Opinion

Friday, January 6, 2017

Friday, January 6, 2017

George Galloway calls out Jamie Oliver over claims he’s closing restaurants due to Brexit

George Galloway calls out Jamie Oliver over claims he’s closing restaurants due to Brexit

'Jamie Oliver did not close his latest five restaurants because of Brexit'

George Galloway says it's "part and parcel of an hysteric talking down of Britain and the British economy in the wake of the Brexit vote".

The trial of Ezor Azaria has sparked huge protest among the Palestinian community

Conviction of Israeli soldier Elor Azaria is sadly the exception that proves the rule

Conviction of Israeli soldier unlikely to bring lasting change

It is doubtful that the conviction of Azaria will be a watershed moment in the conduct of the IDF towards Palestinians.

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Floats play a key role in the festivities

Spain goes into anti-terror lockdown ahead of Three Kings celebrations

Spain goes into anti-terror lockdown ahead of Three Kings celebrations

From truck bans to helicopters, this most quintessentially Spanish event has gone to extreme lengths to protect itself this year

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

An alliance between Labour and the SNP could suit both parties

A Labour-SNP pact to defeat the Tories would be in the interests of both parties

Labour-SNP pact to defeat the Tories would benefit both parties

If the two sides can come together and finally create a progressive alliance, the Tories might be toppled far sooner than people think

Friday, December 23, 2016

Friday, December 23, 2016

The Department for Transport's inflexibility is the crux of the current standoff, says Tony Miles

Southern Rail commuters know who's responsible for this mess - and it isn't the network or unions

Southern Rail commuters know who's responsible for this mess - the Government

In his second article for talkRADIO, rail expert Tony Miles says the Department for Transport is the villain of this particular piece

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Migrants living in London have been thrown into a state of uncertainty by the EU referendum result

Brexit, a migrant's take: 'None of us can afford to take anything for granted'

Brexit, a migrant's take: 'None of us can afford to take anything for granted'

A Spanish migrant and community organiser living in London describes the uncertainty that Britain's vote to leave the European Union has engendered in his social circle

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

'The European Union is not fit for purpose, it needs to be ripped up and started again', says George Galloway

The European Union needs to be ripped up and started again, says George Galloway

The EU needs to be ripped up and started again, says George Galloway

The talkRADIO presenter was asked by caller from Norway: 'What are your thoughts about the future of European Integration?'

Friday, December 16, 2016

Friday, December 16, 2016

Man who battered friend to death in row over noodles jailed for seven years - the week's court news

Man who battered friend to death in row over noodles jailed for seven years - the week's court news

Man who battered friend to death in noodle row jailed - the week's court news

Rolf Harris to stand trial via video link, while coroner hears case of man who drowned on stag do

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Thursday, December 15, 2016

A Southern train is seen passing through Battersea

Don't blame unions for Southern Rail crisis - opening train doors is far more complicated than you think

Southern Rail crisis: opening train doors is far more complicated than you think

Railway journalist Tony Miles explains what goes into operating train doors, and why it isn't a simple case of pushing a button or two

Friday, December 9, 2016

Friday, December 9, 2016

Galloway backs Boris Johnson telling the truth over Saudi

"Something very unusual happened - Boris Johnson told the truth," says George Galloway

Galloway backs Boris Johnson telling the truth over Saudi

"I am second to none in detestation of Boris Johnson, yet if he was good enough when lying he must not be sacked for telling the truth."

Monday, December 5, 2016

Monday, December 5, 2016

Podcast: The Radio Hustle with Alexis Conran - Saturday, December 3

Podcast: The Radio Hustle with Alexis Conran - Saturday, December 3

Podcast: The Radio Hustle with Alexis Conran - Saturday, December 3

Let us help you avoid the scams

Friday, December 2, 2016

Friday, December 2, 2016

"We're entering an era where issues matter more than parties"

Richmond Park by-election shows we're "entering an era where issues matter more than parties", says George Galloway

"We're entering an era where issues matter more than parties"

George Galloway warned Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron not to get too carried away by the Richmond Park by-election victory.

Monday, November 28, 2016

Monday, November 28, 2016

Podcast: The Radio Hustle with Alexis Conran - Saturday, November 26

Podcast: The Radio Hustle with Alexis Conran - Saturday, November 26

Podcast: The Radio Hustle with Alexis Conran - Saturday, November 26

Avoid the scams with the only show on the radio that stops you getting hustled

Friday, November 25, 2016

Friday, November 25, 2016

"Just when we thought we had tramped the dirt down... Thatcher is back"

George Galloway: "Just when we thought we had tramped the dirt down... Thatcher is back"

"Just when we thought we had tramped the dirt down... Thatcher is back"

George Galloway comments on newly-released files that Thatcher secretly continued to pursue politically explosive plans to dismantle the welfare state even after ministers thought they had been killed off by a cabinet revolt.

Friday, November 4, 2016

Friday, November 4, 2016

"If Mrs May had any sense she would have immediately invoked Article 50 using the Royal Prerogative," says George Galloway

"The only solution to this crisis now is a general election," says George Galloway on Article 50

Galloway says only solution to Article 50 crisis is snap election

In his Friday night programme, talkRADIO's George Galloway urged Theresa May to call a snap election, saying "Parliament has a right to be involved in Brexit, but not this one".

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Meet the Dutchman planning a man-made migrant island in the middle of the Mediterranean

Meet the Dutchman planning to build an island to solve the migrant crisis

Theo Deutinger's utopia would sit in between Italy and Tunisia, channelling the European dream and the wonder of space exploration

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Thursday, October 27, 2016

London Stadium - the series of security issues which have marred a state-of-the-art venue

West Ham-Chelsea violence just the latest sorry chapter in London Stadium's stormy history

West Ham chaos just the latest sorry chapter in London Stadium's stormy history

The London Stadium cost the taxpayer over £700m. It's high time the problems were sorted out

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

#ThrowScotlandOut: To become a country, England must stop thinking like an imperial overlord

#ThrowScotlandOut: England must stop thinking like an imperial overlord

England is every bit as much entitled to democratic self-determination as Scotland is - but doesn't seem to have realised it yet

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

The Hövding airbag  - the key to maximising cyclist safety?

The Hövding airbag - the key to maximising cyclist safety?

The Hövding airbag - the key to maximising cyclist safety?

Feast your eyes on the cyclists' airbag

Monday, October 24, 2016

Monday, October 24, 2016

VIDEO: A huntsman spider catches a mouse - and it's fascinating to watch

VIDEO: A huntsman spider catches a mouse - and it's terrifying to watch

VIDEO: A huntsman spider catches a mouse - and it's terrifying to watch

Ain't nature a wonderful thing?

Friday, October 21, 2016

Friday, October 21, 2016

George Galloway

George Galloway discusses his involvement with the "Fake Sheikh" Mazher Mahmood

George Galloway on the "Fake Sheikh"

"I have long history with the Fake Sheikh. I support investigative journalism, but there's difference between angling & trawling."

Amazon's new Echo Dot (supplied)

Hands on review: Amazon Echo Dot

Hands on review: Amazon Echo Dot

Tech reviewer Edward Swift has a look at the new Amazon Echo Dot, which was released in the UK yesterday

'Fake Sheikh' Mazher Mahmood case mustn't kill investigative journalism

'Fake Sheikh' Mazher Mahmood case mustn't kill investigative journalism

Mahmood broke the law and has been punished. There's no need to criminalise a vital and highly skilled aspect of the media because of it

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Child migrants: 'The press should be disgusted and others should be ashamed for condemning Lily Allen', says Sam Delaney

LISTEN to Sam Delaney's amazing rant on Lily Allen and child migrants

LISTEN to Sam Delaney's amazing rant on Lily Allen and child migrants

Sam Delaney has called for people to remember the real issues surrounding the Calais Jungle camp, rather than focusing on celebrities

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

PMQs: Jeremy Corbyn and Angus Robertson praised but Lisa Nandy emerges as breakout star

PMQs: Jeremy Corbyn and Angus Robertson praised but Lisa Nandy steals the show

Nandy received universal praise for grilling Theresa May on Dame Lowell Goddard and the child sex abuse inquiry

Monday, October 17, 2016

Monday, October 17, 2016

Indyref debate shows Scottish Labour care more about ousting Corbyn than helping their country

Indyref debate shows Scottish Labour care more about Corbyn than their country

People used to say Scottish Labour were merely a branch office of the main party. Now they're somehow even more pathetic than that

Mosul - the great battle of our time

Mosul: the D-Day of our time

Mosul: the D-Day of our time

As the campaign begins to retake Mosul, the parallels with June 6th 1944 are obvious

Friday, October 14, 2016

Friday, October 14, 2016

George Galloway comments on the war against ISIS

ISIS and Al Qaeda "an existential threat to humanity" says George Galloway

George Galloway comments on the war against ISIS

"Boris Johnson's one man band encircled the Russian Embassy," George Galloway told listeners on Friday night.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Bob Dylan Nobel Prize: Five artists who deserve it more

Five artists more deserving of a nobel prize than Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan is a legend but there are plenty of others who have achieved more in music

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Thursday, October 6, 2016

The Nazi hunter: Holocaust collaborators can no longer be excused

The Nazi hunter: Holocaust collaborators can no longer be excused

New states of Eastern Europe must acknowledge the role local collaborators played in atrocities

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

With Ukip, Brexit and Labour shambles, Scots don't know whether to laugh or cry

With Ukip, Brexit and Labour shambles, Scots don't know whether to laugh or cry

Farce of Diane James' resignation is just the latest example of incompetence south of the border

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Three British scientists win the Nobel Prize in Physics

The Nobel Prize in Physics: What exactly have David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz done?

How exactly did three British scientists win the Nobel Prize in Physics?

The three scientists are credited with unlocking the world of 'exotic matter' - but what exactly has their work achieved?

Monday, October 3, 2016

Monday, October 3, 2016

Jon Holmes: I still love the BBC despite my Now Show sacking - I just believe in treating people as humans

'I still love the BBC - I just believe in treating people like humans'

talkRADIO's star presenter opens up on the furore following his dismissal from the Now Show

Friday, September 30, 2016

Friday, September 30, 2016

'Clownpocalypse': As a professional clown, I urge these evil pranksters to stop scaring people

'Clownpocalypse': As a professional clown, I urge these evil pranksters to stop

Lurking in woods and parks to jump out and scare people is the antithesis of what I and my fellow clowns stand for

Celebrities unite against Donald Trump

From George Clooney to JK Rowling, celebrities are uniting against Donald Trump

From George Clooney to JK Rowling, celebrities are uniting against Donald Trump

The rich and famous are joining forces to keep the Donald out of the White House

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Twitter reacts to the passing of former president of Israel Shimon Peres

Shimon Peres: Twitter reacts to passing of former Israeli president

Shimon Peres: Twitter reacts to passing of former Israeli president

The ninth president of Israel, who served from 2007 to 2014, passed away this morning

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Sam Allardyce to be sacked as England manager? The legal issues the FA must consider

The legal issues the FA must consider before deciding Sam Allardyce's future

Leading sports lawyer Dr Gregory Ionnadis guides us through the legal minefield which could be created by the Telegraph sting

Monday, September 26, 2016

Monday, September 26, 2016

Tim Farron: Labour MPs sick of Jeremy Corbyn will be welcomed by my Liberal Democrat party

Tim Farron: Labour MPs who can't abide Jeremy Corbyn are welcome in the Lib Dems

As Liberal Democrat leader, I welcome anyone wants to advance the causes of social justice

Clownpocalypse: The spate of creepy attacks that have made people (even more) scared of clowns

'Clownpocalypse' - the disturbing rise in chilling clown attacks across America

The idea of dressing as a clown and attacking people in the woods has become a rather terrifying craze

Ghost sailors of Henry VIII's Mary Rose being brought back to life - in 3D

Ghost sailors of Henry VIII's Mary Rose being brought back to life - in 3D

A remarkable project aims to create 3D models of the skulls and tools of those who died nearly 500 years ago

Meet the world's youngest commercial female airline captain Kate McWilliams

The Aviatrix: How Kate McWilliams became world's youngest commercial female airline captain

How Kate McWilliams became world's youngest commercial female airline captain

McWilliams is believed to be the world's youngest ever commercial female airline captain, aged 26 years old, she started flying at the age of 13

Friday, September 23, 2016

Friday, September 23, 2016

BiVisibility day: We need to stop pushing bisexual people into the cracks

BiVisibility day: We need to stop pushing bisexual people into the cracks

It's time we started empowering bi people to proudly be themselves, without fear of prejudice

Inside El Toro Embolado, the cruel Spanish festival where bulls are set on fire (shocking video)

Inside the cruel Spanish festival where bulls are set on fire (shocking video)

A barbaric festival which dates back thousands of years, El Toro Embolado remains widespread in Valencia and its neighbouring regions

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Thursday, September 22, 2016

The bloodshed in Charlotte is abhorrent – but we have to ensure Keith Lamont Scott didn't die in vain

The bloodshed in Charlotte is awful, but we must honour the memory of Keith Scot

Simon Woolley, founder and direction of Operation Black Vote, explains why he is supporting Black Lives Matter as the chaos in Charlotte continues

David Miliband is a quitter - how dare he criticise Jeremy Corbyn?

David Miliband is a quitter - how dare he criticise Jeremy Corbyn?

David Miliband is portrayed as Labour's great lost talent. But his refusal to step in and save the party leaves him no right to criticise those who are out there in the arena

Brangelia: One of Hollywood's biggest divorce battle set to start

Brangelina: How a Hollywood fantasy ended in weed and alcohol allegations

Brangelina: How a Hollywood fantasy ended in weed and alcohol allegations

They were once the world's golden couple. Now Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are headed for a messy divorce

Paul Hollywood continues as a judge on The Great British Bake Off, but how will he get on without Mary Berry?

Paul Hollywood stays with The Great British Bake Off - but will he survive without Mary Berry?

How will Paul Hollywood get on without Mary Berry on The Great British Bake Off?

Mary Berry, Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins have all left The Great British Bake Off, so can Hollywood do it alone? talkRADIO weighs up his chances

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

New York suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami already inspiring next wave of terrorists online

New York suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami already inspiring next wave of terrorists

The New York and New Jersey attacks may have failed to kill anyone, but the online jihadist network is buzzing with excitement

Friday, September 16, 2016

Friday, September 16, 2016

'An old school politician' - Twitter reacts to Nigel Farage's farewell speech

Nigel Farage supporters hail outgoing Ukip leader as 'God of a man'

Nigel Farage supporters hail outgoing Ukip leader as 'God of a man'

Farage has always divided opinion, but today he received a huge amount of goodwill

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Thursday, September 15, 2016

American Horror Story: What really happened to the Roanoke 'Lost Colony'?

American Horror Story: What really happened to the Roanoke 'Lost Colony'?

Over 400 years after a bunch of English colonists disappeared without trace, the chilling mystery continues to baffle and beguile

Ukip leadership election, the candidates: Meet the wrestling lover, the burqa banner and the bloke who thinks Hitler was 'magnetic'

Ukip leadership election, the candidates: Meet the wrestling lover, the burqa banner and the bloke who thinks Hitler was 'magnetic'

Ukip leadership election - A deeper look into the five candidates

Five people are battling to succeed Nigel Farage as figurehead of Ukip. And if you thought old Nige was controversial, you ain't seen nothin yet

Polish fighters are remembered on the anniversary of the Battle of Britain

Battle of Britain anniversary: Twitter users thank Polish pilots and say post-Brexit attacks must stop

Battle of Britain anniversary: 'End the post-Brexit abuse towards Polish people'

Many Twitter users have heralded the role played by Polish airmen and suggested we should remember this before criticising their migration to the UK

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Amazon's voice-controlled AI speaker launches in the UK, but what can it do?

Amazon Echo: The Star Trek-inspired speaker that reads weather forecasts, requests car pick-ups and checks your door's locked

Amazon's voice-controlled AI speaker lands in the UK - what exactly can it do?

Amazon has announced the Echo will soon be on sale in the UK. We take a look at this amazing piece of kit.

Is Isis 'white widow' Sally Jones really running all-female suicide squads? Unlikely

Is Isis 'white widow' Sally Jones running all-female suicide squads? Unlikely

Jones has a proven track record as a sexual predator on the internet. But the claims of her being the new Samantha Lewthwaite are wide of the mark

'Extravagant clamping with Paul Hollywood' - Twitter reacts to Mel and Sue leaving The Great British Bake Off

'Bake Off isn't worth watching without Mel and Sue': Twitter reacts to GBBO's move from BBC to Channel 4

'Bake Off isn't worth watching without Mel and Sue': Twitter reacts to GBBO news

Some fans lament departure of popular presenters, while others ask why we care more about TV than world news

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