Julia Hartley-Brewer

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Stormont crisis: "Return to Westminster rule likely", says journalist

Stormont crisis: Return to Westminster rule likely for Northern Ireland, says journalist

'Northern Ireland likely to return to Westminster rule'

The power-sharing executive in Northern Ireland collapse after a deadline to find a resolution on a controversial green energy scheme collapsed

Monday, January 16, 2017

Monday, January 16, 2017

Gove interviewed Mr Trump for The Times

Michael Gove defends 'thumps-up' photo with Donald Trump as 'light-hearted joshing'

Michael Gove defends 'thumps-up' photo with Trump as 'light-hearted joshing'

Gove tells talkRADIO 'people should have a sense of humour' about his photo with Mr Trump and insists he is strictly neutral on the President-elect.

'We need a real head of state who can take charge in a political crash', says campaign group Republic

'Prince William going full-time? The Royals do nothing!' says Republic campaigner

'Prince William going full-time? The Royals do nothing!'

Prince William is set to give up his career as an Air Ambulance pilot in the summer; in order to take on full-time royal duties as the Queen takes a step back

Grieve appeared on Julia Hartley-Brewer's show this morning

Julia says Remainer Dominic Grieve is 'talking nonsense' over Brexit tariff warning

Julia says Dominic Grieve is 'talking nonsense' over Brexit tariff warning

Grieve thinks post-Brexit tariffs will destroy British industry - but Julia strongly disagrees

'Jeremy Corbyn is miserable and may resign before the next general election', says journalist

Labour insider claims 'miserable' Jeremy Corbyn may quit before General Election

Labour insider claims 'miserable' Jeremy Corbyn may quit before General Election

Labour MP Tristram Hunt resigned from his position last week, triggering a by-election in Stoke-on-Trent, he previously had differences with Jeremy Corbyn

Bernard Jenkin believes the market has overreacted

Brexiteer Bernard Jenkin condemns market hysteria over Theresa May's speech

Brexiteer Bernard Jenkin condemns market hysteria over Theresa May's speech

Bernard Jenkin MP spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer in the wake of the pound dropping in value as a result of Theresa May's reported 'hard Brexit' speech

Friday, January 13, 2017

Friday, January 13, 2017

Trump Dossier - Russia 'does have an interest in destabilising' western information flow, says academic

Trump Dossier: 'This has gone way bigger than Christopher Steele ever intended'

Trump Dossier: 'This has gone way bigger than Christopher Steele ever intended'

Dr Kristian Gustafson, deputy director of the Brunel Centre for Intelligence and Security Studies (BCISS), told Julia Hartley-Brewer Russia clearly wants to 'destabilise the west'

'For the UK to trade with the EU, there will need to be some form of referee', says journalist

We shouldn't listen to the Maltese Prime Minister on Brexit, says Telegraph editor

We shouldn't listen to Maltese Prime Minister on Brexit, says Telegraph editor

The Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, has warned that Britain may be forced to follow EU laws for at least 10 years after Brexit

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Paul Nuttall says wage caps would damage Premier League and City of London

Paul Nuttall: Jeremy Corbyn wage cap would ruin Premier League and City of London

Paul Nuttall: Corbyn wage cap would ruin Premier League and City of London

Nuttall also said he doesn't feel threatened by Nigel Farage as UKIP leader

UKIP leader Paul Nuttall says 'it's great to see Mark Carney and the Brexit doom-mongers eat their words'

UKIP leader Paul Nuttall says 'it's great to see Mark Carney and the Brexit doom-mongers eat their words'

It's great to see Mark Carney eating his words on Brexit, says Paul Nuttall

UKIP leader Paul Nuttall has said that it's great to see Mark Carney eating his own words, after his announcement to MPs about Brexit's impact on the economy

Robot kill switch: 'We're at the point where we have to consider this', says futurologist

Robots can learn to kill their own kill switches, says futurologist

Robots can learn to kill their own kill switches, says futurologist

Tom Cheesewright, a futurologist, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the MEP report which calls for all robots to have a mandatory kill switch

'Mark Carney is taking credit for dodging a recession that was never going to happen', says economist

Brexit: Mark Carney is taking credit for dodging a recession that was never going to happen, says economist

'Mark Carney is taking credit for dodging a recession that was never happening'

The Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has told MPs that Brexit is no longer the biggest threat to the economy, as it is growing more strongly than the Monetary Policy Committee predicted

Donald Trump dossier: 'an Academy Award-winning screenwriter couldn't create' these 'twists and turns', says transition team member

Donald Trump dossier: A Hollywood screenwriter couldn't create these crises, says transition team member

Donald Trump dossier: A Hollywood screenwriter couldn't create this drama

Jan Halper-Hayes, a member of Trump's transition team, says current situation is completely surreal

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

'Our new drop-in clinic will save parents time and put their minds at rest', says Netmums

Netmums editor explains parenting website's new virtual drop-in clinic

Netmums editor explains parenting website's new virtual drop-in clinic

Netmums has launched a virtual drop-in clinic for parents to get expert advice on their mobile. Iy runs every weeknight and is staffed by experts

Labour national wage cap: 'We saw the authentic Jeremy Corbyn yesterday', says former Tony Blair advisor

'We saw the real Jeremy Corbyn yesterday - and it was a disaster' says former Tony Blair advisor

'We saw the authentic Jeremy Corbyn yesterday', says former Tony Blair advisor

Matthew Doyle, a former special adviser to Tony Blair, says Labour are going nowhere fast under Corbyn

'People like Clare Hollingworth have allowed more young women become war correspondents today', says former war correspondent

Clare Hollingworth blazed a trail for countless young women, says fellow female journalist

'Clare Hollingworth blazed a trail for countless young women'

Clare Hollingworth, the British correspondent who broke the news of the Nazi invasion of Poland, has died at the age of 105

'Everyone will miss the decency Barack Obama brought to the role, but he won't leave public life', says Democrats Abroad

'Barack Obama isn't finished yet - he'll remain in public life long after he leaves the White House'

'Everyone will miss the decency Barack Obama brought to the role of President'

Barack Obama made his farewell speech yesterday, and called on Americans to defend their democracy and warned against the growth of 'cyncism and polarisation' in US politics

Donald Trump: 'Magnitude of claims is so great we need to know they're untrue', says politics fellow

Donald Trump Russia dossier claims 'are so powerful we need to know they're untrue'

Donald Trump: 'Magnitude of claims so great we must know they're untrue'

Brian Klaas, from the London School of Economics, said the claims that Russia has compromising information on the President-elect are massive

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Section 40: 'Press reforms are not blackmail, they are an incentive', says Hacked Off

Julia Hartley-Brewer clashes with press regulation campaigner over Jimmy Savile

'Press reforms are not blackmail, they are an incentive', says Hacked Off

A consultation on whether the press should be forced to pay the costs in court cases, unless they sign up to a recognised regulator, will close today

Women MPs: 'largely a sea of white men' dominate top jobs in politics, says advisor

Women MPs: 'A sea of white men' dominate top jobs in politics, says advisor

Women MPs: 'A sea of white men' dominate top jobs in politics, says advisor

Ayesha Hazarika, a former advisor to Ed Miliband and Harriet Harman, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the call by a Commons committee to raise the number of women MPs in Parliament

'A pay cap of under £100,000 would be good for the Labour Party,' says John Mann MP

Jeremy Corbyn should walk the walk and cut his own salary, says Labour MP John Mann

Jeremy Corbyn should walk the walk and cut his own salary, says Labour MP

The MP for Bassetlaw spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about new party policies unveiled by Jeremy Corbyn

Martin McGuinness resignation: 'Arlene Foster should have been told that her position was untenable', says political commentator

Martin McGuinness resignation: 'Arlene Foster's postion is now untenable'

'Arlene Foster's postion is untenable after Martin McGuinness resignation'

Martin McGuinness has resigned from his role as Northern Ireland's deputy first minister, in protest against an energy scheme which critics believe was bungled by the First Minister

Monday, January 9, 2017

Monday, January 9, 2017

Brexit won't turn City of London into a ghost town, says political editor

Brexit won't turn City of London into a ghost town, says political editor

Adam Bienkov says London will remain a great financial centre

Hayden Cross: 'People need to accept nature is varied', says charity trustee

At least one in 100 Britons are potentially transgender, charity trustee tells Julia

'At least one in 100 Britons are potentially transgender'

Bernard Reed, who serves as trustee for the Gender Identity Research and Education Society, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the young man from Gloucester who is four months pregnant

Julia Hartley-Brewer clashes with RMT Union's Mick Lynch over London Underground strikes

Tube strike: RMT secretary Mick Lynch blames Sadiq Khan for travel chaos

Tube strike: RMT secretary Mick Lynch blames Sadiq Khan for travel chaos

A 24-hour tube strike began last night at 6pm in a row over ticket office closures

Julia Hartley-Brewer believes Transport for London's Brian Woodhead read from a script during her interview

Tube strike: TfL's Brian Woodhead denies he's reading from script during interview with Julia

TfL boss forced to deny he's reading from a script during Julia interview

Brian Woodhead accused of merely toeing party line during talkRADIO interview

Theresa May's 'Shared Society': 'People want to know her convictions', says Dominic Raab MP

Theresa May's shared society: 'People want to know her convictions', says MP Dominic Raab

People want to know Theresa May's convictions, says MP Dominic Raab

Dominic Raab, MP for Esher and Walton, shed some light on the term the Prime Minister used in an article written for the Telegraph

Friday, January 6, 2017

Friday, January 6, 2017

David Miliband quit politics to run a prominent charity

David Miliband will not be the saviour of the Labour Party, says Julia Hartley-Brewer

'David Miliband will not ride to Labour's rescue'

Julia said Miliband lacks the personality to affect a real improvement in Labour's fortunes as the successor to Jeremy Corbyn

'Migrants learning English is common sense, but people in the UK need to learn about the importance of migrants too', says barrister

'Chuka Umunna is right - it's absolutely essential for migrants to learn English'

'Chuka Umunna is right - it's vital for migrants to learn English'

Our Friday panel discussed Chuka Umunna's call to make migrant language lessons compulsory

'Jill Saward would want us to continue her fight, we've got to remain vigilant', says Spark

Jill Saward would want us to continue her fight against rape, says campaign group Spark

'Jill Saward would want us to continue her crusade against rape'

Jill Saward was raped at the age of 21 and was the first victim in the UK to waive her anonymity before becoming a sexual assault campaigner

Andrew Haldane 'crisis': 'it was a frank admission', says economist

Andrew Haldane 'Michael Fish' comments were just a frank admission of failure, says economist

Andrew Haldane's Michael Fish comments 'were just a frank admission of failure'

Haldane, the chief economist for the Bank of England, admitted his profession was 'in crisis' following the failure to predict Brexit and the 2008 crash

'Hacking is just the modern day version of spying', says Republicans Overseas - unfinished

'Hacking is just the 21st century version of spying' says Trump transition team member

'Hacking is just 21st century spying' says Trump transition team member

Donald Trump will be briefed on allegations that Russia may have interfered with the US Presidential election, even though he has previously expressed doubt over the claims

Russian election hacking allegations 'like a Monty Python sketch', says former Kremlin advisor

Russian hacking allegations 'like a Monty Python sketch' says former Kremlin advisor

Russian hacking claims 'like a Monty Python sketch' says former Kremlin advisor

Alexander Nekrassov spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the ongoing accusations that the Russians interfered with last year's presidential election

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Thursday, January 5, 2017

'Trigger warnings are complete and utter nonsense, they turn students into victims', says Julia Hartley-Brewer

Snowflake students are being given damaging life lessons, says Julia Hartley-Brewer

Snowflake students are being given damaging life lessons, says Julia

Theology students at the University of Glasgow are being warned in advance that they may see distressing images when studying the crucifixion

Sir Tim Barrow: 'We need bold, decisive action and we won't get that from diplomats', says UKIP's Gerard Batten

Sir Tim Barrow: 'We need bold, decisive action and we won't get that from diplomats', says UKIP's Gerard Batten

'We need bold, decisive action and we won't get that from diplomats'

UKIP MEP Gerard Batten speaks to talkRADIO after former Russia ambassador Sir Tim Barrow appointed to succeed Sir Ivan Rogers

Children's commissioner report shows 'digital stalkers are left free to plague youngsters', says Netmums Associate Editor Jo Wheatley

Digital stalkers are being left free to plague youngsters, says Netmums editor Jo Wheatley

Report shows 'digital stalkers are left free to plague children', says Netmums

A report by the Children's Commissioner for England found children are 'fending for themselves' against online dangers

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Gender 'pay penalty': 'Employers need to be more aware', says Resolution Foundation

The 'gender pay gap' is actually a choice gap, says Julia Hartley-Brewer

The 'gender pay gap' is actually a choice gap, says Julia Hartley-Brewer

Our presenter chatted to a representative of the Resolution Foundation, author of a new study on gender pay

'It's dangerous for Donald Trump to tweet about international relations and he must be stopped', says Doctor Brian Klaas

'Donald Trump must be stopped from launching Twitter bombs at North Korea'

'Donald Trump must be stopped from launching Twitter bombs at North Korea'

Donald Trump has claimed on Twitter that North Korea's plans to put America in range of a nuclear missile 'won't happen'

CitzenAID terror advice app: 'People should know how to protect themselves', says Chris Phillips

New terror app is vital as chances of an attack on UK are really high, says expert

New terror app is vital as chances of an attack on UK are really high - expert

Britain's former counter-terror chief Chris Phillips discussed the new terror app in an interview with Julia Hartley-Brewer

Rogers resigned yesterday and has criticised the "muddled thinking" behind the Brexit process

Sir Ivan Rogers' resignation 'a blow to those who want the best Brexit deal', says leading Remainer

Sir Ivan Rogers' resignation 'a blow to those who want best Brexit deal'

James McGrory, the co-executive director of Open Britain, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the resignation of the EU ambassador

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Donald Trump continues to cause controversy with his Twitter comments

Donald Trump has a gift like Muhammad Ali, says US journalist

Donald Trump has a gift like Muhammad Ali, says US journalist

Charlie Wolf tells Julia Hartley-Brewer Trump plays by his own rules, just like the legendary boxer

Anne Wafula Strike was forced to wet herself on a train

Anne Wafula Strike: Public transport disabled access just not good enough, says campaigner Sian Vasey

Public transport not accessible enough for disabled people, says campaigner

Sian Vasey spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the recent incident involving Anne Wafula Strike MBE, who was forced to wet herself on a train after it had no working toilets

Legalisation of Cannabis 'inevitable', says campaigner

Legalisation of cannabis is inevitable, says campaigner

Legalisation of cannabis is inevitable, says campaigner

Peter Reynolds, the President of CLEAR Cannabis Law Reform, claimed the UK will eventually legalise the drug for medical use

M62 shooting: 'UK police will become routinely armed', says former officer

M62 shooting: UK police will become routinely armed, says former officer

M62 shooting: UK police will become routinely armed, says former officer

Michael Smith MBE spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer in the wake of a shooting which resulted in the death of one man and the arrest of five other people

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Thursday, December 15, 2016

'We've got to take the politics out of social care', says SCIE

We've got to take the politics out of social care, says SCIE

We've got to take the politics out of social care, says SCIE

The Government is expected to allow local councils to raise council tax in order to fund social care, however some claim this is not enough

Jeremy Corbyn has been roundly criticised for hiring Jayne Fisher

Jeremy Corbyn Sinn Fein hire 'gives Tories the perfect chance to destroy Labour'

Jeremy Corbyn Sinn Fein hire 'gives Tories the perfect chance to destroy Labour'

Former Labour MP Tom Harris said the Tories will already be working on a publicity campaign to crush Corbyn at the next General Election

'It was not wise for Southern Rail to exclude us from talks', says RMT Union

RMT boss Mick Cash: Southern Rail showed contempt to passengers by barring us from crisis talks

RMT boss says it was 'unwise for Southern Rail to exclude us' from talks

Talks between Southern Rail and Aslef took place yesterday at ACAS conciliation service, however the RMT Union was not allowed to attend the meeting

Aleppo: Researcher warns of keeping 'eyes peeled' to ensure safe evacuation

'Aleppo evacuation has begun - but refugees now face horrific choice'

'Aleppo evacuation has begun - but refugees now face horrific choice'

Tim Eaton, from Chatham House, insisted that 'hearing about a deal' to evacuate civilians from rebel-held areas 'doesn’t mean it will be followed through or carried out'

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Woman's Hour Power List is 'laughable', says journalist Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

Woman's Hour Power List: 'Surely there are better feminist icons than the pathetic Bridget Jones'

Woman's Hour Power List is 'laughable', says journalist Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

Woman's Hour on Radio 4 compiled a list of the most powerful women over the last 70 years - and it's raised some eyebrows

Mother who spends £2,000 on Christmas presents says 'no one should have a problem as it's my money and my children'

Mother Emma Tapping defends spending £2,000 on Christmas presents: 'it's my money and my children'

Mum defends spending £2,000 on Christmas gifts: 'it's my money and my children'

Emma Tapping went viral last year after sharing a photo online of her family's huge pile of Christmas presents around the tree. This year she has shared an even bigger pile

MP Philip Davies 'wholeheartedly in favour' of removing the word "women" from Equalities Committee name

Men's rights activist elected to join Women and Equalities Committee says 'some feminists don't believe in equality'

MP 'in favour' of removing the word 'women' from Equalities Committee name

Philip Davies was recently elected unopposed to fill a Conservative spot on Parliament's Women and Equalities Committee

'We have let the people of Syria down and must do more to help', says Doctors Under Fire - Unfinished

Man who tried to broker Aleppo ceasefire says conflict is 'on a different scale' to anything seen before

Man who tried to broker Aleppo ceasefire describes barbarity of the conflict

Hamish De Bretton-Gordon, founder of Doctors under Fire, spoke at length to Julia this morning

Southern Rail Strike: Nationalisation not the 'magic cure for dispute, says journalist

Southern Rail strike: Julia and rail journalist get angry with each other during nationalisation debate

Southern Rail Strike: Nationalisation 'won't solve' dispute, says journalist

Rail News editor Sim Harris believes the dispute between Southern and the rail unions isn't about nationalisation

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

'We need to discover more about the orbit of asteroids before we can defend ourselves from them', warns space journalist

'We need to discover more about asteroids before we can defend ourselves against them', warns space journalist

'We need to discover more about the orbit of asteroids to defend ourselves'

A Nasa scientist, Doctor Joseph Nuth, has warned that humans are unprepared for a surprise asteroid or comet that could hit earth

'We want to put ourselves in a situation where we can provide less cancellations and less delays', says Southern Rail

Southern Rail director tells Julia staff sickness has soared since union dispute began

Southern Rail director claims staff sickness has soared during union dispute

Three days of strike action on Southern Rail have begun today, causing travel chaos for commuters

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