Tom Watson’s ousting prediction

20 September 2019 23:45

Tom Watson’s position as deputy leader of the Labour party hangs in the balance this weekend after a move was made…

Labour’s NEC in plot to oust Tom Watson

20 September 2019 21:52

This evening, Labour’s ruling National Executive Committee has started to discuss a motion which would oust Tom Watson as deputy…

How a sadistic Kremlin tormented Jewish musicians

20 September 2019 18:48

The new episode of the Holy Smoke podcast looks at the cruel cat-and-mouse game that the Soviet Union played with…

Is the Supreme Court increasing its own power?

20 September 2019 17:35

Proceedings in the Supreme Court are typically being reported as if judges are making an impartial assessment of the constitution.…

‘F–k Boris’: London climate change protest turns red

20 September 2019 17:35

Students went on strike today worldwide to protest against climate change. Luckily, the London protest took place only a stone’s…

Watch: Leo Varadkar jokes about throwing holy water at Boris Johnson

20 September 2019 16:54

If Brexit can’t be sorted out by mere mortals, perhaps the UK and EU need some divine inspiration to break…

Watch: Jeremy Corbyn dodges Brexit question eight times

20 September 2019 16:21

Is Jeremy Corbyn pro Remain or pro Leave? Three years have passed since the EU referendum, but the Labour leader still…

Labour needs to up its game

20 September 2019 12:00

This weekend is Labour’s tenth conference in opposition and the fifth with Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the party. It’s also…

School climate strikers should answer these two questions

20 September 2019 11:58

“The Earth is dying”, “the world is on fire”, we’re undergoing an “environmental extinction”: just three of the sentiments which…

The white lies of the gay press

20 September 2019 10:16

Readers may be unaware that I have a new book out this week (which readers might purchase from Amazon or…

Will the Supreme Court end the prorogation of Parliament?

19 September 2019 22:50

At the close of Supreme Court proceedings on Thursday, there was quite a lot of to and fro about what…

Justin Trudeau isn’t a racist, he’s a spoiled rich kid

19 September 2019 20:58

I don’t like to say I told you so — I bloody love it. Lo, a whole 19 months ago,…

Rachel Johnson gives Boris a Brexit solution

19 September 2019 19:28

Since 2016, Brexit has been dividing families, splitting friends, ruining dinner parties. But perhaps the one family whose split over…

Watch: Jean-Claude Juncker’s ‘erotic’ backstop

19 September 2019 19:22

Jean-Claude Juncker, the outgoing President of the EU Commission was in fine spirits today, as he passed on some positive…

The Portsmouth Lib Dems will rise again

19 September 2019 17:26

The Liberal Democrats have been going through something of a minor identity crisis as of late, after the party allowed…

Justin Trudeau is a fool but we should still forgive him

19 September 2019 16:32

If you live by the sword of wokeness, you might die by it too. Justin Trudeau is about to find…

David Cameron: I s**t at the TV over Brexit bus

19 September 2019 11:51

There have been plenty of revelations about David Cameron this week, from the time he questioned Michael Gove’s sanity to…

My love-hate relationship with Greta Thunberg

19 September 2019 11:31

I also have Asperger’s. I’m not sure she is doing her cause much good.

The Green party’s Brexit hypocrisy

19 September 2019 9:06

William Hazlitt said hypocrisy is the only unforgivable vice. He would surely have a field day with our current crop…

Who was the dad who confronted Boris Johnson?

18 September 2019 20:47

The BBC PM programme today led on Boris Johnson’s discomfort when confronted by members of the public while out on…

Laura Kuenssberg did her job. Leave her alone

18 September 2019 19:46

This is an article about Twitter, so you might decide to ignore it. Social media is not real life, after…

Why the UK should support free movement with Australia

18 September 2019 17:48

If Britain and Australia agree a post-Brexit trade deal, Liz Truss the international trade secretary has said that free movement…

Only the judiciary can save the Tories from themselves

18 September 2019 17:46

Boris Johnson is using the conventions of British public life to destroy the British constitution. He is relying on the…

How to tame Scottish nationalism

18 September 2019 17:15

Happy Union Day, the fifth anniversary of Scotland’s vote to remain in the United Kingdom. It’s gotten so commercial, though…