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Friday, December 1, 2017

Friday, December 1, 2017

Jimmy Kimmel owns Roy Moore in savage Twitter exchange

Jimmy Kimmel owns Roy Moore in savage Twitter exchange

Jimmy Kimmel owns Roy Moore in savage Twitter exchange

The fight began after the TV host sent a correspondent to one of the candidate's rallies in Alabama to disrupt it

Inspiration for ice bucket challenge, Anthony Senerchia Jnr, dies aged 46

Anthony Senerchia Jnr: Inspiration for ice bucket challenge dies aged 46

Inspiration for ice bucket challenge, Anthony Senerchia Jnr, dies aged 46

Anthony Senerchia Jnr also set up a charity to help families going through the illness and to fund more research

Britain First leader boasts membership applications increase after Donald Trump tweets

Britain First leader boasts membership applications have shot up after Donald Trump Jayda Fransen retweets

Britain First leader says membership applications have soared after Trump tweets

Paul Golding said the interest in the group had risen as a row between Theresa May and the US president increases

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Virgin Atlantic plane damaged after Egyptair flight clips it on runway

Virgin Atlantic plane damaged after Egyptair flight clips it on runway

Virgin Atlantic plane damaged after Egyptair flight clips it on runway

The incident took place at John F Kennedy Airport in New York City

'Islam currently has an informal blasphemy law protecting it from criticism', says journalist

Donald Trump retweets: 'Islam currently has an informal blasphemy law protecting it from criticism', says journalist

'Islam currently has an informal blasphemy law protecting it from criticism'

Journalist Brendan O'Neill says all issues should be brought into open debates

'Don't focus on me' - Donald Trump hits back at Theresa May on Twitter over Jayda Fransen video retweet statement

'Don't focus on me' - Donald Trump hits back at Theresa May on Twitter over Jayda Fransen retweet

Donald Trump hits back at Theresa May on Twitter over video retweet statement

The Prime Minister had said the US President was wrong to share anti-Muslim videos posted by Britain First Deputy Leader Jayda Fransen

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Who is Jayda Fransen? The Britain First deputy leader who Donald Trump retweeted

Who is Jayda Fransen? The Britain First deputy leader who Donald Trump retweeted

Who is Jayda Fransen? The Britain First deputy leader who Donald Trump retweeted

Donald Trump retweeted Jayda Fransen's tweets in a move described by Theresa May as 'wrong'

'North Korea is afraid it will be attacked but the pace of the situation may lessen'

'North Korea is afraid it will be attacked but the pace of the situation may lessen'

'North Korea is afraid it will be attacked but pace of the situation may lessen'

Researcher Aidan Foster-Carter says its possible the US may now take a diplomatic approach to North Korea

Boris Johnson implores North Korea to 'change course' after missile test

Boris Johnson implores North Korea to 'change course' after missile test

Boris Johnson implores North Korea to 'change course' after missile test

The Pentagon said a new missile launched on Tuesday, landing around 200 nautical miles off the coast of Japan

Monday, November 27, 2017

Monday, November 27, 2017

'Your favourite President' Donald Trump calls for fake news award - but not for Fox News

Donald Trump wants to create a Fake News trophy - but obviously Fox News won't be involved

Donald Trump wants to create a Fake News trophy

Donald Trump has of course made the suggestion on Twitter

Nurse 'fired for tweet claiming white mothers raise terrorists, rapists and racists'

Nurse fired 'for tweet claiming white mothers raise terrorists, rapists and racists'

Nurse fired 'for tweet saying white mums raise terrorists, rapists and racists'

The woman allegedly tweeted that white women raise sons who are 'a detriment to society'

Friday, November 24, 2017

Friday, November 24, 2017

A number of celebrities push Ivanka Trump to support DREAM act on Instagram

A number of celebrities push Ivanka Trump to support DREAM act on Instagram

A number of celebrities push Ivanka Trump to support DREAM act on Instagram

The call was originally made by Sophia Amoruso, the founder of the Nasty Gal store

Russia Probe: Michael Flynn reportedly to set to cooperate with inquiry after ending White House information deal

Russia Probe: Michael Flynn reportedly to set to cooperate with inquiry after ending White House information deal

Russia Probe: Michael Flynn reportedly to set to cooperate with inquiry

American media reports President Trump’s former national security adviser could cooperate with investigators after his legal team ended a deal to share information with the White House

MS-13: The shocking story of the gang accused of beheading a man and ripping his heart out

MS-13: The shocking story of the vicious Latino gang accused of beheading a man and ripping his heart out

MS-13: The gang accused of beheading a man and ripping his heart out

Police discovered the body of a man who is thought to have been stabbed more than 100 times in a park in America

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Thursday, November 23, 2017

American man freed from North Korea eight years ago found burning to death

American man freed from North Korea eight years ago found burning to death

American man freed from North Korea eight years ago found burning to death

A final cause of death for Aijalon Mahli Gomes has not yet been established but it is thought to be either accidental or suicide

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Donald Trump appears to support Roy Moore in Alabama Senate seat despite sexual misconduct allegations

Donald Trump appears to back Roy Moore despite allegations against Alabama senator

Donald Trump appears to back Roy Moore despite allegations against senator

The Republican candidate denies allegations of sexual misconduct

Uber reveals coverup of major data breach after hackers stole driver details

Uber reveals major data breach after hackers stole driver details

Uber reveals major data breach after hackers stole driver details

The personal information of around 57 million users was exposed in the late 2016 hack, but the hackers only made off with driver details

Facebook 'allowed property adverts to discriminate against minorities'

Facebook 'allowed property adverts to discriminate against minorities'

Facebook 'allowed property adverts to discriminate against minorities'

American investigative journalism company ProPublica claims Facebook approved adverts which went against their own guidelines

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

American TV legend Charlie Rose suspended over misconduct allegations

American TV legend Charlie Rose suspended over misconduct allegations

American TV legend Charlie Rose suspended over misconduct allegations

The Public Broadcasting Service and CBS have halted distribution of the programmes he fronts

California is first US state to use LGBT-inclusive textbooks

California is first US state to use LGBT-inclusive textbooks

California is first US state to use LGBT-inclusive textbooks

Ten books have been approved by the California State Board of Education which feature the history of LGBT Americans

Monday, November 20, 2017

Monday, November 20, 2017

LISTEN: Hilarious chat as 'Rik Schneeze' massages caller's foot down the line

LISTEN: Hilarious chat as 'Rik Schneeze' massages caller's foot down the line

Hilarious chat as 'Rik Schneeze' massages caller's foot down the line

Rufus Hound was absent, so 'Rik Schneeze' took the microphone and left a caller 'spent' after a foot massage

Russia Inquiry: Jared Kushner under increased scrutiny after allegedly failing to hand over document

Russia Inquiry: Jared Kushner under increased scrutiny after allegedly failing to hand over document

Jared Kushner reportedly under increased scrutiny in Russia inquiry

The senior White House advisor is alleged to have failed to hand over a document about 'Russian backdoor overture'

Friday, November 17, 2017

Friday, November 17, 2017

Pentagon takes down 'erroneous' retweet calling for Donald Trump to resign

Pentagon takes down 'erroneous' retweet calling for Donald Trump to resign

Pentagon takes down 'erroneous' retweet calling for Donald Trump to resign

The organisation's official Twitter account accidentally posted the retweet on Thursday to more than 5.2 million followers

Rufus Hound delivers hard truths to caller Jonathan

Rufus Hound delivers hard truths to caller Jonathan

Rufus Hound delivers hard truths to caller Jonathan

Jonathan had called up earlier in the week to praise Donald Trump

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Student 'shot dead during armed robbery' in California

Student 'shot dead during armed robbery' in California

Student 'shot dead during armed robbery' in California

Reports claim Dharampreet Singh Jasser was hiding behind the till when thieves shot him

Hillary Clinton says a Trump directive for Justice Department to investigate her would be 'abuse of power'

Donald Trump would be abusing his power by getting Justice Department to investigate me, says Hillary Clinton

Trump would be abusing his power by investigating me, says Hillary Clinton

The former Democratic presidential candidate made a warning about a potential order for the Justice Department to investigate her role in a uranium sale back in 2010

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Jon Holmes confronts Russian correspondent over Ministry of Defence video game picture

Jon Holmes confronts Russian correspondent over Defence Ministry video game picture

Jon Holmes confronts Russian correspondent over Defence Ministry game picture

Our host asked key questions about the Russian Defence Ministry using a video game picture as 'proof' the US was helping Isis

'Hundreds of Russian Twitter accounts tweeted about Brexit', researchers claim

'Hundreds of Russian Twitter accounts tweeted about Brexit', researchers claim

'Hundreds of Russian Twitter accounts tweeted about Brexit', researchers claim

Researchers from the University of Edinburgh looked at 2,752 Twitter accounts which have been suspended in the US

Donald Trump accused of coping and pasting tweet after naming wrong shooting in message of support

Rancho Tehama: Donald Trump accused of copying and pasting tweet after naming wrong shooting in message of support

Donald Trump accused of copying and pasting tweet after naming wrong shooting

The president posted a support message for the people of Sutherland Springs, mere hours after a shooting in northern California

North Korea sentences Donald Trump to death for remarks about Kim Jong-un

North Korea sentences Donald Trump to death for remarks about Kim Jong-un

North Korea sentences Donald Trump to death for remarks about Kim Jong-un

North Korean media blasted the US President for insulting remarks he made about the country's leader

Four people dead after shooting in northern California

California: Four people dead after shooting in Rancho Tehama

Four people dead after shooting in northern California

At least one child is believed to have been injured after an incident in Rancho Tehama, three hours north of San Francisco

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Donald Trump teases major statement on return to Washington DC

Donald Trump teases major statement on return to Washington DC

Donald Trump teases major statement on return to Washington DC

The US President finished up his Asia tour on Monday

Initiations, tattoos and a ban on women - Who are the Proud Boys?

The Proud Boys: The gay-friendly pro-Trump fight club which wants to ban women

The Proud Boys: The gay-friendly pro-Trump fight club which wants to ban women

The Proud Boys is apparently 'a men’s club that meets about once a month to drink beer' and much more

Rufus Hound compares Donald Trump to Darth Vader during chat with caller

Rufus Hound compares Donald Trump to Darth Vader during chat with caller

Rufus Hound compares Donald Trump to Darth Vader during chat with caller

Our host, covering Iain Lee, spoke to a man named Jonathan about the US President after he called into the show

Donald Trump Jr releases communications with Wikileaks during 2016 campaign

Donald Trump Jr releases communications with Wikileaks during 2016 campaign

Donald Trump Jr releases communications with Wikileaks during 2016 campaign

In response to a report about the correspondence, the firstborn son of Donald Trump posted screenshots of the exchange on Twitter

Monday, November 13, 2017

Monday, November 13, 2017

'Jaw-droppingly shocking' Prince Charles letter on 'foreign European Jews' discovered

'Jaw-droppingly shocking' Prince Charles letter on 'foreign European Jews' discovered

'Shocking' Prince Charles letter on 'foreign European Jews' discovered

The letter was written in 1986 following his trip to Saudi Arabia with Princess Diana

Friday, November 10, 2017

Friday, November 10, 2017

Republican Party doubles down in response to Roy Moore allegations

Republican Party doubles down in response to Roy Moore allegations

Republican Party doubles down in response to Roy Moore allegations

The candidate for Alabama's senatorial race is alleged to have had inappropriate sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl when he was 32

American escort allegedly shot man in the head because he wasn't good at oral sex

American escort allegedly shot man in the head because he wasn't good at oral sex

American escort allegedly shot man because he wasn't good at oral sex

21-year-old Marissa Wallen is accused of attacking the man in Washington, before stealing his wallet and leaving him for dead

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Racist graffiti at Air Force Academy was written by black cadet as hoax

Racist graffiti at Air Force Academy was written by black cadet as hoax

Racist graffiti at Air Force Academy was written by black cadet as hoax

The Air Force Academy Preparatory School in Colorado has said the student has been punished and is no longer attending the school

Woman angered by politician's sexist meme beats him in local election

Woman angered by politician's sexist meme beats him in local election

Woman angered by politician's sexist meme beats him in local election

It is claimed Ashley Bennett decided to run for the Atlantic County freeholder seat because she was so infuriated by John Carman

Self-driving shuttle bus crashes on first day of use in Las Vegas

Self-driving shuttle bus crashes on first day of use in Las Vegas

Self-driving shuttle bus crashes on first day of use in Las Vegas

Officials say the fault of the crash lies with the driver of a lorry which hit the bus

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

'Don't try us' - Donald Trump warns North Korea over nuclear weapons programme

'Don't try us' - Donald Trump warns North Korea over nuclear weapons programme

'Don't try us' - Donald Trump warns North Korea over nuclear weapons programme

The US President made a new statement against Pyongyang while on his tour of Asia

Democrats make gains across America one year after 2016 election loss

Democrats make gains across America one year after 2016 election loss

Democrats make gains across America one year after 2016 election loss

The party made a series of victories in local votes across a number of states

Boris Johnson to meet US politicians to convince them to maintain Iran deal amid firestorm over Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe comments

Boris Johnson to meet US politicians in attempt to maintain Iran deal

Boris Johnson to meet US politicians in attempt to maintain Iran deal

The Foreign Secretary's meetings in Washington come amid ongoing firestorm over comments made about a woman imprisoned in the country

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Democrats outraged after US Air Force admits failure to report Texas shooter's conviction

Democrats outraged after US Air Force admits failure to report Texas shooter's conviction

Democrats outraged as US Air Force failed to report Texas shooter's conviction

The force announced on Monday it had not entered a court-martial for domestic violence given to Devin Kelley into federal databases

Donald Trump calls on North Koreans to make a deal over nuclear program

Donald Trump calls on North Koreans to make a deal over nuclear program

Donald Trump calls on North Koreans to make a deal over nuclear program

There has been heavy tension between North Korea and the US president over the regime's ongoing drive to build nuclear weapons

Black man admits writing racist graffiti on his car in Halloween prank gone wrong

Black man admits writing racist graffiti on his car in Halloween prank gone wrong

Black man admits writing racist graffiti on his car in Halloween prank

The graffiti on the car caused tensions in the local area to rise and the FBI started an investigation

Forget burgers, Donald Trump's meal in Seoul includes 360-year-old soy sauce

Forget burgers, Donald Trump's meal in Seoul includes 360-year-old soy sauce

Forget burgers, Donald Trump's meal in Seoul includes 360-year-old soy sauce

The meal will also include grilled sole and a prawn caught near a disputed island

Gun debate stalls in Congress following Texas gun rampage after Republicans back Donald Trump's blaming of mental health

Gun debate stalls in Congress following Texas gun rampage

Gun debate stalls in Congress following Texas gun rampage

Many representatives agreed with Donald Trump that the shooting was the result of a mental health problem, not gun laws

Users left confused after Snapchat temporarily goes down

Users left confused after Snapchat temporarily goes down

Users left confused after Snapchat temporarily goes down

The app went down in some areas of the world on Monday, leaving users venting their frustration on Twitter

Monday, November 6, 2017

Monday, November 6, 2017

Donald Trump says Texas shooting is a 'mental health' issue over gun law problem

Donald Trump says Texas shooting is due to a 'mental health' issue

Donald Trump says Texas shooting is due to a 'mental health' issue

The US President gave a statement on the shooting which killed at least 26 on his tour of Japan

Sutherland Springs: Who is the suspected gunman who attacked a church in Texas?

Sutherland Springs: Who is the suspected gunman who attacked a church in Texas?

Sutherland Springs: Who is the suspected gunman who attacked a church in Texas?

US media claims the gunman who has died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound was Devin Kelley

Teacher suspended after teaching children about LGBT issues

Teacher suspended after teaching children about LGBT issues

Teacher suspended after teaching children about LGBT issues

The teacher had asked a guest speaker to come into the school and had given out information on sexual orientation and gender identity

Sutherland Springs: 'There's a depressing repetitiveness' to US mass shooting events, says RUSI representative

Sutherland Springs: 'There's a depressing repetitiveness' to US mass shootings, says expert

'There's a depressing repetitiveness' to US mass shooting events, says expert

Raffaello Pantucci, the Director of International Security Studies at the Royal United Services Institute, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the shooting in Texas

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