Digging up stories


Everybody's unhappy with their position in Thursday's televised seven-way debate
By Media Mole - 30 March 14:39

(Except David Cameron, who's just pleased to have created this unholy mess.)

"WE WANT IT HOW IT USED TO BE!": Old people heckle David Cameron at Age UK rally
By Media Mole - 24 March 15:03

"Can we do a deal? You promise no booing, no jeering?!"

Who is that in David Cameron's kitchen?
By Media Mole - 24 March 8:00

Forget the Tory leadership race. There's a ghost in the Cameron kitchen!

Why have the Sun put George Osborne in hotpants?
By Media Mole - 19 March 8:36

George Osborne flaunts his shapely legs on the cover of today's Sun. But why?

The eight weirdest things we know about Grant Shapps
By Media Mole - 17 March 10:50

The Tory party chairman is in trouble again for his business alter ego, Michael Green, but that isn’t even the weirdest thing about him.

WATCH: Daily Mail columnist and Michael Gove's wife Sarah Vine slammed for her "Mr Spock" Miliband comment
By Media Mole - 13 March 11:02

Michael Portillo lambasts Sarah Vine's comparison of Justine Miliband to the late Mr Spock in her Daily Mail column this week.

Watch: Anita Sarkeesian tells her Gamergate harassers "f**k you"
By Media Mole - 12 March 12:32

The critic gets angry, and for good reason.

Clarkson, pre-fracas. Photo: Getty Images
Jeremy Clarkson suspended from Top Gear after "fracas"
By Media Mole - 10 March 17:18

Some kind of altercation.

“We suck less than most other companies”: what is VICE really paying its apprentices?
By Media Mole - 04 March 14:26

The popular gonzo news site is not actually paying apprentices £2.73 an hour – but it's still not paying them the minimum wage.

"That will spelt out in our manifesto". Photo: Getty
Natalie Bennett's incredibly awkward interview with LBC
By Media Mole - 24 February 10:50

“Right, what – what we’re looking at, in terms of the figures here um – what we need to do is actually [silence] er… we’re looking at a total spend of 2. 7 [pause] billion…”

No longer.
Peter Oborne resigns from Telegraph over HSBC coverage
By Media Mole - 17 February 17:48

The paper’s chief political commentator has departed.

Giles Coren confuses his inability to read Amazon Prime’s small print with “corporate rape”
By Media Mole - 16 February 13:27

It must be nice to be able to afford to pay for something for three years without noticing.

 Cathy Newman attends The UK Film Premiere of Shadow Dancer at Cineworld Haymarket on August 13, 2012 in London, England. Photo: Getty Images
Cathy Newman makes half-hearted apology over “inappropriate” mosque claims
By Media Mole - 12 February 11:18

Apologises for tweets sent “in haste” about being “ushered” out of mosque, contrary to CCTV footage.

Grayson Perry's cover art for his guest-edited issue of the NS.
The BBC uses Grayson Perry's New Statesman guest edit to advertise the Today Programme
By Media Mole - 06 February 13:06

The Great White Male rears his head again.

Soon Alan Rusbridger will be looking through this window from the other side. Photo: Muir Vidler/New Statesman
Staff ballot for next editor is causing untold angst at the Guardian
By Media Mole - 06 February 10:11

The staff at the Guardian get a chance to vote on who they think the next editor should be. But how can they do that when they don't know who all the candidates are?

"F*** YOU!": Louise Mensch's Twitter tirade against Saudi Arabia and David Cameron
By Media Mole - 26 January 12:39

"Shame on the supine male leaders of the West".