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Monday, April 1, 2019

Monday, April 1, 2019

Nigel Evans

Nigel Evans MP: Remain MPs think leave voters are ‘thick’

Nigel Evans MP: Remain MPs think leave voters are ‘thick’

Conservative MP Nigel Evans has warned that Remain-backing MPs will try to fool leave voters by delivering “Brexit in name only”.

Gordon Brown

Gordon Brown becomes member of Jewish Labour Movement

Gordon Brown becomes member of Jewish Labour Movement

The former Prime Minister said the Labour Party had "let down" the Jewish community, as he announced his membership of the Jewish Labour Movement.

Steve Brine

Steve Brine asks Julia Hartley-Brewer to tell him 'the point of Brexit'

Steve Brine asks Julia Hartley-Brewer to tell him 'the point of Brexit'

The former public health minister asked talkRADIO's Julia Hartley-Brewer what "the point" of Brexit was during a heated debate.

Kate Hoey

Kate Hoey 'couldn't live' with Labour calling for second referendum

Kate Hoey 'couldn't live' with Labour calling for second referendum

The co-chair of Labour Leave revealed she was vehemently against a second referendum.

Crime

'Legal duty' to report knife crime is government 'passing the blame'

'Legal duty' to report knife crime is government 'passing the blame'

Teachers, nurses and police officers could be held accountable for failing to "spot warning signs" of violent crime among young people, under government plans announced today.

People's Vote

Mark Francois on Brexit: Will of the people 'has to triumph'

Mark Francois on Brexit: Will of the people 'has to triumph'

The ERG's deputy chair said MPs were "honour-bound" to respect the result of the EU referendum, as rumours of a "coup" to overturn Brexit emerge.

Brexit

Brexit briefing: MPs to stage fresh votes on alternative Brexit options

Brexit briefing: MPs to stage fresh votes on alternative Brexit options

MPs are set to stage another series of "indicative" votes today on alternatives to Theresa May's Brexit deal.

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Michael Heseltine

Lord Heseltine: Pro-Brexit populism is 'unacceptable and repugnant'

Lord Heseltine: Pro-Brexit populism is 'unacceptable and repugnant'

Michael Heseltine has condemned the rise of pro-Brexit populism as “unacceptable and repugnant”.

Second referendum peoples vote Brexit

Christine Jardin MP: ‘Sovereignty doesn’t put food on the table’

Christine Jardin MP: ‘Sovereignty doesn’t put food on the table’

Liberal Democrat MP Christine Jardin has said she believes only a second referendum can break the Brexit deadlock.

'Crisis unfolding' for cash-starved schools

'Crisis unfolding' for cash-starved schools

Schools are facing a ‘crisis’ over funding, according to the director of school network Schools North East.

Grenfell fraudster who claimed he did 'top secret' work jailed

Grenfell fraudster who claimed he did 'top secret' work jailed

Grenfell fraudster who claimed he did 'top secret' work jailed

A man who falsely claimed to have been a Grenfell Tower resident made homeless by the fire has been jailed for five years.

Flag-waving protester shuts down Eurostar

Flag-waving protester shuts down Eurostar

Flag-waving protester shuts down Eurostar

Eurostar services between London and Paris were cancelled after a protester apparently trespassed on the tracks.

Dominic Grieve loses confidence vote held by local association

Dominic Grieve loses confidence vote held by local association

Dominic Grieve loses confidence vote held by local association

Remain-supporting MP Dominic Grieve may face deselection after suffering a vote of no confidence by his local Conservative association.

'Far-right' extremism 'aided and abetted' by social media

'Far-right' extremism 'aided and abetted' by social media

‘Far-right’ extremism has reached unprecedented levels of organisation thanks to social media platforms, security experts have warned.

Friday, March 29, 2019

Friday, March 29, 2019

Alastair Campbell: MPs are ‘undermining democracy’ by voting for Theresa May’s deal

Alastair Campbell: MPs are ‘undermining democracy’ by voting for Theresa May’s deal

Alastair Campbell: MPs are ‘undermining democracy’ by voting for May's deal

Alastair Campbell, who has been campaigning for a second referendum on Brexit, has said that MPs are “undermining democracy” by voting for a deal despite saying they think is “terrible”.

BBC Question Time faces backlash for LGBT education question

BBC Question Time faces backlash for LGBT education question

BBC Question Time faces backlash for LGBT education question

BBC political show Question Time has been criticised for airing a debate over whether it is "morally right" to teach children about LGBTQ+ "issues".

Thousands of pro-Brexit marchers protest outside parliament

Thousands of Brexit supporters protest outside parliament

Thousands of Brexit supporters protest outside parliament

Thousands of Brexit supporters have gathered outside parliament to protest against the delay to Brexit, on the day that the UK was set to leave the European Union.

DUP Arlene Foster Nigel Dodds

'The DUP are not for sale', former NI secretary warns

'The DUP are not for sale', former NI secretary warns

Theresa May was wrong to think she could "buy off" the DUP, according to former Northern Ireland secretary Shaun Woodward.

General Election would not solve deadlock, according to pollster

General election would not solve deadlock, according to pollster

General election would not solve deadlock, according to pollster

A general election would not produce a “significantly different” result, according to DeltaPoll founder Joe Twyman.

John McDonnell urged by Jewish leaders to cut ties with left-wing group

John McDonnell urged by Jewish leaders to cut ties with left-wing group

John McDonnell urged by Jewish leaders to cut ties with left-wing group

John McDonnell is facing calls to sever ties with a Labour group criticised for supporting an activist accused of antisemitism.

Facebook European Elections

Facebook unveils new tactics to safeguard European elections

Facebook unveils new tactics to safeguard European elections

Facebook will tackle foreign interference during the upcoming European elections with a new set of tools.

Met Police rejects Ukip leader’s water cannon claims ahead of Brexit protests

Met Police rejects UKIP leader’s water cannon claims ahead of Brexit protests

Met Police rejects UKIP leader’s water cannon claims ahead of Brexit protests

Scotland Yard has dismissed suggestions from UKIP leader Gerard Batten that water cannons could be deployed at protests.

Conservative MPs split over Theresa May’s Brexit deal

Conservative MPs split over Theresa May’s Brexit deal

Conservative MPs split over Theresa May’s Brexit deal

The prime minister’s withdrawal agreement is set to return to the House of Commons today.

The Independent Group

Independent Group may face legal action over name change

Independent Group may face legal action over name change

Campaign group Change.org UK is seeking legal advice over the rebranding of The Independent Group as 'Change UK'. 

Nigel Farage: ‘Today is a day of betrayal, a day of shame’

Nigel Farage: ‘Today is a day of betrayal, a day of shame’

Nigel Farage has called the day the UK was due to leave the European Union a “day of betrayal, a day of shame”.

Brexit LIVE: MPs reject withdrawal agreement

MPs reject withdrawal agreement

MPs reject withdrawal agreement

Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement has been defeated a third time by MPs.

Sammy Wilson

Sammy Wilson: Labour and SNP have 'nailed their colours to the EU mast'

Sammy Wilson: Labour and SNP have 'nailed their colours to the EU mast'

The DUP's Brexit spokesman said his party would never support Labour or the SNP because they had "nailed their colours to the EU mast".

Theresa May

Brexit briefing: Theresa May to take Brexit deal back to Commons

Brexit briefing: Theresa May to take Brexit deal back to Commons

Theresa May is battling to get her Brexit withdrawal agreement backed by the Commons on the day that was scheduled to see Britain quit the EU.

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Irish eurosceptic group launches campaign demanding Republic leave EU

Irish eurosceptic group launches campaign demanding republic leave EU

Irish eurosceptic group launches campaign demanding republic leave EU

An Irish eurosceptic group has launched a nationwide billboard campaign calling for the country to leave the EU.

Prince Charles and Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah

'Reprehensible' for Royal family to 'collude' with Brunei

'Reprehensible' for Royal family to 'collude' with Brunei

The British government and the Royal family have been accused of “colluding” with the oppression of LGBT people in Brunei.

Tory MP Bob Blackman on leadership hopefuls: ‘The favourite very rarely wins’

Tory MP Bob Blackman on leadership hopefuls: ‘The favourite very rarely wins’

Tory MP Bob Blackman on leadership hopefuls: ‘The favourite very rarely wins’

Conservative MP Bob Blackman has said that “the favourite” in Conservative leadership races “very rarely wins”.

Ross Dawson

'Despicable' thug who robbed pensioner jailed

'Despicable' thug who robbed pensioner jailed

A “despicable” man who carried out a string of violent robberies at knife-point has been jailed for 35 years.

Vladimir Ivanov Glyn Rouse

Man who stabbed stranger because of 'voices in his head' jailed

Man who stabbed stranger because of 'voices in his head' jailed

A young man who killed a stranger after hearing voices in his head has been jailed for life.

Sarah Wollaston MP: ‘I left the Conservatives because I was disgusted’

Sarah Wollaston MP: ‘I left the Conservatives because I was disgusted’

Sarah Wollaston MP: ‘I left the Conservatives because I was disgusted’

The Independent Group MP Sarah Wollaston has said that she left the Conservative party because she was “disgusted” that MPs were putting the party ahead of the national interest.

Bridge Push

Teen jailed for pushing friend off bridge in viral video

Teen jailed for pushing friend off bridge in viral video

A 19-year-old who pushed her friend off a 50ft bridge has been jailed.

One in four mothers 'too busy' to book smear test

One in four mothers 'too busy' to book smear test

A quarter of mothers say they are too busy with childcare to book themselves in for a smear test.

Alleged National Action member said black people should be ‘napalmed’

Alleged National Action member said black people should be ‘napalmed’

Alleged National Action member said black people should be ‘napalmed’

An alleged member of the terror group National Action suggested that black people should be “napalmed”, a court has heard.

Matthew and Kev

Matthew Wright show backs homeless men marching for mental health

Matthew Wright show backs homeless men marching for mental health

The Matthew Wright Show is launching a campaign to support the journey of two homeless men as they march from Brentford to Bristol.

Sam Gyimah

Mike Graham berates former minister calling for 'patience' on Brexit

Mike Graham berates former minister calling for 'patience' on Brexit

Conservative MP Sam Gyimah and talkRADIO’s Mike Graham have clashed after the former minister said the public must be “patient” with MPs over Brexit.  

Jeremy Corbyn Nicola Sturgeon

Corbyn clashes with SNP over Thatcher video

Corbyn clashes with SNP over Thatcher video

Jeremy Corbyn has clashed with the SNP after posting a video claiming the party helped usher in Margaret Thatcher’s government.

Brexit LIVE: MPs to vote on withdrawal agreement tomorrow

MPs to debate ‘Revoke Article 50’ petition

MPs to debate ‘Revoke Article 50’ petition

The petition calling for Article 50 to be revoked will be debated by MPs on Monday.

Stop and Search

'Craven' reduction of stop and search has led to knife crime crisis

'Craven' reduction of stop and search has led to knife crime crisis

A former Scotland Yard Detective Chief Inspector has welcomed suggestions that school pupils could be subject to stop and search in an attempt to tackle knife crime.

Wine

Bottle of wine per week equivalent to smoking 10 cigarettes, study finds

Bottle of wine per week equivalent to smoking 10 cigarettes, study finds

Drinking a bottle of wine per week increases the lifetime risk of cancer by the equivalent of smoking five to 10 cigarettes, research suggests.

Grenfell Tower

Cancer-causing chemicals found by Grenfell Tower site

Cancer-causing chemicals found by Grenfell Tower site

Cancer-causing chemicals and other potentially harmful toxins have been found close to Grenfell Tower, according to analysis of debris and soil samples.

Jacob Rees-Mogg

Jacob Rees-Mogg: 'I will not stand for the Tory leadership'

Jacob Rees-Mogg: 'I will not stand for the Tory leadership'

The Conservative MP said if he threw his hat in the ring for Conservative leader, it would "be thrown back" at him.

John Bercow dismisses allegations of bias

John Bercow dismisses allegations of bias

Commons Speaker John Bercow has denied being biased in Parliament and says he believes it is important "to give a voice to minorities".

Halfon-Robinson

Second referendum would lead to 'loads of Tommy Robinson's' in Parliament

Second referendum would lead to 'loads of Tommy Robinson's' in Parliament

Conservative MP Robert Halfon has warned against holding a second referendum, claiming it would result in "huge distrust" in the political system.

Indicative Votes

Brexit briefing: No majority for any Brexit alternative

Brexit briefing: No majority for any Brexit alternative

MPs voted against all eight Brexit alternatives in a series of indicative votes in the Commons last night.

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”.

Facebook moves to ban white nationalist hate speech

Facebook to ban white nationalist hate speech

Facebook to ban white nationalist hate speech

Facebook has announced it will now ban content related to white nationalism.

Lord Michael Heseltine: ‘Any credibility Theresa May had is gone’

Lord Heseltine: ‘Any credibility Theresa May had is gone’

Lord Heseltine: ‘Any credibility Theresa May had is gone’

Lord Michael Heseltine, who served as deputy prime minister under John Major, has said that Theresa May lost “any credibility” she had when she “crossed the floor to become a Brexiteer”.

Theresa May says she will quit ahead of next stage of Brexit

Theresa May says she will quit ahead of next stage of Brexit

Theresa May says she will quit ahead of next stage of Brexit

Theresa May has told Tory MPs "she would not remain in post for the next phase of the negotiations", MP James Cartlidge said as he left a meeting of the 1922 Committee in Westminster.

Alleged National Action member had ‘wedding edition' of Mein Kampf

Alleged National Action member had ‘wedding edition' of Mein Kampf

Alleged National Action member had ‘wedding edition' of Mein Kampf

An alleged member of a neo-Nazi terror group owned a special "wedding edition" of Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf autobiography, a court has heard.

Avicii

Late DJ remembered with mental health foundation

Late DJ remembered with mental health foundation

The family of Swedish DJ Avicii has launched a foundation in his memory nearly a year after his death.

Can you guess what the UK's top attraction is?

UK's top tourist attraction revealed

UK's top tourist attraction revealed

The art gallery has been revealed as the UK’s most popular attraction, knocking the British Museum off the top spot for the first time in a decade.

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