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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

LISTEN as Julia tells the SNP's Angus MacNeil 'you only want democracy when it suits you'

Julia tells the SNP's Angus MacNeil 'you only want democracy when it suits you'

Julia suggested SNP MPs were less than fully committed to self-determination

'Killer clown' stabbed after scaring group of young people with hammer

'Killer clown' stabbed after scaring group of young people with hammer

The incident in Berlin is the latest in a wave of copycat pranks

Lone gunman opens fire on house in Manchester

Lone gunman opens fire on house in Manchester

Lone gunman opens fire on house in Manchester

It is reported that a lone gunman dressed in black has approached a house in Manchester this morning, firing shots before fleeing the scene, it is currently being investigated

Government confirms third Heathrow runway

Government confirms third Heathrow runway

Government confirms third Heathrow runway

Announcement made ahead of schedule after various outlets had reported that Heathrow was likely to win battle with Gatwick

LISTEN Heathrow expansion will still be blocked, vows campaigner

LISTEN Heathrow expansion will still be blocked, vows campaigner

Peter Willen was speaking to talkRADIO ahead of government's airport decision

Calls made for an investigation as students 'go unpunished for putting a noose around a black pupil's neck'

Students in former KKK heartland 'put noose around black pupil's neck'

Students in former KKK heartland 'put noose around black pupil's neck'

Calls have been made by civil rights campaigners for a federal investigation after it is claimed four students put escaped punishment for mock lynching in sports changing room

Calais jungle: Migrants are 'a shared responsibility' between Britain and France, says CalAID co-founder Siobhan Wall

LISTEN Julia tells Calais aid worker 'we have no responsibility for non-British citizens living in a safe country'

Julia tells Calais aid worker Britain has no responsibility for Jungle migrants

Siohan Wall, the co-founder of the refugee charity CalAid, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the plight of the Calais refugees - and got a stern rebuke

Thunder Rapids Ride accident: 'police investigating potential conveyor fault', says journalist Jessica Millward

Dreamworld accident: 'police investigating potential conveyor fault'

Channel 9 reporter Jessica Millward spoke to talkRADIO live from the Gold Coast

'He was way ahead of his time' - George Galloway pays tribute to Pete Burns

George Galloway: Pete Burns 'was way ahead of his time' in his dress sense

LISTEN: George Galloway pays tribute to Pete Burns

George Galloway joined Paul Ross this morning to pay tribute to Pete Burns, with whom he shared the Big Brother house in 2006

Accident at Australia's Dreamworld theme park leaves four dead

Accident at Australia's Dreamworld theme park leaves four dead

Accident took place on Thunder River Rapids attraction today

Kim Kardashian drops court case against website who claimed she staged an armed robbery

Kim Kardashian drops court case against website that claimed she staged Paris armed robbery

Kim Kardashian drops court case against celebrity gossip website

Reality star has dropped a court case against MediaTakeOut, according to her lawyer

Airport expansion - decision on Heathrow or Gatwick to be made today

Government expected to announce Heathrow expansion later today

Government expected to announce Heathrow expansion later today

The final decision is to be announced at around 12.30pm following a Cabinet meeting.

Monday, October 24, 2016

Monday, October 24, 2016

The 'Ghost of Pikachu' Pokemon has its own theme tune, and a cute story behind it

The 'Ghost of Pikachu' Pokemon looks totally sinister - but has a cute backstory

The 'Ghost of Pikachu' Pokemon looks sinister - but has a cute backstory

The Pokemon Company has announced it will be releasing new Pokemon characters, one of which is named Mimikyu, and looks remarkably like Pikachu

The Clinton campaign's recent attacks on Donald Trump were months in the making, according to leaked emails

Clinton campaign's sexism ambush on Donald Trump was months in the making, according to leaked emails

The Clinton campaign's recent attacks on Donald Trump were months in the making

Leaked emails have shown Hillary Clinton's comments towards Donald Trump were researched months ago

'The Tory Party is likely to fracture by 2020', says Norman Lamb as MPs call for Vote Leave's NHS promise to be upheld

Boris Johnson and the Brexit liars must be held to account, says MP Norman Lamb

Boris Johnson and the Brexit liars must be held to account, says MP Norman Lamb

Lamb was one of 41 MPs who signed a letter calling for the government to uphold Vote Leave's claim that £350 million more can be spent on the NHS each week

From exorcisms to The Walking Dead - Twitter responds to Cheryl's Instagram hack

Cheryl Cole Instagram hack: satanist message nearly breaks Twitter

Cheryl Cole Instagram hack: satanist message nearly breaks Twitter

The star's page this morning showed a bizarre satanic image blasting her boyfriend Liam Payne, which has since been removed.

Man arrested in connection with evacuation at London City Airport under anti-terror legislation

Man arrested over London City Airport evacuation on anti-terror laws

Man arrested over London City Airport evacuation on anti-terror laws

A 25-year-old man has been arrested after the airport was closed for around three hours on Friday afternoon and 500 staff and passengers had to be evacuated

The Democrats are making phony polls - according to Donald Trump

Donald Trump issues new vote-rigging claim - and ruins it with glaring typo

Donald Trump issues new vote-rigging claim - and ruins it with glaring typo

The billoinaire says there's no way to stop 'the the Trump' in another hilarious tweet

'The Calais Jungle is a toxic waste dump and situations like this will continue', says Calais Kitchens

'Toxic waste dump' of the Calais Jungle will be recreated elsewhere, says aid group Calais Kitchens

Calais Jungle is a toxic waste dump and will be recreated elsewhere - aid group

Thousands of migrants are being evicted from the Calais Jungle and moved into refugee centres across France

LISTEN UKIP leadership hopeful Raheem Kassam attacks 'ugly, dirty' Suzanne Evans tactics

UKIP leadership hopeful Raheem Kassam lashes out at 'ugly, dirty' Suzanne Evans

Kassam also told James Whale that fellow leadership challenger Suzanne Evans was always welcome to stop by for a coffee

British banker Rurik Jutting was on cocaine during murders, Hong Kong court hears

British banker Rurik Jutting was high on cocaine during murders, Hong Kong court hears

British banker was high on cocaine during murders, Hong Kong court hears

Rurik Jutting is charged with the murders of two Indonesian women, Sumarti Ningsih and Seneng Mujiasih

X Factor's Relley C on Honey G, the competition and the X Factor house

X Factor's Relley C on Honey G, the competition and the X Factor house

X Factor's Relley C on Honey G, the competition and the X Factor house

Contestant Relley C was voted out of X Factor last night, however was in good spirits when chatting to Paul Ross, and revealed more about the show

Strictly Come Dancing professional Janette Manrara on Ed Balls, Len Goodman and Melvin Odoom

Strictly Come Dancing professional Janette Manrara on Ed Balls, Len Goodman and Melvin Odoom

Strictly's Janette Manrara on Ed Balls, Len Goodman and Melvin Odoom

The Strictly Come Dancing professional Janette Manrara told Paul Ross more about life on the show and the other contestants

Two teenage girls arrested in New York over Facebook viral attack video

Facebook fight video: Two teenage girls arrested in New York for attack on 62-year-old man

Two teenage girls arrested in New York for attack on Facebook attack video

Footage filmed on a mobile phone showed a group of teenagers involved in a confrontation with a 62-year-old man in Syracuse

LISTEN UKIP leadership challenger Suzanne Evans says party 'simply says what everyone is thinking'

UKIP leadership challenger says party 'says what everyone is thinking'

Suzanne Evans also had some very harsh words for fellow challenger Raheem Kassam in appearance on James Whale's show this morning

'The world's attitude towards meat has become too commercial', says key Muslim cleric

LISTEN Key Muslim cleric defends Halal meat slaughter techniques

Key Muslim cleric defends Halal meat slaughter techniques

Ajmal Masroor was speaking to talkRADIO after report showed that animals are dying in unnecessary agony for Halal meat

Calais jungle camp 'an affront to humanity', says Charlie Elphicke MP

Calais jungle camp 'an affront to humanity', says Charlie Elphicke MP

Calais jungle camp 'an affront to humanity', says Charlie Elphicke MP

The camp of migrants on the shores at Calais began to be dismantled by the French authorities over the weekend

Malta plane crash: Five French customs officials killed, says government

Malta plane crash: Five French customs officials killed, says government

Malta plane crash: Five French customs officials killed, says government

Plane crashed in a field shortly after takeoff in Luqa this morning

'MPs have got the Ched Evans case all wrong and it will put off complainants from coming forward', says John Cooper QC

MPs' Ched Evans scaremongering will stop rape victims coming forward, says John Cooper QC

MPs have got the Ched Evans case all wrong, says John Cooper QC

Many have been outraged at the exposure of the alleged victim's sexual history in the retrial

Lawyers for Donald Trump accusers unafraid of lawsuit threats

Donald Trump accusers hit back to lawsuit threat: 'We'd love to question you under oath'

Trump accusers respond to lawsuit threat: 'We'd love to question you under oath'

The Republican candidate has threatened to sue a number of women who have accused him of sexual misconduct

Fake Sheikh: 'Lawyers will now check if their clients were also wrongfully convicted', John Cooper QC tells George Galloway

'Fake Sheikh' Mazher Mahmood may face fresh scrutiny from CPS, lawyer tells George Galloway

'Fake Sheikh' Mazher Mahmood may face fresh scrutiny from CPS, says lawyer

'Fake Sheikh' Mazher Mahmood has been jailed for 15 months for tampering with evidence in the Tulsa Contostavlos case, and John Cooper QC believes both public and private cases could now be brought against him.

Malta plane crash: Frontex says none of its staff was on board

Malta plane crash: Frontex says none of its staff was on board

Plane crashed earlier this morning, killing five

Calais Jungle (Getty)

In pictures: Migrants begin to leave the Calais Jungle

Migrants begin to leave the Calais Jungle before full demolition

Migrants have started to leave the Calais Jungle as demolition work is planned to go ahead, buses take them to other centres across France

Malta plane crash: Frontex officials were on way to Libya, says journalist

Malta plane crash: Frontex officials were on way to Libya, says journalist

A plane carrying EU border officials crashed in Malta this morning

Brexit: Theresa May to open forum for Scotland, Northern Ireland, and Wales to discuss negotiations

Brexit: Theresa May extends olive branch to Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales

Brexit: Theresa May extends olive branch to Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales

The Westminster government has promised its devolved counterparts a 'democratic forum' to be chaired by Brexit Secretary David Davis

Friday, October 21, 2016

Friday, October 21, 2016

Norma Jean Martine lights up the studio in Busker Sessions with Jon Holmes

Norma Jean Martine lights up the studio in Busker Sessions with Jon Holmes

Norma Jean Martine lights up the studio in Busker Sessions with Jon Holmes

The singer performed two original songs for our afternoon presenter

Chemical spill in Kansas causes schools closures and evacuations

Chemical spill in Kansas puts schools in lockdown

Chemical spill in Kansas puts schools in lockdown

A chemical incident at MGP Ingredients in Kansas has meant the facility has been evacuated and schools have been closed

'Wonder Woman UN award is an insult - why don't they honour real women like Malala?'

'Wonder Woman UN award is an insult - why not honour real women like Malala?'

Journalist and campaigner Shazia Rafi was speaking before ceremony to appoint Wonder Woman as a UN Ambassador for Women's Empowerment

North Greenwich bomb alert: Teenager tasered and arrested under Terrorism Act

North Greenwich bomb alert: Teenager tasered and arrested under Terrorism Act

Teenager arrested in Holloway Road, North London

Clown gets blown up by landmine after being mistaken for an evil spirit in Cambodia

Killer clown blown up by landmine after being mistaken for an evil spirit

Killer clown blown up by landmine after being mistaken for an evil spirit

An American student in Cambodia died after taking part in the 'killer clown craze'

Priest and solider arrested for sexual abuse 'carried out under spiritual healing' in Italy

Exorcist priest who promised to free girls from 'demon of lust' arrested on sex abuse charges

Exorcist priest arrested on sex abuse charges in Italy

Salvatore Anello has been jailed along with soldier Salvatore Muratore after months-long investigation

Grindr murder: Court hears Breaking Bad fan Stefano Brizzi cooked and ate his victim

Grindr murder: Breaking Bad fan Stefano Brizzi 'cooked and ate his victim before acid bath'

Grindr murder: Court hears Breaking Bad fan Stefano Brizzi cooked his victim

A court has heard alleged murderer Stefano Brizzi cooked his victim and ate some of his leg and possibly some of his ribs, some of the victim's internal organs have also not been found

WATCH: Baby gorilla is born at San Diego Zoo, to the surprise of zoo keepers

WATCH: Baby gorilla is born at San Diego Zoo, to the surprise of keepers

WATCH: Baby gorilla is born at San Diego Zoo, to the surprise of keepers

A baby gorilla has been born to Kokomo and Winston was born during the night and discovered by zoo keepers in the morning

Armed men attack a migrant boat of the coast of Libya

Armed men 'attack migrant boat of the coast of Libya'

Armed men 'attack migrant boat of the coast of Libya'

At least four people are dead and 15 injured in the attack

Sir Philip Green 'oversaw biggest scandal since financial crash' says chair of Parliament's business watchdog

Sir Philip Green 'oversaw biggest scandal since 2008 crash' says MP Iain Wright

Iain Wright also said Green's decision to take ownership of third yacht when so many former employees were losing their jobs was disgraceful

'Donald Trump knows he is losing and will have to accept the result of the presidential election', says Democrats Abroad

'Donald Trump is only threatening to reject election result because he knows he's lost'

'Trump is only threatening to reject election result because he knows he's lost'

Democrats Abroad say the American people see through Trump - and he knows it

Francis Rossi from Status Quo talks to James Whale about his upcoming album

Francis Rossi from Status Quo on his career and the new acoustic album

Francis Rossi from Status Quo on his career and the new acoustic album

Aquostic II – That’s a Fact is released today

'Fake Sheikh' Mazher Mahmood jailed for 15 months for Tulisa evidence-tampering

'Fake Sheikh' Mazher Mahmood jailed for 15 months for Tulisa evidence-tampering

Mahmood was found guilty of changing police statement earlier this month

Tories hold Cameron’s old Witney seat while former Corrie actor succeeds Jo Cox

Tories hold Cameron’s old Witney seat while former Corrie actor succeeds Jo Cox

Tories hold Cameron’s old Witney seat while former Corrie actor succeeds Jo Cox

New Batley and Spen MP Tracy Brabin heckled by far-right supporters during victory speech

50th anniversary of the Aberfan disaster: What happened on that day?

Aberfan 50th Anniversary: How a series of clear warnings were ignored

Aberfan 50th Anniversary: How a series of clear warnings were ignored

Today marks the 50 anniversary of the Aberfan disaster, where 144 people, including 116 children were killed as a coal tip slid into a school and nearby homes

EU is 'completely dysfunctional but Theresa May's stating facts', says Sir Bill Cash MP

LISTEN Brexit campaigner Sir Bill Cash blasts 'tsunami of foolish requests' for second referendum

Brexit campaigner Sir Bill Cash blasts 'tsunami of requests' to re-run the vote

The MP for Stone agreed with the PM for stating the UK should still be at the heart of decisions within the EU

'The social prestige of knighthood is worth millions to Sir Philip Green, he may pay out in order to keep it', says Awards Intelligence

Sir Philip Green 'may pay to keep knighthood'

'The social prestige of knighthood is worth millions to Sir Philip Green'

MPs have backed calls for Sir Philip Green to be stripped of his knighthood, however a decision will have to be made by the Honours Forfeiture Committee

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Thursday, October 20, 2016

'The Muslim Council of Britain's plans are welcomed, but not taken seriously', says The Salam Project

'If Muslim Council of Britain won't tackle honour killings, how can we take them seriously on terror?'

'How can we take the Muslim Council of Britain seriously on terrorism?'

Fellow Islamic group The Salam Project questions the MCB's credibility on this issue

Jeremy Corbyn tells EU leaders he will hold 'alternative Brexit summit'

Jeremy Corbyn tells EU leaders he will hold 'alternative Brexit summit'

Labour leader says his alternative conference will offer 'a helpful diplomatic approach where we don't heckle or lecture each other'

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