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Jeremy Corbyn is a pale imitation of Clement Attlee

22 November 2019 12:16

To excited cheers, Angela Rayner last week promised Labour supporters that a Jeremy Corbyn-led government ‘would knock the socks off’…

Jeremy Corbyn’s credibility problem

22 November 2019 10:20

Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour party manifesto has made the front of all the papers today. The response is mixed. While the…

France shouldn’t fall for the Isis ‘matchmaker’s’ self pity

22 November 2019 10:18

Tooba Gondal, the so-called Isis “matchmaker” who acted as a megaphone and recruiter for the terror group, is reportedly on…

George Eliot isn’t the writer her fans think

22 November 2019 8:00

George Eliot deserves some praise 200 years after her birth. But the sort of praise she is getting is predictably…

Corbyn has all but declared class war with this manifesto

21 November 2019 19:35

I am not sure if it is class war exactly but something very like it is back. Perhaps it is…

Priti Patel hasn’t learned the lesson of ‘no such thing as society’

21 November 2019 18:27

Can Priti Patel really stand in Barrow-in-Furness, which has some of the most deprived wards in the country, and say…

Lily Allen fights back tears after reading Labour manifesto

21 November 2019 18:20

Labour’s manifesto wasn’t to everyone’s liking, but it has found one fan: Lily Allen. The pop star has released a…

Watch: Andrew Neil challenges John McDonnell on Labour’s housebuilding record

21 November 2019 16:35

Labour has pledged to build 100,000 council homes a year as part of their so-called ‘housing revolution’. But how likely…

The ten worst ideas in Labour’s manifesto

21 November 2019 16:00

It is quite a challenge to boil down the Labour manifesto to its 10 silliest ideas, but here are my…

Coldplay’s sanctimonious politics is as boring as their music

21 November 2019 15:54

Everyone, use as much plastic as you can. Drive your diesel cars everywhere. Refuse to recycle. Fly long-haul. Do everything…

‘Simply not credible’: IFS verdict on Labour’s manifesto

21 November 2019 15:32

The IFS has delivered its verdict on Labour’s manifesto and it’s not good news for taxpayers. Jeremy Corbyn’s party has…

Tories under fire over fake Labour manifesto

21 November 2019 14:41

The Tories were accused of spreading fake news during the election debate after they changed the name of the official…

The fourteen charges against Alex Salmond

21 November 2019 13:12

The former SNP leader Alex Salmond appeared at the High Court in Edinburgh this morning charged with various sexual offences…

Prince Charles is now pulling the strings of the monarchy

21 November 2019 12:09

Prince Andrew’s humiliation is complete. For now. Who knows what lies around the corner? Despite Palace protestations to the contrary…

Watch: BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg booed at Labour manifesto launch

21 November 2019 12:07

Rebecca Long-Bailey promised a ‘gold star’ to the ‘well-behaved audience’ at Labour’s manifesto launch if they listened quietly. Unfortunately, they…

Jeremy Corbyn’s manifesto launch speech: Full transcript

21 November 2019 11:59

Thank you for coming to help launch our manifesto and a special thanks to Birmingham City University for hosting us…

Might the Lib Dems back Boris if they find themselves kingmakers?

21 November 2019 9:47

It had not occurred to me that the Lib Dems would ‘allow’ Boris Johnson to remain PM if he were…

Trump’s impeachment is now a certainty

21 November 2019 8:07

If there was one person who could directly tie president Donald Trump to the alleged quid pro-quo with the Ukrainians,…

Prince Andrew’s fatal error

21 November 2019 7:08

Well, they’ve got their scalp. Prince Andrew is retiring from public life. But before he did, he said in his…

What’s going wrong for the Lib Dems?

20 November 2019 18:44

The Liberal Democrats may have brought confetti canons to their manifesto launch, but they have still struggled to get as…