Recent articles by The Mole


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


Who's writing Tory manifesto? David Cameron or Nigel Farage?

Mon 30 Sep, AT 10:33 The Mole

'Work for your dole' aimed at winning back Ukip deserters - but why turn right when Ed is turning left?


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