Eric Joyce

MP Eric Joyce In Trouble Again

PA | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Politics

MP Eric Joyce has been charged with two counts of common assault and one count of criminal damage, the Metropolitan Police has said. The 54-year-old F...

Falkirk MP Eric Joyce Fined £1,500 For Airport Row

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK

Falkirk MP Eric Joyce, who was once arrested for fighting in the House Of Commons, has been fined £1,500 for using threatening or abusive behaviour a...

Joyce Trial Delayed Because He's WHAT?

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.11.2013 | UK Politics

A criminal case against Falkirk MP Eric Joyce has been delayed until later this month to allow him to return from holiday, a court heard on Wednesday....

'Political Logic' To Len McCluskey's Alleged Attempt To Rig Falkirk Election

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.07.2013 | UK Politics

Eric Joyce has attempted to play down the impact of the Falkirk selection row by suggesting the controversy is less scandalous than "sleeping with a p...

Eric Joyce Attacks 'Amateur' Unite Union

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 06.07.2013 | UK Politics

A former Labour MP has branded the party's biggest donor "amateur, hubristic and irresponsible" in the row over union influence. Eric Joyce said th...

Eric Joyce MP Asks Constituent: 'Are You Screwing Ur Sister?'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.07.2013 | UK Politics

Falkirk MP Eric Joyce, who gained fame after starting a punch-up in a parliament bar last year, has become himself involved in two separate Twitter ro...

Eric Joyce Arrested...

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 22.05.2013 | UK Politics

Eric Joyce has been arrested following a disturbance at Edinburgh Airport on Sunday night. The Falkirk MP has been charged with breach of the peace...

No Charges Against Commons Brawl MP

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.03.2013 | UK Politics

MP Eric Joyce will not face charges following his arrest over an alleged brawl in a House of Commons bar. Scotland Yard said it would be taking no ...

The Royal Charter for the Regulation of the Press

Olly Lennard | Posted 18.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Olly Lennard

After much toing and froing a deal has finally been struck between the Conservatives, the Liberal Democrats and the Labour Party regarding press regulation. Nick Clegg and Ed Milliband's proposal has been scrapped, and both have claimed a substantial victory.

Mehdi's Morning Memo: 'No Miracle Cure'

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 20.03.2013 | UK Politics

The ten things you need to know on Sunday 17 March 2013... Budget 2013 live : Follow George Osborne's announcement here with our 'At A Glance' guid...

'I Am Not, And Never Have Been, An Alcoholic'

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 18.03.2013 | UK

An MP who was arrested after a late-night House of Commons scuffle has denied he is an alcoholic. Eric Joyce has published a comprehensive account ...

Pickles: Public Don't Want Politicians 'Guzzling' Booze At Their Expense

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.03.2013 | UK Politics

The public "don't want to see politicians guzzle cheap beer at their expense", Eric Pickles said on Saturday as he announced he had "called time" on a...

Parliament's Drinking Culture 'Has Changed', MP Says

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.03.2013 | UK Politics

The days of politicians enjoying booze-fuelled lunches and late-night drinking sessions are over, according to a Tory MP turned political commentator....

MP Banned From Boozing In Palace Of Westminster

PA | Posted 15.03.2013 | UK Politics

UPDATE: Eric Joyce MP, who was arrested on Thursday on suspicion of assault in connection with a disturbance in a bar within the House of Commons, has...

The Week In Funny Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.03.2013 | UK Comedy

What a week! Especially for Catholics. And most especially for The Priest Formerly Known As Jorge Mario Bergoglio. Yes, after what seemed like the ...

BEAT THE WEEK News Quiz: Prisoners, Popes And Press Reform

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.03.2013 | UK

MPs have been getting into trouble this week, with Chris Huhne sentenced to eight months in prison and Eric Joyce MP arrested again after a brawl in p...

Shamed MP Eric Joyce Arrested After Brawl In Commons Bar

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 15.03.2013 | UK Politics

Shamed politician Eric Joyce was arrested following a late-night brawl at a bar in the House of Commons on Thursday night. Eric Joyce resigned from...

Eric Joyce Fined For Cutting Off Curfew Tag To Race Boats

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.08.2012 | UK Politics

The MP who was convicted of headbutting another politician in a House of Commons bar has been fined £600 after he removed his electronic tag, so he c...

Joey Barton Defended By Eric Joyce Over Football Violence

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 16.05.2012 | UK Politics

Joey Barton, the QPR footballer charged with two acts of violent conduct following his sending-off during his team’s end-of-season game against Manc...

MPs To Get 'Fewer Wine Top Ups' In House Of Commons

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK Politics

Politicians and their guests in parliament will have their glasses of wine "topped up less frequently" as part of measures designed to crack down on t...

Eric Joyce, Fight MP: 'There's Nothing Wrong With Low Level Violence'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.06.2012 | UK Politics

The MP convicted of assaulting fellow politicians in a House of Commons bar has given a revealing interview to Channel 4. Eric Joyce was suspended...

'Aim For The Nose' Eric Joyce Gives Advice On How To Headbutt

Posted 23.04.2012 | UK Politics

The MP convicted of assaulting fellow politicians in a House of Commons bar has admitted to being involved in around 100 fights in his life, and boast...

How a Minority of Politicians are Letting Westminister Down

Callum Jones | Posted 12.05.2012 | UK Politics
Callum Jones

Every single scandal frustrates me for the single fact that not all our MPs are bad. Westminster currently homes some of the best politicians in the world. But the culture of tabloid scandal we love to live with means that the small number of fools that slip up overshadow the high standard of the rest.

MP Quits Labour After Drunkenly Headbutting Rival

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 12.03.2012 | UK Politics

Eric Joyce, the MP found guilty of drunkenly headbutting a rival politician in the House of Commons bar, has resigned from the Labour Party. Delive...

Eric Joyce Describes Drunken Brawl As 'Fairly Spectacular Oops'

PA | Posted 09.03.2012 | UK Politics

Eric Joyce kept his promise to visit university students after his court appearance today - describing his drunken attack as a "fairly spectacular oop...