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Brexit and the great liberal crack-up

23 May 2019 19:29

Brexit may yet kill the Conservative party but it is exacting a cruel psychological torture on liberalism. Liberals are supposed…

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Donald Trump vs British spies

23 May 2019 18:36

Will Trump continue his battle against the ‘Deep State’ when he visits Britain?

The deal on Theresa May’s resignation is done

23 May 2019 18:09

Put 10th June in your diary. Because that is when the contest to elect a new Tory leader, and therefore…

Boris Johnson is the agent of Theresa May’s downfall

23 May 2019 11:58

In the end, Boris Johnson has proved to be Theresa May’s unassailable nemesis (if that’s not a tautology); he is the agent…

What will happen if Theresa May tries to cling on?

23 May 2019 10:49

On Friday, Sir Graham Brady, chairman of the 1922 committee, will go and see Theresa May. It is expected that…

Nigel Farage is not ‘far right’

22 May 2019 16:48

It is now fashionable to describe Nigel Farage as an ‘extremist’, ‘far right’ or ‘fascist’ politician. Last month, Dame Margaret…

PMQs: May and Corbyn sound like a sketch about a deaf shopkeeper

22 May 2019 16:43

Tories who still support Theresa May are as rare as bumblebees in Antarctica. Her backbenchers were too polite to mention…

Chuka Umunna and Anna Soubry’s free marketing advice

22 May 2019 15:39

Top politicians are constantly in demand on the lecture circuit, as large businesses and other stakeholders seek their advice on…

Watch: Labour MP pretends to have read the new Withdrawal Agreement Bill

22 May 2019 12:45

Laura Pidcock has been a rising star in Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour party ever since she became an MP in 2017.…

The EU’s role in the demise of British Steel

22 May 2019 12:10

How ironic that British Steel goes into administration on the day before the European elections, putting 4,200 jobs at risk…

The utter irrelevance of the Tories and Labour

22 May 2019 11:45

Call me old fashioned, but I find it impossible to see how any Tory leader could survive crashing to fifth…

Vince Cable: I welcome people with dark faces

22 May 2019 10:32

This morning, new polling by YouGov ahead of the European elections on Thursday put the Brexit Party on top (at…

Theresa May unveils her ‘New Brexit Deal’ – will it backfire?

21 May 2019 17:15

Theresa May has this afternoon had one last roll of the dice in the Brexit saga. In a speech entitled…

Can Brexiteers trust Boris Johnson to deliver a ‘real’ Brexit?

21 May 2019 14:54

The current Westminster consensus that Boris Johnson is the next Tory leader and prime minister raises all sorts of thoughts.…

The truth about the Brexit Party’s ‘dark money’

20 May 2019 17:21

I have a question. How come when someone like Bernie Sanders or Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez funds themselves through small donations it’s…

Watch: Nigel Farage hit by milkshake

20 May 2019 15:28

Nigel Farage became the latest politician to be pelted by milkshake today, as he toured the centre of Newcastle ahead…

Scott Morrison’s ‘miracle’ win in the Australian elections

20 May 2019 8:48

‘I have always believed in miracles,’ Scott Morrison beamed. Australia’s first Pentecostal prime minister was addressing a victory rally after…

Meet the secret Brexiteers

18 May 2019 6:00

Much has been made of the Brexit Party’s insurgency amongst people in Leave-voting communities, who have been subject to disparaging…

Behind the scenes at a Brexit Party rally: why Labour and the Tories should be terrified

17 May 2019 16:27

In a small town in the Black Country last night, a political rally took place which should have the two main…

Israel Folau’s sacking and the right to freedom of expression

17 May 2019 11:51

Australian rugby player Israel Folau has lost his AUS$4m mega-contract for an Instagram post he published in April after a…