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Diane Abbott's LBC Interview Isn't Labour's Biggest Problem - How They Handled The Aftermath Is

Skylar Baker-Jordan | Posted 03.05.2017 | UK Politics
Skylar Baker-Jordan

I truly think that the British people would like what Jeremy Corbyn has to say, if only they could hear him say it over the sound of his own implosion. The problem isn't the message, it's the messengers. That's actually good news, because it means they can improve. It's time to polish the turd and start playing the media's game so that Labour can win this election.

Tory MP Branded 'Nutter' After Comparing Unpaid Internships To Slavery

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education

A Tory MP has caused uproar after comparing unpaid internships to slavery, saying young people are “forced” to work for free. Alec Shelbrooke, wh...

Andrew Neil Skewers Hacked Off Campaigner Over Whittingdale Press 'Conspiracy'

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 13.04.2016 | UK

Andrew Neil has skewered a Hacked Off campaigner over claims John Whittingdale eased off on press regulation to appease editors and keep the story of ...

'You Sound Like A Lady' Tory MP Tells Andrew Neil In Live Interview Fail

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 18.03.2016 | UK Politics

BBC presenter Andrew Neil was told he sounds “like a lady” by a Tory MP during a bizarre interview this afternoon. Technical gremlins meant Plymou...

Kelvin MacKenzie Delivers Insensitive Eulogy To The Independent

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 12.02.2016 | UK

Kelvin MacKenzie has delivered an insensitive eulogy to the Independent newspaper titles just minutes after their demise was confirmed to workers at t...

Phillips Says Feminist Argument Has Her 'Reaching For The Sick Bag'

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 12.01.2016 | UK

Times columnist Melanie Phillips said on Tuesday she reaches "for the sick bag" when she hears people say they "don't want a gender blind curriculum"....

Watch Jeremy Corbyn Dressed As Father Christmas In Unearthed BBC Daily Politics Clip

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 13.12.2015 | UK Politics

Christmas came early for supporters of Jeremy Corbyn this year when he was elected party leader, and this clip dug up by the BBC today shows the man h...

Crucial Flaw In Katie Hopkins Support For Donald Trump Exposed On Live TV

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK

Katie Hopkins suffered an embarrassing schooling on Friday when she tried to falsely cite a poll by claiming more than one in four Britons support Don...

Andrew Neil Absolutely Schools Katie Hopkins On Key Rule Of Interviewing

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 11.12.2015 | UK

He’s known for not taking any nonsense - and Andrew Neil was having none of it when dealing with a ranting Katie Hopkins on today’s Daily Politics...

Katie Hopkins Can't Name A Single Area Of Britain Where 'Authorities Have Lost Control'

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 11.12.2015 | UK

Controversial columnist Katie Hopkins has made an extraordinary appearance on today's BBC Daily Politics, attempting to lend support to Donald Trump a...

Andrew Neil Schools Lord Willetts Over Plans To Cut Migrants Benefits

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 10.12.2015 | UK

Andrew Neil shut down former Universities minister Lord Willets during Thursday’s episode of ‘BBC Daily Politics’. The presenter and politi...

Class War Protester Calling Journalist 'Sweetheart' In TV Debate Wasn't Even The Worst Part

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK

If you're already unsure what last night's Million Mask March was all about, then this guy's explanation will make you even less sure. Adam Cliffor...

Owen Jones Has A Very Simple Solution To Stamp Duty And The Housing Crisis

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 04.11.2015 | UK

Owen Jones has gone head to head with Conservative backbencher Jacob Rees Mogg in a fiery debate over the housing crisis, during Tuesday's episode of ...

Andrew Neil Secretly Marries Swedish Engineer '20 Years His Junior'

Huffington Post UK | Jacqueline Housden | Posted 17.08.2015 | UK

Veteran television presenter and journalist Andrew Neil, also dubbed the 'Bachelor of Fleet Street', has revealed he secretly married his partner of f...

Ukip 'Unsack' Suzanne Evans...No, Seriously

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK Politics

Just when you thought Ukip couldn’t get anymore disorganised, the party have ‘unsacked’ deputy chairman Suzanne Evans. Yesterday afternoon, a...

Ukip Axe Suzanne Evans...Again

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 18.06.2015 | UK Politics

Ukip deputy chairman Suzanne Evans has been effectively sacked as a party spokesman just hours after calling Nigel Farage “divisive”. Appearing...

Ofcom To Probe MP's 'F***wit' Outburst On BBC Show

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK

Ofcom is to probe whether the BBC breached broadcasting standards after a Conservative MP used the word 'fuckwit' during a live TV show. The invest...

BBC Apologises For Tory Nick Herbert Saying 'Fu*kwit' On Live TV

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.05.2014 | UK

A Tory MP has defended his use of the word “fu*kwit” on BBC2’s Daily Politics show, saying he used the term "disapprovingly" as he quoted from a...

Personality Politics is a Disaster for Democracy

Sebastian Murphy-Bates | Posted 13.07.2014 | UK Politics
Sebastian Murphy-Bates

For the good of British politics there needs to be a conscientious shift away from this nonsense. We may not be to blame for the actions of politicians but those who govern will only ever stand a chance of being held accountable when we stop treating them like graduates of the Big Brother academy and start scrutinising their service to the public.

Is Tommy Robinson Now Mainstream?

The Huffington Post UK | | Posted 31.10.2013 | UK

Tommy Robinson seems to be getting the platform he has long craved - despite insisting his views have not changed. On Wednesday he was interviewed ...

BBC Mixes Up Romanian And Bulgarian Flags In Immigration Debate

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 25.04.2013 | UK

As the UK continues to debate Eastern European immigration, some Romanians and Bulgarians are losing their patience, especially after the BBC Daily Po...

WATCH: 'Who The Hell Is Disraeli?' Asks Labour Lord

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 03.10.2012 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband's barnstorming conference speech has left many people wondering what "One Nation" is. But former Labour deputy prime minister John Pres...