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Watch: Theresa May delivers her verdict on Boris Johnson’s deal

19 October 2019 13:38

Boris Johnson can be forgiven for feeling worried when Theresa May took to her feet in the Commons just now.…

Five ways in which Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal is better than Theresa May’s

17 October 2019 17:48

Boris Johnson managed to defy his critics today and reach a Brexit deal with the European Union. The new agreement…

Watch: Jean-Claude Juncker loses his temper

17 October 2019 15:26

It looks as though it is all getting a bit too much for Jean-Claude Juncker. The EU Commission president snapped…

Watch: Nigel Farage’s withering verdict on Boris’s Brexit deal

17 October 2019 12:36

‘Well, it’s just not Brexit’. That’s Nigel Farage’s withering verdict on Boris Johnson’s revised deal with the EU. The Brexit…

Six MPs who doubted Boris Johnson would do a Brexit deal

17 October 2019 11:59

Boris Johnson has got a new Brexit deal. It’s true that the Prime Minister has some way to go if…

Watch: Mark Francois rebukes ‘stop Brexit’ protester

16 October 2019 12:36

We’re still waiting to hear what Mark Francois – and the rest of the ERG – make of Boris Johnson’s…

Watch: Emily Thornberry accused of sexism for Commons jibe

15 October 2019 15:34

Emily Thornberry has had a busy day in the Commons. Labour’s shadow foreign secretary heckled her counterpart Dominic Raab this…

Sadiq Khan’s mixed messages on photo ID

15 October 2019 14:40

Sadiq Khan’s verdict was clear on plans to make voters show ID before casting their ballots: ‘This is voter suppression’,…

Revealed: David Cameron’s ‘Gove protocol’

9 October 2019 16:20

When Michael Gove was welcomed back into government this year and appointed Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, some wondered…

Jess Phillips’ supersonic door-knocking

8 October 2019 15:08

Elections are a busy period for most politicians – the time when they hit the streets of their constituencies, knock…

Boris Johnson takes on Extinction Rebellion at book launch

7 October 2019 23:14

To the launch of the final volume of Charles Moore’s biography of Margaret Thatcher at Banqueting House. A mix of…

Watch: Jennifer Arcuri refuses to deny Boris Johnson affair six times

7 October 2019 8:40

Jennifer Arcuri has just broken her silence on the nature of her relationship with Boris Johnson. When quizzed on whether…

Watch: Peter Bone’s concern for John Bercow’s lost voice

3 October 2019 11:32

Poor John Bercow is suffering from a lost voice this morning, which is somewhat unfortunate for a Speaker. But fortunately…

Watch: Extinction Rebellion ‘fake blood’ protest backfires

3 October 2019 11:10

Extinction Rebellion protestors have just sprayed 1800 litres of fake blood over the Treasury using an old fire engine. Unfortunately their…

Green MEP: Boris’s proposal is no good…but I haven’t read it

3 October 2019 10:54

Vice President of the European Parliament Heidi Hautala has made her mind up about Boris Johnson’s Brexit proposal: it’s no…

Watch: Boris’s ‘disposable cup’ gaffe

1 October 2019 12:24

Boris Johnson survived his morning broadcast round without dropping any clangers but he did nearly get caught out on the…

Listen: Dominic Grieve heckled at conference event

1 October 2019 11:52

They may no longer be Conservative MPs, but that did not hold back several members of the Gaukeward squad from…

Mark Francois: Why I won’t buy David Cameron’s book

1 October 2019 8:39

It perhaps isn’t much of a surprise that Mark Francois won’t be buying David Cameron’s book. But his reason for…

Listen: Dominic Grieve and Philip Hammond booed at Brexit event

30 September 2019 15:12

Mark Francois, Arlene Foster and John Redwood have just taken part in a panel discussion on Brexit at Manchester’s Comedy…

Hall of Shame: The worst jokes at Tory conference

30 September 2019 11:45

Dying is easy, comedy is hard. It seems it’s even harder when you’re a Tory politician. Mr Steerpike has barely…