Drive with Delaney

Sam Delaney drives you home Monday to Thursday with laughs, big interviews and topics that will get you talking.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Thursday, May 25, 2017

'Armed police were going to be deployed on UK streets even without terrorism', says former police officer

'Armed police were going to be deployed on UK streets even without Manchester terror attack', says former officer

'Armed police were going to be deployed even without Manchester attack'

Former Metropolitan Police officer Michael Smith tells Sam Delaney armed police won't be able to stop terrorists and criminals from doing what they want to do

'Religion shouldn't be brought into discussions about terrorism', says singer Sean Ryder

Manchester legend Shaun Ryder says Salman Abedi probably had a small manhood

Manchester legend Shaun Ryder says Salman Abedi probably had a small manhood

Musician Shaun Ryder said he was supposed to go to the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester with his family, but didn't because it was a nice day

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

'We can't let far-right facist groups dictate the narrative of the terror attack', says journalist

'We can't let fascists like the EDL dictate narrative of the terror attack', says journalist

'We can't let fascist groups dictate narrative of the terror attack'

Head of journalism at News Associates Andrew Greaves tells Sam Delaney that the streets of Manchester seem more normal today after the terror attack

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

'Roger Moore pioneered the look to camera and sharing of the joke', says journalist

'Sir Roger Moore pioneered the look to camera and sharing of the joke', says journalist

'Sir Roger Moore pioneered the look to camera and sharing of the joke'

Sire Roger Moore has passed away at the age of 89

Monday, May 22, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

'Facebook is trying to draw lines which can't be drawn without context', says Open Rights Group

'Facebook story will just lead to more government regulation', says RT director

'Facebook story will just lead to more government regulation', says RT director

The Guardian has revealed Facebook's internal rulebook on censoring content

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

General election: 'Labour voters will avoid voting for the party if they think it might win', says former Tony Blair advisor

General election: 'Labour voters will avoid voting for the party if they think it might win', says former Tony Blair advisor

'Labour voters will avoid voting for the party if they think it might win'

Former advisor to Tony Blair Matthew Doyle tells Sam Delaney Labour candidates will only win local seats if they can convince voters that Theresa May will start in power

'Republicans are privately totally exasperated with Donald Trump's behaviour', says foreign correspondent

Republicans are privately furious at Donald Trump, says foreign correspondent

'The whispers about impeaching Trump are getting louder'

Foreign correspondent Harriet Alexander tells Sam Delaney that Donald Trump is showing incredible ignorance

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Labour's Peter Dowd unable to explain how much more income tax those on £80,000 would pay

Labour's Peter Dowd doesn't know how much more income tax top earners would pay under Corbyn

Labour's Peter Dowd doesn't know how much more income tax top earners would pay

Labour candidate Peter Dowd tells Sam Delaney that the party manifesto clearly sets out where money for pledges will come from

Monday, May 15, 2017

Monday, May 15, 2017

'No one can influence Theresa May, she has her own mind and views', says former Downing Street comms director

Former Theresa May spin doctor says Jeremy Corbyn is bad for democracy

Former Theresa May spin doctor says Jeremy Corbyn is bad for democracy

Katie Perrior tells Sam Delaney that staff weren't lying when they said there wouldn't be an early election

Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

'It's a bad position when Prime Ministers have to be psychopaths or pretend to be one', claims communist party general secretary Robert Griffiths about Trident

UK Communist leader says Jeremy Corbyn is 'similar to John Major'

UK Communist leader says Jeremy Corbyn is 'similar to John Major'

Robert Griffiths said he's supporting Jeremy Corbyn - but he doesn't think his manifesto is particularly left-wing

'Dwayne Johnson as President would be great as he understands business and international relations', says fan

Dwayne 'the Rock' Johnson would be a great US President, says WWE superfan

Dwayne 'the Rock' Johnson would be a great US President, says WWE superfan

Wrestling geek believes The Rock is exceptionally hard-working and would probably be a candidate for the Democrats

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

'Donald Trump was stupid to fire James Comey now as it looks suspicious', says US political commentator

'Donald Trump was stupid to fire James Comey now as it looks suspicious', says US political commentator

'Donald Trump was stupid to fire James Comey now as it looks suspicious'

US political commentator Michael Graham tells Sam Delaney that he thinks Donald Trump is too stupid to have come up with a well thought out plot alongside the Russians

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

'If Labour does better in the election than Ed Miliband did, Jeremy Corbyn will have the right to stay', says Novara Media

'If Jeremy Corbyn does better than Ed Miliband did, he'll have every right to stay', says supporter Aaron Bastani

'If Jeremy Corbyn does better than Ed Miliband, he'll have every right to stay'

Aaron Bastani tells Sam Delaney he believes young people will come out and vote for Labour in the general election

Monday, May 8, 2017

Monday, May 8, 2017

'If you vote Conservatives in June, you’re really voting for no NHS', says author Marcus Chown

If you vote Tory in June you’re voting to kill the NHS, says author Marcus Chown

If you vote Tory in June you’re voting to kill the NHS, says author Marcus Chown

Marcus Chown and Daily Mail city editor Alex Brummer take part in a heated debate about the NHS

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

'Labour is clear on where money will come from to fund policies, so voters are well-informed',  says MP Yasmin Qureshi

Labour MP Yasmin Qureshi defends policing plan after Diane Abbott interview

Labour MP Yasmin Qureshi defends policing plan after Diane Abbott interview

MP Yasmin Qureshi tells Sam Delaney that many people feel insecure on our streets and therefore we need more visible policing

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017

'Boris Johnson's mugwump comment was used on purpose as a Brexit distraction', says political correspondent

'Boris Johnson's mugwump comment was a deliberate Brexit distraction'

'Boris Johnson's mugwump comment was a deliberate Brexit distraction'

Political correspondent Rupert Myers believes the Conservatives will only use Boris Johnson at the start of their general election campaign

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn 'stunned many people' with election speech, says Jim Fitzpatrick MP

Labour MP who voted against election says Jeremy Corbyn can punish Theresa May

Labour MP who voted against election says Corbyn can punish Theresa May

The Labour MP for Poplar and Limehouse spoke to Sam Delaney about Corbyn's keynote election speech

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

'Theresa May should have said she's calling an election because she thinks she'll win', says the SNP's John Nicolson

If Theresa May wants unanimous backing she should move to North Korea, says SNP's John Nicolson

If Theresa May wants total backing she should move to North Korea, says SNP MP

Theresa May has called a snap general election, but the SNP's John Nicolson thinks she should have announced it slightly differently

Early election: 'Theresa May personally wants a strong mandate for Brexit', says Iain Duncan Smith

Early election will kill off any talk of second Brexit referendum, Iain Duncan Smith tells Remainers

Early election will kill off talk of new referendum, says Iain Duncan Smith

Duncan Smith says Remainers can finally stop moaning once Theresa May gets clear majority

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Gender pay gap law: 'This will produce fake statistics and only appease those who promote victimhood culture', says journalist

Gender pay gap law: 'This will only produce fake statistics and promote victim culture', says journalist

Gender pay gap law: 'This will produce fake statistics', says journalist

All UK companies with more than 250 employees are now required to publish the average pay for men and women, in an attempt to close the gender pay gap

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

'Asking Jeremy Corbyn if he's going to resign due to polls is idiotic', says Novara Media

'Asking Jeremy Corbyn if he's going to resign due to poll ratings is idiotic' says supporter Aaron Bastani

'Asking Jeremy Corbyn if he's going to resign due to polls is idiotic'

Jeremy Corbyn became frustrated in an interview when he was asked about resigning due to the polls

'Jeremy Corbyn is down in the polls because his supporters are rude on social media', says media professor

Rude Jeremy Corbyn supporters are responsible for his disastrous poll ratings, says media professor

'Jeremy Corbyn is down in the polls because his supporters are rude online'

Jeremy Corbyn has claimed he is down in the polls because the media doesn't cover his policies, however professor Charlie Beckett believes it's not the media that's hurting his popularity

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

'Breaking our relationship with Saudi Arabia would damage the UK', says foreign affairs committee

Theresa May's Saudi Arabia visit is vital to UK interests, says foreign affairs committee chair

'Breaking our relationship with Saudi Arabia would damage the UK'

Crispin Blunt plays down human rights criticism in conversation with Sam Delaney

Easter egg row: 'This is an attempt to make people feel guilty about not going to church', says National Secular Society

Easter egg row is simply an attempt to make people feel guilty about not going to church, says National Secular Society

Easter egg row: 'This is an attempt to make people feel guilty about religion'

Cadbury and the National Trust have been criticised for promoting an egg hunt without using the word Easter

Monday, April 3, 2017

Monday, April 3, 2017

Croydon: 'The attackers are from a small toxic minority', says thinktank British Future

Croydon asylum seeker attackers 'represent a small toxic minority', says thinktank British Future

Croydon attackers 'represent a small toxic minority', says thinktank

British Future days we must show people that such attacks aren't acceptable

Friday, March 31, 2017

Friday, March 31, 2017

'Reducing the use of disposable coffee cups could lead to better housing and transport', says Natalie Bennett

Clamping down on disposable coffee cups could lead to better housing and transport, says Natalie Bennett

Disposable cup charges could bring better housing, says Natalie Bennett

Former Green party leader Natalie Bennett says charging people for disposable coffee cups will make the public think about the resources they are using

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Brexit: 'We'll get a back of a cigarette packet type deal', says political editor

Brexit: 'We'll get a back-of-a-fag-packet-type deal', says political editor

Brexit: 'We'll get a back-of-a-fag-packet-type deal', says political editor

Adam Bienkov tells Sam Delaney that the Brexit negotiations will start with the exit deal, pushing back the amount of time available to discuss a trade deal

Monday, March 27, 2017

Monday, March 27, 2017

'If security services can access encrypted messages, hackers can too', says former counter-terrorism officer

WhatsApp terror row: 'If security services can access encrypted messages, hackers can too'

'If security services can access encrypted messages, hackers can too'

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has said intelligence services must be able to access relevant information on encrypted messaging services such as WhatsApp, but some believe this would not be safe

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Westminster: 'Attacks on innocent Muslims are now likely to increase', says the Ramadhan Foundation

Westminster: 'Attacks on innocent Muslims are now likely to increase', says the Ramadhan Foundation

'Attacks on innocent Muslims are now likely to increase'

Chief executive of the Ramadhan Foundation Mohammed Shafiq says Muslims are standing up and speaking out about terrorism, but more needs to be done

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Westminster attack: 'The attacker ran towards Parliament holding a large kitchen knife above his head', says eyewitness

Westminster attack: 'Attacker ran towards Parliament holding a large kitchen knife above his head' says eyewitness

'Attacker ran towards Parliament holding large kitchen knife above his head'

Political editor of the Press Association Andrew Woodcock watched the incident unfold from his window

Westminster attack: 'At first people thought it was a bomb and all hell broke lose', says eyewitness

Westminster attack: Theresa May's car sped past me at incredible speed, says eyewitness

'All hell broke loose, then Theresa May's car sped past me'

Sun political editor Tom Newton Dunn believes the attack on Westminster was an an attack on the country itself and on democracy

'We must show our strength through unity' - Twitter prays for London

'We must show our strength through unity' - Twitter unites to #PrayforLondon

'We must show our strength through unity' - Twitter unites to #PrayforLondon

Many on Twitter are using the hashtag Pray for London to show their sympathy for victims, after the attacks in Westminster this afternoon

Westminster attack: 'The atmosphere is of shock and concern, many are confused', says eyewitness

Westminster terror attack: Eyewitness describes shock and confusion as Parliament reels from double assault

Westminster attack eyewitness describes shock and concern after terror assault

A car mowed down several pedestrians on Westminster Bridge while a knife-wielding attacker assaulted a police officer

Policeman treated for injuries on Westminster Bridge

Second policeman treated for injuries on Westminster Bridge

Second policeman treated for injuries on Westminster Bridge

Parliament is in lockdown after a man was gunned down outside, and a car mounted the pavement and hit several people on Westminster Bridge

'Jeremy Corbyn is utterly inept so George Osborne is attempting to be the voice of moderation', says journalist

Jeremy Corbyn is so inept that George Osborne thinks he can be the voice of the soft Brexiteers, says Polly Toynbee

'Osborne wants to exploit Corbyn's ineptitude and become voice of soft Brexit'

Guardian columnist believes George Osborne wants those who oppose a hard Brexit to rally around him

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

'The root of Labour's current problems is Tony Blair's leadership', says Ken Livingstone

Labour crisis: Momentum is only trying to right the wrongs of Tony Blair, says Ken Livingstone

Momentum is only trying to right the wrongs of Tony Blair, says Ken Livingstone

Ken Livingstone also believes it's hysterical nonsense to say Momentum are plotting against Labour and thinks all they want is democratic structures

'The FBI will struggle to prove Donald Trump and Russia worked together in the US election campaign', says journalist

'FBI will struggle to prove Donald Trump and Russia worked together in US election' says surveillance expert

'The FBI will struggle to prove Donald Trump and Russia worked together'

Investigative journalist Stephen Grey warns Trump's opponents to be careful before accusing Donald Trump of working with Russia

Friday, March 17, 2017

Friday, March 17, 2017

Radio DJ David Rodigan on starting out, meeting Bob Marley and the inspiration for his book

Reggae legend David Rodigan on starting out, meeting Bob Marley and the inspiration for his book

Radio DJ David Rodigan on starting out, meeting Bob Marley and his new book

David Rodigan told Sam Delaney just how awe-struck he felt by Bob Marley

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

'Marine A endured six months of hell before shooting injured Taliban fighter', says lawyer

'Marine A lawyer says 'he wasn't Rambo... he'd reached breaking point when he shot Taliban fighter'

Marine A lawyer says 'he wasn't Rambo... he'd reached his breaking point'

Jonathan Goldberg QC said that Marine A's previous legal team made a very serious omission by not including psychiatric evidence

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

George Galloway says members of the SNP feel boxed in by Nicola Sturgeon over independence

George Galloway blasts the SNP: I've never met a Scot that supports free movement of labour

George Galloway: I've never met a Scot that supports free movement of labour

George Galloway says Scots would not vote to leave the UK and believes SNP lawmakers feel 'boxed in' by Nicola Sturgeon.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Budget 2017: 'If Labour were in power they would have invested in productivity', says MP Peter Dowd

Labour responds to Budget: 'This is another kick in the teeth for social care'

Labour responds to Budget: 'This is another kick in the teeth for social care'

Shadow treasury chief Peter Dowd says Philip Hammond's flagship policy will to nothing to plug gaps created by government cuts

Monday, March 6, 2017

Monday, March 6, 2017

Legalising hooliganism: 'Football hooliganism has been swept under the carpet across the world', says former Kremlin advisor

Russian football hooliganism row has been exaggerated by Western media, says ex-Kremlin advisor

'Russian football hooliganism row has been exaggerated by Western media'

Russian Football Union board member Igor Lebedev has suggested legalising football hooliganism and turning it into a sport - but ex-Kremlin aide Alexander Nekrassov believes it's not a big deal

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Universities: 'Students today are actually quite right wing compared to the 1970s', says campaigner Peter Tatchell

Universities and the left: 'Students today are actually quite right-wing compared to the 1970s', says campaigner Peter Tatchell

'Peter Tatchell: Students today are drifting to the right, not left

A report by the free-market think tank Adam Smith Institute claims British universities often have a strong left-wing or liberal bias among academics and under-represent conservative views

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Brexit bill: 'Both Leave and Remain voters want to protect the rights of EU nationals', says Lord Peter Hain

Brexit bill: 'Both Leave and Remain voters want to protect the rights of EU nationals', says Lord Peter Hain

'Both Leave and Remain voters want to protect the rights of EU nationals'

Peers in the House of Lords are expected to amend the Article 50 bill to protect the rights of EU nationals already living in Britain

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Low-risk paedophiles: 'The criminal justice system has gone wrong, all paedophiles should be in prison', says former chief superintendent

'The criminal justice system has gone wrong, all paedophiles should be in prison', says former chief superintendent

'The criminal justice system is wrong, all paedophiles should be in prison'

Chief constable Simon Bailey has said that paedophiles who view indecent images but don't go any further should not be jailed, but rehabilitated instead

Prison crisis: 'We may be breeding criminals who are worse than when they went behind bars', says Association of Prison Lawyers

'We may be breeding criminals who are worse than when they went behind bars', says Association of Prison Lawyers

'We may be breeding criminals who are worse than when they went behind bars'

Dangerous prisoners are receiving hundreds of pound in compensation due to delays in the parole process, even when they are turned down for early release

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Leave Means Leave co-chairman accuses Sam Delaney of 'media mischief-making' after asking about abuse of immigrants

Leave Means Leave co-chairman accuses Sam Delaney of 'media mischief-making' after asking about abuse of immigrants

Leave Means Leave co-chairman accuses Sam Delaney of 'media mischief-making'

Richard Tice, the co-chairman of Leaves Means Leave, accused Sam Delaney of stirring up trouble after he mentioned reports of attacks on immigrants

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

'If you disagree with Milo Yiannopoulos then ignore him or challenge him', says free speech campaigner

'If you disagree with Milo Yiannopoulos then ignore him or challenge him,' says free speech campaigner

'If you disagree with Milo Yiannopoulos then ignore him or challenge him'

Book publisher Simon amd Schuster have cancelled the release of memoirs written by Milo Yiannopoulos, after he appeared to endorse paedophilia in recent remarks

'The House of Lords is a disgrace, but I'd still join if asked,' says Ken Livingstone

'The House of Lords is a disgrace, but I'd still join if asked,' says Ken Livingstone

'The House of Lords is a disgrace,' says Ken Livingstone

A new BBC documentary entitled Meet the Lords provided a look into the House of Lords, sparking controversy about its organisation and whether it is needed

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

'Parliament is less representative of class divisions in our society than ever', says Ken Livingstone

Ken Loach is a genius and Tory MP Tim Loughton is a nobody, says Ken Livingstone

Ken Loach is a genius and Tory MP Tim Loughton is a nobody - Ken Livingstone

Conservative MP Tim Loughton hit back at film director Ken Loach on Twitter, after the director criticised the Government during a speech at the Baftas

Monday, February 13, 2017

Monday, February 13, 2017

Sam Delaney claims Jeremy Corbyn is thin skinned and chooses not to represent himself in the media during heated debate

Sam Delaney savages Jeremy Corbyn supporter who claims media is biased against Labour leader

Sam Delaney says Jeremy Corbyn is thin skinned in a heated debate with caller

Sam Delaney had a heated debate with a caller about the representation of Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour party in the media

Labour secret polling: 'It would be odd if Jeremy Corbyn resigned before 2020', says professor

Jeremy Corbyn unlikely to quit before 2020, says legendary pollster John Curtice

Jeremy Corbyn unlikely to quit before 2020, says legendary pollster

Labour has carried out secret polling to test the popularity of those rumoured to possibly replace Jeremy Corbyn, according to a document given to the Sunday Times

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Thursday, February 9, 2017

MPs think Clive Lewis could win an election, so they wouldn't back him for leadership, says political correspondent

'Labour MPs won't back Clive Lewis because they think he could actually win an election'

'MPs think Clive Lewis could win an election - so they won't back him'

Lewis stepped down from the shadow cabinet yesterday, fuelling talk of a leadership challenge

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

'Teaching with body cameras will ruin the relationship between teachers and pupils', says head teacher

Teaching with body cameras will ruin the relationship with pupils, says head teacher

Teaching with body cameras will ruin relationship with pupils, says headmaster

Body cameras are to be worn by teachers in an attempt to stop pupils disrupting classes, two secondary schools are taking part in the pilot scheme for three months.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

'John Bercow wants people to think of him as leading the charge against Donald Trump', says his biographer

John Bercow wants people to think he's leading the charge against Donald Trump, says his biographer

'John Bercow wants people to think of him as leading the charge against Trump'

House of Commons speaker John Bercow said that Donald Trump should not be allowed to speak in Parliament during his state visit

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