Question Time

Twitter Trolls: Come and Say It to My Face!

Charlie Mullins | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK Politics
Charlie Mullins

I heard this morning that Jonathan Agnew quit Twitter after receiving a stream of abuse on the site after a spat with Kevin Pietersen's wife. Although I haven't (yet) been wished 'death by Ebola' by an anonymous Twitter user, I've recently had the misfortune of dealing with a few Twitter trolls of my own...

Was Question Time 'Extremely Insensitive' To Alice Gross Family?

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK

The sister of Alice Gross has branded BBC One's Question Time "extremely insensitive" for using her sister's death to discuss immigration less than 48...

#Highlander: 'There Can Be Only One'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK

The producers of Question Time are rarely circumspect when it comes to giving audience members 30 seconds to rant, dry up or talk about something comp...

We Cannot Keep Supporting Labour and The Tories Like they are Football Teams, Riding out a Rough Season by Obidiently Turning Up to Vote for Them No Matter What They Do

Harry Cunningham | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Harry Cunningham

I'm not a particularly political person. I am not a Marxist, a Socialist, a Conservative, a Liberal...I find it all a bit bewildering to be honest. And I'm not alone. For though most people have a plethora of views about the huge problems facing the country at the moment...

Salma Yaqoob Calls Tory Iain Duncan Smith A 'Scrounger' On BBC's Question Time

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK

Salma Yaqoob called Tory bigwig Iain Duncan Smith a “scrounger” on Thursday’s Question Time, attacking the secretary for works and pensions ove...

Just Who Is The Ukip MEP Who Tackled Footballer Joey Barton?

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 30.05.2014 | UK

Viewers of last night's Question Time may have anticipated fisticuffs at dawn between footballer Joey Barton and ex-Mirror editor Piers Morgan. But bo...

Joey Barton The Best Of Five Ugly Panellists, Say Question Time Viewers

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 30.05.2014 | UK Comedy

Viewers declared footballer Joey Barton "the best of a bad bunch" on Thursday night's 'Question Time'. Giving their views on football's philosopher...

Joey Barton Puts A Crunching Tackle On Ukip's Louise Bours

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale and Charlotte Meredith | Posted 30.05.2014 | UK

Joey Barton, the professional footballer turned professional Twitter antagonist, stuck a crunching tackle on Ukip on Thursday, telling fellow Question...

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 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...