Giving Malia Bouattia the boot won’t be enough to save the NUS

26 April 2017 19:56

Farewell then, Malia Bouattia. The only president of the National Union of Students to earn herself a condemnation from the…

Liberal Democrats’ unlikely alliance: vote Tory, Ukip (or Lib Dem) to defeat Labour

26 April 2017 17:45

Earlier this month, Tim Farron appeared to cast doubt on the idea of forming a ‘progressive alliance’ where the Greens, Labour…

How to vote to save the Union

26 April 2017 16:32

When launching the Scottish National Party’s election campaign, Nicola Sturgeon said the word ‘Tory’ 20 times in 20 minutes. For…

Tim Farron sacks David Ward – but the damage is already done

26 April 2017 16:03

When the snap election was called last week, it looked like plain-sailing for the Liberal Democrats. Tim Farron’s party appeared…

Parliament’s departing greybeards enjoy one final waffle at PMQs

26 April 2017 15:42

There was astonishment at the start of PMQs as Michael Fabricant’s wig flew up into the air. Fortunately its owner…

Taking Ivanka Trump seriously is a masterstroke by Angela Merkel

26 April 2017 15:03

Is Ivanka Trump’s visit to Berlin a triumph for Angela Merkel, or a diplomatic disaster? As always, that depends on…

Tim Farron is the victim of a witch hunt

26 April 2017 14:36

Journalists have hunted down Tim Farron, the Liberal Democrat leader, about Christian views of homosexuality. Originally, they asked him the…

Jewish students are turning their backs on British universities. Who can blame them?

26 April 2017 14:30

Universities up and down the land are clambering to recruit students in time for the start of the new academic…

Civil life in London is now balanced on a knife edge

26 April 2017 14:15

I’m a member of a small and weird minority, the conservative urbanophiles. Obviously cities are nests of degeneracy and, even…

Ditching the triple-lock pensions bung is a risk May can afford

26 April 2017 13:48

PMQs went on for an almost an hour today as John Bercow attempted to get in as many valedictories from…

The Public Accounts Committee report is pure Labour propaganda

26 April 2017 11:30

On the Today programme this morning I debated Meg Hillier, the Labour chair of the Public Accounts Committee which has…

Sadiq Khan’s speech at Sarah Sands’ leaving do – Corbyn’s plans for No 10 and Farron’s big act

26 April 2017 10:50

Last night, politicians including Boris Johnson, Nick Clegg and Sadiq Khan put their party political differences to one side for…

If Keir Starmer is Labour’s great hope the party really is in trouble

26 April 2017 8:48

Is Keir Starmer Labour’s great hope? That’s what some longing for the day that Jeremy Corbyn calls it a day…

David Ward stages a comeback

25 April 2017 22:52

Today Tim Farron attempted to put a stop to questions over his Christianity, as he declared that he does not…

France wants a new saviour. Will it be Macron or Le Pen?

25 April 2017 19:44

After having given themselves and the rest of us a fright, France’s voters have, by a worryingly small margin, stepped…

News from Labour: Corbyn held ‘transition’ talks with Whitehall

25 April 2017 18:15

Of late, Labour’s press releases haven’t offered much cause for amusement. But today’s was a turn up for the books.…

Watch: Theresa May’s Brexit blunder

25 April 2017 17:24

Theresa May is playing it safe during this election cycle and doing her best to leave the blunders to Labour.…

Karen Danczuk’s political comeback on shaky ground

25 April 2017 17:02

The race to be the Labour candidate for Bury North has attracted some unprecedented media attention this week thanks to Karen Danczuk’s announcement…

What’s the point of the SNP?

25 April 2017 16:04

Well, golly, Nicola Sturgeon, leader of the SNP and First Minister of Scotland, says this general election has nothing to…

The cruel hounding of Tim Farron is bloodsport for secularists

25 April 2017 15:41

For the benefit of Sky News, standard Christian doctrine says gay sex is a sin. It’s the sin that gives…

Momentum activist’s food bank appeal leaves a sour taste

25 April 2017 15:15

Today Jeremy Corbyn took to social media to promise that a Labour government would mean people on low-income no longer…

Labour’s decimation would be a disaster for Britain

25 April 2017 14:54

Today’s polls suggest that Theresa May could be on track to secure a Commons majority of 150, reversing – in…

Macron’s marriage shows how different Britain and France really are

25 April 2017 14:25

If Emmanuel Macron were British, would he be a Tory, Lib Dem or a Blairite? Or would he be blubbing…

Labour’s Brexit plan was doomed before Keir Starmer even opened his mouth

25 April 2017 13:59

Brexit comes in all shapes and sizes: hard, soft, clean. Today, Labour added a new type: a ‘reckless Tory Brexit’.…