Politics

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

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'PM has failed on Brexit negotiations - I'd like to see Trump handle them!'

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'PM has failed on Brexit negotiations - I'd like to see Trump handle them!'

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'PM has failed - I'd like to see Trump handle Brexit!'

As MPs prepare to vote on Commons amendments to the Chequers bill, Julia Hartley-Brewer said the PM's plan was a 'failure' and joked she would have liked to have seen Trump's take on Brexit

Friday, July 13, 2018

Friday, July 13, 2018

Who was that lone Trump supporter among the protesters?

Who was that lone Trump supporter among the protesters?

Augustine Obodo, Founder of Friends Of Trump UK, was at Parliament Square to watch the giant Trump Baby take flight.

Trump: Theresa May doing a 'terrific job' on Brexit

Trump: Theresa May doing a 'terrific job' on Brexit

The US President was quick to praise the Prime Minister after criticising her Brexit White Paper in The Sun.

James Whale on Brexit white paper: 'We're being led by a bunch of morons!'

James Whale on Brexit white paper: 'We're being led by a bunch of morons!'

James Whale on Brexit white paper: 'We're being led by a bunch of morons!'

talkRADIO presenter James Whale was unimpressed by the Brexit proposals put together at Chequers

Trump's Brexit intervention is perfectly reasonable, says Jacob Rees-Mogg

Trump's Brexit intervention is perfectly reasonable, says Jacob Rees-Mogg

Responding to Mr Trump's comments the chairman of the European Research Group of Eurosceptic Tories insisted the intervention was not the same as his predecessor's.

Journalist who interviewed Trump tells Mike Graham: 'He's a long term enemy of the EU'

Journalist who interviewed Trump tells Mike Graham: 'He's a long term enemy of the EU'

Journalist who interviewed Trump: 'He's a long term enemy of the EU'

Tom Newton Dunn, the political editor of the Sun, said Donald Trump sees the UK's future as 'closer to America'

300 officers running on two hours sleep for Trump visit, says Police Federation

300 officers running on two hours sleep for Trump visit, says Police Federation

It was reported on Thursday that around 300 officers were being housed in gymnasiums in preparations for Donald Trump's first UK visit.

Theresa May must 'make a decision' on trade, Republican spokesperson tells Julia-Hartley Brewer

Theresa May must 'make a decision' on trade, Republican spokesperson tells Julia-Hartley Brewer

Theresa May must 'make a decision' on trade, Republican spokesperson says

The chair of Republicans Overseas UK told Julia Hartley-Brewer that Donald Trump's scathing remarks on Brexit put 'pressure' on the PM

Sadiq Khan has done a 'terrible job' on terrorism, says Donald Trump

Sadiq Khan has done a 'terrible job' on terrorism, says Donald Trump

Sadiq Khan has done a 'terrible job' on terrorism, says Donald Trump

Sadiq Khan said Donald Trump should 'explain' his comments

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Caroline Lucas: Theresa May too weak for negotiations with Trump

Caroline Lucas: Theresa May too weak for negotiations with Trump

The MP for Brighton Pavillion has suggested the Prime Minister isn’t in a strong enough position to negotiate a trade deal since the aftermath of her Chequers Brexit policy.

Brexit Central: Government 'lying to MPs' over Brexit deal

Brexit Central: Government 'lying to MPs' over Brexit deal

Theresa May’s White Paper was published on Thursday outlining Britain’s plan for leaving the European Union.

Trump Baby blimp denied permission to fly at Turnberry golf course

Trump Baby blimp denied permission to fly at Turnberry golf course

Campaigners plan to transport the 20ft high caricature blimp north of the border after flying it over central London as Donald Trump begins his visit to the UK.

Vote Leave should face criminal investigation for overspending, says Labour MP

Vote Leave should face criminal investigation for overspending, says Labour MP

Vote Leave should face criminal investigation for overspending, says Labour MP

If the Electoral Commission finds that the Vote Leave campaign went over its spending limit, police should become involved, said Ben Bradshaw

Donald Trump: Visit sees largest police operations since 2011 UK riots

Donald Trump: Visit sees largest police operations since 2011 UK riots

The US President’s first trip to Britain has seen nearly every police force in the country call up officers for his arrival.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Americans in the UK during Trump's visit should keep a 'low profile', says US Embassy

Americans in the UK during Trump's visit should keep a 'low profile'

Donald Trump is set to visit the UK this weekend for a meeting with The Queen and talks with Theresa May.

Donald Trump criticises the EU ahead of NATO summit in Brussels

Donald Trump criticises the EU ahead of NATO summit in Brussels

Donald Trump criticises the EU ahead of NATO summit in Brussels

The US president said NATO countries were not spending enough, and said the EU made it "impossible" for workers to do business in Europe

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Conservative vice chairs Ben Bradley and Maria Caulfield resign

Conservative vice chairs Ben Bradley and Maria Caulfield resign

The pair have quit because of their opposition to Theresa May's Chequers policy on Brexit.

Alastair Campbell: 'Resigning Brexiteers had no real plan for leaving EU'

Alastair Campbell: 'Resigning Brexiteers had no real plan for leaving EU'

The author, who has been campaigning to fight Brexit and for the final deal to be voted for by the people when the final deal is agreed with the European Union, lambasted Brexiteers on Julia Hartley-Brewer's show on talkRADIO.

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