Recent articles by The Mole


The Budget, now Dinnergate: can Boris survive Tory fiasco?

Tue 27 Mar, AT 10:19 The Mole

Poll showing Labour 10 points ahead of Tories puts wind up mayor with election only five weeks away


Sweet revenge for Murdoch as Tory donor row escalates

Mon 26 Mar, AT 15:20 The Mole

Murdoch congratulates reporters on a job well done as focus turns to Cameron’s ‘come upstairs’ club


The Evan Davis question George Osborne should have ignored

Thu 22 Mar, AT 11:13 The Mole

Besieged Chancellor opens another can of worms by claiming he doesn't win from the Budget


Millionaires' £40K bonus: Budget leaves Labour cock-a-hoop

Wed 21 Mar, AT 15:12 The Mole

Osborne highlights property tax hike, but Labour says 50p tax cut is a gift to people earning £1m a year


Budget 2012: Tories fear Osborne's reverse Robin Hood

Wed 21 Mar, AT 10:16 The Mole

Labour plan to accuse Chancellor of cutting the welfare budget to help the rich


How Emma Harrison 'avoided £800,000 in higher rate tax'

Tue 20 Mar, AT 09:55 The Mole

Little wonder the 50p tax rate hasn't brought in the expected revenue: here's one way to avoid paying it


While Nick Clegg looks smug Cameron faces a taxing week

Mon 19 Mar, AT 13:52 The Mole

Closing loopholes for the rich will raise millions – but billions are needed to get Britain back to work


I did not mislead you: Murdoch Jnr begs MPs to believe him

Thu 15 Mar, AT 12:37 The Mole

Stakes are high as James Murdoch asks Culture Committee to accept his side of the hacking story


Brooks affair raises chances of PM being called by Leveson

Wed 14 Mar, AT 09:16 The Mole

Downing St has to concede that Cameron may have to talk - on oath - about his News International ties


Embarrassment for Cameron as Rebekah and Charlie are arrested

Tue 13 Mar, AT 12:23 The Mole

Arrests of his Oxfordshire friends come as Cameron crosses Atlantic in a plane full of hacks


Afghan pull-out? Whiff of panic as Cameron flies off to America

Tue 13 Mar, AT 09:59 The Mole

It was going to start in 2013 anyway, Number Ten insists after being urged 'not to cut and run'


Afghan tragedy to overshadow Cameron’s cosy basketball trip

Mon 12 Mar, AT 10:07 The Mole

After Sunday’s killing, there is no chance now of Obama delaying the withdrawal of US troops


Will Vince Cable ‘vision thing’ overshadow PM’s trip to US?

Wed 7 Mar, AT 10:56 The Mole

Speculation mounts that Miliband camp leaked the Cable letter to BBC’s Robert Peston


Nadine Dorries 'no vote' adds to Tories' child benefit pain

Tue 6 Mar, AT 10:20 The Mole

Split over controversial welfare cut puts Osborne on the rack over this month's Budget


Who needs Steve Hilton when you have a 'run-the-UK' app

Mon 5 Mar, AT 09:20 The Mole

David Cameron will be able to summon up instant stats and polls on his iPad – but will it be enough?


From the horse's mouth: Dave may have to explain Raisa

Fri 2 Mar, AT 11:37 The Mole

Press obsession sounds like horseshit – but it shows Dave's closeness to the NI crowd


Pickles and Osborne – return of the green belt bogeymen

Fri 2 Mar, AT 08:00 The Mole

Coalition expected to relaunch planning reforms on the day before the March Budget


Watson set to raise axe murder under parliamentary privilege

Wed 29 Feb, AT 14:16 The Mole

Tom Watson, scourge of Murdoch, is expected to make new claims about murder of private eye


Show-a-leg Allegra spills Cabinet beans on Newsnight

Wed 29 Feb, AT 08:38 The Mole

BBC reporter reveals tensions inside Cabinet as Cable prepares another business-bashing outing


No 10 volte face allows Lords amendments to NHS bill

Mon 27 Feb, AT 15:08 The Mole

Lansley's controversial bill takes a step closer to becoming law – but many medics remain opposed


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