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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

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.

Prison

Justice secretary reveals new policy to tackle criminal kingpins

Justice secretary reveals new policy to tackle criminal kingpins

David Gauke has outlined his new policy of "going for the money" in an attempt to tackle the problem of drugs in prisons.

Safe space

Safe spaces are 'Kindergartens for grown-ups' says Spiked Online editor

Safe spaces are 'Kindergartens for grown-ups' says Spiked Online editor

The editor of Spiked Online has claimed that safe spaces are "Kindergartens for grown-ups" in an interview with Julia Hartley-Brewer.

Monday, October 1, 2018

Monday, October 1, 2018

Windrush Scandal

Immigration minister refuses to say whether the Prime Minister was right not to apologise for hostile environment policy

Immigration minister remains tight-lipped over hostile environment policy

Immigration minister, Caroline Nokes, has refused to say whether she thought the Prime Minister was right in not apologising for the hostile environment policy.

Sex work protest

Sex worker warns students of the 'devastating effects' of working in the sex industry

Sex worker warns of the 'devastating effects' of working in the sex industry

A sex worker has warned students interested in working in the sex industry of the "devastating effects" it can have on their lives and careers.

10 Downing Street

James Cleverly MP: 'I would love to be Prime Minister'

James Cleverly MP: 'I would love to be Prime Minister'

The deputy chairman of the Conservative party has told Julia Hartley-Brewer he would "love to be Prime Minister".

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Theresa May

Andrew Bridgen MP: Brexit negotiations are "nothing more than pantomime"

Andrew Bridgen MP: Brexit negotiations are "nothing more than pantomime"

The MP told James Whale he thinks the Chequers deal has already been agreed, and that ongoing negotiations are "nothing more than pantomime".

Friday, September 28, 2018

Friday, September 28, 2018

'Drug taking is normalised', says campaigner defending student union's advice on how to 'safely' take drugs

'Drug taking is normalised', says campaigner defending student union's advice on how to 'safely' take drugs

Drug campaigner defends student union's advice on how to take drugs 'safely'

Dan Wootton clashes with a drug reform campaigner over whether it's right for universities to offer advice on how to reduce risks when taking drugs

Bill Esterson MP: The Government appointing a Food Supplies Minister now is a real worry

Bill Esterson MP: The Government appointing a Food Supplies Minister now is a real worry

Bill Esterson MP: Appointing a Food Supplies Minister now is a real worry

Shadow International Trade Minister Bill Esterson has said the fact that the Government is appointing a Food Supplies Minister at this point in the negotiations “is a real worry”.

Special Recognition Officer to James Whale: Bellingcat ‘did a great job’ identifying Salisbury Novichok suspect

Special Recognition Officer to James Whale: Bellingcat ‘did a great job’ identifying Salisbury Novichok suspect

Special Recognition Officer to James Whale: Bellingcat ‘did a great job’

Mike Neville, Managing Director of the Super Recogniser Unit, has said that Bellingcat, the organisation responsible for revealing the supposed identity of one of the Salisbury suspects, did “a great job”.

Cabin crew member on Pret allergy inquest: A defibrillator wouldn’t have worked on landing

Cabin crew member about Pret allergy inquest: A defibrillator wouldn’t have worked on landing

Cabin crew member on Pret allergy inquest: A defibrillator wouldn’t have worked

Cabin Crew Member Ally Murphy has said that the defibrillator on the plane of Natasha Ednan-Laperouse would not have worked on landing.

Politics’ Professor about Kavanaugh case: Dr Ford is ‘a woman who is making a difference’

Politics professor about Kavanaugh case: Dr Ford is ‘a woman who is making a difference’

Politics professor on Kavanaugh case: Dr Ford is ‘a woman making a difference'

Professor Scott Lucas has said that Dr Christin Blasey Ford, who has testified she was sexually assaulted by US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, is making “a bigger difference” and making a contribution “far beyond one Supreme Court choice”.

Bernard Jenkin MP: ‘The problem is the Prime Minister has hitched herself to the wrong policy’

Bernard Jenkin MP: ‘The problem is the Prime Minister has hitched herself to the wrong policy’

Bernard Jenkin MP: ‘The Prime Minister has hitched herself to the wrong policy'

Conservative MP Bernard Jenkin has said the Prime Minister Theresa May has “hitched herself to the wrong policy”, but that he would not “underestimate her”.

Headteacher to Julia Hartley-Brewer: ‘Children ought to have the funding the last generation did eight years ago’

Headteacher to Julia Hartley-Brewer: ‘Children ought to have the funding the last generation did eight years ago’

Children should have the funding the last generation did, says Headteacher

Headteacher Geoff Barton has said that headteachers are protesting in Parliament Square on Friday because “children ought to have the funding that the last generation had eight years go”.

Bob Blackman MP on Corbyn meeting Barnier: ‘It does not help Britain one iota’

Bob Blackman MP on Corbyn meeting Barnier: ‘It does not help Britain one iota’

Bob Blackman MP on Corbyn meeting Barnier: ‘It does not help Britain one iota’

Conservative MP Bob Blackman has said that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn meeting EU Chief negotiator Michel Barnier does not help Britain “one iota”.

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Bindi Irwin: 'I played with crocodiles' feet when I was a few years old'

Bindi Irwin: 'I played with crocodiles' feet when I was a few years old'

Bindi Irwin: 'I played with crocodiles' feet when I was a few years old'

Steve Irwin's children Bindi and Robert join Matthew Wright on talkRADIO to talk about their father's wildlife legacy

Organiser of women’s poster: ‘I don’t think changing sex is actually possible’

Organiser of woman definition poster: ‘I don’t think changing sex is actually possible’

Organiser of 'woman' poster: ‘I don’t think changing sex is actually possible’

The woman behind a poster, which was taken down after being described as “trans-phobic”, has said that she does not think “changing sex” is possible and it is “language that protects” woman.

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