• Published on 2 Dec 2016 Sections Politics, World

    Labour’s Shadow Home Secretary, Diane Abbott, and the Conservative chairman of the foreign affairs select committee, Crispin Blunt, who supported Brexit.

  • Published on 2 Dec 2016 Sections Politics, World

    Comedian and journalist Ava Vidal, who wants the UK to remain in Europe, baby Mimi, whose political views are unknown, and Ella Whelan, the assistant editor of Spiked, who wants us to get on with Brexit..

  • Published on 2 Dec 2016 Sections

    Within the last hour, a memorial stone has been unveiled in Westminster Abbey, remembering the poet Philip Larkin. Others in Poets’ Corner have not had to wait so long. So did what we’ve learnt over the years about his racism and misogyny count against him?

  • Published on 2 Dec 2016 Sections Sport

    Interview with David Mellor, who, among his many jobs in government in the 1980s and 90s, was National Heritage Secretary, with responsibility for sport.

  • Published on 2 Dec 2016 Sections Politics

    He must have thought that he wasn’t taking much of a risk in resigning as Conservative MP for Richmond Park and standing as an independent to win it back. But Zac Goldsmith reckoned without the by-election pedigree of the Liberal Democrats – and the Brexit backlash.

  • Published on 2 Dec 2016 Sections Sport

    Footballers who have spoken out to reveal allegations of child abuse by coaches have told Channel 4 News they are forming a Trust to help other potential victims. Former players Andy Woodward, Steve Walters and Chris Unsworth want the “Offside Trust” to support players who are victims of child abuse, along with their families. All…

  • Published on 2 Dec 2016 Sections

    It’s that time of year: when the decorations go up in the high street – and the fares go up on the railway lines. This year’s rise of  2.3 per cent, taking effect on January the 2nd, will be the highest for three years.

  • Published on 2 Dec 2016 Sections Politics

    Interview with Nick Clegg, former Lib Dem leader and current spokesman on Europe.

  • Published on 2 Dec 2016 Sections

    If Richmond is a Remain stronghold, Romford, on the other side of the capital, was very much part of the Leave tide in June.

  • Published on 1 Dec 2016 Sections

    Fleabag the character is a dry-witted, young woman who freely explores often taboo subjects. It started life in the theatre, then received critical acclaim as a tv series. The writer and main character Pheobe Waller-Bridge has gone back to Fleabag’s roots and is performing it again as a one woman show.

  • Published on 1 Dec 2016 Sections World

    Last week, the celebrated British photographer David Hamilton was found dead in  Paris, after taking his own life. A well known French broadcaster had publicly accused him of raping her when she was just 13. And that  prompted many of Hamilton’s former models to allege that his crimes stretched back forty years.

  • Published on 1 Dec 2016 Sections

    Some Brexiteers are not amused by Mr Davis’ words. Arron Banks of Leave.eu called them “incredibly foolish”.

  • Published on 1 Dec 2016 Sections

    Air quality alerts have been issued at bus stops, Tube stations and roadsides across London because of high pollution. The move comes as a new report calls for changes to motoring rules and infrastructure to help reduce vehicle emissions and improve health. But critics say the problem is not how we drive, but what we…

  • Published on 1 Dec 2016 Sections

    A little light has been shed today on the government’s “have cake and eat it” approach to Brexit negotiations. But it looks like we may have to pay for it first. The Brexit Secretary, David Davis suggested to MPs today that Ministers might be prepared to continue contributions to the EU to maintain access to…

  • Published on 1 Dec 2016 Sections

    Around 350 people have now reported alleged cases of child sex abuse connected to football clubs. The number has been rising by the day following the launch of an NSPCC hotline, which has received more than 860 calls in its first week of operation. Greater Manchester Police alone say they have received reports from 35…