Drive with Delaney

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

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

Housing White Paper: 'The Government's plans have no substance and Brexit will make the housing crisis worse'

'The Housing White Paper is pointless and Brexit will make property crisis worse'

Housing White Paper: 'The Government's plans have no substance'

The Government vowed to build more affordable houses in order to help people buy and rent homes in a White Paper

Monday, February 6, 2017

Monday, February 6, 2017

'The Government should not be using an adversiting agency to challenge racist myths', says creative director

Government shouldn't be using advertising agencies to challenge racist myths, says creative director

'The Government should not be using an adversiting agency to challenge racism'

Racist myths perpetrated by the far right are to be challenged by the Government online as part of a £60 million battle against extremism

'People should not be allowed to visit the UK without health insurance', says UKIP's Gerard Batten

NHS crisis: If foreigners don't have health insurance we should send them home, says UKIP's Gerard Batten

'People should not be allowed to visit the UK without health insurance'

NHS trusts will now have to check whether patients from overseas are eligible for non-urgent care and they will be charged for treatment upfront, Jeremy Hunt has annonced

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

'Debating Article 50 is unnecessary because negotiations could fail', says UKIP's Gerard Batten

UKIP's Gerard Batten: 'If there was a second Brexit referendum, we'd win by even bigger margin'

UKIP Brexit strategist says British people are more convinced than ever to leave

MPs are now debating the Brexit bill, before they vote on whether to trigger Article 50 and begin the Brexit process

'MPs who vote to trigger Article 50 will have their names held to that decision for the rest of their career', says political commentator

MPs who vote to trigger Article 50 will be forever remembered for that decision, says political commentator

'MPs who vote to trigger Article 50 will have their names held to the decision'

MPs are debating the Article 50 bill, as they will have to vote on whether to trigger Article 50, this will begin the Brexit process

Monday, January 30, 2017

Monday, January 30, 2017

Sam Delaney left stunned by caller's views on Muslims and Sadiq Khan

Sam Delaney left stunned by caller's view to kick all Muslims out of UK

Sam Delaney left stunned by caller's view to kick all Muslims out of UK

Kingston called up our afternoon presenter to share his views on Donald Trump's executive order

'Protests against Donald Trump's travel ban are actually just against Trump himself', says UKIP's Peter Whittle

Protests against Donald Trump's travel ban are actually just against Trump himself, says UKIP's Peter Whittle

'Protests against Donald Trump's travel ban are actually just against Trump'

Donald Trump has banned travellers from seven Muslim-majority countries from America, a move that has sparked outrage

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Thursday, January 26, 2017

'Having only three days to debate the Article 50 bill is unacceptable', says MP Ben Bradshaw

Labour Brexit rebel Ben Bradshaw says he'll vote to block Article 50 'to protect my constituents'

Labour Brexit rebel says he'll vote to block Article 50 'to protect my voters'

Bradshaw also says three-day debating period is 'unacceptable'

'The media made Donald Trump look racist, but there isn't a racist bone in his body', says pastor

Donald Trump is the least racist person you'll ever meet, says his pastor

Donald Trump is the least racist person you'll ever meet, says his pastor

Pastor Mark Burns first met Donald Trump around a year and a half ago, and has been a huge supporter ever since

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

'If a job requires you to wear high heels, either wear them or don't take the job' says Karen Danczuk

'If a job requires you to wear high heels, either wear them or don't take the job' says Karen Danczuk

'If a job requires you to wear high heels, wear them or don't take the job'

MPs are calling on the Government to ban sexist dress rules at work, after receptionist Nicola Thorpe was sent home from work for not wearing high heels

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Supreme Court verdict: 'The Brexit bill will pass with a fairly sizeable majority', says Charlie Elphicke MP

MP Charlie Elphicke warns Remainers 'Brexit is happening - stop hoping it all goes wrong'

'The Brexit bill will pass with a fairly sizeable majority'

The Supreme Court ruled today that Article 50 can only be triggered after Parliament have taken a vote on the matter

Supreme Court verdict: 'If Labour MPs don't vote in favour of Brexit then the media will have a field day', says Labour Leave

Supreme Court verdict: Labour Leave boss urges Jeremy Corbyn to drag party out of Brexit 'mess'

Labour Leave boss urges Jeremy Corbyn to drag party out of Brexit 'mess'

Brendan Chilton says party must vote for Brexit - or media will have a field day

Friday, January 20, 2017

Friday, January 20, 2017

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Donald Trump inauguration speech 'sounds like fascist rhetoric' says comic Erich McElroy

Donald Trump inauguration speech 'sounds like fascist rhetoric' says US comic

Erich McElroy and Scott Capurro joined our drivetime presenter and guest co-host in the wake of Donald Trump's inauguration speech

'There is someone in a bunker at the White House, just incase the Cabinet is wiped out at the inauguration', says Charlie Wolf

Trump inauguration: 'There is someone lying in a bunker at the White House just in case the Cabinet gets wiped out', says Charlie Wolf

'Someone's in a bunker at the White House just incase the Cabinet are wiped out'

Charlie Wolf discusses the contingency plans that are in place, just in case everyone is wiped out at the inauguration

'Everyone in Ayrshire loves Donald Trump', says journo Stuart Wilson ahead of inauguration

'Everyone in Ayrshire loves Donald Trump', says the Scottish journalist who interviewed him twice

'Everyone in Ayrshire loves Donald Trump', says journo Stuart Wilson

Stuart Wilson, a senior reporter for the Ayrshire Post in Scotland, spoke to Sam Delaney ahead of Donald Trump being sworn in as the 45th president of the United States

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Political director of the TaxPayers' Alliance Dia Chakravarty and journalist Polly Toynbee argue over raising council tax in Surrey

Polly Toynbee in furious row with TaxPayers' Alliance director Dia Chakravarty over Surrey council tax hike

Dia Chakravarty and Polly Toynbee argue over raising council tax in Surrey

Political Director of the TaxPayers' Alliance Dia Chakravarty and journalist Polly Toynbee severely clashed when discussing the raising of council tax

Tatchell had some strong words to say about Brexit and Trump

Brexit isn't a done deal until we're actually out, says Peter Tatchell

Brexit isn't a done deal until we're actually out, says Peter Tatchell

Human rights campaigner also says Donald Trump could be bad news for Britain

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

'The mental health stigma campaign cannot become a replacement for services', says Alastair Campbell

Theresa May needs to walk the walk on mental health, says Alastair Campbell

Government needs to walk the walk on mental health, says Alastair Campbell

Alastair Campbell has published a piece in entitled On mental health, the Tories need to put their money where their mouths are

Lindsay Lohan rumoured Islam conversion: journalist Yvonne Ridley gives advice to Hollywood starlet

Female journalist converted to Islam tells Lindsay Lohan: The Quran is a blueprint for women's rights

Journalist converted to Islam by the Taliban tells Lindsay Lohan to relax

There's been speculation the actress is going through a conversion after she deleted all of her Instagram pictures and replaced her description with an Arab greeting

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

'If I knew we'd lose the protection of the European Court of Human Rights, I'd have voted remain', says caller

Brexit could create a French revolution in the UK, says Sam Delaney caller

Brexit could create a French revolution in the UK, says Sam Delaney caller

Today Sam Delaney asked his listeners what they thought they were voting for in the EU referendum, after Theresa May made a speech on her Brexit plans

'The only thing Theresa May's speech told us was the she'll stick to a two year time frame', says political editor

The only thing Theresa May's Brexit speech told us was that she'll stick to two-year timeframe, says political editor

'All Theresa May's speech told us was that she'll stick to two-year timeframe'

Today the Prime Minister made a speech about her plans for Brexit, claiming she does not want the UK to stay within the single market

Monday, January 16, 2017

Monday, January 16, 2017

'Governments must step in and ensure economic growth works for everyone', says Oxfam

'Governments must step in and ensure economic growth works for everyone', says Oxfam

'Governments must step in and ensure economic growth works for everyone'

A report by Oxfam has claimed that just eight men have the same amount of wealth as 3.6 billion people

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Thursday, January 12, 2017

'We need to find out whether politicians are using hate speech in order to gain support', says professor

'We must find out whether politicians are using hate speech to gain support for Brexit', says professor

'We need to find out whether politicians are using hate speech'

West Midlands Police have said they are treating a speech made by Amber Rudd last year at the Conservative Party conference as a “hate incident,” after a complaint was made by Professor Joshua Silver

'Watford was a very big part of Graham Taylor's life and he believed in honest, good hard work', says former goalkeeper

Graham Taylor was a brilliant man-manager and a great man, says former goalkeeper Alec Chamberlain

'Graham Taylor was a brilliant man-manager and a great man'

Former England manager Graham Taylor has died at the age of 72, he was also the manager of Watford, leading them to the final of the 1984 FA Cup

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