Labour commentator Emma Burnell joins Charlotte to discuss a report from the think tank the Fabians, which drew some pretty damning conclusions about the future of the Labour party, and looks ahead to the by-election in Copeland. What does 2017 hold for Jeremy Corbyn and his party?
Ian Dunt, editor of Politics.co.uk and author of Brexit: What the Hell Happens Now?, joins Charlotte to discuss the fascinating Brexit case in the Supreme Court that was brought by the businesswoman Gina Miller, and what strategy the Government might pursue now.
“Laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made.” That line from Otto von Bismark has been repeated to the point of cliché, but it rarely hast it felt more relevant than in the past few months – and the last few days in particular. Von Bismark lived in the 19th […]
The heated U.S. election campaign that saw Donald Trump elected 45th President of the United States raised many issues. A critically important one was the growing proliferation of fake news online. Both sides shared increasingly bizarre, heavily partisan, fake news stories during the fraught campaign. They fueled conspiracy theories on a variety of baseless issues . […]
After the shock result yesterday John Lewis have released their joyous Christmas advert just at the right moment. Starring the gorgeous Buster the boxer and a very sweet little girl it looks set to be a recorder breaker. Campaign reports: “John Lewis has also created a series of merchandise around the film, including stuffed toys of Buster, […]
Comedian Stephen Colbert used to play a cranky right-wing talk show host. The kind of cranky right-wing talk show host that may well supported Donald J. Trump for President. As host of The Late Show, playing nobody but himself, he has had to adjust. Last night he hosted an election night special. By the end, […]
Megyn Kelly has played an unexpected role in 2016 US presidential campaign. At the first Republication debate she asked then candidate for the nomination Donald Tump about his attitude towards women. The point, of course, was to ask the potential GOP nominees the toughest question they could face during the campaign. However, Trump did not […]
Steve Jobs revolutionized the music industry. Twice. The first time was releasing a device that allowed people to have “1000 songs in your pocket” instead of carrying around a case of CDs or minidiscs (remember them?!). The second was convincing the music industry to download songs individually for $0.99 (99p in the UK), instead of […]
After Zac Goldsmith’s decision to step down as an MP and trigger a by-election in Richmond Park, the Liberal Democrats are excited. They’re getting hot under their collars because they think they can snatch back a seat they lost to the Tories in 2010 and add to their lowly tally of eight MPs. A new poll […]
Not content with one episode looking at the chaos that is the US election, Top Line heads Stateside once again now that the candidates have square off for a final time. Rachel Cunliffe, Deputy Editor at reaction.life joins this week to discuss Trump’s assertion that he may not accept the result of the election, and whether or not […]