George Osborne

Osborne: increase in people paying 40p tax good for Conservatives

One-Minute Read Sun 16 Mar, AT 09:09

The Chancellor faces ridicule after he tells Tories there are ‘advantages’ to more people paying the higher rate of tax

My day with Tony Benn: baked beans, tea and sympathy

Fri 14 Mar, AT 09:47 Robert Chesshyre

Tony Benn was a man who dined modestly – and never came to terms with his first-class status

Will David Cameron address the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

First Reaction Wed 12 Mar, AT 12:23

After four-year delay, observers wonder if Middle East peace process is now finally a priority for PM

Miliband EU referendum pledge sends confusing signals

Wed 12 Mar, AT 08:16 The Mole

It might have been a lot easier if he'd just said: vote Labour and you won't get a referendum

Labour pledges to extend job guarantee scheme until 2020

One-Minute Read Mon 10 Mar, AT 12:06

Flagship jobs pledge aims to tackle youth unemployment and bring an end to a 'benefits for life'

Mole

'Witch-hunt' forces ministers to own up to foreign cleaners

Mon 10 Mar, AT 08:01 The Mole

'Are you employing - or have you ever employed - a foreign cleaner?' It's the new 'McCarthy' question

Nicolas Sarkozy

Sarkozy in 'rage' over secret tapes of him and Carla Bruni

One-Minute Read Thu 6 Mar, AT 12:44

Sarkoleaks: Bruni mocked French president about his salary, while adviser called him 'the dwarf'

Clegg and Farage

Clegg v Farage debate dates confirmed: who will triumph?

First Reaction Wed 5 Mar, AT 12:31

Lib Dem and Ukip leaders to go head to head on radio and television in 'great battle of the minnows'

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