European elections 2014

Political meltdown

30 May 2014 17:03

I have consistently maintained that the Liberal Democrat party is an anachronism, a perversion and general waste of political space.…

Sir John Major: EU election results make renegotiation easier

30 May 2014 9:07

Sir John Major isn’t a fan of Ukip and thinks it will fade away from its current position on the…

Miliband says he’ll stick to his convictions in post-election fightback

27 May 2014 18:38

Moments of grumpiness aside, Ed Miliband’s fightback speech this afternoon was very worth listening to. listen to ‘Miliband: It’s ‘dead…

Can Nick Clegg survive his party’s wrath?

27 May 2014 9:32

Will Nick Clegg survive his mauling in the European elections? The front pages this morning don’t do the Lib Dem…

The real sign of a professional Ukip

26 May 2014 18:07

Nigel Farage hasn’t just been enjoying today, he’s been using it as a springboard for a professional, grown-up Ukip. He…

Vince Cable breaks his silence

26 May 2014 16:36

Vince Cable, definitely not in the Team Nick camp, has finally broken his silence from a trade visit in China…

Nick Clegg defends his leadership and the Coalition

26 May 2014 14:56

A visibly tired Nick Clegg has just done his first post-European Election TV interview. Clegg conceded that the Liberal Democrats…

Taxi firm Addison Lee’s spiteful prank on ITN

23 May 2014 15:23

Mini-cab firm Addison Lee exacted cold revenge on ITN last night at about the worst possible time. Slap bang in…

I’ve had it with the insufferable London elite. Have you?

22 May 2014 23:25

‘I’ve had it with these people. They are so smug; they think they know everything and they know nothing. They…

Polls closed: what to expect

22 May 2014 22:56

Now the waiting begins. If you’re interested in the results of around 50 councils which expect to declare overnight, here…

The other awkward European vote

22 May 2014 18:31

When polls close tonight, another vote will open in one part of the country that could cause a bit of…

How has Farage prospered? By keeping his message simple

22 May 2014 16:58

Whatever the result is when the votes are counted, there’s no doubt who has dominated this campaign: Ukip. From the…

The pleasures of voting

22 May 2014 15:46

The rhetoric with which we are exhorted to vote is grand and sententious: do your civic duty; people died so…

You know you’re a European when…

22 May 2014 13:14

Today’s European election is not just a matter of deciding who gets to represent my made-up region in Brussels’ toy…

Matthew d’Ancona has unwittingly shown why people want to vote Ukip

22 May 2014 10:24

Well it’s polling day, and if anybody wants a spur to vote Ukip they have two options: Peter Oborne’s stirring…

Carnival of the Ukippers

20 May 2014 16:50

Ukip’s we’re-not-racist ethnic minority carnival in Croydon always looked as though it was going to provide plenty of material for…

German or Romanian neighbour – which would you choose?

19 May 2014 17:53

I would rather live next door to a German than a Romanian. I thought I’d just make that clear. I…

Is Nigel Farage trying to distract us?

2 May 2014 8:52

On location for The Sunday Times in the exciting by-election town of Newark-upon-Trent, I asked a nice local woman about…

Nigel Farage joins the political greats

1 May 2014 15:35

Nigel Farage has been ‘egged’ while on the campaign trail. He was pelted by a protestor as he left his…

View from 22 Special: Grant Shapps interview

19 April 2014 10:00

listen to ‘Podcast special: Grant Shapps interview’ on Audioboo Conservative Party Chairman Grant Shapps is never off-message, knowingly or otherwise.…