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Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Archeology A level: 'We were insulted to hear we didn't have the experitise to mark the A level', says subject leader

Archeology A-level removal is an insult, says subject leader

Archeology A-level removal is an insult, says subject leader

AQA have announced their plans to scrap the archeology A-level, prompting widespread outrage

'I wouldn't send my guinea pigs to a comp:' Julia Hartley-Brewer clashes with a state education campaigner

Julia Hartley-Brewer slams the pathetic standards of comprehensive schools

Julia reveals she felt let down by her comprehensive education during interview with Michael Pyke

Hugh Grant is to star as a "vain, charming acting legend" in the sequel to worldwide hit Paddington - joining a wealth of British acting talent including Julie Walters and Peter Capaldi.  Paddington 2 finds the marmalade-loving bear living in Windsor Gardens and follows him as he hunts down a thief with the help of host family the Browns.  Ben Whishaw returns as the voice of Peru's most famous export, who was taken in by the Browns after they found him lost and alone at Paddington Station.  Award-winning ac

Killer clown hunters now have an app to track their prey

Killer clown hunters now have an app to track their prey

Students in Montreal have developed a mobile phone app which helps to track clown encounters

'Filipino Adolf Hitler' sending drug addicts to zumba

'Filipino Adolf Hitler' sending drug addicts to zumba

Rodrigo Duterte's government telling addicts the classes are mandatory

Cliff Richard: 'You're never going to achieve a perfect situation to protect people's reputations', says leading solicitor

Cliff Richard: 'Outing' of suspects can never be completely stamped out, says leading solicitor

Cliff Richard: 'Outing' of suspects can never be completely stopped, says lawyer

Cliff Richard is calling for suspects of crime not to be identified to the public until they are charged, after there was much coverage of sexual abuse claims made against him

Mosul offensive: Colonel Bob Stewart calls on ground forces to protect civilians as battle continues

Mosul offensive: Coalition troops must protect civilians because Isis won't, says former UN commander

Coalition troops must protect Mosul civilians, says former UN commander

The battle to retake Mosul from the clutches of Islamic State began in earnest yesterday

BBC journalist calls Tory party 'new Nazis' over Brexit

BBC journalist calls Tory party 'new Nazis' over Brexit

Danny Carpenter made the comments on Facebook

'Hillary Clinton's email scandal is worse than anything Trump has done', says political commentator Charlie Wolf

Donald Trump sexism claims are nothing compared to what Hillary Clinton has done, says political commentator Charlie Wolf

'Hillary Clinton's email scandal is worse than anything Trump has done'

Charlie Wolf also claimed the media should be 'ashamed' of themselves for the way the Presidential election has been covered

UKIP - "We're not in crisis, we're huge in Hartlepool', says Elizabeth Jones

UKIP: 'We're not in a death spiral, we're huge in Hartlepool' says Elizabeth Jones

UKIP - "We're not in crisis, we're huge in Hartlepool', says Elizabeth Jones

The national executive member and former leadership candidate also slammed Steven Woolfe for 'betraying grassroot members'

Kelly Hoppen MBE on her career and her new book House of Hoppen

Kelly Hoppen MBE on her career and her new book House of Hoppen

Kelly Hoppen MBE on her career and her new book House of Hoppen

The world-renown interior designer spoke to James Max live in the studio

London Bridge street evacuated due to 'suspicious vehicle'

London Bridge street evacuated due to 'suspicious vehicle'

The street was evacuated this morning as a vehicle is being investigated, it appears to have a foreign number plate and is parked in a bus lane

UKIP: 'Party's in terminal crisis', says John Rentoul after Steven Woolfe leaves

UKIP is 'a trainwreck in terminal crisis' after Steven Woolfe departure, says John Rentoul

UKIP is 'a trainwreck in terminal crisis after Steven Woolfe departure'

The Independent's chief political commentator labeled the party a 'trainwreck'

'Theresa May might be ruing making somebody as independent as Philip Hammond her Chancellor', says Conservative Home

Theresa May might rue making Philip Hammond her Chancellor, says Tory insider

Theresa May might rue making Philip Hammond her Chancellor, says Tory insider

Reports have claimed Philip Hammond has attempted to slow down the Brexit process, however Downing Street have claimed the Prime Minister has confidence in the Chancellor

Tory MP aide arrested over parliament rape allegations

Tory MP aide Sam Armstrong held over Parliament rape allegations

Tory MP aide held over Parliament rape allegations

Sam Armstrong, chief of staff to South Thanet MP Craig Mackinlay, was arrested last week on suspicion of raping a woman in an office on the Parliamentary estate

Monday, October 17, 2016

Monday, October 17, 2016

Mosul: 70 soldiers killed after suicide bomb hits Iraqi military convoy

Mosul battle: 70 Iraqi soldiers killed by Isis suicide blast - reports

Mosul battle: 70 Iraqi soldiers killed by Isis suicide blast - reports

It is said the suicide bomber is a member of Islamic State and hit the convoy as it made advances to take back Mosul from Isis

'The government should keep its Brexit negotiations confidential', says MP Bernard Jenkin

LISTEN There's no way back from Brexit vote, vows Leave campaigner Bernard Jenkin

LISTEN There's no way back from Brexit vote, vows Leave campaigner

MP Bernard Jenkin believes the government should not seek to reveal their plans for Brexit negotiations, and instead speed up the process, as there is no such thing as a soft Brexit

'Gay serial killer Stephen Port filmed himself raping an unconscious man', a court hears

Gay serial killer Stephen Port filmed himself raping unconscious man, court hears

Gay serial killer filmed himself raping unconscious man, court hears

It is claimed the alleged victim did not know he had been raped until shown the video by police, and 83 homemade sex videos were recovered from Port's phone

National Baking Week begins with an 'uncomfortable' Saturday Night Live parody of The Great British Bake Off

National Baking Week begins with terrible Saturday Night Live parody of Bake Off

National Baking Week begins with awful Saturday Night Live parody of Bake Off

The scene has been called 'painfully unfunny', 'cringe' and 'uncomfortable' as some fans of The Great British Bake Off are disgusted with the parody

Donald Trump says sexism claims '100% made up' and accuses Joe Biden of groping women

Trump says sexism claims '100% made up' and accuses Joe Biden of groping women

Trump hits out at sexism allegations in stream of tweets

'Nicola Sturgeon is trying to stay on the side of her team members', by suggesting a second referendum, says Scottish Labour Party politician

Nicola Sturgeon's referendum demand is simply an attempt to avoid SNP mutiny, claims Labour MSP

Sturgeon is only suggesting new referendum to appease colleagues, claims Labour

Nicola Sturgeon has claimed there may be a case for a second EU referendum, and also believes a Scottish independence vote is more likely than ever

'We want post-Brexit Britain to be a Labour Britain', says Richard Burgon MP

Jeremy Corbyn ally tells George Galloway 'purged' supporters should be welcomed back

'We want post-Brexit Britain to be a Labour Britain', says Richard Burgon MP

Shadow justice secretary Richard Burgon hits out at 'coup' against Corbyn and says party is now ready to capitalise on Brexit

Ben Needham was killed in accident near Kos farmhouse, say investigators

Ben Needham was killed in accident near Kos farmhouse, say investigators

Police have been probing for fresh clues in case of toddler who went missing in 1991

Ched Evans: Julia Hartley-Brewer clashes with feminst Charlotte Proudman over slut-shaming

Ched Evans: Julia Hartley-Brewer in stormy slut-shaming clash with feminist Charlotte Proudman

Julia Hartley-Brewer in slut-shaming clash with feminist lawyer over Ched Evans

Our mid-morning presenter spoke to the barrister about the acquittal of Ched Evans

Russian state broadcaster's bank accounts frozen in UK

Russian state broadcaster's bank accounts frozen in UK

Unclear at this stage what prompted the suspension

'Ched Evans would be an interesting advocate for footballer's unique position', says leading journalist

Ched Evans could use his ordeal to help other footballers, says journalist David Walsh

Ched Evans could use his ordeal to help other footballers, says journalist

Ched Evans has been found not guilty of rape, after already serving two and a half years in prison for the alleged crime

Pollster Sir Robert Worcester dismisses Donald Trump's rigged election claims

Donald Trump rigging claims are the rantings of a beaten man, says MORI poll founder

Donald Trump rigging claims are the rantings of a beaten man, says MORI founder

Sir Robert Worcester said the polls are definitely not rigged in the US Presidential election

Twitter users troll Azaelia Banks after Russell Crowe clash

Twitter users troll Azealia Banks after Russell Crowe clash

Twitter users troll Azealia Banks after Russell Crowe clash

The rapper and the actor reportedly clashed at a party Crowe was holding in Beverly Hills

'You'd have to be living on planet zog not to think Boris thought about what was best for him', says political editor of The Sunday Times

Boris Johnson's campaign tsar told him not to back Brexit, says author Tim Shipman

Boris Johnson's campaign tsar told him not to back Brexit, says author

Tim Shipman claims Ben Wallace told Johnson he should vote Remain so as not to align himself with the 'clowns' supporting Brexit.

'Boaty means Boaty' - Twitter angered as Boaty McBoatface is no more

'How can they block Boaty McBoatface but allow Brexit?' ask angry Twitter users

'How can they block Boaty McBoatface but allow Brexit?' ask angry Twitter users

Despite a public vote naming a new research ship as Boaty McBoatface, the decision has been overruled, and the ship will be named RSS Sir David Attenborough

Andrew Mitchell blasts Russia for breaches of humanitarian law in new interview

LISTEN Andrew Mitchell blasts Russia for 'acting with impunity' in Aleppo

Andrew Mitchell blasts Russia for 'acting with impunity' in Aleppo

The MP for Sutton Coldfield was speaking to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the situation in Syria

Children from the Calais Jungle camps are set to arrive in the UK

Children from Calais Jungle camps are set to arrive in the UK

Children from the Calais Jungle camps are set to arrive in the UK

14 children are said to be leaving France today, as they relocate to Britain before the Jungle camp is demolished, many more are expected to arrive this week, as British officials have travelled over to speed up the process

Clownpocalypse - Armed police hunting machete-armed clown who threatened two Suffolk girls

'Killer clown' armed with machete on run from police in Suffolk

'Killer clown' armed with machete on run from police in Suffolk

A clown with a machete threatened two teenage girls in Bury St Edmonds

Southern Rail urges RMT to have a referendum on the role of conductors

RMT dismisses Southern Rail offer as 'bribe' as row continues

RMT dismisses Southern Rail offer as 'bribe' as row continues

Last week the RMT union called three days of strike action, with more planned this week, Southern Rail is asking the union for a referendum on the dispute

More than one million people at risk as coalition forces work to retake Mosul

Battle for Mosul leaves over one million people at risk

Battle for Mosul leaves over one million people at risk

Isis has been pushed back to one of its last strongholds, but thousands have been left with an 'impossible decision'

Metropolitan Police officers to use body-worn cameras

Metropolitan Police officers to use body-worn cameras

Metropolitan Police officers to use body-worn cameras

22,000 frontline officers will use the cameras as part of a new initiative by Scotland Yard

Ukip fight investigation outcome will be announced before leadership contest, says chairman Paul Oakden

UKIP to reveal results of Steven Woolfe-Mike Hookem fight probe before leadership contest, says chairman

UKIP investigation outcome will come before leadership contest, says Paul Oakden

Paul Oakden told the BBC the result of the investigation into the clash in the European Parliament will be announced before a new leader is elected

Noel Sullivan on his singing-to-acting switch and his role in BBC's Ordinary Lies

Noel Sullivan on his singing-to-acting switch and his role in BBC's Ordinary Lies

Noel Sullivan on his singing-to-acting switch and role in BBC's Ordinary Lies

The actor popped by the studio to speak to James Max

Friday, October 14, 2016

Friday, October 14, 2016

Connor Roff wows in live busker session with Jon Holmes

Connor Roff wows in live busker session with Jon Holmes

Connor Roff wows in live busker session with Jon Holmes

The singer came in the studio to perform for live music Friday

Ched Evans cleared of rape

Ched Evans cleared of rape

Ched Evans cleared of rape

The footballer fought a five year battle to clear his name

Jury starts deliberations in Ched Evans retrial

Jury starts deliberations in Ched Evans retrial

Jury starts deliberations in Ched Evans retrial

The striker is being re-tried for an allegation of rape in 2011

Daniel Hannan MEP says that the referendum gave parliament a clear mandate

Brexit: Legal challenge to Theresa May triggering Article 50 is 'governing elite petulance'

Legal challenge to PM triggering Article 50 is 'governing elite petulance'

Daniel Hannan MEP called out the people bringing a challenge to the High Court to ensure MPs have a vote over when negotiations to leave the EU begin

Child abuse inquiry 'needs to sort its issues out quickly', says NAPAC's Gabrielle Shaw

Child abuse inquiry needs to sort its issues out quickly, says NAPAC's Gabrielle Shaw

Child abuse inquiry needs to sort its issues out quickly, says NAPAC CEO

Gabrielle Shaw spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer in the wake of allegations Dame Lowell Goddard, the former chair of the inquiry, made racist remarks

A baby was killed and another child seriously injured in the attack

Colchester dog attack: Community left 'in shock'

Colchester dog attack: Community left 'in shock'

A baby boy has died in an attack by a dog on Harwich Road, while another has suffered life changing injuries

The scary clown trend isn't fun for everyone, warns Childline

Clownpocalypse: Trend prompts increase in calls to Childline from scared children

Clownpocalypse: Trend prompts increase in Childline calls from scared children

The dark trend recently came to the UK from the United States

Panic broke out after Kumbuka escaped from his enclosure

'It was mayhem' say London Zoo gorilla escape witnesses

'It was mayhem' say London Zoo gorilla escape witnesses

Kumbuka, a 29-stone male gorilla, escaped his enclosure yesterday

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Second Scottish independence bid wasn't pre-planned, insists SNP's Stephen Gethins

Second Scottish independence bid wasn't pre-planned, says SNP's Stephen Gethins

Gethins says renewed independence vote has been forced on the party during interview with Sam Delaney

Brexit legal case: Challenger has faced 'abuse, threats and insults', court hears

Brexit challenger has faced 'abuse, threats and insults', court hears

Lawyers for Gina Miller claim she has endured vitriol and intimidation as Brexit case begins

10-year-old 'Palestinian Messi' signs for Juventus (video)

10-year-old 'Palestinian Messi' signs for Juventus

Rashed al-Hajjawi wowed talent scouts with some amazing YouTube videos

The Batman of Cumbria - man vows to chase down killer clowns scaring children

Batman battles killer clowns in Cumbria as masked vigilante takes on pranksters

Batman battles killer clowns in Cumbria as masked vigilante takes on pranksters

One individual is particularly keen to end the 'killer clown' trend

LISTEN Julia-Hartley Brewer clashes with the SNP's Angus MacNeil over Scottish independence

Julia-Hartley Brewer clashes with SNP MP over Scottish independence

MP disagrees with our presenter's assertion that Scotland would have to adopt the euro as a condition of joining the EU

Islam's non-believers - 'The narrative villifies apostates', reveals human rights activist

LISTEN An ex-Muslim reveals the brutal reality of life as an 'apostate'

LISTEN An ex-Muslim reveals the brutal reality of life as an 'apostate'

Maryam Namazie told Julia Hartley-Brewer how non-believers can be treated, even in places like Britain which don't have apostate laws.

'An immortal poet, the most iconic body of work' - Twitter reacts to Bob Dylan's Nobel Literature award win

'Bob Dylan Nobel Prize should have gone to Wu Tang Clan': Twitterati divided over singer's award

'Wu Tang deserved it more': Twitter reacts to Bob Dylan's award

The Twitter masses have said their piece, and it turns out the views are quite divided.

Brexit: 'religious and racially-motivated offences' increased after the EU referendum, says Home Office

Brexit: 'religious and racially-motivated offences' spiked after EU referendum, says Home Office

Home Office: 'religious and racially-motivated offences' soared after Brexit

Police officers have recorded a 41% year-on-year increase in crime since the EU referendum

Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize for Literature

Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize for Literature

All Along the Watchtower singer had pivotal role in 1960s cultural revolution

Podcast: Paul Ross Full Set Breakfast - Episode 27

Podcast: Paul Ross Full Set Breakfast - Episode 27

Podcast: Paul Ross Full Set Breakfast - Episode 27

Check the highlights from Paul Ross's latest podcast

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