Election 2017

Friday, June 9, 2017

Friday, June 9, 2017

Clegg faces a tough fight for his Sheffield Hallam seat

Nick Clegg's former advisor: 'We'll take 14 seats'

Nick Clegg's former advisor: 'We'll take 14 seats'

Sean Kemp optimistic about party's chances - but admits there's a real chance Nick Clegg could lose his seat

Staines said Jeremy Corbyn out-campaigned Theresa May

Guido Fawkes blogger Paul Staines says exit polls are 'a shocker'

Guido Fawkes blogger Paul Staines says exit polls are 'a shocker'

Corbyn critic says Labour leader ran a great campaign while Theresa May was 'hiding in corners'

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Theresa May was lured into taking risks, according to Kevin Meagher

Labour blogger: 'Theresa May wanted to be the new Margaret Thatcher, and it's blown up in her face'

'May wanted to be the new Thatcher, and it's blown up in her face'

Labour leader Kevin Meagher praises Jeremy Corbyn but says a more popular candidate might have beaten Theresa May

Election 2017: Britain has a hung parliament - the story of the night as it happened

Election 2017: Britain has a hung parliament - the story of the night as it happened

Election 2017: Britain has a hung parliament - the story as it happened

Theresa May's gamble backfired while Corbyn celebrated a shock result

#dogsatpollingstations goes viral on election day

#dogsatpollingstations goes viral on election day

#dogsatpollingstations goes viral on election day

Polls are now open, and people are bringing their pet pooches to vote with them

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Diane Abbott says she'll 'rejoin the fray soon' after being replaced as shadow home secretary

Diane Abbott says she'll 'rejoin the fray soon'

The shadow home secretary was replaced by Lyn Brown today as she recovers from illness

Diane Abbott replaced by Lyn Brown as shadow home secretary

Diane Abbott replaced by Lyn Brown as shadow home secretary

Diane Abbott replaced by Lyn Brown as shadow home secretary

Labour makes change at 11th hour to cover Abbott's 'ill health'

Election 2017: 'Recent terror attacks have shifted focus onto national security, but people remember Theresa May cutting police numbers', says Sir Vince Cable

Election 2017: Terror attacks won't necessarily lead to Tory votes, says Vince Cable

Terror attacks won't necessarily lead to Tory election votes, says Vince Cable

Sir Vince Cable spoke to Paul Ross about the upcoming vote on Thursday, saying the Tories' reputation as a party of law and order has been eroded by their current leader

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Nicola Sturgeon won't rule out third Indyref if Scotland votes in a second time

Nicola Sturgeon won't rule out third Indyref if Scotland votes 'no' a second time

Nicola Sturgeon won't rule out third Indyref if Scotland votes no a second time

The Scottish First Minister was taking part in a BBC Question Time election special in Edinburgh

Theresa May faced a rather awkward question last night

WATCH Theresa May forced to reveal the naughtiest thing she's ever done (the answer is rubbish)

Theresa May asked what's the naughtiest thing she's ever done

The Prime Minister's 'naughtiest thing ever' isn't actually that naughty

Jeremy Corbyn hits back at Theresa May, insists he expects to win election

Jeremy Corbyn hits back at Theresa May and says he expects to win election

Jeremy Corbyn hits back at Theresa May and says he expects to win election

The Labour leader spoke to The Guardian about the upcoming vote and the Prime Minister's comments about him

Monday, June 5, 2017

Monday, June 5, 2017

Theresa May remains the better custodian for Britain than Jeremy Corbyn, says Henry Hill

Election 2017: Britain must ignore Jeremy Corbyn's programme of unsustainable nostalgia

'Why Britain must ignore Corbyn's unsafe, unsustainable nostalgia'

Conservative blogger Henry Hill on why we should back Theresa May this weekend

Tim Farron made a number of bold claims in his manifesto

Liberal Democrat manifesto: factchecked

Do the Lib Dems' claims actually stack up?

Does Tim Farron’s manifesto stand up to scrutiny? Independent fact-checking group Full Fact have examined five of the key claims made by the party.

May has been criticised for her refusal to debate Jeremy Corbyn

Election 2017: Tories to fall short of majority, says YouGov election model

Tories to fall short of majority, says YouGov election model

Predictor model says Tories will fall 21 seats short of majority

London Bridge attack: Theresa May's rhetoric 'not terribly helpful', says Emily Thornberry

London Bridge attack: Emily Thornberry accuses Theresa May of playing party politics and says 'enough was enough after 9/11'

Thornberry accuses May of party politics and says 'enough was enough after 9/11'

The shadow foreign secretary spoke to Paul Ross as he aired live from London Bridge in the wake of Saturday's attack

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Nuttall has vowed to carry on campaigning

London Bridge: Ukip refuses to suspend election campaign despite tragedy

Ukip refuses to suspend election campaign despite tragedy

Paul Nuttall says suspension is exactly what extremists would want

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."

London Bridge: Theresa May says general election will go ahead

Theresa May says general election will go ahead

May makes announcement hours after London attack

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Corbyn spoke at the length about the growing social inequality in Britain

The Labour party manifesto: factchecked

The Labour party manifesto: factchecked

The Labour manifesto is predicated on a number of bold and headline-grabbing claims about the state of modern Britain. Full Fact have crunched the numbers behind those claims.

Friday, June 2, 2017

Friday, June 2, 2017

Election 2017: 'Theresa May can be pushed over by a puff of wind', says UKIP's Neil Hamilton

Election 2017: 'Theresa May can be pushed over by a puff of wind', says UKIP's Neil Hamilton

'Theresa May can be pushed over by a puff of wind', says UKIP's Neil Hamilton

The UKIP group leader in the Welsh Assembly spoke to Paul Ross as he broadcasted the Full Set Breakfast live from Cardiff

I'm not pessimistic, I don't do pessimism' - Leanne Wood expresses optimism about Plaid Cymru's election chances

I'm not pessimistic, I don't do pessimism' - Leanne Wood on Plaid Cymru's election chances

'I don't do pessimism' - Leanne Wood on Plaid Cymru's election chances

The leader of the party in the Welsh Assembly spoke to Paul Ross as his Marginal Mystery Tour hits Cardiff

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Full Fact has crunched the numbers behind Theresa May's manifesto

The Conservative election manifesto: fact checked

The Conservative election manifesto: fact checked

Do Theresa May's numbers stack up? Well independent monitoring group Full Fact has done some crunching

Tory candidate blasts Theresa May for 'f****** it up' over 'dementia tax' as Labour grow in polls

Tory candidate blasts Theresa May for 'f****** it up' after debate debacle

Tory candidate blasts Theresa May for 'f****** it up' after debate debacle

Conservative candidates claim Theresa May is running a weakening election campaign as the gap between the party and Labour closes

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn's 'costed manifesto' claim examined

Do Jeremy Corbyn's 'money tree' election promises actually stand up to scrutiny?

Do Jeremy Corbyn's 'money tree' election promises actually stand up to scrutiny?

Jeremy Corbyn and shadow chancellor John McDonnell included a number of lavish spending pledges in their manifesto. But do the numbers stack up?

Jeremy Corbyn to take part in tonight's debate

Jeremy Corbyn to take part in tonight's debate

Jeremy Corbyn to take part in tonight's debate

Theresa May will be the only leader not taking part

'Alone and naked' - Theresa May launches attack on Jeremy Corbyn over Brexit as poll gap narrows

'Alone and naked' - Theresa May launches attack on Jeremy Corbyn over Brexit as poll gap narrows

Theresa May launches attack on Jeremy Corbyn over Brexit as poll gap narrows

The Prime Minister attacked the Labour leader's ability to manage Britain's EU withdrawal negotiations in a highly personal attack

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

'Paxman didn't even start on the foxhunting ban' - Theresa May mocked over her leadership debate performance on Twitter

'Paxman didn't even start on fox hunting' - Theresa May mocked for leadership debate performance

'Paxman didn't even start on fox hunting' - Theresa May mocked for debate

#TheresaMayGIFs has been trending since the debate

Monday, May 29, 2017

Monday, May 29, 2017

#AskMay: Twitter grills Prime Minister ahead of Jeremy Corbyn debate

Theresa May gets a Twitter grilling ahead of Jeremy Corbyn debate

Brexit front and centre as Twitterati give Theresa May a grilling

Friday, May 26, 2017

Friday, May 26, 2017

Twitter divided over Jeremy Corbyn's foreign policy comments

Manchester Attack: Jeremy Corbyn savaged by critics for 'excusing terrorism'

Jeremy Corbyn savaged by critics for 'excusing terrorism'

The Labour Leader is expected to declare UK foreign policy must change because he claims the involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan has led to an increased risk of terrorism

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Thursday, May 25, 2017

UKIP defend burka ban, saying it'll help women get more vitamin D from sunlight

UKIP defend burka ban, saying it'll help women get more vitamin D from sunlight

UKIP defend burka ban, saying it'll help women get more vitamin D from sunlight

The party unveiled its election manifesto in a press conference in Westminster on Thursday

Paul Nuttall defends UKIP's importance ahead of unveiling election manifesto

Paul Nuttall said UKIP 'more important than ever' as party launches manifesto

Paul Nuttall said UKIP 'more important than ever' as party launches manifesto

The party's election manifesto is due to be announced ahead of a national minute's silence for the victims of the Manchester terror attack

Monday, May 22, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

Nicola Sturgeon's election strategy is completely justified

Why young independence supporters need to back Sturgeon in June

'Ignore the rabid Tory press - Nicola Sturgeon's got everything under control'

Ignore the rabid right-wing press - there's every reason to go to the polls and ensure the unionists' defeat is as crushing as possible

Tim Farron believes Lib Dems offer a better vision than either 'mean-spirited' Tories or 'divided' Labour

Tim Farron: Britain deserves better than cold, selfish Theresa May

Tim Farron: Britain deserves better than cold, selfish Theresa May

The Lib Dem lays out his party's case in a special election column for talkRADIO

'She's acting more like a first-time Uber driver than Prime Minister' - Twitter reacts to 'Dementia Tax' u-turn

'She's acting more like a first-time Uber driver than Prime Minister' - Twitter reacts to Theresa May 'Dementia Tax' u-turn

Twitter reacts to 'Dementia Tax' after Theresa May u-turns on social care reform

The Prime Minister has announced a cap to quell the flames surrounding the policy which would have seen elderly people with assets of £100,000 or more pay for their care

May has promised a free vote on repealing the ban on fox hunting

Fox hunting protester arrested after shouting 'kill May' at campaign event

Fox hunting protester arrested after shouting 'kill May' at campaign event

Theresa May was arriving at an event in Wrexham, North Wales

Scottish Leaders Debate: 'Stars of the show were the audience', says Scottish Sun editor

'Forget Nicola Sturgeon and Ruth Davidson, the real stars of Scottish leaders' debate were the audience'

'Forget Sturgeon and Davidson, the real stars were the audience'

Alan Muir, who is the editor of The Scottish Sun, spoke to Paul Ross about Sunday's BBC One debate between political leaders in Scotland

Scottish Leaders Debate: Ruth Davidson condemns Nicola Sturgeon for 'duping' Scotland over independence vote

Scottish Leaders Debate: Ruth Davidson condemns Nicola Sturgeon for 'duping' Scotland over independence vote

Ruth Davidson condemns Nicola Sturgeon for 'duping' Scotland over independence

The leader of the Conservative Party in Scotland accused the First Minister of 'lying' during last year's election in Holyrood

Friday, May 19, 2017

Friday, May 19, 2017

Election 2017: UKIP withdraws support from Wiltshire candidate over tweets about Jews and Africans

UKIP withdraws support from candidate over tweets about Jews and Africans

Paddy Singh likened Jews to Nazis and said humans were 'animals' in Africa

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Election 2017: Tory manifesto with vow to cut immigration to be launched in West Yorkshire

Theresa May and Tories take tough line on migrants in manifesto

Theresa May and Tories take tough line on migrants in manifesto

Theresa May will lay out the polices to get the Tories re-elected, including a shakedown of immigration

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Boris Johnson causes fury in Sikh temple with unfortunate alcohol remarks

Boris Johnson causes fury in Sikh temple with unfortunate alcohol remarks

Foreign secretary says he wants to boost whisky business between UK and India - but worshippers are outraged

Michael Barnier says talks will begin day after Brexit

EU's Brexit negotiator says talks will start day after UK election - and there's no desire for 'no deal'

EU's Brexit negotiator says talks will start day after UK election

Michel Barnier says talks will be fair - but warns Theresa May that transparency is essential

Right-wing papers blast Labour manifesto over Jeremy Corbyn's tax plans

Right-wing papers blast Labour manifesto over Jeremy Corbyn's tax plans

Right-wing papers blast Labour manifesto over Jeremy Corbyn's tax plans

The Daily Mail and The Telegraph are saying the Labour Leader will bankrupt Britain

Election 2017: Liberal Democrats unveil party manifesto

Election 2017: Liberal Democrats unveil party manifesto with emphasis on housing

Election 2017: Liberal Democrats unveil party manifesto

The party leader, Tim Farron, is expected to officially unveil the manifesto later on Wednesday

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

The website promises a free party for supporters

Jeremy Corbyn fans launch own Grime website with promise of 'secret party' for voters

Jeremy Corbyn fans launch Grime website with carrot of 'secret party' for voters

Grime4Corbyn is an interesting tactic, to say the least

Jeremy Corbyn launches Labour manifesto - and calls out Theresa May again

Jeremy Corbyn launches Labour manifesto - and calls out Theresa May again

Corbyn demands 'polite and respectful' debate as he launches manifesto in Bradford

Monday, May 15, 2017

Monday, May 15, 2017

May was ambushed by Jeremy Corbyn during the debate

Theresa May branded 'dreadful' by critics after being ambushed by Jeremy Corbyn in Facebook Live Q&A

Theresa May branded 'dreadful' by critics after Facebook Live Q&A

May was ambushed by Corbyn and many people were unconvinced by her performance

Election 2017: Tories promise to protect workers' rights

Election 2017: Tories promise to protect EU migrants after Brexit

Election 2017: Tories promise to protect workers' rights after Brexit

Labour have said the party are 'taking people for fools'

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Momentum says there is nothing radical in Corbyn's policies

Labour manifesto leak: Momentum hails Jeremy Corbyn's 'common sense' and says there's nothing to fear

Momentum hails Jeremy Corbyn's 'common sense' after Labour manifesto leak

Pro-Corbyn pressure group says all policies have been fully costed and there's no need for more conservative voters to be dettered

'Manifesto will take us back to the 70s? That's got my vote' - Twitter reacts to Labour leak

Corbyn supporters blasts 'right-wing hysteria' after Labour Manifesto leak

Corbyn supporters blasts 'right-wing hysteria' after Labour Manifesto leak

The Twittersphere had a divided reaction to the leaked manifesto

'Labour's election chances will depend on young turnout', says Novara Media founder and Jeremy Corbyn supporter Aaron Bastani

Corbyn supporter Aaron Bastani: 'Brexit gives us perfect chance to rebuild and renationalise Britain'

Corbyn supporter Aaron Bastani: 'Brexit gives us the chance to rebuild Britain'

The founder of Novara Media spoke to Paul Ross about the party's leaked manifesto

'Purpose of Labour manifesto leak was to knock Theresa May off the front pages', says editor Peter Edwards

'Labour leaked manifesto to knock Theresa May off the front pages', says Labour List editor Peter Edwards

'Purpose of Labour manifesto leak was to knock Theresa May off the front pages'

Peter Edwards, editor of Labour List, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the 43-page leaked document

Election 2017: UKIP candidate confronts Paul Nuttall and refuses to stand for party in general election

UKIP candidate confronts Paul Nuttall and refuses to stand for party in election

Antony Raymond Madge confronts UKIP leader in fiery clash on Paul Ross

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn vows not to step down as Labour leader if he loses

Election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn vows not to step down as Labour leader if he loses

Jeremy Corbyn vows not to step down as leader if Labour loses

The Labour leader made the declaration in a media interview with Buzzfeed

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