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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Tommy Robinson

Tommy Robinson pleads for 'political asylum' in US

Tommy Robinson pleads for 'political asylum' in US

The political activist is calling on Donald Trump to grant him "political asylum", as he faces a two-year prison sentence in the UK.

Lord Adonis: Brexit has become a 'far-right project'

Lord Adonis: Brexit has become a 'far-right project'

The Labour peer warned that Brexit, both with a deal or without, would be an "extreme policy".

Monday, July 8, 2019

Monday, July 8, 2019

Council spends £6,000 on ‘prison’ fence to stop football games

Council spends £6,000 on ‘prison’ fence to stop football games

A council that spent thousands of pounds to discourage children playing ball games has been accused of “total overkill”.

Wes Streeting: 'I'll never be president of the Corbyn fan club'

Wes Streeting: 'I'll never be president of the Corbyn fan club'

The Labour MP is hoping to use his parliamentary privilege to break gagging orders against staff who want to speak out about antisemitism.

Free climber caught scaling London skyscraper The Shard

Free climber caught scaling London skyscraper The Shard

Police have spoken to a man who was spotted climbing one of the tallest buildings in Europe this morning.

Tom Tugendhat

Tom Tugendhat: Leak of UK ambassador's emails is 'treason'

Tom Tugendhat: Leak of UK ambassador's emails is 'treason'

The Tory MP said the leak of private messages from Sir Kim Darroch to the UK government was a "betrayal" of the country.

Friday, July 5, 2019

Friday, July 5, 2019

MP leaves son on Downing Street steps in school funding protest

MP leaves son on Downing Street steps in school funding protest

Jess Phillips left her 10-year-old outside Number 10 as part of a demonstration against funding cuts forcing schools to close early.

Paralysed right to die campaigner Paul Lamb launches High Court bid

Paralysed right to die campaigner Paul Lamb launches High Court bid

The right to die campaigner said MPs are “scared” to give those in chronic pain access to assisted suicide.

David Lammy denounces ‘offensive’ Anne Widdecombe slave speech

David Lammy denounces ‘offensive’ Anne Widdecombe slave speech

The Labour MP slammed Brexit Party MEP Ann Widdecombe for her debut speech comparing Brexit to slaves rising up “against their owners”.

Boris Johnson can offer ‘feelgood vision’ for Britain

Boris Johnson can offer ‘feelgood vision’ for Britain

Sir Bernard Jenkin believes leadership contender Boris Johnson can make people “feel good” about being British again.

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Thursday, July 4, 2019

EU official brands Ann Widdecombe 'chief clown' of Brexit Party

EU official brands Ann Widdecombe 'chief clown' of Brexit Party

Guy Verhofstadt slammed a speech by the MEP, which compared Brexit to slaves rising up against their owners.

Tommy Robinson supporters gather for contempt trial

Tommy Robinson supporters gather for contempt trial

Around 100 Tommy Robinson supporters are outside the Old Bailey where he is facing contempt of court charges today.

Priti Patel: ‘No reason why’ Johnson police pledge won’t work

Priti Patel: ‘No reason why’ Johnson police pledge won’t work

She believes Boris Johnson can successfully boost police numbers by 20,000 within three years if he becomes Prime Minister.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Nigel Farage: 'Westminster is incapable of change'

Nigel Farage: 'Westminster is incapable of change'

The Brexit Party leader has called for an overhaul of the political system and the abolition the House of Lords.

Piers Corbyn: 'My brother Jeremy is not frail in any way'

Piers Corbyn: 'My brother Jeremy is not frail in any way'

The brother of Labour's Jeremy Corbyn has come to his defence, after senior civil servants claimed the politician was "too frail" to be PM.

National Obesity Forum 'cross' about Boris's ‘sin tax’ pledge

National Obesity Forum 'cross' about Boris's ‘sin tax’ pledge

The group criticised the leadership frontrunner for his promise to stop increasing taxes on junk food if elected Prime Minister.

Brexit Party protest ‘disgusting, childish and disrespectful’

Brexit Party protest ‘disgusting, childish and disrespectful’

Liberal Democrat MEP Caroline Voaden denounced newly-elected Brexit Party MEPs for turning their backs to the European Parliament’s anthem.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

ARM

Annunziata Rees-Mogg: 'I have no shame about Parliament protest'

Annunziata Rees-Mogg: 'I have no shame about Parliament protest'

The Brexit Party MEP was one of 29 who turned their backs as the EU's Ode To Joy anthem played at the European Parliament in Strasbourg.

Cat

Woman fined £170 for throwing kitten at neighbour's door

Woman fined £170 for throwing kitten at neighbour's door

April Hawes threw the eight-month-old kitten at her neighbour's front door after it kept coming into her garden.

Sir Cliff campaign for sex offence anonymity 'not going far enough'  

Sir Cliff campaign for sex offence anonymity 'not going far enough'  

Barrister Jerry Hayes says those accused of sex offences should be granted anonymity until convicted, rather than charged.

Iain Duncan Smith: I promise Boris Johnson has a Brexit plan

Iain Duncan Smith: I promise Boris Johnson has a Brexit plan

He said the leadership frontrunner has a “clear” plan for leaving the European Union despite a gridlocked Parliament and an unmoving EU.

Brexit Party MEP: New Brexit deal ‘next to impossible’

Brexit Party MEP: New Brexit deal ‘next to impossible’

Incoming Brexit Party MEP Martin Daubney said the European Parliament believes it is “next to impossible” the Brexit deadline can be met.

Monday, July 1, 2019

Monday, July 1, 2019

Richard Tice: Hunt and Johnson won’t deliver 'proper Brexit'

Richard Tice: Hunt and Johnson won’t deliver 'proper Brexit'

The chairman of the Brexit Party said he doesn’t believe the next Prime Minister will be capable of delivering a “proper Brexit”.

Liam Fox reassured by Jeremy Hunt’s £6 billion Brexit plan

Liam Fox reassured by Jeremy Hunt’s £6 billion Brexit plan

He said Jeremy Hunt’s proposed £6 billion war chest to prepare for a no-deal Brexit can give the UK credibility during EU negotiations.

Friday, June 28, 2019

Friday, June 28, 2019

Binman saves hamster who was thrown in bin and left to die

'Hero' binman saves hamster thrown out with rubbish

'Hero' binman saves hamster thrown out with rubbish

A refuse worker has been called a “hero” after saving a hamster that was thrown in a bin.

Chris Williamson readmission brings Labour ‘into disrepute’

Chris Williamson readmission brings Labour ‘into disrepute’

Neil Coyle has called on Jeremy Corbyn to “stick to his word” on tackling antisemitism after Chris Williamson was readmitted to the party.

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Labour MP: Our party ‘can’t have a hierarchy of racism’

Labour MP: Our party ‘can’t have a hierarchy of racism’

Labour MP: Our party ‘can’t have a hierarchy of racism’

A Labour MP has said that the party “can’t have a hierarchy of racism” following Chris Williamson readmission. 

Man accused of train stabbing was paranoid schizophrenic, court hears

Man accused of train stabbing was paranoid schizophrenic, court hears

Man accused of train stabbing was paranoid schizophrenic, court hears

A man accused of murdering a fellow train passenger was paranoid schizophrenic and struggled on public transport, a court has heard.

Anti-Brexit activists flood outside ‘Back Boris HQ’ with 2000 ducks

Anti-Brexit activists stage duck-themed protest at ‘Back Boris HQ’

Anti-Brexit activists stage duck-themed protest at ‘Back Boris HQ’

Our Future Our Choice campaigners poured 2,000 plastic ducks outside a building they believed to be Boris Johnson’s campaign office.

Nigel Farage the ‘biggest political genius’ in 20 years

Nigel Farage the ‘biggest political genius’ in 20 years

Brexit Party MEP Jonathan Bullock said Boris Johnson is “jealous” of the party for its recent success.

Female offenders should be spared jail, says Labour MP

Female offenders should be spared jail, says Labour MP

Women should not be sent to jail, an MP has said, amid calls for a better system for those who have broken the law.

Mark Francois demands apology from Jeremy Hunt over IRA comments

Mark Francois demands apology from Jeremy Hunt over IRA comments

The MP said that comments from Jeremy Hunt that equated Northern Ireland veterans with IRA terrorists were “outrageous”.

UK must have 'control over unskilled migrants'

UK must have 'control over unskilled migrants'

Tory MP Alok Sharma said he supported Boris Johnson's pledge to deliver an Australian-style points-based immigration system.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Jurors watch video of 'frenzied' train passenger stabbing

Jurors watch video of 'frenzied' train passenger stabbing

Jurors watch video of 'frenzied' train passenger stabbing

Jurors have watched shocking video of a "quick and frenzied" fatal attack on a train passenger.

Man sentenced after filming himself stealing sheep

Man sentenced after filming himself stealing sheep

Man sentenced after filming himself stealing sheep

A man who filmed himself stealing a sheep before releasing it into a city has been given a community order.

Independent football regulator ‘could restore faith’ in the game

Independent football regulator ‘could restore faith’ in the game

Independent football regulator ‘could restore faith’ in the game

An MP has called for the creation of an independent regulator for football to “restore faith” in the game. 

Footage released of man confessing to shooting friend dead

Footage released of man confessing to shooting friend dead

Police have released bodycam footage showing the moment a man handed himself into police after accidentally shooting his friend dead.

Woman who filmed boy ‘dancing’ while driving banned from road

Woman who filmed boy ‘dancing’ while driving banned from road

Woman who filmed boy ‘dancing’ while driving banned from road

A driver who uploaded footage to her Facebook page of a boy “dancing” in her car has been banned from the road. 

Theresa May

Theresa May: 'Corbyn never backs Britain'

Theresa May: 'Corbyn never backs Britain'

In a heated exchange during Prime Minister's Questions, Mrs May said the opposition leader should "never be Prime Minister".

Angela Eagle

Gay MP close to tears defending Birmingham LGBT lessons

Gay MP close to tears defending Birmingham LGBT lessons

Angela Eagle was visibly upset as she defended the teaching of same-sex relationships in schools.

Brexit

Extending Brexit deadline will leave UK 'on the run' from EU

Extending Brexit deadline will leave UK 'on the run' from EU

Sir Bernard Jenkin said Britain risks being stuck in a perpetual extension of the Brexit deadline if it fails to leave on October 31.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

‘Submarine’ Boris Johnson back in destroyer mode

Opinion: ‘Submarine’ Boris Johnson back in destroyer mode

Opinion: ‘Submarine’ Boris Johnson back in destroyer mode

talkRADIO's political editor Ross Kempsell has shared his thoughts after interviewing the Tory leadership frontrunner.

Boris Johnson will leave EU ‘do or die, come what may’

Boris Johnson will leave EU ‘do or die, come what may’

He has reaffirmed his commitment to leaving the European Union by October 31 “come what may”.

Monday, June 24, 2019

Monday, June 24, 2019

Matt Hancock slams Jeremy Hunt's 'negative' leadership campaign

Matt Hancock slams Jeremy Hunt's 'negative' leadership campaign

The health secretary said it was a "mistake" for the leadership hopeful to call Boris Johnson a "coward".

Nigel Farage: I would do a ‘deal with the Devil’ to deliver Brexit

Nigel Farage: I would do a ‘deal with the Devil’ to deliver Brexit

The Brexit Party leader would “do a deal with the Devil” to get a “proper clean Brexit”, he has revealed.

Andrew Bridgen: Election is ‘only solution’ to Brexit deadlock

Andrew Bridgen: Election is ‘only solution’ to Brexit deadlock

The Tory MP said he believes a general election is the “only one solution” to implementing the will of the people over Brexit.

Friday, June 21, 2019

Friday, June 21, 2019

Mark Field ‘should be praised’ over protester removal, says Tory MP

Mark Field ‘should be praised’ over protester removal

Mark Field ‘should be praised’ over protester removal

Conservative MP Peter Bottomley has praised Foreign Office minister Mark Field for removing a protester from a dinner in London on Thursday night.

Mark Field suspended after physically removing protester from event

Mark Field suspended after physically removing protester from event

Mark Field suspended after physically removing protester from event

Tory MP Mark Field has been suspended as a minister while investigations take place into the Mansion House incident, Downing Street said.

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband calls for talks with Johnson

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband calls for talks with Johnson

Richard Ratcliffe has called on Boris Johnson to meet him outside the Iranian embassy, where he’s been on a hunger strike for six days.

Four year olds taught about sexual assault at ‘kindness’ school

Four year olds taught about sexual assault at ‘kindness’ school

Children as young as four are being taught about sexual assault, mental illness and cyber bullying in the UK’s first “kindness” school.

Dominic Raab: Boris Johnson is ‘wonderfully mercurial’

Dominic Raab: Boris Johnson is ‘wonderfully mercurial’

Dominic Raab: Boris Johnson is ‘wonderfully mercurial’

Dominic Raab has described the frontrunner as “wonderfully mercurial” and the only candidate committed to leaving the EU by October 31.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

'Momentum' with Michael Gove after third leadership vote

'Momentum' with Michael Gove after third leadership vote

Nicky Morgan said "momentum" is with Michael Gove after he narrowed the gap for second place on Jeremy Hunt.

River Mersey more polluted than massive ocean garbage patch

River Mersey more polluted than massive ocean garbage patch

The Liverpool river is more polluted than the great Pacific garbage patch, according to research from Greenpeace.

Tube attacker took £600 of crack cocaine the day before incident

Tube attacker took £600 of crack cocaine the day before incident

A schizophrenic who pushed a 91-year-old man onto Tube tracks last year had taken £600 worth of crack cocaine the day before the attack.

PMQs uproar after SNP MP declares Boris Johnson ‘racist’

PMQs uproar after SNP MP declares Boris Johnson ‘racist’

The SNP MP has been warned by speaker John Bercow for calling Boris Johnson “racist" during Prime Minister’s Questions.

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