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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

Angry caller clashes with Yasmin Alibhai-Brown over controversial Leicester City FC tweet

Angry caller clashes with Yasmin Alibhai-Brown over Leicester City FC tweet

A caller on the Matthew Wright show accused journalist Yasmin Alibhai-Brown of disrespecting the dead over a controversial tweet she posted about Leicester City FC owner, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha.

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown on her Leicester City tweet: I will report trolls to the police for the first time

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown on her Leicester City tweet: I will report trolls to the police for the first time

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown on her Leicester tweet: I will report trolls to the police

Journalist Yasmin Alibhai-Brown has said that she has never reported social media users to the police before but, after the backlash from her latest tweet about the Leicester City owner, she will now.

Police prioritise crime depending on ‘what they are told’ by victims due to lack of resources, says officer

Police prioritise crime depending on ‘what they are told’ by victims as they are under-resourced, says officer

Police officer: We prioritise crime depending on ‘what they are told’ by victims

Sergeant Simon Kempton has said that victims of crime saying how it will affect them has bearing on how the crime is prioritised, because forces do not have the resources to search “for stolen stuff on ebay” all day.

Police search garden formerly owned by Suzy Lamplugh suspect's mother

Police search garden formerly owned by Suzy Lamplugh suspect's mother

Police search garden formerly owned by Suzy Lamplugh suspect's mother

Police investigating the disappearance of Suzy Lamplugh, which has not been solved, search a garden in the West Midlands

House of Fraser pays more to rent London premises than Amazon pays in tax, says Damian Collins

House of Fraser pays more to rent London premises than Amazon pays in tax, says Damian Collins

House of Fraser pays more rent than Amazon pays in tax, says Damian Collins

Damian Collins said the Budget will make things fairer for small businesses and ensure tech giants pay the right amount of tax

Sir Michael Fallon: Boost in defence money welcome as 'threats are rising from Russia'

Sir Michael Fallon: Boost in defence money welcome as 'threats are rising from Russia'

Sir Michael Fallon: Boost in defence money welcome as 'threats are rising'

Former defence secretary Sir Michael Fallon said he hopes to see further increases to the defence budget

Monday, October 29, 2018

Monday, October 29, 2018

This budget ‘bears fruit’ for people who have ‘made sacrifices’ in previous years, says Matt Hancock

This budget ‘bears fruit’ for people who have ‘made sacrifices', says Matt Hancock

Matt Hancock: This budget ‘bears fruit’ for people who have ‘made sacrifices’

Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock has said he knows “people have made sacrifices” for the economy, but its strong growth means the hardship “is all starting to bear fruit”.

James Cleverly: 'I'd rather have our Budget than what Labour are doing'

James Cleverly: 'I'd rather have our Budget than what Labour are doing'

James Cleverly: 'I'd rather have our Budget than what Labour are doing'

Conservative deputy chairman James Cleverly says the Labour party's financial plans are 'pie-in-the-sky' ahead of the Autumn Budget 2018

Tributes to 'part of the community' Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha pour in

Tributes to 'part of the community' Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha pour in

Tributes to Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha pour in

Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was killed in a helicopter crash on Saturday night

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Chicken Protestors

Jacob Rees-Mogg calls protestors dressed as chickens 'bird brained'

Jacob Rees-Mogg calls chlorinated chicken protestors 'bird brained'

A group of chicken-suited protestors have been dubbed "bird brained" by the Conservative MP.

Friday, October 26, 2018

Friday, October 26, 2018

Report saying Brexit could lead to 5,600 diet-related deaths per year is ‘classic Project Fear’, says economist

Report saying Brexit could lead to 5,600 diet-related deaths per year is ‘classic Project Fear’, says economist

Brexit causing diet-related deaths is 'classic Project Fear', says economist

Economist Julian Jessop has said that a new report suggesting Brexit could lead to up to 5,600 diet-related deaths per year is “a classic example of Project Fear”.

Femi Oluwole challenges Julia Hartley-Brewer to explain the single market 'in detail'

Femi Oluwole challenges Julia Hartley-Brewer to explain the single market 'in detail'

Femi Oluwole challenges Julia Hartley-Brewer to explain the single market

Our Future, Our Choice spokesman Femi Oluwole clashed with Julia Hartley-Brewer as the organisation released a report claiming a no deal Brexit would cost young people thousands

Ruthie - Me and My Dad

Ruthie - Me & My Dad podcast: Anti-abortion campaigners, vegetables as meat and Yorkie bars

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...

Vice chair of BAME thinktank defends student who called for removal of WWI mural: ‘I don’t think she is stupid’

Julia Hartley-Brewer on student who wanted to 'paint over' mural of 'white men': 'I'm not offended, I think she's stupid'

Hartley-Brewer: Student who called for removal of 'white men' mural 'stupid'

Vice Chair Maurice McLeod has said that he did not think Astrophysics student Emily Dawes was “stupid” after the Student Union President calls for a WWI mural to be removed because it only featured "white men".

Army

Opening all military roles to women is a 'smokescreen' to hide recruitment issues, claims Colonel Tim Collins

Opening all military roles to women is a 'smokescreen' to hide recruitment issue

A former British Army officer has claimed the defence secretary's announcement that all military roles will be opened up to women is a "smokescreen" for a recruitment issue.

Philip Green and family

Judges granting Philip Green an injunction 'accelerated likelihood' of his identity being revealed, says former executive editor of News of the World

Philip Green's injunction 'accelerated likelihood' of his name being revealed

The former executive editor of the News of the World has said that granting Sir Philip Green an injunction "accelerated the likelihood" of his name being revealed publicly.

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Dominic Raab: There is a risk of no deal because of EU's 'intrasigence'

Dominic Raab: There is a risk of no deal because of EU's 'intrasigence'

Dominic Raab: There is a risk of no deal because of EU's 'intrasigence'

The Brexit Secretary tells an MP there 'certainly is a risk' of not getting a Brexit deal

‘It is nonsense’ that self-driving cars can make moral decisions, says Robotic Professor

'How can driverless cars tell the difference between a man and a woman?' asks robotics professor

'How can driverless cars tell the difference between a man and a woman?'

Professor Noel Sharkey has said that it is 'nonsense' that autonomous cars can be 'concerned' and make moral decisions, after a study found that old people should be sacrificed in autonomous car crashes

Donald Trump

Counter terrorism specialist blames Donald Trump for spate of pipe bombs sent to prominent US politicians

Counter terrorism expert puts blame on Donald Trump for spate of pipe bombs

A counter terrorism specialist has blamed US president Donald Trump for a spate of glass-filled pipe bombs sent to Hillary Clinton, former president Barack Obama and other prominent Democrats, as well as the CNN offices.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

We have got ‘a legal system that is only protecting the rich’, says activist

We have got ‘a legal system that is only protecting the rich’, says activist

We have got ‘a legal system that is only protecting the rich’, says activist

Activist Kate Smurthwaite has said that the use of injunctions “is only protecting the rich and powerful”, after a company boss was granted an injunction amid allegations of sexual harassment and racial abuse. 

John Bercow

House of Commons Speaker brands Tommy Robinson a 'loathsome, obnoxious, repellant individual'

John Bercow brands Tommy Robinson a 'loathsome individual'

During a Commons meeting, John Bercow called EDL founder Tommy Robinson a "loathsome, obnoxious, repellant individual".

UK could 'become a refuge for foreign criminals' after Brexit, says former police officer

UK could 'become a refuge for foreign criminals' after Brexit, says former police officer

UK could 'become a refuge for foreign criminals' after Brexit

Former police officer Chris Hobbs tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that 'chaos' at Britain's borders and a potential loss of access to a crime database could mean criminals slip into the country

Jess Phillips MP

Jess Phillips MP prepared to use Parliamentary privilege to name businessman at centre of sexual harassment and racism allegations

Labour MP threatens to name businessman who was granted injunction

Jess Phillips has said she is prepared to use Parliamentary privilege to name a businessman accused of racism and sexual harassment, who has been granted an injunction.

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

Photo of Khashoggi's son shaking hands with Crown Prince is 'disgusting', says colleague of murdered journalist

Photo of Khashoggi's son shaking hands with the Prince on camera is 'disgusting'

A colleague of Jamal Khashoggi has called a photo of the journalist's son shaking hands with the Crown Prince "gross" and "disgusting".

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Organiser of fetish events: ‘I don’t find porn offensive or degrading to women’

Organiser of fetish events: ‘I don’t find porn offensive or degrading to women’

Organiser of fetish events: ‘I don’t find porn offensive or degrading to women’

Sarah, the organiser of swinging and fetish events has said that “everything is quite sexualised” but that she does not find porn “offensive or degrading to women”.

Porn

'No causative link' between pornography and violent crime, says former porn business owner

'No causative link' between pornography and violent crime, says Jerry Barnett

A former pornography business owner has claimed there is "no causative link" between watching pornography and violent crime.

Saira Khan: 'I'm a Pakistani woman - grooming is happening everywhere'

Saira Khan: 'I'm a Pakistani woman - grooming is happening everywhere'

Saira Khan clashes with a caller over the issue of grooming gangs and Sajid Javid's 'Asian paedophiles' tweet

Ryanair ‘racist’ identified by police

Ryanair ‘racist’ identified by police

Ryanair ‘racist’ identified by police

A man who was filmed verbally abusing an elderly woman on a Ryanair flight has been identified, police said.

Sexual harassment

Government is ignoring issue of sexual harassment, says Maria Miller MP

Government is ignoring issue of sexual harassment, says Maria Miller MP

The chair of the Women and Equalities Committee has claimed the government "almost ignores" sexual harassment, calling for more to be done to tackle the issue.

John Redwood MP: No-deal Brexit is a 'perfectly good outcome'

John Redwood MP: No-deal Brexit is a 'perfectly good outcome'

Conservative MP John Redwood has claimed a no-deal Brexit would be a "perfectly good outcome" and would "deliver Brexit completely".

Monday, October 22, 2018

Monday, October 22, 2018

Ryanair should be 'sanctioned' for not removing 'racist' passenger, says campaigner

Ryanair should be 'sanctioned' for not removing 'racist' passenger, says campaigner

Ryanair should be 'sanctioned' for not removing 'racist' man, says campaigner

Weyman Bennett, co-convenor of Stand Up To Racism, said budget airline Ryanair should face a "sanction" for allowing a verbally abusive man to remain on a flight

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

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