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Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Chanel accused of cutting down 100-year-old trees for fashion show

Chanel accused of cutting down 100-year-old trees for fashion show

Chanel accused of cutting down 100-year-old trees for fashion show

Chanel has denied that the trees were a century old

Sex offender admits making racist threats towards university students

Sex offender admits making racist threats towards university students

Sex offender admits making racist threats towards university students

John Edgar Rust allegedly posted 'it’s not murder if they’re black' online

Government to hold Cobra meeting over 'poisoning' of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal

Government to hold Cobra meeting over 'poisoning' of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal

Government to hold Cobra meeting over 'poisoning' of Sergei Skripal

Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia are fighting for their lives in hospital

North Korea was behind killing of Kim Jong-nam, says US

North Korea was behind killing of Kim Jong-nam, says US

North Korea was behind killing of Kim Jong-nam, says US

The US has imposed more sanctions on North Korea

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Tugenhadt said we must remain vigilant towards Russia

Sergei Skripal: Commons foreign affairs chief says Putin has turned Russia into a mafia empire

'Russia's not a real country, it's a mafia empire'

Tom Tugenhadt suggests Vladimir Putin is nothing more than a mafia don and we need to be vigilant against him

Mike and Katie took a call from the ever-outspoken Captain Gatso today

The Independent Republic of Mike Graham, March 6: Spring cleaning and traffic lights

The Independent Republic of Mike Graham: March 6:

Caller Ken tells us his motability experience, while the Good Housekeeping Institute give us some tips as to how to keep the house the clean.

Mike and Katie were joined by 'king of the sting' Donal McIntyre

The Independent Republic of Mike Graham, March 5: Special guest Donal McIntyre

The Independent Republic of Mike Graham: March 5

MG had some rather interesting things to say about childhood obesity

A journalist shows CCTV footage of Sergei Skripal and his daughter on a mobile phone. Both were later found unconscious

Crispin Blunt says it's 'difficult to see' what the UK can do to punish Russia for Sergei Skripal

Crispin Blunt says it's 'difficult to see' what UK can do to punish Russia

Blunt says Russia 'has a history of murdering its enemies abroad', but it might be tough to punish the Kremlin for alleged Sergei Skripal murder

Charles Morgan claimed 'nothing happened' when he exchanged messages with boys

Rotherham paedophile said sexual text messages to boys were 'banter'

Rotherham paedophile said sexual text messages to boys were 'banter'

Charles Morgan also paid to have sex with child during lengthy wave of abuse

Knott wrestled with his victims, his trial was told

Convicted paedophile Gordon Knott jailed again for abusing care home boys

Convicted paedophile Gordon Knott jailed again for abusing care home boys

Knott sentenced to four years in prison after two more victims spoke out against him

Oldest known message in a bottle discovered in Australia

Oldest known message in a bottle discovered in Australia

Oldest known message in a bottle discovered in Australia

The bottle was thrown into the Indian Ocean almost 132 years ago

Sergei Skripal: 'UK authorities would be foolish if they didn't investigate Russian connections'

Sergei Skripal: 'UK authorities would be foolish if they didn't investigate Russian connections'

'UK would be foolish if it doesn't investigate Russian connections to spy'

Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal is in a critical condition in hospital but circumstances around a potential attack are unclear

Syria aid crisis: 'Putin and Assad are not respecting ceasefire'

Syria aid crisis: 'Putin and Assad are not respecting ceasefire'

Syria aid crisis: 'Putin and Assad are not respecting ceasefire'

Aid expert Hamish De Bretton-Gordon says Russia and Syria are behind latest debacle surrounding UN aid convoy

Netmums says we must normalise emotional and mental health problems suffered by new mothers

Netmums says we must normalise emotional and mental health problems suffered by new mothers

'We must bust the taboo surrounding new mums' mental health problems'

The editor-in-chief at Netmums Anne-Marie O'Leary says we must help friends who we see suffering

Sergei Skripal was rushed to hospital with suspected poisoning

Sergei Skripal: 'If you mess with Vladimir Putin you can't be surprised when he comes after you', says Julia

'If you mess with Putin you can't be surprised when he comes after you'

Julia says the poisoning of double agent Sergei Skripal is only to be expected

Gang-linked prisoners could be moved to high-security jails

Gang-linked prisoners could be moved to high-security jails

Gang-linked prisoners could be moved to high-security jails

Justice Secretary David Gauke is examining a change to decisions on where inmates are held

Former Russian spy critically ill after exposure to unknown substance

Former Russian spy critically ill after exposure to unknown substance

Former Russian spy critically ill after exposure to unknown substance

The 66-year-old man was found alongside a women in her 30s near a shopping centre

Monday, March 5, 2018

Monday, March 5, 2018

Jamie Oliver contributed to Hugo Harper's new report - but it got short shrift from James and Ash

'So to sort out obesity - you want us to swap Walkers for Wotsits?'

'So to sort out obesity - you want us to swap Walkers for Wotsits?'

A new report finds it's the amount of chicken shops in deprived areas and recommends swapping Coke for Diet Coke and Walkers for Wotsits.

'It's not rocket science' - Eamonn Holmes and Saira Khan in fiery debate with Aaron Bastani over tax

'It's not rocket science' - Eamonn Holmes and Saira Khan in fiery debate with Corbynista Aaron Bastani

Eamonn Holmes and Saira Khan in fiery debate with Aaron Bastani over tax

Aaron Bastani claims his idea to fund education, social care and infrastructure is so simple 'it's not rocket science'

'At illegal raves there may not be anyone to help you if something goes wrong', says club owner

'At illegal raves there may not be anyone to help you if something goes wrong', says club owner

'At illegal raves there may not be anyone to help you if something goes wrong'

The number of illegal raves in London has almost doubled since 2016

Yasmeen was given some posing tips on her latest show

The Yasmeen Khan Show: February 24

The Yasmeen Khan Show: February 24

Contactless payments, dating, living with bulimia and actress Rebecca Callard

This photo shows the siblings of the piglet (Cleveland Police)

Police hunting farm thief who stole sick piglet in Middlesbrough

Police hunting farm thief who stole sick piglet in Middlesbrough

Piglet was stolen overnight and needs urgent medical attention

MG and KP got some hot gossip from Westminster on a freezing cold day

The Independent Republic of Mike Graham: March 2

The Independent Republic of Mike Graham: March 2

From Westminster to the Perrior Awards: Something to warm you up in the cold weather

Officers found two firearms and a hunting knife

Five men guilty of gun offences after Notting Hill Carnival raid

Five men guilty of gun offences after Notting Hill Carnival raid

Five men face jail after officers raided their car just yards from Carnival route.

Storm Emma brought chaos for plane passengers last week

Storm Emma horror: Quick flight to London becomes 30-hour odyssey thanks to freak blizzards

Quick flight to London becomes 30-hour odyssey thanks to Storm Emma

Passengers from Spain forced to endure chaotic round trip reminiscent of Planes, Trains and Automobiles

George Galloway discussed the Irish border, European elections and Donald Trump

The Mother of All Talk Shows with George Galloway: March 2

The Mother of All Talk Shows with George Galloway: March 2

George Galloway's show featured the Irish border, Donald Trump and elections in Europe

Marriott Hotel apologises for using sexist sign in Aberdeen bar

Marriott Hotel apologises for using sexist sign in Aberdeen bar

Marriott Hotel apologises for using sexist sign in Aberdeen bar

The sign said 'no shirt no service' next to an image of a man and 'no shirt free beer' next to an image of a woman

Teacher suspended in Florida over 'hosting white supremacist podcast'

Teacher suspended in Florida over 'hosting white supremacist podcast'

Teacher suspended in Florida over 'hosting white supremacist podcast'

Social studies teacher Dayanna Voltich has been 'removed from the classroom' over white supremacy allegations

'Children are being pushed down the route of being transgender', says social theorist

'Children are being pushed down the route of being transgender', says social theorist

'Children are being pushed down the route of being transgender'

Dr Heather Brunskell-Evans has warned it's not scientifically clear that it's possible to be born in the wrong body

Bradley Wiggins doping claims: There is a grey area, says sports science expert

Bradley Wiggins doping claims: There is a grey area, says sports science expert

Bradley Wiggins doping claims: There is a grey area, says sports science expert

We've created an environment where sports scientists are obsessed with marginal gains, says expert

Ed Miliband says Jeremy Corbyn 'certainly could' become Prime Minister

Ed Miliband says Jeremy Corbyn 'certainly could' become Prime Minister

Ed Miliband says Jeremy Corbyn 'certainly could' become Prime Minister

Ed Miliband claims he may have 'laid some of the foundations' for Jeremy Corbyn

Households warned to use less water due to shortage

Households warned to use less water due to shortage

Households warned to use less water due to shortage

Many water companies are trying to fix burst pipes following the freezing weather

Friday, March 2, 2018

Friday, March 2, 2018

Parveez Akthar pulled out a knife and stabbed his wife without warning

Life jail for man who stabbed wife to death in front of children

Life jail for man who stabbed wife to death in front of children

Parvez Akthar killed his wife after gambling and alcohol binge

Ryan Croft posed a teenage girl when he wasn't 'being himself'

Sussex paedophile who posed as teenage girl to snare victims on Facebook jailed

Sussex paedophile who posed as teenage girl to snare victims on Facebook jailed

Ryan Croft befriended over 2,000 young girls, mostly in their early teens

Theresa May struck an optimistic but defiant note today

Theresa May maintains 'no deal is better than a bad deal' as she maps out Brexit vision

May maintains 'no deal is better than a bad deal' as she maps out Brexit vision

PM sends message of conciliation to Europe - but maintains her red lines

Robert Peston may have to endure a rather awkward conversation with the ITV

ITV reporter Robert Peston makes major gaffe by claiming to work for BBC

ITV reporter Robert Peston makes major gaffe by claiming to work for BBC

Peston makes major gaffe at Theresa May's headline Brexit speech

Max Mosley faces fresh scrutiny but maintains he had nothing to do with 1961 document

'Tom Watson must return money to Max Mosley if police investigation shows F1 tycoon has case to answer'

'Tom Watson must return money to Max Mosley if F1 tycoon has case to answer'

Mosley faces fresh investigation after discovery of racist leaflet which casts doubt on evidence he gave High Court in 2008

Lucian Stinci: London man gets life for killing female flatmate with hammer in jealous rage fuelled by viagra and S&M videos

London man gets life for killing female flatmate in viagra-fuelled hammer rage

Stinci was eventually stopped when another flatmate hit him with a wine bottle and ran for help

Southend's Roots Hall stadium, seen here in 2007. The alleged offences took place on Southend United's grounds in the late 1970s

Police investigating historical sexual offences at Southend United FC

Police investigating historical sexual offences at Southend United FC

Offices investigating allegations of offences in late 1970s

A man takes a selfie in front of Wells cathedral in Somerset. The south-west has been particularly badly affected by the weather chaos

Storm Emma: Girl dies as Army called in to ease transport chaos

Girl dies as Army called in to ease transport chaos

Forecasters warn disruption will continue into next week

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Jihadist handed life prison sentence for knife rampage in German supermarket

Jihadist handed life prison sentence for 'Allahu Akhbar' knife rampage in German supermarket

Jihadist handed life prison sentence for knife rampage in German supermarket

The attack left one man dead and six others wounded

'US political landscape on gun control is being reshaped by shooting survivors and social media'

'US gun control landscape is being reshaped by Florida shooting survivors'

'US gun control landscape is being reshaped by Florida shooting survivors'

Professor Scott Lucas says the pressure is on Congress and the NRA for the first time in more than 20 years on gun control

Majority of Americans think Donald Trump is racist, polls finds

Majority of Americans think Donald Trump is racist, polls finds

Majority of Americans think Donald Trump is racist, polls finds

A majority of those who took part in the survey also said the President's policies have had a negative affect on Hispanics and Muslims

Gang jailed for kidnapping man and demanding family jewellery

Gang jailed for kidnapping man and demanding family jewellery

Gang jailed for kidnapping man and demanding family jewellery

Each member of the gang has been given a 16-year prison sentence

Mike Graham got all the goss out of KP

The Independent Republic of Mike Graham, March 1: Downing Street, Donald Trump and St David's Day

The Independent Republic of Mike Graham: March 1

KP gives us the gossip from the Downing Street Correspondent's Dinner, while we dissect Donald Trump's latest defection debacle.

Lioness mauls woman to death at 'lion whisperers' wildlife sanctuary

Lioness mauls woman to death at 'lion whisperers' wildlife sanctuary

Lioness mauls woman to death at 'lion whisperers' wildlife sanctuary

The 22-year-old was killed at the Dinokeng Game Reserve

Anne James was found dead last night

Walsall pensioner Anne James found dead in suspected knife attack

Walsall pensioner found dead in suspected knife attack

Anne James was found dead at around 6pm last night

Alexander Palmer (left) and his victim

Former soldier Alexander Palmer jailed for killing pensioner Peter Wrighton in dog-walking rage

Former soldier jailed for killing pensioner in dog-walking rage

Alexander Palmer stabbed Peter Wrighton 45 times simply because he didn't like dog walkers

'Students achieve more by receiving comments rather than grades', says headteacher

'Students achieve more by receiving comments rather than grades', says headteacher

'Students achieve more by receiving comments rather than grades'

Putney High School is giving comments rather than grades to years seven, eight and nine

Beast from the East and Storm Emma: Travel updates for London, Manchester, Birmingham and the rest of the UK

Beast from the East and Storm Emma: Travel updates for London, Manchester, Birmingham and the rest of the UK

Need to venture outside? Check out our travel guide for your area

Travel disruption due to the weather is expected to continue all week

Piers Morgan: I've been able to change Donald Trump's mind

Piers Morgan: I've been able to change Donald Trump's mind

Piers Morgan: I've been able to change Donald Trump's mind

Morgan claims he influenced the President's stance against bump stocks

Sir Bill Cash says John Major is wrong: The Leave victory would be even more emphatic if the referendum vote was re-run

Maastricht 'b*****d' Bill Cash says John Mayor is talking nonsense over Brexit

Maastricht 'b*****d' Bill Cash says John Mayor is talking nonsense over Brexit

Cash brands Major a hypocrite and accuses him of attacking British democracy

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