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Watch: Cameron takes a swipe at Farage over his ‘poncey foreign-sounding’ name pronunciation

27 April 2016 12:58

With little love lost between the Prime Minister and Nigel Farage, today the Ukip leader found himself on the receiving…

Ed Miliband moves on from bacon sandwich gaffe

27 April 2016 11:13

Forget the big election debates, the defining moment of Ed Miliband’s Labour leadership was his attempt at eating a bacon…

David Cameron’s old pal on why she won’t vote for Zac: ‘he doesn’t look as if he cares’

27 April 2016 9:11

As Zac Goldsmith lags behind Sadiq Khan in the polls ahead of the London mayoral election, it’s a case of all hands…

Nicola Sturgeon borrows Thatcher’s election slogan

26 April 2016 14:12

Although Nicola Sturgeon puts her career in politics down to Margaret Thatcher, she scarcely has anything positive to say about…

Grayson Perry declares war on macho men: ‘Bear Grylls celebrates a masculinity that is useless’

26 April 2016 12:45

As more and more people identify as ‘gender-fluid’, there is growing hostility in some quarters towards traditional gender stereotypes. In…

Department of Health’s PR push backfires

26 April 2016 9:41

With the junior doctors’ strike now in full swing, it’s fair to say that these aren’t the most harmonious days…

Watch: Dennis Skinner tells Jeremy Hunt to ‘wipe that smirk off his face’

25 April 2016 18:50

Given that the last time Dennis Skinner criticised a Tory Cabinet member in the Chamber he was ejected from the…

Seumas Milne fails to help Sadiq Khan’s cause

25 April 2016 15:52

In recent weeks, Labour’s Sadiq Khan has faced flak over his decision to share platforms with extremists. In a recent Evening…

Lord Sugar savages Sadiq Khan: ‘he has single-handedly wrecked the Labour Party’

24 April 2016 15:08

As Sadiq Khan continues to lead the polls in the mayoral race, the Labour candidate has managed to brush off…

Has Obama been watching too much Netflix?

23 April 2016 10:58

There was something odd about Obama’s ‘back of the queue’ Brexit comment yesterday — and it wasn’t just that he…

Watch: Barack Obama’s 22 vehicle motorcade

22 April 2016 17:35

As Barack Obama urges the UK to stick with the EU on his final official trip to Britain, there has…

John Travolta proves to be a thorn in Sadiq Khan’s side

22 April 2016 16:23

As Sadiq Khan continues to face flak over his links to unsavoury characters, even a night at home in front of…

Julian Fellowes on ‘class hatred’ and Corbyn’s Labour

22 April 2016 11:05

Although Julian Fellowes recently promised to take a backseat in the EU debate after growing tired of celebrities telling people what…

Watch: Jeremy Corbyn suggests the Queen is a secret Gooner

21 April 2016 13:02

Although Jeremy Corbyn’s aides refused to confirm whether he would give a tribute to the Queen on her 90th birthday, the…

Watch: Ed Vaizey grilled by Andrew Neil over George Osborne’s dodgy EU dossier

20 April 2016 17:39

It fell on Ed Vaizey, the culture minister, to defend George Osborne’s dodgy EU dossier on the BBC’s Daily Politics. As…

Watch: Vote Leave’s Dom Cummings is grilled by Andrew Tyrie – ‘this sounds like Aladdin’s cave to me’

20 April 2016 16:41

Popcorn at the ready! Today Vote Leave’s Dominic Cummings has been hauled before the Treasury committee to answer questions on…

Introducing the new NUS president – who wouldn’t condemn Isis

20 April 2016 14:22

Students have been getting a bad rep of late. Whether it’s safe space advocates proposing motions to ban free speech societies or…

Watch: David Cameron wades into Labour’s McDonald’s row – ‘I’m lovin’ it’

20 April 2016 12:38

This week Jeremy Corbyn has faced an MPs’ revolt over the Labour party’s decision to ban McDonald’s from having a stall…

Ben Goldsmith gets behind his brother’s campaign: ‘back Zac or crack!’

20 April 2016 12:09

To Aqua Nueva on Regent Street where the Spanish bar was transformed into a Mediterranean getaway for one night only…

What ‘stinking cesspit of corporate corruption’? Steve Hilton refuses to say he backs Brexit

20 April 2016 10:11

In More Human, Steve Hilton describes the EU as ‘a stinking cesspit of corporate corruption gussied up in the garb…

Brexit wars: Leave.EU goad Michael Gove

19 April 2016 15:02

After Vote Leave were awarded the official designation to campaign for Brexit in the EU referendum, there was much disappointment…

Watch: Paul Mason is reunited with a fellow ‘revolutionary Marxist’

19 April 2016 14:19

Earlier this year, the Chancellor of the Exchequer used Treasury Questions to take a swipe at Paul Mason. Osborne described…

Did Zac Goldsmith pick up some tips on tackling extremism from Yvette Cooper?

19 April 2016 10:58

During last night’s BBC mayoral debate, Zac Goldsmith was asked whether he had run a racist campaign against Sadiq Khan —…

Leave.EU hit back at Osborne over Brexit comments: ‘if this is our economic team, we are in deep s–t’

18 April 2016 16:42

George Osborne’s claim that the Treasury thinks Brexit would make you £4,300 worse off has gone down like a cup…

Tories’ ‘ludicrous’ phone bank email falls flat with voters

18 April 2016 10:37

As CCHQ try to gather momentum behind Zac Goldsmith’s mayoral campaign, they are hoping that they can count on Tory supporters to…