Daily Mirror

Tabloid's Shocking HIV Poll Is Drawing Comparisons To 'Brass Eye'

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK

A prominent LGBT blogger has hit out at The Daily Mirror for publishing an "insensitive, backward-thinking, blame-ridden" poll asking readers if they ...

Labour Leadership Contest - Why Can't We Vote for Hope?

Chris Tavner | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK Politics
Chris Tavner

I won't be joining the Labour Party, but I am part of the wider labour movement. As such, I will be voting for Jeremy Corbyn. I will be voting for hope.

The Daily Mirror Confuses 'Sleeping With' Someone And Rape

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK

A tweet from the Daily Mirror about a story regarding a girl who was allegedly raped by 60 men in a paedophile ring has been blasted by a leading char...

Mirror Phone Hacking Payouts To These Celebrities Are The Biggest Yet

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK

A number of high-profile figures have been awarded payouts totalling £1.2million from Mirror Group Newspapers over the phone-hacking scandal. Trou...

The Question Mark That Made All The Difference In Today's Front Pages

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 08.05.2015 | UK Politics

As the nation woke to find David Cameron will remain as Prime Minister, many people no doubt expected to see similarly over-the-top front pages to the...

The Press Hysteria Continues On Election Day

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Politics

Election day is upon us and, predictably, so are a number of hysterical front pages. The Mirror’s offer of a removal van for the Tories, alongsid...

Labour Dips In Polls But Sturgeon Ready To Prop Up Miliband Government

PA/Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 24.04.2015 | UK Politics

Labour dipped below 30% in a mainstream opinion poll for the first time in the General Election campaign on Thursday, with a Survation poll for the Da...

Morgan Questioned Again Over Phone Hacking Allegations

PA/Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK

Piers Morgan was questioned by police in London on Tuesday in connection with allegations of phone hacking. The former CNN host and editor of the Dail...

Phone Was Hacking 'Rife' At The Daily Mirror

PA | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK

Phone hacking was "rife" at all three of Mirror Group Newspaper's (MGN) national titles by mid 1999 at the latest, the High Court has heard. At a h...

Daily Mirror's Humbling Phone Hacking Apology Might Not Be Its Last

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Louise Ridley | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK

The owner of the Daily Mirror and Sunday Mirror has printed a humbling public apology for phone hacking and tripled its legal fund to settle cases to ...

Piers Morgan Was (Briefly) Locked Behind Bars With Andy Coulson

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.09.2014 | UK

Piers Morgan has confirmed he has visited Belmarsh Prison to see his friend and fellow former News Of The World Editor, Andy Coulson. David Camero...

British Newspapers Have Absolutely Savaged Tony Blair On Iraq

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK

There was no hiding the strength of national feeling toward Tony Blair's skirting the blame for the current Iraq crisis. The Daily Mirror called th...

WATCH: Nigel Farage Stars In Ad For Extramarital Affair Website

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 12.06.2014 | UK Politics

Nigel Farage has become the surprise star of billboard campaign promoting a website specialising in extramarital affairs. The Victoria Milan site u...

'The Next Time I See A Disabled Person, I Am Just Ignoring Them'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 06.06.2014 | UK

Nigel Farage has said he plans to "ignore disabled people" from now on, after a tabloid linked him with a blonde woman he was seen arm-in-arm with in ...

Farage 'Has Questions To Answer' Over Photos Show Him Entering Hotel With Woman

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 05.06.2014 | UK Politics

Nigel Farage has "a lot of questions" to answer after being pictured in the Mediterranean on the eve of the crucial Newark by-election, "hand in hand"...

'Were You Abused By Jimmy Savile?' Newspaper Ads Ask

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK

Newspaper adverts have been published telling people who claim they were sexually abused by television presenter Jimmy Savile how to apply for compens...

The Lord Hanningfield Investigation Shows the Lords Is a Victorian Institution in Dire Need of Reform

Katie Ghose | Posted 16.02.2014 | UK Politics
Katie Ghose

The Daily Mirror's investigation of Lord Hanningfield has once again shined a spotlight on the sheer dysfunction of the House of Lords... These latest revelations appear to show how peers are able to go about their business without any accountability to the public. The case for reform gets stronger and stronger by the day.

Photographer Who Captured Iconic Jones-Gascoigne Image Dies

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 06.12.2013 | UK Sport

Monte Fresco, the Daily Mirror photographer who captured the iconic image of Vinnie Jones grabbing Paul Gascoigne's testicles, has died, aged 77. F...

LOOK: British Journalist Sits Down With Taliban Chief

Posted 04.10.2013 | UK

A British journalist has sat down for a terrifying interview with a Taliban chief, who vowed to take back Afghanistan once British forces leave. Mi...

Is This A 'Sexual' Image?

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 23.09.2013 | UK

A Daily Mirror advert featuring a woman in a bath has been banned from London Underground - because it contains 'sexual imagery'. The advert, which...

Shame on the Hearse-Chasers Who Are Exploiting Hannah Smith's Suicide for Political Gain

Brendan O'Neill | Posted 12.10.2013 | UK Politics
Brendan O'Neill

Usually the month of August is referred to as the silly season. The political exploitation of 14-year-old schoolgirl Hannah Smith's suicide by both tabloid and broadsheet newspapers suggests we might have to rechristen it the sinister season. Even for a press like ours, with its many well-known moral lapses, the shroud-waving over Hannah's death marks a new low.

David Miliband To Step Down As MP To Take Job At 'Top Charity' In New York

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 27.03.2013 | UK Politics

If what could be either a cruel blow or a huge boost to his brother, David Miliband will be stepping down as an MP on Wednesday, to take a job at a to...

Press Deal Branded A 'Horse Trader's Ball'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 19.03.2013 | UK

David Cameron was facing growing questions on Tuesday evening over whether his plans for a powerful new press regulator, backed by legislation, would ...

Hacking Investigation Widens Net After 'Fresh Claims' Against Media

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.03.2013 | UK

Detectives investigating the phone hacking scandal are examining fresh claims after new evidence came to light, a lawyer representing victims said on ...

'Do Not Publish': Teenage Princess Diana Picture Goes Under The Hammer

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.01.2013 | UK

A photograph of a teenage Princess Diana reclining across the lap of an unidentified male friend is going under the hammer. Mystery surrounds the ...