Emily Thornberry

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Emily Thornberry: Theresa May is ‘doomed’

Emily Thornberry: Theresa May is ‘doomed’

Emily Thornberry: Theresa May is ‘doomed’

The shadow foreign secretary has said that Theresa May is “doomed” because she is not capable of “a good old-fashioned compromise”.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Emily Thornberry: Theresa May ‘soldiers on without carrying anyone with her’

Emily Thornberry: Theresa May ‘soldiers on without carrying anyone with her’

Emily Thornberry: Theresa May ‘soldiers on without carrying anyone with her’

The shadow Foreign Secretary has accused the prime minister of “soldiering on” without the support of the rest of her party, after Theresa May told MPs on Tuesday that there was a possibility of extending Article 50 until June.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Accusations foreign office money was used to ‘smear’ Corbyn are 'wholly untrue', says foreign minister

Accusations foreign office money was used to ‘smear’ Corbyn are 'wholly untrue', says foreign minister

Foreign office money not used to ‘smear' Corbyn are untrue, says minister

​​​​​​​Reports that Foreign Office money was used in a "smear campaign against Jeremy Corbyn" have been categorically denied by a minister.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Labour vote to keep open option for second Brexit referendum

Labour vote to keep open option for second Brexit referendum

Labour vote to keep open option for second Brexit referendum

Labour has kept open the option to reverse the UK’s decision to leave the European Union, by backing a potential second referendum.

Emily Thornberry: If we want to get rid of fascism, we must start with our own party

Emily Thornberry: If we want to get rid of fascism, we must start with our own party

Emily Thornberry: If we want to get rid of fascism, we must start with our party

Emily Thornberry has used her conference speech to say that fascism must be rooted out of Labour, admitting there are "sickening individuals" exploiting legitimate support for Palestine.

Friday, September 14, 2018

Friday, September 14, 2018

Labour unlikely to back government on Brexit deal, says Emily Thornberry

Labour unlikely to back government on Brexit deal, says Emily Thornberry

She said they would not vote for a "flimsy bit of paper" simply because the government said the alternative was no-deal.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Little Miss books imply women are less than men, says Emily Thornberry

Little Miss books imply women are less than men, says Emily Thornberry

The shadow foreign secretary has weighed in on the university study suggesting the Mr Men and Little Miss books are sexist.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Boris Johnson slammed for 'sexism' by Commons Speaker John Bercow

Boris Johnson slammed as 'sexist' by Commons Speaker

Boris Johnson slammed as 'sexist' by Commons Speaker

The Foreign Secretary sparked a sexism storm by calling Emily Thornberry 'Lady Nugee'

Friday, February 23, 2018

Friday, February 23, 2018

Theresa May faces Commons rebellion after Chequers Brexit talks

Theresa May faces Commons rebellion after Chequers Brexit talks

Theresa May faces Commons rebellion after Chequers Brexit talks

The Prime Minister held an eight-hour meeting with senior Cabinet members which appears to have increased tensions

Friday, February 9, 2018

Friday, February 9, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn has been accused of undermining the Brexit process

Jeremy Corbyn Brexit row: Julia Hartley-Brewer suggests we need a Government of National Unity

Julia suggests we need World War II-style coalition to stop Brexit mutinies

Our host was speaking after Jeremy Corbyn's secret meeting with EU negotiator Michel Barnier came to light

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

'It shouldn't be a big deal for women to stand for election, but it is and needs to change', says Emily Thornberry

It's still a big deal for women to stand for election and that needs to change, says Emily Thornberry

It's still a big deal for women to stand for election, says Emily Thornberry

Shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry says we need to live in a world of free choice

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Theresa May posts picture of 'all the talented female MPs' - without Diane Abbott and Emily Thornberry

PM posts picture of 'all the talented female MPs' - with some notable omissions

May tweets group photo of female MPs without senior-most Labour figures

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

'Abysmal presentation' - Damian Green criticised over sexual harassment and arms sales in PMQs

'Abysmal presentation' - Damian Green criticised over sexual harassment and arms sales in PMQs

'Abysmal presentation' - Damian Green criticised for PMQs performance

Damian Green was standing in for Theresa May in PMQs, but many on Twitter aren't actually sure how to spell his name

Friday, November 17, 2017

Friday, November 17, 2017

'She clearly doesn't understand' - Emily Thornberry mocked for answer on Question Time

'She clearly doesn't understand' - Emily Thornberry mocked for answer on Question Time

Emily Thornberry mocked for poor answer on Question Time

Emily Thornberry was to provide examples of countries that have successfully implemented socialism

Friday, November 3, 2017

Friday, November 3, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn calls on UK to recognise Palestine on Balfour Declaration anniversary

Jeremy Corbyn calls on UK to recognise Palestine on Balfour Declaration anniversary

Jeremy Corbyn calls on UK to recognise Palestine to mark Balfour Declaration

The Labour leader gave a statement to mark the anniversary of the declaration, but did not attend a dinner for the centenary

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Calls for Boris Johnson to be sacked after Libya 'dead bodies' comment

Boris Johnson faces sack calls after Libya 'dead bodies' comment

Boris Johnson faces sack calls after Libya 'dead bodies' comment

The Foreign Secretary said Sirte could be the next Dubai if they cleared away dead bodies at a fringe event at the Tory Party Conference

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Amnesty has revealed the amount of abuse suffered by Diane Abbott in the first six months of this year

Diane Abbott received 10 times as much abuse as any other female MP during election campaign

Diane Abbott far and away the most-abused female MP, figures show

Figures from Amnesty International reveal Abbott 45% of all abuse aimed at female MPs during six weeks prior to 2017 election

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

'Emily Thornberry is a class above Damian Green' - Praise for Labour's performance at PMQs

'Emily Thornberry is a class above Damian Green': Praise for Labour at PMQs

Emily Thornberry hailed for PMQs performance

Emily Thornberry has been praised for standing in for Jeremy Corbyn, but Theresa May has been laughed at as her image has been removed from the Conservatives' website

Monday, June 12, 2017

Monday, June 12, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn promises to force Theresa May out of Downing Street by amending Queen's Speech

Jeremy Corbyn promises to force Theresa May out of Downing Street by amending Queen's Speech

Jeremy Corbyn promises to force Theresa May out of Downing Street

The Labour leader's declaration comes in the wake of a new Survation poll showing his party has pushed ahead of the Tories by six points

Monday, June 5, 2017

Monday, June 5, 2017

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

Friday, June 2, 2017

Friday, June 2, 2017

Emily Thornberry thinks 'Labour has a really strong chance of winning the general election'

Emily Thornberry thinks 'Labour has a really strong chance of winning the general election'

Emily Thornberry: 'Labour has a really strong chance of winning the election'

The shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry made the comments at The Sun Talks debate

SunTalks: Boris Johnson blasts Jeremy Corbyn for 'siding with terrorists'

SunTalks: Boris Johnson sparks uproar by blasting Jeremy Corbyn for 'siding with terrorists'

Boris sparks uproar by blasting Jeremy Corbyn for 'siding with terrorists'

The Foreign Secretary launched an extraordinary attack on the Labour Leader, citing a supposed incident after the Brighton Bombing

SunTalks: Emily Thornberry snaps at Boris Johnson in debate

SunTalks: Emily Thornberry snaps at Boris Johnson in debate

Thornberry snaps at Boris for repeatedly interrupting her

The shadow foreign secretary admonished the Foreign Secretary for interrupting her

'The Conservatives are so arrogant the only numbers in the manifesto are page numbers', says Labour's Emily Thornberry

'Theresa May is so arrogant the only numbers in the manifesto are page numbers', says Labour's Emily Thornberry

Thornberry: 'Tories are too arrogant to even cost their manifesto'

Labour's Emily Thornberry, the Conservatives' Boris Johnson, the Liberal Democrats' Vince Cable and UKIP's Patrick O'Flynn took part in a debate on Thursday

SunTalks: Boris Johnson launches assault on Jeremy Corbyn over Brexit capability

SunTalks: Boris Johnson launches assault on Jeremy Corbyn over Brexit

Boris launches assault on Jeremy Corbyn over Brexit

The Foreign Secretary was taking part in the SunTalks debate

Emily Thornberry says Labour is a collective of talent but the Tories think this is a Presidential election

Emily Thornberry mocked for saying Labour is a collective of talent

Emily Thornberry mocked for saying Labour is a collective of talent

Emily Thornberry was speaking at a debate alongside the Conservatives' Boris Johnson, UKIP's Patrick O'Flynn and the Liberal Democrats' Vince Cable

SunTalks: Emily Thornberry defends spending review on defence

SunTalks: Emily Thornberry says Labour would renew Trident... but also hold a defence review

Emily Thornberry says Labour would renew Trident... but also hold defence review

The shadow foreign secretary was talking part in the SunTalks debate when the issue of Trident arose

SunTalks: Vince Cable insists Theresa May's immigration targets are 'economic nonsense'

SunTalks: Vince Cable says Theresa May's approach to migration is 'absurd'

Vince Cable says Theresa May's approach to migration is 'absurd'

The former business secretary claimed her target for immigration was 'unreachable'

SunTalks: Boris Johnson says 'we can take £350 million back'

SunTalks: Boris Johnson insists 'we can take £350 million back'

Boris insists 'we can take £350 million back'

The Foreign Secretary challenged Labour to recognise the change to 'take back huge sums of money'

SunTalks: Boris Johnson defends Theresa May's Brexit plan

SunTalks: Boris Johnson insists Theresa May has a 'clear plan' for Brexit

Boris Johnson insists Theresa May has a 'clear plan' for Brexit

The Foreign Secretary insisted the Prime Minister has a plan which is 'clearly understood' by European partners

Emily Thornberry says 'Theresa May wants to do whatever she wants with the country with no accountability'

SunTalks: Emily Thornberry says 'Theresa May wants all power, no accountability'

Thornberry: Theresa May wants all power, no accountability

Emily Thornberry made the comments at The Sun Talks Election Special Debate in association with talkRADIO

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Cable sounded a defeatist tone at our SunTalks debate

Vince Cable admits he expects Tories to win election at SunTalks debate

Cable admits he expects Tories to win election

Cable breaks ranks to suggest his party has little chance of winning

Friday, May 5, 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017

After Emily Thornberry likened Theresa May to Cersei Lannister, which other political leaders match up to Game of Thrones characters?

Which UK political leaders compare to Game of Thrones characters?

Emily Thornberry likened Theresa May to Cersei Lannister. We thought we'd compare the others

Local Elections: Emily Thornberry claimed to have branded the election result a 'mixed picture'

Local Elections: Emily Thornberry says losing West of England mayoral election by 5,000 votes is a 'fantastic result'

Emily Thornberry blasted for 'fantastic result' remark on tough night for Labour

The results are still being counted, but already a picture of victory for the Tories is being painted

Monday, April 10, 2017

Monday, April 10, 2017

Julia Hartley-Brewer shocks herself and defends MP Emily Thornberry

Julia Hartley-Brewer shocks herself and defends MP Emily Thornberry

Julia Hartley-Brewer shocks herself and defends MP Emily Thornberry

Julia Hartley-Brewer tells former Labour advisor Kevin Meagher that no one is allowed to criticise Waitrose on her show, whilst they chat about Emily Thornberry's comments

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Brexit: Labour threatens 'hand-to-hand combat' with Government to have final say

Brexit: Labour threatens 'hand-to-hand combat' with Government over Article 50

Labour promises 'hand-to-hand combat' over Article 50

Shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry issued the warning during an interview on BBC Newsnight

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Twitter praises Emily Thornberry over PMQ performance

'Caroline Quentin should play Emily Thornberry in Brexit film': Twitter reacts to PMQs

'Caroline Quentin should play Emily Thornberry in Brexit film'

The Shadow Foreign Secretary stood in for Jeremy Corbyn, while David Lidington stood in for Theresa May

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Jeremy Corbyn 'unhappy' with proposed constituency changes

Jeremy Corbyn 'unhappy' with planned constituency changes which could cost him his seat

Jeremy Corbyn 'unhappy' with proposed constituency changes

Labour leader could see his seat of Islington North be abolished at the next general election

Monday, September 12, 2016

Monday, September 12, 2016

Monday, July 18, 2016

Monday, July 18, 2016

'That's like saying there's a cheaper alternative to a Rolls Royce, a push bike', says Chris Parry on MP Emily Thornberry's Trident comments

'That's like saying there's a cheaper alternative to a Rolls Royce – a push bike', Rear Admiral Chris Parry dismisses the cost-savings of not renewing Trident

'It's like saying there's a cheaper alternative to a Rolls Royce – a push bike'

Chris Parry, former director general of development, concepts and doctrine at the Ministry of Defence, explains why he scrapping nuclear weapons is a false economy

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Falklands islands: Emily Thornberry challenged by war veteran over island defence

Falkland Islands: Shadow Defence Secretary Emily Thornberry challenged by war veteran over Argentina expanding sea control

Falkland Islands: Shadow Defence Secretary challenged by veteran over ruling

Real Admiral Chris Parry CBE questioned her over the Falklands sovereignty