simon Reeve on his new TV series about Turkey

BBC presenter Simon Reeve on his new TV series about Turkey

The BBC presenter's new BBC Two series, 'Turkey with Simon Reeve', explores the country in a series of instalments

'We are at war', Tommy Robinson tells Jonny Gould after Westminster attack

'We are at war', says right-wing firebrand Tommy Robinson after Westminster attack

'We are at war', says right-wing firebrand Tommy Robinson after Westminster

Our host spoke to the founder of the English Defence League in the wake of the attack on Westminster

Alexei Navalny is arrested again - but what else has he been previously arrested for?

Putin's enemy number 1: The many arrests of Alexei Navalny

Putin's enemy number 1: The many arrests of Alexei Navalny

Alexei Navalny was arrested again this week for taking part in a demonstration, but this is nothing new to the Russian opposition leader

UK to get EU support over WhatsApp debate in the wake of Westminster

Amber Rudd likely to get EU backing over WhatsApp terror row

Amber Rudd likely to get EU backing over WhatsApp terror row

The UK Government has been fighting to see Khalid Masood's final WhatsApp message, sent minutes before he committed the atrocity

'The Tories will fail on immigration and UKIP will become more popular', says UKIP's Neil Hamilton

'UKIP isn't dying - we're still doing better than Labour' says Neil Hamilton

'UKIP isn't dying - we're still doing better than Labour' says Neil Hamilton

UKIP's only MP Douglas Carswell has announced that he will be leaving the party to become an independent, but Neil Hamilton isn't worried about the future of the party

Isis claims key Raqqa dam on brink of collapse, tweets picture of wrecked control room

Isis claims key Raqqa dam on brink of collapse, tweets picture of wrecked control room

Isis claims key Raqqa dam on brink of collapse

Terror group has reportedly told local residents to evacuate their homes due to damage sustained by the dam

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