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’.…

What does Emmanuel Macron mean for Brexit?

25 April 2017 12:29

It was a badly kept secret in Westminster that very senior figures in the UK government wanted Francois Fillon to…

The Tories don't need Zac back in Richmond. They need Luke Parker

25 April 2017 11:28

Are the Conservatives sharp enough to be able to beat the Liberal Democrats in battleground Remain-voting seats? We hear today…

Jean-Claude Juncker’s joy at Macron’s win shows the EU’s big problem

25 April 2017 8:43

Emmanuel Macron’s victory in the first round of the French presidential election is the good news the EU was waiting…

Corbyn wins his first celebrity endorsement of the snap election

25 April 2017 7:54

In recent months, Corbyn-mania has appeared to be on the wane. From Charlotte Church to Glenda Jackson, former cheerleaders for…

By ditching the National Front, Le Pen is playing Macron at his own game

24 April 2017 22:10

Everybody knows that Marine Le Pen can’t beat Emmanuel Macron, don’t they? What does she have to lose? Nothing, it…

Arron Banks throws in the towel

24 April 2017 18:32

Arron Banks’ bid to become the MP for Clacton is over already. Just six days ago, the multi-millionaire Ukip donor…

Tony Blair is the messianic Remainer here to save us from ourselves

24 April 2017 17:22

Here they come, Tony Blair and his tragic chattering-class army. The former PM, whose rictus grin and glottal stops still…

Ukip’s focus on the burqa shows the party has little left to offer on Brexit

24 April 2017 17:15

The launch of Ukip’s new ‘integration agenda’ today was notable for two reasons. Firstly, Paul Nuttall refused to say whether he…

Can Labour become a truly national party again?

24 April 2017 17:05

The latest polling marmalade dropper comes from Wales. Labour have won a majority of Welsh seats in every general election…

What does the UN think Saudi Arabia can teach us about gender equality?

24 April 2017 16:57

In these tricky – not to say dark – times there is one place to which we can always turn…

British universities must admit that there are some upsides to Brexit

24 April 2017 15:17

Britain’s universities are finding it hard to look on the bright side of Brexit. One of their big gripes is…

Why Matthew Parris is wrong about a Tory lurch to the right

24 April 2017 15:08

Exaggeration is the political pundits’ stock in trade: nobody built a loyal readership on equivocation. But Matthew Parris’ recent commentary…

Paul Nuttall’s disappearing act

24 April 2017 14:23

Today hacks were briefed that Ukip would use a press conference to make a big campaign announcement. This led to…