A Kent landlord tried to ban "coloured people" from his properties.
The government wants to introduce legislation that would force a new statutory duty on universities and colleges to, "have due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism".
A system of tax sovereignty would be easy to achieve for Britain, and would give our democracy a truly radical boost.
The Liberal Democrats and Greens both support the decriminalisation of prostitution - in the hope of making it "safe". But Germany legalised it in 2002 and it still isn't "a job like any other".
The Labour party has missed a good opportunity to win over British business, and it’s nothing to do with forgetting the names of its advocates.
Labour could depose Clegg in Sheffield Hallam, but scarce funding, another anti-Clegg vote (the Greens), and Tories voting tactically could save the Deputy Prime Minister.
Troubled Labour leader Ed Miliband is said to "not do foreign". But we must consider Britain's place in an increasingly international world.
The co-founder of the 1984-5 LGSM movement, talks about coming out, being gay during the era of “pretty policemen” and the importance of LGBT history month.
Playground Thatcherism, TV debates and the Karl Marx of Twickenham.
Since the last election, mental health has risen higher in the agenda than many campaigners even dreamt of. Labour, however, is behaving as though just talking about the issue is still good enough.
In this week's Diary, Stanley Johnson casts his eye from Stockholm to Old Oak Common.
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