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Osborne's Turned Hair Around'To Stop The Recession'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.10.2013 | UK

George Osborne has admitted that his much-discussed new hairstyle is a bid to cover up the fact that he is going bald. Yesterday, speaking at the T...

LOOK: Fancy A Maggie Mug?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.09.2013 | UK Politics

She may be no longer with us, but Margaret Thatcher is still looming large over the Conservative Party conference in Manchester. Iron Lady fans (an...

'Pick Up Litter, Or Lose Benefits'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.10.2013 | UK Politics

The unemployed will now face having to pick up litter or cook meals for the elderly to earn their dole money, under rigorous new conditions to be impo...

'Our Maggie'

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 28.11.2013 | UK Politics

The Conservative Party are to screen a ten-minute tribute to Margaret Thatcher, entitled 'Our Maggie', at the opening of their conference tomorrow. ...

WATCH: The Biggest D*ck In Politics?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.03.2013 | UK Comedy

The marvellous Cassetteboy is back - under the guise of Bad Teeth - and this time he's taking on not just Cameron, or Clegg, or Miliband, but all thre...

David Cameron's Midterm Blues

Richard Bassford | Posted 08.12.2012 | UK Politics
Richard Bassford

The Conservatives have struggled to offer a clear vision that is compatible with the new realities of the financial crisis, beyond deficit reduction itself.

Cameron: I'm Not Bothered By Boris

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 09.10.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron has denied he envies Boris Johnson's "rockstar status", just hours after the mayor was given a "celebrity-style" welcome in Birmingham a...

UKIP? Just A Bunch Of 'Cranks'

PA | Posted 08.10.2012 | UK Politics

Veteran Cabinet minister Kenneth Clarke has warned David Cameron that pandering to the Conservatives' right-wing core support on issues like Europe an...

"It's The Proyme Minister!"

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 08.10.2012 | UK Politics

Mobbed by the media, with fans wildly chanting his name, Britain's biggest political celebrity strode into Birmingham's New Street station. It was ...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Hey Clegg, Go Take A Jump

Huffington Post UK | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 07.10.2012 | UK Politics

** Tory Conference Edition ** Hey Clegg, Go Take A Jump ** 'Common Ground' Cameron ** Keep Striving, Strivers! ** Philip 'Green Shoots' Hammond ** Mil...

George Osborne Rules Out 'Mansion Tax'

PA | Posted 07.10.2012 | UK Politics

Chancellor George Osborne has ruled out a "mansion tax" called for by the Liberal Democrats. He argued that he didn't want to "clobber" people who'...

Tories To Target Civil Service Unions

PA | Posted 05.10.2012 | UK Politics

Trade union representatives in the Civil Service are to face new curbs on the amount of time they can devote to union activities during work hours. ...

Osborne Finds Tories More Enthusiastic About the Coalition Than a Year ago

Max Atkinson | Posted 03.12.2011 | UK Politics
Max Atkinson

A recurring observation on this blog during last year's party conference season was that audiences at the Liberal Democrat and Conservative party conferences were rather lukewarm about the coalition government they had just formed.

Osborne's Plan B - Follow Ronald Reagan

Matthew Lynn | Posted 29.11.2011 | UK Politics
Matthew Lynn

In the UK, there is a stultifying consensus among economists and pundits that the historical lessons we need to be learning are all from the 1930s.

NHS Bill Faces Uphill Lords Battle

PA | Press Association | Posted 15.11.2011 | UK Politics

Peers have fired an early warning shot across the Government's bows over controversial health care reforms. The Health and Social Care Bill, implem...