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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Jeremy Kyle

Damian Collins MP: 'Urgent review' of reality show policies needed

Damian Collins MP: 'Urgent review' of reality show policies needed

The Tory MP has called for a "proper independent review" into how TV companies look after reality show guests.

Lord Adonis

Lord Adonis: 'There isn't going to be a revised Brexit deal'

Lord Adonis: 'There isn't going to be a revised Brexit deal'

The Labour peer and MEP candidate ruled out the possibility of a Labour-Conservative Brexit deal.

Monday, May 13, 2019

Monday, May 13, 2019

Harry Miller

Hate crime guidance is 'ludicrous', says former police officer

Hate crime guidance is 'ludicrous', says former police officer

A former police officer has launched a campaign calling for an overhaul of the College of Policing's hate crime guidance, after he was investigated for sharing a poem on Twitter.

Nigel Farage

Nigel Farage: 'I will never, ever use the word manifesto'

Nigel Farage: 'I will never, ever use the word manifesto'

The Brexit Party leader said he would not discuss domestic policies until after the European elections.

Jeremy

Raising minimum wage for under-18s 'bad news' for apprenticeships

Raising minimum wage for under-18s 'bad news' for apprenticeships

An economist has warned that Labour's £10-an-hour minimum wage pledge for under-18s could be "bad news".

Friday, May 10, 2019

Friday, May 10, 2019

Iain Duncan Smith: Tories need new leader ‘who voted for Brexit’

Iain Duncan Smith: Tories need new leader ‘who voted for Brexit’

Iain Duncan Smith: Tories need new leader ‘who voted for Brexit’

Conservative MP Iain Duncan Smith has said that the party needed a new leader “who voted for Brexit” in order to regain the trust of voters.

Kate Hoey

Kate Hoey: 'Brexit has broken the two-party system'

Kate Hoey: 'Brexit has broken the two-party system'

The co-chair of Labour Leave said the country had been left "very angry" by the handling of Brexit.

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Thursday, May 9, 2019

‘BBC had almost no choice’ but to sack Danny Baker over tweet

BBC 'had no choice' but to sack Danny Baker over tweet

BBC 'had no choice' but to sack Danny Baker over tweet

A professor of psychology has said that the BBC "had almost no choice” but to sack presenter Danny Baker, after he posted a tweet in which he joked about the royal baby using a picture of a monkey.

Ritu Saha

£200m 'will not go far enough' in fixing dangerous cladding

£200m 'will not go far enough' in fixing dangerous cladding

A tower block resident has warned that the £200m of government funding to replace combustible cladding is not enough.

Esther McVey

Esther McVey reveals she will stand for Tory leadership

Esther McVey reveals she will stand for Tory leadership

The Conservative MP revealed to talkRADIO that she had the "support" she needed for a leadership bid.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

PMQs: Theresa May told to ‘step aside’ after ‘failed’ Brexit talks

PMQs: Theresa May told to ‘step aside’ by Tory MP

PMQs: Theresa May told to ‘step aside’ by Tory MP

The Prime Minister has been told to “step aside” by Andrea Jenkyns during a heated Commons debate.

Martin Bell

Expenses scandal: Respect for MPs has never 'really recovered'

Expenses scandal: Respect for MPs has never 'really recovered'

Anti-sleaze campaigner Martin Bell said respect for MPs "dissolved" during the expenses scandal.

Mark Francois

Mark Francois slams British establishment's 'superior smugness'

Mark Francois slams British establishment's 'superior smugness'

"The one upside of the European elections is that the British establishment, in all their cosseted, feather-bedded, oh-so-superior smugness are going to get the shock of their bloody lives."

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Youth violence

Bring back borstals to discipline society's 'feral young'

Bring back borstals to discipline society's 'feral young'

Borstals should be brought back into operation to discipline society's "feral young", according to security expert Dai Davies.

Harry and Meghan

Tory MP Nigel Evans: 'Put Harry and Meghan in charge of Brexit'

Tory MP Nigel Evans: 'Put Harry and Meghan in charge of Brexit'

The 1922 Committee secretary joked that the royal couple had "delivered the royal baby on time", and could now turn their attention to Brexit.

Friday, May 3, 2019

Friday, May 3, 2019

Alastair Campbell

Alastair Campbell 'umm-ing and ahh-ing' about voting Labour

Alastair Campbell 'umm-ing and ahh-ing' about voting Labour

The former spin doctor revealed he was unsure of who to vote for in the upcoming EU elections.

Jo Swinson brands local election result ‘a Lib Dem fightback’

Jo Swinson brands local election result ‘a Lib Dem fightback’

Jo Swinson brands local election result ‘a Lib Dem fightback’

The deputy leader of the Liberal Democrats has said that the success of the party in the local elections was “a Lib Dem fightback”.

Green Party's deputy leader: ‘Two-party politics is dying’

Green Party's deputy leader: ‘Two-party politics is dying’

Green Party's deputy leader: ‘Two-party politics is dying’

Amelia Womack, the deputy leader of the Green Party, has said “two-party politics is dying” as the party has gained over 40 seats in the local elections results so far.

Ed Davey: ‘The Liberal Democrats are back in business’

Ed Davey: ‘The Liberal Democrats are back in business’

Ed Davey: ‘The Liberal Democrats are back in business’

Liberal Democrat Ed Davey has described the party as being “back in business” after they gained over 300 council seats in the local elections.

Tory MP: ‘I am not happy’ with local election result

Conservative Party loses over 400 seats in local elections

Conservative Party loses over 400 seats in local elections

The Conservative Party has lost over 400 council seats, with over 100 councils yet to declare their results. 

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Tom Watson: Defence secretary ‘has the right to clear his name’

Tom Watson: Defence secretary ‘has the right to clear his name’

Labour’s deputy leader criticised the "brutal" dismissal of Gavin Williamson over the Huawei leak.

Students said Noah Carl's work on race and intelligence "legitimised racist stereotypes"

Toby Young defends academic fired for 'racist' research

Toby Young defends academic fired for 'racist' research

An academic has been fired from a fellowship at a Cambridge University college for allegedly conducting “racist” research, but The Spectator's Toby Young says it was simply because he was a "Conservative".

Two-thirds of Britons agree there is a climate emergency

Extinction Rebellion lawyer: Children 'unlikely to have a good future'

Extinction Rebellion lawyer: Children 'unlikely to have a good future'

A lawyer for activist group Extinction Rebellion has claimed unless action is taken on climate change, children are "unlikely to have a good future".

Huawei access to 5G may make UK ‘vulnerable to cyber-attack’

Huawei access to 5G may make UK ‘vulnerable to cyber-attack’

Huawei access to 5G may make UK ‘vulnerable to cyber-attack’

Colonel Bob Stewart has said that allow Chinese company Huawei to bid for contracts for the new 5G network could make the UK “vulnerable to cyber-attack”.

Gerald Howarth: PM ‘responsible for damaging national security’

Gerald Howarth: PM ‘responsible for damaging national security’

Gerald Howarth: PM ‘responsible for damaging national security’

Sir Gerald Howarth, a former defence minister, has said that the prime minister was more “responsible for damaging national security” than Gavin Williamson who was sacked on Wednesday evening.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Corbyn accuses May of ‘completely failing’ to tackle ‘injustices’

Corbyn slams PM for 'completely failing' to tackle 'injustices'

Corbyn slams PM for 'completely failing' to tackle 'injustices'

The Labour leader accused Theresa May’s government of “completely failing” to tackle “burning injustices” during a heated Prime Minister's Questions.

Former Olympian calls for trans division in sport

Former Olympian calls for trans division in sport

A former Olympic swimmer has spoken out about the need for a fairer playing field when competing against trans sportswomen.

Corbyn criticised for endorsing book claiming jews control banks

Corbyn criticised for endorsing book claiming Jews control banks

Corbyn criticised for endorsing book claiming Jews control banks

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has come under fire after it emerged that he wrote a foreword to book which argued that banks and newspapers were controlled by Jews.

Norman Lamb: Gosport hospital was ‘an establishment cover up’

Norman Lamb: Gosport hospital scandal ‘an establishment cover up’

Norman Lamb: Gosport hospital scandal ‘an establishment cover up’

Former Health Minister Norman Lamb has said that there was “an extraordinary establishment cover up” at the Gosport War Memorial Hospital, as police begin a criminal investigation.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Disabled actress calls for 'zero tolerance of all hate'

Disabled actress calls for 'zero tolerance of all hate'

Disabled actress Samantha Renke became the target of trolls after openly supporting a petition to make online abuse a criminal offence.

Kate Hoey: Labour to end up with ‘carefully crafted Brexit fudge’

Kate Hoey: Labour to end up with ‘carefully crafted Brexit fudge’

Kate Hoey: Labour to end up with ‘carefully crafted Brexit fudge’

Brexiteer Kate Hoey has said that the Labour Party will end up with a “carefully crafted fudge” on the issue of Brexit if they try to keep all sides of the party happy.

University of Cambridge investigating historic links to slavery

Cambridge University investigating historic links to slavery

Cambridge University investigating historic links to slavery

The University of Cambridge has said it will investigate how it benefited from and contributed to the slave trade in a bid to "acknowledge its role during that dark phase of human history".

Monday, April 29, 2019

Monday, April 29, 2019

Sadiq Khan

'We see you as allies' Sadiq Khan tells Extinction Rebellion

'We see you as allies' Sadiq Khan tells Extinction Rebellion

The London Mayor met with the climate change activists after they staged a 10-day protest in the capital.

Labour ‘not walking the talk’ despite call for climate emergency

Labour ‘not walking the talk’ despite call for climate emergency

Labour ‘not walking the talk’ despite call for climate emergency

Jonathan Bartley, the co-leader Green Party, has said that he welcomes Labour’s call for a vote to declare a climate emergency.

Fracking tsar: Stop getting 'hysterical' about fracking

Fracking tsar: Stop getting 'hysterical' about fracking

The government's former shale gas commissioner said ministers had taken too much notice of the "environment lobby" when forming their fracking policies.

5G network will be ‘extremely important to run everything’ in UK

5G network ‘extremely important for running everything’ in UK

5G network ‘extremely important for running everything’ in UK

The former Head of the National Counter Terrorism Security Office has said that the 5G network will be “extremely important to run everything”.

Friday, April 26, 2019

Friday, April 26, 2019

XR protests put climate 'crisis' at centre of media agenda

XR protests put climate 'crisis' at centre of media agenda

XR protests put climate 'crisis' at centre of media agenda

A climate change activist has said that the Extinction Rebellion protests have put the “crisis of climate breakdown at the heart of the media agenda”.

Media are ‘sexing up’ claims of SNP disputes

Media are ‘sexing up’ claims of SNP disputes, says MP

Media are ‘sexing up’ claims of SNP disputes, says MP

An SNP MP has said that there are not “any disputes” within the SNP and that it is simply the media “trying to sex up the story”.

Old hands

Lord True: 'There's too much ageism in our society'

Lord True: 'There's too much ageism in our society'

The Conservative peer defended a report by his committee which suggests age-related benefits should be scrapped.

Image released of 'stocky' man police say is Lyra McKee's killer

Image released of 'stocky' man police say is Lyra McKee's killer

Police investigating the murder of journalist Lyra McKee in Londonderry have called for the public's assistance in identifying a short, stocky suspect they believe is responsible for her death.

Jo Johnson

Jo Johnson: We must look at students as a 'great national asset'

Jo Johnson: We must look at students as a 'great national asset'

Former universities minister Jo Johnson has claimed he will propose changes to the upcoming immigration bill to help increase revenue from international students.

Change UK

Sarah Wollaston urges public to 'bear with' Change UK

Sarah Wollaston urges public to 'bear with' Change UK

The MP asked people to "bear with" the new party, after two of its candidates were dropped over offensive tweets.

Theresa May

Peter Bone: 'We can't move forward until Theresa May goes'

Peter Bone: 'We can't move forward until Theresa May goes'

The Conservative MP said he wanted the Prime Minister to step down "straight away".

Sir Malcolm Rifkind: Huawei leak a 'disgrace'

Sir Malcolm Rifkind: Huawei leak a 'disgrace'

The former defence secretary said he agreed with the cabinet's "fierce" reaction to a leak of secret discussions by the UK's top national security body.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Digital Secretary: Criminal probe into leaked Huawei talks 'possible'

Digital Secretary: Criminal probe into leaked Huawei talks 'possible'

Digital Secretary: Criminal probe into leaked Huawei talks 'possible'

The digital secretary has told MPs a criminal investigation into how the secret discussions of the National Security Council were leaked has not been ruled out.

‘We have to do more than signing petitions’ to stop climate change

‘We have to do more than signing petitions’ to stop climate change

‘We have to do more than signing petitions’ to stop climate change

The chief executive of Friends of the Earth has said that he supports the Extinction Rebellion protests in London because people “have to do more than just signing petitions” to stop climate change.

Matt Hancock

Matt Hancock: 'Fake news' a contributor to vaccine refusal

Matt Hancock: 'Fake news' a contributor to vaccine refusal

The health secretary has warned that "fake news" about vaccinations on social media is leading to increased vaccine rejection.

Nicky Morgan

Triggering leadership contest would be 'height of self-indulgence'

Triggering leadership contest would be 'height of self-indulgence'

Nicky Morgan has urged fellow politicians to stop "setting about" the leadership of the Conservative Party.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Feminist campaigners accused of secretly filming strippers

Feminist campaigners accused of secretly filming strippers

Feminist campaigners are being accused of secretly filming dancers in legal strip clubs in a bid to try and shut them down.

CJ de Mooi

CJ de Mooi: 'I don’t know how long I’ve got left'

CJ de Mooi: 'I don’t know how long I’ve got left'

Former Eggheads quizzer CJ de Mooi has said he has been left "very vulnerable" after fighting ongoing legal battles.

Social media ‘a cesspit’, says Labour MP

Social media ‘a cesspit’, says Labour MP

Social media ‘a cesspit’, says Labour MP

Social media sites are "a cesspit" and systems to monitor offensive content are not working, an MP has claimed.

Diane Abbott

Diane Abbott to Extinction Rebellion: 'You've done an amazing job'

Diane Abbott to Extinction Rebellion: 'You've done an amazing job'

The shadow home secretary told climate change activists they had done an "amazing job" in drawing people's attention to the "climate emergency".

Iain Duncan Smith

Iain Duncan Smith 'sad' about Ann Widdecombe joining Brexit Party

Iain Duncan Smith 'sad' about Ann Widdecombe joining Brexit Party

The former Conservative Party leader said he was "really sad" to see the "formidable force" join the Brexit Party.

Donald Trump

Lloyd Russell-Moyle: UK will regret offering Trump a state visit

Lloyd Russell-Moyle: UK will regret offering Trump a state visit

The Labour MP said the UK will come to "regret" inviting Donald Trump for a state visit.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

‘Homeless Hero’ walks over 100 miles for mental health campaign

‘Homeless Hero’ walks over 100 miles for mental health campaign

‘Homeless Hero’ walks over 100 miles for mental health campaign

‘Homeless Hero’ Tony Long walked from London to Bristol to raise awareness about the impact mental health has on those who are homeless.

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