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Watch out Laura! Corbynistas strengthen ties with Robert Peston

27 January 2016 13:18

Even though Robert Peston has only been in his new job as ITV’s political editor for little more than a week, he…

Watch: David Lammy says a million Indians died in WWII fighting for the ‘European project’

26 January 2016 14:30

Oh dear. It appears that it is time for David Lammy to brush up on his history knowledge. The pro-EU…

Simon Amstell roasts the Evening Standard (ahead of hosting their awards)

26 January 2016 13:35

Next week the Evening Standard will hold their British Film Awards after a three year hiatus. The exclusive do will be…

Vote Leave reveal their secret weapon: FUD

26 January 2016 9:18

It’s not turning out to be a great week for the In campaign. Yesterday Britain Stronger in Europe’s chairman Stuart…

Seumas Milne breaks the first rule of spin: never become the story

25 January 2016 18:10

Given that the first rule of spin doctoring is to never become the story, Seumas Milne hasn’t had a great…

Sam Cam’s advice on how to deal with #piggate: ‘you might get a few oink oink noises at school’

25 January 2016 16:04

Last year Lord Ashcroft appeared to exact revenge on his old foe David Cameron, with a section in his unauthorised biography…

Stuart Rose forgets the name of his own campaign

25 January 2016 13:15

Although a number of rival groups are currently vying to be the official Out campaign, it seems that some members…

Home Office staff fail their own ‘langauge’ test

22 January 2016 11:00

This week the Prime Minister warned that migrant spouses who fail language tests could be made to leave the UK.…

RIP ‘EdStone’: the fate of Labour’s 8ft policy cenotaph is finally revealed

21 January 2016 18:14

There was one infamous invoice missing from the Electoral Commission’s campaign spending data yesterday — that of the EdStone. Labour…

Are Blairites being purged from the Guardian?

21 January 2016 16:03

During the Labour leadership election, Guardian readers complained that the paper’s Jeremy Corbyn coverage was worse than its coverage of…

Should David Cameron be deported for crimes against the Queen’s English?

21 January 2016 12:35

This week David Cameron has warned that migrant spouses who fail language tests could be made to leave the UK. While…

Solidarity with Crispin: Quentin Letts reveals his own history with poppers

21 January 2016 9:47

Yesterday Crispin Blunt outed himself as a popper user as he voiced opposition to the government’s proposals to ban the legal…

Keith Vaz and Crispin Blunt discuss the perks of poppers

20 January 2016 17:55

‘I use poppers,’ Crispin Blunt declared this afternoon in the Commons as MPs gathered to voice opposition to the government’s…

Donald Trump on Parliament ban debate: ‘I hear I had a very big success’

20 January 2016 15:56

On Monday MPs gathered in Westminster Hall to debate whether or not Donald Trump should be allowed to visit Britain,…

Revealed: Labour spent £184,000 on Miliband’s debate coach

20 January 2016 12:40

Today the Electoral Commission have released the campaign expenditure returns of the six political parties that spent £250,000 or more…

Peter Mandelson’s bad day at the football

20 January 2016 10:39

With Jeremy Corbyn’s approval rating currently at minus 39 according to yesterday’s YouGov poll, one could argue that there is…

In-campaign reveal their secret weapon: iPlayer, abroad

19 January 2016 17:33

Although David Cameron is said to be planning to scare the nation into staying in the EU, others in the in-camp…

Guardian’s Nick Watt lined up for Newsnight role

19 January 2016 12:20

The Guardian set tongues wagging across Westminster in December when its editor Katharine Viner appointed two women to share the…

Has Sadiq Khan taken another pop at Jeremy Corbyn?

18 January 2016 16:30

Since Sadiq Khan was elected as Labour’s mayoral candidate, he has made an effort to distance himself from Jeremy Corbyn.…

Labour’s war with the BBC wages on: ‘Marr’s Corbyn interview was a disgrace’

18 January 2016 9:20

Jeremy Corbyn’s interview on The Andrew Marr Show yesterday saw the Labour leader wax lyrical on the virtues of Trident…

Damian McBride dobs in ‘two-faced’ Cameron over GMTV slip up

15 January 2016 17:01

When David Cameron was photographed scoffing Pringles on an Easy Jet flight over the summer, he became the subject of…

John Mann goes to war with the Islington Corbynistas

14 January 2016 18:52

It’s not been a good week for the Corbynistas of North London. First Lord Watts took aim at them for…

Coming soon: Red Ken’s guide on the future of the Labour party

14 January 2016 13:55

A number of Labour MPs have become increasingly riled with Jeremy Corbyn this week over the much-delayed Beckett report on…

Sally Bercow gives ‘The Speaker’s Wife’ a miss

13 January 2016 16:14

Although Quentin Letts has made it clear that his new novel The Speaker’s Wife is fictional, the satirical tome has set…

Dawn Butler struggles with the new kinder politics

13 January 2016 13:18

Dawn Butler was one of the Labour MPs who helped to get Jeremy Corbyn onto the ballot paper in the…