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Thursday, January 12, 2017

Thursday, January 12, 2017

'We need to find out whether politicians are using hate speech in order to gain support', says professor

'We must find out whether politicians are using hate speech to gain support for Brexit', says professor

'We need to find out whether politicians are using hate speech'

West Midlands Police have said they are treating a speech made by Amber Rudd last year at the Conservative Party conference as a “hate incident,” after a complaint was made by Professor Joshua Silver

'Watford was a very big part of Graham Taylor's life and he believed in honest, good hard work', says former goalkeeper

Graham Taylor was a brilliant man-manager and a great man, says former goalkeeper Alec Chamberlain

'Graham Taylor was a brilliant man-manager and a great man'

Former England manager Graham Taylor has died at the age of 72, he was also the manager of Watford, leading them to the final of the 1984 FA Cup

Janey Godley had some rather strong things to say about Donald Trump

Iain Lee speaks to comedian Janey Godley about Donald Trump dossier

Iain Lee speaks to comedian Janey Godley about Donald Trump dossier

Godley told Iain about the video she has filmed taking the pee out of Donald Trump

'Donald Trump truly is Barack Obama’s legacy', says Washington media director

Donald Trump truly is Barack Obama’s legacy, says Washington media director

Donald Trump truly is Barack Obama’s legacy, says Washington media director

Yesterday Donald Trump held a press conference, after a dossier including allegations about him was posted online

John McAfee says every country has the power to take down any other

John McAfee: Hackers can cause more damage than a nuclear bomb.. and no-one is safe

John McAfee: Hackers can cause more damage than a nuclear bomb

McAfee says that hacking is the modern-day equivalent of nuclear war 'and no-one has a bomb shelter'

RMT says strike action could take place again in February on London Underground

RMT says strike action could take place again in February on London Underground

RMT says strike action could take place again in February on London Underground

Strike action on the London Underground may continue from February 6 unless the dispute is solved, the RMT Union has warned

Graham Taylor has died at the age of 72

Former England manager Graham Taylor dies aged 72

Former England manager Graham Taylor dies aged 72

Taylor enjoyed a long and distinguished managerial career with England, Watford, Wolves and Aston Villa

Paul Nuttall says wage caps would damage Premier League and City of London

Paul Nuttall: Jeremy Corbyn wage cap would ruin Premier League and City of London

Paul Nuttall: Corbyn wage cap would ruin Premier League and City of London

Nuttall also said he doesn't feel threatened by Nigel Farage as UKIP leader

UKIP leader Paul Nuttall says 'it's great to see Mark Carney and the Brexit doom-mongers eat their words'

UKIP leader Paul Nuttall says 'it's great to see Mark Carney and the Brexit doom-mongers eat their words'

It's great to see Mark Carney eating his words on Brexit, says Paul Nuttall

UKIP leader Paul Nuttall has said that it's great to see Mark Carney eating his own words, after his announcement to MPs about Brexit's impact on the economy

Donald Trump dossier claims Russia cracked Isis terror app Telegram

Donald Trump dossier claims Russia cracked Isis terror app Telegram

Donald Trump dossier claims Russia cracked Isis terror app Telegram

Extract from dossier claims Russia's FSB security service has rendered encrypted message service unsafe to use

'Is thundersnow a rock band?' - Twitter reacts to the prospect of snow

'Is thundersnow a rock band?' - The best Twitter responses to the UK's snowstorms

'Is thundersnow a rock band?' - The best Twitter responses to the UK's snow

Snow showers and strong winds are expected to hit much of the UK today, with the Met Office giving severe weather warnings for most of the UK

'Breathtakingly wicked woman' Sandra Weir is sentenced to life for killing pensioner Mary Logie with a rolling pin

'Breathtakingly wicked' Sandra Weir gets life for killing pensioner Mary Logie with rolling pin

Drug addict Sandra Weir sentenced to life for killing pensioner with rolling pin

A heroin addict who murdered her elderly neighbour with a rolling pin has been sentenced to life imprisonment

Robot kill switch: 'We're at the point where we have to consider this', says futurologist

Robots can learn to kill their own kill switches, says futurologist

Robots can learn to kill their own kill switches, says futurologist

Tom Cheesewright, a futurologist, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the MEP report which calls for all robots to have a mandatory kill switch

'Mark Carney is taking credit for dodging a recession that was never going to happen', says economist

Brexit: Mark Carney is taking credit for dodging a recession that was never going to happen, says economist

'Mark Carney is taking credit for dodging a recession that was never happening'

The Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has told MPs that Brexit is no longer the biggest threat to the economy, as it is growing more strongly than the Monetary Policy Committee predicted

Donald Trump dossier: 'an Academy Award-winning screenwriter couldn't create' these 'twists and turns', says transition team member

Donald Trump dossier: A Hollywood screenwriter couldn't create these crises, says transition team member

Donald Trump dossier: A Hollywood screenwriter couldn't create this drama

Jan Halper-Hayes, a member of Trump's transition team, says current situation is completely surreal

'David Bowie's legacy is how he consistently created new material', says his photographer

David Bowie's legacy is his endless reinvention, says his photographer

David Bowie's legacy is his endless reinvention, says his photographer

People around the world have been remembering David Bowie's career, after the anniversary of his birthday on Sunday and his death on Tuesday

Donald Trump press conference 'showed how combative he can be', says commentator

'Donald Trump could use his power to punish critical journalists - and that's completely undemocratic'

'Trump could use his power to punish critical media - and that's undemocratic'

The President-elect had a press conference at Trump Tower yesterday (Wednesday), where he condemned the release of a dossier with strong allegations against him

Donald Trump condemned by Jewish groups for 'Nazi Germany' tweet

Donald Trump condemned by Jewish groups for 'Nazi Germany' tweet

Trump condemned by Jewish groups for 'Nazi Germany' tweet

In a tweet condemning intelligence services for supposedly leaking a dossier with strong allegations to the press, he compared the situation to Germany under the Nazi party

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

Take a look at Donald Trump's most controversial tweets

Meryl Streep, Nazi Germany and Hillary Clinton's sex life: Donald Trump's most controversial tweets

Nazis, Twilight and Hillary's sex life: Donald Trump's most outrageous tweets

The President-elect has been notoriously active on the social network

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

John McAfee: 'Donald Trump could hire the world's best hackers - he doesn't need Russia's help'

John McAfee: 'Trump could hire the world's best hackers, he doesn't need Russia'

McAfee said the incoming US President is an idiot if he doesn't deny Russia's involvement

Donald Trump: 'Now any politician can say claims about them are fake news', says media professor

'Donald Trump dossier will allow any politician to dismiss claims against them as fake news'

'Trump dossier will allow any politician to dismiss claims as fake news'

Buzzfeed has posted unverified documents online about the alleged behaviour of Donald Trump, and has been heavily criticised

European Commission finds most tattoo inks can cause health risks and may not be sanitary

Most tattoos are bad for you, says European Commission

Most tattoos are bad for you, says European Commission

The European Commission has claimed ink used for tattoos and permanent make-up can cause health risks, as it contains pigments of low purity, which aren't made for the skin

A teenager was behind this, says John McAfee

John McAfee: 'US election hack had nothing to do with Russia - this was a 15-year-old in his bedroom'

John McAfee: 'US election hack was carried out by a 15-year-old in his bedroom'

McAfee tells talkRADIO the hack was far too unsophisticated to have been organised by the Russian Government.

Former senator is thrown off flight, telling other passengers to walk out with him

WATCH Former senator get kicked off plane for saying 'the captain has no balls'

WATCH Former senator get kicked off plane for saying 'the captain has no balls'

A former senator from New York was kicked off a plane after he tried to convince passengers to turn against flight staff due to travel delays

Hans-Jürgen Kirstein has complained of a lack of support for police efforts to tackle migrant crime

German police union boss blasts politicians over rising migrant crime

German police union boss blasts politicians over rising migrant crime

Hans-Jürgen Kirstein, head of the Baden-Württemberg state police union, lambasted the judiciary and politicians for 'hampering' police efforts by not supporting them

Local media reports say Japanese emperor Akihito is to abdicate in 2019

Japanese emperor Akihito will abdicate in 2019, local media reports claim

Japanese emperor Akihito will abdicate in 2019, local media reports claim

Emperor Akihito has been dogged by abdication rumours recently, due to his advanced age and ill-health

Kremlin and Donald Trump deny 'compromising information' report

Donald Trump says he has nothing to do with Russia: 'No loans, no deals, no nothing'

Trump says he has nothing to do with Russia: 'No loans, no deals, no nothing'

Trump said the claims are nothing more than fake news while Putin says allegations are aimed at damaging US-Russian relations

'Our new drop-in clinic will save parents time and put their minds at rest', says Netmums

Netmums editor explains parenting website's new virtual drop-in clinic

Netmums editor explains parenting website's new virtual drop-in clinic

Netmums has launched a virtual drop-in clinic for parents to get expert advice on their mobile. Iy runs every weeknight and is staffed by experts

Labour national wage cap: 'We saw the authentic Jeremy Corbyn yesterday', says former Tony Blair advisor

'We saw the real Jeremy Corbyn yesterday - and it was a disaster' says former Tony Blair advisor

'We saw the authentic Jeremy Corbyn yesterday', says former Tony Blair advisor

Matthew Doyle, a former special adviser to Tony Blair, says Labour are going nowhere fast under Corbyn

Roof killed nine black people at a church in 2015

Charleston Church shooter Dylann Roof sentenced to death

Charleston Church shooter Dylann Roof sentenced to death

Roof to be executed for shooting spree which left nine people dead

'People like Clare Hollingworth have allowed more young women become war correspondents today', says former war correspondent

Clare Hollingworth blazed a trail for countless young women, says fellow female journalist

'Clare Hollingworth blazed a trail for countless young women'

Clare Hollingworth, the British correspondent who broke the news of the Nazi invasion of Poland, has died at the age of 105

Gaza Imam says Jerusalem terror attack permitted by Sharia law

Gaza Imam says Jerusalem terror attack permitted by Sharia law

Gaza Imam says Jerusalem terror attack permitted by Sharia law

Ahmad Abou Aklein said the 'hero' was simply 'fighting against soldiers of the occupation'

Three men arrested after body is found in a Cornwall park

Three men arrested after body is found in Cornwall park

Three men arrested after body is found in Cornwall park

Three people have been arrested after a body was found in a park in Cornwall just after 5am this morning

'Everyone will miss the decency Barack Obama brought to the role, but he won't leave public life', says Democrats Abroad

'Barack Obama isn't finished yet - he'll remain in public life long after he leaves the White House'

'Everyone will miss the decency Barack Obama brought to the role of President'

Barack Obama made his farewell speech yesterday, and called on Americans to defend their democracy and warned against the growth of 'cyncism and polarisation' in US politics

Donald Trump: 'Magnitude of claims is so great we need to know they're untrue', says politics fellow

Donald Trump Russia dossier claims 'are so powerful we need to know they're untrue'

Donald Trump: 'Magnitude of claims so great we must know they're untrue'

Brian Klaas, from the London School of Economics, said the claims that Russia has compromising information on the President-elect are massive

Scientists discover two animals of different species having sex

Scientists discover monkey and deer having inter-species sex

Scientists discover monkey and deer having inter-species sex

Scientists hope the surprising discovery could improve understanding of why some humans indulge in bestiality

Barack Obama gives a final warning on American democracy

Barack Obama gives final warning on American democracy

Barack Obama gives final warning on American democracy

The President, in his final address, warned 'cyncism and polarisation' would take over politics if economic opportunities aren't made for everyone

'It made absolutely no sense' - advisor blasts Jeremy Corbyn's wage cap plan

Jeremy Corbyn wage cap plan is nonsense, says his former advisor

Jeremy Corbyn wage cap plan is nonsense, says his former advisor

David Blanchflower blasted the plan to cap the earnings of Britain's top workers

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

The Southern Rail crisis has brought misery to thousands of passengers

Southern Rail crisis: Now, finally, it's time to draw a line in the sand

Southern Rail crisis: Now, finally, it's time to draw a line in the sand

This mess has drained our time, our money, and our sanity. Enough is enough

Library book is returned 40 years after its due date, with a note to apologise

Library book is returned 40 years after its due date, with a note to apologise

Library book is returned 40 years after its due date, with a note to apologise

A library book has been returned to Seattle Public Library just a wee bit late

'The highest earners are bright, but they aren't transforming our economy', says Ken Livingstone

Ken Livingstone backs Jeremy Corbyn wage plans: 'We need to stop the mega-rich buying yachts'

Ken Livingstone backs Corbyn plans for wage caps on highest earners

Jeremy Corbyn has called for a maximum wage limit, for the UK’s highest earners in order to address inequality

Bill's song wasn't the most cheerful thing you've ever heard

Listen to grumpy Iain Lee caller sing about how rubbish Christmas is

Listen to grumpy Iain Lee caller sing about how rubbish Christmas is

If you're looking for a song to cheer you up, this probably isn't the one

'There’s a perverse incentive in the A&E system, of the money following the patient', says doctor

Foreign patients should pay to use the NHS, says doctor

Foreign patients should pay to use the NHS, says doctor

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has claimed that patients visiting A&E with less serious problems may no longer be guaranteed to be seen within four hours

Brexit: 'Where are our workers?', asks George Galloway

Brexit: 'It's time to put Britain back to work' says George Galloway

Brexit: 'Where are our workers?', asks George Galloway

George Galloway gave a passionate monologue about British workers after receiving a tweet on the benefits of EU migration

Charlotte Church and Rebecca Ferguson say they won't be performing

Charlotte Church says she rejected chance to sing at 'tyrant' Donald Trump's inauguration

Charlotte Church says she rejected chance to sing at Trump's inauguration

Rebecca Ferguson has also revealed she turned down the opportunity

'The RHI scandal is murky, dividing the population of Northern Ireland on new lines', says George Galloway

George Galloway blasts Arlene Foster for 'dividing her country with RHI scandal'

'The RHI scandal divides the population of Northern Ireland on new lines'

Martin McGuinness has resigned over the Renewable Heat Incentive scandal, which was said to have been mishandled by first minister Arlene Foster

George Galloway: Russia would be crazy not to want Donald Trump to win US election

George Galloway: Russia would be crazy not to want Donald Trump to be President

Galloway says the idea that Russia should be impartial is simply nonsense

Body discovered on the M1 which has been 'run over several times'

Body discovered on the M1 which has been 'run over several times'

Body discovered on the M1 which has been 'run over several times'

It is not clear where the person came from or how they ended up on the motorway

European Court of Human Rights rules Muslim girls in Switzerland must swim with boys in landmark case

European Court of Human Rights rules Muslim girls must swim with boys

Court rules Muslim girls in Switzerland must swim with boys

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled school bosses in Switzerland are justified in enforcing a 'successful integration' into society via the school curriculum

Nine-year-old boy writes letter to Southern Rail, telling them he's fed up of his parents 'coming home late every night'

Nine-year-old writes to Southern Rail telling them he's fed up of his parents 'coming home late every night'

Boy tells Southern Rail he's fed up of his parents 'coming home late' from work

A nine-year-old boy has written to Southern Rail, to let them know that he is fed up of his parents' being inconvenienced by the rail strikes

Bowie died of cancer last year, aged 69

David Bowie fans mourn their hero with moving tributes on first anniversary of his death

David Bowie fans mourn their hero with moving tributes

Rock legend would have been 70 today

Rapper cleared of machine gun order to gain revenge for theft of jewellery

Rapper David Osadebay cleared of ordering machine gun murder to avenge jewellery theft

Rapper cleared of ordering machine gun murder to avenge jewellery theft

A rapper has been cleared of ordering a machine gun murder, which killed an innocent bystander, to gain revenge for the theft of his jewellery

Section 40: 'Press reforms are not blackmail, they are an incentive', says Hacked Off

Julia Hartley-Brewer clashes with press regulation campaigner over Jimmy Savile

'Press reforms are not blackmail, they are an incentive', says Hacked Off

A consultation on whether the press should be forced to pay the costs in court cases, unless they sign up to a recognised regulator, will close today

Women MPs: 'largely a sea of white men' dominate top jobs in politics, says advisor

Women MPs: 'A sea of white men' dominate top jobs in politics, says advisor

Women MPs: 'A sea of white men' dominate top jobs in politics, says advisor

Ayesha Hazarika, a former advisor to Ed Miliband and Harriet Harman, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the call by a Commons committee to raise the number of women MPs in Parliament

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