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Coffee House Shots: What’s in Philip Hammond’s Budget box?

7 March 2017 11:06

There has been precious little excitement surrounding Wednesday’s budget announcement, which will be Philip Hammond’s first as Chancellor. The man…

Coffee House Shots: Theresa May outlines her Brexit plans

17 January 2017 14:05

In front of a packed audience at Lancaster House, Theresa May delivered a speech outlining some of the key components of the…

Coffee House Shots: Jeremy Corbyn’s first interview of 2017

10 January 2017 10:58

Ahead of a scheduled speech later on Tuesday, Jeremy Corbyn appeared on the Today Programme to outline the ideas he…

Coffee House Shots: The verdict on Theresa May’s conference speech

5 October 2016 15:46

Theresa May has brought the curtain down on this year’s Tory party conference with a speech in which she made…

Coffee House Shots: Philip Hammond’s conference speech

3 October 2016 13:57

Philip Hammond is the unlikely headline act of the day at the Conservative party conference. The Chancellor used his speech…

Coffee House Shots: Theresa May’s big Brexit speech

2 October 2016 18:15

The Conservative party conference has started and Theresa May has kick-started this year’s gathering with her big speech on Brexit.…

Coffee House Shots: The verdict on Jeremy Corbyn’s conference speech

28 September 2016 18:47

Labour conference is over for 2016 and it concluded with a barnstorming speech from Jeremy Corbyn. After rumours that he…

Coffee House Shots: Labour conference’s uneasy peace

26 September 2016 12:14

Labour’s conference is well underway but the mood so far is far from lively. Rather than rallying around their newly…

Coffee House shots: David Cameron quits backbenches and Witney

12 September 2016 17:49

David Cameron chose a rather blustery Oxfordshire afternoon to announce that he was stepping down as MP for Witney with…

Coffee House shots: Is Theresa May right to expand grammar schools?

9 September 2016 14:28

With her first major speech since standing on the steps of No. 10, Theresa May has set out plans to radically…

Theresa May’s stilted second PMQs performance

7 September 2016 13:28

If the purpose of the first few Prime Minister’s Questions sessions that a new leader faces is to assert their…

Labour members win court case on leadership contest

8 August 2016 11:34

Isabel Hardman and Lara Prendergast discuss what’s next for Labour: Could Labour hold its autumn conference without a confirmed leader?…

Coffee House Shots: Ukip’s leadership contest

2 August 2016 17:03

Ukip’s leadership race has barely begun but the contest has already delivered plenty of drama. The frontrunner Steven Woolfe missed out on…

Bill Clinton tries to solve Hillary’s inauthenticity problem. Did it work?

27 July 2016 7:56

So there we have it: Bill has backed his ‘best friend’ and wife Hillary Clinton for President. That he would…

Terror in France: priest murdered in Normandy church ‘in name of’ Isis

26 July 2016 10:46

Following a hostage situation at a church in northern France, two armed men and one hostage have been killed. The slain…

Coffee House Shots: Owen Smith’s ‘Mission-bloody-difficult’

20 July 2016 8:55

Jeremy Corbyn is the clear favourite to win the Labour leadership battle, if yesterday’s YouGov poll is anything to go…

Angela Eagle pulls out of Labour leadership contest

19 July 2016 17:26

In the past few minutes, Angela Eagle has pulled out of the Labour leadership contest, citing insufficient nominations in the…

Coffee House shots: the doomed Labour leadership challenge

19 July 2016 13:59

Support for leadership contenders Angela Eagle and Owen Smith are roughly evenly split within the party – though all involved…

Nice attack: Quiet shock reigns on the city’s streets

15 July 2016 14:27

Nice is quiet today, moving a little slower than it was yesterday, but it still moves. There is a strange…

Theresa May’s Cabinet reshuffle in full

14 July 2016 13:35

Theresa May has now finished the task of appointing her Cabinet. Here’s the list in full of who is in,…

Victory for Corbyn as Labour’s NEC puts him on the ballot

12 July 2016 20:16

Jeremy Corbyn will be on the Labour leadership ballot. After a contentious meeting that lasted for almost six hours, the…

Coffee House Shots: Leadsom drops out – what next for May?

11 July 2016 15:04

Over the course of the past weekend, Andrea Leadsom has come under fire for her comments on having children. Such…

May comes top in first round of Tory leadership voting, Fox eliminated

5 July 2016 18:31

Graham Brady has announced the results of the first round of the Tory leadership contest as follows: Stephen Crabb 34, Liam…

Coffee House podcast: Farage resigns. What now for Ukip?

4 July 2016 13:34

Nigel Farage has joined the growing list of politicians to resign after stepping aside as Ukip leader this morning. It…

Boris Johnson: Next Tory leader ‘cannot be me’

30 June 2016 11:56

‘My friends, you have waited for the punchline of this speech’ said Boris Johnson after 11 minutes of what sounded…