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Cameron Backs Get-Rich-Quick Scheme Peddler Michael Green

PA/Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK Politics

David Cameron has come out in support of former get-rich-quick scheme peddler Michael Green, who moonlighted as Tory MP Grant Shapps for a year. D...

Britain's Housing Crisis - The Brownfield Solution?

Simon Thomas | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK Politics
Simon Thomas

As the May general election looms, housing remains a key issue over which the different political parties will scrap it out until the polls close. Of course they'll all promise the earth, offering to solve the UK's housing shortage with inflated numbers of how many houses they expect to build, but in reality how many of these much needed new homes will ever get off the ground?

Balls Has Given The Most Cringeworthy LBC Interview In.... Hours?

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 26.02.2015 | UK

In what might be the most cringeworthy LBC interview in, well, recent days, Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls described himself as a "long slow burn" in bed ...

BPG Awards 2015: Old Voices, But Plenty of New Voices Too

Maisie McCabe | Posted 19.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Maisie McCabe

When the Broadcasting Press Guild's radio committee reconvened at the end of last year to talk about who we might honour in 2015 many of the old voices came up. But there were also some new ones as well. Alongside the obligatory documentaries and comedies from Radio 4 we had suggestions of shows and presenters from Absolute Radio, BBC Radio 5 Live and LBC...

Clegg And Assange Don't Like Each Other

PA/Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK Politics

Nick Clegg could face legal action following remarks made about WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Speaking on LBC on Thursday, the deputy prime minist...

Katie Price Gets Some High Profile Support Over Son's Taxpayer-Funded Taxis

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 29.01.2015 | UK Politics

Nick Clegg has stepped in to defend Katie Price after she rowed with fellow Celebrity Big Brother contestant Katie Hopkins about the care her young so...

Here's One Famous Endorsement Miliband Seriously Doesn't Want

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 28.01.2015 | UK Politics

One of the stars of the controversial documentary series Benefits Street, White Dee, has announced she is "swaying towards" voting Labour. Dee, als...

Think Muslims Should Apologise For Paris Killings? Listen To This

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK

Should you be one of those people demanding wholesale Muslim contrition for the murderous acts in Paris last week, perhaps listen to this conversation...

Nick Clegg Slams Caller Trying To Justify Charlie Hebdo Shooting

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 08.01.2015 | UK Politics

Nick Clegg issued a stern lecture to a caller on his radio show Thursday morning after being questioned about the attack on Charlie Hebdo's office in ...

Why Labour's Best Strategy Is "There's No 'I' in 'Team'"

Grainne Gillis | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Politics
Grainne Gillis

Labour is still suffering the hangover of the Blair/Mandelson/Brown years, and those voices must be silenced outright over the next 6 months for the sake of the PLP as they seem to be PR and electoral cyanide.

Get Out Your Wallet - Lunch With Nigel Farage For Only £1,600

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK

This is it, the chance you've all been waiting for - you could have lunch with Britain's top beer-swigging, golf club-swinging Eurosceptic Nigel Farag...

Labour's Shadow Pensions Secretary Doesn't Know How Much The State Pension Is

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK Politics

Shadow work and pensions secretary Rachel Reeves has been caught out appearing not to know the value of the basic state pension. Ms Reeves, who has...

IDS Has Accepted What Some Of You Already Know

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 14.08.2014 | UK Politics

Iain Duncan Smith has accepted that he has become a "hate figure' to some people due to his controversial changes to the benefits system. The work ...

Who's Happy About Boris Getting Blasted By A Water Cannon?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 12.06.2014 | UK Politics

Nick Clegg has said he is looking forward to watching Boris Johnson get blasted by a water cannon, as he condemned the London Mayor for controversiall...

What's Farage's Excuse For His 'Romanian Neighbours' Comment?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK Politics

Just a few short hours after "tired out" Nigel Farage made a semi-apology for his comments about undesirable Romanian neighbours, a defiant full-page ...

Watch The Most Difficult Interview Nigel Farage Has Had All Year

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK Politics

Nigel Farage endured a car crash live radio interview with LBC presenter James O'Brien on Friday morning. It began with the Ukip leader challenged ove...

From Eastern Europeans to Lenny Henry: The Ugly Side of Ukip

Edward Adoo | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Politics
Edward Adoo

The ugliness of UKIP has yet again reared its ugly face and been exposed by Enfield local election candidate William Henwood and his racist comment about Lenny Henry...

Seconds Out - Round Two

Nick Abbot | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Politics
Nick Abbot

What a couple of ding-dongs! The debates, I mean, not those taking part. LBC and the BBC allowed our two heroes to square up to each other over the course of a brace of battles. Who came out the winner?

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Nick Vs Nigel

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Wednesday 26 March 2014... 1) NICK VS NIGEL Tonight, 7pm, live, it's Nick Clegg vs Nigel Farage on...

Clegg Asks Wife For Boxing Gloves For Christmas

PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics

Nick Clegg has asked for boxing gloves for Christmas - but declined to admit whom he will imagine punching with them. The deputy prime minister sai...

Money - There's Too Much Of It About

Nick Abbot | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Nick Abbot

In short, if economic experts actually knew what they were talking about, some of them might agree with each other. As they don't, let's assume they don't.

Celebrating 40 Years of Commercial Radio

Torin Douglas | Posted 07.12.2013 | UK Entertainment
Torin Douglas

There's nothing like a 40th anniversary to make you feel old! This week's celebrations for LBC Radio and the start of legally authorised commercial radio in Britain have taken me right back to October 1973 - long before I joined BBC News, where I was media correspondent for 24 years.

Nick Clegg Speaks Out Against Muslim Students' Veil Ban At Birmingham College

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 13.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg has reiterated the right to wear religious dress to school after a row erupted over a college's decision to ban Musli...

WATCH: Nick Clegg Left Tongue-Tied After Challenge From Sick Woman

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 12.11.2013 | UK Politics

Nick Clegg was awkwardly left tongue-tied today after being confronted by a seriously ill woman who argued she was a victim of the 'Bedroom Tax'. ...

Clegg's Sneaking Sympathy For Sainsbury's Checkout Worker

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.09.2013 | UK

Nick Clegg has expressed "sneaking sympathy" for a Sainsbury's checkout worker who refused to serve a customer because she was talking on her mobile p...