Opinion

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Thursday, September 22, 2016

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

Friday, August 19, 2016

Friday, August 19, 2016

Corbyn Sturgeon

Labour need to remember the basic rules of courtship if they are to woo the SNP

Labour need to remember the basic rules of courting if they are to woo the SNP

Jeremy Corbyn and his London cronies are the only ones who seem to grasp the reality of an alliance north of the border

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Thursday, August 18, 2016

The parents of Elliott Johnson depart Bedfordshire & Luton Coroner court in March 2016. Elliott Johnson took his own life in September 2015 after allegedly senior members of the Conservative Party failed to act on complaints of bullying and blackmail by Mark Clarke.

Conservative bullying scandal shows the party must take its youth wing seriously

Conservative bullying scandal shows the party must take its youth wing seriously

The bullying of Elliott Johnson might never have happened had the party invested properly in its young members

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Dog fighting has been illegal since 1835

'If anyone thinks dog fighting's a thing of the past, they're wrong', says the League Against Cruel Sports

'If anyone thinks dog fighting's a thing of the past, they're wrong'

After a man died from a dog attack in West Yorkshire, the League Against Cruel Sports says dangerous dogs are being pitted against each other every day

Donald Trump seen speaking during his rally in Youngstown

Donald Trump's immigration policy just got crazier

Donald Trump's immigration policy just got crazier

An immigration lawyer's talk on Trump's pledge to 'extreme vetting' election pledge

Monday, August 15, 2016

Monday, August 15, 2016

'A new phase of the war against Corbyn' - George Galloway's monologue on the Labour leadership

‘It’s war on Corbyn’: George Galloway hits out at Labour Party after Tom Watson declined to appear

‘It’s war on Corbyn’: George Galloway hits out at Labour Party

George Galloway opened his show with a fiery monologue on the Labour leadership

Friday, August 12, 2016

Friday, August 12, 2016

Listen in as Labour MP Jenny Chapman and talkRADIO evening show presenter Jonny Gould enjoy a spirited debate about meritocracy and women-only shortlists, with Chapman saying she wished her party had already appointed a female leader

Women-only shortlists: good or bad? Jonny Gould and Jenny Chapman MP go head-to-head

Women-only shortlists: good or bad? Jonny Gould and Jenny Chapman MP debate

The talkRADIO evening show presenter goes head-to-head with the Labour member for Darlington to discuss the value of 'positive discrimination' and whether the party will ever appoint a female leader…

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Jonny Gould believes Andy Burnham, and London mayor Sadiq Khan, are positioning themselves cleverly for a future bid to lead the party – and maybe the country…

Jonny Gould: Is Burnham bid for Manchester mayor the first step towards Labour leadership?

Jonny Gould: Is Burnham mayoral bid the first step towards Labour leadership?

The evening show presenter believes Andy Burnham, and London mayor Sadiq Khan, are positioning themselves for a future bid to lead the party – and maybe the country…

Monday, August 8, 2016

Monday, August 8, 2016

In a heated interview with talkRADIO presenter Sam Delaney, Duffy defended her comments, saying the rule was aimed at "making people feel comfortable and safe" in areas of high security, such as banks and airports

UKIP leadership candidate Lisa Duffy discusses banning the veil with talkRADIO's Sam Delaney

UKIP leadership candidate Lisa Duffy discusses banning the veil

Sparks fly on talkRADIO, as the politician trades opinions with talkRADIO presenter Sam Delaney. Listen in, and let us know your thoughts…

Grammar schools: 'It creates elitism, and doesn't deal with academic ability', says shadow education secretary

Grammar schools: shadow education secretary and talkRADIO presenter clash over "elitist" education

Grammar schools: shadow education secretary and talkRADIO presenter clash

As it's revealed that Theresa May wants to lift the ban on opening new grammar schools, Angela Rayner MP and Julia Hartley-Brewer enjoy a robust exchange of views over who benefits from selective education…

Friday, August 5, 2016

Friday, August 5, 2016

George Galloway on...the shambles the world is in

George Galloway on...the shambles the world is in

George Galloway's Monologue - Friday 5 August

"Owen Smith is a second-rate PR man. He's not fit to lace Jeremy Corbyn's boots"

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