Samira Shackle is a freelance journalist, who tweets @samirashackle. She was formerly a staff writer for the New Statesman.

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The Staggers
05 June 2012
News about Katie Price tends to focus on her latest love interest, autobiography, or reality TV show. Yet the glamour...
The Staggers
05 June 2012
The PM's double standards.
Politics
01 June 2012
On going from GP to MP.
International Politics
30 May 2012
On Egypt's "Islamist experience".
Media
30 May 2012
ASA releases list of most complained about adverts.
The Staggers
29 May 2012
Misrepresented as "benefit scrounger".
29 May 2012
Pizza, corgis, and pants.
The Staggers
28 May 2012
Number 10's director of communications, Craig Oliver, was hired in part for his broadcast expertise. However, he...
The Staggers
28 May 2012
10 key points.
The Staggers
28 May 2012
In scenes reminiscent of Rupert Murdoch’s appearance in front of MPs last year, a protester has interrupted Tony...
The Staggers
28 May 2012
It must be a relief for Jeremy Hunt that he is no longer the only cabinet member under pressure. Attention is currently...
The Staggers
25 May 2012
When Jeremy Hunt's adviser Adam Smith resigned, he said that his actions may have "created the perception that...
UK Politics
25 May 2012
On Margaret Thatcher and karaoke classics.
The Staggers
25 May 2012
Theresa May, the Conservative Home Secretary, has released a video expressing her personal support for gay marriage, as...
The Staggers
25 May 2012
How long can No 10 hold out?

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