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Friday, September 16, 2016

Friday, September 16, 2016

Boy And A Balloon does a busker set for Jon Holmes

Boy And A Balloon does a busker set for Jon Holmes

Boy And A Balloon does a busker set for Jon Holmes

The singer performed Randy Newman's You've Got A Friend In Me

Expert praises tortoise who single-handedly saved species from extinction

100-year-old tortoise which fathered 800 babies praised for saving species single-handedly

Horny tortoise praised for single-handedly saving species from extinction

Diego, a Galapagos giant tortoise, is believed to have saved his species from extinction

New Ukip leader Diane James claims she wants Article 50 to be triggered on Christmas day

New Ukip leader Diane James wants Article 50 Brexit clause 'triggered on Christmas day'

New Ukip leader Diane James wants Article 50 'triggered on Christmas day'

Diane James is taking over from Nigel Farage as leader of the Ukip party, and has reportedly claimed she wants the government to trigger Article 50 on Christmas day

Airport expansion: Boris Johnson "right for all the wrong reasons" to dismiss Heathrow

Airport expansion: Boris Johnson 'right for all the wrong reasons' to dismiss Heathrow

Boris Johnson 'right for all the wrong reasons' to dismiss Heathrow expansion

Aviation expert Julian Bray highlighted the reasons why Gatwick airport needs to be expanded

Ukip: 'There are people in that party who are in it for themselves', says Alexandra Phillips who has defected to the Conservatives

Ukip election: Defector Alex Phillips say 'you couldn't run a corner shop the way those bickering amateurs work'

Ukip defector says 'you couldn't run a corner shop the way they run that party'

Former aide to Nigel Farage has hit out at Ukip's 'self-cannibalising' members on day Diane James was elected in succession to Nigel Farage

Ukip leadership: Who is Diane James, who has taken over from Nigel Farage as leader?

Ukip leadership: Who is Nigel Farage's successor Diane James?

The 56-year-old succeeds Nigel Farage, who has stepped down after six consecutive years in charge of the eurosceptic party

Diane James succeeds Nigel Farage as Ukip leader

Diane James succeeds Nigel Farage as Ukip leader

James takes over from Farage, who has stepped down after six years in charge of the eurosceptic party

Derek Hatton praises Liverpool City Council's support of The Sun boycott

Hillsborough: Derek Hatton praises Liverpool City Council's official Sun boycott

Derek Hatton praises Liverpool City Council's support of Sun boycott

The Sun's coverage of the Hillsborough disaster has lead to an emnity against the newspaper which has lasted decades.

Alex Salmond believes there will be a second Scotland independence vote

Alex Salmond believes new Scottish independence vote will take place in autumn 2018

Alex Salmond believes new Scottish independence vote will take place in 2018

Former First Minister of Scotland believes Nicola Sturgeon will hold a second independence vote in two years' time

Nazi time capsule from 1934 found buried in Third Reich training school

Nazi time capsule from 1934 found buried in Third Reich training school

Capsule contains money, photographs and film of the local town

A fully functioning golden toilet..and 5 other strange art exhibits

A fully functioning golden toilet..and 5 other strange art exhibits

A fully functioning golden toilet..and 5 other strange art exhibits

New York City's Guggenheim Museum now owns an 18 carat-gold toilet, which is fully functional and can be used by visitors to the museum

Podcast: Paul Ross Full Set Breakfast - Episode 24

Podcast: Paul Ross Full Set Breakfast - Episode 24

Podcast: Paul Ross Full Set Breakfast - Episode 24

Check out the latest highlights from the Full Set Breakfast show

Brexit: 'We're in a vicious cycle where Europeans think we're shooting ourselves in the head', says leading European journalist

Brexit, the European view: 'They think we're shooting ourselves in the head and want to punish us'

Brexit, the European view: 'They think we're shooting ourselves in the head'

Telegraph journalist Peter Foster says those in mainland Europe 'think we've failed to appreciate how marvellous the EU is'

Ministry of Defence apologises for death of Iraqi teenager in 2003

Ministry of Defence apologises for death of Iraqi teenager in 2003

Ministry of Defence apologises for death of Iraqi teenager in 2003

Ahmad Jabbar Kareem Ali drowned in the Shatt Al Basra canal in May 2003 after he was detained by British troops on suspicion of looting

Convicted murderer Stuart Brownhill on the run after fleeing from prison

Murderer Stuart Brownhill on the run after fleeing North Sea Camp prison

Murderer Stuart Brownhill on the run after fleeing North Sea Camp prison

Brownhill was sentenced to life imprisonment of murder with sexual associations in 1985

Hotelier Thomas Noblett on his decision to ban tips and service charges

Hotelier who banned customers from paying him service charges explains why

Hotelier who banned customers from paying him service charges explains why

Thomas Noblett made the papers this week for stopping customers from paying him extra

Paul Ross gets the latest on train delays from passengers caught up in problems

Watford Junction derailment: Paul Ross hears from passenger caught in travel chaos

Watford Junction crash: Paul Ross hears from passenger caught in travel chaos

Major train delays have taken place today after a train derailed near Watford Junction. Services in and out of London have been affected

Former Penthouse Pet Simone Farrow jailed for running Hollywood 'Ice' drug ring

Former Penthouse Pet Simone Farrow jailed for running Hollywood 'Ice' drug ring

Farrow, who worked in the entertainment industry as a model and singer, smuggled 740g of pure methamphetamine over a seven-and-a-half month period

George Osborne announces partnership with former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg

George Osborne announces Northern Powerhouse partnership with former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg

George Osborne launched Northern Powerhouse with former New York City Mayor

Bloomberg will lend his expertise to the partnership, which Osborne says is 'here to stay'

Breast Cancer: 'Within a few years we hope to move new treatment into trials,' says The Institute of Cancer Research

Breast Cancer: 'In a few years we hope to trial new treatment,' says Institute of Cancer Research

The ICR believes new breast cancer treatment trials could begin in a few years

New research has shown more information on how breast cancer spreads around the body, and could lead to future treatment trials

Unions in shock as Southern Rail are shortlisted for Community Award

Southern Rail shortlisted for award. No, really

Southern Rail shortlisted for award. No, really

Govia Thameslink Railway is in the running for a Passengers Matter accolade - but union bosses say it's 'way beyond satire'

Watford Junction train derailment leaves travel chaos

Watford Junction train derailment leaves travel chaos

A train derailed after striking a landslip this morning

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Sam Delaney speaks to one of the MPs on Corbyn's list of 'underminers'

Sam Delaney speaks to one of Corbyn's 'blacklisted' MP's

Ben Bradshaw was one of 14 MPs on the list

Judge is expected to rule a woman who pleaded guilty to killing two of her children is not criminally responsible

Women who murdered her children to 'exorcise their demons' sent to mental hospital

Women who killed her children to 'exorcise their demons' sent to mental hospital

Zakieya Avery stabbed her children to death 'because they were possessed by demons' in 2014

Four women are removed from a flight after shouting racist slurs and threatening passengers

Four women thrown off flight from Manchester to Ibiza after racist slurs and threats

Four women thrown off flight from Manchester to Ibiza after racist slurs and thr

Women were removed from monarch flight after an argument about Nike trainers reportedly got out of hand

Woman tries to stop her boyfriend from providing a urine sample by making a bomb threat

Florida woman Deniz Martinez makes bomb threat to stop her boyfriend's urine test

Florida woman makes bomb threat to stop her boyfriend's urine test

The woman rang the police on Tuesday in an attempt to stop her boyfriend from being able to provide a urine sample to a probation office in Florida

Donald Trump 'in excellent health', declares doctor after Hillary Clinton pneumonia scare

Donald Trump 'in excellent health', declares doctor after Hillary Clinton pneumo

Trump's campaign team publishes statement claiming Republican candidate received clean bill of health in assessment by his long-standing doctor Harold Bornstein

Fight breaks out between the far-right and refugees in East Germany

Mass brawl breaks out between neo-Nazis and refugees in East Germany

Mass brawl breaks out between neo-Nazis and refugees in East Germany

The fight took place on Wednesday evening at a square in Bautzen. Reports suggest 80 locals and 20 refugees were involved

Expert explains how Clinton's campaign mistakes could result in Donald Trump's election

'Donald Trump is the fountain of youth which is spewing testosterone everywhere'

Donald Trump is the fountain of youth which is spewing testosterone everywhere

Commentator Charlie Wolf thinks Hillary Clinton's health scare has given her rival a major advantage

French air traffic controller strikes: why are the unions on the rise?

French air strikes: why are the unions walking out this time?

French air strikes: why are the unions walking out this time?

More than 100 flights have been cancelled as French air traffic controllers start their 14th strike this year

Part of the missing plane from flight MH370 is found on an island off the coast of Tanzania

Part of missing flight MH370 found on island off coast of Tanzania

Part of missing flight MH370 found on island off coast of Tanzania

The missing part was discovered on the island of Pemba, and is believed to be from the flight due to its appearance and part numbers

'It's very different' - Twitter reacts to the new series of American Horror Story

American Horror Story, My Roanoke Nightmare: Twitter thrilled by 'very different' series

American Horror Story: Twitter thrilled by 'very different' series

The first episode of American Horror Story Series Six has been released in America, and the Twitterati weren't slow in getting excited

Hinkley Power Plant divides opinion

'Indefensible' or 'desperately needed'? The Hinkley debate rages on

'Indefensible' or 'desperately needed'? The Hinkley debate rages on

Julia Hartley-Brewer heard the pros and cons of a new power plant in heated exchanges this morning

Labour abuse list: 'The question is why on earth were they keeping a list in the first place', says former Labour MP

Jeremy Corbyn enemies list ridiculed as 'student politics' by former Labour MP Tom Harris

Jeremy Corbyn enemies list ridiculed as 'student politics' by former Labour MP

Harris says the list overshadowed Corbyn's success in PMQs and suggests Corbyn 'is from a tradition of left-wing politics which sees the Labour Party as an obstacle to true socialism'

Ukip donor Arron Banks confirms he will build 'right-wing momentum'

Ukip donor Arron Banks confirms he will build 'right-wing momentum'

Banks to meet Nigel Farage in Bournemouth to discuss how outgoing Ukip leader can contribute to the group

British Airways Flight BA473 diverted to Toulouse after declaring emergency en route to London

London-bound Flight BA473 lands in Toulouse after declaring emergency

Flight was travelling from Barcelona before being diverted 'due to technical issue'

Jo Cox: by-election caused by MP's death to be held on October 20

By-election caused by Jo Cox death to be held on October 20

Batley and Spen MP was murdered in the days leading up to the UK's vote on the European Union

Two shot dead at a flat in North London

Two shot dead at flat in East Finchley, North London

Two shot dead at flat in East Finchley, North London

A man and woman were found in the flat on Elmhurst Crescent early this morning, as police were called to the scene

Surviving Beatles won't watch their new documentary until the premiere

Eight Days a Week: Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr won't watch documentary until tonight's premiere

Surviving Beatles won't watch their new documentary until the premiere

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr have not yet seen Eight Days A Week, which follows the touring years of the band

Actor Gary Lucy on performing, his career and The Full Monty

Actor Gary Lucy on performing, his career and The Full Monty

Actor Gary Lucy on performing, his career and The Full Monty

The actor reveals more about rehearsing for the play, his career and what it's like to perform

'EU chiefs are trying to protect their beloved project even as it crashes down around them', says Nigel Farage

Brexit: EU leaders are fiddling while Rome burns, says Nigel Farage

EU leaders are fiddling while Rome burns, says Nigel Farage

Ukip leader says Britain has an 'ace hand' in Brexit negotiations

BBC stars with more than £150,000 pay packets to be disclosed to the public

BBC stars with more than £150,000 pay packets to be disclosed to the public

A new charter is set to come into effect at the end of this year

Bali ferry blast witnesses being assisted by Foreign Office

Bali ferry blast witnesses being assisted by Foreign Office

A German woman has reportedly died and around 20 others suffered injuries in the explosion as the ferry was travelling to neighbouring islands

Hinkley Power Plant given government green light

Hinkley Power Plant given government green light

The power plant construction project was being reviewed by Theresa May's government

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Do we exist? Sam Delaney needs answers

Sam Delaney finds out whether we're real

Is this all a simulation?

Researchers plan to break a world record by flying a glider to the edge of space

Researchers plan to break world record by flying glider to the edge of space

Researchers plan to break a world record by flying glider to the edge of space

The Perlan Mission II has been designed to discover more about the layers of the earth's atmosphere, as well as beat a world record set 50 years ago

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey cleared of misconduct

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey cleared of misconduct

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey cleared of misconduct

The Scottish nurse had been accused of concealing her temperature upon her return from Sierra Leone during the Ebola crisis

Today would have been Amy Winehouse's 33rd birthday (Getty)

Amy Winehouse birthday: Five of the Back to Black singer's best moments

Amy Winehouse birthday: Five of the Back to Black singer's best moments

Today would have been Amy Winehouse's 33rd birthday. We take a look back at some of the top moments in her life

Twitter praise Jeremy Corbyn after top PMQs performance

Twitter hails Jeremy Corbyn after top PMQs performance

Twitter hails Jeremy Corbyn after top PMQs performance

The Twitterati also tore into Prime Minister Theresa May for dodging questions

Clowns lurking in woods spark child abduction fears in Georgia

Clowns lurking in woods spark child abduction fears in Georgia

Officers in the city of LaFrange claim several people have reported clowns roaming around trying to talk to children

Aleksander Ceferin becomes the new president of Uefa...but who is he?

Aleksander Ceferin: The karate-kicking lawyer ready to clean up European football

Aleksander Ceferin: The karate-kicking lawyer ready to clean up European footbal

The new Uefa president is tough on corruption, and his appointment may not be great news for Manchester United or Chelsea

'Priti Patel should be looking at why we said we're ending the aid relationship with India', says shadow secretary for international trade

'Priti Patel should ask why we're ending foreign aid to India', says her Labour counterpart

'Priti Patel should be looking at why we're ending aid relationship with India'

Shadow International Trade Secretary Barry Gardiner criticises Patel's plans for foreign aid shake-up

Former Metropolitan Police Detective reveals history of racism in the service

Bullying, false evidence, wrongful imprisonment: Former detective lifts lid on 'compulsory' 1980s police racism

Former detective speaks out about 'compulsory' 1980s police racism

Peter Bleksley also said he was 'disheartened' at news the Metropolitan Police continues to 'routinely discriminate' against black people in stop-and-search operations

Zika reaches Northern Ireland as several people diagnosed

Zika reaches Northern Ireland as several people diagnosed

Public Health Agency says fewer than five cases confirmed, with several of them being historic

Brexit task force announced by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker

Brexit task force announced by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker

Brexit task force announced by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker

Mr. Juncker also said Brexit does not mean 'the disintegration of the European Union' but warned that the bloc faces an existential threat in the form of an east-west split

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