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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

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

The James Whale Show: Toy trouble

The James Whale Show: Toy trouble - Monday 12 December 2016

The James Whale Show: Toy trouble

James got a gift, but had a bit of trouble with it...

'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

Stephen K Amos on touring, the Edinburgh Fringe and meeting the Royal family

Stephen K Amos on touring, the Edinburgh Fringe and meeting the Royal Family

Stephen K Amos on touring, the Edinburgh Fringe and meeting the Royal Family

Stephen K Amos joined Jon Holmes and to chat about touring, the Edinburgh Fringe and his career

Andy Zaltzman on Theresa May's leather trousers, his new show and upcoming tour

Andy Zaltzman on Theresa May's leather trousers, his new show and upcoming tour

Andy Zaltzman on Theresa May's leather trousers, his new show and upcoming tour

The comedian popped by the studio for a chat with Jon Holmes

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

Lorry driver jailed for hiding nearly 3 million cigarettes in mouldy bread

Transylvanian lorry driver jailed for hiding nearly 3 million cigarettes in mouldy bread

Lorry driver jailed for hiding nearly 3 million cigarettes in mouldy bread

A Romanian driver has been jailed after hiding nearly 3 million cigarettes in raw, soggy and mouldy bread in his lorry

Ian Brady: Twitter savages the Metro over article about the Moors murderer's Brexit views

Ian Brady: Twitter savages the Metro over online article about Moors murderer's Brexit views

Twitter savages the Metro over online article about Ian Brady's Brexit views

The Moors murderer recently revealed his views on Brexit - and the Metro Online referred to him as 'a high profile celebrity'

'Everyone must note the contents of the new anti-Semitism definition carefully', says Board of Deputies of British Jews

Labour still hasn't sorted out its anti-semitism problem, says Jewish body

Labour still hasn't sorted out its anti-semitism problem, says Jewish body

The Government is planning to adopt a new definition of anti-Semitism which is internationally recognised

Corbyn was elected Labour leader last year

Jeremy Corbyn has led Labour to a historic low, says prominent centrist

Jeremy Corbyn has led Labour to a historic low, says prominent centrist

Conor Pope says no-one seriously believes Labour is a party of Government

There is 'plausible deniability' in Russian election hack allegations, says professor

CIA hacking claims: 'This is the Russians giving America a taste of its own medicine'

CIA hacking claims: 'This is the Russians giving America a warning'

Donald Trump denied the allegations the election had been hacked by the Russians - but Dr Simon Radford believes it could have happened

Campaigners have launched a number of challenges to Brexit since June

Group behind new Brexit legal challenge says Peter Mandelson has nothing to do with them

Peter Mandelson has nothing to do with us, say new Brexit challengers

British Influence director Peter Wilding says his group simply wants to make Brexit 'quicker, simpler and better'

Breaking Bad killer Stefano Brizzi is jailed for life

Breaking Bad killer Stefano Brizzi gets life for Gordon Semple acid bath murder

Breaking Bad killer gets life for acid bath murder

Stefano Brizzi has been jailed for life for strangling police officer Gordon Semple and dissolving body in acid

Armed gunmen steal gold worth £2.1 million in France

Armed gunmen steal gold worth £2.1 million in France

Armed gunmen steal gold worth £2.1 million in France

Armed gunmen have stolen 70 kilograms of gold from an armoured van in France, before setting it on fire, according to reports

'The government needs to lead the way on improving social care and we need a national conversation', MP Norman Lamb

The Government must lead a national conversation on social care, says MP Norman Lamb

The Government 'must lead a national conversation on social care'

Plans to allow local councils to increase council tax in order to fund social care are being considered by the Government

'Teaching young children about identifying with a different gender is a form of child abuse', says director at Christian Concern

'Teaching different genders at school is a form of child abuse', says director at Christian Concern

'Teaching different genders at school is a form of child abuse'

Schools across the country are being sent a guidebook which suggests the term boys and girls should not be used, to ensure they don't discriminate against transgender pupils

Peter Tatchell on why he interrupted Jeremy Corbyn and the issues in Syria

'I support Jeremy Corbyn but Labour haven't done enough on Syria': Peter Tatchell reveals why he disrupted Labour leader's speech

Peter Tatchell on why he interrupted Jeremy Corbyn over Syria

The leading activist insisted that the Labour leader needs to take more action to aid civilians in Aleppo

Chesney Hawkes on his new Cinderella Pantomime role

Chesney Hawkes on his new Cinderella Pantomime role

Chesney Hawkes on his new Cinderella Pantomime role

The singer came onto the breakfast show for a chat with Paul Ross.

Friday, December 9, 2016

Friday, December 9, 2016

'Numbers of those who self-harm will be much higher than figures show', says volunteer organisation Harmless

'Numbers of those who self-harm will be much higher than figures show', says volunteer organisation Harmless

'Numbers of those who self-harm will be much higher than figures show'

The NSPCC says nearly 19,000 children were admitted to hospital last year as a result of self-harming – a 14% rise over the last three years

Rosie Blackaller performs in Busker Sessions for Jon Holmes

Rosie Blackaller performs in Busker Sessions for Jon Holmes

Rosie Blackaller performs in Busker Sessions for Jon Holmes

The singer performed her original song Names In Stone and a cover of Flight Facilities' Crave You

Florida wildlife officials rescue tortoise which has been spray-painted blue

Florida wildlife officials rescue tortoise that had been painted blue

Florida wildlife officials rescue tortoise that had been painted blue

A gopher tortoise has been rescued by Florida wildlife officials after being painted blue

Actor Sam Barnett on auditions, Elijah Wood, and Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

Actor Sam Barnett on auditions, Elijah Wood, and Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

Actor Sam Barnett on auditions, Elijah Wood, and Dirk Gently

Actor Sam Barnett joined Jon Holmes and revealed more about current TV series Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

Underneath Doping: The Story of the Amateurs

Underneath Doping: The Story of the Amateurs

Underneath Doping: The Story of the Amateurs

As the second WADA report is published into Russian doping, talkRADIO's exclusive investigation into amateur sport is told doping is a 'cancer that has spread' to the lower ranks

Seven Humboldt penguins drown at Calgary Zoo

Seven Humboldt penguins drown at Calgary Zoo

Seven Humboldt penguins drown at Calgary Zoo

A Canadian zoo is investigating the deaths of the penguins, who were discovered on Thursday morning

'More legroom for me' - Twitter reacts to Star Wars boycott

'More legroom for me' - Twitter reacts to alt-right Star Wars boycott

'More legroom for me' - Twitter reacts to alt-right Star Wars boycott

Members of the alt-right movement have become annoyed with scriptwriter Chris Weitz, according to reports, over the new Star Wars spin-off

Boris Johnson: 'The government must start telling how it is', says diplomatic editor

Boris Johnson: 'The government must start telling how it is', says diplomatic editor

Boris Johnson: 'The government must start telling how it is'

Boris Johnson claims Saudi Arabia are abusing Islam and are puppeteers in Middle East proxy wars. The government have distanced themselves from the comments

'We'll see more terrorism after war in Syria ends', claims former national counter-terrorism security office head after MI6 terror warning

'We'll see more terrorism after war in Syria ends', claims former national counter-terrorism security office head

'We'll see more terrorism after war in Syria ends', warns security expert

Chris Phillips spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer after the head of MI6 warned there is an 'unprecedented' terror threat to the UK

Julia Hartley-Brewer clashes with MP Angela Smith over triggering Article 50

Julia Hartley-Brewer clashes with MP Angela Smith over triggering Article 50

Julia Hartley-Brewer clashes with MP Angela Smith over triggering Article 50

MPs have voted in favour of a government amendment which calls for Article 50 to be triggered by the end of March, however MP Angela Smith voted against this

Supreme court: 'I find it odd this has to continue' after Parliament Brexit vote, says John Redwood MP

Supreme court: 'I find it odd this has to continue' after Parliament Brexit vote, says John Redwood

Supreme court: 'I find it odd this has to continue', says John Redwood

The MP for Wokingham spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the on-going case

Chapecoense plane crash: Bolivian aviation official accuses bosses of a cover-up

Chapecoense plane crash: Bolivian aviation official accuses bosses of a cover-up

Chapecoense plane crash: Bolivian aviation official accuses bosses of a cover-up

A Bolivian aviation official has claimed she was pressured by her bosses to change a flight report, for the LaMia plane which crashed last week

Suzanne Shaw on her Panto role as Princess Jasmine in Aladdin

Suzanne Shaw on her Panto role as Princess Jasmine in Aladdin

Suzanne Shaw on her Panto role as Princess Jasmine in Aladdin

The actress came onto the talkRADIO airwaves to speak to Paul Ross

The week's court news: Man convicted of assisting Brussels terrorist, Man spared jail after train exposure, and teenager jailed after knifing death

The week's court news: conviction over Brussels terrorist assault, man spared jail after train exposure, teen guilty of stabbing

From assisting Brussels terrorist to knifing death - the week's court news

From a man convicted of providing money to terrorist purposes to a teenager jailed for knifing, talkRADIO and Court News bring you the latest from the UK's courts

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