Politics

Monday, July 16, 2018

Monday, July 16, 2018

Trump and Putin meet to discuss 'trade, missiles and China'

Trump and Putin meet to discuss 'trade, missiles and China'

Trump and Putin meet to discuss 'trade, missiles and China'

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin's meeting in Helsinki is expected to cover multiple issues - except the allegations of Russian interference in the US election

Brexit wars: Justine Greening calls for second referendum, Robert Halfon calls the idea 'bonkers'

Brexit wars: Justine Greening calls for second referendum, Robert Halfon calls the idea 'bonkers'

Brexit wars: Second referendum would be 'bonkers' says Robert Halfon

Justine Greening has called for a second referendum on what kind of Brexit the UK should pursue, but Robert Halfon and Jacob Rees-Mogg say another vote is a Remainer tactic

Jacob Rees-Mogg: A no-deal Brexit 'is nothing to be fearful about'

Jacob Rees-Mogg: A no-deal Brexit 'is nothing to be fearful about'

Jacob Rees-Mogg: A no-deal Brexit 'is nothing to be fearful about'

Eurosceptic MP Jacob Rees-Mogg says a no-deal Brexit would save the UK money, and it could happen if Theresa May's policy doesn't garner support

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'PM has failed on Brexit negotiations - I'd like to see Trump handle them!'

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'PM has failed on Brexit negotiations - I'd like to see Trump handle them!'

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'PM has failed - I'd like to see Trump handle Brexit!'

As MPs prepare to vote on Commons amendments to the Chequers bill, Julia Hartley-Brewer said the PM's plan was a 'failure' and joked she would have liked to have seen Trump's take on Brexit

Friday, July 13, 2018

Friday, July 13, 2018

Who was that lone Trump supporter among the protesters?

Who was that lone Trump supporter among the protesters?

Augustine Obodo, Founder of Friends Of Trump UK, was at Parliament Square to watch the giant Trump Baby take flight.

Trump: Theresa May doing a 'terrific job' on Brexit

Trump: Theresa May doing a 'terrific job' on Brexit

The US President was quick to praise the Prime Minister after criticising her Brexit White Paper in The Sun.

James Whale on Brexit white paper: 'We're being led by a bunch of morons!'

James Whale on Brexit white paper: 'We're being led by a bunch of morons!'

James Whale on Brexit white paper: 'We're being led by a bunch of morons!'

talkRADIO presenter James Whale was unimpressed by the Brexit proposals put together at Chequers

Trump's Brexit intervention is perfectly reasonable, says Jacob Rees-Mogg

Trump's Brexit intervention is perfectly reasonable, says Jacob Rees-Mogg

Responding to Mr Trump's comments the chairman of the European Research Group of Eurosceptic Tories insisted the intervention was not the same as his predecessor's.

Journalist who interviewed Trump tells Mike Graham: 'He's a long term enemy of the EU'

Journalist who interviewed Trump tells Mike Graham: 'He's a long term enemy of the EU'

Journalist who interviewed Trump: 'He's a long term enemy of the EU'

Tom Newton Dunn, the political editor of the Sun, said Donald Trump sees the UK's future as 'closer to America'

300 officers running on two hours sleep for Trump visit, says Police Federation

300 officers running on two hours sleep for Trump visit, says Police Federation

It was reported on Thursday that around 300 officers were being housed in gymnasiums in preparations for Donald Trump's first UK visit.

Theresa May must 'make a decision' on trade, Republican spokesperson tells Julia-Hartley Brewer

Theresa May must 'make a decision' on trade, Republican spokesperson tells Julia-Hartley Brewer

Theresa May must 'make a decision' on trade, Republican spokesperson says

The chair of Republicans Overseas UK told Julia Hartley-Brewer that Donald Trump's scathing remarks on Brexit put 'pressure' on the PM

Sadiq Khan has done a 'terrible job' on terrorism, says Donald Trump

Sadiq Khan has done a 'terrible job' on terrorism, says Donald Trump

Sadiq Khan has done a 'terrible job' on terrorism, says Donald Trump

Sadiq Khan said Donald Trump should 'explain' his comments

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Caroline Lucas: Theresa May too weak for negotiations with Trump

Caroline Lucas: Theresa May too weak for negotiations with Trump

The MP for Brighton Pavillion has suggested the Prime Minister isn’t in a strong enough position to negotiate a trade deal since the aftermath of her Chequers Brexit policy.

Brexit Central: Government 'lying to MPs' over Brexit deal

Brexit Central: Government 'lying to MPs' over Brexit deal

Theresa May’s White Paper was published on Thursday outlining Britain’s plan for leaving the European Union.

Trump Baby blimp denied permission to fly at Turnberry golf course

Trump Baby blimp denied permission to fly at Turnberry golf course

Campaigners plan to transport the 20ft high caricature blimp north of the border after flying it over central London as Donald Trump begins his visit to the UK.

Vote Leave should face criminal investigation for overspending, says Labour MP

Vote Leave should face criminal investigation for overspending, says Labour MP

Vote Leave should face criminal investigation for overspending, says Labour MP

If the Electoral Commission finds that the Vote Leave campaign went over its spending limit, police should become involved, said Ben Bradshaw

Donald Trump: Visit sees largest police operations since 2011 UK riots

Donald Trump: Visit sees largest police operations since 2011 UK riots

The US President’s first trip to Britain has seen nearly every police force in the country call up officers for his arrival.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Americans in the UK during Trump's visit should keep a 'low profile', says US Embassy

Americans in the UK during Trump's visit should keep a 'low profile'

Donald Trump is set to visit the UK this weekend for a meeting with The Queen and talks with Theresa May.

Donald Trump criticises the EU ahead of NATO summit in Brussels

Donald Trump criticises the EU ahead of NATO summit in Brussels

Donald Trump criticises the EU ahead of NATO summit in Brussels

The US president said NATO countries were not spending enough, and said the EU made it "impossible" for workers to do business in Europe

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Conservative vice chairs Ben Bradley and Maria Caulfield resign

Conservative vice chairs Ben Bradley and Maria Caulfield resign

The pair have quit because of their opposition to Theresa May's Chequers policy on Brexit.

Alastair Campbell: 'Resigning Brexiteers had no real plan for leaving EU'

Alastair Campbell: 'Resigning Brexiteers had no real plan for leaving EU'

The author, who has been campaigning to fight Brexit and for the final deal to be voted for by the people when the final deal is agreed with the European Union, lambasted Brexiteers on Julia Hartley-Brewer's show on talkRADIO.

Andrew Bridgen MP submits letter declaring no confidence in Theresa May

Andrew Bridgen MP submits letter declaring no confidence in Theresa May

Andrew Bridgen MP submits letter declaring no confidence in Theresa May

The Conservative MP for North West Leicestershire has written to Sir Graham Brady saying he has no confidence in the Prime Minister

Jacob Rees-Mogg: The Prime Minister has run away from her Brexit promises

Jacob Rees-Mogg: The Prime Minister has run away from her Brexit promises

The leading Eurosceptic, and chairman for the European Research Group, has been voicing his concerns of the deal that was agreed among by the Government at Chequers on Friday.

Exclusive: Michael Gove misses Westminster press conference on marine conservation

Exclusive: Michael Gove misses Westminster press conference on marine conservation

Exclusive: Michael Gove misses press conference on marine conservation

The Secretary of State for Food, Environment and Rural Affairs was due to speak at a briefing to lay out the UK's new marine conservation policies

Nigel Farage ready to stand as Ukip leader again to fight May's Brexit plan

Nigel Farage ready to stand as Ukip leader again to fight May's Brexit plan

Mr Farage has dubbed Theresa May's Chequers plan as 'unacceptable' following her announcement in Parliament on Monday.

No vote of no confidence in Theresa May after Brexit resignations

No vote of no confidence in Theresa May after Brexit resignations

No vote of no confidence in Theresa May after Brexit resignations

The Prime Minister did not face a vote of no confidence, and newly-appointed secretaries of state pledge their support

Monday, July 9, 2018

Monday, July 9, 2018

Theresa May will fight any vote of no confidence following Brexit resignations

Theresa May will fight any vote of no confidence following Brexit resignations

The defiant message came after Mrs May's administration was thrown into turmoil by the sensational resignations in quick succession of Brexit Secretary David Davis and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.

Theresa May's Brexit deal 'keeps us in’, says Ann Widdecombe

Theresa May's Brexit deal 'keeps us in’, says Ann Widdecombe

The former MP for Maidstone and The Weald was seemingly shocked by the announcement of David Davis’ resignation because it was thought everyone had ‘signed up’ to Prime Minister’s Brexit plan.

Boris Johnson resigns as Foreign Secretary

Boris Johnson resigns as Foreign Secretary

The news follows the resignation of Brexit Secretary David Davis.

Who is Dominic Raab, the new Brexit Secretary?

Who is Dominic Raab, the new Brexit Secretary?

Who is Dominic Raab, the new Brexit Secretary?

The former Minister for Housing and Planning took over from David Davis as Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union

David Davis: 'I couldn't deliver the Brexit proposal as I don't believe in it'

David Davis: 'I couldn't deliver the Brexit proposal as I don't believe in it'

David Davis: 'I couldn't deliver the Brexit proposal as I don't believe in it'

The former Brexit secretary, who resigned this morning, said he encouraged colleagues to support the Prime Minister but did not agree with her vision for Brexit

David Davis resigns as Brexit Secretary and Theresa May could face vote of no confidence

David Davis resigns as Brexit Secretary and Theresa May could face vote of no confidence

David Davis resigns as Brexit Secretary, PM could face vote of no confidence

David Davis said he could not support the government's soft Brexit plans, and Brexiteers have praised his decision

Friday, July 6, 2018

Friday, July 6, 2018

Ministers who resign over Brexit plans 'must get taxis home' - but local cab firm is closed

Ministers who resign over Brexit plans 'must get taxis home' - but local cab firm is closed

Ministers who resign over Brexit plans 'must get taxis home'

Ministers who resign during the Brexit meeting at Chequers will be left to get taxis home, according to a cabinet source - but the local taxi firm they've been advised to use has shut down

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

British Trump supporters to hold welcome party for US president

British Trump supporters to hold welcome party for US president

British Trump supporters to hold welcome party for US president

Lucy Brown and Daniel McIlhiney say it "shouldn't be controversial" to support Donald Trump

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

The Chief Medical Officer of England concluded there was evidence of "therapeutic benefit" for some conditions

Government commissions further medicinal cannabis reviews

Government commissions further medicinal cannabis reviews

Home Secretary Sajid Javid ordered part one of the review last month following a number of high-profile cases involving children being denied access to cannabis oil

"The papacy would be fantastic. I would be infallible, which is better than is given to most politicians."

Rees-Mogg: I'm more likely to be Pope than PM

Rees-Mogg: I'm more likely to be Pope than PM

The arch-Eurosceptic insisted he was not "personally ambitious"

Len McCluskey, general secretary of Unite, said Theresa May has lost all authority

Unite: Brexit turning into potential job-loss nightmare

Unite: Brexit turning into potential job-loss nightmare

Len McCluskey, general secretary of Unite, said Prime Minister Theresa May has lost all authority or capacity to make decisions

Services will be damaged beyond recognition if the Government fails to plug an £8bn gap, council leaders have warned

Councils warn Chancellor Hammond: Local government on the brink of collapse

Councils warn Chancellor Hammond: Local government on the brink of collapse

Philip Hammond's next spending review will be "make or break" for authorities that are already under huge funding pressures, the Local Government Association said

Jacob Rees-Mogg: I support the Prime Minister to deliver on Brexit

Jacob Rees-Mogg: I support the Prime Minister to deliver on Brexit

The MP for North East Somerset has accused the Treasury of consistently frustrating the Brexit process and that no deal is better than a bad deal.

Monday, July 2, 2018

Monday, July 2, 2018

Brexit: Government draws up third customs model

Brexit: Government draws up third customs model

Theresa May will meet with senior ministers on Friday to discuss the new model at Chequers, as the plans are yet to be made available to the public.

Friday, June 29, 2018

Friday, June 29, 2018

EU leaders reach a deal on migration

EU leaders reach a deal on migration

EU leaders reach a deal on migration

EU countries will set up new migrant centres to help process people coming into Europe

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Europe's refugee crisis 'creates opportunities for people smugglers'

Europe's refugee crisis creates opportunities for people smugglers, says Amnesty rep

Europe's refugee crisis 'creates opportunities for people smugglers'

EU leaders are meeting today to discuss how to handle the ongoing refugee crisis, among other topics like Brexit and the economy

Trump-Putin summit confirmed for July 16

Trump-Putin summit confirmed for July 16

The summit between the two powers will take place in the Finnish capital city Helsinki.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Seventeen states sue Donald Trump over separated migrant families

Seventeen states sue Donald Trump over separated migrant families

Seventeen states sue Donald Trump over separated migrant families

The Trump administration is being sued by 17 states who oppose Donald Trump's policy of separating migrant families at the the US border

Iain Duncan Smith: Businesses should not 'lecture' government on Brexit

Iain Duncan Smith: Businesses should not 'lecture' government on Brexit

Iain Duncan Smith: Businesses should not 'lecture' government on Brexit

Iain Duncan Smith says businesses should not try and involve themselves in Brexit negotiations, as two unions push government for 'urgency'

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Theresa May declines to say whether Boris Johnson was reprimanded over 'f*** business' comments

Theresa May declines to say whether Johnson was reprimanded over 'f*** business'

The Foreign Secretary is said to have exclaimed "f*** business" when asked about the Brexit fears of some company bosses.

Brexit: How could it affect different industries in the UK?

Brexit: How could it affect different industries in the UK?

Brexit: How could it affect different industries in the UK?

Several businesses have warned that Brexit could mean them moving operations out of the UK, and Sadiq Khan has warned the service industries could suffer. Find out why

Sir Vince Cable: '500% council tax charge for homeowners who leave houses empty'

Sir Vince Cable: '500% council tax charge for homeowners who leave houses empty'

Sir Vince Cable: '500% council tax charge for homeowners who leave houses empty'

The Liberal Democrat leader says charging homeowners for leaving properties empty is necessary to tackle the housing crisis

Government votes in favour of Heathrow expansion

Government votes in favour of Heathrow expansion

Government votes in favour of Heathrow expansion

The government voted for the expansion with a majority of 296, but opponents warn of 'human cost'

Monday, June 25, 2018

Monday, June 25, 2018

Boris Johnson 'found' in Afghanistan as he avoids Heathrow runway vote

Boris Johnson 'found' in Afghanistan as he avoids Heathrow runway vote

Boris Johnson 'found' in Afghanistan as he avoids Heathrow runway vote

The foreign secretary was pictured meeting an Afghan minister in Kabul instead of voting in a three-line whip on the proposed third runway at Heathrow

Exclusive: US Ambassador to the UK says Trump isn't worried about protests when he visits

Exclusive: US Ambassador to the UK says Trump isn't worried about protests when he visits

US Ambassador to the UK: 'Trump isn't worried about protests when he visits'

Woody Johnson joined Julia Hartley-Brewer on the breakfast show to reveal (sort of) what Donald Trump thinks about his upcoming visit, trade wars, and migrant children

Boris Johnson urged to resign over third Heathrow runway as MPs prepare to vote

Boris Johnson urged to resign over third Heathrow runway as MPs prepare to vote

Boris Johnson urged to resign over third Heathrow runway as MPs prepare to vote

Boris Johnson, a long-term critic of a third Heathrow runway, will likely not be present for the vote as he is currently abroad in an unknown location

Friday, June 22, 2018

Friday, June 22, 2018

European Union tariffs on US products comes into force

European Union tariffs on US products comes into force

The European Union is set to slap tariffs on 3.4 billion dollars (£2.5 billion) in American products, from whiskey and motorcycles to peanuts and cranberries.

Airbus warns a Brexit 'no-deal' could see them pull out of the UK

Airbus warns a Brexit 'no-deal' could see them pull out of the UK

The company, which employs 14,000 people at 25 sites across the country, said it would "reconsider its investments in the UK, and its long-term footprint in the country" if Britain crashed out of the single market and customs union without a transition agreement.

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Trade Minister Greg Hands quits position over Heathrow expansion

Trade Minister Greg Hands quits position over Heathrow expansion

Mr Hands said he was standing down after it was made clear that Tory MPs would not have a free vote in Monday's Commons debate.

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