NI talks: Theresa Villiers to warn devolution is at stake in conference speech By Stephen Walker BBC News NI Political Correspondent 7 October 2015 From the section Northern Ireland Image caption Ms Villiers is due to deliver her fourth Conservative Party conference speech as Secretary of State The Northern Ireland Secretary is expected to tell […]
‘Political courage’ on drink pricing policy praised By Reevel Alderson BBC Scotland’s social affairs correspondent 7 October 2015 From the section Scotland Image copyright Thinkstock The Scottish government has been praised for its “political courage” in attempting to introduce a minimum unit price for alcohol. It came from the Global Alcohol Policy Alliance (GAPA) which […]
Jonathan Bell defends DUP’s ‘in-out’ ministers policy By Chris Page BBC News NI Political Correspondent 6 October 2015 From the section N. Ireland Politics The Enterprise Minister, Jonathan Bell, has defended the DUP’s policy of “in-out” ministers during a debate on legislation to deregulate credit unions. Mr Bell was temporarily reinstated as minister to put […]
Lord Adonis: The Labour peer now working for George Osborne By Chris Mason Political correspondent, BBC News 5 October 2015 From the section UK Politics Image copyright AP Image caption Andrew Adonis worked closely with Tony Blair before being a member of Gordon Brown’s cabinet “He’s a moderate moderate.” It is a four word description […]
Fox News has a religion correspondent on the payroll, because whenever you’re discussing important issues of the day, it’s handy to have a rightwing lunatic appear in religious garb to explain why disagreeing with his political positions pretty much guarantees your non-stop one-way flight directly to hell. Show More Summary
First minister is politics playing, says David Cameron By David Cornock BBC Wales Parliamentary correspondent 5 October 2015 From the section Wales politics David Cameron has accused First Minister Carwyn Jones of “playing politics” over the assembly’s powers ahead of next year’s elections. The prime minister denied Mr Jones’s claim that the UK government’s plans […]
Stormont crisis: Theresa Villiers tells parties they cannot be in talks ‘until Christmas’ By Stephen Walker BBC News NI Political Correspondent 4 October 2015 From the section N. Ireland Politics Image caption Theresa Villiers was speaking...Show More Summary
SDLP leadership contest: Sean Farren gives his backing to Colum Eastwood By Gareth Gordon BBC News NI Political Correspondent 1 October 2015 From the section N. Ireland Politics Image caption Colum Eastwood, 32, is the SDLP’s youngest assembly member A former SDLP executive minister has given his backing to the man hoping to replace Alasdair […]
Irish government says Martin McGuinness was present at Nama conference call By Julian O’Neill BBC News NI Business Correspondent 30 September 2015 From the section N. Ireland Politics Image caption Mr McGuinness told the finance committee that officials could find no paper trail to support claims that he had been “fully briefed” in relation to […]
What does Britain want from the EU? Gavin Hewitt Chief correspondent 30 September 2015 From the section UK Politics Image copyright AP Image caption Are the UK and Germany facing different ways on Europe? In the capitals of Europe and in Brussels, there is frustration at what they see as British shadow-boxing. A renegotiation of […]
Charlie Gasparino's not putting all his eggs in one party/candidate/basket on this one.
Analysing David Cameron’s approach to Syria By Carole Walker Political correspondent, BBC News 28 September 2015 From the section UK Politics Image copyright PA David Cameron has been meeting the Iranian leader Hassan Rouhani as he continues his efforts to inject new momentum into the efforts to find a political solution to the Syria conflict. […]
MSPs question success of mergers at Scottish colleges By Jamie McIvor BBC Scotland correspondent 28 September 2015 From the section Scotland politics Image copyright Thinkstock More information is needed before a major shake-up in Scotland’s colleges can be judged a success, according to a committee of MSPs. Scotland’s colleges have merged in the past few […]
Just in from the Irish News political correspondent, John Manley Foyle MLA @columeastwood will confirm challenge against @AlasdairMcD_MP for @SDLPlive leadership on Monday — Irish News Politics (@politicsIN) September 27, 2015 I would imagine some backers of his push will involved Mark Durkan MP and Claire Hanna. Backers of McDonnell will include Fearghal McKinney and more...
Is Labour now a threat to the Greens? By Eleanor Garnier Political correspondent 26 September 2015 From the section UK Image copyright PA Image caption Natalie Bennett admitted many are wondering if Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party is crowding the Green Party’s space It’s been a turbulent year for the Green Party. In May 2014 they […]
In a report for MSNBC’s Morning Joe on Wednesday, political correspondent Kasie Hunt used the upcoming Republican debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California to proclaim the GOP to be “all but extinct” in the Golden State.
A BBC cameraman is reportedly in hospital with injuries to his face and neck following an incident that took place outside the home of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on Tuesday. Channel 4 News political correspondent Michael Crick has shared details of the alleged assault on Twitter. Show More Summary
If you ask radio host and television host Charlamagne Tha God, Matthew Dowd — yes that Matthew Dowd, ABC’s political analyst and special correspondent — is a “thief.” Monday night, Dowd tweeted a link to a blog post announcing his new live-streaming show with LZ Granderson which he called “Uncommon Sense: Imported From Detroit.” my friend […]
So this week's episode of WaMo's BloggingheadsTV show is available, featuring our former online editor Ryan Cooper--now national political correspondent with The Week--talking mostly about the Democratic presidential nominating contest,...
More change in the Assembly as the Irish News political correspondent, John Manley reports that the UUPs East Belfast MLA, Michael Copeland has resigned his post effective 31st August. Speaking about the decision the Unionist leader, Mike Nesbitt says; As an elected representative Michael was good for us and good for me because he valued more...