Islamic State defector: ‘Isis use people like human meat’

Abu Sumail, a Dutch national who joined so-called Islamic State in 2014, has been speaking about his desire to leave the militant group, and return home. Hundreds of fighters have fled IS and are being held in a secret camp by the Free Syrian Army. Islamic State defector: ‘Isis use people like human meat’

‘Sex traffickers put a gun to my head’

Hundreds of women are trafficked from Romania to Britain and the rest of Europe, and forced into prostitution. Naomi Grimley has spoken to survivors – and one unrepentant trafficker. ‘Sex traffickers put a gun to my head’

‘Trump commented on contestant’s breast size’

A British TV executive has said he is not able to make public previously unreleased footage of Donald Trump on the US Apprentice. According to a former producer of the show, Mr Trump is heard making offensive remarks in the recordings. Former contestant on the US Apprentice Gene Folkes tells the Today programme the sort […]

Trump urges people to vote – on wrong date

At a rally in Panama City, Florida, Donald Trump urged people to register to vote in the upcoming presidential election. The Republican candidate then told people to make sure they cast their vote on 28th November – the election is on the 8th. Trump urges people to vote – on wrong date

Lily Allen in Calais: ‘I apologise on behalf of my country’

Singer Lily Allen has apologised “on behalf of my country” after visiting a refugee camp in Calais. She was reduced to tears when she went to meet unaccompanied child migrants living in the makeshift camp known as the “jungle”. Lily Allen in Calais: ‘I apologise on behalf of my country’

Arkansas bridge refuses to budge

Demolition of a bridge in the US state of Arkansas proved more challenging than expected. Authorities had arranged a planned explosion of Broadway Bridge, which links Little Rock and North Little Rock. The explosion merely weakened the bridge, and it took several hours and a couple of tug boats to bring it down. Arkansas bridge […]

‘Sex traffickers put a gun to my head’

Hundreds of women are trafficked from Romania to Britain and the rest of Europe, and forced into prostitution. Naomi Grimley has spoken to survivors – and one unrepentant trafficker. ‘Sex traffickers put a gun to my head’

‘Trump commented on contestant’s breast size’

A British TV executive has said he is not able to make public previously unreleased footage of Donald Trump on the US Apprentice. According to a former producer of the show, Mr Trump is heard making offensive remarks in the recordings. Former contestant on the US Apprentice Gene Folkes tells the Today programme the sort […]

Lily Allen in Calais: ‘I apologise on behalf of my country’

Singer Lily Allen has apologised “on behalf of my country” after visiting a refugee camp in Calais. She was reduced to tears when she went to meet unaccompanied child migrants living in the makeshift camp known as the “jungle”. Lily Allen in Calais: ‘I apologise on behalf of my country’