By Angus Randall

Monday 2 September 2019

Monday 2 September 2019

Tory rebels risk being kicked out for defying Boris Johnson

Tory rebels risk being kicked out for defying Boris Johnson

He warned rebellious MPs they risk losing the whip and being barred from standing for the party if they vote against the government when Parliament returns.

Friday 30 August 2019

Friday 30 August 2019

Boris Johnson tells students: ‘I wanted to be a rock star’

Boris Johnson tells students: ‘I wanted to be a rock star’

He revealed he wanted to be a rock star or a supermarket tycoon during a Q&A with young journalists.

Jeremy Kyle guests and Love Island stars to face MPs

Jeremy Kyle guests and Love Island stars to face MPs

Former reality TV stars will appear before MPs as part of an investigation into the format.

Driver of double-decker car handed three penalty points

Driver of double-decker car handed three penalty points

A driver who balanced a second car on top of his vehicle has been fined £195 and given three points on his licence.

David Davies accuses The 1975 of hypocrisy over air travel

David Davies accuses The 1975 of hypocrisy over air travel

He questioned the UK band's commitment to the environment and asked whether it plans to travel by air on an upcoming world tour.

Thursday 29 August 2019

Thursday 29 August 2019

Three arrested over ‘hate crime’ on columnist Owen Jones

Three arrested over ‘hate crime’ on columnist Owen Jones

The men have been detained over the attack outside a pub on columnist Owen Jones.

Jeremy Corbyn: MPs can stop ‘smash and grab raid’ against democracy

Jeremy Corbyn: MPs can stop ‘smash and grab raid’ against democracy

He pledged to work across party lines to prevent Boris Johnson from suspending Parliament when it returns on Tuesday.

Teenager Thomas Griffiths admits murdering Ellie Gould

Teenager Thomas Griffiths admits murdering Ellie Gould

The identity of 17-year-old Ellie Gould’s killer can now be made public after Thomas Griffiths admitted stabbing the schoolgirl in her own home.

Backlash over planned protest outside Jacob Rees-Mogg’s home

Backlash over planned protest outside Jacob Rees-Mogg’s home

A Twitter post calling for a protest outside Jacob-Rees Mogg’s country home has been slammed as an invasion of privacy.

‘Reckless thief’ jailed for taking bus on late-night joyride

‘Reckless thief’ jailed for taking bus on late-night joyride

A thief who stole a bus and went for a 10-minute joyride before crashing has been jailed.

Sir Anthony Seldon: 'Division over Brexit could turn dangerous'

Sir Anthony Seldon: 'Division over Brexit could turn dangerous'

He warned Britain has not been so “polarised” since the Second World War and such deep division could lead to violence.

Man guilty of possessing stun gun disguised as torch

Man guilty of possessing stun gun disguised as torch

He has been sentenced to two years in jail – suspended for two years – for importing and possessing a prohibited weapon disguised as a torch.

Wednesday 28 August 2019

Wednesday 28 August 2019

Climate activist Greta Thunberg completes Atlantic crossing

Climate activist Greta Thunberg completes Atlantic crossing

The climate activist has crossed the Atlantic on a zero-emissions sailboat to attend a global warming conference.

Neil Coyle: Parliament suspension shows Boris Johnson ‘scared’

Neil Coyle: Parliament suspension shows Boris Johnson ‘scared’

He said the Prime Minister’s decision to suspend Parliament ahead of the Brexit deadline has showed he “does not care for our Constitution”.

Boris Johnson asks Queen to suspend Parliament

Boris Johnson asks Queen to suspend Parliament

Downing Street confirmed that Boris Johnson has spoken to the Queen to request that Parliament is suspended until October 14.

Kate Hoey: Blocking Brexit is ‘beginning of the end of democracy’

Kate Hoey: Blocking Brexit is ‘beginning of the end of democracy’

The Labour MP said those trying to stop a no-deal Brexit are guilty of 'sabotage' and could be accused of being 'traitorous' to their country.

People’s Vote: ‘More democracy is not anti-democratic’

People’s Vote: ‘More democracy is not anti-democratic’

Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley accused Boris Johnson of trying to “do away with parliamentary sovereignty”.

Sajid Javid splashes cash for schools, NHS and police

Sajid Javid splashes cash for schools, NHS and police

The Chancellor has been preparing to announce his first round of spending pledges, with schools, hospitals and the police set to benefit.

Tuesday 27 August 2019

Tuesday 27 August 2019

Jeremy Corbyn romps to victory in talkRADIO Brexit poll

Jeremy Corbyn romps to victory in talkRADIO Brexit poll

Jeremy Corbyn triumphed in a talkRADIO poll that asked listeners to choose between a Corbyn government or a hard Brexit.

MPs sign declaration against no-deal Brexit

MPs sign declaration against no-deal Brexit

Those who have signed the document, dubbed the Church House Declaration, oppose a no-deal Brexit and pledge to do 'whatever is necessary' to stop it.

Retired choirmaster guilty of abusing boys

Retired choirmaster guilty of abusing boys

Kenneth Francis denied all offences but was found guilty of indecent assault and gross indecency.

Number of Notting Hill Carnival police assaults ‘unacceptable’

Number of Notting Hill Carnival police assaults ‘unacceptable’

Police said 37 people were arrested for assaulting officers during the Notting Hill Carnival over the long weekend.

Eurovision winner to stand as Brexit Party MP

Eurovision winner to stand as Brexit Party MP

A singer in Bucks Fizz will stand as a Brexit Party candidate for the Labour seat of Kensington at the next election.

Jo Swinson: Even Gove against no-deal Brexit

Jo Swinson: Even Gove against no-deal Brexit

She said it would be “anti-democratic” for Boris Johnson to suspend Parliament in order to carry out a no-deal Brexit.

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