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Revealed: why Diane Abbott’s ‘thrilling’ and ‘insightful’ comments go unnoticed

13 January 2016 11:27

Although it may have seemed as though the majority of MPs had enough on their plates over Christmas with floods, revenge reshuffles and…

Team Corbyn left red-faced over Berlin hostel Twitter ‘hack’

13 January 2016 9:09

Over the weekend a number of strange tweets were emitted from Jeremy Corbyn’s Twitter account. The Labour leader appeared to…

Government aide halts junior doctors interview: ‘where is Jeremy Hunt?’

12 January 2016 14:49

As junior doctors exercise their right to strike today over government plans to change their contracts, Jeremy Hunt has been keeping…

Derren Brown tells Daily Mail hacks to commit suicide

12 January 2016 13:17

Last year Benedict Cumberbatch came under fire for giving an impromptu expletive-filled rant on the government’s handling of the refugee crisis…

The Guardian puts ‘shed’ project on ice

12 January 2016 10:40

When Alan Rusbridger stepped down as Guardian editor-in-chief last year, he boasted of the ‘good shape’ he was leaving the…

Listen: newsreader announces death of Cameron instead of Bowie

11 January 2016 14:22

As the nation goes into mourning over the death of David Bowie today, one radio presenter appeared to be having trouble…

Finally, some good news for the Miliband household

11 January 2016 12:40

Last year proved to be a testing year for the Miliband clan as Ed Miliband fought to be the next Prime…

Jan Moir predicts a ch-ch-change to David Bowie’s peace of mind

11 January 2016 12:00

This morning the nation has gone into Twitter mourning after news broke that David Bowie had passed away following a…

Jeremy Corbyn has his Twitter hacked: ‘Davey Cameron is a pie’

10 January 2016 22:04

Oh dear. It’s safe to say that last week was not a great week for Jeremy Corbyn after the Labour leader found members…

The party’s not over yet for the BNP

8 January 2016 17:03

The British National Party found itself back in the news today after years in the wilderness. However, it was bad news once again for…

Adam Afriyie. Picture by Andrew Parsons

Tory MP: ‘everyone should enjoy the benefits of a chauffeur’

8 January 2016 13:25

In the past the Conservative party has been accused of not being in tune with the British public. Matters have not…

Laura Kuenssberg gets Corbynistas in a spin over reshuffle scoop

8 January 2016 9:55

In recent months brains at the BBC have undertaken a number of steps to tackle ‘anti-Corbyn bias’ head on at the corporation. After the Beeb’s…

News from Labour: Labour says Labour is pro-women

7 January 2016 17:42

It’s safe to say this week hasn’t been the best for Labour. As well as a never-ending reshuffle saga, Corbyn was…

Watch: Ken Livingstone on Labour’s ‘disaffected uber-Blairites’

7 January 2016 12:49

After Diane Abbott falsely claimed that Labour MP Jonathan Reynolds was a former special adviser on last night’s Newsnight, Reynolds hit back…

Jonathan Reynolds takes on Diane Abbott: ‘you’re a total sell-out’

7 January 2016 11:51

After a tough day yesterday for Corbyn’s team following his chaotic reshuffle, there was only one thing left to do to save…

Knives out for Seumas Milne over reshuffle shambles

6 January 2016 17:39

Labour has found itself on the verge of a civil war today as a number of MPs have turned on…

Jeremy Corbyn no longer ‘living with the enemy’

6 January 2016 15:13

This week Jeremy Corbyn has found himself battling with the media once again as he had to reprimand lobby journalists for…

Have relations between Emily Thornberry and the armed forces already soured?

6 January 2016 12:37

Jeremy Corbyn made his views on changing the Labour party’s Trident policy pretty clear last night when he moved pro-Trident Maria…

Jess Phillips: I am interested in being Labour leader

5 January 2016 18:12

In December, Julie Burchill had lunch with Jess Phillips MP, and decided in an article for Spectator Life that the…

Revealed: David Cameron’s ‘well watered’ election bouquet

5 January 2016 15:05

No doubt David Cameron looks back on his 2010 election victory with fond memories — the excitement on the night,…

Labour MPs rally around their fallen attack dog

5 January 2016 12:51

Michael Dugher has today been fired by Jeremy Corbyn from his role as Shadow Culture Secretary after serving less than…

BBC execs fail to see the funny side of Dame Edna’s Jeremy Corbyn joke

5 January 2016 9:30

Oh dear. After Nick Robinson declared that he was on a mission to tackle anti-Corbyn bias in the BBC’s political coverage, it…

Jeremy Corbyn puts hacks on the naughty step

4 January 2016 15:25

When Jeremy Corbyn formed his Shadow Cabinet after he was voted in as Labour leader, he soon became the subject…

Leave.EU camp stir tensions with Douglas Carswell assassination jibe

4 January 2016 8:35

Although the first rule of spin doctoring is to never become the story, Leave.EU’s Andy Wigmore appears to be taking…

Is the dream over? Team Corbyn gives Jeremy’s economic guru the ‘cold shoulder’

2 January 2016 18:54

Back in August — after much anticipation — Jeremy Corbyn finally revealed some of his economic policies to the world.…