Politics

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'I believe Jeremy Corbyn is anti-Semitic'

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'I believe Jeremy Corbyn is anti-Semitic'

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'I believe Jeremy Corbyn is anti-Semitic'

The talkRADIO host also called the Labour leader to sue her after an heated debate with a Jewish Voice For Labour spokesperson.

White House re-lowers flag for John McCain

White House re-lowers flag for John McCain

President Trump reacts to criticism after flying the White House flag at full mast.

Theresa May to outline 'unashamed' boost to Africa investment

Theresa May to outline 'unashamed' boost to Africa investment

The Prime Minister will use a speech to outline her ambitions for the continent after arriving as part of a three-day trade mission to South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya.

Monday, August 27, 2018

Monday, August 27, 2018

Sajid Javid calls Jeremy Corbyn a ‘threat to national security’

Sajid Javid calls Jeremy Corbyn a ‘threat to national security’

Sajid Javid calls Jeremy Corbyn a ‘threat to national security’

Home Secretary Sajid Javid shared a video of Jeremy Corbyn talking about Brits who'd gone to fight Isis, and called him 'one of the biggest threats to national security'

Boris Johnson cites Greece’s economic collapse as he urges UK to ‘chuck Chequers’

Boris Johnson cites Greece’s economic collapse as he urges UK to ‘chuck Chequers’

Boris Johnson cites Greece’s economic collapse as he urges: ‘chuck Chequers'

In his latest Telegraph column, Boris Johnson used Greece's economic situation as an example as to why the Chequers proposal would be bad for Brexit

Friday, August 24, 2018

Friday, August 24, 2018

Gerard Batten tells Dan Wootton he'd like Nigel Farage to run for a seat in parliament

Gerard Batten tells Dan Wootton he'd like Nigel Farage to run for a seat in parliament

Gerard Batten: 'I'd like Nigel Farage to run for a seat in parliament'

Ukip leader Gerard Batten tells talkRADIO's Dan Wootton he may stand down from the party in April, and that he'd like to see Nigel Farage in parliament

John Redwood tells Ann Widdecombe the Chancellor's no-deal Brexit predictions are 'twaddle'

John Redwood tells Ann Widdecombe the Chancellor's no-deal Brexit predictions are 'twaddle'

John Redwood: Chancellor's no-deal Brexit predictions are 'twaddle'

John Redwood told Ann Widdecombe on talkRADIO that Philip Hammond's prediction that a no-deal Brexit would have 'large fiscal consequences' were inaccurate

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Ella Whelan: Jeremy Corbyn a 'hypocrite' for wanting press reform when Labour took donations from Max Mosley

Ella Whelan: Jeremy Corbyn a 'hypocrite' for wanting press reform when Labour took donations from Max Mosley

Ella Whelan: Jeremy Corbyn a 'hypocrite' for wanting press reform

Jeremy Corbyn made a speech at the Edinburgh TV festival detailing reforms he'd like to see made in British media

David Davis tells Ann Widdecombe a no-deal is 'better' than remaining in the EU

David Davis tells Ann Widdecombe a no-deal is 'better' than remaining in the EU

David Davis tells Ann Widdecombe a no-deal is 'better' than remaining in the EU

The former Brexit Secretary joined talkRADIO to discuss the UK's no-deal preparations.

Medicines, the Irish border and the BLT sandwich: Everything you need to know about Dominic Raab's no deal Brexit speech

Medicines, the Irish border and the BLT sandwich: Everything you need to know about Dominic Raab's no deal Brexit speech

Everything you need to know about Dominic Raab's no deal Brexit speech

Brexit secretary Dominic Raab made a speech outlining how the UK is preparing for a no deal Brexit. Here are some of the key points

Donald Trump: Hush money payouts were not 'a campaign violation'

Donald Trump: Hush money payouts were not 'a campaign violation'

The President said it was his personal money so it didn't break election campaign rules.

Jacob Rees-Mogg urges Theresa May to 'chuck Chequers' agreement

Jacob Rees-Mogg urges Theresa May to 'chuck Chequers' agreement

The backbench Tory and 60 colleagues have signed the letter, which describes the Prime Minister's Brexit Chequers compromise as the "wrong deal for Britain".

Jeremy Corbyn sets out plans to tax tech giants to subsidise BBC license fee

Jeremy Corbyn sets out plans to tax tech giants to subsidise BBC license fee

The Labour leader will deliver his Alternative MacTaggart Lecture at the Edinburgh TV Festival, on the fourth day of his visit to Scotland.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Our Future, Our Choice stages stockpiling protest outside Department of Health

Our Future, Our Choice stages stockpiling protest outside Department of Health

Our Future, Our Choice stages stockpiling protest outside Department of Health

Our Future, Our Choice, the youth group campaigning for a second referendum, piled boxes and medicines outside the Department of Health in a protest against Brexit stockpiling

Dominic Raab: EU citizens living in the UK will not be 'turfed out'

Dominic Raab: EU citizens living in the UK will not be 'turfed out'

The Brexit minister said he was confident of reaching an agreement, but sought to reassure those living in Britain.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Dominic Raab: Brexit stockpiling fears are 'hair-raising scare stories'

Dominic Raab: Brexit stockpiling fears are 'hair-raising scare stories'

Dominic Raab: Brexit stockpiling fears are 'hair-raising scare stories'

Brexit secretary Dominic Raab met Michel Barnier in Brussels, with both saying the Irish border and the UK's future relationship with the EU were still being discussed

Sajid Javid apologises to members of Windrush generation who may have been wrongly detained

Sajid Javid apologises to members of Windrush generation who may have been wrongly detained

Sajid Javid apologises to wrongfully detained Windrush members

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has issued an apology after 18 people were identified as having been wrongfully detained

Jeremy Hunt urges EU allies to stand 'shoulder-to-shoulder' with US against 'malign' Russia

Hunt urges EU allies to stand 'shoulder-to-shoulder' against 'malign' Russia

The Foreign Secretary will make his first trip to Washington where he's expected to give a speech on Tuesday.

Monday, August 20, 2018

Monday, August 20, 2018

Founder of Superdry donates £1m to People's Vote campaign

Founder of Superdry donates £1m to People's Vote campaign

Founder of Superdry donates £1m to People's Vote campaign

Julian Dunkerton,

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Sarah Wollaston calls for people's vote on final Brexit deal and compares it to surgery

Sarah Wollaston calls for people's vote on final Brexit deal

The MP for Totnes has also compared Brexit to having surgery.

Nigel Farage tells Jeremy Kyle he's been 'waiting a year' to make a return to frontline politics

Nigel Farage tells Jeremy Kyle he's been 'waiting a year' to make a return

Farage has joined up with the hard Brexit campaign group, Leave Means Leave.

Friday, August 17, 2018

Friday, August 17, 2018

Westminster Whispers: Anti-Semitism saga could overshadow Labour conference

Westminster Whispers: Anti-Semitism saga could overshadow Labour conference

Westminster Whispers: Anti-Semitism saga could overshadow Labour conference

talkRADIO's political editor Ross Kempsell said Corbyn must act fast to stop the spectre of anti-Semitism scuppering Labour's chances of being a credible opposition

Margaret Hodge says Labour disciplinary felt 'like being a Jew in the 30s' and says 'cult of Corbynism' is 'scary'

Margaret Hodge says Labour disciplinary felt 'like being a Jew in the 30s' and says 'cult of Corbynism' is 'scary'

Margaret Hodge says Labour disciplinary felt 'like being a Jew in the 30s'

Margaret Hodge says she felt Labour were 'coming for me' when they began investigating her after she called Jeremy Corbyn an anti-Semite

BMA warns no-deal Brexit could make it easier for diseases to spread across Europe

BMA warns no-deal Brexit could make it easier for diseases to spread across Europe

BMA warns no-deal Brexit could make it easier for diseases to spread across EU

The British Medical Association has prepared a briefing of how a no-deal Brexit could affect medicine, and NHS staff are petitioning for a second referendum

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Our Future, Our Choice: 'Undemocratic' to deny UK a second Brexit referendum

Our Future, Our Choice: 'Undemocratic' to deny UK a second Brexit referendum

Our Future, Our Choice: 'Undemocratic' to deny UK a second Brexit referendum

Femi Oluwole from pro-Remain Our Future, Our Choice told Julia Hartley-Brewer that the UK should be allowed to vote on the final Brexit deal

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Thousands of fans chant 'Oh Jeremy Corbyn' at music festival

Thousands of fans chant 'Oh Jeremy Corbyn' at music festival

A video from Boardmasters festival in Cornwall shows an 18,000-strong crowd chanting 'Oh Jeremy Corbyn', the night before the Labour leader faced criticism for being at a memorial for Palestinian terrorists in 2014

Monday, August 13, 2018

Monday, August 13, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn admits he was at memorial service for Palestinian terrorists

Jeremy Corbyn admits he was at memorial service for Palestinian terrorists

Jeremy Corbyn admits he was at memorial service for Palestinian terrorists

Jeremy Corbyn was pictured at a cemetery in Tunisia in 2014, where a wreath was laid in memory of men associated with Palestinian terrorist organisation Black September

Boris Johnson's column shouldn't be blamed for reported rise in hate crimes, says free speech advocate

Boris Johnson's column 'shouldn't be blamed for reported rise in hate crimes'

The founder of the free speech-promoting Academy of Ideas, Claire Fox, says Boris Johnson's column about wearing the burqa 'didn't say what people think it said' and that it shouldn't be blamed for a rise in hate crimes

Polls show shift in opinion over Brexit - is a second referendum on the cards?

Polls show shift in opinion over Brexit - is a second referendum on the cards?

Polls show shift in opinion over Brexit - is a second referendum on the cards?

Research commissioned by Hope Not Hate and Best for Britain showed some previously Leave-voting constituencies were now in favour of Remain

Boris Johnson slams 'lefty' affordable housing in latest Telegraph column

Boris Johnson slams 'lefty' affordable housing in latest Telegraph column

Boris Johnson slams 'lefty' affordable housing in latest Telegraph column

Boris Johnson urged the government to build more houses to tackle the housing crisis in his latest column in the Daily Telegraph

Friday, August 10, 2018

Friday, August 10, 2018

Julia Hartley-Brewer ends burqa phone debate with Akeela Ahmed early

Julia Hartley-Brewer ends burqa phone debate with Akeela Ahmed early

The She Speaks We Hear spokesperson joined the No Nonsense Breakfast show to discuss Boris Johnson's burqa comments

Andrew Bridgen: Johnson's investigation is a "dark day" for democracy

Andrew Bridgen: Johnson's investigation is a "dark day" for democracy

The MP for North West Leicestershire has questioned the Conservative Party's stance on free speech.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Boris Johnson to face independent investigation over burqa comments

Boris Johnson to face independent investigation over burqa comments

Johnson will face an inquiry after the Conservative party received a number of complaints over his comments comparing burqas to "letterboxes" and "bank robbers".

Imam to Julia Hartley-Brewer: The burqa is 'masquerading' as Muslim

Imam to Julia Hartley-Brewer: The burqa is 'masquerading' as Muslim

Dr Taj Hargey also accused the face-covering item of 'poisoning' relations between Brits and immigrant Muslims.

US to pose sanctions on Russia in response to Skripal poisoning

US to pose sanctions on Russia in response to Skripal poisoning

The US State Department issued a formal determination that Russia violated international law by poisoning Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia with Novichok.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Dominic Grieve: I'll quit the Conservative party if Boris Johnson becomes leader

Dominic Grieve: I'll quit the Conservative party if Boris Johnson becomes leader

Dominic Grieve: I'll quit the Conservative party if Boris Johnson becomes leader

Dominic Grieve has said he'll leave the Conservative party if Boris Johnson becomes leader, following the former Foreign Secretary's comments on burqas

Katie Perrior calls James Delingpole 'deluded' during argument over Boris Johnson's Brexit plans

Katie Perrior calls James Delingpole 'deluded' during argument over Boris Johnson's Brexit plans

Katie Perrior calls James Delingpole 'deluded' over Boris Johnson's Brexit plans

Breitbart editor James Delingpole joined Mike Graham and Katie Perrior to discuss Boris Johnson's comments on the burqa, but clashed over Johnson's handling of Brexit

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

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