Question Time

WATCH: Angry Question Time Audience Member Storms Out In Immigration Row

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 07.03.2014 | UK Politics

BBC Question Time became so explosive when an audience member clashed with a panellist over immigration this week that he ended up getting his coat an...

Anna Soubry Says Her 'Question Time' Spat With Nigel Farage 'Wobbled' The Ukip Leader

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Politics

Anna Soubry, the MP most famous for admonishing Nigel Farage on Question Time (as well as being the first female defence minister from the Commons), h...

The Ukip Keyboard Will Satisfy All Your Right-Wing Computing Needs

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Comedy

Does your current computer keyboard not express quite enough baseless outrage? Look no further... (Created by upiknews.com and @UnnamedInsider....

David Dimbleby: 'Dara's Hit The Wrong Target'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

David Dimbleby has hit back at claims by comic Dara O Briain that 'Question Time' needs to tackle the gender balance of its panellists, saying he had ...

How Has Nadine Dorries Humiliated George Osborne?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics

Tory backbencher Nadine Dorries has refused to back George Osborne's plans to slash benefits for young people, warning that they have taken "enough hi...

This Week Finishes With Neil, Portillo And Johnson Waving To Queen

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 12.12.2013 | UK Politics

This Week, Andrew Neil's often unmissable overview of the last seven days in Westminster, featured a bizarre denouement on Thursday, with the host, fo...

LOOK: Only Three Panellists Turn Up For Question Time

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.11.2013 | UK

It's Question Time, but not as we know it. Just three panellists turned up for Thursday night's recording of the BBC's flagship debate. Telegrap...

WATCH: Tory MP Shows How To Take Down Nigel Farage

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.11.2013 | UK Politics

There has been much debate about the best way to tackle the threat of Nigel Farage to the Conservative Party. Tory MP Anna Soubry gave it a good go...

BBC Presenters Have 'Deeply Held Left-Wing Political Views', Complain Tory MPs

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 22.10.2013 | UK Politics

Much of the BBC's political coverage is biased against the Conservative Party and the broadcaster "long ago gave up any pretence of neutrality", Tory ...

Why Tristram Hunt Is Wrong on Performance-Related Pay for Teachers

Mehdi Hasan | Posted 18.12.2013 | UK Politics
Mehdi Hasan

"I'm in favour of performance-related pay," Labour's new education spokesman said on Question Time on Thursday evening. Really? But why? PRP is ideology masquerading as evidence.

'The Mail Deserves An Apology, Not Miliband'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.12.2013 | UK

A senior journalist at the Daily Mail has said it was the paper that deserves an apology, not Ed Miliband, after a Labour MP and Jewish figures sugges...

WATCH: Mehdi Hasan Savages Daily Mail On BBC Question Time

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.10.2013 | UK Politics

"Let's have the debate about who hates Britain more, it isn't a dead Jewish refugee from Belgium who served in the Royal Navy, it's the immigrant bash...

'Should Gordon Brown Be Sent To Prison?'

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 21.06.2013 | UK Politics

Was Boris Johnson being Mr Mischief - or did he have a serious point to make on BBC Question Time when he asked: "Should Gordon Brown be sent to priso...

The Week That Was: A Time and Place

Carla Buzasi | Posted 16.08.2013 | UK
Carla Buzasi

We are all living through history; that much is certain. There are, however, specific times or incidents when it is possible to imagine the school lessons in decades to come, when pupils will be studying with rabid intensity the very events unfolding around us right now. The saga of Prism, or the saga of Edward Snowden as Hollywood will surely repackage it, has to be one such event. With a script to rival a new Bourne movie, the 'spy story of the age' as the Guardian prefix it, has all the hallmarks of a milestone in global history.

Was This The Greatest Ever Question Time Moment?

Posted 14.06.2013 | UK Politics

BBC1's flagship political programme got a little bit weird last night. Amid a row between the Question Time audience over the Scottish independance...

Some QT WIth Russell

PA | Posted 07.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

Russell Brand is to be a panellist on political debate show Question Time, sharing the stage with Mayor of London Boris Johnson. Brand will feature...

The Reinvention Of Russell Brand?

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.06.2013 | UK

Comedian Russell Brand is to be a panellist on political debate show Question Time, sharing the stage with Mayor of London Boris Johnson. Brand wil...

What Kind Of Week Has It Been? 31 May 2013

Paddy Duffy | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK Politics
Paddy Duffy

Inevitably, the deeply disturbing events in Woolwich have dictated the news agenda since last Thursday, and by extension brought up some unsettling questions. But whatever your thoughts on what is above all else a situation that demands nuance, we can all agree on four things...

Ten Questions Children Ask Authors

Hilary Robinson | Posted 23.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Hilary Robinson

Martin Amis once famously declared that he would have to have "a serious brain injury" to write for children and that "he could never write about som...

Germaine Greer: Rape Victims Should Be Named

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 10.05.2013 | UK

Feminist icon Germaine Greer says she is in favour of rape victims being named. Speaking on the BBC's Question Time show, Greer said complainants s...

Things Are Bad For the BNP, And I Expect It'll Get Even Worse

Nick Lowles | Posted 10.06.2013 | UK Politics
Nick Lowles

If things are bad now, then I expected it to get even worse for the BNP over the next couple of years. Ukip are likely to make significant gains in these elections, certainly in votes if not seats, and solidify themselves as the main beneficiaries for the anti-immigrant and anti-establishment vote.

WATCH: Lord Heseltine Answers Phone During Question Time Appearance

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.02.2013 | UK Politics

Lord Heseltine was left embarrassed after a phone call from his wife interrupted him midflow during an appearance on the BBC's Question Time programme...

Leveson, Lies and the Twitter Liberation Front

Mark Borkowski | Posted 02.02.2013 | UK
Mark Borkowski

Whatever our grievances with the misconduct of a select few in the media, we should be far more wary of the power of the crowd. After all, wasn't it the public that gobbled up these gossip column inches in the first place? If people don't buy it, the press won't print it.

Church Gives Impassioned Plea In Favour Of Leveson

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 30.11.2012 | UK

Singer Charlotte Church backed the findings of the Leveson Inquiry on Thursday, calling it a “real and practical way of dealing with the problems of...

Dear BBC, More Owen Jones's on Question Time Please!

Joshua Funnell | Posted 26.01.2013 | UK Politics
Joshua Funnell

Voices like Jones' are an essential antidote to a putrid politics that fails to address human need.