Gordon Brown had a good excuse and sent his wife; Ronnie Campbell would rather have been in a 'torture chamber'
Revellers in Glasgow and Brixton marked the former PM's passing with champagne, party hats and chants
Sean Penn and Oliver Stone expected to join world leaders in Caracas for 'vast, clamorous' funeral
MP accused of 'racism' after storming out of Oxford debate; he says he is boycotting Israel
Bradford West MP presents fortnightly show for al-Mayadeen, allegedly funded by Syria and Iran
Opinion Digest: male politicians' rape failure and why we have no right to condemn Russian justice
Controversial MP wades into diplomatic row as Correa tells UK not to violate embassy
Opinion Digest: on women in power, French protectionism and Lords reform