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Saturday, October 20, 2018

Saturday, October 20, 2018

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‘We want to make sure young people’s voices are heard’, says anti-Brexit campaigner

‘We want to make sure young people’s voices are heard’, says pro-EU campaigner

Founder of anti-Brexit campaign For Our Future’s Sake Jason Arthur has said that the People's Vote March was about preventing the UK from becoming "poorer and more isolated". 

Friday, October 19, 2018

Friday, October 19, 2018

Dan Wootton to People's Vote director: 'Why are you so against a democratic vote?'

Dan Wootton to People's Vote director: 'Why are you so against a democratic vote?'

Dan Wootton on People's Vote: 'Why are you so against a democratic vote?'

Dan Wootton clashes with People's Vote director James McGrory on the eve of the March for the Future, which will see protesters calling for a second Brexit referendum

Jacob Rees-Mogg would demand 'best of three' if Remain won second referendum

Jacob Rees-Mogg would demand 'best of three' if Remain won second referendum

Jacob Rees-Mogg would demand 'best of three' if Remain won second referendum

Jacob Rees-Mogg told James Whale Brexiteers would demand a 'best of three' if a second Brexit referendum resulted in a Remain win

‘The odds are if you stab someone in London, you’ll probably get away with it’, says former Met Police Officer

‘The odds are if you stab someone in London, you’ll probably get away with it’, says former Met Police Officer

'If you stab someone, you’ll probably get away with it’, says ex-police officer

Former Metropolitan Police Officer Chris Hobbs has said that “police are having to backfill for” cuts to other services and that because there are not enough officers “if you stab someone, the odds are in London you are probably going to get away with it”.

Mike and Femi

'You're acting like a spoilt child' Mike Graham tells anti-Brexit campaigner Femi Oluwole

'You're acting like a spoilt child' Mike Graham tells anti-Brexit campaigner

talkRADIO's Mike Graham clashed with anti-Brexit campaigner Femi Oluwole, calling him a "spoilt child".

Plane

Priti Patel MP calls for 'outright abolition' of Air Passenger Duty

Priti Patel MP calls for 'outright abolition' of Air Passenger Duty

Conservative MP Priti Patel has called Air Passenger Duty "regressive" and says the government should strive for "outright abolition" of the tax.

trans

Legally allowing gender self-identification is 'bad law' says Fair Play for Women spokesperson

Gender self-ID 'easier for trans people' but 'bad law' says Dr Nicola Williams

A Fair Play for Women spokesperson has claimed legally allowing gender self-identification is "bad law".

Irish Border

Irish border issue is an 'excuse to delay' Brexit, says DUP's Brexit spokesperson

Irish border issue is an 'excuse to delay' Brexit, says DUP's Brexit spokesman

The DUP's Brexit spokesman, Sammy Wilson, has said that the issue of the Irish border has been used as an "excuse to delay or stop" the UK leaving the European Union.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Ruthie - Me and My Dad

Ruthie - Me & My Dad podcast: Britain's trains, #MeToo and Daniel Craig's papoose

New podcast preview: Ruthie - Me & My Dad

This week, Ruthie and Martin discuss Britain's trains, #MeToo and Daniel Craig's papoose.

Theresa May

Theresa May would survive a no confidence vote, says Bill Cash MP

Theresa May would survive no confidence vote, says Bill Cash MP

The Conservative politician claimed that "figures at the moment" suggest the Prime Minister would win enough votes to survive a motion of no confidence.

Khashoggi

Saudi Arabia must 'play by the rules' to continue trade relationship with UK, says Professor Anthony Glees

Saudi Arabia must 'play by the rules' to continue trade relationship with UK

Saudi Arabia must "play by the rules" if they want to continue a trade relationship with the UK, the director of the University of Buckingham's Centre for Security and Intelligence has said.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

'Socially irresponsible' plastic surgery advert banned after 17 complaints

'Socially irresponsible' plastic surgery advert banned after 17 complaints

'Socially irresponsible' plastic surgery advert banned after 17 complaints

An Advertising Standards Agency spokesperson said the decision to ban the plastic surgery advert was not based on the number of complaints made

Canada legalising cannabis 'could be a pioneering move' for other countries, says drug commentator

Canada legalising cannabis 'could be a pioneering move' for other countries

A spokesperson at the Transform Drug Policy Foundation says the UK is '5 years' behind.

Pitbull

Dog law consultant: 'You can't assume a dog is dangerous just because of its shape'

'You can't assume a dog is dangerous because of its shape'

An expert in dog law has welcomed calls for a review of dangerous dog laws, telling Julia Hartley-Brewer "you can't assume a dog is dangerous just because of its shape".

Barry Gardiner

Shadow international trade secretary says UK should be 'co-decision makers' with EU post-Brexit

Barry Gardiner says UK should be 'co-decision makers' with EU post-Brexit

The shadow international trade secretary has called for Theresa May to put forward the idea of becoming "co-decision making partners" with the EU to advance Brexit negotiations.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Stella Creasy on hate crime: 'I'm protected in the workplace, but not when I step onto the street'

Stella Creasy on hate crime: 'I'm protected in the workplace, but not when I step onto the street'

Stella Creasy on hate crime: 'I'm protected at work, but not on the street'

Labour MP Stella Creasy welcomed proposed changes to hate crime laws, which could see misogyny, misandry, hatred of goths and ageism counted as hate crimes

David Davies 'threatened with police action' for holding meetings on transgender concerns

David Davies 'threatened with police action' for holding meetings on transgender concerns

David Davies 'threatened with police action' for transgender concern meetings

Monmouth MP David Davies held meetings for campaign groups opposed to making it easier for transgender people to change gender, and did not allow the press to observe the meeting

David Cameron could have pushed for reform that leave voters wanted, says Alastair Campbell

Alastair Campbell: David Cameron could have secured reform leave voters wanted

Alastair Campbell has claimed that if Britain had voted to remain in the EU, David Cameron would have been able to secure reforms that would satisfy leave voters.

Monday, October 15, 2018

Monday, October 15, 2018

Remain EU

Nadine Dorries: 'Nothing Remainers do to try and stall Brexit will happen'

Nadine Dorries: 'Nothing Remainers do to try and stall Brexit will happen'

Nadine Dorries has claimed that calls for a second referendum is a tactic by Remain voters to "stall" Brexit.

Friday, October 12, 2018

Friday, October 12, 2018

Pizza

Dan Wootton on obesity: 'If you want to eat a big pizza, you'll just order two'

Dan Wootton on obesity: 'If you want to eat a big pizza, you'll just order two'

The talkRADIO presenter revealed he has struggled with his weight over the last 20 years, and claimed Public Health England's proposal to limit the calorie count in foods will not help tackle the obesity crisis.

Nicola Williams: 'Prison policy allows rapists to attack women'

Nicola Williams: 'Prison policy allows rapists to attack women'

Nicola Williams: 'Prison policy allows rapists to attack women'

Dr Nicola Williams of Fair Play for Women says prison policy on transgender prisoners will allow dangerous offenders access to women

Muslims protesting M&S selling hijabs are ‘opportunists’, says Muslim Community leader

Muslims protesting M&S selling hijabs are ‘opportunists’, says Muslim Community leader

Muslims protesting M&S selling hijabs are ‘opportunists’, says Community leader

Community leader Ishmael Lee South has said that Muslims protesting the sale of the hijab are moderates who “are becoming irrelevant”.

Netflix’s The Crown attributed to the Royal Family’s economic worth, says Vice Chair of Republic

Netflix’s The Crown attributed to the Royal Family’s economic worth, says Vice Chair of Republic

Netflix’s The Crown attributed to the Royal Family’s economic worth

Republican Dani Beckett has said that TV programmes like The Crown are attributed to the Royal Family’s economic worth, and that taxpayers are being asked “to foot the bill” of Princess Eugenie’s wedding despite having “funding her whole life up to this point”.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Medical cannabis campaigner Charlotte Caldwell: 'I can't thank home secretary enough'

Medical cannabis campaigner Charlotte Caldwell: 'I can't thank home secretary enough'

Charlotte Caldwell: 'I can't thank home secretary enough'

Charlotte Caldwell, whose son Billy controls his epilepsy with medical cannabis, thanked Sajid Javid for allowing doctors to prescribe medical cannabis

Policeman paralysed in Westminster terror attack able to play golf again thanks to charity

Policeman paralysed in Westminster terror attack able to play golf again thanks to charity

Policeman paralysed in Westminster terror attack able to play golf again

Kris Aves was injured when Khalid Masood carried out the Westminster terror attack in March 2017, but a charity has helped him play his favourite sport golf again

Backlash against snogging Seann Walsh '1% of what women get all the time'

Backlash against snogging Seann Walsh '1% of what women get all the time'

Backlash against snogging Seann Walsh '1% of what women get all the time'

Mike Graham and Badass Women's Hour's Harriet Minter clash over the reaction to Strictly Come Dancing's Seann Walsh kissing his married dance partner Katya Jones

Ruthie me and my dad podcast

Ruthie - Me & My Dad podcast: Winston Churchill, Downsizing and ASMR

New podcast preview: Ruthie - Me & My Dad

As a new episode of Ruthie - Me & My Dad lands, we take a look at what's up for discussion between millennial Ruth and her baby boomer father...

Firms may be forced to reveal ethnicity pay gap

Firms may be forced to reveal ethnicity pay gap

Firms may be forced to reveal ethnicity pay gap

Businesses could be forced to reveal their ethnicity pay gap under plans unveiled by the Prime Minister to help ethnic minority employees at work.

Northern Ireland Evangelical Alliance: The ‘gay cake’ case was ‘about the message, not the people’

Northern Ireland Evangelical Alliance: The ‘gay cake’ case was ‘about the message, not the people’

Northern Ireland Evangelical Alliance: ‘Gay cake’ case was ‘about the message'

Evangelical Peter Lynas has said that the “gay cake” case was “about the message and not the people” after Christian owners of a bakery won their Supreme Court appeal.

‘There has to be consequences’ if Theresa May breaks DUP red lines, says DUP Brexit spokesman

‘There has to be consequences’ if Theresa May breaks DUP red lines, says DUP Brexit spokesman

‘There are consequences’ if May breaks DUP red lines, says DUP Brexit spokesman

The Democratic Unionist Party’s Brexit Spokesman Sammy Wilson has said that “there has to be consequences” if Theresa May does break the DUP’s red lines.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

A no deal situation would lead to ‘parliamentary revolt’, says Tom Brake

A no deal situation would lead to ‘parliamentary revolt’, says Tom Brake

A no deal situation would lead to ‘parliamentary revolt’, says Tom Brake

Liberal Democrat spokesman for international affairs Tom Brake says the prospect of a no deal Brexit could unite Remainers across all parties

Former Brexit secretary David Davis warned Tory MPs on Tuesday against accepting Theresa May’s Chequers deal, and his former special adviser Stuart Jackson has voiced his support, hinting that there are up to 50 Tory rebels poised to oppose Chequers.  In a letter, Davis said a deal based on Theresa May's Chequers plan would deliver "none of the benefits of Brexit" and reduce the UK to being "a rule-taker from Brussels".  Davis resigned as Brexit secretary in July over his opposition to Chequers.  Read more:

Former David Davis adviser hints fifty rebels are poised to oppose Chequers

Former David Davis adviser hints fifty rebels are poised to oppose Chequers

Stewart Jackson, who worked with David Davis during his tenure as Brexit secretary, said up to fifty Tory rebels could oppose the Prime Minister's Chequers plan

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Graham Phillips escorted by police

Journalist escorted away by police after disrupting press conference on identity of Salisbury suspect

Journalist escorted away by police after disrupting Bellingcat press conference

A man claiming to be a journalist had to be escorted away by police after disrupting a press conference with Bellingcat founder Eliot Higgins.

'We don't want them in our jails': Government right not to bring Isis suspects back to UK, says former army officer

'We don't want them in our jails': Government right not to bring Isis suspects back to UK, says former army officer

Government right not to bring Isis suspects back to UK, says former army officer

A former Army officer tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that Isis suspects should not be tried in the UK because of the risk they could radicalise other inmates in jail

Cancer research

Brexit could prevent UK being in 'Premier League' of cancer research, says professor

Brexit will stop UK being in 'Premier League' of cancer research, says professor

Brexit could affect the UK's standing as being in the "Premier League" of cancer research, a professor from Queen's University Belfast has warned.

Chris Evans praises the NHS at Who Cares Wins awards

Chris Evans praises the NHS at Who Cares Wins awards

Chris Evans praises the NHS at Who Cares Wins awards

Chris Evans thanked the NHS for giving his mum a job and presented the Best Nurse award

Bellingcat founder reveals how latest suspect was identified

Bellingcat founder reveals how latest suspect was identified

Bellingcat founder reveals how latest suspect was identified

Bellingcat founder Eliot Higgins and investigative journalist Christo Grozev revealed how they identified the second Salisbury suspect in a meeting at the House of Commons.

Dan Wootton: I wouldn’t let my partner go on Strictly - it ends relationships

Dan Wootton: I wouldn’t let my partner go on Strictly - it ends relationships

Dan Wootton: I wouldn’t let my partner go on Strictly - it ends relationships

Dan Wootton tells Eamonn Holmes that he wouldn't want his partner appearing on Strictly Come Dancing after the controversy around Seann Walsh and Katya Jones' kiss

Former British Ambassador to Russia: Vladimir Putin is on ‘a search for past glory’

Former British Ambassador to Russia: Vladimir Putin is on ‘a search for past glory’

Former British Ambassador to Russia: Putin is on ‘a search for past glory'

Sir Andrew Wood, the former British Ambassador to Russia has said that Russian leader Vladimir Putin is on “a search for past glory” following the attempted assassination of ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal.

Monday, October 8, 2018

Monday, October 8, 2018

Theresa May’s appeal to traditional Labour voters was ‘smart politics’, says Conservative MP Grant Shapps

Theresa May’s appeal to traditional Labour voters was ‘smart politics’, says Conservative MP Grant Shapps

Theresa May’s appeal to Labour voters was ‘smart politics’, says MP Grant Shapps

Conservative MP Grant Shapps has said that it was “smart politics” for Prime Minister Theresa May to bid for Labour voters.

Julia Hartley-Brewer on Scottish Independence: ‘You are so desperate not to have rules from Westminster, but happy to hand over a load of powers to Brussels?’

Julia Hartley-Brewer on Scottish Independence: ‘You are so desperate not to have rules from Westminster, but happy to hand over a load of powers to Brussels?’

Julia Hartley-Brewer on SNP: ‘Why are you happy to hand power to Brussels?'

talkRADIO’s Julia Hartley-Brewer asked SNP MP Angus MacNeil why the SNP were happy to hand over powers to the EU but not be “ruled” by Westminster.

Labour Leave’s Brendan Chilton: Brexit ‘is not a party issue'

Labour Leave’s Brendan Chilton: Brexit ‘is not a party issue'

Labour Leave’s Brendan Chilton: Brexit ‘is not a party issue’

Labour Leave’s Brendan Chilton has said that Brexit is not a party issue and Labour and the Conservatives need to “work together” so that the UK can go on to “prosper”.

Sunday, October 7, 2018

Sunday, October 7, 2018

Alastair Campbell protests Brexit with his dog at 'Wooferendum' march

Alastair Campbell protests Brexit with his dog at 'Wooferendum' march

Alastair Campbell joined dog owners at a march calling for a People's Vote on Brexit

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Former British Transport Police Officer about rising crime on railways: ‘What financial price do you put on the safety of Britain?’

Former British Transport Police Officer on rising crime on railways: ‘What financial price do you put on the safety of Britain?’

Former BTP officer: ‘What financial price do you put on the safety of Britain?’

A former British Transport Police Officer Norman Brennan has said that the government needed to ask itself a question: “What financial price do you put on the safety of Britain?

Friday, October 5, 2018

Friday, October 5, 2018

Surgeon

Medical waste backlog: 'It's part of the work of the NHS that none of us ever think of' says former NHS Trust chairman

Medical waste backlog: 'It's part of the NHS that none of us ever think of'

Former chairman of the NHS Trust has admitted the pile-up of medical waste is "disturbing" but is just "a part of the work of the NHS that none of us ever think of".

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Ruthie - Me and My Dad

Ruthie - Me & My Dad podcast: Brett Kavanaugh, plus-sized cover girls and Kanye West's name change

New podcast preview: Ruthie - Me & My Dad

As a new episode of Ruthie - Me & My Dad lands, we take a look at what's up for discussion between millennial Ruth and her baby boomer father...

Gender figures

Debbie Hayton: 'My understanding of myself, and I speak only for myself here, is that I'm male'

Debbie Hayton: 'My understanding of myself is that I'm male'

Trans campaigner, teacher and trans woman Debbie Hayton has claimed fellow trans people "need to be honest" with themselves on the issue of biological sex, revealing she still identifies as "male".

Hacking

Sir Andrew Wood: Putin's 'paranoia' the motivation behind global cyber attacks

Sir Andrew Wood: Putin's 'paranoia' the motivation behind global cyber attacks

A former British ambassador to Russia has claimed cyber attacks believed to have been carried out by GRU, the Russian military intelligence service, were born out of Putin's "paranoia".

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Matt Hancock

Matt Hancock says student union's clapping ban is 'bonkers'

Matt Hancock calls student union's clapping ban 'bonkers'

The health secretary has called a ban on clapping imposed by the University of Manchester's Students' Union "bonkers".

'I don't want him in the party', says Katie Perrior of MP who submitted no-confidence letter

'I don't want him in the party', says Katie Perrior of MP who submitted no-confidence letter

'I don't want him in the party', says Katie Perrior of James Duddridge

James Duddridge submitted a letter of no confidence in Theresa May, and former adviser to the Prime Minister Katie Perrior said it was the 'lowliest' tactic

Matt Hancock

Matt Hancock on his dyslexia: 'Spellchecker saved my life professionally'

Matt Hancock on his dyslexia: 'Spellchecker saved my life professionally'

The health secretary told talkRADIO about his struggles with dyslexia, revealing to Julia Hartley-Brewer that "spellchecker saved my life professionally".

Lord Heseltine

Lord Heseltine: Brexit will 'diminish our status in the world'

Lord Heseltine: Brexit will 'diminish our status in the world'

The former deputy Prime Minister has claimed Brexit will "diminish our status in the world" claiming the only solution is a second vote.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Posie Parker: ‘They have harvested photos of my children from private accounts’

Posie Parker: ‘They have harvested photos of my children from private accounts’

Posie Parker: ‘They have harvested photos of my children from private accounts’

Kellie-Jay Keen-Minshull, also known as Posie Parker, has said that she is used to being accused of being transphobic, but she was not prepared for photos of her children to be harvested from “private accounts”.

Jacob Rees-Mogg makes appearance at anti-Brexit 'funeral' protest

Jacob Rees-Mogg makes appearance at anti-Brexit 'funeral' protest

Jacob Rees-Mogg makes appearance at anti-Brexit 'funeral' protest

Our Future, Our Choice staged a demonstration outside the Conservative Party conference where they carried a coffin representing Brexit through the street

Jacob Rees-Mogg

Jacob Rees-Mogg: Labour is showing 'extreme snowflakiness'

Jacob Rees-Mogg: Labour is showing 'extreme snowflakiness'

Jacob Rees-Mogg has accused the Labour party of "extreme snowflakiness" after talkRADIO's Julia Hartley-Brewer was banned from future conferences.

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