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Friday, July 8, 2016

Friday, July 8, 2016

Dallas shooting: 'It was a conversation about whether the parents of my child's friends owned weapons', says an African American lawyer

Gun control: 'We wondered whether the parents of my child's friends had weapons', says US lawyer

'We wondered whether the parents of my child's friends had weapons'

African American lawyer Melissa Jean Beay discusses the issues of guns in the US

Dallas Shootings: 'Indefensible and disgusting' - Piers Morgan leads Twitter reaction

Dallas Shootings: 'Indefensible and disgusting' - Piers Morgan leads Twitter reaction

Dallas Shootings: 'Indefensible and disgusting' - Twitter reacts

Five police offers have been killed in Dallas after a peaceful protest turned into fresh gun horror

LISTEN: Dallas shootings - eye witness account

LISTEN: Dallas Shootings - eye witness account

LISTEN: Dallas Shootings - eye witness account

Paul Ross spoke to city resident Linda Gump first thing on Friday morning

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Thursday, July 7, 2016

'Cowardice was shown by Obama and David Cameron in withdrawing troops', says political adviser John McTernan

'Cowardice was shown by Obama and David Cameron in withdrawing troops', says political adviser John McTernan

'Cowardice was shown by Obama and David Cameron,' says political adviser

Labour political adviser John McTernan reveals his views on Chilcot

Recipe of the Day in association with Encona - Poke

Recipe of the Day in association with Encona - Poke

Tune in to Penny Smith on Saturday mornings from 8am to hear the Recipe of the Day in association with Encona

'This was definitely wrong and against the law' - Political commentator slams Hillary Clinton over email controversy

'This was definitely wrong and against the law' - Political commentator slams Hillary Clinton over email controversy

Political commentator slams Hillary Clinton over email controversy

Charlie Wolf didn't hold back on the prospective Democratic candidate

Lord Walter Menzies Campbell dismisses Tony Blair's defence of Iraq War decision following Chilcot report

'It was the wrong decision' - Lord Campbell dismisses Blair's Iraq defence

'It was the wrong decision' - Lord Campbell dismisses Blair's Iraq defence

The former leader of the Liberal Democrats praised the report for considering all the evidence

'She did not convince us she had vision for Ofsted', says chair of the Education Select Committee on new Ofsted chief

'She did not convince us she had vision for Ofsted', says Education Select Committee chair on new chief

Ofsted: 'She did not convince us', says chair of the Education Select Committee

Neil Carmichael reveals why the Education Select Committee don't believe Amanda Spielman should be the new Ofsted leader

Scott Travers, author of The Coin Collector's Survival Manual, explains how Brexit has impacted the price of gold

Financial expert explains rising gold prices after Brexit vote

Financial expert explains rising gold prices after Brexit vote

Scott Travers, author of The Coin Collector's Survival Manual, explains how Brexit has impacted the price of gold

Lawyer Mark Stephens has explained how Sir John Chilcot's ruling on the Iraq War will block Tony Blair from legal prosecution.

Human rights lawyer explains why Blair 'won't be prosecuted' in wake of Chilcot

Human rights lawyer on why Tony Blair won't be prosecuted after Chilcot

Mark Stephens explained how Chilcot's ruling of a 'good faith decision' will block legal action on the former Prime Minister

Chilcot: 'We've got to have forward thinking, forward planning, visionary people', says bomb disposal operator

Chilcot: 'military needs forward planning, visionary people', says bomb disposal operator

Chilcot: 'military needs forward planning, visionary people', says bomb expert

Chris Hunter who fought in the Iraq war gives his view on the Chilcot Report

Chilcot: 'It's important that people put themselves in the shoes of Tony Blair', says Alistair Campbell

'It's important that people put themselves in the shoes of Tony Blair', says Alastair Campbell

Campbell: 'It's important that people put themselves in the shoes of Tony Blair'

The former director of communications reveals what he thinks about the Chilcot Report

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Chilcot: 'There should be charges laid against Tony Blair', says Ken Livingstone

Chilcot: 'There should be charges laid against Tony Blair', says Ken Livingstone

Chilcot: 'There should be charges laid against Tony Blair', says Ken Livingstone

The former London Mayor believes the Iraq war only led to more problems

'The man who is on his stumps who is vulnerable and anxious' - South African journalist on Oscar Pistorius' sentencing

'The judge was sympathetic towards Pistorius' - South African journalist on sentencing

'The judge was sympathetic towards Pistorius' - SA journalist

Journalist Gia Nicolaides discusses why the athlete only got a six year jail sentence for murder

Conservative leadership race: 'It will be very interesting to see how that plays out', says political editor Caroline Wheeler

Conservatives: 'May will do politics differently to Cameron', says political editor Caroline Wheeler

Conservative leadership: 'It will be interesting to see how that plays out'

The political editor explains her views on the candidates

Former Royal Air Force officer John Nichol has backed the Chilcot report's assessment Tony Blair didn't have any plans in place for after the Iraq War ended.

Chilcot: 'There was no post-war planning', says former RAF officer

Chilcot: 'There was no post-war planning', says former RAF officer

John Nichol, who spent time as a prisoner of war during the Iraq conflict, said 'it was clear to anyone who'd been in the military'

'I would expect an appeal this afternoon', says South African journalist on Oscar Pistorius sentencing

Pistorius: 'I would expect an appeal this afternoon', says South African journalist

Pistorius: 'I would expect an appeal this afternoon', says South African journal

Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced for six years

Chilcot: 'This isn't a sixth form common room, this is the real business of running the country', says historian

Chilcot: 'This isn't a sixth form common room, this is the real business of running the country', says historian

Chilcot: 'This isn't a sixth form common room', says historian

Historian Peter Caddick-Adams analyses the Chilcot report

Alright, babes? Rylan Clark-Neal talks about new Sunday Times bestselling book The Life Of Rylan

Alright, babes? Rylan Clark-Neal on life, bullying and his bestselling book

Alright, babes? Rylan Clark-Neal on life, bullying and his bestselling book

The presenter joins Paul Ross live in the talkRADIO studio to chat about his book

Former JLS band member Oritsé Williams came into the talkRADIO studio today to talk about his BBC documentary Matron, Medicine and Me: 70 Years of the NHS.

Oritsé Williams on his experience as a carer, love of the NHS and his BBC documentary

Oritsé Williams on his experience as a carer and his BBC documentary

The former JLS star spoke with Paul Ross about his experience caring for his mother after she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis

'People totally misidentified the nature of Iraq', says former director general of MOD

'People totally misidentified the nature of Iraq', says former director general of MOD

'People totally misidentified the nature of Iraq', says Chris Parry

Parry helped plan the Iraq war and reveals what he thinks went wrong

'People are being a little bit too simplistic about Chilcot', says author John Kampfner

'Blair went to war on a wing and a prayer', says author John Kampfner

'Blair went to war on a wing and a prayer', says author John Kampfner

Author of 'Blair's War' believes Chilcot will reveal a lot of currently unknown detail on the war

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to six years in jail for murder of ex-girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to six years in jail for murder of ex-girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to six years in jail for murder

Six-time Paraylympic champion is likely to spend a further three years behind bars following the death of Reeva Steenkamp

Chilcot: 'It won't support the conspiracy theories', says journalist John Rentoul

Chilcot: 'It won't support the conspiracy theories', says journalist John Rentoul

Chilcot 'won't support the conspiracy theories', says journalist John Rentoul

The Chilcot Report into the Iraq war will be published today

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

'The relationship around the BMA and the government was really sub-optimal to put it mildly', says Dr Hamed Khan

'The contract was unethical', says Dr Hamed Khan on junior doctor vote

'The contract was unethical', says Dr Hamed Khan on junior doctor vote

Dr Hamed Khan comments on junior doctors voting no to their new contract

'These are the people who are the very architects of our society', Sam Delaney's opening monologue on strikes

'These are the people who are the very architects of our society', Sam Delaney on strikes

'The very architects of our society', Sam Delaney on strikes

Sam Delaney opened his show with a speech about the strikes

'They should be treated as the criminal scum that quite frankly they are', says investment director on Libor rigging trial

'They should be treated as the criminal scum that they are', says investment director on Libor trial

'They're criminal scum', says investment director on Libor rigging trial

Justin Urquhart Stewart explains why he believes Libor rigging has damaged reputations

'We want to make sure we've got the time, resources and training for teachers', says NUT London Regional Secretary

NUT leader on strikes: 'What's more important than our children's future?'

NUT leader on strikes: 'What's more important than our children's future?'

The National Union of Teachers are holding a 24 hour strike over funding

Junior doctors have rejected the contract between the government and the British Medical Association

Junior doctors reject contract between government and the British Medical Association

Junior doctors have rejected the contract between the government and the BMA

The government could now face further strike action

Perry McCarthy has labelled the British Broadcasting Corporation's decision to not replace Chris Evans's role on Top Gear as "insane".

Original Stig on Top Gear shuffle: 'It's insane not to replace Evans'

Original Stig on Top Gear shuffle: 'It's insane not to replace Evans'

The original Stig told Julia Hartley-Brewer what he felt needed to be done for the show's future

Four security officers have been killed and five others wounded in a suicide attack outside one of Islam's holiest sites

'Muslims are on the front line against ISIS' - Journalist Shiraz Maher explains impact of Medina bombing

Shiraz Maher explains the impact of the Medina bombing on Muslims

The journalist and author highlighted how devastating the bombing on an 'incredibly important site' in Muslim ideology will be

Theresa May is a 'professional machine', says political editor Ian Dunt

Theresa May is a 'professional machine' says political editor Ian Dunt

Theresa May is a 'professional machine' says political editor Ian Dunt

Political editor Ian Dunt on the Conservative and UKP leadership elections

Former Top Gear presenter Tiff Needell has told talkRADIO "the chemistry wasn't present" with Chris Evans at the forefront of Top Gear.

'I said it'd be good - how wrong was I?' - ex-Top Gear presenter on Chris Evans

'I said it'd be good - how wrong was I?' - ex-Top Gear presenter on Chris Evans

The racing driver spoke to Paul Ross about the presenter's decision

'I've got a lot of supporters who think I should be able to stand', says UKIP's Suzanne Evans

UKIP's Suzanne Evans: 'I've got a lot of supporters who think I should be able to stand'

'I've got supporters who think I should stand', says UKIP's Suzanne Evans

After Nigel Farage resigned yesterday, the UKIP spokesperson discusses what she thinks should happen to the party

'I had to go to work in a ginormous yellow cape', Heidi explains what life is like with no possessions

'I had to go to work in a ginormous yellow cape' – what life is like with no possessions

'I went to work in a yellow cape' – what life is like with no possessions

New TV series Life Stripped Bare begins tonight, and participant Heidi explains what happened

Robert Massey, the director of the Royal Astronomical Society, has praised the mission to launch a space probe on a mission to study Jupiter, calling it 'an extraordinary achievement'.

'An extraordinary achievement' - Royal Astronomical Society director praises Juno space probe

Royal Astronomical Society Director praises Juno space probe

Robert Massey called it 'an extraordinary achievement'

Monday, July 4, 2016

Monday, July 4, 2016

'She was superb', says comedian John Maloney on Caroline Aherne

'Her comedy came from the soul' – John Maloney pays tribute to Caroline Aherne

'Her comedy came from the soul' – John Maloney on Caroline Aherne

Caroline Aherne passed away at the age of 52

'He must have thought, is it really worth it?' says journalist Boyd Hilton on Chris Evans

'He must have thought, is it really worth it?' says journalist Boyd Hilton on Chris Evans Top Gear resignation

Chris Evans: 'He must have thought, is it really worth it?' says Boyd Hilton

Chris Evans has resigned from presenting Top Gear

Chris Evans steps down from Top Gear

'I gave it my best shot' – Chris Evans steps down from Top Gear

'I gave it my best shot' – Chris Evans steps down from Top Gear

The presenter has stepped down only a couple of months after the relaunched series began

Time for 'Hot Hollywood Guest Action'! Dave Franco chats about his new film Now You See Me 2

Hot Hollywood guest action! Dave Franco chats about his new film Now You See Me 2

Hot Hollywood guest action! Dave Franco chats about Now You See Me 2

The actor chatted with Jon Holmes about his film and his experience of filming in London

Where have all the Liberal Democrats gone? Jon Holmes investigates with Lembit Öpik

Lembit Öpik: 'There are a quarter as many Cheeky Girls as there are Liberal Democrats'

Where have the Liberal Democrats gone? Jon Holmes investigates with Lembit Öpik

Our afternoon presenter and the former MP for Montgomeryshire went on the hunt for the missing Lib Dems

'Shooting has an unenviable record of safe use' in the UK, says the British Association for Shooting and Conservation firearms director

'Shooting has an enviable record of safe use' in the UK, claims firearms expert after air gun tragedy

'Shooting has an enviable record of safe use' in the UK, says Bill Harriman

The Director of Firearms at the British Association for Shooting and Conservation insisted shooting has a safe record after tragic Bristol incident

Frozen food safety: 'It is all about common sense', says director of policy from Food Standards Agency

Frozen food safety: 'It's all about common sense,' says director of policy from Food Standards Agency

'It is all about common sense', says FSA director

A survey found many people have misconceptions about when food is safe to eat

'We're good at coming up with solutions', says Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association General Secretary after 'Jeremy Corbyn coup'

'If this is a coup, it must be the worst coup ever', says trade union leader on Corbyn challenge

Union leader on Corbyn: 'If this is a coup, it must be the worst coup ever'

Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association General Secretary Manuel Cortes advocated the experience of trade unions to solve the Labour Party power struggle

'I can see this whole issue dribbling past another election' says lawyer Mark Stephens on Brexit

'I can see this whole issue dribbling past another election,' says lawyer Mark Stephens on Brexit

Brexit: 'I can see this whole issue dribbling past another election'

A law firm is taking action to ensure if Article 50 is triggered it is done so legally

Sir Geoff Hurst encourages voting in The FA Community Awards

Sir Geoff Hurst encourages voting in The FA Community Awards

Sir Geoff Hurst encourages voting in The FA Community Awards

The football legend spoke to Paul Ross ahead of The FA Community Awards to be presented by McDonalds

'Nigel Farage is a disgusting, country destroying coward' - Twitter reacts to UKIP leader's resignation

'Nigel Farage is a disgusting, country destroying coward' - Twitter reacts to UKIP leader's resignation

'Nigel Farage is a disgusting, country destroying coward'

Twitter reacts to UKIP leader's resignation

'Nigel Farage is the most courageous politician this country's had in the past 25 years', says UKIP London Assembly Member as Farage steps down

UKIP's Peter Whittle: 'Farage is the most courageous politician this country's had in 25 years'

'Nigel Farage is the most courageous politician this country's had in 25 years'

Nigel Farage has announced his resignation as leader of the UKIP party

Recipe of the Day in association with Encona - Refried Beans

Recipe of the Day in association with Encona - Refried Beans

Recipe of the Day in association with Encona - Refried Beans

Tune in to Penny Smith on Saturday mornings from 8am to hear the Recipe of the Day in association with Encona.

Nigel Farage has announced he is stepping down as UKIP leader

'I want my life back' – Nigel Farage to step down as UKIP leader

'I want my life back' – Nigel Farage to step down as UKIP leader

The UKIP leader is stepping down after helping Leave to win the EU referendum

'I think it might even be fatal', says journalist Peter Oborne on the Chilcot report

Peter Oborne on Chilcot Report: 'It places question marks over the survival of Britain as we know it'

'I think it might even be fatal', says journalist Peter Oborne on Chilcot

The political commentator believes those criticised are trying to manipulate public opinion before the report is released

Andrew Mitchell MP has backed Michael Gove's bid for the Conservative Party Leadership.

'He's bringing great experience' - Andrew Mitchell backs Gove's leadership bid

Andrew Mitchell backs Michael Gove's Conservative Party Leadership bid

The MP for Sutton Coldfield said the Justice Secretary is 'bringing great experience' to the race

Paul Ross went to go see Absolutely Fabulous over the weekend, and now he wants Jennifer Saunders to "give back two hours" of his life.

'The second worst film I've ever seen' - Paul Ross rants about Absolutely Fabulous

'The second worst film I've ever seen' - Paul Ross rants about AbFab

Our Full Set Breakfast host wants Jennifer Saunders to give him back his time and money

Sunday, July 3, 2016

Sunday, July 3, 2016

Recipe of the Day in association with Encona - Pulled Pork Buns

Recipe of the Day in association with Encona - Pulled Pork Buns

Tune in to Penny Smith on Saturday mornings from 8am to hear the Recipe of the Day in association with Encona

Saturday, July 2, 2016

Saturday, July 2, 2016

Caroline Aherne dies aged 52 following battle with cancer

Caroline Aherne dies aged 52 following battle with cancer

Caroline Aherne dies aged 52 following battle with cancer

The star was best known for her work in The Royle Family, The Mrs Merton Show and The Fast Show.

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