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Labour Uses Miliband's 'Hell Yes' To Woo Donors

Labour Uses Miliband's 'Hell Yes' To Woo Donors

Labour is giving away 'Hell Yes' T-shirts to party donors after Ed Miliband used the phrase when questioned about whether he …

  • Clarkson Row Producer Will Not Press Charges
    Clarkson Row Producer Will Not Press Charges Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    Oisin Tymon, the Top Gear producer punched by Jeremy Clarkson during a row over food, has told police he does not want to press charges. Mr Tymon had to drive himself to hospital when he was left with swelling and a split lip after the Top Gear presenter launched an "unprovoked" attack on him at a hotel in North Yorkshire on 4 March. Clarkson's Top Gear contract has not been renewed by the BBC after an internal investigation found he had " crossed a line ". The outspoken presenter received widespread public support - including from his friend, Prime Minister David Cameron - while one million people signed a petition calling for the BBC to reinstate him. More »

  • Elijah Wood was too embarrassed to admit he wasn't Tobey Maguire
    Elijah Wood was too embarrassed to admit he wasn't Tobey Maguire Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    The actor had an encounter with one of Tobey’s fans who thought he was the Spider-Man star. More »

  • Britain's Labour launches election campaign after TV clash
    Britain's Labour launches election campaign after TV clash Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    Opposition leader Ed Miliband launched his campaign Friday to defeat Prime Minister David Cameron in upcoming general elections after primetime television interviews in which neither man landed a knockout blow. More »

  • Move over Paxman, Joey Essex is TV's newest political interviewer
    Move over Paxman, Joey Essex is TV's newest political interviewer Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    The former Towie star will put party leaders through their paces before the election. More »

  • What to watch on TV tonight: Friday
    What to watch on TV tonight: Friday Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    Here are the shows that’ll be on your Twitter timeline later. More »

  • No charges says Clarkson producer
    No charges says Clarkson producer Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    The Top Gear producer attacked by Jeremy Clarkson in a fracas which cost the BBC presenter his job has said he does not want to press charges against his former colleague. More »

  • Labour renews debate challenge
    Labour renews debate challenge Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    Labour has renewed its challenge to David Cameron to face Ed Miliband in a head-to-head TV debate, after polls suggested that neither leader managed to secure a decisive lead in their first televised clash of the general election campaign. More »

  • Top Gear producer won't be pressing charges against Jeremy Clarkson
    Top Gear producer won't be pressing charges against Jeremy Clarkson Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    The BBC decided not to renew the presenter’s Top Gear contract after his tirade against Oisin Tymon. More »

  • Poll: Cameron Wins Leaders' TV Clash
    Poll: Cameron Wins Leaders' TV Clash Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    The Prime Minister had the edge on Ed Miliband in the leaders' showdown, according to the first opinion poll results. An ICM opinion poll for The Guardian newspaper found that 54% of those questioned thought David Cameron won the Sky News / Channel 4 Battle for Number 10. But the opposition leader was not far behind, with 46% of those asked thinking he came out on top. And they were also grilled by Jeremy Paxman in separate 18-minute interviews. More »

  • 'Tough Enough' Miliband Battles With Cameron
    'Tough Enough' Miliband Battles With Cameron Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    David Cameron and Ed Miliband have attempted to convince voters they have what it takes to lead the country into 2020 in the first major showdown of the election campaign. The two men faced tough questioning from Kay Burley and Jeremy Paxman during the 90-minute Sky News Channel 4 Battle for Number 10 programme. Mr Miliband attempted to show his credentials by telling Paxman: "Hell yes, I'm tough enough" to run the country. He said he had stood up to the "leader of the free world", US President Barack Obama, over military action in Syria. More »

  • Battle For Number 10: Leaders In Showdown
    Battle For Number 10: Leaders In Showdown Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    David Cameron and Ed Miliband have attempted to convince voters they have what it takes to lead the country into 2020 in the first major showdown of the election campaign. In 90 minutes of the Sky News Channel 4 Battle for Number 10 programme the two men faced tough questioning from the arch inquisitor Jeremy Paxman and members of the studio audience, hosted by Kay Burley. Mr Miliband attempted to burnish new hardman credentials by telling Paxman "hell yes I'm tough enough" to run the country and said he had stood up to the "leader of the free world" Barack Obama over military action in Syria. In a candid exchange with the studio audience Mr Miliband admitted he had been "bruised" by the leadership battle with his brother, David, in 2010  and it had left the relationship strained but it was healing. More »

  • Cameron wins first TV encounter of close election - poll
    Cameron wins first TV encounter of close election - poll Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    By Andrew Osborn and Kylie MacLellan LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron won the first TV encounter of a close national election in Britain, an opinion poll showed, but opposition Labour leader Ed Miliband leveraged a rare opportunity to promote himself on a national stage. With Cameron's Conservatives neck-and-neck in the opinion polls with Labour, both are trying to grab an elusive lead over the other before the May 7 ballot to avoid another possible coalition or even a minority government. Britain's future in the European Union and its territorial integrity could ride on the outcome as Cameron is pledging an EU membership referendum and Miliband may need to do a deal with Scottish nationalists intent on breaking up the United Kingdom. A snap Guardian/ICM poll afterwards showed 54 percent of those asked thought Cameron, the leader of the Conservative Party, had won, compared to 46 percent who judged Miliband had triumphed. More »

  • Gogglebox's Scarlett is encouraging people to vote - with help from Silent …
    Gogglebox's Scarlett is encouraging people to vote - with help from Silent … Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    Being registered to vote is so important that even Silent Jay has something to say about it. More »

  • In first UK election TV encounter, Miliband shrugs off 'geek' accus …
    In first UK election TV encounter, Miliband shrugs off 'geek' accus … Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    By William James and Kylie MacLellan LONDON (Reuters) - Opposition Labour leader Ed Miliband rejected criticism that his image as "a geek" made him an electoral liability for his party, saying he didn't care what the country's mostly right-leaning press said about him. Opinion polls indicate neither Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives nor Labour will win an overall majority on May 7 as millions of voters turn to Nigel Farage's anti-EU UKIP party and the separatist Scottish National Party (SNP). In at times heated and personal exchanges, Miliband was repeatedly asked by veteran journalist Jeremy Paxman whether the former Labour governments of Tony Blair and Gordon Brown had borrowed too much. More »

  • Poll puts PM ahead after TV battle
    Poll puts PM ahead after TV battle Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    David Cameron edged the first major TV clash of the general election campaign against Ed Miliband by a margin of 54% to 46%, according to a snap opinion poll released moments after the end of the 90-minute programme. More »

  • Clarkson 'Fracas' Witnesses Quizzed By Police
    Clarkson 'Fracas' Witnesses Quizzed By Police Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    North Yorkshire Police says it has spoken to some potential witnesses over the Jeremy Clarkson incident in a county hotel. Earlier this month Clarkson, 54, was involved in an "unprovoked physical and verbal attack" that left Top Gear producer Oisin Tymon with swelling and a split lip. A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said it had been contacted by "concerned members of the public" who wanted to know what action the police are taking, if any. More »

  • Witnesses quizzed over Clarkson row
    Witnesses quizzed over Clarkson row Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    Police have spoken to potential witnesses to the fracas which cost Jeremy Clarkson his job at the BBC, saying they "have a duty to investigate" what happened. More »

  • Will TV Showcases Decide Battle For Number 10?
    Will TV Showcases Decide Battle For Number 10? Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    The first leg tonight, 10 miles up river at Sky Studios where the opening television showcase of the General Election is co-hosted by Sky News and Channel 4, the two men battling for the keys to number 10 will face the nation. And what better way to see the challenge for them both than on the banks of the Thames, which meanders through many battlegrounds where the Conservatives and Labour are pitched directly against each other. The cranes are the physical embodiment of Mr Cameron's argument about a long-term economic plan. Indeed Chrysa, who lives by the developments, says she will be voting for Mr Cameron as she sees "not just recovery but growth". More »

  • The Island With Bear Grylls to be remade for US audience
    The Island With Bear Grylls to be remade for US audience Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    The TV adventurer is taking his hit series to America. More »

  • Morrissey stands up Alan Carr because he's stuck in Belfast
    Morrissey stands up Alan Carr because he's stuck in Belfast Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    The singer cancelled his chat show appearance at short notice. More »

  • What to watch on TV tonight: Thursday
    What to watch on TV tonight: Thursday Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    Here are the shows that’ll be on your Twitter timeline later. More »

  • Miliband And Cameron Prepare For Live Showdown
    Miliband And Cameron Prepare For Live Showdown Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    David Cameron and Ed Miliband are preparing themselves for the first big media setpiece of the election campaign, as Sky and Channel 4 jointly present Cameron & Miliband Live: The Battle For Number 10. The programme, which starts at 9pm tonight, is part traditional interview and part questioning by a studio audience. After winning a coin toss, Mr Miliband has elected to appear after the Prime Minister. The programme will begin with Mr Cameron being interviewed by Jeremy Paxman and then responding to questions from members of the public, moderated by Kay Burley. More »