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Friday, September 2, 2016

Friday, September 2, 2016

Gold medalist rower Matt Gotrel on competing in the Olympics and career

Gold medalist rower Matt Gotrel on competing in the Olympics and career

Gold medalist rower Matt Gotrel on competing in the Olympics and career

The olympian joined Julia Hartley-Brewer in the studio

Police officer stabbed in the throat and one dead in a Paris shootout

Police officer stabbed in the throat, attacker dead in Paris shootout

Police officer stabbed in the throat, attacker dead in Paris shootout

A police officer was stabbed by a man as she attended to the scene

Podcast: Paul Ross Full Set Breakfast - Episode 22

Podcast: Paul Ross Full Set Breakfast - Episode 22

Podcast: Paul Ross Full Set Breakfast - Episode 22

Check out the latest highlights from the Paul Ross Full Set Breakfast show

Melania Trump V Daily Mail - 'There is a certain rich irony', says former editor Paul Connew

Melania Trump vs Daily Mail: Case 'is designed to whip up support for Donald Trump'

Melania Trump's Daily Mail case 'designed to whip up support for Donald Trump'

Former tabloid editor Paul Connew believes Donald Trump is trying to revive flagging campaign and suggests there's a 'rich irony' in the case

The ruling has met fierce opposition from the Irish government, which wants to avoid deterring other multinationals from investing in the country

Apple tax ruling: Irish government agrees to appeal €13bn verdict

Apple tax ruling: Irish government agrees to appeal €13bn verdict

Irish government confirms it will contest European Commission's ruling that Apple owes billions in back taxes

German neo-Nazi is convicted of Holocaust denial

'Nazi grandma' Ursula Haverbeck convicted of Holocaust denial again

'Nazi grandma' convicted of Holocaust denial again

The prominent German neo-Nazi has been convicted for a second time for saying the Auschwitz camp was a labor camp, not a death camp.

Junior Doctors Strike: 'We need to detach the running of the NHS from politics and politicians entirely', says BMA council member

Junior Doctors Strike: 'We need to detach the NHS from politics', says BMA council member

BMA council member calls for the NHS to be detached from politics

Doctor Hamed Khan tells talkRADIO how the NHS should be improved and why junior doctors are striking

New radioactive drug could be used by the NHS to treat prostate cancer, but what is it?

Radioactive 'Litvinenko drug' could be used by the NHS to fight prostate cancer - but what is it?

'Litvinenko drug' could be used to treat prostate cancer - but what is it?

The new drug behaves in the same way as a substance used to kill Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko, and could be made available from December this year on the NHS

Hurricane Hermine - America's latest deadly storm

Hurricane Hermine - inside America's latest deadly storm

Hurricane Hermine - inside America's latest deadly storm

talkRADIO looks at the the latest hurricane to batter the shores of the United States

Brian McFadden on life after Westlife and the upcoming series of Who's Doing The Dishes?

Brian McFadden on life after Westlife and the upcoming series of Who's Doing The Dishes?

Brian McFadden on Westlife and the new series of Who's Doing The Dishes?

The former star of Westlife popped by the studio for a chat with James Max

Peter Stringfellow on his nightclub career and his long history with Mike Parry

Peter Stringfellow on his nightclub career and his long history with Mike Parry

Peter Stringfellow on his nightclub career and his long history with Mike Parry

The nightclub entrepreneur came into the talkRADIO studios to chat with The Two Mikes

Radio host and Bee Gees fan reflects on the the band on Barry Gibb's 70th birthday

Radio host and Bee Gees fan Tim Roxborogh reflects on band's legacy as Barry Gibb turns 70

Radio host and Bee Gees fan reflects on the the band

Barry Gibb has also announced a new solo album for this year, following a performance with Coldplay at Glastonbury

Melania Trump V Daily Mail - Donald's wife suing newspaper for $150m over sex worker claims

Melania Trump vs Daily Mail - Donald's wife suing newspaper for $150m over sex worker claims

Melania Trump suing Daily Mail for $150m over sex worker claims

British newspaper published an article which alleged the wife of Donald Trump had been an escort in the 1990s

Samsung investigating the Galaxy Note 7 after it explodes when charging

Samsung investigating the Galaxy Note 7 due to battery charging explosion

Samsung investigating the Galaxy Note 7 due to battery charging explosion

The phone has been found to explode whilst charging, and an investigation is taking place into the device

Nicola Sturgeon to launch second Scottish referendum bid

Nicola Sturgeon to launch second Scottish referendum bid on back of Brexit

Nicola Sturgeon to launch second Scottish referendum bid

The First Minister will hail her proposed referendum as the "biggest ever political listening exercise"

UK Airprox Board report says passenger jets were in near-collision at Gatwick Airport

Passenger jets nearly collided at Gatwick Airport, UK Airprox Board report reveals

Passenger jets nearly collided at Gatwick Airport, says report

Two flights were involved in a near-miss earlier this year, according to a UK Airprox Board report

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Thursday, September 1, 2016

The Pokemon hunters were in the middle of a game when they stumbled on a rather unsettling find

Pokemon Go hunters catch thief wearing horror mask

Pokemon Go hunters catch thief wearing horror mask

Group of Pokemon enthusiasts made shocking discovery in Napier, New Zealand

New Alzheimer's drug could be available very soon, says Alzheimer's Research UK

New Alzheimer's drug could be available 'within four years if not sooner'

New Alzheimer's drug could be available 'within four years if not sooner'

Director of Policy at Alzheimer's Research UK says initial tests have shown good signs

Doctor found guilty of having stash of extreme pornography

'Snake sex tape' found in Streatham doctor's pornography collection

'Snake sex tape' found in Streatham doctor's pornography collection

Cyprian Okoro found guilty of possessing stash of 'extreme' material

Explosion shakes Nasa's SpaceX site after tests on a Falcon 9 rocket

Explosion shakes Nasa's SpaceX site after tests on a Falcon 9 rocket

Explosion shakes Nasa's SpaceX site after tests on a Falcon 9 rocket

Buildings miles away are said to have felt the blast, with multiple explosions continuing for several minutes

Water features, decking and holes - Jon Holmes finds out more about the Donald Trump wall with Tommy Walsh

Ground Force's Tommy Walsh chats about the Mexico wall to Jon Holmes

Ground Force's Tommy Walsh chats about the Mexico wall to Jon Holmes

TV gardening star tells the world he'd put decking and water features in the wall, to make it look all pretty

Great Fire of London anniversary: 'Everyone was convinced it was a terrorist attack', says author Adrian Tinniswood

Thought our fear of terrorism began with Isis and Al-Qaeda? Well check out this amazing account of the Great Fire of London

Why Londoners blamed terrorists for the Great Fire of London

Adrian Tinniswood gives a remarkable insight into how ordinary Londoners saw the Great Fire unfolding around them in 1666

Researcher explains study results which suggest working-class kids might miss out on certain jobs

Why working-class kids really miss out on certain jobs

Why working-class kids really miss out on certain jobs

The study found working-class kids might not know cultural rules routinely taught to children from more privileged backgrounds

Marriage, religion and voting - Author Philip Cowley reveals what he learnt from writing 'More Sex, Lies and the Ballot Box'

Marriage, religion and voting: Author Philip Cowley on what he learnt writing 'More Sex, Lies and the Ballot Box'

Political author Philip Cowley reveals what he's learnt about voting habits

The book features a number of political experts who reveal how voting habits influence elections

Donald Trump's Mexico visit: 'He took the hardline approach', says journalist

Donald Trump's Mexico visit: 'He took the hardline approach', says journalist

Donald Trump 'took the hardline approach' on Mexico visit

The presidential candidate recently took a trip south of the border to Mexico

Steph, Dom and their Dachshund have rocketed to fame on Gogglebox

Gogglebox's Steph and Dom join Paul Ross to talk dogs, drinks and being recognised

Gogglebox's Steph and Dom join Paul Ross to talk dogs, drinks and fame

The much-loved couple reveal more about life with their pet dog Gigi

'Political crap' - Apple boss blasts European Commission's ruling on €13bn Irish tax bill

'Political crap' - Apple boss blasts European Commission's €13bn tax bill ruling

'Political crap' - Apple boss blasts European Commission's €13bn tax bill ruling

The European Commission ruled the company's tax benefits in Ireland were illegal and it should pay a record bill in back-taxes

Jim Broadbent joins the Game of Thrones cast, but who will he play?

Jim Broadbent joins Game of Thrones cast - but will he play a general, a priest, or Maester Marwyn?

Jim Broadbent joins Game of Thrones - but who will he play?

The actor has been revealed as a new cast member with a significant role in series 7. But what sort of character will he bring to Westeros?

Junior Doctors Strike: 'Theresa May should sack Jeremy Hunt', says GP

Junior Doctors Strike: 'Theresa May should sack Jeremy Hunt', says GP

Junior Doctors Strike: 'Theresa May should sack Jeremy Hunt', says GP

Junior doctors will hold five days of industrial action later in September, which is thought to endanger 00,000 operations

'The BBC is being left behind with the licence fee', says former Sky director

After iPlayer decision, former Sky director urges BBC licence fee to be scrapped

After iPlayer decision, former Sky director urges BBC licence fee to be scrapped

Martin Le Jeune, who was written a report on the BBC, says decision to force iPlayer readers to pay licence fee only shows how far Corporation has fallen.

Migration: 'You could get numbers down by about 100,000 with EU migrants alone', with a work permit system, says Migration Watch

Post-Brexit Britain should curb immigration with work permit system, says Migration Watch

Post-Brexit Britain should curb immigration with work permits - Migration Watch

As Theresa May maps out the Brexit strategy, a former migrant maps out a strategy to 'get numbers down by about 100,000 with EU migrants alone'

Church Security: 'People will support the churches', as new guidance is sent out, says National Churchwatch

Isis French priest murder 'will increase attendance at British churches'

Isis French priest murder 'will increase attendance at British churches'

Director of National Churchwatch also explains how churches can boost security in light of Jacques Hamel death

Veteran actor Jim Broadbent to join the cast of Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones to get even better as acting legend Jim Broadbent joins

Veteran actor Jim Broadbent to join Game of Thrones cast

The actor, with a career of more than four decades, is to appear as a 'significant' character

Belfast waste plant blaze: Emergency service efforts continuing to extinguish fires

Belfast waste plant blaze: Emergency service efforts continue battling fires

Belfast waste plant blaze: Emergency service efforts continue battling fires

The Wastebeater Recycling plant on the Kennedy Way industrial estate, Blackstaff Road caught fire last night

Mike Parry reflects on the night Princess Diana died

Princess Diana's death: Mike Parry reveals how he broke the news

Mike Parry remembers breaking the news on the night Princess Diana died

Mike Parry was running the Press Association at the time of her death

Paul Ross clashes with junior doctor over renewed strike action

Paul Ross clashes with junior doctor over renewed strike action

Paul Ross clashes with junior doctor over renewed strike action

Junior Doctors to stage five days of strikes with 'full withdrawal of labour' over new Department of Health contract

British Airways to resume flights to Iran after sanctions lifted

British Airways to resume flights to Iran after sanctions lifted

British Airways to resume flights to Iran after sanctions lifted

Sanctions were imposed in October 2012 amid instability in the country.

ASLEF union suspends strike action after being issued with legal challenge

Southern Railway and Gatwick Express strike suspended over legal challenge

Southern Railway and Gatwick Express strike suspended over legal challenge

Lawyers for Govia Thameslink Railway raised the issue of drivers' legal place of work based around a depot in Brighton

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Labour leadership: 'There will be some form of truce' if Jeremy Corbyn wins, says political commentator

Labour leadership: 'There will be some form of truce' if Jeremy Corbyn wins, says political journalist

'There will be some form of truce' if Jeremy Corbyn wins Labour leadership

Adam Bienkov was speaking to talkRADIO after Jeremy Corbyn came out on top in a Labour leadership poll.

Twitter reacts to Donald Trump's visit to Mexico

#YouAreNotWelcome: Twitter reacts to Donald Trump's visit to Mexico

#YouAreNotWelcome: Twitter reacts to Donald Trump's visit to Mexico

Many in Mexico aren't happy with the Republican Presidential candidate's visit to meet President Enrique Pena Nieto.

A car being chased by police has crashed leaving two people dead

Child among two dead after car crashes into family during police chase in Penge

Two dead after car crashes into family during police chase in Penge

Eyewitness says people were trying to lift a car off a little girl in aftermath.

Pregnancy discrimination: 'We don't have teeth that can really bite and make employers think twice', says MP

Pregnancy discrimination: Maria Miller demands tougher measures 'to make employers think twice'

Maria Miller demands tougher measures on pregnancy discrimination

Miller, chair of Parliament's Women and Equalities Committee, conducted a report which showed huge amounts of discrimination towards pregnant women and new mothers

Wrath of the Beliebers. Has Justin Bieber pushed his fans too far?

Beware the wrath of the Beliebers: Has Justin Bieber pushed his fans too far?

Has Justin Bieber pushed his long-suffering fans too far?

#BeliebersRoastJustinParty is one of the top trends on Twitter. talkRADIO takes a look at the sage which drove the Beliebers to breaking point

Donald Trump visits Mexico: 'Maybe it's a plan to show moderate people he's not as right wing as he seems', says political commentator

Donald Trump visits Mexico: 'Maybe it's a plan to show moderate people he's not that right-wing'

Donald Trump may be visiting Mexico to show his moderate side, says commentator

Jack Graham says Trump's visit to Mexico may be a sop to moderate America - but suggests his own supporters are convinced of his hard-line stance on Mexico

Nigel Farage reveals he only wears a t-shirt to bed, and nothing else

Nigel Farage reveals he only wears a t-shirt to bed, and nothing else

Nigel Farage reveals he only wears a t-shirt to bed, and nothing else

The former Ukip leader also revealed he wears 'pretty much nothing' during the hot weather

Dr. Jacqueline Harding says she and fellow PACEY advisors 'aren't pleased' to be releasing new figures

Doctor saddened by report showing three-year-olds with body image issues

Doctor saddened by report showing three-year-olds with body image issues

A study by the Professional Association for Childcare and Early Years shows 24% of childcare professionals have seen body confidence issues in children aged between three and five

Today marks the anniversary of Princess Diana's death

Diana 19 years on...what happened to those she loved?

Diana 19 years on...what happened to those she knew?

Today marks the anniversary of Princess Diana's death in a car crash - but what happened to her lovers, friends and confidantes?

Abu Mohamed al-Adnani death: ISIL leader is 'replaceable', says terrorism expert

Abu Mohamed al-Adnani death: Isis leader is 'replaceable', says terrorism expert

Dead Isis leader Abu Mohamed al-Adnani is 'replaceable', says terror expert

Dr. Afzal Ashraf said there is a 'nothing particularly talented about him which can't be replaced or improved on by his successors'

Chequers Cabinet meeting: Theresa May will focus on civil servants, says MP

Brexit Chequers summit: Theresa May 'will tell ministers to get tough on civil servants'

Theresa May 'will tell ministers to get tough on civil servants' at Brexit summi

Tory MP Nigel Evans believes the Prime Minister will give a tough message regarding the UK's exit from the European Union

Pregnancy discrimination: 'There's often a pattern of treatment that begins', lawyer reveals

Pregnancy discrimination: Women advised to keep a diary

Women advised to keep a diary to guard against pregnancy discrimination

Lawyer Claire Dawson gave her advice after a report found more than one in 10 pregnant women and new mothers face workplace discrimination

Turnpike Lane shooting: teenager in critical condition after being shot in the head in north London

Turnpike Lane shooting: teenager fighting for life after being shot in head in north London

Turnpike Lane shooting: Teenager in critical condition after being shot

The 18-year-old is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after receiving a gunshot wound to the head in north London

Frankfurt Airport evacuated after a security breach

Frankfurt Airport evacuated after 'security breach'

Frankfurt Airport evacuated after 'security breach'

A reported breach has meant several terminals have been evacuated

Theresa May to convene Cabinet

Brexit summit draws UK Cabinet to Chequers

Brexit summit draws UK Cabinet to Chequers

Theresa May asks ministers to map out action plans for their departments

Teenager dies after being rescued from the river Wear in Sunderland

Teenager dies after being rescued from dinghy on river Wear in Sunderland

Teenager dies after being rescued from the river Wear in Sunderland

The young man had been sailing in a dinghy before he got into difficulty

Stephen Tompkinson on DCI Banks, Drop the Dead Donkey, and his top three films

Stephen Tompkinson on DCI Banks, Drop the Dead Donkey, and his top three films

Stephen Tompkinson on DCI Banks, Drop the Dead Donkey, and his top three films

The actor popped by the studio for a chat with Paul Ross about his career and his current project

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