Corbyn’s speechwriter takes inspiration from Trump’s victory

23 January 2017 8:48

Over the weekend, John Prescott criticised Theresa May for arranging a trip to meet Trump as thousands of women marched in…

It’s easy to forget how unnatural it is to tolerate views we disagree with

22 January 2017 15:30

Among the words and phrases I’d be quite happy to never hear of again in 2017 is ‘Alt-Right’, up there…

Watch: Diane Abbott’s Brexit confusion

22 January 2017 14:31

Is there something in the water at BBC broadcasting house? First Theresa May appears on Marr where she refuses to…

Theresa May lost for words on Marr over Trident ‘malfunction’

22 January 2017 10:50

This morning Theresa May appeared on the Andrew Marr show to talk Trump and Trident. While the Prime Minister successfully…

In defence of Melania Trump

21 January 2017 15:13

We all love Michelle Obama. Of course we do. For the last eight years she has been ‘mom in chief’…

Spectator competition winners: Red-Lycra-ed Galloway, G

21 January 2017 12:03

Entries came flooding in following the invitation to submit poems about a politician and an item of clothing. Michael Foot’s…

What does President Trump do to Brexit?

21 January 2017 10:32

With Theresa May expected to head to Washington next week to see President Trump, I have a look at what the…

Britain’s spy agencies could do with a woman’s touch

21 January 2017 10:30

I always knew security agencies were missing a trick with the ladies. Currently, less than four in ten workers in…

Only the right kind of women are invited to march against Donald Trump

21 January 2017 9:39

The Women’s March on Washington is going to be big. Officials say 1,800 buses have been registered to park in…

Do Labour MPs not understand how private arts funding works?

21 January 2017 9:00

You would think there was enough financial scandal in the world to keep MPs exercised without denouncing the owners of…

Trump was still in full campaign mode. Was that wise?

20 January 2017 19:46

We were told Donald Trump would be displaying his “philosophical” side in his inaugural address. To me, sitting beneath a grey…

Trump’s trade war could cause global economic carnage

20 January 2017 18:31

The most striking thing about Donald Trump’s inaugural address was how little it tried to reach out to those who…

Donald Trump: the most radical US president for centuries

20 January 2017 18:26

He could be the greatest disaster ever to befall America. He could go down as the man that Made America…

There was nothing peaceful about Washington’s anti-Trump protests

20 January 2017 17:51

Washington, D.C. I just witnessed an anti-Donald Trump protest, and it was nasty. About an hour ago, I looked out…

Trump has just created a vacancy for a world leader in free trade. Step forward, Theresa May

20 January 2017 17:51

Rather than seek to inspire or unite a country, Donald Trump’s inaugural address was a long vindictive swipe at his…

BBC’s Michelle Obama gaffe

20 January 2017 17:46

Although Donald Trump has suggested that he is unhappy with the BBC’s coverage of him, it’s the corporation’s reporting of Michelle…

Donald Trump’s inaugural address: full text

20 January 2017 17:36

Chief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama, fellow Americans, and people of the world: thank you.…

Friday caption contest: Trump’s inauguration – smile!

20 January 2017 16:31

As Donald Trump is sworn in today as the 45th US president, not everyone at the ceremony appears thrilled to be…

Trump! How did this happen?

20 January 2017 15:33

It happened because you banned super-size sodas. And smoking in parks. And offensive ideas on campus. Because you branded people…

Meet the real deplorables – and no, it’s not Farage and his champagne populists

20 January 2017 14:48

Washington, D.C. Nigel Farage’s 2016 celebration of Nigel Farage’s 2016 is a party that might never stop. And it is…

Trump, Theresa and trade wars

20 January 2017 14:28

It’s inauguration day, and as the world watches with bated breath to see how President Trump’s first days in office…

What would Alistair Cooke have made of Trump’s inauguration?

20 January 2017 14:02

Margaret Thatcher’s Lord Chancellor, Quintin Hailsham, himself half-American, once observed that the US system of government was ‘an elective monarchy with…

Will George Galloway come to Corbyn’s rescue in Stoke-on-Trent?

20 January 2017 13:16

After Labour party members in Copeland rejected Jeremy Corbyn’s preferred choice as candidate for the upcoming by-election in favour of former…

Holy Smoke podcast: Are evangelical Christians being sucked into the cult of Trump?

20 January 2017 12:42

Some Christians on the fundamentalist fringe think President Trump is ‘the new David’ who will turn the United States into a godly kingdom.…