Somalia used to be a byword for war and hardship, and thousands of Somalis escaped to this country to seek safe refuge. Now some families here are taking the radical decision to send their sons back to Somalia to get away from the dramatic rise in knife crime and gang culture he ▶️ Read more ◀️
We spoke to Sian Berry, the co-leader of the Green Party, and began by asking her if the Greens would support Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement if there was a second referendum. ▶️ Read more ◀️Conservative MP Andrew Bridgen: Future parliamentary alliance with Brexit Party ‘probably a necessit ...
Joining us is Andrew Bridgen – a vocal Eurosceptic on the Conservative backbenches. ▶️ Read more ◀️
We’re joined by Lord Michael Heseltine, who served as a minister under three different Conservative PMs over a twenty-five year timespan, and current MP Andrew Bridgen – a vocal Eurosceptic on the Conservative backbenches. ▶️ Read more ◀️
The Prime Minister has promised a “bold offer” to MPs in a final bid to get her Brexit deal through parliament, but we’re yet to hear the detail of what that could possibly entail. Lib Dem leader Vince Cable says if it means she’s now going to offer the country a confirmatory ref ▶️ Read more ◀️
‘Nothing Great About Britain’ is the provocative debut album by the 24-year old rapper Slowthai, who ‘reps’, as they say, Northampton. The album’s vision of Britain in 2019 is dark, divided, ironic and humorous. Through his lyrics, Slowthai’s stance on the monarchy, the governmen ▶️ Read more ◀️
Health workers battling to control a worsening outbreak of Ebola in Eastern Congo face many challenges. Not just the deadly disease itself, but the ongoing violence in that region which has seen clinics come under attack and patients killed. The disease has already claimed over ▶️ Read more ◀️Alastair Campbell: Labour need ‘clarity and leadership’ on Brexit ‘instead of Jeremy Corbyn trying t ...
We’re joined by Alastair Campbell, Tony Blair’s former Director of Communications and now a leading campaigner for a second Brexit referendum. ▶️ Read more ◀️
Here in the UK, Brexit dominates the campaign that was never supposed to happen for Thursday’s European elections. Six weeks of talks between Labour and the government to find a deal on the Withdrawal Agreement have ended without consummation. With both sides blaming the other. ▶️ Read more ◀️
Austrian Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache angrily denounced the sting that provoked his resignation as “a targeted political assassination”. A spontaneous demonstration of several thousand people outside the Chancellor’s office in Vienna demanded fresh elections. Less spon ▶️ Read more ◀️
He served 43 years in solitary confinement, longer than any other American prisoner. Originally jailed for a petty offence, he claims that he was then falsely accused of murdering a prison guard, a crime he repeatedly claimed he didn't commit and for which there was no physi ▶️ Read more ◀️
An inquest has been hearing about the heroic actions of those who rushed to help the victims of the London Bridge terror attack, including a young nurse who was killed. ▶️ Read more ◀️
Evidence seen by this programme suggests that Arron Banks, through his companies, financed Mr Farage to the tune of just under half a million pounds. ▶️ Read more ◀️Labour’s Stephen Kinnock: collapse of talks ‘moves us one step closer to leaving EU without deal’ ...
We spoke to Labour MPs Alison McGovern and Stephen Kinnock and began by asking Mr Kinnock if the breakdown of talks was a shame or a blessed relief. ▶️ Read more ◀️
A row has broken out over a proposed definition of Islamophobia. ▶️ Read more ◀️
No sooner had Theresa May announced that she was bringing her withdrawal agreement back to the Commons for a fourth time in early June than her Brexiteer backbenchers said once again that they wouldn't support it. ▶️ Read more ◀️
It was ITV's highest rating daytime show and ran for 14 years. Today the channel pulled the plug on The Jeremy Kyle Show after the death of a guest, just a week after he'd failed a lie detector test on an episode about infidelity. ▶️ Read more ◀️
Voters across the UK will go to the polls next week in the European elections - elections which were never meant to have taken place if the original Brexit date had been kept. ▶️ Read more ◀️Jon Ronson: ‘Shows like Jeremy Kyle are very much behind the time about stigmatising mental health i ...
For his book on psychopaths, Jon Ronson spoke to a researcher on a daytime show. ▶️ Read more ◀️Former Jeremy Kyle participant Alex Reid: ‘I always wanted to be famous, but for having accomplished ...
Alex Reid is an MMA fighter who appeared on the Jeremy Kyle Show in 2012, a move he says he regrets. ▶️ Read more ◀️
MPs have joined calls for the Jeremy Kyle Show to be taken off air for good, after the death of a man shortly after he appeared on the programme. ▶️ Read more ◀️
It will be the biggest infrastructure decision ever taken by the Welsh government - whether to build a new stretch of motorway to bypass a notoriously jam-prone section of the M4 near Newport. ▶️ Read more ◀️
A former British corporal has told the inquest into the 1971 Ballymurphy killings in West Belfast that some within the Parachute Regiment were "psychopaths" who were "out of control". ▶️ Read more ◀️
The former club secretary of Sheffield Wednesday has been fined £6,500 for a health and safety offence on the day of the Hillsborough disaster. ▶️ Read more ◀️
Mothers, fathers and children have taken to the streets to call for urgent action on climate change. ▶️ Read more ◀️
The Prime Minister may have got a little peace today as she attended her usual church service but if the polls are to be believed her solitude could soon be shattered. ▶️ Read more ◀️
Jeremy Corbyn has promised a 'Real Living Wage' for young people - saying he would bring in a minimum wage of ten pounds an hour for under-18s, a hefty hike from the current four pounds 35. ▶️ Read more ◀️
A boy who threw cheese at a classmate with a severe allergy did not intend to harm him, a coroner has ruled. ▶️ Read more ◀️
The main lesson of Brexit? Never repeat it again, says the European Parliament’s Brexit co-ordinator, Guy Verhofstadt, as he joined the Liberal Democrats on their European election campaign trail today. Denying his presence amounted to foreign interference, Mr Verhofstadt said he ▶️ Read more ◀️Justice Secretary warns leadership contenders: lurch right and we split | Politics: Where Next? podc ...
Listen and subscribe to Politics: Where Next? on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and other good apps. In Gary Gibbon’s latest Politics: Where Next podcast, he talks to David Gauke MP, Secretary of State for Justice, on Brexit, where Boris Johnson may take the Tory Party and his U-turn na ▶️ Read more ◀️
Sir Vince Cable is the Liberal Democrat leader. ▶️ Read more ◀️
It's a crunch week for the cross-party Brexit talks between the Labour and Conservative parties. ▶️ Read more ◀️‘Britain crying out for leadership’: Will the two big parties survive? | Politics: Where Next? podca ...
Chris Wilkins, Theresa May's former Head of Strategy at Number 10 and Matthew Taylor, Head of the Policy Unit for Tony Blair discuss whether the two big political parties are going to be able to survive the current political crisis. ▶️ Read more ◀️
Just over two weeks before the European elections, the UK's data watchdog has warned political parties they're being closely watched about how they target voters online. ▶️ Read more ◀️
Theresa May will meet a committee of senior Conservative backbenchers next week to discuss how long she can stay on as Prime Minister. ▶️ Read more ◀️Conservative MP Charles Walker on European elections: Tory MPs who voted against May’s deal ‘need to ...
Conservative MP Charles Walker is a vice chairman of the party’s 1922 Committee. ▶️ Read more ◀️
The government has finally confirmed that the European elections cannot be avoided. The UK will vote to send 73 MEPs back to the European Parliament in just over two weeks’ time. The government now hopes those MEPs will be out of a job after just a couple of months if a Brexit de ▶️ Read more ◀️
Talks between the Government and Labour over a possible Brexit deal are back on tomorrow, with some reports claiming Theresa May may be preparing dramatic concessions - even another referendum. ▶️ Read more ◀️
Labour's night wasn't quite as bad as the Conservatives’, but they still lost seats pretty heavily, with particularly worrying results for them in what would normally be considered strongholds in the north. ▶️ Read more ◀️
Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office, Jon Trickett discusses the plausibility of a Labour-Conservative deal, the prospect of a second referendum and how Brexit is really affecting his Yorkshire constituents. ▶️ Read more ◀️
Former head of the British Army, Lord Dannatt says whether any of Gavin Williamson's gaffes as Defence Secretary bothered him. ▶️ Read more ◀️
The Prime Minister is insisting the matter is closed - but calls for police to investigate the row over the National Security Council leak are growing tonight. ▶️ Read more ◀️
Could Theresa May be about to offer Jeremy Corbyn just about everything he's asking for on Brexit? And if so, will he be able to accept? ▶️ Read more ◀️Planned Parenthood’s Staci Fox: ’These dangerous, extreme abortion bans are nothing more than a poli ...
Staci Fox is from the pro-choice organisation, Planned Parenthood. ▶️ Read more ◀️
Dr Yu Jie researches China's economic diplomacy at Chatham House. Martin Jacques is a senior fellow at the Department of Politics and International Studies at Cambridge University, and a visiting professor at Tsinghua University in Beijing. ▶️ Read more ◀️
Just over a week ago Hamas fired hundreds of rockets into Israel, which responded with airstrikes. Gazans have been protesting against the economic blockade on every Friday for more than a year. ▶️ Read more ◀️
Prosecutors in Sweden have reopened an investigation into a rape allegation made against Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange. ▶️ Read more ◀️
Someone is diagnosed with dementia every three seconds and, according to a new report, nearly 60 percent of sufferers live in poorer countries. ▶️ Read more ◀️
The Dalits - the so-called "untouchables" - have for centuries been at the bottom of India's brutal caste system. ▶️ Read more ◀️
President Trump has insisted that trade talks to end the stand-off between the US and China are continuing in a "very congenial manner", despite having slapped new tariffs on Chinese goods worth £150 billion. ▶️ Read more ◀️
As many as 70 people have died trying to reach Europe after their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea on the way from Libya - the deadliest such accident since the start of the year. ▶️ Read more ◀️
We've travelled south to the capital of Karnataka, Bengaluru, better known perhaps by its old British Empire name of Bangalore. ▶️ Read more ◀️
A month before President Trump's visit to the UK, his Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was in town, voicing his concerns about the potential role of the Chinese tech giant Huawei in Britain's 5G network. ▶️ Read more ◀️
Two journalists who were jailed after reporting on Myanmar’s treatment of Rohingya Muslims have been released. Kyaw Soe Oo and Wa Lone, who work for the Reuters news agency, spent more than 500 days in prison. ▶️ Read more ◀️
Krishnan Guru-Murthy reports from the Indian city of Varanasi – what used to be called Benares. It is the constituency of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, so just the place to begin our journey from north to the south of the country, covering what’s become a bitter battle for th ▶️ Read more ◀️
We’ve been speaking to Jayati Ghosh, who is Professor of Economics at India’s elite Jawaharlal Nehru University. A well-known critic, she explained why she feels Narendra Modi’s government has failed. We then spoke to the BJP’s national spokesperson Nalin Kohli, and put it to him ▶️ Read more ◀️
Investigators in Moscow are examining what could have caused yesterday's fire on board an Aeroflot passenger jet, which left 41 people dead. ▶️ Read more ◀️
A powerful cyclone has torn through India's eastern coastline, causing widespread damage and the evacuation of more than a million people. ▶️ Read more ◀️