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Nigel Farage’s full resignation speech

4 July 2016 12:04

I’m aware that not everybody in this country is happy. Indeed, a lot of young people have been wound up…

It’s time for our warring politicians to wake up to what really matters

3 July 2016 18:34

Well I might as well say publicly what I’ve been saying to everyone who will listen privately for the last…

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The Brexit test

3 July 2016 16:50

Stephen Crabb made a passionate plea this morning for Tories to stop thinking in terms of Remain and Leave when…

Forget the fighting. We’re entering a period of unparalleled opportunity for the Tories

1 July 2016 16:25

Auf wiedersehen, Boris. He’ll be back, like a blond, bloated Voldemort inhabiting another life form – Top Gear host? Archbishop…

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Sarah Vine’s media warning fails to hold true

1 July 2016 13:06

At times this week it has seemed as though Sarah Vine will soon be running the country — that is,…

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Sarah Vine reveals the Gove household reaction to Brexit: ‘you were only supposed to blow the bloody doors off’

29 June 2016 11:53

Since Leave triumphed in the EU referendum, there have been growing concerns that the Brexiteers were not suitably prepared for…

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Why we need a second referendum – on the EEA

29 June 2016 11:43

Roger Scruton once observed, in his astute way, how important national feeling was to democracy: ‘Democracy is a form of…

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Nigel Farage does his best to alienate the rest of Europe

28 June 2016 13:47

Thankfully, many in Europe – not least the European Parliament – will have stopped listening to Nigel Farage a long…

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Jo Johnson backs Boris

27 June 2016 18:44

Jo Johnson has declared his support for his brother’s leadership bid. In a statement to The Spectator, the minister for…

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Cameron indicates that he wants the UK to stay in the single market

27 June 2016 16:34

David Cameron came to the House of Commons this afternoon to update the House on Brexit. Cameron was greeted by…

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Watch: Jeremy Corbyn heckled by his own MPs – ‘resign!’

27 June 2016 15:58

It’s not proving to be a great day for Jeremy Corbyn. After over half of his Shadow Cabinet resigned, the…

Labour makes a mess of holding the Government to account as Parliament returns

27 June 2016 15:34

Even when Britain has just voted to leave the European Union, Commons business must go on. And so this afternoon…

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Jeremy Corbyn is going to fight to the bitter end

27 June 2016 15:05

Despite the rolling programme of frontbench resignations in the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn is clearly planning to fight to the…

Brexit lies are opening up a terrifying new opportunity for the far-right in Britain

27 June 2016 14:54

The Tory leaders of Vote Leave, those supposedly civilised and intelligent men, are creating the conditions for a mass far-right…

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Brexiteers need to act now, or become the most hated people in history

27 June 2016 13:36

The British constitution is built on compromise and moderation; it’s one of the main reasons why this country enjoyed a…

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The EU's Presidents must bear the blame for Brexit

27 June 2016 13:20

According to Jean-Claude Juncker, the President of the European Commission, the Brexit vote was David Cameron’s fault: ‘If someone complains…

Coffee House shots: Tory turmoil, Jexit and Boris’ bid for No.10

27 June 2016 12:32

As the spate of resignations from the Labour shadow cabinet continues this morning and the rival candidates in the race…

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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…

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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…

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Sam Cam’s sister switches sides over Brexit – ‘how quickly can I join the Labour party?’

26 June 2016 22:52

Ahead of the EU referendum, David Cameron’s sister-in-law declared that she would never vote Conservative again if Leave won. Now…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Watch: Jeremy Corbyn heckled over Europe at London Pride – ‘it’s your fault!’

25 June 2016 14:11

It’s not turning out to be a great weekend for Jeremy Corbyn. First he had to pull out of a…

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Will Boris, Gove and the Brexit band of brothers run for No 10 together?

25 June 2016 11:27

Westminster is still digesting what happened on Thursday night. But before Britain can turn itself to the big question of…