Politics

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Jacob Rees-Mogg: Secret meetings at European Commission trying to derail Brexit

Jacob Rees-Mogg: Secret meetings at European Commission are intended to derail Brexit

Jacob Rees-Mogg: Secret meetings at European Commission trying to derail Brexit

Brexiteers Iain Duncan Smith and Jacob Rees-Mogg told Julia Hartley-Brewer that the European Commission should not be involved in "domestic politics"

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

North Korean media hails Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un's meeting as a success

North Korean media hails Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un's meeting as a success

North Korean media hails Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un's meeting as a success

The state-run Korean Central News Agency called Kim Jong-un "peace-loving" in is official statement

Brexit votes: Compromising with Remainers shows 'tyranny of parliament', says Lord Digby Jones

Brexit votes: Compromising with Remainers shows 'tyranny of parliament', says Lord Digby Jones

Brexit votes: Compromising with Remainers shows 'tyranny of parliament'

Lord Digby Jones says the UK could become a 'vassal state' to Brussels if amendments to the Brexit bill are passed

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Leave.EU communications chief met with Russians to discuss 'bananas'

Leave.EU communications chief met with Russians to discuss 'bananas'

Leave.EU communications chief Andy Wigmore said he instigated the meeting at a Ukip conference and had since met Russian figures "many times", as he and founder Arron Banks were grilled by MPs over EU referendum.

Conservative minister Phillip Lee resigns over Brexit policy

Conservative minister Phillip Lee resigns over Brexit policy

Remain-supporting Phillip Lee quit as justice minister, saying "if Brexit is worth doing, then it is certainly worth doing well" and it is "irresponsible to proceed as we are".

Donald Trump: North Korea human rights issues were discussed 'at length'

Donald Trump: North Korea human rights issues were discussed 'at length'

In a press conference following his meeting with Kim Jong-un, the US president hinted that human rights issues had been discussed, and hoped for a united Korea

Brexit bill returns to Commons as Theresa May warns Tory rebels not to undermine her

Brexit bill returns to Commons as Theresa May warns Tory rebels not to undermine her

Brexit bill returns to Commons, PM warns Tory rebels not to undermine her

The EU (Withdrawal) bill returns to Commons for crunch votes on amendments tabled by the Lords - and Jeremy Corbyn has some changes of his own

Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un sign unspecified document in Singapore

Kim Jong-un signs document pledging 'complete denuclearisation' at Trump summit

Kim Jong-un signs document pledging 'complete denuclearisation' at Trump summit

The US president and the North Korean leader both said their meeting was a success

Monday, June 4, 2018

Monday, June 4, 2018

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Theresa May and steel industry body to fight Donald Trump's trade tariffs

Theresa May and steel industry body to fight Donald Trump's trade tariffs

The Prime Minister told President Donald Trump his tariffs were "disappointing"

Friday, June 1, 2018

Friday, June 1, 2018

Donald Trump's trade tariffs could threaten post-Brexit deals

Donald Trump's trade tariffs could threaten post-Brexit deals

Donald Trump's trade tariffs could threaten post-Brexit deals

Donald Trump imposed a 25% tariff on steel and 10% on aluminium, throwing Theresa May's plans for a trade partnership with the US into question

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

UK government boosted as borrowing revised downwards

UK government boosted as borrowing revised downwards

Philip Hammond has been boosted as the UK deficit falls by more than expected in April.

Customs union backstop should only last a short time, Michael Gove says

Customs union backstop should only last a short time, Michael Gove says

The Environment Secretary has said the UK's backstop option is 'temporary not permanent'.

Ken Livingstone quits the Labour Party amid anti-semitism claims

Ken Livingstone quits the Labour Party amid anti-semitism claims

The former London mayor said the allegations against him had become a 'distraction'.

Monday, May 21, 2018

Monday, May 21, 2018

'Brexit has made Britain more welcoming to immigrants', says Michael Gove

'Brexit has made Britain more welcoming to immigrants', says Michael Gove

The Environment Secretary also said Brexit has 'strengthened unionism'.

Boris Johnson urges Leave camp to give PM 'time and space' on customs union

Boris Johnson urges Leave camp to give PM 'time and space' on customs union

The Foreign Secretary has called on Brexiteers to allow Theresa May time to negotiate a deal that delivers her promise to take Britain out of the customs union and single market.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Thursday, May 17, 2018

'The United Kingdom will be leaving the customs union', says PM Theresa May

'The United Kingdom will be leaving the customs union', says PM Theresa May

The Prime Minister made the announcement after arriving in at the EU Western Balkans summit in Sofia.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Dozens of Labour peers rebelled in the House of Lords last week to support an amendment which would make EEA membership a negotiating objective for the Government

Shadow Brexit minister: 'Nothing off the table' over EU Customs Union

Shadow Brexit minister: 'Nothing off the table' over EU Customs Union

Labour is keeping an open mind over Britain being part of the European Economic Area (EEA) after it quits the European Union, says the Labour MP.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Monday, May 14, 2018

David Miliband a 'political has-been' says Brexit commentator

David Miliband a 'political has-been' says Brexit commentator

David Miliband a 'political has-been' says Brexit commentator

David Miliband has returned to UK politics to join forces with Sir Nick Clegg and Nicky Morgan to push for a softer Brexit

Friday, May 11, 2018

Friday, May 11, 2018

Leave.EU campaign fined £70,000 for overspending and 'inaccurate' finance reports

Leave.EU campaign fined £70,000 for overspending and 'inaccurate' finance reports

Leave.EU fined £70,000 for overspending and 'inaccurate' finance reports

The pro-Brexit campaign was found to have misreported its transactions during the referendum campaign

Government announces £50m grammar school expansion plans

Government announces £50m grammar school expansion plans

Government announces £50m grammar school expansion plans

The new policy will see £50 million in funding being given to the UK's 163 grammar schools if they want to take in more pupils

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Three American detainees freed by North Korea, says Donald Trump

Three American detainees freed by North Korea, says Donald Trump

The US President has also confirmed he will meet them upon their return to America.

Theresa May suffers further Brexit defeats from the House of Lords

Theresa May suffers further Brexit defeats from the House of Lords

Theresa May suffers further Brexit defeats from the House of Lords

The Lords backed further amendments to the Brexit withdrawal bill, meaning it'll go to a vote in the House of Commons.

Britain, France and Germany remain committed to Iran nuclear deal

Britain, France and Germany remain committed to Iran nuclear deal

The European nations urged US President Donald Trump not to pull out of the accord.

Trump withdraws the US from Iran nuclear deal

Trump withdraws the US from Iran nuclear deal

Trump withdraws the US from Iran nuclear deal

The President of the United States pulls out from the accord and has announced the highest level of economic sanctions on the state.

MPs set to vote on controversial newspaper regulations

MPs set to vote on controversial newspaper regulations

Parliament is set to vote on two amendments, which critics fear could suffocate the free press.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Labour MP Heidi Alexander quits to become London's new deputy for transport

Labour MP Heidi Alexander quits to become London's new deputy for transport

The Lewisham East MP has quite Parliament to join London Mayor Sadiq Khan's team.

Monday, May 7, 2018

Monday, May 7, 2018

Boris Johnson to try and persuade Trump not to abandon Iran nuclear deal

Boris Johnson to try and persuade Trump not to abandon Iran nuclear deal

Boris Johnson to try and persuade Trump not to abandon Iran nuclear deal

The Foreign Secretary will appear on Donald Trump's favourite news show Fox & Friends during his visit to the US

Friday, May 4, 2018

Friday, May 4, 2018

Local elections: Theresa May not "an electoral failure", says pollster

Local elections: Theresa May not 'an electoral failure', says pollster

Local elections: Theresa May not 'an electoral failure', says pollster

Michael Turner of polling company BMG Research said that the local Conservative wins show Windrush and Brexit haven't completely damaged May's reputation

Local elections: Conservatives hold seats, Labour anti-Semitism concerns, Ukip 'crumbles'

Local elections: Conservatives hold seats, Labour anti-Semitism concerns, Ukip 'crumbles'

Conservatives hold seats, Labour anti-Semitism concerns, Ukip 'crumbles'

Local elections saw mixed results for Labour and the Conservatives, with the latter holding seats in London but losing a key seat in the North

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Thursday, May 3, 2018

The customs union is a key part of Brexit – but what is it?

The customs union is a key part of Brexit – but what is it?

The customs union is a key part of Brexit – but what is it?

A breakdown of what the EU customs union involves, and what knock-on effect leaving it would have on the UK

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

"This is nonsense!" Iain Duncan Smith slams Theresa May's customs union proposals

'This is nonsense!' Iain Duncan Smith slams Theresa May's customs union proposals

'This is nonsense!' Iain Duncan Smith slams Theresa May's customs union proposal

The former Conservative leader said that Brexit should mean the UK does not form any sort of partnership

Calls for John Bercow to quit after new bullying allegations

Calls for John Bercow to quit after new bullying allegations

Calls for John Bercow to quit after new bullying allegations

Andrew Bridgen MP said John Bercow should "consider his position" after a former employee accused him of angry outbursts

Monday, April 30, 2018

Monday, April 30, 2018

Amendment would prevent Britain leaving the EU without an agreement on a future relationship

Peers expected to back final say for Parliament over Brexit deal

Peers expected to back final say for Parliament over Brexit deal

'One of the most important amendments of the entire process', says shadow Brexit minister

Sajid Javid, the new Home Secretary

Sajid Javid: the man behind the headlines

Sajid Javid: the man behind the headlines

What you need to know about the new Home Secretary

ID cards could have prevented the Windrush scandal, say former Home Secretaries

ID cards could have prevented the Windrush scandal, say former Home Secretaries

ID cards could have prevented the Windrush scandal, say former Home Secretaries

Alan Johnson and Charles Clarke criticise Theresa May for scrapping the ID card scheme

BREAKING: Sajid Javid announced as new Home Secretary

Sajid Javid announced as new Home Secretary

Sajid Javid announced as new Home Secretary

Sajid Javid has been appointed following Amber Rudd's resignation.

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell: Labour would end the 'national scandal' of the 'low-paid debt trap'

Labour pledges to end low-paid 'debt trap'

Labour pledges to end low-paid 'debt trap'

Shadow chancellor says too many families are 'facing huge costs from high-street banks'

Amber Rudd resigns: does the UK need a dedicated 'immigration department'?

Amber Rudd resigns: does the UK need a dedicated 'immigration department'?

Amber Rudd resigns: does the UK need a dedicated 'immigration department'?

As the Home Secretary steps down, political expert Scott Lucas says the UK's immigration policy urgently needs overhauling

Friday, April 27, 2018

Friday, April 27, 2018

Labour activist expelled over anti-Semitism row

Labour activist expelled over anti-Semitism row

Labour activist expelled over anti-Semitism row

'Abuse, bullying and intimidation have no place in our movement,' says Stoke-on-Trent North MP

Amber Rudd implies government is unclear on EU customs union

Amber Rudd implies government is unclear on EU customs union

Amber Rudd implies government is unclear on EU customs union

She told reporters there were still "discussions to be had" over whether to say in the union following Brexit

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

'The EU is trying to make Brexit as painless as possible', says Vince Cable

'The EU is trying to make Brexit as painless as possible', says Vince Cable

'The EU is trying to make Brexit as painless as possible', says Vince Cable

Vince Cable thinks it's nonsense that the EU is trying to hurt Britain

Friday, March 16, 2018

Friday, March 16, 2018

Sergei Skripal: 'Vladimir Putin is telling his enemies the price of betrayal is death'

Sergei Skripal: 'Vladimir Putin is telling his enemies the price of betrayal is death'

'Putin is telling his enemies the price of betrayal is death'

Chair of Parliament's foreign affairs select committee says Putin is sending a message with Sergei Skripal poisoning

Moscow plans response to Theresa May's expulsion of diplomats

Moscow plans response to Theresa May's expulsion of diplomats

Moscow plans response to Theresa May's expulsion of diplomats

Russia is also planning a response to the US as it has also imposed sanctions on the country

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn has come under fire from his own backbenchers

Labour MP refuses to endorse Jeremy Corbyn after Theresa May Russia attack

Labour MP refuses to endorse Jeremy Corbyn after Theresa May Russia attack

Jim Fitzpatrick stops well short of backing a Corbyn government

David Davis can 'live with' shorter transition period than planned

David Davis can 'live with' shorter transition period than planned

David Davis can 'live with' shorter transition period than planned

The Brexit Secretary has said he was to agree the transition phase next week

Sergei Skripal poisoning: US back UK over expelling Russian diplomats

Sergei Skripal poisoning: US backs UK over expelling Russian diplomats

Sergei Skripal poisoning: US backs UK over expelling Russian diplomats

Russia has demanded proof to show whether the nerve agent used was from the country

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Philip Hammond has been urged to help small firms

'Philip Hammond must address small business late payment problem in Spring Statement'

'Philip Hammond must address small business late payment problem'

Small business spokesman Mike Cherry tells Julia Hartley-Brewer what he wants from Hammond today

Monday, March 12, 2018

Monday, March 12, 2018

Debbie Abrahams: The Labour MP embroiled in a row with the party

Debbie Abrahams: The Labour MP embroiled in a row with the party

This Labour MP has been suspended - and no-one seems to know why

Labour claims Debbie Abrahams stepped down as shadow work and pensions secretary, but she says otherwise

'Are you kidding me?' - Julia slams Jack Straw's views on Brexit hindering relationships with allies

'Are you kidding me?' - Julia slams Jack Straw's claim that Brexit makes Sergei Skripal response harder

Julia slams Jack Straw's claim that Brexit makes Sergei Skripal response harder

Jack Straw claimed staying in the EU would make it easier to take action against Russia if it was behind attempting killing of Sergei Skripal

Theresa May to meet with National Security Council over Sergei Skripal poisoning

Theresa May to meet with National Security Council over Sergei Skripal poisoning

Theresa May to meet with National Security Council over Sergei Skripal poisoning

Theresa May will be expected to take action against Russia is a link is established

Julia Hartley-Brewer hammers Vince Cable over 'racist Brexiteer' comments

Julia Hartley-Brewer hammers Vince Cable over 'racist Brexiteer' comments

Julia Hartley-Brewer hammers Vince Cable over 'racist Brexiteer' comments

Our host suggested to the Lib Dem leader 'maybe some people just don't want to join his party'

'Disgraceful' - Vince Cable criticised over Brexiteers comments

'Disgraceful' - Vince Cable criticised over Brexiteer comments

Vince Cable criticised over Brexiteer comments

Cable says his much-criticised comments were about Brexiteers being older and has denied calling them racist

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found unconscious earlier this week

Sergei Skripal poisoning: Former MI5 officer doubts Vladimir Putin was involved

Former MI5 officer thinks Putin might have been framed for spy poisoning

Annie Machon says 'there are too many known unknowns' and 'perhaps the finger of blame is being made to point at Putin'

A small number of protesters raised their voices against the Saudi Prince's visit yesterday

'If you protest against Donald Trump but not the Saudi Crown Prince, you're a joke'

'If you protest against Donald Trump but not the Saudi Prince, you're a joke'

Watch Julia tell her talkRADIO listeners that people who think Trump is more worthy of protest than the Saudi royal are 'laughable'

Mohammed bin Salman visit: 'Yemen will be discussed more than anything as it's a hot issue'

Mohammed bin Salman visit: 'Yemen will be discussed more than anything as it's a hot issue'

Mohammed bin Salman visit: 'Yemen will be discussed more than anything'

The Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman is currently on a three-day visit to the UK

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