Politics
Hyer’s Highlights: Mueller Report
Benji Hyer stresses that we should not overlook the fact that Mueller's report states: "the Russian government interfered in the 2016 election in sweeping and systematic fashion”.
Hyer’s Highlights: Theresa May's Brextension
Theresa May has agreed a delay to Brexit until Halloween - but Benji Hyer fears that this could result in Brexit being extended "indefinitely".
Hyer’s Highlights: Ciaran Fitzpatrick on Brunei
The co-founder of organisation LGBT in Media says that cutting ties with Brunei would leave gay people in the region “out in the cold”.
Hyer’s Highlights: Who do you blame for this Brexit mess?
Listener Freddie suggests that the EU has "twisted this whole negotiation to look like [the British] government’s fault”.
Hyer’s Highlights: Christchurch Terror Attacks
Listener Danny tells Benji Hyer that we should be referring to the Christchurch attacker as nothing short of a “white supremacist” and a “terrorist”.
Interview with James Sevitt
Benji Hyer was joined in the studio by James Sevitt months, Sevitt who has been undertaking research in South Wales into the politics of resentment in today’s political climate.
Hyer’s Highlights: Knife Crime in the UK
Benji Hyer is joined by trainee teacher Josh Lewis who says that school expulsion is not the cause of knife crime.
Hyer’s Highlights: Leaving Neverland
One listener tells Benji Hyer that it is fine to listen to Michael Jackson's music, but it is wrong to R Kelly.
Hyer's Highlights: A US-UK Trade Deal
An issue has arisen in the US-UK trade deal negotiations - any chicken imported from the United States would be washed in chlorinated water, a practice which has been banned in the EU since 997.
Hyer's Highlights: Shamima Begum
The 13 year-old who left home in 2015 to join the Islamic State group has been found in a crowded refugee camp in north-east Syria.
Interview with Holly Gillibrand
The 13 year old skips school for an hour every week to protest the government's in-action on climate change.
Hyer's Highlights: Venezuela Crisis
Thousands of Venezuelans have taken to the streets in as part of mass protests against President Nicolás Maduro.
Hyer's Highlights: The Brady Amendment
No sooner had the British government voted through the Brady amendment had European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker told the Mrs May that there would be no reopening of the Brexit Agreement.
Hyer's Highlights: Mental Health on Instagram
A British school girl took her life after after being exposed to graphic images on Instagram.
Hyer’s Highlights: The Brexit Disaster
Listener Elana suggests that Theresa May should strive to reach across the political aisle to resolve the Brexit Disaster.
Hyer’s Highlights: 10 Weeks To Brexit Day
Listener Sam believes that a No Brexit would be the most dangerous outcome of all.
Hyer’s Highlights: US Government Shutdown
Listener Patrick still believes that the US border wall is the best answer to solving the problem of illegal immigration.
Interview with Clare Moseley | Care 4 Calais
CEO of Care 4 Calais gives Benji Hyer an insight into the situation on the Calais border as a record amount of migrants attempt to cross the English channel.
Hyer’s Highlights: A Brexit Deadlock
As we near a Brexit deadlock, Benji Hyer assesses the potential of a second referendum.
Hyer’s Highlights: Trump Withdraws Troops from Syria
As Trump's government shuts down, he also announced that he would be pulling US soldiers out of Syria