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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

Donald Trump attacks on Bill Clinton show he's getting desperate, says author

Donald Trump attacks on Bill Clinton show he's getting desperate, says author

Bill Barnard says Apprentice revelations have damaged Trump in the battleground states, and targeting Bill Clinton is possibly the only strategy he has left

James McVey from The Vamps on their upcoming album, musical influences, and a burst of the upcoming single 'All Night'

James McVey from The Vamps on their upcoming album, musical influences, and a burst of the upcoming single 'All Night'

The Vamps' James McVey on the upcoming album, single, and musical influences

McVey, one-fourth of the hugely popular band, joined Paul Ross live on the radio

Tinder date trial: Woman suffered more than 80 injuries after falling 14 floors

Tinder murder trial: Warriena Wright suffered 80 injuries after plunging 14 floors, court hears

Tinder murder trial: Woman 'suffered 80 injuries after plunging 14 floors'

Gable Tostee is on trial for the murder of Warriena Wright in Australia

100 migrants break into Europe by scaling Spanish border fence

100 migrants break into Europe by scaling Spanish border fence

Around 400 migrants participated in the break-in attempt during heavy rains

Brexit: Britain's 'divorce' bill could cost up to £20bn

Brexit: Britain's 'divorce' bill could cost €20bn

Brexit: Britain's 'divorce' bill could cost €20bn

Britain's Brexit bill could prove to be quite costly, according to new analysis

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

LISTEN Alastair Campbell says Iraq war decision was cautious, not risky

Alastair Campbell says Iraq war decision was cautious, not risky

Tony Blair's former communications director also said Iraq fallout has fuelled Syria crisis

LISTEN Alastair Campbell opens up on depression in frank interview with Sam Delaney

LISTEN Alastair Campbell opens up on depression in frank interview

Tony Blair's former communications director has revealed the struggle he faced as part of Labour government machine

Italian mayor endures backlash after asking refugees to use separate buses

Italian mayor condemned for 'Apartheid' refugee bus policy

Italian mayor condemned for 'Apartheid' refugee bus policy

Pierangelo Oliviero, mayor of Calizzano in northern Italy, defended the decision which has been likened to Apartheid

George Galloway: Boris Johnson will even help Isis if it means Jeremy Corbyn gets a kicking

George Galloway: Boris Johnson will even help Isis if it means kicking Corbyn

George Galloway, talkRADIO presenter and member of Stop the War, says Johnson is putting petty party politics before the national (and global) interest

One killed in Philippines fireworks blaze

Philippines fireworks shop explodes in huge fireball, leaving two dead

Philippines fireworks shop explodes in huge fireball, leaving two dead

A fire in Bocaue set off a series of explosions in fireworks shops which badly damaged the surrounding area

Lauren Child MBE on Charlie and Lola and upcoming final Ruby Redfort book

Lauren Child MBE on Charlie and Lola, Clarice Bean and the final Ruby Redfort book

Lauren Child MBE on Charlie and Lola and the final Ruby Redfort book

The multi award-winning author popped by the studio to chat with Julia Hartley-Brewer

Dr. Linda Papadopoulos

The Two Mikes meet top psychologist Dr. Linda Papadopoulos

The Two Mikes meet top psychologist Dr. Linda Papadopoulos

The author and psychologist came onto the talkRADIO airwaves to chat with the Two Mikes

Andrew Mitchell MP compares Russian actions in Syria to the Nazis in the 1930s

LISTEN MP Andrew Mitchell compares Putin to Hitler over Aleppo bombing

MP Andrew Mitchell compares Putin to Hitler over Aleppo bombing

The MP for Sutton Coldfield and former Secretary of State for International Development didn't hold back on Russia

James Whale clashes with another Donald Trump supporter

James Whale clashes with another Donald Trump supporter

James Whale clashes with another Donald Trump supporter

Our presenter extended another offer for America to rejoin the British Commonwealth

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