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Teddy Bears for Corbyn: What is your toy’s mandate?

20 September 2016 12:38

This week there has been a mix of excitement and dread in Labour circles over the announcement of the Momentum Kids…

Jeremy Corbyn takes the biscuit on Mumsnet

19 September 2016 14:38

Any Britain politician of note will at some point in their career face the question: what is your favourite biscuit?…

Eddie Izzard gives hope to the New European

19 September 2016 10:42

As Brexiteers begin to worry that Theresa May could be leaning towards a soft Brexit, a number of Remain-ers are…

Derek Hatton is left in the cold at Labour conference

15 September 2016 10:58

In recent months, Derek Hatton has been taking to the airwaves to wax lyrical about Jeremy Corbyn. Although the former deputy…

Alex Salmond: Scotland should block Brexit

14 September 2016 18:40

Although Alex Salmond is Scotland’s First Minister no more, luckily the public still have a chance to hear the SNP…

Jeremy Corbyn donates fruits of his labour to Momentum

14 September 2016 9:14

In the aftermath of ‘traingate‘, one of the most striking things about the incident was not that Jeremy Corbyn had a…

Shami Chakrabarti makes her Lords debut

13 September 2016 18:01

Although David Cameron’s resignation honours were widely criticised for cronyism, it’s fair to say that Jeremy Corbyn’s one appointment to…

Liam Fox doesn’t have a job – he just doesn’t know it yet, says Nick Clegg

13 September 2016 15:47

Given the fragile egos of Theresa May’s three Brexiteers — Boris Johnson, Liam Fox and David Davis — Mr S…

Hacked Off Hugh’s magical birthday

13 September 2016 8:15

When Hacked Off first launched in 2011, Hugh Grant was its lead spokesman — regularly appearing on shows such as Newsnight and…

David Davis: Brexit is the sexiest area of politics

12 September 2016 18:02

Since the nation voted to leave the European Union in the referendum, Brexit has been described as a lot of…

George Galloway comes to Lady Nugee’s defence over Sky interview – blame the Blairites!

12 September 2016 14:34

Yesterday Emily Thornberry accused Sky News‘s Dermot Murnaghan of sexism for asking her to name the French foreign minister. While…

Lady Nugee accuses Sky News of sexism… for asking her to name French foreign minister

11 September 2016 12:39

Oh dear. It’s fair to say that Emily Thornberry’s appearance on Sky News this morning did not go to plan.…

Corbynistas run out of momentum at fundraiser

9 September 2016 16:51

This year’s Labour conference in Liverpool will be accompanied by the rival ‘The World Transformed’ event which will see Momentum host four…

Owen Smith receives a boost from Labour’s business tsar

9 September 2016 10:00

As Owen Smith’s supporters struggle to stay positive about his chances in the Labour leadership race, the MP can at least…

Correction of the day: the New York Times’s Aleppo fail

8 September 2016 18:20

After Gary Johnson, the Libertarian Party presidential nominee, didn’t know what ‘Aleppo’ was in an interview, hacks at the New…

Labour tastes success at Westminster Dog of the Year

8 September 2016 16:38

After seven years of Tory domination at the Westminster Dog of the Year competition, MPs from other parties had clearly…

Ken Livingstone reneges on his pledge to flee Brexit Britain

8 September 2016 12:23

This week Ken Livingstone has managed to cause a stir after he appeared on the BBC to defend Keith Vaz…

Evening Standard’s change of heart about Sadiq Khan

8 September 2016 11:35

During the London mayoral campaign, the Evening Standard was accused of showing ‘overwhelming bias’ towards the Tory candidate Zac Goldsmith. The…

V&A director throws his toys out of the pram over Brexit

7 September 2016 16:42

Oh dear. After the nation voted for Britain to leave the EU in the referendum, many Remain-ers were left downhearted…

Chuka can: his next leadership bid starts now

7 September 2016 12:50

Last summer, Chuka Umunna disappointed his Blairite mentors when he dropped out of the Labour leadership race. Explaining his decision,…