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Friday, September 6, 2019

Friday, September 6, 2019

Sir Ed Davey: Democracy cannot have 'a gun to its head'

Sir Ed Davey: Democracy cannot have 'a gun to its head'

The Liberal Democrat MP said his party would only support a general election once a no-deal Brexit was “off the table”.

Ann Widdecombe will back PM if he sticks to Brexit deadline

Ann Widdecombe will back PM if he sticks to Brexit deadline

She said the Brexit Party would support Boris Johnson as long as he kept his promise to leave the European Union on October 31.

Jeremy Corbyn 'does not trust the public', says cabinet minister

Jeremy Corbyn 'does not trust the public', says cabinet minister

Alok Sharma urged Labour to support a general election when it is put to the House of Commons for a second time on Monday.

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Jo Swinson: 'I'm running to be the next Prime Minister'

Jo Swinson: 'I'm running to be the next Prime Minister'

The Liberal Democrat leader confirmed her plans to run for Prime Minister if a general election is called.

Annunziata Rees-Mogg hints at Conservative leave alliance

Annunziata Rees-Mogg hints at Conservative leave alliance

However, she refused to confirm whether her party would run candidates against Conservative MPs should an early election be called.

Mark Harper: 'No chance of EU deal without general election'

Mark Harper: 'No chance of EU deal without general election'

He is certain the current Parliament is unable to resolve the issue of Brexit and an election would offer a “clear choice” to voters.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Emily Thornberry: Boris gets away with things 'because he's posh'

Emily Thornberry: Boris gets away with things 'because he's posh'

The Labour MP accused the Prime Minister of not being able to grasp "how serious" Brexit was.

Mike Graham accuses Labour MP of not doing job 'for three years'

Mike Graham accuses Labour MP of not doing job 'for three years'

The talkRADIO host had a heated discussion with Labour MP Lisa Nandy.

PMQs: Time to 'get rid' of Sadiq Khan, says Boris Johnson

PMQs: Time to 'get rid' of Sadiq Khan, says Boris Johnson

The Prime Minister attacked the Mayor of London, accusing him of "squandering" money.

Jacob Rees-Mogg faces backlash after lying down in Commons

Jacob Rees-Mogg faces backlash after lying down in Commons

The MP was seen reclining in the chamber, at times with his eyes closed, during an historic Brexit debate last night.

Rory Stewart: Boris Johnson causing ‘the end of Parliament’

Rory Stewart: Boris Johnson causing ‘the end of Parliament’

He accused Boris Johnson of treating his MPs like “robots” who must “to do what the Prime Minister says or be fired”.

Phillip Lee rules out by-election after joining Lib Dems

Phillip Lee rules out by-election after joining Lib Dems

The newly-minted Liberal Democrat ruled out a by-election a day after he dramatically crossed the floor.

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Dominic Grieve pledges to fight ‘ruthless ideologue’ Boris Johnson

Dominic Grieve pledges to fight ‘ruthless ideologue’ Boris Johnson

He promised to battle Boris Johnson should he attempt to remove him from the Conservative Party for voting against the government.

Dominic Raab to rebel MPs: Do not undermine Brexit deal

Dominic Raab to rebel MPs: Do not undermine Brexit deal

He urged rebel Conservative MPs to vote against legislation set to be put forward by Labour MP Hilary Benn to block a no-deal Brexit.

Tom Brake: Lib Dems will not support election vote

Tom Brake: Lib Dems will not support election vote

The Liberal Democrats will not support any vote for a general election, should Boris Johnson request a snap poll when Parliament resumes.

Monday, September 2, 2019

Monday, September 2, 2019

Alastair Campbell: Boris Johnson goading people into rebellion

Alastair Campbell: Boris Johnson goading people into rebellion

He accused Boris Johnson of failing to unify the country and “making no effort” to spell out the consequences of a no-deal Brexit.

Friday, August 30, 2019

Friday, August 30, 2019

Driver of double-decker car handed three penalty points

Driver of double-decker car handed three penalty points

A driver who balanced a second car on top of his vehicle has been fined £195 and given three points on his licence.

Nigel Evans: 'If all of Westminster backed Boris we'd have a deal'

Nigel Evans: 'If all of Westminster backed Boris we'd have a deal'

The Tory MP claimed that division in Westminster was making the prospect of a deal with the EU less likely.

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Thursday, August 29, 2019

‘Reckless thief’ jailed for taking bus on late-night joyride

‘Reckless thief’ jailed for taking bus on late-night joyride

A thief who stole a bus and went for a 10-minute joyride before crashing has been jailed.

Sir Anthony Seldon: 'Division over Brexit could turn dangerous'

Sir Anthony Seldon: 'Division over Brexit could turn dangerous'

He warned Britain has not been so “polarised” since the Second World War and such deep division could lead to violence.

Rees-Mogg: EU enthusiasts 'friends of every country but their own'

Rees-Mogg: EU enthusiasts 'friends of every country but their own'

The Commons leader criticised the "eccentric, angry, frustrated, rump who love the EU".

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Nigel Farage: 'There is a lack of honour in politics'

Nigel Farage: 'There is a lack of honour in politics'

The Brexit Party leader said the UK was going through a "dishonourable time in our history".

Lord Heseltine: 'Leavers have died - there is no longer a majority'

Lord Heseltine: 'Leavers have died - there is no longer a majority'

The former politician said a "very large" number of elderly leave voters had died, meaning there was no longer a majority for Brexit.

Neil Coyle: Parliament suspension shows Boris Johnson ‘scared’

Neil Coyle: Parliament suspension shows Boris Johnson ‘scared’

He said the Prime Minister’s decision to suspend Parliament ahead of the Brexit deadline has showed he “does not care for our Constitution”.

Kate Hoey: Blocking Brexit is ‘beginning of the end of democracy’

Kate Hoey: Blocking Brexit is ‘beginning of the end of democracy’

The Labour MP said those trying to stop a no-deal Brexit are guilty of 'sabotage' and could be accused of being 'traitorous' to their country.

People’s Vote: ‘More democracy is not anti-democratic’

People’s Vote: ‘More democracy is not anti-democratic’

Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley accused Boris Johnson of trying to “do away with parliamentary sovereignty”.

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Angela Merkel’s backstop deadline 'changes nothing’

Angela Merkel’s backstop deadline 'changes nothing’

Labour MEP Claude Moraes claims Ms Merkel’s backstop deadline is not a significant breakthrough in negotiations.

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Lance Forman: EU ‘desperately hoping Brexit doesn’t happen’

Lance Forman: EU ‘desperately hoping Brexit doesn’t happen’

The Brexit Party MEP said the EU may budge on the backstop to prevent a no-deal Brexit, leaving the UK with a 'dire' Withdrawal Agreement.

Kate Hoey: Jury still out on Boris Johnson

Kate Hoey: Jury still out on Boris Johnson

The Labour MP advised Boris Johnson to be 'absolutely clear and strong and tough' during Brexit talks with European leaders this week.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Footballer jailed for violent New Year’s Eve attack on woman

Footballer jailed for violent New Year’s Eve attack on woman

Andrew Akingbaje has received a 32 month prison sentence for assaulting a woman outside a London club on New Year's Eve.

Police officer 'feared for his life' during crossbow confrontation

Police officer 'feared for his life' during crossbow confrontation

Officers were praised for using "the least force possible" when confronted by a man wielding a loaded crossbow.

Monday, August 19, 2019

Monday, August 19, 2019

PM: Anti-vaccine 'mumbo jumbo' to blame for measles rise

PM: Anti-vaccine 'mumbo jumbo' to blame for measles rise

The number of cases of measles has risen in the UK and the Prime Minister is seeking urgent action to boost vaccinations.

Jeremy Corbyn wastes ‘immense political capital’

Jeremy Corbyn wastes ‘immense political capital’

John McTernan has said Jeremy Corbyn 'did not take his moment' to make a stand on the Brexit debate after the 2017 election.

Sir Roger Gale: Dismissing leaked Brexit report ‘sheer folly’

Sir Roger Gale: Dismissing leaked Brexit report ‘sheer folly’

He said a leaked government document that predicted the worst case scenarios of a no-deal Brexit is 'not helpful', but its findings should not be dismissed.

Friday, August 16, 2019

Friday, August 16, 2019

Shop assistant caught stealing £16k from till

Shop assistant caught stealing £16k from till

A Boots shop assistant sentenced after being caught stealing more than £16,000 from the till.

Cricket Board to review transgender policy

Cricket Board to review transgender policy

The England and Wales Cricket Board is reviewing its transgender policy but a women's campaigner says the rules are "simply not fair".

Knife attacker ‘wanted to kill English people’

Knife attacker ‘wanted to kill English people’

A man embarked on a mission to 'kill English people” has been jailed for 21 years for attempted murder.

Tom Brake: ‘More potential’ for Clarke or Harman leadership

Tom Brake: ‘More potential’ for Clarke or Harman leadership

The Liberal Democrat said Jeremy Corbyn will not be able to secure enough support to lead an emergency government.

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Stewart Jackson: Tories who support Corbyn would ‘blow up’ careers

Stewart Jackson: Tories who support Corbyn would ‘blow up’ careers

The former adviser to the ex-Brexit Secretary has warned that if Tory rebels side with Jeremy Corbyn they will "blow up their careers".

Sarah Wollaston joins Liberal Democrats to fight Brexit

Sarah Wollaston joins Liberal Democrats to fight Brexit

The former Tory and Change UK MP has joined the Liberal Democrats because they offer the "best way" to fight against Brexit.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Call-centre staff 'told to mislead fraud victims'

Call-centre staff 'told to mislead fraud victims'

An investigation by The Times suggests call-centre workers at Action Fraud are misleading fraud victims

Martin Daubney: We are seeing ‘Brexit’s darkest hour’

Martin Daubney: We are seeing ‘Brexit’s darkest hour’

The Brexit Party MEP has vowed to combat any moves to prevent Britain leaving the European Union on October 31.

John Bercow vows to fight against attempt to suspend Parliament

John Bercow vows to fight against attempt to suspend Parliament

MPs react to comments from Speaker John Bercow saying he will "fight with every breath" to stop Boris Johnson suspending Parliament.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Judge agrees to fast-track Brexit legal challenge

Judge agrees to fast-track Brexit legal challenge

A judge has agreed to fast-track a hearing for the legal bid to stop the PM suspending Parliament, setting the date for September 6.

Donald Trump wants UK trade deal ‘as soon as possible’

Donald Trump wants UK trade deal ‘as soon as possible’

The US president is hoping for a successful Brexit as his adviser says the UK is at the "front of the line" for a US trade deal.

Monday, August 12, 2019

Monday, August 12, 2019

Caroline Lucas apologises for all-white ‘emergency Cabinet’

Caroline Lucas apologises for all-white ‘emergency Cabinet’

She apologised for creating an ‘all-white’ list of female politicians to form an ‘emergency Cabinet’ that can oppose a no-deal Brexit.

Axe-wielding robbery gang jailed for a total of 60 years

Axe-wielding robbery gang jailed for a total of 60 years

The gang were caught on camera attacking a security guard before making off with £75,000.

Still time to avoid no deal Brexit ‘chaos’

Still time to avoid no deal Brexit ‘chaos’

Justice secretary Robert Buckland says there is still time to avoid the 'chaos' of a no-deal Brexit.

Politicians attacked over Epstein conspiracy theories

Politicians attacked over Epstein conspiracy theories

Social media has been inundated with conspiracy theories following the death of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein.

Friday, August 9, 2019

Friday, August 9, 2019

Brendan O’Neill: UN climate report ‘typical green miserablism’

Brendan O’Neill: UN climate report ‘typical green miserablism’

The Spiked Online editor slammed a new UN report calling for consumers to switch to more plant-based diets.

Annunziata Rees-Mogg: 'Brexit Party exists to keep politics honest'

Annunziata Rees-Mogg: 'Brexit Party exists to keep politics honest'

The Brexit Party MEP said her party existed to hold politicians to account, and "return faith in the democratic system".

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Fans recreate Beatles' Abbey Road cover on 50th anniversary

Fans recreate Beatles' Abbey Road cover on 50th anniversary

Hundreds of music fans have descended on north London's most famous zebra crossing to recreate a Beatles' album cover.

Stab victim's mother: 'Peaky Blinders contributor to knife crime'

Stab victim's mother: 'Peaky Blinders contributor to knife crime'

A mother has told Julia Hartley-Brewer that shows like Peaky Blinders contribute to the "negative imagery" influencing youngsters.

Sir Malcolm Rifkind: Post-Brexit election would be 'ludicrous'

Sir Malcolm Rifkind: Post-Brexit election would be 'ludicrous'

The ex-Foreign Secretary said a general election after October 31 would be pointless.

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

‘Catastrophic’ failures in counter terrorism intelligence

'Catastrophic’ failures in counter terrorism intelligence

Former Met Police Chief Superintendent Dal Babu said police play a 'very small part in terrorism'

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