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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

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.

BBC defends vetting process after Imam’s Israel tweets revealed

BBC defends vetting process after Imam’s Israel tweets revealed

BBC defends vetting process after Imam’s Israel tweets revealed

The BBC has defended itself after tweets from an imam who questioned the Tory leadership candidates during a televised debate were revealed.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Rory Stewart ‘telling the difficult truth about Brexit’

Rory Stewart ‘telling the difficult truth about Brexit’

Richard Benyon said Rory Stewart is the only leadership candidate “telling the difficult truth about Brexit”.

Tobias Ellwood MP: Rory Stewart will ‘challenge’ Boris Johnson

Tobias Ellwood MP: Rory Stewart will ‘challenge’ Boris Johnson

Tobias Ellwood MP: Rory Stewart will ‘challenge’ Boris Johnson

Tobias Ellwood has said that leadership hopeful Rory Stewart will “stand up and challenge” frontrunner Boris Johnson.

Andrea Leadsom backs Boris Johnson in Tory leadership race

Andrea Leadsom backs Boris Johnson in Tory leadership race

Andrea Leadsom backs Boris Johnson in Tory leadership race

Andrea Leadsom has backed Boris Johnson to be the next Conservative Party leader.

Monday, June 17, 2019

Monday, June 17, 2019

Boaty McBoatface successful in maiden mission

Boaty McBoatface successful in maiden mission

Boaty McBoatface successful in maiden mission

Climate scientists have said the submarine with the publicly-chosen moniker Boaty McBoatface has been successful in its maiden mission.

Tom Watson: 'Our future doesn't need to be Brexit'

Tom Watson: 'Our future doesn't need to be Brexit'

He renewed calls for Labour to back a second referendum, saying "our future doesn't need to be Brexit".

Dominic Grieve: Rory Stewart only contender ‘talking sense’

Dominic Grieve: Rory Stewart only contender ‘talking sense’

Dominic Grieve: Rory Stewart only contender ‘talking sense’

Rory Stewart is the only leadership hopeful talking sense, according to Conservative MP Dominic Grieve.

Friday, June 14, 2019

Friday, June 14, 2019

Lord Sugar backs Boris Johnson to stop ‘horrible man Corbyn’

Lord Sugar backs Boris Johnson to stop ‘horrible man Corbyn’

The business leader has thrown his support behind Boris Johnson, saying he has the best chance to beat “horrible man” Jeremy Corbyn.

Jo Swinson dismisses Chuka Umunna's tweets lambasting Lib Dems

Jo Swinson dismisses Chuka Umunna's tweets lambasting Lib Dems

The deputy Lib Dem leader has brushed off historic tweets from Chuka Umunna attacking the party.

Matt Hancock pulls out of Tory leadership race

Matt Hancock pulls out of Tory leadership race

The health secretary said it was "increasingly clear" the party needed a candidate to deal with the "unique circumstances that exist now".

Sir John Redwood: 'Parliament has fought the people for three years'

Sir John Redwood: 'Parliament has fought the people for three years'

The Tory MP said it was time to "fulfil the wishes" of the British public on Brexit.

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Nigel Farage: I have never incited violence

Nigel Farage: 'I have never incited violence'

Nigel Farage: 'I have never incited violence'

Nigel Farage has said that he has never “incited violence”, but that he does “dare to challenge people”.

Jacob Rees-Mogg: Jo Brand's 'tasteless' acid joke 'misfired'

Jacob Rees-Mogg: Jo Brand's 'tasteless' acid joke 'misfired'

The Tory MP said the comedian's joke about throwing battery acid at politicians was “tasteless”, but stopped short of demanding the BBC sack her.

Priti Patel: Half of leadership candidates have 'no credibility'

Priti Patel: Half of leadership candidates have 'no credibility'

The European Research Group member said she did not trust "anyone from the current cabinet" to become Tory leader.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Theresa May to become backbench MP

Theresa May to become backbench MP

The Prime Minister has announced that she will stay on as an MP after she hands control of the country to her successor.

Liz Truss: Boris prepared to face ‘full scrutiny’ from media

Liz Truss: Boris prepared to face ‘full scrutiny’ from media

The politician dismissed criticism that Boris Johnson is hiding from the media during the early stages of his leadership campaign.

Sir Vince Cable: 'I see no reason why a second vote is a problem'

Sir Vince Cable: 'I see no reason why a second vote is a problem'

The Liberal Democrat leader said it was important for the public to "verify" their stance on Brexit.

Mark Harper: 'I'll bust a gut to get a new Brexit deal'

Mark Harper: 'I'll bust a gut to get a new Brexit deal'

The Tory leadership contender said he would "bust a gut" in Brexit negotiations in order to win the support of MPs.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Iain Duncan Smith defends Boris's 'reckless' tax plan

Iain Duncan Smith defends Boris's 'reckless' tax plan

The former Tory leader has defended Boris Johnson’s controversial plans to raise the 40 per cent tax threshold from £50k to £80k.

Birmingham protests 'not an issue of gay people vs Muslim people'

Birmingham protests 'not an issue of gay people vs Muslim people'

The editor of an Islamic current affairs website has claimed protests by parents against LGBT lessons have been "misrepresented".

Nicky Morgan: 'No-deal Brexit could lead to a Corbyn government'

Nicky Morgan: 'No-deal Brexit could lead to a Corbyn government'

The Treasury Select Committee chair said Jeremy Corbyn could end up in Downing Street if the next Tory leader doesn't pursue a deal with the EU.

Monday, June 10, 2019

Monday, June 10, 2019

New injunction issued banning anti-LGBT protests from school gates

New injunction issued banning anti-LGBT protests from school gates

A judge has issued a fresh injunction against protesters demonstrating against LGBT relationship education at a primary school in Birmingham.

Ian Wright: Women’s World Cup ‘does not need’ male pundits

Ian Wright: Women’s World Cup ‘does not need’ male pundits

Ian Wright: Women’s World Cup ‘does not need’ male pundits

Broadcaster Ian Wright has said that the Women’s FIFA World Cup “does not need” male pundits.

Parents protesting against LGBT teaching are ‘misinformed’

Parents protesting LGBT lessons are ‘misinformed’

Parents protesting LGBT lessons are ‘misinformed’

Parents protesting over a primary school teaching about LGBT relationships are “misinformed”, a pro-LGBT campaigner has said.

Sadiq Khan aware of apartment 'issues' before Barking blaze

Sadiq Khan aware of apartment 'issues' before Barking blaze

Sadiq Khan has revealed the block of flats that were destroyed in a fire yesterday were already on City Hall’s radar before the blaze.

Julia-Andrea

Andrea Leadsom 'not proud' of smoking cannabis

Andrea Leadsom 'not proud' of smoking cannabis

The leadership contender said she "deeply regrets" taking the drug at university.

Jeremy Hunt abortion views ‘staggering’ to health experts

Jeremy Hunt abortion views ‘staggering’ to health experts

Jeremy Hunt’s belief that the legal limit for abortion should be reduced from 24 weeks to 12 is “staggering”, according to the British Pregnancy Advisory Service.

Friday, June 7, 2019

Friday, June 7, 2019

Vince Cable: Peterborough was the Brexit Party’s ‘big opportunity’

Vince Cable: Peterborough was the Brexit Party’s ‘big opportunity’

Vince Cable: Peterborough was the Brexit Party’s ‘big opportunity’

The Liberal Democrat leader has said that the Peterborough by-election was the Brexit Party’s “big opportunity” and they failed to win.

Ann Widdecombe

Peterborough by-election 'is not the end' for Brexit Party

Peterborough by-election 'is not the end' for Brexit Party

Ann Widdecombe said the Brexit Party's loss to Labour in the by-election isn't "the end".

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Thursday, June 6, 2019

England fans clash with police in Portugal during Nations League

England fans clash with police in Portugal during Nations League

Football fans who saw England supporters face off against police in Portugal said it was “embarrassing to be English” after a second night of violence.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Change UK

Lib Dem Christine Jardine: 'I feel bad for Change UK'

Lib Dem Christine Jardine: 'I feel bad for Change UK'

The MP said she feels bad for Change UK after six of its members abandoned the party.

Andrea Leadsom

Andrea Leadsom: 'Everything to play for' in Tory leadership race

Andrea Leadsom: 'Everything to play for' in Tory leadership race

The politician said she was "absolutely" going to stay in the race, as two contenders drop out in quick succession.

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Emily Thornberry: Donald Trump ‘does not deserve a state visit’

Emily Thornberry: Donald Trump ‘does not deserve a state visit’

Emily Thornberry: Donald Trump ‘does not deserve a state visit’

Labour’s Emily Thornberry has said that the US president “does not deserve a state visit”.

Jeremy Corbyn

Lord Digby Jones: 'Disgusting' for Corbyn to protest against Trump

Lord Digby Jones: 'Disgusting' for Corbyn to protest against Trump

The cross-bench peer slammed the Labour leader for his plans to take part in an anti-Trump protest today.

Monday, June 3, 2019

Monday, June 3, 2019

London mayor 'demeans the nation' by speaking ill of Trump

London mayor 'demeans the nation' by speaking ill of Trump

The Tory MP said London mayor Sadiq Khan “demeans his office” and "the nation” by speaking ill of Donald Trump.

Sam Gyimah

Leadership candidate Sam Gyimah: 'As an underdog I can be bolder'

Leadership candidate Sam Gyimah: 'As an underdog I can be bolder'

The ex-universities minister is the thirteenth Tory MP to announce a leadership bid.

David Gauke Rory Stewart

David Gauke: Rory Stewart can 'bring the country together' as PM

David Gauke: Rory Stewart can 'bring the country together' as PM

The justice secretary revealed that he is backing Rory Stewart as Conservative leader.

Friday, May 31, 2019

Friday, May 31, 2019

Femi Oluwole

Femi Oluwole: 'I'm seen as a significant threat to Brexit'

Femi Oluwole: 'I'm seen as a significant threat to Brexit'

The anti-Brexit campaigner said negativity directed towards him was a result of Brexiteers perceiving him as a "threat".

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