2015 election countdown: Cameron still looks a loser

Thu 21 Aug, AT 12:02 Nigel Horne

Polling points up two problems for the Tories: Ukip vote stays solid and there's a big swing to Labour

A technician at work on a factory production line

Industrial revival or sweatshop UK?

Talking Point Wed 20 Aug, AT 09:23

UK manufacturing costs now rival those in Eastern Europe, but low-paid workers may not join the celebrations

The Mole

Cameron off on hols again: 'I can run country by BlackBerry'

Tue 19 Aug, AT 09:34 The Mole

Tabloids and Labour MPs ask why PM is leaving for Cornwall if Islamic State is such a monstrous threat

The Mole

David Cameron: all mouth and no combat trousers?

Mon 18 Aug, AT 11:24 The Mole

What happened to the 'monstrous threat' rhetoric? Does tackling IS not pass the 'family friendly' test?

Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey: fifth series gets political

First Reaction Fri 15 Aug, AT 11:49

The rise of Labour threatens the upstairs way of life at Downton Abbey – but is the latest plot pure history or a bit of political spin?

The Mole

Confusion reigns as US backs down from evacuating Yazidis

Thu 14 Aug, AT 11:34 The Mole

What happens to Cameron's promise to 'get these people off that mountain'? Er… nothing, it seems

Don Brind

Labour takes 7pc lead in poll as growth fails to impress voters

Tue 12 Aug, AT 12:09 Don Brind

If Miliband can hold on to this lead, it would give him an 86-seat majority in 2015 general election

The Mole

Tories becalmed: PM still on hols as second minister quits

Tue 12 Aug, AT 10:20 The Mole

Get a grip, Dave - this is not what Churchill meant when he said 'We shall fight them on the beaches'

Baroness Warsi leaving Downing Street

Baroness Warsi: was Gaza the only motive for resignation?

First Reaction Tue 5 Aug, AT 13:11

Warsi steps down in protest at the government's 'morally indefensible' policy in the Middle East

The Mole

Miliband should sack Ed Balls – he's too moderate! Eh?

Mon 4 Aug, AT 10:14 The Mole

Shadow chancellor's bid to bury party's tax-and-spend reputation alienates some MPs and union bosses

Pages