Political Cartoons

'Draw the Line Here' Mocks the Men in Masks

Robert Sharp | Posted 07.07.2016 | UK Politics
Robert Sharp

Perhaps the most pleasing aspect to this book, therefore, is that the contributors have used their own freedom of expression to defend the free speech rights of others. It is a positive and creative response to a moment of destruction, and should give us cause for hope.

Ukip Peer Asks If Government Will Back A ‘Draw Mohammed' Contest

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Politics

A former Ukip leader has asked the Government if it will support a Prophet Mohammed drawing competition, less than a month after gunman opened fire at...

Five Rules on Satire

Jacob Turner | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK Comedy
Jacob Turner

These rules aren't instructions on how to be funny. They certainly won't stop anyone taking offence. These rules are, however, a statement of what I hope is a reasonably clear moral position which preserves the right to criticise and caricature in such a way that the ideals of a liberal society are still upheld.

A Picture Paints a Thousand Words

Jason Holmes | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

It is worth remembering that satirical artists should be ever mindful of the need to root themselves with care and intelligence in the fast-shifting political landscape of the 21st century so that their pictures might clearly speak the phrases that we sometimes cannot.

Circumcision Cartoon In Norwegian Newspaper Leaves Jewish Groups Scathing

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 31.05.2013 | UK

Jewish groups have spoken out against a cartoon published in a Norwegian newspaper that portrays circumcision as an act of barbarism. The European Jew...

Rupert Murdoch Apologises Over 'Anti-Semitic' Sunday Times Cartoon

PA | Posted 30.03.2013 | UK

Rupert Murdoch has offered a "major apology" for a "grotesque" cartoon in the Sunday Times that has sparked claims of anti-semitism. The media mogu...

Cartoon: Four 'Mo' Years

Brian John Spencer | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Brian John Spencer

Here's my illustrated tribute to a very memorable week.obama

Queen and Martin McGuinness

Jeff Danziger | Posted 28.08.2012 | UK Politics
Jeff Danziger

Former IRA Leader Meets Queen Elizabeth

The Sino-Russian Blockade: The Inner Sanctum of Death Lives on

Brian John Spencer | Posted 07.04.2012 | UK Politics
Brian John Spencer

Saturday's day of death in the besieged city of Homs at the hands of the Syrian army and security forces beheld the worst episode of violence in Syria's chronic 11-month uprising.

'They Are Great Fun': Wallace And Gromit Deny Ed Miliband Comparisons Damage Brand

PA | Posted 06.02.2012 | UK Politics

Wallace and Gromit creator Aardman Animations has denied reports that links to Ed Miliband are damaging its brand. In a number of satirical cartoon...

Cameron Blows and Ready, Steady, Caught!

Ben Jennings | Posted 11.03.2012 | UK Comedy
Ben Jennings

This week has been full of drama and it's barely even halfway through! As depicted in my cartoon, Westminster and the SNP have had a war of words over Scottish Independence.

SLIDESHOW: Private Eye Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary

The Huffington Post UK | Olivia Williams | Posted 18.12.2011 | UK

Private Eye is Britain's best loved, and indeed only, fortnightly satirical magazine. It was founded back in October 1961, so this month turns the gra...