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Listen: Nick Ferrari asks a squirming Yvette Cooper if she has taken Syrian refugees into her home

8 March 2016 10:53

Last year a host of celebrities and politicians alike slammed the government for their handling of the refugee crisis. As…

Morrissey is ‘considering’ standing for Mayor of London

7 March 2016 19:13

For those uninspired by the current London mayoral race, there is still hope that things will get more interesting. Morrissey, the Heaven…

Tony Gallagher, editor of The Telegraph, and Chris Blackhurst, editor of The Independent, arrive in Downing Street for talks on press regulation earlier this week. Picture: Getty

Is it time for a spot of musical chairs at the Sun?

7 March 2016 15:54

When Tony Gallagher left the Daily Mail to become editor-in-chief of the Sun in September, the appointment took many by…

Andrew Marr accused of EU bias over Boris Johnson interview

6 March 2016 11:59

This week Nigel Farage revealed that he had been left ‘worried’ about Boris Johnson’s ability to campaign for Brexit after…

Nigel Farage: Boris had me worried after his ‘shambolic’ press conference

5 March 2016 11:39

To the Conrad hotel in St James where Nigel Farage went head to head with former Labour spinner John McTernan in a…

Zac Goldsmith promises to be ‘pansexual’ for London

4 March 2016 16:52

As Zac Goldsmith fights to be the next Mayor of London against Labour’s Sadiq Khan, he is striving to appeal to…

Watch: Steve Hilton on Donald Trump – ‘exactly what people want’

4 March 2016 12:44

This week Donald Trump surged ahead in the race to be the Republican candidate in the US presidential election following Super Tuesday.…

Nick Clegg visited dogging site during his time as deputy PM

4 March 2016 9:50

With Nick Clegg now a mere backbencher, his former staff appear to no longer feel the need to protect the…

Watch: Labour MEP stuck in lift in European parliament

4 March 2016 9:44

Brexit campaigners make the argument that the European Union just isn’t working when it comes to Britain’s interests. While some are yet to…

Watch: Zoe Williams says ‘rugby is just a weird thing that posh people play’

4 March 2016 9:22

Last night’s Question Time panel saw David Dimbleby joined by John McDonnell, Dominic Raab, Ukip’s Louise Bours, Jermaine Jenas and…

Watch: Richard Burgon struggles with the deficit (again)

3 March 2016 17:51

When Richard Burgon appeared on Channel 4 News last year to defend John McDonnell over his fiscal charter U-turn, the…

Yanis Varoufakis distances himself from Jeremy Corbyn

3 March 2016 12:12

Oh dear. This week Jeremy Corbyn claimed that Yanis Varoufakis would advise Labour in ‘some capacity’. However, whatever capacity that will be, the…

Paul Mason hits back at George Osborne: ‘I am not a revolutionary Marxist’

2 March 2016 23:32

This week Jeremy Corbyn provided the Tories with much comedy fodder after he announced that Syriza’s Yanis Varoufakis would be advising Labour. It was…

Coming soon: Emily Thornberry, the disc jockey

2 March 2016 18:14

Emily Thornberry’s decision to appoint disgraced spinner Damian McBride as her media adviser has upset a number of her constituents.…

Chris Bryant brings Blair into the Brexit debate. What will Corbyn say?

2 March 2016 14:28

Under Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour party has been rather quiet when it comes to fighting for Britain to remain in…

Piers Morgan has a change of heart over Donald Trump’s presidential bid

2 March 2016 9:43

After Super Tuesday, Donald Trump is the clear favourite to be the Republican candidate in the US presidential election. As…

Watch: John McDonnell heckled in Commons debate – ‘shut up your face’

1 March 2016 12:43

Punch and Judy politics is clearly the mood of the moment in the House of Commons. Last week, David Cameron…

Jeremy Corbyn’s war with the mainstream media wages on

1 March 2016 11:34

Jeremy Corbyn left Labour MPs angry last night after he ducked out of answering questions at a meeting of the PLP…

Marco Rubio reveals his secret weapon: Donald Trump’s ‘small hands’

29 February 2016 20:52

After months of playing nice, Marco Rubio has finally turned on his Republican candidate rival Donald Trump. After criticising Trump for…

Watch: Tom Watson jokes about Labour’s misery

29 February 2016 18:09

Although the Tories currently find their party divided over Europe, they can at least take heart that the opposition face greater…

Jeremy Corbyn hires Yanis Varoufakis to advise Labour

29 February 2016 16:05

Given that one of the major findings of the Beckett report into Labour’s general election loss was that the party were…

SNP politician struggles with the deficit

29 February 2016 15:27

During the Scottish independence referendum, the SNP claimed that Scotland’s oil revenues for 2016-17 would be somewhere in the region…

Dermot Murnaghan vs Anna Soubry: ‘are you sure you’re in government?’

29 February 2016 8:58

With the Sunday papers filled with stories suggesting David Cameron’s party is in turmoil over the EU, Sky’s Dermot Murnaghan decided to…

Rachel Johnson lifts the lid on Boris’s Brexit deliberations: tennis, frozen lasagne and Nigel Farage

28 February 2016 11:31

This week Sarah Vine used her Daily Mail column to reveal the details of the roast lamb supper her husband Michael Gove used…

Coffee Shots: Boris vs Dave

27 February 2016 10:31

The week the Prime Minister and the Mayor of London have been at loggerheads over the EU. After Boris Johnson declared…