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Watch: Donald Tusk’s ‘special place in hell’ for Brexit promoters

6 February 2019 12:20

With Theresa May instructed by parliament to renegotiate her withdrawal agreement and attempt to remove the backstop, all eyes today…

Watch: Jon Snow calls out Chris Williamson on Venezuela

5 February 2019 14:42

Venezuela is in ruins and its people are suffering greatly as a result of Nicolas Maduro’s failed socialist experiment. So…

Jeremy Corbyn’s Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez stunt backfires

4 February 2019 15:59

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the left’s rising political star. The 29-year-old is the youngest women ever to serve in the US Congress…

Watch: Andrew Marr calls out EU leaders over TV no-shows

3 February 2019 15:00

When was the last time an EU leader gave an interview to British TV to talk about Brexit? If you’re…

Watch: Ken Livingstone’s nightmare Venezuela interview

1 February 2019 9:55

As Venezuela continues its descent into economic ruin and poverty, it’s becoming harder and harder for left-wing supporters of the…

Watch: Whitto’s awkward turn on Channel 4

31 January 2019 17:52

Oh dear. It’s been a rollercoaster for the European Research Group of late. Once heralded as the Machiavellis of Brexit, the…

Labour’s double standards over fast-track university courses 

31 January 2019 15:58

This week, after regulations passed through the House of Lords, parliament approved legislation which will allow universities to offer fast-track…

Watch: Jess Phillips’ speech on parliament’s high earners

31 January 2019 10:45

With all the dramatic votes this week, it could easily have been missed that an important debate about immigration also…

Watch: Nick Boles caught napping in the Chamber

29 January 2019 19:37

After another long day discussing Brexit in the House of Commons, it was the job of the Brexit secretary, Stephen…

Watch: Jeremy Corbyn’s miserable Monday morning

28 January 2019 15:16

Did Jeremy Corbyn get out of the wrong side of bed this morning? Mr S. only asks because the Labour…

Watch: George Osborne takes another swipe at Theresa May

28 January 2019 9:01

One of the bitterest and most public feuds in Westminster since the 2016 Brexit referendum has been between the former…

Corbynistas intervene on Venezuela

27 January 2019 22:24

Once upon a time Venezuela was talked up by British socialists – from John McDonnell to Richard Burgon – as…

Momentum’s job search fails

27 January 2019 10:03

If there’s one thing that really gets under the skin of Momentum, the campaign group for Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn, it’s…

Sinn Fein’s border warning rings hollow

25 January 2019 20:06

After spending months insisting that there could never possibly be a hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic, the…

Compare and contrast: Labour and Russia respond to Venezuela’s crisis

24 January 2019 17:51

Venezuela is a country in crisis. Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets calling for socialist leader…

Why is Chris Grayling spending so much money on telephone bills?

24 January 2019 10:36

We’ve all been there – when you open that innocuous looking letter in the post only for your eyes to…

Labour MP’s academies double standards

23 January 2019 17:29

From an outside view, one could be forgiven for thinking now is a good time for academies in the UK.…

Anna Soubry: people have had enough of 62-year-old Tory women

22 January 2019 18:28

While several members of the ERG announced that they were voting against Theresa May in the Conservative leadership vote of…

Watch: David Blunkett despairs at Chris Williamson’s Brexit stance

22 January 2019 13:24

David Blunkett once ruled the roost in the Labour party but under Jeremy Corbyn, Blair’s old acolytes are mostly ignored…

A message for the people… from Davos

22 January 2019 9:33

Oh dear. Davos isn’t what it used to be if this year’s guest list is anything to go by. The…

Dominic Grieve’s constitutional crisis

21 January 2019 13:09

Backbench MP and arch-Remainer Dominic Grieve shocked political observers this weekend, when it was revealed that he is planning to take…

Corbyn gives his verdict on a second Brexit referendum

18 January 2019 11:03

Jeremy Corbyn is under mounting pressure to back a second referendum. Labour MPs have grouped together to try and persuade…

Watch: Labour supporters heckle the media

17 January 2019 12:25

You would think that after being Labour leader for three years, some of the shine would have worn off Jeremy…

Watch: ‘Shame on you’: Labour MPs shout down Michael Gove

16 January 2019 19:10

Michael Gove ended the no confidence debate in the Commons by denouncing Jeremy Corbyn. But perhaps unsurprisingly his criticism of…

John Bercow only has eyes for Labour

15 January 2019 12:32

While much remains uncertain when it comes to how Brexit will play out in the coming days and weeks, it…