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Watch: Andrew Neil’s message for the jihadi johnnies out there

24 March 2017 11:14

After a testing week which saw four fatalities and 40 injured following a terrorist incident in Westminster, ‘PrayForLondon‘ has been…

Channel 4’s Seven O’Clock News humiliation

22 March 2017 21:26

Oh dear. With Scotland Yard treating today’s attack in Westminster this afternoon ‘as a terrorist incident’, hacks have spent the day trying…

Ken Livingstone does it again

22 March 2017 11:59

In an appearance on the Today programme on Monday, Ken Livingstone silenced his critics by managing to refrain from mentioning Hitler once…

Andrew ‘Calamity’ Cooper – the man who blew Remain – in talks to take on Scotland project

21 March 2017 17:35

Scottish nationalists may want to get the champagne at the ready. Word reaches Steerpike that Andrew ‘Calamity’ Cooper – the serial…

Jacob Rees-Mogg leads the celebrations at Article 50 party: ‘to the Brexit heroes of Islington!’

21 March 2017 11:30

Was it a case of fate or a helpful tip off from No 10 that meant Brexit Central‘s Brexit party…

Caption contest: Theresa May’s Vogue shoot

20 March 2017 17:18

Brexit and Budget ‘omNICshambles’ are enough to keep any Prime Minister busy. But even with her bulging in-tray, the Prime Minister…

George Osborne finds old habits die hard

20 March 2017 15:24

George Osborne became the subject of much mockery over the weekend after Rohan Silva let slip that the former chancellor…

What hard-left plot? Corbyn and Watson go on ‘away day’

20 March 2017 14:27

This morning, Tom Watson kicked off the day with an appearance on Sky News, where he complained that the hard left are behind…

Boris Johnson and the Cursed Theatre Trip

19 March 2017 21:34

Spare a thought for Boris Johnson. Ever since the Brexit vote, the Foreign Secretary has struggled with the often hostile…

Listen: Osborne applied for Standard job… after friends asked for help with their applications

18 March 2017 10:15

Lesson No.1: Never ask George – ‘six jobs’ – Osborne for career advice. Or at least, never ask the former…

Was George Osborne sloppy second to City AM editor?

17 March 2017 21:20

Following the announcement that George Osborne is the new editor of the Evening Standard, the BBC’s media editor Amol Rajan…

Revealed: George Osborne’s speech to Evening Standard staff – I know how to run a country, not a newspaper

17 March 2017 17:44

Although George Osborne has many questions to answer regarding how he can take on the role of editor of the…

David Cameron cheers Osborne from the Whole Foods aisles

17 March 2017 16:25

Today George Osborne has managed to get MPs and hacks alike in a spin over his appointment as the new…

MP for Tatton takes up part-time job as… Evening Standard editor

17 March 2017 12:02

Fraser Nelson, James Forsyth and Freddy Gray grapple with Osborne’s shock appointment: In recent months, Mr S has kept readers…

Government’s ‘plan for Britain’ isn’t working

16 March 2017 17:17

Theresa May’s omnishambles of a week is showing no signs of improvement. As the Budget U-turn and expenses probe play…

Watch: Tory chairman loses his temper over election spending row

16 March 2017 14:51

Oh dear. It’s not turning out to be the best week for the conservatives. On top of an embarrassing omNICshamble…

The Queen backs Brexit

16 March 2017 11:21

Champers at the ready. After much speculation last year over Her Majesty’s feelings towards the EU, the verdict is finally…

Laura Kuenssberg to the rescue

15 March 2017 17:55

As the government’s omNICshambles unravelled further today with a u-turn from the Chancellor, many have been left wondering why no-one spotted…

Welsh secretary accidentally ‘unsacks’ Michael Heseltine

15 March 2017 17:03

It’s not turning out to be a great day for the government. After announcing a u-turn on the NICs rise…

Corbynite MP sends the PLP into a spin

14 March 2017 9:51

Following the Copeland by-election defeat, many in Labour have been left wondering whether Jeremy Corbyn is the right man to lead…

Watch: Louise Mensch’s disastrous Sunday Politics interview

12 March 2017 19:28

Since Donald Trump was elected President of the United States, few critics have been more persistent than Louise Mensch. The…

John McDonnell’s Question Time excuse falls short

10 March 2017 18:11

On Thurday’s Question Time, there was one politician notably absent from the panel. For a second time, John McDonnell, the…

Watch: BBC pundit’s interview interrupted… by his children

10 March 2017 12:30

Oh dear. They say never work with animals or children, but what about when your own children get in the…

Watch: David Cameron appears to blast Chancellor’s ‘stupid’ National Insurance rise

10 March 2017 9:10

As Philip Hammond faces a second day of negative headlines over his decision to break a 2015 Tory manifesto pledge…

Watch: Philip Hammond squirms as he is accused of being a liar over National Insurance U-turn

9 March 2017 10:48

The Chancellor has awoken to a slew of bad headlines today following his decision to row back on a 2015 Tory…