My Ukip lover just wanted to kick against authority. I do not know how he would have coped with the reality of Brexit.
Michael Fallon's broadside at Ed Miliband yesterday has sparked accusations of anti-Semitism. But the reality is more mundane - and better news for Labour, too.
A new poll finds that British Jews prefer the Conservatives to Labour; but a discussion of the community's needs deserves a broader palette than just the Middle East.
"Crossover" at last?
The non-domocile tax rule is a two hundred year old anomaly. It's time for citizens to pay up - or renounce the right to be British.
Cupcakes and campaigning.
Shock scandal in Bristol.
It took 80 years to get the level of female representation we have now. We must do better in the coming years.
The Defence Secretary's "backstabbing" charge left the Tories looking cheap and Labour dignified.
Young people don’t join political parties because they offer real change. If they join at all, it’s because it’s a great joke to tell their friends.
The deputy Labour leader on feminism, Westminster and her party's chances in the general election.
From Trump to Brexit, the world is changing fast - and we need intelligent, incisive journalism more than ever.
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