Novara Live

Novara Live

By Novara Media

The biggest stories and guests from the UK and international left. Hosted by Michael Walker, Aaron Bastani, Ash Sarkar, Moya Lothian-McLean, Dalia Gebrial and more.

Episodes

Biden’s Cringeworthy Gaffes Intensify Push for New Candidate

Joe Biden faces renewed pressure to step aside after more disastrous gaffes during a NATO press conference. Plus: Labour’s plan to solve the prison crisis; and Britain’s complicity in the Gaza genocide. With Michael Walker and Aaron Bastani.
12/07/241h 4m

Labour Under Pressure to Scrap “Cruel” Two Child Benefit Cap With 1.6 Million Affected

Keir Starmer faces renewed pressure to scrap the two-child benefit cap as new figures reveal the devastating impact of the policy. Plus: Mixed messages from Ed Miliband on oil and gas exploration licences; and Thames Water is put into special measures. With Dalia Gebrial and Mike Bankole.
11/07/2456m 8s

Starmer Lands At NATO Summit, Ignores Atrocity In Gaza

Keir Starmer has headed to Washington for the 75th anniversary of NATO. We speak to foreign affairs writer Lily Lynch. Plus: Keir Starmer shows his hypocrisy on atrocities in Gaza and Ukraine; and Labour are considering one proposal that could see thousands of prisoners released this summer. With Michael Walker and Dalia Gebrial.
10/07/2457m 16s

MPs Sworn in to the Commons, Greens & Farage Give First Speeches

Keir Starmer has been asked how he will address voters lost over Gaza. His response isn’t encouraging. Plus: Suella Braverman takes aim at the pride flag; and the Tony Blair Institute is banging the drum for AI. With Aaron Bastani and NoJusticeMTG.
09/07/241h 2m

Left Pull Off Shock Win in France, As Far-Right Beaten Back

The left-wing Nouveau Front Populaire has pulled off a surprise victory in the French election, beating back the far right. Plus: Rachel Reeves’ first speech as chancellor, and a controversial appointment to Starmer’s cabinet. With Michael Walker and Ash Sarkar.
08/07/2456m 28s

Labour Wins Massive Majority on Low Vote Share, Gaza Costs Starmer

Labour has won a landslide majority of 170 seats. Michael Walker and Aaron Bastani break down the general election results.
05/07/2454m 17s

Tories Concede Defeat in Last Day of Campaign

With less than 24 hours to go before the polls open senior Tories have already conceded defeat. Plus: We speak to journalist Daniela Gabor about Labour’s relationship to private investors; and a Novara scoop on the man running against Jeremy Corbyn. With Michael Walker and Dalia Gebrial.
03/07/2456m 34s

Tory Campaign Reaches New Levels of Desperation

With the Conservative campaign in tatters Rishi Sunak has resorted to a desperate new line of attack against Keir Starmer. Plus: More than 200 candidates withdraw from the French election in an effort to block the far right. With Michael Walker and Aaron Bastani.
02/07/2459m 46s

Labour Plot to Replace NHS England Chair, Line up Billions in Corporate Bungs

Labour are reportedly plotting to replace the chair of NHS England with a party loyalist. Plus: France falls to the far right in the first round of elections; and a Palestinian doctor tortured in Israel’s infamous Shin Bet detention facility has spoken out. With Michael Walker and Aaron Bastani.
01/07/2454m 50s

Donald Trump VS Joe Biden Debate: Are The Democrats Doomed?

Joe Biden’s performance in the first Presidential debate against Donald Trump was an unmitigated disaster. Is this curtains for the Democratic Party? Plus: We speak Green Party candidate for Brighton Pavillion Sian Berry. With Aaron Bastani.
28/06/2459m 53s

Polling Shows Colossal Disapproval for Sunak and Starmer

Recent polling shows pitiful approval ratings for both Rishi Sunak and Keir Starmer, suggesting that a Labour landslide may come down to the self-destruction of the Conservative Party. Plus: Junior Doctors are on strike; and the President of Bolivia has poured cold water on an attempted coup. With Aaron Bastani and Ash Sarkar.
27/06/2455m 50s

Julian Assange Touches Down In Australia As A Free Man

Julian Assange has arrived in Australia after 5 years in Belmarsh prison and over a decade of persecution by the United States government. Plus: the election betting scandal keeps getting worse with Labour now implicated; and we speak to Faiza Shaheen about her independent campaign in Chingford & Woodford Green. With Michael Walker and Ash […]
26/06/2451m 54s

Julian Assange FINALLY Freed After Five Years In Belmarsh

Julian Assange has been released from Belmarsh prison after five years of incarceration over an extradition case to the United States. We speak to Yanis Varoufakis, a friend of the WikiLeaks founder who has been campaigning for his freedom. Plus: exclusive polling on Corbyn’s constituency of Islington North. With Michael Walker and Grace Blakeley
25/06/241h 2m

Tories Launch Their Own Inquiry Into Election Gambling Allegations

Rishi Sunak has said the Conservative party are now conducting their own inquiry into allegations of Tory MPs, candidates and staffers gambling on the date of the general election. Plus: Nigel Farage has come under fire for saying that the war in Ukraine was provoked by the west; and Benjamin Netanyahu has admitted he is […]
24/06/2440m 9s

Starmer’s Offer to Renters Explained

Labour leader Keir Starmer has vowed to end the scourge of ‘bidding wars’ in the UK rental market. We speak to Generation Rent’s Conor O’Shea about the reality of renting in Britain. Plus: the worrying links between far-right group Turning Point UK and Conservative party politicians; and a new video has emerged that further exposes […]
21/06/2456m 19s

The Tory Election Campaign Is Imploding

The Conservative Party are now briefing candidates to use messaging about their impending defeat. Is there anything left to salvage for the Tories? Plus: Martin Forde accuses Labour of trying to gag him; and Benjamin Netanyahu has a public spat with the IDF. With Moya Lothian-McLean and Michael Walker.
20/06/2452m 54s

Sunak Confronted by Callers in LBC Phone-In

Rishi Sunak has taken a pummelling from the general public during an LBC phone-in as polling suggests the worst Conservative election performance in history. Plus: We break down the SNP and Workers Party manifestos; and Mehdi Hasan makes the case for anti-Zionism. With Michael Walker and Ash Sarkar.
19/06/2452m 41s

Keir Starmer Snakes His Way Through LBC Phone-In

Keir Starmer has appeared on Nick Ferrari’s LBC breakfast show to face a grilling from callers. Plus: A desperate Tory Party has hit the Boris Johnson button; and new polling reveals Jeremy Corbyn’s popularity. With Aaron Bastani and NoJusticeMTG.
18/06/2458m 36s

Nigel Farage Launches Reform UK’s Manifesto

Nigel Farage has launched the Reform UK manifesto, blaming many of Britain’s problems on the “population explosion”. Plus: An investigation finds the Greek coastguard responsible for dozens of migrant deaths; and Benjamin Netanyahu dissolves the Israeli war cabinet. With Michael Walker and Ash Sarkar.
17/06/2456m 26s

Sunak Says He Is Fighting To Not Come Third As Poll Sees Reform Overtake Tories | #NovaraLIVE

Reform UK has for the first time overtaken the Conservatives in an opinion poll, leading party leader Nigel Farage to claim that they are now the real opposition. Plus: a look at the chaos of the French snap election; and Keir Starmer is upset that people have laughed at how many times he mentions his […]
14/06/2459m 50s

Starmer Launches Labour Manifesto Slammed As “Return to Austerity”

Moya Lothian-McLean and NoJusticeMTG break down the Labour Party manifesto for the 2024 general election.
13/06/241h 1m

Green Party Launch Manifesto of Bold Policies for “Real Change”

Michael Walker and Grace Blakeley break down the Green Party’s manifesto for the 2024 general election. Plus: a UN report has called out atrocities committed by Hamas and Israel; and Rishi Sunak’s D-day blunder gets worse.
12/06/2442m 8s

Sunak Launches Manifesto of Desperate Tax Cuts Amid Dying Campaign

Rishi Sunak has unveiled a new Conservative manifesto. Is there anything left to salvage for the now utterly defeated Prime Minister? Plus: The US isn’t being entirely honest about their latest Gaza ceasefire proposal. With Michael Walker and James Meadway.
11/06/2453m 17s

Macron Takes Huge Gamble After Surge Of European Far-Right

European parliament election results have seen a surge for the far-right in many countries, particularly in France. French President Emmanuel Macron has responded by calling a snap election. Plus: the Liberal Democrats launch their election manifesto; and a Reform UK candidate has some bizarre views about Hitler. With Michael Walker and Ash Sarkar.
10/06/2456m 28s

Rishi Sunak’s Disaster Campaign Keeps Getting Worse

Rishi Sunak has sparked fury by leaving a D-Day commemoration event early. Both Keir Starmer and Nigel Farage have condemned the move. Plus: A first look at some of Labour’s new manifesto pledges; and Briahna Joy Gray is fired after criticising Israel. With Michael Walker and NoJusticeMTG.
07/06/2447m 35s

Faiza Shaheen on Her Campaign to Beat the Tories and Labour

We speak to Faiza Shaheen about her brutal deselection by the Labour Party and her decision to run as an independent. Plus: Dodgy Tory candidate selections revealed; and Israel bombs a UN school. With Moya Lothian McLean and Ash Sarkar.
06/06/2458m 33s

Faiza Shaheen Announces Independent Election Campaign

Faiza Shaheen has launched an independent general election campaign after being blocked by the Labour party. Plus: Sunak’s tax lie about Labour; and Starmer’s party welcomes another pro-Israel extremist. With Michael Walker and Dalia Gebrial.
05/06/241h

Nigel Farage Heads to Clacton and Is Milkshaked Again

Shortly after being crowned leader of Reform UK, Nigel Farage was hit in the face by a milkshake in Clacton-on-Sea. Plus: Hezbollah rockets hit Northern Israel; and Sky News hear the powerful testimony of a bomb blast survivor in Gaza. With Aaron Bastani and Mike Bankole.
04/06/241h 2m

Nigel Farage Announces Election Bid With Reform UK in U-turn

After promising he would not run for Reform in the general election, Nigel Farage has now announced he will lead the party. Plus: Kemi Badenoch has a disastrous media round, and we speak to David Adler about the Mexican election results. With Moya Lothian-McLean and NoJusticeMTG.
03/06/241h 14m

Diane Abbott Free to Stand for Labour, Trump Found Guilty at Hush Money Trial

Keir Starmer has confirmed that Diane Abbott is now free to stand as a Labour MP in Hackney North. Plus: Donald Trump has been found guilty of of 34 felony offences in a New York Court; and the IDF have flattened the Jabalia refugee camp. With Dalia Gebrial and NoJusticeMTG.
31/05/241h 13m

Starmer’s Labour in Disgraceful Purge of Left MP Candidates

Labour’s purge of its political left continues apace – with more candidates being barred from contesting the upcoming general election. Plus: Starmer’s party decide a paid Israel lobbyist is a suitable parliamentary candidate; and the Green Party launch their general election campaign in Bristol. With Ash Sarkar and Moya Lothian-McLean.
30/05/241h 6m

Labour Under Fire Over Shoddy Treatment Of Diane Abbott

Labour are under fire over the party leadership’s appalling treatment of veteran MP Dianne Abbott. We speak to Martin Forde KC about the state of the party. With Michael Walker.
29/05/2459m 12s

IDF Deliver Findings Over Rafah Massacre; They Don’t Make Sense

IDF have released their initial findings into fires that were caused by an Israeli airstrike and that led to the deaths of at least 50 people in Rafah. Plus: Labour has blocked Dianne Abbott from standing as a candidate at the general election; and the Tories have announced another new policy targeted at older voters. […]
28/05/2459m 52s

Israeli Airstrike Massacres Dozens in Rafah; Netanyahu Calls It “A Tragic Mistake”

Israel has attacked displaced Palestinians in Gaza’s southern city of Rafah, killing at least 45 people and injuring dozens more in airstrikes. Plus: the Tory general election campaign has faced a disaster start; and the co-founder of Human Rights Watch has declared that Israel is conducting a genocide in Gaza. With Michael Walker and Crystal.
27/05/2454m 46s

ICJ Orders Israel to Halt Rafah Offensive

The International Court of Justice has ruled that Israel must cease its offensive in Rafah. Plus: Keir Starmer faces his first broadcast grilling of the general election campaign; and Jeremy Corbyn has made his pitch to continue to be the member of parliament for Islington North. With Michael Walker and Aaron Bastani.
24/05/241h 5m

UK Party Leaders Kick Off Election Campaigns

Leaders of UK political parties have launched their campaigns ahead of the July 4th general election. Plus: A pro-Palestine protestor has been charged after using a placard depicting Rishi Sunak as a coconut; and the debate on whether or not the UK should open up a family visa scheme for Palestinians. With Dalia Gebrial and […]
23/05/241h 7m

Rishi Sunak Announces July General Election

In the pouring rain and 20 points behind in the polls, Rishi Sunak has announced that the UK general election will take place on 4 July. Plus: Ireland, Spain and Norway have announced their intention to recognise Palestine as a state. With Michael Walker and Moya Lothian-McLean
22/05/241h 2m

Biden Trashes ICC After Netanyahu Arrest Warrant Request

US President Joe Biden has rejected the ICC’s arrest warrant request for Benjamin Netanyahu. We speak to Francis A Boyle, professor of international law at the University of Illinois College of Law. Plus: we speak to Andrew Feinstein – the man taking on Keir Starmer in his own constituency. With Michael Walker and @NoJusticeMTG
21/05/241h 1m

ICC Seeks Arrest Warrants for Netanyahu & Hamas Leaders

The ICC has announced that it seeks the arrests of Israeli and Hamas leaders. Plus: the Infected Blood inquiry publishes its damning report; and the Iranian president has been killed in a helicopter crash. With Steven Methven and Mike Bankole.
20/05/2449m 54s

General Election Battle Begins, Jeremy Hunt Promises Tax Cuts

With parties gearing up for a general election, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt promises further tax cuts. Plus: We speak to Green Party co-leader Carla Denyer; and a British asylum housing tycoon hits the Sunday Times rich list. With Michael Walker and Aaron Bastani.
17/05/241h 6m

Starmer Launches “First Steps” Ahead of General Election

Keir Starmer has launched six ‘first steps’ ahead of the upcoming general election. Plus: residents in Devon have been told their tap water is not safe to drink following the outbreak of a parasitic disease; and Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has ruled out a two-state solution. With Dalia Gebrial and Mike Bankole.
16/05/2458m 55s

On Nakba Day, Joe Biden Pledges New Arms To Israel

As Nakba day arrives and commemorates the expulsion of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians driven from their homes, Joe Biden has floated another billion dollars of weapon sales to Israel. Plus: we look at events in Georgia after protestors react to a controversial new law; and Paul Mason has announced he is seeking selection to […]
15/05/2456m 28s

Israeli Forces Push Deeper Into Rafah

Israel’s military operation has intensified in Rafah, with tanks reportedly pushing into built up areas in the city’s eastern zones. Plus: Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has come out with a bold ambition for Britain; and far-right Israeli settlers have taken their attacks on aid trucks bound for Gaza to new levels. With Aaron Bastani and  @NoJusticeMTG .
14/05/2457m 27s

Labour Finally Come Out Against Israeli Arms Sales

Labour have finally said they now oppose arms sales to Israel. Plus: Rishi Sunak has used a keynote speech to say the country would not be safe under Keir Starmer; and shocking details of conditions at an Israeli detention centre have been revealed. With Michael Walker and Ash Sarkar.
13/05/2453m 2s

Keir Starmer Says He Would Deploy MI5 to Stop the Boats

Keir Starmer has given a speech laying out his plan to stop small boats, saying he will deploy MI5 to tackle people smugglers. Plus: The potential impacts of AI on dating; and Hillary Clinton’s ridiculous message to pro-Palestine protesters. With Michael Walker and Aaron Bastani.
10/05/241h 2m

Biden Tells Israel: No More Weapons If You Invade Rafah

US President Joe Biden has said that Israel will receive no further weapons if the country invades Rafah. Plus: the fallout from Natalie Elphicke’s defection has exposed rifts within Labour; and Israel’s entry at Eurovision has been met with boos and chants of ‘free Palestine’. With Aaron Bastani and Tadhg Hickey.
09/05/241h 2m

Biden Pauses Weapons Shipment To Israel

The United States have halted a shipment of weapons including high munition bombs to Israel. Plus: Tory MP Natalie Elphicke has defected to Labour; and southern Brazil has been hit by catastrophic flooding. With Michael Walker and Femi Nylander.
08/05/241h 3m

Israeli Tanks Capture Rafah Border Crossing As Netanyahu Rejects Ceasefire Deal

Israel has begun its long-awaited Rafah operation, with IDF tanks capturing Gaza’s side of the border crossing. Plus: Protest encampments spread across UK universities; and Ash Sarkar goes head to head with Labour’s Emily Thornberry on BBC Politics Live. With Moya Lothian-McLean and Mike Bankole.
07/05/241h 5m

Israel Tells 100,000 Palestinians to Flee Rafah

Israel have ordered 100,000 Palestinians to leave the crowded city of Rafah in southern Gaza. Plus: more fallout from the local and mayoral elections including right-wingers fuming that Sadiq Khan has been re-elected. With Michael Walker and Ash Sarkar.
06/05/241h 6m

Tories Wrecked in Local Elections

Michael Walker and Aaron Bastani discuss Tories’ thrashing in local elections. Plus: The Greens make commendable gains; and a Labour source blames an election defeat on Hamas.
03/05/241h 9m

Hundreds Arrested at UCLA Palestine Protest, Immigration Raid Shutdown in South London

Police have arrested hundreds of Palestine protestors at a UCLA encampment. Plus: a south London immigration raid has been blocked by the community; and Labour have diluted yet another policy offer. With Moya Lothian-McLean and  @NoJusticeMTG
02/05/2449m 19s

Riot Cops & Pro-Israel Mobs: the Crackdown on US College Palestine Protests

Protests against the war in Gaza at US College campuses have been met with a crackdown by law enforcement and violence from a pro-Israel mob. Plus: Jamie Driscoll joins the show live ahead of the North East mayoral election. With Michael Walker and Dalia Gebrial.
01/05/241h 2m

Who Will Be Next Leader of the SNP? George Galloway Launches Workers Party Candidate

After Humza Yousaf’s resignation, who will be the next leader of the SNP? We speak to co-editor of Conter David Jamieson. Plus: George Galloway announces a slate of candidates for his workers party; and Keir Starmer is caught lying again. With Aaron Bastani and  @NoJusticeMTG .
30/04/241h 6m

Humza Yousaf Resigns As Scottish First Minister

Humza Yousaf has resigned as first minister of Scotland after threats of a no-confidence vote against his position. Plus: the home office have launched a shock operation to detain asylum seekers ahead of the local elections; and speculation is rife about Sangita Myska after she was taken off air at LBC. With Michael Walker and […]
29/04/2459m 55s

Israel’s Biggest Backer Accuses China of Funding Wars

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken has has accused China of funding wars, despite their ongoing financial support of Israel’s war in Gaza. Plus: ahead of London mayoral candidate – we speak to the Green Party candidate Zoe Garbett. With Michael Walker and Aaron Bastani.
26/04/241h 4m

Humza Yousaf Faces No Confidence Vote After Scottish Power-sharing Collapses

Power-sharing in the Scottish Parliament has collapsed after First Minister Humaza Yousaf ditched the SNP’s coalition agreement with the Scottish Greens. We speak to author and political commentator Gerry Hassan. Plus: Benjamin Netanyahu has spoken out against US college students protesting Israel’s war in Gaza; and Labour announce their plans to nationalise Britain’s railways. With […]
25/04/241h 12m

The UN & EU Demand Inquiry Into Gaza Mass Graves

Following the discovery of new mass graves in Gaza since the start of April, The UN Human Rights Commissioner has now called for a full investigation. Plus: Channel 4’s tell-all interview with an anonymous IDF soldier; and Michael Walker debates Tom Harwood on no-fault evictions. With  @NoJusticeMTG .
24/04/241h 8m

Sunak Says Rwanda Policy “Compassionate” After Five Die in Channel

In the wake of the Rwanda bill passing its final parliamentary hurdle, five people have tragically died whilst crossing the channel. Plus: Pro-Palestinian protests spread to multiple universities across the U.S; and Starmer lays it on thick for St George’s day. With Aaron Bastani and Michael Walker.
23/04/2458m 19s

Sunak’s Last Ditch Bid to Save His Premiership

Rishi Sunak is trying to rescue his premiership by reviving his favourite dead end policy – stopping small boats. Plus: the truth is revealed about Gideon Falter’s clash with police at a pro-Palestine march; and yet another lie about the October 7th attacks has fooled the media. With Michael Walker and  @NoJusticeMTG .
22/04/241h 6m

Israel Launches Strike On Iran

Israel has launched another aerial attack on Iran. There is no indication that Iran will retaliate, potentially signalling a significant de-escalation. Plus: We speak to Alpa Shah about the Indian elections, which are set to be the largest in human history. With Michael Walker and Aaron Bastani.
19/04/2458m 58s

US & UK Issue New Sanctions on Iran, Leaks Show US Opposes Palestinian Statehood

The US and UK have issued new sanctions packages on Iran targeting individuals and suppliers of weapons parts. Plus: The Scottish government has dropped a 2030 emissions target for 2030; and the latest scandal coming from a Tory MP is truly bizarre. With Moya Lothian-McLean and  @NoJusticeMTG .
18/04/2455m 50s

Netanyahu Says Israel Will Make “Own Decision” After Visit From David Cameron

Netanyahu has said Israel will make it’s “own decision” after restraint was urged by British foreign secretary David Cameron. Plus: Gordon Ramsay’s restaurant has been hit by squatters; and the desert city of Dubai is hit by extraordinary flooding. With Michael Walker and Tadhg Hickey.
17/04/2459m 8s

Israel Threatens That Iran Won’t Get Off ‘Scot-Free’, NatCon Event Shut Down by Police

Israel has given its clearest indication of intent to respond to Iran, with senior spokesperson Daniel Hagari saying that Iran will not get off ‘scot-free’. Plus: a national conservatism conference featuring Nigel Farage and Suella Braverman in Brussels has been shut down by police; and smoking could be phased out for a generation by legislation […]
16/04/2449m 9s

Israeli War Cabinet Discuss Response to Iran’s Retaliatory Attack

The Israeli war cabinet are considering how to respond after Iran conducted a retaliatory attack on Israel with hundreds of drone missiles. We speak to Beirut-based journalist Séamus Malekafzali. Plus: David Cameron is caught out in a Sky interview which exposes the UK’s hypocrisy on Iran’s attack; and Rachel Riley has been forced to apologise […]
15/04/2454m 23s

Starmer Pledges Extra Ten Billion For Defence

Keir Starmer has pledged to raise defence spending to 2.5% alongside a commitment to building new nuclear submarines. Plus: How China is set to dominate the electric vehicle; and U.S. intelligence warns that Iran could attack Israel imminently.
12/04/241h 2m

Iran Threatening “Significant Attack” on Israel Says Biden

US President Joe Biden has warned of a “significant attack” by Iran on Israel as tensions mount between the two nations. Plus: Sunak’s pledges are again under review after new data on NHS waiting lists is released; and there’s new hope for Julian Assange in this battle to resist extradition to the United States. With […]
11/04/2454m 10s

Cass Review Delivers Controversial Verdict on NHS Trans Healthcare

A damning review into NHS services for trans children has been published and its findings have proven controversial. We speak to Natacha Kennedy from the Feminist Gender Equality Network and Dr Aidan Kelly, clinical director of Gender Plus. With Michael Walker and Dalia Gebrial.
10/04/2458m 0s

Cameron Says UK Will Still Sell Israel Arms, Germany in the Dock Over Israel Support

Foreign secretary David Cameron has said that Britain will continue to sell arms to Israel. Plus: Germany are facing allegations of enabling genocide in Gaza at the international court of justice; and the son of a Labour mega-donor has won election to chair of Young Labour. With Aaron Bastani and  @NoJusticeMTG .
09/04/241h 1m

Israel Withdraw Almost All Troops From Southern Gaza + Interview with Daniel Levy

Israel has withdrawn nearly all its troops from Southern Gaza, leaving just one battalion remaining in the region. We speak to British-Israeli analyst and former Israeli negotiator Daniel Levy. With Michael Walker and Ash Sarkar.
08/04/241h 8m

Israel’s Sham Investigation of Aid Worker Killings, Biden’s Ultimatum to Netanyahu

Israel have released the findings of their investigation into the killing of aid workers by drone strike. Meanwhile, US president Joe Biden has issued an ultimatum to Benjamin Netanyahu on Gaza. Plus: we look into the history of Alan Duncan’s struggle with Israel; and an appearance on Sky News by Owen Jones has caused an […]
05/04/2459m 45s

Pressure Mounting on Sunak to Ban Israeli Arm Sales

Rishi Sunak is facing increasing calls to ban weapons sales to Israel after three British aid workers were killed by an IDF drone strike. Plus: we speak to artificial intelligence expert Professor Noel Sharkey about the news that the Israeli military have been using the technology to target Palestinians. With Moya Lothian-McLean and  @NoJusticeMTG .
04/04/2457m 38s

Three Britons Killed by Israel Named

The three British citizens killed in an Israeli airstrike on a humanitarian convoy in Gaza have been named, as pressure mounts on the government to end arms sales to Israel. Plus: We speak to surgeon Nick Maynard about his experiences as a volunteer medic in Gaza; and Krishnan Guru-Murthy puts Israel’s new UK spokesperson through […]
03/04/241h 7m

Three British Aid Workers Killed by Israeli Airstrike in Gaza

Seven international aid workers, including three British citizens, have been killed in an Israeli air strike. Plus: We examine the reaction to the Iranian consulate bombing in Iran; and Labour can’t say they’ll stop selling arms to Israel. With Aaron Bastani and Mike Bankole.
02/04/241h 3m

Shocking Aftermath of Israeli Assault on Al-Shifa Hospital

After a two-week long assault and occupation, Israeli forces have pulled out of Gaza’s largest medical centre. Meanwhile, Tory MP Alicia Kearns has alleged the government have received legal advice that Israel is committing war crimes in Gaza. We speak to Paul Rogers emeritus professor of peace studies at Bradford University. With Michael Walker and […]
01/04/241h 1m

Olly Alexander Rejects Call to Boycott Eurovision Over Israel

British Eurovision entrant Olly Alexander has rejected calls to boycott the contest over Israel’s participation. Plus: how artificial intelligence continues to be a topic on the future of work; and we look at the record numbers of asylum seekers risking their lives to cross the Channel. With Michael Walker and Aaron Bastani.
29/03/241h 4m

UN Chief Says Israel’s Siege Of Gaza Is War Crime, ICJ Orders Israel To Prevent Famine

The United Nations head of human rights has said that Israel’s siege of Gaza amounts to a war crime. Plus: One of Britain’s biggest water companies is facing potential nationalisation; and we look at the issue of childcare costs and what Britain’s two main parties are offering. With Ash Sarkar and Joris Lechene.
28/03/2452m 51s

Netanyahu Blasts United States and Says International Pressure on Israel “Won’t Work”

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has spoken out for the first time about the UN security council voting for a ceasefire in Gaza. Plus: Eylon Levy has officially been terminated as an Israeli spokesperson; and new figures show there is now a record amount of sewage in Britain’s seas, lakes and rivers. With Michael Walker and […]
27/03/241h 2m

Israel Losing Global Support Say Hamas and Donald Trump

Hamas have said that Israel is losing global support following the UN security council’s vote for a ceasefire in Gaza. Plus: Julian Assange wins more time to prevent his extradition to the United States; and the Labour party are facing allegations of vote rigging over candidate selection. With Aaron Bastani and  @NoJusticeMTG .
26/03/2454m 39s

UN Security Council Votes for Gaza Ceasefire, Netanyahu Cancels Visit to US

The United Nations Security Council has passed a resolution demanding an immediate ceasefire in Gaza. Following the U.S. abstention from the vote, Benjamin Netanyahu has cancelled an Israeli delegation’s planned visit to Washington. Plus: Over 130 killed in a terrorist attack on a Moscow theater; and the Telegraph blames Russia and China for propagating Kate […]
25/03/2456m 28s

Russia & China Veto US Ceasefire Resolution, Kate Middleton Receiving Cancer Treatment

Russia and China have vetoed a US-written ceasefire resolution at the United Nations. Plus: the Princess of Wales is receiving cancer treatment; and politicians weigh in on the new England football kit. With Michael Walker and Aaron Bastani.
22/03/241h 5m

US Submit Draft Resolution to United Nations Over Gaza

The US has submitted draft resolution to United Nations, but it stops short of demanding a Gaza ceasefire. Plus: Child poverty in the UK has hit a record high; and Labour race adviser Doreen Lawrence has slammed Keir Starmer’s handling of racism in the party. With Moya Lothian-McLean and Ash Sarkar.
21/03/241h 1m

Netanyahu Says Aid Port Could Deport Gazans, Jared Kushner Says Gaza Property Valuable

Israeli Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has suggested a US-built aid port on the Gaza coast could be used to deport Palestinians from the region. Plus: Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has resigned; and Israeli spokesperson Eylon Levy has been suspended. With Michael Walker and Dalia Gebrial.
20/03/241h

Plot to Oust Sunak Amid Increased Tory Infighting

Tory infighting is continuing to tear the party apart with rumours swirling of a plot to oust Rishi Sunak. Plus: Labour’s Rachel Reeves cites the Thatcher government as inspiration for the next Labour one; and Reform UK are upset at being called ‘far right’. With Aaron Bastani and Mike Bankole.
19/03/2456m 14s

EU Chief Says Israel Has Created Famine in Gaza, Netanyahu in Denial

The EU’s Foreign Affairs chief Josep Borrell has accused Israel of using famine as a weapon of war. Plus: Vladimir Putin has been re-elected in as Russian president; and Welsh Labour have a new leader in Vaughan Gething. With Michael Walker and James Meadway.
18/03/2456m 33s

When Will Sunak Call the General Election?

Rishi Sunak has ruled out a general election on 2 May. But will he wait for the autumn or call one earlier? Plus: US Senate majority leader Chuck Schumer has called for Netanyahu to go; and BBC Question Time invite on a right-winger who denies there is a shortage of food in Gaza. With Michael […]
15/03/241h 1m

Michael Gove Names Muslim Groups in Extremism Redefinition Announcement

Communities secretary Michael Gove has announced the government’s new definition of extremism and named three Muslim groups. Plus: the latest Israeli plan for Rafah would see civilians herded into ‘humanitarian islands’; and Diane Abbott makes herself heard after the Commons speaker failed to give her the opportunity. With Moya Lothian-McLean and  @NoJusticeMTG
14/03/2457m 58s

Speaker Slammed for Ignoring Diane Abbott, Sunak Struggles Over Donor Racism Row

Commons speaker Lindsay Hoyle is under fire for not allowing Diane Abbott to speak at PMQs amid a growing racism row over a Tory donor. Plus: an Israeli minister celebrates the shooting of a 13-year-old boy in the West Bank; and Guardian editor Kath Viner is facing accusations of censorship at the newspaper over Israel’s […]
13/03/241h 3m

Tory Party Donor in Alleged Racist Rant About Diane Abbott

One of Conservative party’s biggest donors has been alleged to have made a racist rant about Diane Abbott. Plus: Following unrest in the country – the prime minister of Haiti has resigned; and Starmer’s Sophy Ridge interview doesn’t give many answers on his plan for a future Labour government. With Aaron Bastani and Michael Walker.
12/03/241h 5m

Lee Anderson Defects to Reform UK, Gove’s Extremism Plan

Michael Gove’s updated extremism plan has come under fire from three former Tory home secretaries. Plus: Lee Anderson has defected to the right-wing Reform UK; and we speak to the director of an upcoming documentary scrutinising the evidence around October 7th. With Michael Walker and  @NoJusticeMTG .
11/03/241h 5m

Biden’s State of the Union Address

Joe Biden has used his State of The Union address to announce the construction of a port on the Gaza coast to deliver more aid to Palestinians. Plus: Newspapers and government advisors are stating that Gaza protests have made London a no-go zone for jews – we speak to an organiser of the Jewish bloc […]
08/03/241h 8m

Labour & Tories Accused of “Conspiracy of Silence”

The director of the IFS has accused both Labour and the Tories of a “conspiracy of silence” over their economic plans for Britain. Plus: the government’s extremism programme has been broadened to include socialism, anti-fascism and communism; and right-wingers are freaking out about Hunt spending a million quid on a war memorial for Muslims. With […]
07/03/241h 1m

Jeremy Hunt’s Budget Can’t Hide Tory Failure

Jeremy Hunt’s budget has offered Briton’s a small drop in national insurance and not much else. Plus: Labour have again swallowed Tory austerity rhetoric in their budget response; and Tory figures have been forced to apologise for smearing people over the war in Gaza. With Michael Walker and  @NoJusticeMTG .
06/03/2456m 16s

Jeremy Hunt Plans National Insurance Cut in 2024 Budget

The Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has announced the centre piece for his 2024 budget – a cut to national insurance contributions. We speak to senior researcher at Common Wealth Eleanor Shearer. Plus: TalkTV announce they are closing their terrestrial service and going online only; and Starbucks cut thousands of jobs as a result of boycotts over […]
05/03/2449m 27s

Kamala Harris Calls for Gaza Ceasefire, Cracks Appear in Netanyahu Government

Vice President Kamala Harris has called for a ceasefire in Gaza, the first high-ranking US official to do so. Plus: BBC verify weigh in on the so-called ‘flour massacre’ that killed over a hundred Palestinians; and the price of train tickets has been hiked across England and Wales. With Michael Walker and Ash Sarkar.
04/03/2455m 36s

George Galloway Points to Gaza in Rochdale Byelection Victory

George Galloway has achieved a stomping victory in the Rochdale byelection with 40% of the vote. Plus: we speak to Mehdi Hasan about his new media platform Zeteo. With Michael Walker and Aaron Bastani.
01/03/241h 18m

Gaza Death Toll Tops 30k After Israeli Attack on Crowd Seeking Aid

Over a hundred are dead after Israeli tanks reportedly opened fire on Palestinians waiting for food aid in Gaza city. Plus: a damning inquiry around murderer Wayne Couzens has reported how police forces missed multiple red flags in hiring him; and the case of a Tory safe seat candidate who prosecuted a man over an […]
29/02/2456m 58s

Michael Gove Panders to Landlord Tories, Waters Down Renters Bill

Tory landlord backbenchers are reportedly looking to water down the renters reform bill. We speak to Rebecca Winson – a senior organiser with the New Economics foundation who has spent years campaigning against no-fault evictions. Plus: James Cleverly says Palestinian protestors have “made their point” and should stop protesting; and a shocking example that demonstrated […]
28/02/2455m 32s

Lee Anderson Refuses to Apologise for Islamophobic Rant About Sadiq Khan

Lee Anderson has refused to apologise for his Islamophobic rant about London mayor Sadiq Khan – and Tory ministers are struggling to call him out for it sufficiently. Plus: US state department spokesperson Matthew Miller makes an eyebrow-raising comment; and Labour have a new policy for tackling misogyny in school classrooms. With Aaron Bastani and […]
27/02/2447m 57s

Sunak Denies Islamophobia Problem in Tory Party After Lee Anderson’s Rant

Rishi Sunak has denied the Tories have a problem with Islamophobia after the suspension of Conservative MP Lee Anderson over comments about London Mayor Sadiq Khan. Plus: A U.S Airman in Washington DC has protested Israel’s war in Gaza by self-immolating outside the Israeli embassy; and the media are outraged at Charlotte Church because she […]
26/02/2457m 36s

Braverman Leads Calls for Clampdown on Palestine Protests

Former home secretary Suella Braverman has joined the moral panic on Palestinian protests by warning that Islamists are bullying Britain into submission. Plus: Liz Truss appears alongside Steve Bannon at CPAC; and Michael goes on GB News to call out their co-owner. With Michael Walker and Rivkah Brown.
23/02/2459m 32s

Lindsay Hoyle Apologises to SNP, 67 MPs Calling for Him to Go

Commons Speaker Lindsay Hoyle Commons has issued an apology for his decision to put forward a Labour amendment over an SNP motion. Plus: the latest updates from Gaza; and Labour’s defense over Hoylegate. With Moya Lothian-McLean and Ash Sarkar.
22/02/241h 2m

Labour Accused of Blackmailing Speaker Ahead of Gaza Ceasefire Vote

Commons speaker Lindsay Hoyle is facing questions on his position after being accused of blackmail over an opposition day motion. Plus: a trident missile test firing goes wrong; and Norman Finklestein makes another interesting appearance on Piers Morgan’s show. With Michael Walker and  @NoJusticeMTG .
21/02/2458m 38s

Biden Urges Israel to Stop Invasion of Rafah With UN Resolution

The U.S has proposed a resolution to the United Nations Security Council opposing Israel’s planned ground invasion into Rafah. Plus: Labour are scrambling to avoid a huge rebellion over a vote on a Gaza ceasefire; Julian Assange is facing his last chance to avoid extradition to the United States. With Dalia Gebrial and Michael Walker.
20/02/2452m 22s

Israel Called Out at the Hague Over Occupation of Palestine

Israel is back in the dock at the ICJ as the world court decides if their occupation of Palestine is illegal. We speak to Human Right’s Watch senior legal advisor Clive Baldwin. Plus: Labour’s position on Gaza is facing scrutiny ahead of a ceasefire vote; and citizen’s assemblies are back under discussion after Labour have […]
19/02/241h 1m

Putin Critic Alexei Navalny Dies in Russian Prison

Leading Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny has died in a penal colony in Siberia. Plus: Egypt is preparing a refugee camp close to the Gaza border in advance of Israel’s ground offensive in Rafah; and Sunak’s Tories suffer a double byelection defeat. With Michael Walker and Aaron Bastani.
16/02/2457m 30s

Catastrophe As Israel Storm Nasser Hospital in Khan Younis

Israeli special forces have stormed one of the last functioning hospitals in Southern Gaza. Plus: The UK has officially entered a recession; and the Metropolitan Police’s controversial gang matrix program has been scrapped. With Moya Lothian-McLean and  @NoJusticeMTG .
15/02/2449m 23s

US Gives Green Light to Israel’s Atrocities in Rafah

The Biden administration is reportedly not planning to punish Israel if it launches a military campaign in Rafah without ensuring civilian safety. Plus: Food couriers are go on strike across Britain; and we speak to an international criminal lawyer about the selling of arms to Israel With Michael Walker and Dalia Gebrial.
14/02/2459m 3s

Labour in Turmoil Over Antisemitism Again

Labour have withdrawn support from two candidates following accusations of antisemitism. Starmer’s handling of the row has been described as “shambolic”. Plus: Rishi Sunak impresses no-one at a GB News audience Q&A and Donald Trump issues a chilling message to America’s European allies. With Ash Sarkar and James Meadway.
14/02/2451m 7s

Israelis Hit Rafah With Most Intense Bombing Yet

Israel has conducted it’s most severe night of bombing yet in Gaza’s southern city of Rafah. With Michael Walker and  @NoJusticeMTG .
12/02/2449m 38s

Netanyahu Orders Evacuation of Rafah Ahead of Ground Invasion

Rafah is the last area of the Gaza strip to have been subjected to a ground invasion – but Benjamin Netanyahu has now ordered its evacuation. Plus: Piers Morgan is leaving TalkTV; and Labour is using the language of austerity following the scrapping of their £8bn pledge. With Michael Walker, Aaron Bastani and Ben Jamal.
09/02/241h 1m

Keir Starmer Officially Dumps Big Green Policy Commitment

Labour have officially dropped their 28 billion pound green investment pledge, prompting criticism from both wings of the party. Plus: Sunak is still refusing to apologise for his transphobic joke in the presence of Brianna Ghey’s mother; and Palestinians fleeing Khan Younis have reportedly been subjected to abuse at Israeli checkpoints. With Moya Lothian-McLean and […]
08/02/2446m 38s

Hamas Proposes Ceasefire Plan As Israeli Offensive in Rafah Looms

Hamas has responded to Israel’s proposals for a temporary ceasefire in Gaza, and the group setting out their own red lines. Plus: Rishi Sunak makes a vile joke about Trans people while the mother of Brianna Ghey is present; a new NHS dental surgery has seen people queuing for days. With Michael Walker and Femi […]
07/02/2458m 1s

Tories Launch yet Another Right-Wing Splinter Group

Prominent right-wing Tory MP’s have met in London to launch a new group – Popular Conservatism. Plus: experts have warned that the Pension age needs to be increased to 71; and McDonalds have admitted a hit to their sales after a boycott linked to the war in Gaza. With Aaron Bastani and Mike Bankole.
06/02/2451m 39s

Former UNWRA Spokesperson Says UK & US Complicit in Gaza Genocide

We speak to former UNRWA spokesperson Chris Gunness who believes the UK and US should be subject to an independent investigation over their withdrawing of funds to the aid agency. Plus: elections in El Salvador see radical president Nayib Bukele re-elected with a large majority; and Labour continue to lose support from British Muslims over […]
05/02/241h

Reform UK on Highest Ever Red Wall Support, Brianna Ghey Murderers Named

Support for right-wing party Reform UK has hit a new high in the Red Wall with 14% of the vote, posing a further threat to the Conservative party’s chances at the next general election. Plus: the killers of Brianna Ghey have been named during sentencing; and republican senator Tom Cotton goes after the CEO of […]
02/02/241h 1m

Daniel Levy Interview, Gaza Ceasefire Deal Reportedly Given Initial Approval

Ceasefire negotiations are currently taking place in Cairo that could see a new deal agreed between Hamas and Israel. We speak to Daniel Levy – a former Israeli peace negotiator who is now president of the U.S-Middle East Project. With Moya Lothian-McLean and  @NoJusticeMTG .
01/02/2452m 36s

Hamas Deliberate Ceasefire Deal, but Netanyahu Publicly Rules It Out

Hamas are reportedly considering a new ceasefire proposal. but Israeli prime minister has vowed only ‘total victory’ will end the war in Gaza. Plus: Migration is back in the headlines after new projections from the ONS; and an update on the story of rail bosses bragging about free government cash. With Michael Walker and Dalia […]
31/01/241h 1m

Cameron Considers Recognising Palestine, Israeli Hospital Assassination

Foreign secretary David Cameron has said the UK is considering recognising a Palestinian state. Plus: Israel’s assassination of three Palestinian men inside a hospital in the city of Jenin; and North Ireland is set to have a government from Stormont again after two years without one. With Michael Walker and  @NoJusticeMTG .
30/01/2458m 56s

The West Attacks UNRWA in Sick Response to ICJ, Israeli Convention on Resettling Gaza

Western nations have pulled funding from the UN Refugee agency in Gaza after Israeli accusations that 12 of the 13,000 workforce have links to Hamas. Plus: Labour have suspended another left-wing MP; and the Israeli far-right have held a ‘return to Gaza’ convention. With Michael Walker and Ash Sarkar.
29/01/2455m 28s

Israel Suffers Damning Ruling From International Court of Justice

The International Court of Justice has delivered its interim ruling on the genocide case brought against Israel by South Africa. We speak to Human Rights Watch’s Israel Palestine director Omar Shakir. With Michael Walker and Aaron Bastani.
26/01/241h 8m

Sunak Greenlights the End of British Steel

Britain’s biggest steel employer has announced plans to cut nearly three thousand jobs at its main steelworks in Port Talbot, Wales. Plus: Labour leader Keir Starmer refuses to say a war crime is a war crime; and the Covid inquiry goes to Scotland. With Moya Lothian-McLean and Polly Smythe.
25/01/2450m 55s

Trump Wins New Hampshire, Set to Clinch to Republican Nomination

Donald Trump has won the Republican presidential primary in New Hampshire – his second electoral victory of the race to become the party’s presidential nominee. Plus: shocking and tragic footage exposes the IDF’s brutality in Gaza; and a Tory MP has called for Sunak to resign. With Michael Walker and Dalia Gebrial.
24/01/241h 4m

Britain Bombs Yemen Again

Britain and the U.S have jointly bombed multiple sites in Yemen’s Capital. We examine Rishi Sunak’s bizarre justification for the attack. Plus: Israel has suffered its highest number of military casualties since the war in Gaza began; and UK interest rates are finally down. With Aaron Bastani and Ash Sarkar.
23/01/241h 2m

Gaza Death Toll Hits 25,000, Israeli Parents Storm Knesset

25,000 Palestinians have now been killed during Israel’s war on Gaza. Plus: families of Israeli hostages have stormed Israeli parliament; and the shadow foreign secretary David Lammy is confronted about Labour’s position on Palestine. With Michael Walker and Ash Sarkar.
22/01/2457m 42s

Netanyahu Says Israel Must Rule “From the River to the Sea”

After Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu admitted that Israel should rule “from the river to the sea”, will western leaders finally wake-up to his intentions? Plus: barrister Hashi Mohamed calls out the tories on their approach to small boats crossings. With Michael Walker and Aaron Bastani.
19/01/241h

Sunak Attacks House of Lords Over Rwanda Bill, Israeli President Stokes Regional War

Rishi Sunak has urged the House of Commons to pass his Rwanda Bill, warning them not to “frustrate the will of the people”. Plus: Israeli President Isaac Herzog has said an “empire of evil” is emanating from Tehran as tensions mount in the Middle East; and we ask whether Israel is purposefully killing its own […]
18/01/2454m 41s

UN Warns of Famine in Gaza

As Israel’s brutal bombardment of Gaza continues, we speak to British-Palestinian journalist Yousaf Alhelou. Plus: Tories are continuing to tear their party into pieces over their Rwanda legislation; and Labour confirm that they’ve dropped a key policy to recognise Palestinian statehood. With Michael Walker and  @NoJusticeMTG .
17/01/241h 3m

Donald Trump Wins Big in Iowa Caucuses, Tories Fighting Over Rwanda Bill

The first electoral contest of the US Republican primary has taken place in Iowa with Donald Trump coming out on top. Plus: Tory MPs fight over the government’s Rwanda Bill. With Aaron Bastani and Joris Lechene.
16/01/2457m 16s

Why the West Defends Ships Not Palestinians, Grant Shapps’ Delusions

With tensions escalating in the Red Sea, defence secretary Grant Shapps has defended Britain’s role in fighting the Houthis. Plus: a look at elections that have just taken place in Taiwan and what they mean for relations with China. With Michael Walker and Ash Sarkar.
15/01/2459m 48s

British and US Forces Bomb Yemen, Israel’s Genocide Defence at the ICJ

British and US forces have bombed Yemen in response to Houthi attacks on commercial shipping. Plus: Israel have given their defence against accusations of genocide at the international court of justice. With Ash Sarkar and Aaron Bastani.
12/01/241h 6m

South Africa’s Case Against Israel’s Genocide Begins

The International Court of Justice has heard the first day of South Africa’s legal case against Israel. Plus: we speak to consultant surgeon Nick Maynard who has just returned from Gaza; and more on the postmasters scandal as the post office inquiry begins. With Moya Lothian-McLean and Kieran Andrieu.
11/01/2459m 23s

MPs Vote to Protect Israel; We Speak to BDS Founder

As MPs vote through the anti-BDS bill, we speak to the founder of BDS Omar Barghouti. Plus: a deep dive into what has led South Africa to take Israel to the international court of justice; and why the people who covered up the postmasters scandal really should be going to jail. With Michael Walker and […]
10/01/241h 12m

Blinken Meets With Netanyahu, Cameron Questioned by MPs

While Israel’s war on Gaza continues, US secretary of state Anthony Blinken has traveled to the region to meet prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Plus: the absurd situation with student loans and the interest that so many graduates are paying on them; and it’s official – 2023 was the hottest year on record. With Aaron Bastani […]
09/01/241h 4m

Horrors in Gaza Revealed As World Prepares for Israel Court Hearing

As Israel faces the International Court of Justice later this week, more evidence is emerging of genocide being committed in Gaza. Plus: the scandal that has been described as the largest miscarriage of justice in British history; and Rishi Sunak has a tough time in his first big interview of 2024. With Michael Walker and  […]
08/01/241h 3m

Israel Could Control Gaza Security After Hamas, Says Defence Minister

Israeli defence minister Yoav Gallant has outlined a plan to control security matters in Gaza after a defeat of Hamas. Plus: the chairman of NatWest says it’s not to difficult to get on the housing ladder; and we look at the Jeffrey Epstein court documents that dropped this week. With Michael Walker and Aaron Bastani.
05/01/241h 9m

Sunak Says No Election for Six Months, Starmer’s 2024 Speech

Rishi Sunak has confirmed the next general election will take place in the second half of the year. Plus: Keir Starmer gives his first speech of 2024; and the latest on how Israel’s war on Gaza is risking wider conflict in the region. With Moya Lothian-McLean and Dalia Gebrial.
04/01/2454m 42s

Iran Explosion and Israel’s Beirut Bombing Risks Regional War

Israel have assassinated a Hamas leader in Beirut, risking the spread of the conflict in Gaza spreading to the wider region. Plus: South Africa have brought a case to the international court of justice accusing Israel of genocide in Gaza; and junior doctors in England have begun six days of strike action. With Michael Walker […]
03/01/2453m 4s

Interview With Israeli Refusing to Serve in IDF

With Israeli’s war in Gaza continuing, we speak to 18-year-old Tal Mitnick who is refusing to serve in the IDF. Plus: The two teenagers responsible for the murder of Brianna Ghey have been convicted. With Ash Sarkar and  @NoJusticeMTG .
21/12/2357m 19s

Israel & Hamas Negotiating New Truce, but Netanyahu Says “Surrender or Die”

A new humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza is being negotiated with Israel offering a one-week pause in their attack on Gaza in exchange for the release of more hostages. Plus: Donald Trump has been banned by the Colorado supreme court from appearing on the state’s presidential ballot. With Aaron Bastani and Dalia Gebrial.
20/12/231h 9m

Houthi Attacks on Shipping Risk Spread of Gaza War

The U.S. have launched a taskforce to defend shipping from Houthi militias protesting the Gaza War. Plus: the UK government have released new guidance that affects how transgender children will be treated in British schools. With Michael Walker and Moya Lothian-McLean.
19/12/2356m 48s

Tory Ben Wallace Says Israel’s “Killing Rage” Has Gone Too Far

Former defence secretary has criticised Israel’s actions in the war on Gaza, saying that Netanyahu’s strategy is being driven by a “killing rage”. Plus: the PPE scandal around Michelle Mone continues with her pointing fingers at the Tory government, and the fingers being pointed back at her. With Moya Lothian-McLean and Ash Sarkar.
18/12/2355m 40s

Piers Morgan Denies Knowing About Phone Hacking, Judge Says He Knew

Piers Morgan has denied that he knew of phone hacking at the Daily Mirror whilst he was editor after a judge ruled that he did. Plus: the Palestinian ambassador responds after the Israeli ambassadors said “absolutely no” to a two-state solution. With Michael Walker and Aaron Bastani.
15/12/2356m 1s

David Cameron Bans “Extremist” Israeli Settlers From UK

Foreign secretary David Cameron has announced “extremist settlers” from Israel will be banned from entering Britain. Plus: the Tory government has yet again spat in the face of disabled people by scrapping the disability ministerial brief. With Dalia Gebrial and Ash Sarkar.
14/12/231h 2m

Biden Tells Netanyahu: “You’re Losing Support”

Joe Biden has warned Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu that he is losing global support and he should change his government. Plus: Outrage after Israeli solider upload disgusting videos to social media; and tens of thousands of children will not have a permanent home this Christmas. With Michael Walker and Ash Sarkar.
13/12/231h 1m

Tories Fight Over Rwanda Bill, Asylum Seeker Dies on Bibby Stockholm

Conservative MPs are divided over the government’s Rwanda bill, with right-wing factions likely to cause a headache for Rishi Sunak over the issue. Plus: At least two dozen have been killed by Israeli airstrikes on Rafah; and with a general election year incoming, who will you vote for? With Moya Lothian-McLean and  @NoJusticeMTG .
12/12/2357m 59s

Zarah Sultana Launches Israeli Arms Ban Bill

Labour MP Zarah Sultana has launched a private members bill to ban weapons exports to countries breaking international law such as Israel. Plus: European geopolitics plays out at the inauguration of the new Argentinian president; and the latest propaganda stunt from the Israeli military. With Michael Walker and David Adler.
11/12/231h 10m

Interview With Omar Baddar; Israel Murders Palestinian Poet

Footage of the IDF detaining Palestinian men has gone viral online. We speak to Omar Baddar about the latest developments in Gaza. Plus: Israel have killed a renowned Palestinian poet and academic; and George Monbiot has given a fiery rebuttal of the Rwanda Bill on BBC Question Time. With Michael Walker and Mike Bankole.
08/12/2357m 6s

Sunak’s Premiership in Question Amid Tory War Over Migration

Rishi Sunak’s premiership is in question amid infighting in his party of his new Rwanda migration bill. Plus: Boris Johnson faces a second day of grilling at the Covid inquiry. With Moya Lothian-McLean and Kieran Andrieu.
07/12/2353m 53s

Boris Johnson Appears Before the Covid Inquiry

Former prime minister Boris Johnson has appeared before the Covid inquiry to give evidence on his government’s handling of the pandemic. Plus: the latest on Israel’s war on Gaza; and a look at the reporting on claims of sexual violence committed by Hamas on October 7th. With Michael Walker and  @NoJusticeMTG
06/12/231h 6m

Qatari Emir Accuses Israel of Genocide

Israel has expanded its bombing campaign against Gaza by moving further south into the territory. Plus: the Conservative government announces new migration policies; and a record amount of fossil fuel lobbyists have been permitted access to COP. With Michael Walker and Vincent Bevins.
05/12/2358m 38s

Deadly Weekend in Gaza, Norman Finkelstein Interview

We speak to political scientist and activist Norman Finkelstein about the bombardment of Gaza, US complicity in Israel’s war and the nature of Hamas. Plus, the Israeli ambassador to the UK has been caught lying on Sky News With Michael Walker and Ash Sarkar.
04/12/231h 5m

Bombardments Restart in Gaza, Interview With UN Rapporteur

The Israeli bombardment of Gaza has resumed after a seven day ceasefire. We speak to UN special rapporteur on the occupied Palestinian territories Francesca Albanese about the latest developments. Plus: MSNBC cancels Mehdi Hasan’s show; and Esther McVey faces an angry audience on BBC Question Time. With Michael Walker and David Adler.
01/12/231h 25m

Henry Kissinger Dead at 100 Years Old

Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has died at the age of 100. We discuss his legacy, and the reactions of those attempting to whitewash it. Plus: Casualties after a Hamas attack in Jerusalem; and Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi has been freed from an Israeli prison. With Barnaby Raine and Moya Lothian-McLean.
30/11/231h 6m

Israel Launches Major Incursion Into West Bank

Clashes have broken out in Jenin as Israeli forces launch a significant incursion into the West Bank city. Plus: Leaked documents reveal UAE plans to push for new oil and gas deals at COP28; and Owen Jones has sent the right-wing press into a frenzy over his reporting of an IDF film screening. With Michael […]
29/11/2352m 52s

Pause Extended in Gaza, Elon Musk Visits Israel

The pause in Gaza is extended by two days, more Israeli hostages and Palestinian detainees are released. Plus: Elon Musk visits Israel and takes on the country of Sweden’s labour laws. With Moya Lothian-McLean and Ash Sarkar.
28/11/231h 3m

Gaza Ceasefire Extended for Two Days, More Hostages & Detainees Released

The Gaza ceasefire has been extended for two days amid growing international pressure, while hundreds of Palestinian detainees and Israeli hostages have been released. Plus: A CNN correspondent’s surprisingly frank condemnation of Israel’s information war. With Michael Walker and Ash Sarkar.
27/11/231h 5m

Far-Right Violence on the Streets of Dublin, Hamas & Israel Start Releasing Hostages

Violent far-right protests have erupted in Dublin following a stabbing in the city centre. Plus: the hostage exchange between Hamas and Israel begins; and Norman Finkelstein runs rings around Piers Morgan. With Michael Walker and Ash Sarkar.
24/11/231h 16m

Al-Shifa Hospital Director Arrested, How Israel Uses Human Shields

The director of the al-Shifa hospital in Gaza has been arrested by an Israeli security agency. Plus: the Dutch far right have claimed a surprising election victory; and Gary Lineker is once again at the centre of a media storm. With Ash Sarkar and  @NoJusticeMTG
23/11/231h 3m

Ceasefire in Gaza, Hunt’s Autumn Statement

Israel has agreed to pause the bombing of Gaza for four days to allow a hostage exchange to take place. Plus, We speak to Grace Blakely about Jeremy Hunt’s Autumn Statement. With Moya Lothian-McLean And Rivkah Brown.
22/11/231h 9m

Hamas Say Truce Deal With Israel Is “Close”

The leader of Hamas says the militant group is ‘close’ to securing a limited ceasefire deal with Israel. Plus: a former Israeli Prime Minister makes a stunning admission on CNN; and a toy octopus on BBC University Challenge sparks a moral panic. With Michael Walker and Hamza Ali Shah.
21/11/231h 5m

UN Chief Blasts Israel For Thousands of Child Casualties

More than 5500 children have now been killed in Gaza, Israel’s latest targets include a refugee camp and a United Nations run school. Plus Argentina’s new ‘anarcho-capitalist’ president. With Michael Walker and David Adler.
20/11/231h 9m

More Deadly Attacks on Refugee Camps by Israel

Israel is continuing to bomb refugee camps in Gaza and the West bank. We speak to Trita Parsi about the international community’s response. Plus, Owen Jones goes head to head with Piers Morgan, and why some TikTok users are backing Osama Bin Laden. With Michael Walker and Kieran Andrieu.
17/11/231h 21m

Israel Release Footage From Gaza Hospital After Raid

After raiding the Al-Shifa hospital in Gaza city, Israel have released footage alleging they have found a Hamas command centre. Plus: we speak to international criminal lawyer Ahmed Abofoul about Israel’s actions in Gaza. With Moya Lothian-McLean and Ash Sarkar.
16/11/2358m 11s

Labour Showdown Over Gaza Ceasefire Vote, Rwanda Plan Ruled Unlawful

A commons vote showdown has seen a slew of resignations from the Labour’s frontbench over Keir Starmer’s refusal to call for a ceasefire in Gaza. Plus: the government’s Rwanda deportation policy has been ruled unlawful by the supreme court. With Michael Walker and Rivkah Brown.
15/11/231h 26m

Suella Braverman Slams Rishi Sunak in Resignation Letter

After being sacked as home secretary, Suella Braverman has hit back at Rishi Sunak in her resignation letter. With Ash Sarkar and Dalia Gebrial.
14/11/2358m 31s

Suella Braverman Sacked and David Cameron Appointed Foreign Secretary

A cabinet reshuffle by Rishi Sunak has seen Suella Braverman fired after a weekend of pro-Palestine protests she railed against. Plus: former prime minister David Cameron has returned to Westminster politics after being appointed foreign secretary. With Michael Walker and Ash Sarkar.
13/11/231h 5m

Gaza’s Largest Hospital Bombarded, WHO Says

The WHO have said that Gaza’s largest hospital has been hit by bombardment. Plus: Israel’s information war continues; and unsurprising yet still shocking statements have emerged from Republican politicians in American in regards to Palestinians. With Michael Walker and Aaron Bastani.
10/11/231h 34m

Sunak Under Pressure To Sack Braverman After Anti-Met Police Op-Ed

Sunak is under pressure to sack Suella Braverman after criticised the Metropolitan police for allowing this weekend’s pro-palestine march. Plus: we speak to march organiser and Stop The War Coalition’s Chris Nineham. With Moya Lothian-McLean and Kieran Andrieu.
09/11/2359m 39s

UK Govt Floundering With Empty King’s Speech And Panic About Palestine March

Kings Charles has given his first King’s Speech outlining the legislative agenda for Sunak’s government. 00:00 – Intro 00:54 – King’s First Speech To Parliament 12:50 – Government Freaking Out About Palestine Protest 31:04 – Barnaby vs Rees-Mogg 42:06 – Left Wing Jew Destroys Dorries 1:07:26 – Hamas Hostage’s Daughter Speaks Out Plus: the pro-palestine […]
07/11/231h 20m

Gazan Death Toll Passes 10,000 While Israel Acts With Impunity

The death toll from Israel’s war on Gaza has exceed 10,000 in less than four weeks, according the Gaza health ministry. Plus: Suella Braverman launches a war on rough sleepers using tents; and George Osborne again lets slip the reality of British politics. With Michael Walker and  @NoJusticeMTG .
06/11/231h 13m

Israeli Airstrike Kills Dozens at Gaza Hospital, Sunak Wants to Ban Palestine Protests

Dozens have been killed by an Israeli airstrike targeting a convoy of ambulances. Plus: Sunak has come out against proposed pro-Palestine demonstrations planned for remembrance Sunday weekend. With Michael Walker and Aaron Bastani.
03/11/231h 22m

Israel Keeps Bombing Refugee Camps, West Bank Palestinians Facing Armed Settlers

Israeli forces have repeatedly bombed refugee camps in Gaza, resulting in hundreds of casualties. Plus: Palestinians in the West Bank are facing increasingly armed settlers. We speak to Palestinian political analyst and former spokesperson for the Palestinian Authority, Nour Odeh. With Moya Lothian-McLean and Michael Walker.
02/11/231h 1m

Israel Bombing Hospitals and Refugee Camps Is Fine With UK Politicians

As Israel again hits the Jabalia refugee camp with an airstrike, we speak to the UK director of Human Rights Watch. Plus: leftwing jews who protested against israeli bombing have been smeared as antisemites; and a centrist pundit accidentally makes the case for Hamas on the BBC. With Michael Walker and Barnaby Raine.
01/11/231h 3m

Israel Airstrike Hits Jabalia Refugee Camp, Dominic Cummings at Covid Inquiry

An Israeli airstrike has hit the Jabalia refugee camp in Gaza, killing dozens. Plus: Keir Starmer has give a speech outlining why he is still refusing to back a ceasefire in Gaza; and Dominic Cummings has appeared to give testimony at the Covid inquiry. With Dalia Gebrial and Ash Sarkar.
31/10/231h 19m

Israeli Ground Forces Advance on Gaza City

Israel has entered what it describes as the second stage of its assault on Gaza. Plus: Labour have suspended Andy McDonald after speech calling for peace in Palestine. With Michael Walker and Aaron Bastani.
30/10/231h 28m

“Israel Killed 20 Members of My Family” – Palestinian Man Speaks Out

We speak to Ahmed Alnaouq – director of We Are Not Numbers who has lost twenty family members in this latest round of Israel’s war. With Michael Walker and Ash Sarkar.
27/10/231h 17m

Netanyahu Gears up for Ground Invasion, How Israel Suppresses the Media

Israel has carried out a ground raid as “preparation for the next stages of combat”. But how likely is an imminent full-scale ground invasion? Plus: how the media in Gaza are under threat; and trade unionists demonstrate at an Israeli weapons facility in Kent. With Moya Lothian-McLean and Michael Walker
26/10/231h 11m

Israel Demands UN Chief Resign and Vows to “Teach Them a Lesson”

Israel are demanding the UN Secretary General resign over comments he has made over the Gaza War. Plus: we speak to Ben Jamal – director of the Palestine solidarity campaign. With Michael Walker and Dalia Gebrial.
25/10/231h 12m

Hamas Release Two Israeli Hostages, Starmer’s South Wales Mosque Visit

Hamas has released two Israeli women who were being held as hostages. Plus: Keir Starmer’s visit to a South Wales Mosque has come under scrutiny; and we feature the perspective of an Israeli man whose cousin is believed to be a hostage currently in Gaza. With Aaron Bastani and  @NoJusticeMTG .
24/10/231h 3m

The Right-Wing Backlash to Massive Pro-Palestine Protests

After tens of thousands came out to show solidarity with Palestinians in London, right-wingers have begun a moral panic. Plus: Updates on the latest situation in Gaza and the West Bank; and the Israeli president comes out with some dodgy-looking evidence. With Michael Walker and Ash Sarkar.
23/10/231h 3m

Pressure Mounts on Israel To Stop Starving Gaza

The UN Secretary General has visited the Rafah Crossing to pressure Israel to allow life-saving supplies in Gaza. Plus: Labour has stormed to victory in two byelections, but for many the win will be marred by his support for Israeli war crimes. With Michael Walker and NoJusticeMTG.
20/10/231h 14m

Protests Clamped Down in West Bank

With all eyes on Gaza, Palestinians in the occupied West Bank say settler violence is increasing. Also on the show, Sunak visits Israel and UK government counter-terrorism advisor blames ‘multiculturalism’ for anti-Israel sentiment. With Moya Lothian-McLean and Ash Sarkar.
19/10/231h 11m

Hundreds Killed in Gaza Hospital Blast

Gaza’s health ministry has said that 471 Palestinians have been killed in an explosion at a hospital after a rocket strike. With Michael Walker and Barnaby Raine.
18/10/231h 9m

Biden Sends 2,000 Marines to Israel, Labour Row Over Palestinian Solidarity

The U.S. makes a show of force in the Middle East by sending a rapid response force of 2,000 marines and sailors to Israel.  Plus, a historic result from the Polish parliamentary elections and the BBC issue an apology for their coverage of pro-Palestine demonstrations. With Aaron Bastani and James Butler.
17/10/2353m 9s

Death Toll Reaches 2,808 Palestinians in Gaza Strip, Tory Threatens to Prosecute UK Government

The death toll in Gaza has now reached over 2,800 Palestinians, according to the Gaza health ministry. We speak to Rohan Talbot from Medical Aid for Palestine. Plus: Tory MP Crispin Blunt is threatening to prosecute the UK government over their position on Israeli war crimes. With Michael Walker and Aaron Bastani.
16/10/231h 2m

North Gazans Told to Evacuate Ahead of Possible Ground Invasion

Israel has ordered one point one million Palestinians to leave northern Gaza. Plus:  The latest on the UK government’s position on events in Israel-Palestine; and a former Labour staffer has made an interesting admission about the 2017 general election. With Aaron Bastani and Ash Sarkar.
13/10/231h 15m

Palestinians Speak Out From Inside the Gaza Siege

As the Gaza siege continues, reports are emerging of medics being targeted by Israeli forces. Plus, we speak to Uri Weltmann of Standing Together about what a negotiated resolution to the conflict could look like. With Moya Lothian-McClean and Helena (NoJusticeMTG)
12/10/2359m 4s

Bombed and Under Siege: Gaza in Crisis

Israel’s siege of the Gaza strip has now entered its third day – and bombs continue to fall on the blockaded territory. Plus: misinformation is swirling around the Israel-Palestine conflict; and former human rights lawyer Keir Starmer has backed the blockade of Gaza. With Michael Walker and Ash Sarkar.
11/10/231h 15m

Keir Starmer Hit With Glitter Protest at Conference Speech

Keir Starmer’s speech to Labour party conference has been interrupted by a glitter protest. Plus: the EU rollback on halting payments to Palestine; and Kay Burley is the centre of a bizarre story of fake news and misrepresentation. With Aaron Bastani and Michael Walker.
10/10/231h 8m

Israel Declares War on Gaza After Hamas Incursion

Israel has announced a siege of Gaza, cutting off food, water, gas and electricity to the region following Hamas’s deadliest attack ever carried out on Israeli territory. With Michael Walker and Ash Sarkar.
09/10/2357m 39s

Labour’s Stomping Byelection Win

Labour have stormed to victory in the Rutherglen and Hamilton West byelection. Plus: Labour are censoring Palestinian solidarity at their party conference; and more nonsense from Sunak on his northern transport plans. With Michael Walker and Mike Bankole.
06/10/2349m 1s

UN Gives Stark Message on Fossil Fuels, Hottest September on Record

Last month was the world’s hottest September on record, while the UN have released a report calling for a half on all fossil fuel exploration after 2030. Plus: the home office have said politicians may be fuelLing the rise in trans hate crime; and a former staffer who is suing the EHRC has said the […]
05/10/231h 5m

CPC23: Rishi Sunak Betrays the North by Axing HS2 to Manchester

Rishi Sunak’s Tory conference speech has seen him officially announce the scrapping the HS2 leg to Manchester. With Michael Walker and Dalia Gebrial.
04/10/2357m 36s

CPC23: Braverman Gives Sinister Migration Speech in Bid to Be Next Tory Leader

Suella Braverman has used her Tory conference speech to ramp up fears about immigration. Plus: Nigel Farage’s changing relationship with the Tory party; and all the wild things that the Tories are saying to look in control. With Aaron Bastani and NoJusticeMTG
03/10/231h 6m

Jeremy Hunt Toughens Benefit Sanctions, Tories Scrap HS2 to Manchester

Rishi Sunak is reportedly due to scrap the Manchester leg of HS2 – and Jeremy Hunt has used his conference speech to toughen benefit sanctions. Plus: Tories are falling over themselves to give GB News lavish praise; and Ed Balls has revealed an anecdote that exposes the cosy relationship between government and media. With Michael […]
02/10/2357m 6s

Rishi Sunak’s Bizarre Car Culture War, GB News in Civil War

Rishi Sunak’s first conference speech as Tory Party leader will reportedly be a big pitch to motorists. Plus: GB News descends into civil war; and Suella Braverman has been caught out telling racist lies. With Michael Walker and Aaron Bastani.
29/09/2356m 44s

Dan Wootton Sacked by MailOnline, Moya Lothian-McLean Exposes Media Misogyny

Following the misogynistic rant by Laurence Fox on his GB News show, Dan Wootton has been sacked as a MailOnline columnist. Plus: Labour make yet another U-turn; and police forces have been found to be misusing their bodycams. With Moya Lothian-McLean and Emma Dabiri.
28/09/2352m 40s

Dan Wootton and Laurence Fox Suspended by GB News After Misogynistic Rant

Dan Wootton has been suspended by GB News following a segment that featured a misogynistic rant by Laurence Fox. Plus: Tens of thousand of Armenian refugees have been displaced following a military operation by Azerbaijan in the Nagorno-Karabakh region. With Michael Walker and Rivkah Brown.
27/09/2355m 26s

Suella Braverman Wants to Rip-Up International Rules on Refugees

Suella Braverman has called illegal migration an “existential threat” in a speech to a right-wing U.S. think tank. Plus, Labour set out plans to blitz independent schools and Avanti West Coast lands a lucrative government rail contract despite catastrophic failures. With Aaron Bastani and Rivkah Brown.
26/09/2353m 32s

Armed Police Hand in Weapons, Braverman Backs the Cops

Nearly 300 firearms officers have handed in their gun permits following the murder charge brought against the met police officer who killed Chris Kaba. Plus: whole swathes of HS2 look set to be cut by Rishi Sunak’s government; and the Canadian parliament are looking stupid after applauding a Nazi veteran. With Michael Walker and Ash […]
25/09/2358m 20s

Starmer and Tories Battle Over Europe, Why Did the West Lose in Afghanistan?

Tories have reacted in horror over Keir Starmer pledging to rewrite the UK’s Brexit deal. Plus: Why did the west lose the war in Afghanistan? We speak to Nagieb Khaja and Martin Tamm Andersen – directors of a new documentary on the subject. With Michael Walker and Aaron Bastani.
22/09/231h 1m

Rupert Murdoch Quits Fox & News Corp, Sunak Tries Defending Climate Pledge Bonfire

Billionaire Media-baron Rupert Murdoch has resigned from Fox and NewsCorp. How will this affect the British media? Plus: the Bank of England decide to hold interest rates; and good news coming out of Greater Manchester on public transport. With Moya Lothian-McLean and James Meadway.
21/09/2353m 40s

Rishi Sunak Speech Sees Him Drop Climate Pledges, Officer Charged for Chris Kaba Killing

Rishi Sunak has used a speech from Downing Street to announce he is dropping a number of climate change commitments. Plus: an update on the killing of Chris Kaba; and Diane Abbott accuses the Labour party of running a fraudulent inquiry against her. With Michael Walker and Dalia Gebrial.
20/09/2358m 0s

Russell Brand Suspended From YouTube Ad Revenue

YouTube have suspended Russell Brand from receiving advertising revenue on the platform following serious allegations of sexual abuse and rape. Plus: A damning report has landed about shocking events at a UK immigration centre; and the Met police announce that 1,000 officers have been suspended or put on restricted duty. With Barnaby Raine and Annie […]
19/09/2355m 7s

The Shocking Russell Brand Allegations, GB News Host’s On-Air Row

Russell Brand has been accused of rape, sexual assault and abuse by four women between 2006 and 2013. With Michael Walker and Ash Sarkar.
18/09/231h 3m

Sunak Bans American Bully XL Dogs After Man Dies

Rishi Sunak has announced a ban on the American Bully XL dog breed following a spate of attacks and the death of a 52-year-old man. Plus: Michael Gove’s renters reform bill looks to be shelved; and disgraced former Spanish FA president Luis Rubiales has received a restraining order after kissing footballer Jenni Hermoso. With Michael […]
15/09/2346m 6s

Starmer’s Plan for Small Boat Crossings, Viral Video of Altercation Sparks Protests

Labour leader Keir Starmer has unveiled his plans to tackle the small boats crisis. Plus: Protests have occurred in Peckham, London, following a viral video showing an altercation between a shop owner and a customer; and the Met have made a payout and apologised to two women arrested during the Sarah Everard vigil. With Moya […]
14/09/2349m 19s

Centrists Meltdown at Rory Stewart Talking About Corbyn on Novara

Centrists have denounced Rory Stewart’s comments about Jeremy Corbyn following his interview with Ash Sarkar. Plus: The mirror have begun a name & shame campaign for what they describe as an ‘epidemic of shoplifting’ and Alastair Campbell decides to hit out at Novara Media. With Michael Walker and Rivkah Brown.
13/09/2359m 45s

Rayner Pledges Workers Rights Overhaul in First 100 Days, Graham Smith Suing the Met

Shadow Labour leader Angela Rayner has used her speech at the TUC conference in Liverpool to make bold commitments on employment rights. Plus: wages are now rising faster than an inflation; and the ballooning cost of the triple lock on state pensions after an inflation-tied rise. With Aaron Bastani and Grace Blakeley.
12/09/2353m 41s

Rory Stewart Says Starmer’s Treatment of Corbyn Is “Disgusting”, Anniversary of the 1974 Chilean Coup

Former Tory MP Rory Stewart has told Novara Media that Keir Starmer’s treatment of Jeremy Corbyn has been “disgusting”. Plus: the Chilean coup 50 years on; and the American bully XL dog breed looks set to be banned after a spate of attacks. With Michael Walker and Ash Sarkar.
11/09/2354m 27s

Police Confirm Daniel Khalife Sighting, Government Come up Short With Off-Shore Wind

Police have confirmed a sighting of Daniel Khalife – the terror suspect who escaped from Wandsworth prison on Wednesday. Plus: The government have received no bids in the latest auction for off-shore wind; and Suella Braverman has her latest mask-off moment With Michael Walker and Aaron Bastani.
08/09/2357m 24s

Another Byelection Incoming Means More Pain for Sunak

Rishi Sunak is facing more byelection pain in Tamworth, Staffordshire, after Chris Pincher resigned from parliament this morning. Plus: Rachel Reeves gets challenged during an LBC phone in; and the shocking story of how an undercover cop deceived a woman into a relationship for two decades. With Sam Bright and Moya Lothian-McLean.
07/09/2353m 22s

Starmer Attacks “Cowboy” Sunak Over Pathetic Excuses

In the first PMQs since the summer break, Starmer and Sunak traded blows over the crumbling schools crisis. Plus: The Tories are trying to make mentally ill people to work from home; and Kwasi Kwarteng has an excruciating interview on TalkTV. With Michael Walker and Dalia Gebrial.
06/09/2355m 14s

Rishi Sunak’s Energy U-turn, Birmingham Council Goes Bankrupt

Rishi Sunak has u-turned on his Tory leadership pledge on windfarms and relaxed the rules on onshore projects. Plus: Birmingham city council have declared they are effectively bankrupt; and Royal Mail are considering scrapping Saturday service. With Aaron Bastani and Dan Evans.
05/09/2352m 24s

Starmer Reshuffles Labour’s Frontbench, Crumbling School Crisis Continues

Keir Starmer has reshuffled his shadow cabinet and many key promotions have been given to Blairite MPs. Plus: Labour make a pledge not to raise the basic rate of income tax; and a bad-faith attempt to shift the Labour antisemitism crisis to the Green party. With Rivkah Brown and Ash Sarkar.
04/09/231h

Starmer’s Labour Lose £500k in Court Fees, Schools Closed After Crumbling Concrete

Labour has lost more than half a million pounds as part of its lawsuit against five former staffers. Plus: schools across England are facing closure after warnings over crumbling concrete. With Aaron Bastani and Mike Bankole
01/09/2354m 46s

Shapps Is New Defence Secretary, Right-Wing Papers Flip Out at French Second Homes Tax

Following the resignation of Ben Wallace, Grant Shapps has been appointed as defence secretary. Plus: the telegraph and daily mail flip out at Macron’s surcharge on Brits with second homes in France; and an ex-Tory MP threatens an academic with legal action for stating her ancestral links to slavery. With Ash Sarkar and Sam Bright.
31/08/2352m 50s

Novara Live: Senior Tory Backs ULEZ Camera Saboteurs, French MLK Video Flop

Anti-ULEZ saboteurs have received backing from a senior Tory MP after the policy was expanded to all of greater London. Plus: a bizarre video from the French government about Martin Luther King’s ‘I have a dream’ speech; and Jordan Peterson continues to hit ever more strange levels of online discourse. With Ash Sarkar and Dalia […]
30/08/2356m 53s

Novara Live: ULEZ Expanded To All Of London, Tories Rip-Up Water Pollution Rules

The ULEZ has been expanded to the whole of great London. Aaron Bastani and Rivkah Brown discuss. Plus: Rachel Reeves rules out a wealth tax for an incoming Labour government; and Nadine Dorries finally officially resigns for good.
29/08/2358m 45s

Trump Uses Mugshot to Rally Support, Republican Primary Debate Car Crash

Donald Trump’s mugshot has been released following his surrender to authorities in Georgia over interference in the 2020 presidential election. Plus: Keir Starmer has taken more freebies than all other Labour leader since 1997 combined. With Michael Walker and Mike Bankole.
25/08/2351m 11s

Putin’s Revenge Sees Prigozhin In Plane Crash Death

After his botched coup attempt earlier this year, longtime Putin ally Evgeny Prigozhin is believed to be dead after a plane crash. Plus: New home office figures show the backlog of asylum applications has hit a record high; and Labour party membership has fallen again. With Michael Walker and Aaron Bastani.
24/08/2356m 25s

Poll Shows Labour Drawing Level With SNP, the BRICS Summit

A new poll suggests that Labour are drawing level with the SNP in terms of Westminster seats. Plus: Eric Olander from the China In Africa podcast speaks on the significance of the BRICS Summit in Johannesburg. With Michael Walker and Dalia Gebrial.
23/08/2349m 38s

Can Starmer Win Back Students, Sunak Won’t ‘Stop the Boats’ Before Election

Keir Starmer has claimed that if he was leaving school today, he would not be able to afford to go to University. But what are his party offering as a solution? Plus: Sunak has refused to promise he will fulfil his own pledge to ‘stop the boats’ by the next election; and bosses are raking […]
22/08/2355m 9s

Could Lucy Letby Have Been Stopped Sooner, Israeli Embassy Tried Influencing UK Courts

The UK’s most prolific child serial killer Lucy Letby has been sentenced to a whole life order, but could her crimes have been stopped sooner? Plus: how the Israeli Embassy attempted to influence a UK court case; and a controversial moment from the women’s world cup final. With Moya Lothian-McLean and Ash Sarkar
21/08/2351m 58s

Keir Starmer in Workers’ Rights Row After yet Another U-Turn

Keir Starmer has made yet another U-turn leaving the Labour party in a new row over workers rights. Plus: An update on the situation with the conflict in Ukraine; and the right-wing freakout over drag queens continues. With Michael Walker and Mike Bankole.
18/08/2350m 6s

A Level Results See Record Fall in Top Grades, Israeli Forces Targeting Paramedics

A-level results have seen a record fall in grades following the government’s pledge to return the system to normal after the pandemic. Plus: the international chess federation have banned trans-women from women-only competitions; and how hard-right Tories are pushing for a net zero referendum. With Moya Lothian-McLean and Rivkah Brown.
17/08/2352m 52s

Tories Try to Take Credit for Lower Inflation

Annual Inflation has fallen, and the Tory government are trying to take credit. Plus: the Home Office have come up with a new way to mistreat migrants; and a new development in the captain Tom Moore family farce. With Dalia Gebrial and Ash Sarkar.
16/08/2353m 13s

Tory Funding For Crumbling NHS Branded A “Sticking Plaster”

Rishi Sunak’s government have announced an extra 250 million pounds for the NHS. Labour say this isn’t nearly enough. Plus, police forces across the UK have leaked data, Vice News is accused of blocking stories that offend the Saudi Arabian government and Humza Yousaf has spoken out about the need for men in positions of […]
15/08/2347m 28s

Braverman’s “Thoughts and Prayers” After Migrants Drown, Labour U-Turn on Clean Air

After six afghani men drowned in the channel after their boat sank, home secretary Suella Braverman has given them her “thoughts and prayers.” Plus: Tony Blair is still taking money from Saudi Arabia; and some shocking contributions from the public on small boat crossings. With Aaron Bastani and Mike Bankole.
14/08/2357m 58s

Deadly Bacteria Found on Tory Barge for Asylum Seekers

An outbreak of legionella bacteria has forced all migrants to leave the government’s Bibby Stockholm barge. Plus: Hugh Grant speaks out about everything wrong with the British media; and a controversial video of an arrest made by West Yorkshire Police has gone viral. With Michael Walker and Aaron Bastani.
11/08/2359m 22s

Sunak’s Tories Preside Over Record High for NHS Waiting Lists

The number of people waiting for routine treatment on the NHS in England has just hit 7.6 million people – smashing all previous records. Plus: home secretary Suella Braverman says that a group of teenagers should be hunted down; and a certain Tory MP tells Michael Walker to solve his renting problems by simply buying […]
10/08/2350m 44s

Jenrick and Anderson’s Shameful Cruelty Competition

A split has opened up in the Conservative party after Tory chair Lee Anderson has said Sunak’s government have “failed” on immigration. Plus: tragedy in the Mediterranean as 41 migrants die after a shipwreck; and a certain Tory peer has announced he may end up voting Labour. With Michael Walker and Dalia Gebrial.
09/08/231h 2m

Braverman Goes After Lawyers Defending Asylum Seekers, Electoral Commission Hacked

Home secretary Suella Braverman has announced a new taskforce to catch immigration lawyers who she has branded as “immoral”. Plus: the electoral commission announce they were hacked; and a look at the influences and finances behind the Tony Blair institute. With Aaron Bastani and Sam Bright.
08/08/2354m 29s

Braverman’s Barge Begins Housing Migrants, Coup in Niger

The first group of asylum seekers to be housed on the Bibby Stockholm barge in Dorset have today been taken onboard. Plus: Pro-car activists attack ULEZ cameras whilst anti-SUV activists deflate Land Rover tyres. With Michael Walker and James Meadway.
07/08/2352m 49s

Mayors Line up to Back Khan Over ULEZ, Ocean Temperatures Hit New Record

As new climate records are broken, mayors from around the world have urged Sadiq Khan not to back down on ULEZ. Plus: GB News storm the offices of Greenpeace; and Dan Wootton is dropped by the Mail. With Michael Walker and Aaron Bastani.
04/08/2355m 17s

Sunak’s Mansion Taken Over by Greenpeace, Another Interest Rate Rise

Rishi Sunak’s residence in north Yorkshire has been protested by climate activists from Greenpeace. Plus: A tory cabinet minister thinks over 50s should start riding for Deliveroo; and the Bank of England raise interest rates yet again. With Ash Sarkar and James Meadway.
03/08/2350m 26s

Donald Trump Indicted Over Attempt to Overturn 2020 Election

Donald Trump has been charged with attempting to overturn the 2020 U.S presidential election. Plus: Rishi Sunak blames the NHS backlog on industrial action and calls out Nadine Dorries for squatting as an MP after saying she would resign. With Michael Walker and Emma Dabiri.
02/08/2349m 36s

Miliband Slams BP’s £2bn in Profits Amid Climate Crisis, Tory Says Jail Shoplifters

Fossil Fuel giant BP have recorded profits of over £2bn amid ongoing climate change. Plus: Boris Johnson has a new nemesis; and a Tory minister has declared that the government are prepared to build more prisons to jail shoplifters. With Dalia Gebrial and Mike Bankole.
01/08/2340m 36s

Hundreds of Oil & Gas Licenses Announced, Tensions Between Starmer & Labour Mayors

Rishi Sunak has announced the government will grant hundreds of new oil and gas licenses. Plus: should Labour get a free pass just to get the Tories out of power? and rifts begin to emerge between the Labour leadership and the parties mayors in devolved English regions. With Ash Sarkar and Maurice Mcleod.
31/07/2347m 52s

Sadiq Khan Sees Down The ULEZ-Haters With High Court Ruling

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has won a high court battle brought against his expanded ULEZ scheme. Plus: the home office are preparing yet another awful way to treat migrants; and wild claims are coming out of a congressional hearing in the United States. With Ash Sarkar and Mike Bankole.
28/07/2351m 17s

UN Chief Says “Global Boiling” Has Arrived As Energy Companies Record Profits

The parent company of Britain’s biggest energy supplier British Gas have recorded record profits. Plus: the allegation surrounding GB News presenter Dan Wootton reach shocking new levels; and the high court rule that the Home Office’s use of hotels for housing unaccompanied child asylum seekers is unlawful. With Dalia Gebrial and Kojo Koram.
27/07/2350m 46s

NatWest CEO Resigns Over Farage Debanking, UK Rental Hell

The CEO of the NatWest Group has resigned over the Nigel Farage debanking scandal. Plus: Jamie Driscoll hits back at Rachel Reeves; and new data lays bare the terrible state of the UK rental market.   With Michael Walker and Mike Bankole.
26/07/2344m 23s

Sunak Makes Toxic Tweet About Labour While He Wobbles on Climate Pledge

Rishi Sunak has said that the Labour party are on the “same-side” as criminal gangs in relation to channel crossings. Plus: the latest on the allegations facing GB News host Dan Wootton; and the BBC apologise to Nigel Farage over their coverage of his ‘de-banking’. With Aaron Bastani and Maurice Mcleod.
25/07/2359m 16s

Sunak & Starmer Wobble On Climate

As the world exceeds multiple heat records, our politicians are going backward on climate. Was this weekend final proof that our politics is broken? Plus: Spanish elections have ended in deadlock with neither major block receiving a governing majority. We speak to the Progressive International’s David Adler in Madrid.
24/07/2359m 48s

Tories Clobbered in Triple Byelection, Labour Fail to Take Uxbridge

Michael Walker and Aaron Bastani break down the results from three byelections across England.
21/07/2355m 7s

Byelection Preview: Triple-Threat Thursday for Sunak

Rishi Sunak is facing a potentially historic bruising today as voters go to the polls in three English constituencies. Plus: JSO are counterprotested and even violently attacked; and former Labour leaders Blair and Corbyn both weigh in on the two-child benefit cap. With Moya Lothian-Mclean and Rivkah Brown.
20/07/2354m 39s

Labour Attacked on Child Benefit Plan by SNP, European Heatwave Causes Havoc

The SNP have attacked Labour’s continued stance over child benefits after Starmer refused to abolish the two-child cap. Plus: the Tories have selected an awful candidate to challenge Sadiq Khan for London Mayor; and the heatwave hitting southern Europe is wreaking havoc. With Michael Walker and Dalia Gebrial.
19/07/2359m 46s

Starmer Digs His Heels in As Labour Backlash Continues

As the backlash continues around his stance on the two-child benefit cap, Keir Starmer sits down for an interview with Tony Blair. Plus: Tobias Ellwood comes out for redeveloping relations with Afghanistan; and GB News host Dan Wootton faces damning allegations. With Aaron Bastani and Michael Walker.
18/07/231h

Jamie Driscoll Resigns From Labour, Raises £50k+ to Run As Independent

We speak to North of Tyne mayor Jamie Driscoll on why he has resigned from Labour and his campaign to become independent north-east mayor. Plus: a row has broken out in Labour over another U-turn from Starmer; and the met have paid out millions to the family of Daniel Morgan. With Moya Lothian-Mclean and Ash […]
17/07/2355m 51s

The Hole in Rishi Sunak’s Plan, the Heatwave Hitting Europe

Rishi Sunak takes heat for his below inflation pay offer to public sector workers, and for his failure to rule out more cuts. Plus: Hollywood actors walk out of their own premiere as a strike begins; and should MP’s really have second jobs? With Michael Walker and Ash Sarkar.
14/07/2357m 12s

Sunak Gives Public Sector Pay Offer, Longest Doctors Strike in NHS History

Rishi Sunak has accepted recommendations on public sector pay from independent pay review bodies. Plus: Junior doctors walk out for the longest strike in NHS history; and Nadine Dorries is releasing her vengeance in the form of a new book. With Michael Walker and Emma Dabiri
13/07/2343m 28s

Huw Edwards Named by Wife As Suspended BBC Star

Huw Edwards has been named by his wife as the BBC star accused of paying £35,000 for explicit photographs of a teenager. Plus: Theresa May attacks the government’s illegal migration bill; and students at Edinburgh University give heartening solidarity with their lecturers. With Michael Walker and Dalia Gebrial.
12/07/2350m 52s

BBC Unnamed Host Scandal Continues, The Sun Faces Questions

A second young person has come forward accusing the unnamed BBC star of threatening messages. Plus: mortgage rates have hit a 15-year high; and the NATO summit sees a division among member states over Ukraine membership. With Aaron Bastani and James Meadway.
11/07/2353m 20s

BBC in Unnamed Host Sex Pics Scandal, Labour Say Don’t Get Your Hopes Up

A new lawyer’s statement throws doubt on the Sun’s three day campaign against an unnamed BBC star. Plus: Labour give even more reasons to lower expectations of how transformative an incoming Starmer government would be; and the latest ‘civility in politics’ debate is the most ridiculous one yet. With Michael Walker and Aaron Bastani.
10/07/2358m 38s

Jenrick Is a Tory Villain, Teachers Strike Again in England

Teachers across England have walked out for their seventh nationwide strike action since February. Plus: Johnny Mercer has a terrible time trying to defend the Tories on the NHS; and the BBC apologies for a combative interview with former Israeli prime minister Naftali Bennett. With Michael Walker and Aaron Bastani.
07/07/2358m 55s

Keir Starmer Heckled: “Stop Doing U-Turns!”, Govt Lose Court Case on Covid Inquiry

Labour leader Keir Starmer’s speech on education has been interrupted by climate activists demanding he stop making U-turns. We speak to one of the activists involved – Sophia Coningham from Green New Deal Rising. Plus: a landmark supreme court ruling might see police officers more held to account; and Sunak’s government have a bad day […]
06/07/2354m 0s

NHS Facing Collapse for 75th Birthday, Govt Drop Key Climate Pledge

On the 75th anniversary of its founding, the NHS is on its knees. Plus: Sunak’s government have dropped a key climate pledge; Nick Ferrari gets triggered by a pro-Palestine caller. With Michael Walker and Moya Lothian-Mclean.
05/07/2357m 13s

Sunak Squirm In Front Of MPs, Labour Abstain On Anti-BDS Bill

Rishi Sunak has been grilled by MP in a session of the commons liaison committee. Aaron Bastani and Michael Walker break down the moments that matter. Plus: Labour abstain on the government’s anti-bids bill, and Sajid Javid says MPs pay should be doubled.
04/07/2353m 14s

Israel Raids West Bank, New Tory Group Have Awful Migration Plan

While Israel launches its biggest incursion into the west bank in twenty years, the UK government are bring an anti-BDS bill to parliament. We speak to Ben Jamal from the Palestine Solidarity Campaign. With Michael Walker and Ash Sarkar.
03/07/2338m 3s

Tory Minister Resigns Blaming Sunak’s Climate Failure, Riots in France

Tory peer Zac Goldsmith has resigned from Rishi Sunak’s government, citing failures to tackle to tackle the climate crisis. However, Sunak has said he was dismissed for other reasons. Plus: France sees the third consecutive night of rioting after a teenager was shot by police; and Piers Morgan’s royalism gets torn apart on his own […]
30/06/2359m 9s

Braverman Humiliated Over Rwanda Scheme, Shocking Spycops Revelations

Suella Braverman’s Rwanda deportation policy has been ruled unlawful by the court of appeal. We speak to Sile Reynolds from Freedom From Torture who brought the case. Plus: the Spycops inquiry has released a new report highlighting shocking undercover tactics by Met police officers; and a new podcast is launching with fronted by centrist politicians […]
29/06/2358m 22s

Thames Water On Brink Of Collapse, Labour U-Turn On Rent Controls

Britain’s privatised water industry has reached new levels of failure with Thames Water on the brink of collapse. Plus: Labour make another U-turn – this time on rent controls; and Just Stop Oil invade the cricket at Lords. With Michael Walker and Mike Bankole.
28/06/2351m 53s

Matt Hancock Appears At Covid Inquiry, IMF Blame Corporate Greed

Former health secretary Matt Hancock has appeared before the Covid inquiry to give evidence. Plus: the IMF come out agreeing with the left on the cause of inflation; and Labour rule out universal free school meals. With Aaron Bastani and Moya Lothian-Mclean
27/06/2359m 15s

Labour Backslide Yet Again, Met Issue Another Apology Over Stephen Lawrence

The Met police have issued another apology over the murder of Stephen Lawrence after a BBC report has identified a new suspect. Plus: Labour have backslides on yet another policy; and Rishi Sunak’s interview with Laura Kuenssberg sees him as slippery as ever. With Ash Sarkar and Aaron Bastani.
26/06/231h

Jeremy Hunt’s AWFUL Advice To Mortgage Holders, Sunak Rules Out Tax Cuts

As interest rates continue to skyrocket, Rishi Sunak has now ruled out tax cuts and public sector pay increases. Meanwhile, Jeremy Hunt is offering lacklustre advice to struggling mortgage. Plus, the Titan submersible implosion and Keir Starmer’s secret past as an ice cream outlaw. With Ash Sarkar and Mike Bankole.
23/06/2357m 55s

Sunak: “It’s Going To Be Ok, I’m On It!”

The Bank of England have increased their interest rate for the thirteenth time in a row. But it’s okay because Sunak says everything is fine. We speak to Fran Boait from Positive Money. Plus: Starmer’s Labour refuse to break ties with Mandelson despite damning new revelations; and the Telegraph are having a moral panic about […]
22/06/2354m 53s

Cost Of Living Just Got Worse, Barbican Apologise For Silencing Palestinians

Core Inflation has hit it’s highest level for 31 years and massive firms aren’t paying their workers the minimum wage. We discuss the cost of living crisis in Britain with James Meadway. Plus: the Barbican has been forced to apologise after cancelling an event discussing Palestinian liberation; and one year into the RMT’s dispute, Mick […]
21/06/2356m 27s

Britain’s Housing Nightmare, Braverman Wants More Stop & Search

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has refused to help mortgage holders with increased interest rates, saying that to do so would be “inflationary”. Plus: Online Misogynist Influencer Andrew Tate has been charged with sex trafficking; and The Sun attempt to thwart net zero climate efforts. With Michael Walker and Femi Nylander.
20/06/2351m 5s

Sunak Misses Vote Sanctioning Johnson, Starmer Fleshes Out Green Plans

MPs are debating the privileges committee report into Boris Johnson and partygate, but Rishi Sunak is nowhere to be seen. Plus: Keir Starmer gives a speech setting out Labour’s plans for a greener future; and David Cameron appears to give evidence to the Covid inquiry. With Michael Walker and Ash Sarkar.
19/06/2359m 52s

Boris Johnson’s New Job

Less than a week after resigning as an MP, Boris Johnson has a new cushty job as a Daily Mail columnist. Plus: Hundreds are missing and dozens dead after a boat capsized in the Mediterranean sea near Greece. With Michael Walker and Aaron Bastani.
16/06/2355m 58s

Liar Johnson Hit By Damning Report

Boris Johnson has been officially denounced as a liar in a privileges committee report into partygate. Plus: Abortion Laws in the UK are under scrutiny after a mother of three has been jailed; and former Labour MP and award winning actress Glenda Jackson has passed away. With Moya Lothian-Mclean and Shon Faye.
15/06/2354m 32s

Jeremy Hunt Says More Pain Ahead, NHS Doctors Walk-Out

Junior Doctors in the NHS have begun a 72-hour strike after they previously rejecting a 5% pay offer from the government. Plus: Jeremy Hunt says there’s more pain ahead for the UK economy and that interest rates will rise; and Labour disappoint many with a new announcement backtracking on childcare policy. With Michael Walker and […]
14/06/2350m 4s

Inquiry Into Shambolic Covid Response Begins, Hunt’s Austerity Delusion

The official inquiry into the government response to the Covid-19 pandemic has begun. Plus: Ofcom announce they will be assessing the situation with politicians presenting television news shows; and Nadine Dorries explains why she thinks she was blocked from becoming a peer. With Aaron Bastani and Michael Walker.
13/06/2359m 12s

Bye Bye Boris Johnson, the Arrest of Nicola Sturgeon

Boris Johnson has formally resigned as an MP following the findings of the privileges committee. Plus: Former Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon is arrested and released without charge; and Labour’s scandal around Jamie Driscoll drags on. With Michael Walker and Ash Sarkar.
12/06/2355m 30s

Labour Waters Down Green New Deal Pledge

Shadow Chancellor Rachel Reeves has dropped a pledge of £28bn a year in green investment from day 1 of a Labour government. Plus: Noam Chomsky appears on Piers Morgan’s show to discuss China’s relations with the west over Taiwan; and Nadine Dorries sets the house on fire after not getting a peerage. With Michael Walker […]
09/06/2355m 37s

Should Novara BUY The Telegraph? Caroline Lucas To Step Down

Owners of the Daily and Sunday Telegraph the Barclay Brothers are selling up due to financial woes. Should they have bought less avocados? Plus: Green MP Caroline Lucas has announced she will be stepping down; and New York City is hit by a toxic smog. With Michael Walker and Dalia Gebrial.
08/06/2351m 13s

Covid Inquiry: Sunak’s Desperate Bid To Hide Johnson’s Messages

Rishi Sunak is still trying to keep whatsapp messages from the Covid Inquiry. What is he hiding? Plus: Starmerite MPs struggled to defend the farce around Jamie Driscoll’s treatment; and a whistleblower has claimed covert US programmes have UFO aircraft. With Michael Walker and James Meadway.
07/06/2354m 9s

Ukraine Hit By Floods After Dam Explosion, Sunak On Artificial Intelligence

Large parts of southern Ukraine are currently facing catastrophic flooding following the destruction of a hydroelectric dam. Plus: Rishi Sunak travels to Washington to discuss artificial intelligence with Joe Biden; and BBC Newsnight air a bizarre segment over Labour blocking Jamie Driscoll. With Michael Walker and Ash Sarkar.
06/06/2359m 58s

The Labour Mayor Blocked By Keir Starmer

After Labour blocked him from re-standing as North of Tyne Mayor, we speak to Jamie Driscoll about how he will respond. Plus: Will Stronge from Autonomy explains the first UBI trial in England; and Rishi Sunak is trying to claim a victory over his migration policies. With Michael Walker and Mike Bankole.
05/06/2352m 38s

Schofield BBC Interview, Will Labour Help Students & Graduates?

Michael Walker and Aaron Bastani discuss the Philip Schofield scandal, Labour’s offer to graduates, and Andy Burnham’s call for PR.
02/06/2355m 27s

Labour MP Suspended, Tory Group Want to Scrap Inheritance Tax

Labour MP Geraint Davies has been suspended after sexual harassment allegations have come to light. Plus: a group of Tory MPs want to scrap inheritance tax entirely; and a homeless shelter in east London has been raided by riot police. With Aaron Bastani and Barnaby Raine.
01/06/2346m 10s

Rail Strikes Hit England, Sunak Weighs In On AI Warning, Disability Benefit Shocker

Rail strikes have again hit services across England, with ASLEF and RMT unions taking industrial action over pay, job security and passenger safety. Plus: a shocking story about the DWP rejected disability benefit claims; and artificial intelligence experts have delivered their strongest warning yet about the developing technology. With Richard Hames and Ash Sarkar.
31/05/2357m 58s

Media Cover-Ups: Nick Cohen’s Sexual Misconduct & The Philip Schofield Scandal

Accusations of cover ups at ITV and the Guardian – is British media finally undergoing its #MeToo moment? Plus: surprise! The government hasn’t handed over Boris Johnson’s unredacted WhatsApps. With Moya Lothian-Mclean and Shon Faye.
30/05/2342m 13s

Are Food Price Caps Coming For Britain?

Rishi Sunak is reportedly drawing up plans to introduce price caps for basic foods. We speak to James Meadway about what this means. Plus: the Met police have announced they will stop answering mental health calls; and Labour announce a great policy on fossil fuels. With Moya Lothian-Mclean and Dalia Gebrial.
29/05/2357m 58s

Drakeford Slams UK Government, Clueless Hunt Says More Economic Pain ‘Acceptable’

Jeremy Hunt has said he would find a recession “acceptable” in order to fight inflation. Plus: Welsh first minister Mark Drakeford has slammed the UK government in the wake of riots in Cardiff; and a London borough council has become the first local authority to role out a particular transformative policy for young people for […]
26/05/2353m 55s

Robert Jenrick Exposes Tory Agenda on Migration

Net migration to the UK has hit another record level, but are record migration figures really a cause for concern? Plus: will the new Ofgem energy cap lower your bills? And does Ron DeSantis stand a chance at being the Republican nominee for US president? With Moya Lothian-Mclean and Mike Bankole.
25/05/2345m 51s

Boris Johnson Under Fire Again, Police Give Statement After Cardiff Riots

Boris Johnson is back in the spotlight after new claims he broke lockdown rules whilst he was prime minister. Plus: the chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission is under investigation for transphobia; and South Wales Police give a statement outlining the events that led to the death of two teenage boys in Cardiff, […]
24/05/2355m 16s

Braverman In Yet ANOTHER Scandal, Riots In Cardiff See Cars Ablaze

Home secretary Suella Braverman is finding herself in yet another scandal – this time over undeclared links she has to Rwanda. Plus: Chaotic scenes as Fossil Fuel giant Shell see their AGM disrupted by climate protestors; and the government are trying to make British rail travel even more worse. With Aaron Bastani and Barnaby Raine.
23/05/2339m 38s

Suella Braverman In Another Scandal, Lula’s Comments On Ukraine War

Home secretary Suella Braverman is facing questions over whether she broke the ministerial code in her handling of a speeding offence. Plus: Just Stop Oil receive a surprising new backer; and Lula’s appearance at the G7 sparks debate over the Ukraine war. With Michael Walker and Aaron Bastani.
22/05/2354m 59s

Starmer Leaves Black Labour MPs Scared of Losing Whip

Black MPs have told Channel 4 News they’re too scared to speak out about racism for fear of losing the Labour whip. What the hell is going on in Keir Starmer’s party? Plus: a viral video shows Just Stop Oil protestors assaulted; and Matt Hancock insists he is a human being. With Michael Walker and […]
19/05/2356m 3s

We’re All Being Screwed By Water Companies, Corbyn Gets Good News

Water companies have issued an apology over sewage dumping and announced higher consumer bills will pay for infrastructure improvements. Plus: BT have announced tens of thousands of job cuts and are set to replace a fifth of them with artificial intelligence; the cost of living crisis continues, but Tory MP Brendan Clarke Smith has the […]
18/05/2345m 47s

Rent Reform Finally on the Horizon, 1.5C Warming Now Inevitable

Michael Gove has finally announced reforms he says will protect renters from dodgy landlords. Is it good enough? Plus: 1.5C of warming to global temperatures is now inevitable according to climate scientists and record temperatures are almost guaranteed over the next five years. We speak to Climate scientist Ella Gilbert. With Michael Walker and Dalia […]
17/05/2350m 30s

Gove & Fascism at Shambolic National Conservatism Conference

The second day of the National Conservatism conference has seen eyebrow raising speeches from Douglas Murray and warm words about the event from Michael Gove. Plus: A record number of people are out of work due to long-term illness; and how should online misogyny be tackled? With Moya Lothian-Mclean and Ash Sarkar.
16/05/231h

Suella Braverman’s Immigration Agenda, Turkey’s Presidential Election

Suella Braverman has used the brand new National Conservatism conference to bash her own immigration policies. Will the move wash? Plus: Keir Starmer says he doesn’t care if he sounds Conservative; and we speak to Cihan Tugal about the initial results of the Turkish presidential election. With Michael Walker and Kim McIntosh.
15/05/2358m 49s

Starmer Says UK Migration System Is “Broken”

Keir Starmer has said the UK migration system is “broken” after new figures have predicted net migration could have been nearly a million in 2022.  Plus: Alastair Campbell goes nuclear on Newsnight; and Ash Sarkar drops truth bombs on BBC Question Time. With Aaron Bastani and Michael Walker.
12/05/2359m 38s

Novara Live: Tory Brexit Headbangers Turn On Badenoch & Sunak

Kemi Badenoch has taken heat from Brexit headbangers after confirming the government won’t be repealing all EU laws by the end of the year. Plus: The Bank of England raise interest rates yet again; and CNN conduct a town hall debate with Donald Trump. With Michael Walker and Aaron Bastani.
11/05/2356m 3s

Novara Live: Another Met Police Shocker

The Archbishop of Canterbury has attacked the government for their awful migration policies, but home secretary Suella Braverman is pushing ahead. Plus: James O’Brien gets it wrong again; and Piers Morgan is in hot water after the high court hears he knew about phone hacking at the mirror group. With Michael Walker and Barnaby Raine.
10/05/2358m 10s

Novara Live: The Met’s Disgraceful Apology

After arresting peaceful protestors at the King’s coronation, the Met police have now issued an apology. Plus: the Tory government are due to house 500 migrants in a floating barge; and GB News get another OfCom complaint upheld. With Dalia Gebrial and Amardeep Singh Dhillon.
09/05/2351m 6s

Novara Live: Met Police In Yet Another Disgrace – Republicans Arrested At Coronation

The metropolitan police are again finding themselves amid scandal after arresting dozens of republican protestors at the King’s coronation. Plus: so-called ‘free speech defender’ Lee Anderson comes out against free speech, and will the Lib Dems prop-up a Labour minority government? With Ash Sarkar and Mike Bankole.
08/05/2357m 10s
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