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John Prescott: how I hopped before the Queen

27 September 2015 15:16

Given the criticism that Jeremy Corbyn received when he failed to sing God Save the Queen at a Battle of Britain…

Ukip conference venue received £1 million of EU funding

25 September 2015 16:04

Nigel Farage has kicked off the first day of Ukip party conference at Doncaster Racecourse with a speech claiming that anti-EU…

Coffee Shots: Ed Miliband’s train clash with Ukip

25 September 2015 9:42

Since Ed Miliband stepped down as the leader of the Labour party, the Labour MP for Doncaster North has vowed…

Did a Downing Street official just let slip government plans to privatise Channel 4?

24 September 2015 18:00

While luvvies have been busy worrying about the future of the BBC in recent months, it appears that Channel 4 may…

Kerry McCarthy defends saying that meat-eaters should be treated like smokers

24 September 2015 17:42

Today Labour’s vegan shadow environment secretary Kerry McCarthy has come under fire for comments she has made about meat. In…

Listen: Sarah Montague’s disastrous turn on Today

24 September 2015 10:40

Oh dear. Sarah Montague is not having a good day. The Today presenter managed to make not one, not two,…

Charlotte Church takes #piggate to Tory conference

23 September 2015 13:06

With yet more allegations concerning David Cameron published today as part of the Daily Mail‘s serialisation of Lord Ashcroft’s Call…

David Cameron injects extra venom into his feud with Lord Ashcroft

22 September 2015 15:45

While Number 10 has refused to comment on the claims made in Lord Ashcroft’s David Cameron biography, the Prime Minister…

Emily Thornberry risks another Twitter gaffe with pig jibe

22 September 2015 14:27

Emily Thornberry has only just made it back onto the frontbench after she had to resign from the shadow cabinet…

Lib Dem ‘Glee Club’ goes to party conference

22 September 2015 13:13

As the Liberal Democrats try and find a place for themselves in politics following a disastrous election result, the party…

Anthony Seldon takes Isabel Oakeshott to task over #piggate

22 September 2015 10:03

With doubts cast over the credibility of Lord Ashcroft’s unofficial biography of David Cameron following ‘piggate‘, his co-author Isabel Oakeshott appeared…

Coffee Shots: Labour press office taunts David Cameron with Percy Pigs

21 September 2015 17:27

With the Downing Street press office declining to comment today on allegations from Lord Ashcroft involving the Prime Minister and a dead pig, Labour…

Revealed: Boris Johnson’s Piers Gaveston porkies

21 September 2015 17:14

With Lord Ashcroft’s claim in today’s Daily Mail that David Cameron once enjoyed intimate relations with a dead pig, talk…

Has Lord Ashcroft’s ‘unnamed Tory source’ been reading Hunter S. Thompson?

21 September 2015 12:23

Today’s news has been dominated by the claim in Lord Ashcroft’s David Cameron biography that the Prime Minister once had intimate relations…

Lord Ashcroft gets his revenge on David Cameron: #piggate

21 September 2015 10:50

Given that Lord Ashcroft and David Cameron are known not to be on the friendliest of terms, the former Conservative Party…

Arthur Scargill: Jeremy Corbyn isn’t left wing enough

20 September 2015 15:26

Ahead of the Labour leadership election result, David Cameron warned that Jeremy Corbyn would take Britain back ‘to the days…

Watch: Mhairi Black plays ‘My Heart Will Go On’

18 September 2015 12:32

Mhairi Black won millions of fans with her maiden speech in Parliament criticising George Osborne over his cuts to the welfare…

Jess Phillips: Why I told Diane Abbott to f— off

17 September 2015 15:44

Jeremy Corbyn’s first PLP meeting as the leader of the Labour party got off to a shaky start as MPs failed…

At last, Jeremy Corbyn befriends a cameraman

17 September 2015 14:27

Jeremy Corbyn has not had much luck with cameramen of late. Since he was elected as Labour’s new leader over…

Heidi Alexander responds to Sarah Vine’s weight jibe

16 September 2015 16:41

As the wife of Michael Gove, Sarah Vine has been subject to her fair share of political swiping. Still, the…