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Watch: John McDonnell’s call for ‘direct action’ against Tory MPs

13 September 2018 9:59

Jacob Rees-Mogg won support from across the political spectrum on Wednesday when the MP and his children were ambushed outside…

Michael Gove: The Prime Minister is doing a great job… at the moment

12 September 2018 11:00

As the European Research Group breaks out in to open revolt and rumours of no confidence letters abound, it seems…

Goldsmiths student group: Gulags ‘actually a compassionate, non-violent course of action’

11 September 2018 17:36

Yesterday, the LGBTQ+ society of Goldsmiths University, emitted a series of tweets defending the educational value and ‘compassion’ of Soviet…

Alan Duncan’s outrageous double standards

11 September 2018 14:39

Boris Johnson appears to have perfected the art of triggering his Westminster colleagues. First with letterboxes, now suicide vests, the…

The banks abandon Project Fear

11 September 2018 14:20

Three senior bankers from Barclays, J.P. Morgan and Citi descended on the House of Commons today to give evidence to…

Dawn Butler: Labour didn’t lose the general election

10 September 2018 18:16

It’s been over a year since the last general election, but it looks like there are still some Labour MPs…

Boris Johnson back to old tricks

9 September 2018 23:20

It’s been a busy weekend for Boris Johnson. After the former foreign secretary came under fire over his private life,…

Everyone who hates Chequers – a beginner’s guide

7 September 2018 17:58

In August, this author teased Dalibor Rohac, who wrote in the Washington Post: ‘Theresa May is the world’s most underrated…

Northern Ireland secretary: I didn’t realise nationalists don’t vote for unionist parties

7 September 2018 7:49

Oh dear. Although Karen Bradley is widely regarded as Theresa May’s closest ally in the Cabinet, Mr S hadn’t realised…

Jacob Rees-Mogg: Why I support Boris Johnson as a future leader

6 September 2018 18:58

Will Theresa May’s troubles ever end? Jacob Rees-Mogg has put the PM under more pressure today, telling LBC that he…

Westminster dog of the year: Corbyn misses out

6 September 2018 14:03

Mike Amesbury hoisted Corbyn into the air and patted him on the head. The shadow employment minister was at the…

Is Dominic Raab the Brexit Grinch?

5 September 2018 19:15

First lunch, now Christmas cards. When will Dominic Raab liven up a bit? The Brexit Secretary appeared alongside Oliver Robbins before the…

Listen: Shami Chakrabarti lost for words over anti-Semitism

5 September 2018 10:37

Labour’s anti-Semitism row rumbles on. Step forward Shami Chakrabarti to make matters worse. The shadow attorney general took to Radio…

The return of flip-flop Andy Burnham

5 September 2018 10:07

During Andy Burnham’s time in Westminster, the then Labour MP quickly built a reputation for flip-flopping. Never sure which way…

Why did Corbyn visit Palestine when it was mourning the co-founder of Hamas?

4 September 2018 16:32

Jeremy Corbyn is a man of peace with an unfortunate tendency to find himself in the wrong place at the…

Ken: Corbyn is the man to tackle Britain’s anti-Semitism problem

4 September 2018 12:48

Labour has been embroiled in a summer long row about anti-Semitism, with no sign that the issue will be resolved…

Eddie Izzard snatches defeat from the jaws of victory

3 September 2018 21:39

He’s done it again. For a third time, Eddie Izzard has failed to be elected onto Labour’s National Executive Committee.…

Theresa May hits back at Boris

3 September 2018 12:45

Boris Johnson’s criticism of Theresa May’s Brexit plan has been somewhat one-sided, with the PM largely staying quiet on what…

Watch: Ken Livingstone revisits his favourite topic

31 August 2018 10:50

In this world nothing can be said to be certain except for death, taxes, and Ken Livingstone banging on about…

Chris Williamson: Labour MPs are the intolerant ones

31 August 2018 8:05

Tom Watson said that Frank Field’s resignation from the Labour whip was a ‘major wake up call’ for the party…

Alex Salmond’s fundraising efforts

30 August 2018 17:49

In a rather dramatic turn of events, former first minister Alex Salmond quit the SNP last night over allegations of…

Watch: Kenyan President forgets the name of Boris Johnson – ‘the bicycle guy’

30 August 2018 14:29

It can be hard adjusting to life after high office. One minute you’re one of the most powerful people in…

Revealed: Paul Dacre’s fond farewell

29 August 2018 17:43

After 26 long years at the helm of one of Britain’s most influential newspapers, Paul Dacre’s last day as editor…

Dominic Raab takes a dig at David Davis

29 August 2018 16:04

After a welcome reprieve from parliamentary scrutiny over the summer, DExEU Secretary Dominic Raab was back in the hot seat…

Return of the Maybot: Theresa May in conversation with ITV News

28 August 2018 21:31

Theresa May’s visit to Africa has helped to remind voters just what type of leader the Prime Minister is –…