Recent articles by The Mole

Michael Gove row: are his critics under-estimating him?

Mon 3 Feb, AT 10:21 The Mole

Write out 100 times: for every parent who dislikes his Thatcherite tone, there’s another who agrees about the Three Rs

David Cameron in deep water: will Tory rebels push him under?

Fri 31 Jan, AT 10:36 The Mole

From growth to bust: if ever proof were needed that a week is a long time in politics, this was it

Politics of Mark Carney: SNP and Labour have cause to shudder

Thu 30 Jan, AT 10:52 The Mole

With his warning to the Scots and his comments on Labour's bank reforms, has the Governor gone too far?

Refugee U-turn: PM outflanked by Ed Miliband and Farage

Wed 29 Jan, AT 10:46 The Mole

It’s one thing having Miliband stake out the moral high ground, quite another having Farage on your back

Ed Balls’ 50p tax pledge wins surprise backing of Blairites

Mon 27 Jan, AT 10:24 The Mole

Big business and most newspapers are putting the boot in – but there’s support from an unlikely quarter

'Costa living' McVey tipped as new, populist Tory chairman

Fri 24 Jan, AT 11:20 The Mole

Treasury figures saying we're actually better off are questionable: can a blunt Liverpudlian do better?

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Jobless rate down - but will mortgages have to rise?

Wed 22 Jan, AT 13:55 The Mole

Better than expected unemployment figures will put pressure on Bank Governor to raise interest rates

IMF growth upgrade: Tories' chance to taunt Ed Balls

Tue 21 Jan, AT 10:19 The Mole

Good economic news for George Osborne means whispering campaign against Balls will continue

Rennard suspended: Lib Dems face High Court battle

Mon 20 Jan, AT 15:18 The Mole

Rennard calls for his accusers to back down and tells how he has considered 'self harm'

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Clegg leadership on the line as Rennard saga splits Lib Dems

Mon 20 Jan, AT 10:21 The Mole

Women threaten to resign, there’s talk of a plot against Rennard, Clegg sounds like he's pleading with the peer

Miliband bank debacle: has he just thrown away the election?

Fri 17 Jan, AT 14:15 The Mole

The value of taxpayer-owned banks drops by £1bn – and Osborne outflanks him with £7 minimum wage support

RBS bank bonuses an open goal for Ed Miliband

Wed 15 Jan, AT 10:35 The Mole

Osborne wants RBS to keep its best people – but risks claims that Tories 'stand up for the wrong people'

The real reason Ed Miliband is targeting the middle classes

Tue 14 Jan, AT 10:20 The Mole

If Alastair Campbell is right, the 2015 election looks set to produce a Labour/Lib Dem coalition

Tory split over Europe: now Ken Clarke enters the arena

Mon 13 Jan, AT 10:47 The Mole

As 95 Tories demand the right to veto EU rules, Clarke says immigrants make Britain 'healthier'

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Ed Balls/Nick Clegg love-in: laying ground for new coalition

Fri 10 Jan, AT 10:08 The Mole

Labour missed a trick in 2010: now they're taking Lib Dems seriously in case it proves necessary

Why a minimum wage hike? It could cut £1bn from welfare bill

Wed 8 Jan, AT 10:56 The Mole

And if small businesses keep protesting it's a lousy idea, Cameron can always blame Nick Clegg

Coalition cracks: is Cameron secretly happy about it?

Tue 7 Jan, AT 10:28 The Mole

Twin attacks on Tory policy by Clegg and Cable make it easier for PM to please his backbenchers

Pensioner perks: Osborne and Cameron target grey vote

Mon 6 Jan, AT 10:53 The Mole

Chancellor aims to protect pensioners and hit young people on benefits and rich council tenants instead

557 job cuts in flood protection: bad timing for Owen Paterson

Fri 3 Jan, AT 10:14 The Mole

As Cobra meets to discuss flooding, Environment Secretary is left in deep water by predecessor

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John Pilger's Today contribution riles Robinson and listeners

Thu 2 Jan, AT 10:32 The Mole

'Opinions not facts' argues BBC political editor as 'Guardian types' take over Today programme

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