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Friday, November 4, 2016

Friday, November 4, 2016

Brexit - the problem with a referendum that isn't legally-binding

Brexit Article 50 verdict: Referendums are ignored more often than you think

Referendums are ignored more often than you think

The UK voted to leave the European Union in June, but the fact that it isn't legally binding could be the dampening of Brexiteer hopes

Theresa May's problems grow after High Court verdict, as MP Stephen Phillips steps down

Theresa May's problems mount after Brexit verdict as MP Stephen Phillips steps down

Theresa May's problems grow after Brexit verdict as MP quits

The MP for Sleaford and North Hykeham Stephen Phillips has stepped down over 'irreconcilable policy differences' since the Brexit vote

Theresa May insists Brexit timetable 'unchanged' despite High Court Article 50 verdict

Theresa May insists Brexit timetable 'unchanged' despite High Court Article 50 verdict

May insists Brexit timetable 'unchanged' despite High Court setback

Mrs May has said she plans to start the severance process in March

Fifa poppy ban has 'no political, religious or commercial meaning' says Royal British Legion

Fifa poppy ban condemned by Royal British Legion

Military charity adds to growing weight of criticism for Fifa's stance

Southern Rail 'wont make any compromises' in safety row, says RMT member

Southern Rail 'wont make any compromises' in safety row, says RMT spokesman

Southern Rail 'wont make any compromises' in safety row, says RMT spokesman

The union has announced fresh industrial action over the holiday period

Al-Qaeda plans to attack three US states on Monday, according to reports

Al-Qaeda plans to attack three US states on eve of election, according to reports

Al-Qaeda plans to attack three US states on eve of election, according to report

US intelligence has warned of a possible terror threat on Monday in America, just one day before the presidential election, according to CBS news

Article 50 verdict: We'll get our Brexit, vows UKIP MEP Patrick O'Flynn

Article 50 verdict: We'll get our Brexit, vows UKIP MEP Patrick O'Flynn

O'Flynn said Remainers will fail in their delaying tactics and it will all play into the hands of UKIP

Citizen Khan's Adil Ray reveals more about his new series and a possible film

Citizen Khan's Adil Ray reveals more about his new series and a possible film

Citizen Khan's Adil Ray reveals more about his new series and a possible film

Adil Ray, actor and co-writer of Citizen Khan, joined Paul Ross to reveal more about the brand new series coming to our TV screens tonight

'We're only asking the government for its priorities', says Barry Gardiner MP after High Court ruling

Brexit High Court Ruling: 'We're only asking Theresa May to lay out her priorities', says Barry Gardiner MP

'We're only asking the government for its priorities', says Barry Gardiner MP

The MP for Brent North said Brexit can't be triggered on the basis of incoherent plans

Brexit High Court verdict: 'The Supreme Court will back the High Court's decision', says leading journalist

Brexit Article 50 verdict: 'The Supreme Court will back High Court's decision', says leading journalist

'The Supreme Court will back the High Court's decision', says leading journalist

Policy editor of The Times Oliver Wright believes MPs want a 'road map' of Theresa May's ideal Brexit

Judge Rinder on performing, Ed Balls and Strictly Come Dancing

Judge Rinder on the beauty of Strictly, Ed Balls and his next dance

Judge Rinder on the beauty of Strictly, Ed Balls and his next dance

Judge Rinder has so far survived six week's of Strictly Come Dancing, paired with Oksana Platero

Podcast: Paul Ross Full Set Breakfast - Episode 29

Podcast: Paul Ross Full Set Breakfast - Episode 29

Podcast: Paul Ross Full Set Breakfast - Episode 29

Check out the latest podcast from Paul Ross

Danny Mac reveals more about this week's Strictly Come Dancing

Danny Mac reveals more about this week's Strictly Come Dancing

Danny Mac reveals more about this week's Strictly Come Dancing

Danny Mac tells talkRADIO what we can expect to see from him this week in the competition

HS2: Services to be run by West Coast Main Line operator

HS2: Services to be run by West Coast Main Line operator

HS2: Services to be run by West Coast Main Line operator

HS2 is scheduled to be up and running by 2026

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Thursday, November 3, 2016

'When we have negotiated our position post-Brexit, we should vote on that', says MP Bob Blackman

Article 50 High Court verdict: MPs should only be allowed to vote on Brexit deal terms, says Pro-Leave MP

'When we have negotiated our position post-Brexit, we should vote on that'

The High Court ruled earlier today that Theresa May cannot trigger Article 50 without the consent of Parliament, but the Government has announced a challenge

Brexit High Court verdict: talkRADIO presenters give their reaction

Brexit High Court verdict: talkRADIO presenters give their reaction

Our star presenters weighed in to the debate following this morning's decision that Parliament must be consulted before Article 50 can be triggered

Southern Rail Strikes: Workers to stage fresh action in December over conductor roles

Southern Rail passengers face Christmas Eve chaos as union announces fresh strikes

Southern Rail Strikes: Workers to stage fresh strikes in December

There's been tension between the RMT and Southern Railways for a number of months over the role of conductors on trains

Friday treats, diets and Blackpool - Hayley joins the Lonely Lunch Club

Birthdays, diets and Blackpool - Hayley joins the Lonely Lunch Club

Birthdays, diets and Blackpool - Hayley joins the Lonely Lunch Club

Jon Holmes inducted another member into his Lonely Lunch Club

International reactions to the High Court's Brexit decision

Europe reacts to Brexit High Court verdict: 'Britain finally realises the mistake made by its pensioners'

Europe reacts: 'Britain finally realises the mistake made by its pensioners'

Seems the French and the Germans are not happy with the British - or the English, as they seem to insist on calling us

Celtic fan in hospital after falling from top tier at Borussia Park stadium

Celtic fan in hospital after falling from top tier at Borussia Park stadium

Celtic fan in hospital after falling from top tier at Borussia Park stadium

A Celtic fan fell from the top tier of the stands at Borussia Park stadium on Tuesday, during the Champions League match, he was taken to hospital

Article 50 High Court verdict: Julia Hartley-Brewer condemns 'national outrage' in debate with remainer

Julia Hartley-Brewer condemns 'national outrage' in Article 50 debate

Julia told Open Britain director James McGrory the decision on Brexit has already been made

Ed Balls backs Hillary Clinton in the US presidential election

Ed Balls backs Hillary Clinton in the US presidential election

Ed Balls backs Hillary Clinton in the US presidential election

Ed Balls has revealed that he's backing Hillary Clinton in the US presidential election, and believes both Democrats and Republicans want her to win

'The Brexit court case could ironically end up in the European courts', says MP Stephen Pound

'The Brexit court case could ironically end up in the European courts', says MP Stephen Pound

'The Brexit court case could ironically end up in the European courts'

The high court has ruled that Theresa May cannot trigger Article 50 without the consent of Parliament

Angela Merkel urged by academics to "block Brexit" with constructive negotiations

Angela Merkel urged to step in and 'block Brexit' after High Court Article 50 verdict

Merkel urged to step in and 'block Brexit' after High Court Article 50 verdict

The German Chancellor has been told 'Brexit is not a done deal' in the wake of today's High Court ruling

Boris Johnson is mocked for saying Britain will make a 'Titanic success of Brexit'

Boris Johnson trolled on Twitter for saying Britain will make a 'Titanic success of Brexit'

Boris Johnson mocked for saying Britain will make a 'Titanic success of Brexit'

Boris Johnson said Britain will make a “Titanic success of Brexit," at the Spectator Awards on Wednesday night

17 year-old arrested for throwing her newborn baby out of a window, after delivering him in a toilet

17 year-old arrested for throwing newborn baby out of a window, after delivering him in a toilet

17 year-old arrested for throwing her newborn baby out of a window

The 17 year-old is said to have thrown her newborn baby out of the window, on to the roof of an adjoining building

'The judges got it catastrophically wrong', says John Redwood MP after High Court ruling

High Court Article 50 verdict: MPs don't really want a vote on Brexit, says John Redwood

MPs aren't bothered about voting on Brexit, says John Redwood

Theresa May can't trigger Article 50 without a vote in Parliament after the High Court's decision

Brexit Article 50 verdict: Government's appeal will fail, says Leave campaigner Brendan Chilton

Brexit Article 50 verdict: Government's appeal will fail, says Leave campaigner Brendan Chilton

Leave campaigner says Government will lose Brexit Article 50 legal challenge

Brendan Chilton said he and his fellow campaigners are 'in retreat' following High Court verdict

Parliament vote on Article 50 'doesn't bypass will of the British public', says Iain Wright MP

Brexit High Court verdict: Parliamentary vote on Article 50 doesn't bypass the public, says Iain Wright MP

MPs' vote won't bypass British public, says Iain Wright MP

The High Court ruled that the government can only trigger article 50 with Parliament's approval

Hillary Clinton leads by 3% against Donald Trump in US election polls

Hillary Clinton leads by 3% against Donald Trump in new US election poll

Hillary Clinton leads by 3% against Donald Trump in new US election poll

A CBS poll has revealed that Hillary Clinton is leading by 3% against Donald Trump, despite being down in the polls at the beginning of the week

Reactions to the High Court ruling negative among prominent leave campaigners

Article 50 High Court verdict: Arron Banks and Nigel Farage blast verdict - while Boris Johnson says nothing

Brexit backers condemn 'betrayal' after Article 50 High Court verdict

The High Court ruled that the government cannot trigger Article 50 without Parliamentary approval

Brexit Article 50 verdict: Government challenge to be heard in early December

Government challenge to Brexit High Court verdict to be heard in December

Government will appeal today's High Court verdict that Theresa May must consult MPs on Article 50

Suspect in the Brussels Jewish Museum shooting is to be extradited to France

Brussels Jewish Museum shooting suspect to be extradited to France - reports

Brussels Jewish Museum shooting suspect to be extradited to France - reports

In 2014 a gunman opened fire in a Jewish Museum in Brussels, killing four people

Value of the pound rises after High Court ruling for the first time since August

Brexit High Court ruling: Value of pound rises after for first time since August

Value of pound rises after Brexit High Court ruling

The High Court ruled that Theresa May's government can't trigger Article 50 without Parliament's approval

Brexit High Court verdict: 'No-one told us MPs had right to veto Article 50'

Brexit High Court verdict: 'No-one told us MPs had right to veto Article 50'

'No-one told us that MPs had the right to veto Article 50'

Professor Steve Peers told Julia Hartley-Brewer he'd be 'amazed' if MPs voted down Brexit

UFO found in India after it crashed into a tree

'UFO' found in India after it crashed into a tree

'UFO' found in India after it crashed into a tree

The UFO was found as it made a loud noise and crashed into a tree in the village of Kollanthapaalayam in Erode district yesterday morning

'Football players should wear poppies and accept the sanctions', says former sports minister

England footballers should wear poppies and take the sanctions, says former sports minister

'England footballers should wear poppies and take the sanctions'

Fifa have ruled that football players will not be allowed to wear poppies in the England vs Scotland match on Armistice Day, causing much controversy

Government loses Brexit court case as judge rules MPs must be consulted on Article 50

Government loses Brexit court case as judge rules MPs must be consulted on Article 50

Government loses Brexit court case

Government will appeal decision in Supreme Court after judges rule that Theresa May must consult Parliament on secession process

London Stadium corporation quits over Sadiq Khan West Ham probe

London Stadium corporation chair quits over Sadiq Khan probe

Khan has demanded inquiry into soaring cost of converting the stadium for West Ham United

Mexican restaurant chain Wahaca closes nine branches over suspected norovirus outbreak

Mexican restaurant chain Wahaca closes nine branches over suspected norovirus outbreak

Wahaca closes nine branches over suspected norovirus outbreak

Public Health England launched an investigation after 205 staff and 160 members of the public fell ill

Justice Secretary Liz Truss admits violence in prisons has reached unacceptable levels

Justice Secretary Liz Truss says violence in prisons has reached unacceptable levels

Justice Secretary Liz Truss says rising violence in prisons is unacceptable

"no-fly zones" will be imposed over jails to tackle the 'toxic cocktail' of drugs, drones and mobile phones behind bars

threatened to end her career after she refused to pose half-naked

Mila Kunis throws down the gauntlet on Hollywood sexism

Mila Kunis throws down the gauntlet on Hollywood sexism

The megastar revealed a film producer threatened to end her career after she refused to pose half-naked

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Late Nights with Iain Lee: The Problem with Kids

Late Nights with Iain Lee: The Problem with Kids - Thursday, October 27

Late Nights with Iain Lee: The Problem with Kids

'The two boys that live with me now, won't live with me much longer' Iain

West Ham London Stadium row: Taxpayers may have to accept the cost, says leading sports reporter

'We may have to accept the cost of the London Stadium'

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has ordered an investigation into why there has been a £50 million increase in the cost of converting the London Stadium

Kangaroos invade a caravan in Australia

WATCH Kangaroos form an orderly queue for food outside a caravan in Australia

Kangaroos form an orderly queue for food outside a caravan in Australia

A family had a strange encounter with a kangaroo when it went inside their caravan, and their plan to tempt it away with food backfired

Iowa shootings: Police capture suspect in the ambush killings of two Des Moines officers

Iowa police shootings: Police capture Des Moines ambush killings suspect

Iowa police shootings: Police capture Des Moines ambush killings suspect

Two police officers were found fatally shot in the Des Moines area early Wednesday morning

Suzanne Evans says UKIP must end 'wilful blindness' to radical Islam

Suzanne Evans says UKIP must end 'wilful blindness' to radical Islam

Evans tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that problems such as honour killings and rape of white women must be tackled

Emma Watson leaves copies of her favourite books on the London Underground

Emma Watson leaves copies of her favourite book on the London Underground

Emma Watson leaves copies of her favourite book on the London Underground

Emma Watson has been travelling on the London Underground and leaving copies of one of her favourite books for commuters to find as part of the Books on the Underground campaign

US Presidential Election: Hillary Clinton 'losing faith', says commentator after Donald Trump poll lead

US election: Hillary Clinton 'losing faith' over Donald Trump poll lead, says commentator

Hillary Clinton 'losing faith over Donald Trump poll lead'

A tracking poll released yesterday by ABC News and The Washington Post show the Republican candidate leading by one percentage point

Ruling on Brexit legal challenge to come on Thursday

Brexit: Ruling on Article 50 legal challenge to come on Thursday

Brexit: Ruling on Article 50 legal challenge to come on Thursday

The High Court will decide on whether Theresa May has the legal right to trigger Article 50 without approval from Parliament

Giant effigy of Donald Trump to be burned as part of bonfire night celebrations

Donald Trump to be burned in effigy as part of bonfire night celebrations

Donald Trump to be burned in effigy as part of bonfire night celebrations

Bonfire night celebrations in Edenbridge, Kent will feature a giant effigy of Donald Trump holding Hillary Clinton's head

Suzanne Evans warns Arron Banks he can't buy UKIP

Suzanne Evans warns Arron Banks he can't buy UKIP

UKIP leadership contender says party is 'extremely grateful' to Banks but she wants to work with donors who share her vision

Apple's next iPhone could be foldable

Could Apple's next iPhone be foldable?

Could Apple's next iPhone be foldable?

Apple has been awarded a patent for technology which would allow a phone to be folded completely in half

Daring American woman travels Paris catacombs in a bikini on a surfboard

Watch 'female Indiana Jones' Alison Teal surf through Paris catacombs in a bikini

Watch 'female Indiana Jones' surf through Paris catacombs in a bikin

Alison Teal certainly grabbed the world's attention with this video

Louis Smith suspension: 'Islam is trying to put itself into a special category', says National Secular Society

Louis Smith ban: Islam is trying to make itself untouchable, says National Secular Society

Louis Smith ban 'shows Islam is trying to make itself untouchable'

Louis Smith has been suspended for two months by British Gymnastics over a video where he appears to mock Islam, however many have disagreed with his suspension

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