David Mellor

Dapper Laughs, Daily Mail & Other Grovelling Apologies Of 2014

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK

Sometimes sorry seems to be the hardest word… So crooned Elton John in 1976, and it turns out he was (mostly) right. 2014 was a year of humb...

If '#CameronMustGo', Does the Tory Party Have Anyone up to the Job?

Will Black | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Politics
Will Black

In the first 10 days of #CameronMustGo trending on Twitter there have been in excess of half a million tweets using the hashtag. Behind in the polls, with Ukip snapping at his ankles like a Pekingese, the mass vote of no confidence in the prime minister is the last thing he needs as he hurtles towards the general election...

David Mellor's 'Really, Really Sorry' For Calling Cabbie A 'Sweaty Little S***'

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 29.11.2014 | UK

David Mellor has said he is "really, really sorry" after being recorded launching an expletive-ridden tirade at a London cab driver last week. The ...

The Week In 50 Funny Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.11.2014 | UK Comedy

It was the week we saw the aftermath of that tweet about that house on the day of that by election... Taxi for Miliband. pic.twitter.com/9tPHeUto1t...

This Defence Of Mellor's Cabbie Rant Shows Yet Again How Out Of Touch MPs Are

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK

Former home secretary Jacqui Smith has leapt to the defence of millionaire former cabinet Minister David Mellor who was branded "pompous' after being ...

David Mellor's Rant And 10 Other Political Slip-Ups Caught On Tape

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK Politics

Secret recordings and undercover opponents have been hugely perilous for politicos ever since the Watergate Scandal poisoned Richard Nixon's career in...

Millionaire Ex-Tory MP's Rant At Cabbie Will Further Challenge Your Faith In Politics

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK

A millionaire former Cabinet Minister has been branded "pompous' after being caught on tape ranting at a taxi driver, calling him a "smart-arsed littl...

Ukip Can Do Dave a Huge Favour - By Winning!

David Mellor | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Politics
David Mellor

God moves in a mysterious way, his wonders to perform, something for our newly evangelical Prime Minister to think about. Dave's bacon could actually be saved by a very substantial Ukip vote at the Euro elections. If Ukip do well, they will do well at the expense of Labour, as well as the Tories.

Dave Needs a Good Scrub With a Hard Brush

David Mellor | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK Politics
David Mellor

People today should be talking about the IMF declaring this morning that Britain's projected growth rate will be the highest in the G7. But through crass ineptitude Dave has ensured all people will be talking about today is a dodgy dealing cabinet minister and Dave's double standards. This is gold dust for Nigel Farage...

Today's Top Blog Post Picks - Tuesday 25 March

Jody Thompson | Posted 25.05.2014 | UK
Jody Thompson

Lots of great stuff to take your fancy on our frontpage today, leading with Rob Williams, chief exec of War Child UK on how the forgotten crisis in the Central African Republic, David Mellor on why the England squad needs John Terry, Richard Branson on looking after your staff and artist Stella Vine on the inspirational joys of the countryside...

The Good Wives

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK Politics

US politician Anthony Weiner is at it again, admitting having texted an explicit photo of himself to a woman. It's two years since the New York may...

An Apology: I Helped Thrust the Onesie on the World (and Nick Clegg)

Etan Smallman | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK Politics
Etan Smallman

Firstly, to the well-dressed people of Great Britain, I would like to repent. My confession: I was one of the first journalists in the country to spring the 21st Century's greatest crime against fashion on to an unsuspecting public.

The BBC's Crisis Isn't One Of Trust

Tiernan Douieb | Posted 12.01.2013 | UK Comedy
Tiernan Douieb

Watching all the news on the 'BBC Crisis' these last few days, the famous philosopher Bart Simpson comes to mind when he poetically stated on 'Deep De...

Bureau Of Investigative Journalism Editor Iain Overton Quits

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 12.11.2012 | UK

The crisis surrounding a Newsnight programme, which wrongly implicated Tory peer Lord McAlpine in a child sex abuse scandal has claimed another scalp...

'Weirdo' Comment Does Nothing To Help Our Cause

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 12.11.2012 | UK

Charity chiefs have warned that the scandal surrounding BBC Newsnight's investigation into the child abuse which took place at a Welsh care home, lead...

Former Cabinet Minister Condemned After Labelling Abuse Victim A 'Weirdo'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.11.2012 | UK Politics

David Mellor, a former Conservative cabinet minister with responsibility for the BBC, has come under fire after labelling Steve Messham, a victim of c...

Good Morning London: Livingstone Returns To Radio Talk Show

PA/The Huffington Post UK | . | Posted 10.05.2012 | UK Politics

Ken Livingstone is heading back to the airwaves just days after his failed bid to become Mayor of London for the fourth time. He will return to his...