Boris Johnson: The Life of Boris Boris Johnson, Britain’s Foreign Secretary, is a man who does not shy from the media’s spotlight. From his not-quite-so humble beginnings as a journalist at the Telegraph, to becoming a champion Brexiteer, via being Mayor of London, Boris has survived and prospered despite his many blunders.
Who is the real Boris Johnson?It's Boris Johnson versus Jeremy Hunt in the race to be Prime Minister. For this week's podcast episode, Gary Gibbon talks to Boris biographers Sonia Purnell and Andrew Gimson about what we should all expect from the bookies' favourite.
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Boris Johnson Traces His Family HistoryPrime Minister Boris Johnson Traces His Family History | Who Do You Think You Are
The UK's new Prime Minister Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson, AKA Boris Johnson, starts his journey to trace the Johnson family history by chatting to his dad Stanley Johnson. What will they discover?
Boris Traces His Secret German History | Who Do Yo...Boris begins looking at his Granny Butter's family history, and the De Pfeffel lineage. His journey takes him to Germany to trace his royal connections. Will Boris become a Baron?
Boris Heads To Istanbul To Trace His Political PastBoris travels to Istanbul in Turkey, where his great-grandfather Ali Kemal was born and received his education at a traditional Muslim school. Boris is unnerved by the parallels he finds between his ancestor’s career and his own – Ali worked as political columnist for a newspaper, writing with a frankness that often landed him in hot water. Can you see the similarities?
Boris Finds Out He's Related To King George II Boris finally gets hold of the hidden records of his 3x great-grandmother Karoline von Rothenburg who was the illegitimate daughter of Prince Paul of Württemberg, a descendant of King George II of Great Britain and King Frederick William I of Prussia. Will Boris embrace his Royal Family connections?
Theresa May quits: Where did it all go wrong?After almost three years in Number 10, the doomed struggle to deliver Brexit - and a snap general election which destroyed her parliamentary majority as well as her own authority, Theresa May is likely to be remembered among the great failures of British political history, rather than its great leaders...But it was her struggle to deliver Brexit that defined her whole time in office.
Theresa May: A Profile - BBC NewsnightWho is the real Theresa May? What does she stand for? Times columnist Matthew Parris has this in-depth profile.
Who is Theresa May? (Profile and interview)What is it that drives Theresa May herself? Channel 4 News has been speaking to some of those who know her best, including her former Oxford tutorial partner, who remembers her saying in their first term that she wanted to become Prime Minister.
David Cameron Profile - Channel 4 NewsIn the third of our profiles, our political editor Gary Gibbon joins David Cameron him as he criss-crossed the country in pursuit of that second term.
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Brexit, Cameron resignation signal momentous change for UKGreat Britain voted 52 to 48 percent Thursday to become the first nation to leave the European Union. The vote prompted Prime Minister David Cameron -- a leading voice in the “Remain” camp -- to announce his resignation, though he will stay on until October to ensure a smooth transition. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant takes a look at how Britain is readying itself for a post-EU paradigm.
Nigel Farage Profile: how his political career startedGary Gibbon speaks to Ukip leader Nigel Farage, who's favourite photo opportunity is in the pub with a pint in his hand. The mere fact that Mr Farage is on the stage is an indication that he has led Ukip from the fringes to the mainstream of British political debate.
Nigel Farage Launches Brexit Party for EU ElectionFormer UKIP leader Nigel Farage has announced the launch of the Brexit Party to campaign in the European elections. He talks to GMB about the humiliation of Brexit and what he hopes to achieve with the new party. Member of French Parliament and Macron supporter Alexandre Holroyd talks from the studio about the devasting effects Brexit will have on the UK and France.
Brexit Party leads U.K. results in EU election...European Parliament elections ended with the lion's share of Britain's seats going to Nigel Farage's Brexit Party and far-right, pro-business groups and environmentalists emerging as forces to be reckoned with in the rest of Europe.
The European Parliament Really Isn't Pleased With ...Nigel Farage, one of the main architects of the U.K.'s exit from the European Union, also happens to be a member of the European Parliament. So when he showed up in the European Parliament for a special session, things got kind of heated.
2015 - 5 SNP MPs causing a stir in House of CommonsWatch this video to see which SNP members are shaking up the Commons, including one MP who attempts to roar like a lion when in Parliament...
Nicola Sturgeon: Her career in politicsSTV's Political Editor Bernard Ponsonby looks at the career of Nicola Sturgeon as she becomes First Minister.
Nicola Sturgeon: SNP leader in 60 seconds...A political CV of Scotland's First Minister, and leader of the SNP, Nicola Sturgeon.
Nicola Sturgeon: SNP leader in 60 seconds...Watch how Nicola Sturgeon got into politics after studying law at Glasgow University, hating Margaret Thatcher, and becoming Scotland's first female First Minister. Born in Ayrshire Central Hospital in Irvine, Ayrshire on 19 July 1970.
Rise of the SNP: the inside storyIn less than a decade the SNP has become the dominant political force in Scotland; despite losing an independence referendum, they took 56 of Scotland's 59 seats at the general election.
But where did the SNP's success come from - and can it survive against Corbyn-mania and a Tory majority government?
Nicola Sturgeon Panorama June 1st 2015Nicola Ferguson Sturgeon (born 19 July 1970) is the fifth and current First Minister of Scotland and the Leader of the Scottish National Party, in office since 2014. She is the first woman to hold either position. Sturgeon represents Glasgow Southside.
Nicola Sturgeon talks about her life.Nicola Sturgeon discusses growing up, being a woman in politics, and hardship in her personal life.
Alex Salmond in 60 secondsAlex Salmond, former First Minister of Scotland, brought Scotland closer to independence than any person since union with England began more than 300 years ago.
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Profile of Alex Salmond
Alex Salmond - A Rebel's JourneyNovember 2014 - BBC Scotland - The story of Alex Salmond, from rebellious student Nationalist to Scotland's First Minister and greatest politician.
1 of 6 - Alex Salmond ProfileLove him or loathe him, Alex Salmond has been a towering figure in Scottish politics for 25 years. Former Conservative Minister, Michael Portillo, wants to know the story behind the politician, and what has made him one of the most successful and recognizable Scottish politicians in the world.
2 of 6 - Alex Salmond ProfileLove him or loathe him, Alex Salmond has been a towering figure in Scottish politics for 25 years. Former Conservative Minister, Michael Portillo, wants to know the story behind the politician, and what has made him one of the most successful and recognizable Scottish politicians in the world.
3 of 6 - Alex Salmond ProfileMichael Portillo goes on the campaign trail with Alex Salmond as he attemps hold onto the post of First Minister, and asks what lies ahead for the man, his party and the country.
4 of 6 - Alex Salmond ProfileMichael Portillo goes on the campaign trail with Alex Salmond as he attemps hold onto the post of First Minister, and asks what lies ahead for the man, his party and the country.
5 of 6 - Alex Salmond ProfileMichael Portillo goes on the campaign trail with Alex Salmond as he attemps hold onto the post of First Minister, and asks what lies ahead for the man, his party and the country.
6 of 6 - Alex Salmond ProfileMichael Portillo goes on the campaign trail with Alex Salmond as he attemps hold onto the post of First Minister, and asks what lies ahead for the man, his party and the country.
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SNP Commons Walkout | Good Morning BritainSNP Leader at Westminster was told to leave after challenging speaker over demand for Brexit debate.
SNP walks out of Commons in protestThe SNP have walked out of the House of Commons in protest at their leader in Westminster, Ian Blackford being ordered to leave Prime Minister’s Questions.
"Scotland will not be ignored!!"...Theresa May has seen a way out of her Brexit mess - as a top Tory grandee vowed to help her deal pass second time around.
Sir Graham Brady, chair of the powerful 1922 Committee, has tabled a Commons motion which would scrap the hated Irish backstop.
The senior MP today insisted the move would allow Mrs May to return to Brussels and negotiate tweaks to the Brexit deal, allowing it to pass through the Commons in weeks.
No10 has already signalled it backs Sir Graham's plan and wants to see it succeed when it's voted on tomorrow...
Theresa May ‘privately told Cabinet ministers she will rule out No Deal’:
Boris Johnson vows to give Theresa May his ‘full-throated’ support over Brexit if she gets EU to scrap hated Irish backstop:
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Joanna Cherry MP - Scotland’s highest civil court rules against Boris Johnson 11.9.19Scotland’s highest civil court rules Boris Johnson’s suspension of the UK Parliament
SNP's Joanna Cherry and Ian Blackford call for Boris Johnson's resignationIan Blackford, leader of the SNP in Westminster, along with spokesperson Joanna Cherry, have both called on Boris Johnson to resign as Prime Minister.
It follows the Supreme Court's ruling that the Prime Minister's prorogation of Parliament was 'unlawful, void and of no effect'
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Joanna Cherry QC MP - Keynote Speech "Brexit the tale of two Unions"Joanna Cherry QC MP, the Scottish National Party MP discussing Brexit but also the political future of the United Kingdom. What is Scotlands position in the Brexit debate, it voted overwhelmingly to remain, but its views aren't being taken into account properly
Mhairi Black: Britain's youngest MPA year in the life of SNP MP Mhairi Black, who was voted into parliament aged just 20.
Mhairi Black on Independence and Jeremy CorbynThe SNP's Mhairi Black was just 20 when she took one of the biggest scalps in British politics, unseating the shadow foreign secretary and becoming parliament's youngest MP for 300 years.
Mhairi Black: SNP MP's maiden speech in full“I am the only 20 year old in the UK that the Chancellor is prepared to help with housing.”
Mhairi Black's maiden House of Commons speech.
Mhairi Black 'Westminster is worse than I feared' Mhairi Black became the youngest MP serving at Westminster when she beat took the seat held by Labour's Douglas Alexander at the 2015 general election as the SNP decimated Labour in Scotland. I went to meet her at the party's spring conference in Glasgow, where we talked about how the SNP caused a political reawakening in Scotland, Labour's failings in the run up to that political earthquake and whether the party is really as leftwing as it likes to portray itself. Mhairi Black also told me she believes Westminster is like an old boys club, removed from reality, which needs to be dragged into the 21st century.
Mhairi Black on the SNP, changing WestminsterMhairi Black is the SNP Member of Parliament for Paisley and Renfrewshire South. She talks to Krishnan about her SNP politics, why she wants to transform the Westminster bubble and the 'sinister' threats to our democracy.
Jeremy Corbyn: Who is he? (Profile + Interview)...The UK's Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn was a 200/1 outsider in the Labour leadership contest two years ago. He defied those odds to win and now he is in the race to be next Prime Minister in the UK's general election. And many say the odds are stacked against him again.
Biography of Jeremy Corbyn - in 90 seconds...A short biography of Jeremy Corbyn, the Wiltshire-born MP for Islington South with a long history of activism who rose to become a divisive leader of the Labour party
Jeremy Corbyn: A Profile - BBC NewsnightStephen Bush has this in-depth profile of Jeremy Corbyn, offering his account of the Labour leader and his thinking.
The rise of Jeremy Corbyn in Labour leadership raceOur political editor Allegra Stratton on the rise of Jeremy Corbyn as a contender for Labour leader.
Jeremy Corbyn: how the rebel became the front-runnerJeremy Corbyn has spent thirty two years on Parliament's back benches. Even just a few months ago he seemed certain to stay there - a mild mannered but staunch champion of left-wing causes. So how come he now stands on the brink of power?
A Brief History of Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn...MP for Islington North, Labour party leader and committed activist: who is the man currently leading one of Britain's biggest political parties and what does he believe?
Ed Miliband profile: LabourEd Miliband admits himself that he's not from "central casting", so how is the Labour leader, regarded by some as a geeky intellectual, shaping up in the race to be Britain's next Prime Minister? Gary Gibbon reports.
Nick Clegg Profile: Liberal DemocratNick Clegg blazed a trail by forging a coalition partnership with the Tories. But how have the tribulations of the past five years affected his and his party’s chances of general election success?