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David Gauke taunts John McDonnell over Russia Today

23 November 2017 18:30

Alex Salmond has been in the firing line of late over his decision to host a chat show on Russia…

‘I’m not marching towards some utopia, I’m marching towards my Oscar’: Jonathan Pie interviewed

1 November 2017 17:02

At some point in the early 21st century, comedy stopped being funny. Politics became the biggest joke on earth, thanks…

Transport for London advertising: No to naked backs, yes to Russia Today

31 October 2017 14:02

Oh dear. Earlier this month there was a furore when it was revealed that a tights advert featuring a picture of…

Freedom of speech and Russia Today

25 October 2017 10:38

Russia does much worse than suppressing dissident opinion and manufacturing fake news. Putin has aided and abetted the vast crimes…

Was Jeremy Corbyn’s pro-Assad pizza pal really just a ‘member of the public’?

12 July 2017 10:51

This week, Jeremy Corbyn got himself into a spot of bother when photos emerged of the Labour leader enjoying a pizza…

Friday caption contest: Farage’s new look

12 August 2016 15:33

Now that Nigel Farage is stepping away from frontline politics, he has more time to focus on his family, television…

Corbyn’s remarks on Iraq and Isis are a preview of the fireworks to come if he wins

21 August 2015 9:14

Tories are rubbing their hands with glee at the prospect of Jeremy Corbyn winning the Labour leadership contest. Two stories…

Exposed: the BBC’s ‘foxhunting’ smear against David Cameron

20 April 2015 17:31

The Prime Minister’s interview on the Andrew Marr Show yesterday showed that despite claims to the contrary, Cameron isn’t lacking…

Scottish nationalism is hypersensitive and insular. So is the newspaper it has spawned

20 March 2015 17:38

Last year Russia Today launched a poster campaign with a fanciful strapline: ‘This is what happens when there is no…

Is Nigel Farage becoming Ron Paul?

19 March 2015 15:38

I think I have seen Nigel Farage’s future, and it is not pretty. A copy of Farage’s The Purple Revolution reached my…

Russians pull plug on London conference

11 December 2014 14:52

Things seem to be getting tricky for the Russian Embassy in London. A much hyped mini-conference organised with Russia Today…

The Kremlin thinks Russell Brand is good news. Does that not worry him?

8 December 2014 13:34

An interesting story in today’s papers: ‘Russia’s last politically independent TV station will be forced to close at the end…

Podcast: Autumn Statement, Russia’s information wars and life inside Tatler

4 December 2014 8:57

George Osborne appears to have delivered a successful Autumn Statement, but are there some dark secrets in the details? In…

Regardless of the impact on our economy, Putin must be stopped

4 September 2014 14:01

Walking around London this lunchtime with my family, my stomach tightened as it struck me that we may conceivably now…

Was Liz Wahl’s on-air Russia Today resignation brave or self-serving?

6 March 2014 10:10

It’s hard not be cynical about these TV presenters on Russia Today making such bold on-air declarations against their network. The…