Recent articles by The Mole


Universal Credit fiasco: can Duncan Smith save his skin?

Thu 7 Nov, AT 08:48 The Mole

George Osborne said IDS wasn't clever enough: waste of millions of pounds suggests he was right


Miliband calls for cap on MPs' earnings after Pritchard claim

Wed 6 Nov, AT 10:34 The Mole

Sleaze is back on the agenda as Tory MP gets caught in Telegraph sting - but has he broken any rules?


Cameron attends Murdoch clan birthday despite Brooks trial

Tue 5 Nov, AT 10:59 The Mole

Eyebrows raised all round as Matthew Freud admits Cameron was there - having at first said he wasn’t


Cameron should give Andrew Mitchell his job back today

Tue 5 Nov, AT 09:54 The Mole

Even if he never called officers 'plebs', some Tories fear the mud has stuck. There's only one solution


Royal Charter ‘redundant’: PM gets Miller to wave white flag

Mon 4 Nov, AT 10:21 The Mole

Culture Secretary surprises all sides by agreeing that newspapers should have a chance to self-regulate


HS2 vote: PM faces Tory rebels but Miliband has real headache

Thu 31 Oct, AT 11:03 The Mole

'Battle for control' between Miliband and Balls as Labour goes into today's vote still dithering

Baby P £600k sacking: blame Ed Balls, not Sharon Shoesmith

Tue 29 Oct, AT 09:16 The Mole

Shadow chancellor’s expensive mistake over removal of Haringey official raises questions of judgment


Don't put Brooks-Coulson trial at risk with idle talk, MPs told

Mon 28 Oct, AT 09:38 The Mole

MPs warned not to commit contempt of court by debating the Old Bailey criminal trial

0.8% growth causes Tory glee: is election victory now feasible?

Fri 25 Oct, AT 10:23 The Mole

Conservatives accuse Labour of ‘hiding’ from positive GDP figure – but cost of living remains a live issue

David Cameron during PMQ's

Cameron in a corner as he says no to Major’s windfall energy tax

Wed 23 Oct, AT 13:25 The Mole

PM’s only answer is to abandon green policies: Clegg bites his lip and Zac Goldsmith calls him a muppet


Theresa May axes Go Home vans, admitting they failed

Tue 22 Oct, AT 08:13 The Mole

Only one man was persuaded to go home by Tory campaign: when will Fleet Street's finest find him?


As French do deal on Hinkley C Boris backs 'Johnny Foreigner'

Mon 21 Oct, AT 09:41 The Mole

One in ten Brits living in Germany is on benefits, says mayor: migration is good for us and good for the world

Labour leader Ed Miliband

British Gas price hike makes Ed Miliband look the smart one

Thu 17 Oct, AT 11:10 The Mole

Cost-of-living issue back centre stage - and Cameron has no answer to Miliband's popular price freeze

David Cameron during PMQ's

Plebgate: PM demands police apology over Mitchell smear

Wed 16 Oct, AT 13:00 The Mole

If police can treat a Cabinet minister like this, people are asking, what hope does a young black man have?


Rebekah Brooks trial clashes with press regs announcement

Tue 15 Oct, AT 11:40 The Mole

'Everyone innocent until proven guilty' says Murdoch; try telling that to Chris Jeffries, say detractors


Message to China: welcome to London if you're very, very rich

Mon 14 Oct, AT 09:24 The Mole

George Osborne isn't just making life easier for Chinese shoppers: he wants oligarchs with billions to invest

Hugh Grant: hacked off again at PM's 'betrayal' of press victims

Wed 9 Oct, AT 10:06 The Mole

Meanwhile, Guardian's rivals round on the paper for supporting the press charter Grant wants


Labour reshuffle: twilight of the Blairites or a strong new crew?

Tue 8 Oct, AT 09:55 The Mole

How Tory Central Office spun the line that Miliband’s changes are a victory for ‘Red Len’ McCluskey


David Cameron ignores Farage threat to take on 'Red Ed'

Wed 2 Oct, AT 14:29 The Mole

Having lurched to the right recently, PM reasserts his credentials as a 'One Nation' Conservative


Boris and Dave love-in boosts mayor's chance of leading Tories

Tue 1 Oct, AT 09:58 The Mole

Gangnam Style bonding at Chequers sets seal on PM's offer to welcome Boris back to Westminster


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