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# jeremy-hunt - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

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

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

The Stena Impero was seized in international waters on Friday.

Coveney says no-deal Brexit will be 'a disaster for us all' Backstop This post contains videos

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

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'

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?

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

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

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 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

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

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'

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’

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

From The42 Boonen takes Tour of Flanders Cycling

Boonen takes Tour of Flanders

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

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'

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