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Friday, November 25, 2016

Friday, November 25, 2016

Pensioner travels the UK to change road signs to miles and yards

The anti-metric pensioner who alters road signs

The anti-metric pensioner who alters road signs

Derek Norman has been changing road signs for the last 16 years and co-founded Active Resistance to Metrication

Sir John Major delivers Brexit warning against 'tyranny of the majority'

Sir John Major delivers Brexit warning against 'tyranny of the majority'

Sir John Major delivers Brexit warning against 'tyranny of the majority'

The former PM claimed there was a 'perfectly credible case' for a second referendum

Nurse faces suspension for concealing Pauline Cafferkey's temperature at Heathrow Airport in 2014

Nurse faces suspension for concealing temperature to avoid ebola scare

Nurse faces suspension for concealing temperature to avoid ebola scare

Misconduct charges against Donna Wood were proven after a panel found she'd put a lower temperature down on Cafferkey's screening form after she arrived back from West Africa

MP panic rooms: 'It's frightening times we live in', says former MP on increased security measures

MP panic rooms: 'It's frightening times we live in', says former MP on increased security measures

MP panic rooms: 'It's frightening times we live in', says former MP

Lee Scott, the former MP for Ilford North, spoke to Sam Delaney about the increased security measures MPs are implementing to protect their safety

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Thursday, November 24, 2016

'We need to protect ourselves online, but we shouldn't make users and websites responsible for crime', says helpline assistant

Stephen Port: 'There is a lack of communication between dating apps and local law enforcement', says helpline assistant

'There is a lack of communication between dating apps and local law enforcement'

The National Police Chiefs' Council has called for dating apps to take responibility for protecting their users' safety, after Stephen Port was found guilty of murder

Stephen Port's alleged drug dealer appears in court

Stephen Port's alleged drug dealer appears in court

Stephen Port's alleged drug dealer appears in court

Stephen Port's alleged drug dealer has appeared in court today, he is accused of supplying him with the date rape drug GHB and mephedrone

Strictly Come Dancing winner Chris Hollins tips Ed Balls to win BBC show

Strictly Come Dancing winner Chris Hollins tips Ed Balls for victory

Strictly Come Dancing winner Chris Hollins tips Ed Balls for victory

The presenter has backed Balls to win because "it's got his name written all over it."

Hundreds of London Underground drivers to strike on same day as Southern Rail strike

Hundreds of London Underground drivers to strike on same day as Southern Rail strike

Hundreds of tube drivers to strike on same day as Southern Rail strike

Hundreds of London Underground drivers are to stage a 24-hour strike next month in two separate disputes, coinciding with another walkout by guards on Southern Rail

Thomas Mair: 'Racism has become mainstream' says leading author

Thomas Mair: 'Racism has become mainstream' says leading author

Thomas Mair: 'Racism has become mainstream', says leading author

Matthew Collins, the author of Hate: My Life in the British Far Right, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the man who killed Jo Cox

Jo Cox: 'We must make sure what Brendan Cox said becomes the truth', says MP Stephen Kinnock

Jo Cox: 'We must make sure that what Brendan Cox said becomes the truth', says MP Stephen Kinnock

Jo Cox: 'We must make sure that what Brendan Cox said becomes the truth'

Thomas Mair was sentenced to life imprisonment after he was found guilty of murdering MP Jo Cox

'Black Friday deals are only a bargain if you actually need or want it', warns consumer rights blogger

'Black Friday deals are only a bargain if you actually need or want it', warns consumer rights blogger

'Black Friday deals are only a bargain if you actually need or want it'

Tomorrow is Black Friday, where shops up and down the country will be putting on sales to entice customers to buy their goods

Stephen Port: 'It's truly shocking the police didn't make the connection', says campaigner

Stephen Port: 'It's truly shocking the police didn't make the connection', says campaigner

Stephen Port: 'It's truly shocking the police didn't make the connection'

Campaigner Peter Tatchell called it 'astonishing' that the police did not publicly appeal until four young men were dead

Lost 4-year-old migrant will be reunited with her mother after a coincidence

Lost 4-year-old migrant will be reunited with her mother after happy coincidence

Lost 4-year-old migrant will be reunited with her mother after coincidence

A 4-year-old migrant girl who travelled from North Africa to Italy alone is going to be reunited with her mother after a coincidence, according to reports

Donald Trump: Twitter users praise New York Times columnist for defiant response

Donald Trump: Twitter users praise New York Times columnist for defiant response

Donald Trump: Twitter users praise New York Times columnist for defiant response

Charles M. Blow wrote a column entitled 'No Trump, We Just Can't Get Along' in response to the president-elect's interview with the newspaper

67 people killed as scaffolding collapses

67 people killed as scaffolding collapses in China

67 people killed as scaffolding collapses in China

At least 67 people have died after scaffolding collapsed at a building in China

UK sex workers 'want decriminalisation for safety', says English Collective of Prostitutes spokesperson

UK sex workers 'want decriminalisation for safety', says English Collective of Prostitutes spokesperson

UK sex workers 'want decriminalisation for safety', says ECP spokesperson

Laura Watson, from the English Collective of Prostitutes, explained why all related activities of prostitution need to be made legal

Autumn Statement: Brexiteers blast Phillip Hammond for 'economic doom and gloom' after Brexit costs

Autumn Statement: Brexiteers blast Phillip Hammond's 'doom and gloom' over Brexit costs

Brexiteers blast Phillip Hammond for 'doom and gloom' over Brexit costs

The Chancellor revealed the country's economy is to lose roughly £60 billion over the next five years as a result of the leave vote

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

'Thomas Mair was expressionless when his sentence was passed', says talkRADIO reporter

'Thomas Mair was expressionless when his sentence was passed', says talkRADIO reporter

'Thomas Mair was expressionless when his sentence was passed'

Thomas Mair has been found guilty of murdering MP Jo Cox and jailed for life

Tourists spot a huge sea monster in Alaska

Tourists spot a huge sea monster in Alaska

Tourists spot a huge sea monster in Alaska

Tourists say they have spotted a huge sea monster in Alaska and have posted a video online of the sighting

Alleged thief bites a police dog in an attempt to fend her off

Man bites dog (and another man) after theft bungle

Man bites dog (and another man) after theft bungle

An alleged thief has bitten a police dog, according to The Local in Germany

Men jailed for posing as plain clothed policemen and stealing from tourists

Men jailed for posing as plain clothed policemen and stealing from tourists

Men jailed for posing as plain clothed policemen and stealing from tourists

Two men used fake warrants and accused tourists of crime

Hillary Clinton: 'The suggestion of a president looking into political opponents is worrying', says journalist

Hillary Clinton: 'The suggestion of a president looking into political opponents is worrying', says journalist

'A president looking into political opponents is worrying', says columnist

City AM's Kate Andrews spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer after Trump's team revealed there are no plans to appoint a 'special prosecutor' to investigate Hillary Clinton

Dubai rape case: 'This is gender apartheid, we should boybott the UAE', says feminist

Dubai rape case: 'This is gender apartheid, we should boycott the UAE', says feminist

Dubai rape case: 'This is gender apartheid, we should boycott the UAE'

A woman who was arrested for extra-martial sex after telling police she'd been raped has had charges against her dropped, as police claim the incident was consensual

Thomas Mair found guilty of the murder of Jo Cox

Thomas Mair found guilty of the murder of Jo Cox

Thomas Mair found guilty of the murder of Jo Cox

The 53-year-old has been jailed for life over the killing of the MP for Batley and Spen

Hurricane Otto kills three people as it move towards Costa Rica and southern Nicaragua

Hurricane Otto kills three people as it move towards Costa Rica and southern Nicaragua

Hurricane Otto kills three people as it moves towards Costa Rica and Nicaragua

Severe weather caused by Hurricane Otto has killed three people in Panama, whilst four others are missing, according to Panamanian President Juan Carlos

Grindr killer Stephen Port found guilty of murdering three young men

Grindr killer Stephen Port found guilty of murdering three young men

Grindr killer Stephen Port found guilty of murdering three young men

Port has been convicted of murdering Gabriel Kovari, Daniel Whitworth and Jack Taylor to fulfil sexual fantasies at the Old Bailey

School dinner lady jailed for stealing almost £100,000 from pupils

School dinner lady jailed for stealing almost £100,000 from pupils

School dinner lady jailed for stealing almost £100,000 from pupils

A school dinner lady has been jailed for stealing nearly £100,000 of lunch money over a period of eight years to fund her gambling habit, according to reports

'The government missed a golden opportunity to regulate letting agents', says independent property advisor

'The government missed a golden opportunity to regulate letting agents', says independent property advisor

'The government missed a golden opportunity to regulate letting agents'

Philip Hammond announced in his autumn statement that letting agents in England will be banned from charging fees to tenants, moving the cost to landlords instead

Autumn Statement: 'Brexit casts a big shadow over every fiscal event', says economist

Autumn Statement: 'Brexit casts a big shadow over every fiscal event', says economist

Autumn Statement: 'Brexit casts a big shadow over every fiscal event'

Simon French, the chief economist at Panmure Gordon, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about Phillip Hammond's first Autumn Statement

'The best way to deal with impostors wearing military medals is to embarrass them', says Colonel Bob Stewart

'The best way to deal with impostors wearing military medals is to embarrass them', says Colonel Bob Stewart

'The best way to deal with impostors wearing military medals is embarrass them'

The Parliamentary defence committee has called for a new law to be introduced to criminalise impostors wearing military medals, after it was decriminalised in 2006

'The Home Secretary's desperately reaching for answers' with NHS passport scheme, says Caroline Flint MP

'The Home Secretary is desperately reaching for answers' with NHS passport scheme, says Caroline Flint MP

NHS: 'Home Secretary's desperately reaching for answers' with passport scheme

The MP for Don Valley claimed she wasn't sure if showing passports to receive NHS treatment was the best idea

'It was an attack on free speech' - George Galloway speaks to Paul Ross about the 'glitter' incident

'It was an attack on free speech' - George Galloway speaks to Paul Ross about glitter incident

George Galloway speaks to Paul Ross about glitter incident

The presenter called the incident 'an attack on free speech'

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Donald Trump: 'Extremists are dominating the conversation', says creative director

Trump: 'Extremists are dominating the conversation', says creative director

Trump: 'Extremists are dominating the conversation'

A video has been released showing people chanting "hail Trump" – with some making Hitler salutes at a conference in Washington

Paramedic suspended for throwing drunk patient to the floor

Paramedic suspended for throwing drunk patient to the floor 'trying to protect others'

Paramedic suspended for throwing drunk patient to the floor

A paramedic who pushed a drunk patient over has been suspended for six months. He claimed he was trying to protect two elderly women

These are some of the worst job interview horror stories you'll ever hear

Job interview horror stories!

Job interview horror stories!

Reddit users share their embarrassment and mortification during job interviews

Man faces charges for allegedly punching a shark in the stomach

Man faces charges for allegedly punching a shark in the stomach

Man faces charges for allegedly punching a shark in the stomach

A man is facing charges in Florida for allegedly punching a shark in the stomach, a witness also said he sat a child on the shark and took a photo

Vladimir Putin's 'not planning for war, but gains', says defence editor

Vladimir Putin's 'not planning for war, but gains', says defence editor

Vladimir Putin's 'not planning for war, but gains', says defence editor

Robert Fox, who works for the Evening Standard, revealed the main reason why the Russian president has moved missiles closer to Europe

'Cancelling Milo's talk is a form of fascism', says Breitbart journalist

'Cancelling Milo's talk is a form of fascism', says Breitbart journalist

'Cancelling Milo's talk is a form of fascism', says Breitbart journalist

A school has cancelled a planned talk from Breitbart's Milo Yiannopoulos over safety concerns, after speaking to the Department for Education Counter Extremism Unit

'ID cards are crucial to ensure NHS stays a National Health Service, not International health service', says Frank Field MP

'ID cards are crucial to ensure NHS stays a National Health Service, not an international health service', says Frank Field MP

'ID cards are crucial to ensure NHS stays a National Health Service', says MP

Frank Field, the MP for Birkenhead, fully backed the system which would ensure people would have to present identification to receive treatment

UKIP being investigated over claims it breached laws governing party funding

UKIP being investigated over claims it breached laws governing party funding

UKIP being investigated over claims it breached laws governing party funding

The Electoral Commission is looking into whether the party breached UK election laws after a ruling in the European Parliament

Jo Cox: Alleged murderer Thomas Mair will not give evidence in his defence

Jo Cox: Alleged murderer Thomas Mair will not give evidence in his defence

Jo Cox: Alleged murderer Thomas Mair will not give evidence in his defence

The man accused of murdering Labour MP Jo Cox has opted not to give evidence in his defence

'People are just upset that Donald Trump isn't honouring the US-UK special relationship', says former Republicans Overseas chair

'People are upset that Trump isn't honouring the US-UK special relationship', says former Republicans Overseas chair

'People are upset Trump isn't honouring the US-UK special relationship'

Donald Trump has said that Nigel Farage would make a great British Ambassador to the US, but Downing Street have said there is "no vacancy"

Nigel Farage: 'duty as ambassador is not to be liked, it's to represent the views of your government', says Sir Andrew Wood

Nigel Farage: 'duty as ambassador is to represent views of your government', says Sir Andrew Wood

Nigel Farage: 'duty as ambassador is to represent views of your government'

Sir Andrew Wood, the former ambassador to Russia, claimed an ambassador role wouldn't suit Nigel Farage because he's 'a politician from another party representing a different point of view'

'We need to get rid of the uncertainty as soon as possible and we need to be realistic about Brexit', says MP John Redwood

'We need to be realistic about Brexit', says MP John Redwood

'We need to be realistic about Brexit', says MP John Redwood

Theresa May has suggested the UK may still be tied to the European Union after 2019, but it is unclear whether this means a transition deal

Nigel Farage 'flattered' by Donald Trump ambassador Twitter endorsement

Nigel Farage 'flattered' by Donald Trump ambassador Twitter endorsement

Nigel Farage 'flattered' by Donald Trump ambassador Twitter endorsement

The president-elect backed Farage for the role of UK-US ambassador on the social media site

Monday, November 21, 2016

Monday, November 21, 2016

LISTEN: Anti-abortion campaigner clashes with woman who had an abortion

LISTEN: Anti-abortion campaigner clashes with woman who had an abortion

LISTEN: Anti-abortion campaigner clashes with woman who had an abortion

Robert Colquhoun from 40 Days for Life joined James Whale on talkRADIO and clashed with Tara, who confronted the anti-abortion campaigner live on air

WATCH Ninja steals katana sword from a card shop

WATCH 'Ninja' burglar steals katana sword from a card shop

WATCH 'Ninja' steals katana sword from a card shop

CCTV footage has shown a burglar stealing a katana sword in Anchorage, Alaska, from a card shop… dressed as a ninja

'A Labour party led by Tony Blair today, would be leading in the polls against Theresa May', says political strategist

'A Labour party led by Tony Blair today, would be leading in the polls against Theresa May,' says political strategist

'A Labour party led by Tony Blair today, would be leading in the polls'

Tony Blair is getting ready to return to politics, according to The Sunday Times – does the Labour party need him?

This man still doesn't know the result of the US presidential election, and plans to keep it that way

This man still doesn't know the result of the US presidential election, and plans to keep it that way

This man still doesn't know the result of the US presidential election

Joe Chandler has avoided the news of who won the US presidential election, and even goes outside with headphones and a sign with says 'I don't know who won and don't want to, please don't tell me'

'If Brexit affects online shopping, that'll be a bad thing' – time for more Alco Vox Pops

'If Brexit affects online shopping, that'll be a bad thing' – time for more Alco Vox Pops

'If Brexit affects online shopping, that'll be a bad thing' – Alco Vox Pops

Drunk people share their hard-hitting views on major news stories

'Pyramids' have been discovered in Antarctica

Snow joke – scientists stunned by 'Pyramids' discovered in Antarctica

'Pyramids' have been discovered in Antarctica

Scientists have been shocked by images produced by Google Earth, which appear to show pyramids in Antarctica, bearing a resemblance to the pyramids of Giza in Egypt

'The contents of resignation letters from the Child Sex Abuse inquiry will leave people disappointed,' says MP Tim Loughton

'The contents of resignation letters from the child sex abuse inquiry will leave people disappointed,' says MP Tim Loughton

'Letters from the child sex abuse inquiry will leave people disappointed'

Letters from lawyers who resigned from the Child Sex Abuse inquiry written to the Home Affairs Select Committee are due to be published tomorrow, revealing why they left

'If Marine Le Pen won, it would most likely be the end of the EU,' says political editor after Sarkozy is defeated in French primary

'If Marine Le Pen won, it would most likely be the end of the EU,' says political editor after Sarkozy is defeated in French primary

'If Marine Le Pen won, it'd most likely be the end of the EU,' says editor

John Peet, political editor of The Economist, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer after Nicolas Sarkozy conceded defeat in the race to choose the French conservative presidential candidate

'We have tools to protect children from porn,' says anti-censorship activist

'We have tools to protect children from porn,' says anti-censorship activist

'We have tools to protect children from porn,' says anti-censorship activist

Jerry Barnett, a former pornography business owner, said 'we don't need the government' to ensure children don't log onto porn websites

'The most dangerous place in Britain tonight, or any night, is in one of Her Majesty's Prisons,' says George Galloway

'The most dangerous place in Britain tonight, or any night, is in one of Her Majesty's Prisons,' says George Galloway

'The most dangerous place in Britain tonight is in one of Her Majesty's Prisons'

George Galloway opened his show on Friday with a monologue revealing his views on prisons in the UK and Donald Trump

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