Brooks Newmark

Why is it ok to publish Brooks Newmark’s naked selfies but not Jennifer Lawrence’s?

14 October 2014 11:04

Revenge porn is about to become a criminal offence, punishable by up to two years in prison. As the Guardian…

Fatuous phrase of the week

14 October 2014 9:20

Every day, without fail, some celebrity or public figure will be quoted spouting a meaningless or disingenuous off-the-cuff cliché, to…

Brooks Newmark was in mental agony: I saw it with my own eyes

12 October 2014 21:36

Tory MP Brooks Newmark quits politics after sexting photograph comes to light; talks of depression, needing help, checks into clinic. To which the…

If Brooks Newmark didn’t want these photos leaked, why did he email them?

12 October 2014 15:16

So it now seems pretty clear to me that we can no longer send women photographs of our genitals without…

Paisley is the new black

3 October 2014 17:46

Paisley fabric has a noble tradition in romance – from Napoleon’s gifts of paisley shawls for Empress Josephine to its à la…

Politicians’ pyjamas: Cameron wears satin, Balls prefers a string vest and Hague, a kaftan

1 October 2014 17:53

Let’s talk pyjamas. Specifically, let’s talk paisley pyjamas. Never mind what poor Mr Newmark had hanging out of his; concentrate…

Don’t trust this woman: Tory whips warn MPs off Brooks Newmark trap

28 September 2014 19:24

If you’re a Tory MP who hasn’t been paying much attention to the news and is wearing paisley pyjamas tonight, the…

Brooks Newmark quits after sending explicit photos of himself in paisley pyjamas

27 September 2014 18:22

The Tory MP Brooks Newmark has quit the government – after having been tricked into sending “inappropriate messages” on WhatsApp to…

Free Enterprise Group tells George Osborne: ‘Don’t play safe’

18 November 2013 16:50

The Chancellor’s Autumn Statement is looming on the horizon, and the Free Enterprise Group, the loose alliance of backbench Tory…

Ed Miliband faces calls to remove Ken Livingstone from Labour NEC after ‘disgusting’ remarks

30 April 2013 16:15

Ken Livingstone’s remarks about the motives of the Boston bombing suspects have been widely condemned for suggesting that American foreign policy ‘fuels the anger’ that…