Downing Street

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Blood

Environmental activists pour buckets of 'blood' outside Downing Street

Environmental activists pour buckets of 'blood' outside Downing Street

Hundreds of Extinction Rebellion campaigners have poured fake blood outside Downing Street in protest at the government's approach to climate change.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Lenny Henry petition

Top actors call on the government for tax relief to encourage more diversity in film and TV

Top actors call for tax relief to encourage diversity in film and TV industry

A group of famous faces, including comedian Sir Lenny Henry, have visited Downing Street today to hand in a letter calling for tax breaks to encourage more diversity in the entertainment industry.

Friday, November 2, 2018

Friday, November 2, 2018

David Cameron

Downing Street responds to David Cameron's rumoured return to frontline politics

Downing Street responds to David Cameron's rumoured return to politics

A spokesperson for the Prime Minister has said if David Cameron wants to return to politics then that is "entirely a matter for him".

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Downing Street and Michel Barnier play down reports of UK-EU services deal

Downing Street and Michel Barnier play down reports of UK-EU services deal

Downing Street and Michel Barnier play down reports of UK-EU services deal

Downing Street and EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier have rejected reports that a tentative deal has been reached on services and the exchange of data

Friday, October 26, 2018

Friday, October 26, 2018

Downing Street dodges question on whether Philip Green could lose knighthood

Downing Street dodges question on whether Philip Green could lose knighthood

Downing Street dodges question on whether Philip Green could lose knighthood

Theresa May's spokeswoman said the committee that considers revoking knighthoods is 'independent and continually reviews evidence' when asked if Sir Philip Green could lose his title

Friday, August 31, 2018

Friday, August 31, 2018

Islamic State terrorist who plotted to kill Theresa May jailed

Islamic State terrorist who plotted to kill Theresa May jailed

Islamic State terrorist who plotted to kill Theresa May jailed

Naa'imur Zakariyah Rahman planned to detonate an explosive device outside Downing Street and has been jailed for 30 years

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Protests staged at Downing Street as PM prepares to meet Turkish president

Protests staged at Downing Street as Theresa May prepares to meet Turkish president

Protests staged at Downing Street as PM prepares to meet Turkish president

Theresa May will meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and says she will raise human rights issues with him

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Alfie Dingley: 'Without cannabis I'd be in screeching in unbelievable pain', says multiple sclerosis sufferer

Alfie Dingley: 'Without cannabis I'd be screeching in unbelievable pain', says multiple sclerosis sufferer

'Without cannabis I'd be screeching in unbelievable pain', says MS sufferer

A six-year-old with epilepsy is calling for medical cannabis to be legalised, along with many others

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Mike Graham got all the goss out of KP

The Independent Republic of Mike Graham, March 1: Downing Street, Donald Trump and St David's Day

The Independent Republic of Mike Graham: March 1

KP gives us the gossip from the Downing Street Correspondent's Dinner, while we dissect Donald Trump's latest defection debacle.

Theresa May to face crunch talks with Donald Tusk ahead of speech

Theresa May to face crunch talks with Donald Tusk ahead of speech

Theresa May to face crunch talks with Donald Tusk ahead of speech

The Prime Minister is discussing her speech with her top ministerial team today

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Theresa May's 'war cabinet' meets today

There's no appetite to reverse Brexit, says Iain Duncan Smith

There's no appetite to reverse Brexit, says Iain Duncan Smith

Former Tory leader says people have voted and that can't be reversed

Monday, February 5, 2018

Monday, February 5, 2018

Downing Street insists UK will not be in EU customs union after Brexit

Downing Street insists UK will not be in EU customs union after Brexit

Downing Street insists UK will not be in EU customs union after Brexit

Number 10 says it 'categorically' will leave the customs union

Friday, February 2, 2018

Friday, February 2, 2018

Downing Street claims Theresa May didn't 'sidestep' human rights in China visit

Downing Street claims Theresa May didn't 'sidestep' human rights in China visit

Downing Street claims Theresa May didn't 'sidestep' human rights in China visit

Chinese media has claimed the Prime Minister resisted 'radical' pressure to raise concerns over Hong Kong

Friday, December 22, 2017

Friday, December 22, 2017

Downing Street knew about 'pattern of behaviour' of Damian Green, claims Kate Maltby

Downing Street knew about 'pattern of behaviour' of Damian Green, claims accuser Kate Maltby

Downing Street 'knew about pattern of behaviour of Damian Green'

The woman who claimed former Cabinet minister Damian Green acted inappropriately towards her has made a claim about Downing Street

Friday, December 1, 2017

Friday, December 1, 2017

'Government won't be supported for paying vast sums to EU without anything in return', says Jacob Rees-Mogg

Jacob Rees-Mogg on Brexit: We have no legal obligation to pay the 'divorce bill' and MPs could block any payment without a deal

Jacob Rees-Mogg: We have no legal obligation to pay Brexit 'divorce bill'

Jacob Rees-Mogg has said the Government should only pay the EU if it gets a deal in return

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Uber reveals coverup of major data breach after hackers stole driver details

Uber reveals major data breach after hackers stole driver details

Uber reveals major data breach after hackers stole driver details

The personal information of around 57 million users was exposed in the late 2016 hack, but the hackers only made off with driver details

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Brexit: Theresa May set to increase offer to the European Union

Brexit: Theresa May set to increase 'divorce bill' offer to £38bn

Theresa May set to increase Brexit 'divorce bill' offer to £38bn

The Prime Minister is set to increase the offer to the EU in exchange for fast-tracked talks on trade

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

'Parents pay the same tax yet funding for pupils is not equal', says headteacher

'Parents pay the same tax yet funding for pupils is not equal', says headteacher

'Parents pay the same tax yet funding for pupils is not equal', says headteacher

Headteachers are taking a letter to Downing Street to call for more funding

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Priti Patel: What happened leading up to her resignation?

Priti Patel: What happened leading up to her resignation?

Priti Patel: What happened leading up to her resignation?

Priti Patel has come under scrutiny this week for the way she handled her role as International Development Secretary

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Priti Patel sacking 'looking inevitable', says Sir Malcolm Rifkind

Priti Patel sacking 'looking inevitable', says Sir Malcolm Rifkind

Priti Patel sacking 'looking inevitable', says Sir Malcolm Rifkind

The former Foreign Secretary spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the International Development Secretary's admission of holding unauthorised meetings with Israeli officials

Theresa May orders Priti Patel to return to UK to explain herself over further meetings with Israeli politicians

Theresa May orders Priti Patel to return to UK to explain meetings with Israeli politicians

Theresa May orders Priti Patel to return to UK to account for further meetings

More unauthorised meetings with Israeli politicians were admitted by the International Development Secretary on Tuesday

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Sir Michael Fallon 'a massive loss for the Conservative Party', says Nadine Dorries MP

Sir Michael Fallon 'a massive loss for the Conservative Party', says Nadine Dorries MP

Michael Fallon 'a massive loss for Conservative Party', says Nadine Dorries MP

The MP for Mid Bedfordshire spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the former Defence Secretary's resignation

Gavin Williamson appointed as new Defence Secretary after Sir Michael Fallon resignation

Gavin Williamson appointed as new Defence Secretary after Sir Michael Fallon resignation

Gavin Williamson appointed as Defence Secretary after Sir Michael Fallon leaves

Williamson, the MP for South Staffordshire, was the former Chief Whip prior to his appointment

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017

A number of Brexiteers have suggested Philip Hammond is too pessimistic

Theresa May's former comms director defends Philip Hammond's Brexit strategy: 'He doesn't want to promise unicorns and end up serving mankey ponies'

Theresa May's former comms director defends Philip Hammond's Brexit strategy

Katie Perrior says Hammond is an honourable man but he 'could loosen the purse-strings a bit'

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Alastair Campbell believes Boris Johnson should have remained a journalist

'Boris Johnson is a joke and Brexit is just a public school game to him': Alastair Campbell savages foreign secretary

'He's a joke driven by his ego': Alistair Campbell savages Boris Johnson

Campbell said Boris Johnson should never have entered politics and Theresa May's rift with her foreign secretary is worse than anything that happened between Tony Blair and Gordon Brown

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Theresa May to give key Brexit address in Florence

Theresa May to give key Brexit address in Florence

Theresa May to give key Brexit address in Florence

The Prime Minister is to address the current state of negotiations and restate the Government's wish for a good EU relationship

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Thursday, August 31, 2017

'Theresa May won't be a candiate in 2022 election, but she won't quit overnight', says former comms director

'Theresa May won't be a candiate in 2022 election, but she won't quit overnight', says her former comms director

'Theresa May won't be in 2022 election, but she won't quit overnight'

Katie Perrior spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the Prime Minister's declaration to stay on as leader in the next election

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Brexit negotiations to continue after UK position is criticised by EU officials

Brexit: Theresa May says she wants to move on from Jean-Claude Juncker criticism

Theresa May says she wants to move on from Jean-Claude Juncker criticism

Jean-Claude Juncker and Michel Barnier lambasted papers outlining the UK position on key issues

Friday, August 18, 2017

Friday, August 18, 2017

'We continually face terror because a generation was radicalised by 80s and 90s preachers', says former No 10 advisor

Barcelona: Theresa May's former aide talks us through her response to Las Ramblas attack

Theresa May's former aide talks us through her response

Katie Perrior also gives Paul Ross her take on what has caused the current wave of jihad

Monday, August 7, 2017

Monday, August 7, 2017

'Cabinet members who disagree with Theresa May should resign', says Leave Means Leave

'Cabinet members who disagree with Theresa May should resign', says Leave Means Leave

'Cabinet members who disagree with Theresa May should resign'

The co-chairman of Leave Means Leave says some cabinet members are damaging our negotiating position

Monday, July 10, 2017

Monday, July 10, 2017

Theresa May to ask Labour for support as Brexit policies move forward

Theresa May critics rip into Prime Minister for requesting help from Jeremy Corbyn

May critics rip into Prime Minister for requesting help from Corbyn

Critics were quick to point out May's previous comments about Corbyn

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Downing Street received extremism report last year, but Theresa May is yet to decide whether to publish it

Downing Street received extremism report last year, but Theresa May is yet to decide whether to publish it

Theresa May received extremism report last year, but hasn't decided what to do

Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas has said all facts must be put into the public domain if it is safe to do so

Monday, July 3, 2017

Monday, July 3, 2017

Boris Johnson 'calls for public sector pay cap to end without pressuring public finances'

Boris Johnson 'calls for end to public sector pay cap without pressuring public finances'

Boris Johnson 'calls for public sector pay cap to end'

A Whitehall source has said that foreign secretary Boris Johnson believes a pay rise for public sector workers can be provided responsibly

Friday, June 30, 2017

Friday, June 30, 2017

Theresa May to 'lift public sector pay cap' after Conservative MPs appeal

Theresa May 'to lift public sector pay cap' after Conservative MPs appeal

Theresa May 'to lift public sector pay cap' after Conservative MPs appeal

Several Tory MPs were reportedly told by chief of staff Gavin Barwell that salary review bodies will give a recommendation

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

'Jeremy Corbyn would be dangerous in Downing Street but Theresa May is smart, strong politician', says former Labour MP

'Jeremy Corbyn would be dangerous in Downing Street but Theresa May is smart, strong politician', says former Labour MP Simon Danczuk

'Jeremy Corbyn would be dangerous in Downing Street', says Simon Danczuk

Former Labour MP Simon Danczuk says Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party has peaked and he'll start having problems as leader

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

What is The Movement For Justice By Any Means Necessary?

Day of Rage: Who are the Movement for Justice?

Day of Rage: Who are the Movement for Justice?

The group organised the controversial Day of Rage protest in response to the Grenfell Tower fire on the same day as the State Opening of Parliament

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Grenfell Tower: 'We don't need a public inquiry, we need charges', says George Galloway

Grenfell Tower: 'We don't need a public inquiry, we need charges', says George Galloway

'We don't need public inquiry, we need charges', says George Galloway

Our presenter was speaking to caller Ahmed about Grenfell Tower when he urged the authorities to prosecute for what he said was 'obvious criminal negligence'

Former Downing Street director of communications reveals more about 'shouting matches' over government way of working

Former Downing Street director of communications reveals more about 'shouting matches' over government way of working

Katie Perrior reveals more about 'shouting matches' over No.10 way of working

Downing Street's former director of communications says she felt like she was banging her head against a brick wall on a daily basis while working at No.10

Monday, June 12, 2017

Monday, June 12, 2017

'There is no chance Jeremy Corbyn could become Prime Minister at the moment', says Labour's former head of press

Blair's former press chief rubbishes Corbyn's chances of becoming prime minister

Blair's former press chief rubbishes Corbyn's chances of becoming prime minister

Labour's former head of press Matthew Doyle says the numbers simply aren't there for Jeremy Corbyn to walk into 10 Downing Street

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Sunday, June 4, 2017

May said terrorists must be deprived of safe spaces

London Bridge: Read Theresa May's full statement

Read Theresa May's full statement

Theresa May has said people's minds must be turned away from violence and towards "pluralistic British values."

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Manchester Attack: Theresa May to confront Donald Trump over US media photo leaks

Manchester Attack: Theresa May to confront Donald Trump over US media photo leaks

Theresa May to confront Donald Trump over US media leaks

UK officials were furious after information about the Manchester attack investigation was leaked to the US press on Wednesday

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Operation Temperer - the plan to protect the United Kingdom from terrorism

What does Theresa May's terror threat level decision actually mean for us?

What does Theresa May's terror threat level decision actually mean for us?

Theresa May has become the first Prime Minister in history to implement the operation after the terror threat level was raised to 'critical'

Military to guard Buckingham Palace, Downing Street, and other key locations in UK

Military to guard Buckingham Palace, Downing Street, and other key locations in UK

Military to guard Buckingham Palace, Downing Street, and other key UK locations

Up to 3,500 soldiers have been deployed after Theresa May raised the terror threat level to 'critical'

Friday, May 19, 2017

Friday, May 19, 2017

Court hears how Wrexham bin man wanted to plant bombs in military bases

Jihadi Welsh binman wanted to bomb RAF base, court hears

Jihadi Welsh binman wanted to bomb RAF base, court hears

Aabid Ali, formerly known as Darren Glennon, is being sentenced after pleading guilty to three offences of terrorism

Monday, May 15, 2017

Monday, May 15, 2017

'No one can influence Theresa May, she has her own mind and views', says former Downing Street comms director

Former Theresa May spin doctor says Jeremy Corbyn is bad for democracy

Former Theresa May spin doctor says Jeremy Corbyn is bad for democracy

Katie Perrior tells Sam Delaney that staff weren't lying when they said there wouldn't be an early election

Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

'The Government manipulates defence statistics to appear stronger in Brexit negotiations', says Royal Marine

UK war hero claims government manipulates defence figures for Brexit

UK war hero claims Britain manipulates defence figures for Brexit

Royal Marine James Glancy tells Carole Malone that he fears those being trained in the army now won't be prepared enough for deployment

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Brexit: EU's top negotiator rubbishes 'dinner party from hell' report

EU's top Brexit negotiator rubbishes 'dinner party from hell' report

Michel Barnier says meeting was perfectly cordial - and he was even able to discuss a shared passion with Theresa May

Monday, May 1, 2017

Monday, May 1, 2017

A report of last week's meeting claims Jean-Claude Juncker was aghast at Theresa May's attitude

'Juncker is the deluded one': Brexiteers blast 'dinner party from hell' report

'Juncker is the deluded one': Brexiteers blast 'dinner party from hell' report

A report in the German media has been heavily critical of Theresa May - but Brexiteers believe it is nothing but empty propaganda

Downing Street rubbishes Jean Claude-Juncker Brexit dinner report

Downing Street rubbishes Jean Claude-Juncker Brexit dinner report

Government insists meeting was constructive

The report has been described as a tactical leak by leaders in Brussels

EU leaders think Brexit talks will collapse after 'disastrous Downing Street dinner' details leaked

EU thinks Brexit talks will collapse after 'Downing Street dinner disaster'

Jean Claude-Juncker's dinner with Theresa May made no progress and only deepened concerns in Brussels, according to report in German media

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017

In photos: Whitehall in lockdown as knives found near Downing Street

In photos: Whitehall in lockdown as knives found near Downing Street

In photos: Whitehall in lockdown as knives found near Downing Street

Knives have been seen on the ground

London in lockdown again as 'knifeman' arrested near Downing Street

London in lockdown again as 'knifeman' arrested near Downing Street

London in lockdown again as 'knifeman' arrested near Downing Street

Armed police are at the scene

Friday, April 7, 2017

Friday, April 7, 2017

West backs US airstrike on Syrian airbase as Russia condemns 'American aggression'

Syria airstrikes: Assad regime blames US action on false propaganda

Syria airstrikes: Assad regime blames US action on false propaganda

France and the UK have supported the airstrike on the base from which the chemical attacks on Khan Sheikhun were launched

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Leaked Cabinet document leads to accusations Theresa May 'sabotaged' Government plan to explain immigration benefits for Britain

Brexit: Theresa May 'sabotaged' pro-immigration campaign, cabinet document suggests

Theresa May 'sabotaged' pro-immigration campaign, cabinet document suggests

The Prime Minister has been accused of blocking a bid to explain the positive benefits during the EU referendum after a Cabinet document leaked to The Independent

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Brexit: Former Prime Minister David Cameron defends decision to hold EU referendum

Brexit: David Cameron says he held referendum to drain poison from British politics

David Cameron defends decision to hold Brexit referendum

Cameron resigned as Prime Minister within hours of the referendum result

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