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Number 10 might be more confident than ever of EU referendum victory, but they’re still trying to load the debate dice

23 April 2016 10:00

Downing Street is more confident than it has ever been that the EU referendum will be won. It is not…

Coffee House Podcast: Barack Obama’s Brexit intervention

22 April 2016 12:33

Barack Obama has waded into the Brexit debate but should he be lecturing us about the EU referendum? On this…

Did Stephen King write the In campaign’s script?

19 April 2016 12:16

One of the most striking things about the debate on Britain’s future relationship with Europe is that the case for…


The danger of Michael Gove’s vague optimism

19 April 2016 9:23

After yesterday’s furore over Treasury warnings about exactly what Brexit will cost British families, today it’s Michael Gove’s turn to…

Today in audio: Osborne slammed over ‘absurd’ Brexit warning

18 April 2016 17:19

George Osborne’s warning over what Brexit will cost the UK economy has dominated the headlines for much of the day.…

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The strange death of left-wing Euroscepticism

17 April 2016 8:00

Jeremy Corbyn’s eye-swivelling about-face on the EU – he once wanted to leave, now he wants to stay – has…

G7 Leaders Meet For Summit At Schloss Elmau

Boris v Barack on Brexit

16 April 2016 10:55

The US President flies into town next week to wish the Queen a happy 90th birthday and to encourage Britain…

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Why has the government been so behind the curve on steel?

2 April 2016 10:30

This hasn’t been a good week for the government. As I say in my Sun column today, it has been…


Jeremy Corbyn’s brother backs Brexit: ‘the EU is the tool of big corporations and asset strippers’

26 March 2016 11:16

The upcoming EU referendum has proved to be a divisive issue for families as well as politicians. With Boris Johnson the…


Cameron can’t just focus on the EU referendum

26 March 2016 10:00

Early on in his leadership, David Cameron was clear that he wanted the Tories to stop ‘banging on about Europe.’…

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How about we ‘defend European values’ by not arresting people who say stupid things?

24 March 2016 17:36

After terrorist outrages like the one in Brussels, our leaders always say the same thing: ‘We must defend European values…

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Prime suspect for Paris attacks arrested in Molenbeek, terror capital of Europe

18 March 2016 18:20

The prime suspect for the Paris terrorist attacks has just been captured in a police raid in (you guessed it) Brussels. Salah Abdeslam…

U.K. Chancellor Of The Exchequer George Osborne Delivers 2015 Spring Budget

Don’t expect Budget fireworks from George Osborne

12 March 2016 10:00

Don’t expect ‘fireworks’ from the Budget one of Osborne’s closest political allies told me this week. Ahead of the Budget…

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Nicky Morgan uses departmental questions to attack Vote Leave

7 March 2016 17:41

Education Questions in the Commons is a chance for MPs to ask questions about Education – or at least to…


Can Boris do as effective a job for Out as Cameron is doing for In?

5 March 2016 10:00

Pro-Brexit Tory Cabinet Minister would, I suspect, not be complaining about the government’s referendum campaign tactics if they didn’t fear…

Stuart Rose Launches The Stronger In Europe Campaign

Head of the IN campaign says wages will go up if we leave the EU

2 March 2016 19:34

Stuart Rose will have to be added to the long list of British businessmen who have struggled to make the…


How the migrant crisis could get much worse

29 February 2016 18:43

Angela Merkel gave a defiant interview last night in which she defended her handling of the refugee crisis. She declared,…

International Paralympic Day in Trafalgar Square

Can Cameron and Boris keep a lid on it?

27 February 2016 10:30

David Cameron’s slap down of Boris Johnson on Monday was one of the most brutal, and personal, that I’ve seen…

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The European Parliament: a sword of Damocles hanging over Cameron

25 February 2016 14:22

David Cameron had a tough time trying to convince his European counterparts at the European Council; but hopefully he will…

Why are so few big business leaders for remain?

23 February 2016 11:43

How come so few big business leaders signed up to David Cameron’s letter in favour of remain? As the Daily…

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This referendum is now a battle between two visions of the future

21 February 2016 19:04

George Osborne’s plan for this referendum was to turn it into a question of the future versus the past, for…

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Blow to Cameron as Boris backs Brexit

21 February 2016 16:01

David Cameron used to always remind people who asked him about what Boris would do in the referendum that the…

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Contrary to what Cameron and Osborne say, Gove hasn’t been an Outer for 30 years

21 February 2016 10:53

David Cameron and George Osborne have responded to Michael Gove’s decision to campaign for Out by saying that he has…

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What was said at the EU referendum Cabinet

20 February 2016 14:45

At Cabinet this morning, every minister spoke in strict order of Cabinet seniority. This meant that Michael Gove was the…


Exclusive: Sajid Javid to back staying in the EU

20 February 2016 10:15

Sajid Javid will campaign for Britain to stay in the EU. The Business Secretary’s decision is a blow to the…