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Jon Snow embraces his inner Corbynista at Glastonbury

27 June 2017 14:29

Of late, Channel 4 appears to be on a mission to rebrand itself as home of the Corbynista, with the…

Watch: Paul Mason turns on the Blairites at Progress event – ‘form your own party and get on with it!’

24 June 2017 20:10

Well, that didn’t last long. The uneasy peace between the Blairites and the Corbynites since the snap election has come…

Theresa May makes life difficult for Rory Bremner

23 June 2017 17:09

One of the biggest criticisms of the Conservative snap election campaign is that it failed to make the most of…

Watch: David Dimbleby ejects heckling Corbynista from Question Time

23 June 2017 8:04

Although the Conservatives won the most votes, most seats and increased their national vote share, many Labour supporters remain convinced…

David Gauke takes a pop at his former boss

22 June 2017 16:47

Following the disappointing snap election result, Theresa May has had to relax her approach to government – gone are the days…

Too hot to trot: how the Day of Rage flopped

22 June 2017 11:16

In case you missed the memo, yesterday was officially the ‘day of rage’. Hard-left activists took to the streets, vowing…

Listen: Boris Johnson’s car crash Radio 4 interview

21 June 2017 19:44

Oh dear. Although Theresa May has managed to make it through the Queen’s Speech today, the real test will come…

Mark Carney slapped down by Andy Haldane, his own chief economist

21 June 2017 17:36

Yesterday Mark Carney – who hates it when politicians say anything about him – had a pop at Boris Johnson,…

Kwasi Kwarteng lightens the mood in the Chamber

21 June 2017 15:49

Although a Queen’s Speech tends to be a joyful occasion for the government in power, today’s has been rather sombre…

Watch: Dennis Skinner’s Queen’s Speech quip

21 June 2017 11:44

Dennis Skinner is no fan of the Monarchy. But he used his traditional quip at today’s Queen Speech to try…

Alan Duncan is a model of indiscretion in new BBC Brexit documentary

21 June 2017 0:01

The new BBC documentary Brexit Means Brexit: The Unofficial Version lifts the lid on what has gone on behind the scenes…

Listen: Ed Miliband hosts toilet discussion on Radio 2

20 June 2017 14:11

Poor old Ed Miliband. The former Labour leader was once convinced he was destined for Downing Street. Now, he’s hosting discussions…

George Osborne’s new mission

19 June 2017 17:03

Although it’s been said that revenge is a dish best served cold, George Osborne seems to take the approach that…

Conservative MEP on Brexit negotiation tactics: ‘take down your trousers and just show what you’ve got’

19 June 2017 13:04

As formal Brexit negotiations between the UK and EU begin today, there remains much confusion over what Britain’s Brexit strategy…

Tim Loughton giving evidence to the Education select committee.

Tory MP takes a dig at Theresa May

15 June 2017 17:17

Oh dear. Although Conservative MPs are supposed to be rallying around their beleaguered leader as Theresa May attempts to form…

Was this Tory MP watching a racy clip in the Commons?

13 June 2017 15:40

Parliament is back – but already some MPs are bored. One Tory backbencher was snapped glancing at his phone during…

Tory MP still sticks to the ‘strong and stable’ script

12 June 2017 15:21

Although Theresa May’s premiership is now looking anything but strong and stable, the Prime Minister will be pleased to learn…

David Coburn throws his hat into the ring for Ukip’s top job

12 June 2017 12:59

After a dire election performance and the departure of its fourth leader in less than a year, Ukip is in…

Jeremy Corbyn’s growing ambitions

11 June 2017 0:10

Jeremy Corbyn may have lost the election, but in many peoples’ eyes he’s still the big winner. After the Labour leader…

Theresa May finally does her bit for ousted Tory MPs

10 June 2017 21:14

So farewell, Nick and Fi. As Theresa May’s once formidable co-chiefs of staff walk out of No 10 for good…

Tory MP: Theresa May will be gone in six months

9 June 2017 16:48

There’s not a cabinet minister in sight to fight Theresa May’s corner following a disastrous election result. However, Tory backbenchers…

Wanted: a cabinet minister

9 June 2017 15:15

Theresa May has suffered a humiliating election result tonight after her big gamble backfired spectacularly. The Prime Minister is now…

George Osborne’s sweet revenge

8 June 2017 23:28

According to the exit poll, the Conservatives are on not on course for a majority, instead a hung Parliament is…

Listen: Tory MP’s election jingle

7 June 2017 9:46

With just one day left until Britain goes to the polls, it’s safe to say this snap election campaign can…

Diane Abbott’s disappearing act

6 June 2017 9:08

Last night, Diane Abbott used an appearance on Sky News to insist that she had not been sidelined by the…