Highlights and Opinion

This is the moment Nick Ferrari puts a government minister on the spot over the government's new plans to ban smoking.

'When will the Conservatives be banning alcohol?' Nick Ferrari puts minister on the spot after smoking ban vote passes

Andrew Marr

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'I'm ashamed to say Nick, I started smoking when I was 12' Tory MP reveals

Minister who reveals she started smoking at 12 says she's not interested in freedom argument against ban

This guest told LBC he was against Rishi Sunak's smoking ban because 'everybody dies in the end' and the NHS should 'price in' the cost of dealing with sick Brits.

'The NHS is there to make you healthy' guest dismisses smoking ban as 'everybody dies in the end'

Speaking to LBC's Nick Ferrari at Breakfast, Lord Kim Darroch the former UK National Security Advisor for his assessment of the performance of "the current PM, the man who was PM and the man who wants to be PM"

Rishi Sunak has 'left the pitch free' for Lord Cameron to be Foreign Sec and 'toughen the line on Israel', says former diplomat

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The former prime minister Liz Truss joined Iain Dale for a wide-ranging discussion ahead of the release of her new book

Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey should resign over response to mini-budget, Liz Truss tells LBC

David Cameron tells LBC using RAF jets to shoot down Russian drones over Ukraine would lead to a 'dangerous escalation' in the conflict.

Nick Ferrari puts David Cameron on the spot: 'Why can't the RAF shoot down drones over Ukraine like they do Israel?'

Lord Cameron has described Iran’s strike on Israel as a “double defeat”

Lord Cameron urges Israel to ‘take the win,' don't retaliate and focus on defeating Hamas after Iran’s ‘double defeat’

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Rishi Sunak has pledged a crackdown on shoplifting

'We’ve got your back': Rishi Sunak’s message to retail staff as he pledges crackdown on dangerous shoplifters

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'None of our closest allies have stopped': Rishi Sunak defends decision not to suspend arms sales to Israel

'None of our closest allies have stopped': Rishi Sunak defends decision not to suspend arms sales to Israel

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Braverman: Iran is 'funding and supporting proxies to carry out attacks in the UK'

Suella Braverman warns Iranian regime 'funding and supporting' 'targeted attacks' on UK streets

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Sir Jonathan Pryce, who played Prince Philip in The Crown, says he doesn't believe the show made conspiracy theories about Kate worse.

'The Crown enhanced the monarchy’s image’: Sir Jonathan Pryce dismisses show's role in Kate conspiracy theories

Princess Kate revealed she was receiving treatment for cancer this evening.

Princess Kate: Now close the door, draw the curtains and focus on you!

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Brexit was the 'biggest disaster in British policy making since the Second World War,' Lord Pattern tells Andrew Marr

Brexit was the 'biggest disaster in British policy making since the Second World War,' Lord Patten tells Andrew Marr

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Thousands of women adversely affected by the sudden rise in the state pension age are "owed" compensation, a report by a parliamentary ombudsman has found.

Women ‘owed’ £36bn in compensation payouts after government’s state pension age blunder, WASPI chairwoman says

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Joe Biden blindsided, but not blinded, by solar eclipse, writes Simon Marks in Washington DC

Joe Biden blindsided, but not blinded, by solar eclipse, writes Simon Marks in Washington DC

8 days ago

Richard Tice’s Party used a seemingly rushed, last-minute press conference in Westminster to attack the Labour Party, and urged his party’s candidates not to tweet when drunk.

‘Scrap Net Zero target to fund NHS’ and don’t ‘tweet when drunk’, say Reform UK

8 days ago

I stopped being a vegetarian and started eating meat six months ago - it’s changed my life, writes Johnny Jenkins for LBC Views

I stopped being a vegetarian and started eating meat six months ago - it’s changed my life

9 days ago

Sir Alan Duncan 'joins a number of other distinguished people who have knowingly or otherwise used racist narratives about Jews', writes Danny Stone.

Sir Alan Duncan should be using language judiciously instead of parroting narratives used to hurt Jews for decades

11 days ago

Jose Andres

In Washington celebrity chef and World Central Kitchen founder José Andrés, Israel has picked a powerful enemy

12 days ago

Sir Alan Duncan: The rogue Conservative grandee dividing his party

Sir Alan Duncan: The rogue Conservative grandee dividing his party

12 days ago

Biden tactical response in Middle East sparks concerns of escalation with Israel willing to go it alone

Biden tactical response in Middle East sparks concerns of escalation with Israel willing to go it alone

14 days ago

From a friend: This is indefensible, we need to temporarily suspend the sale of arms to Israel, says Nick Ferrari

From a friend: This is indefensible, we need to temporarily suspend the sale of arms to Israel, says Nick Ferrari

14 days ago

Will Guyatt says his mother's recent experience with the NHS shows there's something seriously wrong

It’s time to stop kidding ourselves. The NHS is broken - my mum's recent experience is proof enough for me

14 days ago

Sir Keir Starmer is right to reclaim the Union Jack

Labour is right to reclaim the Union Jack - here's why

18 days ago

The London Mayoral election contest is really taking shape, writes Henry Riley

Chirping birds, beaming sunshine and plenty of greenery: the perfect backdrop for a Green Party London Mayoral launch

21 days ago

The residents of Godalming seemed split over the Chancellor's views

Was the chancellor’s £100k remark ridiculous? These people in Surrey aren’t so sure

23 days ago

Nike should do the right thing and make the kit affordable, writes Johnny Jenkins

Forget about the England flag - I’m more bothered about the kit’s price tag

23 days ago

Moscow isn't coming for your vegan sausage roll just yet, writes Will Guyatt

Outages at Greggs, McDonalds, Sainsburys and Tesco? What the hell is going on at Britain’s best-loved chains?

28 days ago

Will Aaron Taylor-Johnson make a good James Bond? Only time will tell

Can Aaron Taylor-Johnson fill James Bond's tuxedo? Only time will tell

29 days ago

The Liberal Democrats launched their campaign for Mayor of London at Pop Brixton

Pop Brixton: The bustling site of street food, bars… and the Lib Dem Mayoral campaign launch

29 days ago

'A once in a generation opportunity' to fix London, Sadiq Khan launches historic bid for third term as London Mayor

'A once in a generation opportunity' to fix London, Sadiq Khan launches historic bid for third term as London Mayor

1 month ago

Princess Kate would be right to follow the King’s lead and discuss her health recovery with the public

Princess Kate would be right to follow the King’s lead and discuss her illness and health recovery with the public

1 month ago

More Opinion on LBC

We should be asking why Gen Z are struggling not reprimanding them for it, Natasha Devon argues.

Generation Sicknote: If Gen Z are struggling to work then that’s a reflection of the lack of support available to them

Sunak called for an end to the descent into 'mob rule'.

Sunak is blaming the fallout of his political losses on protests - and cutting off the lifeblood of our democracy

Humza Yousaf's troubles continue to plague him in 2024.

Be careful what you wish for is a phrase coined for Humza Yousaf

Royal Mail proposals to axe Saturday post would undoubtedly hit a nerve, writes Tina McKenzie.

Small businesses shouldn't have to bear the brunt if Royal Mail axes Saturday post

Rishi Sunak still faces a big fight over Rwanda

Rishi Sunak's Rwanda woes are far from over as he faces Lords challenge and Tory critics circle

Caller tells Shelagh his solution to illegal immigration.

LBC caller tells Shelagh Fogarty that the Channel islands are the answer to 'illegal immigration'

'Rishi Sunak chooses to do the self interested party politics': Shelagh Fogarty reflects on Tories' immigration policies

'Rishi Sunak chooses to do the self-interested party politics': Shelagh Fogarty reflects on Tories' migration policies

Premier League clubs should stump up money for policing, writes Henry Riley

Met Police chief is right to put the boot into the Premier League, writes Henry Riley

Image taken from the bridge of HMS Diamond, seen here firing her Sea Viper missiles in the Red Sea

Red Sea clashes with the Houthis must not be just a fight for freedom of navigation - but for freedom from Iran’s hostile actions too

Nick Ferrari blames 'lazy, irresponsible parents' for rising absenteeism in schools

Nick Ferrari blames 'lazy, irresponsible parents' for rising absenteeism in schools

The Lib Dems are embracing their whacky side with more outlandish stunts

The Lib Dems are embracing their whacky side with more outlandish stunts, but will it cut through at the ballot box?

Supporting Britain's Pubs in 2024

Raising a glass to recovery: Supporting Britain's pubs in 2024 and beyond

David Buik hopes for a happy 2024 for investors

2023 was a roller coaster for global equities - let's hope it's a happy new year for investors

Travel disruption

Dean Dunham explains what you're entitled to if your Christmas travel plans are disrupted amid festive chaos

Dawn French speaks to Andrew Marr.

'Posh people have to prove themselves to me', says comedian Dawn French in conversation with Andrew Marr

Tonight with Andrew Marr

Andrew Marr: If this is how a government dies, it's a very strange kind of death