George Osborne defies right-wing Tory calls for more welfare cuts

Tue 28 May, AT 09:54 The Mole

Iain Duncan Smith was ready to cut welfare by further £3bn to fund defence; no thanks says the Chancellor

Gay marriage

MPs to approve gay marriage bill after Tory revolt fails

One-Minute Read Tue 21 May, AT 09:52

Labour proposal saves same-sex marriage bill but Tory opponents vow to continue fight in Lords

David Cameron

Five key questions about PM's draft bill on EU referendum

Briefing Tue 14 May, AT 09:45

Why has David Cameron decided to publish the bill today and does it have a hope of becoming law?

Mole

Cameron's cunning UKIP plan: don't utter rival party's name

Wed 1 May, AT 15:09 The Mole

PM hopes silence is golden as he tries to shut down Tory disarray over party set to steal its votes

'Affable' Farage impresses despite 'liars' in UKIP ranks

Tue 30 Apr, AT 09:42 The Mole

Cigar-smoking leader wins praise as his party comes under scrutiny ahead of Thursday's local elections

Mole

Gay Tory 'outing threat' exposes split over same-sex marriage

Mon 4 Feb, AT 08:48 The Mole

Two Conservative journalists talk of threat to 'out' secretly gay Tories who vote against modernisation

Jeremy Paxman

Paxman denies he is quitting Newsnight over abuse fiasco

Summary Mon 19 Nov, AT 13:34

Presenter will return to crisis-hit show this week; Lord McAlpine’s lawyers set to hit ITV hard

Law stinks says businessman held for tackling intruder

One-Minute Read Tue 13 Nov, AT 12:51

Vaughan Jones humiliated after police arrest him for 'assaulting' burglar at his mother's home.

Mole

BBC's David Dimbleby makes questionable pitch for DG job

Mon 12 Nov, AT 10:23 The Mole

I'm the man for the job, says Question Time host – but many would like to see an outsider brought in

Nadine Dorries

Dorries says I'm A Celebrity is like a ministerial overseas trip

One-Minute Read Fri 9 Nov, AT 10:03

Suspended Tory MP says her trip is the same as those of colleague Alistair Burt. He disagrees

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