Julia Hartley-Brewer

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Monday, January 23, 2017

Monday, January 23, 2017

'Donald Trump may decide to use nuclear weapons, and someone like him will come around every few hundred years', says MP Angus MacNeil

Trident mis-fire: SNP lawmaker says Theresa May probably didn't know

Trident mis-fire: SNP lawmaker says Theresa May probably didn't know

The Sunday Times claimed that an unarmed missile from the Trident nuclear programme veered off course in June during a test. Theresa May has not confirmed whether she knew about this or not

Friday, January 20, 2017

Friday, January 20, 2017

Donald Trump: 'We have to keep protesting and hope structure around him adapts', says journalist Harriet Minter

Donald Trump: 'We have to keep protesting' says activist Harriet Minter

'We have to keep protesting' says activist Harriet Minter

The host of Badass Women's Hour on talkRADIO explained to Julia Hartley-Brewer why she plans to join the Women's March protest in London tomorrow (Saturday)

'Why would Trump invite Charlotte Church to his inauguration? He's the biggest star on earth', says Piers Morgan

'Why would Donald Trump need Charlotte Church? He's the biggest star on earth' says Piers Morgan

'Why would Trump need Charlotte Church to sing for him?'

Piers Morgan joined Julia Hartley-Brewer to discuss Donald Trump's inaugaration later today

Trump has compiled a hugely impressive Cabinet, says Piers Morgan

Piers Morgan: 'Trump's not a right-wing monster and we must stop abusing him'

Piers Morgan: 'Trump's not a right-wing monster and we must stop abusing him'

The talkshow host spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer on talkRADIO hours before Trump is sworn in as president

'Donald Trump's speech will be about unity and include a sound bite that will resonate for years', says political commentator

'Donald Trump's inauguration speech will include a soundbite that resonates for years'

'The speech will include a soundbite that will resonate for years'

Today Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th US president, his inauguration begins at 5pm (UK time) and the world will be watching

Piers Morgan: 'Donald Trump isn't that right-wing, don't believe the media spin'

Piers Morgan tells Julia to 'stop being pompous' in row over Donald Trump 'p***y' comments

Piers Morgan tells Julia to 'stop being pompous' in Trump 'p***y' comments row

Piers Morgan believes the UK has far worse politicians than Donald Trump

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Thursday, January 19, 2017

'Mobile phones are killing real face to face communication', says headteacher

Headteacher tells talkRADIO why he banned mobile phones in his school

Headteacher tells talkRADIO why he banned mobile phones in his school

The headteacher of Shiplake College in Henley-on-Thames has imposed a ban on mobile phones at the school, after he felt they were causing communication problems

Paul Nuttall was elected leader of UKIP last year

Paul Nuttall has not agreed to contest Stoke by-election, says UKIP deputy Peter Whittle

Paul Nuttall has not agreed to contest Stoke by-election, says UKIP deputy

Peter Whittle told Julia Hartley-Brewer that nothing has yet been agreed - but refuses to rule out Nuttall standing

'EHRC chairman David Isaac's out to make a name for himself', says Andrew Bridgen MP

Brexit hate crime claim rubbished by Tory MP Andrew Bridgen

Brexit hate crime claim rubbished by Tory MP Andrew Bridgen

Andrew Bridgen, the MP for North West Leicestershire, dismissed David Isaac's worries the triggering of Article 50 could prompt a backlash against EU citizens in the UK

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

'It's surprising that Tunisia didn't have top security plans in place to protect tourists', says former detective

Why didn't Tunisia have plans in place to stop Isis beach massacre, asks terror expert

Why didn't Tunisia have plans in place to stop Isis beach massacre, asks expert

An inquest into what happened when 30 British tourists were killed after a gunman opened fire at a hotel and beach in Tunisia is taking place

'The government is likely to get a bad Brexit deal', says MP Owen Smith

Theresa May Brexit speech: Remainer Owen Smith says UK could get a good deal - but it's unlikely

'The government is likely to get a bad Brexit deal', says MP Owen Smith

Yesterday Theresa May gave a speech on her Brexit plan, stating she wants to leave the single market and give MPs and peers a vote on the final Brexit deal

Brexit Speech: Theresa May 'got the tone spot-on', says MEP Daniel Hannan

Brexit Speech: Theresa May 'got the tone spot-on', says MEP Daniel Hannan

Brexit Speech: Theresa May 'got the tone spot-on', says MEP Daniel Hannan

Theresa May outlined her priorities for the Brexit negotiations in a keynote speech on Tuesday

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

'Pressures on middle-aged women are increasing at home and in the workplace' says professor

Middle-aged women are being pressured into eating disorders, says academic

Middle-aged women are being pressured into eating disorders, says academic

Research from University College London has suggested that 3% of women in their 40s and 50s have an eating problem

'If you tell police that crime is reducing, they will laugh', says former police officer

Police will laugh at you if you tell them crime is falling, says former officer

Police will laugh at you if you tell them crime is falling, says former officer

Sadiq Khan has warned that if the Government cuts the funding of the Metropolitan Police then the safety of Londoners will be at risk

'If we go to the two year wire in Brexit negotiations, it will be a strategic error, says MP Gisela Stuart

Brexit: We need a deal with EU as quickly as possible, says MP Gisela Stuart

We need Brexit deal as quickly as possible, says MP Gisela Stuart

Theresa May will lay out her plans for upcoming negotiations with the EU in a speech today, and is expected to say that she wants a clean break from the European Union

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

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