Julia Hartley-Brewer

This lady isn't for turning. Give her a call on all the biggest stories of the day.

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Amazon grocery shopping: 'Supermarkets should be quaking in their boots', says food expert

Amazon grocery shopping: 'Supermarkets should be quaking in their boots', says food expert Andrew Webb

Amazon grocery shopping: 'Supermarkets should be quaking in their boots'

Food Britannia author Andrew Webb says the online giant's entry into the market will prove a "game changer" for other stores

'An establishment stitch-up at every level' - Arran Banks slams the Electoral Commission for the EU Referendum

EU Referendum: 'An establishment stitch-up at every level', says millionaire Leave backer Arron Banks

EU Referendum: 'An establishment stitch-up at every level,' says Leave backer

The businessman and political donor says he'll force a judicial review if government extend voter registration deadline

Texting while driving is the equivalent of being at twice the legal drink-drive limit, a road safety specialist has warned amid calls for all mobile phone usage to be banned for drivers

'Texting while driving is like being at TWICE the drink-drive limit', says road safety expert

'Texting while driving is like being at TWICE the drink-drive limit'

Dan Campsall, of Road Safety Analysis, says the practice creates "significant risk" as experts call for total mobile ban for drivers

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

'The actor that portrayed Hermione was a stand out for me in the whole show', fans see part one of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: 'They did an amazing job. It was perfect'

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: 'They did an amazing job. It was perfect'

Hogwarts fan Devin Storment was lucky enough to be at the preview performance of the boy wizard's new play

Hillary Clinton becomes presumptive presidential candidate: 'I'm hoping this doesn't get lost in the noise around Trump', says journalist

US election: Clinton and Trump need to 'step up and act with a little more decorum', says Wall Street Journal

US election: Clinton and Trump need to 'step up and act with more decorum'

Wall Street Journal's Josh Robinson says battling pair need to act more presidentially

Better sex education is needed in order to solve harassment in schools, as girls begin to wear shorts under skirts

Harassment: 'Stop talking about boys as sex pests and educate them better'

Harassment: 'Stop talking about boys as sex pests and educate them better'

Journalist Martin Daubney and charity chief executive Susie McDonald says we need to change perceptions for young people

Brexit: Cameron 'handled the audience better', Farage was 'incredibly patronising' - Political analyst explains ITV's EU debate

EU Referendum Cameron 'handled the audience better', Farage was 'incredibly patronising' - Political analyst explains televised debate

EU Referendum: Cameron 'handled audience well', Farage 'patronising'

Political commentator Ian Dunt says UKIP leader did not perform well in ITV's showdown

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Never mind Trump, how about President Hugh Hefner? Peter Stringfellow advises Playboy founder on his next move

Never mind Trump, how about President Hugh Hefner? Peter Stringfellow advises Playboy founder on his next move

Peter Stringfellow: Never mind Trump, how about President Hugh Hefner?

The British millionaire would like to see the 90-year-old publisher move from porn to politics

US presidential election: The Clinton family have 'wiped out a lot of other people who would have been potential candidates', says political expert

US election: The Clinton family have 'wiped out a lot of potential candidates', says political expert

US election: The Clinton family have 'wiped out a lot of potential candidates'

Sebastian Payne, of the Financial Times, says the Clintons have adversely affected Democratic politics

The high-profile court case involving Chelsea Football Club, their ex-manager Jose Mourinho, now of Manchester United, and the club's former first-team doctor Eva Carneiro has left the medic unlikely to get another job in football and is in danger of "becoming a gender issue" warns prominent football writer Jim White.

Jose Mourinho tribunal: 'Clubs might think hiring women is dangerous territory', warns leading sports journalist

Jose Mourinho tribunal: 'Clubs might think hiring women is dangerous territory'

Jim White, from The Telegraph, talked through Eva Carneiro's case with Julia Hartley-Brewer

'If I could go back in time, would I have paid the £60 fine? Probably', says Jon Platt

School holiday dad: 'I WON in the High Court, but wish I'd paid £60 fine'

School holiday dad: 'I WON in the High Court, but wish I'd paid £60 fine'

Father who went to High Court after taking his daughter out of school for a holiday says he's had a lot of aggravation

Professor Karol Sikora says we don't know why NHS avoidable death rates are so high

Doctors 'don't know' why 60,000 UK patients die early, says cancer specialist

Doctors 'don't know' why 60,000 UK patients die early, says cancer specialist

A report by the European Union statistics office reveals Britain's avoidable death rate is much higher than other European nations

Monday, June 6, 2016

Monday, June 6, 2016

Fashion journalist Simon Glazin claims Marks & Spencer poll results show 'men are becoming more fashionable'

Forget women, it's men that are becoming fashion victims, says style journalist Simon Glazin

Forget women, it's men that are becoming fashion victims, says style guru

Journalist Simon Glazin claims the results of a Marks & Spencer survey reflect men's growing interest in fashion

Dr. Julia Baines from the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has condemned the potential transplantation of organs from pigs into humans as "ethically corrupt".

Pig-human embryos? 'Ethically corrupt and belonging in fiction' says PETA doctor

Pig-human embryos? 'Ethically corrupt and belonging in fiction' says PETA doctor

Dr. Julia Baines labelled the practice as a "shocking and crude use of animals"

Brexit: 'A relentless onslaught of lies' - UKIP's Suzanne Evans hits back after John Major savages Leave campaign

EU Referendum: 'A relentless onslaught of lies' - UKIP's Suzanne Evans hits back after John Major savages Leave campaign

EU Referendum: John Major's 'relentless onslaught of lies' - Suzanne Evans

The UKIP Parliamentary Spokesperson slammed the former Prime Minister for comments made about Boris Johnson and the Leave Campaign

Friday, June 3, 2016

Friday, June 3, 2016

Pay gap starts young as survey reveals boys get more pocket money than girls

Pay gap starts young as survey reveals boys get more pocket money than girls

Pay gap starts young as survey reveals boys get more pocket money than girls

Parenting blogger Vicky Welton said disparity is a poor example to set for future generations

USA 21st, but where did Britain finish in Good Country Index?

USA 21st, but where did Britain finish in Good Country Index?

USA 21st, but where did Britain finish in Good Country Index?

League table measures nations' contributions to the good of humanity

Political expert claims David Cameron's treatment during EU debate reflects public anger

Political expert claims David Cameron's treatment during EU debate reflects public anger

Journalist claims David Cameron's treatment in EU debate reflects public anger

Editor of The Times' political website was 'struck by the lack of applause' for the PM during live TV debate

'It's beyond belief' - Drivers and cyclists unite to condemn £5,000 fine for breaking 1m safety zone

'It's beyond belief' - Drivers and cyclists unite to condemn £5,000 fine for breaking 1m safety zone

'It's beyond belief' - Drivers and cyclists unite to condemn £5,000 fine

Government plan is disproportionate and enforceable, say pressure groups

Lifting the ban on gay blood donation in Northern Ireland is 'momentous', says The Rainbow Project

Lifting the ban on blood donation by gay men in Northern Ireland is 'momentous', says The Rainbow Project

Lifting the ban on blood donation by gay men in Northern Ireland is 'momentous'

The decision follows a similar relaxation of the rules in the rest of the UK in 2011

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Muslim Association of Britain spokeman slams European Court of Justice advocate-general's opinion on religious clothing ban

Muslim Association of Britain slams European Court of Justice advice on religious clothing ban

Muslim Association of Britain slams EU advocate-general advice on hijab ban

Omer El-Hamdoon insists 'it would have serious implications on wider society' to allow companies to be able to ban religious clothing

Brexit: 'Why do you have so little faith in the UK?' - MP Andrea Leadsom defends the EU Leave campaign against George Osborne and Alistair Darling

EU Referendum: 'Why do you have so little faith in the UK?' - MP Andrea Leadsom defends the EU Leave campaign

EU Referendum: 'Why do you have so little faith in the UK?'

Conservative MP Andrea Leadsom says open letter written by Alistair Darling and George Osborne is 'extraordinary'

Donald Trump: An in-depth analysis of the presumptive candidate following his UK trip announcement

Donald Trump: Spokesman for the disenfranchised, or huge international problem?

Donald Trump: Spokesman for the disenfranchised, or huge international problem?

Republicans Overseas spokeswoman Kate Andrews and author David Milne discuss the billionaire businessman

Brexit: Leaving the EU would be a 'massive unquantifiable risk', says former chancellor Alistair Darling

EU Referendum: Leaving the EU would be a 'massive unquantifiable risk', says former chancellor Alistair Darling

EU Referendum: Leaving EU a 'massive unquantifiable risk' - Alistair Darling

The former Labour MP has written an open letter with George Osborne criticising the Leave campaign

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Eight laws you didn't even know you were breaking!

Taking off your hat, carrying an uncaged bear and impersonating a Chelsea pensioner: Eight laws you didn't even know you were breaking!

Eight laws you didn't even know you were breaking!

Solicitor Mark Stephens tells Julia Hartley-Brewer about some weird and wonderful legislation

Brexit: 'It doesn't meet the needs the Leave campaign have identified' - Damian Green MP dismisses idea of points-based immigration for EU citizens

Brexit: 'It doesn't meet the needs the Leave campaign have identified' - Damian Green MP dismisses idea of points-based immigration for EU citizens

Brexit: Damian Green MP slams idea of points-based immigration for EU citizens

The former Immigration Secretary claim 'it doesn't meet the needs the Leave campaign have identified'

'The thought of having children in my 60's fills me with horror', fertility expert warns of the dangers for older fathers

'The thought of having children in my 60s fills me with horror', fertility expert warns of the dangers for older fathers like Ronnie Wood

Fertility expert warns of the dangers for older fathers like Ronnie Wood

Studies have shown once fathers are over 50 there is an increased risk of autism

Liam Fee murder: 'There is a greater fascination if the killer is female' says criminology professor

Liam Fee murder: 'There is a greater fascination if the killer is female' says criminology professor

Liam Fee murder: 'There's a greater fascination if the killer is female'

'Crime is generally a man's business,' explains criminology professor David Wilson

Doctor shortage: Too many patients and too much paperwork is driving GPs away, says industry expert Nigel Praities

Doctor shortage: Too many patients and too much paperwork is driving GPs away, says industry expert Nigel Praities

Doctor shortage: Too many patients and too much paperwork is driving GPs away

New figures reveal one in eight local practice posts are vacant

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

'We banish a lot of myths' - Myleene Klass discusses Single Mums On Benefits

'We banish a lot of myths' - Myleene Klass discusses Single Mums On Benefits

'We banish a lot of myths' - Myleene Klass discusses Single Mums On Benefits

The singer and presenter hopes her new documentary will help change perceptions

Security expert Margaret Gilmore has explained why coalition forces have an enormous battle on their hands in their attempts to retake the ISIS-held city of Fallujah.

'It'll be a long and bloody battle' - Security expert highlights how difficult it will be to re-take the ISIS stronghold of Fallujah

'It'll be a long and bloody battle' - the challenge to re-take Fallujah

The Royal United Services Institute's Margaret Gilmore says the terrorist group will fight hard to maintain control of symbolic city

Children are 'picking up on something their parents are doing differently', claims research director at the Marriage Foundation

'Being married will help your child's self-esteem', says latest research

'Being married will help your child's self-esteem', says latest research

Harry Benson, from the Marriage Foundation, claims marital traditions may influence children's well-being

Sugar tax will 'hit the poorest hardest', says TaxPayers' Alliance's Jonathan Isaby

Sugar tax will 'hit the poorest hardest', says TaxPayers' Alliance

Sugar tax will 'hit the poorest hardest', says TaxPayers' Alliance

Milk-based drinks and fruit smoothies will not be affected

Friday, May 27, 2016

Friday, May 27, 2016

'Justice delayed is justice denied' - Chairwoman of Public Accounts Committee slams criminal justice system for 'failing' witnesses and victims

'Justice delayed is often justice denied': Public Accounts Committee call for overhaul of criminal justice system

'Justice delayed is often justice denied', MPs call for system overhaul

The courts are disjointed and overstretched, says Meg Hillier MP

Pension Crisis: Tata steel pension plan sets dangerous precedent, claims industry expert

Pension Crisis: Tata steel pension plan sets dangerous precedent, claims industry expert

Pension Crisis: Tata steel pension plan sets dangerous precedent

Investment firm says other employers will aim to cut pension benefits is the government allows scheme to go ahead

US election: 'Trump's challenge is to keep his authenticity and honesty'

US election: 'Trump's challenge is to keep his authenticity and honesty'

US election: 'Trump's challenge is to keep his authenticity and honesty'

Mary-Jo Jacobi, advisor to US presidents George H.W. Bush and Ronald Reagan, explains the battle ahead for the likely Republican candidate

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Thursday, May 26, 2016

French fuel shortage: 'Motorists who are worried about these fuel shortages are making it worse', claims newspaper editor Oliver Gee

Driving to France for the holidays? Fill up before you leave the UK

Driving to France for the holidays? Fill up before you leave the UK

The English newspaper editor warns panic buying is increasing fuel shortages

Relationship expert warns work and technology is putting a strain on our relationships

Is online dating killing love?

Is online dating KILLING LOVE?

Couples expert Andy Jones warns that an addiction to online dating can ruin relationships

Operation Black Vote: Nigel Farage and Simon Woolley debate the controversial EU Referendum poster

Operation Black Vote: 'I'd be jailed for a poster like this', says UKIP leader Nigel Farage

Operation Black Vote: 'I'd be jailed for this poster', says UKIP's Nigel Farage

The UKIP leader condemns the controversial 'A Vote Is A Vote' ad campaign

Katerina Lisenkova explains how the government needs to adapt to increased migration figures

Immigration: 'This isn't charity, the government need to provide services'

Immigration: 'This isn't charity, the government need to provide services'

Katerina Lisenkova explains that politicians need to adapt to cope with increased migration figures

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Tony Blair is right about a ground war to defeat ISIS…but it's not Britain's job

Tony Blair is right about a ground war to defeat ISIS…but it's not Britain's job

Tony Blair is right about a ground war to defeat ISIS…but not for Britain

High-profile Conservatives support the call for ground troops in Syria and Iraq - they just don't believe they should be British

'Finding an abused child is like finding a needle in a haystack. We're creating bigger haystacks,' says childcare expert

'We're wasting money investigating child abuse'

With one in five children being referred over abuse concerns, Andrew Bilson says 'it reduces the ability to find those who are harmed'

'I don't feel we've lost our connection', insists Jacquelyn MacLennan after supreme court rules expats can't vote in the EU referendum

Brexit: Government needs to come good on its voting promise to expats, insists EU lawyer

Brexit: Government needs to come good on its voting promise, insists EU lawyer

Jacquelyn MacLennan went to the supreme court to try to get emigrant ban overturned

Google HQ in Paris

'I wish we were more like France. HMRC are not aggressive enough and never challenged Google'

'I wish we were more like France. HMRC were not aggressive enough with Google'

Former minister Margaret Hodge bemoans lack of action from the UK government

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Travel writer Shafik Meghji says 'UK government has to err on the side of caution' on Tunisia travel warnings

Tourists to Tunisia remain a soft target for terrorists, claims industry insider

Tourists to Tunisia remain a soft target for terrorists, claims industry insider

Rough Guides writer Shafik Meghji urges against a relaxation of travel warnings to the North African country

Political journalist Peter Foster has claimed the Austrian elections reflect a rise in islamophobic views across Europe

Austria Election: Political expert warns that the far-right's rise reflects a growing trend across Europe

Austria Election: Political expert warns of a rise of nationalism across Europe

Commentator Peter Foster explains how Norbert Hofer's popularity is being echoed round the continent

Professor Karol Sikora says if you're unlucky the NHS can be 'comparable with a developing country'

Leading cancer expert compares some NHS treatment to that of a developing country

Cancer specialist says NHS care is 'comparable with a developing country'

Professor Karol Sikora says it's vital patients know how to get the best out of the system

Monday, May 23, 2016

Monday, May 23, 2016

Chilcot Report: Political expert highlights the potential fallout on former PM Tony Blair and the British Army

Chilcot Report: Former PM Tony Blair and the British Army likely to be 'hugely embarrassed'

Chilcot Report: Former PM Tony Blair and Army will be 'hugely embarrassed'

Political correspondent Matt Dathan says report will deliver an 'absolutely brutal' verdict

'Nothing is being done' - Khalid Mahmood slams the Home Office for failing to prosecute jihadists

Home Office 'has no idea' how many jihadists are in the country, says MP Khalid Mahmood

Home Office 'has no idea' how many jihadists are in the country, says MP

The Labour member for Birmingham Perry Barr says 'nothing is being done' to track militants who return to the UK

Fertility lawyer Natalie Gamble dismisses claims new surrogacy law plans puts parents before children

Leading fertility lawyer dismisses claims new surrogacy laws would not promote strong families

Leading fertility lawyer dismisses negative views on new surrogacy laws

Surrogacy specialist Natalie Gamble says new legislation will put children 'front and centre'

Fears over Turkey joining the EU are a 'classic Nigel Farage tactic', claims Damien Green MP

Brexit: Fears over Turkey joining the EU are a 'classic Nigel Farage scare tactic', claims MP Damian Green

Brexit: Turkey fears a 'classic Nigel Farage tactic', claims MP Damian Green

Concerns over high rate of Turkish immigration are just scaremongering, says minister of state for criminal justice

Friday, May 20, 2016

Friday, May 20, 2016

'We're saying to adults we're going to treat you like children' - Simon Clark from smokers group Forest on new plain cigarette packaging

Plain cigarette packaging 'treats adults like children and won't work' claims pro-smoking group

Plain cigarette packaging 'treats adults like children and won't work'

Director of smokers' group says new 'anonymous' labelling will make no difference

Dog law specialist Trevor Cooper calls for the closing down of irresponsible dog breeders

Canine-law specialist calls for a clampdown on irresponsible dog breeders following Blyth attacks

Canine-law specialist calls for clampdown on irresponsible dog breeders

Consultant for Battersea Dogs & Cats Home claims the dangerous-dog problem should be tackled at source

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Race for the White House: Donald Trump showed how weak Rebuplican candidates were, claims political expert

Race for the White House: Donald Trump showed how weak Rebuplican candidates were, claims political expert

Race for the White House: Trump showed how weak Rebuplican candidates wers

American political commentator Charlie Wolf claims the businessman was right to fight his campaign the way he did

EgyptAir crash: Aviation analyst claims it will raise UK airport security concerns if terrorism was involved

EgyptAir crash: Aviation analyst claims it will raise UK airport security concerns if terrorism was involved

EgyptAir crash: Aviation analyst says it will raise UK airport security concerns

Alex Macheras says 'the spotlight will shift closer to home' if the disappearance is ruled to be a terror attack

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