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Friday, October 18, 2019

Friday, October 18, 2019

DUP: Boris Johnson 'shouldn't be surprised' we won't back his deal

DUP: Boris Johnson 'shouldn't be surprised' we won't back his deal

The DUP's Brexit spokesman said the Prime Minister had "not honoured the pledges" he made to the party within his new Brexit deal.

Frank Field MP: If Brexit deal passes Lib Dems 'are finished'

Frank Field MP: If Brexit deal passes Lib Dems 'are finished'

The Independent MP slated the party for focusing on one policy - to stop Brexit.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Dominic Grieve: Deal is just beginning of ‘years of negotiation’

Dominic Grieve: Deal is just beginning of ‘years of negotiation’

Former Tory MP Dominic Grieve has warned that the PM's Brexit deal is "not the end" and there is "much more difficult negotiation" to come.

Tim Farron: PM’s Brexit deal ‘essentially the end of the union’

Tim Farron: PM’s Brexit deal ‘essentially the end of the union’

The former Lib Dem leader has said the deal announced by the Prime Minister today could risk breaking up the United Kingdom.

Labour: Government 'exacerbating pain and hurt’ in LGBT community

Labour: Government 'exacerbating pain and hurt’ in LGBT community

Labour MP Dawn Butler told the government to "stop kicking the can down the road" over proposed reforms to the Gender Recognition Act.

Jim Fitzpatrick: Up to 20 Labour MPs could back Brexit deal

Jim Fitzpatrick: Up to 20 Labour MPs could back Brexit deal

Jim Fitzpatrick has said up to 20 Labour MPs could defy party policy and back Boris Johnson's new Brexit deal.

Sadiq Khan 'strongly condemns' Extinction Rebellion Tube protests

Sadiq Khan 'strongly condemns' Extinction Rebellion Tube protests

The London Mayor criticised the "extremely dangerous" protests, after climate change activists were dragged off trains by angry commuters.

Climate activists dragged off Tube train during protest

Climate activists dragged off Tube train during protest

Commuters faced delays this morning after Extinction Rebellion activists glued themselves to London Underground trains.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley arrested at climate protest

Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley arrested at climate protest

Jonathan Bartley has been arrested alongside journalist George Monbiot for obstructing a road as part of the Extinction Rebellion protests.

Owen Paterson MP: Brexit cannot 'dribble on' until January

Owen Paterson MP: Brexit cannot 'dribble on' until January

The Conservative MP said the Prime Minister should not allow a Brexit extension - even if he cannot agree a deal with the EU.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Thief who ran over officer in hijacked police car jailed

Thief who ran over officer in hijacked police car jailed

Mubashar Hussain has been jailed after he knocked down PC Gareth Phillips, shattering his pelvis and leaving him in hospital for four weeks.

Green Party MEP arrested at climate protest was 'defending rights'

Green Party MEP arrested at climate protest was 'defending rights'

Ellie Chowns was arrested for attending Extinction Rebellion protests after police imposed a ban on action across London.

Dominic Raab reviewing whether British IS fighters can return home

Dominic Raab reviewing whether British IS fighters can return home

A policy that British nationals who fought for the Islamic State group should instead face justice in the region is under review.

Reports of hate crimes hit record high

Reports of hate crimes hit record high

The number of reported hate crimes in England and Wales rose by 10 per cent over the past year.

Kate Hoey: No point rushing Brexit deal

Kate Hoey: No point rushing Brexit deal

She said there was no point pushing for a Brexit deal in order to meet the October 31 deadline because Parliament may not pass it anyway.

Extinction Rebellion defy police protest ban

Extinction Rebellion defy police protest ban

Officers warned protesters they faced arrest if they continued to demonstrate in London.

Monday, October 14, 2019

Monday, October 14, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn: 'Just weeks away' from Labour government

Jeremy Corbyn: 'Just weeks away' from Labour government

The Labour leader has said another Queen's speech could be "just weeks away", but next time laying out the agenda of a Labour government.

Elderly Rabbi arrested at Extinction Rebellion rally

Elderly Rabbi arrested at Extinction Rebellion rally

A north London Rabbi said it was his "religious and moral duty" to stand up for his beliefs at the Extinction Rebellion demos in the city.

Lord David Owen 'quite horrified’ by Parliament behaviour

Lord David Owen 'quite horrified’ by Parliament behaviour

The former Foreign Secretary told talkRADIO parliamentarians had "taxed" the faith in democracy.

MPs return to House of Commons after Queen's speech

MPs return to House of Commons after Queen's speech

Live updates from the state opening of parliament and Queen’s speech laying out government policy as a new parliamentary session begins.

David Davies: PM has ‘a few tricks up his sleeve’

David Davies: PM has ‘a few tricks up his sleeve’

The Conservative Party MP said he believes Boris Johnson has "a few tricks up his sleeve" to ensure the UK leaves the EU by October 31.

Friday, October 11, 2019

Friday, October 11, 2019

Manchester stabbings: Man arrested on terrorism charges

Manchester stabbings: Man arrested on terrorism charges

Greater Manchester Police have said specialist officers are responding after five people were stabbed at Arndale shopping centre.

Extinction Rebellion protester: ‘We have an unfair voting system’

Extinction Rebellion protester: ‘We have an unfair voting system’

Zack Polanksi has called to overhaul the voting system in general elections so that voters don't see the Green Party as a "wasted vote".

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Extinction Rebellion activist delays flight at London City airport

Extinction Rebellion activist delays flight at London City airport

Extinction Rebellion protesters have descended upon London City airport in an attempt to "peacefully occupy and shut it down".

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Political disco album to 'cope with Brexit stress'

Political disco album to 'cope with Brexit stress'

Songwriter Rhodri Marsden took 10 weeks to create the album, described as a "shining disco symphony for the dark days of Brexit".

Police seize '80 tonnes' of Extinction Rebellion equipment

Police seize '80 tonnes' of Extinction Rebellion equipment

DAC Laurence Taylor tells talkRADIO the Extinction Rebellion protest activity is now "unlawful" as the number of arrests surpasses 500.

Labour MPs will back deal to get Brexit 'done and dusted'

Labour MPs will back deal to get Brexit 'done and dusted'

Jim Fitzpatrick has said he and his colleagues will back a deal brought before the Commons in order to "get Brexit done and dusted".

Iain Duncan Smith: ‘The EU is absolutely petrified’

Iain Duncan Smith: ‘The EU is absolutely petrified’

The former Conservative Party leader has criticised the EU over Brexit for using Northern Ireland as a "pawn in this game".

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Shaun Bailey: Sadiq Khan 'quiet as a mouse' over climate protests

Shaun Bailey: Sadiq Khan 'quiet as a mouse' over climate protests

London Mayor candidate Shaun Bailey has slated his Labour rival for having “nothing to say” over the Extinction Rebellion protests.

Grant Shapps: Government doing 'shed loads' on climate change

Grant Shapps: Government doing 'shed loads' on climate change

The cabinet minister has dismissed climate change protests across London, saying the government is already doing "shed loads" on the issue.

Ben Bradley MP: Benn Act not ‘fully watertight’

Ben Bradley MP: Benn Act not ‘fully watertight’

The Tory MP said there are ways to get around the Benn Act, despite Boris Johnson’s promises that he will comply with the legislation.

Monday, October 7, 2019

Monday, October 7, 2019

Pre-wedding blessing for Extinction Rebellion protesters

Pre-wedding blessing for Extinction Rebellion protesters

The pair were blessed on London's Westminster Bridge in the middle of the protest.

Extinction Rebellion protester: ‘I’m scared, I want to live’

Extinction Rebellion protester: ‘I’m scared, I want to live’

Protesters from the climate change movement told talkRADIO they are rallying today because they are “scared".

Harvey Proctor: 'Police wanted Carl Beech claims to be true'

Harvey Proctor: 'Police wanted Carl Beech claims to be true'

The ex-Tory MP, falsely accused of being involved in a Westminster paedophile ring, said police wanted to believe the claims made by Carl Beech.

Climate activists 'ought to be protesting outside Chinese embassy'

Climate activists 'ought to be protesting outside Chinese embassy'

Tory MP Andrew Bridgen has slammed planned protests by Extinction Rebellion activists, calling their protest "counterproductive".

US fatal crash suspect cannot ‘hide behind’ diplomatic immunity

US fatal crash suspect cannot ‘hide behind’ diplomatic immunity

Police chiefs are urging the US embassy to waiver the diplomatic immunity of a suspect in a fatal crash.

Friday, October 4, 2019

Friday, October 4, 2019

Rory Stewart runs for Mayor of London

Rory Stewart runs for Mayor of London

He has resigned from the Conservative Party and said he will stand as an independent candidate for Mayor.

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Climate activists use fire engine to spray Treasury with fake blood

Climate activists use fire engine to spray Treasury with fake blood

Extinction Rebellion members used a fire engine to spray 1,800 litres of fake blood over the government building.

Annunziata Rees-Mogg: 'Give PM’s Brexit plans a chance'

Annunziata Rees-Mogg: 'Give PM’s Brexit plans a chance'

She was awaiting further details before deciding whether to support Boris Johnson’s new Brexit proposals.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Meghan Markle sues press in ‘privacy case of the century’

Meghan Markle sues press in ‘privacy case of the century’

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have launched legal action against a newspaper in a battle over privacy. TalkRADIO's Mike Graham reacts.

Diane Abbott demands apology over language debate

Diane Abbott demands apology over language debate

The Foreign Secretary called for "zero tolerance" of abuse against MPs as he faced questions from the shadow home secretary in Parliament.

Liz Truss: Trade deals could be locked in ‘within months’

Liz Truss: Trade deals could be locked in ‘within months’

She said can make a deal with allies including Australia, Japan and the United States “within months” once Britain leaves the EU.

James Cleverly: New Brexit deal will ‘flush out’ remainer MPs

James Cleverly: New Brexit deal will ‘flush out’ remainer MPs

He said forthcoming Brexit proposals will show which MPs are trying to prevent Britain leaving the European Union.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Wanted fugitive found guilty after three-year international hunt

Wanted fugitive found guilty after three-year international hunt

One of Britain's most wanted fugitives has been found guilty of murder after he evaded arrest across Europe for three-and-a-half years.

Sajid Javid slams no-deal Brexit ‘scaremongering’

Sajid Javid slams no-deal Brexit ‘scaremongering’

He said opposition parties have “made up” warnings the government would be forced to slash public spending in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

'Major' flooding traps Isle of Man residents

'Major' flooding traps Isle of Man residents

Isle of Man officials have declared a "major incident" as they work against torrents of floodwater coming from a burst river.

Boris Johnson tells talkRADIO he will ‘obey the law’ on Benn Act

Boris Johnson tells talkRADIO he will ‘obey the law’ on Benn Act

He told talkRADIO he would “stick to the constitution” ahead of an October 19 Brexit deal deadline.

Monday, September 30, 2019

Monday, September 30, 2019

Richard Tice: Government ‘puppets’ will not meet Brexit deadline

Richard Tice: Government ‘puppets’ will not meet Brexit deadline

The Brexit Party Chairman has said in "reality", Britain will not leave the EU by October 31 as Number 10 continues to reject a party pact.

Friday, September 27, 2019

Friday, September 27, 2019

Lord Heseltine: Boris Johnson's government is 'ruthless'

Lord Heseltine: Boris Johnson's government is 'ruthless'

The ex-Conservative deputy Prime Minister said the government "will stop at nothing" to push through their policies.

Alok Sharma: Tory conference will be ‘positive and uplifting’

Alok Sharma: Tory conference will be ‘positive and uplifting’

The cabinet minister insisted the Conservative Party conference will go ahead despite MPs rejecting a parliamentary recess.

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Thursday, September 26, 2019

MPs reject request for Commons break during Tory conference

MPs reject request for Commons break during Tory conference

A government request for a three-day Parliamentary recess during next week's Conservative Party conference has been rejected by MPs.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Andrea Leadsom: Labour’s neutral position ‘actually a joke’

Andrea Leadsom: Labour’s neutral position ‘actually a joke’

The Business Secretary has called Labour's neutral stance over Brexit a "joke", adding that they "cannot simply sit on the fence".

Monday, September 23, 2019

Monday, September 23, 2019

Diane Abbott 'looking forward' to Home Secretary role

Diane Abbott 'looking forward' to Home Secretary role

The Labour MP said she was confident that her party could win an election, and that she was "looking forward" to implementing new policies.

John McDonnell brands Lib Dems ‘extreme right-wing austerity party’

John McDonnell brands Lib Dems ‘extreme right-wing austerity party’

The shadow chancellor has slammed the Lib Dems as an "extreme right-wing austerity party", saying their Brexit policy is "unacceptable".

John McTernan: Labour conference like a 'throwback to the 1980s'

John McTernan: Labour conference like a 'throwback to the 1980s'

Mr McTernan has said the Labour conference in Brighton is the "most disastrous and badly managed conferences" that he has ever been to..

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