Can we really trust the economists on EU immigration?

13 May 2016 10:49

A recent Coffee House blog quite rightly noted that many British people are concerned that high levels of immigration have hurt…

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If Wiltshire Tories regard George Osborne as a socialist, he has a problem

17 March 2016 0:34

BBC Newsnight sent a crew to North Wiltshire today, to interview voters about the budget. Gladys Pek Yue Macrae, a…


Watch: Steve Hilton on Donald Trump – ‘exactly what people want’

4 March 2016 12:44

This week Donald Trump surged ahead in the race to be the Republican candidate in the US presidential election following Super Tuesday.…


Sadiq Khan’s loyalty is called into question

24 February 2016 16:17

Last night Sadiq Khan appeared on Newsnight to discuss his bid to be the next Mayor of London. Evan Davis…

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Newsnight deserves an award for its superb follow-up to the Spectator’s scoop

1 February 2016 13:14

It’s great to see Newsnight once again nominated for an award for its coverage of the Kids Company scandal, and…


Evan Davis slips up introducing Hilary ‘Big’ Benn on Newsnight

28 January 2016 0:01

While Hilary Benn has been called a lot of names in recent months by hard-left activists after he voted in favour…


Guardian’s Nick Watt lined up for Newsnight role

19 January 2016 12:20

The Guardian set tongues wagging across Westminster in December when its editor Katharine Viner appointed two women to share the…


Revealed: Newsnight’s No.10 security breach

27 November 2015 12:27

Newsnight producers are currently facing fresh woe over rumoured plans at the BBC to extend the News at Ten slot so…


Watch: Ken Livingstone calls Maria Eagle ‘silly’ in disastrous Newsnight interview

19 November 2015 8:44

Yesterday Ken Livingstone found himself at the centre of a media storm after he suggested that Kevan Jones — a Labour MP…

Mark Clarke with former Conservative Party chairman Grant Shapps.

RoadTrip’s Mark Clarke kicked out of Conservative Party

18 November 2015 16:58

The Tories have announced that Mark Clarke, an activist who founded the RoadTrip campaigning organisation, has been booted out of…

Rusty indeed

Peter Hitchens proves to be Russell Brand’s Achilles heel

19 October 2015 17:28

Although Russell Brand has stopped producing his YouTube series The Trews after tiring of being in the spotlight, fans of the…


Nick Clegg reveals his biggest coalition regret (and it isn’t tuition fees)

14 October 2015 9:53

It’s fair to say that during Nick Clegg’s time in the coalition, the former deputy Prime Minister appeared to make a…


Watch: Tory MP accuses BBC of bias over ‘amateurish’ Newsnight Yemen special

11 September 2015 19:03

With charter renewal looming, the BBC is under increasing scrutiny from the government to justify its licence fee. So it’s…

A Labour Party leadership ballot paper is displayed on August 19, 2015 in London.

It is too late to stop a shadow hanging over the Labour leadership result

25 August 2015 8:59

Concern about how the Labour leadership contest has been run is spreading throughout the party. The former home secretary Charles…

Yvette Cooper, Jeremy Corbyn, Liz Kendall and Andy Burnham during a live television showdown on BBC2's Newsnight from Nuneaton.

Jeremy Corbyn causes problems for Newsnight

4 August 2015 18:23

Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour leadership bid has so far managed to inspire a legion of new supporters to join the Labour…


Labour: Derek Hatton’s membership application has been rejected

28 July 2015 17:19

Last night Derek Hatton claimed that he has successfully rejoined the Labour Party 29 years after they expelled him. Hatton — who…

Bell Pottinger Summer Party

Rachel Johnson lifts the lid on Newsnight

23 June 2015 14:28

Rachel Johnson has never been shy of using her Notting Hill neighbours as a source of ‘inspiration’ for her series of chick-lit…


It has to be Liz Kendall, doesn’t it?

18 June 2015 16:44

The most revealing moment in the Labour debate last night came when a questioner asked ‘what qualities do you share…

Yvette Cooper, Jeremy Corbyn, Liz Kendall and Andy Burnham during a live television showdown on BBC2's Newsnight from Nuneaton.

Team Burnham: Liz Kendall’s ‘country should come first’ remark was a ‘cheap point’

18 June 2015 12:32

The one memorable moment from last night’s Labour leadership debate was Liz Kendall’s remark that ‘country should come first’, with…

Labour's Leadership Candidates Take The Stage At Irish Hustings

Liz Kendall on safe ground for Newsnight debate

17 June 2015 12:07

Tonight’s Newsnight debate will see the four Labour leadership hopefuls — Liz Kendall, Andy Burnham, Yvette Cooper and Jeremy Corbyn — head…

Jeremy Corbyn,Yvette Cooper, Andy Burnham, Mary Creagh and Liz Kendall address delegates at the GMB Union annual conference in Dublin.

When will the Labour leadership contenders realise it’s the 2020 election they’re fighting?

17 June 2015 9:28

Tonight’s Newsnight Labour leadership debate is a sink or swim moment for Liz Kendall. So far, there has been a lot of…

Jeremy Corbyn, Yvette Cooper, Andy Burnham and Mary Creagh at the Labour leadership hustings in Citywest hotel on June 9, 2015 in Dublin, Ireland.

How Jeremy Corbyn could still make it onto the Labour leadership ballot

10 June 2015 17:19

Nominations for the Labour leadership contest may have only been open for 24 hours but Andy Burnham, Yvette Cooper and Liz…

The Trussell Trust’s misleading figures on food bank usage help no one

22 April 2015 14:29

A day after the BBC admitted to misquoting David Cameron on foxhunting, the broadcaster made another admission of error last night over…

David Miranda questioned

Is Ian Katz plotting a return to ‘snooooozepapers’?

16 March 2015 15:34

With Katharine Viner guaranteed a final round interview to be the next Guardian editor-in-chief after winning a staff ballot, rumours are circulating that…

Jayne Secker and Emily Maitlis attend the Grazia 'News at 10' panel discussion

Revealed: Emily Maitlis’s hairdressing dream

5 March 2015 12:46

Mr S was a guest at last night’s Grazia ‘News at 10’ panel discussion, where Christina Lamb, Jayne Secker, Sue Turton,…