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January 11, 2019 7:49 AM Passionate supporter interrupts BBC interview to declare Rees-Mogg the new Prime Minister

JACOB Rees-Mogg was greeted by a passionate supporter claiming he would like the Tory Brexiteer to be his Prime Minister during a BBC Newsnight interview. The excited Brexiteer's fan told Jacob Rees-Mogg he considers him to be the UK Prime Minister while the Tory MP told BBC Newsnight it would be a miracle if he changed his mind on Theresa May's Brexit 139

January 11, 2019 6:51 AM China ’NEEDS’ trade deal with post-Brexit UK for THIS key reason claims Beijing expert

CHINA “needs” a trade deal with post-Brexit UK according to a top expert on the country, who argued it would give a massive boost to the country’s “diplomatic prestige”. The comments were made by Dr Yu Jie, a research fellow at the Chatham House think tank. She was speaking on last night’s BBC Newsnight. Another Beijing expert agreed there is “no downside 126

December 8, 2018 5:59 AM Macron OUT? The far-left and far-right UNITE in Yellow Vest movement to TOPPLE Macron

THE FAR-Left and far-right have united through the Yellow Vest movement to topple President Emmanuel Macron, a protester said on BBC Newsnight. Adi, who is part of the ‘gilets jaunes’ or Yellow Vests movement on the far-left, said the protests in France have united people on both ends of the political spectrum. The protester said: “It’s not an idea that sits well with me. But it’s the reality 103

November 22, 2018 10:09 PM Fiona Bruce 'in talks over taking Question Time job'

Fiona Bruce is in discussions about taking over as presenter of the discussion programme Question Time, BBC News understands. BBC media editor Amol Rajan said negotiations with Bruce, who presents the News at Six and Ten as well as the Antiques Roadshow, were continuing. Current host David Dimbleby will leave the show in December after 24 years. If Bruce 61

November 20, 2018 5:42 AM ‘I don’t take back those words’ Brexiteer stands firm in call for no-confidence vote

A BREXITEER MP reaffirmed his call for the House of Commons to hold a vote of no-confidence against Theresa May over her proposed Brexit deal. Simon Clarke told BBC Newsnight on Monday he does not regret his call for a vote against Theresa May’s premiership. When asked whether the process was dead since the 1922 Committee did not receive the required 38

October 30, 2018 7:01 AM 'What IS your plan?' Evan Davis GRILLS Shadow Treasury minister on Universal Credit

EVAN DAVIES grilled the Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury Peter Dowd on BBC Newsnight last night, on what Labour’s plan is for Universal Credit, after conflicting comments about the policy. Mr Davies said: “No one seems quite clear whether your plan is to scrap universal credit or to consult broadly on it which is what was said this morning. What is the plan?” Shadow 48

October 12, 2018 4:24 AM Brexit negotiation BREAKDOWN? BBC Newsnight claims talks going through ‘difficult period’

BREXIT negotiations between the UK and EU have gone through a “difficult period” in the past 24 hours, raising concerns agreement won’t be reached before next week’s crunch EU summit meeting, according to a BBC Newsnight’s Nick Watt. Mr Watt told Kirsty Wark, the show’s presenter, that “there are two big buts” in the ongoing talks. Firstly “negotiations 57

October 2, 2018 4:29 AM ‘If Corbyn becomes PM we all deserve to be SHOT’

IF JEREMY Corbyn becomes Prime Minister, Conservative MPs “deserve to be collectively shot” according to Tory MP Bob Seely, who has warned the party is loosing “sight of the domestic agenda” as it obsesses over its leadership and Brexit. Mr Seely made the extreme remarks during an interview with on BBC Newsnight. He told presenter John Sweeney: “If we let Jeremy 28

September 19, 2018 4:04 AM CHALLENGE issued to Lord who claims UK has turned on Brexit on Newsnight

A PRO-EU Lord who claims the British people have changed their minds on Brexit received a dramatic slap-down when a Labour MP, who accepts the result, told him to “come to Stoke-on-Trent” to see that he’s wrong. However he was firmly rebuked by Gareth Snell, the Labour MP for Stoke-on-Trent Central, who believes the 2016 decision should be implemented 41

September 14, 2018 2:11 AM RT editor hangs up on Newsnight

The journalist who interviewed the two Russians suspected of the Salisbury Novichok attack hung up on a BBC presenter after "the manner of the interview" was challenged. Speaking to BBC Newsnight exclusively about her television interview with Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov, RT editor-in-chief Margarita Simonyan, said: "I don't have any reasons 48