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Video: feisty Brexit teenager leaves Cabinet member Liz Truss speechless on Question Time

26 February 2016 14:22

Despite the In campaign’s best efforts to reach the youth vote with the help of Britain Stronger in Europe board…

Has Kay Burley’s dog obsession gone too far?

26 February 2016 12:40

In the aftermath of the Paris terrorist attacks, Kay Burley became the subject of much mockery online after she tweeted…

Correction of the day: Evelyn Waugh was not a woman

25 February 2016 20:02

Oh dear. Today Time magazine released a list of the 100 most-read female writers in American colleges. On the list were Jane…

Jeremy Corbyn: David Cameron is jealous of my clothes

25 February 2016 15:46

Yesterday PMQs descended into ‘Punch and Judy’ style politics after David Cameron responded to a heckle about his mother by…

Sadiq Khan’s loyalty is called into question

24 February 2016 16:17

Last night Sadiq Khan appeared on Newsnight to discuss his bid to be the next Mayor of London. Evan Davis…

David Cameron offers Corbyn some motherly advice: ‘put on a proper suit and do up your tie’

24 February 2016 12:45

After Tory MPs took part in some ‘Punch and Judy’ style heckling on Monday, David Cameron was in no mood…

Sarah Vine lifts the lid on Gove’s Brexit negotiations: dinner with Evgeny Lebedev

24 February 2016 9:29

Over the years David Cameron has faced much scrutiny over his close relationship with Rupert Murdoch — as well as…

Eurosceptic ministers’ SpAds on a sticky wicket over Brexit

23 February 2016 21:00

Although David Cameron insists that he wishes to remain on good terms with his Brexit-supporting Cabinet members, he’s not planning to make…

Ed Miliband meets Team Corbyn

23 February 2016 14:37

Ed Miliband has been keeping a low profile since stepping down as Labour leader, but could he now be angling for…

Breaking: David Icke backs Brexit

23 February 2016 13:00

Although the Out campaign has gained momentum since Michael Gove and Boris Johnson backed Brexit, there are still concerns that…

Watch: Ukip activist sings for Brexit

23 February 2016 11:53

Forget Boris Johnson or Michael Gove, it could be a former Ukip candidate that convinces the nation to vote for Brexit. Mandy…

Tory MP heckles Jeremy Corbyn: ‘who are you?’

22 February 2016 16:14

Although the Conservative party is currently divided over the EU, some Tory MPs are still managing to remember to attack the opposition…

Watch: George Galloway clashes with Jo Coburn on Daily Politics

22 February 2016 14:43

Over the weekend a number of Brexit activists walked out of an anti-EU Grassroots Out rally after George Galloway was…

Parliament mystery: late night break-in at journalists’ bar

22 February 2016 12:34

This weekend saw a host of EU drama unfold, as a number of Cabinet Ministers rebelled against David Cameron on…

Has Cameron scored an own goal? EU referendum clashes with ‘Independence Day’

22 February 2016 9:42

David Cameron’s decision to hold the EU referendum on 23 June has already caused upset in some camps. While the…

Boris Johnson receives a special delivery

21 February 2016 16:55

With Boris Johnson set to back Brexit, the Mayor of London has received a special delivery from Vote Leave ahead…

Straight talking, honest politics? Damian McBride is hired as Lady Nugee’s media adviser

19 February 2016 19:10

Back in 2009 Damian McBride had to step down from his role as Gordon Brown’s advisor after leaked emails revealed…

Watch: Richard Branson on Brexit – ‘I’m a bit distracted by space’

19 February 2016 9:49

Richard Branson briefly came down to earth this morning to give his thoughts on the EU summit in Brussels. The…

June Sarpong misses the mark on Question Time

18 February 2016 23:30

It’s not been a great week for the In campaign in terms of ‘celebrity’ endorsements. On Tuesday Emma Thompson unexpectedly got…

Trigger warning: NUS students try to no platform Hope Not Hate founder

18 February 2016 15:01

Earlier this month Mr S brought you the news that students at LSE were attempting to ban a free-speech society. Now…

Is Russell Brand thinking about going to university?

17 February 2016 19:13

During Russell Brand’s brief foray into politics, the comedian struggled to be taken seriously by members of the establishment. On…

Godfrey Bloom puts his foot in it over Emma Thompson row

17 February 2016 13:36

Yesterday saw a turn in fortune for the Out campaign after Emma Thompson declared her intention to vote to remain…

Kensington Palace in a flap over Prince William’s ‘pro-EU’ speech

16 February 2016 19:00

The Duke of Cambridge caused much excitement today with a speech he gave to British diplomats at the Foreign Office. In the…

Lib Dem rising star quits party in ‘gendered abuse’ row

16 February 2016 17:47

The Liberal Democrats’ track record with female party activists has suffered in recent years after Lord Rennard was accused of sexual harassment.…

Emma Thompson backs the In campaign: ‘Britain is a cake-filled misery-laden grey old island’

16 February 2016 9:37

David Cameron has been accused of adopting a ‘Project Fear‘ approach as he tries to convince members of the public to…