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Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Twitter enables live video feature within tweets

Twitter enables live video feature within tweets

Twitter enables live video feature within tweets

Twitter users can now broadcast live video from within a tweet for the first time

The Government plans to trigger Article 50 by March 2017

Brexit plan won't be ready until February, says minister David Davis

Brexit plan won't be ready until February, says minister David Davis

Brexit minister also reveals negotiating team is working on contingency plans in case trade deal doesn't materialise

Alexei Navalny - the daring activist who aims to unseat Vladimir Putin

Alexei Navalny - the daring activist who aims to unseat Vladimir Putin

Alexei Navalny - the daring activist who aims to unseat Vladimir Putin

The anti-corruption blogger and political activist announced his bid for the presidency yesterday

Woman's Hour Power List is 'laughable', says journalist Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

Woman's Hour Power List: 'Surely there are better feminist icons than the pathetic Bridget Jones'

Woman's Hour Power List is 'laughable', says journalist Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

Woman's Hour on Radio 4 compiled a list of the most powerful women over the last 70 years - and it's raised some eyebrows

Sammon was arrested in Fuengirola, Spain

'Most Wanted' paedophile Matthew Sammon facing jail after arrest in Spain

'Most Wanted' paedophile Matthew Sammon facing jail after arrest in Spain

Sammon was arrested in October after international manhunt

Mother who spends £2,000 on Christmas presents says 'no one should have a problem as it's my money and my children'

Mother Emma Tapping defends spending £2,000 on Christmas presents: 'it's my money and my children'

Mum defends spending £2,000 on Christmas gifts: 'it's my money and my children'

Emma Tapping went viral last year after sharing a photo online of her family's huge pile of Christmas presents around the tree. This year she has shared an even bigger pile

Uber launch self-driving cars in San Francisco - unfinished

Uber launches self-driving cars in San Francisco

Uber launches self-driving cars in San Francisco

Uber has launched a 'handful' of self-driving cars in San Francisco to test out their capabilities and iron out any glitches before rolling the idea out further

MP Philip Davies 'wholeheartedly in favour' of removing the word "women" from Equalities Committee name

Men's rights activist elected to join Women and Equalities Committee says 'some feminists don't believe in equality'

MP 'in favour' of removing the word 'women' from Equalities Committee name

Philip Davies was recently elected unopposed to fill a Conservative spot on Parliament's Women and Equalities Committee

Mother almost loses her leg after being bitten by a spider in Hampshire - unfinished

Mother almost loses leg after being bitten by spider in Hampshire

Mother almost loses leg after being bitten by spider in Hampshire

A woman from Hampshire almost lost her leg after she was bitten by a spider, which caused a lump that turned black

RMT boss Mick Cash barred from talks over Southern Rail crisis

RMT boss Mick Cash barred from talks over Southern Rail crisis

RMT boss Mick Cash barred from talks over Southern Rail crisis

Talks taking place between Southern, RMT and Aslef to end prolonged period of strike action

Southern Rail Strike: 'If Chris Grayling puts in a law banning railway strike action, we'll break it', says RMT Assistant General Secretary

Southern Rail Strike: 'If Chris Grayling bans railway strike action, we'll break it', says RMT assistant

'If Chris Grayling puts in a law banning railway strike action, we'll break it'

Steve Hedley, the RMT's Assistant General Secretary, said the transport secretary can't 'enslave' him and his members

'We have let the people of Syria down and must do more to help', says Doctors Under Fire - Unfinished

Man who tried to broker Aleppo ceasefire says conflict is 'on a different scale' to anything seen before

Man who tried to broker Aleppo ceasefire describes barbarity of the conflict

Hamish De Bretton-Gordon, founder of Doctors under Fire, spoke at length to Julia this morning

Southern Rail Strike: Nationalisation not the 'magic cure for dispute, says journalist

Southern Rail strike: Julia and rail journalist get angry with each other during nationalisation debate

Southern Rail Strike: Nationalisation 'won't solve' dispute, says journalist

Rail News editor Sim Harris believes the dispute between Southern and the rail unions isn't about nationalisation

James Whale set to broadcast live from The Sun Military Awards - Unfinished

James Whale set to broadcast live from The Sun Military Awards

James Whale set to broadcast live from The Sun Military Awards

James Whale will be broacasting live from the The Sun Military Awards tonight between 7pm-10pm

Man jailed for attacking a father with a knife and hammer, whilst making 'zombie noises' - Unfinished

Murderer who 'made zombie noises' after killing man in frenzied axe and hammer attack jailed

'Zombie murderer' who killed man in frenzied axe and hammer attack jailed

Gerardo Enrique Perez has been given a life sentence for attacking a man outside of his own home with a knife and a hammer, whilst making noises 'like a zombie'

Women speaks out after cruel meme circulates on the internet

Woman suffering rare disease speaks out after being ridiculed by internet meme

Woman suffering rare disease speaks out after being ridiculed by internet meme

Lizzie Velásquez, a motivational speaker born with a rare disease which stops her from maintaining body fat, spoke out after finding a hurtful image on the web

Post Office union strike 'disappointing', says communications director

Post Office union strike 'disappointing', says communications director

Post Office union strike 'disappointing', says communications director

The Communication Workers Union has scheduled strike action to take place during the height of the Christmas period

Syria: Aleppo civilians 'first priority' for the West, says Lord Ashdown

Syria: Aleppo civilians 'first priority' for the West, says Lord Ashdown

Syria: Aleppo civilians 'first priority' for the West, says Lord Ashdown

The former Liberal Democrat leader said it was a priority for the West to prevent a repeat of the Srebrenica massacre in the city

Former football coach Barry Bennell to appear in court today

Former football coach Barry Bennell to appear in court today

Former football coach Barry Bennell to appear in court today

He is charged with child sex offences

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Galloway had some words of criticism for Theresa May

George Galloway: A lot of Tories now believe Boris Johnson would be better leader than Theresa May

George Galloway: Many Tories now believe Boris would be better leader than May

Galloway says Johnson at least has charisma unlike 'empty vessel' May

Southern Rail: 'We won't get British Rail back, but having one body in charge would be efficient', says Christian Wolmar

Southern Rail: Unions' safety concerns are genuine, says Christian Wolmar

Southern Rail: Unions' safety concerns are genuine, says Christian Wolmar

Rail author and politician also says 'we'll never return to days of British Rail'

George Galloway says France will be desperate to prevent any chance of a far-right government

George Galloway says legacy of Hitler and Nazis will help stop Marine Le Pen

George Galloway says legacy of Hitler and Nazis will help stop Marine Le Pen

Galloway says France's experience of World War Two will make the public hyper-vigilant

Wonder Woman is dropped as a UN ambassador after just two months

Wonder Woman sacked as a UN ambassador after just two months

Wonder Woman sacked as a UN ambassador after just two months

Wonder Woman has been removed from her position as an honorary ambassador to the United Nations, despite being appointed just two months ago

The Big Debate on bread: 'I'm going to climb into a cheese toastie with jesus and get all gooey'

The Big Debate on bread: 'I'm going to climb into a cheese toastie with jesus and get all gooey'

'I'm going to climb into a cheese toastie with jesus and get all gooey'

Today's Big Debate was about bread

Galloway had particularly harsh words for the Alliance for Workers' Liberty

George Galloway: Even Jon Lansman is better than the vile Trotskyist saboteurs trying to steal Momentum

George Galloway attacks 'vile Trotskyist saboteurs' behind Momentum uprising

Galloway says he and Jon Lansman have long-standing differences but Momentum founder is infinitely preferable to hard-left 'rag-bag'

German murderer's sentence upheld after retrial

'Cannibal cop' Detlev Günzel has sentence upheld after retrial

'Cannibal cop' Detlev Günzel has sentence upheld after retrial

Günzel was convicted of killing Polish-born Wojciech Stempniewicz and sentenced to eight and a half years - which the Federal Court of Justice deemed too lenient

Iain lee wasn't happy when his star guest turned up late

Iain Lee lays into actor Dexter Fletcher for arriving late to his show

Iain Lee lays into actor Dexter Fletcher for arriving late to his show

Our presenter gave the Lock Stock star both smoking barrels for turning up late - but Dexter was in no mood to apologise

Just how would humans need to look in order to withstand a car crash?

This is how humans would need to look in order to withstand a car crash

This is how humans would need to look in order to withstand a car crash

Artist Patricia Piccinini has designed a human model which is adapted to survive low-speed crashes, to show just how vulnerable humans are

Facebook launches live 360 degree videos

Facebook launches live 360-degree videos

Facebook launches live 360-degree videos

Facebook is set to improve its live broadcasting feature by adding the option to stream 360-degree videos live. The first video will be published by National Geographic

Rick Perry pushed through a number of progressive policies as Governor of Texas

Donald Trump expected to appoint anti-racism politician Rick Perry as Secretary of Energy

Donald Trump set to appoint anti-racism crusader Rick Perry as Energy Secretary

Trump's new inner circle has attracted plenty of criticism, but the appointment of Perry may be a ray of hope

Rex Tillerson - the man who will be America's Secretary of State under Donald Trump

Rex Tillerson - Meet Donald Trump's future Secretary of State who's friends with Vladimir Putin

Rex Tillerson - the future Secretary of State who's friends with Vladimir Putin

Donald Trump has appointed the Exxon CEO to his cabinet today

'We need to discover more about the orbit of asteroids before we can defend ourselves from them', warns space journalist

'We need to discover more about asteroids before we can defend ourselves against them', warns space journalist

'We need to discover more about the orbit of asteroids to defend ourselves'

A Nasa scientist, Doctor Joseph Nuth, has warned that humans are unprepared for a surprise asteroid or comet that could hit earth

17-year-old sentenced to 12 month rehabilitation order for the TalkTalk data hack

17-year-old sentenced to 12-month rehabilitation order for TalkTalk data hack

17-year-old sentenced to 12-month rehabilitation order for TalkTalk hack

A 17-year-old who admitted hacking offences linked to a data breach at TalkTalk has been sentenced to a 12-month youth rehabilitation order

Twitter flooded with anger as Southern Rail Strike continues

Twitter flooded with anger as Southern Rail Strike continues

Twitter flooded with anger as Southern Rail Strike continues

An estimated million people have been affected by the 48 hour walkout

Government official to be reinstated despite calling Michelle Obama an 'ape in heels'

US official who called Michelle Obama an 'ape in heels' gets her job back

US official who called Michelle Obama an 'ape in heels' gets her job back

Director of the Clay County Development Corporation Pamela Taylor was fired in early November for the comment she posted on Facebook

'Don't go by mainstream media' on Donald Trump's business interests, says transition team consultant

Rex Tillerson is friends with Putin and it could be an advantage, says Trump transition consultant

Rex Tillerson's friendship with Putin could be helpful - transition consultant

Dr. Jan Halper-Hayes, who represents Republicans Overseas and is a consultant to the transition team, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the president-elect's business interests

Marine A's wife tells James Whale she almost 'daren't hope' he'll be home for Christmas

Marine A's wife tells James Whale she almost 'daren't hope' he'll be home for Christmas

Marine A's wife says she almost 'daren't hope' he'll be home for Christmas

Alexander Blackman could be granted bail on Friday at the Royal Court of Justice, whilst he awaits an appeal hearing against his conviction

'We want to put ourselves in a situation where we can provide less cancellations and less delays', says Southern Rail

Southern Rail director tells Julia staff sickness has soared since union dispute began

Southern Rail director claims staff sickness has soared during union dispute

Three days of strike action on Southern Rail have begun today, causing travel chaos for commuters

Southern Rail Strike:  'it's not just about pressing a button,' train driver boss tells Julia Hartley-Brewer

Southern Rail Strike: 'There's a lot more buttons to press than people think,' drivers' union boss tells Julia Hartley-Brewer

Southern Rail Strike 'not just about pressing a button,' says union boss

ASLEF Union president Tosh McDonald had a dispute with Julia Hartley-Brewer as striking train drivers bring Southern Rail to a halt in a 48-hour walkout

'There isn't enough counselling to help children with gender identity', warns the NSPCC

'There isn't enough counselling to help children with gender identity', warns the NSPCC

'There isn't enough counselling to help children with gender identity'

A guidebook is being sent to schools around the UK, which advises them not to suggest that there are only two genders

Joe McElderry on The Jump and his new panto role

Joe McElderry on The Jump and his new panto role

Joe McElderry on The Jump and his new panto role

The singer came onto talkRADIO for a chat with Paul Ross

Syria: Ban Ki-moon 'alarmed' over reports of Aleppo atrocities

Syrian rebels claim Assad troops burning women and children alive in Aleppo

Syrian rebels claim Assad troops burning women and children alive in Aleppo

Troops loyal to Bashar Al-Assad are poised to retake rebel-held parts of the city

'Our feeling of British is very different to yours now', says activist after Forest Hill attack

Forest Hill attack: 'As a Muslim, my feeling of being British is very different to yours now'

'As a Muslim, my feeling of being British is very different to yours'

Lauren Booth spoke to Paul Ross after a man was stabbed in a knife attack in Forest Hill station in South London

James Whale grills Bob Blackman MP over the future of Britain after Brexit

Brexit: Leaver Bob Blackman can't name single EU law imposed on UK when pressed by James Whale

Brexit: Leaver Bob Blackman can't name a single EU law imposed on UK

Our host gave the MP for Harrow East a tough questioning about the UK's future prospects and the status of EU nationals

Monday, December 12, 2016

Monday, December 12, 2016

'Politicians and the media label everyone who highlights any negative aspect of Islam at the same level', says political activist Tommy Robinson

Hardline Islam is much bigger theat to Britain than neo-Nazis, says former EDL leader

Former EDL leader hits out at media for treatment of Islam critics

The far-right group National Action is to be banned under UK terrorism laws, after an order was made in Parliament to proscribe the group

George Galloway backed the Leave campaign this summer

George Galloway tells 'liberals' to stop saying Brexit supporters are racist

George Galloway tells 'liberals' to stop saying Brexit supporters are racist

Galloway said the idea that Remain is a left-wing position is nonsense

'Brexit could be a problem for those who want to move to the UK', says chef Aldo Zilli

Brexit: 'There's no need to kick out EU migrants - the country works fine' says chef Aldo Zilli

'There's no need to kick out EU migrants - the country's fine as it is'

Aldo Zilli has backed British Future's recommendation that EU nationals who lived here before Brexit vote be allowed to stay in the UK permanently

Victoria and Albert Museum commissions 12 artists to imagine what Europe will look like in 2,000 years

Brexit in the year 4,000: London museum commissions artists to imagine Europe of the future

Victoria and Albert Museum commissions 12 artists to imagine Europe's future

The Victoria and Albert Museum has commissioned 12 artists from around the world to imagine what Europe might look like 2,000 years from now

A Southern Rail train is seen in Battersea, London

George Galloway: Wealthy Southern Rail passengers are turning to Jeremy Corbyn to solve current crisis

George Galloway says Southern Rail is 'the worst franchise in history'

Galloway says 'gin n' jag golf club bores' who travel with Southern are coming round to Jeremy Corbyn's idea of rail privatisation

Father cons neighbours out of £1,500 by pretending his son was chosen to play rugby for Wales

Father cons neighbours out of £1,500 by pretending his son was chosen to play rugby for Wales

Father cons neighbours out of £1,500 by pretending his son was playing for Wales

A man conned his elderly neighbours into giving him £1,500, by pretending his son needed funding to go on a rugby tour, as he had been chosen to play for Wales

Real Madrid drew Napoli in today's Champions League draw while Barcelona ended up with Paris Saint-Germain

Pro-Barcelona newspaper claims Champions League draw rigged as Real Madrid get Napoli

Catalan newspaper claims Champions League draw rigged to help Real Madrid

Sport claims unnamed authorities want Real Madrid to reach the latter stages of the Champions League

Brexit: Panel says EU nationals in UK should be allowed to remain once Article 50 is triggered

Brexit: Panel says EU nationals in UK should be allowed to remain once Article 50 triggered

Panel says EU nationals in UK should be allowed to remain after Brexit

There are an estimated 2.8 million European nationals living in Britain - with 1.2 million Brits living in the EU

The FA wants to curb the power of the Premier League, claims Lord Ouseley

FA reform row is really about a power struggle for English Football, says Kick It Out founder

'FA reform row is really a power struggle at the heart of English Football'

Lord Ouseley said the FA want to tame the ever-growing influence of the Premier League

The Association of British Commuters plan a protest against Southern Rail on Thursday

Southern Rail commuters plan major protest on Thursday

Southern Rail commuters plan major protest on Thursday

Southern Rail and Govia passengers are planning a protest on Thursday against the disruption caused to transport services by the company and union strikes

The arrests were made in a series of morning raids

Six people arrested on suspicion of terror offences across England

Six people arrested on suspicion of terror offences across England

There were a series of raids this morning in London, Derby, and Burton Upon Trent

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