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Thursday, September 15, 2016

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Jo Cox: by-election caused by MP's death to be held on October 20

By-election caused by Jo Cox death to be held on October 20

Batley and Spen MP was murdered in the days leading up to the UK's vote on the European Union

Two shot dead at a flat in North London

Two shot dead at flat in East Finchley, North London

Two shot dead at flat in East Finchley, North London

A man and woman were found in the flat on Elmhurst Crescent early this morning, as police were called to the scene

Surviving Beatles won't watch their new documentary until the premiere

Eight Days a Week: Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr won't watch documentary until tonight's premiere

Surviving Beatles won't watch their new documentary until the premiere

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr have not yet seen Eight Days A Week, which follows the touring years of the band

Actor Gary Lucy on performing, his career and The Full Monty

Actor Gary Lucy on performing, his career and The Full Monty

Actor Gary Lucy on performing, his career and The Full Monty

The actor reveals more about rehearsing for the play, his career and what it's like to perform

'EU chiefs are trying to protect their beloved project even as it crashes down around them', says Nigel Farage

Brexit: EU leaders are fiddling while Rome burns, says Nigel Farage

EU leaders are fiddling while Rome burns, says Nigel Farage

Ukip leader says Britain has an 'ace hand' in Brexit negotiations

BBC stars with more than £150,000 pay packets to be disclosed to the public

BBC stars with more than £150,000 pay packets to be disclosed to the public

A new charter is set to come into effect at the end of this year

Bali ferry blast witnesses being assisted by Foreign Office

Bali ferry blast witnesses being assisted by Foreign Office

A German woman has reportedly died and around 20 others suffered injuries in the explosion as the ferry was travelling to neighbouring islands

Hinkley Power Plant given government green light

Hinkley Power Plant given government green light

The power plant construction project was being reviewed by Theresa May's government

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Do we exist? Sam Delaney needs answers

Sam Delaney finds out whether we're real

Is this all a simulation?

Researchers plan to break a world record by flying a glider to the edge of space

Researchers plan to break world record by flying glider to the edge of space

Researchers plan to break a world record by flying glider to the edge of space

The Perlan Mission II has been designed to discover more about the layers of the earth's atmosphere, as well as beat a world record set 50 years ago

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey cleared of misconduct

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey cleared of misconduct

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey cleared of misconduct

The Scottish nurse had been accused of concealing her temperature upon her return from Sierra Leone during the Ebola crisis

Today would have been Amy Winehouse's 33rd birthday (Getty)

Amy Winehouse birthday: Five of the Back to Black singer's best moments

Amy Winehouse birthday: Five of the Back to Black singer's best moments

Today would have been Amy Winehouse's 33rd birthday. We take a look back at some of the top moments in her life

Twitter praise Jeremy Corbyn after top PMQs performance

Twitter hails Jeremy Corbyn after top PMQs performance

Twitter hails Jeremy Corbyn after top PMQs performance

The Twitterati also tore into Prime Minister Theresa May for dodging questions

Clowns lurking in woods spark child abduction fears in Georgia

Clowns lurking in woods spark child abduction fears in Georgia

Officers in the city of LaFrange claim several people have reported clowns roaming around trying to talk to children

Aleksander Ceferin becomes the new president of Uefa...but who is he?

Aleksander Ceferin: The karate-kicking lawyer ready to clean up European football

Aleksander Ceferin: The karate-kicking lawyer ready to clean up European footbal

The new Uefa president is tough on corruption, and his appointment may not be great news for Manchester United or Chelsea

'Priti Patel should be looking at why we said we're ending the aid relationship with India', says shadow secretary for international trade

'Priti Patel should ask why we're ending foreign aid to India', says her Labour counterpart

'Priti Patel should be looking at why we're ending aid relationship with India'

Shadow International Trade Secretary Barry Gardiner criticises Patel's plans for foreign aid shake-up

Former Metropolitan Police Detective reveals history of racism in the service

Bullying, false evidence, wrongful imprisonment: Former detective lifts lid on 'compulsory' 1980s police racism

Former detective speaks out about 'compulsory' 1980s police racism

Peter Bleksley also said he was 'disheartened' at news the Metropolitan Police continues to 'routinely discriminate' against black people in stop-and-search operations

Zika reaches Northern Ireland as several people diagnosed

Zika reaches Northern Ireland as several people diagnosed

Public Health Agency says fewer than five cases confirmed, with several of them being historic

Brexit task force announced by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker

Brexit task force announced by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker

Brexit task force announced by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker

Mr. Juncker also said Brexit does not mean 'the disintegration of the European Union' but warned that the bloc faces an existential threat in the form of an east-west split

Danny Walters on Benidorm and The Greater Game

Danny Walters on Benidorm and The Greater Game

Danny Walters on Benidorm and The Greater Game

The actor popped by the studio for a chat with Paul Ross about his latest projects

'Those who predicted action would lead to disaster have been proved accurate', says George Galloway after David Cameron is blamed for the rise of Isis

David Cameron was forced to resign by Libya Isis report, says George Galloway

David Cameron was forced to resign by Libya Isis report, says George Galloway

Galloway said those who predicted disaster in the 2011 Libya campaign have been proved right, and suggested Britain is led by 'Mr Beans' rather than 'James Bonds'

David Cameron's goverment 'chose to remove Gaddafi with no plans to replace it', says Mike Gapes MP

David Cameron government 'ousted Gaddafi with no plans to replace him', says Mike Gapes MP

David Cameron government 'ousted Gaddafi with no plans to replace him'

MP Mike Gapes explained the House of Commons report which has blamed the former PM for the rise of Isis in North Africa

Two men arrested after a man dies trying to stop a moped theft

Two men arrested after a man died trying to stop a moped theft

Two men arrested after a man died trying to stop a moped theft

A father and son went outside to confront the gang, however the son died shortly afterwards in hospital. His father is still receiving treatment

Hinkley Power Plant: Theresa May hasn't made final decision

Hinkley Point Power Plant: Theresa May hasn't made final decision

Hinkley Point Power Plant: Theresa May hasn't made final decision

The power plant scheme in Somerset was stalled in June because the PM wanted to review the plans shortly after she took office

British man pleads guilty of Donald Trump Las Vegas gun incident

Briton pleads guilty to Donald Trump Las Vegas gun incident

Briton pleads guilty to Donald Trump Las Vegas gun incident

Michael Sandford attempted to grab a police officer's gun at a rally in June

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Bonus Podcast - Who Took Johnny?

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Bonus Podcast - Who Took Johnny? Monday, September 12

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Bonus Podcast - Who Took Johnny?

'Very rarely do I warn listeners about a film, but this one's really grim' (Iain)

Theresa May has made a 'terrible error' in choosing cabinet members to negotiate Brexit

Theresa May has made 'terrible error' in choosing Brexit negotiators, says Polly Toynbee

Theresa May has made 'terrible error' over Brexit team, says Polly Toynbee

Journalist Polly Toynbee believes Theresa May's incompetence is creating opposition within Conservative party

Using marijuana daily is linked to a lower BMI

Marijuana makes people slimmer, study suggests

Marijuana makes people slimmer, study suggests

A new study has suggested those who smoke marijuana daily have a lower BMI than those who don't use the substance - but the researchers don't recommend it

This footage of police rescuing a kitten with a half-eaten burrito will brighten your Tuesday

Officers save kitten with burrito, millions of people go 'awwwwwwww'

Officers used half-eaten burrito to lure the little cat to safety after it had got stuck in a drainpipe

Leading author defends Hillary Clinton against transparency accusations

'Donald Trump is a hypocrite for attacking Hillary Clinton over 9/11 memorial collapse'

'Trump is a hypocrite for attacking Clinton over 9/11 memorial collapse'

Author Bill Bernard backed the Democratic candidate in the wake of her pneumonia diagnosis.

'They've got to show how far they can go with their money', says Eamonn Holmes as he explores the lives of the richest

New York is the world's toughest place to get rich, says Eamonn Holmes

New York is the world's toughest place to get rich, says Eamonn Holmes

TV presenter discusses the new series of his popular show How The Other Half Lives with Paul Ross

'There are no guarantees' presenters and judges will stay with the Great British Bake Off

Bake Off Presenters Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc leave, future of other stars 'not guaranteed'

Future of Bake Off stars 'not guaranteed' when show leaves BBC

TV critic Mike Ward also says people are outraged by the move as 'it seems such a BBC-type of show'

Electoral reform rep defends Boundary Commission for constituency changes

Boundary change planners had no choice, says Electoral Reform Society

Boundary change planners had no choice, says Electoral Reform Society

Spokesman Will Brett said the commission had done everything 'to the letter of the law' in redrawing constituency boundaries

'Kindness was the number one attribute Roald Dahl looked for in people', says director of the Roald Dahl Museum

Genius of Roald Dahl remembered on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory author's 100th birthday

Genius of Roald Dahl remembered on author's 100th birthday

Steven Gardam, director of the Roald Dahl Museum, says kindness was Dahl's favourite attribute

Actress Alexis Arquette may have died due to Aids complications

Actress Alexis Arquette may have died due to Aids complications

Actress Alexis Arquette may have died due to Aids complications

Arquette's ex Robert Dupont has claimed she was diagnosed with Aids months before her death, and was living in a home

David Cameron may embark on an 'international level' career, says author Peter Snowdon

David Cameron may embark on 'international level' career, says author Peter Snowdon

Author Peter Snowdon believes David Cameron may have an international career

David Cameron resigned as the MP for Witney yesterday, triggering a by-election, he has not yet announced what he will do next

Man arrested on suspicion of Melanie Hall murder released without charge

Man arrested over Melanie Hall murder released without charge

Man arrested over Melanie Hall murder released without charge

Melanie Hall went missing in 1996, but her remains were not found until 2009

'Isis hit squad' arrested in Germany

'Isis hit squad' arrested in Germany

The three men, arrested during raid on refugee homes, were believed to be planning attacks in Germany

Black man is shot dead by police in his back garden in Florida

Black man Gregory Frazier shot dead by police in his back garden in Florida

Black man shot dead by police in his back garden in Florida

Frazier was reportedly shot after police were called to his home due to an argument which had taken place within the family

Scotland Yard arrest man in Kensington on suspicion of terror offence

Scotland Yard arrest man in Kensington on suspicion of terror offence

Scotland Yard arrest man in Kensington on suspicion of terror offence

61-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of 'possessing an article for a purpose connected with the commission, preparation or instigation of an act of terrorism'

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey facing disciplinary hearing over alleged misconduct

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey facing disciplinary hearing for 'hiding symptoms'

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey facing disciplinary hearing for 'hiding symptoms'

The Scottish medical worker was infected with the deadly virus while working in Sierra Leone in 2014 and is accused of hiding her condition from medical staff

Could you show up to your wedding on a bin lorry? This man's wife did

Could you show up to your wedding on a bin lorry? This man's wife did

Could you show up to your wedding on a bin lorry? This man's wife did

Hilli Fletcher made a very special tribute to her husband Paul, who works as a bin man

Dr. Dawn Harper about her time on The Island with Bear Grylls

Dr. Dawn Harper about her time on The Island with Bear Grylls

Dr. Dawn Harper about her time on The Island with Bear Grylls

The doctor will be on the Channel 4 reality tv show this weekend

Ministry of Defence to revise controversial malaria drug prescription

British troops' malaria drug guidelines to be revised by Ministry of Defence

British troops' malaria drug guidelines to be revised by Ministry of Defence

The drug, Lariam, has been associated with depression, hallucinations and panic attacks

Jeremy Corbyn 'unhappy' with proposed constituency changes

Jeremy Corbyn 'unhappy' with planned constituency changes which could cost him his seat

Jeremy Corbyn 'unhappy' with proposed constituency changes

Labour leader could see his seat of Islington North be abolished at the next general election

Monday, September 12, 2016

Monday, September 12, 2016

'They expected me to be so flattered that I'd fall into line', says Natasha Devon on being sacked as mental health tsar

'They expected me to be so flattered I'd fall into line', says sacked mental health tsar Natasha Devon

Sacked mental health tsar claims she was axed for speaking out

Devon's role was axed in May, and she believes her criticism of the government's education policy was a key factor

'It's undemocratic to say it's David Cameron's fault we've left the European Union', says political commentator

David Cameron can't be blamed for Brexit, says political commentator John Rentoul

'David Cameron can't be blamed for Brexit'

Political commentator John Rentoul says it would be "undemocratic" to hold Cameron responsible, after the former Prime Minister announced his resignation as an MP

Mouldy pita bread and mushroom soup - Penny enters the Lonely Lunch Club

Mouldy pita bread and mushroom soup - Penny enters the Lonely Lunch Club

Mouldy pita bread and mushroom soup - Penny enters the Lonely Lunch Club

This poor lonely luncher wasn't having her lonely lunch of choice

The Big Debate on sweat: 'I'm not a pervert, but I like a sweaty man'

The Big Debate on sweat: 'I'm not a pervert, but I like a sweaty man'

'I'm not a pervert, but I like a sweaty man'

Today's Big Debate was about perspiration

David Cameron resigns as Witney MP

David Cameron resigns as Witney MP

David Cameron resigns as Witney MP

The former Prime Minister has stepped down from his role in the Oxfordshire seat, less than three months after losing Brexit vote

Activist and actress Alexis Arquette has died at the age of 47

Alexis Arquette: Pulp Fiction and Wedding Singer star was a giant of the fight for trans rights

Alexis Arquette: Pulp Fiction star was a giant of the fight for trans rights

Alexis Arquette, who starred in several film and television roles, has died at the age of 47

Famous wishes of Eid Mubarak

Eid Mubarak: Paul Pogba, Hayley McQueen and George Galloway lead greetings

Paul Pogba, Hayley McQueen and George Galloway lead Eid Mubarak greetings

Many Muslims are celebrating Eid Ul-Adha today

British Airways Flight BA274 'declares emergency en route to London'

British Airways Flight BA274 'declares emergency en route to London'

Flight reported emergency at 1.54pm BST

'People won't learn the correct techniques', says former England prop Jeff Probyn on banning rugby tackles at school

Banning rugby tackling in school would make things worse, says former England star Jeff Probyn

Banning rugby tackling in school would make things worse, says ex-England star

Researchers from the Sport Collision Injury Collective have called to ban rugby tackling in schools, over fears that they are at risk of serious injury

'There is this culture of non-accountability', as ministers discuss cracking down on white collar crime

New plans to tackle white-collar crime 'are a good first step'

New plans to tackle white-collar crime 'are a good first step'

Investment manager Ben Kumar laments 'culture of non-accountability' in interview with talkRADIO

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