UK politics

Letterbox-gate: who said it first – Boris or the Guardian?

10 August 2018 10:59

In a strongly worded editorial on Tuesday, the Guardian newspaper did not hide its contempt for what it called Boris…

Ken Livingstone: Boris Johnson should be kicked out of the Tory party

10 August 2018 9:12

Oh dear. Of all the figures to come out against Boris Johnson over his comments comparing women wearing the full…

Is Boris Johnson a policing priority in London?

10 August 2018 8:20

In case you were wondering where the Boris burqa row had left to go, Cressida Dick, the head of the…

Boris Johnson to face Tory probe over burka comments

9 August 2018 13:12

It’s day four of the Boris and the burka row over the former foreign secretary’s decision to compare women wearing…

Watch: Rupa Huq’s Boris impression

9 August 2018 9:04

Boris Johnson appears to be getting it from all sides today as the row over his burka comments hits day…

I’ve quit the Labour Party because it has betrayed women

8 August 2018 17:21

I was elected as a Labour Councillor to Cambridge City Council in 2014 and re elected in May this year.…

Boris Johnson ally fights back

8 August 2018 13:24

As Cabinet ministers and Tory MPs line up to attack Boris Johnson over his burka comments, some are wondering if…

Former deputy mayor on the double standards of Boris backlash

8 August 2018 9:29

Boris Johnson graces the front pages of not one but seven newspapers this morning as the row over his burka…

Burka row latest: Boris Johnson vs Tory high command

8 August 2018 8:49

Theresa May visited Scotland on Tuesday to hold Brexit talks with Nicola Sturgeon. Not that you would know this from…

Watch: Corbyn says the BBC is biased about Israel’s right to exist

7 August 2018 19:17

The International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition of anti-Semitism, which Labour refuses to adopt in full, is very clear about one…

Chris Bryant can’t hide his feelings about Corbyn

7 August 2018 16:22

Whether Labour moderates are planning a coup in a Sussex farm house or simply getting together to discuss policy, it’s…

Alastair Campbell struggles to be reasonable

7 August 2018 13:48

Former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell took to social media last week to lament the loss of reasonable discourse in…

Should we take the latest Labour moderate ‘plot’ seriously?

7 August 2018 11:07

Labour’s anti-Semitism row and Theresa May’s no deal Brexit woes have had to take a back seat this morning thanks…

Boris Johnson attending a Cabinet meeting

Boris Johnson faces a backlash over his burka comments

6 August 2018 19:01

Boris Johnson caused a stir this morning with an article in the Daily Telegraph. The former foreign secretary used his…

Man who supported a burka ban to speak at Corbynista festival

6 August 2018 16:28

Boris Johnson has found himself in a spot of bother today over an article in the Telegraph. The former Foreign…

The latest green belt warning highlights the choice facing the Tories

6 August 2018 10:41

Good news for people who want the government to make it easier to build homes? The papers today carry news…

George Osborne learns his lesson

6 August 2018 9:58

While David Cameron has reportedly busied himself of late telling friends how his old mate Michael Gove is ‘mad’ and…

Juncker and Barnier have made me rethink my Remain vote

4 August 2018 9:00

I completely agree with David Harris. Like him a Remain voter and a Londoner, I was utterly shocked by the…

Jeremy Corbyn’s cut and paste job

4 August 2018 8:13

You have a tight deadline and if you miss it there will be trouble. Only it’s a Friday and you’ve…

Corbyn breaks his silence on anti-Semitism row – will it make any difference?

3 August 2018 18:33

After a tawdry week for Labour which saw a flurry of fresh allegations of anti-Semitism in the party’s upper ranks,…

The Labour party is no longer a place for a Jew

3 August 2018 12:53

As I’m writing this, I can’t stop thinking about my sixteen year old self: a naïve, optimistic teenager who had…

Forced marriage is the MeToo generation’s ‘no go’ subject

3 August 2018 10:07

By now you’ve probably heard of Marie Laguerre. The 22-year-old student was punched in the face last week by a…

BBC presenter takes a swipe at the Today programme

3 August 2018 8:46

Oh dear. The Today programme has been in the news this week for the wrong reason after new data showed…

Labour’s universal basic income would leave the poorest worst off

3 August 2018 7:00

Google the words ‘Universal Basic Income’ and you will be find high praise and excitement from a wide-ranging collection of…

Michel Barnier attempts to reassert his Brexit red lines

2 August 2018 17:01

This morning a number of reports in the papers prompted talk of a small breakthrough in the Brexit negotiations. Among…