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Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Student to admit making and planting ball bearing bomb on London tube train

Student Damon Smith to admit making and planting ball bearing bomb on London tube train

Student to admit making and planting ball bearing bomb on London tube train

Damon Smith will admit both making and planting a ball bearing bomb on a London tube train, a court has heard

The UK must engage and hold regular talks with Russia, warns Foreign Affairs Select Committee report

The UK must stop goading Putin, warns Foreign Affairs Select Committee

The UK must stop goading Putin, warns Foreign Affairs Select Committee

The committee chair, Crispin Blunt, insisted Russia is not an enemy and said mounting tension must be defused

Comedian Al Murray on touring, parachuting and running in elections

Comedian Al Murray on touring, parachuting and running for election against Nigel Farage

Comedian Al Murray on touring, parachuting and running in elections

Comedian Al Murray joined Jon Holmes to discuss running in the general election, parachuting and his new tour

Blake Harrison on Prime Suspect 1973, The Inbetweeners, and his career

Blake Harrison on Prime Suspect 1973, The Inbetweeners, and his career

Blake Harrison on Prime Suspect 1973, The Inbetweeners, and his career

The actor popped by the studio to speak with Paul Ross

Visitor falls and damages art sculpture 'which could be worth £600,000 whilst taking a selfie'

Visitor damages art sculpture whilst taking a selfie

Visitor damages art sculpture whilst taking a selfie

A visitor to the Infinity Mirrors art exhibition in Washington lost their footing whilst reportedly taking a selfie and damaged a sculpture

Paedophile who created 'hidey hole' to conceal victim is jailed for 27 years

Paedophile who created 'hidey hole' to conceal victim jailed for 27 years

Paedophile who created 'hidey hole' to conceal victim jailed for 27 years

A paedophile who created a 'hidey hole' to conceal one of his four victims over a period of decades has been jailed for 27 years

Twitter to add safety features to allow users to mute offensive content

Twitter to add safety features to allow users to mute offensive content

Twitter to add safety features to allow users to mute offensive content

The social network is to roll out changes to allow users to remove what they don't want to see from their timelines

Researchers create super-fast computer using DNA which 'grows as it computes'

Researchers create super-fast computer using DNA which 'grows as it computes'

Researchers create super-fast computer using DNA which 'grows as it computes'

Researchers at the University of Manchester have created a super-fast computer using DNA, which works faster than usual electronic computers

Dutch granny smiling from ear-to-ear as she gets arrested - because it's on her bucket list

99-year-old granny smiles from ear-to-ear as she gets arrested - because it's on her bucket list

99-year-old granny gets arrested - because it's on her bucket list

Annie's never committed any crimes, but the police let her experience a prison cell because it's on a bucket list

'Claiming paedophiles should be rehabilitated rather than imprisoned is heartless', says Karen Danczuk

Paedophile rehab idea is heartless and disgusting, says Karen Danczuk

Paedophile rehab idea is heartless and disgusting, says Karen Danczuk

Chief constable Simon Bailey has claimed paedophiles who view indecent images but don't go any further should be rehabilitated rather than put in jail

UKIP's Douglas Carswell: 'Paul Nuttall needs to choose whether he wants a unified party or a broad tent', says political editor

UKIP author says party is 'exploding' as Douglas Carswell rumours continue

UKIP author says party is 'exploding' as Douglas Carswell rumours continue

Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage has called for the party’s only MP Douglas Carswell to be expelled, as he believes he's working against the party

Brexit: Julia Hartley-Brewer says 'Angela Merkel and the European Union are playing with people's lives'

Julia Hartley-Brewer asks Labour Brexit peer: Why don't we blame Angela Merkel for EU migrant deadlock?

Julia asks Labour Brexit peer: Why don't we blame Merkel for EU migrant impasse?

Peers in the House of Lords are expected to agree to amend the Brexit bill, in order to protect the rights of EU nationals already in the UK

Sir Philip Green: 'We've got this milestone, but this isn't the end', says Iain Wright MP after billionaire plugs pension debt

MP who led fight against Sir Philip Green says 'appalling' BHS story isn't over yet

MP who led fight against Sir Philip Green says 'appalling' story isn't over yet

Iain Wright chairs the Business Select Committee, which achieved its longstanding goal to convince Sir Philip Green to plug the pension debt left by the collapse of BHS

Donald Trump Congress speech: 'real test is when positive rhetoric meets political reality,' says commentator Bill Bernard

Donald Trump Congress speech was his most positive address ever, says commentator

Trump Congress speech was his most positive ever, says commentator

US commentator Bill Bernard spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the president's recent speech to a joint session of Congress

Pensioner dies after attack at snooker hall

Pensioner dies after attack at snooker hall

Pensioner dies after attack at snooker hall

A pensioner has died after being punched to the ground in a snooker hall in Coventry

UKIP MP Douglas Carswell claimed to be in secret discussions to rejoin the Conservative party

UKIP MP Douglas Carswell 'in secret discussions to defect to Tories'

UKIP MP Douglas Carswell 'in secret discussions to defect to Tories'

The party's only MP has reportedly spoken to Conservative MPs over a move back to Theresa May's party

Theresa May set for defeat over EU national rights in House of Lords

Theresa May set for Brexit Lords defeat over EU national rights

Theresa May set for Brexit Lords defeat over EU national rights

The Lords want a clause put in the Article 50 bill that EU citizens already in the UK will have the same rights to live and work after Brexit

Marine Le Pen immunity removed by MEPs over Isis Twitter images

Marine Le Pen could be jailed over Isis Twitter images

Marine Le Pen could be jailed over Isis Twitter images

The leader of the Front National party potentially faces legal action over images she put on the social network

Donald Trump defends 'improved vetting procedures' in first speech in Congress

Donald Trump announces new agency to publish weekly immigrant crime sheet

Donald Trump announces new agency to publish immigrant crimes

The new President gave his first address to Congress this morning - and prompted audible groans with his new policy

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The James Whale Show: Sex-ed and terrible TV

The James Whale Show: Sex-ed and terrible TV - Tuesday 28 February 2017

The James Whale Show: Sex-ed and terrible TV

Should sexual education be compulsory in schools?

Low-risk paedophiles: 'The criminal justice system has gone wrong, all paedophiles should be in prison', says former chief superintendent

'The criminal justice system has gone wrong, all paedophiles should be in prison', says former chief superintendent

'The criminal justice system is wrong, all paedophiles should be in prison'

Chief constable Simon Bailey has said that paedophiles who view indecent images but don't go any further should not be jailed, but rehabilitated instead

Prison crisis: 'We may be breeding criminals who are worse than when they went behind bars', says Association of Prison Lawyers

'We may be breeding criminals who are worse than when they went behind bars', says Association of Prison Lawyers

'We may be breeding criminals who are worse than when they went behind bars'

Dangerous prisoners are receiving hundreds of pound in compensation due to delays in the parole process, even when they are turned down for early release

Gene therapy which turns blood into cancer killing cells shows promise

Gene therapy that turns blood into cancer-killing cells shows promise

Gene therapy that turns blood into cancer-killing cells shows promise

A gene therapy which turns patient's blood into cancer-killing cells has shown promise in a major study and could be approved this year

Kit Wharton speaks to Penny Smith about his new book Emergency Admissions

Kit Wharton speaks to Penny Smith about his new book Emergency Admissions

Kit Wharton speaks to Penny Smith about his new book Emergency Admissions

The author swung by the studio for a chat about his book

Sir Philip Green pays £363 million to settle BHS pension scheme

Sir Philip Green pays £363 million to settle BHS pension scheme

Sir Philip Green pays £363 million to settle BHS pension scheme

Sir Philip Green has paid £363 million to settle the pension schemes of collapsed retailer BHS, after MPs grilled him over the sale of the high-street giant

'Peter Mandelson is a loathsome reptilian individual, but not the Labour party's biggest problem', says George Galloway

'Peter Mandelson is a loathsome reptilian individual, but not the Labour party's biggest problem', says George Galloway

'Peter Mandelson is a loathsome individual, but not the biggest problem'

George Galloway believes the biggest problem in the Labour party isn't Peter Mandelson

George Galloway deals with a disgruntled caller on his show

George Galloway deals with a disgruntled caller on his show

George Galloway deals with a disgruntled caller on his show

Our host was speaking to Mark from Liverpool, who had a bit of a gripe with him about the situation of the Labour Party situation

George Galloway on the reasons why he's angry with Jeremy Corbyn: 'I'm angry he allowed Blairite traitors to destabilise the Labour movement'

George Galloway on Corbyn: 'I'm angry he allowed Blairite traitors to destabilise the Labour movement'

'Jeremy Corbyn allowed Blairite traitors to destabilise entire Labour movement'

Speaking to a caller on his show, George explained his frustrations with the Labour leader where he made his frustrations clear

Tunisia inquest: 'People need to be aware of the terror threat is worldwide'

Tunisia: 'People need to be aware – terror threat is worldwide', says former security chief

Tunisia inquest: 'People need to be aware of the terror threat is worldwide'

Chris Phillips, the former head of the national counterterrorism office, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the inquest's ruling of 'unlawful killing'

Matalan killings: Man who stabbed two shopworkers in Cardiff jailed for at least 23 years

Matalan killings: Man who stabbed two shopworkers in Cardiff jailed for at least 23 years

Matalan killings: Man who stabbed two shopworkers in Cardiff jailed for 23 years

21-year-old Andrew Saunders attacked and killed his ex-girlfriend Zoe Morgan and her new partner Lee Simmons as they arrived for work at a Matalan store in the city centre

Couple who shouted racial abuse and threatened people at child's birthday party are jailed

Couple who shouted racial abuse and threatened people at child's birthday party are jailed

Couple who shouted racial abuse at child's birthday party are jailed

A couple in Georgia who made threats against African-Americans whilst travelling in a convoy of trucks have been jailed

Ancient footprints discovered in Wales found to be 7,000 years old

Ancient footprints discovered in Wales found to be 7,000 years old

Ancient footprints discovered in Wales found to be 7,000 years old

Ancient human footprints have been discovered on the Welsh coastline and they are believed to be 7,000 years old, researchers say they could show a Mesolithic hunting party

Tunisia Sousse inquest: Coroner rules out neglect by hotel staff, calls police response 'shambolic at best'

Tunisia Sousse inquest: Coroner rules out neglect by hotel staff, calls police response 'shambolic at best'

Sousse: Coroner rules out neglect by hotel staff, police response 'shambolic'

The coroner at the inquest has ruled on the deaths of 30 British tourists in Seifeddine Rezgui's shooting spree in June 2015

SpaceX: 'It is the next logical step to take tourists to the moon, but we can't underestimate the danger', says The Planetary Society

'It is the next logical step to take tourists to the moon, but we can't underestimate the danger', says The Planetary Society

SpaceX: 'It is the next logical step to take tourists to the moon'

SpaceX have announced that they will fly two tourists around the moon in 2018

Ministry of Justice warns prison officers they will face legal case over industrial action

Ministry of Justice warns prison officers they will face legal case over industrial action

Ministry of Justice says prison officers will face legal case over strike action

The Ministry of Justice has warned that it will take legal action over 'unlawful' industrial action by prison staff which is set to begin on Wednesday

John Major's attack on Theresa May's vision Brexit "hypocritical", says Peter Bone MP

John Major's attack on Theresa May's vision Brexit "hypocritical", says Peter Bone MP

John Major's attack on Theresa May's Brexit vision "hypocritical", says MP

Peter Bone, MP for Wellingborough, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the former Prime Minister's attack on Theresa May's vision for post-Brexit Britain

Brexit: 'We need to stop characterising Europe as an enemy', says Open Britain

Brexit: 'We need to stop characterising Europe as an enemy', says Open Britain

'We need to stop characterising Europe as an enemy', says Open Britain

Former Prime Minister Sir John Major said that British people are being offered an 'unreal and over-optimistic' vision of Brexit

Dave Spikey on his Juggling On A Motorbike tour, NHS work, and career

Dave Spikey on his Juggling On A Motorbike tour, NHS work, and career

Dave Spikey on his Juggling On A Motorbike tour, NHS work, and career

The comedian swung by the studio for a chat with Paul Ross

Douglas Carswell 'actively seeks to damage UKIP', says Nigel Farage

Douglas Carswell 'actively seeks to damage UKIP', says Nigel Farage

Douglas Carswell 'actively seeks to damage UKIP', says Nigel Farage

The former leader of the Party blasted the MP for Clacton over claims he frustrated chances for Farage to be given an honour

RAF skirt ban: 'rules have got to be fair to everyone', says former navigator

RAF skirt ban: 'rules have got to be fair to everyone', says former navigator

RAF skirt ban: 'rules have got to be fair to everyone', says former navigator

John Nichol, a former serviceman who was shot down and captured in the first Gulf war, spoke to Paul Ross about the RAF's decision to ban servicewomen from wearing skirts in parade to cater to transgender members

Monday, February 27, 2017

Monday, February 27, 2017

The James Whale Show: Staunch and honest politicians

The James Whale Show: Staunch and honest politicians - Monday 27 February 2017

The James Whale Show: Staunch and honest politicians

Some politicians held their ground on the show, while another opened up...

Green co-leader opens up about the time he killed someone while driving

Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley opens up about the time he killed someone while driving

Green co-leader opens up about the time he killed someone while driving

Jonathan Bartley shared the story from when he was 17-years-old on talkRADIO's The James Whale Show...

Grease: The Wanted's Tom Parker and Over The Rainbow winner Danielle Hope join Paul Ross

Grease: The Wanted's Tom Parker and Over The Rainbow winner Danielle Hope join Paul Ross

Grease: Actors Tom Parker and Danielle Hope join Paul Ross

Actors from Grease visited talkRADIO today, for a chat about politics as well as their show

Comedian Rhys James on politics, writing jokes and Comic Relief

Comedian Rhys James on politics, writing jokes and Comic Relief

Comedian Rhys James on politics, writing jokes and Comic Relief

Comedian Rhys James joined Jon Holmes and discussed politics, writing jokes and Comic Relief

Laser attacks at Heathrow Airport increase

Laser attacks at Heathrow Airport increase

Laser attacks at Heathrow Airport increase

New figures show laser attacks on aircraft using Heathrow Airport rose by a quarter last year, which can be very dangerous

'There was a great deal of old school gentility about Gerald Kaufman', says Iain Duncan Smith

'There was a great deal of old school gentility about Gerald Kaufman', says Iain Duncan Smith

'There was a great deal of old school gentility about Gerald Kaufman'

Sir Gerald Kaufman has passed away at the age of 86, his family said he had been suffering from a long-term illness for several months

'I will measure embarrassing moments from survivable to La La Land' - Twitter reacts to Oscars mistakes

'I will measure embarrassing moments from survivable to La La Land' - Twitter reacts to Oscars mistakes

'Maybe it was fake news' - Twitter reacts to Oscars mistakes

Mistakes at this year's Oscars awards ceremony have overshadowed the news of any award winners, as many can't believe how badly the ceremony went

Lord Heseltine: 'The people who want to vote on the terms of Brexit just want to remain in the EU', says Iain Duncan Smith

Lord Heseltine: 'The people who want to vote on the terms of Brexit just want to remain in the EU', says Iain Duncan Smith

'Those who want to vote on the terms of Brexit just want to remain in the EU'

Lord Michael Heseltine wants to ensure that Parliament have the ability to veto the Prime Ministers Brexit negotiations, including if she comes away without a deal

Child sex abuse inquiry: 'Survivors need an apology', says charity Napac

Child sex abuse inquiry: 'Survivors need an apology from perpetrators to live in peace', says charity Napac

'Survivors of child sex abuse need an apology to live in peace', says charity

The independent inquiry into child sex abuse in England and Wales has started its first public hearings today, starting by focusing on British children who were sent to Australia between 1945 and 1974

'The SNP will never stop calling for independence referendums', says former Labour MP

'The SNP will never stop calling for independence referendums', says former Labour MP

'The SNP will never stop calling for independence referendums'

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is expected to call for another Scottish independence vote at the same time as the Government trigger Article 50

Podcast: The Radio Hustle with Alexis Conran - Saturday, February 25

Podcast: The Radio Hustle with Alexis Conran - Saturday, February 25

Podcast: The Radio Hustle with Alexis Conran - Saturday, February 25

Check out the latest highlights from The Radio Hustle

Immigration: 'Renewable visas and restricted benefits will bring less low skilled workers to the UK', says MEP Daniel Hannan

Immigration: 'Renewable visas and restricted benefits will bring fewer low-skilled workers to the UK', says MEP Daniel Hannan

'Renewable visas and restricted benefits will bring less low skilled workers'

Next month the Government is expected to announce that EU citizens who travel to the UK will no longer have the automatic right to stay permanently

Brexit: Gina Miller explains why she challenged the Government

Brexit: Gina Miller explains why she challenged the Government

Gina Miller believes 'anyone who can should step up when things are wrong'

Businesswoman Gina Miller, well known for challenging the Government's right in court to trigger Article 50 without Parliamentary approval, has responded to David Vance to explain why she did it

Friday, February 24, 2017

Friday, February 24, 2017

Kyla Stroud performs in Busker Sessions with Jon Holmes

Kyla Stroud performs in Busker Sessions with Jon Holmes

Kyla Stroud performs in Busker Sessions with Jon Holmes

The singer performed her own song 'Fee Fi Fo Fum' and a cover of Madonna's 'Like a Virgin'

Bill to help end violence against women moves to the next stage in Parliament, but one MP tries to block it

Bill to help end violence against women moves to the next stage in Parliament, but one MP tries to block it

Bill to help end violence against women moves to the next stage in Parliament

A bill to help end violence towards women has moved on to the next stage, despite an MP trying to block it

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