Damian Mcbride

Mehdi Hasan

'Ed Miliband Could Be A Great Prime Minister'

HuffingtonPost.com | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 30.09.2013 | UK Politics

McPoison. McPrickface. Mad Dog. Gordon Brown's former press adviser, Damian McBride, has been called a lot of things over the years and, especiall...

It's Good to Talk...

Kanmi Iyanda | Posted 27.11.2013 | UK Politics
Kanmi Iyanda

Being a self-appointed observer and satirist of all things political, there are times when your zest is terminally dampened. Collective missteps by those who seem hell-bent on deciding our collective direction would do that to you. It all becomes especially worrisome with the increasing evidence these so-called leaders may not possess the necessary talent or character.

Mehdi Hasan

'What On Earth Are You Doing On TV?'

HuffingtonPost.com | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 30.09.2013 | UK Politics

Damian McBride, the media adviser to Gordon Brown whose new memoir reveals how he briefed against Labour ministers, has launched an outspoken attack o...

Funny Tweets Of The Week

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.09.2013 | UK Comedy

In politics, it was the week of the Labour party conference, the week Godfrey Bloom left Ukip and the week Angela Merkel secured another four years of...

What Kind of Week Has It Been? 20 September 2013

Paddy Duffy | Posted 25.11.2013 | UK Politics
Paddy Duffy

Godfrey Bloom, now formerly of the UKIP parish (the kind of parish you sense where people shake on the floor and preachers cure diabetes by staring at you) thanks to his use of the word "slut" in a public meeting, (though it was miraculous he survived Bongo Bongo Land) managed not so much a Brass Eye as a Brass Neck with Michael Crick...

LOOK: The New 'McPrickface' Burger

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.09.2013 | UK Comedy

Now on sale in a certain fast food restaurant in Brighton. Possibly. (Made for HuffPost UK Comedy by David Beresford and Robin Flavell) Mo...

McBride's Publisher Quizzed Over Awkward Scuffle

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.11.2013 | UK

Political commentator Iain Dale has been questioned by police after wrestling with anti-nuclear protester Stuart Holmes during a live television inte...

'Damian McPrickface'

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 23.11.2013 | UK

Damian McBride was last night introduced as Damian McPrickface by Jeremy Paxman, as he made a special appearance on Newsnight. As he broke cover an...

McBride Says Balls And Miliband Did Not Know About Briefing Activities

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK Politics

Labour's former spin doctor Damian McBride said on Monday he did not believe that Ed Miliband and Ed Balls were aware of the details of his briefing a...

Damian Who?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.09.2013 | UK Politics

Ed Balls has denied being aware of the briefings being carried out by his ally, former spin doctor Damian McBride. But the shadow chancellor's prot...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Iron Ed Balls?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 23.09.2013 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Monday 23 September 2013... 1) IRON ED BALLS? The shadow chancellor wants to be an iron chancellor - or, at ...

Is Ed Miliband Macho?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.09.2013 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband has revealed he has never been accused of being "macho" as he distanced himself from dark arts claims about the Labour Party. The oppos...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Bringing Back Socialism In Brighton

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 22.09.2013 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Sunday 22 September 2013... 1) BRINGING BACK SOCIALISM IN BRIGHTON The Labour Party conference has kicked of...

Douglas Alexander 'Knifed' His Sister, Claims Damian McBride

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.09.2013 | UK Politics

Shadow foreign secretary Douglas Alexander forced his sister Wendy to quit as leader of the Scottish Labour Party in a "cold-blooded" political calcul...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: The Return Of The TB-GBs?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 20.09.2013 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Friday 20 September 2013... 1) THE RETURN OF THE TB-GBs So, the long-awaited memoirs from former Brown advis...

Ned Simons

Ex-Brown Aide Admits: 'I Was An Accident Waiting To Happen'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ned Simons | Posted 02.03.2013 | UK Politics

Gordon Brown's former special adviser Damian McBride, who had to resign from government after plotting to smear senior Tories, has said he was an "acc...

Gordon Brown's Frustration With John Kerry's Debate Performance Revealed

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 01.10.2012 | UK Politics

Gordon Brown could not believe the way Democratic US Senator John Kerry "lost" his first presidential debate with George W. Bush in 2004, a former aid...

'Sod Off You Scottish Git': How Brown's Aides Prepared Him For Power

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 27.06.2012 | UK Politics

Gordon Brown's aides prepared him for the job of prime minister in 2007 by shouting abuse at him, his former special adviser Damian McBride has reveal...

The Top Five Emails That Should Never Have been Sent

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 20.11.2011 | UK

Amid claims that Michael Gove and his closest advisers have been using private emails to discuss government business, first revealed by The Huffington...