Politics

Friday, August 17, 2018

Friday, August 17, 2018

Westminster Whispers: Anti-Semitism saga could overshadow Labour conference

Westminster Whispers: Anti-Semitism saga could overshadow Labour conference

Westminster Whispers: Anti-Semitism saga could overshadow Labour conference

talkRADIO's political editor Ross Kempsell said Corbyn must act fast to stop the spectre of anti-Semitism scuppering Labour's chances of being a credible opposition

Margaret Hodge says Labour disciplinary felt 'like being a Jew in the 30s' and says 'cult of Corbynism' is 'scary'

Margaret Hodge says Labour disciplinary felt 'like being a Jew in the 30s' and says 'cult of Corbynism' is 'scary'

Margaret Hodge says Labour disciplinary felt 'like being a Jew in the 30s'

Margaret Hodge says she felt Labour were 'coming for me' when they began investigating her after she called Jeremy Corbyn an anti-Semite

BMA warns no-deal Brexit could make it easier for diseases to spread across Europe

BMA warns no-deal Brexit could make it easier for diseases to spread across Europe

BMA warns no-deal Brexit could make it easier for diseases to spread across EU

The British Medical Association has prepared a briefing of how a no-deal Brexit could affect medicine, and NHS staff are petitioning for a second referendum

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Our Future, Our Choice: 'Undemocratic' to deny UK a second Brexit referendum

Our Future, Our Choice: 'Undemocratic' to deny UK a second Brexit referendum

Our Future, Our Choice: 'Undemocratic' to deny UK a second Brexit referendum

Femi Oluwole from pro-Remain Our Future, Our Choice told Julia Hartley-Brewer that the UK should be allowed to vote on the final Brexit deal

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Thousands of fans chant 'Oh Jeremy Corbyn' at music festival

Thousands of fans chant 'Oh Jeremy Corbyn' at music festival

A video from Boardmasters festival in Cornwall shows an 18,000-strong crowd chanting 'Oh Jeremy Corbyn', the night before the Labour leader faced criticism for being at a memorial for Palestinian terrorists in 2014

Monday, August 13, 2018

Monday, August 13, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn admits he was at memorial service for Palestinian terrorists

Jeremy Corbyn admits he was at memorial service for Palestinian terrorists

Jeremy Corbyn admits he was at memorial service for Palestinian terrorists

Jeremy Corbyn was pictured at a cemetery in Tunisia in 2014, where a wreath was laid in memory of men associated with Palestinian terrorist organisation Black September

Boris Johnson's column shouldn't be blamed for reported rise in hate crimes, says free speech advocate

Boris Johnson's column 'shouldn't be blamed for reported rise in hate crimes'

The founder of the free speech-promoting Academy of Ideas, Claire Fox, says Boris Johnson's column about wearing the burqa 'didn't say what people think it said' and that it shouldn't be blamed for a rise in hate crimes

Polls show shift in opinion over Brexit - is a second referendum on the cards?

Polls show shift in opinion over Brexit - is a second referendum on the cards?

Polls show shift in opinion over Brexit - is a second referendum on the cards?

Research commissioned by Hope Not Hate and Best for Britain showed some previously Leave-voting constituencies were now in favour of Remain

Boris Johnson slams 'lefty' affordable housing in latest Telegraph column

Boris Johnson slams 'lefty' affordable housing in latest Telegraph column

Boris Johnson slams 'lefty' affordable housing in latest Telegraph column

Boris Johnson urged the government to build more houses to tackle the housing crisis in his latest column in the Daily Telegraph

Friday, August 10, 2018

Friday, August 10, 2018

Julia Hartley-Brewer ends burqa phone debate with Akeela Ahmed early

Julia Hartley-Brewer ends burqa phone debate with Akeela Ahmed early

The She Speaks We Hear spokesperson joined the No Nonsense Breakfast show to discuss Boris Johnson's burqa comments

Andrew Bridgen: Johnson's investigation is a "dark day" for democracy

Andrew Bridgen: Johnson's investigation is a "dark day" for democracy

The MP for North West Leicestershire has questioned the Conservative Party's stance on free speech.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Boris Johnson to face independent investigation over burqa comments

Boris Johnson to face independent investigation over burqa comments

Johnson will face an inquiry after the Conservative party received a number of complaints over his comments comparing burqas to "letterboxes" and "bank robbers".

Imam to Julia Hartley-Brewer: The burqa is 'masquerading' as Muslim

Imam to Julia Hartley-Brewer: The burqa is 'masquerading' as Muslim

Dr Taj Hargey also accused the face-covering item of 'poisoning' relations between Brits and immigrant Muslims.

US to pose sanctions on Russia in response to Skripal poisoning

US to pose sanctions on Russia in response to Skripal poisoning

The US State Department issued a formal determination that Russia violated international law by poisoning Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia with Novichok.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Dominic Grieve: I'll quit the Conservative party if Boris Johnson becomes leader

Dominic Grieve: I'll quit the Conservative party if Boris Johnson becomes leader

Dominic Grieve: I'll quit the Conservative party if Boris Johnson becomes leader

Dominic Grieve has said he'll leave the Conservative party if Boris Johnson becomes leader, following the former Foreign Secretary's comments on burqas

Katie Perrior calls James Delingpole 'deluded' during argument over Boris Johnson's Brexit plans

Katie Perrior calls James Delingpole 'deluded' during argument over Boris Johnson's Brexit plans

Katie Perrior calls James Delingpole 'deluded' over Boris Johnson's Brexit plans

Breitbart editor James Delingpole joined Mike Graham and Katie Perrior to discuss Boris Johnson's comments on the burqa, but clashed over Johnson's handling of Brexit

Nadine Dorries: Boris Johnson's burqa article didn't go 'far enough'

Nadine Dorries: Boris Johnson's burqa article didn't go 'far enough'

The Conservative MP also called the burqa a 'misogynistic method to isolate woman'.

Boris Johnson refusing to bow to pressure for burqa comments

Boris Johnson refusing to bow to pressure for burqa comments

The Prime Minister and Conservative Party leadership have called for him to apologise.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Conservative chairman calls for Boris Johnson to apologise over burqa comments

Conservative chairman calls for Boris Johnson to apologise over burqa comments

Brandon Lewis has called on Boris Johnson to apologise for comments he made about Muslim women wearing burqas.

Trump: Countries doing business with Iran will not be doing business with the US

Trump: Countries doing business with Iran will not be doing business with the US

The US president warned trading partners over Iran.

Johnson's former advisor: Boris 'doesn't support' ban on burqa

Johnson's former advisor: Boris 'doesn't support' ban on burqa

Johnson has come under criticism over comments he made in a column for the Telegraph.

Labour drop disciplinary inquiry into Dame Margaret Hodge

Labour drop disciplinary inquiry into Dame Margaret Hodge

Dame Margaret said she was "pleased" after general secretary Jennie Formby wrote to inform her she would face no further action for her alleged "abusive behaviour".

Monday, August 6, 2018

Monday, August 6, 2018

Lord Lawson to Julia Hartley-Brewer: Theresa May isn't 'up for the job'

Lord Lawson to Julia Hartley-Brewer: Theresa May isn't 'up for the job'

Lord Lawson and Lord Adonis joined talkRADIO to discuss the likelihood of a no-deal Brexit.

Friday, August 3, 2018

Friday, August 3, 2018

Muslim Conservative Chair: Labour should adopt full anti-Semitism definition

Muslim Conservative Chair: Labour should adopt full anti-Semitism definition

Mohammed Amin has highlighted the importance of having a ‘credible’ opposition party after Labour has been thrown into despair around its handling of alleged anti-Semitism.

Conservative Muslim chair: 'There's no good reason for an MP to meet Steve Bannon'

Conservative Muslim chair: 'There's no good reason for MPs to meet Steve Bannon'

Mohammed Amin of the Conservative Muslim Forum said Boris Johnson and Jacob Rees-Mogg should apologise for meeting with Steve Bannon

Labour offer to drop disciplinary action against Margaret Hodge amid anti-semitism row

Labour offer to drop disciplinary action against Margaret Hodge amid anti-Semitism row

Labour offer to drop disciplinary action against Hodge amid anti-Semitism row

The Labour party have offered to drop disciplinary action against Dame Margaret Hodge, on the condition that she issued an “appropriate apology”.

MP urged to quit Labour over alleged use of homophobic slur

MP urged to quit Labour over alleged use of homophobic slur

MP urged to quit Labour over alleged use of homophobic slur

The Deputy leader of Welsh Labour is facing calls to quit her frontbench role as shadow equalities minister after being accused of using an alleged homophobic slur.

Jewish Labour Voice officer says Corbyn anti-Semitism accusations 'fabricated'

Jewish Labour Voice officer says Corbyn anti-Semitism accusations 'fabricated'

Jewish Labour Voice officer says Corbyn anti-Semitism accusations 'fabricated'

Mike Cushman also supported Peter Willsman, who said some Jewish people are "Trump fanatics", and said the Conservative party was not tackling Islamophobia

Theresa May to meet Macron for Brexit talks after Barnier criticises her plans

Theresa May to meet Macron for Brexit talks as Barnier criticises her plans

Theresa May to meet Macron for Brexit talks as Barnier criticises her plans

The Prime Minister is ending her holiday in Italy early to meet with the French President for last-minute Brexit talks

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Donald Trump thanks Kim Jong Un for 'nice letter'

Donald Trump thanks Kim Jong Un for 'nice letter'

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said the correspondence is "aimed at following up on their meeting in Singapore."

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Corbyn 'not a credible anti-racist', says President of Board of Deputies of British Jews

Corbyn 'not a credible anti-racist', says President of Board of Deputies of British Jews

Corbyn 'not a credible anti-racist', says President of Jewish board

Marie van der Zyl said Corbyn cannot "call himself an anti-racist" until he takes urgent action on anti-Semitism

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Jewish Chronicle editor: ‘The longer people stay in Labour the longer they support anti-Semitism’

Editor: ‘The longer people stay in Labour the longer they support anti-Semitism'

Stephen Pollard's comments come after Pete Willsman from the party’s ruling body was recorded calling some members of the Jewish community 'Trump fanatics'. 

Damian Hinds: 'Technology could help support early development in children'

Damian Hinds: 'Technology could help support early development in children'

The Education Secretary has told Julia Hartley-Brewer that technology could have positive sides in a child's early development.

Labour faces calls to suspend member who called Jewish people 'Trump fanatics'

Labour faces calls to suspend member who called Jewish people 'Trump fanatics'

Labour faces calls to suspend member who called Jewish people 'Trump fanatics'

Peter Willsman was recorded saying that some members of the Jewish community were 'Trump fanatics' and 'making up' allegations of anti-Semitism

Monday, July 30, 2018

Monday, July 30, 2018

'Don't let Corbyn mug you off' says Conservatives' Love Island-themed promotion

'Don't let Corbyn mug you off' says Conservatives' Love Island-themed promotion

'Don't let Corbyn mug you off' says Conservatives' Love Island-themed promotion

The Conservative Party is giving away water bottles modelled on the popular personalised bottles seen on Love Island

Sajid Javid 'does not support the death penalty' amid 'Beatles' terror case

Sajid Javid 'does not support the death penalty' amid 'Beatles' terror case

Mr Javid faced intense criticism after agreeing to share intelligence with the US without seeking guarantees Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh would not face execution.

Poll suggests growing support for second Brexit referendum

Poll suggests growing support for second Brexit referendum

YouGov has suggested that 42% of the public would back a second referendum, whereas 40% would oppose it.

Alastair Campbell brands Corbyn a Brexiteer and says being in the Labour party is 'difficult'

Alastair Campbell brands Corbyn a Brexiteer and says being in the Labour party is 'difficult'

Alastair Campbell: Corbyn 'a Brexiteer' and being in Labour party is 'difficult'

Alastair Campbell says he has no plans to leave the Labour party but that current conditions, and Corbyn's stance on Brexit, make it 'difficult'

Armed forces may help deliver food, fuel and medicine if no-deal Brexit causes shortages

Armed forces may help deliver food, fuel and medicine if no-deal Brexit causes shortages

Armed forces may help deliver food and medicine if Brexit causes shortages

The army is reportedly on standby to help deliver goods around the UK if delays at ports cause shortages in the event of a no-deal Brexit

Friday, July 27, 2018

Friday, July 27, 2018

Vote Leave Whistleblower calls BBC “disgraceful” over Darren Grimes crowdfunder report

Vote Leave Whistleblower calls BBC “disgraceful” over Darren Grimes report

Shahmir Sanni, who raised concerns over Vote Leaves spending during the Brexit referendum, has criticised the BBC

Westminster Whispers: The Prime Minister may be on holiday, but she shouldn't relax

Westminster Whispers: The PM may be on holiday, but she shouldn't relax

Theresa May is taking her customary two breaks this summer as parliament goes into recess, but Brexit will be on her mind, says Ross Kempsell

Kate Hoey to Mike Graham: Britain will 'leave the way it wanted to'

Kate Hoey to Mike Graham: Britain will 'leave the way it wanted to'

The Labour MP has said that the government is not heading to a soft Brexit.

Claims football given to Trump was bugged 'over exaggerated', says security expert

Claims football given to Trump was bugged 'exaggerated', says security expert

Will Geddes tells James Whale that the story has been "over exaggerated".

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Thursday, July 26, 2018

George Galloway: Assange’s extradition will be the ‘most acute crisis’ the UK will ever face

Galloway: Assange’s extradition will be the ‘most acute crisis’ the UK will face

Reports suggest the Wikileaks founder could be expelled from the Ecuadorian embassy, leading to his arrest.

Boris Johnson held talks with Steve Bannon, reports suggest

Boris Johnson held talks with Steve Bannon, reports suggest

It's alleged that the former chief adviser to Trump has been urging Johnson to challenge for Tory leadership.

Trump tweets that he'd like a ‘free market’ arrangement with Europe

Trump tweets that he'd like a ‘free market’ arrangement with Europe

The tweet came before the US President and the European Commission President agreed to work towards "zero tariffs" and "zero subsidies" on non-car goods.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Brexit activist Darren Grimes crowdfunding to fight 'biased' Electoral Commission fine

Brexit activist Darren Grimes crowdfunding to fight 'biased' Electoral Commission ruling

Brexit activist Darren Grimes crowdfunding to fight Electoral Commission ruling

Darren Grimes, who formed pro-Brexit youth group BeLeave, was fined £20,000 by the Electoral Commission

No-deal Brexit could make it illegal to pay pensioners living in the EU

No-deal Brexit could make it illegal to pay pensioners living in the EU

The Association of British Insurers have warned MPs of the complications of a no-deal Brexit.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Vince Cable tells Mike Graham that Sajid Javid has got the jihadi Beatles case ‘wrong’

Cable tells Mike Graham that Sajid Javid has got the jihadi Beatles case ‘wrong'

It was reported on Monday that Sajid Javid said the UK would not demand a death penalty assurance in this particular case.

Monday, July 23, 2018

Monday, July 23, 2018

Dan Hodges to George Galloway: ‘The politicians have blown Brexit’

Dan Hodges to George Galloway: ‘The politicians have blown Brexit’

The Mail On Sunday commentator has called for a second referendum on he final Brexit deal.

Trump and Rouhani clash with angry threats

Trump and Rouhani clash with angry threats

The comments from the US and Iranian presidents come amid increased tensions between the nations.

Friday, July 20, 2018

Friday, July 20, 2018

Vince Cable tells James Whale it was 'the wrong call' to miss Brexit vote

Vince Cable tells James Whale it was 'the wrong call' to miss Brexit vote

The The Liberal Democrat leader, along with fellow MP Tim Farron, were criticised for not showing up to vote on the Prime Minister's new Brexit White Paper.

Leo Varadkar 'wrong' to suggest British aircrafts would be banned over Ireland

Leo Varadkar 'wrong' to suggest British aircrafts would be banned over Ireland

So-called "overflight rights" are guaranteed by international treaties rather than EU membership, a Number 10 spokeswoman said

Donald Trump invites Vladimir Putin to Washington

Donald Trump invites Vladimir Putin to Washington

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said John Bolton would be making the invitation following Mr Trump's meeting with the Russian president earlier this week in Finland.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Lord Digby Jones: 'The remain camp has destroyed the will of the British people'

Lord Digby Jones: 'The remain camp has destroyed the will of the British people'

The former Director General of the CBI and current Lord, joined the Julia Hartley-Brewer show on talkRADIO in reaction to Boris Johnson’s resignation speech

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