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Will Nicholas Soames step aside to make way for Prime Minister Rudd?

18 August 2017 14:33

Although Theresa May has returned from her summer holidays to find her job safe, it’s only a temporary fix to…

Ukip leader’s ‘complete idiot’ jibe backfires

17 August 2017 15:52

In the wake of the referendum and a series of messy leadership battles, Ukip is a party without a plan.…

Stick around for a Corbyn premiership? ‘I’d rather walk to Sudan,’ says Channel 4 star

16 August 2017 11:45

A brief trawl of the Foreign Office’s travel advice for Brits thinking of paying a visit to Sudan will tell…

Watch: Labour shadow minister dodges Brexit question 11 times

15 August 2017 11:53

Would a Labour government take Britain out of the customs union after Brexit? It’s a simple enough question – but…

David Mundell has the last laugh at the Fringe

14 August 2017 10:31

The one positive to the snap election for the Tories was the resurgence of Scottish Conservatism. As the SNP suffered big…

Revealed: Jean-Claude Juncker’s £23,500 private jet jaunt

9 August 2017 13:28

Jean-Claude Juncker is a man with few friends in Britain – and that’s before his latest expenses were published following…

Ed Vaizey finds a safe space at a festival

8 August 2017 11:22

After Glastonbury was certified as a leftie, middle-class Labour lovefest, best spent listening to the musical legend that is Jeremy…

David Cameron’s festival chillaxing backfires

7 August 2017 8:02

David Cameron is making the most of life after Downing Street. Having recently been photographed enjoying the high life in…

Ruth Davidson mocks Theresa May

4 August 2017 15:09

Theresa May made herself something of a laughing stock during the general election when she was asked what was the…

Red Ken: Venezuela went wrong when they ignored my economic advice

3 August 2017 11:02

Ken Livingstone caused a stir this week when he blamed Venezuela’s problems on the United States. Now, the former Mayor of…

John McDonnell’s words on Venezuela come back to haunt him

3 August 2017 10:22

As Jeremy Corbyn tries to enjoy his summer holiday, the Labour leader is under increasing pressure to speak out against…

Corbynista MP asked about Venezuela – but condemns America instead

2 August 2017 23:29

Well, this is going well. As chaos reigns in Venezuela with at least 100 protesters dead in recent months and opposition…

Corbyn attacks Arsenal’s owner – but keeps quiet on Venezuela

2 August 2017 14:12

Venezuela is on the brink of collapse, with thousands taking to the streets and the government locking up those who…

Corbynite shadow minister suggests 16-year-olds can have sex… with their MP

1 August 2017 11:46

Oh dear. We’re one day into August – also known as ‘silly season’ – and Cat Smith has stepped up…

Labour shadow minister’s confusion over Jeremy

31 July 2017 10:53

Labour’s Brexit position is confusing enough for the best of us, but one shadow cabinet minister found a unique reason for…

Why Theresa May is no longer a fashion victim

31 July 2017 10:49

Over the weekend, there was much excitement after the Prime Minister was spotted wearing the same Next dress on two…

Tom Watson eats humble pie

31 July 2017 8:42

Ever since the election result, Labour moderates have attempted to put on a brave face when it comes to their…

Heidi Allen’s independent approach raises questions

27 July 2017 16:23

Since Theresa May lost her Tory majority in the snap election, few of her MPs have been more critical of…

Momentum’s attack ad is close to the bone for Corbyn

27 July 2017 12:47

After the Tories went on the attack this week over student debt, Momentum – the grassroots pro-Corbyn group – has…

Winchester College honours its Corbynistas

27 July 2017 11:53

As Jeremy Corbyn feels the heat this week over his decision to row back on an election pledge to ‘deal’ with…

Tim Farron goes rogue

26 July 2017 14:25

Last week, Sir Vince Cable was appointed – unchallenged – as leader of the Liberal Democrats. While some in the party…

Conservatives weaponise student debt

25 July 2017 9:22

The Conservatives are back on the front foot. After Jeremy Corbyn appeared to row back on an election promise over…

Shouldn’t Labour’s ‘gender pay audit’ begin at home?

24 July 2017 16:03

This weekend, Jeremy Corbyn was full of beans during an appearance on the Andrew Marr show. As well as frank…

Diane Abbott’s vanishing act

23 July 2017 23:12

On Thursday, Diane Abbott came unstuck in an interview with ITV News after she failed to explain how Labour would pay…

Friends reunited: Michael Gove’s tête-à-tête with Nick Timothy

21 July 2017 14:41

Although Theresa May’s former co-chiefs of staff – Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill – both swiftly exited No 10 following…