Julia Hartley-Brewer

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

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Comedian Erich McElroy's special preview about life under a Trump presidency

Comedian Erich McElroy's unusual vision of a world ruled by Donald Trump

Comedian Erich McElroy looks at life under a Trump presidency

The comedian revealed to Julia Hartley-Brewer what we could expect if Trump is elected to the White House

'Kensington Palace has confused newspapers with online comments', says former newspaper editor

Prince Harry Meghan Markle letter: 'Kensington Palace has confused newspapers with online comments'

'Kensington Palace has confused newspapers with online comments'

Kensington Palace has released a statement which claims Prince Harry's girlfriend Meghan Markle has been subjected to a 'wave of abuse & harassment' from the media

Sports Direct: 'Any confidence or trust that had been built up has been completely undone', says MP Craig Tracey

Sports Direct: 'Any confidence or trust has been completely undone', says MP Craig Tracey

'Any trust that had been built up with Sports Direct has been completely undone'

MPs claim there was an attempt to record their private discussions after their tour of the Sports Direct warehouse

'I'm certainly not a die hard remainer, I'm interested in electoral integrity,' says Professor Bob Watt

Brexit 'lies' whistleblower Bob Watt: I'm no die-hard Remainer

Brexit 'lies' whistleblower Bob Watt: I'm no die-hard Remainer

The Crown Prosecution Service is considering a complaint that EU referendum voters were misled by the Leave campaign and claims they made

'Project Fear was an absolute disgrace', says Sir Bill Cash

Brexit campaigner Bill Cash says Leave 'lies' were just errors of judgement

Brexit campaigner Bill Cash says Leave 'lies' were just errors of judgement

His comment follows a complaint being submitted to the Crown Prosecution Service claiming the Vote Leave campaign misled voters

'Vast majority' of Australia 'are baffled' by the US election, says reporter

Trump-Clinton war has left vast majority of Australians baffled, says reporter

Trump-Clinton war has left vast majority of Australians baffled, says reporter

Charles Croucher, a political reporter for Nine News in Australia, revealed his country's reaction has moved from amusement to horror

Monday, November 7, 2016

Monday, November 7, 2016

US Election: 'There's a bit of trepidation', says Sam Delaney live from Washington D.C

US Election: 'There's a bit of trepidation', says Sam Delaney live from Washington DC

US Election: 'There's a bit of trepidation', says Sam Delaney

Our Drivetime presenter will be presenting his show live from the American capital during the presidential election

Brexit High Court Ruling: Julia Hartley-Brewer argues with Lord Falconer over verdict

Brexit High Court Ruling: Julia Hartley-Brewer argues with Lord Falconer over verdict

Julia Hartley-Brewer argues with Lord Falconer over Brexit High Court Ruling

The former Labour lord Chancellor firmly believes that Parliament should know how Theresa May plans to negotiate with the EU

Friday, November 4, 2016

Friday, November 4, 2016

'We're only asking the government for its priorities', says Barry Gardiner MP after High Court ruling

Brexit High Court Ruling: 'We're only asking Theresa May to lay out her priorities', says Barry Gardiner MP

'We're only asking the government for its priorities', says Barry Gardiner MP

The MP for Brent North said Brexit can't be triggered on the basis of incoherent plans

Brexit High Court verdict: 'The Supreme Court will back the High Court's decision', says leading journalist

Brexit Article 50 verdict: 'The Supreme Court will back High Court's decision', says leading journalist

'The Supreme Court will back the High Court's decision', says leading journalist

Policy editor of The Times Oliver Wright believes MPs want a 'road map' of Theresa May's ideal Brexit

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Thursday, November 3, 2016

'The Brexit court case could ironically end up in the European courts', says MP Stephen Pound

'The Brexit court case could ironically end up in the European courts', says MP Stephen Pound

'The Brexit court case could ironically end up in the European courts'

The high court has ruled that Theresa May cannot trigger Article 50 without the consent of Parliament

'The judges got it catastrophically wrong', says John Redwood MP after High Court ruling

High Court Article 50 verdict: MPs don't really want a vote on Brexit, says John Redwood

MPs aren't bothered about voting on Brexit, says John Redwood

Theresa May can't trigger Article 50 without a vote in Parliament after the High Court's decision

Parliament vote on Article 50 'doesn't bypass will of the British public', says Iain Wright MP

Brexit High Court verdict: Parliamentary vote on Article 50 doesn't bypass the public, says Iain Wright MP

MPs' vote won't bypass British public, says Iain Wright MP

The High Court ruled that the government can only trigger article 50 with Parliament's approval

Brexit High Court verdict: 'No-one told us MPs had right to veto Article 50'

Brexit High Court verdict: 'No-one told us MPs had right to veto Article 50'

'No-one told us that MPs had the right to veto Article 50'

Professor Steve Peers told Julia Hartley-Brewer he'd be 'amazed' if MPs voted down Brexit

'Football players should wear poppies and accept the sanctions', says former sports minister

England footballers should wear poppies and take the sanctions, says former sports minister

'England footballers should wear poppies and take the sanctions'

Fifa have ruled that football players will not be allowed to wear poppies in the England vs Scotland match on Armistice Day, causing much controversy

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Louis Smith suspension: 'Islam is trying to put itself into a special category', says National Secular Society

Louis Smith ban: Islam is trying to make itself untouchable, says National Secular Society

Louis Smith ban 'shows Islam is trying to make itself untouchable'

Louis Smith has been suspended for two months by British Gymnastics over a video where he appears to mock Islam, however many have disagreed with his suspension

Louis Smith ban will fuel 'rampant Islamophobia', says Chief Executive of the Ramadhan Foundation

Louis Smith ban will fuel 'rampant Islamophobia', says Muslim commentator

Louis Smith ban will fuel 'rampant Islamophobia', says Muslim commentator

Mohammed Shafiq spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the two-month ban the gymnast received after a video of him appearing to mock Islam was leaked

Isis's key weakness is their 'old-fashioned' manner of fighting, says former Royal United Services Institute director-general

'Isis have an achilles heel - their old-fashioned manner of fighting'

'Isis have an achilles heel - their old-fashioned manner of fighting'

Michael Clarke, the former Director General of the Royal United Services Institute, said the group's outdated weapons and tactics could be exploited in Mosul

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

'Keith Vaz was voted on the justice committee to prove a point of principle', says Andrew Bridgen

Keith Vaz has no place in British politics, says opponent Andrew Bridgen

Scandal-hit MP Keith Vaz 'has no place in British politics'

Keith Vaz has been voted onto the justice committee despite calls to vote against him after allegations he paid for two male sex workers

'We're in a very challenging time', says security specialist after Andrew Parker interview highlights threat of Russian cyberwarfare

Russian cyberwarfare threat 'very challenging' says security specialist

Russian cyberwarfare threat 'very challenging' says security specialist

Will Geddes spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the issue of cybersecurity and the recent interview the MI5 chief gave to The Guardian

Monday, October 31, 2016

Monday, October 31, 2016

'Raheem Kassam would have been the best person to lead UKIP, so now the party is in a poor state of affairs'

UKIP donor Arron Banks may pull funding after Raheem Kassam leadership withdrawal

UKIP donor says party are in a mess after Raheem Kassam leadership withdrawal

Arron Banks told Julia party is 'in a hell of a mess' after Kassam quit leadership race

'We must fund social care and the NHS together in order for it to be sustainable', says MP Sarah Wollaston

LISTEN Health select committee chair demands social care rethink

Health select committee chair demands social care rethink

The government have claimed NHS in England will receive an extra £10 billion over the next five years, however the health select committee believe this is not true

Friday, October 28, 2016

Friday, October 28, 2016

Male contraception 'all about trust', says Dr. Pam Spurr

Male contraception 'raises hurdles for men', says Dr. Pam Spurr

Male contraception 'raises hurdles for men', says Dr. Pam Spurr

The psychologist spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the jab to lower sperm count

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Thursday, October 27, 2016

'If Channel 4 land the right talent for The Great British Bake Off it stands a good chance of succeeding', says TV critic

Bake Off Final: 'Show's move to Channel 4 could be a success with the right casting'

Bake Off's move to Channel 4 'could be a success with the right casting'

Last night the final of The Great British Bake Off was broadcast, revealing the winner, but this will be the last series to air on the BBC

Diet Chef advert: 'Let's give women negative messages about being overweight, it would save lives', says Julia Hartley-Brewer

Diet Chef advert: 'Women need negative messages about being overweight - they could save lives', says Julia

Julia Hartley-Brewer says women need negative messages about their weight

An advert for the delivery service Diet Chef has been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority for being 'socially irresponsible' around issues of weight loss

Theresa May was badly advised on 'absurd' Heathrow expansion following government figures revelation, says former transport minister Steve Norris

Theresa May was badly advised on 'absurd' Heathrow expansion, says former transport minister Steve Norris

May was badly advised on 'absurd' Heathrow idea, says former transport minister

Steve Norris made the claims after new figures showed the govenrment may have exaggerated the financial case for Heathrow

'Modified mosquito army is a major breakthrough, but won't eradicate zika', says bite prevention specialist

Mosquito army won't kill zika, says specialist

Mosquito army won't kill zika, says specialist

Mosquitos which have been infected with the bug wolbachia will be released into Brazil and Columbia, it is hoped they will reduce the spread of zika

'Vladimir Putin likes flexing his muscles' - Former rear admiral highlights how the west needs a 'framework' to confront Russia

LISTEN Vladimir Putin thinks we're weak and effeminate, says former Rear Admiral Chris Parry

Putin thinks we're weak and effeminate, says former Admiral

Chris Parry explained how there's no strategy to currently stop 'Vladimir Putin flexing his muscles' in Syria

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

'A psychic raccoon has predicted the winner of The Great British Bake Off', says Digital Spy

Bake Off Final: 'A psychic raccoon has predicted GBBO winner', says Digital Spy journalist

'A psychic raccoon has predicted the winner of The Great British Bake Off'

Digital Spy's Laurence Mozafari joined Julia Hartley-Brewer to give his views on the final of The Great British Bake Off and moving the show to Channel 4

Zac Goldsmith: 'The whole thing in quite a big way is about him trying to restore his reputation', says the Guardian's London commentator

Zac Goldsmith Heathow resignation is an attempt to restore his reputation, says Guardian journalist

Zac Goldsmith Heathrow resignation 'is an attempt to restore his reputation'

Zac Goldsmith has announced his resignation after the government approved plans to create a new third runway at Heathrow airport

Julia on Zac Goldsmith Heathrow resignation: 'Principles are easy when you've got £200m in the bank'

Julia on Zac Goldsmith Heathrow resignation: 'Principles are easy when you've got £200m in the bank'

Julia on Zac Goldsmith: 'Principles are easy when you've got £200m in the bank'

Julia had a fiesty debate with the Tory leader of Richmond Council in the wake of the Heathrow airport decision yesterday

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Calais jungle: Migrants are 'a shared responsibility' between Britain and France, says CalAID co-founder Siobhan Wall

LISTEN Julia tells Calais aid worker 'we have no responsibility for non-British citizens living in a safe country'

Julia tells Calais aid worker Britain has no responsibility for Jungle migrants

Siohan Wall, the co-founder of the refugee charity CalAid, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the plight of the Calais refugees - and got a stern rebuke

Friday, October 21, 2016

Friday, October 21, 2016

'Donald Trump knows he is losing and will have to accept the result of the presidential election', says Democrats Abroad

'Donald Trump is only threatening to reject election result because he knows he's lost'

'Trump is only threatening to reject election result because he knows he's lost'

Democrats Abroad say the American people see through Trump - and he knows it

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Archeology A level: 'We were insulted to hear we didn't have the experitise to mark the A level', says subject leader

Archeology A-level removal is an insult, says subject leader

Archeology A-level removal is an insult, says subject leader

AQA have announced their plans to scrap the archeology A-level, prompting widespread outrage

Cliff Richard: 'You're never going to achieve a perfect situation to protect people's reputations', says leading solicitor

Cliff Richard: 'Outing' of suspects can never be completely stamped out, says leading solicitor

Cliff Richard: 'Outing' of suspects can never be completely stopped, says lawyer

Cliff Richard is calling for suspects of crime not to be identified to the public until they are charged, after there was much coverage of sexual abuse claims made against him

Mosul offensive: Colonel Bob Stewart calls on ground forces to protect civilians as battle continues

Mosul offensive: Coalition troops must protect civilians because Isis won't, says former UN commander

Coalition troops must protect Mosul civilians, says former UN commander

The battle to retake Mosul from the clutches of Islamic State began in earnest yesterday

'Hillary Clinton's email scandal is worse than anything Trump has done', says political commentator Charlie Wolf

Donald Trump sexism claims are nothing compared to what Hillary Clinton has done, says political commentator Charlie Wolf

'Hillary Clinton's email scandal is worse than anything Trump has done'

Charlie Wolf also claimed the media should be 'ashamed' of themselves for the way the Presidential election has been covered

UKIP - "We're not in crisis, we're huge in Hartlepool', says Elizabeth Jones

UKIP: 'We're not in a death spiral, we're huge in Hartlepool' says Elizabeth Jones

UKIP - "We're not in crisis, we're huge in Hartlepool', says Elizabeth Jones

The national executive member and former leadership candidate also slammed Steven Woolfe for 'betraying grassroot members'

Monday, October 17, 2016

Monday, October 17, 2016

Ched Evans: Julia Hartley-Brewer clashes with feminst Charlotte Proudman over slut-shaming

Ched Evans: Julia Hartley-Brewer in stormy slut-shaming clash with feminist Charlotte Proudman

Julia Hartley-Brewer in slut-shaming clash with feminist lawyer over Ched Evans

Our mid-morning presenter spoke to the barrister about the acquittal of Ched Evans

'Ched Evans would be an interesting advocate for footballer's unique position', says leading journalist

Ched Evans could use his ordeal to help other footballers, says journalist David Walsh

Ched Evans could use his ordeal to help other footballers, says journalist

Ched Evans has been found not guilty of rape, after already serving two and a half years in prison for the alleged crime

Pollster Sir Robert Worcester dismisses Donald Trump's rigged election claims

Donald Trump rigging claims are the rantings of a beaten man, says MORI poll founder

Donald Trump rigging claims are the rantings of a beaten man, says MORI founder

Sir Robert Worcester said the polls are definitely not rigged in the US Presidential election

'You'd have to be living on planet zog not to think Boris thought about what was best for him', says political editor of The Sunday Times

Boris Johnson's campaign tsar told him not to back Brexit, says author Tim Shipman

Boris Johnson's campaign tsar told him not to back Brexit, says author

Tim Shipman claims Ben Wallace told Johnson he should vote Remain so as not to align himself with the 'clowns' supporting Brexit.

Andrew Mitchell blasts Russia for breaches of humanitarian law in new interview

LISTEN Andrew Mitchell blasts Russia for 'acting with impunity' in Aleppo

Andrew Mitchell blasts Russia for 'acting with impunity' in Aleppo

The MP for Sutton Coldfield was speaking to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the situation in Syria

Friday, October 14, 2016

Friday, October 14, 2016

Child abuse inquiry 'needs to sort its issues out quickly', says NAPAC's Gabrielle Shaw

Child abuse inquiry needs to sort its issues out quickly, says NAPAC's Gabrielle Shaw

Child abuse inquiry needs to sort its issues out quickly, says NAPAC CEO

Gabrielle Shaw spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer in the wake of allegations Dame Lowell Goddard, the former chair of the inquiry, made racist remarks

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Islam's non-believers - 'The narrative villifies apostates', reveals human rights activist

LISTEN An ex-Muslim reveals the brutal reality of life as an 'apostate'

LISTEN An ex-Muslim reveals the brutal reality of life as an 'apostate'

Maryam Namazie told Julia Hartley-Brewer how non-believers can be treated, even in places like Britain which don't have apostate laws.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Lauren Child MBE on Charlie and Lola and upcoming final Ruby Redfort book

Lauren Child MBE on Charlie and Lola, Clarice Bean and the final Ruby Redfort book

Lauren Child MBE on Charlie and Lola and the final Ruby Redfort book

The multi award-winning author popped by the studio to chat with Julia Hartley-Brewer

Labour's 170 questions gives impression the party is 'trying to put a break on Brexit', says political commentator

Labour's 170 questions suggest party is trying to derail Brexit, says Dan Hodges

Labour's 170 questions suggest party is trying to derail Brexit, says Dan Hodges

Dan Hodges, a political commentator for The Mail on Sunday, explained how the opposition could be misinterpreted as an attempt to delay government ministers

HS2: 'Our transport system is a mess but needs sensible planning', says Natalie Bennett

We need better alternatives to HS2, says Natalie Bennett

We need better alternatives to HS2, says Natalie Bennett

Former Green Party Leader Natalie Bennett insisted the money could be spent in other areas.

Baby Loss Awareness Week: Sports Minister Tracey Crouch reveals full extent of her miscarriage

Baby Loss Awareness Week: Sports Minister Tracey Crouch reveals despair of her miscarriage

Baby Loss Awareness Week: Tracey Crouch MP shares her miscarriage story

The Sports Minister spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the devastating miscarriage she suffered during last year's general election

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Baby loss awareness week: 'It's surprising how many people will say it happened to me too', says Miscarriage Association

Baby loss awareness week: 'It's surprising how many people will say 'it happened to me too'', says Miscarriage Association

Baby loss awareness week: Miscarriage Association says help is out there

The association's national director talked to patron and supporter Julia Hartley-Brewer about the aims of this week's initiative

Clownpocalypse: 'Media coverage has almost sparked the trend', says psychology professor

Killer clown attacks: Leading professor says sensationalist media has fuelled 'Clownpocalypse'

Killer clown attacks: Leading professor says media has fuelled 'Clownpocalypse'

Professor Mark Griffiths says people have been sparked into action by

'If Charles Horton made a deal across the table, there would be no Southern Rail dispute', says RMT Union

Southern Rail strikes: RMT boss Mick Cash disputes 'conductor guarantee' claim

Southern Rail strikes: RMT boss Mick Cash disputes 'conductor guarantee' claim

The RMT union are beginning industrial action today, in a continuing dispute over the role of conductors on the rail service

Article 50: 'Government should be held to account over EU deal', insists Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron

Brexit: Tim Farron says Britain can't afford to 'jump out of a plane without parachute'

Tim Farron and Julia Hartley-Brewer clash again over Brexit

The Liberal Democrat leader had a fiery clash with Julia Hartley-Brewer

'The threat of eviction is increasing desperation in the Calais Jungle', says charity CalAid

Calais Jungle is now a lethal free-for-all, says charity CalAid after Eritrean death

Calais Jungle is now a deadly free-for-all, says charity CalAid

Charity claims migrants are being pushed to new peaks of desperation by looming threat of eviction

Monday, October 10, 2016

Monday, October 10, 2016

Arron Banks plays down UKIP Strasbourg brawl: 'Steven Woolfe is from Moss Side, isn't he?'

Arron Banks plays down UKIP brawl: 'Steven Woolfe is from Moss Side, isn't he?'

UKIP donor discusses brawl which left Woolfe in hospital and spoke about his hopes for the party's leadership contest

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