Opinion

Friday, September 30, 2016

Friday, September 30, 2016

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

Could the universe become transparent?

Could the universe become transparent? Scientists say yes

Could the universe become transparent? Scientists say yes

A study has found why some galaxies are more visible than others from Earth

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Nazi grandma Ursula Haverbeck has been jailed - but her far-right family keeps growing

Nazi grandma Ursula Haverbeck has been jailed, but her far-right family lives on

Haverbeck is just part of a vast network of hatred and they won't be deterred by her incarceration

James Corden and Mel B - Late Late Live Tinder hilarity

Live Tinder: The nightmare is unleashed by James Corden and Mel B

Live Tinder: The nightmare is unleashed by James Corden and Mel B

Love was in the air on the Late Late Show - and Scary Spice wasn't holding anything back

Who could replace Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood in The Great British Bake Off?

Who could replace Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood in The Great British Bake Off?

Who could replace Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood in The Great British Bake Off?

With Bake Off moving to Channel 4, there's a chance judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood may be leaving. So talkRADIO has come up with a list of people who could fill their shoes

Today marks the 100th birthday of author Roald Dahl (Getty)

Oompa Loompa, Golden Ticket and Human Bean: The Roald Dahl words added to the Oxford English Dictionary

Six iconic Roald Dahl words added to the Oxford English Dictionary

Six of Roald Dahl's most famous words have been added to the Oxford English Dictionary, as fans around the world celebrate his 100th birthday today

David Cameron will be remembered for Brexit - if we remember him at all

David Cameron will be remembered for Brexit - if we remember him at all

Many believe Cameron will be defined by Britain's decision to leave the European Union. But he may just fade away into history

Monday, September 12, 2016

Monday, September 12, 2016

Hillary Clinton - An examination of the Democratic candidate's health following collapse

Hillary Clinton pneumonia attack just the latest inconvenient health problem to blight her campaign

Hillary Clinton's health concerns mounting as presidential campaign heats up

Speculation regarding Clinton's health has been rampant after she was filmed collapsing on the way out of a 9/11 memorial event in New York City

Friday, September 9, 2016

Friday, September 9, 2016

Meet the man taking Donald Trump into the West Bank

Meet the man taking Donald Trump into the West Bank

Donald Trump's Israeli campaigners have advanced into settler territory. Tzvika Brot tells talkRADIO about

UK hyperloop could be shielded by Captain America's vibranium technology

UK hyperloop could be shielded by Captain America's vibranium technology

Company building hyperloop has rolled out its own version of vibranium to protect its capsules - claiming the technology is 10 times stronger than steel

'Now that's worth it' - Twitter users pre-order the iPhone 7

'Now that's worth it' - Twitter users pre-order the iPhone 7

'Now that's worth it' - Twitter users pre-order the iPhone 7

The iPhone 7 is now available to pre-order, and many users on Twitter have been sharing their experience

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Apple's new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus

iPhone 7 first look: 'Apple still playing catch up'

iPhone 7 first look: 'Apple still playing catch up'

If Apple were really serious about keeping up with the competition, basic things like water resistance would have been standard years ago

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Corbyn now faces Owen Smith in a run-off for the Labour leadership

Corbyn, the Tory view: Dethroning Jeremy will do nothing to cure Labour's cancerous problems'

'Corbyn, the Tory view: Dethroning Jeremy will do nothing to save Labour'

Labour is in a mess and ditching Corbyn won't help. In fact it might just delay the much-needed change

Commuters wait for a train at Clapham Junction

Southern Rail commuters are sick of the chaos and humiliation - that's why we've launched a legal challenge

'We've launched a legal challenge to find truth behind the Southern Rail chaos'

The treatment of passengers, staff, the elderly and the disabled is unconscionable, and the Association of British Commuters has decided to take a stand

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Livingstone defended his suggestion that Adolf Hitler was in fact a Zionist

'Ken Livingstone is toxic – and the Labour Party should expel him immediately'

'Ken Livingstone is toxic – and the Labour Party should expel him immediately'

Livingstone’s latest Hitler remarks are just the latest evidence that Jeremy Corbyn's party is in turmoil. We have to act now to stop the trainwreck.

Duterte is becoming known for the foulness of his mouth and the brutality of his national clean-up operation

After rape jokes and drug war deaths, Barack Obama 'w***re' slur is nothing for Rodrigo Duterte

After rape jokes and drug deaths, Obama slur is nothing for Rodrigo Duterte

Filipino president has slurred the Pope and told the United Nations where to go. So Barack Obama probably won't be too surprised

Monday, September 5, 2016

Monday, September 5, 2016

Calais Jungle on fire

A Jungle Migrant's Tale: 'Why I crawled through the Channel Tunnel to escape hell'

A Jungle Migrant's Tale: 'Why I crawled through Channel Tunnel to escape hell'

Umer, 13, saw his father killed by the Taliban and then braved the Channel Tunnel to flee the horrors of the Calais migrant camp. Here he tells his incredible story to talkRADIO

Paul Ross opens up on his own ordeal

Keith Vaz scandal: Paul Ross opens up on his own ordeal

Keith Vaz scandal: Paul Ross opens up on his own ordeal

talkRADIO's morning presenter has been in Vaz's shoes. Here he reveals what he went through

Friday, September 2, 2016

Friday, September 2, 2016

Monero has gained rapid popularity among the nefarious characters who lurk in the Dark Web

The Bitcoin of the underworld: Why Dark Web drug dealers love Monero

The Bitcoin of the underworld: Why Dark Web drug dealers love Monero

Monero's privacy and lack of traceability makes it perfect for illicit transactions in the murky depths of cyberspace

Nicola Sturgeon has been criticised for launching her campaign on the back of Brexit

'Nicola Sturgeon gets on with her day job: keeping Scotland in the EU'

'Nicola Sturgeon gets on with her day job: keeping Scotland in the EU'

Sturgeon has a duty to SNP voters to ensure Scotland's place within the EU is secured before it is dragged out by Brexit

Doctors are angry at the way they have been portrayed

Junior Doctors Strike: A doctor defends the 'terrible' action

Junior Doctors Strike: A doctor defends the 'terrible' action

Doctors want a seven-day NHS as much as anyone, but we can't achieve this by slashing funding and leaving the workforce demoralised

Hurricane Hermine has landed in Florida

Hurricane Hermine: The historical treasures which could be destroyed

Hurricane Hermine: The historical treasures which could be destroyed

The hurricane has landed in Florida and ripped through the Big Bend coastline early on Friday morning. The heavy winds and floods could tear down some of the most beautiful buildings in the United States.

The Daily Mail is being sued by Melania Trump

Melania Trump vs the Daily Mail: From gay genes to dead Marxists, the explosive history of Britain's most outspoken paper

From gay genes to dead Marxists, the explosive history of the Daily Mail

The wife of Donald Trump is suing the newspaper over allegations she worked as a sex worker during the 1990s, the Daily Mail has issued a retraction

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Developers of the new theme park have huge plans for their project

Iran's answer to Disney World: A huge theme park with bazaars and ancient tombs

Iran is building its own version of Disney World to entice foreign tourists

Britons thinking of flying BA to Iran will soon be able to visit a huge theme park

An artist's impression of the theme park, taken from the developer's website (www.ezaminvest.com)

Iran's answer to Disney World: A huge theme park with bazaars and ancient tombs

Iran is building its own version of Disney World to entice foreign tourists

Britons thinking of flying BA to Iran will soon be able to visit a huge theme park

 member of the Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) patrols the border town of Jarablus on August 31, 2016. The Turkish incursion into Jarablus is just another chapter in the messy and tragic saga in northern Syria

'Turkey's target in northern Syria is the Kurds, not Isis'

'Turkey's target in northern Syria is the Kurds, not Isis'

Turkey claims it wants to flush Islamic State out of northern Syria. But there is scant proof, says Kurdish blogger

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

The Katla volcano in Iceland could erupt after the largest tremors in 40 years

Katla volcano eruption: Will it erupt, and how much damage could it cause?

Katla volcano eruption: Will it erupt, and how much damage could it cause?

Katla volcano could erupt after a string of earthquakes. We take a closer look at what might happen

Apple €13bn tax bill: economist explains impacts of European Commission's ruling

Apple €13bn tax bill: The ruling explained by leading economist

Apple €13bn tax bill will create challenges for Ireland, says leading economist

Panmure Gordon analyst Simon French says Apple's response could 'add strength to other countries'

Friday, August 26, 2016

Friday, August 26, 2016

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Monday, August 22, 2016

Monday, August 22, 2016

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