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X MI5 SPY: Do Mr and Mrs Banks have something to tell us?

13 April 2016 9:34

Back in 2010, Arron Bank’s Russian wife Katya had the ability to generate more press than the eccentric Brexit backer. Formerly…

Jeremy Corbyn to give ‘Corbyn the Musical’ a miss

12 April 2016 17:23

Tonight marks the first preview performance of the much-anticipated Corbyn the Musical: the Motorcycle Diaries. The ‘no-holds barred political satire’ musical —…

Watch: Syed Kamall’s rude gesture towards Belgian MEP caught on camera

12 April 2016 15:13

Given that Syed Kamall is backing Brexit, the Conservative MEP has made little secret of his dislike for aspects of the EU…

Spice Girls get cold feet about Brexit

12 April 2016 13:19

When Simon Sebag Montefiore interviewed the Spice Girls for The Spectator, the five pop starlets surprised a lot of fans…

Ed Miliband makes a comeback on The Agenda

12 April 2016 11:51

One of Ed Miliband’s most embarrassing television moments from his time as Labour leader came when he appeared on The…

Watch: Dennis Skinner ejected from Commons over ‘dodgy Dave’ insult

11 April 2016 16:42

This afternoon David Cameron has had to face the music in the Commons over his shares in his father’s offshore fund.…

Has Jeremy Corbyn lost his tax return?

11 April 2016 14:10

Oh dear. Although Jeremy Corbyn spent the best part of last week calling on David Cameron to publish his tax…

Liz Kendall hits out at ‘old-fashioned misogyny’ on the hard left

11 April 2016 10:25

Although Liz Kendall insists that she gets on well with her former Labour leadership rival Jeremy Corbyn on a personal…

Polly Toynbee forgets to check her privilege on Marr

10 April 2016 15:11

With the Sunday papers filled with the details of David Cameron’s past tax returns, the subject of his family’s wealth…

Lily Allen in a spin over David Cameron’s offshore trust stake

8 April 2016 17:47

Oh dear. David Cameron’s bad day just got worse. After he admitted to previously owning shares in his father’s offshore fund,…

Labour’s war on the media rumbles on: Corbyn tells off hacks outside his home

8 April 2016 12:00

As David Cameron finds himself in hot water over his admission that he once owned shares in an offshore fund,…

Irvine Welsh has a taxing time on Question Time

8 April 2016 9:27

Last night’s Question Time saw David Dimbleby joined by Anna Soubry, Chris Bryant, Douglas Carswell, economist Ruth Lea and Irvine Welsh.…

Labour secures the full fruits of Clause IV

7 April 2016 16:00

During the Labour leadership election, Jeremy Corbyn found himself in hot water after he appeared to claim in an interview…

David Cameron claims he watches Glastonbury at home by a warm fire… in June

7 April 2016 12:36

Today David Cameron is trying to win the youth vote in the upcoming EU referendum. To do this, he has given…

Boris Johnson blasts government’s £9m EU leaflets: ‘it’s a complete waste of money’

7 April 2016 11:46

The news today that the government are to spend over £9m of taxpayers’ money on leaflets for the pro-EU campaign has…

Green Party MEP accuses BBC of bias over party broadcast

7 April 2016 8:21

These days the BBC can’t seem to get anything right. On top of regularly riling Brexit-ers with ‘EU bias’, the corporation has…

Watch: Zac Goldsmith’s awkward TfL interview – ‘I’m going to stop you there’

5 April 2016 14:18

Oh dear. With Sadiq Khan leading the polls ahead of the upcoming London mayoral election, Zac Goldsmith has his work…

Sadiq Khan fails his own transport test

4 April 2016 10:05

As the London mayoral race heats up, Sadiq Khan has gone on the offensive when it comes to the cost of…

Revealed: Zac Goldsmith’s record of failure

2 April 2016 11:00

In March, Zac Goldsmith was named the most ‘pro-business‘ London mayoral candidate in a ComRes poll. According to the survey, 65…

Labour’s ‘prince across the water’ hints at a return to Blighty

31 March 2016 13:22

During Ed Miliband’s time as Labour leader, he was subject to opposition from MPs in his own party as those in other parties.…

A London for all! George Galloway to speak at £1400 private members’ club

31 March 2016 10:14

George Galloway’s London mayoral campaign carries a key message: ‘A London for all, not just for those dripping with gold.’ The Respect…

Zac Goldsmith wins an endorsement… from his ex-brother-in-law

29 March 2016 11:47

Zac Goldsmith’s mayoral campaign hit a bum note this month when his attempts to reach out to the Indian community…

Vote Leave exec accuses Alan Duncan of asking for a board position before backing Remain

27 March 2016 14:32

This week Sir Alan Duncan penned a piece for the Telegraph entitled ‘why this lifelong Eurosceptic is now voting to…

Jeremy Corbyn’s brother backs Brexit: ‘the EU is the tool of big corporations and asset strippers’

26 March 2016 11:16

The upcoming EU referendum has proved to be a divisive issue for families as well as politicians. With Boris Johnson the…

Did a Momentum activist suggest Chuka Umunna wasn’t ‘politically black’?

24 March 2016 16:35

It’s been a bad week for the Tories, but it hasn’t exactly been a great week for Labour. After a…