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Monday, March 27, 2017

Monday, March 27, 2017

Donald Trump's election victory ignited fierce protests in California

Calexit: If Nigel Farage thinks California wants his brand of independence, he may be sorely mistaken

Nigel Farage could be walking into disaster by backing Californian independence

Many people in California want independence - but for reasons diametrically opposed to those of Farage and Arron Banks

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Facebook introduces new 'fake news' fact checker

Facebook introduces new 'fake news' fact checker

Facebook introduces new 'fake news' fact checker

The new feature will flag up disputed content to users

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

Walmart responds to viral video of two men riding horses in Houston store

Walmart responds to viral video of two men riding horses in Houston store

Walmart responds to viral video of two men riding horses in Houston store

The American retail corporation 'in no way' condoned the stunt which saw two men on horses ride into the store

Kremlin speaks out over Senate hearing about alleged Russian interference in the US presidential election

Kremlin bites back at Senate over Russian interference hearing

Kremlin bites back at Senate over Russian interference hearing

The spokesman for the Russian government, Dmitry Peskov, released a statement on the first public hearing investigating alleged interference in the American presidential election

Trump administration bans eight Muslim-majority countries from bringing electronic devices in carry-on bags for US-bound flights

Trump bans electronic devices on flights from eight Muslim-majority countries

Trump bans electronic devices on flights from eight Muslim-majority countries

The ban prevents carrying anything larger than a mobile phone in carry-on luggage from eight countries in North Africa and the Middle East

Friday, March 17, 2017

Friday, March 17, 2017

White House reportedly apologises to Britain in u-turn over GCHQ wiretapping claims

White House 'apologises to Britain in u-turn over GCHQ wiretapping claims'

White House 'apologises to Britain in u-turn over GCHQ wiretapping claims'

White House press secretary Sean Spicer claimed Barack Obama had used GCHQ to tap Donald Trump's phones

Snoop Dogg, Cher, Rosie O'Donnell - who has Donald Trump feuded with?

From Snoop Dogg to Rosie O'Donnell - the celebs at war with Donald Trump

From Snoop Dogg to Rosie O'Donnell - the celebs at war with Donald Trump

It all kicked off between Snoop Dogg and the US president after the rapper released a controversial video

GCHQ dismisses Donald Trump wiretap allegations in rare statement

GCHQ dismisses Donald Trump wiretap allegations in rare statement

GCHQ dismisses Donald Trump wiretap allegations in rare statement

The President's press secretary, Sean Spicer, claimed Barack Obama used the listening post to eavesdrop on the President while he was campaigning for office

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Thursday, March 16, 2017

'Judge's main reason for overturning travel ban were Donald Trump's own words', says former Democrats Abroad Vice Chair

'Donald Trump has made no national security argument for new travel ban'

'Donald Trump has made no national security argument for new travel ban'

Karin Robinson, the former UK Vice Chair of Democrats abroad, says Mr Trump and his team 'have been explicit in their intent to block Muslims'

Donald Trump's second travel ban blocked by Hawaii judge hours before coming into effect

Second judge in Maryland blocks Donald Trump's new travel ban following earlier Hawaii snub

Second judge in Maryland blocks Donald Trump's new travel ban

US District Judge Derrick Watson said the evidence the ban was a matter of national security was 'questionable'

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Donald Trump: leaked tax return 'irrelevant because it doesn't show financial interests', says Jerry Springer

Jerry Springer asks Donald Trump: 'What are you hiding? Show us how you make your money'

Jerry Springer asks what Donald Trump is hiding after tax return leak

Jerry Springer spoke to Paul Ross about the president's partially leaked 2005 tax return, which was published by MSNBC

Donald Trump: 2005 tax return partially leaks, shows President paid $38m bill

Donald Trump tax return: Journalist hits back at Trump by mocking 'POTUS fake tweet'

Donald Trump tax return: Journalist hits back at Trump by mocking 'fake tweet'

The White House has called MSNBC's publishing of the document a violation of the law

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Congress tells Donald Trump to stop deleting his tweets

Congress tells Donald Trump: stop deleting your tweets

Congress tells Donald Trump: stop deleting your tweets

The main legislative body of the US government claims deleting tweets represents a breach of the Presidential Records Act

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

Republicans refuse to support Donald Trump over Obama wiretap claims

Republicans refuse to support Donald Trump over Obama wiretap claims

Republicans refuse to support Donald Trump over Obama wiretap claims

The unproven allegation of Obama wiring his Trump Tower phones, which rocked the American political scene, has very little support from Trump's own party in the Senate

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Trump overnight - major deal announcement with Exxon Mobil

What Donald Trump did last night: Huge deal with Exxon Mobil to create thousands of jobs

What Trump did last night: Huge Exxon deal to create thousands of jobs

The president sang his praises of the oil and gas corporation on Twitter

Iraq exempted from Donald Trump's new travel ban as order is imposed once again

Iraq exempted from Donald Trump's new travel ban

Iraq exempted from Donald Trump's new travel ban

The president's new order was signed on Monday

Monday, March 6, 2017

Monday, March 6, 2017

'Donald Trump appears to have based wiretap claims on info in media reports', says commentator Karin Robinson

'Donald Trump seems to have based wiretap claims on unverified Breitbart reports, says commentator Karin Robinson

'Trump appears to have based wiretap claims on info in media reports'

Karin Robinson, former UK chair of Democrats Abroad, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the President's sensational allegation that Barack Obama ordered his phones at Trump Tower to be wiretapped

Congress committee to probe Donald Trump's claims Barack Obama tapped phones, say reports

US Congress 'to probe Donald Trump's Barack Obama phone-tapping claims'

US Congress 'to probe Donald Trump's Barack Obama phone-tapping claims'

The US president tweeted over the weekend the former president had ordered his phones at Trump Tower in New York City to be wiretapped

Friday, March 3, 2017

Friday, March 3, 2017

Donald Trump backs Jeff Sessions as controversy over Russia connection grows

Donald Trump backs Jeff Sessions as controversy over Russia connection grows

Donald Trump backs Jeff Sessions as controversy over Russia connection grows

Democrats have been accusing Sessions of lying under oath after it emerged he'd met with the Russian ambassador during the election campaign

Jeff Sessions: US political commentator blasts Democrats over Donald Trump Senate speech 'distaction'

Jeff Sessions: US political commentator blasts Democrats for Donald Trump Senate speech 'distraction'

US political commentator blasts Democrats for Jeff Sessions 'distraction'

Charlie Wolf spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Democrat accusation that the new attorney-general lied under oath about his connections to Russia

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Thursday, March 2, 2017

BREAKING: Jeff Sessions says he'll 'recuse' himself 'where appropriate' amid Russia furore

BREAKING: Jeff Sessions says he'll 'recuse himself where appropriate' on Russia probe

Sessions says he'll 'recuse himself where appropriate' on Russia probe

The attorney general has firmly denied he had any discussions relating to 'any political campaigns'

Democrats call for Jeff Sessions to resign after Russian ambassador meetings emerge

Democrats urge Jeff Sessions to quit over Russian ambassador meetings

Jeff Sessions urged to resign over Russian ambassador meetings

The new attorney general has been reported to have spoken to the Russian ambassador twice during the election campaign

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Donald Trump Congress speech: 'real test is when positive rhetoric meets political reality,' says commentator Bill Bernard

Donald Trump Congress speech was his most positive address ever, says commentator

Trump Congress speech was his most positive ever, says commentator

US commentator Bill Bernard spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the president's recent speech to a joint session of Congress

Donald Trump defends 'improved vetting procedures' in first speech in Congress

Donald Trump announces new agency to publish weekly immigrant crime sheet

Donald Trump announces new agency to publish immigrant crimes

The new President gave his first address to Congress this morning - and prompted audible groans with his new policy

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

George Galloway: 'Donald Trump is right about fake news media'

George Galloway: 'Donald Trump is right about fake news media'

George Galloway: 'Donald Trump is right about fake news media'

Our presenter was speaking to a caller on his show about the president's claims of fake news in the mainstream media

'Donald Trump's immigration guidelines potentially violate international laws,' says politics professor Scott Lucas

'Donald Trump's immigration guidelines potentially violate international laws,' says politics professor Scott Lucas

'Donald Trump's immigration guidelines potentially violate international laws'

Scott Lucas, a professor of International politics at the University of Birmingham, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the president's new guidelines to crack down on illegal and undocumented immigrants

Friday, February 17, 2017

Friday, February 17, 2017

Donald Trump press conference comments 'would be laughable if it wasn't so serious', says commentator Bill Bernard

Donald Trump press conference comments 'would be laughable if it wasn't so serious', says commentator Bill Bernard

Donald Trump press conference 'would be laughable if it wasn't so serious'

Bill Bernard, the author of Dixiecrats and Democrats, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the press conference he gave yesterday

'My organisation's running like a fine-tuned machine', says Donald Trump

'My organisation's running like a fine-tuned machine', says Donald Trump

'My organisation's running like a fine-tuned machine', says Donald Trump

The president gave an important press conference at the White House yesterday

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Thursday, February 16, 2017

James Mattis the 'most powerful figure in foreign affairs in Trump administration', says defence editor Robert Fox

James Mattis 'most powerful figure in foreign affairs in Trump administration', says journalist Robert Fox

James Mattis 'most powerful figure in foreign affairs in Trump administration'

Robert Fox, Evening Standard defence correspondent, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the new US Secretary of Defence

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

George Galloway blasts John Kerry for joining in protest against Donald Trump

George Galloway blasts John Kerry for joining in protest against Donald Trump

George Galloway blasts John Kerry for joining in protest against Donald Trump

The former Secretary of State joined in the Women's March after Donald Trump's inauguration in January

Michael Flynn resignation: 'Donald Trump and advisors knew all along this could be a smoking gun', says politics professor

Michael Flynn resignation: 'Donald Trump and advisors knew all along this could be a smoking gun', says politics professor

Michael Flynn resignation: 'Donald Trump knew this could be a smoking gun'

Michael Flynn, a politics professor at the University of Birmingham, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the revelation Donald Trump knew about Michael Flynn's ties to Russia

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

George Galloway: 'All Muslim countries should be boycotting the United States'

George Galloway: 'All Muslim countries should be boycotting the United States'

George Galloway: 'All Muslim countries should be boycotting the United States'

Our host was speaking to a caller on his show

What Donald Trump tweeted last night: Justin Trudeau, cabinet announcements and women in work

What Donald Trump tweeted last night: Justin Trudeau, cabinet announcements and women in work

What Donald Trump tweeted last night: Justin Trudeau, and women in work

The President was quite calm on Twitter last night. Well, by his standards

Monday, February 13, 2017

Monday, February 13, 2017

What Donald Trump tweeted last weekend: Japanese PM, Mexico wall, and fake news

What Donald Trump tweeted last weekend: From the Mexico wall to yet more fake news

What Donald Trump tweeted last weekend: Japanese PM, Mexico wall, and fake news

The president of the United States had a busy weekend, and he let us know all about it over Twitter

Friday, February 10, 2017

Friday, February 10, 2017

Aerolineas Argentinas plane catches fire on the runway at New York's JFK airport

Aerolineas Argentinas plane catches fire on runway at New York's JFK airport

Aerolineas Argentinas plane catches fire on runway at New York's JFK airport

An emergency was declared after the flight bound for Buenos Aires caught fire while preparing for take-off late on Thursday

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee laments president's attacks on travel ban judges

Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch criticises his attacks on travel ban judges

Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee laments president's attacks on judges

Neil Gorsuch called it "disheartening' that the President was attacking the judiciary branch of government

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'

#LetLizSpeak - Elizabeth Warren, the fearless opponent of Donald Trump

'Donald Trump is a loser who'll destroy our country': Read Elizabeth Warren's explosive warning to America

'Donald Trump is a loser': Read Elizabeth Warren's warning to America

The senator for Massachusetts has made it clear where she stands in no uncertain terms on the president

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

US First Lady Melania Trump refiles libel suit against the Daily Mail Online publisher in New York City

Melania Trump refiles $150m Mail Online libel suit in New York

Melania Trump refiles $150m Mail Online libel suit in New York

During the campaign, the website reported on allegations made by a Slovenian magazine around a modelling agency Mrs. Trump worked for

Donald Trump: Paul Flynn MP astonishes Julia Hartley-Brewer with 'stability' statement

John Bercow bans Donald Trump: MP Paul Flynn shocks Julia by praising Qatar and Kuwaiti leaders for their 'stability'

Donald Trump: Paul Flynn astonishes Julia Hartley-Brewer in 'stability' argument

The MP for Newport West was speaking to our presenter about John Bercow's declaration against the US president when the row broke out

Monday, February 6, 2017

Monday, February 6, 2017

Teenager admits to killing American tourist and injuring five others in Russell Square rampage

Teenager Zakaria Bulhan admits killing American tourist and injuring five others in Russell Square rampage

Teenager admits to killing American tourist in Russell Square rampage

19-year-old Zakaria Bulhan admitted manslaughter by diminished responsibility on what would have been the first day of his trial at the Old Bailey

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

European leaders call for a unified response to Donald Trump at Malta summit

European leaders call for a unified response to Donald Trump at Malta summit

European leaders call for a unified response to Donald Trump at Malta summit

Prime Minister Theresa May was meeting the other leaders of Europe at the summit in the Maltese capital Valletta

After Bowling Green Massacre claim, here’s some other fake news for Kellyanne Conway to invent

After Bowling Green Massacre, here’s some other fake news for Kellyanne Conway

Trump's top advisor recently claimed that two Iraqi refugees were responsible for a massacre which never happened. But why stop there?

Former Russian ambassador blasts Donald Trump over move to relax sanctions

Former Russian ambassador blasts Donald Trump over move to relax sanctions

Former Russian ambassador blasts Donald Trump over move to relax sanctions

Sir Andrew Wood, former British ambassador to Russia and now associate fellow at Chatham House, spoke to James Whale about the President's move to remove Russian sanctions

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Thursday, February 2, 2017

George Galloway on Trump travel ban: 'If you don't want refugees, stop bombing people'

George Galloway tells Donald Trump: 'If you don't want refugees, stop bombing people'

George Galloway tells Trump: 'If you don't want refugees, stop bombing people'

Our presenter had some practical advice for Donald Trump during his drivetime cover slot yesterday.

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

New Yorker creates 'graffiti drone' to protest Donald Trump's presidency

New Yorker creates 'graffiti drone' to protest Donald Trump's presidency

New Yorker creates 'graffiti drone' to protest Donald Trump's presidency

A street artist known only as 'KATSU' managed to configure a drone to have the capabilities to paint graffiti onto walls

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Neil Gorsuch - Donald Trump's Supreme Court nomination which has divided America

Trump Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch 'founded a club called 'Fascism Forever''

Trump Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch 'founded a club called 'Fascism Forever

Claims are just the latest controversy to blight Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee

Neil Gorsuch nomination 'is Donald Trump’s bid to put a long-term stamp on the Supreme Court', says journalist

Neil Gorsuch nomination will help Donald Trump repeal abortion, says journalist

Neil Gorsuch nomination will help Donald Trump repeal abortion, says journalist

Josh Robinson, a reporter for the Wall Street Journal, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about Donald Trump's first nomination for the American Supreme Court

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