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Thursday, January 19, 2017

Thursday, January 19, 2017

New robot helps clean hospitals just by using light

New robot stops hospital diseases with the power of light

New robot stops hospital diseases with the power of light

A new robot could help stop people from becoming ill, by cleaning hospitals with a UV light system which breaks down germs

Aslef called off next week's action on Tuesday

Southern Rail strike to go ahead as RMT confirms it will walk out

Southern Rail strike to go ahead as RMT confirms it will walk out

Aslef had previously said it would cancel next week's action

There's been an ironic protest on the streets of Washington D.C ahead of Trump inauguration

Trump inauguration: 'KKK protest' sparks panic in Washington DC

'KKK protest' sparks panic in DC on eve of inauguration

Donald Trump is due to be inaugurated at 5:00 GMT on Friday

George Galloway: 'I'm still a defender of Jeremy Corbyn, but I'm getting fed up'

George Galloway: 'I'm getting fed up with Jeremy Corbyn and his handling of Brexit'

George Galloway: 'I'm getting fed up with Corbyn and his handling of Brexit'

Our presenter - a longtime supporter of the Labour leader - made the admission while speaking to a caller

'The private healthcare sector would feel for your wallet before your pulse', says George Galloway

George Galloway fan calls direct from A&E: 'Without their world-class care I'd be dead'

George Galloway fan calls in from A&E: 'Without their amazing care I'd be dead'

George Galloway spoke to a caller who praised the NHS as he was being treated at Crosshouse Hospital, Kilmarnock

Nasa researchers enter an isolated dome in Hawaii for eight months

Nasa scientists spending eight months in Hawaii volcano to replicate Mars

Nasa scientists spending eight months in Hawaii volcano to replicate Mars

Nasa researchers will enter an isolated dome at a Hawaii volcano today, and stay there for eight months in order to study human behaviour in space exploration

Mother and ex-partner jailed for 13 years, after feeding drugs to her four-year-old daughter

Mother Michala Pyke jailed for 13 years for killing four-year-old daughter with heroin and ketamine

Mother jailed for 13 years for feeding drugs to four-year-old daughter

The girl died in June 2013 after suffering a cardiac arrest

'Mobile phones are killing real face to face communication', says headteacher

Headteacher tells talkRADIO why he banned mobile phones in his school

Headteacher tells talkRADIO why he banned mobile phones in his school

The headteacher of Shiplake College in Henley-on-Thames has imposed a ban on mobile phones at the school, after he felt they were causing communication problems

Paul Nuttall was elected leader of UKIP last year

Paul Nuttall has not agreed to contest Stoke by-election, says UKIP deputy Peter Whittle

Paul Nuttall has not agreed to contest Stoke by-election, says UKIP deputy

Peter Whittle told Julia Hartley-Brewer that nothing has yet been agreed - but refuses to rule out Nuttall standing

Scientists create a new robotic device, to help pump the heart

Now there's a mini-robot that can hug the heart - and it could be vital

Now there's a robot that can hug the heart

A new study has found that a robotic device which hugs the heart could give it gentle squeezes, to help those with weak hearts

Tatchell had some strong words to say about Brexit and Trump

Brexit isn't a done deal until we're actually out, says Peter Tatchell

Brexit isn't a done deal until we're actually out, says Peter Tatchell

Human rights campaigner also says Donald Trump could be bad news for Britain

30 firefighters die after high-rise building collapses in Tehran

Iranian media says 30 firefighters have died after high-rise building collapses in Tehran

Iranian media says 30 firefighters are dead after high-rise building collapses

Iran's state-run Press TV said the workers were attempting to extinguish fires at the Plasco building in central Tehran when the building went down

'EHRC chairman David Isaac's out to make a name for himself', says Andrew Bridgen MP

Brexit hate crime claim rubbished by Tory MP Andrew Bridgen

Brexit hate crime claim rubbished by Tory MP Andrew Bridgen

Andrew Bridgen, the MP for North West Leicestershire, dismissed David Isaac's worries the triggering of Article 50 could prompt a backlash against EU citizens in the UK

Jeremy Corbyn's shadow cabinet look set to vote against Article 50

Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn's Labour shadow cabinet set for mutiny on Article 50

Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn's shadow cabinet look set for mutiny on Article 50

A number of Jeremy Corbyn's shadow cabinet could be set to vote against triggering Article 50 next week

A number of people dead in Abruzzo hotel after earthquakes trigger avalanche in Italy

Dozens dead in Abruzzo hotel after earthquake triggers avalanche in Italy

Dozens dead in avalanche after earthquake triggers avalanche in Italy

Up to 30 people were staying in the Rigopiano hotel at the time of the avalanche

NHS crisis: 'People could die while waiting for treatments', says Dr. Hilary Jones

NHS crisis: 'People could die while waiting for treatments', says Dr. Hilary Jones

NHS crisis: 'People could die waiting for treatments', says Dr. Hilary Jones

The GP and TV presenter spoke to Paul Ross about the ongoing situation within the National Health Service

British tourists endured 'chaotic scramble' for flights out of Gambia as political crisis escalates

British tourists endured 'chaotic scramble' for flights out of Gambia as political crisis escalates

British tourists endured 'chaotic scramble' for flights out of Gambia in crisis

The threat of military action hands over the country after its unseated president, Yahya Jammeh, continues to refuse to hand over power to his successor

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

'The mental health stigma campaign cannot become a replacement for services', says Alastair Campbell

Theresa May needs to walk the walk on mental health, says Alastair Campbell

Government needs to walk the walk on mental health, says Alastair Campbell

Alastair Campbell has published a piece in entitled On mental health, the Tories need to put their money where their mouths are

A Russian company is minting Donald Trump coins

A Russian company is minting Donald Trump coins

A Russian company is minting Donald Trump coins

A Russian metal company has minted a sterling silver coin to commemorate Donald Trump's inauguration, with the slogan 'in Trump we trust'

'Politics in the UK and America is at its lowest because of lies being told', says talkRADIO's Natalie Campbell

Donald Trump has helped drag politics to an all-time low, says talkRADIO's Natalie Campbell

'Politics in the UK and America is at its lowest because of lies being told'

Donald Trump held his first press conference since winning the presidency last week, however it was overshadowed by allegations made towards him

'Women in media are still few and far between, we’re still scratching around in the rubble', says co-host Natalie Campbell

Women in the media are still scratching around in the rubble for equality, says talkRADIO star Natalie Campbell

'Women in media are still few and far between', says panellist Natalie Campbell

The Badass Women's Hour reflected on Clare Hollingworth's life, as they named her this week's 'backdated badass'

British Airways flight from Los Angeles to London declares midair emergency

British Airways flight BA268 from Los Angeles to London declares midair emergency

British Airways flight from Los Angeles to London declares midair emergency

British Airways flight 268 has declared a general emergency on the approach to the UK

Alternative for Germany party leader blasts Björn Höcke for Holocaust 'monument of shame' comments

German far-right politician Bjorn Hocke blasted for saying country should forget the Holocaust

German far-right politician blasted for 'forget the Holocaust' comments

Björn Höcke called for Germany to stop atoning for Nazi crimes and labelled a key tribute to the genocide's victims as a 'monument of shame'

Supreme Court Brexit ruling to be revealed on Tuesday

Supreme Court Brexit ruling to be revealed on Tuesday

Supreme Court Brexit ruling to be revealed on Tuesday

Theresa May appears to have pre-empted ruling by promising MPs a vote on Brexit deal

Twitter divided over Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn in PMQs

Twitter divided over Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn in PMQs

Twitter divided over Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn in PMQs

Today's Prime Minister's Questions was especially key, coming one day after Theresa May unveiled her priorities for Brexit

Egypt puts former footballer Mohamed Aboutrika on terror list

Egypt puts former African Footballer of the Year Mohamed Aboutrika on terror list

Egypt puts former footballer Mohamed Aboutrika on terror list

Aboutrika has been accused of providing financial support to the Brotherhood, which Egypt considers a terrorist organisation

Scientists trigger predatory gene in mice, leading them to act like 'zombies'

Scientists trigger predatory gene in mice, leading them to act like 'zombie killers'

Scientists trigger predatory gene in mice, leading them to act like 'zombies'

Scientists have managed to trigger a predatory gene in mice, leading them to attack anything nearby

David Davis claims Brexit will happen even if MPs vote against it

David Davis claims Brexit will happen even if MPs vote against it

David Davis claims Brexit will happen even if MPs vote against it

Davis said we're leaving Europe whether lawmakers and the general public like it or not

Donald Trump: President-elect apparently doesn't like tweeting

Donald Trump makes his most outrageous claim yet: He doesn't like tweeting

Donald Trump: President-elect apparently doesn't like tweeting

Could have fooled us

'It's surprising that Tunisia didn't have top security plans in place to protect tourists', says former detective

Why didn't Tunisia have plans in place to stop Isis beach massacre, asks terror expert

Why didn't Tunisia have plans in place to stop Isis beach massacre, asks expert

An inquest into what happened when 30 British tourists were killed after a gunman opened fire at a hotel and beach in Tunisia is taking place

'The government is likely to get a bad Brexit deal', says MP Owen Smith

Theresa May Brexit speech: Remainer Owen Smith says UK could get a good deal - but it's unlikely

'The government is likely to get a bad Brexit deal', says MP Owen Smith

Yesterday Theresa May gave a speech on her Brexit plan, stating she wants to leave the single market and give MPs and peers a vote on the final Brexit deal

'Brexit will deliver miracle of Scottish Independence', says Angus MacNeil MP

Brexit: SNP MP Angus MacNeil thanks Theresa May for guaranteeing Scottish independence

'Brexit will deliver miracle of Scottish Independence', says Angus MacNeil MP

The Scottish National Party MP for Na h-Eileanan an Iar told Julia Hartley-Brewer that Theresa May had handed Nicola Sturgeon the 'political justification and moral right' to hold a second referendum

Tinder jihad: Hamas militants snaring Israeli soldiers by posing as women on dating sites

Tinder jihad: Hamas militants snaring Israeli soldiers by posing as women on dating sites

Tinder jihad: Hamas militants snaring Israeli soldiers by posing on dating sites

New reports says dozens of soldiers' smartphones have been hacked after online honey traps

Brexit Speech: Theresa May 'got the tone spot-on', says MEP Daniel Hannan

Brexit Speech: Theresa May 'got the tone spot-on', says MEP Daniel Hannan

Brexit Speech: Theresa May 'got the tone spot-on', says MEP Daniel Hannan

Theresa May outlined her priorities for the Brexit negotiations in a keynote speech on Tuesday

'We seem to be having a slow motion Brexit', says UKIP's Suzanne Evans

Theresa May Brexit speech 'was exactly what UKIP wanted to hear', says Suzanne Evans

'Theresa May's speech was music to UKIP's ears'

Yesterday Theresa May gave a speech on Brexit, saying that we'll be leaving the single market and that MPs and peers will vote on the deal she negotiates with the EU

Southern Rail says it will restore 'full train service' from next Tuesday after Aslef climdown

Southern Rail says it will restore 'full train service' from next Tuesday after Aslef climdown

Southern Rail says it will restore 'full train service' from next Tuesday

Aslef has promised to suspend the industrial action planned for next week

Lindsay Lohan rumoured Islam conversion: journalist Yvonne Ridley gives advice to Hollywood starlet

Female journalist converted to Islam tells Lindsay Lohan: The Quran is a blueprint for women's rights

Journalist converted to Islam by the Taliban tells Lindsay Lohan to relax

There's been speculation the actress is going through a conversion after she deleted all of her Instagram pictures and replaced her description with an Arab greeting

EU figures distance themselves from idea of 'punitive' Brexit deal

Czech minister says Amber Rudd migrant speech makes him 'worried' about Brexit

Czech minister says his country is "worried" by Brexit and Amber Rudd speech

Theresa May said it would an act of 'calamitous self-harm' if the EU aimed to punish the UK for leaving the union

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

'If I knew we'd lose the protection of the European Court of Human Rights, I'd have voted remain', says caller

Brexit could create a French revolution in the UK, says Sam Delaney caller

Brexit could create a French revolution in the UK, says Sam Delaney caller

Today Sam Delaney asked his listeners what they thought they were voting for in the EU referendum, after Theresa May made a speech on her Brexit plans

'The only thing Theresa May's speech told us was the she'll stick to a two year time frame', says political editor

The only thing Theresa May's Brexit speech told us was that she'll stick to two-year timeframe, says political editor

'All Theresa May's speech told us was that she'll stick to two-year timeframe'

Today the Prime Minister made a speech about her plans for Brexit, claiming she does not want the UK to stay within the single market

George Galloway disagrees with Corbynista Aaron Bastani on Brexit

George Galloway disagrees with Corbynista on Brexit

George and Aaron Bastani put forward sharply contrasting views on Jeremy Corbyn and freedom of movement

'Hillsborough families are not happy with the small amount of people who could be charged', says journalist

Hillsborough disaster inquest: More police officers should face charges, says Liverpool journalist

'Hillsborough families think more people should face charges'

Evidence on 23 suspects in relation to the Hillsborough disaster has been handed to prosecutors by investigators

Al Jazeera investigation finds Israeli embassy in London has funded Union for Jewish Students in UK

Al Jazeera claims Israeli embassy conspired with students to oust NUS president Malia Bouattia

Al-Jazeera claims Israeli embassy tried to oust NUS president Malia Bouattia

The UK branch of the Union for Jewish Students has received funding from the Israeli state, according to the news organisation

'The SNP are trying to blame Westminster for their own NHS problems', says George Galloway

The SNP are colluding with the Tories to destroy the NHS, says George Galloway

The SNP are colluding with the Tories to destroy the NHS, says George Galloway

George Galloway claims the SNP are trying to blame Westminster for problems within the NHS, rather than solve the problems themselves

Theresa May's speech has changed little, says journalist Sean Dilley

Theresa May's speech is nothing more than playground politics, journalist tells Jon Holmes

Theresa May's speech is just playground politics, journalist tells Jon Holmes

Sean Dilley says Mrs May's speech doesn't really change anything, despite the hype

Huge 600-year-old Buddha is discovered in China

Huge 600-year-old Buddha discovered in China

Huge 600-year-old Buddha discovered in China

The statue sits in a reservoir and was first spotted by a local resident as water levels dropped

'Can't wait for the government to vote against Brexit' - Remainers urge MPs to vote against Brexit

'Can't wait for the government to vote against Brexit' - Remainers urge MPs to vote against Brexit

Remainers urge MPs to vote against Brexit

Remainers have been calling for MPs to vote against Brexit, after Theresa May's speech today

Brexit: Theresa May confirms UK will leave single market after EU departure

Brexit: Theresa May confirms UK will leave single market after EU departure

Brexit: Theresa May confirms UK will leave single market after EU departure

After months of speculation, the Prime Minister confirmed the country would leave the market in her speech today

Facebook 'takes two weeks' to remove 12-year-old girl's suicide video

Facebook 'takes two weeks to remove 12-year-old girl's suicide video'

Facebook 'takes two weeks to remove 12-year-old girl's suicide video'

A 12-year-old girl live-streamed her suicide online, however reports claim it took Facebook two weeks to remove the video from their site

'Pressures on middle-aged women are increasing at home and in the workplace' says professor

Middle-aged women are being pressured into eating disorders, says academic

Middle-aged women are being pressured into eating disorders, says academic

Research from University College London has suggested that 3% of women in their 40s and 50s have an eating problem

Mrs May is likely to signal a hard Brexit

Theresa May delivers Brexit speech - as it happened

Theresa May delivers Brexit speech - as it happened

Relive or catch up on Theresa May's hugely anticipated speech with our live updates

'If you tell police that crime is reducing, they will laugh', says former police officer

Police will laugh at you if you tell them crime is falling, says former officer

Police will laugh at you if you tell them crime is falling, says former officer

Sadiq Khan has warned that if the Government cuts the funding of the Metropolitan Police then the safety of Londoners will be at risk

Lindsay Lohan could be converting to Islam, but which other celebrities have already converted?

Lindsay Lohan 'converts to Islam': Which other stars have embraced the Muslim faith?

Which other celebrities have already converted to Islam?

Lindsay Lohan has deleted all posts form her Instagram account, replacing them with an Arabic message, prompting rumours that the star may have converted to Islam

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