Downing Street

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

BREAKING Shots fired outside Parliament after 'loud explosion' - reports

Shots fired outside Parliament after 'loud explosion' - reports

Car reportedly rammed into gates of House of Commons

'Electronics ban is not about what we’re doing in UK airports; it’s what’s not being done overseas', says former bomb disposal officer

'Electronics ban isn't about what we’re doing in UK airports; it’s what’s not being done overseas'

'Electronics ban is about what’s not being done overseas'

Major Chris Hunter, a former bomb disposal officer who served in Iraq, spoke to Paul Ross about the new electronics ban on inbound UK flights from six Middle East and North African countries

Downing Street confirms laptop ban on flights from six countries in Middle East and North Africa

Downing Street confirms laptop ban on flights from six countries in Middle East and North Africa

Downing Street confirms laptop ban on flights from six countries

The move comes after America implemented a similar policy via Donald Trump's executive order on Tuesday

Monday, March 20, 2017

Monday, March 20, 2017

Article 50: Historically March 29 has been a good day for Britain

Article 50 day: History suggests March 29 is a great day for Britain

Article 50 day: History suggests March 29 is a great day for Britain

Downing Street have announced that Article 50 will be triggered on March 29, and in the past it seems some good events have happened on this day

Theresa May to trigger Article 50 on March 29

Theresa May to trigger Article 50 on March 29

Theresa May to trigger Article 50 on March 29

As Theresa May starts a tour of the UK, Downing Street has announced the date that Article 50 will be triggered soon, beginning the Brexit process

'Snap election suicide for the Labour Party, but some who see no option to remove Jeremy Corbyn', says Sun Columnist Trevor Kavanagh

Snap election: 'Some Labour MPs are willing to commit political suicide to remove Jeremy Corbyn'

'Some Labour MPs are willing to destroy their party to remove Corbyn'

Trevor Kavanagh spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the chances of Theresa May calling an early election

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Brexit: Theresa May authorised to trigger Article 50 as bill clears Parliament

Brexit: Theresa May gets green light to trigger Article 50 after Lords backs down

Governments gets green light to trigger Article 50

The European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill worked its way through Parliament after the Lords backed down over the amendments they made to the bill

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Phillip Hammond under increasing pressure from Tories to review National Insurance hike

Phillip Hammond under increasing pressure from Tories to review National Insurance hike

Phillip Hammond under increasing pressure from Tories to review NI hike

The measure to raise National Insurance contributions from self-employed workers by 2% has proved controversial

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Theresa May won't call a general election despite William Hague's urging

Theresa May won't call a general election despite William Hague's urging

Theresa May won't call a general election despite William Hague's urging

Former Foreign Secretary William Hague urged Mrs May to call an election to win a majority in the House of Commons

Friday, March 3, 2017

Friday, March 3, 2017

'Downing Street don't want Theresa May to be remembered as the Prime Minister who broke up the UK', says political editor

Downing Street won't say whether it will veto new Scottish independence referendum, says journalist

'Downing Street won't say whether it will veto new Scottish referendum'

Adam Bienkov says Downing Street doesn't want Theresa May to be the Prime Minister who breaks the union - but a future independence referendum may be a possibility

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

David Beckham accused of changing UNICEF Downing Street visit for tax reasons

David Beckham accused of changing Unicef Downing Street visit for tax reasons

David Beckham accused of changing Unicef Downing Street visit for tax reasons

The visit was due to take place in 2012, and was allegedly postponed by the star for 'tax purposes'

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Theresa May pressed to reveal extent of Donald Trump's travel ban knowledge after US meeting

Theresa May pressed to reveal how much she knew of Donald Trump's travel ban after US meeting

May pressed to reveal how much she knew of Trump's travel ban after US meeting

This fcomes after a petition to block the president from coming to the UK received more than 1.6 million signatures

Monday, January 30, 2017

Monday, January 30, 2017

UK-US 'special relationship unlikely to make Donald Trump change course', says lecturer Dr Adam Quinn

UK-US special relationship unlikely to make Trump reverse Muslim ban, says lecturer Dr Adam Quinn

UK-US 'special relationship unlikely to make Donald Trump change course'

Dr. Adam Quinn told Julia Hartley-Brewer it was 'unreasonable to suggest' Britain has any real influence on American politics

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Brexit: Prime Minister Theresa May to lay out plan in key speech

Brexit: Prime Minister Theresa May to lay out plan in key speech

Brexit: Theresa May to lay out plan in key speech

Following months of pressure, the Prime Minister is to give a speech which will clarify her plans for the upcoming negotiations

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Sir Ivan Rogers resigns as EU ambassador

Brexit doom prophet Sir Ivan Rogers resigns as Britain's top EU ambassador

Brexit doom prophet Sir Ivan Rogers resigns as Britain's top EU ambassador

His resignation has reportedly come as a surprise to Theresa May's government

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Thursday, December 15, 2016

UK EU ambassador branded 'gloomy pessimist' after Brexit trade deal warnings

Brexit trade deal warning: Ambassador branded 'gloomy pessimist' over 10-year claim

UK EU ambassador branded 'gloomy pessimist' after Brexit trade deal warnings

Prominent Leave campaigner Dominic Raab blasted Sir Ivan Rogers over his comments made to the BBC in October

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Twitter savages Boris Johnson and the Government after Saudi Arabia 'proxy war' comments

'If Boris Johnson doesn't represent the Government on foreign affairs, what's he for?' ask critics

Twitter savages Boris Johnson and the Government over Saudi comments

The Foreign Secretary recently claimed the country was 'playing proxy wars' and 'abusing Islam' at a conference in Italy

Monday, December 5, 2016

Monday, December 5, 2016

Downing Street accuses Brexit critics of trying to undermine EU negotiations

Downing Street accuses Brexit critics of trying to sabotage EU negotiations

Downing Street accuses Brexit critics of trying to sabotage EU negotiations

The Prime Minister's spokeswoman said the government was 'getting on' with Brexit, despite 'people trying to tie' their hands in negotiations

Monday, November 28, 2016

Monday, November 28, 2016

Nigel Farage won't 'go to America and won't accept a peerage', says political reporter

Nigel Farage won't go to America and won't accept a peerage, says political reporter

'Nigel Farage won't go to America and won't accept a peerage'

Michael Crick claimed the interim UKIP leader had given him the news

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Nigel Farage: 'duty as ambassador is not to be liked, it's to represent the views of your government', says Sir Andrew Wood

Nigel Farage: 'duty as ambassador is to represent views of your government', says Sir Andrew Wood

Nigel Farage: 'duty as ambassador is to represent views of your government'

Sir Andrew Wood, the former ambassador to Russia, claimed an ambassador role wouldn't suit Nigel Farage because he's 'a politician from another party representing a different point of view'

Nigel Farage 'flattered' by Donald Trump ambassador Twitter endorsement

Nigel Farage 'flattered' by Donald Trump ambassador Twitter endorsement

Nigel Farage 'flattered' by Donald Trump ambassador Twitter endorsement

The president-elect backed Farage for the role of UK-US ambassador on the social media site

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Leading EU executive slams Boris Johnson for 'impossible' Brexit vision

Boris Johnson's Brexit vision ridiculed by EU executive

Boris Johnson's Brexit vision ridiculed by EU executive

Dutch finance minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem firmly stated the UK can't expect unrestrained access to European markets unless it accepts free movement of labour

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

'He has not got a mandate to be useless' - John McTernan savages Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn 'hasn't got a mandate to be useless', says former Blair strategist John McTernan

Jeremy Corbyn 'hasn't got a mandate to be useless', says former Blair strategist

Tony Blair's former political secretary laid into the leader of the Labour Party

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Alastair Campbell on his time in Downing Street under Tony Blair

Tony Blair almost carried out 'nuclear option' on Gordon Brown - Alastair Campbell

Alastair Campbell reveals Blair almost carried out 'nuclear option' on Brown

Tony Blair's former head of communications told Paul Ross about the schisms he witnessed in the Labour Party - and his views on Ed Balls

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Hinkley Power Plant: Theresa May hasn't made final decision

Hinkley Point Power Plant: Theresa May hasn't made final decision

Hinkley Point Power Plant: Theresa May hasn't made final decision

The power plant scheme in Somerset was stalled in June because the PM wanted to review the plans shortly after she took office

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Brexit: Parliament will have say on triggering Article 50

Brexit: Parliament will have say over Article 50, says Theresa May spokesperson

Parliament will have say on triggering Article 50, says May's spokesperson

Several parties are pushed for a Parliamentary vote on when Article 50 is triggered

Monday, August 1, 2016

Monday, August 1, 2016

'I have to say critics in the Labour Party are a bit misplaced' - George Pascoe-Watson plays down David Cameron's Honours List row

Honours list row: 'Critics in the Labour Party are a bit misplaced' - The Sun's ex-political editor plays down David Cameron's 'cronies list'

Honours list row: 'Critics are a bit misplaced' – The Sun's ex-political editor

George Pascoe-Watson tells listeners the David Cameron's so-called 'cronies list' is what "every outgoing prime minister has always done. It's recognition of loyalty"…