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Thursday, December 15, 2016

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Twitter was not invited to Donald Trump's technology summit 'due to failed emoji campaign'

Twitter not invited to Donald Trump tech summit 'due to his failed emoji campaign'

Twitter not invited to Donald Trump's technology summit 'due to failed emoji'

Twitter's CEO Jack Dorsey was not invited to Donald Trump's summit with other technology leaders, reportedly because the site did not agree to an emoji

James Whale walks the red carpet at The Sun's Military Awards

James Whale patrols the red carpet at The Sun Military Awards

James Whale patrols the red carpet at The Sun Military Awards

Our presenter was the first one on the carpet at yesterday's star-studded event

EgyptAir flight MS804: traces of explosive found on crash victims' bodies

EgyptAir flight MS804: traces of explosive found on crash victims' bodies

EgyptAir flight MS804: traces of explosive found on crash victims' bodies

The plane on route from Cairo to Paris went down over the Mediterranean in May, killing all 66 people on board

Sorting hat from Harry Potter inspires the name of a new spider species

Godric Gryffindor: Harry Potter hat inspires the name of new spider species

Harry Potter hat inspires the name of new spider species

Scientists have discovered a new species of spider, which looks just like the sorting hat in Harry Potter

Paul Golding has been jailed for breaching a High Court injunction

Former Britain First leader Paul Golding jailed for eight weeks over mosque video

Former Britain First leader jailed for eight weeks over mosque vide

Paul Golding violated terms of High Court injuction by visiting Cardiff mosque and filming there

Austrian politicians agree to seize the house where Hitler was born

Hitler birth house to be seized after Austrian politicians agree deal

Hitler birth house to be seized after Austrian politicians agree deal

Austrian politicians have passed a law to allow the house where Adolf Hitler was born to be expropriated, ending years of dispute

Eastern Aleppo evacuation: 10 ambulances, 17 buses packed with evacuees leave war-torn area

Eastern Aleppo evacuation: 10 ambulances, 17 buses packed with evacuees leave war-torn area

Aleppo evacuation: 10 ambulances, 17 buses packed with evacuees seen leaving

Witness says all 17 buses were packed with evacuees

Alarm grows as China places weapons on Spratly Islands

Alarm grows as China places weapons on Spratly Islands

Alarm grows as China places weapons on Spratly Islands

The Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative has been closely watching the construction of structures on several of the Chinese-owned islands

Peter Foster says it is unlikely Brexit deal will take a decade

10-year Brexit trade deal warning is plain wrong, says Telegraph journalist

10-year Brexit trade deal warning is plain wrong, says Telegraph journalist

Peter Foster told talkRADIO that Sir Ivan Rogers was setting out 'worst-case scenarios' and said there's no need for negotiations to take 10 years

Karen Danczuk's brother is jailed for 15 years for raping her as a child

Karen Danczuk's brother is jailed for 15 years for raping her as a child

Karen Danczuk's brother is jailed for 15 years for raping her as a child

Michael Burke, Karen Danczuk's brother, has been jailed for 15 years for eight counts of rape and one serious sexual offence

Former billionaire claims he did not realise calling someone a 'black ****' was racist

Former billionaire claims he did not realise calling someone a 'black ****' was racist

Former billionaire claims he didn't know calling someone 'black ****' was racist

A former billionaire has claimed he did not know that it is racist to call someone a 'black ****," a phrase he allegedly shouted at a refuse collector

Venice's first electric eco-friendly waterbus is added to the fleet

Venice's first electric eco-friendly waterbus is added to the fleet

Venice's first electric eco-friendly waterbus is added to the fleet

The bus runs entirely on electricity and is named Scossa, which means shock. It made its first trip on Wednesday and seven months of tests

Iran's supreme leader claims Israel 'will not exist after 25 years'

Iran's supreme leader vows Israel will be destroyed within 25 years

Iran's supreme leader vows Israel will be destroyed within 25 years

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei made the call in a meeting with the Secretary General of the Islamic Jihad Movement, Ramadan Abdullah Shallah

'We've got to take the politics out of social care', says SCIE

We've got to take the politics out of social care, says SCIE

We've got to take the politics out of social care, says SCIE

The Government is expected to allow local councils to raise council tax in order to fund social care, however some claim this is not enough

Jeremy Corbyn has been roundly criticised for hiring Jayne Fisher

Jeremy Corbyn Sinn Fein hire 'gives Tories the perfect chance to destroy Labour'

Jeremy Corbyn Sinn Fein hire 'gives Tories the perfect chance to destroy Labour'

Former Labour MP Tom Harris said the Tories will already be working on a publicity campaign to crush Corbyn at the next General Election

'It was not wise for Southern Rail to exclude us from talks', says RMT Union

RMT boss Mick Cash: Southern Rail showed contempt to passengers by barring us from crisis talks

RMT boss says it was 'unwise for Southern Rail to exclude us' from talks

Talks between Southern Rail and Aslef took place yesterday at ACAS conciliation service, however the RMT Union was not allowed to attend the meeting

The Oxford English Dictionary trumps Theresa May's Brexit definition

Oxford English Dictionary trumps Theresa May's Brexit definition

Oxford English Dictionary trumps Theresa May's Brexit definition

Point one goes to the Oxford English Dictionary

Aleppo: Researcher warns of keeping 'eyes peeled' to ensure safe evacuation

'Aleppo evacuation has begun - but refugees now face horrific choice'

'Aleppo evacuation has begun - but refugees now face horrific choice'

Tim Eaton, from Chatham House, insisted that 'hearing about a deal' to evacuate civilians from rebel-held areas 'doesn’t mean it will be followed through or carried out'

UK EU ambassador branded 'gloomy pessimist' after Brexit trade deal warnings

Brexit trade deal warning: Ambassador branded 'gloomy pessimist' over 10-year claim

UK EU ambassador branded 'gloomy pessimist' after Brexit trade deal warnings

Prominent Leave campaigner Dominic Raab blasted Sir Ivan Rogers over his comments made to the BBC in October

Innocent man appeals for compensation after being given just £60 upon release from 31 years in prison

Innocent man who spent 31 years in prison given just £60 in compensation

Innocent man who spent 31 years in prison given just £60 in compensation

A man who was innocent spent almost all of his adult life in prison, but was only given $75 (£60) upon his release and is now appealing for a larger sum of compensation

Peter Wong on closing his shop for boxing day

Jeweller Peter Wong on the touching boxing day gesture that made staff cry with joy

Man who made his staff cry with touching boxing day gesture speaks to Paul Ross

The owner of Wongs Jewellers has told his staff they won't have to work on Boxing Day, making one of them cry with joy

Report claims Vladimir Putin 'personally directed' US election hacking

Vladimir Putin 'personally directed' US election hack to help Trump, report claims

Vladimir Putin 'personally directed US election hack to help Trump'

NBC news has published a report claiming the Russian President systematically ordered the hacking as part of a vendetta against Hillary Clinton

EU leaders to discuss Brexit without Theresa May

EU leaders to discuss Brexit without Theresa May

EU leaders to discuss Brexit without Theresa May

The other EU member states are to discuss their plans for the upcoming negotiations

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

The James Whale Show: The Millies

The James Whale Show: The Millies - Wednesday 14 December 2016

The James Whale Show: The Millies

James and Ash talk to winners and VIPs at The Millies

Australian police hold a seven-hour stand off in front of a house, but it turns out no one is home

Australian police locked in seven-hour standoff in front of house - but no-one's home

Police locked in seven-hour standoff in front of house - but no-one's home

Australian police were held in a seven-hour stand-off in front of a house in Melbourne, however when they went inside they discovered no-one was there

Jon Holmes invites his daughters on air to talk about their nativity play

Jon Holmes invites his daughters on air to talk about their nativity play

Jon Holmes invites his daughters on air to talk about their nativity play

Unfortunately Jon Holmes was not able to attend his daughter's nativity play today as it clashed with his show, so he invited them on air instead

Teenager was eventually suffocated with a plastic bag

Teenager wrongly suspected of rape tortured for 12 hours and murdered by mob

Teenager wrongly suspected of rape tortured for 12 hours and murdered by mob

Teenager was suspected of raping five-year-old girl, but prosecutor says no signs of rape were found on child's body

'Raising council tax to fund social care is an inadequate response, social care needs to be brought into the NHS', says MP Andy Burnham

Theresa May's PMQs hammering on social care is just deserts for dishonest Government, says Andy Burnham

'Raising council tax to fund social care is an inadequate response'

The Government are set to allow local authorities to increase council tax to fund social care, but Andy Burnham does not think this is enough

The Thinking Drinkers reveal more about their show Around the World in 80 Drinks

The Thinking Drinkers reveal more about their show Around the World in 80 Drinks

The Thinking Drinkers reveal more about their show Around the World in 80 Drinks

Ben McFarland and Tom Sandham, known as the Thinking Drinkers, joined Jon Holmes

Hitler supported Franco's Fascists during the Spanish Civil War

Spain seeking to end 'Hitler time' and set watches to GMT

Spain seeking to end 'Hitler time' and set watches to GMT

Government exploring possibility of turning clocks back to pre-Fascist era and reversing Franco's decision to move to Central European Time

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

The James Whale Show: Strikes and Boxing Day shopping

The James Whale Show: Strikes and Boxing Day shopping - Tuesday 13 December 2016

The James Whale Show: Strikes and Boxing Day shopping

"Train drivers are striking, post officer workers are striking, and now Argos drivers are striking - what the hell is going on?"

The James Whale Show bonus podcast: Tony Prince

The James Whale Show bonus podcast: Tony Prince - Tuesday 13 December 2016

The James Whale Show bonus podcast: Tony Prince

James catches up with radio legend Tony Prince...

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

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