Coffee Shots

Coffee Shots (boozy edition): Nick and Vince’s lock-in

3 June 2014 12:16

After a tricky few weeks, Nick Clegg and Vince Cable have decided to thrash things out over a pint of…

Coffee Shots: Ever closer union?

27 February 2014 13:41

Things certainly seemed cosy between Angela Merkel and her favourite ‘naughty nephew’ when David Cameron greeted the German Chancellor in…

Coffee Shots: Osborne invents new gesture for economy

21 February 2014 12:17

What is the Chancellor describing here during an event in Sydney? Or perhaps this is a new hand gesture to…

Coffee Shots: What’s Ed Miliband organising in a brewery?

3 February 2014 16:24

Ed Miliband certainly looks a little shifty as he examines the products of Five Points Brewing Company in Hackney. Mr Steerpike…

Coffee Shots: Leslie comforts Balls

28 January 2014 16:04

Ed Balls had a tricky time at Treasury Questions today. But fortunately, it seems he had his colleague Chris Leslie…

Coffee Shot: Stay classy Harlow

6 January 2014 15:18

Did Robert Halfon, the Tory MP for Harlow, get a new suit for Christmas? He was resplendent in this russet/chestnut suit at…

Coffee Shots: Ed Miliband foams at the mouth

18 November 2013 15:57

Foaming at the mouth is rarely a good sign. In dogs, it can indicate nausea, anxiety or (at worst) rabies.…

Coffee Shots: George uses his loaf

25 July 2013 9:25

George Osborne was a busy boy last night, visiting a number of #hardworking people ahead of today’s GDP figures. P.S.…

Coffee Shots: Extreme royal baby broadcasting

22 July 2013 15:40

Until more real news emerges from the Lindo Wing, there isn’t much broadcasters can do. But Mr Steerpike spotted one…

Coffee Shots: Ed Miliband mends union mess with Sex and the City strut

9 July 2013 13:37

Mr Steerpike was impressed to see that Ed Miliband took on the ultimate power walk this morning on the way…

Coffee Shots: Wimbledon special

7 July 2013 21:48

Forget the expressions of joy and pain flitting across Kim Sears’ and Judy Murray’s faces as Andy served, volleyed and…

Coffee Shots: Shock Unite resignation

5 July 2013 11:58

Lib Dem MP Martin Horwood resigns from Unite after taking offence at jokes made by Labour MP Ian Davidson about…

Ed Miliband. Picture: Getty

Coffee Shots: Miliband speaks

1 July 2013 12:00

Mr Steerpike is dying to hear Coffee House readers’ captions and comments on what was exciting Ed Miliband so at…

Picture: Getty

Coffee Shots: You’re pulling my Clegg

28 June 2013 12:00

What were David Cameron, Nick Clegg and Ed Miliband chortling about at Buckingham Palace this week, Mr Steerpike wonders?

Coffee Shots: any pickle with that, minister?

27 June 2013 16:01

Eric Pickles is a very popular figure around Westminster. This picture explains why. It is also 1,000 times funnier than…

Michael Gove on a school visit. Picture: Getty

Coffee Shots: The sponging minister

27 June 2013 12:00

One of the pleasures of Mr Steerpike’s job is stumbling across little photographic gems like this shot of Michael Gove,…