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# jeremy-hunt - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Britain wants protection force for shipping in Gulf after Iran seizes oil tanker
# Oil Tanker
# Oil Tanker

Britain wants protection force for shipping in Gulf after Iran seizes oil tanker

Jul 23rd 2019, 8:13 AM 9,193 Views 47 Comments

Iranian authorities seized a British-flagged oil tanker on Friday in a dramatic escalation of tensions in the region.

# jeremy-hunt - Sunday 21 July, 2019

'Alter your course immediately': Recording emerges of standoff before Iran captures UK oil tanker
# Stena Impero
# Stena Impero

'Alter your course immediately': Recording emerges of standoff before Iran captures UK oil tanker

Jul 21st 2019, 12:31 PM 27,780 Views 51 Comments

The Stena Impero was seized in international waters on Friday.

Coveney says no-deal Brexit will be 'a disaster for us all'
# Backstop
# Backstop

Coveney says no-deal Brexit will be 'a disaster for us all'

Updated Jul 21st 2019, 11:10 AM 22,699 Views 97 Comments

The Tánaiste says he and others have worked for three years to avoid such a scenario.

# jeremy-hunt - Saturday 20 July, 2019

Iran ignores calls to release British oil tanker despite being warned of 'serious consequences'
# Persian Gulf
# Persian Gulf

Iran ignores calls to release British oil tanker despite being warned of 'serious consequences'

Updated Jul 20th 2019, 3:30 PM 45,205 Views 29 Comments

The seizure has been labelled a “dangerous further aggravation of an already tense situation”.

What can the new British prime minister expect in the coming days?
# Deal Or No Deal
# Deal Or No Deal

What can the new British prime minister expect in the coming days?

Jul 20th 2019, 8:15 AM 25,738 Views 17 Comments

Boris Johnson is likely to become the Conservative Party leader next week.

# jeremy-hunt - Thursday 18 July, 2019

MPs in London back move to prevent the next prime minister from suspending parliament
# Westminster
# Westminster

MPs in London back move to prevent the next prime minister from suspending parliament

Jul 18th 2019, 3:14 PM 16,585 Views 31 Comments

Boris Johnson had not ruled out suspending parliament if he become prime minister.

# jeremy-hunt - Monday 15 July, 2019

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt hit out at 'un-British' Donald Trump tweets in final leadership debate
# Fire And Fury
# Fire And Fury

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt hit out at 'un-British' Donald Trump tweets in final leadership debate

Jul 15th 2019, 9:32 PM 28,326 Views 71 Comments

Both men met in another leadership debate today.

# jeremy-hunt - Saturday 13 July, 2019

When will there be a new British prime minister? Here's what you need to know
# Boris Or Jeremy
# Boris Or Jeremy

When will there be a new British prime minister? Here's what you need to know

Jul 13th 2019, 7:00 AM 25,168 Views 39 Comments

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt are the last two men standing, as a Brexit deadline looms.

# jeremy-hunt - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

'Technology alone isn't going to solve the problem': Ex-Brexit border chief rejects claims by Hunt and Johnson
# Brexit
# Brexit

'Technology alone isn't going to solve the problem': Ex-Brexit border chief rejects claims by Hunt and Johnson

Jul 3rd 2019, 9:28 PM 18,459 Views 28 Comments

Karen Wheeler was the Director General for Borders at the UK’s customs service.

# jeremy-hunt - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

In Belfast, Johnson and Hunt talk about the 'unacceptable' backstop, and the 'indispensable' DUP
# Tories In Northern Ireland
# Tories In Northern Ireland

In Belfast, Johnson and Hunt talk about the 'unacceptable' backstop, and the 'indispensable' DUP

Jul 2nd 2019, 12:34 PM 21,267 Views 43 Comments

Boris Johnson said that the backstop represents “the incoherence of the [UK] strategy” in Brexit negotiations.

Sammy Wilson: 'We know the Irish; if you stand up to them, they will take you seriously'
# Brexit
# Brexit

Sammy Wilson: 'We know the Irish; if you stand up to them, they will take you seriously'

Jul 2nd 2019, 11:05 AM 99,741 Views 160 Comments

The DUP’s Brexit spokesman made his comments on BBC Radio 4 this morning.

# jeremy-hunt - Sunday 30 June, 2019

Jeremy Hunt: ‘I have Welsh and Irish blood in me - I’ll never allow our union to be broken up’
# Tory Leadership
# Tory Leadership

Jeremy Hunt: ‘I have Welsh and Irish blood in me - I’ll never allow our union to be broken up’

Jun 30th 2019, 3:32 PM 34,468 Views 114 Comments

Hunt also said that he would reduce the UK’s corporation tax in the event of the “economic bumpiness” of a no-deal Brexit.

# jeremy-hunt - Monday 24 June, 2019

'It's not just up to us': Boris Johnson claims 'abundant technical fixes' could help fix Irish border issue
# No Show
# No Show

'It's not just up to us': Boris Johnson claims 'abundant technical fixes' could help fix Irish border issue

Updated Jun 24th 2019, 10:31 PM 106,467 Views 114 Comments

Boris Johnson has been defending his Brexit plans this evening… but not discussing his private life.

Poll: Hunt or Johnson? Which of these would be a better Prime Minister from an Irish perspective?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Hunt or Johnson? Which of these would be a better Prime Minister from an Irish perspective?

Jun 24th 2019, 10:00 PM 41,714 Views 40 Comments

A no-deal Brexit would be very bad for Ireland, so every step in the Tory race will be keenly watched here.

# jeremy-hunt - Sunday 9 June, 2019

Tory contender Hunt claims Angela Merkel told him EU is willing to renegotiate Brexit deal
# Leadership Battle
# Leadership Battle

Tory contender Hunt claims Angela Merkel told him EU is willing to renegotiate Brexit deal

Jun 9th 2019, 1:34 PM 16,924 Views 29 Comments

The Irish government has repeatedly stated the withdrawal agreement would not be reopened.

# jeremy-hunt - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Foreign Secretary says UK may seek to delay Brexit in bid to secure deal
# Article 50
# Article 50

Foreign Secretary says UK may seek to delay Brexit in bid to secure deal

Jan 31st 2019, 9:20 AM 29,918 Views 42 Comments

Getting MPs to support a withdrawal agreement has proved rather difficult.

# jeremy-hunt - Friday 11 January, 2019

'She broke free and came home': UK minister says Lassie holds a Brexit lesson
# Jeremy Hunt
# Jeremy Hunt

'She broke free and came home': UK minister says Lassie holds a Brexit lesson

Jan 11th 2019, 6:14 PM 20,267 Views 18 Comments

Jeremy Hunt was responding to questions from a Labour MP who compared Brexit no-deal preparations to The Invisible Chain.

# jeremy-hunt - Saturday 15 December, 2018

Jeremy Hunt insists a 'version' of May's deal can get through parliament if EU make assurances
# Brexit
# Brexit

Jeremy Hunt insists a 'version' of May's deal can get through parliament if EU make assurances

Dec 15th 2018, 12:23 PM 19,254 Views 30 Comments

May had postponed the House of Commons vote on her deal after forecasts predicted it had no chance of being approved.

# jeremy-hunt - Thursday 4 October, 2018

UK accuses Russian spies of 'reckless' global cyber attacks
# Under Attack
# Under Attack

UK accuses Russian spies of 'reckless' global cyber attacks

Oct 4th 2018, 7:24 AM 6,707 Views 98 Comments

The UK Foreign Office described it as a “flagrant violation of international law”

# jeremy-hunt - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

English breast screening scandal: Up to 270 women may have had lives shortened over IT error
# Scandal
# Scandal

English breast screening scandal: Up to 270 women may have had lives shortened over IT error

May 2nd 2018, 1:29 PM 12,839 Views 4 Comments

Health Minister Jeremy Hunt said that an independent inquiry is due to take place into the issue.

# jeremy-hunt - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

UK 'tampon tax' to go to charity after revelation that some women have been using old socks
# Begging For A Tampon
# Begging For A Tampon

UK 'tampon tax' to go to charity after revelation that some women have been using old socks

Mar 16th 2016, 2:21 PM 32,237 Views 46 Comments

The announcement was made in today’s UK budget after a Darlington food bank requested that tampons be made free for those who can’t afford them.

# jeremy-hunt - Friday 29 November, 2013

Further 19 hospitals face investigation over Savile links
# Savile
# Savile

Further 19 hospitals face investigation over Savile links

Nov 29th 2013, 12:40 PM 4,127 Views 2 Comments

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said he expects final reports of all the investigations to be completed by June 2014.

# jeremy-hunt - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Hillsborough: Police chief Bettison 'boasted of role in smearing fans' - MP
# Hillsborough
# Hillsborough

Hillsborough: Police chief Bettison 'boasted of role in smearing fans' - MP

Oct 23rd 2012, 12:48 PM 5,314 Views 10 Comments

MPs heard that over 300 serving police officers are being investigated in relation to their role in the Hillsborough stadium disaster in 1989.

# jeremy-hunt - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

British cabinet reshuffle sees 'Minister for Murdoch' get health portfolio
# Everyday I'm Shufflin
# Everyday I'm Shufflin

British cabinet reshuffle sees 'Minister for Murdoch' get health portfolio

Sep 4th 2012, 5:49 PM 4,204 Views 20 Comments

Jeremy Hunt was the surprised appointment to the Ministry of Health as David Cameron conducted his first reshuffle since taking office over two years ago

# jeremy-hunt - Friday 27 July, 2012

Video: British culture secretary Jeremy Hunt suffers ‘bell malfunction’ [updated]
# Bell-end
From The Daily Edge
# Bell-end

Video: British culture secretary Jeremy Hunt suffers ‘bell malfunction’ [updated]

Jul 27th 2012, 1:15 PM 4,512 Views 18 Comments

Jeremy Hunt lost control of the end of his bell earlier today.

# jeremy-hunt - Monday 21 May, 2012

Investigation launched into donations for British culture secretary
# Inquiry
# Inquiry

Investigation launched into donations for British culture secretary

May 21st 2012, 2:13 PM 1,622 Views 5 Comments

The British parliament’s commissioner for standards has opened an inquiry into allegations Jeremy Hunt failed to register donations from media companies.

# jeremy-hunt - Thursday 26 April, 2012

Leveson: Rupert Murdoch plays down political influence
# Leveson
# Leveson

Leveson: Rupert Murdoch plays down political influence

Apr 26th 2012, 7:48 AM 652 Views 1 Comment

News Corp chairman told British inquiry into media ethics that it’s a myth he or his papers carry serious political sway.

# jeremy-hunt - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Murdoch testimony puts pressure on British government minister
# Leveson
# Leveson

Murdoch testimony puts pressure on British government minister

Apr 25th 2012, 7:45 AM 1,421 Views 1 Comment

Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt is under pressure to resign following testimony from James Murdoch at the Leveson inquiry yesterday. Rupert Murdoch appears before the media inquiry today.

# jeremy-hunt - Sunday 1 April, 2012

Boonen takes Tour of Flanders
# Cycling
From The42
# Cycling

Boonen takes Tour of Flanders

Apr 1st 2012, 7:54 PM 232 Views 1 Comment

Local knowledge and a well-timed burst of acceleration helped the home favourite to victory over Italians Filippo Pozzato and Alessandro Ballan.

# jeremy-hunt - Sunday 10 July, 2011

UK Labour leader calls to delay BSkyB takeover
# BSKYB
# BSKYB

UK Labour leader calls to delay BSkyB takeover

Jul 10th 2011, 1:07 PM 184 Views 2 Comments

The Liberal Democrats – currently in coalition with the Conservatives – have hinted at supporting the opposition in calls to postpone the proposed takeover.

# jeremy-hunt - Thursday 3 March, 2011

Takeover of BSkyB moves closer after UK government approves Sky News 'spin-off'
# Media
# Media

Takeover of BSkyB moves closer after UK government approves Sky News 'spin-off'

Mar 3rd 2011, 11:07 AM 328 Views 0 Comments

The controversial takeover of the satellite giant by Rupert Murdoch’s company is now set to go ahead.