Evening Standard

George Osborne Regrets 'Freezer Bag' Jibe At May

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 19.09.2017 | UK Politics

George Osborne has issued a partial apology for his “intemperate” remark that Theresa May should be chopped up and put in freezer bags. The former...

Labour MP Says George Osborne Should Apologise For Theresa May 'Freezer' Comments

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 13.09.2017 | UK Politics

A Labour MP has said George Osborne should apologise for using “misogynistic language” after saying he wanted Theresa May “chopped up in bags in...

George Osborne's Job Is Evidence Of 'Revolving Door' Between Government And Big Business, Labour Claims

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 19.07.2017 | UK Politics

Rules to stop civil servants taking jobs in the private sector from abusing their position are not being consistently applied, a new report has reveal...

Teen Arrested On Suspicion Of Attempted Murder After Boy Dies From 'Allergic Reaction'

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 11.07.2017 | UK Universities & Education

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a “kind and gentle” 13-year-old died from a “severe allergic reaction”. L...

Grenfell Tower: Tory Council Chief 'Offered To Quit'

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Politics

The embattled leader of Tory-run Kensington and Chelsea Council has offered to resign in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire disaster, it has been cla...

Osborne: "Theresa May Is A Dead Woman Walking"

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 11.06.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May is “a dead woman walking” who will have to be replaced as Prime Minister, former Chancellor George Osborne has declared. As May reeled...

George Osborne Slammed For Standard's 'Despicable' Diane Abbott Cartoon

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK

George Osborne has been criticised for promoting a cartoon depicting Labour candidate Diane Abbott refusing to attend an anti-terror meeting as Home S...

Inheritance Tax Crackdown Left Out Of Labour Manifesto

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 12.05.2017 | UK Politics

Radical plans to change inheritance tax have been left out of Labour’s manifesto amid warnings from London MPs that the move would cost them key sea...

Osborne Used His First Edition As Evening Standard Editor To Troll Theresa May

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 02.05.2017 | UK

George Osborne’s first front page as editor of the Evening Standard signals that he will not be going easy on his former colleague Prime Minister Th...

Help Us Turn Osborne's Propaganda Into Power

Vyvian Raoul | Posted 02.05.2017 | UK
Vyvian Raoul

If we hit our crowdfunding target, anyone who wants to help us collect Evening Standards can pick up OS Recycling Sacks from us, fill them with papers and return them for a share of the profit they'll help create. We'll welcome everyone who wants to help us turn propaganda into power but would particularly like to work with those who are traditionally vilified by said propaganda.

George Osborne Quits As MP 'For Now'

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Politics

George Osborne has announced he is quitting as an MP “for now” and will not seek re-election to parliament at the snap general election called by ...

Analysis: How Ken Livingstone Cheated Political Death Again

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 04.04.2017 | UK Politics

He found 1980s fame as “Red Ken” and scored a Millennial resurrection as “Citizen Ken”. If he’d been expelled from the Labour party (for a s...

The Politics Of Envy

John Watson | Posted 27.03.2017 | UK Politics
John Watson

Mr Osborne's portfolio For lovers of humbug, the comments on George Osborne's appointment to the editorship of the Evening Standard provide a rich ve...

Osborne At The Evening Standard: Vanity Or Strategy?

Marc Nohr | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK
Marc Nohr

The announcement that George Osborne has been appointed as editor of the Evening Standard caused considerable mirth this weekend in what we used to ca...

George Osborne Shrugs Off MPs' Concerns Over Evening Standard Job With A Joke

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK

George Osborne has brushed aside concerns over conflicts of interest as a result of his appointment as Evening Standard editor, saying Parliament is ...

George Osborne As Editor Is A Scandal

Grant Feller | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK Politics
Grant Feller

First, the good news. George Osborne will make a fine editor of the Evening Standard. He's supremely well connected, intelligent, has a wide array of interests, will bring in great guest columnists and is supported by a brilliant team of journalists. As a former executive on the paper, I can safely say that this last point is true.

Trains, Trash And Tabloids: What Do You Do With Your Newspaper When You Are Done Reading?

Liam Evans | Posted 03.07.2017 | UK
Liam Evans

As I sit, or more likely stand perpendicular and cramped, on my commute to and from work I tend to scan through the pages of the Metro or the Evening Standard nonchalantly. When I arrive at my destination, I have two primary options; put the paper in the bin, or leave it on my seat.

Osborne's Evening Standard Role Could Lead To Changes On Second-Job Rules For MPs

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 19.03.2017 | UK

The rules on MPs taking second jobs could change after George Osborne’s appointment as editor of the London Evening Standard, the chairman of the co...

George Osborne Has Less Experience Than The Average Trainee

Megan Baynes | Posted 17.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Megan Baynes

Earlier today it was announced that George Osborne, former Chancellor of the Exchequer and Conservative MP for Tatton, has been made Editor-in-Chief of the London Evening Standard. As a soon-to-be trainee journalist, it's great to see that journalism continues to be as elitist as ever, and that at the end of the day money and position are worth more than skill and experience.

Can An MP Become A Newspaper Editor?

Matt Walsh | Posted 17.03.2017 | UK Politics
Matt Walsh

It seems to me that this is just the latest step in George's ongoing quest to become Prime Minister. The editorship of the Evening Standard may look like a powerful pulpit from which to hurl stones at Theresa May and build momentum for a bid for Downing Street. But it would be an immense disservice to the million people who read the paper. And in the end, the readers have to come first.

BBC Journalist Accused Of Doing Osborne's 'PR' Over Evening Standard Appointment

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 17.03.2017 | UK

The BBC journalist, who broke the news that George Osborne will be the next Evening Standard editor, has been accused of doing “PR” for the MP and...

9 Embarrassing Stories About Osborne The Evening Standard Wouldn't Publish Now

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 17.03.2017 | UK

George Osborne managed to prove he’s still capable of sparking major political earthquakes, by announcing on Friday he would become the editor of Lo...

Osborne Faces Demands To Quit As MP After Accepting Evening Standard Editor Job

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 17.03.2017 | UK Politics

George Osborne is facing calls to quit as an MP after he was announced as the new editor of the Evening Standard. The former chancellor has insisted h...

12 Hilarious Tweets That Sum Up The Shock And Absurdity Of George Osborne’s New Job

The Huffington Post | Becky Barnes | Posted 17.03.2017 | UK

The moment the London Evening Standard’s owner revealed the newspaper’s new editor was former Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne - the UK ...

10 Ridiculous Jobs For Politicians That Are Totally Realistic Now Osborne Edits A Newspaper

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 17.03.2017 | UK

George Osborne’s unlikely ascension to editor of London’s Evening Standard has opened the floor gates of people’s imaginations, prompting a torr...