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News UK hires Kate McCann from Sky News for talkTV

Sky News Political Correspondent Kate McCann is joining News UK in the new role of Political Editor at talkTV. Kate will appear across the talkTV primetime schedule, including regular appearances on Tom Newton Dunn’s weeknight news and current affairs show. She will also contribute to talkRADIO and Times Radio. Before joining Sky in 2018, she worked at The Daily Telegraph as senior political correspondent and The Sun as political correspondent. Kate said: “talkTV will be a new and distinctive...
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Chief Political Commentator appointed at Times Radio

Lucy Fisher, currently Deputy Political Editor at the Daily Telegraph, has been appointed to the role of Chief Political Commentator at Times Radio. She will provide informed comment and analysis on programmes across the Times Radio schedule – from Breakfast to Drive – as well as appearing at a moment’s notice to deliver breaking political news lines as they happen. Lucy has been reporting on politics for almost a decade, and prior to her current role she spent seven years at The Times, with ...
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Female politicians left behind in Afghanistan are terrified of being killed by the Taliban

Taliban take control of Hamid Karzai International Airport after the completion of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, in Kabul, Afghanistan on August 31, 2021. Wali Sabawoon/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Female Afghan politicians were left stranded in Afghanistan, The Times reported Wednesday. Many of these Afghan members of parliament have been outspoken critics of the Taliban. "I'm not sure whether I'm going to survive the night," a female Afghan MP told a British politician...
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The Diet Coke Button, Unfortunately, Rules

Tom Newton Dunn | Twitter No one is happy about admitting this We did it. We made it to inauguration day, which shouldn’t be a huge deal but let’s be honest, it felt a little touch and go for a while there. The Biden-Harris administration’s to-do list is a mile long, but they’ve already started making changes. We’re gonna skip over Biden firing three Trump appointees who are the embodiment of evil, reinstating DACA protections, and rejoining the Paris climate accord and move...
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Biden appears to have removed the button Trump used to order Diet Cokes from the Oval Office desk

Biden in the Oval Office, left, and Trump in the Oval Office, right. AP Photo/Evan Vucci; AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster President Biden moved a button former President Trump used to order Diet Coke to the Oval Office. Trump revealed in 2017 that when he pressed a button on his Oval Office desk, a White House butler would bring him soda. The call button isn't new — Obama was pictured with it too — but it's no longer on the Resolute Desk. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. A butto...
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Launch date and schedule revealed for Times Radio

Times Radio will launch at 6am on Monday 29 June with Mariella Frostrup, Phil Williams, Carole Walker, Giles Coren and Hugo Rifkind joining the schedule. Former BBC Radio 4 presenter and Sky Book Show host Mariella Frostrup will be presenting afternoons, Monday to Thursday. 5 Live’s Phil Williams will host the evening slot, Monday to Thursday. TV and radio journalist Carole Walker, former BBC political correspondent will look after lates whilst Times columnist, restaurant critic and TV pres...
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The Sun’s Tom Newton Dunn joins Times Radio

The Sun Political Editor Tom Newton Dunn is joining Times Radio as presenter and chief political commentator. TND will also present shows in the weekly Times Radio schedule, as well as presenting special political shows during major events, such as election nights and the Budget. Tom has worked for The Sun for 16 years, joining first as Defence Editor in June 2004 before becoming Political Editor in 2009. He is also one of the hosts of BBC Radio 4’s The Week in Westminster, a panellist on ...
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Brexit: Angela Merkel says negotiations reach 'final sprint' phase – live news

Rolling updates on the latest political developments, including negotiations in BrusselsTusk: ‘Foundations’ of deal are ready but UK has late doubtsNo 10 struggling to secure backing of expelled MPsCould Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal pass through parliament? 7.21pm BST Anti-Brexit campaigner Jo Maugham QC has announced plans to launch a legal action in an attempt to ban the government from putting the Withdrawal Agreement before Parliament.I intend to lodge an immediate petition for an injunct...
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May faces Tory backlash over Williamson sacking as No 10 seeks to rule out police inquiry – live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happenGavin Williamson: ‘I was tried by kangaroo court – then sacked’Hunt undermines PM’s attempt to draw line under Williamson firingThe Williamson inquiry was a Whitehall rarity: quick and decisive 12.47pm BST Earlier I quoted the Sun’s political editor Tom Newton Dunn giving away tricks of the trade about how lobby journalists get ministers to “leak” information to them. (See 10.35am.) My colleague Gaby Hinsliff, a former politi...
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Brexit: MPs table flurry of alternative proposals for Commons - as it happened

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including reaction to the Commons voting to try to take control of the Brexit processMPs likely to back soft Brexit or second vote, says minister who quitRees-Mogg says it is ‘very, very difficult’ to see no deal happeningGovernment may ignore result of indicative votes process, says Hancock 11.53pm GMT I am wrapping this up now. Tomorrow is set to be another incredible day potentially bearing a number of surprises.Here the...
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Brexit: Hancock confirms government could charter planes to fly medicines into UK in event of no deal – Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen 11.33am GMT And the Lib Dems have now sent out a new release about their second referendum amendment. This is from Tom Brake, the party’s Brexit spokesman.The Liberal Democrats have led the campaign for a people’s vote. We are proud to have tabled an amendment which, if passed, would ensure the people get the final say on Brexit.Whilst we have heard warm words from Labour MPs, including the shadow chancellor, Labour seem unl...
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Brexit deal should be finalised within three weeks, Raab tells MPs - Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn at PMQsPMQs - Snap verdictPMQs - Verdict from Twitter commentariat 4.31pm GMT Dominic Raab’s letter saying that there should be a Brexit deal within the next three weeks (see 3.25pm) does not mean that there has been a breakthrough and that there definitely will be an agreement by then, government sources are saying. These are from the BBC’s Norman Smith and the Sun’s Tom Newton Dunn....
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No 10 accepts EU bill amendment giving MPs new rights to demand votes on Henry VIII powers - Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political development as they happen, including Theresa May’s statement to MPs about the UK-EU Brexit dealDavid Davis’s LBC interview - Summary 2.05pm GMT I’m just back from lobby. And - unusually - Number 10 had a story to announce: the government is accepting the amendment to the EU withdrawal bill tabled by the procedure committee last week giving the Commons the power to demand votes when ministers want to amend the law using secondary legislation.As I expla...
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A BBC Reporter Interviewed Her Boss About The Wage Gap & It Got Awkward

On Wednesday, the BBC released its top earners' salaries. The list was unprecedented; it was the first time the network revealed who earns what after the U.K. government ordered the company to be transparent about employees' salaries. But one thing about the list was not shocking: The salaries show a huge gender wage gap at the BBC.The highest paid woman at the company is Claudia Winkleman, the host of Strictly Come Dancing. She earned at least £450,000 in the last fiscal year, making Winkleman...
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Article 50 debate: Government lying about how easy Brexit will be, says Owen Smith - Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the first day of the Commons debate on the European Union (notification of withdrawal) bill, allowing the government to trigger article 50 12.15pm GMT On 17 February 1972 MPs concluded their debate at the second reading of the European communities bill, the legislation taking the UK into what was then the EEC. Here is the Hansard report of the debate.Harold Wilson, the Labour leader, explained why his party was vo...
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Donald Trump '100% behind Nato', says Theresa May at joint White House press conference – Politics live

Rolling coverage of Donald Trump and Theresa May’s joint press conference at the White House 6.30pm GMT May calls the Sun’s Tom Newton Dunn.Q: You say we will have a good trade deal, and you support Nato. But you keep changing your position. And how will the two of you get on because you are so differrent? 6.26pm GMT Trump says he thinks he has a good relationship with the Mexican president. But the US cannot continue to lose jobs. The US will renegotiate trade deals. That will be good f...
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Theresa May says it is wrong to claim hard Brexit inevitable – video

The prime minister says it is wrong to think that the country is heading for a so-called hard Brexit, does not accept the terms ‘hard’ and ‘soft’, but instead says her aim is a good deal for Britain. She responds to a question by Sun journalist Tom Newton Dunn who asked, given the 1% drop in the pound, whether the markets or she was getting her interpretation of Brexit wrong Continue reading...
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The Queen versus the Sun - will Ipso back the paper's source?

Palace says the story was inaccurate, but reporter Tom Newton Dunn sticks to his guns ahead of an interesting investigation for Ipso chairman, Sir Alan Moses Now for the showdown. With Buckingham Palace having complained to the Independent Press Standards Organisation (Ipso) about the Sun’s story, The Queen backs Brexit, comes a really interesting case for the regulator.Can the Sun back up its claim? I imagine the paper will rely on the time-honoured convention that it cannot possibly name its c...
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It's just possible that the Sun's 'Queen backs Brexit' story is true

But it does rely on an anonymous source... and matters are not improved by the fact that the man she is supposed to have addressed has denied it Well, did she or didn’t she? The Sun said the Queen backs Brexit. But Nick Clegg, the alleged recipient of her majesty’s views, dismissed the report as “nonsense”. And a Buckingham Palace spokesman insisted the Queen is, as ever, “politically neutral”.So, who to believe? The Sun’s “exclusive bombshell”, bylined Tom Newton Dunn, was anonymously sourced. ...
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