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Monday, September 5, 2016

Monday, September 5, 2016

Tractors fill the road

The Calais 'Jungle' camp protest in pictures

The Calais 'Jungle' camp protest in pictures

The main motorway route into Calais is being blocked by convoys of lorries and tractors

Keith Vaz: 'The Sunday Mirror must come clean', says human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell

Keith Vaz: 'The Sunday Mirror must come clean', says human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell

Pater Tatchell demands the Sunday Mirror come clean on Keith Vaz sting

Keith Vaz has resigned from the Commons Home Affairs Committee after reports claimed he hired two male escorts

'Everybody who voted for Brexit, voted effectively for controlling our borders [through] a sensible points based system', says Nigel Farage

'Everybody who voted Brexit wants a points-based immigration system', says Nigel Farage

'Everybody who voted Brexit wants points-based immigration system', says Farage

Former Ukip leader backs points-based control despite Theresa May saying the system is unlikely

North Korea 'fire three ballistic missiles into the sea from the east coast'

North Korea 'fires three ballistic missiles into the sea'

North Korea 'fires three ballistic missiles into the sea'

Three missiles have reportedly been fired from North Korea's east coast into the sea, as world leaders meet in China for the G20 summit

Keith Vaz: 'I think we should be sympathetic', says MP Simon Danczuk

Keith Vaz: 'I think we should be sympathetic after male escort scandal', says MP Simon Danczuk

Keith Vaz should be treated with sympathy, says MP Simon Danczuk

Danczuk says publication of the reports was justified - but what Vaz has done 'isn't illegal'

Tel Aviv crane collapse leaves 'up to 30 missing'

Tel Aviv crane collapse leaves 'up to 30 missing'

Tel Aviv crane collapse leaves 'up to 30 missing'

Crane reportedly collapsed onto park lot construction site in Ramat Hachayal

A woman walks past wreckage in Kobani, one of the focal points of the Syrian conflict. Syria has witnessed almost daily violence since conflict broke out in 2011

At least 38 dead in string of bombings across Syria

At least 38 dead in string of bombings across Syria

Explosions rip into Tartous, Homs, Damascus and Hasaka

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy calls for border controls to move from Calais to Britain

Calais border controls must move to Britain to solve Jungle migrant nightmare, says Sarkozy

Calais border controls must move to Britain to solve Jungle nightmare - Sarkozy

The Presidential nominee for the right wing Les Republicains party is also calling for a new centre to open in England to process asylum applications

A young couple painted as EU flags protest outside Downing Street following the referendum on 23 June

Government rules out points-based immigration system after Brexit

Government rules out points-based immigration system after Brexit

Government says the roadmap for Brexit has yet to be determined

Friday, September 2, 2016

Friday, September 2, 2016

Donald Trump

George Galloway speaks to a Trump-supporting US radio host about the Presidential race

George Galloway speaks to Trump-supporting US radio host

George and SuperTalk Mississippi's J.T. Williamson discussed the US Presidential race

SpaceX explosion: 'This has failed on a ground test which is quite remarkable', says UK Planetary Society

SpaceX explosion: 'It failed on a ground test, which is remarkable', says UK Planetary Society

The UK Planetary Society says it's remarkable the SpaceX rocket launch failed

A Falcon 9 rocket exploded at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in a prelaunch test, destroying an Amos-6 communications satellite

The Royal Marine will appear in a London court

Royal Marine Ciaran Maxwell charged with terror offences

Royal Marine Ciaran Maxwell charged with terror offences

30-year-old set to appear in London court charged with making explosive devices and substances, and creating hideaways in England and Northern Ireland

Police officer stabbed in the throat and one dead in a Paris shootout

Police officer stabbed in the throat, attacker dead in Paris shootout

Police officer stabbed in the throat, attacker dead in Paris shootout

A police officer was stabbed by a man as she attended to the scene

Melania Trump V Daily Mail - 'There is a certain rich irony', says former editor Paul Connew

Melania Trump vs Daily Mail: Case 'is designed to whip up support for Donald Trump'

Melania Trump's Daily Mail case 'designed to whip up support for Donald Trump'

Former tabloid editor Paul Connew believes Donald Trump is trying to revive flagging campaign and suggests there's a 'rich irony' in the case

The ruling has met fierce opposition from the Irish government, which wants to avoid deterring other multinationals from investing in the country

Apple tax ruling: Irish government agrees to appeal €13bn verdict

Apple tax ruling: Irish government agrees to appeal €13bn verdict

Irish government confirms it will contest European Commission's ruling that Apple owes billions in back taxes

German neo-Nazi is convicted of Holocaust denial

'Nazi grandma' Ursula Haverbeck convicted of Holocaust denial again

'Nazi grandma' convicted of Holocaust denial again

The prominent German neo-Nazi has been convicted for a second time for saying the Auschwitz camp was a labor camp, not a death camp.

Junior Doctors Strike: 'We need to detach the running of the NHS from politics and politicians entirely', says BMA council member

Junior Doctors Strike: 'We need to detach the NHS from politics', says BMA council member

BMA council member calls for the NHS to be detached from politics

Doctor Hamed Khan tells talkRADIO how the NHS should be improved and why junior doctors are striking

New radioactive drug could be used by the NHS to treat prostate cancer, but what is it?

Radioactive 'Litvinenko drug' could be used by the NHS to fight prostate cancer - but what is it?

'Litvinenko drug' could be used to treat prostate cancer - but what is it?

The new drug behaves in the same way as a substance used to kill Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko, and could be made available from December this year on the NHS

Hurricane Hermine - America's latest deadly storm

Hurricane Hermine - inside America's latest deadly storm

Hurricane Hermine - inside America's latest deadly storm

talkRADIO looks at the the latest hurricane to batter the shores of the United States

Peter Stringfellow on his nightclub career and his long history with Mike Parry

Peter Stringfellow on his nightclub career and his long history with Mike Parry

Peter Stringfellow on his nightclub career and his long history with Mike Parry

The nightclub entrepreneur came into the talkRADIO studios to chat with The Two Mikes

Melania Trump V Daily Mail - Donald's wife suing newspaper for $150m over sex worker claims

Melania Trump vs Daily Mail - Donald's wife suing newspaper for $150m over sex worker claims

Melania Trump suing Daily Mail for $150m over sex worker claims

British newspaper published an article which alleged the wife of Donald Trump had been an escort in the 1990s

Samsung investigating the Galaxy Note 7 after it explodes when charging

Samsung investigating the Galaxy Note 7 due to battery charging explosion

Samsung investigating the Galaxy Note 7 due to battery charging explosion

The phone has been found to explode whilst charging, and an investigation is taking place into the device

Nicola Sturgeon to launch second Scottish referendum bid

Nicola Sturgeon to launch second Scottish referendum bid on back of Brexit

Nicola Sturgeon to launch second Scottish referendum bid

The First Minister will hail her proposed referendum as the "biggest ever political listening exercise"

UK Airprox Board report says passenger jets were in near-collision at Gatwick Airport

Passenger jets nearly collided at Gatwick Airport, UK Airprox Board report reveals

Passenger jets nearly collided at Gatwick Airport, says report

Two flights were involved in a near-miss earlier this year, according to a UK Airprox Board report

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Thursday, September 1, 2016

The Pokemon hunters were in the middle of a game when they stumbled on a rather unsettling find

Pokemon Go hunters catch thief wearing horror mask

Pokemon Go hunters catch thief wearing horror mask

Group of Pokemon enthusiasts made shocking discovery in Napier, New Zealand

New Alzheimer's drug could be available very soon, says Alzheimer's Research UK

New Alzheimer's drug could be available 'within four years if not sooner'

New Alzheimer's drug could be available 'within four years if not sooner'

Director of Policy at Alzheimer's Research UK says initial tests have shown good signs

Doctor found guilty of having stash of extreme pornography

'Snake sex tape' found in Streatham doctor's pornography collection

'Snake sex tape' found in Streatham doctor's pornography collection

Cyprian Okoro found guilty of possessing stash of 'extreme' material

Explosion shakes Nasa's SpaceX site after tests on a Falcon 9 rocket

Explosion shakes Nasa's SpaceX site after tests on a Falcon 9 rocket

Explosion shakes Nasa's SpaceX site after tests on a Falcon 9 rocket

Buildings miles away are said to have felt the blast, with multiple explosions continuing for several minutes

Water features, decking and holes - Jon Holmes finds out more about the Donald Trump wall with Tommy Walsh

Ground Force's Tommy Walsh chats about the Mexico wall to Jon Holmes

Ground Force's Tommy Walsh chats about the Mexico wall to Jon Holmes

TV gardening star tells the world he'd put decking and water features in the wall, to make it look all pretty

Great Fire of London anniversary: 'Everyone was convinced it was a terrorist attack', says author Adrian Tinniswood

Thought our fear of terrorism began with Isis and Al-Qaeda? Well check out this amazing account of the Great Fire of London

Why Londoners blamed terrorists for the Great Fire of London

Adrian Tinniswood gives a remarkable insight into how ordinary Londoners saw the Great Fire unfolding around them in 1666

Researcher explains study results which suggest working-class kids might miss out on certain jobs

Why working-class kids really miss out on certain jobs

Why working-class kids really miss out on certain jobs

The study found working-class kids might not know cultural rules routinely taught to children from more privileged backgrounds

Donald Trump's Mexico visit: 'He took the hardline approach', says journalist

Donald Trump's Mexico visit: 'He took the hardline approach', says journalist

Donald Trump 'took the hardline approach' on Mexico visit

The presidential candidate recently took a trip south of the border to Mexico

'Political crap' - Apple boss blasts European Commission's ruling on €13bn Irish tax bill

'Political crap' - Apple boss blasts European Commission's €13bn tax bill ruling

'Political crap' - Apple boss blasts European Commission's €13bn tax bill ruling

The European Commission ruled the company's tax benefits in Ireland were illegal and it should pay a record bill in back-taxes

Junior Doctors Strike: 'Theresa May should sack Jeremy Hunt', says GP

Junior Doctors Strike: 'Theresa May should sack Jeremy Hunt', says GP

Junior Doctors Strike: 'Theresa May should sack Jeremy Hunt', says GP

Junior doctors will hold five days of industrial action later in September, which is thought to endanger 00,000 operations

'The BBC is being left behind with the licence fee', says former Sky director

After iPlayer decision, former Sky director urges BBC licence fee to be scrapped

After iPlayer decision, former Sky director urges BBC licence fee to be scrapped

Martin Le Jeune, who was written a report on the BBC, says decision to force iPlayer readers to pay licence fee only shows how far Corporation has fallen.

Migration: 'You could get numbers down by about 100,000 with EU migrants alone', with a work permit system, says Migration Watch

Post-Brexit Britain should curb immigration with work permit system, says Migration Watch

Post-Brexit Britain should curb immigration with work permits - Migration Watch

As Theresa May maps out the Brexit strategy, a former migrant maps out a strategy to 'get numbers down by about 100,000 with EU migrants alone'

Church Security: 'People will support the churches', as new guidance is sent out, says National Churchwatch

Isis French priest murder 'will increase attendance at British churches'

Isis French priest murder 'will increase attendance at British churches'

Director of National Churchwatch also explains how churches can boost security in light of Jacques Hamel death

Belfast waste plant blaze: Emergency service efforts continuing to extinguish fires

Belfast waste plant blaze: Emergency service efforts continue battling fires

Belfast waste plant blaze: Emergency service efforts continue battling fires

The Wastebeater Recycling plant on the Kennedy Way industrial estate, Blackstaff Road caught fire last night

Mike Parry reflects on the night Princess Diana died

Princess Diana's death: Mike Parry reveals how he broke the news

Mike Parry remembers breaking the news on the night Princess Diana died

Mike Parry was running the Press Association at the time of her death

Paul Ross clashes with junior doctor over renewed strike action

Paul Ross clashes with junior doctor over renewed strike action

Paul Ross clashes with junior doctor over renewed strike action

Junior Doctors to stage five days of strikes with 'full withdrawal of labour' over new Department of Health contract

British Airways to resume flights to Iran after sanctions lifted

British Airways to resume flights to Iran after sanctions lifted

British Airways to resume flights to Iran after sanctions lifted

Sanctions were imposed in October 2012 amid instability in the country.

ASLEF union suspends strike action after being issued with legal challenge

Southern Railway and Gatwick Express strike suspended over legal challenge

Southern Railway and Gatwick Express strike suspended over legal challenge

Lawyers for Govia Thameslink Railway raised the issue of drivers' legal place of work based around a depot in Brighton

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Labour leadership: 'There will be some form of truce' if Jeremy Corbyn wins, says political commentator

Labour leadership: 'There will be some form of truce' if Jeremy Corbyn wins, says political journalist

'There will be some form of truce' if Jeremy Corbyn wins Labour leadership

Adam Bienkov was speaking to talkRADIO after Jeremy Corbyn came out on top in a Labour leadership poll.

Twitter reacts to Donald Trump's visit to Mexico

#YouAreNotWelcome: Twitter reacts to Donald Trump's visit to Mexico

#YouAreNotWelcome: Twitter reacts to Donald Trump's visit to Mexico

Many in Mexico aren't happy with the Republican Presidential candidate's visit to meet President Enrique Pena Nieto.

A car being chased by police has crashed leaving two people dead

Child among two dead after car crashes into family during police chase in Penge

Two dead after car crashes into family during police chase in Penge

Eyewitness says people were trying to lift a car off a little girl in aftermath.

Pregnancy discrimination: 'We don't have teeth that can really bite and make employers think twice', says MP

Pregnancy discrimination: Maria Miller demands tougher measures 'to make employers think twice'

Maria Miller demands tougher measures on pregnancy discrimination

Miller, chair of Parliament's Women and Equalities Committee, conducted a report which showed huge amounts of discrimination towards pregnant women and new mothers

Donald Trump visits Mexico: 'Maybe it's a plan to show moderate people he's not as right wing as he seems', says political commentator

Donald Trump visits Mexico: 'Maybe it's a plan to show moderate people he's not that right-wing'

Donald Trump may be visiting Mexico to show his moderate side, says commentator

Jack Graham says Trump's visit to Mexico may be a sop to moderate America - but suggests his own supporters are convinced of his hard-line stance on Mexico

Nigel Farage reveals he only wears a t-shirt to bed, and nothing else

Nigel Farage reveals he only wears a t-shirt to bed, and nothing else

Nigel Farage reveals he only wears a t-shirt to bed, and nothing else

The former Ukip leader also revealed he wears 'pretty much nothing' during the hot weather

Dr. Jacqueline Harding says she and fellow PACEY advisors 'aren't pleased' to be releasing new figures

Doctor saddened by report showing three-year-olds with body image issues

Doctor saddened by report showing three-year-olds with body image issues

A study by the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years shows 24% of childcare professionals have seen body confidence issues in children aged between three and five

Abu Mohamed al-Adnani death: ISIL leader is 'replaceable', says terrorism expert

Abu Mohamed al-Adnani death: Isis leader is 'replaceable', says terrorism expert

Dead Isis leader Abu Mohamed al-Adnani is 'replaceable', says terror expert

Dr. Afzal Ashraf said there is a 'nothing particularly talented about him which can't be replaced or improved on by his successors'

Chequers Cabinet meeting: Theresa May will focus on civil servants, says MP

Brexit Chequers summit: Theresa May 'will tell ministers to get tough on civil servants'

Theresa May 'will tell ministers to get tough on civil servants' at Brexit summi

Tory MP Nigel Evans believes the Prime Minister will give a tough message regarding the UK's exit from the European Union

Pregnancy discrimination: 'There's often a pattern of treatment that begins', lawyer reveals

Pregnancy discrimination: Women advised to keep a diary

Women advised to keep a diary to guard against pregnancy discrimination

Lawyer Claire Dawson gave her advice after a report found more than one in 10 pregnant women and new mothers face workplace discrimination

Turnpike Lane shooting: teenager in critical condition after being shot in the head in north London

Turnpike Lane shooting: teenager fighting for life after being shot in head in north London

Turnpike Lane shooting: Teenager in critical condition after being shot

The 18-year-old is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after receiving a gunshot wound to the head in north London

Frankfurt Airport evacuated after a security breach

Frankfurt Airport evacuated after 'security breach'

Frankfurt Airport evacuated after 'security breach'

A reported breach has meant several terminals have been evacuated

Theresa May to convene Cabinet

Brexit summit draws UK Cabinet to Chequers

Brexit summit draws UK Cabinet to Chequers

Theresa May asks ministers to map out action plans for their departments

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