United Kingdom

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Monday, March 27, 2017

Monday, March 27, 2017

UK to get EU support over WhatsApp debate in the wake of Westminster

Amber Rudd likely to get EU backing over WhatsApp terror row

Amber Rudd likely to get EU backing over WhatsApp terror row

The UK Government has been fighting to see Khalid Masood's final WhatsApp message, sent minutes before he committed the atrocity

Terrorism fears caused visitor numbers to drop in London last year

London tourism plunges on terrorism fears

London tourism plunges on terrorism fears

In 2016 one million fewer people visited the Natural History Museum, the British Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum than in 2015

Friday, March 24, 2017

Friday, March 24, 2017

#rednoseday starts trending on Twitter ahead of Comic Relief

#rednoseday: Britain's dogs dress up for the occasion

#rednoseday: Britain's dogs dress up for the occasion

It's been a rough week for the UK, so a little comic relief is very welcome

Brexit is 'a tragedy and failure', says European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker

Brexit is 'a tragedy and failure', says European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker

Brexit is 'a tragedy and failure', says president Jean-Claude Juncker

The European Commission President was speaking to the BBC ahead of the negotiations being triggered by Article 50

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Piers Morgan vs Katie Hopkins - GMB host insists columnist is wrong after Fox news interview

Piers Morgan vs Katie Hopkins: Mail columnists clash over Westminster attacks

GMB host Piers Morgan insists Katie Hopkins is wrong after Fox news interview

The presenter wrote a defiant column in the Daily Mail after the columnist claimed to Fox News London was 'afraid and disunited'

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

'Electronics ban is not about what we’re doing in UK airports; it’s what’s not being done overseas', says former bomb disposal officer

'Electronics ban isn't about what we’re doing in UK airports; it’s what’s not being done overseas'

'Electronics ban is about what’s not being done overseas'

Major Chris Hunter, a former bomb disposal officer who served in Iraq, spoke to Paul Ross about the new electronics ban on inbound UK flights from six Middle East and North African countries

Electronics ban: 'If airport security doesn't comply, the UK may ban fights altogether', says aviation commentator

Electronics ban: 'UK will ban flights from these airports completely if they don't comply'

'UK may eventually cancel all flights from airports on electronics ban list'

Aviation commentator Julian Bray discussed the UK's ban on large electronic devices being taken on flights from Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia in hand luggage

Downing Street confirms laptop ban on flights from six countries in Middle East and North Africa

Downing Street confirms laptop ban on flights from six countries in Middle East and North Africa

Downing Street confirms laptop ban on flights from six countries

The move comes after America implemented a similar policy via Donald Trump's executive order on Tuesday

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Electronic devices now banned on some UK-bound flights - reports

UK follows US in banning electronic devices in plane cabins

UK follows US in banning electronic devices in plane cabins

Reports claim electronic devices will now be banned on some flights into the UK, after the US announced a similar ban earlier

Brexit: Early deals ready for after Article 50 triggering, says website report

Brexit: Early deals ready to go when Article 50 triggered - reports

Brexit: Early deals ready to go when Article 50 triggered - reports

'Informal talks' have reportedly been held with the German government, despite the EU line forbidding talks before negotiations begin

Monday, March 20, 2017

Monday, March 20, 2017

Theresa May to trigger Article 50 on March 29

Theresa May to trigger Article 50 on March 29

Theresa May to trigger Article 50 on March 29

As Theresa May starts a tour of the UK, Downing Street has announced the date that Article 50 will be triggered soon, beginning the Brexit process

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

'Not even Brexit affected polls for Scots who want independence', says Spectator editor Fraser Nelson

Not even Brexit made Scotland want independence, says Spectator editor Fraser Nelson

Not even Brexit made Scotland want independence, says Spectator editor

Fraser Nelson, editor of the Spectator, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer's bid for a new independence vote

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Scottish independence: 'The EU treats members with more respect than the UK does', says SNP MP Angus MacNeil

Scottish independence: The EU is more important and popular than the UK, says SNP MP Angus MacNeil

EU is more important and popular than the UK, says SNP MP

Angus MacNeil says Westminster could learn from Brussels when it comes to respecting its citizens

Scottish independence: 'Nicola Sturgeon's announcement is only a diversion', says Ian Murray MP

Scottish independence: Nicola Sturgeon's announcement is an appalling diversion, says Ian Murray MP

Nicola Sturgeon announcement is an appalling diversion, says Scottish Labour MP

Ian Murray, Labour's only MP in Scotland for Edinburgh South, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Scottish First Minister's referendum vote announcement

Brexit: Theresa May authorised to trigger Article 50 as bill clears Parliament

Brexit: Theresa May gets green light to trigger Article 50 after Lords backs down

Governments gets green light to trigger Article 50

The European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill worked its way through Parliament after the Lords backed down over the amendments they made to the bill

Monday, March 13, 2017

Monday, March 13, 2017

'Let's agree to not call it Scexit' - Twitter is outraged at new name for Scottish independence

Scexit outrage: Twitter furious at rubbish new Scottish independence name

Scexit: Twitter hits back at new name for Scottish independence

Nicola Sturgeon has announced that she will seek approval next week for a Scottish independence referendum, promoting a discussion about what to call it

Friday, March 10, 2017

Friday, March 10, 2017

Brexit: 'British citizens should be able to keep EU membership benefits', says Guy Verhofstadt

Brexit: 'British citizens should be able to keep EU membership benefits' says top Brussels negotiator

Brexit: 'British citizens should be able to keep EU membership benefits'

The European Parliament's chief negotiator, Guy Verhofstadt, spoke to BBC Radio 4 on Friday morning about citizens' rights after Brexit

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Man who allegedly posed as Justin Bieber online charged with more than 900 sex offences

Man who 'posed as Justin Bieber online' charged with more than 900 sex offences

Man who 'posed as Justin Bieber online' charged with more than 900 sex offences

Gordon Douglas Chalmers has been accused of more than 900 sexual offences dating back 10 years

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

'If Scotland leave the UK and join the EU it can only lead to misery', says George Galloway

If Scotland leaves the UK and joins the EU it can only lead to misery, says George Galloway

Galloway: If Scotland leaves the UK and joins the EU it can only lead to misery

George Galloway believes if Scotland were to leave the UK and join the EU it would only lead to misery

International Women's Day 2017: Survey finds millenials more than twice as likely to be feminists than their elders

International Women's Day 2017: Survey finds millenials more than twice as likely to be feminists than older generations

Millenials more than twice as likely to be feminists than older generations

The results were found by a survey commissioned by Plan International UK

Chancellor Phillip Hammond to unveil "positive assessment" of UK economic prospects in the new Budget

Budget 2017: Phillip Hammond to unveil "positive assessment" of UK prospects after Brexit

Chancellor Phillip Hammond to unveil "positive" Budget

The Chancellor of the Exchequer's Budget is expected to come today

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Theresa May won't call a general election despite William Hague's urging

Theresa May won't call a general election despite William Hague's urging

Theresa May won't call a general election despite William Hague's urging

Former Foreign Secretary William Hague urged Mrs May to call an election to win a majority in the House of Commons

Monday, March 6, 2017

Monday, March 6, 2017

Brexit: UK must give up EU membership perks after leaving, says Francois Hollande

Think Trump will help you after Brexit? Bad choice, Hollande tells Britain

Think Trump will help you after Brexit? Bad choice, Hollande tells Britain

The French president has maintained his position the UK should not hold onto any of the bonuses of EU membership after its departure from the union

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Brexit: Britain needs to take 'moral high ground', says Baroness Altmann after House of Lords deal defeat to Government

Lords Brexit amendment: Tory peer says this doesn't have to delay Article 50

Lords Brexit amendment: Tory peer says this doesn't have to delay Article 50

Baroness Altman says the Government should 'unilaterally commit to doing the right thing' on EU migrants' rights

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

The UK must engage and hold regular talks with Russia, warns Foreign Affairs Select Committee report

The UK must stop goading Putin, warns Foreign Affairs Select Committee

The UK must stop goading Putin, warns Foreign Affairs Select Committee

The committee chair, Crispin Blunt, insisted Russia is not an enemy and said mounting tension must be defused

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Workman's catcalls provoke female cyclist to rip van mirror off in Go-Pro road rage footage in London

Workman's catcalls provoke female cyclist to rip van mirror off in Go-Pro road rage footage in London

Workman causes female cyclist to rip van mirror off in Go-Pro road rage footage

A motorcyclist captured the astonishing moment in London when a man in a van caused a woman cyclist to rip off his wing mirror in a rage

Monday, February 13, 2017

Monday, February 13, 2017

Boris Johnson to send £700 million to support British allies against Russia

Boris Johnson 'to plough £700 million into forces fighting Isis and Putin'

Boris Johnson 'to plough £700 million into forces fighting Isis and Putin'

The Foreign Secretary is to set money aside to support Ukraine and the Baltic states against perceived hostility by Vladimir Putin

Friday, February 10, 2017

Friday, February 10, 2017

'It's flake news' - Twitter reacts to snow falling in the UK

'It's flake news' - Twitter reacts to snow falling in the UK

'It's flake news' - Twitter reacts to snow falling in the UK

As the weather is set to stay quite cold this weekend, some places in the UK are already seeing some snow

What is TATP, the highly dangerous substance favoured by Islamic State militants known as 'Mother of Satan'?

What is TATP, the 'Mother of Satan' explosive used by Isis suicide squads?

What is TATP, the 'Mother of Satan' explosive used by Isis suicide squads?

Four people arrested in Montpellier on Friday were reported to be creating explosives made out the substance, known as 'mother of Satan'

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Thursday, February 9, 2017

BREAKING: French media reports of an explosion at a nuclear power plant in northern France

BREAKING: Explosion at nuclear power plant in northern France - local reports

Explosion at nuclear power plant in northern France

There are reported to be several people injured at the site of the Flamanville plant

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

George Galloway: 'America is not our 'special' friend'

George Galloway: 'America is not our special friend'

George Galloway: 'America is not our special friend'

Our presenter was responding to a tweet to 'make America sensible again'

 Scotland Yard says man's been charged with fraud after Pakistan International Airlines plane is given RAF escort to Stansted Airport

Man charged with fraud after Pakistan International Airlines plane given RAF escort to Stansted Airport

Man charged with fraud after plane given RAF escort to Stansted

52-year-old Khalid Baqa was on the Pakistan International Airlines plane which was given an RAF escort to the Essex airport and arrested after landing

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

UK Government condemns Israeli legalisation of settlement on Palestinian land

UK Government condemns Israeli legalisation of Palestinian settlements

UK Government condemns Israeli legalisation of Palestinian settlements

Israel passed a law which legalised roughly 4,000 settlements unlawfully built on Palestinian land

Monday, February 6, 2017

Monday, February 6, 2017

UK mosques welcome visitors as Jeremy Corbyn sends a message to Donald Trump

Jeremy Corbyn tells Donald Trump: 'Let's drink tea together, not build walls'

Jeremy Corbyn tells Donald Trump: 'Let's drink tea together, not build walls'

The Labour leader made the comment as UK mosques opened their doors to people of other faiths

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange makes appeal for UK and Swedish governments to restore his liberty

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange urges UK, Swedish governments to 'restore his liberty'

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange makes appeal to restore his liberty

The journalist has been living in Ecuador's London embassy for over four years, believing he will be extradited to the US to face questioning over Wikileaks

Friday, February 3, 2017

Friday, February 3, 2017

'Government needs to ramp up cyber security', says Meg Hillier MP

'Government needs to ramp up cyber security', says Meg Hillier MP

'Government needs to ramp up cyber security', says Meg Hillier MP

The MP for Hackney South and Shoreditch and the chair of the Public Accounts Committee spoke to Paul Ross about the report which says the Government isn't doing enough to defend against cyber security

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Thursday, February 2, 2017

George Galloway on Donald Trump state visit: 'There aren't enough police officers to protect him'

George Galloway says Donald Trump state visit is a really stupid idea: 'There aren't enough police officers to protect him'

Trump state visit: 'There aren't enough police officers to protect him'

While speaking to a caller, George Galloway made the point it'd be crazy for him to come to a country where there is a large opposition to him

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Thinktank report suggests UK inequality could rise to Margaret Thatcher levels

Brexit helping drive UK inequality back to Margaret Thatcher-era levels, says thinktank

Brexit helping return UK inequality to Margaret Thatcher levels, says thinktank

The Resolution Foundation report warned that falling living standards for the poor in the country could lead to rises in inequality not unlike when Margaret Thatcher was Prime Minister

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Theresa May pressed to reveal extent of Donald Trump's travel ban knowledge after US meeting

Theresa May pressed to reveal how much she knew of Donald Trump's travel ban after US meeting

May pressed to reveal how much she knew of Trump's travel ban after US meeting

This fcomes after a petition to block the president from coming to the UK received more than 1.6 million signatures

Monday, January 30, 2017

Monday, January 30, 2017

10,000 birds slaughtered in France after detecting bird flu

10,000 birds slaughtered in France after avian flu detected

10,000 birds slaughtered in France after avian flu detected

The case was an isolated incident that resulting in mass slaughter of birds to prevent its spread

Friday, January 27, 2017

Friday, January 27, 2017

Theresa May vs Donald Trump - How do the contenders shape up ahead of their first round?

Theresa May vs Donald Trump: talkRADIO previews the political bout of the year

Theresa May vs Donald Trump: talkRADIO previews the political bout of the year

The Prime Minister is set to become the first foreign leader to meet the new president today (Friday)

Russian UK embassy accuses Theresa May of bringing back 'Cold War' animosity

Russian UK embassy accuses Theresa May of reigniting Cold War tension

Russian UK embassy accuses Theresa May of reigniting Cold War tension

The Prime Minister, in a speech to Republicans in Philadelphia, expressed caution about Donald Trump's wanting to renew the relationship with Vladimir Putin

Theresa May to meet Donald Trump at the White House later today

Theresa May to meet Donald Trump at the White House later today

Theresa May to meet Donald Trump at the White House later today

The Prime Minister will become the first foreign leader to meet the new president in a much-anticipated meeting

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Brexit: Supreme court ruling to be announced today

Brexit: Supreme court ruling to be announced today

Brexit: Supreme court ruling to be announced today

Britain's most senior judges will reveal whether Theresa May has the formal power to trigger Article 50 and begin negotiations with the European Union

Monday, January 23, 2017

Monday, January 23, 2017

Stoke by-election: 'The electoral system works against us,' says UKIP's Paul Nuttall

UKIP leader Paul Nuttall says Stoke is 'UK's Brexit capital' as he talks up by-election chances

Paul Nuttall says Stoke is 'UK's Brexit capital' as he talks up election chances

The party confirmed yesterday (Sunday) its leader would run for election in Stoke

Theresa May and Donald Trump to discuss slashing tariffs on US-UK trade

Theresa May and Donald Trump to discuss slashing tariffs on US-UK trade

Theresa May and Donald Trump to talk about slashing trade tariffs on US-UK trade

The Prime Minister will be the first foreign leader to meet with the new president on Friday in Washington

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Thursday, January 19, 2017

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

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

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

Brexit: Prime Minister Theresa May to lay out plan in key speech

Brexit: Prime Minister Theresa May to lay out plan in key speech

Brexit: Theresa May to lay out plan in key speech

Following months of pressure, the Prime Minister is to give a speech which will clarify her plans for the upcoming negotiations

Monday, January 16, 2017

Monday, January 16, 2017

EU nationals could face travel restrictions to the US, suggests Donald Trump

European nationals could face travel restrictions to the US, suggests Donald Trump

European nationals could face US travel restrictions, suggests Donald Trump

The President-elect has appeared to suggest European nationals could face tighter restrictions on travel to America in his interview with Michael Gove

Donald Trump hails the UK for Brexit vote and slams Angela Merkel for refugee decision

Donald Trump hails Brexit and blast Angela Merkel over refugees

Donald Trump hails Brexit and blast Angela Merkel over refugees

The soon-to-be President has praised the UK as 'smart' for opting out of the EU, and savaged the German Chancellor for opening the doors to refugees

Friday, January 13, 2017

Friday, January 13, 2017

The week's court news: from a jealous lawyer to unlawful subletting

Jealous husband convicted of killing wife's lover in Dalston - the week's court news

The week's court news: from a jealous lawyer to unlawful subletting

talkRADIO and Court News bring you the latest from the UK's courts

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Top Republican puts UK to the top of the US trade deal ladder

Top Republican says UK is at front of queue for US trade deal

Top Republican says UK is at front of queue for US trade deal

Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman Bob Corker made the comments after meeting the Foreign Secretary in Washington

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