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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Westminster attack: Donald Trump Jr sparks outrage with Sadiq Khan tweet

Donald Trump Jr sparks outrage with Sadiq Khan tweet

The US President's son has landed in hot water over a tweet about the London Mayor in the wake of the attack on Westminster

Westminster: 'Isis probably didn't know of the attack until we did', says Quilliam Foundation's Jonathan Russell

Westminster: 'Isis probably didn't know of the attack until we did', says Quilliam Foundation's Jonathan Russell

'Isis probably didn't know of the attack until we did', says Quilliam Foundation

Jonathan Russell, Head of Policy at the foundation, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the terror group claiming responsibility for the incident in Westminster on Wednesday

Westminster attack: 'MPs are putting on a brave face and working normally', says MP Jim Fitzpatrick

Westminster attack: Some MPs are fighting back tears but we're working normally, says Labour's Jim Fitzpatrick

'MPs are fighting back tears but we're working normally'

The MP says the attack feels very personal but

Theresa May: 'Westminster attacker was British born and previously investigated by MI5'

Theresa May: Westminster attacker was British-born and previously investigated by MI5

Theresa May: Attacker was British-born and known to MI5

Theresa May has made a statement following the attack on Westminster yesterday, saying that 'we are not afraid and our resolve will never waiver in the face of terrorism'

Westminster attack: Environment secretary Roseanna Cunningham accused of disgraceful behaviour at Holyrood

Westminster attack: SNP lawmaker Roseanna Cunningham accused of 'disgraceful behaviour' in Holyrood

SNP lawmaker accused of 'disgraceful behaviour' in moments after attack

Conservative MSPs have claimed that environment secretary Roseanna Cunningham said it was an 'absolute disgrace' to suspend the independence debate because it was 'giving into terrorists'

Thousands of pounds raised online for family and friends of PC Keith Palmer

Westminster attacks: Thousands of pounds raised online for family and friends of PC Keith Palmer

Thousands of pounds raised online for family and friends of PC Keith Palmer

Yesterday a police officer was killed in the attack on Westminster, many have posted comments online remembering him

Westminster: 'Man was acting alone, but he would have needed support', says defence editor Robert Fox

Westminster attacker 'would have needed support', says defence editor Robert Fox

Westminster attacker 'would have needed support', says defence expert

Robert Fox, Defence Editor for the London Evening Standard, said any possible associations with the perpetrator would be key to the investigation

Westminster attack: eyewitness tells harrowing story of immediate aftermath of the assault

Westminster attack: eyewitness says 'there was silence on the bridge - just bodies lying on the floor'

'There was silence on the bridge - just bodies lying on the floor'

Graham Neale told Paul Ross he heard 'a sort of slapping sound' before realising it was gunfire

'London attack is absolutely deplorable, there's no justification,' says Khalid Mahmood MP

Westminster attack: MP Khalid Mahmood says 'we couldn't believe what was happening in front of our eyes'

'We couldn't believe what was happening in front of our eyes'

Khalid Mahmood, the Labour MP for Birmingham Perry Barr, was trapped in Parliament as the attack unfolded

Westminster assault: Metropolitan Police make arrests in London and Birmingham in connection with attack

Westminster assault: Eighth person arrested as inquiry continues into Parliament terror assault

Eighth person arrested as inquiry continues into Parliament terror assault

Mark Rowley, the Met's senior anti-terror officer, confirms details of raids connected to Wednesday's atrocities

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

An eyewitness has said he saw people flying through the air on Westminster Bridge

Westminster attack: Eyewitness says 'I just saw a 4x4 throwing people in the air'

'I just saw a 4x4 throwing people in the air'

Eyewitness says he initially thought the attack was deliberate as carnage on Westminster Bridge unfolded

Westminster attack: 'The attacker ran towards Parliament holding a large kitchen knife above his head', says eyewitness

Westminster attack: 'Attacker ran towards Parliament holding a large kitchen knife above his head' says eyewitness

'Attacker ran towards Parliament holding large kitchen knife above his head'

Political editor of the Press Association Andrew Woodcock watched the incident unfold from his window

Westminster attack: 'At first people thought it was a bomb and all hell broke lose', says eyewitness

Westminster attack: Theresa May's car sped past me at incredible speed, says eyewitness

'All hell broke loose, then Theresa May's car sped past me'

Sun political editor Tom Newton Dunn believes the attack on Westminster was an an attack on the country itself and on democracy

The attacks on Parliament have sent shockwaves through the British capital

Parliament terror attack: Woman pulled out of Thames after 4x4 rampage on Westminster Bridge

Woman pulled out of Thames after 4x4 rampage

Woman reportedly alive but with serious injuries

Westminster attack: 'This appears to have been conducted by a lone wolf', says former Scotland Yard commander

Westminster attack: 'This appears to have been conducted by a lone wolf', says former Scotland Yard commander

It's likely a lone wolf did this, says terror expert

Parliament is in lockdown after a man was gunned down outside, in a separate incident, witnesses reported that a car mounted the pavement and hit several people on Westminster Bridge

Friday, March 17, 2017

Friday, March 17, 2017

'He can now work on masterpieces like Rush Hour Crush' - Twitter reacts to George Osborne's new job as London Evening Standard editor

Twitter mocks George Osborne and urges him to quit over Evening Standard job

Twitter mocks George Osborne and urges him to quit over Evening Standard job

The former Chancellor of the Exchequer was named as the editor of the London Evening Standard on Friday

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Marine Alexander Blackman's murder conviction is quashed

Marine A Alexander Blackman's murder conviction quashed

Marine A Alexander Blackman's murder conviction quashed

Marine A's murder conviction has been replaced with manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility

'Beware of Jews' sign causes outrage in London

'Beware of Jews' sign causes outrage in London

'Beware of Jews' sign causes outrage in London

The sign appeared in Stamford Hill and has been widely condemned

Monday, March 13, 2017

Monday, March 13, 2017

Man sentenced after stealing Sheikh's Rolls Royce by conning DVLA

Man sentenced after stealing Sheikh's Rolls-Royce by conning DVLA

Man sentenced after stealing Sheikh's Rolls-Royce by conning DVLA

Mohammed Humza was able to fill in a DVLA form claiming he owned the Rolls Royce and then order new keys for the car, after this he sold it on

Man faces years in prison after kidnapping and raping 81-year-old woman

Man faces years in prison after kidnapping and raping 81-year-old woman

Man faces years in prison after kidnapping and raping 81-year-old woman

Anthony Roberts dragged a pensioner to a secluded area after she got off a bus in south-west London and kept her there for 96 minutes

Friday, March 10, 2017

Friday, March 10, 2017

Internet amused after London commuter spots seven nuns at Seven Sisters station

Internet amused after London commuter spots seven nuns at Seven Sisters station

Internet amused after London commuter spots seven nuns at Seven Sisters station

What are the odds of that?

Twitter users air their fury over Central Line disruption during rush hour

'The Central Line is an act of treason' - Twitter users vent fury over rush hour disruption

Twitter users air their fury over Central Line disruption during rush hour

An empty train derailed at White City during the rush hour on Friday morning, causing heavy disruption on the rest of the line

Drug addict to be sentenced for killing child and aunt in car crash

Drug addict jailed for 12 years for killing child actor and aunt in car crash

Drug addict jailed for 12 years for killing child actor and aunt in car crash

The man was driving a stolen car and being chased by police at the time of the crash, with a cocktail of drugs in his system

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Merseyrail confirm they are seeking an injunction to stop an upcoming strike by the RMT

Merseyrail confirm they are seeking injunction to stop upcoming RMT strike

Merseyrail confirm they're going for injunction to stop upcoming RMT strike

The company is trying to prevent a planned strike by members of the union in a row over driver-only trains

War memorial: 'The first people invited to the ceremony should have been relatives of the dead', says Colonel

First people invited to war memorial ceremony should have been relatives of the dead, says former Afghan commander

War memorial: 'Relatives should have been the first people invited to ceremony'

Relatives of soldiers killed in Afghanistan have criticised the failure to invite the military to the unveiling of a new war memorial in central London

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

National Geographic unveils first ever hyper-realistic animatronic leopard in London

Robot leopard roams streets of London - having been unleashed by National Geographic

National Geographic unleashes robot leopard on streets of London

National Geographic has unveiled the first ever hyper-realistic animatronic leopard to promote Big Cat Week

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

BREAKING: London Bridge station in lockdown over suspicious vehicle

BREAKING: London Bridge station in lockdown over suspicious vehicle

BREAKING: London Bridge station in lockdown over suspicious vehicle

The railway and underground stations have been closed off

Police in London are looking for a man who is alleged to have outraged public indecency by defecated in a street several times.   The man came onto the police radar after a member of the public reported him during rush hour on February 16.   The incident took place at Eastlands Crescent in south-east London, and is believed to not be the first time the man has done this.   He's described as white, of medium build and at a height of roughly five foot and eight inches.   Police believe there are similar cases

Police in London hunting for man suspected of defecating in the street

Police in London hunting for man suspected of defecating in the street

The incident took place on February 16 during rush hour

Penny Smith learns more about the Women of the World Festival

International Women's Day 2017: Penny Smith learns more about the Women of the World Festival

Penny Smith learns more about the Women of the World Festival

Hannah Witton, Melanie Eusebe and Catherine Mayer came onto talkRADIO to share more details about the event at the Southbank Centre

Friday, March 3, 2017

Friday, March 3, 2017

Accountants blamed for Oscars Best Picture mistake receiving death threats

Accountants blamed for Oscars Best Picture mistake receiving death threats

Accountants blamed for Oscars Best Picture mistake receiving death threats

Brian Cullinan and Martha Ruiz have been given bodyguards for their own protection

Bomb disposal teams work to remove WW2 bomb found in Brondesbury Park

Bomb disposal teams working to remove WW2 explosive found in Brondesbury Park

Bomb disposal teams work to remove WW2 bomb found in Brondesbury Park

The device was found under a building site, and local residents were evacuated for their own safety

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Police HMIC report: 'I don’t know how hard I can say how serious the crisis is', says retired police officer

Police crisis is only going to get worse, says former London officer

Police crisis is only going to get worse, says former London officer

Retired police officer Norman Brennan spoke to Paul Ross about the damning report which claimed the police are letting victims of crime down

Academy Awards Best Picture mistake: Oscars president confirms people responsible won't work on awards again

Oscars boss confirms those who caused La La Land best picture blunder won't be asked back

Oscars president confirms people for live mistake won't work on awards again

Brian Cullinan and Martha Ruiz were the two auditors from the firm PricewaterhouseCoopers responsible for the envelopes handed to Warren Beatty

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Student to admit making and planting ball bearing bomb on London tube train

Student Damon Smith to admit making and planting ball bearing bomb on London tube train

Student to admit making and planting ball bearing bomb on London tube train

Damon Smith will admit both making and planting a ball bearing bomb on a London tube train, a court has heard

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

Friday, February 17, 2017

Friday, February 17, 2017

Brexit: Tony Blair calls for new 'cross-party movement' to persuade leavers to remain

Brexit: Tony Blair calls for new 'cross-party movement' to persuade leavers to remain

Brexit: Tony Blair calls for new 'cross-party movement' to stop exit

The former Prime Minister was speaking at the Bloomberg headquarters on Friday when he made the call

Friday, February 10, 2017

Friday, February 10, 2017

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'

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Teenager claims huge fire at London mosque 'was accidental, despite starting it with barbecue lighter'

Teenager accused of setting fire to a mosque with a barbecue lighter claims it was accidental

Teenager claims mosque fire 'was accidental, despite starting it with lighter'

A teenager from Walton-on-Thames used a barbecue lighter to start a fire which caused £7 million of damage to a mosque in 2015

Man jailed for 16 years after stabbing neighbour to death in drunken row

Man jailed for 16 years after stabbing neighbour to death in drunken parking space row

Man jailed for 16 years after stabbing neighbour to death in drunken row

Darryn Madigan stabbed John Martin in the heart moments after getting out of a minicab in August last year

London Overground train evacuated during rush hour at Dalston Kingsland

London Overground train evacuated during rush hour, causing 'sheer terror'

London Overground train evacuated during rush hour, causing 'sheer terror'

A faulty drill is reported to be the cause of smoke on an overground train

Monday, February 6, 2017

Monday, February 6, 2017

'Breaking Bad' killer found dead in prison

'Breaking Bad' killer Stefano Brizzi found dead in prison

'Breaking Bad' killer Stefano Brizzi found dead in prison

Stefano Brizzi was convicted of the murder of PC Gordon Semple and handed a life sentence with a 24-year tariff

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

Friday, February 3, 2017

Friday, February 3, 2017

Teenager who threw laughing gas at Jews and shouted 'Heil Hitler' jailed for six months

Teenager who threw laughing gas at Jews and shouted 'heil Hitler' jailed for six months

Teenager who threw laughing gas at Jews and shouted 'heil Hitler' is jailed

An intoxicated teenager who shouted 'Heil Hitler' whilst throwing laughing gas canisters at Jewish shoppers has been jailed for six months

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Court hears Peckham murder victim was being filmed on Snapchat after being fatally stabbed

Peckham teenager Leoandro Osemeke was filmed on Snapchat after being fatally stabbed, court hears

Peckham teenager 'was filmed on Snapchat after being stabbed to death'

16-year-old Leoandro Osemeke died after sustaining a stab wound to the heart moments after arriving at a birthday party in southeast London

Monday, January 30, 2017

Monday, January 30, 2017

Sam Delaney left stunned by caller's views on Muslims and Sadiq Khan

Sam Delaney left stunned by caller's view to kick all Muslims out of UK

Sam Delaney left stunned by caller's view to kick all Muslims out of UK

Kingston called up our afternoon presenter to share his views on Donald Trump's executive order

Monday, January 23, 2017

Monday, January 23, 2017

'Theresa May must tell Donald Trump that we don't accept his misogyny', says the Women's Equality Party

Theresa May must tell Donald Trump we don't accept his misogyny, says leader of Saturday's protest march

'Theresa May must tell Donald Trump that we don't accept his misogyny'

Sophie Walker, head of the Women's Equality Party, says Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn should have backed the demonstration

'Donald Trump knows the repercussions of embassy move', says Israel Radio journalist Jerry Lewis

Donald Trump blasted by Jewish journalist over Israel embassy plans: 'He's like a bull in a china shop'

Donald Trump blasted by Jewish journalist over Israel embassy plans

Jerry Lewis spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about Donald Trump's plans to move the US embassy from Israel to Jerusalem

Friday, January 20, 2017

Friday, January 20, 2017

Donald Trump: 'We have to keep protesting and hope structure around him adapts', says journalist Harriet Minter

Donald Trump: 'We have to keep protesting' says activist Harriet Minter

'We have to keep protesting' says activist Harriet Minter

The host of Badass Women's Hour on talkRADIO explained to Julia Hartley-Brewer why she plans to join the Women's March protest in London tomorrow (Saturday)

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

British Airways flight from Los Angeles to London declares midair emergency

British Airways flight BA268 from Los Angeles to London declares midair emergency

British Airways flight from Los Angeles to London declares midair emergency

British Airways flight 268 has declared a general emergency on the approach to the UK

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Al Jazeera investigation finds Israeli embassy in London has funded Union for Jewish Students in UK

Al Jazeera claims Israeli embassy conspired with students to oust NUS president Malia Bouattia

Al-Jazeera claims Israeli embassy tried to oust NUS president Malia Bouattia

The UK branch of the Union for Jewish Students has received funding from the Israeli state, according to the news organisation

'If you tell police that crime is reducing, they will laugh', says former police officer

Police will laugh at you if you tell them crime is falling, says former officer

Police will laugh at you if you tell them crime is falling, says former officer

Sadiq Khan has warned that if the Government cuts the funding of the Metropolitan Police then the safety of Londoners will be at risk

Sousse: Inquest hears hears how Tunisian law enforcement 'delayed arrival' to terrorist attack

Tunisia Sousse beach massacre: Inquest hears officers deliberately slowed their arrival at scene of attack

Tunisia massacre inquest hears officers 'delayed arrival' at scene of attack

The inquest into the deaths of 30 British tourists at the hands of Seifeddine Rezgui Yacoubi in June 2015 opened yesterday

Monday, January 16, 2017

Monday, January 16, 2017

Tunisia Sousse victim inquests to open today

Tunisia Sousse victim inquests to open today

Tunisia Sousse victim inquests to open today

Seifeddine Rezgui Yacoubi opened fire on a beach popular with tourists in June of 2015, killing 30 British citizens

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Donald Trump dossier: Former intelligence officer named in reports

British 'author of Trump dossier' has fled for his life - reports

British 'author of Trump dossier' has fled for his life - reports

52-year-old Christopher Steele was named as having gathering the information in the file

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