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Thursday, March 7, 2019

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Luton shootout

Luton shootout captured on CCTV

Luton shootout captured on CCTV

Footage has emerged of a gangland shootout between a cyclist and five men in a car on a residential Luton street last year.

Amber Rudd

Amber Rudd calls Diane Abbott 'coloured' during interview

Amber Rudd calls Diane Abbott 'coloured' during interview

Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd has apologised to Diane Abbott after describing her as a "coloured woman".

Dominic Grieve

May ‘powerless’ to control Remain backbenchers

May ‘powerless’ to control Remain backbenchers

Dominic Raab’s former special adviser has warned that remain backbenchers are undermining the government’s Brexit negotiating position my holding meeting with European politicians.

Parkfield Protest

Religions united by 'bigotry and intolerance of homosexuality'

Religions united by 'bigotry and intolerance of homosexuality'

The chief executive of the National Secular Society has said it is "bigotry" for parents to protest against their children learning about homosexuality.

Acid attack

Domestic abuse 'does not stop when partners leave'

Domestic abuse 'does not stop when partners leave'

The case of a father who arranged for acid thrown in his three-year-old son’s face during a custody battle highlights the dangers of leaving an abusive relationship, according to a domestic abuse campaigner. 

Jack Straw: Theresa May is in ‘complete denial’ over knife crime

Jack Straw: Theresa May is in ‘complete denial’ over knife crime

Jack Straw: Theresa May is in ‘complete denial’ over knife crime

The former Labour Home Secretary has accused the prime minister of being in “complete denial” about the causes of knife crime, after she suggested that there “was no direct correlation between certain crimes and police numbers".

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Al Murray

Al Murray: 'I have a little bit of admiration for politicians'

Al Murray: 'I have a little bit of admiration for politicians'

The comedian decided he "wouldn't want to be a politician" after running against Nigel Farage in the 2015 general election, he has revealed.

Baroness Warsi: ‘I don’t see my party wanting to be part of modern Britain’

Baroness Warsi: My party does not want 'to be part of modern Britain’

Baroness Warsi: My party does not want 'to be part of modern Britain’

Baroness Sayeeda Warsi has said that she “does not see her party wanting to be part of modern Britain” after she described the Conservative party as being “institutionally islamophobic”.

Porn ID plan an 'excuse' to control the internet

Porn ID plan an 'excuse' to control the internet

A former pornography business owner has said a move forcing people to prove their age to watch free online porn is an excuse to control the internet.

Theresa May: Responsibility of knife crime ‘lies with the perpetrators’

Theresa May: Responsibility of knife crime ‘lies with the perpetrators’

Theresa May: Responsibility of knife crime ‘lies with the perpetrators’

The prime minister has said that the ‘responsibility’ of knife crime ‘lies with the perpetrators’ but has said that she will hold a summit with community groups in Downing Street on the issue.

DUP’s Sammy Wilson accuses NI civil service boss of 'political motives'

DUP’s Sammy Wilson accuses NI civil service boss of 'political motives'

DUP’s Sammy Wilson accuses NI civil service boss of 'political motives'

Sammy Wilson, the DUP’s Brexit spokesman has accused the head of Northern Ireland’s civil service of being “politically motivated” after he warned against no-deal Brexit.

Michael Jackson

Leaving Neverland director: Michael Jackson was a ‘very seasoned paedophile’

Leaving Neverland director: Michael Jackson was a ‘very seasoned paedophile’

The director of a documentary alleging Michael Jackson groomed and abused two young boys said the pop star cultivated an “innocent, child-like image” to get close to vulnerable children.

Extending Article 50 would be leaving EU on ‘better terms’

Extending Article 50 could mean leaving EU on ‘better terms’

Extending Article 50 could mean leaving EU on ‘better terms’

Daniel Hannan has said that extending Article 50 could mean leaving the European Union on “better terms” than if the UK went ahead with Brexit this year, despite not agreeing a withdrawal agreement.

‘Women pay more' for the 'same' product

‘Women pay more' for the 'same' product

‘Women pay more' for the 'same' product

An MP has launched a bid to stop products from being priced differently based on whether they are targeted towards men or women.

Calling in soldiers to tackle knife crime is ‘nonsense’

Calling in soldiers to tackle knife crime is ‘nonsense’

Calling in soldiers to tackle knife crime is ‘nonsense’

Former Chief Constable of Cambridge Police, Tom Lloyd has described the proposal to bring in the army to deal with knife crime as “nonsense”.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Tommy Robinson

Police called after Tommy Robinson doorsteps activist

Police called after Tommy Robinson doorsteps activist

Police have been called to the house of an activist who helped crowdfund a legal action against Tommy Robinson, after the anti-Islamist campaigner turned up on his doorstep.

UKIP attempt to ‘push anti-muslim agenda’ on child abuse survivors

UKIP ‘pushing anti-Muslim agenda’ on child abuse survivors

UKIP ‘pushing anti-Muslim agenda’ on child abuse survivors

The founder of Shatter Boys, a support group for male survivors of child sexual abuse in Rochdale, has told talkRADIO that UKIP has offered to fund them if they raise alarm about grooming gangs.

Meerkats

Theresa May quoted TV meerkat for a bet

Theresa May quoted TV meerkat for a bet

Theresa May's use of "simples" last week was apparently the result of a bet by her senior advisers. 

Muslim parents protest after LGBT lessons taught at Birmingham primary school

Muslim parents protest after LGBT lessons taught at Birmingham primary school

Human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell said it was important for children to learn about same-sex relationships, amid complaints over a Birmingham school teaching pupils about homosexuality.

Schools need more than ‘elastoplast funding’

Schools need more than ‘elastoplast funding’

The chair of the education select committee has called for a “long-term, ten-year plan” to help cash-strapped schools.

Andrew Murray

Corbyn adviser dismissed antisemitism claims as 'smear'

Corbyn adviser dismissed antisemitism claims as 'smear'

A close adviser to Jeremy Corbyn whose daughter is working for the Labour Party on antisemitism complaints dismissed antisemitism claims as a "smear", talkRADIO can reveal.

Cressida Dick

Police are running the risk of becoming 'irrelevant'

Police are running the risk of becoming 'irrelevant'

A former Met Police superintendent has said police run the risk of becoming "irrelevant" because they are no longer spending time connecting with communities.

Sammy Wilson

Sammy Wilson: 'Wishful thinking' that Brexit deal will get MPs support

Sammy Wilson: 'Wishful thinking' that Brexit deal will get MPs support

The DUP's Brexit spokesman said it was "wishful thinking" that the Prime Minister's Withdrawal Agreement will be supported in Parliament.

Monday, March 4, 2019

Monday, March 4, 2019

Dawn Butler

Dawn Butler: Theresa May 'a danger to democracy'

Dawn Butler: Theresa May 'a danger to democracy'

Labour frontbencher Dawn Butler said the Prime Minister’s attempts to “bribe” Labour MPs to vote for her deal were a danger to British democracy.

Theresa May

Labour MP brands May's fund for leave-voting towns 'pathetic'

Labour MP brands May's fund for leave-voting towns 'pathetic'

Theresa May’s Stronger Towns Fund is a “pathetic” sum of money, according to the MP for Stoke-on-Trent North.

Sharron Davies

Sharron Davies calls for 'sensible rules' on trans athletes

Sharron Davies calls for 'sensible rules' on trans athletes

"Sensible rules" on trans athletes competing are needed in order to “protect young sportswomen”, according to former swimmer Sharron Davies.

Former gang member: ‘No one takes police officers seriously’

Former gang member: ‘No one takes police officers seriously’

Former gang member: ‘No one takes police officers seriously’

Former gang member Sheldon Thomas has said that “no one takes police officers seriously” so sending them into schools to talk about knife crime will “never” work.

Tory MP: ‘We are called right-wing extremists for upholding referendum result’

Tory MP: ‘We are called right-wing extremists for upholding referendum result’

Tory MP: ‘We are called right-wing extremists for upholding referendum result’

Mark Francois, the deputy chair of the European Research Group, has said that the group led by Jacob Rees-Mogg are called “right-wing extremists” for upholding the result of the EU referendum in 2016.

Julia Hartley-Brewer: ‘People only care when white middle-class girls get stabbed'

Julia Hartley-Brewer: People only care 'when white middle-class girls get stabbed'

Julia: 'People pay attention when white middle-class girls get stabbed'

talkRADIO’s Julia Hartley-Brewer has condemned the media coverage of the “horrific” killing of a 17-year-old girl, saying politicians and journalists only care about knife crime when it is “white middle-class girls” being stabbed.

Friday, March 1, 2019

Friday, March 1, 2019

 A People’s Vote would be ‘divisive not decisive’

Second referendum would be ‘divisive not decisive’

Second referendum would be ‘divisive not decisive’

Health minister Steve Brine has said that a second referendum on Brexit would be “divisive not decisive”.

Nigel Farage

Nigel Farage to march 260 miles for Brexit

Nigel Farage to march 260 miles for Brexit

Nigel Farage will lead a 260-mile march from Sunderland to London to protest the Government’s Brexit position.

Legalising cannabis gives ‘sick people the best medicine’

Legalising cannabis gives ‘sick people the best medicine’

Legalising cannabis gives ‘sick people the best medicine’

A drugs policy expert has said that legalising medical cannabis allows “sick people to get the best medicine for their ailments”, but that the government was not moving fast enough.

House of Commons

MP pay debate: Should they get a rise?

MP pay debate: Should they get a rise?

Former MP George Galloway, Sir Alistair Graham and Duncan Simpson from the Taxpayers’ Alliance shared their thoughts on the latest MP salary increase.

Stacey Dooley

'White saviour' row is ‘nothing to do with race’

'White saviour' row is ‘nothing to do with race’

Focus on the term “white saviour” has distracted from wider issues about the west’s relationship with Africa, according to a top black commentator and writer.

George Eustice

George Eustice: Threatening to resign 'no way to behave as a minister'

George Eustice: Threatening to resign 'no way to behave as a minister'

The former environment minister has criticised politicians who "threaten to resign" and "talk about it in the papers".

Jeremy Corbyn

Meg Hillier: Corbyn yet to 'convince us' he could be Prime Minister

Meg Hillier: Corbyn yet to 'convince us' he could be Prime Minister

Labour MP Meg Hillier has said the Labour leader needed to "step up" and tackle alleged antisemitism within the party

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Buck Fizz star Cheryl Baker: ‘I am a big fan of Stacey Dooley’

Bucks Fizz's Cheryl Baker defends 'white saviour' Stacey Dooley

Bucks Fizz's Cheryl Baker defends 'white saviour' Stacey Dooley

Cheryl Baker from pop group Bucks Fizz has defended documentary maker Stacey Dooley after she was accused of being a “white saviour”.

Tommy Robinson's book dropped from Amazon

Tommy Robinson's book dropped from Amazon

Tommy Robinson's book dropped from Amazon

A book on Islam by Tommy Robinson has been removed from sale by Amazon.

Momo challenge panic is ‘a storm in a teacup’

Momo challenge panic is ‘a storm in a teacup’

Momo challenge panic is ‘a storm in a teacup’

A social media expert has described the hysteria around the viral “Momo challenge” as “a storm in a teacup”, saying a lot of the stories were based on “hearsay”.

Head teacher defends making pupils listen to classical music at lunch

Head teacher defends making pupils listen to classical music during lunch

Head teacher defends making pupils listen to classical music during lunch

The head teacher of a school in Essex has defended the decision to force children to listen to classical music during their lunchtime, describing it as a “win-win” situation.

Laundry classes for men a ‘fantastic idea’

Laundry classes for men a ‘fantastic idea’

Prince Charles’ former butler has defended a Scottish hotel for offering classes on domestic chores for men.

A and E

'Unreasonable' patients the cause of NHS problems, says GP

'Unreasonable' patients the cause of NHS problems, says GP

Dr Laurence Gerlis has said it is the "abuse" and "overuse" of the NHS that has led to struggles with the system.

Children's Commissioner: Lessons not learned from grooming scandals

Children's Commissioner: Lessons not learned from grooming scandals

Anne Longfield has revealed she is "fearful" that authorities have not learned lessons from identifying child sexual exploitation gangs.

IDS

Iain Duncan Smith: 'No-deal is not some bleak prospect'

Iain Duncan Smith: 'No-deal is not some bleak prospect'

The former Conservative leader has dismissed claims that a no-deal Brexit could be "catastrophic".

Donald Trump Kim

Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un cut short denuclearisation talks

Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un cut short denuclearisation talks

Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong-un have cut short their second summit without reaching an agreement on denuclearisation.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Artist appeals for help after losing ‘magnificent’ Donald Trump wig

Artist appeals for help after losing ‘magnificent’ Donald Trump wig

Artist appeals for help after losing ‘magnificent’ Donald Trump wig

An award-winning artist is appealing for help after claiming she lost a one-of-a-kind Donald Trump wig she says is worth thousands of pounds and took months to make.

Antisemitism protest

Jewish community 'totally estranged' from Labour

Jewish community 'totally estranged' from Labour

British Jews are beginning to feel “totally estranged” from Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour, according to the chair of the Jewish Leadership Council.

MP claims father found ‘bruised and bleeding’ at London care facility

MP's father found ‘bruised and bleeding’ at care facility

MP's father found ‘bruised and bleeding’ at care facility

An MP has spoken of finding her dementia-suffering father with “brutal injuries” in a care home facility in south London.

Theresa May

Theresa May calls for suspension of Labour MP Chris Williamson

Theresa May calls for suspension of Labour MP Chris Williamson

The Prime Minister has called for Chris Williamson to be suspended, following his comments that the Labour Party had been "too apologetic" over antisemitism claims.

Chris Grayling

Rail industry incompetence goes 'to the top’

Rail industry incompetence goes 'to the top’

A cross-party report has damned transport minister Chris Grayling’s mismanagement of the rail network, and predicted rail users will face yet more problems this year.

Michael Cohen

Trump's former lawyer acting like a ‘spoiled, little brat’

Trump's former lawyer acting like a ‘spoiled, little brat’

Donald Trump’s former lawyer and “fixer” Michael Cohen is acting like a "spoiled brat", according to a former member of the president's transition team.

Dominic Grieve

Dominic Grieve: No-deal Brexit would be 'catastrophic'

Dominic Grieve: No-deal Brexit would be 'catastrophic'

The former Attorney General told Julia Hartley-Brewer he would "not allow" a no-deal Brexit to take place, and would do "everything possible" to achieve his goal.

Sir Bill Cash: 'Appalling to see' MPs reversing their votes on Brexit

Sir Bill Cash: 'Appalling to see' MPs reversing their votes on Brexit

The politician said Cabinet members who had spoken out against leaving the EU should be "sacked".

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown: ‘We are almost in the worst crisis since Second World War’

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown: ‘We are almost in the worst crisis since WWII'

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown: ‘We are almost in the worst crisis since WWII'

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown has described the UK as “almost in the worst crisis since the Second World War”, after Theresa May announced MPs will be able to have a fresh vote on the Brexit deal by 12 March.

Nikki Sixx

Mötley Crüe's Nikki Sixx opens up about drug addiction

Mötley Crüe's Nikki Sixx opens up about drug addiction

The rocker opened up about his struggles with heroin in an interview on the Matthew Wright show.

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