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Cameron defends his spending cuts – and suggests there won’t be more before the election

1 April 2010 8:52

Want some more David Cameron?  Well, the Tories are happy to oblige.  After their party leader’s speech yesterday, he is…

Byers, Hewitt and Hoon suspended from the Labour party…

22 March 2010 22:18

…according to the Beeb just now.  And if you watched tonight’s Dispatches programme, you’ll know exactly why. Nick Robinson comments…

How the televised leaders’ debates will work

2 March 2010 17:11

The various parties involved in the televised leaders’ debate have finally come to an agreement on how they will work. …

Bring Back Party Animals

5 January 2010 21:19

Apart from the odd terrorist plot and the beginning of an already very nasty election campaign, nothing much has happened…

Blair admits to misleading the British public over Iraq

11 December 2009 23:13

It has taken eight years, but Tony Blair has finally leveled with the British public and admitted that the WMD…

The Darling deception

10 December 2009 10:25

Alistair Darling normally strikes us as an honest man dropped into an impossible situation. But whether he misspoke, or whether…

Ringfence-a-rama

8 December 2009 23:04

Just watching Newsnight, and the show’s economics editor, Paul Mason, has said we can expect several budgets to be ringfenced…

Cameron’s licence fee cut – and how he’ll pay for it

14 November 2009 22:56

All hail, Jeremy Hunt, the axe man. Cameron’s first tax cut will be a licence fee cut* – and Hunt…

One in five would consider voting for the BNP

24 October 2009 10:58

Here are the stand-out findings from today’s YouGov poll, conducted after this week’s Question Time, for the Telegraph: “The survey…

Tin pot Griffin fluffs his lines

23 October 2009 1:49

Mobs of howling protestors outside the BBC. Police cordons being smashed by anti-fascists. News clips of upended students being dragged…

The laughter will have hurt Griffin

22 October 2009 23:32

There’s only one question that counts now that Question Time has been shown: did it do Nick Griffin and the…

EXCLUSIVE: What was said in Question Time

22 October 2009 22:06

First question on the Second World War. Is it fair BNP hijacked Churchill? Straw says in the war Britain defeated…

Word from inside Question Time: Griffin "humiliated"

22 October 2009 21:56

The first results from Question Time are landing. An audience member has just told me that Griffin  was “humiliated by…

The BBC shoots itself in the foot

27 September 2009 12:42

There was a very good piece by my colleague Martin Ivens in last week’s Sunday Times which asked how the…

Was Marr right to ask Brown that question?

27 September 2009 12:19

Andrew Marr asking Gordon Brown if he was on anti-depressants was a real surprise. When I first heard that Marr…

BBC Asks for Increased Subsidy Shocker!

30 July 2009 15:38

Unsurprisingly, the BBC wants the government to increase the number of sporting events that have to be shown on “free-to-air”…

The BBC Tries to Catch-Up with its Audience

25 March 2009 17:26

Apparently the BBC is finally going to show The Wire. Hurrah. Previously it’s only been available on FX in Britain.…

Annals of Punditry

12 January 2009 7:48

Lord knows, we all blunder from time to time. Still, this is pretty impressive: “Each year, in my last Economic…

Annals of Punditry

7 June 2008 13:10

Euro 2008 starts today and happily we’re spared the agony of watching Scotland play. The BBC are doing their best…

Good Day in Paris

7 April 2008 16:24

The BBC: Paris protests mar Olympic relay This, naturally, is entirely incorrect. The problem would have been if there hadn’t…