Politics

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Nadine Dorries: Boris Johnson's burqa article didn't go 'far enough'

Nadine Dorries: Boris Johnson's burqa article didn't go 'far enough'

The Conservative MP also called the burqa a 'misogynistic method to isolate woman'.

Boris Johnson refusing to bow to pressure for burqa comments

Boris Johnson refusing to bow to pressure for burqa comments

The Prime Minister and Conservative Party leadership have called for him to apologise.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Conservative chairman calls for Boris Johnson to apologise over burqa comments

Conservative chairman calls for Boris Johnson to apologise over burqa comments

Brandon Lewis has called on Boris Johnson to apologise for comments he made about Muslim women wearing burqas.

Trump: Countries doing business with Iran will not be doing business with the US

Trump: Countries doing business with Iran will not be doing business with the US

The US president warned trading partners over Iran.

Johnson's former advisor: Boris 'doesn't support' ban on burqa

Johnson's former advisor: Boris 'doesn't support' ban on burqa

Johnson has come under criticism over comments he made in a column for the Telegraph.

Labour drop disciplinary inquiry into Dame Margaret Hodge

Labour drop disciplinary inquiry into Dame Margaret Hodge

Dame Margaret said she was "pleased" after general secretary Jennie Formby wrote to inform her she would face no further action for her alleged "abusive behaviour".

Monday, August 6, 2018

Monday, August 6, 2018

Lord Lawson to Julia Hartley-Brewer: Theresa May isn't 'up for the job'

Lord Lawson to Julia Hartley-Brewer: Theresa May isn't 'up for the job'

Lord Lawson and Lord Adonis joined talkRADIO to discuss the likelihood of a no-deal Brexit.

Friday, August 3, 2018

Friday, August 3, 2018

Muslim Conservative Chair: Labour should adopt full anti-Semitism definition

Muslim Conservative Chair: Labour should adopt full anti-Semitism definition

Mohammed Amin has highlighted the importance of having a ‘credible’ opposition party after Labour has been thrown into despair around its handling of alleged anti-Semitism.

Conservative Muslim chair: 'There's no good reason for an MP to meet Steve Bannon'

Conservative Muslim chair: 'There's no good reason for MPs to meet Steve Bannon'

Mohammed Amin of the Conservative Muslim Forum said Boris Johnson and Jacob Rees-Mogg should apologise for meeting with Steve Bannon

Labour offer to drop disciplinary action against Margaret Hodge amid anti-semitism row

Labour offer to drop disciplinary action against Margaret Hodge amid anti-Semitism row

Labour offer to drop disciplinary action against Hodge amid anti-Semitism row

The Labour party have offered to drop disciplinary action against Dame Margaret Hodge, on the condition that she issued an “appropriate apology”.

MP urged to quit Labour over alleged use of homophobic slur

MP urged to quit Labour over alleged use of homophobic slur

MP urged to quit Labour over alleged use of homophobic slur

The Deputy leader of Welsh Labour is facing calls to quit her frontbench role as shadow equalities minister after being accused of using an alleged homophobic slur.

Jewish Labour Voice officer says Corbyn anti-Semitism accusations 'fabricated'

Jewish Labour Voice officer says Corbyn anti-Semitism accusations 'fabricated'

Jewish Labour Voice officer says Corbyn anti-Semitism accusations 'fabricated'

Mike Cushman also supported Peter Willsman, who said some Jewish people are "Trump fanatics", and said the Conservative party was not tackling Islamophobia

Theresa May to meet Macron for Brexit talks after Barnier criticises her plans

Theresa May to meet Macron for Brexit talks as Barnier criticises her plans

Theresa May to meet Macron for Brexit talks as Barnier criticises her plans

The Prime Minister is ending her holiday in Italy early to meet with the French President for last-minute Brexit talks

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Donald Trump thanks Kim Jong Un for 'nice letter'

Donald Trump thanks Kim Jong Un for 'nice letter'

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said the correspondence is "aimed at following up on their meeting in Singapore."

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Corbyn 'not a credible anti-racist', says President of Board of Deputies of British Jews

Corbyn 'not a credible anti-racist', says President of Board of Deputies of British Jews

Corbyn 'not a credible anti-racist', says President of Jewish board

Marie van der Zyl said Corbyn cannot "call himself an anti-racist" until he takes urgent action on anti-Semitism

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Jewish Chronicle editor: ‘The longer people stay in Labour the longer they support anti-Semitism’

Editor: ‘The longer people stay in Labour the longer they support anti-Semitism'

Stephen Pollard's comments come after Pete Willsman from the party’s ruling body was recorded calling some members of the Jewish community 'Trump fanatics'. 

Damian Hinds: 'Technology could help support early development in children'

Damian Hinds: 'Technology could help support early development in children'

The Education Secretary has told Julia Hartley-Brewer that technology could have positive sides in a child's early development.

Labour faces calls to suspend member who called Jewish people 'Trump fanatics'

Labour faces calls to suspend member who called Jewish people 'Trump fanatics'

Labour faces calls to suspend member who called Jewish people 'Trump fanatics'

Peter Willsman was recorded saying that some members of the Jewish community were 'Trump fanatics' and 'making up' allegations of anti-Semitism

Monday, July 30, 2018

Monday, July 30, 2018

'Don't let Corbyn mug you off' says Conservatives' Love Island-themed promotion

'Don't let Corbyn mug you off' says Conservatives' Love Island-themed promotion

'Don't let Corbyn mug you off' says Conservatives' Love Island-themed promotion

The Conservative Party is giving away water bottles modelled on the popular personalised bottles seen on Love Island

Sajid Javid 'does not support the death penalty' amid 'Beatles' terror case

Sajid Javid 'does not support the death penalty' amid 'Beatles' terror case

Mr Javid faced intense criticism after agreeing to share intelligence with the US without seeking guarantees Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh would not face execution.

Poll suggests growing support for second Brexit referendum

Poll suggests growing support for second Brexit referendum

YouGov has suggested that 42% of the public would back a second referendum, whereas 40% would oppose it.

Alastair Campbell brands Corbyn a Brexiteer and says being in the Labour party is 'difficult'

Alastair Campbell brands Corbyn a Brexiteer and says being in the Labour party is 'difficult'

Alastair Campbell: Corbyn 'a Brexiteer' and being in Labour party is 'difficult'

Alastair Campbell says he has no plans to leave the Labour party but that current conditions, and Corbyn's stance on Brexit, make it 'difficult'

Armed forces may help deliver food, fuel and medicine if no-deal Brexit causes shortages

Armed forces may help deliver food, fuel and medicine if no-deal Brexit causes shortages

Armed forces may help deliver food and medicine if Brexit causes shortages

The army is reportedly on standby to help deliver goods around the UK if delays at ports cause shortages in the event of a no-deal Brexit

Friday, July 27, 2018

Friday, July 27, 2018

Vote Leave Whistleblower calls BBC “disgraceful” over Darren Grimes crowdfunder report

Vote Leave Whistleblower calls BBC “disgraceful” over Darren Grimes report

Shahmir Sanni, who raised concerns over Vote Leaves spending during the Brexit referendum, has criticised the BBC

Westminster Whispers: The Prime Minister may be on holiday, but she shouldn't relax

Westminster Whispers: The PM may be on holiday, but she shouldn't relax

Theresa May is taking her customary two breaks this summer as parliament goes into recess, but Brexit will be on her mind, says Ross Kempsell

Kate Hoey to Mike Graham: Britain will 'leave the way it wanted to'

Kate Hoey to Mike Graham: Britain will 'leave the way it wanted to'

The Labour MP has said that the government is not heading to a soft Brexit.

Claims football given to Trump was bugged 'over exaggerated', says security expert

Claims football given to Trump was bugged 'exaggerated', says security expert

Will Geddes tells James Whale that the story has been "over exaggerated".

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Thursday, July 26, 2018

George Galloway: Assange’s extradition will be the ‘most acute crisis’ the UK will ever face

Galloway: Assange’s extradition will be the ‘most acute crisis’ the UK will face

Reports suggest the Wikileaks founder could be expelled from the Ecuadorian embassy, leading to his arrest.

Boris Johnson held talks with Steve Bannon, reports suggest

Boris Johnson held talks with Steve Bannon, reports suggest

It's alleged that the former chief adviser to Trump has been urging Johnson to challenge for Tory leadership.

Trump tweets that he'd like a ‘free market’ arrangement with Europe

Trump tweets that he'd like a ‘free market’ arrangement with Europe

The tweet came before the US President and the European Commission President agreed to work towards "zero tariffs" and "zero subsidies" on non-car goods.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Brexit activist Darren Grimes crowdfunding to fight 'biased' Electoral Commission fine

Brexit activist Darren Grimes crowdfunding to fight 'biased' Electoral Commission ruling

Brexit activist Darren Grimes crowdfunding to fight Electoral Commission ruling

Darren Grimes, who formed pro-Brexit youth group BeLeave, was fined £20,000 by the Electoral Commission

No-deal Brexit could make it illegal to pay pensioners living in the EU

No-deal Brexit could make it illegal to pay pensioners living in the EU

The Association of British Insurers have warned MPs of the complications of a no-deal Brexit.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Vince Cable tells Mike Graham that Sajid Javid has got the jihadi Beatles case ‘wrong’

Cable tells Mike Graham that Sajid Javid has got the jihadi Beatles case ‘wrong'

It was reported on Monday that Sajid Javid said the UK would not demand a death penalty assurance in this particular case.

Monday, July 23, 2018

Monday, July 23, 2018

Dan Hodges to George Galloway: ‘The politicians have blown Brexit’

Dan Hodges to George Galloway: ‘The politicians have blown Brexit’

The Mail On Sunday commentator has called for a second referendum on he final Brexit deal.

Trump and Rouhani clash with angry threats

Trump and Rouhani clash with angry threats

The comments from the US and Iranian presidents come amid increased tensions between the nations.

Friday, July 20, 2018

Friday, July 20, 2018

Vince Cable tells James Whale it was 'the wrong call' to miss Brexit vote

Vince Cable tells James Whale it was 'the wrong call' to miss Brexit vote

The The Liberal Democrat leader, along with fellow MP Tim Farron, were criticised for not showing up to vote on the Prime Minister's new Brexit White Paper.

Leo Varadkar 'wrong' to suggest British aircrafts would be banned over Ireland

Leo Varadkar 'wrong' to suggest British aircrafts would be banned over Ireland

So-called "overflight rights" are guaranteed by international treaties rather than EU membership, a Number 10 spokeswoman said

Donald Trump invites Vladimir Putin to Washington

Donald Trump invites Vladimir Putin to Washington

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said John Bolton would be making the invitation following Mr Trump's meeting with the Russian president earlier this week in Finland.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Lord Digby Jones: 'The remain camp has destroyed the will of the British people'

Lord Digby Jones: 'The remain camp has destroyed the will of the British people'

The former Director General of the CBI and current Lord, joined the Julia Hartley-Brewer show on talkRADIO in reaction to Boris Johnson’s resignation speech

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Boris Johnson calls Chequers Brexit plan 'miserable permanent limbo'

Boris Johnson calls Chequers Brexit plan 'miserable permanent limbo'

Boris Johnson calls Chequers Brexit plan 'miserable permanent limbo'

The former Foreign Secretary addressed the House of Commons to explain his reasons for resigning as Foreign Secretary

James Whale on Brexiteers: 'You couldn't tell the truth if your life depended on it!'

James Whale: Brexiteers 'couldn't tell the truth if life depended on it!'

James Whale clashed with pro-Brexit Labour councillor Brendan Chilton and hung up on him

Labour MP John Woodcock quits the party

Labour MP John Woodcock quits the party

In his resignation letter, Barrow and Furness MP John Woodcock said Mr Corbyn would pose a "clear risk to UK national security as prime minister".

Julia Hartley-Brewer: Jewish Chronicle Editor criticises Labour's anti-semitism code

Julia Hartley-Brewer: Jewish Chronicle Editor criticises Labour's anti-semitism

Stephen Pollard joins Julia to discuss Labour's new anti-semitism code.

Republicans Overseas to Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'Trump has a habit of misspeaking'

Republicans Overseas to Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'Trump has a habit of misspeaking'

The US President now accepts that Russia had involvement in the 2016 election.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Alastair Campbell: 'EU referendum was won by criminality - there must be an investigation'

Alastair Campbell: 'EU referendum was won by criminality'

Former Downing Street press secretary Alastair Campbell tells Eamonn Holmes that Vote Leave should face a criminal probe

Darren Jones MP tells Jamie East: 'Punishment for Vote Leave isn't strong enough'

Darren Jones MP tells Jamie East: 'Punishment for Vote Leave isn't strong enough'

Darren Jones MP to Jamie East: 'Punishment for Vote Leave isn't strong enough'

Darren Jones MP told Jamie East that the penalties imposed by the Electoral Commission are not severe enough

Does Vote Leave's fine undermine Brexit? Lord Adonis and Stewart Jackson debate

Does Vote Leave's fine undermine Brexit? Lord Adonis and Stewart Jackson debate

Does Vote Leave's fine undermine Brexit? Lord Adonis and Stewart Jackson debate

Remainer Lord Adonis and Brexiteer Stewart Jackson give their views on Vote Leave being fined by the Electoral Commission

MPs to vote on starting summer holiday early

MPs to vote on starting summer holiday early

But the Prime Minister, whose Government has tabled a motion calling for the current parliamentary session to be cut short, has been accused of "running scared" amid Brexit turmoil.

Trump labelled 'weak' after questioning US intelligence service during Russia summit

Trump labelled 'weak' after questioning US intelligence service during summit

The reaction in the United States was immediate and visceral among fellow Republicans and usual Trump critics.

'Two thirds of net migration to the UK was non-EU', says Migration Watch

'Two thirds of net migration to the UK was non-EU', says Migration Watch

It comes as the official figures show a drop in net migration from the EU.

Brexit campaign group Vote Leave 'broke electoral law'

Brexit campaign group Vote Leave 'broke electoral law'

It means Vote Leave exceeded its legal spending limit of £7 million by almost £500,000, the statement added.

Monday, July 16, 2018

Monday, July 16, 2018

Trump and Putin deny allegations of Russian interference in 2016 US election

Trump and Putin deny allegations of Russian interference in 2016 US election

Trump and Putin deny allegations of Russian interference in 2016 US election

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin presented a united front to deny allegations of Russian collusion in the 2016 US election

Trump and Putin meet to discuss 'trade, missiles and China'

Trump and Putin meet to discuss 'trade, missiles and China'

Trump and Putin meet to discuss 'trade, missiles and China'

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin's meeting in Helsinki is expected to cover multiple issues - except the allegations of Russian interference in the US election

Brexit wars: Justine Greening calls for second referendum, Robert Halfon calls the idea 'bonkers'

Brexit wars: Justine Greening calls for second referendum, Robert Halfon calls the idea 'bonkers'

Brexit wars: Second referendum would be 'bonkers' says Robert Halfon

Justine Greening has called for a second referendum on what kind of Brexit the UK should pursue, but Robert Halfon and Jacob Rees-Mogg say another vote is a Remainer tactic

Jacob Rees-Mogg: A no-deal Brexit 'is nothing to be fearful about'

Jacob Rees-Mogg: A no-deal Brexit 'is nothing to be fearful about'

Jacob Rees-Mogg: A no-deal Brexit 'is nothing to be fearful about'

Eurosceptic MP Jacob Rees-Mogg says a no-deal Brexit would save the UK money, and it could happen if Theresa May's policy doesn't garner support

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