By Angus Randall

Tuesday 2 July 2019

Tuesday 2 July 2019

BBC pay: Gary Lineker tops list of highest earners

BBC pay: Gary Lineker tops list of highest earners

Sports broadcaster Gary Lineker has retained his title as the BBC’s highest paid presenter, earning £1.75 million last year.

Olympian Sharron Davies branded ‘transphobic’ for gender tweet

Olympian Sharron Davies branded ‘transphobic’ for gender tweet

The swimmer has been slammed online after a Twitter post in which she said “binary sex matters”.

Iain Duncan Smith: I promise Boris Johnson has a Brexit plan

Iain Duncan Smith: I promise Boris Johnson has a Brexit plan

He said the leadership frontrunner has a “clear” plan for leaving the European Union despite a gridlocked Parliament and an unmoving EU.

Brexit Party MEP: New Brexit deal ‘next to impossible’

Brexit Party MEP: New Brexit deal ‘next to impossible’

Incoming Brexit Party MEP Martin Daubney said the European Parliament believes it is “next to impossible” the Brexit deadline can be met.

Jeremy Hunt: Angela Merkel 'ready to renegotiate' Brexit

Jeremy Hunt: Angela Merkel 'ready to renegotiate' Brexit

He claimed the German chancellor is willing to look at new Brexit proposals put forward by the next Prime Minister.

Monday 1 July 2019

Monday 1 July 2019

Theresa May slams ‘unacceptable’ claim Corbyn 'too frail' to lead

Theresa May slams ‘unacceptable’ claim Corbyn 'too frail' to lead

Downing Street has denounced comments by senior civil servants that Jeremy Corbyn is “too frail” to be Prime Minister.

Clean-up begins after 'plastic-free' Glastonbury Festival

Clean-up begins after 'plastic-free' Glastonbury Festival

An army of 1,300 volunteers have begun litter-picking at the Glastonbury Festival site.

Outdated revenge porn laws ‘gambling with people’s lives’

Outdated revenge porn laws ‘gambling with people’s lives’

The government is failing to protect women from image-based sexual abuse such as revenge porn and fake porn, according to a new report.

Richard Tice: Hunt and Johnson won’t deliver 'proper Brexit'

Richard Tice: Hunt and Johnson won’t deliver 'proper Brexit'

The chairman of the Brexit Party said he doesn’t believe the next Prime Minister will be capable of delivering a “proper Brexit”.

Brexit Party unveils first 100 candidates for general election

Brexit Party unveils first 100 candidates for general election

Party leader Nigel Farage said the first batch of candidates "are but a start".

Liam Fox reassured by Jeremy Hunt’s £6 billion Brexit plan

Liam Fox reassured by Jeremy Hunt’s £6 billion Brexit plan

He said Jeremy Hunt’s proposed £6 billion war chest to prepare for a no-deal Brexit can give the UK credibility during EU negotiations.

Jeremy Hunt pledges £6 billion no-deal Brexit 'war chest'

Jeremy Hunt pledges £6 billion no-deal Brexit 'war chest'

The leadership hopeful said farmers should be treated like banks were during the 2008 financial crash in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

Friday 28 June 2019

Friday 28 June 2019

Jeremy Hunt would ‘love’ to have Boris Johnson in cabinet

Jeremy Hunt would ‘love’ to have Boris Johnson in cabinet

He joked he would make rival Boris Johnson the "Secretary of State for Collective Responsibility".

Million pound divorce case comes down to who owns the curtains

Million pound divorce case comes down to who owns the curtains

A million pound divorce case has been closed after a judge ruled who owned the curtains in their former home.

Dalai Lama says female successor must ‘be attractive’

Dalai Lama says female successor must ‘be attractive’

The Dalai Lama has doubled down on comments made in 2015 that a female successor would need to be attractive to take on the role.

Man accused of trying to steal Magna Carta pleads not guilty

Man accused of trying to steal Magna Carta pleads not guilty

A man charged with using a hammer to smash the glass box protecting a copy of the Magna Carta has pleaded not guilty.

Sturgeon: Next PM like choice between being hit by lorry or bus

Sturgeon: Next PM like choice between being hit by lorry or bus

She said the choice of either candidate is like “asking me if I'd prefer to be run down by a lorry or a bus”.

Chris Williamson readmission brings Labour ‘into disrepute’

Chris Williamson readmission brings Labour ‘into disrepute’

Neil Coyle has called on Jeremy Corbyn to “stick to his word” on tackling antisemitism after Chris Williamson was readmitted to the party.

Jeremy Hunt: Johnson Brexit claim ‘flies in the face of reality’

Jeremy Hunt: Johnson Brexit claim ‘flies in the face of reality’

The Foreign Secretary slammed Boris Johnson’s claim that the chance of a no-deal Brexit is a “million-to-one”.

Thursday 27 June 2019

Thursday 27 June 2019

Nigel Farage the ‘biggest political genius’ in 20 years

Nigel Farage the ‘biggest political genius’ in 20 years

Brexit Party MEP Jonathan Bullock said Boris Johnson is “jealous” of the party for its recent success.

Mark Francois demands apology from Jeremy Hunt over IRA comments

Mark Francois demands apology from Jeremy Hunt over IRA comments

The MP said that comments from Jeremy Hunt that equated Northern Ireland veterans with IRA terrorists were “outrageous”.

UK must have 'control over unskilled migrants'

UK must have 'control over unskilled migrants'

Tory MP Alok Sharma said he supported Boris Johnson's pledge to deliver an Australian-style points-based immigration system.

Boris Johnson keeps option to suspend Parliament on the table

Boris Johnson keeps option to suspend Parliament on the table

He declined to rule out suspending Parliament in order to force through Brexit by the October 31 deadline.

Wednesday 26 June 2019

Wednesday 26 June 2019

Footage released of man confessing to shooting friend dead

Footage released of man confessing to shooting friend dead

Police have released bodycam footage showing the moment a man handed himself into police after accidentally shooting his friend dead.

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