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Friday, April 5, 2019

Friday, April 5, 2019

Sir Bernard Jenkin: Tory MPs will not vote for a ‘Corbyn-Brexit’

Sir Bernard Jenkin: Tory MPs will not vote for a ‘Corbyn-Brexit’

Sir Bernard Jenkin: Tory MPs will not vote for a ‘Corbyn-Brexit’

Conservative MP Sir Bernard Jenkin has said that MPs in his party will not vote for a “Corbyn-Brexit” because they had already voted for Theresa May’s deal “through gritted teeth”.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Police Brexit

Keep Brexit protests 'restrained and respectful', police urge

Keep Brexit protests 'restrained and respectful', police urge

Politicians should “think carefully” avoid inflaming the “incredibly febrile” atmosphere around Brexit, police chiefs have warned.

Water leak suspends Commons debate

Water leak suspends Commons debate

The House of Commons sitting has been suspended due to a roof leak above the press gallery. 

Mother left 'depressed and sick' by DWP treatment of disabled son

Mother left 'depressed and sick' by DWP treatment of disabled son

The mother of a severely disabled man forced to take part in a work assessment interview has said she feels “frustrated and penalised” by the benefits system.

Alastair Campbell: Jeremy Corbyn is aware talks with May are ‘an obvious trap’

Alastair Campbell: Jeremy Corbyn is aware talks with May are ‘an obvious trap’

Alastair Campbell: Jeremy Corbyn is aware talks with May are ‘an obvious trap’

Alastair Campbell, who has campaigned for a second referendum on any Brexit deal, has said that the Labour leader is aware that talks with Theresa May are “an obvious trap”.

Fortnum and Mason stockpiling ‘hundred of thousands’ of champagne bottles

Fortnum & Mason stockpiling ‘hundreds of thousands’ bottles of champagne

Fortnum & Mason stockpiling ‘hundreds of thousands’ bottles of champagne

The CEO of Fortnum & Mason has said the luxury retail brand is stockpiling “hundreds of thousands” of bottles of champagne to prepare for the prospect of a no-deal Brexit.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Soldiers just ‘fooling around’ by shooting at Corbyn targets

Soldiers just ‘fooling around’ by shooting at Corbyn targets

The soldiers filmed shooting at targets of Jeremy Corbyn were just “fooling around” according to a retired Army Colonel.

‘Slip-and-trip’ fraudster pretended to stumble over juice cartons in supermarket

‘Slip-and-trip’ fraudster pretended to stumble over juice cartons in supermarket

‘Slip-and-trip’ fraudster pretended to stumble over juice cartons in supermarket

A so-called slip-and-trip fraudster has been given a suspended prison sentence after an insurance firm brought what is thought to be the first private prosecution of its kind in the UK.

Vote at 16 debate

'Same arguments' to stop teens voting used to deny women right to vote

'Same arguments' to stop teens voting used to deny women right to vote

A Labour MP has claimed that the arguments against giving teenagers the right to vote were also used in "times gone by" against women.

Jeremy Corbyn

Investigation launched after soldiers use Corbyn picture as target

Investigation launched after soldiers use Corbyn picture as target

The Ministry of Defence are investigating after footage emerged of soliders shooting at a picture of the Labour leader.

Andrew Bridgen

Andrew Bridgen: 'If Corbyn is the answer - what was the question?'

Andrew Bridgen: 'If Corbyn is the answer - what was the question?'

The Conservative MP said it was "unbelievable" that the Prime Minister is working with the Labour leader to solve the Brexit impasse.

Stephen Timms

Stephen Timms: Corbyn and May reaching agreement will be 'tricky'

Stephen Timms: Corbyn and May reaching agreement will be 'tricky'

The Labour MP said it would not be easy for the Prime Minister and opposition leader to come to an agreement on Brexit.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Windsor homeless vagrancy

Use of vagrancy laws bringing councils into 'disrepute'

Use of vagrancy laws bringing councils into 'disrepute'

A former political adviser to Windsor council has defended the controversial proposal to invoke archaic vagrancy laws after an opposition candidate said it brought the borough into “disrepute”.

Helen Grant

MP calls for people from 'diverse' backgrounds to appear on banknotes

MP calls for people from 'diverse' backgrounds to appear on banknotes

Conservative MP Helen Grant has called for the Bank of England to feature people from black, Asian, or minority-ethnic backgrounds on banknotes.

Sir Vince Cable

Sir Vince Cable: 'My worst fear is a no-deal Brexit'

Sir Vince Cable: 'My worst fear is a no-deal Brexit'

The Liberal Democrat leader revealed he was keen to avoid "crashing out" of the EU without a deal.

Peter Bone

Peter Bone: Brexit now 'entirely in Prime Minister's hands'

Peter Bone: Brexit now 'entirely in Prime Minister's hands'

The Conservative MP urged Theresa May to embrace a no-deal Brexit and "honour" the referendum result.

Monday, April 1, 2019

Monday, April 1, 2019

'Symbolic SOS signal' flashed to Europe from south coast

'Symbolic SOS signal' flashed to Europe from south coast

More than 400 people gathered on the south coast to send a symbolic SOS signal to Europe on Saturday.

Steve Brine

Steve Brine asks Julia Hartley-Brewer to tell him 'the point of Brexit'

Steve Brine asks Julia Hartley-Brewer to tell him 'the point of Brexit'

The former public health minister asked talkRADIO's Julia Hartley-Brewer what "the point" of Brexit was during a heated debate.

Kate Hoey

Kate Hoey 'couldn't live' with Labour calling for second referendum

Kate Hoey 'couldn't live' with Labour calling for second referendum

The co-chair of Labour Leave revealed she was vehemently against a second referendum.

People's Vote

Mark Francois on Brexit: Will of the people 'has to triumph'

Mark Francois on Brexit: Will of the people 'has to triumph'

The ERG's deputy chair said MPs were "honour-bound" to respect the result of the EU referendum, as rumours of a "coup" to overturn Brexit emerge.

Friday, March 29, 2019

Friday, March 29, 2019

Alastair Campbell: MPs are ‘undermining democracy’ by voting for Theresa May’s deal

Alastair Campbell: MPs are ‘undermining democracy’ by voting for Theresa May’s deal

Alastair Campbell: MPs are ‘undermining democracy’ by voting for May's deal

Alastair Campbell, who has been campaigning for a second referendum on Brexit, has said that MPs are “undermining democracy” by voting for a deal despite saying they think is “terrible”.

Conservative MPs split over Theresa May’s Brexit deal

Conservative MPs split over Theresa May’s Brexit deal

Conservative MPs split over Theresa May’s Brexit deal

The prime minister’s withdrawal agreement is set to return to the House of Commons today.

Nigel Farage: ‘Today is a day of betrayal, a day of shame’

Nigel Farage: ‘Today is a day of betrayal, a day of shame’

Nigel Farage has called the day the UK was due to leave the European Union a “day of betrayal, a day of shame”.

Brexit LIVE: MPs reject withdrawal agreement

MPs reject withdrawal agreement

MPs reject withdrawal agreement

Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement has been defeated a third time by MPs.

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Prince Charles and Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah

'Reprehensible' for Royal family to 'collude' with Brunei

'Reprehensible' for Royal family to 'collude' with Brunei

The British government and the Royal family have been accused of “colluding” with the oppression of LGBT people in Brunei.

Tory MP Bob Blackman on leadership hopefuls: ‘The favourite very rarely wins’

Tory MP Bob Blackman on leadership hopefuls: ‘The favourite very rarely wins’

Tory MP Bob Blackman on leadership hopefuls: ‘The favourite very rarely wins’

Conservative MP Bob Blackman has said that “the favourite” in Conservative leadership races “very rarely wins”.

Matthew and Kev

Matthew Wright show backs homeless men marching for mental health

Matthew Wright show backs homeless men marching for mental health

The Matthew Wright Show is launching a campaign to support the journey of two homeless men as they march from Brentford to Bristol.

Jacob Rees-Mogg

Jacob Rees-Mogg: 'I will not stand for the Tory leadership'

Jacob Rees-Mogg: 'I will not stand for the Tory leadership'

The Conservative MP said if he threw his hat in the ring for Conservative leader, it would "be thrown back" at him.

Halfon-Robinson

Second referendum would lead to 'loads of Tommy Robinson's' in Parliament

Second referendum would lead to 'loads of Tommy Robinson's' in Parliament

Conservative MP Robert Halfon has warned against holding a second referendum, claiming it would result in "huge distrust" in the political system.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Emily Thornberry: Theresa May is ‘doomed’

Emily Thornberry: Theresa May is ‘doomed’

Emily Thornberry: Theresa May is ‘doomed’

The shadow foreign secretary has said that Theresa May is “doomed” because she is not capable of “a good old-fashioned compromise”.

Lord Michael Heseltine: ‘Any credibility Theresa May had is gone’

Lord Heseltine: ‘Any credibility Theresa May had is gone’

Lord Heseltine: ‘Any credibility Theresa May had is gone’

Lord Michael Heseltine, who served as deputy prime minister under John Major, has said that Theresa May lost “any credibility” she had when she “crossed the floor to become a Brexiteer”.

Ben Bradshaw

Ben Bradshaw predicts 'year-long' extension to Article 50

Ben Bradshaw predicts 'year-long' extension to Article 50

The Labour MP said it was "unlikely" that Theresa May's deal would pass through the Commons, in which case the UK could face a year-long extension to Article 50.

Brexit

Sir Bill Cash: Handling of Brexit has been 'democratic disaster'

Sir Bill Cash: Handling of Brexit has been 'democratic disaster'

The European Scrutiny Committee chair said the indicative votes set to take place today are a "disgraceful attempt" to undermine the outcome of the EU referendum.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Tory MP: Teenagers at risk of knife crime should protect themselves 'by being fitter’

Tory MP: Teenagers could protect themselves from knife crime with self defence

Tory MP: Teenagers could protect themselves from knife crime with self defence

Conservative MP Christopher Chope has said teenagers at risk of knife crime should learn self defence rather than carry a knife.

Leave Voter

Mark Francois: MPs forget they are 'servants of the people'

Mark Francois: MPs forget they are 'servants of the people'

The Conservative MP said that some politicians believed they were "cleverer" than the people who elected them.

Matt-Brenda

Matt Hancock: 'I feel like Brenda in Bristol!'

Matt Hancock: 'I feel like Brenda in Bristol!'

The health secretary said he felt like viral sensation Brenda from Bristol when thinking about the prospect of another general election.

Ian Blackford

We 'have to be prepared' to cancel Brexit, says Ian Blackford

We 'have to be prepared' to cancel Brexit, says Ian Blackford

The politician revealed he would move a motion to cancel Brexit if no-deal was on the table.

Kate Hoey

Kate Hoey: 'We're in a situation where Brexit is threatened'

Kate Hoey: 'We're in a situation where Brexit is threatened'

The co-chair of Labour Leave said the outcome of last night's Commons vote - in which MPs voted to take control of the Brexit process - has "threatened" the UK's chances of leaving the EU.

Monday, March 25, 2019

Monday, March 25, 2019

Feline family found living under tube station elevator

Feline family found living under tube station elevator

A cat and her litter of kittens have been found living beneath an escalator in one of the country’s busiest underground stations.

Anti-EU protesters

Crispin Blunt MP: ‘Huge fallacy’ to say no-deal will be catastrophic

Crispin Blunt MP: ‘Huge fallacy’ to say no-deal will be catastrophic

Claiming there will be negative consequences of leaving the EU without a deal is “total rubbish” according to Conservative MP Crispin Blunt.

Hilary Benn: People deserve ‘real choices’ not ‘peddled’ fantasies

Hilary Benn: People deserve ‘real choices’ over Brexit not ‘peddled’ fantasies

Hilary Benn: People deserve ‘real choices’ over Brexit not ‘peddled’ fantasies

The chairman of the Brexit select committee has said that MPs need to be “honest” with the British people about Brexit so that they have “real choices” rather than “peddled” fantasies.

Man who egged Jeremy Corbyn pleads guilty to assault charge

Brexiteer who egged Jeremy Corbyn jailed for 28 days

Brexiteer who egged Jeremy Corbyn jailed for 28 days

A Brexit supporter who egged Jeremy Corbyn while yelling "respect the vote" has been jailed for 28 days. 

Andrew Bridgen MP: ‘We need a new Conservative leader’

Andrew Bridgen MP: ‘We need a new Conservative leader’

Andrew Bridgen MP: ‘We need a new Conservative leader’

Conservative MP Andrew Bridgen has said that the Conservatives need a new “leader who is a Brexiteer”.

Nigel Lawson: Theresa May ‘most incompetent prime minister in living memory’

Nigel Lawson: Theresa May ‘most incompetent prime minister in living memory’

Nigel Lawson: Theresa May ‘most incompetent prime minister in living memory’

Conservative peer Nigel Lawson has described Theresa May as the “most incompetent prime minister in living memory” amid reports that cabinet ministers are planning a “coup” to oust her as leader.

Friday, March 22, 2019

Friday, March 22, 2019

Brexit

Sir Bernard Jenkin: EU 'unaccountable' and 'out of touch'

Sir Bernard Jenkin: EU 'unaccountable' and 'out of touch'

The Conservative MP has slammed the EU, claiming it is "toying with the UK".

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Thursday, March 21, 2019

MPs urged to take up yoga to improve their decision-making

MPs urged to take up yoga to improve their decision-making

MPs urged to take up yoga to improve their decision-making

MPs have been urged to take up yoga to improve their decision-making skills ahead of further key Brexit votes.

John Challis

'Blame Del Boy for Brexit', says John Challis

'Blame Del Boy for Brexit', says John Challis

Del Boy is to blame for Brexit, according to fellow Only Fools and Horses actor John Challis.

Nicky Morgan

Nicky Morgan: 'May has confirmed her inflexibility'

Nicky Morgan: 'May has confirmed her inflexibility'

Conservative MP Nicky Morgan has called on Theresa May to resign if her deal is rejected for a third time.

Mosque window

Windows smashed at four Birmingham mosques

Windows smashed at four Birmingham mosques

An investigation involving counter-terrorism officers has been launched after four mosques had their windows smashed with a sledgehammer overnight.

Sammy Wilson

Donald Tusk has shown 'total disrespect' for Theresa May and UK

Donald Tusk has shown 'total disrespect' for Theresa May and UK

The DUP's Brexit spokesman Sammy Wilson has said he doesn't "take any pleasure" from the way in which the Prime Minister and the country have been treated throughout Brexit negotiations.

Theresa May

Daniel Hannan: 'I haven't wanted to criticise the PM until now'

Daniel Hannan: 'I haven't wanted to criticise the PM until now'

The Conservative MEP said it was "extraordinary" to see the Prime Minister blame MPs for the delay to Brexit.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

104-year-old gran ‘arrested’ for being an upstanding citizen

104-year-old grandmother ‘arrested’ for being an upstanding citizen

104-year-old grandmother ‘arrested’ for being an upstanding citizen

A 104-year-old grandmother has been “arrested” by police for being "an upstanding citizen" after she said it was her greatest wish.

'No guarantees' on further Article 50 extensions

'No guarantees' on further Article 50 extensions

The education secretary has refused to guarantee the government will not seek further extensions to Article 50.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Charlotte Caldwell

Mother ‘disappointed and heartbroken’ by slow medical cannabis progress

Mother ‘disappointed and heartbroken’ by slow medical cannabis progress

Medicinal cannabis campaigner Charlotte Caldwell has said families are still waiting for prescriptions four months after the home secretary gave the cure the green-light.

Baroness Sayeeda Warsi

Baroness Warsi: Tory 'Islamophobia' not just a few bad apples

Baroness Warsi: Tory 'Islamophobia' not just a few bad apples

Baroness Sayeeda Warsi has claimed the Conservative Party has an "institutional issue" with anti-Muslim discrimination.

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