Diane Abbott

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Over 2,000 children referred to anti-terror scheme

Over 2,000 children referred to anti-terror scheme

Over 2,000 children referred to anti-terror scheme

Thousands of children have been flagged up to authorities over terror concerns, official figures reveal.

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Diane Abbott's attack of police moped tactics show she is 'detached from the real world', says founder of crime prevention charity

Diane Abbott's attack of police moped tactics show she is 'detached from the real world', says founder of crime prevention charity

Diane Abbott's attack on police is 'detached from real world', says ex-officer

Norman Brennan, Founder of Law & Order Foundation has said that Diane Abbott’s criticism of police tactics when dealing with moped crime shows she is “detached from the real world”.

Monday, November 5, 2018

Monday, November 5, 2018

'Sickening' video of model Grenfell Tower being burned condemned by fire commissioner and survivors

'Sickening' video of model Grenfell Tower being burned condemned by survivors

A video clip appeared on social media of a model of Grenfell Tower being burned while those filming it laugh. Dany Cotton and Diane Abbott, as well as survivors' groups, condemned the incident

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Independent councillor who called Diane Abbott a 'monkey' and said Theresa May should be 'hanged' admits criminal charges

Independent councillor who called Diane Abbott a 'monkey' and said Theresa May should be 'hanged' admits criminal charges

Independent councillor who said Theresa May should be 'hanged' admits charges

Independent councillor Richard Alderman is charged with sending offensive messages via a public network. He called Diane Abbott a 'monkey' and said Theresa May should be 'hanged'

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Bonuses given for deporting Windrush cases 'shocking but not surprising', says author of 'Bloody Foreigners

Bonuses given for deporting Windrush cases 'shocking but not surprising', says author of 'Bloody Foreigners'

Bonuses for deporting Windrush cases 'shocking but not surprising', says author

The private company Capita, which handled the Windrush cases, had a Home Office contract that paid extra money if more people were removed from Britain, according to newly released documents.

Monday, March 12, 2018

Monday, March 12, 2018

Diane Abbott calls on public to join silent walk for Grenfell Tower victims

Diane Abbott calls on public to join silent walk for Grenfell Tower victims

Diane Abbott calls on public to join silent walk for Grenfell Tower victims

The shadow home secretary also attended the walk last month

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Theresa May posts picture of 'all the talented female MPs' - without Diane Abbott and Emily Thornberry

PM posts picture of 'all the talented female MPs' - with some notable omissions

May tweets group photo of female MPs without senior-most Labour figures

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn and Diane Abbott lead tributes to jazz trumpeter Hugh Masekela

Jeremy Corbyn and Diane Abbott lead tributes to jazz trumpeter Hugh Masekela

Jeremy Corbyn and Diane Abbott lead tributes to jazz trumpeter Hugh Masekela

Hugh Masekela has died at the age of 78 after a battle with prostate cancer

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Diane Abbott faced a surprising backlash this morning

Diane Abbott faces backlash as Toby Young steps down

Diane Abbott faces backlash as Toby Young steps down

Abbott branded a hypocrite after applauding Young's decision

Friday, January 5, 2018

Friday, January 5, 2018

Diane Abbott has added to the chorus of disapproval aimed at Boris Johnson

Diane Abbott attacks Boris Johnson over 'tank-topped bumboys' comments

Diane Abbott attacks Boris Johnson over 'tank-topped bumboys' comments

Abbott was responding to an article which dug up a series of Johnson's old articles

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Chris Grayling criticised Momentum on the BBC

Owen Jones leads condemnation of Chris Grayling after Tory minister says Labour and Momentum 'bringing nastiness to our politics'

Owen Jones leads condemnation of Chris Grayling after Momentum comments

Grayling told the BBC that 'a significant part of the blame lies with Momentum and the Labour movement'

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Corbyn and Abbott were typically forthright in their denunciation of Trump

Diane Abbott and Jeremy Corbyn lead attack on Donald Trump after 'appalling' retweet of Britain First leader Jayda Fransen

Diane Abbott and Jeremy Corbyn lead attack on Trump after Jayda Fransen retweet

Abbott urges public to 'stand up to Trump' while Corbyn describes Trump as a 'threat to our society'

Friday, November 24, 2017

Friday, November 24, 2017

Katie Hopkins tells Diane Abbott 'you get flak on Twitter because you're cr*p at maths' not because of racism

Katie Hopkins tells Diane Abbott 'you get flak on Twitter because you're cr*p at maths, not because of racism'

Katie Hopkins says Diane Abbott criticism is nothing to do with racism

Katie Hopkins says if you put yourself in the public eye you're going to be criticised and you 'need to suck that up'

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Abbott believes the Tories' rhetoric is actually exacerbating the problem of racism and hate crime

Diane Abbott accuses the Tories of encouraging racist attacks and hate crime

Diane Abbott accuses the Tories of encouraging racist attacks and hate crime

Abbott says rhetoric adopted by 'parts of the Tories' is encouraging division and abuse

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Football Lads Alliance urges boycott of Wetherspoons after being duped by spoof Remembrance Sunday message

Football Lads Alliance urges Wetherspoons boycott after being duped by fake site

Tommy Robinson-backed group falls for fake message about poppies on Remembrance Sunday

The shadow home secretary believes the UK police force remains racist

Diane Abbott blasts Tory government for presiding over racist police force

Diane Abbott blasts Tory government for presiding over racist police force

Abbott was speaking in light of Home Office data

Monday, October 23, 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017

Corbyn addressed the message to the Stand Up To Racism annual conference

Jeremy Corbyn compares Donald Trump to the far-right and blasts 'politics of hate'

Corbyn compares Donald Trump to the far-right and blasts 'politics of hate'

The Labour leader's message was read out by Diane Abbott

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Diane Abbott is one of a number of people to have criticised the FLA

Football Lads Alliance invites Diane Abbott to meeting after 'racist' criticism

Football Lads Alliance invites Diane Abbott to meeting after 'racist' criticism

Abbott had expressed concern that new football-politics movement would encourage racists

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Grenfell Tower survivors allowed to become permanent residents of UK by Home Office

Grenfell Tower survivors allowed to become permanent residents of UK by Home Office

Grenfell Tower survivors allowed to become permanent residents of UK

The Government has improved on its first announcement of a one year grace period

The Football Lads Alliance - the group raising concerns for anti-racism campaigners

The Football Lads Alliance: Tommy Robinson's new group which terrifies anti-racism campaigners

Football Lads Alliance: Tommy Robinson's new group which terrifies the left

The Football Lads Alliance held a march on Saturday and thousands of people attended

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Labour conference: Jeremy Corbyn hits out at abuse of Diane Abbot and criticises Tories over Brexit

Labour conference: Jeremy Corbyn hits out at abuse of Diane Abbott and criticises Tories over Brexit

Jeremy Corbyn hits out at abuse of Diane Abbott and blasts Tories over Brexit

Jeremy Corbyn has claimed the the abuse Diane Abbott received was intolerable, before the crowd sang her happy birthday

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

'There's no evidence anti-Semitic abuse online is from Labour party members', says Chris Williamson MP

'There's no evidence anti-Semitic abuse online is coming from Labour party members', says Corbyn ally Chris Williamson

'No evidence anti-Semitic abuse online is from party members', says Corbyn ally

The MP for Derby North spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the accusations previously made against the Labour Party

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Thursday, September 14, 2017

'Why should Diane Abbott be sorry?' - Many stand with the Labour MP over use of N-word on live TV

'Why should Diane Abbott be sorry?' - Corbyn ally backed over use of N-word

'Why should Diane Abbott be sorry?' - Corbyn ally backed over use of N-word

Diane Abbott was describing the abuse she receives when she used the N-word

Friday, September 8, 2017

Friday, September 8, 2017

Diane Abbott said 'racism is rife' within the British justice system

Diane Abbott claims 'racial bias is rife' in British justice system

Diane Abbott claims 'racial bias rife' in UK justice system after Lammy review

Shadow home secretary attacks justice system following Lammy report

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Diane Abbott's staff have spoken out about the abuse she receives

Diane Abbott abuse: Staff share some of the racist mesages received by Jeremy Corbyn ally

Diane Abbott's staff speak out about abusive messages the MP receives

Some emails are said to contains hundreds of racial slurs

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Amnesty has revealed the amount of abuse suffered by Diane Abbott in the first six months of this year

Diane Abbott received 10 times as much abuse as any other female MP during election campaign

Diane Abbott far and away the most-abused female MP, figures show

Figures from Amnesty International reveal Abbott 45% of all abuse aimed at female MPs during six weeks prior to 2017 election

Friday, July 28, 2017

Friday, July 28, 2017

Brexit: Diane Abbott insists Labour's not 'taking options off the table'

Brexit: Diane Abbott insists Labour's not 'taking options off the table'

Diane Abbott insists Labour's not 'taking options off the table' for Brexit

The shadow home secretary spoke to BBC Newsnight about Labour's plans for the withdrawal from the bloc

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Labour blasts Tory 'smears' on Diane Abbott and other female MPs

Labour blasts Tory 'smears' on Diane Abbott and other female MPs

Labour blasts Tory 'smears' on Diane Abbott and other female MPs

It comes in response to Theresa May telling of her surprise Jeremy Corbyn hadn't spoken out against the 'intimidation' during the election campaign

Friday, June 30, 2017

Friday, June 30, 2017

Labour rebellion: 'The only surprise is frontbenchers waited to be sacked rather than resigning', says MP John Mann

Labour rebellion: 'The only surprise is frontbenchers waited to be sacked'

Labour rebellion: 'The only surprise is frontbenchers waited to be sacked'

Jeremy Corbyn has sacked Ruth Cadbury, Catherine West and Andy Slaughter for supporting a call for the UK to stay in the single market following Brexit

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Diane Abbott and John McDonnell expected to speak at demonstration against Theresa May

Diane Abbott and John McDonnell expected to speak at demonstration against Theresa May

Diane Abbott and John McDonnell to speak at demonstration against Theresa May

A demonstration against Theresa May's deal with the DUP has been arranged by The People's Assembly

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Diane Abbott says type 2 diabetes was the reason she took break from election campaigning

Diane Abbott reveals she is suffering from type 2 diabetes

Diane Abbott reveals she is suffering from type 2 diabetes

Diane Abbott has said she hadn't eaten enough food when publicly appearing in the election campaign and that had affected her blood sugar levels

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

UKIP's Paul Nuttall says 'Theresa May will struggle in Brexit negotiations and won't get the deal the public wants'

Paul Nuttall insists UKIP isn't dead: 'In 18 months we'll be bigger than ever'

Paul Nuttall insists UKIP isn't dead: 'In 18 months we'll be bigger than ever'

UKIP leader Paul Nuttall tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that UKIP will gain more members and do better in the polls if Theresa May gets a Brexit deal the public don't want

Diane Abbott says she'll 'rejoin the fray soon' after being replaced as shadow home secretary

Diane Abbott says she'll 'rejoin the fray soon'

The shadow home secretary was replaced by Lyn Brown today as she recovers from illness

LISTEN: Labour's Barry Gardiner on Diane Abbott's 'long term illness' and 'feisty' Lyn Brown

LISTEN AGAIN: Labour's Barry Gardiner on Diane Abbott's 'long-term illness' and 'feisty' Lyn Brown

LISTEN: Labour's Barry Gardiner on Diane Abbott's illness and 'feisty' Lyn Brown

Barry Gardiner tells Julia Hartley-Brewer he hopes Diane Abbott is getting appropriate treatment and that she’s feeling better

Labour's international trade spokesperson Barry Gardiner has said Diane Abbott has a serious long term illness and replacement Lyn Brown is a feisty admiral plucky woman.  Diane Abbott has stood down as shadow home secretary due to ill health and Labour's shadow minister for policing Lyn Brown will be taking over.  Gardiner told Julia Hartley-Brewer: "Let me say that I think Diane is clearly not well, and I understand that it’s a condition which has been diagnosed and is long term and I think anybody who’s

'Lyn Brown is one of the most feisty, admirable, plucky women that I know', says Corbyn ally Barry Gardiner

Corbyn ally praises 'feisty, admirable, plucky' Lyn Brown

Labour's Barry Gardiner tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that new shadow home secretary Lyn Brown fights hardest for people at the bottom of the pile

Labour's Barry Gardiner says his understanding is that Diane Abbott has a serious long term illness

Corbyn ally Barry Gardiner: 'Diane Abbott has a long-term illness... but I'm not sure what it is'

Corbyn ally: 'Diane Abbott has a long-term illness... but I'm not sure what'

Barry Gardiner says Abbott has been diagnosed but he's not sure what with.

Diane Abbott replaced by Lyn Brown as shadow home secretary

Diane Abbott replaced by Lyn Brown as shadow home secretary

Diane Abbott replaced by Lyn Brown as shadow home secretary

Labour makes change at 11th hour to cover Abbott's 'ill health'

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Private education, police officers and her 'splendid afro' - Diane Abbott's top six gaffes

Private education, police officers and her 'splendid afro' - Diane Abbott's best (or worst) gaffes

Diane Abbott's best (or worst) gaffes: Cops, schools and her splendid afro

Following yet another car crash interview on Sky News on Monday, what else has the shadow home secretary done?

Theresa May faced a rather awkward question last night

WATCH Theresa May forced to reveal the naughtiest thing she's ever done (the answer is rubbish)

Theresa May asked what's the naughtiest thing she's ever done

The Prime Minister's 'naughtiest thing ever' isn't actually that naughty

Diane Abbott struggles with anti-terror report information during another car-crash interview

Diane Abbott struggles with anti-terror report during another car-crash interview

Diane Abbott suffers another car-crash interview

Diane Abbott was interviewed by Dermot Murnaghan on Sky News and they spoke about the Lord Harris report on London's ability to respond to terrorism

Diane Abbott interview 'most shocking thing I've ever heard in an election', says Lord Alex Carlile

Diane Abbott interview 'most shocking thing I've ever heard in an election', says UK's former anti-terror boss

Diane Abbott interview 'most shocking thing I've ever heard in an election'

Lord Alex Carlile blasted the shadow home secretary in an interview with Paul Ross

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Leadership Debate: Five key questions Jeremy Corbyn wasn't asked

Leadership Debate: Five key questions Jeremy Corbyn wasn't asked

The Labour leader took part in the Leaders Debate on Channel 4 News and Sky News on Monday

Friday, May 26, 2017

Friday, May 26, 2017

Julia Hartley-Brewer clashes with Labour's Barry Gardiner over Diane Abbott's lack of media appearances

Julia clashes with Corbyn ally Barry Gardiner over Diane Abbott's response to Manchester attack

Julia clashes with Corbyn ally over Diane Abbott's response to Manchester

Julia Hartley-Brewer asked Labour's Barry Gardiner why Diane Abbott hasn't made media appearances about the Manchester terror attack

Monday, May 8, 2017

Monday, May 8, 2017

'I think Eminem would set on fire for using his lyrics' - Iain Duncan Smith quotes rapper's song to roast Diane Abbott on Good Morning Britain

Iain Duncan Smith mocked for rapping Eminem lyrics on Good Morning Britain

Iain Duncan Smith mocked for rapping Eminem lyrics on Good Morning Britain

The former Work and Pensions Secretary was appearing on the ITV programme when he decided to 'spit some lyrics'

Friday, May 5, 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017

'Numbers to Diane Abbott are like stairs to a Dalek' - Twitter reacts to another car crash interview

'Numbers to Diane Abbott are like stairs to a dalek' - Twitter reacts to another car crash interview

'Diane Abbott needs to stop' - Twitter reacts to another car crash interview

Diane Abbott has once again failed to discuss the correct figures during an interview

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Diane Abbott: 'If you're going to present a plan, you should be able to manage the interview', says Conservative candidate Richard Fuller

Diane Abbott: 'If you're going to present a plan, you should be able to manage the interview', says Tory Richard Fuller

Conservative candidate Richard Fuller speaks about Diane Abbott's interview

The shadow home secretary undertook a disastrous interview where she didn't appear to know how much 10,000 new police officers would cost

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

'Get rid of the biggest idiot in politics' - Twitter calls for Diane Abbott to be sacked

Jeremy Corbyn defends Diane Abbott after policing interview meltdown: 'We're not embarrassed'

Jeremy Corbyn defends Diane Abbott after policing interview meltdown

Diane Abbott failed to explain how Labour would fund an additional 10,000 more police officers on the streets

'Diane Abbott's interview was the most excruciating interview ever and unforgivable', says former Labour advisor

Diane Abbott's interview was the most excruciating I've ever seen, says former Labour advisor

'Diane Abbott's interview was the most excruciating interview ever'

Diane Abbott struggled to explain how Labour plans to fund its policy of putting 10,000 more police officers on the streets

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Abbott accused Theresa May of 'cutting and running' over Brexit

Early election: Diane Abbott attacks Theresa May for being stooge of Donald Trump

Diane Abbott attacks Theresa May for being stooge of Donald Trump

Abbott says May has 'cut and run' over Brexit and suggested Prime Minister is working 'hand in hand' with Trump

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

'Beware of Jews' sign causes outrage in London

'Beware of Jews' sign causes outrage in London

'Beware of Jews' sign causes outrage in London

The sign appeared in Stamford Hill and has been widely condemned

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

George Galloway: 'Police have done nothing to stop Diane Abbott's online abuse'

George Galloway: 'Police have done nothing to stop Diane Abbott's online abuse'

George Galloway: 'Police have done nothing to stop Diane Abbott's online abuse'

Our presenter was speaking to a caller, Robert, about the abuse the shadow home secretary receives

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

George Galloway calls out 'right-on' feminists over Diane Abbott racist abuse

George Galloway calls out 'right-on' feminists over Diane Abbott racist abuse

George Galloway calls out 'right-on' feminists over Diane Abbott racist abuse

Our host was speaking to a caller where he told her the abuse suffered by the shadow home secretary was 'a national disgrace'

Monday, February 13, 2017

Monday, February 13, 2017

Diane Abbott: 'How is it racist or sexist to say you don't fancy someone?' asks Julia Hartley-Brewer

Diane Abbott text row: 'How is it racist or sexist to say you don't fancy someone?' asks Julia Hartley-Brewer

Julia asks: 'How it is racist or sexist to say you don't fancy Diane Abbott?'

Julia Hartley-Brewer was speaking to councillor Claudia Webbe about the texts in which David Davis appeared to insult Diane Abbott's appearance

Brexit Secretary David Davis apologises for insulting Diane Abbott following leaked text messages

Brexit Secretary David Davis apologises for insulting Diane Abbott in leaked texts

Brexit Secretary David Davis apologises for insulting Diane Abbott

An exchange of texts about the shadow home secretary was leaked to the Mail on Sunday yesterday

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