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Monday, February 13, 2017

Monday, February 13, 2017

Podcast: The Radio Hustle with Alexis Conran - Saturday, February 11

Podcast: The Radio Hustle with Alexis Conran - Saturday, February 11

Podcast: The Radio Hustle with Alexis Conran - Saturday, February 11

Check out the latest highlights from Alexis Conran

Friday, February 10, 2017

Friday, February 10, 2017

'It's flake news' - Twitter reacts to snow falling in the UK

'It's flake news' - Twitter reacts to snow falling in the UK

'It's flake news' - Twitter reacts to snow falling in the UK

As the weather is set to stay quite cold this weekend, some places in the UK are already seeing some snow

Jayne Snow performs live in Busker Sessions with Jon Holmes

Jayne Snow performs live in Busker Sessions with Jon Holmes

Jayne Snow performs live in Busker Sessions with Jon Holmes

The singer did a cover of Drake's 'One Dance' and her own original song 'Wake Me Up'.

Donald Trump's wall will cost $21.6 billion and take more than three years to build

Donald Trump's wall will cost $21.6 billion and take over three years to build - report

Trump's wall will cost $21.6 billion and take three years

Donald Trump's wall would cost $21.6 billion (£17.3 billion) and take more than three years to build, according to an internal report that was seen by Reuters

Man on train sets himself on fire in Hong Kong, injuring at least 13

Man on train sets himself on fire in Hong Kong, injuring at least 13

Man on train sets himself on fire in Hong Kong, injuring at least 13

A man has been arrested after he allegedly started a fire on a train at Tsim Sha Tsui station in Hong Kong on Friday, the incident injured at least 13 people

Hospital staff outraged at sacking of porter, after breakfast misunderstanding

Hospital staff outraged at sacking of porter for 'stealing' £4 breakfast

Hospital staff outraged at sacking of porter for 'stealing' £4 breakfast

Staff at a hospital in Ilford have reacted angrily to the dismissal of a colleague, after a misunderstanding about paying for breakfast

Cockroach lives in man's ear for three days before being removed

Cockroach lives in man's ear for three days before being removed

Cockroach lives in man's ear for three days before being removed

The man decided to kill the cockroach with pesticide, however this made his ear swell and he had to visit a hospital

Nine migrants found inside refrigerated truck, after calling police because they were cold

Nine migrants found inside refrigerated truck, after calling police because they were cold

Migrants found inside refrigerated truck, after calling police due to being cold

Police found nine migrants hiding in a refrigerated truck in the Netherlands, after one called police due to being so cold

two-year prison sentence for consulting jihadist websites regularly, saying it infringed the freedom of communication unnecessarily and disproportionately.

Highest court in France rules viewing jihadist websites isn't illegal

Highest court in France rules viewing jihadist websites isn't illegal

The constitutional court overturned a law brought in months after the Paris terror attacks

Crowd in Tel Aviv nearly kills Israeli Arab after mistaking him for a terrorist

Crowd in Tel Aviv nearly kills Israeli Arab after mistaking him for a terrorist

Crowd in Tel Aviv nearly kills Israeli Arab after mistaking him for a terrorist

The man was trying to warn people of an ongoing attack going on in a market near Petah Tikva

What is TATP, the highly dangerous substance favoured by Islamic State militants known as 'Mother of Satan'?

What is TATP, the 'Mother of Satan' explosive used by Isis suicide squads?

What is TATP, the 'Mother of Satan' explosive used by Isis suicide squads?

Four people arrested in Montpellier on Friday were reported to be creating explosives made out the substance, known as 'mother of Satan'

Martin Luther King's daughter defends Elizabeth Warren and pushes plan to defeat Donald Trump

Martin Luther King's daughter backs Elizabeth Warren and shares 10-point plan to beat Donald Trump

Martin Luther King's daughter defends Elizabeth Warren

Martin Luther King's daughter Bernice King has defended Elizabeth Warren after she was silenced during a debate and is pushing an agenda to defeat Donald Trump

Man to sue supermarket after discovering cocaine hidden in Nesquik box

Man to sue supermarket after discovering cocaine hidden in Nesquik box

Man to sue supermarket after finding cocaine in Nesquik box

A customer who bought chocolate Nesquik and discovered cocaine amidst the powder is set to sue the supermarket who sold it to him

Rare comet and eclipse to occur this weekend

Rare comet and eclipse to occur this weekend

Rare comet, eclipse, and full moon to occur this weekend

A green comet will make an appearance in the same time as an unusual lunar eclipse

Dubs Amendment: 'Every council should take at least two child refugees', says Jewish Board of Deputies

Lawyer who wrote to Amber Rudd over Dubs amendment says: 'Every UK council should take at least two child refugees'

'Every UK council should take at least two child refugees'

On Wednesday the government scrapped the Dubs amendment scheme which allowed unaccompanied refugee children to enter the UK from Europe

Aerolineas Argentinas plane catches fire on the runway at New York's JFK airport

Aerolineas Argentinas plane catches fire on runway at New York's JFK airport

Aerolineas Argentinas plane catches fire on runway at New York's JFK airport

An emergency was declared after the flight bound for Buenos Aires caught fire while preparing for take-off late on Thursday

Nasa say if a human colony lived on Mars it would probably be wiped out quickly

Nasa say if a human colony lived on Mars it would probably be wiped out quickly

Nasa say if a human colony lived on Mars it would probably be wiped out quickly

Nasa has discovered that if a human colony was to live on Mars, the chances of being swiftly wiped out would very high, after more impact craters have been discovered on the planet's surface

Four people arrested in Montpellier on suspicion of plotting terrorist attack on Paris

Four arrested for plotting new Paris terror attack with 'mother of Satan' bombs

Four arrested for plotting new Paris terror attack

Anti-terror police reportedly uncovered a makeshift explosives factory during the raid on their flat

Top lawmakers ask OGE to recommend discipline for Kellyanne Conway, after Ivanka Trump clothing line endorsement

Top lawmakers demand Kellyanne Conway be punished for plugging Ivanka Trump clothing

Top lawmakers demand Kellyanne Conway be punished for Ivanka plug

Two lawmakers on the House Oversight Committee have called on the Office of Government Ethics (OGE) to recommend disciplinary action against Kellyanne Conway

'Donald Trump will be reluctant to go to the Supreme Court for fear he won't win', says political commentator

Donald Trump secretly fears he won't win travel ban Supreme Court case, says political commentator

'Trump fears he won't actually win travel ban case in Supreme Court'

Judges have upheld a decision made last week by Judge James Robart to suspend Donald Trump's travel ban

John Bercow: 'Vote of no confidence probably won't work, but they'll have a go of it', says political commentator Bobby Friedman

John Bercow will punish MPs demanding no-confidence vote, says his biographer Bobby Friedman

John Bercow will punish MPs demanding no-confidence vote, says his biographer

Political commentator Bobby Friedman spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the attempt to oust the Speaker from his role following his comments about Donald Trump

'Council tax increases won't be enough to cover social care', says economist Vicky Pryce

Council tax hikes won't cover social care, says economist Vicky Pryce

Council tax hikes won't cover social care, says economist

Vicky Pryce spoke to Paul Ross about local authorities' plans for major council tax hikes

Row over John Bercow's Donald Trump comments growing in the House of Commons

John Bercow faces no-confidence vote over Donald Trump comments

John Bercow faces no-confidence vote over Trump ban

The Speaker of the House banned Donald Trump from speaking in Parliament in his state visit

What Donald Trump tweeted last night: 'Richard Blumenthal is a liar, John McCain's been losing so long, and SEE YOU IN COURT'

What Donald Trump tweeted last night: Blumenthal is a liar, McCain's a loser - and SEE YOU IN COURT

What Donald Trump tweeted last night: 'SEE YOU IN COURT'

The President was dealt a major blow to his executive order yesterday by the courts, so of course it came out on Twitter

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Palestinian man injures four in shooting at Israeli market

Palestinian man injures four in shooting at Israeli market

Palestinian man injures four in shooting at Israeli market

A Palestinian man opened fire on an Israeli market and injured four people, two were shot in the legs

MPs think Clive Lewis could win an election, so they wouldn't back him for leadership, says political correspondent

'Labour MPs won't back Clive Lewis because they think he could actually win an election'

'MPs think Clive Lewis could win an election - so they won't back him'

Lewis stepped down from the shadow cabinet yesterday, fuelling talk of a leadership challenge

The Kop at Anfield was among the terraced areas demolished to facilitate all-seater stadia

Government 'unconvinced' by Premier League safe standing proposals

Government 'unconvinced' by football standing proposals

Fans who wish to return to terraces dealt blow

The Big Debate on fingers: 'leaked texts show Surrey Council are selling the fingers of old people to pay for their care'

The Big Debate on fingers: 'leaked texts show Surrey Council are selling the fingers of old people to pay for their care'

'Leaked texts show Surrey Council sell old people fingers to pay for their care'

Today's Big Debate was about fingers

'Our species has failed to live up to it's potential' - Fans angry over Danny Dyer wanting to become Doctor Who

'Let's be 'avin it you Dalek slaaaags': Fans mock Danny Dyer for Doctor Who ambition

Fans angry over Danny Dyer wanting to become Doctor Who

Danny Dyer has claimed he'd love to play The Doctor in the next Doctor Who series, but not all fans are happy with the idea

New video game allows players to fight Islamic State as female Kurdish fighter

New video game allows players to battle Isis as Kurdish female fighter

New video game allows players to battle Isis as Kurdish female fighter

The new release will allow gamers to play as a female warrior who has escaped captivity

Eiffel Tower in Paris to get an anti-terror barrier built around the base

Eiffel Tower in Paris to get glass anti-terror barrier built around the base

Eiffel Tower in Paris to get glass anti-terror barrier built around the base

The tower is an iconic landmark of the French capital

Plans for first UK commercial spaceflight launching within three years to be announced

Government wants UK commercial spaceflights within three years

Government wants UK commercial spaceflights within three years

The Government is to announce plans for the UK to launch its first commercial spaceflight within three years

Jordan Davies on the new show Ibiza Weekender, Haribo rings and his time on Magaluf Weekender

Jordan Davies on the new show Ibiza Weekender, Haribo rings and his time in Magaluf Weekender

Jordan Davies on Ibiza Weekender, Haribo rings and his time in Magaluf Weekender

The reality TV star sat down with Johnny Seifert about his work on the ITV2 show

Britain's Got Talent winner Richard Jones amazes us all with his magic

Britain's Got Talent winner Richard Jones amazes us all with his magic

Britain's Got Talent winner Richard Jones amazes us with his magic

He performed an amazing smartphone trick which left Paul Ross stunned

Basketball team stranded after drunk driver steals bus

Basketball team stranded after drunk driver steals bus

Basketball team stranded after drunk driver steals bus

The Saint Louis University men’s basketball team lost their game on Wednesday night, but things turned from bad to worse as they lost their bus ride home

SpaceX to send lethal superbug to International Space Station

SpaceX to send lethal MRSA superbug to International Space Station

SpaceX to send lethal superbug to International Space Station

SpaceX is planning on sending a dangerous bacterium to the International Space Station in order to conduct research into the treatment of MRSA

Lost hikers rescued from summit of Scottish mountain after cloud descended

Lost hikers rescued from Scottish mountain after getting lost in clouds

Lost hikers rescued from Scottish mountain after getting lost in clouds

Two hikers have been rescued unharmed from a Scottish mountain after losing their way in the mist

The bill to trigger the Brexit negotiations has passed the House of Commons, despite Remainers' best efforts

Brexit: The House of Lords has defied the Government 16 times this year - will it do so again?

The Lords has defied the Government 16 times this year. Will it do so again?

Now the bill to trigger Article 50 has passed the Commons, atttention is now turning to the upper chamber. But will it really defy Theresa May?

Woman dies after being hit by train in 'tragic accident'

Woman dies after being hit by train in 'tragic accident'

Woman dies after being hit by train in 'tragic accident'

A woman has died after she was hit by a train at Barnt Green station in Worcestershire in what has been described as a 'tragic accident'

'Debate the Brexit bill, but don't frustrate the will of the people', says Iain Duncan Smith MP

Article 50 bill: The Lords can debate but they mustn't frustrate, says Iain Duncan Smith

Iain Duncan Smith tells Lords: 'Debate, but don't frustrate'

The Tory grandee and former minister spoke to Paul Ross after the article 50 bill passed its final vote in the House of Commons

'Brexit is national suicide, if constituents asked me to vote leave I would have resigned', says Stephen Pound MP

Labour Article 50 rebel Stephen Pound says Brexit is 'national suicide' and he'd have quit rather than vote Leave

'Brexit is national suicide, to vote for it would be insane', says Stephen Pound

MPs have voted in agreement of the Article 50 bill meaning that the draft legislation will now move to the House of Lords, however not all MPs are pleased

Clive Lewis warned by Labour colleague, 'quitting isn’t the best way to set out your leadership campaign'

Clive Lewis warned by Labour colleague: 'quitting won't help your leadership campaign'

'Quitting isn’t the best way for Clive Lewis to start a leadership campaign'

Clive Lewis has resigned from Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet, to defy Labour’s three-line whip on the Brexit bill

BREAKING: French media reports of an explosion at a nuclear power plant in northern France

BREAKING: Explosion at nuclear power plant in northern France - local reports

Explosion at nuclear power plant in northern France

There are reported to be several people injured at the site of the Flamanville plant

Four Rochdale sex gang members face deportation to Pakistan after appeal fails

Four Rochdale sex gang members face deportation to Pakistan after appeal fails

Men have been stripped of British citizenship as first step to deportation

NHS: "A&E crisis was cooking for the last decade," says former BMA GP committee chair Dr. Laurence Buckman

NHS A&E crisis has been decades in the making, says the BMA's Laurence Buckman

NHS A&E crisis has been decades in the making, says the BMA's Laurence Buckman

The former chair of the British Medical Association's GP committee lamented the leaked figures showing long waiting times in A&E departments in an interview with Julia Hartley-Brewer

Snow and sleet on the way as temperatures plunge as low as -5 across UK

Snow and sleet on the way as temperatures plunge to -5 across UK

Snow and sleet on the way as temperatures plunge to -5 across UK

Forecasters have warned that temperatures over the next few days will be up to five degrees colder than usually expected at this time of year, which could bring snow and sleet

Brexit: Labour party under fire after Jeremy Corbyn's ally Clive Lewis resigns

Brexit: Labour in crisis as Jeremy Corbyn ally Clive Lewis resigns

Labour in crisis as Corbyn ally resigns ahead of Article 50 vote

The MP for Norwich South and former shadow business secretary resigned his position, claiming he was acting in the interests of his constituents

Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee laments president's attacks on travel ban judges

Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch criticises his attacks on travel ban judges

Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee laments president's attacks on judges

Neil Gorsuch called it "disheartening' that the President was attacking the judiciary branch of government

Travel ban, Ivanka Trump, and Jeff Sessions - Donald Trump's latest Twitter update

What Donald Trump tweeted last night: 'I'm more truthful than the mainstream media and Europe supports travel ban'

What Donald Trump tweeted last night: 'I'm more truthful than mainstream media'

The President was quite active on Twitter last night, and some of his claims were provocative to say the least.

Brexit: David Davis urges House of Lords not to change Article 50 bill

Brexit: David Davis urges House of Lords not to change Article 50 bill

David Davis urges House of Lords not to change Article 50 bill

The bill passed its final vote unamended on Wednesday evening

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Teenager claims huge fire at London mosque 'was accidental, despite starting it with barbecue lighter'

Teenager accused of setting fire to a mosque with a barbecue lighter claims it was accidental

Teenager claims mosque fire 'was accidental, despite starting it with lighter'

A teenager from Walton-on-Thames used a barbecue lighter to start a fire which caused £7 million of damage to a mosque in 2015

Iain did his best Freddie Mercury impression live on air

Iain Lee does a Freddie Mercury impression as he discusses his musical heroes

Iain Lee does a Freddie Mercury impression as he discusses his music heroes

Iain talks about the artists who inspired him most, and there's a clear winner

'Teaching with body cameras will ruin the relationship between teachers and pupils', says head teacher

Teaching with body cameras will ruin the relationship with pupils, says head teacher

Teaching with body cameras will ruin relationship with pupils, says headmaster

Body cameras are to be worn by teachers in an attempt to stop pupils disrupting classes, two secondary schools are taking part in the pilot scheme for three months.

Tara Palmer-Tomkinson found dead at London flat

Tara Palmer-Tomkinson found dead at London flat

Tara Palmer-Tomkinson found dead at London flat

Socialite and 'It Girl' had been diagnosed with brain tumour

George Galloway: 'The Scottish National Party don't have the courage for a second independence referendum'

George Galloway: 'The SNP isn't brave enough to fight a second independence referendum'

Galloway: The 'SNP doesn't have the courage for second indyref'

George Galloway said if they did, they'll get 'a big raspberry' from the people

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