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Friday, September 23, 2016

Friday, September 23, 2016

Palmer Luckey - Who is the young man behind the Hillary Clinton memes?

Palmer Luckey: Who is the tech genius leading Donald Trump's meme war against Hillary Clinton?

Who is Palmer Luckey, the tech genius leading Donald Trump's meme war?

The virtual reality pioneer is young and extremely gifted - Hillary Clinton would be wise to be wary

Brangelina: Brad Pitt is 'just another vulnerable, isolated and terrified father', says former editor of magazine Loaded

Brangelina: 'Terrified Brad Pitt facing trial by media' says men's rights campaigner

Brangelina: 'Terrified Brad Pitt facing trial by media'

Former Loaded editor Martin Daubney says Pitt will have to spend a fortune on lawyers as his divorce battle with Angelina Jolie turns nasty

Southern Rail Strikes: 'Issue of pushing a button a red herring', says Railfuture

Southern Rail strikes: 'Why is this the only railway that can't solve conductor problem?'

'Why is Southern the only railway that can't solve conductor issue?'

Industrial action is due to take place over the role of conductors on Southern Rail trains - but leading campaign group has questioned the group's stance

Labour party: 'The right thing to do is probably a split, there’s a massive gap opening up in centre ground politics', says editor of The Times' Red Box

'The right thing for Labour to do is split' if Jeremy Corbyn wins, says Times editor

'The right thing for Labour to do is split' if Corbyn wins, says Times editor

The result of the Labour leadership election will be announced tomorrow, and many expect Corbyn to win despite having little support from his MPs

'How to leave the Labour Party' tops Google searches after leadership election closes

'How to leave the Labour Party' tops Google searches

Thousands may be seeking a way out of the party after joining to vote for Jeremy Corbyn or Owen Smith

British soldiers legal abuse: 'It's our fault as politicians that we haven't sorted this out', says Colonel Bob Stewart

War crimes allegations against British troops are baseless and 'nuts' says Colonel Bob Stewart

War crimes claims against British troops are 'nuts' says Colonel Bob Stewart

Two inquiries are taking place into allegations of misconduct in Iraq and Afghanistan, but Col Stewart believes the claims are vastly overblown

Syria: 'Russians are attempting an endgame', says journalist

Syria: 'Putin is going on the warpath to save his ally Assad'

Syria: 'Putin is going on the warpath to save his ally Assad'

Robert Fox, Defence Editor for The London Evening Standard, claims the Russians are attempting to save Bashar al-Assad - and we should be worried

Lord Lawson calls for Mark Carney to stand down: 'He was expected to come up with something, I wouldn't call for him to go'

Mark Carney should stay at BoE despite Brexit criticism, says leading commentator

Brexit: Leading commentator says BoE's Carney should stay despite criticism

Lord Nigel Lawson has called for Mark carney to stand down after being involved in the Brexit debate

Boris Johnson 'ambivalent' to Brexit, says journalist

Boris Johnson 'ambivalent' on Brexit, says his biographer

Boris Johnson 'ambivalent' on Brexit, says his biographer

Dave Hill explained his view on the Foreign Secretary's position after Sir Alan Duncan claimed he didn't want to leave the EU

Red Dwarf is 'a pioneer' in remakes, says podcast host

Red Dwarf remake will be a huge success, says podcast host

Red Dwarf remake will be a huge success, says podcast host

CustardTV host Gary Redrup explained why he feels the remake of Red Dwarf will smash it out of the park

Donald Trump 'sh*tpost' war being funded by Oculus Rift founder Palmer Luckey - reports

Donald Trump 'sh*tpost' war' being funded by Oculus Rift founder, claim reports

New report suggests anti-Clinton memes are being paid for by internet billionaire

Monty Python star Terry Jones diagnosed with dementia

Monty Python star Terry Jones diagnosed with dementia

The Welsh actor is a beloved member of the Monty Python troupe

'If Labour gets itself together we can come back into government quite quickly', says Labour's Progress

We must stay and fight Jeremy Corbyn if he wins Labour leadership contest, says Blairite pressure group

We must stay and fight Corbyn if he remains leader, says Blairite pressure group

Richard Angell, of Labour's Progress group, says the party could get back into power with a few small changes

Officer who shot Terrence Crutcher released on $50,000 bond

Terrence Crutcher shooter Betty Shelby released from custody on $50,000 bond

Terrence Crutcher shooter released from custody on $50,000 bond

Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby turned herself in last week for fatally shooting the 40-year-old black man

Mike Ashley to take over as Sports Direct CEO following Dave Forsey resignation

Mike Ashley to take over as Sports Direct CEO after Dave Forsey resignation

Mike Ashley to take over as Sports Direct CEO after Dave Forsey resignation

News comes after a difficult year for the retailer, which faces continued criticism over its working practices

Podcast: Paul Ross Full Set Breakfast

Podcast: Paul Ross Full Set Breakfast - Episode 25

Podcast: Paul Ross Full Set Breakfast - Episode 25

Check out these week's highlights from the Paul Ross show

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Brangelina divorce latest: LAPD is not investigating Brad Pitt over allegations of abuse

Brangelina divorce latest: LAPD is not investigating Brad Pitt over allegations of abuse

Police are not investigating Brad Pitt over allegations of abuse

The Los Angeles Police Department has told The Independent that they are not investigating allegations of abuse involving Brad Pitt or his children

Ancient skeleton discovered on the Antikythera shipwreck could provide DNA evidence about who was on the boat

Ancient skeleton discovered on Antikythera shipwreck could provide clues about its crew

Ancient skeleton found on Antikythera shipwreck could offer clues about crew

The skeleton, discovered buried in the sand, is thought to be that of a young man who was on board when the ship sank.

Mark Zuckerberg donation: 'There will always be new diseases', says biologist

'Mark Zuckerberg will fail in his disease crusade - he can't beat nature'

'Zuckerberg's disease crusade will fail - there'll always be new ones to fight'

Evolutionary biologist Simon Watt explains why the Facebook founder won't achieve his aims

Acoustic holograms mean it could be possible to move items in midair

Acousting holograms made with 3D printers could move items in midair

Acousting holograms made with 3D printers could move items in midair

A new study has revealed it could be possible to move items in midair with sound fields, and could also be used to improve ultrasound therapies and ultrasonic imaging

1,700 year-old scroll including text from the Hebrew Bible is revealed

1,700 year-old scroll including text from Hebrew Bible is revealed using groundbreaking digital technique

1,700 year-old scroll including text from Hebrew Bible is revealed

The scroll, which includes part of the text from the book of Leviticus, has been made readable by virtual unwrapping

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan to donate $3bn to cure disease

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg donating $3bn to rid the world of disease

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg donating $3bn to rid the world of disease

The founder of Facebook and his wife Priscilla Chan will invest in research conducted by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to eliminate disease

Syria: 'Siege warfare places civilians at the heart of the conflict', says aid worker

Aleppo aid bombing: Syria civilians 'could be trapped for years by sieges' says Red Cross

Aleppo aid bombing: Syria civilians 'could be trapped for years by sieges'

Alexander Matthew, of the Red Cross, described the devastating impact siege warfare is having in Aleppo

Mark Carney 'looks almost an idiot for what he said pre-Brexit', says leading finance research director

Mark Carney 'looks almost an idiot for his Brexit warnings', says leading finance research director

BoE Governor Carney 'made to look foolish for his Brexit warnings'

Mark Dampier, of Hargreaves Lansdown, was speaking to talkRADIO after figures showed Brexit has had little effect on the economy

North Korean internet 'primarily composed of propaganda sites'

North Korea internet leak: 'The freedom of Facebook and Twitter is another world'

North Korea internet leak: 'The freedom of Facebook and Twitter is another world

Tech guru Tom Cheesewright says yesterday's accidental internet leak shows just how tightly the country's netizens are controlled

Paul Hollywood to stay with Great British Bake Off despite departure of Mary Berry

Paul Hollywood to stay with Great British Bake Off despite Mary Berry departure

Hollywood has signed deal to remain with GBBO for three series

Mary Berry leaves The Great British Bake Off

Mary Berry quits The Great British Bake Off out of 'BBC loyalty'

Mary Berry quits The Great British Bake Off out of 'BBC loyalty'

The judge has announced she will no longer be appearing on the show as it moves to Channel 4, as she wants to stay with the BBC

Marion Cotillard denies affair with Brad Pitt and announces pregnancy

Brangelina divorce: Marion Cotillard denies Brad Pitt affair and announces pregnancy

Marion Cotillard denies affair with Brad Pitt and announces pregnancy

The Oscar-winning actress has been dragged into the Brangelina divorce over rumours she had an affair with Pitt

North Carolina declares state of emergency as unrest continues

Keith Lamont Scott Charlotte protests: Civilian on life support as North Carolina declares emergency

Charlotte protester on life support after fresh night of violence

Protests continue in Charlotte after the police shot over the police shooting a black man dead, one protestor is in a critical condition following the protests

Can you bend it like Beckham at 44,000 feet? Star does 22 Push-Up Challenge on airplane

David Beckham does 22 Push-Up Challenge in mid-air, then goads Guy Ritchie (video)

David Beckham does 22 Push-Up Challenge in mid-air, then goads Guy Ritchie

The former Manchester United star was challenged by Guy Ritchie to tackle the latest internet trend - all for a good cause

'They pounce on them, decapitate them, and drag them off' - Killer Asian Hornets arrive in the UK

'They decapitate their pray and feed corpses to their young' - killer Asian Hornets arrive in the UK

'They pounce on them and decapitate them' - killer Asian Hornets are here

Tim Lovett, of the Beekeeping Association, reveals more about the Asian hornets which have arrived in the UK and the risk they pose to British bees

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Jeremy Corbyn's achievements have 'come with the help of the whole party', says Labour and Momentum activist

Jeremy Corbyn opponents represent 'a small minority' says Momentum activist

Jeremy Corbyn opponents represent 'a small minority' says Momentum activist

Santiago Bell-Bradford rubbishes idea of split in party on final day of voting in Labour's leadership contest

Fitness trackers: 'It distracts them from the other things that are important to control their weight', says leading professor

Fitness trackers could stop you losing weight, says leading professor

Fitness trackers could stop you losing weight, says leading professor

A new study of slimmers has found those who used fitness trackers lost less weight than those who didn't.

Drones enable discovery of ancient ruins below Apennine Mountains

Ancient Roman cult settlement found by drones

Ancient Roman cult found by drones in Italy's Apennine Mountains

Drones have enabled archaeologists to discover more about an ancient settlement in Italy, and has changed previous thoughts on the area

The Apprentice star Margaret Mountford on the importance of lunch breaks

The Apprentice star Margaret Mountford on the importance of lunch breaks

The Apprentice star Margaret Mountford on the importance of lunch breaks

The star of the BBC One show spoke to Paul Ross for breakfast

American teacher abducted by gunmen in Yemen - reports

American teacher abducted by gunmen in Yemen - reports

Witnesses claim teacher was taken by armed men in civilian clothes, as they entered the school and forced the man into their car

Labour leadership contest: 'Things could get much worse' if Jeremy Corbyn wins

Labour leadership contest: 'Things could get much worse' if Jeremy Corbyn wins

Adam Bienkov, of politics.co.uk, believes the party has yet to hit rock bottom and the nadir could be yet to come

Man punches beaver, gets treated for rabies

Man punches beaver, gets treated for rabies

Yes, you read that correctly

Delhi stabbing: 'Nothing unusual about this' in India, claims journalist

Delhi stabbing: Murder of woman in broad daylight is 'nothing unusual' in India, says Julie Bindel

Murder of Indian woman in busy street was 'nothing unusual', say Julie Bindel

Renown journalist and political activist Julie Bindel condemned the murder of a woman in broad daylight in Delhi

Ed Balls' spray tan, Strictly Come Dancing and Birds of a Feather - Actress Lesley Joseph joins Paul Ross

'Ed Balls might get spray tan for Strictly': fellow contestant Lesley Joseph joins Paul Ross

'Ed Balls might tan up for Strictly': contestant Lesley Joseph joins Paul Ross

The actress discusses keeping the secret of taking part in Strictly and how she's been getting on in rehearsals

Star Trek style teleportation: 'There's just too much data to transmit in a human body', but quantum teleportation is improving, says astrophysicist

Star Trek-style teleportation 'won't work on humans' despite new breakthrough

Star Trek-style teleportation 'won't work on humans' despite new breakthrough

Physicists have been able to move information from one location to another, without physically sending anything between them

'The whole challenge against Jeremy Corbyn was misjudged from the start', says deputy editor of Politics.co.uk

Labour leadership contest: Attempt to topple Jeremy Corbyn 'was doomed to fail from the start'

Attempt to topple Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader 'was a disaster from the start'

Political editor Adam Bienkov says the challenge against Jeremy Corbyn should have been made at a later date, and his opponents 'chose a candidate very few people had heard of'

LISTEN: Lib Dem leader Tim Farron and Julia Hartley-Brewer clash over the EU

LISTEN: Lib Dem leader Tim Farron angrily rejects Julia Hartley-Brewer's claim of 'Brexit denial'

Lib Dem leader Tim Farron and Julia Hartley-Brewer clash over 'Brexit denial'

The Liberal Democrat leader also spoke about Jeremy Corbyn and his 'ineffective' party

Ross Kemp on his travels and experiences for Extreme World

Ross Kemp on his travels and experiences for Extreme World

Ross Kemp on his travels and experiences for Extreme World

The actor and investigative journalist spoke to our full set breakfast host about his Sky 1 show

Turkish police shoot suspected attacker who tried to storm Israeli embassy

Turkish police shoot suspected attacker who tried to storm Israel embassy

The police shot the man after an attempted stabbing and he also shouted 'Allahu Akbar' according to reports

Brangelina: primary issue of the divorce is custody of the children, says lawyer

Brangelina: core issue in Brad Pitt-Angelina Jolie divorce is custody of the children, says lawyer

Brangelina: core issue in the divorce is custody of the children, says lawyer

Sophie Cantillon talks us through the key issues after Angelina Jolie filed for divorce from Brad Pitt yesterday

Brangelina: 'They're just like everyone else, except they have no privacy whatsoever', says relationship advisor

Brangelina divorce: 'Weight of public pressure crushed Brad Pitt-Angelina Jolie marriage'

'Weight of public pressure crushed Brad Pitt-Angelina Jolie marriage'

Angelia Jolie has filed for divorce from Brad Pitt, citing irreconcilable differences, her lawyer has claimed it is for the health of their family

Murder of young Indian woman sparks outrage as bystanders do nothing

Footage emerges of Indian woman being stabbed to death in broad daylight as onlookers do nothing

Indian woman stabbed to death in broad daylight as onlookers do nothing

21-year-old Delhi schoolteacher called Karuna was dragged to the ground in busy street and murdered by man believed to be a jilted lover

North Korea's Facebook opened up to the West in huge data leak

North Korea's Facebook opened up to the West in huge data leak

Country's entire internet leaked to web hosting service GitHub by mistake, revealing the country has just 28 websites

Teacher is banned from teaching after allowing a pupil to sleep at her home

Bolton teacher Clare Griffiths let pupil sleep at her home after Alton Towers trip, tribunal hears

Teacher banned for letting pupil sleep at her home after Alton Towers trip

Harper Green teacher has been banned for a minimum of two years after maintaining inappropriate relationship with female pupil

UK will ratify UN global climate change agreement by 2016's end, says PM

UK will remain part of global climate change fight after Brexit, says Theresa May

UK will remain part of global climate change fight after Brexit, says May

Theresa May assured a summit of world leaders at the United Nations that the UK remains a global player

US claims Russia is responsible for Syrian aid convoy attack

US claims Russia is responsible for Syrian aid convoy attack

US claims Russia is responsible for Syrian aid convoy attack

The US has claimed Russia is responsible for the attack on an aid convoy in Syria on Monday, which the International Committee of the Red Cross has claimed killed around 20 civilians

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Sam Delaney discusses the very real effects anxiety can have on sufferers

Sam Delaney discusses the effects of anxiety

Famed psychologist helped clear up answers

'Jeremy Corbyn has started a whole campaign towards winning the next general election', says Labour councillor

'Labour leadership contest will help Jeremy Corbyn win general election'

'Labour leadership contest will help Jeremy Corbyn win general election'

Councillor Claudia Webbe says leadership challenge has enabled Corbyn to connect with the public and build support

Father of Ahmad Khan Rahami 'contacted FBI in 2014 to say he was a terrorist'

Father of Ahmad Khan Rahami 'contacted FBI in 2014 to say he was a terrorist'

Official cited by the Associated Press says Rahami's father subsequently retracted the claim about the Manhattan and New Jersey bomb suspect

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