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Thursday, May 26, 2016

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Operation Black Vote: Nigel Farage and Simon Woolley debate the controversial EU Referendum poster

Operation Black Vote: 'I'd be jailed for a poster like this', says UKIP leader Nigel Farage

Operation Black Vote: 'I'd be jailed for this poster', says UKIP's Nigel Farage

The UKIP leader condemns the controversial 'A Vote Is A Vote' ad campaign

Katerina Lisenkova explains how the government needs to adapt to increased migration figures

Immigration: 'This isn't charity, the government need to provide services'

Immigration: 'This isn't charity, the government need to provide services'

Katerina Lisenkova explains that politicians need to adapt to cope with increased migration figures

Legal highs: 'they're unfit for human consumption', claims David Raynes from the National Drug Prevention Alliance

Legal high ban: 'They're unfit for human consumption'

Legal high ban: 'They're unfit for human consumption'

The National Drug Prevention Alliance says more must be done to change the culture of drug-taking

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Tony Blair is right about a ground war to defeat ISIS…but it's not Britain's job

Tony Blair is right about a ground war to defeat ISIS…but it's not Britain's job

Tony Blair is right about a ground war to defeat ISIS…but not for Britain

High-profile Conservatives support the call for ground troops in Syria and Iraq - they just don't believe they should be British

'Finding an abused child is like finding a needle in a haystack. We're creating bigger haystacks,' says childcare expert

'We're wasting money investigating child abuse'

With one in five children being referred over abuse concerns, Andrew Bilson says 'it reduces the ability to find those who are harmed'

'I don't feel we've lost our connection', insists Jacquelyn MacLennan after supreme court rules expats can't vote in the EU referendum

Brexit: Government needs to come good on its voting promise to expats, insists EU lawyer

Brexit: Government needs to come good on its voting promise, insists EU lawyer

Jacquelyn MacLennan went to the supreme court to try to get emigrant ban overturned

Google HQ in Paris

'I wish we were more like France. HMRC are not aggressive enough and never challenged Google'

'I wish we were more like France. HMRC were not aggressive enough with Google'

Former minister Margaret Hodge bemoans lack of action from the UK government

Emmerdale's Ryan Hawley and Danny Miller on their audition process and the 2016 British Soap Awards

WATCH: Emmerdale stars take on EastEnders and discuss 'Robron'

WATCH: Emmerdale stars take on EastEnders and discuss 'Robron'

Actors Ryan Hawley and Danny Miller chat with TalkRADIO's Full Set Breakfast host Paul Ross

'We need to get the attention of the vice-chancellors' - University and College Union member defends strike action over pay

'It's not fair. We have to get the attention of the universities' - Union defends strike over pay and conditions

'It's not fair' - University union defends strike action over pay and conditions

Union rep Michael MacNeil blasts pay offer and calls casual contracts 'an absolute disgrace'

Late Nights with Iain Lee: How Do You Do It?

Late Nights with Iain Lee: How Do You Do It? - Tuesday, May 24

Late Nights with Iain Lee: How Do You Do It?

'About nine o'clock I became a Grandad!' (Rashid)

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

'I think it's the wrong way to campaign', claims Steve Hilton on Zac Goldsmith's campaign

'It's the wrong way to campaign', says David Cameron's former strategy director about Tory approach

PM's former strategy director slams Tory's campaign bid

Steve Hilton explains why the Tory's bid for London mayor was poorly conceived

The Big Debate: Are there too many manners?

The Big Debate: Are there too many manners?

The Big Debate: Are there too many manners?

Please do kindly take a listen to 'The Big Debate', thank you

Travel writer Shafik Meghji says 'UK government has to err on the side of caution' on Tunisia travel warnings

Tourists to Tunisia remain a soft target for terrorists, claims industry insider

Tourists to Tunisia remain a soft target for terrorists, claims industry insider

Rough Guides writer Shafik Meghji urges against a relaxation of travel warnings to the North African country

Political journalist Peter Foster has claimed the Austrian elections reflect a rise in islamophobic views across Europe

Austria Election: Political expert warns that the far-right's rise reflects a growing trend across Europe

Austria Election: Political expert warns of a rise of nationalism across Europe

Commentator Peter Foster explains how Norbert Hofer's popularity is being echoed round the continent

Professor Karol Sikora says if you're unlucky the NHS can be 'comparable with a developing country'

Leading cancer expert compares some NHS treatment to that of a developing country

Cancer specialist says NHS care is 'comparable with a developing country'

Professor Karol Sikora says it's vital patients know how to get the best out of the system

'I could switch off all my social media accounts but then the trolls have won' - Autism campaigner Kevin Healey has been trolled for 5 years

'I won't let the trolls win': autism-rights campaigner has battled online abuse for five years

'I won't let the trolls win': autism campaigner battles five years of abuse

Kevin Healey says that Twitter refuse to protect him by verifying his account

'It wouldn't make sense to give this drug' - Matthew Baylis backs MP assessment of anti-malaria drug Lariam

Former Lariam user 'shocked' that MoD continue to prescribe 'last resort' drug to troops

Former Lariam user 'shocked' that MoD continue to prescribe 'last resort' drug

MPs this week criticised the Ministry of Defence for the way they hand out controversial anti-malarial treatment

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Paddling Pools and Mystery Gaps

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Paddling Pools and Mystery Gaps - Monday, May 23

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Paddling Pools and Mystery Gaps

'What the HELL is going on?' (Iain Lee)

Monday, May 23, 2016

Monday, May 23, 2016

The Big Debate: Should we keep fruit?

The Big Debate: Fruit. What's the point?

The Big Debate: Fruit. What's the point?

Five a day? Or is one orange simply one too many?

Chilcot Report: Political expert highlights the potential fallout on former PM Tony Blair and the British Army

Chilcot Report: Former PM Tony Blair and the British Army likely to be 'hugely embarrassed'

Chilcot Report: Former PM Tony Blair and Army will be 'hugely embarrassed'

Political correspondent Matt Dathan says report will deliver an 'absolutely brutal' verdict

'Nothing is being done' - Khalid Mahmood slams the Home Office for failing to prosecute jihadists

Home Office 'has no idea' how many jihadists are in the country, says MP Khalid Mahmood

Home Office 'has no idea' how many jihadists are in the country, says MP

The Labour member for Birmingham Perry Barr says 'nothing is being done' to track militants who return to the UK

Fertility lawyer Natalie Gamble dismisses claims new surrogacy law plans puts parents before children

Leading fertility lawyer dismisses claims new surrogacy laws would not promote strong families

Leading fertility lawyer dismisses negative views on new surrogacy laws

Surrogacy specialist Natalie Gamble says new legislation will put children 'front and centre'

Actors Claire Sweeney and Philip Olivier on Brookside

Dead bodies, lesbian kisses ... and Patrick Swayze

Dead bodies, lesbian kisses ... and Patrick Swayze

Actors Claire Sweeney and Philip Olivier share their memories of groundbreaking TV soap Brookside and more

Basil Brush on Brexit and his upcoming gig at Glastonbury

WATCH: Basil Brush on Brexit, Pilates with the Prime Minister and gigging at Glastonbury

WATCH: Basil Brush on Brexit, Pilates and gigging at Glastonbury

The beloved children's TV fox popped into the studio for a quick chat with Paul Ross

Fears over Turkey joining the EU are a 'classic Nigel Farage tactic', claims Damien Green MP

Brexit: Fears over Turkey joining the EU are a 'classic Nigel Farage scare tactic', claims MP Damian Green

Brexit: Turkey fears a 'classic Nigel Farage tactic', claims MP Damian Green

Concerns over high rate of Turkish immigration are just scaremongering, says minister of state for criminal justice

'I've been against the EU ever since it started', claims politician Neil Hamilton

Brexit: 'Remaining in Europe would be a calamity,' says UKIP's Neil Hamilton

Brexit: 'Remaining in Europe would be a calamity', says UKIP's Neil Hamilton

The party's leader in the Welsh Assembly is adamant the United Kingdom needs to leave the EU

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Saturday, May 21, 2016

EgyptAir crash: 'We have to be vigilant', warns Shadow Home Secretary Andy Burnham if the incident is ruled to be a terror attack

EgyptAir crash: 'We have to be vigilant,' warns shadow home secretary Andy Burnham

EgyptAir crash: 'We have to be vigilant,' warns Andy Burnham

The shadow home secretary says the public must stay alert if the crash is ruled to be a terror attack

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Lust in a Lady's Eyes

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Lust in a Lady's Eyes - Friday, May 20

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Lust in a Lady's Eyes

'Ladies choose words carefully, and others just talk cheap.' (Lee Majors)

Friday, May 20, 2016

Friday, May 20, 2016

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 9

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 9

Podcast - Jon Holmes on talkRADIO - Episode 9

You Can Call Me Al! Alex Gibson performs live for Jon Holmes!

WATCH: You Can Call Me Al! Alex Gibson performs live for Jon Holmes

WATCH: You Can Call Me Al! Alex Gibson performs live for Jon Holmes

This week's busker session featured Paul Simon's classic song

The Big Debate: Do we need smells?

The Big Debate: Do we need smells?

The Big Debate: Do we need smells?

Jon Holmes debates the most important issues

Actor Jack O'Connell reveals what it's like to work with George Clooney

Actor Jack O'Connell reveals how George Clooney embarrassed him on the set of his new movie

Actor Jack O'Connell reveals how George Clooney embarrassed him on set

The actors appear alongside Julia Roberts in big-budget Money Monster

Are sticky bonnets on driverless cars a good idea? Jon Holmes hears from the expert

Adhesive car bonnets? There's one sticking point, discovers Jon Holmes

Adhesive car bonnets? There's one sticking point, discovers Jon Holmes

Could you become too attached to your vehicle?

'We're saying to adults we're going to treat you like children' - Simon Clark from smokers group Forest on new plain cigarette packaging

Plain cigarette packaging 'treats adults like children and won't work' claims pro-smoking group

Plain cigarette packaging 'treats adults like children and won't work'

Director of smokers' group says new 'anonymous' labelling will make no difference

Podcast: Paul Ross Full Set Breakfast

Podcast: Paul Ross Full Set Breakfast - Episode 9

Podcast: Paul Ross Full Set Breakfast - Episode 9

The week's highlights from our early morning show

'It's quite clear to me Putin will be very pleased' if we leave the EU, claims Andy Burnham

Brexit: Russian president Putin 'will be very pleased' if Britain leaves the EU, claims shadow home secretary

Brexit: Labour MP says Russia 'will be very pleased' if Britain leaves the EU

The Labour MP warns against leaving the European Union

Dog law specialist Trevor Cooper calls for the closing down of irresponsible dog breeders

Canine-law specialist calls for a clampdown on irresponsible dog breeders following Blyth attacks

Canine-law specialist calls for clampdown on irresponsible dog breeders

Consultant for Battersea Dogs & Cats Home claims the dangerous-dog problem should be tackled at source

Comedian Jon Culshaw on his talent with impressions and doing an auction with Michael McIntyre

Comedian Jon Culshaw on his talent for impressions - and confusing Michael McIntyre's gran

Comedian Jon Culshaw on mimicry and Michael McIntyre's gran

Watch his hilarious take-offs of McIntyre, Boris Johnson and more

'Put your money where your mouth is' - Andy Burnham calls for George Osborne to fulfill his claims on the 'northern powerhouse'

'Westminster has failed the north of England,' says Andy Burnham. 'George Osborne needs to put his money where his mouth is'

'Osborne needs to put his money where his mouth is,' says Andy Burnham

Key Labour politician believes Parliament has created an 'unequal country'

Late Nights with Iain Lee: The Streak

Late Nights with Iain Lee: The Streak - Thursday, 19 May

Late Nights with Iain Lee: The Streak

'Here he comes, boogity boogity.' (Ray Stevens)

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Thursday, May 19, 2016

'David Bowie was the reason I started playing music' - Ray Wilson reflects on his career

'David Bowie was the reason I started playing music' - Ray Wilson reflects on his career

'David Bowie was the reason I started playing music' - Ray Wilson on his career

The former Genesis singer looks back on how it all started

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Bonus Podcast, Katia's Dad

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Bonus Podcast, Katia's Dad - Wednesday, May 18

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Bonus Podcast, Katia's Dad

'That's life...and there was nothing scary about it.' (Katia)

The Big Debate: Should we get rid of caves?

The Big Debate: Should we get rid of caves?

The Big Debate: Should we get rid of caves?

How often do we really use them anyway?

Race for the White House: Donald Trump showed how weak Rebuplican candidates were, claims political expert

Race for the White House: Donald Trump showed how weak Rebuplican candidates were, claims political expert

Race for the White House: Trump showed how weak Rebuplican candidates wers

American political commentator Charlie Wolf claims the businessman was right to fight his campaign the way he did

EgyptAir crash: Aviation analyst claims it will raise UK airport security concerns if terrorism was involved

EgyptAir crash: Aviation analyst claims it will raise UK airport security concerns if terrorism was involved

EgyptAir crash: Aviation analyst says it will raise UK airport security concerns

Alex Macheras says 'the spotlight will shift closer to home' if the disappearance is ruled to be a terror attack

Pornographic websites are a 'sick joke', claims internet security expert

Pornographic websites are a 'sick joke', claims internet security expert

Pornographic websites are a 'sick joke', claims internet security expert

John Carr welcomes government plans to protect under 18's from online porn

'Dear Deidre' warns Saira Khan she is 'playing with fire' over sex drive revelations

'Dear Deidre' warns Saira Khan she is 'playing with fire' over sex drive revelations

'Dear Deidre' warns Saira Khan is 'playing with fire' over sex drive revelations

The Sun's agony aunt is 'dismayed' the TV presenters has given her husband permission to have extramarital sex

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Intrusive Thoughts and Cheeky Carwashers

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Intrusive Thoughts and Cheeky Carwashers - Wednesday, May 18

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Intrusive Thoughts and Cheeky Carwashers

'NONE OF THIS MATTERS!' (Iain's brain)

Ken Livingstone anti-Semitism row: 'A free meal out for anyone who can prove what I said was wrong', promises ex-London mayor

Ken Livingstone anti-Semitism row: 'A free meal out for anyone who can prove what I said was wrong', promises ex-London mayor

Ken Livingstone offers a free meal out to anyone who proves he is anti-Semitic

The former London mayor insists no media outlet has been able to stand up the claim

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Farmer John's Bonus Podcast

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Farmer John's Bonus Podcast - Tuesday, May 17

Late Nights with Iain Lee: Farmer John's Bonus Podcast

'The barn opens at four o'clock.' (Farmer John)

The Big Debate: Do we need walls?

The Big Debate: Do we need walls?

The Big Debate: Do we need walls?

Jon Holmes wonders if buildings would be better without them

'This is the best thing I've ever heard!' - Jon Holmes tells a hilarious story from the Arqiva Commercial Radio Awards

'This is the best thing I've ever heard!' - Jon Holmes tells a hilarious story from the Arqiva Commercial Radio Awards

Jon Holmes tells a hilarious story from the Arqiva Commercial Radio Awards

'This is the best thing I've ever heard!'

Police chief says 'resources are a problem' in dealing with domestic abuse following Theresa May's comments

Police chief insists 'resources are a problem' in dealing with domestic abuse

Police chief insists 'resources are a problem' in dealing with domestic abuse

Chairman of the Police Federation, Steve White, responds to comments made by Theresa May

Drug cheats: Sports science expert praises the International Olympic Committee for retesting athlete samples

Drug cheats: Sports science expert praises the International Olympic Committee for retesting athlete samples

Drug cheats: Sports science expert praises the IOC for retesting athlete samples

Professor John Brewer says it shows 'a clear intent' to stamp out doping ahead of the games in Rio De Janiero

Zero hours contracts: Union boss calls for government crackdown on controversial work practice

Zero hours contracts: Union boss calls for government crackdown on controversial work practice

Union boss calls for government crackdown on zero hours contracts

Steve Turner, the assistant general secretary at trade union Unite, claims the terms are exploitive

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