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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

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.

Twitter bans Alex Jones and Infowars from its platform

Twitter bans Alex Jones and Infowars from its platform

The social media site said Jones will not be able to create new accounts on Twitter or take over any existing ones.

Reforms to hereditary peers put the British monarchy at risk, peer suggests

Reforms to hereditary peers put the British monarchy at risk, peer suggests

Reforms to hereditary peers put the British monarchy at risk, peer suggests

British monarchy could be at risk if proposals to scrap the election of aristocrats to the House of Lords are approved, a peer has claimed.

BA could face £500 million fine over data breach

British Airways could face £500 million fine over data breach

British Airways could face £500 million fine over data breach

British Airways is facing a possible fine of around £500 million over a data breach that compromised 380,000 card payments after regulators said they were “making enquiries”.

British Airways boss is 'deeply sorry' after a data breach affects 380,000 customers

British Airways boss is 'deeply sorry' after data breach affects 380,000 customers

British Airways data breach affects 380,000 customers

British Airways customers have been left cancelling their credit cards after a 15-day data breach that compromised around 380,000 card payments.

Vince Cable announces he will step down as Liberal Democrats leader after “Brexit is resolved”

Vince Cable announces he will step down as Liberal Democrats leader

The Liberal Democrats leader Vince Cable has announced he will be stepping down but not until Brexit “is resolved".

Boris Johnson and wife Marina divorcing after 25 years of marriage

Boris Johnson and wife Marina divorcing after 25 years of marriage

Boris Johnson and wife Marina divorcing after 25 years of marriage

Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and his wife Marina Wheeler have announced that they have separated and going through the divorce process.

North Korea programmer charged for NHS cyber attack

North Korean programmer charged for NHS cyber attack

North Korean programmer charged for NHS cyber attack

A computer programmer has been charged in the US for working for the North Korean state in a series of cyber attacks, including the WannaCry ransomware that crippled the NHS.

Former British Ambassador to Russia: ‘We will never know if Putin personally ordered the attack’

Former British Ambassador to Russia: ‘We will never know if Putin personally ordered the attack’

Former Ambassador to Russia: ‘We will never know if Putin ordered the attack'

Sir Andrew Wood, a former British ambassador to Russia has said that it is not possible to know whether President Vladimir Putin “personally ordered, rather than gave a general authorisation” but “there is no doubt that he is overall responsible”.

Government talks to drug companies about Brexit stockpiling

Government talks to drug companies about Brexit stockpiling

Government talks to drug companies about Brexit stockpiling

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said that UK patients access to medicines would be “unhindered” by a no-deal Brexit, as there are plans to stockpile drugs and fly in supplies of treatments with short shelf lives.

US warns world should be “chilled to the bone” after Novichok attack

US warns world should be 'chilled to the bone' after Novichok attack

US warns world should be 'chilled to the bone' after Novichok attack

The US warned the world should be “chilled to the bone” by the conclusion of the investigations into the Salisbury attack, which identified two Russian nationals as suspects in the Novichok attack.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Thursday, September 6, 2018

UK novichok allegations backed by allies

UK novichok allegations backed by allies

US President Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron and Canadian PM Justin Trudeau issued a joint statement with Mrs May.

Four dead including gunman in US bank shooting

Four dead including gunman in US bank shooting

The shooting occurred at the Fifth Third Bank building in Cincinnati.

Cockapoo named Corbyn tops public poll at Westminster Dog of the Year competition

Cockapoo named Corbyn tops public poll at Westminster Dog of the Year

A cockapoo called Corbyn named after the Labour leader has topped a public poll.

US Secretary of State denies writing Trump ‘resistance’ article

US Secretary of State denies writing Trump ‘resistance’ article

US Secretary of State denies writing Trump ‘resistance’ article

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has denied writing an anonymous New York Times opinion piece which claimed there was an internal “resistance” is working to thwart some of President Donald Trump’s policies.

Carlsberg to replace plastic ring holders with eco-friendly glue

Carlsberg to replace plastic ring holders with eco-friendly glue

The brewer is set to reduce its use of plastic to package the product by more than 75%.

Novichok attack debate could risk ‘trial in Parliament’, warns MP

Novichok attack debate could risk ‘trial in Parliament’, warns MP

Novichok attack debate could risk ‘trial in Parliament’, warns MP

The House of Commons should get rid of plans to debate the Salisbury Novichok attack now two men have been identified as suspects, a Labour MP warned.

David Davis to share a platform with Nigel Farage at Leave Means Leave rally

David Davis to share a platform with Nigel Farage at Leave Means Leave rally

David Davis to share a platform with Nigel Farage at Leave Means Leave rally

The former Brexit Secretary David Davis is to appear at a rally along with Nigel Farage for the Leave means Leave campaign, it has been announced.

Twitter boss admits algorithms unfairly filtered 600,000 accounts

Twitter boss admits algorithms unfairly filtered 600,000 accounts

Twitter boss admits algorithms unfairly filtered 600,000 accounts

Twitter’s systems unfairly filtered 600,000 accounts including some belonging to members of US Congress, Chief Executive Jack Dorsey has admitted.

Trump may slap tariffs of up to 25% on $200bn of Chinese goods

Trump may slap tariffs of up to 25% on $200bn of Chinese goods

China said it is ready to impose retaliatory tariffs on 60 billion dollars' worth (£46 billion) of US goods if that happens.

Labour demand investigation into Russian interference in the EU referendum

Labour demand investigation into Russian interference in the EU referendum

Labour demand investigation into Russian interference in the EU referendum

The Labour Party has demanded a US-style investigation involving the security services should examine Russian interference in the 2016 EU referendum.

The Archbishop of Canterbury calls for higher taxes to tackle ‘unjust economy’

The Archbishop of Canterbury calls for higher taxes to tackle ‘unjust economy’

The Archbishop of Canterbury calls for higher taxes to tackle ‘unjust economy’

The Archbishop of Canterbury called for fundamental changes to the economy saying that the “economy is not just for everyone”.

Burberry confirms it will no longer use real fur

Burberry confirms it will no longer use real fur

The fashion brand has also announced plans to stop burning prodcuts

Donald Trump attacks claims made by an anonymous Trump official calling it “treason”

Donald Trump attacks claims made by an anonymous Trump official calling it “treason”

Donald Trump attacks claims made by an anonymous White House official

A senior Trump administration official has claimed to be part of a group “working diligently from within” to thwart the US President until he is out of office, in an unsigned opinion piece published in The New York Times.

Top court legalises gay sex in India

Top court legalises gay sex in India

India's supreme court has struck down a law from the colonial era that made gay sex punishable by up to 10 years in prison.

Tom Tugendhat: Salisbury attack ‘is a threat to the world order’

Tom Tugendhat: Salisbury attack ‘is a threat to the world order’

Tom Tugendhat: Salisbury attack ‘is a threat to the world order’

Tom Tugendhat, the chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee has said that the UK needs to “hit Putin where it hurts” and that the Salisbury attack “is a threat to the world order”, despite Theresa May not explicitly implicating the Kremlin for the attack.

Russia will not expel the Salisbury suspects, says former Head of Counter Terrorism

Russia will not expel the Salisbury suspects, says former Head of Counter Terrorism

Russia will not expel the Salisbury suspects, says former Counter Terrorism Head

Chris Phillips has said that “countries around the world will come together” but that “forcing Russia to expel the people back to the UK is not going to happen”.

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