Drive with Delaney

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

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

'Ancient buildings and monuments renders Italy vulnerable to earthquakes', says leading expert

'Ancient buildings and monuments renders Italy vulnerable to earthquakes', says leading expert

Ancient architecture renders Italy 'vulnerable to earthquakes' - Expert view

Doctor David Whitehouse and journalist Angela Giuffrida provide more information on the quake in Italy

George Galloway backs Jeremy Corbyn in 'traingate' row

George Galloway backs Jeremy Corbyn in 'traingate' row with 'billionaire privatising train boss' Sir Richard Branson

George Galloway backs Jeremy Corbyn in 'traingate' row

Labour leader claimed he was forced to sit on the floor on London to Newcastle service

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Reports have claimed Theresa May could drop the Mayoral system

Ken Livingstone: I was London mayor for years, but I hate the mayoral system

Ken Livingstone: I was London mayor for years, but I hate the mayoral system

Livingstone says that putting large amounts of power in the hands of a mayor is 'how dictators work'

Monday, August 22, 2016

Monday, August 22, 2016

'There is a propaganda element' to the Olympic Games, says journalist David Conn

Olympics 2016: Beware Team GB propaganda, says sports finance expert David Conn

Don't be seduced by Team GB 'propaganda' warns David Conn

Guardian journalist suggests the government is using sport to suggest everything is fine in the country, just like 'despicable regimes' of the past.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

'This is the last resort for staff', says shadow transport secretary on rail strikes

Eurostar strikes are "last resort" for staff at the end of their tether, says shadow transport minister

Eurostar strikes are "last resort" for staff at the end of their tether

Shadow transport minister Andy McDonald tells talkRADIO that industrial action on the cross-channel service, along with walkouts at Southern Rail and the East Coast, are "absolutely critical" to the continued safety and security of services…

'The only way out of this is more money', says former NHS chairman on A&E closure

"The only way out of this is more money", says health analyst on NHS closures

"The only way out of this is more money", says health analyst on NHS closures

A hypothecated tax, with cash raised ring-fenced for the National Health Service, could be the answer to a chronic lack of funding in hospitals and healthcare, talkRADIO's Sam Delaney hears…

Tom Watson's comments are 'not as hostile as some are making out', says Momentum steering committee member

Labour Leadership: Corbyn camp hit back at Tom Watson's 'Trotskyite' claims

Labour Leadership: Corbyn camp hit back at Tom Watson's 'Trotskyite' claims

Supporters of the under-fire leader dismiss suggestions from the party's deputy-head that they "don't have the best interests of the party at heart" as the battle to control Labour heats up…

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Tim Eaton, a Syria expert from the Royal Institute of International Affairs, tells talkRADIO that neither side is in the mood to take a backward step, as fighting intensifies in the besieged city of Aleppo

Syrian Conflict: UN-proposed pause in fighting "is not going to happen", regional expert tells talkRADIO

Syrian Conflict: UN-proposed pause in fighting "is not going to happen"

Tim Eaton, a Syria expert from the Royal Institute of International Affairs, tells talkRADIO that neither side is in the mood to take a backward step, as fighting intensifies in the besieged city…

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Thursday, August 4, 2016

'We don't want an autocrat running UKIP like happens in North Korea' - Neil Hamilton MP compares Steven Woolfe to Kim Jong-Un

Steven Woolfe "wanted to run UKIP like North Korea" - says the party's leader in Wales, Neil Hamilton

Steven Woolfe "wanted to run UKIP like North Korea" - Neil Hamilton

The party's Leader in the Welsh Assembly has hit back at claims that the prospective leadership candidate was "stitched up" by UKIP's National Executive Committee, and slammed his plans to "take the democracy out of the party"…

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

'We are going to step into the shoes of the old Labour party', says UKIP leadership candidate Elizabeth Jones

"UKIP will have a great deal of appeal until we're out of the EU", says party leadership candidate Elizabeth Jones

"UKIP will have great appeal until we're out of the EU" - leadership candidate

Elizabeth Jones says that her party plans to "step into the shoes of the old Labour Party" as the battle to succeed Nigel Farage hots up…

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Refugee crisis: 'We need the government to show leadership', says CalAid volunteer

Refugee Crisis: "Whatever the reason, we need to help", says humanitarian campaigner

Refugee Crisis: "Whatever the reason, we need to help"

Sioban Wall, who volunteers at a camp in Calais, tells talkRADIO listeners that the British government needs to "show leadership" in dealing with the humanitarian crisis developing across Europe…

Monday, August 1, 2016

Monday, August 1, 2016

Tuition fees: 'We will see a tipping point where students think it's too much', says vice president of NUS

Tuition fees: Withdrawal of maintenance grants is "class war", says vice president of NUS

Tuition fees: It's "class war" to scrap maintenance grants, says students' union

The National Union of Students (NUS) has accused the government of punishing those from poorer backgrounds with a policy that could see them graduate with more than £50,000 of debt…

'It's a reward for a big donation to a political party', says Ken Livingstone on honours list

"I loathe and despise David Cameron. The idea of him giving me an honour is bizarre," says Ken Livingstone on honours list row

Honours list row: "I loathe Cameron…him giving me an honour would be bizarre"

Former London mayor Ken Livingstone has told talkRADIO listeners why he "turned down" the offer of a CBE from the former Prime Minister…

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Thursday, July 28, 2016

'It's part of the modern selfish society of Britain', says columnist Alex Proud as baby boomers spend their savings

Baby boomers' spending habits 'a disgusting outrage', says Telegraph journalist

Baby boomers' spending habits 'a disgusting outrage', says Telegraph journalist

Columnist Alex Proud says lack of concern for the younger generation is selfish and a sign that "the system is broken" in Britain…

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

'Owen Smith is a pound shop Neil Kinnock', says presenter George Galloway

'Owen Smith is a pound shop Neil Kinnock. His campaign is dead in the water', says ex-MP George Galloway

'Owen Smith is a pound shop Neil Kinnock. His campaign is dead in the water'

talkRADIO presenter and former MP George Galloway tells Sam Delaney that Labour's prospective new leader is all mouth and no trousers as the battle for the party goes on…

Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee believes Labour leadership candidate Owen Smith can help "pull the party back again" and has hit out at critics who have called her a Blairite.

'Abuse from Corbyn supporters is obnoxious', says Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee

'Abuse from Corbyn supporters is obnoxious', says Guardian's Polly Toynbee

The political columnist discusses her support for Owen Smith in the Labour leadership battle, and calls the behaviour of the current leader's followers "no way to treat comrades"…

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

French church attack: 'Those identified as a threat need to be confined', says Professor Anthony Glees

French church attack: 'Tagging, detention and deportation' could all help in the fight against terror, says security expert

French church attack: 'Tagging, detention and deportation' could cut down terror

Security expert Anthony Glees says European nations need to be more proactive in the battle against domestic attacks…

Friday, July 22, 2016

Friday, July 22, 2016

Extremism Disruption Orders: 'The government's approach is too ham-fisted', says Peter Tatchell

'The government's approach is too ham-fisted. Young people aren't born radicalised', says Peter Tatchell

'The government's approach is too ham-fisted. People aren't born radicalised'

Human-rights campaigner Peter Tatchell believes clearer language is required as MPs consider handing out disruption orders to combat extremism

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

'Owen Smith isn't a name or a face to set the world alight', says political commentator Rupert Myers

'Owen Smith isn't a name or a face to set the world alight', says political commentator Rupert Myers

'Owen Smith isn't a name or a face to set the world alight', says Rupert Myers

The challenger for the Labour party leadership is facing questions over previous role as a pharmaceutical company lobbyist

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

The Guardian's assistant editor Michael White has told talkRADIO's Sam Delaney that embattled Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is a "bearded, left-wing, teetotal pacifist" who never wanted to be Labour leader.

'Jeremy Corbyn has two problems: his policies and his personality', says senior political journalist

'Jeremy Corbyn has two problems: his policies and his personality'

Michael White, assistant editor of The Guardian, says embattled Labour leader never wanted the job in the first place

Monday, July 18, 2016

Monday, July 18, 2016

'That's like saying there's a cheaper alternative to a Rolls Royce, a push bike', says Chris Parry on MP Emily Thornberry's Trident comments

'That's like saying there's a cheaper alternative to a Rolls Royce – a push bike', Rear Admiral Chris Parry dismisses the cost-savings of not renewing Trident

'It's like saying there's a cheaper alternative to a Rolls Royce – a push bike'

Chris Parry, former director general of development, concepts and doctrine at the Ministry of Defence, explains why he scrapping nuclear weapons is a false economy

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Boris Johnson: He'll be 'reviving an old slogan called I'm backing Britain', says journalist Dave Hill

Boris Johnson: He'll be 'reviving an old slogan called I'm backing Britain', says journalist Dave Hill

Boris Johnson will be 'reviving an old slogan called I'm backing Britain'

Boris Johnson has been appointed as Foreign Secretary

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Labour will 'continue as a vanity project' under Corbyn, says commentator John McTernan

Labour will 'continue as a vanity project' under Corbyn, says commentator John McTernan

Labour will 'continue as a vanity project' under Corbyn, says John McTernan

Tony Blairs director of political operations explains why he thinks Labour won't win an election under Jeremy Corbyn

Monday, July 11, 2016

Monday, July 11, 2016

Harriet Harman tells Theresa May: 'It’s not good enough to just be a woman Prime Minister, you must deliver for the women in this country'

Harriet Harman tells Theresa May: 'It’s not good enough to just be a woman Prime Minister, you must deliver for the women in this country'

Harriet Harman issues PM warning to Theresa May

UK's new leader in waiting is told: 'You must deliver for the women in this country'

Angela Eagle backed to set out a 'clear sense of direction' for Labour as Harriet Harman supports her leadership bid

Angela Eagle backed to set out a 'clear sense of direction' for Labour as Harriet Harman supports her leadership bid

Angela Eagle backed to set out a 'clear sense of direction' for Labour

Harriet Harman backs MP for Wallasey to succeed Jeremy Corbyn as party leader

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Thursday, July 7, 2016

'Cowardice was shown by Obama and David Cameron in withdrawing troops', says political adviser John McTernan

'Cowardice was shown by Obama and David Cameron in withdrawing troops', says political adviser John McTernan

'Cowardice was shown by Obama and David Cameron,' says political adviser

Labour political adviser John McTernan reveals his views on Chilcot

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Chilcot: 'There should be charges laid against Tony Blair', says Ken Livingstone

Chilcot: 'There should be charges laid against Tony Blair', says Ken Livingstone

Chilcot: 'There should be charges laid against Tony Blair', says Ken Livingstone

The former London Mayor believes the Iraq war only led to more problems

'The man who is on his stumps who is vulnerable and anxious' - South African journalist on Oscar Pistorius' sentencing

'The judge was sympathetic towards Pistorius' - South African journalist on sentencing

'The judge was sympathetic towards Pistorius' - SA journalist

Journalist Gia Nicolaides discusses why the athlete only got a six year jail sentence for murder

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

'The relationship around the BMA and the government was really sub-optimal to put it mildly', says Dr Hamed Khan

'The contract was unethical', says Dr Hamed Khan on junior doctor vote

'The contract was unethical', says Dr Hamed Khan on junior doctor vote

Dr Hamed Khan comments on junior doctors voting no to their new contract

'These are the people who are the very architects of our society', Sam Delaney's opening monologue on strikes

'These are the people who are the very architects of our society', Sam Delaney on strikes

'The very architects of our society', Sam Delaney on strikes

Sam Delaney opened his show with a speech about the strikes

Monday, July 4, 2016

Monday, July 4, 2016

'She was superb', says comedian John Maloney on Caroline Aherne

'Her comedy came from the soul' – John Maloney pays tribute to Caroline Aherne

'Her comedy came from the soul' – John Maloney on Caroline Aherne

Caroline Aherne passed away at the age of 52

'He must have thought, is it really worth it?' says journalist Boyd Hilton on Chris Evans

'He must have thought, is it really worth it?' says journalist Boyd Hilton on Chris Evans Top Gear resignation

Chris Evans: 'He must have thought, is it really worth it?' says Boyd Hilton

Chris Evans has resigned from presenting Top Gear

Friday, July 1, 2016

Friday, July 1, 2016

Shiraz Maher, a former member of a radical Islamist organisation, shared his experiences with Sam Delaney

'9/11 was seen as payback' - An insight into the mindset of radical Islam from a former radicalised Muslim

'9/11 was seen as payback' - An insight into the mindset of radical Islam

Shiraz Maher, a former member of a radical Islamist organisation, shared his experiences with Sam Delaney

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Thursday, June 30, 2016

'I think he felt he had to intervene and do something', says journalist Alex Brummer on Mark Carney's press conference

'I think he felt he had to intervene and do something', says journalist Alex Brummer on Mark Carney's press conference

'I think he felt he had to intervene and do something', says Alex Brummer

The Bank of England governor held a press conference today

'Undercover policing is not for the faint-hearted,' says former Metropolitan Police detective after official guidelines are published

'I was stabbed and stared down the barrel of a gun' – ex-undercover cop in wake of new guidelines

'I was stabbed and stared down the barrel of a gun' – ex-undercover cop

Peter Bleksley, who worked undercover for ten years, explained how officers are at risk following the publishing of official guidelines

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Cameron tells Corbyn to resign – 'He probably thought, "to hell with it,"' says commentator Steve Topple

Cameron tells Corbyn to resign – 'He probably thought, "to hell with it,"' says commentator Steve Topple

Cameron tells Corbyn to resign – 'He probably thought, "to hell with it"'

David Cameron said 'for heaven's sake man, go' to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

'MPs don't own this party' – Labour MP Barry Gardiner blasts no confidence vote for Jeremy Corbyn

'MPs don't own this party' – Labour MP Barry Gardiner blasts no confidence vote for Jeremy Corbyn

'MPs don't own this party' – MP Barry Gardiner blasts Corbyn no confidence vote

The shadow minister for energy & climate change says he regrets the way Jeremy Corbyn's leadership has been challenged

Monday, June 27, 2016

Monday, June 27, 2016

'A lacklustre, tedious old man' – political correspondent Rupert Myers condemns Jeremy Corbyn

'A lacklustre, tedious old man' – political correspondent Rupert Myers condemns Jeremy Corbyn

'A lacklustre, tedious old man' – political correspondent Rupert Myers on Corbyn

The co-creator of Corbyn the Musical says the Labour leader doesn't care

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Matt Lorenzo on the life of Bobby Moore and his new film

'It's a human story' – Matt Lorenzo on his Bobby Moore film

'It's a human story' – Matt Lorenzo on his Bobby Moore film

The journalist has created a film documenting Moore's life

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Ex-Cameron aide Steve Hilton: 'I wouldn't talk about my mate like that'

Ex-Cameron aide Steve Hilton: 'I wouldn't talk about my mate like that'

Steve Hilton: 'I wouldn't talk about my mate like that'

Steve Hilton joins Sam Delaney on his relationship with David Cameron

'The Brexit campaign is trying to use Turkey to stir up fear over immigration' says Associate Fellow of Chatham House

'Brexit campaign is trying to use Turkey to stir up fear over immigration,' says Associate Fellow of Chatham House

'The Brexit campaign is trying to use Turkey to stir up fear over immigration'

Associate Fellow of Chatham House Fadi Sakura claims Turkey is not interested in EU membership

Father Vs Son! Stanley Johnson responds to his son Boris thoughts on why people should vote to leave the EU

Father vs son! Stanley Johnson responds to Boris... and he's voting Remain

Father vs son! Stanley Johnson responds to Boris... and he's voting Remain

The father of the former Mayor of London joined Sam Delaney ahead of the referendum

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

'What we're doing is exercising our democratic right', says chairman of Liberty GB on Batley and Spen election

'What we're doing is exercising our democratic right', says chairman of Liberty GB on Batley and Spen election

'What we're doing is exercising our democratic right', says Liberty GB chairman

Labour and Conservative parties announced they wouldn't put anyone up to run for the seat in Batley and Spen

'When's he going to stop fibbing to the British people?', says Richard Tice on David Cameron

'When's he going to stop fibbing to the British people?', says Richard Tice on David Cameron

'When's he going to stop fibbing?', says Richard Tice on David Cameron

Steve Hilton has claimed David Cameron cannot reach his net-migration target

'People fear the return of the border in Northern Ireland', says editor of the Irish World

'People fear the return of the border in Northern Ireland', says Irish World editor

Irish World editor: 'People fear the return of the border in Northern Ireland'

The Irish World newspaper has reported an increase in applications for Irish passports

Monday, June 20, 2016

Monday, June 20, 2016

'It won't change anything', says political correspondent after Baroness Warsi changes her decision on the EU

'It won't change anything', says political correspondent on Warsi reverse

Baroness Warsi is now supporting the Remain campaign, despite her previous decision to support Leave

Friday, June 17, 2016

Friday, June 17, 2016

'She was a wonderful person', MP Barry Gardiner pays a moving tribute to Jo Cox

'She was a wonderful person', MP Barry Gardiner pays a moving tribute to Jo Cox

'She was a wonderful person', MP Barry Gardiner pays a moving tribute to Jo Cox

The Labour MP for Brent North speaks about MP Jo Cox

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Jo Cox: 'I am deeply saddened to hear of her untimely death today', says policing expert Peter Bleksley

Jo Cox: 'I'm deeply saddened to hear of her untimely death', says policing expert Peter Bleksley

'I'm deeply saddened to hear of her untimely death today', says Peter Bleksley

Labour MP Jo Cox was attacked and has passed away in hospital

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

'They tried to shout them down, I find it quite distasteful', says MP Kate Hoey on Bob Geldof's comments

'He tried to shout them down, I find it distasteful', says MP Kate Hoey about Bob Geldof

Hoey slams Geldof: 'He tried to shout them down, I find it distasteful'

Nigel Farage brought a fleet of boats down the River Thames to urge Parliament to take control of our waters

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

EU referendum: 'It's much more complicated than a newspaper headline', says Alastair Campbell

EU referendum: 'It's much more complicated than a newspaper headline', says Alastair Campbell

'It's much more complicated than a newspaper headline', says Alastair Campbell

The Sun's front page today urged readers to vote Leave

Monday, June 13, 2016

Monday, June 13, 2016

England may end up facing consequences for trouble, even when they're not full to blame, says Palios

Euro 2016: Removing England may be 'short term solution' to violence, warns ex-FA chief

Removing England from Euro 2016 may be a 'short term solution' to fan violence

Mark Palios says there are a lot of questions to be asked about the organisation of Euro 2016

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Music copyright cases like Ed Sheeran's 'sets a really dangerous precedent', says lawyer

$20m Ed Sheeran lawsuit 'sets dangerous precedent', says intellectual property lawyer

$20m Ed Sheeran lawsuit "sets dangerous precedent", says lawyer

Intellectual property specialist questions the need for legal action

BHS collapse: Claims of lying, theft and death threats were 'unbelievable at times', says MP Richard Fuller

BHS collapse: Claims of lying, theft and death threats were 'unbelievable at times', says MP

BHS collapse: Claims of lying, theft and death threats were 'unbelievable'

Bedford and Kempston MP Richard Fuller said directors' power should be used for the "good of everyone"

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Businesswoman Michelle Dewberry has expressed her "serious concerns" over the UK's future if the country votes to leave the European Union.

EU Referendum: 'I have serious concerns' - Apprentice winner Michelle Dewberry expresses her fears over leaving the Union

EU Referendum: 'I've serious concerns' - Apprentice's Michelle Dewberry

The reality TV star and businesswoman has 'serious concerns' about the UK leaving the European Union

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

'I think it's the wrong way to campaign', claims Steve Hilton on Zac Goldsmith's campaign

'It's the wrong way to campaign', says David Cameron's former strategy director about Tory approach

PM's former strategy director slams Tory's campaign bid

Steve Hilton explains why the Tory's bid for London mayor was poorly conceived

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