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Friday, March 3, 2017

Friday, March 3, 2017

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson says Nicola Sturgeon would lose independence referendum

Nicola Sturgeon would lose independence referendum, says Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson

Ruth Davidson says Nicola Sturgeon would lose independence referendum

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has warned the SNP that if it holds a second independence referendum it will lose, as Theresa May also says the SNP has tunnel vision about independence

Accountants blamed for Oscars Best Picture mistake receiving death threats

Accountants blamed for Oscars Best Picture mistake receiving death threats

Accountants blamed for Oscars Best Picture mistake receiving death threats

Brian Cullinan and Martha Ruiz have been given bodyguards for their own protection

Donald Trump angers military veterans by wearing flight jacket and admiral's cap

Donald Trump angers military veterans by wearing flight jacket and admiral's cap

Donald Trump angers military veterans by wearing flight jacket and admiral's cap

Donald Trump, who has been criticised for not serving during Vietnam war, has worn a flight jacket and admiral's cap on a visit to an aircraft carrier, angering military veterans

'Downing Street don't want Theresa May to be remembered as the Prime Minister who broke up the UK', says political editor

Downing Street won't say whether it will veto new Scottish independence referendum, says journalist

'Downing Street won't say whether it will veto new Scottish referendum'

Adam Bienkov says Downing Street doesn't want Theresa May to be the Prime Minister who breaks the union - but a future independence referendum may be a possibility

Jeff Sessions: US political commentator blasts Democrats over Donald Trump Senate speech 'distaction'

Jeff Sessions: US political commentator blasts Democrats for Donald Trump Senate speech 'distraction'

US political commentator blasts Democrats for Jeff Sessions 'distraction'

Charlie Wolf spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Democrat accusation that the new attorney-general lied under oath about his connections to Russia

'Theresa May knows the next independence referendum will be won by Scotland', says Angus MacNeil SNP

'Theresa May knows the next independence referendum will be won by Scotland', says Angus MacNeil SNP

'Theresa May knows the next independence referendum will be won by Scotland'

MP Angus MacNeil spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about Theresa May's accusations to the Scottish National Party ahead of her speech at the Scottish Conservative Conference

BBC camera crew 'attacked and forced to sign confession in China'

BBC camera crew 'attacked and forced to sign confession in China'

BBC camera crew 'attacked and forced to sign confession in China'

A reporter has claimed that a BBC camera crew was attacked, forced to apologise and sign a confession for an 'illegal interview' in China

'Mrs. Brown's Boys' star Eilish O'Carroll on the 'Good Mourning Mrs. Brown' tour and career

'Mrs Brown's Boys' star Eilish O'Carroll on the 'Good Mourning Mrs Brown' tour and career

'Mrs Brown's Boys' star Eilish O'Carroll on the 'Good Mourning Mrs Brown' tour

The star of 'Mrs. Brown's Boys' came onto talkRADIO for a chat with Paul Ross

Bomb threat results in German town hall being evacuated

Bomb threat at German town hall hours after Turkish rally banned

Bomb threat at German town hall hours after Turkish rally banned

The city hall in Gaggenau - where a similar bomb threat resulted in a speech by the Turkish Justice Minister being cancelled - was evacuated this morning

Arrest warrant issued for airline employee accused of poisoning Kim Jong Nam

Kim Jong-nam murder: Arrest warrant for airline employee accused of conspiring to kill North Korea leader's half-brother

Arrest warrant issued for airline employee accused of poisoning Kim Jong-nam

The police made the confirmation there has been a warrant put out for the arrest of 37-year-old Kim Uk-il

UK senior commander warns NATO must step up defences against Russian cyber warfare

UK military chief warns Nato must step up defences against Russian cyber warfare

UK military chief warns Nato must step up defences against Russian cyber warfare

General Sir Adrian Bradshaw, the deputy supreme allied commander, warned Russia might use the tactics to destabilise NATO

Bomb disposal teams work to remove WW2 bomb found in Brondesbury Park

Bomb disposal teams working to remove WW2 explosive found in Brondesbury Park

Bomb disposal teams work to remove WW2 bomb found in Brondesbury Park

The device was found under a building site, and local residents were evacuated for their own safety

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Methane gas explosion kills eight people in Ukraine coal mine

Methane gas explosion kills eight people in Ukraine coal mine

Methane gas explosion kills eight people in Ukraine coal mine

A methane gas explosion has reportedly killed eight coal miners in Ukraine, as well as injuring six others

Universities: 'Students today are actually quite right wing compared to the 1970s', says campaigner Peter Tatchell

Universities and the left: 'Students today are actually quite right-wing compared to the 1970s', says campaigner Peter Tatchell

'Peter Tatchell: Students today are drifting to the right, not left

A report by the free-market think tank Adam Smith Institute claims British universities often have a strong left-wing or liberal bias among academics and under-represent conservative views

Gurmehar Kaur - the brave Indian activist caught in a political firestorm

Gurmehar Kaur: the peace-loving Indian activist whose rape claims have sparked political firestorm

Gurmehar Kaur - the Indian activist whose rape claim has sparked a firestorm

A spotlight's been circulating on the 20-year-old after she bravely took a stand against a right-wing affiliated student organisation

Convicted rapist attacks woman on his own wedding day

Convicted rapist attacked woman on his own wedding day

Convicted rapist attacked woman on his own wedding day

A convicted rapist attacked a woman on his wedding day, after previously serving a life sentence for a similar attack

BREAKING: Jeff Sessions says he'll 'recuse' himself 'where appropriate' amid Russia furore

BREAKING: Jeff Sessions says he'll 'recuse himself where appropriate' on Russia probe

Sessions says he'll 'recuse himself where appropriate' on Russia probe

The attorney general has firmly denied he had any discussions relating to 'any political campaigns'

Man with gunshot wound to the mouth unnerves staff in Brazil medical centre

Man 'possessed by the devil' terrifies hospital staff with gunshot wound to the mouth

Man with gunshot wound to the mouth unnerves staff in Brazil medical centre

The man's attempts to get help were hindered by the severity of his injury, which made staff think he was 'possessed by the devil'

Beauty and the Beast: 'Disney's gay character seems to be a negative stereotype', says writer

Beauty and the Beast: 'Disney's gay character seems to be a negative stereotype'

Beauty and the Beast: 'Disney's gay character seems to be a negative stereotype'

Disney's new Beauty and the Beast film is set to feature the first gay Disney character, according to the director of the film

WATCH: 5-year-old dangling from window sill of seventh floor flat is rescued by firefighters in Spain

WATCH: 5-year-old dangling from seventh-floor window rescued by firefighters in Spain

WATCH: 5-year-old dangling from window sill of seventh floor flat is rescued

Firefighters had to rescue a 5-year-old girl who was hanging on the edge of a window sill at her seventh floor flat in Alicante, after her mother had left her at home alone

Astronomers discover 'giant blob of gas' which could hide black hole 10 million light years away

Astronomers discover 'giant blob of gas' that could hide black hole 10 million light years away

Astronomers discover 'giant blob of gas' that could hide huge black hole

The blob is growing very brightly and scientists are rather excited

Former secretary fortifies 47 cars to Federal Government in Nigeria

Nigerian official Godknows Igali forced to hand over 47 brand-new cars to Federal Government

Former secretary fortifies 47 cars to Federal Government in Nigeria

Former power ministry allegedly hid the card at a series of secret locations

'Sports organisations need to examine responsibilities to their athletes', says Sporting Integrity founder Michele Verroken

'Bradley Wiggins scandal shows sport needs to catch up with its athletes'

'Bradley Wiggins scandal shows sport has fallen behind its athletes'

Sporting Integrity founder Michele Verroken spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the 'Jiffy bag row' surrounding British Cycling and Team Sky

Police HMIC report: 'I don’t know how hard I can say how serious the crisis is', says retired police officer

Police crisis is only going to get worse, says former London officer

Police crisis is only going to get worse, says former London officer

Retired police officer Norman Brennan spoke to Paul Ross about the damning report which claimed the police are letting victims of crime down

Edinho, like Pele, played for Santos but enjoyed little success during his playing career

Pele's son out of jail just days after being given 13-year drug trafficking sentence

Pele's son out of jail just days after 13-year drug trafficking sentence

Edinho will be allowed to remain free while his lawyer appeals the verdict

Brexit: Britain needs to take 'moral high ground', says Baroness Altmann after House of Lords deal defeat to Government

Lords Brexit amendment: Tory peer says this doesn't have to delay Article 50

Lords Brexit amendment: Tory peer says this doesn't have to delay Article 50

Baroness Altman says the Government should 'unilaterally commit to doing the right thing' on EU migrants' rights

China accuses foreign media of 'fabricating fake news' about torture

China accuses foreign media of 'fabricating fake news' about torture

China accuses foreign media of 'fabricating fake news' about torture

China has launched an attack on western media, claiming reports that a leading human rights lawyer was tortured by government agents are 'fake news'

Jeff Sessions: 'If Donald Trump loses a second advisor it will look like more than carelessness', says professor

Jeff Sessions: 'If Donald Trump loses a second advisor it will look like more than carelessness', says professor

'If Donald Trump loses second advisor it will look like more than carelessness'

The US government has confirmed that Attorney General Jeff Sessions met with Russia's ambassador twice during Donald Trump's presidential campaign, something he did not declare in January

Urine test reveals how much pee there is in swimming pools in Canada

It's official: People are peeing in swimming pools (a lot)

It's official: People are peeing in swimming pools (a lot)

Scientists were able to track the levels of urine in swimming pools by testing for an artificial sweetener which passed unaltered through the body

Report finds Subway chicken in Canada only contains slightly more than 50% of chicken DNA

Subway chicken 'found to contain only 50% of actual chicken DNA'

Subway chicken 'found to contain only 50% of actual chicken DNA'

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation conducted an in-depth investigation into the DNA composites of several fast food chains in Canada

Government Ministers seek to overturn House of Lords demand after first bill defeat

Government ministers vow to overturn Brexit defeat in Lords

Government ministers vow to overturn Brexit defeat in Lords

The Lords defied Theresa May over an opposition amendment to guarantee the rights of EU nationals

Democrats call for Jeff Sessions to resign after Russian ambassador meetings emerge

Democrats urge Jeff Sessions to quit over Russian ambassador meetings

Jeff Sessions urged to resign over Russian ambassador meetings

The new attorney general has been reported to have spoken to the Russian ambassador twice during the election campaign

Academy Awards Best Picture mistake: Oscars president confirms people responsible won't work on awards again

Oscars boss confirms those who caused La La Land best picture blunder won't be asked back

Oscars president confirms people for live mistake won't work on awards again

Brian Cullinan and Martha Ruiz were the two auditors from the firm PricewaterhouseCoopers responsible for the envelopes handed to Warren Beatty

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

The cast of New Edition reveal more about the show

The cast of New Edition reveal more about their hit show

The cast of New Edition reveal more about their hit show

The cast of Channel Bet's New Edition joined talkRADIO reporter Johnny Seifert to reveal more about the show

Man from Colorado claims to be 'rightful King' of Great Britain and will 'claim his estate in 30 days'

Man from Colorado claims to be 'rightful king' of Great Britain and will 'claim his estate in 30 days'

Man from Colorado claims to be 'rightful King' of Great Britain

A man who claims to be called Allan V Evans from Colorado is claiming to a descendent of the Royal family

Brexit bill: 'Both Leave and Remain voters want to protect the rights of EU nationals', says Lord Peter Hain

Brexit bill: 'Both Leave and Remain voters want to protect the rights of EU nationals', says Lord Peter Hain

'Both Leave and Remain voters want to protect the rights of EU nationals'

Peers in the House of Lords are expected to amend the Article 50 bill to protect the rights of EU nationals already living in Britain

Student to admit making and planting ball bearing bomb on London tube train

Student Damon Smith to admit making and planting ball bearing bomb on London tube train

Student to admit making and planting ball bearing bomb on London tube train

Damon Smith will admit both making and planting a ball bearing bomb on a London tube train, a court has heard

The UK must engage and hold regular talks with Russia, warns Foreign Affairs Select Committee report

The UK must stop goading Putin, warns Foreign Affairs Select Committee

The UK must stop goading Putin, warns Foreign Affairs Select Committee

The committee chair, Crispin Blunt, insisted Russia is not an enemy and said mounting tension must be defused

Visitor falls and damages art sculpture 'which could be worth £600,000 whilst taking a selfie'

Visitor damages art sculpture whilst taking a selfie

Visitor damages art sculpture whilst taking a selfie

A visitor to the Infinity Mirrors art exhibition in Washington lost their footing whilst reportedly taking a selfie and damaged a sculpture

Paedophile who created 'hidey hole' to conceal victim is jailed for 27 years

Paedophile who created 'hidey hole' to conceal victim jailed for 27 years

Paedophile who created 'hidey hole' to conceal victim jailed for 27 years

A paedophile who created a 'hidey hole' to conceal one of his four victims over a period of decades has been jailed for 27 years

Twitter to add safety features to allow users to mute offensive content

Twitter to add safety features to allow users to mute offensive content

Twitter to add safety features to allow users to mute offensive content

The social network is to roll out changes to allow users to remove what they don't want to see from their timelines

Researchers create super-fast computer using DNA which 'grows as it computes'

Researchers create super-fast computer using DNA which 'grows as it computes'

Researchers create super-fast computer using DNA which 'grows as it computes'

Researchers at the University of Manchester have created a super-fast computer using DNA, which works faster than usual electronic computers

Dutch granny smiling from ear-to-ear as she gets arrested - because it's on her bucket list

99-year-old granny smiles from ear-to-ear as she gets arrested - because it's on her bucket list

99-year-old granny gets arrested - because it's on her bucket list

Annie's never committed any crimes, but the police let her experience a prison cell because it's on a bucket list

'Claiming paedophiles should be rehabilitated rather than imprisoned is heartless', says Karen Danczuk

Paedophile rehab idea is heartless and disgusting, says Karen Danczuk

Paedophile rehab idea is heartless and disgusting, says Karen Danczuk

Chief constable Simon Bailey has claimed paedophiles who view indecent images but don't go any further should be rehabilitated rather than put in jail

UKIP's Douglas Carswell: 'Paul Nuttall needs to choose whether he wants a unified party or a broad tent', says political editor

UKIP author says party is 'exploding' as Douglas Carswell rumours continue

UKIP author says party is 'exploding' as Douglas Carswell rumours continue

Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage has called for the party’s only MP Douglas Carswell to be expelled, as he believes he's working against the party

Brexit: Julia Hartley-Brewer says 'Angela Merkel and the European Union are playing with people's lives'

Julia Hartley-Brewer asks Labour Brexit peer: Why don't we blame Angela Merkel for EU migrant deadlock?

Julia asks Labour Brexit peer: Why don't we blame Merkel for EU migrant impasse?

Peers in the House of Lords are expected to agree to amend the Brexit bill, in order to protect the rights of EU nationals already in the UK

Sir Philip Green: 'We've got this milestone, but this isn't the end', says Iain Wright MP after billionaire plugs pension debt

MP who led fight against Sir Philip Green says 'appalling' BHS story isn't over yet

MP who led fight against Sir Philip Green says 'appalling' story isn't over yet

Iain Wright chairs the Business Select Committee, which achieved its longstanding goal to convince Sir Philip Green to plug the pension debt left by the collapse of BHS

Donald Trump Congress speech: 'real test is when positive rhetoric meets political reality,' says commentator Bill Bernard

Donald Trump Congress speech was his most positive address ever, says commentator

Trump Congress speech was his most positive ever, says commentator

US commentator Bill Bernard spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the president's recent speech to a joint session of Congress

Pensioner dies after attack at snooker hall

Pensioner dies after attack at snooker hall

Pensioner dies after attack at snooker hall

A pensioner has died after being punched to the ground in a snooker hall in Coventry

UKIP MP Douglas Carswell claimed to be in secret discussions to rejoin the Conservative party

UKIP MP Douglas Carswell 'in secret discussions to defect to Tories'

UKIP MP Douglas Carswell 'in secret discussions to defect to Tories'

The party's only MP has reportedly spoken to Conservative MPs over a move back to Theresa May's party

Theresa May set for defeat over EU national rights in House of Lords

Theresa May set for Brexit Lords defeat over EU national rights

Theresa May set for Brexit Lords defeat over EU national rights

The Lords want a clause put in the Article 50 bill that EU citizens already in the UK will have the same rights to live and work after Brexit

Marine Le Pen immunity removed by MEPs over Isis Twitter images

Marine Le Pen could be jailed over Isis Twitter images

Marine Le Pen could be jailed over Isis Twitter images

The leader of the Front National party potentially faces legal action over images she put on the social network

Donald Trump defends 'improved vetting procedures' in first speech in Congress

Donald Trump announces new agency to publish weekly immigrant crime sheet

Donald Trump announces new agency to publish immigrant crimes

The new President gave his first address to Congress this morning - and prompted audible groans with his new policy

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Low-risk paedophiles: 'The criminal justice system has gone wrong, all paedophiles should be in prison', says former chief superintendent

'The criminal justice system has gone wrong, all paedophiles should be in prison', says former chief superintendent

'The criminal justice system is wrong, all paedophiles should be in prison'

Chief constable Simon Bailey has said that paedophiles who view indecent images but don't go any further should not be jailed, but rehabilitated instead

Prison crisis: 'We may be breeding criminals who are worse than when they went behind bars', says Association of Prison Lawyers

'We may be breeding criminals who are worse than when they went behind bars', says Association of Prison Lawyers

'We may be breeding criminals who are worse than when they went behind bars'

Dangerous prisoners are receiving hundreds of pound in compensation due to delays in the parole process, even when they are turned down for early release

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