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Friday, June 5, 2020

Friday, June 5, 2020

talkRADIO has moved to DAB+

talkRADIO has moved to DAB+

To keep listening to Britain’s fastest growing speech station, you need to retune your radio now to talkRADIO+

Monday, June 1, 2020

Monday, June 1, 2020

Coronavirus briefing: Non-essential retailers can open next week

Coronavirus briefing: Non-essential retailers can open next week

Alok Sharma has confirmed that more retailers will be allowed to reopen on June 15  provided they comply with Covid-secure guidelines.

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Prime Minister for five minutes: Julia Hartley-Brewer

Prime Minister for five minutes: Julia Hartley-Brewer

Find out how talkRADIO's Julia Hartley-Brewer would run the country in the first edition of Dan Wootton's new feature 'PM for five minutes'.

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Dr Hilary Jones answers your coronavirus questions

Dr Hilary Jones answers your coronavirus questions

Every day talkRADIO’s Dan Wootton will put your coronavirus question to Dr Hilary Jones.

Monday, April 13, 2020

Monday, April 13, 2020

Coronavirus briefing: Government hits 100k testing target

Coronavirus briefing: Government hits 100k testing target

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has paid tribute to those involved in executing the “unprecedented expansion” of testing capacity.

Monday, April 6, 2020

Monday, April 6, 2020

Who is in Keir Starmer’s shadow cabinet?

Who is in Keir Starmer’s shadow cabinet?

Sir Keir Starmer promised to select “talented, balanced” top team as he became the new leader of the Labour Party.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Dr Hilary Jones answers your coronavirus questions

Dr Hilary Jones answers your coronavirus questions

Every day talkRADIO’s Dan Wootton will put your coronavirus question to Dr Hilary Jones.

Boris Johnson’s lockdown statement - READ AND WATCH IN FULL

Boris Johnson’s lockdown statement - READ AND WATCH IN FULL

This is the Prime Minister's full statement announcing the most drastic peacetime measures to tackle coronavirus.

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Thursday, January 30, 2020

‘Brexit’: How it became a household name

‘Brexit’: How it became a household name

As Britain prepares to leave the EU, new data shows just how many times the word “Brexit” has been used in the House of Commons since 2014.

Monday, January 27, 2020

Monday, January 27, 2020

Holocaust Memorial Day: A survivor’s story

Holocaust Memorial Day: A survivor’s story

Holocaust Memorial Day today marks 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz. Holocaust survivor Uri Winterstein tells talkRADIO his story.

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Donald Trump: Impeachment trial explained

Donald Trump: Impeachment trial explained

The impeachment trial of the president kicks off today - if he is found guilty of the charges against him, he could be removed from office.

Monday, January 6, 2020

Monday, January 6, 2020

Labour leadership contest: Who is in the running?

Labour leadership contest: Who is in the running?

The contest to replace Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader continues with three candidates remaining.

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

talkRADIO's most-watched video clips of 2019

talkRADIO's most-watched video clips of 2019

As the year draws to a close, we look back at talkRADIO's most popular video clips.

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Meet the pets getting political this general election

Meet the pets getting political this general election

"Dog-mocracy" has swept the nation as voters head to the ballot box accompanied by their festively fashioned four-legged friends.

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Boris Johnson in conversation with Julia Hartley-Brewer - IN FULL

Boris Johnson in conversation with Julia Hartley-Brewer - IN FULL

The Prime Minister spoke to talkRADIO's Julia Hartley-Brewer as the 2019 general election campaign draws to a close.

Thursday, November 28, 2019

Thursday, November 28, 2019

Why I still read my partner's tweets two years after his death

Why I still read my partner's tweets two years after his death

Adam Packer tells talkRADIO why his late partner's Twitter account has been a source of comfort since he passed away in 2017.

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

I went to jail for Extinction Rebellion and I would do it again

I went to jail for Extinction Rebellion and I would do it again

A climate activist who glued herself to a courtroom in the name of Extinction Rebellion tells talkRADIO why she stands by her actions.

Monday, November 25, 2019

Monday, November 25, 2019

General election 2019: What do the manifestos promise?

General election 2019: What do the manifestos promise?

All of the 2019 election manifestos have now been published. Here’s your guide to what is being promise ahead of the December 12 poll.

Friday, November 15, 2019

Friday, November 15, 2019

General election 2019: Full list of candidates in England

General election 2019: Full list of candidates in England

The full list of candidates standing in England at the 2019 general election.

General election 2019: Full list of candidates in Wales

General election 2019: Full list of candidates in Wales

There are 40 parliamentary seats up for grabs in Wales in the general election on December 12. Find out who's running here.

General election 2019: Full list of candidates in Scotland

General election 2019: Full list of candidates in Scotland

The general election will see 59 MPs elected in Scotland - take a look at who is running.

General election 2019: Full list of candidates in Northern Ireland

General election 2019: Full list of candidates in Northern Ireland

Eighteen parliamentary seats are up for grabs in Northern Ireland for the general election on December 12. Find out who is running here.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Why I opened up my home to 19 refugees

Why I opened up my home to 19 refugees

Co-founder of the charity Refugees at Home, Sara Nathan, explains why she has opened up her west London home to 19 refugees since 2016.

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Thursday, November 7, 2019

General election: Full list of Remain alliance seats

General election: Full list of Remain alliance seats

The Liberal Democrats, Plaid Cymru and the Green Party will not run candidates against each other in 60 seats in the December 12 election.

Which MPs are standing down at the 2019 election?

Which MPs are standing down at the 2019 election?

Over 70 MPs have announced they will be standing down ahead of the December 12 general election.

Monday, November 4, 2019

Monday, November 4, 2019

Who will become the next Commons Speaker?

Who will become the next Commons Speaker?

After John Bercow announced he would be leaving the role after a decade, a number of MPs have confirmed their interest in the position.

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Boris Johnson's letter to Corbyn calling for election - IN FULL

Boris Johnson's letter to Corbyn calling for election - IN FULL

Boris Johnson has written a letter to Jeremy Corbyn urging the Labour leader to back his push for a general election.

Friday, October 18, 2019

Friday, October 18, 2019

Boris Johnson's Brexit deal: The key points

Boris Johnson's Brexit deal: The key points

Parliament will sit on a Saturday for the first time in 37 years to debate the Prime Minister's Brexit deal.

'Brexit derangement syndrome has everyone panicking about everything'

'Brexit derangement syndrome has everyone panicking about everything'

Tom Chivers says it has become "very difficult to tease out the crazy from the realistic" when it comes to a post-Brexit Britain.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Why are MPs talking about Hacker House?

Why are MPs talking about Hacker House?

Boris Johnson has been accused of failing to declare a conflict of interest after government funding went to his friend's tech firms. Here's all you need to know.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Thursday, September 12, 2019

What is in the Operation Yellowhammer document?

What is in the Operation Yellowhammer document?

Operation Yellowhammer, which outlines possible consequences of a no-deal Brexit, has warned of border delays and civil unrest.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

What was it like to fly a plane on the day of the 9/11 attacks?

What was it like to fly a plane on the day of the 9/11 attacks?

Beverley Bass was the pilot of a plane heading to Dallas when the September 11 attacks occurred. She tells talkRADIO what the experience was like.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Why are people protesting in Hong Kong?

Why are people protesting in Hong Kong?

Protests have erupted in Hong Kong over fears mainland China is increasingly taking control of the city's freedoms.

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Inside the world of 8chan

Inside the world of 8chan

8chan has been taken offline after it was visited by individuals who went on to commit mass shootings.

Strictly Come Dancing 2019: The line-up so far

Strictly Come Dancing 2019: The line-up so far

Among the line-up are sports stars, singers and social media influencers - plus the world's number one table tennis player.

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

'Diabolical failures' that led to rape case collapse

'Diabolical failures' that led to rape case collapse

A woman who claims to have been repeatedly raped by her partner shares her story with talkRADIO reporter Alex Dibble.

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Brecon and Radnorshire by-election: Meet the candidates

Brecon and Radnorshire by-election: Meet the candidates

Candidates in the Welsh constituency have been preparing for a by-election that could cut the government’s working majority to just one.

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Who is in Boris Johnson's Cabinet?

Who is in Boris Johnson's Cabinet?

Britain's new Prime Minister appointed his top team last night. Here's your guide to who's who.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Boris Johnson’s first speech as PM: The key points

Boris Johnson’s first speech as PM: The key points

Boris Johnson has outlined his plans as Prime Minister in his first speech outside Downing Street.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Boris Johnson's constituents react to his Tory leadership win

Boris Johnson's constituents react to his Tory leadership win

talkRADIO speaks to Boris Johnson's Uxbridge constituents after the news their local MP will become Prime Minister

Iran tanker seizure: What has happened?

Iran tanker seizure: What has happened?

On Friday, a British-flagged tanker was captured by Iranian authorities. Here's what has happened since...

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Leadership race: What has Jeremy Hunt promised?

Leadership race: What has Jeremy Hunt promised?

As the leadership race draws to a close, we look at what Mr Hunt has promised the public in his campaign to become Prime Minister.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Leadership race: What has Boris Johnson promised?

Leadership race: What has Boris Johnson promised?

Boris Johnson has emerged victorious after weeks of campaigning, but what has he promised to change?

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Who are the new European Union leaders?

Who are the new European Union leaders?

The European Union has announced its new slate of presidents, who will assume office later this year. But who are they?

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Suzy Lamplugh disappearance: Timeline of events

Suzy Lamplugh disappearance: Timeline of events

Police investigating the 33-year mystery of estate agent Suzy Lamplugh's murder have begun further searches in Worcestershire following "new information".

Monday, June 24, 2019

Monday, June 24, 2019

Tory leadership race: Key dates

Tory leadership race: Key dates

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt face a gruelling month of campaigning before one of them is crowned the next Prime Minister.

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Conservative leadership race: Who is in the running?

Conservative leadership race: Who is in the running?

There are now three candidates jostling for the position of Conservative leader, after Sajid Javid was the latest to be knocked out.

Monday, June 10, 2019

Monday, June 10, 2019

Tory leadership candidates reveal 'naughtiest thing' they've done

Tory leadership candidates reveal 'naughtiest thing' they've done

The 11 Conservative leadership hopefuls have shared anecdotes that rival Theresa May's fields of wheat.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Who are the 1922 Committee?

Who are the 1922 Committee?

Conservative leadership hopefuls will have a tougher path to becoming Prime Minister after the 1922 Committee changed the rules for the contest.

Friday, May 31, 2019

Friday, May 31, 2019

Fiona Onasanya

Peterborough by-election: Full list of candidates

Peterborough by-election: Full list of candidates

There are fifteen candidates fighting for the Peterborough seat vacated by disgraced MP Fiona Onasanya.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Alastair Campbell's Labour expulsion: How the internet reacted

Alastair Campbell's Labour expulsion: How the internet reacted

MPs, Labour supporters and political commentators have aired their views online after Tony Blair’s former spin doctor Alastair Campbell was expelled from the Labour Party.

Friday, May 24, 2019

Friday, May 24, 2019

Theresa May's premiership: The highs and lows

Theresa May's premiership: The highs and lows

Theresa May has announced that she will step down as Prime Minister on June 7. 

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Dogs, cats and a rogue goat bring joy outside polling stations

Dogs, cats and a rogue goat bring joy outside polling stations

Regardless of who wins the European elections, pets at polling stations are ahead in the polls.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

‘The Wives of Westminster’

Inside the 'Wives of Westminster' blog

Inside the 'Wives of Westminster' blog

A new website set up to share the experiences of the wives of UK politicians has been widely criticised since its recent launch. Here's all you need to know about it.

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Gavin Williamson

Politicians and their unusual pets

Politicians and their unusual pets

Gavin Williamson's sacking has once again brought attention to the story of his pet tarantula, Cronus. But he is not the only politician with an unusual pet...

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