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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Marvel comic editor suffers online abuse over selfie with co-workers

A new Gamergate? Female Marvel comic editor suffers online abuse over selfie with co-workers

Marvel comic editor suffers online abuse over selfie with co-workers

Heather Antos posted a selfie of herself getting a milkshake with her colleagues, and the internet heaped abuse onto her

Anthony Scaramucci removed from White House Communications role after ten days

Anthony Scaramucci removed from White House Communications role after just 10 days

Anthony Scaramucci removed from White House Communications role

Scaramucci had only been in the role for 10 days before a storm of publicity erupted around him

JK Rowling apologises for misconstruing Donald Trump in video of disabled boy

JK Rowling apologises for Donald Trump disabled boy tweet

JK Rowling apologises for Donald Trump disabled boy tweet

The Harry Potter author incorrectly assumed the US President had ignored a disabled boy in a video in the White House

Monday, July 31, 2017

Monday, July 31, 2017

China hits back at Donald Trump over North Korea tweet

China hits back at Donald Trump over North Korea tweet

China hits back at Donald Trump over North Korea tweet

The country's Foreign Ministry released a statement to Reuters to say all parties bore responsibility

America's west and east coasts in reach of North Korean missiles, claims report

North Korea missiles could reach American coast, Pyongyang claims

North Korea missiles could reach American coast, Pyongyang claims

The country said it had conducted a successful test of an intercontinental ballistic missile over the weekend

Friday, July 28, 2017

Friday, July 28, 2017

Russia orders America to cut embassy staff in response to increased sanctions

Russia orders America to cut embassy staff in response to increased sanctions

Russia orders America to cut embassy staff in response to increased sanctions

The Russian government has also reportedly suspended the capability of the US embassy to use diplomatic properties

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Thursday, July 27, 2017

After the freak accident at the Ohio State Fair, how safe are UK rides?

After the freak accident at the Ohio State Fair, how safe are UK rides?

After the freak accident at the Ohio State Fair, how safe are UK rides?

One person died and seven more were injured after the Fireball at the fair in Columbus suffered a major malfunction

One dead in horror accident on ride at Ohio State Fair

One dead in horror accident on ride at Ohio State Fair

One dead in horror accident on ride at Ohio State Fair

Seven were left injured after the attraction called the Fireball had a severe malfunction on the opening day of the fair in Colombus

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Ramsay, with his son Jack on the far right, joined the hunt (South Florida Water Management District)

Gordon Ramsey hunts down pythons in Florida - and then cooks them

Gordon Ramsey hunts down pythons in Florida - and then cooks them

The python hunt was approved by Florida authorities, and the British celebrity chef took part

'Even George Washington wouldn't support this President' - Twitter blasts Trump over transgender announcement

Twitter blasts Trump over transgender military announcement

The US President announced on social media transgender people would not be allowed to serve in the military

Donald Trump: 'Everything's fine, it's just media histrionics,' says commentator Charlie Wolf

Donald Trump: 'Everything's fine, it's just media histrionics,' says commentator Charlie Wolf

Donald Trump: 'Everything's fine, it's just media histrionics,' says commentator

Charlie Wolf defended the US president amid his latest controversy after an address to boy scouts in West Virginia

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Donald Trump's regime faces yet more scrutiny after his son-in-law was questioned in The Senate

Donald Trump is reaching the point of no return, says professor

Donald Trump is reaching the point of no return, says professor

Dr Brian Klaas spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the White House advisor's testimony to the Senate and subsequent statement regarding a meeting with a Russian lawyer

Charlie Gard: High Court Judge hopes lessons can be learned

Charlie Gard: Parents to return to High Court to ask to take him home to die

Charlie Gard's parents to ask High Court's permission to take him home to die

The parents of the terminally ill baby, Chris Gard and Connie Yates, dropped their legal battle on Monday

'Scum of the Earth' - Donald Trump blasted over Boy Scout speech

'Scum of the Earth' - Donald Trump blasted over Boy Scout speech

'Scum of the Earth' - Donald Trump blasted over Boy Scout speech

The US president gave a speech in West Virginia, where he said he didn't want to talk about politics

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Six teenagers from Burundi in robotics competition go missing in the United States

Six teenagers from Burundi in robotics competition go missing in the United States

Six teenagers from Burundi in robotics competition go missing in the US

The group were living in Washington DC on one-year visas

Donald Trump Jr is reportedly 'miserable' because of extra scrutiny on his business deals

Donald Trump Jr is reportedly 'miserable' because of extra scrutiny on his business deals

Donald Trump Jr is reportedly 'miserable' because of extra business scrutiny

MSN is claiming a friend of Donald Trump's eldest son is unhappy he can't conduct business deals in private

US senators lobby to criminalise support for an anti-Israel boycott campaign

Israel boycott supporters face up to 20 years in jail under new US proposals

Israel boycott supporters face up to 20 years in jail under new US proposals

14 Democrats and 29 Republicans are seeking to criminalise support for an international campaign against the country

Democrats move for resolution of no confidence in Donald Trump

Democrats move for resolution of no confidence in Donald Trump

Democrats move for resolution of no confidence in Donald Trump

Representatives of the opposition party have listed 88 reasons why the US President is unfit for office

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

US General issues warning against rogue killer robots

US General issues warning against rogue killer robots

US General issues warning against rogue killer robots

The subject came up over the course of a debate in a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing

White House confirms Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin had informal talk at G20 after their planned meeting

White House confirms Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin had informal talk at G20 after scheduled meeting

White House confirms Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin had informal talk at G20

Sean Spicer says the chat, which took place hours after formal meeting, was a 'brief conversation'

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

935 companies sever advertising deals with Breitbart

Over 900 firms severe advertising deals with pro-Trump website Breitbart

Over 900 firms severe advertising deals with pro-Trump website Breitbart

Media watchdog Sleeping Giants has compiled a database of companies who will no longer advertise with the company

Cops in Alaska back their right to sexual contact with sex workers before arresting them

Police in Alaska back their right to sexual contact with sex workers before arresting them

Police in Alaska back right to sexual contact with sex workers before arrest

There is an ongoing debate over a bill looking to outlaw sexual contact between police officers and sex workers they arrest

George Galloway blasts sexist reaction to female Doctor Who casting in opening monologue

George Galloway blasts sexist reaction to female Doctor Who casting in opening monologue

George Galloway blasts sexist reaction to female Doctor Who casting

Our host opened his show with a fiery condemnation of the papers' reaction to the casting of Jodie Whittaker as the new Time Lord

Friday, July 14, 2017

Friday, July 14, 2017

Who is the Russian magnate in Trump Jr email scandal central to World Cup 2018 plans?

Who is the Russian World Cup magnate central to Trump email scandal?

Who is the Russian World Cup magnate central to Trump email scandal?

Aras Agalarov was named in the emails released by Donald Trump Jr

Donald Trump tells Emmanuel Macron's wife: 'You're in such great shape'

Donald Trump faces fresh firestorm after telling Emmanuel Macron's wife: 'You're in such great shape'

Trump faces fury after telling Macron's wife: 'You're in such great shape'

The US president is currently in Paris on a diplomatic visit

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Did Donald Trump actually commit treason by meeting a Russian lawyer for information in the election campaign?

Did Donald Trump Jr actually commit treason by meeting a Russian lawyer?

Did Donald Trump Jr actually commit treason by meeting a Russian lawyer?

The son of US President Donald Trump disclosed a series of emails which has sparked a major political wildfire

Woman handed eight-month house arrest for in-flight molestation

US woman handed eight-month house arrest for groping female passenger on flight

US woman handed eight-month house arrest for in-flight molestation

27-year-old Heidi McKinney was sentenced in Oregon for the incident on an Alaskan Airlines flight in May 2016

Kid Rock's social media posts hint at political ambitions

Kid Rock appears to confirm a run for the US Senate

Kid Rock appears to confirm a run for the US Senate

The singer and rapper hinted at a major announcement on Twitter

Julia Hartley-Brewer disputes nature of Donald Trump Jr Russia meeting with former campaign advisor

Julia tells Trump campaign advisor he's talking nonsense over email scandal

Trump campaign advisor says it's 'absurd' to claim son committed treason

Dr Ted Malloch spoke to our host about the meeting Donald Trump's eldest son conducted with a lawyer believed to be associated with the Kremlin

Charlie Gard's parents to learn fresh High Court ruling

Charlie Gard's parents to learn fresh High Court verdict

Charlie Gard's parents to learn fresh High Court verdict

Chris Gard and Connie Yates will find out whether their case at the High Court has been successful

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Donald Trump Jr - A history of mistakes by Donald Trump's eldest son

Donald Trump Jr: A history of disasters

Donald Trump Jr: A history of disasters

The firstborn son of the US president has had an interesting history, to say the least

Monday, July 10, 2017

Monday, July 10, 2017

Defoe has earned widespread acclaim and admiration for his treatment of Bradley

George Galloway says Jermain Defoe must be Sports Personality of the Year after Bradley Lowery tribute

Jermain Defoe must be Sports Personality of the Year, says George Galloway

George also talked about Charlie Gard, Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin in passionate opening address

Major deployment of emergency service workers to battle forest fires in California

Major deployment of emergency service workers to battle forest fires in California

Major deployment of emergency services to battle forest fires in California

Roughly 5,000 firefighters have been sent out to quell 14 major forest fires raging across the state

Swimmer injured after shark attack in Miami

Swimmer injured in shark attack in Miami

Swimmer injured in shark attack in Miami

Authorities in Florida were called to the scene after a suspected bull shark bit a swimmer on Haulover Beach

Monday, June 26, 2017

Monday, June 26, 2017

Russia reportedly recalls ambassador at the centre of US probe

Russia reportedly recalls ambassador at the centre of US probe

Russia reportedly recalls ambassador at the centre of US probe

Sergey Kislyak has reportedly been summoned back to Russia as the investigation into alleged Russian interference continues

Friday, June 23, 2017

Friday, June 23, 2017

North Korea denies torturing or mistreatment of Otto Warmbier

North Korea denies torturing or mistreatment of Otto Warmbier

North Korea denies torturing or mistreatment of Otto Warmbier

The 22-year-old student died days after being released from the country in a coma

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017

United States calls for Gulf countries to iron out grievances with Qatar

United States calls for Gulf states to iron out grievances with Qatar

United States calls for Gulf states to iron out grievances with Qatar

Five countries in the Persian Gulf have cut ties with Doha over allegations it is bolstering instability in the region

Teachers being given firearms training in Colorado province

Teachers being given firearms training in US state of Colorado

Teachers being given firearms training in US state of Colorado

The training is to ensure they can intervene in the event of a school shooting

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Donald Trump celebrates Republican wins in Georgia and South Carolina

Donald Trump celebrates Republican wins in Georgia and South Carolina

Donald Trump celebrates Republican wins in Georgia and South Carolina

The Republican party held onto the seats in the House of Representatives, and the President praised the result on Twitter

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Iran summons Swiss charge d'affaires to protest Rex Tillerson's statements

Iran summons Swiss charge d'affaires to protest Rex Tillerson's statements

Iran summons Swiss charge d'affaires to protest Rex Tillerson's statements

The US Secretary of State made clear US policy in relation to Iran was to 'reduce its hegemony' over the Middle East

Monday, June 19, 2017

Monday, June 19, 2017

Man charged with Muslim teenager's murder in Virginia

Man charged with Muslim teenager's murder in Virginia

Man charged with Muslim teenager's murder in Virginia

Nabra Hassanen was killed as she made her way home from a mosque in the early hours of Sunday morning

Friday, June 16, 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017

Grenfell Tower: 'Alleged cladding was banned in the US over concerns of fire and smoke spread', says Times reporter

Grenfell Tower: 'Cladding reportedly used on building was banned in US over fire concerns'

'Cladding reportedly used on building was banned in US over fire concerns'

Sean O'Neill, Chief Reporter for the Times, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the type of cladding which reportedly covered the tower

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

US Coast Guard on alert after 'dirty bomb' threat on container ship in South Carolina port

US Coast Guard on alert after 'dirty bomb' threat on container ship in South Carolina port

US Coast Guard on alert after 'dirty bomb' threat on ship in South Carolina port

The threat was made against a ship belonging to the Maersk Line Company

Special prosecutor on Russia case investigating Donald Trump over alleged obstruction of justice

Donald Trump now being investigated over alleged obstruction of justice

Donald Trump now being investigated over alleged obstruction of justice

The US president is being investigated for alleged obstruction of justice relating to an inquiry into former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn

Nasa launch rocket which will create artificial auroras

Nasa launch rocket which will create its own artificial northern lights

Nasa launch rocket which will create its own artificial northern lights

The rocket will be launched as part of a research mission to gain a better understanding of the ionosphere

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

The inspiration behind Chucky - meet Robert, the devil doll who served as the base for a horror series

The real Chucky - meet Robert, the devil doll who inspired the Child's Play series

The real Chucky - meet Robert, the devil doll who inspired Child's Play

Robert served as the inspiration for a hit horror movie series

Man attempts to rob a bank near the White House and FBI headquarters

Man attempts to rob bank just yards from the White House and FBI headquarters

Man attempts to rob bank just yards from the White House and FBI headquarters

The man fled after the authorities were called to the Wells Fargo Bank on Pennsylvania Avenue

Democrats file lawsuit against Donald Trump over foreign payments

Democrats file lawsuit against Donald Trump over foreign payments

Democrats file lawsuit against Donald Trump over foreign payments

Nearly 200 Democrats have thrown their weight behind a legal case regarding alleged payments made to the President through his businesses by foreign governments

Investigators claim US airstrikes on Islamic State have resulting in 'staggering' civilian deaths

US airstrikes on Isis have caused 'staggering' number of civilian deaths, say investigators

US airstrikes on Isis have caused 'staggering' number of civilian deaths

War crime detectives in the US claimed American strikes on Raqqa have been devastating to civilians

Monday, June 12, 2017

Monday, June 12, 2017

Mexican authorities discover truck containing 112 migrants

Mexican authorities discover truck containing 112 migrants

Mexican authorities discover truck containing 112 migrants

The truck was found as it travelled in south-east Mexico

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Thursday, June 8, 2017

American woman shoots python to death after it mauls her goat

American woman shoots python to death after it mauls her goat

American woman shoots python to death after it mauls her goat

Rachel Elizabeth Valverde shot the 12-foot reptile after it strangled her goat to death

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Kesha tries to hug Jerry Seinfeld and Twitter can't get enough

Kesha tries and fails to hug Jerry Seinfeld - and Twitter can't get enough

Kesha tries and fails to hug Jerry Seinfeld - and Twitter can't get enough

The singer tried to hug the comedian at an awards ceremony and was brutally shot down

US Russia probe: Devin Nunes refuses to say if he's stepped aside

US Russia probe: Devin Nunes refuses to say if he's stepped aside

Devin Nunes refuses to say if he's stepped aside from Trump-Russia probe

The chairman of the House of Representatives intelligence committee deflected questions from journalists on the matter

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Syrian Democratic Forces to announce official operation to liberate Raqqa from Isis

Syrian Democratic Forces to announce official operation to liberate Raqqa from Isis

Syrian Democratic Forces to announce official operation to liberate Raqqa

Senior Kurdish officials said a statement will say that a major attack on the city of Raqqa, Syria is planned by a US-backed alliance of Arab and Kurdish fighters

Monday, June 5, 2017

Monday, June 5, 2017

BREAKING: Police confirm multiple dead after shooting in Orlando

Police confirm multiple dead after shooting in Orlando

Police confirm multiple dead after shooting in Orlando

The incident in question appears to have taken place at an unnamed business' headquarters

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