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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Copeland by-election: The full list of candidates

Copeland by-election: The full list of candidates

Copeland by-election: The full list of candidates

See the full list of candidates in the Copeland by-election here

Stoke by-election: The full list of candidates

Stoke by-election: The full list of candidates

Stoke by-election: The full list of candidates

Find the full list of candidates here

What Donald Trump tweeted last night: leaks, Obamacare and 'fake news'

What Donald Trump tweeted last night: leaks, Obamacare and 'fake news'

What Donald Trump tweeted last night: leaks, Obamacare and 'fake news'

The President didn't make a direct reference to the high-profile resignation of Michael Flynn

Paul Nuttall: 'Hillsborough question' will impact him in by-election, says Times Red Box editor

Paul Nuttall: 'Hillsborough question' will impact him in by-election, says Times Red Box editor

Paul Nuttall: 'The Hillsborough question' will affect by-election, says editor

Matt Chorley, editor of the Times Red Box and newest Press Gallery Chairman, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the UKIP leader's admission that claims made about his association with Hillsborough were false

Michael Flynn resignation: 'Donald Trump and advisors knew all along this could be a smoking gun', says politics professor

Michael Flynn resignation: 'Donald Trump and advisors knew all along this could be a smoking gun', says politics professor

Michael Flynn resignation: 'Donald Trump knew this could be a smoking gun'

Michael Flynn, a politics professor at the University of Birmingham, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the revelation Donald Trump knew about Michael Flynn's ties to Russia

'Lack of faith-legal abortions cause women to take it into their own hands', says Abortion Rights UK chair

'Lack of faith-legal abortions cause women to take it into their own hands', says Abortion Rights UK chair

Abortion Rights UK chair highlights problem of illegal abortion pills

Kerry Abel spoke to Paul Ross about the report released by a charity which highlighted a growing number of women are taking illegal abortion pills

Bill Oddie on the BBC's The Real Marigold Hotel and his career

Bill Oddie on the BBC's The Real Marigold Hotel and his career

Bill Oddie on the BBC's The Real Marigold Hotel and his career

The writer and actor came into talkRADIO for a chat with Paul Ross

George Galloway: 'Police have done nothing to stop Diane Abbott's online abuse'

George Galloway: 'Police have done nothing to stop Diane Abbott's online abuse'

George Galloway: 'Police have done nothing to stop Diane Abbott's online abuse'

Our presenter was speaking to a caller, Robert, about the abuse the shadow home secretary receives

Tube Strike: RMT union workers to take industrial action on the Central Line over staff displacement

Tube Strike: RMT union workers to take industrial action on the Central Line over staff displacement

Tube Strike: RMT union workers to take industrial action on the Central Line

The RMT has confirmed that a new strike will take place in a dispute over staff displacement

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

The James Whale Show: Dealing with puppy farms

The James Whale Show: Dealing with puppy farms - Tuesday 14 February 2017

The James Whale Show: Dealing with puppy farms

James isn't happy about the story in The Sun...

US Senate confirms former wrestling executive Linda McMahon will head Small Business Administration

Donald Trump appoints former WWE boss Linda McMahon as small business tsar

Donald Trump appoints former WWE boss Linda McMahon as small business tsar

The US Senate has confirmed that former wrestling executive Linda McMahon will head the Small Business Administration, which assists those running their own business

Paul Nuttall has admitted he didn't lose close friends at Hillsborough

Paul Nuttall branded 'a disgrace' by Hillsborough campaigners after admitting he didn't lose close friends in disaster

Paul Nuttall branded 'a disgrace' by Hillsborough campaigners

Nuttall had claimed to have lost close friends in the 1989 tragedy but has now rowed back from the claim

'Parliament is less representative of class divisions in our society than ever', says Ken Livingstone

Ken Loach is a genius and Tory MP Tim Loughton is a nobody, says Ken Livingstone

Ken Loach is a genius and Tory MP Tim Loughton is a nobody - Ken Livingstone

Conservative MP Tim Loughton hit back at film director Ken Loach on Twitter, after the director criticised the Government during a speech at the Baftas

Paul Nuttall admits Hillsborough 'close friends' claim false

Paul Nuttall admits Hillsborough 'close friends' claim false

Paul Nuttall admits Hillsborough claim false

Nuttall had previously said he lost close friends on the day of the disaster, but now admits this isn't the case

Theresa May to speak to Donald Trump after the Foreign Office rejects petition against state visit

Theresa May to speak to Donald Trump after Foreign Office rejects state visit petition

May to speak to Trump after Foreign Office rejects state visit petition

The Foreign Office rejected the petition to downgrade Mr. Trump's state visit later this year, despite the signatures of 1.85 million people

George Galloway calls out 'right-on' feminists over Diane Abbott racist abuse

George Galloway calls out 'right-on' feminists over Diane Abbott racist abuse

George Galloway calls out 'right-on' feminists over Diane Abbott racist abuse

Our host was speaking to a caller where he told her the abuse suffered by the shadow home secretary was 'a national disgrace'

George Galloway: 'All Muslim countries should be boycotting the United States'

George Galloway: 'All Muslim countries should be boycotting the United States'

George Galloway: 'All Muslim countries should be boycotting the United States'

Our host was speaking to a caller on his show

Scottish singer Lulu on Great British Legends and her career

Scottish singer Lulu on Great British Legends and her career

Scottish singer Lulu on Great British Legends and her career

The singer came onto the radio for a chat with Paul Ross

GBBO: 'Prue Leith is the perfect replacement for Mary Berry, but viewers will still hate the change', says TV critic

Prue Leith is ideal replacement for Mary Berry, but the BBC will still beat the new Bake Off - TV critic

GBBO: 'Prue Leith is a great replacement but viewers will still hate the change'

Reports claim that Prue Leith will replace Mary Berry in the Channel 4 version of The Great British Bake Off

Spain terror threat: 'Isis is trying to up their game against Al-Qaeda', says security expert

Isis beach attack threats mustn't stop us going to Spain this summer, says security expert

Isis mustn't stop us going to Spain this summer, says security expert

Isis has reportedly made direct threats to attack beaches in Spain and the Spanish government has expressed concern over Isis propaganda in Spanish

Astronomers discover 'super-earth' along with more than 100 new planets

Astronomers discover 'super-earth' among more than 100 new planets

Astronomers discover 'super-earth' among more than 100 new planets

Astronomers have discovered a 'super-earth' near our solar system as well as more than 100 new planets, which they say could possibly sustain life

Kim Jong-un's half brother reportedly killed in Malaysia

Kim Jong-un's half brother reportedly killed in Malaysia

Kim Jong-un's half brother reportedly killed in Malaysia

The half brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un has been killed in Malaysia, various reports have claimed

Russia Today hit back at Emmanuel Macron 'fake news' claims

Russia Today hits back at Emmanuel Macron 'fake news' claims

Russia Today hits back at Emmanuel Macron 'fake news' claims

The allegations that the broadcaster published 'fake news' reports to affect Macron's support have been resoundingly denied by RT

'There should be a negotiation about headscarves before government visits to Iran', says Swedish MP

Female Swedish-Iranian politician blasts her own Government for wearing headscarves on Tehran trip

Female Swedish-Iranian politician blasts her Government for wearing headscarves

The Swedish government has defended its decision to have officials wear headscarves in a trip to Iran, saying they would have broken the law otherwise

The Government plans to open new grammar schools from 2020

Julia tears into MP Neil Carmichael for opposing grammar schools - while sending his children to one

Julia tears into MP who opposes grammar schools - while sending his kids to one

Neil Carmichael, chair of the education select committee, opposes the Government's plan to increase grammar schools despite putting all three of his kids through the selective system

Stoke by-election: 'It's like Labour are trying to lose by putting up Gareth Snell', says journalist Harry Cole

Stoke by-election: It's like Labour are trying to lose by putting up Gareth Snell, says journalist Harry Cole

Stoke by-election: 'It's like Labour are trying to lose with Gareth Snell'

Harry Cole, Westminster correspondent for The Sun, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the candidate following his apology for offensive tweets

Prue Leith is rumoured to replace Mary Berry in Bake Off, but who is she?

Prue Leith is rumoured to replace Mary Berry in Bake Off, but who is she?

Could Prue Leith fill Mary Berry's shoes in GBBO?

Prue Leith is rumoured to be replacing Mary Berry on The Great British Bake Off, but who is she and can she fill Mary Berry's shoes?

Two serving police officers arrested after drugs raids

Two Birmingham police officers arrested after drugs raids

Two Birmingham police officers arrested after drugs raids

Two police officers have been arrested after allegedly conspiring to steal and supply drugs, during raids by West Midlands Police

Michael Flynn resignation: "We need to examine if he was acting on Donald Trump's orders," says political commentator

We need to examine whether Michael Flynn was acting on Donald Trump's orders, says political commentator

Michael Flynn: 'We need to examine if he was acting on Donald Trump's orders'

Karin Robinson spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the high profile resignation of Trump's National Security Advisor over allegations relating to closeness with Russia

Suspected organiser of Reina nightclub attack is detained in Istanbul

Suspected organiser of Istanbul Reina nightclub attack detained

Suspected organiser of Istanbul Reina nightclub attack detained

A gunman opened fire on the nightclub during New Year celebrations, killing 39 and wounding 69, in an attack for which Islamic State claimed responsibility

Meningitis vaccine: 'Most important thing is to raise awareness', says former MP Dr. Richard Taylor

Dr Richard Taylor reminds talkRADIO listeners of meningitis symptoms after Faye Burdett death

Doctor reminds talkRADIO listeners of meningitis symptoms after child's death

Paul Ross spoke to Dr. Richard Taylor after the father of a young girl who died from the disease spoke out against the Government

'suicide attempts’ due to alleged bullying of 999 call handlers at South East Coast Ambulance trust

NHS crisis: Reports claim bullying of 999 call handlers at ambulance centre led to 'suicide attempts’

'suicide attempts’ due to alleged bullying of 999 call handlers at NHS trust

Leaked reports have stated that South East Coast Ambulance trust employees were subjected to bullying and harassment which led to suicide attempts at a centre in Kent

What Donald Trump tweeted last night: Justin Trudeau, cabinet announcements and women in work

What Donald Trump tweeted last night: Justin Trudeau, cabinet announcements and women in work

What Donald Trump tweeted last night: Justin Trudeau, and women in work

The President was quite calm on Twitter last night. Well, by his standards

Monday, February 13, 2017

Monday, February 13, 2017

The James Whale Show: Dating tips for Ash

The James Whale Show: Dating tips for Ash - Monday 13 February 2017

The James Whale Show: Dating tips for Ash

Dating coach Hayley Quinn might have an offer for Ash ahead of Valentine's Day...

Sam Delaney claims Jeremy Corbyn is thin skinned and chooses not to represent himself in the media during heated debate

Sam Delaney savages Jeremy Corbyn supporter who claims media is biased against Labour leader

Sam Delaney says Jeremy Corbyn is thin skinned in a heated debate with caller

Sam Delaney had a heated debate with a caller about the representation of Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour party in the media

Labour secret polling: 'It would be odd if Jeremy Corbyn resigned before 2020', says professor

Jeremy Corbyn unlikely to quit before 2020, says legendary pollster John Curtice

Jeremy Corbyn unlikely to quit before 2020, says legendary pollster

Labour has carried out secret polling to test the popularity of those rumoured to possibly replace Jeremy Corbyn, according to a document given to the Sunday Times

Donald Trump: 'Trump's diplomacy all a bargaining position to get a deal', says former Bill Clinton advisor Dick Morris

Bill Clinton's White House guru tells George Galloway: 'We should forgive Jeff Sessions and move on'

Trump's aggression is all part of a plan, says Bill Clinton's former guru

Our presenter was speaking to Dick Morris, a political commentator who was once an advisor to Bill Clinton, about Trump's style of negotiation

Whale carcasses punctured to prevent them from exploding at New Zealand beach

Whale carcasses punctured to prevent them from exploding after hundreds die on New Zealand beach

Whale carcasses punctured to prevent them from exploding at New Zealand beach

Pilot whale carcasses have been punctured by conservation officials at a New Zealand beach, in a bid to prevent them exploding on volunteers

UKIP leader Paul Nuttall supports spokesman John Bickley after tweeting racist slogan

UKIP leader Paul Nuttall stands by spokesman John Bickley after 'if you want a jihadi neighbour' tweet

Paul Nuttall stands by colleague over 'jihadi neighbour' tweet

UKIP leader Paul Nuttall has supported his immigration spokesperson, after he apologised for retweeting a controversial slogan said to be racist

Avalanche in French Alps kills four at Tignes resort, five still missing

Avalanche in French Alps kills four at Tignes resort, five still missing

Avalanche in French Alps kills four at Tignes resort, five still missing

The avalanche swept through an off-piste area of the resort, burying the group of nine

Politics, performances and broken awards - What happened at the Grammys 2017?

Grammys 2017: Adele swears during George Michael tribute while A Tribe Called Quest blast 'agent orange' Trump

Politics, performances and broken awards - What happened at The Grammys 2017?

From rousing political statements to embarrassing technical glitches, this year's Grammys was packed with drama. Check out what happened below

Trump typos: President's Instagram and inauguration poster show glaring mistakes

Donald Trump posts fake Abraham Lincoln quote on Instagram (after leaving a typo in his portrait)

Trump publishes fake Lincoln quote as social media embarrassment continues

The President posted a quote falsely attributed to Abraham Lincoln and there's a misspelt word on an inauguration poster

Emmanuel Macron campaign a target for Russian fake news campaign, claims party chief

French presidential candidate 'attacked by fake news from Russia' ahead of Marine Le Pen fight

'French Corbyn' has been targeted by Russian fake news, claims party chief

Richard Ferrand, secretary-general of Macron's En Marche! (Onwards!) party, claimed that Russia Today and Sputnik are attempting to swing public opinion against him

Public outcry in Chennai after seven-year-old girl is allegedly raped by neighbour

Seven-year-old girl in Chennai 'raped and burnt by neighbour who lured her with a puppy'

Seven-year-old girl 'raped and burnt by neighbour who lured her with a puppy'

The little girl was kidnapped while she was playing near her home and subjected to sexual assault in Chennai

'Labour must set out how it would conduct Brexit, whilst the Tories are in chaos', says Labour List

Labour List editor says party can win Stoke despite Corbyn criticism and Tories are 'in chaos'

Labour List editor says party can win Stoke and Tories are 'in chaos'

Labour's campaign manager has claimed Jeremy Corbyn could quit as the leader of the party before the next general eleciton

Diane Abbott: 'How is it racist or sexist to say you don't fancy someone?' asks Julia Hartley-Brewer

Diane Abbott text row: 'How is it racist or sexist to say you don't fancy someone?' asks Julia Hartley-Brewer

Julia asks: 'How it is racist or sexist to say you don't fancy Diane Abbott?'

Julia Hartley-Brewer was speaking to councillor Claudia Webbe about the texts in which David Davis appeared to insult Diane Abbott's appearance

Missile test: 'North Korea were sending a signal to Donald Trump, but military action must be avoided'

'North Korea is testing Donald Trump's resolve with missile test - he mustn't bite'

'North Korea sent a signal to Donald Trump, but we must avoid military action'

On Sunday North Korea performed a ballistic missile test, which has been widely condemned, it is claimed that it did this to send a signal to the American President

More than 180,000 evacuated as Oroville dam is close to collapse

More than 180,000 evacuated in California as Oroville dam nears collapse

More than 180,000 evacuated in California as Oroville dam nears collapse

Residents living near the Oroville Dam in northern California have been evacuated after the dam was weakened by heavy rainfall

WATCH North Korea release footage of missile test

WATCH North Korea releases footage of missile test

North Korea releases footage of missile test

North Korea has released a video of the ballistic missile test carried out on Sunday, which has been widely condemned

Boris Johnson to send £700 million to support British allies against Russia

Boris Johnson 'to plough £700 million into forces fighting Isis and Putin'

Boris Johnson 'to plough £700 million into forces fighting Isis and Putin'

The Foreign Secretary is to set money aside to support Ukraine and the Baltic states against perceived hostility by Vladimir Putin

John Bercow: 'No smoking gun to get rid of him at the moment,' says political editor

'John Bercow will survive no-confidence vote - there's no smoking gun' says political editor

'John Bercow will survive no-confidence vote - there's no smoking gun'

Adam Bienkov, who works for the Business Insider website, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the motion to oust John Bercow

Two arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after Hampshire shooting

Two arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after Hampshire shooting

Two arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after Hampshire shooting

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a shooting in the early hours of Monday morning, which left a man with a serious head injury

John Bercow: 'The job description is very clear – the Speaker cannot speak on policy issues,' says James Duddridge MP

John Bercow would throw out any MP who behaved like him, says no-confidence lawmaker

James Duddridge rips into John Bercow again over Remain admission

Following his comments about Donald Trump, the Speaker is facing renewed demands to resign after revealing he voted to Remain in the European Union

What Donald Trump tweeted last weekend: Japanese PM, Mexico wall, and fake news

What Donald Trump tweeted last weekend: From the Mexico wall to yet more fake news

What Donald Trump tweeted last weekend: Japanese PM, Mexico wall, and fake news

The president of the United States had a busy weekend, and he let us know all about it over Twitter

Brexit Secretary David Davis apologises for insulting Diane Abbott following leaked text messages

Brexit Secretary David Davis apologises for insulting Diane Abbott in leaked texts

Brexit Secretary David Davis apologises for insulting Diane Abbott

An exchange of texts about the shadow home secretary was leaked to the Mail on Sunday yesterday

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