General Election

Friday, May 26, 2017

Friday, May 26, 2017

'Jeremy Corbyn's speech is grotesquely timed and deepens Manchester victim's pain', says Human Security Centre

'Jeremy Corbyn's speech is grotesquely timed and deepens Manchester victims' pain', says man who fled Taliban

Jeremy Corbyn's speech is grotesquely timed, says man who fled Taliban

Rohullah Yakobi tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that Jeremy Corbyn is causing victims to doubt their own values

Twitter divided over Jeremy Corbyn's foreign policy comments

Manchester Attack: Jeremy Corbyn savaged by critics for 'excusing terrorism'

Jeremy Corbyn savaged by critics for 'excusing terrorism'

The Labour Leader is expected to declare UK foreign policy must change because he claims the involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan has led to an increased risk of terrorism

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Thursday, May 25, 2017

UKIP defend burka ban, saying it'll help women get more vitamin D from sunlight

UKIP defend burka ban, saying it'll help women get more vitamin D from sunlight

UKIP defend burka ban, saying it'll help women get more vitamin D from sunlight

The party unveiled its election manifesto in a press conference in Westminster on Thursday

'It's a disgrace to say the threat level has been raised to benefit Theresa May's popularity', says former counter-terrorism detective

'It's a disgrace to say the threat level was raised to help Theresa May', says former counter-terror detective

'It's a disgrace to say the threat level has been raised to benefit Theresa May'

The UK's terror threat level has been raised to critical and some have claimed this is a benefit to Theresa May in the general election

Paul Nuttall defends UKIP's importance ahead of unveiling election manifesto

Paul Nuttall said UKIP 'more important than ever' as party launches manifesto

Paul Nuttall said UKIP 'more important than ever' as party launches manifesto

The party's election manifesto is due to be announced ahead of a national minute's silence for the victims of the Manchester terror attack

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

'We need to restart the election campaign to show we're bigger than the terror attack', says Jewish Chronicle

'Election campaign hiatus is unfair on Jeremy Corbyn, says Jewish Chronicle editor

'We need to restart the election campaign to honour those who died'

Pollard tells Julia Hartley-Brewer we must resume campaigning to honour the dead.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

'She's acting more like a first-time Uber driver than Prime Minister' - Twitter reacts to 'Dementia Tax' u-turn

'She's acting more like a first-time Uber driver than Prime Minister' - Twitter reacts to Theresa May 'Dementia Tax' u-turn

Twitter reacts to 'Dementia Tax' after Theresa May u-turns on social care reform

The Prime Minister has announced a cap to quell the flames surrounding the policy which would have seen elderly people with assets of £100,000 or more pay for their care

'If Jeremy Corbyn doesn't become Prime Minister, he has to resign', says former MP

'If Jeremy Corbyn doesn't become Prime Minister, he has to quit', says former Labour MP

'If Jeremy Corbyn doesn't win, he has to quit', says former Labour MP

Telegraph columnist Tom Harris tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that Jeremy Corbyn's decision not to condemn the IRA could cause Labour problems

Scottish Leaders Debate: 'Stars of the show were the audience', says Scottish Sun editor

'Forget Nicola Sturgeon and Ruth Davidson, the real stars of Scottish leaders' debate were the audience'

'Forget Sturgeon and Davidson, the real stars were the audience'

Alan Muir, who is the editor of The Scottish Sun, spoke to Paul Ross about Sunday's BBC One debate between political leaders in Scotland

Scottish Leaders Debate: Ruth Davidson condemns Nicola Sturgeon for 'duping' Scotland over independence vote

Scottish Leaders Debate: Ruth Davidson condemns Nicola Sturgeon for 'duping' Scotland over independence vote

Ruth Davidson condemns Nicola Sturgeon for 'duping' Scotland over independence

The leader of the Conservative Party in Scotland accused the First Minister of 'lying' during last year's election in Holyrood

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Is the Conservative manifesto actually similar to UKIP policies?

Is the Conservative manifesto really UKIP-lite?

Is the Conservative manifesto really UKIP-lite?

Many have claimed the Conservative manifesto is just UKIP repackaged - so we thought we'd take a look at how the two sides' flagship policy blueprints match up

Labour warns Conservatives 'not to take votes for granted'

Labour candidate says Tory manifesto is unfair and warns Theresa May not to take pensioners for granted

Labour candidate warns Theresa May not to take pensioners for granted

Labour candidate Richard Burgon tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that some of the Tories policies are morally wrong and unfair

Julia Hartley-Brewer says if a parent isn't feeding their child breakfast, there's a larger problem at home

Julia Hartley-Brewer on Tory manifesto: 'Why should we pay for parents' inability to raise their kids?'

Julia on Tory school breakfast vow: 'Why should we pay for rubbish parenting?'

The Conservatives have announced a plan to give primary school children breakfast

Election 2017: Tory manifesto with vow to cut immigration to be launched in West Yorkshire

Theresa May and Tories take tough line on migrants in manifesto

Theresa May and Tories take tough line on migrants in manifesto

Theresa May will lay out the polices to get the Tories re-elected, including a shakedown of immigration

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

Weed, houses and Brexit - The Liberal Democrats' manifesto

Weed, taxes and Brexit - The Liberal Democrats' manifesto unpacked

Weed, taxes and Brexit - The Liberal Democrats' manifesto unpacked

The Liberal Democrats have released their manifesto and pledges nucleus tax rises, the legalisation of cannabis and a second EU referendum

'Many people will become homeless if we don't reinstate housing benefit for young people', says Lib Dems

Lib Dem manifesto: Candidate says housing benefit is vital to avoid homelessness crisis

Lib Dem manifesto: Candidate says housing benefit vital to avoid homeless crisis

Liberal Democrat candidate Tom Brake tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that the government has an unrealistic expectation that all 18-21 year olds can live at home

Right-wing papers blast Labour manifesto over Jeremy Corbyn's tax plans

Right-wing papers blast Labour manifesto over Jeremy Corbyn's tax plans

Right-wing papers blast Labour manifesto over Jeremy Corbyn's tax plans

The Daily Mail and The Telegraph are saying the Labour Leader will bankrupt Britain

Election 2017: Liberal Democrats unveil party manifesto

Election 2017: Liberal Democrats unveil party manifesto with emphasis on housing

Election 2017: Liberal Democrats unveil party manifesto

The party leader, Tim Farron, is expected to officially unveil the manifesto later on Wednesday

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

Workers' rights: 'I couldn't afford to take a year off work unpaid', says work and pensions secretary

Workers' rights: 'I couldn't afford to take a year off work unpaid', admits work and pensions secretary

'I couldn't afford to take a year off work unpaid', says Damian Green

The Conservatives announced a plan which includes employees having a statutory right to a year's unpaid leave to care for relatives

Election 2017: Tories promise to protect workers' rights

Election 2017: Tories promise to protect EU migrants after Brexit

Election 2017: Tories promise to protect workers' rights after Brexit

Labour have said the party are 'taking people for fools'

Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

Liberal Democrats would legalise selling and growing cannabis if elected

Liberal Democrats would legalise selling and growing cannabis if elected

Liberal Democrats would legalise selling and growing cannabis if elected

The Liberal Democrats have announced that their manifesto will include plans for a regulated cannabis market

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Thursday, May 11, 2017

20 years on, how does Labour's leaked manifesto compare with Tony Blair's in 1997?

20 years on, how does Labour's leaked manifesto compare with Tony Blair's in 1997?

Is Corbyn's manifesto really that different from Blair's 20 years ago?

Labour's draft manifesto has been leaked and in many ways appears to be quite similar to the party manifesto set out in 1997

'Manifesto will take us back to the 70s? That's got my vote' - Twitter reacts to Labour leak

Corbyn supporters blasts 'right-wing hysteria' after Labour Manifesto leak

Corbyn supporters blasts 'right-wing hysteria' after Labour Manifesto leak

The Twittersphere had a divided reaction to the leaked manifesto

'Labour's election chances will depend on young turnout', says Novara Media founder and Jeremy Corbyn supporter Aaron Bastani

Corbyn supporter Aaron Bastani: 'Brexit gives us perfect chance to rebuild and renationalise Britain'

Corbyn supporter Aaron Bastani: 'Brexit gives us the chance to rebuild Britain'

The founder of Novara Media spoke to Paul Ross about the party's leaked manifesto

'Purpose of Labour manifesto leak was to knock Theresa May off the front pages', says editor Peter Edwards

'Labour leaked manifesto to knock Theresa May off the front pages', says Labour List editor Peter Edwards

'Purpose of Labour manifesto leak was to knock Theresa May off the front pages'

Peter Edwards, editor of Labour List, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the 43-page leaked document

Election 2017: UKIP candidate confronts Paul Nuttall and refuses to stand for party in general election

UKIP candidate confronts Paul Nuttall and refuses to stand for party in election

Antony Raymond Madge confronts UKIP leader in fiery clash on Paul Ross

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

'Theresa May didn't tell people how to do chores, she only explained what she does', says former communications director

Former Downing Street comms director defends Theresa May One Show interview

Former Downing Street comms director defends Theresa May One Show interview

Katie Perrior tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that Philip and Theresa May's appearance on the One Show was a good move and not at all patronising

Crown Prosecution Service says no criminal charges for 14 police enquires in Tory 2015 election spending

BREAKING Tory election spending: Crown Prosecution Service says no criminal charges for 14 police enquires

CPS says no criminal charges in Tory spending investigation

There remains one file under consideration by the Crown Prosecution Service

Jeremy Corbyn pledges to fund schools by ending Tory plan for corporation tax

Jeremy Corbyn pledges to fund schools by ending Tory plan for corporation tax

Jeremy Corbyn pledges to fund schools by ending Tory plan for corporation tax

The Labour leader will reverse a Tory scheme to cut corporation tax to 17% and increase its level to 26% to provide schools with cash

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

'Calling a general election now is a smart move, as it will allow for calm, sensible Brexit negotiations'

Brexiteer James Cleverly struggles when grilled on EU migrants by James Whale

Brexiteer struggles when grilled on EU migrants by James Whale

Our presenter gets frustrated as Cleverly tries to explain his position

Green Party claims BBC breached impartiality guidelines in local elections

Green Party claims BBC breached impartiality guidelines in local elections

Green Party claims BBC breached impartiality guidelines in local elections

The Green Party has claimed UKIP was disproportionately covered in the local elections, whilst they were overlooked

'Young people need a life raft in the Brexit storm', says former Green Party leader

'Young people need a liferaft in the Brexit storm', says former Green Party leader

'Young people need a liferaft in the Brexit storm', says Green Party

Former Green Party leader Natalie Bennett tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that the Green Party are focusing on winning young people's votes

'I want Jeremy Corbyn to be Prime Minister, he won't be able to do what he wants', says Labour candidate

'I want Jeremy Corbyn to be Prime Minister, he won't be able to do what he wants', says Labour candidate

'With Jeremy Corbyn as Prime Minister, he won't be able to do what he wants'

Labour candidate Paul Flynn tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that the general election is nothing to do with Brexit

Election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn vows not to step down as Labour leader if he loses

Election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn vows not to step down as Labour leader if he loses

Jeremy Corbyn vows not to step down as leader if Labour loses

The Labour leader made the declaration in a media interview with Buzzfeed

Monday, May 8, 2017

Monday, May 8, 2017

General Election: Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn to take audience queries in BBC Question Time specials

General Election: Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn to take audience queries in BBC Question Time specials

May and Corbyn to take audience queries in Question Time specials

There will also be a live debate from senior figures from the seven parties

Michael Gove blasts Labour's planned announcement to tax earners over £80,000

Michael Gove blasts 'nonsensical' tax plans from John McDonnell and Jeremy Corbyn

Michael Gove blasts John McDonnell's 'nonsensical' tax plan

Leading Brexiteer also says Emmanuel Macron's French election victory is good for Britain as it will make negotiations easier

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Theresa May speech: 'Senior figures say Britain doesn't understand reality as EU defines it,' says John Redwood

Brexit 'dinner party from hell' article wrong on all counts, says John Redwood

Brexit 'dinner party from hell' article wrong on all counts, says John Redwood

The Tory grandee defended Theresa May's speech in an interview with James Whale

Theresa May launches extraordinary attack on top EU officials

Theresa May accuses top EU officials of trying to frustrate Brexit

Theresa May accuses top EU officials of trying to frustrate Brexit

The Prime Minister accused them of trying to torpedo Brexit and meddle in the UK general election

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Twitter reacts to Malcolm Baker after he accosts Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron

'I love Malcolm Baker and his fantastic company': The best reactions to Tim Farron's Brexit grilling

The best reactions to Tim Farron's Brexit grilling

The pensioner had a heated argument with the leader of the Liberal Democrats, and the video posted to Twitter has gone viral

Reporters claim they were 'blocked' from filming Theresa May's factory visit

Reporters claim they were 'blocked' from filming Theresa May's factory visit

Reporters claim they were 'blocked' from filming Theresa May's factory visit

Local news journalists claim they were locked in a room by the Prime Minister's press officers during her campaign visit in Helston

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

Tony Blair won the general election in 1997

In photos: 20 years on, take a look at Tony Blair's 1997 election campaign

In photos: 20 years on, take a look at Tony Blair's 1997 election campaign

Today marks the 20th anniversary of Tony Blair's landslide victory in the 1997 general election

'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

Friday, April 28, 2017

Friday, April 28, 2017

'Angela Merkel's Brexit comments on UK politicians are actually beneficial for Theresa May', says political editor

Merkel's latest Brexit comments actually help Theresa May, says political editor

Merkel's latest Brexit comments actually help Theresa May, says political editor

Angela Merkel claims British politicians are living under and illusion that the UK will keep its rights after leaving the EU

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Green Party co-leader claims it wouldn't be undemocratic to allow public vote on Brexit deal

Green Party co-leader claims it wouldn't be undemocratic to give public a vote on Brexit deal

Green co-leader backs second Brexit vote

Caroline Lucas says people deserve a say on final Brexit deal - but Julia Hartley-Brewer accuses her of lying in her interpretation of what leaving EU really means

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

'Tim Farron is asked about his beliefs as journalists know it will make him squirm', says Lib Dem commentator

'Tim Farron is bullied for his beliefs on gay people' says Lib Dem commentator

'Tim Farron is bullied for his beliefs on gay people' says Lib Dem commentator

Lib Dem commentator Stephen Tall tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that asking about Tim Farron's beliefs on gay people is not relevant to the general election

Julia Hartley-Brewer says you can’t take the politics out of NHS funding

Britain should have a Brexit-style referendum on the NHS, says Julia Hartley-Brewer

Britain should have a referendum on the NHS, says Julia Hartley-Brewer

MP Norman Lamb tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that an independent review of NHS funding is needed and we may need to pay more tax to fund it

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

MP Barry Gardiner on UK Brexit deal: 'If you're on a cliff edge with a tiger behind you, you'd go back round the tiger'

Labour MP Barry Gardiner on Brexit deal: 'If you're on a cliff edge with a tiger behind you, you'd turn round and face the tiger'

MP Barry Gardiner refuses to say whether Labour would accept a bad Brexit deal

Labour MP Barry Gardiner explains Labour's Brexit strategy to Julia Hartley-Brewer

General Election: Labour vows to guarantee EU national rights if they win

Labour hints at delaying Brexit if Parliament rejects deal

Labour hints at delaying Brexit if Parliament rejects deal

Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer insisted Labour would go for a different deal in Brexit negotiations than what Theresa May had planned

Monday, April 24, 2017

Monday, April 24, 2017

Zac Goldsmith aims to stand again in Richmond Park just six months after defeat

Zac Goldsmith 'wants rematch with Sarah Olney in Richmond Park' just six months after defeat

Zac Goldsmith wants rematch with Sarah Olney in Richmond Park

Zac Goldsmith is aiming to stand again in the Richmond Park constituency in the general election, it is not yet clear if he will stand for the Conservatives

Burka ban: 'You should be close to god regardless of whether you wear a tribal rag on your face', says Imam

Oxford Imam backs UKIP burqa ban: 'You can be close to God without a tribal rag on your face'

'You can be close to God without a tribal rag on your face'

UKIP have announced a burka ban in its general election manifesto, and Imam Taj Hargey believes such a ban would be a good idea

'Labour can’t be trusted with the protection of the UK and it's strategically illiterate', says Chris Parry

Jeremy Corbyn is inviting annihilation from Kim Jong-un, says former MoD director-general

Jeremy Corbyn can't be trusted to protect the UK, says former MoD director

Jeremy Corbyn claimed he wouldn't use nuclear weapons if he was in power and may not even back a drone strike to kill the leader of Isis

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