The Brexit divide wasn’t between young and old, but Ponces and Non-Ponces

27 June 2016 12:22

Ever since Friday’s Glorious Victory, one of the chief recreation activities of we Brexiters of a childish bent has been…

No, Brexit wasn’t a defeat for humanist values – or for love

27 June 2016 11:32

Perhaps the most important pundit to have emerged from the earthquake is Giles Fraser. As a left-wing vicar and longstanding…

At least the howls of Remain cry-babies give us something to snigger at

27 June 2016 11:22

A very good piece by Libby Purves on the petulance, whining and spite of our liberal elite. Libby got there…

Jeremy Corbyn begins Shadow Cabinet reshuffle – Emily Thornberry for Shadow Foreign Secretary

27 June 2016 9:07

After losing 12 members of his Shadow Cabinet on Sunday and with a vote of no confidence looming, there was…

George Osborne ditches ‘Project Fear’ as he breaks his Brexit silence

27 June 2016 7:55

George Osborne has turned his back on ‘Project Fear’ after finally breaking his Brexit silence. The aim of his speech…

George Osborne as Foreign Secretary? A bad idea

26 June 2016 23:28

We haven’t heard much from George Osborne since the referendum, but that will change tomorrow morning. He’s due to make…

Jeremy Corbyn vows to fight on after day of resignations

26 June 2016 22:07

Jeremy Corbyn’s enemies in the Labour party had hoped that the leader would do the ‘decent thing’ and stand down…

There will be big trouble if Brexit doesn't mean lower migration

26 June 2016 17:49

It does seem to me that there’s been a misunderstanding about what, exactly, a referendum is about. It’s not a…

Tom Watson breaks silence over Labour turmoil 

26 June 2016 17:35

Freshly returned from Glastonbury, Tom Watson has spoken out about today’s turmoil in the Labour Party. The Deputy Leader has…

Why is the government missing in action?

26 June 2016 16:43

It is now almost three days since David Cameron announced his resignation. The Chancellor of the Exchequer has been in…

The howl against democracy

26 June 2016 16:09

There’s a delicious irony to Remainers’ branding of Leave voters as confused individuals who have simply made a desperate howling…

Brexit won’t hand victory to the SNP. A unionists’ breakdown just might.

26 June 2016 14:09

Over the last few years, Scots have had to get used to Nicola Sturgeon telling them what they think. When…

John McDonnell leads Shadow Cabinet fightback for Corbyn’s survival – ‘he’s going nowhere’

26 June 2016 13:01

The Shadow Cabinet fightback is on. After Hilary Benn appeared on the Andrew Marr Show to set out the reasons for…

The UK that Scotland voted to remain within ‘doesn’t exist anymore’

26 June 2016 12:54

The First Minister gave an interview on Scotland’s position in the UK after Brexit on the Andrew Marr Show this…

Jexit: running tally of Labour frontbench resignations

26 June 2016 11:37

Jeremy Corbyn’s frontbenchers are now resigning one after the other to show that they no longer have confidence in their…

Set out your Brexit model, Foreign Secretary tells Tory leadership contenders

26 June 2016 11:22

This morning, Philip Hammond has insisted that those running for the Tory leadership explicitly set out how they intend to…

Senior Tories push for longer leadership contest

26 June 2016 11:18

The Tory leadership contest is looking decidedly sedate compared with the ructions in the Labour party this morning. But tomorrow…

‘He’s a good and decent man, but he is not a leader’: the Labour coup is on

26 June 2016 10:00

With the sacking of Hilary Benn from the Shadow Cabinet, we have reached open hostilities in the Labour party. The…

Why can’t we have an amicable divorce with the EU?

26 June 2016 9:53

Just when you were beginning to wonder whether we have done the right thing, along comes Jean-Claude Juncker to remind…

Labour’s disintegration begins

26 June 2016 8:56

Will Jeremy Corbyn have a shadow cabinet by the end of the day? By 9am there have already been two departures.…

Lammy Out! Sign my petition to oust David Lammy

26 June 2016 8:38

The petition to demand a second a referendum has now reached 2.8 million signatories. There’s an awful lot of people in…

Jonathan Hill’s resignation is an act of gross irresponsibility

25 June 2016 16:04

The UK’s EU Commissioner, Jonathan Hill, has resigned today saying that he couldn’t carry on as ‘though nothing had happened.’ This strikes me…

Brexit was a harsh political awakening for young people

25 June 2016 14:54

Since Brexit became a reality early on Friday morning, my Facebook feed has been filled with mournful posts written by…

Did referendum rage get the better of David Cameron?

25 June 2016 11:33

I suspect a lot of people who voted out have mixed emotions this weekend, especially given how emotional the debate…

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