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ANDREW LAIRD: THE PRIME MINISTER'S DEVOLUTION DRIVE WILL PROTECT PUBLIC SERVICES FROM BREXIT CHAOS

Andrew Laird is a founder and Director of Mutual Ventures. A couple of weeks ago, Boris Johnson's first full policy speech as Prime...

Newslinks for Friday 23rd August 2019

NEWSLINKS FOR FRIDAY 23RD AUGUST 2019

Johnson orders ministers to come up with fresh Irish proposal... “Boris Johnson returned to London on Thursday evening and ordered...

 
 
 

IAIN DALE: WERE THE PRIME MINISTER TO PULL THE PLUG ON HS2, WOULD HE CALL TIME ON HEATHROW EXPANSION TOO?

Iain Dale presents the evening show on LBC Radio, and is the author of the forthcoming book ‘ Why can't we all just get along '. I...

BREXIT, JOHNSON, MERKEL, MACRON - AND 30 DAYS IN THE WILDERNESS

“We were also over-reliant on Angela Merkel, even after she showed us that she wasn't as dependable a supporter as we might have wished,”...

 
 
 

HOME OWNERSHIP IS MANAGING A MODEST RECOVERY

Part of the story of the last General Election was how many younger voters, with the aspiration to become home owners, decided to vote...

WATCH: JOHNSON MEETS MACRON 1) THE FRENCH PRESIDENT SAYS THAT THE UK'S FUTURE “CANNOT BUT BE EUROPEAN”

French President Emmanuel Macron says "no matter what, the future of the United Kingdom... cannot but be European". Get live updates...

 
 
 

WATCH: JOHNSON MEETS MACRON 2) “I WANT A DEAL,” THE PRIME MINISTER DECLARES

Boris Johnson says a new Brexit deal can be found “with energy and with creativity and application”. Follow live updates here pic.twitter.com/t89A2B4q20 -...

HENRY HILL: GERS DAY: SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT'S OWN STATISTICS PUNCH FRESH HOLE IN THE CASE FOR INDEPENDENCE

Unionists pounce as Scottish Government data reveals huge deficit This week has marked one of the big events in the constitutional...

 
 
 
Newslinks for Thursday 22nd August 2019

NEWSLINKS FOR THURSDAY 22ND AUGUST 2019

Brexit 1) Merkel challenges Johnson to find an alternative to the backstop “Angela Merkel suggested last night that it was still possible...

JONNY PIPER: PERSONAL, UNFILTERED - AND IN YOUR OWN VOICE. HOW POLITICIANS CAN USE SOCIAL MEDIA TO SPEAK TO MILLIONS

Jonny Piper was Head of Video at CCHQ between 2014-18, and most recently has been advising Jeremy Hunt on his leadership campaign. As...

 
 
 

IS PATEL'S PLEDGE TO “END FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT” MERELY SMOKE AND MIRRORS?

Priti Patel has stolen at least two days of headlines - far from all of them positive - with the announcement that she intends to end...

EACH HOUSEHOLD MAY BE REQUIRED TO HAVE A ROW OF SPECIALIST DUSTBINS

In a Simpsons episode, Ned Flanders is extolling the merits of recycling “just our way of giving Mother Earth a great big hug.” Montgomery...

 
 
 

WATCH: JOHNSON MEETS MERKEL 1) SHE ASKS FOR BRITISH IDEAS ON THE BACKSTOP

"We must see to it that the integrity of the single market is ensured" German Chancellor Angela Merkel calls on the UK to bring forward...

WATCH: JOHNSON MEETS MERKEL 2) HE WELCOMES HER OPENNESS TO NEW NORTHERN IRELAND BORDER PROPOSALS

Boris Johnson says he is "glad" to hear that conversations about the Irish backstop can now begin, as he thanks Angela Merkel for a...

 
 
 

WILL BALDÉT: AS WELL AS COMBATING TERRORISM, WE MUST TACKLE THE UNDERLYING IDEOLOGY OF ISLAMISIM

Will Baldét is a Regional Prevent Coordinator and a Senior Fellow at the Centre for the Analysis of the Radical Right. The threat from...

Newslinks for Wednesday 21st August 2019

NEWSLINKS FOR WEDNESDAY 21ST AUGUST 2019

Johnson tells Brussels that MPs can't block no-deal exit... “Boris Johnson will tell Angela Merkel today that parliament cannot stop...

 
 
 

GREG HANDS: ONE MIGHT THINK THAT NO-ONE IN BRUSSELS HAS READ OUR ALTERNATIVE ARRANGEMENTS REPORT

On the face of it, this week's exchange of letters between Boris Johnson and Donald Tusk doesn't offer a lot of encouragement for the...

THIS COMMONS WON'T ACCEPT THE NORTHERN IRELAND BACKSTOP. THAT'S THE REALITY - WHETHER THE EU LIKES IT OR NOT

One would scarcely know it from Donald Tusk's response to Boris Johnson's letter. But the EU itself is obliged to “work at speed” to...

 
 
 

VIRGINIA CROSBIE: A CONSERVATIVE VICTORY DEPENDS ON WOMEN VOTERS

Virginia Crosbie is Director of Women2Win, Deputy Chair of Kensington, Chelsea and Fulham Conservatives and the Conservative Policy...

WATCH: JOHNSON - “IF YOU WANT A GOOD DEAL FOR THE UK, YOU MUST BE READY TO COME OUT WITHOUT ONE.”

We are ready to work with our friends and partners to get a deal. But if you want a good deal for the UK, you must simultaneously get...

 
 
 



Aston Villa 2-0 Everton: £22million Wesley and El Ghazi score goals for...

Aston Villa 2-0 Everton: £22million Wesley and El Ghazi score goals for first Villa win

Wesley opened the scoring in the 19th minute, finishing with composure following Jota's perfectly weighted through ball and Anwar El Ghazi secured three points with a late second. Read more ...

Gary Neville urges Unai Emery to make four changes to Arsenal side for...

Gary Neville urges Unai Emery to make four changes to Arsenal side for Liverpool clash

The Sky Sports pundit thinks the Gunners manager should switch it up for the trip to Anfield Read more ...

Officials claim North Korea has test fired TWO ballistic missiles over the...

Officials claim North Korea has test fired TWO ballistic missiles over the Sea of Japan

The Coast Guard says the short-range projectiles did not reach Japanese waters or the Exclusive Economic Zone. Read more ...

Prince Andrew 'has had more than 1,000 lovers' but would never sleep with...

Prince Andrew 'has had more than 1,000 lovers' but would never sleep with teenagers, friends claim

Prince Andrew has had more than 1,000 lovers according to close friends, but has not slept with any teenagers, as he faces more allegations following the suicide of Jeffrey... Read more ...

BREAKING Bury owner agrees deal to sell club hours before EFL deadline

BREAKING Bury owner agrees deal to sell club hours before EFL deadline

Bury were set a deadline of Friday to find new owners or face expulsion from the Football League Read more ...

Andy Roddick gives verdict on how Serena Williams will cope on return to US Open

Andy Roddick gives verdict on how Serena Williams will cope on return to US Open

Serena Williams rowed with Carlos Ramos in the 2018 US Open final A year on from one of the most dramatic sporting events in living memory, Serena Williams will return to the... Read more ...

Florida mom teaches 'ungrateful' daughter, six, a lesson after she threw...

Florida mom teaches 'ungrateful' daughter, six, a lesson after she threw pencil case in the garbage 

A Florida mom has gone viral on Facebook after detailing the lesson she taught her daughter, left, who tossed a new pencil case in the bin, right. Haley Hassell is now making... Read more ...

Kit Harington ‘to join Marvel Cinematic Universe' with superhero character...

Kit Harington ‘to join Marvel Cinematic Universe' with superhero character to be revealed

Kit Harington is rumoured to be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe Game Of Thrones star Kit Harington is going to be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but the... Read more ...

Man United news: Stars want Marcus Rashford on penalty duty after Paul...

Man United news: Stars want Marcus Rashford on penalty duty after Paul Pogba's controversial miss

EXCLUSIVE BY SAMI MOKBEL: Sportsmail understands members of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's squad were left surprised when Pogba stepped up to take, and subsequently miss, United's penalty. Read more ...

Arsenal receive fitness boost as defender Rob Holding plays 90 minutes for...

Arsenal receive fitness boost as defender Rob Holding plays 90 minutes for Under-23s

Rob Holding has given Arsenal a much-needed fitness boost as the defender played 90 minutes for the under-23's in a 2-2 draw against Everton. Read more ...